Ocean Life From A to Z Book and DVD

Author: Cynthia Stierle,Annie Crawley

Publisher: SFI Readerlink Dist

ISBN: 9780794412227

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Kids will love this innovative book and DVD package that lets them discover the fascinating underwater world—without ever getting wet! Kids will find fun facts and interesting tidbits as they pour over the amazing photographs and enjoy the 45-minute DVD full of incredible footage! Kids will love this innovative book and DVD package that lets them discover the fascinating underwater world - without ever getting wet! The entry for each letter focuses on the ocean-dwellers that begin with that letter. Kids will find fun facts and interesting tidbits as they pour over the amazing photographs. The 45-minute DVD showcases incredible footage that kids will want to watch over and over again. Underwater life is a part of all preschool thru high school curriculums! Some preschools and all early grades study the life cycle of the tadpole to frog, and all early grades study the different types of plant and animal marine life - this book and DVD package includes everything they would study and MORE! Annie's interesting narrative on this DVD clearly explains what it is like to be a captain of a boat, a videographer, and an underwater diver for young children studying 'What Do People Do?" in school!


Author: Dan Kainen,Carol Kaufmann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783737352086


Page: 32

View: 6746


Angels A to Z

Author: Evelyn Dorothy Oliver,James R Lewis

Publisher: Visible Ink Press

ISBN: 1578592577

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 432

View: 7543


Written by two recognized authorities on nontraditional religious movements, this resource is one of the most comprehensive books on angels and related topics currently available. More than 300 entries are included and drawn from multiple religions, such as Christianity, Islam, and Hindu traditions, as well as from pop culture. A variety of angel topics are discussed, including celebrity angels, classifications of angels, obscure angels still waiting for their big break, guardian angels, fallen angels, Anaheim angels, biblical figures associated with angels, angels in art and architecture, and angels in the media and literature. Angels are also discussed in terms of the occult and metaphysics, with entries on UFOs, fairies, and witches. A comprehensive resource section lists movies, books, magazines, and organizations related to angels.

Native American Mythology A to Z

Author: Facts On File, Incorporated

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438133111

Category: Indian mythology

Page: 138

View: 6564


Presents detailed coverage of the deities, legendary heroes and heroines, important animals, objects, and places that make up the mythic lore of the many peoples of North America.

A to Z of Marine Scientists

Author: Barbara Charton

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438109202

Category: Marine scientists

Page: 241

View: 1492


Profiles more than 150 scientists from around the world who made important contributions to the field of marine science, including George Bass, Viktor Hensen, Arnold Lang, and Marie Tharp.

The A to Z of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II

Author: Martin Folly,Niall Palmer

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 1461672414

Category: History

Page: 540

View: 303


The A to Z of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II relates the events of this crucial period in U.S. history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on key persons, places, events, institutions, and organizations.

A to Z of Women in Science and Math

Author: Lisa Yount

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438107951

Category: Electronic books

Page: 385

View: 5017


From ancient times to the present day, scientifically inclined women in many cultures have had to battle against the traditional belief that men are more cognitively adept than women. At times throughout history, women were persecuted for their attempts to break down traditional gender barriers. Today, women scientists and mathematicians must continue to defend the quality of their work and demand the respect they deserve in the mathematical and scientific communities.A to Z of Women in Science and Math, Revised Edition profiles 195 women who fought against these stereotypes throughout history and all over the world to forge new discoveries and theories that would eventually change the way we view science. This thoroughly revised book updates the story of each individual to the present day and features 38 new profiles. Among the profiles included are those of chemists, astronomers, geologists, environmental scientists, and a range of other professions and careers. In addition, new photographs have been added, and the bibliography has been updated. Subject indexes allow the reader to search by such professions as microbiology and paleontology.Additional subject indexes organize individuals by country of birth, country of major scientific activity, and year of birth.

Books in Print

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: American literature

Page: N.A

View: 7108


Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.

A to Z of Earth Scientists

Author: Alexander E. Gates

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438109199

Category: Earth scientists

Page: 336

View: 7982


Profiles more than 150 scientists from around the world who made important contributions to the study of earth science, including Don L. Anderson, Marie Luisa Crawford, Hans P. Eugster, Marshall Kay, and Manik Talwani.

Mexico from A to Z

Author: Bobbie Kalman,Jane Lewis

Publisher: New York ; Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont. : Crabtree Pub.

ISBN: 9780865053823

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 3027


An alphabetical introduction to the history, geography, politics, culture, education, industries, and recreations of Mexico.

A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean Undertaken by the Command of His Majesty for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere to Determine the Position and Extent of the West Side of North America ... Performed Under the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke and Gore ... in Three Volumes. Vol 1. and 2. Written by Captain James Cook ... Vol. 2. by Captian James King ... Published by Order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty

Vol. 1

Author: James Cook

Publisher: N.A



Page: 421

View: 2725


Toxics A to Z

A Guide to Everyday Pollution Hazards

Author: John Harte,Cheryl Holdren,Richard Schneider,Christine Shirley

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520910775

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 576

View: 947


Toxics A to Z features and alphabetical listing of over 100 toxics, identifying . . . What they are How they are measured Where they are found The symptoms of exposure What their known risks are How we can lessen or avoid those risks An easy-to-use Cross-Reference Guide to help readers identify toxics in 18 major groups, including indoor and outdoor air pollutants, household items, and lawn and garden products A glossary of terms, explanation of abbreviations, and listing of sources for further help and information

Arctic Alphabet

Exploring the North from A to Z

Author: Wayne Lynch

Publisher: Willowdale, Ont. : Firefly Books

ISBN: 9781552093368

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 4810


The letters of the alphabet serve to introduce information about the aurora borealis, beluga whales, caribou, and other animals, plants, and phenomena of the Arctic.

Alphabet of Ocean Animals

Author: Laura G. Galvin

Publisher: Palm Publishing

ISBN: 9781607272984

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 7658


Children will take a trip into the deep blue sea, exploring the exciting and mysterious world of oceanic animals. With fun rhymes, interesting facts and great illustrations, this Alphabet book is sure to keep your child interested from A to Z. Reviewed by experts at the Smithsonian Institution for accuracy, Alphabet of Ocean Animals includes a sing-along audiobook CD and a tear-out poster featuring every oceanic animal covered in the book.

Greek and Roman Mythology, A to Z

Author: Kathleen N. Daly,Marian Rengel

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438128002

Category: Mythology, Classical

Page: 177

View: 8662


Alphabetically listed entries identify and explain the characters, events, important places, and other aspects of Greek and Roman mythology.

South and Meso-American Mythology A to Z

Author: Ann Bingham,Jeremy Roberts

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438129580

Category: Science

Page: 176

View: 924


From the great Inca, Maya, and Aztec empires to the lesser-known cultures, such as the Olmec people, this revised edition of South and Meso-American Mythology A to Z is a comprehensive reference to the deities, legendary heroes and heroines, objects, animals, and places that make up the mythic lore of the peoples of Meso-America and South America. Learn how these peoples explained Earth's creation and which themes were common throughout the region. This new edition is now in full color for the first time.

Literature-Based Mini-Lessons to Teach Writing

15 Engaging Lessons That Help Your Students Write Happily Ever After

Author: Susan Lunsford

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 9780590433723

Category: Education

Page: 96

View: 8515


Provides lessons for first- to third-graders on writing stories using examples based on familiar picture books

Headhunters on My Doorstep

A True Treasure Island Ghost Story

Author: J. Maarten Troost

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101621699

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

View: 7773


Follow in the footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson with J. Maarten Troost, the bestselling author of The Sex Lives of Cannibals. Readers and critics alike adore J. Maarten Troost for his signature wry and witty take on the adventure memoir. Headhunters on My Doorstep chronicles Troost’s return to the South Pacific after his struggle with alcoholism left him numb to life. Deciding to retrace the path once traveled by the author of Treasure Island, Troost follows Robert Louis Stevenson to the Marquesas, the Tuamotus, Tahiti, Kiribati, and Samoa, tumbling from one comic misadventure to another. Headhunters on My Doorstep is a funny yet poignant account of one man’s journey to find himself that will captivate travel writing aficionados, Robert Louis Stevenson fans, and anyone who has ever lost his way.