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Suzanne Slade

Born: 1964 in Harvey, Illinois
Pen Name: Suzanne Buckingham, Suzanne Buckingham Slade

Connection to Illinois: Slade was born in Harvey and currently lives in Libertyville.

Biography: Suzanne Slade is the author of more than 100 books for children. Her works include picture books, biographies, as well as many non-fiction titles about animals, sports, and nature. One of her favorite parts of the writing process is researching and learning new things.


Awards:
    '''''Susan B. Anthony, Fighter for Freedom and Equality'''''
  • -- Recommended Titles List, Amelia Bloomer
  • '''''What if There Were No Sea Otters?'''''
  • -- 2011 Silver Moonbeam Children's Book Award
  • '''''From Seed to Apple Tree'''''
  • -- 2010 Blueberry Award Winner
  • '''''The Great Divide'''''
  • -- Literary Classics Gold Award, 2012
  • '''''Multiply on the Fly'''''
  • -- Eureka! Silver Honor Book, 2011
  • -- ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2014
  • '''''What's New at the Zoo?'''''
  • -- Teachers' Choice Children's Book Award, 2011
  • '''''Climbing Lincoln's Steps'''''
  • -- Paterson Prize for Books for Young People, 2011
  • -- CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books For Young People, 2011
  • -- Scholastic School Book Fair Selection
  • '''''The House That George Built'''''
  • -- Junior Library Guild Selection, 2012
  • -- Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year
  • -- Children's Book of the Month Selection
  • -- ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2016
  • A Computer Called Katherine
  • -- Starred Review, Kirkus
  • -- Outstanding Science Trade Books, 2020
  • -- Best STEM Books list, NSTA, 2020
  • Daring Dozen
  • -- Starred Review, Booklist
  • -- Youth Books List, PBS, 2019
  • Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon
  • -- Starred Review, Booklist
  • -- Starred Review, Publishers Weekly
  • -- Starred Review, School Library Journal
  • -- Outstanding Science Trade Books (K-12), 2019
  • -- Best STEM Books list, NSTA, 2019
  • -- Best Children’s Books, Bank Street College of Education, 2019
  • -- Eureka Gold winner, California Reading Association
  • -- Junior Library Guild Selection, 2018
  • -- Best Children’s Books List, Smithsonian Air & Space Magazine, 2018
  • -- Best of the Books, Chicago Public Library, 2018
  • ​"""Astronaut Annie"""
  • -- Story Time From Space selection! April 26, 2019
  • -- Best Children's Books, Brightly, March 2018
  • -- Best Children's Picture Books of the Year, PBS, 2018
  • Dangerous Jane
  • -- Best Books of the Year(STARRED, Ages 9-12), Bank Street College of Education, 2018
  • -- Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, CBC, 2018
  • -- Best Informational Books for Younger Readers, Chicago Public Library, 2017
  • -- CBC "Book Power" Showcase
  • -- Books to Help Build Strong Girls, The Washington Post
  • Out of School and Into Nature: The Anna Comstock Story
  • -- Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students List, 2018
  • -- Amelia Bloomer Recommended List, 2018
  • -- Green Earth Book Award Honor Winner, 2018
  • -- Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award (SONWA), 2017
  • -- California Reading Assoc. Eureka! Silver Award, 2017
  • The Music in George's Head: George Gershwin Creates Rhapsody in Blue
  • -- Junior Library Guild Selection
  • -- Booklist Editors' Top 10 Arts Books for Youth List
  • -- Eureka! Gold Award, California Reading Association
  • -- Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young Readers, CBC
  • -- Parents' Choice Gold Award
  • -- Paterson Prize for Books for Young Readers (PreK-3rd), 2017
  • -- Best Books of the Year (Ages 5-9), Bank Street College of Education, 2017
  • -- Golden Kite Award for Picture Book Illustration, 2017
  • -- Starred Review, Kirkus
  • -- Starred Review, School Library Journal
  • -- Starred Review, Booklist
  • -- Starred Review, Publishers Weekly
  • The Inventor's Secret: What Thomas Edison Told Henry Ford
  • -- Best STEM Books List, NSTA, 2017
  • -- Outstanding Science Trade Book, NSTA
  • -- ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2017
  • -- Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, CBC, 2016
  • -- Ag in the Classroom Featured Book, 2017
  • The Soda Bottle School: A True Story of Recycling, Teamwork, and One Crazy Idea
  • -- Multicultural Book List Selection, Reading is Fundamental (RIF)
  • -- Eureka! Silver Award, California Reading Association
  • -- Green Prize, 2015
  • -- Recommended Book, BCCB
  • Friends for Freedom: The Story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass
  • -- Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young Readers, CBC
  • -- Starred Review, Publishers Weekly
  • -- Amelia Bloomer Recommended Titles List
  • -- Black History Month Selection, Reading Rainbow
  • With Books and Bricks: How Booker T. Washington Built a School
  • -- Starred Review, Library Media Connection
  • Exquisite, The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks
  • -- Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor Book, 2021
  • -- Coretta Scott King Book Award Illustrator Honor Book, 2021
  • -- Starred Review, School Library Journal, 2020
  • -- Starred Review, Horn Book Magazine, 2020
  • June Almeida, Virus Detective! The Woman Who Discovered the First Human Coronavirus
  • -- Illinois Reads Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2022

Primary Literary Genre(s): C:CHILDREN; Fiction; Non-Fiction

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Selected Titles

A bill's journey into law
ISBN: 9781404878174 OCLC: 785601208

Picture Window Books, Mankato, MN : ©2012.

Follows a bill from the initial idea to its introduction to Congress to the President's approval.

A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon
ISBN: 0316435171 OCLC:

A dollar bill's journey /
ISBN: 1404867090 OCLC: 655304122

Picture Window Books, Mankato, MN : ©2011.

This book follows the journey of a dollar bill from the birth of a dollar bill at the Bureau of Printing and Engraving in Washington, D.C. to one of the Federal Reserve banks to commercial banks to people to a Federal Reserve bank for shredding to recycling into new products.

A look at Jupiter /
ISBN: 1404238298 OCLC: 84838832

PowerKids Press, New York : 2008.

This book introduces Jupiter, the fifth planet from the sun, and explains that Jupiter is the biggest planet in our solar system.

A look at Neptune /
ISBN: 1404238328 OCLC: 86110108

PowerKids Press, New York : ©2008.

An introduction to the physical features of the eighth planet from the sun.

A look at Saturn /
ISBN: 1404238301 OCLC: 85862152

PowerKids Press, New York : 2008.

An introduction to the physical features of the second-largest planet in our solar system.

A look at Uranus /
ISBN: 140423831X OCLC: 85814198

PowerKids Press, New York, NY : 2008.

This book introduces Uranus, the seventh planet from the sun, and explains that it has at least twenty-seven moons circling it.

A monarch butterfly's journey
ISBN: 9781404866553 OCLC: 707626612

Picture Window Books, Mankato, MN : ©2012.

Explains the life cycle of the monarch butterfly from its time as a small egg to mating and laying its own eggs.

A plastic bottle's journey /
ISBN: 1404867112 OCLC: 658200408

Picture Window Books, Mankato, MN : ©2011.

Looks at how plastic bottles are created, filled, distributed, used, and recycled by following the journey of a single bottle.

A raindrop's journey
ISBN: 9781404862661 OCLC: 658200414

Picture Window Books, Mankato, Minn. : ©2011.

This book follows the journey of a raindrop through the water cycle.

Adopted :
ISBN: 0810885689 OCLC: 809365699

Scarecrow Press, Lanham : ©2013.

"Enables young adults to explore their feelings as they read about the personal experiences of other adopted teens"--Amazon.

Albert Einstein :
ISBN: 1404837302 OCLC: 82471795

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, MN : ©2008.

A biography of Albert Einstein, the brilliant physicist who changed the world's concepts of space, time, and energy.

Animals are sleeping /
ISBN: 1934359106 OCLC: 180882370

Sylvan Dell Publishing, Mount Pleasant, SC : ©2008.

The rhyming text provides information on the sleeping habits of animals that live on land, in water, and fly through the air. "For Creative Minds" section includes animals sorting cards and activities. Reproducible (via photocopy/Xerox), not separate or removable from pages.

Ants /
ISBN: 1404238239 OCLC: 82772665

PowerKids Press, New York : 2008.

Discussion of the physical characteristics and behavior of ants.

Astronaut Annie
ISBN: 0884485234 OCLC:

Atoms and chemical reactions
ISBN: 1404223525 OCLC: 61704771

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

Examines chemical reactions, chemical equations, atoms and molecules.

Basketball :
ISBN: 9781429640213 OCLC: 427439453

Capstone Press, Mankato, Minn. : ©2010.

Describes the science behind the sport of basketball, including offense, defense, arenas, and trick plays--Provided by publisher.

Bees /
ISBN: 1404238220 OCLC: 82772692

PowerKids Press, New York : 2008.

Describes bees found in a backyard, how they work, eat, life cycle, and make honey.

Birds :
ISBN: 9781404855229 OCLC: 300982614

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, Minn. : ©2010.

Learn all about birds.

  Blast Off!: How Mary Sherman Morgan Fueled America into Space
ISBN: 1684372410 OCLC:

Calkins Creek 2022

Chronicles the life of the first female rocket scientist who, chosen to create the fuel to launch a rocket carrying America's first satellite, broke gender barriers and overcame many challenges to succeed.

Booker T. Washington :
ISBN: 1404839771 OCLC: 165957019

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis : ©2008.

Tells the story of Booker T. Washington's childhood following the end of slavery, his struggle to get an education, his journey at age sixteen to the Hampton Institute, and his lifelong interest in education for African Americans.

Butterflies /
ISBN: 1404238212 OCLC: 82772668

PowerKids Press, New York : 2008.

Describes the physical characteristics of a butterfly, habitats, food, enemies, and more.

Cesar Chavez :
ISBN: 9781404837249 OCLC: 81252795

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, Minn. : ©2008.

A biography of the famous leader of the United Farm Workers.

Climbing Lincoln's steps :
ISBN: 0807512044 OCLC: 522429300

Albert Whitman, Chicago, Ill. : ©2010.

"Climbing Lincoln's Steps" describes important moments of African- American history occurring at the Lincoln Memorial, including Dr. Martin Luther King's famous speech and a visit from the first African- American president and his family.

Cool physics activities for girls
ISBN: 9781429676755 OCLC: 730114008

Capstone Press, North Mankato, Minn. : ©2012.

Provides step-by-step instructions for activities demonstrating physics concepts and scientific explanations of the concepts presented--Provided by publisher.

Countdown: 2979 Days to the Moon
ISBN: 1682630137 OCLC:

Dangerous Jane
ISBN: 1561459135 OCLC:

Daring Dozen: The Twelve Who Walked on the Moon
ISBN: 1580897738 OCLC:

  Dazzlin' Dolly: The Songwriting, Hit-Singing, Guitar-Picking Dolly Parton
ISBN: 1635928419 OCLC:

Calkins Crekk 2022

The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of June Almeida, the scientist who discovered coronaviruses, in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help young readers develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a table of contents, author biography, timeline, glossary, index, and other informative backmatter --

Dragonflies /
ISBN: 1404238190 OCLC: 76064656

PowerKids Press, New York : 2008.

This look at the dragonfly describes the traits and behavior of this common species.

Elements and the periodic table /
ISBN: 1404234187 OCLC: 62084315

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press, New York : ©2007.

Examines elements that people have studied throughout history including the periodic table.

Elements in living organisms
ISBN: 1404234241 OCLC: 62381261

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

Examines a variety of elements in living organisms.

Exquisite :
ISBN: 1419734113 OCLC: 1035774238

A biography of African American poet, Gwendolyn Brooks.

Feel the G's :
ISBN: 0756540526 OCLC: 245024725

Compass Point Books, Mankato, MN : ©2009.

Explains the science behind G-forces using news stories and everyday applications.

Fencing for fun! /
ISBN: 0756538661 OCLC: 196300574

Compass Point Books, Minneapolis, Minn. : ©2009.

People have been sword fighting, or fencing, for thousands of years. Books and movies are full of sword-fighting heroes and now you can learn how a sword is handled, the different types of fencing weapons, and the equipment needed to protect a fencers body.

Fish :
ISBN: 1404855238 OCLC: 300982629

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, Minn. : ©2010.

Examines the physical characteristics that led to fish being scientifically classified as fish.

Frederick Douglass :
ISBN: 1404831029 OCLC: 71126774

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, Minn. : ©2007.

Highlights the life and accomplishments of the escaped slave who went on to fight for the abolition of slavery.

Friends for freedom :
ISBN: 1580895689 OCLC: 852681842

Discusses how a former slave and an outspoken woman, who came from two different worlds, shared deep-seated beliefs in equality and the need to fight for it.

From caterpillar to butterfly :
ISBN: 1404849165 OCLC: 192048223

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, Minn. : ©2009.

An introduction to the metamorphosis process.

From egg to snake :
ISBN: 1404851534 OCLC: 244661193

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, Minn. : ©2009.

An introduction to the development and growth of the green snake.

From pup to rat :
ISBN: 1404851569 OCLC: 245024110

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, Minn. : ©2009.

An introduction to the development and growth of the brown rat.

From puppy to dog :
ISBN: 1404849289 OCLC: 192045781

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, Minn. : ©2009.

Learn about the life cycle of a Golden retriever.

From seed to apple tree :
ISBN: 9781404851597 OCLC: 245023471

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, Minn. : ©2009.

An introduction to the growth and development of the apple.

From seed to pine tree :
ISBN: 1404851623 OCLC: 245023814

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, Minn. : ©2009.

An introduction to the development and growth of the pine tree.

From tadpole to frog :
ISBN: 140484922X OCLC: 192048220

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, Minn. : ©2009.

Hop through the pages of this book and discover the life cycle of a wood frog.

Grasshoppers
ISBN: 9781404238206 OCLC: 76074256

PowerKids Press, New York : 2008.

Describes the physical characteristics of a grasshopper, habitats, food, and enemies.

Insects :
ISBN: 1404855246 OCLC: 300983883

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, Minn. : ©2010.

What do insects eat? Do insects have bones? Buzz through the pages of this book to learn all about insects.

Jackie Robinson :
ISBN: 9781404839786 OCLC: 163813038

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, MN : ©2008.

Profiles Jackie Robinson and his contribution to baseball.

  June Almeida
ISBN: 153418824X OCLC:

Cherry Lake Publishing 2021

The My Itty-Bitty Bio series are biographies for the earliest readers. This book examines the life of June Almeida, the scientist who discovered coronaviruses, in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help young readers develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a table of contents, author biography, timeline, glossary, index, and other informative backmatter --

June Almeida, virus detective! :
ISBN: 1534111328 OCLC: 1162765259

"Scientist June Almeida's skill in using the electron microscope helped identify viruses, and when she was 34 years old, she discovered the first human coronavirus"--

Ladybugs /
ISBN: 1404238182 OCLC: 76064657

PowerKids Press, New York : 2008.

Describes the physical characteristics of a ladybug, habitat, food, enemies, and more.

Let's go camping
ISBN: 9781404236509 OCLC: 70131116

PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

This book describes camping, presenting information on plans and preparations, campsites, gear, tents, campfire cooking, and more.

Let's go canoeing and kayaking /
ISBN: 140423649X OCLC: 70230581

PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

This motivating book will inspire your students to head outdoors and experience the adventures of canoeing and kayaking.

Let's go fishing /
ISBN: 1404236473 OCLC: 70129126

PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

This book describes the sport of fishing, presenting information on fishing locations, fishing gear and supplies, bait and hook, casting, and more.

Let's go hiking
ISBN: 9781404236516 OCLC: 70208035

PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

This book describes hiking, presenting information on choosing a trail, hiking gear, backpacking, map reading, safety tips, and much more.

Let's go hunting
ISBN: 9781404236462 OCLC: 70129125

PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

An introduction to the history, techniques, and other facets of the sport of hunting.

Let's go snowboarding /
ISBN: 1404236481 OCLC: 70167601

PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

Describes the sport of snowboarding, from freeriding to Olympic competition, and explains basic equipment, techniques, and related topics.

Looking at atoms and molecules
ISBN: 1404234195 OCLC: 62430853

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

Examines atoms and molecules.

Mars is :
ISBN: 1682631885 OCLC: 1246302853

"For centuries, people have been intrigued by Mars, and over time, scientists have made exciting discoveries, such as the planet's Earth-like weather and seasons. But curious earthlings want to know more about the Red Planet. Does Mars have deserts? Volcanos? Or signs of life? Could people live there someday? Scientists decided to take a closer look. They built a powerful camera called the HiRISE (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment) and loaded it onto a rocket. The rocket blasted off on August 12, 2005, and seven months later, the camera began orbiting Mars. It sent back surprising, revealing photos showing the world what Mars really is. Now, the world's space community and NASA have renewed their exploration efforts, and interest in the Red Planet is in high gear" --

Martha Washington :
ISBN: 1404837272 OCLC: 82673574

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, MN : ©2008.

A biography of Martha Washington, the wife of George Washington and America's first lady.

Meet the bearded dragon /
ISBN: 1404245006 OCLC: 191732410

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press, New York : ©2009.

Learn about the appearance, habitat, mating, family life, behavior, and predators of the bearded dragon.

Meet the crocodile /
ISBN: 1404245049 OCLC: 212627301

PowerKids Press, New York : 2009.

An introduction to the crocodile including its physical features, developmental stages, and behavior.

Meet the iguana /
ISBN: 1404244999 OCLC: 191258592

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press, New York : ©2009.

An introduction to the iguana, including its physical features, developmental stages, and behavior.

Meet the peacock /
ISBN: 1404245030 OCLC: 212017138

PowerKids Press, New York : 2009.

An introduction to the physical characteristics and behavior of the peacock, the male of which is called the peafowl.

Meet the ring-tailed lemur /
ISBN: 1404245014 OCLC: 196313564

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press, New York : ©2009.

Photographs and simple text introduce readers to the habits and habitats of the ring-tailed lemur.

Multiply on the fly /
ISBN: 1607181282 OCLC: 723142953

Sylvan Dell Pub., Mt. Pleasant, SC : ©2011.

Rhyming verse presents buggy word problems that can all be solved using multiplication.

Out of school and into nature :
ISBN: 9781585369867 OCLC: 951613749

A picture book biography about naturalist and artist Anna Comstock (1854-1930), who defied social conventions and pursued the study of science. She pioneered a movement to encourage schools to conduct science and nature classes for children outdoors, thereby increasing students' interest in nature--

Rock cycle.
ISBN: 1435826736 OCLC: 946257836

Rosen Pub Group, [Place of publication not identified] : 2009.

Sojourner Truth :
ISBN: 1404837264 OCLC: 82673573

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, MN : ©2008.

A biography of Sojourner Truth, who fought for the abolition of slavery and women's rights in nineteenth-century America.

Splat!: Wile E. Coyote Experiments with States of Matter
ISBN: 1476552150 OCLC: 857405552

"Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved with states of matter"--Provided by publisher."--

States of matter /
ISBN: 1404221638 OCLC: 61704801

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

Discusses the various states of matter.

Susan B. Anthony :
ISBN: 1404831045 OCLC: 71126782

Picture Window Books, Minneapolis, Minn. : ©2007.

An elementary biography of one of the first leaders of the campaign for women's rights who helped organize the women's suffrage movement.

Swish!: The Slam-Dunking, Alley-Ooping, High-Flying Harlem Globetrotters
ISBN: 9780316481670 OCLC: 1119062835

The carbon cycle
ISBN: 140423490X OCLC: 62593528

PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

Describes the jobs performed by carbon compounds and discusses the stops in its cycle throughout nature, including air, plants, and animals.

The four seasons
ISBN: 1404234896 OCLC: 62421215

Rosen Pub. Group's PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

Describes why seasons occur and signs, characteristics, living things, and events in each of the four seasons.

The great divide
ISBN: 9781607185390 OCLC: 752286928

Sylvan Dell Pub., Mt. Pleasant, SC : ©2012.

Focuses on the mathematical skill of division, using different kinds of animal groups like bales (turtles), smacks (jellyfish), and mobs (wallabies).

The house that George built /
ISBN: 1580892620 OCLC: 733755513

Charlesbridge, Watertown, MA : ©2012.

Shares the story of how George Washington had a home built for the future presidents.

The inventor's secret :
ISBN: 1580896677 OCLC: 877077570

Describes the friendship between the two inventors and how Thomas Edison's advice to the young Henry Ford inspired Ford to work on his automobiles until he came up with an inexpensive, reliable version which became the Model T.

The kids' guide to money in sports
ISBN: 9781476541549 OCLC: 856579573

Explores the role of money in sports, including scholarships, merchandise, endorsements, and sports agents.

The music in George's head :
ISBN: 9781629790992 OCLC: 936534472

With rhythmic swirls of words and pictures, Suzanne Slade and Stacy Innerst beautifully reveal just how brilliantly Gershwin reached inside his head to create his masterpiece, Rhapsody in Blue. It's a surprising and whirlwind composition of notes and sounds and one long wail of a clarinet-dazzling and daring, just like George Gershwin himself!--[from book jacket].

  The New Kid Welcome
ISBN: 0593426320 OCLC:

Rodale Kids 2022

Told from the perspective of a student, readers are presented with two versions of what happens when a new kid joins the protagonist's school.

The nitrogen cycle /
ISBN: 1404234918 OCLC: 62593526

PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

Describes the jobs performed by nitrogen and discusses the stops in its cycle throughout nature, such as air, plants, animals, and soil.

The phases of the moon /
ISBN: 1404234888 OCLC: 62085428

PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

Describes each of the moon's phases, explaining in text and diagrams why the moon appears as it does from Earth.

The rock cycle /
ISBN: 1404234934 OCLC: 64624953

PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

Readers discover how igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks live, die, and are reborn as part of the never-ending rock cycle.

The science of bicycle racing
ISBN: 9781476560571 OCLC: 852763628

Describes the science concepts involved in several types of bicycle racing--

The soda bottle school :
ISBN: 0884483711 OCLC: 864808545

In a Guatemalan village, students squished into their tiny schoolhouse, two grades to a classroom. The villagers had tried expanding the school, but the money ran out before the project was finished. No money meant no wall materials, and that meant no more room for the students. Until one boy got a wonderful, crazy idea: Why not use soda bottles, which were scattered all around, to form the cores of the walls?

The structure of atoms /
ISBN: 1404221611 OCLC: 61458284

PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

Learn what atoms are.

The universe and you /
ISBN: 1534111085 OCLC: 1231959752

"During the night, as a child sleeps in her bedroom, the reader is taken on an exploration of our solar system, galaxies beyond, and finally the universe as a whole"--

Water on the move
ISBN: 1404234926 OCLC: 62533916

PowerKids Press, New York : 2007.

Describes each step of the water cycle, providing diagrams and discussing evaporation, condensation, the interaction of the cycle and living things, and other related topics.

What can we do about endangered animals?
ISBN: 9781404280809 OCLC: 270231780

PowerKids Press, New York : ©2010.

Examines endangered species, the reasons they are under threat, and what is being done to protect plants and animals for the future.

What can we do about pollution?
ISBN: 9781404280830 OCLC: 289095950

PowerKids Press, New York : 2010.

Provides information about pollution, discussing acid rain, hazardous waste, laws, and other related topics; and examines ways in which people can fight it.

What can we do about the energy crisis?
ISBN: 9781404280816 OCLC: 281091990

PowerKids Press, New York : 2010.

Describes and explores issues related to energy, and how to develop cleaner, cheaper sources.

What do you know about animal adaptations?
ISBN: 9781404241992 OCLC: 165478599

PowerKids Press, New York : 2008.

Explores twenty questions about animal adaptation, covering such topics as hibernation, camouflage, and habitats.

What do you know about food chains and food webs? /
ISBN: 1404242023 OCLC: 167507126

PowerKids Press, New York : 2008.

Children's questions and answers highlight food chains, from how food chains start, to forming food webs and how people change food chains.

What do you know about fossils?
ISBN: 9781404241978 OCLC: 144330664

PowerKids Press, New York : 2008.

This book answers questions about the special characteristics of different preserved animals and plants that lived long ago.

What do you know about life cycles? /
ISBN: 1404242015 OCLC: 166290663

PowerKids Press, New York : 2008.

Explores twenty questions about life cycles, describing the development of insects, amphibians, birds, fish, and mammals.

What do you know about plant life? /
ISBN: 1404242007 OCLC: 164570926

Rosen Pub. Group / PowerKids Press, New York : 2008.

Explores twenty questions about plant life, covering plant structure and growth, photosynthesis, jobs plants do, and other topics.

What do you know about world habitats? /
ISBN: 1404241981 OCLC: 156975323

PowerKids Press, New York : 2008.

Explores twenty questions about habitats around the world, describing wetlands, grasslands, tundra, deserts, forests, and connections between habitats.

What eats what in a desert food chain? /
ISBN: 1404876901 OCLC: 773921228

Picture Window Books, North Mankato, MN : 2013.

The Sonoran desert teems with life. From an Octillo plant to a Crested Caracara, the living things in this book are linked together in a food chain. Each one of them needs the others in order to live. Find out what eats what in the Sonoran Desert!

What eats what in an ocean food chain?
ISBN: 9781404873858 OCLC: 773921218

Picture Window Books, North Mankato, MN : 2013.

The Great Barrier Reef teems with life. From algae to a grey reef shark, the animals in this book are linked together in a food chain. Each one of them needs the others in order to live. Find out what eats what in the ocean!

What if there were no bees? :
ISBN: 9781404860193 OCLC: 526809564

Picture Window Books, Mankato, MN : ©2011.

Grassland ecosystems can be found on nearly every continent. Countless animals and plants live in them. So what difference could the loss of one animal species make? Follow the chain reaction, and discover how important bees are.

What if there were no gray wolves? :
ISBN: 1404863958 OCLC: 586123027

Discusses the temperate forest ecosystem and the role of the gray wolf in helping to maintain it, describing the wolf's place on the food chain and what would happen to the temperate forest if the gray wolf were to become extinct.

What if there were no lemmings? /
ISBN: 1404863966 OCLC: 648098627

The tundra ecosystem is vast, covering a large part of the far north. Countless animals and plants live there. So what difference could the loss of one animal species make? Follow the chain reaction, and discover how important lemmings are.

What if there were no sea otters? :
ISBN: 9781404860186 OCLC: 586123032

Picture Window Books, Mankato, MN : ©2011.

Discusses the ocean ecosystem and the role of the sea otter as a keystone species in helping to maintain it, describing the otter's place on the food chain and what would happen if the sea otter were to become extinct.

What's new at the zoo? :
ISBN: 1607180383 OCLC: 314632762

"Travel through the zoo and learn about zoo animals through rhyme. Count up all of the animals you have seen. Includes section 'For Creative Minds' with cards and activities"--

What's the difference? :
ISBN: 9781607180708 OCLC: 465617956

Sylvan Dell Publishing, Mount Pleasant, S.C. : ©2010.

Threatened and endangered animals are found all over the world, in all different types of habitats. Readers celebrate the huge difference that caring people make for these animals while practicing subtraction skills. Each animal is presented through a clever rhyming verse and subtraction problem. Includes For Creative Minds section.

With books and bricks :
ISBN: 0807508977 OCLC: 871789483

"Booker T. Washington had an incredible passion for learning. Born a slave, he taught himself to read. When the Civil War ended, Booker finally fulfilled his dream of attending school. After graduation, he was invited to teach in Tuskegee, Alabama. Finding many eager students, but no school, Booker set out to build his own school--brick by brick"--

Zap!: Wile E. Coyote Experiments with Energy
ISBN: 1476552142 OCLC: 857405553

"Uses popular cartoon character Wile E. Coyote to demonstrate science concepts involved with energy"--Provided by publisher."--

 

 

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