Little readers will learn the essentials of the United States Navy SEALS (how the Navy SEALS keeps us safe, various jobs, weapons and machinery, and more) through easy-to-read, simple text. Includes full-bleed photographs, bolded glossary terms, and a More Facts section.
Discover eight incredible lifesaving vehicles, from giant fire trucks to high-tech helicopters to the awesome Submarine Rescue System, and learn how people are rescued from emergency situations all over the world.
Flying cars are real. This book for young readers combines history, biography, technology, and humor in a breezy survey of hybrid vehicles and the dream of flight that kept inventors at work despite many failures and the dictates of common sense.
Showcases works of art that tell stories, from the Bayeaux Tapestry to Edward Hopper's "Automat" to Henri Matisse's portrait of Icarus, and provides instructions for creating art projects inspired by these pieces.
Combines lyrical prose and illustrations in an introduction to The Beatles, history's best-selling band, that details their ordinary childhoods and musical inspirations amid a backdrop of postwar England.
When the Nazis invade Czechoslovakia in 1941, twelve-year-old Michael and his family are deported from Prague to the Terezin concentration camp, where his mother's will and ingenuity keep them from being transported to Auschwitz and certain death.
Covers the key players of World War II, including Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman and Charles de Gaulle, along with major events such as the invasion of Poland, Battle of Britain, and Pearl Harbor
Even as a kid, people loved Jeff Kinney's drawings, and when he went to college, his comic strip Igdoof was so popular that it spread to other universities. Still, Jeff faced challenges. His cartoons were rejected by syndicates that claimed his art was unprofessional. Then, an idea struck: Jeff would write a journal from the perspective of a child, illustrated with doodles just like a kid might do. And so, the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series was born. In this biography, Jeff's brother, Patrick Kinney, provides a knowledgeable look at the life of his brother. From Jeff's childhood pranks to his job developing online games, kids will love the chance to learn more about the creator of the Wimpy Kid books.
Malala Yousafzai was a girl who loved to learn but was told that girls would no longer be allowed to go to school. She wrote a blog that called attention to what was happening in her beautiful corner of Pakistan and realized that words can bring about change. She has continued to speak out for the right of all children to have an education.