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Adjectives (The Magic of Language)

by Ann Heinrichs

What is your favorite kind of book? Is it thick or thin? Long or short? If your favorite books are fun, colorful, and helpful, then this is the right book for you. You will discover the interesting and exciting world of adjectives! Learn what they are, where they go, and how to use them. Adjectives are great!

Adverbs (The Magic of Language)

by Ann Heinrichs

No matter if you read quickly or slowly, or whether you start off grumpily or happily, you will surely have a smile on your face once you've learned about adverbs. This book will help young readers identify adverbs and use them in writing and speaking. Adverbs just make reading more fun!

Afghanistan (A True Book)

by Ann Heinrichs

Ideal for today's young investigative reader, each A True Book includes lively sidebars, a glossary and index, plus a comprehensive "To Find Out More" section listing books, organizations, and Internet sites. A staple of library collections since the 1950s, the new A True Book series is the definitive nonfiction series for elementary school readers.

America the Beautiful: Delaware

by Ann Heinrichs

Look for these special features in this book: SIDEBARS, CHARTS, GRAPHS, and original MAPS expand your understanding of what's being discussed--and also make useful sources for classroom reports. FAQs answer common Frequently Asked Questions about people, places, and things. WOW FACTORS offer "Who knew?" facts to keep you thinking. TRAVEL GUIDE gives you tips on exploring the state--either in person or right from your chair! PROJECT ROOM provides fun ideas for school assignments and incredible research projects. Plus, there's a guide to primary sources--what they are and how to cite them.

America the Beautiful: Montana

by Ann Heinrichs

Welcome to Montana! Mountains, rivers, and plains. A trip through time. Government by the people. Montanans at work. Getting to know Montanans. Let's explore Montana!

America the Beautiful: North Carolina

by Ann Heinrichs

North Carolina Is A Place Of Varied Landscapes. Its mountains are among the tallest and most rugged east of the Mississippi River, and its coastal plains are low and flat. High in the western mountains rises Mount Mitchell. At 6,684 feet (2,037 meters), it's the state's highest point. Hundreds of miles to the east, the land drops down to sea level along the Atlantic coast.

America the Beautiful: West Virginia

by Ann Heinrichs

West Virginia's name perfectly describes its origin. The land that is now West Virginia was once the western part of Virginia. In the 1600s, the Virginia Colony was named for Queen Elizabeth I of England. Since she never married, she was known as the Virgin Queen. When the Civil War (1861-1865) broke out, Virginia seceded, or withdrew, from the Union. But people in Virginia's western counties had a mind of their own. They didn't want to secede. Instead, they formed their own government and called their new state West Virginia.

Ants (Nature's Friends)

by Ann Heinrichs

Introduces distinguishing characteristics, life cycles, and different types of ants.

Australia (Enchantment of the World)

by Ann Heinrichs

In a comprehensive series designed to showcase particular features of a country, this book provides maps, timeline, fast facts, charts, and vivid photographs on Australia.

Bats (Nature's Friends)

by Ann Heinrichs

Describes different types of bats and their physical characteristics, methods of motion, feeding habits, and life cycles. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Bees (Nature's Friends)

by Ann Heinrichs

Describes distinguishing characteristics, life cycles, and different types of bees.

Brazil (Enchantment of the World)

by Ann Heinrichs

In the Enchantment of the World Series designed to showcase particular features of a country, this book presents comprehensive details with a lot of attractive pictures on the history, geography, people and their culture of Brazil.

California

by Ann Heinrichs

Describes the geography, plants and animals, history, economy, language, culture and people of the state of California.

The California Missions

by Ann Heinrichs

Describes the beginning of the Spanish mission system in California, its expansion, and the effects of the missions on the native peoples of that area.

China (A True Book)

by Ann Heinrichs

Ideal for today's young investigative reader, each A True Book includes lively sidebars, a glossary and index, plus a comprehensive "To Find Out More" section listing books, organizations, and Internet sites. A staple of library collections since the 1950s, the new A True Book series is the definitive nonfiction series for elementary school readers.

Cinco de Mayo (Holidays, Festivals, & Celebrations)

by Ann Heinrichs

Viva Mexico! Piñatas, floats, and tasty food all play a role in the holiday that remembers Mexican independence. Kids learn the historical significance behind the festivities and gain an appreciation for the exciting traditions and rich cultural celebrations.

Conjunctions (The Magic of Language)

by Ann Heinrichs

What would we do without conjunctions? We would have no "cookies and milk, " no "ready or not, " and no "slowly but surely. " Reading this book will help young readers learn all about conjunctions and how to use them. No ifs, ands, or buts about it!

De Soto: Hernando De Soto Explores the Southeast (Exploring the World)

by Ann Heinrichs

A biography of the sixteenth-century Spaniard who explored Florida and other southern states, and became the first white man to cross the Mississippi River.

The Dust Bowl

by Ann Heinrichs

Describes how dry, dusty winds and a terrible drought affected farmers and ranchers in the Great Plains for nearly 10 years in the 1930's, labeling the region as the Dust Bowl.

Egypt (Enchantment of the World)

by Ann Heinrichs

The contents include 'Things of Unspeakable Greatness', Desert Life, Governing Egypt, Life and Learning etc.

The Emancipation Proclamation

by Ann Heinrichs

Looks at the political and moral issues that caused President Abraham Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, the 1863 document that freed many slaves, and at the immediate and long-term consequences of his action.

Ethiopia (Enchantment of the World)

by Ann Heinrichs

This book contains Ancient Kingdoms, Rich Traditions, Highlands, Valleys, and Plains, Governing the Republic, The Life of the Spirit of Ethiopia and includes bibliographical references and an index.

Florida

by Ann Heinrichs

Describes the geography, plants and animals, history, economy, language, culture and people of the state of Florida.

Florida

by Ann Heinrichs

In the 'This Land is Your Land' series is presented the details on Florida as to At a Glance, Did You Know, Let's Explore Florida!, State Symbols, State Song, Famous Floridians, Important Dates, Recipe for Florida, Glossary, etc.

French Americans

by Ann Heinrichs

The richness of French American culture has given America some of its most colorful features. French Americans takes students on a trip through the past to learn why some of the French left their homeland to start new lives in the New World.

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