This book teaches how a mouse and a computer work together. When the mouse moves, the cursor on the screen moves, making it quicker and easier to perform tasks on the computer. All the components of a computer mouse are outlined for undertanding this useful computer tool.
Presentation of historical stories and facts with features like "25 Facts about Music and Poetry" and "35 Facts about Ancient Rulers," and dozens more on palaces, beauty, gardens, fashion, and other aspects of life during biblical times,
Go into the field with paleontologists as they uncover treasured clues left by dinosaurs. Readers will follow what and how scientists have learned about dinosaurs: what they ate; how they raised their young; how they slept, fought, or even if they ever got sick. The tale is told through a rhythmic, fun read-aloud that can even be sung to the tune of Itsy Bitsy Spider.
In this book, Henrietta the Chicken reveals how readers should go about choosing chickens, what supplies they will need, how to make a new chicken feel at home, and how to properly care for chickens, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a chicken coop clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective.
Outlines the process of making and patenting inventions and presents innovations in such fields as transportation, appliances, child and pet care, and amusement that did not work, were too early or too late, or failed for other reasons.
This helpful resource book is filled with over 100 letters from real girls like you with questions about their changing bodies, and expert answers to each one. Plus, the back of the book features tips on how to talk to your parents about puberty and other touchy topics.
Slinky the Snake reveals how readers should go about choosing a pet snake, what supplies they will need, how to make a new snake feel at home, and how to properly care for a pet snake, including feeding, exercising, and keeping a snake vivarium clean. Text is accompanied by clear, labeled photographs to further reinforce key concepts, and the use of an animal narrator also allows the book to be used to teach perspective.
Join Woody, Jack Sparrow, Lightning McQueen, Wreck-it Ralph, Sorcerer's Apprentice Mickey, Sulley, Rapunzel, Anna and Elsa, and many more Disney and Disney/Pixar characters as they interact in the wonderful world of Disney Infinity. Discover more about each heroes' and villains' vehicles, gadgets, weapons, home worlds, and animals. Learn about the endless mash-ups and unlikely pairings to create while playing the game.
Describes the skill, training, and determination needed to become a professional hockey player, including the types of workouts and dietary plans NHL players use and how they prevent and treat injuries.
It was world-famous sculptor Gutzon Borglum's dream to carve sixty-foot-high likenesses of four presidents on a granite cliff in South Dakota. Does that sound like a wacky idea? Many at the time thought so. Borglum faced a lot of opposition and problems at every turn; the blasting and carving carried out through the years of the Great Depression when funding for anything was hard to come by. Yet Mount Rushmore now draws almost three million visitors to the Black Hills every year. This is a chronicle of one man's magnificent obsession, which even today sparks controversy.
More than two thousand years ago, with his land under constant attack from nomads, the First Emperor of China came up with a simple solution: build a wall to keep out enemies. It was a wall that kept growing and growing. But its construction came at a huge cost: it is believed that more than a million Chinese died building it, earning the wall its nickname--the longest cemetery on earth. Through the story of the wall, Patricia Brennan Demuth is able to tell the story of China itself, the rise and fall of dynasties, the greatness of its culture, and its present-day status as a Communist world power
This book does not settle questions of theology. Instead, it presents young readers with a biography that covers what is known historically about Jesus and places in his life in the context of his world when Jerusalem was part of the Roman Empire. It also explains the early origins of Christianity and how it became a major religion.
Born in California, Ripley began his career as a sports cartoonist. He went on to chronicle global records and oddities in his weekly column, Believe It Or Not! After publishing mogul William Randolph Hearst took an interest in the column, it became a syndicated global success. Ripley spent his life traveling to more than 200 countries in search of strange objects and interesting facts. His penchant for the peculiar launched an entertainment empire, and his collection of artifacts can be seen worldwide at his famous Odditoriums.