What Happens to a Hamburger?

Author: Paul Showers

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064451836

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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What happens to food after you eat it? In this newly illustrated book, complete with photos, Paul Showers and Edward Miller take you on a journey through the human digestive system into the mouth, down the gullet, into the stomach, and finally into the small and large intestines. You will learn what each of these body parts does to help transform the food you eat. And you will also find out what happens to the food your body cannot use. Everything that happens inside your body whenever you swallow a bite of food will amaze you!

Beyond Picture Books

A Guide to First Readers

Author: Barbara Barstow,Judith Riggle

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9780835235198

Category: Education

Page: 501

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A bibliography that suggests books for beginner readers is accompanied by subject, title, illustrator, readability level, and series indexes

Gotcha for Guys!

Nonfiction Books to Get Boys Excited about Reading

Author: Kathleen A. Baxter,Marcia Agness Kochel

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

ISBN: 9781591583110

Category: Education

Page: 269

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Arranged in different categories, describes various nonfiction books that would interest middle school boys.

A Drop of Blood

Author: Paul Showers

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060091088

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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A simple introduction to the composition and functions of blood.

Hear Your Heart

Author: Paul Showers

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064451399

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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Let's-read-and-find-out about Your Heart Night and day, whether you're asleep or awake, your heart is always beating. Read and find out how your heart works and how to keep it healthy.

Nonfiction Reading Power

Teaching Students how to Think While They Read All Kinds of Information

Author: Adrienne Gear

Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN: 1551382296

Category: Education

Page: 160

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How can you help students find meaning in informational texts and become independent strategic readers and thinkers? Nonfiction Reading Power gives teachers a wealth of effective strategies for helping students think while they read material in all subject areas. Using the best children's books to motivate students, Adrienne Gear shows teachers how help students zoom-in, question and infer; find the main idea, make connections, and transform what's on the printed page. Key introductory concept lessons for each of the five reading powers provide valuable insight into the purpose of each strategy. The book also explores the particular features of nonfiction and offers lists of key books organized around strategies and subject areas.

Home Learning Year by Year

How to Design a Homeschool Curriculum from Preschool Through High School

Author: Rebecca Rupp

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0307565807

Category: Education

Page: 432

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Finally, homeschoolers have a comprehensive guide to designing a homeschool curriculum, from one of the country's foremost homeschooling experts. , Rebecca Rupp presents a structured plan to ensure that your children will learn what they need to know when they need to know it, from preschool through high school. Based on the traditional pre-K through 12th-grade structure, Home Learning Year by Year features: The integral subjects to be covered within each grade Standards for knowledge that should be acquired by your child at each level Recommended books to use as texts for every subject Guidelines for the importance of each topic: which knowledge is essential and which is best for more expansive study based on your child's personal interests Suggestions for how to sensitively approach less academic subjects, such as sex education and physical fitness From the Trade Paperback edition.

Where Does the Garbage Go?

Author: Paul Showers

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780062382009

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Follow that garbage truck…to the landfill to see how trash keeps piling up…to the incinerator to see how trash can be turned into energy…to the recycling center to see how a soda bottle can be turned into a flowerpot. This classic picture book is a fascinating exploration of what happens to our trash. Now rebranded with a new cover look, this picture book is filled with fun charts and diagrams to explain how we deal with the problem of too much trash. Activities throughout the book empower kids to help the environment, whether it's by separating trash from recycling or using a lunch box instead of a paper bag. Both text and artwork were vetted for accuracy by Robin Woods, formerly of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, Dr. William Rathje, founder of the Garbage Project and professor emeritus at the University of Arizona, and Thomas Frankiewicz. This is a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts perfect for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Use Your Brain

Author: Paul Showers

Publisher: Ty Crowell Company

ISBN: 9780690854107

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 33

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Describes how the brain receives and sends messages via the nervous system.

How Many Teeth?

Author: Paul Showers

Publisher: Scholastic Incorporated

ISBN: 9780590487382

Category: Teeth

Page: 32

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Introduces teeth, describing how many we have at various stages of life, why they fall out, and what they do.

Your Skin and Mine

Revised Edition

Author: Paul Showers

Publisher: Collins

ISBN: 9780064451024

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Explains the basic properties of skin, how it protects the body, and how it can vary in color.

Independent Reading, K-3

Author: Helen Elizabeth Williams,Katharine Mary Gloden

Publisher: Williamsport, PA : Bro-Dart Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Children

Page: 120

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Glaciers

Author: Wendell V. Tangborn

Publisher: Trophy Press

ISBN: 9780064450768

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Explains how and where glaciers form, how they move, and how they shape the land.

The Listening Walk

Author: Paul Showers

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0064433226

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Put on your socks and shoes -- and don't forget your ears! We're going on a listening walk. Shhhhh. Do not talk. Do not hurry. Get ready to fill your ears with a world of wonderful and surprising sounds.

Überflieger

Warum manche Menschen erfolgreich sind - und andere nicht

Author: Malcolm Gladwell

Publisher: Campus Verlag

ISBN: 3593405016

Category: Political Science

Page: 272

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Malcolm Gladwell, Bestsellerautor und Star des amerikanischen Buchmarkts, hat die wahren Ursachen des Erfolgs untersucht und darüber ein lehrreiches, faszinierendes Buch geschrieben. Es steckt voller Geschichten und Beispiele, die zeigen, dass auch außergewöhnlicher Erfolg selten etwas mit individuellen Eigenschaften zu tun hat, sondern mit Gegebenheiten, die es dem einen leicht und dem anderen unmöglich machen, erfolgreich zu sein. Die Frage ist nicht, wie jemand ist, sondern woher er kommt: Welche Bedingungen haben diesen Menschen hervorgebracht? Auf seiner anregenden intellektuellen Erkundung der Welt der Überflieger erklärt Gladwell unter anderem das Geheimnis der Softwaremilliardäre, wie man ein herausragender Fußballer wird, warum Asiaten so gut in Mathe sind und was die Beatles zur größten Band aller Zeiten machte.

Es

Roman

Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641053579

Category: Fiction

Page: 1536

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Das Böse in Gestalt eines namenlosen Grauens In Derry, Maine, schlummert das Böse in der Kanalisation: Alle 28 Jahre wacht es auf und muss fressen. Jetzt taucht »Es« wieder empor. Sieben Freunde entschließen sich, dem Grauen entgegenzutreten und ein Ende zu setzen. Stephen Kings Meisterwerk über die Mysterien der Kindheit und den Horror des Erwachsenseins. »Ein Meilenstein der amerikanischen Literatur.« Chicago Sun-Times