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Cover: Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Fighter for Women's Rights

Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books ™)

Do you have a favorite role model? Your role model may be a parent, grandparent, or sibling. Some people who do things that make life better for others can be a role model. And some people are role models because they show us how to overcome challenges. Beginner Biography View →

 
Cover: Backhoes Dig!

Bumba Books ® — Construction Zone

Welcome to the construction zone! From backhoes to concrete mixers, young readers will learn all about the big machines that help construction workers do their jobs. Carefully leveled text and vibrant photos take readers right to the action. View →

 
Cover: ¡Es el Año Nuevo Chino! (It's Chinese New Year!)

Bumba Books ® en español — ¡Es una fiesta! (It's a Holiday!)

Carefully leveled Spanish text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about the holidays we celebrate throughout the year. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build nonfiction learning skills. View →

 
Cover: Exploremos México (Let's Explore Mexico)

Bumba Books ® en español — Exploremos países (Let's Explore Countries)

Now in Spanish, this series will help readers learn about the history and culture of various countries in an interesting and accessible format. Dynamic full-color photographs, charts and diagrams, and age-appropriate critical thinking questions help readers grasp what makes each country… View →

 
Cover: ¡Hora de fútbol! (Soccer Time!)

Bumba Books ® en español — ¡Hora de deportes! (Sports Time!)

Lots of kids like to swim, shoot hoops, make goals, or walk on the balance beam. Which sports do you like to play? Learn about different sports and their basic rules with these vibrant introductions, now in Spanish. Full-color photographs engage readers visually, while diagrams help… View →

 
Cover: Motocicletas en acción (Motorcycles on the Go)

Bumba Books ® en español — Máquinas en acción (Machines That Go)

How do products get across the country? Who works in an ambulance? Learn about different kinds of machines and the people who operate them with this series, a Spanish-language introduction to nonfiction reading on a topic children love. Fun features such as full-color photographs and… View →

 
Cover: ¡Que vivan los veterinarios! (Hooray for Veterinarians!)

Bumba Books ® en español — ¡Que vivan los ayudantes comunitarios! (Hooray for Community Helpers!)

What do you want to be when you grow up? Learn about the daily lives of veterinarians, nurses, librarians, and more! Now in Spanish, the carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about the people who make a difference in their community. Critical… View →

 
Cover: Feeling Sad

Bumba Books ® — Feelings Matter

Explore feelings with this engaging series. Vibrant photos coupled with carefully leveled text make this series perfect for introducing young readers to nonfiction reading skills. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions encourage readers to engage with text and photos and think more… View →

 
Cover: Going Camping

Bumba Books ® — Fun Firsts

There’s a first time for everything! Celebrate these milestones with Fun Firsts. These titles prepare readers for everything from plane rides to sleepovers. Carefully leveled text and full-color photographs make each topic exciting and accessible, while diagrams… View →

 
Cover: Why We Go to the Hospital

Bumba Books ® — Health Matters

What do baseball, broccoli, and brushing your teeth have in common? They are all important to keeping you healthy! This engaging, accessible series introduces many ways that kids can care for their bodies, such as visiting the dentist and doctor, eating healthy, exercising, and staying… View →

 
Cover: Hooray for Pilots!

Bumba Books ® — Hooray for Community Helpers!

Who makes a difference in your community? Young readers are fascinated by community helpers. Simple text and bright photos introduce how all kinds of community helpers contribute. Critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build nonfiction reading skills. View →

 
Cover: It's Christmas!

Bumba Books ® — It's a Holiday!

How do we celebrate together? Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about the holiday traditions we celebrate throughout the year. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build nonfiction reading skills. View →

 
Cover: Let's Explore India

Bumba Books ® — Let's Explore Countries

Have you ever wondered what people do for fun in Russia? Or what special foods people eat in China? Explore the answers to these questions and more! In this series, readers will learn about the history and culture of various countries in an interesting and accessible format. Dynamic… View →

 
Cover: Monster Trucks on the Go

Bumba Books ® — Machines That Go

Ready, set, let’s go! There are many ways to get from one place to another. You can take a train, a helicopter, even a monster truck! These compelling introductions help young readers explore different modes of transportation. Carefully leveled text and vibrant photos engage young… View →

 
Cover: I Love Hermit Crabs

Bumba Books ® — Pets Are the Best

Whether they have their own pets or simply wish they did, young readers love learning about all kinds of pets. Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about the basic traits and needs of each type of pet. Critical thinking questions and a photo… View →

 
Cover: A Visit to the Museum

Bumba Books ® — Places We Go

What are the important places that make up a community? Explore the fire station, the library, the zoo, and many more fun places, through carefully leveled text and vivid pictures. The helpful photo glossary and age-appropriate critical thinking questions offer excellent tools for all… View →

 
Cover: Football Time!

Bumba Books ® — Sports Time!

Get ready for sports time, with these bright introductions to favorite sports. Carefully leveled text and fresh, vibrant photos engage young readers in learning about the basic rules and aspects of each sport. Age-appropriate critical thinking questions and a photo glossary help build… View →

 
Cover: My Clothes, Your Clothes

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Alike and Different

Explore the ways in which people and cultures are similar and how they’re unique in the Alike and Different series, part of the Cloverleaf Books™ collection. Diverse young narrators explore similarities and differences among people and cultures by… View →

 
Cover: Let's Meet a Dentist

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Community Helpers

So many people help out in our communities! In these books, young students talk with different community helpers to find out what they do, what skills and training they need, and how their work benefits people in the community. View →

 
Cover: Carter's Christmas

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Fall and Winter Holidays

It’s time to celebrate! Learn how and why fall and winter holidays are celebrated through the eyes of a young narrator. These nonfiction picture books feature kid-friendly text and illustrations to make learning fun! View →

 
Cover: Chelsea's Chinese New Year

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Holidays and Special Days

Learn the history behind the days people celebrate in the Holidays and Special Days series. Each book follows a young narrator through the process of preparing for and celebrating a special event. View →

 
Cover: Ella Earns Her Own Money

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Money Basics

Learn how to be wise about money! These simple, engaging stories present basic financial literacy concepts for young readers, such as saving, spending, borrowing, and comparison shopping, and lay the foundation for a lifetime of money smarts. View →

 
Cover: Sofia's First Day of School

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Off to School

Engaging stories with straightforward plots follow characters as they experience the firsts of going to school. From riding the bus and navigating the lunch line to celebrating the 100th day, each book uses a friendly voice to tell the stories of relatable, diverse characters. Perfect… View →

 
Cover: Why Are There Stripes on the American Flag?

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Our American Symbols

Why are a bird, a song, the flag, and certain monuments important symbols for the United States? What do they represent? Inquisitive young students explore American symbols through field trips, classroom visitors, and lots of questions! Join in to learn the history, significance, and fun… View →

 
Cover: This Is My Country

Cloverleaf Books ™ — Where I Live

Follow diverse characters as they guide readers through their neighborhood, town, state, country, and continent. Each engaging storyline highlights key features of where people live, and fact boxes reinforce comparisons between different places. The fun stories and charming art in these… View →

 
Cover: Crayola ® Science of Color

Crayola ® Colorology ™

This charming Crayola® series is a celebration of color in our world—how new colors are discovered, the role color plays in cultures around the world, and what color does in nature and in art. Readers will explore the red of Chinese New Year, how darks and lights work together in… View →

 
Cover: What's Your Story, Helen Keller?

Cub Reporter Meets Famous Americans

Cub Reporter is on a mission. He’s interviewing famous people from US history to find out what made them so special. Using classic journalistic questions—who, what, when, where, why, and how—he’ll uncover the story of how these people made a difference. Readers will join Cub… View →

 
Cover: Hotheads: An Inside Out Story

Disney Learning Everyday Stories

Favorite Disney and Pixar characters invite readers to explore core social and emotional topics. Engaging narratives and charming art will immerse readers in the world of beloved characters. View →

 
Cover: Presidents' Day

First Step Nonfiction — American Holidays

These content-rich resources give readers an understanding of why and how we celebrate our national holidays. A simple timeline in the back of each book clarifies how the holiday started and evolved, while a fast-facts section provides interesting details from history and today. View →

 
Cover: Clothing

First Step Nonfiction — Basic Human Needs

This delightful series teaches students about everyone’s basic human needs. Colorful photographs support vocabulary as students learn about communities and the needs we all share. Supports social studies curriculum. View →

 
Cover: Being Fair

First Step Nonfiction — Citizenship

This series highlights essential character values that help people get along and be good citizens. Simple text and photographs offer concrete examples, while bulleted lists in the back of each book provide ideas for how readers can achieve these traits at home and at school. View →

 
Cover: Living in Urban Communities

First Step Nonfiction — Communities

Introduce young readers to the types of communities around them. Colorful photographs support the simple text and illustrate the similarities and differences of living in urban, suburban, and rural communities. These books support key curriculum standards for the primary grades. View →

 
Cover: Police Station

First Step Nonfiction — Community Buildings

Give beginning readers a peek inside community buildings and familiarize them with the objects and people commonly found there. Color photos directly correspond to the simple text on each page. View →

 
Cover: Reuse

First Step Nonfiction — Conservation

Create a classroom of conservationists! Each of these simple books examines way students can help conserve resources in their community. The simple text and corresponding photographs will support students as they learn about these important concepts. View →

 
Cover: What Is Citizenship?

First Step Nonfiction — Exploring Government

This set in the trusted First Step Nonfiction brand explains how government works, what its basic functions are, and how it affects our daily lives. From elections to citizenship, these titles will help young readers understand the key concepts of government. Bright… View →

 
Cover: Happy

First Step Nonfiction — Feelings

Students will relate to the feelings addressed in these picture-filled books. Simple language familiarizes students with the written forms of words they already know, while teaching about the cause-and-effect relationships that evoke certain emotions. View →

 
Cover: Globes

First Step Nonfiction — Geography

This series teaches beginning readers about geography, introducing maps, globes, and simple geography terms. Color photos support each concept. View →

 
Cover: What Is Government?

First Step Nonfiction — Government

This social studies series explores the concepts of government in relation to students’ family, school, community, and country. Broad concepts are introduced using simple explanations and familiar examples. View →

 
Cover: Above and Below

First Step Nonfiction — Location

Students will learn key vocabulary words to describe the locations of objects. Repetition and color photographs reinforce vocabulary terms. View →

 
Cover: Map My Neighborhood

First Step Nonfiction — Map It Out

In this series, students learn how to read a variety of maps, from a map of North America down to a map of furniture in a room. Simple text introduces map features, including a compass and legend key. View →

 
Cover: Saving Money

First Step Nonfiction — Money

Covering the basic principles of money, commerce, and economics, these titles teach readers that everything has a comparative value. Simple examples—such as earning an allowance or selling lemonade—show ways that money is used in society. View →

 
Cover: How I Do My Homework

First Step Nonfiction — Responsibility in Action

This easy-reading series gives examples of how young people can show responsibility. Simple, straightforward text helps beginning readers understand what a process is and teaches them sequencing vocabulary. View →

 
Cover: Fire Safety

First Step Nonfiction — Safety

This series offers early emergent readers an introduction to safety topics and describes precautions they can take to stay safe in various situations. Color photographs of children their own age along with corresponding text encourage students to practice making healthy and safe decisions. View →

 
Cover: Dance Is Fun!

First Step Nonfiction — Sports Are Fun!

Create reading success in students—and inspire a love of fitness and physical activity—with these fun introductions to six common co-curricular activities. Vibrant color photos correspond directly with each page’s simple text to reinforce concepts and vocabulary. View →

 
Cover: Transportation Then and Now

First Step Nonfiction — Then and Now

Historical and modern-day photographs interspersed throughout these books clearly illustrate how aspects of daily life change over time, while simple text shows readers how to compare and contrast ideas. Timelines in the back of each book give readers perspective by listing key… View →

 
Cover: Holidays

First Step Nonfiction — We Are Alike and Different

Discover the similarities in our differences and the differences in our similarities! This series shows readers how people live in their local communities. By focusing on everyday topics, students will be encouraged to compare and contrast their own experiences. View →

 
Cover: Where Is My Home?

First Step Nonfiction — Where Am I?

Explore geographical concepts of location through this information-rich series. Aerial views and maps supplement other photographs to help readers understand the different ways one can express a location—from one’s home to one’s town, state, country, and continent. Fun facts… View →

 
Cover: Doctor

First Step Nonfiction — Work People Do

This beginning reader series describes the job duties of familiar occupations. Vibrant color photos correspond directly with each page’s simple text to reinforce concepts and vocabulary. View →