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Connecting the 21st Century to the Past: What Makes America America? (2000-the p

by Michelle Quinby

The United States' boundaries have expanded over the centuries--and at the same time, Americans' ideas about their country have grown as well. The nation the world knows today was shaped by centuries of thinkers and events. But some things have not changed. The basic framework of the American nation was laid out by the Founding Fathers in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. Over the years, these have remained basically the same. The U.S. economic system has grown--but it too is much the same. So is America's system of voting and elections. As you learn about how these important parts of the United States work in the twenty-first century, you will come to better understand what makes America the nation that it is.

Connections Reading Program: Adventuring Grade 3

by Macmillan Staff

Macmillan Connections Reading Program textbook

Connections with the Land

by Wright Group/McGraw-Hill

NIMAC-sourced textbook

The Constitution

by Christine Taylor-Butler

This book is all about the Constitution of United States of America -- the oldest and shortest in the world.

The Contagious Colors of Mumpley Middle School

by Rodolfo Montalvo Fowler Dewitt

Something strange is happening to the sixth grade--and it's up to student scientist Wilmer Dooley to crack the case in this fast-paced novel full of humor and mystery. If there's one important thing Wilmer Dooley's dad always says, it's this: "Where are my car keys?" Okay, maybe not that. He also says: "Observe " Wilmer has always known that the greatest science comes from the keenest observations. So when he observes his classmates looking a little green. . . and orange. . . and chartreuse-fuchsia polka-dotted. . . he knows that it's up to him to find the cause of this mysterious illness--and the cure. But with his arch nemesis, Claudius Dill, hot on his heels; the eagle-eyed biology teacher, Mrs. Padgett, determined to thwart his plans; and a host of fluorescent classmates bouncing off the walls at increasingly dangerous speeds, can Wilmer prove he has what it takes to save the sixth grade from a colorful demise before it's too late?

The Contest (Everest #1)

by Gordon Korman

Four kids. One mountain. They come from all across America to be the youngest kid ever to climb Everest. But only one will reach the top first. The competition is fierce. The preparation is intense. The challenge is breathtaking. When the final four reach the higher peaks, disaster strikes -- and all that separates the living from the dead is chance, bravery, and action.

Context Clues: Reading Comprehension Activities (Reading Level 3.5 - 5.0)

by Edupress

Reinforce critical reading skills with a diverse range of classroom activities! Detailed teacher instruction pages. Leveled reading passages and reproducible activities. Individual, small-group and whole-class activities.

Convergence (The Zodiac Legacy #1)

by Stan Lee Andie Tong Stuart Moore

Stan Lee presents a brand new, magical, super-powered adventure! When twelve magical superpowers are unleashed on the world, a Chinese-America teenager named Steven will be thrown into the middle of an epic global chase. He'll have to master strange powers, outrun super-powered mercenaries, and unlock the mysterious powers of the Zodiac.

The Cookcamp (Alida #1)

by Gary Paulsen

Told through the eyes of a 5-year-old boy, this is a story of adventure and discovery in a cookcamp located in the Canadian woods during World War II.<P> When?: World War II<P> Where?: A cookcamp in the Canadian woods<P> Why?: He's not really sure. <P> One summer, a 5-year-old boy goes to live with his grandmother in a cookcamp. The camp is home to 9 men who are building a road through the woods. The boy misses his mother, but at the same time the camp becomes home--a special home where he learns to spit and rides the tractor. It's a wonderful summer, but then he lets slip to his grandmother about "Uncle Casey" and she writes seven letters to his mother. Seven letters that she mails "good and hard." A short while later, the boy returns home.

Cool Chapter Books 3-Book Collection

by Various Katherine Applegate Dan Gutman Macky Pamintuan Brian Biggs Jim Paillot Nate Ball

This collection is perfect for anyone looking to try out three bestselling series that are fun, easy-to-read, loaded with humor and art, and just right for young independent readers. In includes:Roscoe Riley Rules #1: Never Glue Your Friends to Chairs: If the kids can't sit still for the class performance, Roscoe's teacher could be in big trouble. Fortunately Roscoe has a plan to save her--a super, mega, gonzo plan! What could go wrong?My Weird School #1: Miss Daisy Is Crazy!: In this first book in the outrageously funny series that has reached millions of readers around the world, second-grade teacher Miss Daisy is in over her head. She doesn't even know how to add or subtract! But the kids have other things on their minds. Principal Klutz has promised that if they read a million pages in books, they can turn the school into a video-game arcade for one whole night!Alien in My Pocket #1: Blast Off!: When a four-inch-tall alien crash-lands through Zack McGee's bedroom window, Zack is sure he's about to become the first victim in a new War of the Worlds. But when the alien turns out to have weapons that are more ticklish than terrifying, Zack realizes that rather than protect the world from the alien it's up to him to protect the alien in his pocket from the world.

Cool Down

by Cassie Waters

As summer ends, a new poolside friendship is formed--one that could lead to trouble--in this addition to a tween series that puts drama in the deep end.Labor Day is just around the corner. Swim team is over, and many of the Riverside Swim Club regulars have gone away for the last days of summer. And some kids are returning from their summer vacations--kids like Nikki Angelo. Nikki is just the kind of funny and carefree friend Christina is looking for now that Grace has shown her true colors, and it isn't long before Christina and Nikki become super close. But when Nikki starts bending the rules, Christina starts getting into major trouble. Will Christina realize who her real friends are before it's too late?

Cool Jobs for Handy Helpers: Ways to Make Money Doing Home Services

by Pam Scheunemann

Kids want to make money! This fun and creative title introduces young readers to the idea of working in a format that is easy to read and use. From cleaning the house to gift wrapping, this book contains kid-tested projects that will have children earning money--and loving it! Instructions and photographs guide kids through the process of business plans, safety, marketing, gathering customer information, and providing a product or service. Background information, materials lists, and additional ideas provide a fun and organized approach to the world of work! Checkerboard is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Cool Jobs for Kids Who Like Kids: Ways to Make Money Working with Children

by Pam Scheunemann

Kids want to make money! This fun and creative title introduces young readers to the idea of working in a format that is easy to read and use. From play groups to crafts, this book contains kid-tested projects that will have children earning money--and loving it! Instructions and photographs guide kids through the process of business plans, safety, marketing, gathering customer information, and providing a product or service. Background information, materials lists, and additional ideas provide a fun and organized approach to the world of work! Checkerboard is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Cool Jobs for Super Sales Kids: Ways to Make Money Selling Stuff

by Pam Scheunemann

Kids want to make money! This fun and creative title introduces young readers to the idea of working in a format that is easy to read and use. From garage sales to bake sales, this book contains kid-tested projects that will have children earning money--and loving it! Instructions and photographs guide kids through the process of business plans, safety, marketing, gathering customer information, and providing a product or service. Background information, materials lists, and additional ideas provide a fun and organized approach to the world of work! Checkerboard is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Cool Jobs for Yard-Working Kids: Ways to Make Money Doing Yard Work

by Pam Scheunemann

Kids want to make money! This fun and creative title introduces young readers to the idea of working in a format that is easy to read and use. From weeds to snow, this book contains kid-tested projects that will have children earning money--and loving it! Instructions and photographs guide kids through the process of business plans, safety, marketing, gathering customer information, and providing a product or service. Background information, materials lists, and additional ideas provide a fun and organized approach to the world of work! Checkerboard is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Cool Jobs for Young Entertainers: Ways to Make Money Putting on an Event

by Pam Scheunemann

Kids want to make money! This fun and creative title introduces young readers to the idea of working in a format that is easy to read and use. From carnivals to haunted houses, this book contains kid-tested projects that will have children earning money--and loving it! Instructions and photographs guide kids through the process of business plans, safety, marketing, gathering customer information, and providing a product or service. Background information, materials lists, and additional ideas provide a fun and organized approach to the world of work! Checkerboard is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Cool Jobs for Young Pet Lovers: Ways to Make Money Caring for Pets

by Pam Scheunemann

Kids want to make money! This fun and creative title introduces young readers to the idea of working in a format that is easy to read and use. From dog walking to pet accessories, this book contains kid-tested projects that will have children earning money--and loving it! Instructions and photographs guide kids through the process of business plans, safety, marketing, gathering customer information, and providing a product or service. Background information, materials lists, and additional ideas provide a fun and organized approach to the world of work! Checkerboard is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Cool Jump-Rope Tricks You Can Do!

by David Fisher

Learn the Coolest Tricks from "The World's Best Rope Jumper.*" *Ripley's Believe It or Not!Guinness World Record holder David Fisher is going to change the way you think about rope jumping. Cool Jump-Rope Tricks You Can Do! will teach you over 100 cool skills and tricks like the Houdini, Cat's Cradle, and the Pretzel. Even if you have never picked up a rope before, you'll be saying, "I DID IT!" over and over again. - It's like a private lesson from the world's best rope jumper! Each skill is presented with helpful hints, personal notes, step-by-step photos, and simple, clear instructions kids can use to master the tricks. Fisher also covers practical topics like selecting the right type and length of rope, the best jumping surfaces, warming up, proper jumping form, making mistakes, and safety. -- Once your kids learn the basic skills and tricks in this book, there will be no end to the number of tricks they can learn and make up on their own or with friends. That's why this book will motivate your kids to stay in shape year-round (indoors and out).

Cool Zone with the Pain and the Great One

by Judy Blume James Stevenson

THE PAIN AND the Great One hardly agree on anything. But deep down, they know they can count on each other, especially at school, where it often takes two to figure things out. Like when that first baby tooth falls out on the school bus. Or when an unwanted visitor on Bring Your Pet to School Day needs to be caught. Or worst of all, when a scary bully says you're burnt toast. On days like these it can feel good not to go it alone. (And don't forget Fluzzy the cat, who knows a thing or two himself.)From the Hardcover edition.

Cooling

by Patricia Whitehouse

Part of the Read and Learn collection, the books in the Investigations series explore the forces and motions involved in familiar activities and include experiments for children to try out.

The Copernicus Archives #1: Wade and the Scorpion's Claw

by Tony Abbott

The quest for the relics continues. Travel deeper into the mysterious world of the Copernicus Legacy with the Copernicus Archives: exciting, fast-paced novellas that get you close to the characters and the heart of the adventure.Wade and the Scorpion's Claw picks up right where The Copernicus Legacy: The Forbidden Stone left off, with the Kaplan family seeking the next Copernicus relic. Now Wade, the curious, analytical, yet starry-eyed member of the group, leads the chase for another relic through the busy streets of San Francisco while on the run from one of Galina Krause's most treacherous henchmen.Perfect for fans of Rick Riordan and Ridley Pearson, Wade and the Scorpion's Claw continues the thrilling Copernicus Legacy quest and brings one of the characters into the spotlight.Supports the Common Core State Standards

The Copernicus Archives #2: Becca and the Prisoner's Cross

by Tony Abbott

Travel deeper into the mysterious world of the Copernicus Legacy with the Copernicus Archives: exciting, fast-paced novellas that get you close to the characters and the heart of the adventure.The Copernicus Archives #2: Becca and the Prisoner's Cross is studious language expert Becca's thrilling first-person account of the next stop in the Kaplans' perilous journey. As Becca and her family race through London, it's up to Becca to make sense of the strange time blackouts she's experiencing before the evil Teutonic Order beats them to the next relic. Or worse, hurts the people she loves.Perfect for fans of Rick Riordan and Ridley Pearson, Becca and the Prisoner's Cross continues the thrilling Copernicus Legacy quest and brings one of the characters into the spotlight.Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts

The Copernicus Legacy: The Forbidden Stone

by Tony Abbott Bill Perkins

Bestselling author Tony Abbott's epic new middle-grade series the Copernicus Legacy begins with The Forbidden Stone, a thrilling adventure packed with puzzles, intrigue, and action.Wade, Lily, Darrell, and Becca fly from Texas to Germany for the funeral of an old family friend. But instead of just paying their respects, they wind up on a dangerous, mind-blowing quest to unlock an ancient, guarded secret that could destroy the fate of the world.Fans of Rick Riordan and Ridley Pearson will love this first book in an exciting series that takes the reader all over the globe in a race to find pieces of a mysterious hidden past--before it's too late.Supports the Common Core State Standards.

The Copernicus Legacy: The Golden Vendetta

by Tony Abbott

Filled with pulse-pounding action and cryptic codes, The Golden Vendetta is the third engrossing book in bestselling author Tony Abbott's cloak-and-dagger series for young readers.It's been two months since the Kaplan family hunted down the Serpens relic, but when the evil Galina Krause suddenly and violently reappears, Wade, Darrell, Lily, and Becca have no choice but to face her again. Now they must race to find an artifact said to be crafted by Leonardo da Vinci himself--perhaps the strangest Guardian of all. Along the way, they uncover another layer to Galina's sinister endgame . . . and there might not be enough time to stop it.Fans of Rick Riordan and Ridley Pearson will love this adventurous series.Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts

The Copernicus Legacy: The Serpent's Curse

by Tony Abbott Bill Perkins

Bestselling author Tony Abbott returns with the next book in the Copernicus Legacy series, a globe-trotting adventure packed with more riddles, puzzles, and secret histories. The hunt for Copernicus's first relic sent Wade, Darrell, Lily, and Becca to the far reaches of the world and put them in serious danger. But they never imagined Sara Kaplan--Darrell and Wade's mother--would be kidnapped by the conniving Galina Krause. Now they must race the evil Teutonic Order to find the Serpens relic and rescue Sara before it's too late.Filled with suspense and action, fans of Rick Riordan and Ridley Pearson will love this epic series, which supports the Common Core State Standards.

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