Profiles of five famous elephants introduce young nature enthusiasts to the stories of thriving wild elephant Echo, solitary zoo elephant Lucy, sanctuary elephant Tarra, tragic entertainment elephant Tusko, and rehabilitated elephant Thandora.
Provides an introduction to physics, explaining how skateboarders use force and motion to perform tricks, how gravity determines the path of a baseball throw, and how electricity is used to power toasters and put on rock shows.
Along a stream a dam pops out of the water. Beavers are busy at work. These aquatic mammals have unique traits that aid them in building the perfect lodge to raise young beavers and keep predators away. Mary Holland's vibrant photographs document the beavers' activities through the course of a year. Do these beavers ever take a break? Follow along as they pop through the winter ice to begin the busy year of eating bark, building dams and gathering food just in time for winter to come again.
Where there's a ball there will always be someone who wants to play soccer. Whether in Tanzania or Togo, Burma or Brazil, children love soccer. Celebrate the sport's power to bridge cultural divides and bring together the many and diverse people of the world.