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Elon Musk

inventor
2021
"Describes the life and work of Elon Musk, an inventor and entrepreneur whose companies build rockets and electric cars"--Provided by publisher.

A boy named George

the true story of George Washington
2011
A childrens' book about the life and times of George Washington as told by a father to his young son. The story describes Washington and the events that occured during his lifetime which helped lead to the formation of the United States of America.

Military service

2022
This book introduces military service to young readers through leveled text and related photos.

Jury duty

2022
Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces jury duty to young readers through leveled text and related photos.

Saving the silvertip

grizzly bear comeback
2022
Brothers John and Frank Craighead knew there was a problem when they saw fewer and fewer grizzly bears at Yellowstone National Park. But how did grizzlies-with a population size once as big as 100,000-wind up on the endangered species list?.

Fur-tastrophe avoided

southern sea otter comeback
2022
When Howard Sharpe spotted a group of southern sea otters floating off the coast of California, he was nearly as surprised as if he had seen a dinosaur. The otters were thought to be nearly extinct, and yet he spotted hundreds splashing in the water. Soon, Howard and other environmental activists sprang into action to make sure this once nearly extinct species didn't disappear forever.

A scary prediction

bison comeback
2022
William Hornaday admired the American bison. He wanted every American to see the beautiful animal that was once plentiful across the Great Plains. But in 1886 he made a shocking prediction. Unless something changed quickly, bison would disappear from America forever.

A chemical nightmare

bald eagle comeback
2022
The Eagle Man, Charles Broley, loved the majestic birds he saw flying through the sky. He spent his retirement studying bald eagles across the United States and Canada. So, when he learned that they were in danger, he knew he had to figure out what was wrong.

Obeying laws

2022
Developed by literacy experts for students in kindergarten through grade three, this book introduces obeying laws to young readers through leveled text and related photos.

American werewolves

Stories of werewolves originate in one form or another in many cultures. Accompanied by vivid color illustrations and intriguing sidebars, this thrilling text draws the connection between popular fiction and the actual events and legends that inspired werewolf tales in the Americas. Students will explore the relationship between the historical perceptions of true events and the scary, life-threatening stories they engendered. Readers will examine how perceptions of these supernatural beings have changed over time and why they continue to dominate in literature, television, and movies.

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