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Reading Wonders is the first and only reading program designed specifically for the Common Core State Standards for Reading/Language Arts.
This book is organized into four units-Life, Physical, Earth, and Human Body sciences.
This book deals with lessons on Cells and Inheriting Traits.
This completely revised comprehensive drafting book for high school includes solid drafting instruction, board drafting techniques, and computer aided drafting techniques. Each chapter provides a large number of practice problems, "Tech Math" incorporating math skills needed for the covered topics, and "Success on the Job" employability skills needed on the job.
Project-based learning prepares students for professional certification with Glencoe Mechanical Drawing: Board and CAD Techniques! Endorsed by the American Design Drafting Association (ADDA), this text includes Prep for ADDA activities. Step-by-step applications, design problems, and drafting problems prepare students for professional excellence and certification. Project-based learning is supported with unit-based projects that integrate technical math and culminate in Build Your Portfolio activities. Help your students get ready for competitive events like the TSA and SkillsUSA with prep activities embedded throughout the content and end-of-chapter assessments. Rigorous academic content is supported, with a special emphasis on math, geometry, and science, with STEM activities. Point-of-use correlations ease possible academic credit application. Extra activities in the Student Edition and workbook help you meet Perkins mandates. The appendix features Math (including algebra and geometry), abbreviations and symbols, pipe symbols, and reference tables (ASME, ANSI, ISO).
This warmly told biography of our sixteenth president is enriched by many authentic but seldom told anecdotes and complemented by bold color illustrations that capture the spirit of Lincoln and his era. From the Trade Paperback edition.
The Malone family counts on sixteen-year-old Mary Fred for her strength, especially with their father away reporting on World War II, but when the star football player takes an interest in her Mary Fred hardly notices how much the family needs her.
The Westwood High baseball team is in its stretch drive for the pennant, but there's trouble at the ball park! Someone wants to buy the park--and it's the only available playing field! Mel must find out who--and why! A rash of robberies in Westwood and a strict but incompetent replacement coach are the only clues that Mel and his friends the Wright twins have to work with. The dramatic discovery they make is a surprise to everyone! Will they solve the mystery in time for the big game?
Suspecting that their friend has been swindled, the Hardy brothers investigate and find themselves on the trail of a much larger criminal operation.
The mysteries and adventure are back and bigger than ever in the second book in the Menagerie trilogy! With the magic of Brandon Mull's Fablehaven and the charm and humor of Carl Hiaasen, The Menagerie #2: Dragon on Trial is perfect for young readers who love myths, fairy tales, and magical creatures.Someone or something has murdered the goose who laid the golden eggs, and the evidence points to a dragon named Scratch. But this mystery won't be that easy to solve. . . . Zoe and Logan are back on the case in another exciting fantasy adventure from authors--and sisters--Tui T. Sutherland (Wings of Fire) and Kari Sutherland.
Walter's parents were killed in an accident. Although he doesn't mention his father, he talks about his mother often. Is she trying to contact him?
Nancy Finds Mischief, Mystery, and Danger -- All Under One Roof! Nancy, Bess, and George have joined the Drews' housekeeper, Hannah Gruen, on a trip to San Francisco. They have come at the invitation of Hannah's friend Rose Green, who has asked their help in renovating a charming old Victorian mansion. But there may be other, uninvited guests as well: visitors from the past...spirits who want the place all to themselves. Nancy suspects that there is another force at work -- greed. According to legend, a fortune in long-lost gold is hidden on the property, and someone is determined to take it. But in a house full of trapdoors and secret tunnels, falling glass and suspicious fires, finding the truth won't be easy. One misstep, and Nancy won't stand a ghost of a chance!
A group of professional detectives challenge Nancy to tackle the mystery that they have failed to solve: find an invaluable message hidden by a missionary centuries ago in a hollow oak tree in Illinois. While searching the woods for the ancient tree, Nancy and her friends live with a group of young archaeologists who are excavating Indian burial mounds on a nearby farm. A shadowy enemy stalks Nancy and harasses everyone at the dig. The young investigator pursues her dangerous adversary to an outlaws' cave, and is threatened when she discovers an unusual treasure. How Nancy, with few clues to go on, solves this complex mystery will thrill all readers. Picture captions present.
The branch of science that deals with "what's up there" is astronomy. Astronomy is the study of the universe. The universe is everything that exists--Earth and all the things in space. The contents of space include the planets, stars, and galaxies.
Mia is getting used to her new family now that her mom is remarried to Eddie and she's gained a new stepbrother, Dan. She's in the groove of going to her dad's house on the weekends, and everything is going pretty well at home and at school. Well, except for Spanish class. Mia's parents and stepfather speak it and she does too--but speaking it and writing it are two different things, and somehow Mia ends up in the hands of the merciless Mrs. Alvarez and almost failing Spanish class. Still, things are so good at home that Mia doesn't want to worry anyone or rock the boat. But when her parents find out--all three of them--she realizes that instead of having two parents, she's lucky enough to have three, and all three of them pitch in to help her. A baker's dozen is a bonus!
Michael Jordan. The name conjures up images of buzzer-beating jump shots, gravity-defying slam dunks, and precision ballhandling. For over a decade, Michael Jordan has been showing the world how the game of basketball should be played. He led his former team, the Chicago Bulls, to six NBA championships and has racked up more awards than any player in recent NBA history. The winner of two Olympic gold medals, a onetime minor-league baseball player, and the most recognized athlete in professional sports today, Michael Jordan continues to make us believe that humans can fly. In this exciting biography, Matt Christopher, the number one sports series for children, goes on the court for an inside look at the triumphs and tragedies, the struggles and statistics, of superstar Michael Jordan.
"Sometimes I'm sad and I don't know why. ... Sometimes I want to talk about all this to someone. ... Sometimes I don't want to talk about it. ..." A compassionate consideration of sadness: how it makes us feel, how it makes us act out. A book for all ages.
Describes the history, geography, ecology, people, economy, cities, and sights of the state of Michigan.
Take a trip across the nation with A Guide to American States. Learn about the people, geography, sports, history, industries, and symbols that make each state unique. Each fact-filled title features maps, timelines, informative charts, profiles of notable people, current census information, and many opportunities for guided research. Engaging text and vivid images provide a fascinating look at this diverse country. A Guide to American States is the ideal resource to help young readers learn about their state and the country as a whole.
As you examine the activities in this book, you may wonder, "Why does this book look so different from other science books I've see?"The reason is simple: it is a different kind of science program, and only some of what you will learn can be seen by leafing through this book!
MICROSOFT VISUAL BASIC 2010: COMPREHENSIVE teaches students the essentials of computer programming using the latest Visual Basic programming language, Visual Basic 2010.
It is the story of the Middle Ages that began with the fall of the Western Roman Empire and it talks about the era's significant features like the weakened economy, lack of strong leadership, power of the Church, growth of cities and the legacy of the Middle Ages.
Have you ever worked on a jigsaw puzzle? Usually a puzzle has a theme that leads you to group the pieces by what they have in common. But until you put all the pieces together you can't solve the puzzle. Studying science is similar to solving a puzzle. The big ideas of science are like puzzle themes. To understand big ideas, scientists ask questions. The answers to those questions are like pieces of a puzzle. Each chapter in this book asks a big question to help you think about a big idea of science. By answering the big questions, you will get closer to understanding the big idea.
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