"What on earth would we do with a bouncy dog like Clarence in New York City?" asks Mrs. Logan. That's easy. If you know Clarence, you know he's at home everywhere - even in the biggest city in the world. While Mrs. Logan takes over a dress shop, Brian, Sis, and Clarence take over New York. Who else but Clarence the TV dog could bring fame to an unknown restaurant, capture a wild beast, or trap a ring of thieves?
Tells how hurricanes form, how scientists study them, and how they have affected the United States throughout this century. [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts in grades 4-5 at http://www.corestandards.org.]
A fascinating look at the life of a remarkable woman and the unsolved mystery surrounding her disappearance during her attempt to fly around the world in 1937.
Young reptile fans will be fascinated with the explanation of how snakes find and kill their prey. Poisonous snake enthusiasts will be delighted with two pages about rattlesnakes in this simple and readable explanation of an inherently interesting subject.
This book is all about mummies. They help us learn about ancient civilizations, whether they come from Egypt, Peru, China, or anywhere else in the world.
May 18, 1980, 8:32 A. M. : An earthquake suddenly triggered an avalanche on Mount St. Helens, a volcano in southern Washington State. Minutes later, Mount St. Helens blew the top off its peak and exploded into the most devastating volcanic eruption in U. S. history. What caused the eruption? What was left when it ended? What did scientists learn in its aftermath? In this extraordinary photographic essay, Patricia Lauber details the Mount St. Helens eruption and the years following. Through this clear accurate account, readers of all ages will share the awe of the scientists who witnessed both the power of the volcano and the resiliency of life.<P><P> Newbery Medal Honor book
All of the people who came to the Americas many thousands of years ago walked across the Bering Land Bridge between Siberia and Alaska. Right? Wrong! Some early Americans did come that way, but tantalizing evidence shows that many did not. Young readers are invited to come along with Pat Lauber as she explores what new evidence is being found and what it means for one of history's most intriguing mysteries.