A boy rides a bicycle down a dusty road. But in his mind, he envisions himself traveling at a speed beyond imagining, on a beam of light. This brilliant mind will one day offer up some of the most revolutionary ideas ever conceived.
From a boy endlessly fascinated by the wonders around him, Albert Einstein ultimately grows into a man of genius recognized the world over for profoundly illuminating our understanding of the universe.
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When a boy and his dog go for a hike, the boy trips on a fossil, and it comes to life, revealing an ancient plant. The boy is so intrigued that he breaks two more fossils that come to life—a dragonfly and a pteranodon. When these prehistoric creatures collide with present reality, the boy must figure out a way to make things go back to normal. Visually told through art, this “wordless story” will surely spark imagination and creativity.
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In the hollow of a tree, higher than the eye can see . . . nine wood ducks hatch, one by one. “That’s good!” says Mama. “We’re almost done.” One last egg is very still. . . . Finally, the smallest egg hatches. Then it’s time for all the wood ducks to make the BIG jump from the tree-where their mother made her nest-to the water below. Ducklings One through Nine make the leap. But Duckling Ten isn’t so sure…
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With lively illustrations, poems, riddles, jokes, and interesting facts, Loreen Leedy takes readers on a prehistoric tour beginning with the formation of Earth 4.5 billion years ago. Readers will learn about the plants and animals in each period up to when dinosaurs and small mammals and even humans appeared.
There’s a timeline that helps clarify the different periods covered, and kids will especially enjoy the entertaining and captioned artwork, humor and intriguing informational tidbits throughout. A fascinating introduction to prehistoric times that will wet readers’ appetite for more.
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If you could have any animal’s hair, whose would you choose?
If you had a polar bear’s double coat, you would never have to wear a hat when playing in the snow. If you had reindeer hair, it could help you stay afloat in water. And if you had a porcupine’s hair, no bully would ever bother you again!
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Exactly the book for every young explorer who loves finding stuff in nature and bringing it home. Cabinet of Curiosities is a lavishly illustrated introduction to the wonders of natural history and the joys of being an amateur scientist and collector.
Nature writer Gordon Grice, who started his first cabinet of curiosities at age six when he found a skunk’s skull, explains how scientists classify all living things through the Linnaeus system; how to tell real gold from fool’s gold; how to preserve butterflies, crab shells, feathers, a robin’s egg, spider specimens, and honeycombs; how to identify seashells; the difference between antlers and horns; how to read animal tracks. And then, what to do with your specimens, including how to build a cabinet of curiosities out of common household objects, like a desk organizer or a box for fishing tackle.
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Jump into the animal kingdom with DK findout! Animals.
Which animal sleeps the most? Who is the highest on the food chain? What is the difference between a mammal and an amphibian? Learn the answers to these questions and more!
DK findout! Animals takes readers on a tour of different habitats and homes of animals, showing how each one lives differently to survive. Discover the different diets of carnivores and herbivores, meet lazy sloths, learn how camouflage works, and see how animals have adapted to their environments.
Filled with bright, quirky images and amazing facts, DK findout! Animals is an exciting trip on the wild side. Suitable for ages 5-7, this book is only 99 cents today.
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Buddy gets five colorful bags in the mail from his grandfather, who writes:
Have , five days of fun!
P.S. It’s almost spring!
Buddy finds a surprise in each bag, and with each surprise he discovers something wonderful about seeds. In one bag, for example, there are different kinds of seeds which Buddy pastes onto colored paper and which are reproduced photographically in the book for accurate identification. In another bag, there are cards that show how seeds grow. As Buddy sorts, collects, eats, and creates with seeds, he learns plenty about growth and germination, making this introduction both entertaining and educational.
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There is a giant dinosaur, a flying reptile, a dinosaur with plates and spike on its body, and even baby dinosaurs cracking out of their shells. There is a ferocious dinosaur that eats meat and vegetarian dinosaurs that hide from the carnivores.
Look inside the dinosaurs and you’ll see a dynamic view of eight dinosaur skeletons. Look outside the dinosaurs and you’ll see sweeping paintings of these creatures as they once lived on our planet. But watch out for the T-Rex! Fun facts, a list of further reading, and online resources are also included.
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Buddy likes looking at and collecting rocks. Mama suggests they visit the local nature center. They hike the Blue Diamond Trail to five rock stops. They meet Roxie, a Rock Ridge Ranger. Buddy learns lots about bedrock, erosion, and how rocks are formed. He finds out many surprising things about rocks, rocks, rocks!
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