Boy, Were We Wrong About Dinosaurs!

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Puffin Books #ad - Scientists thought they could only float on water since they were so big. The ancient Chinese thought they were magical dragons. This lively book offers fascinating insight into how certain theories were formulated, and then how those theories were proved or disproved. Boy, were they wrong! Even today, notions about dinosaurs are being revised as new discoveries are made.

Puffin Books.

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Henry and Mudge and the Forever Sea

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Simon Spotlight #ad - And they're ready for some sun and sand! Simon Spotlight. Henry and his dog mudge share a fun-filled day at the beach in this sixth Ready-to-Read book of their adventures. Henry and his 180-pound dog Mudge are best friends forever.

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How Big Were Dinosaurs?

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Roaring Brook Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take a velociraptor for a walk, or try to brush a Tyrannosaur's teeth? We think of dinosaurs as colossal giants, but how big were they REALLY? With kid-friendly text and seriously silly illustrations, this fact-filled book puts dinosaurs next to modern animals so that you can see exactly how they size up.

And a huge fold-out chart compares the dinos to each other, from the tiniest Microraptor to Argentinosaurus, the largest animal to ever walk the land. An npr best book of 2013 Simon Spotlight.

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Creatures of the Night All Aboard Reading: Level 3: Grades 1-3 - Bats

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Penguin Young Readers #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Did you know that bats are not blind? that the smallest bat is the size of a bee? That bats won't really fly into your hair? Kids will learn all this and more in this exciting book about one of nature's most misunderstood creatures. Simon Spotlight.

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Digging Up Dinosaurs Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 2

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HarperCollins 9780064450782 #ad - Then, suddenly, they died out. Simon Spotlight. Used book in Good Condition. Today, teams of experts work together to dig dinosaur fossils out of the ground, bone by fragile bone. Then people began finding fossils—bones and teeth and footprints that had turned to stone. How did those enormous dinosaur skeletons get inside the museum?Long ago, dinosaurs ruled the Earth.

HarperTrophy. For thousands of years, no one knew these giant creatures had ever existed. Then they put the skeletons together again inside museums, to look just like the dinosaurs of millions of years ago.

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The Treasure Sunburst Book

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Square Fish #ad - Feeling a little foolish perhaps, but determined to see for himself if the dream is true, Isaac sets out on his long journey. Shulevitz's beautifully detailed illustrations, which masterfully capture the spirit of the original tale while keeping it simple enough for the very youngest reader. The treasure is a 1980 caldecott honor book and a 1979 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year.

In a few words, cadelcott medal winner Uri Shulevitz draws a man who is innocent enough to have faith in a dream, and wise enough to understand the greatest reward of all. Isaac's solitary journey, his arrival at hte vast city, and his discovery there are all enriched by Mr. HarperTrophy. What he finds makes a surprising and heart-warming ending to this retelling of a well-known folk tale.

The Treasure Sunburst Book #ad - Simon Spotlight. Sunburst. Used book in Good Condition. Three times a voice comes to isaac in his dreams and tells him to go to the capital city and look for a treasure under the bridge by the royal palace.

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Seeing Symmetry

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Holiday House #ad - Notes and glossary are included. It's in words and even letters. Used book in Good Condition. It's in both nature and man-made things. HarperTrophy. Simon Spotlight. In fact, art, design, decoration, and architecture are full of it. Sunburst. Symmetry is when one shape looks the same if you flip, slide, or turn it. This clear and concise book explains different types of symmetry and shows you how to make your own symmetrical masterpieces.

. This book is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for fourth-grade mathematics in geometry: 4. G. 3. Once you start looking, you can find symmetry all around you.

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Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell

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Square Fish #ad - Although she faced much opposition, she worked hard and finally―when she graduated from medical school and went on to have a brilliant career―proved her detractors wrong. This inspiring story of the first female doctor shows how one strong-willed woman opened the doors for all the female doctors to come.

But elizabeth refused to accept the common beliefs that women weren't smart enough to be doctors, or that they were too weak for such hard work. Used book in Good Condition. And she would not take no for an answer. Who says women can't be doctors? by Tanya Lee Stone is an NPR Best Book of 2013. This title has Common Core connections.

Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell #ad - Simon Spotlight. Certainly no women were doctors. Sunburst. Some women could be teachers or seamstresses, but career options were few. HarperTrophy. A nonfiction picture book telling the inspiring story of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first female doctor, by the author of Elizabeth Leads the Way. In the 1830s, when a brave and curious girl named Elizabeth Blackwell was growing up, women were supposed to be wives and mothers.

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From Seed to Plant

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Holiday House #ad - Used book in Good Condition. According to the washington post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator. Ms. HarperTrophy. Simon Spotlight. Important vocabulary is reinforced with accessible explanation and colorful, the wide variety of seeds, clear diagrams showing the parts of plants, and how they grow.

The book includes instructions for a seed-growing project, and a page of interesting facts about plants, seeds, and flowers. A nonfiction classic, and a perfect companion for early science lessons and curious young gardeners. Flowers, non-fiction master gail gibbons introduces young readers to the processes of pollination, but where do they come from?   With simple language and bright illustrations, seed formation, fruits—plants are all around us, trees, and germination.

From Seed to Plant #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterfly. Her many honors include the washington Post/Childrens Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award. From seed to plant was included in the Common Core State Standards Appendix B.

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A Medieval Feast Reading Rainbow Books

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HarperCollins #ad - A veritable feast of a book. School library journalThis nonfiction picture book about life in medieval times features detailed illustrations to explore again and again. Everyone is busy hunting and hawking, brewing and churning. HarperTrophy. Sunburst. History. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

A beautifully illustrated, award-winning, and fascinating look at the Middle Ages by Aliki, the beloved creator of many popular books for children. The king is coming to visit! The lord and lady of Camdenton Manor must work quickly to prepare for his arrival. It will take weeks to ready rooms, set up tents, and prepare the feast itself.

A Medieval Feast Reading Rainbow Books #ad - A sumptuous look at the gastronomic inclinations of nobility in the Middle Ages is parlayed into a fascinating story about an upcoming visit to Camdenton Manor by the king and his large retinue. Booklistsupports the Common Core State Standards Simon Spotlight.

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Turtle Tide: The Ways of Sea Turtles

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Boyds Mills Press #ad - For the eggs provide food for other animals, and the eggs that survive produce hatchlings that, again, provide food for birds and crabs. Even those hatchlings that make it to the ocean face an uncertain future. Sunburst. HarperTrophy. Used book in Good Condition. Following her instinct, she covers the eggs with sand and slowly makes her way back to sea.

A mother turtle swims to shore. What happens next, from eggs to hatchlings, is one of the most extraordinary occurrences in nature. Simon Spotlight. Lyrical text and dramatic paintings give young readers an understanding of how turtles give birth and how the young fight for survival in this winner of the Maryland Blue Crab Young Readers' Award.

Turtle Tide: The Ways of Sea Turtles #ad - She digs a hole in a dune where she lays one hundred eggs. History. Used book in Good Condition.

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