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The Nature Of Matter

by Brett Kelly Christine Caputo Kylee Solari

What is our world made of? The answer is matter. The water you drink and the air you breathe is matter. You are matter, too. Read this book (which is also matter, by the way) to find out about different types of matter and their properties. (Set of 10)

Severe Weather

by Kathy Furgang Brett Kelly

What causes major storms and how can you stay safe when one blows in? Why is it important to have an emergency plan? Read this book to find out how you can predict severe weather conditions and protect yourself against them. (Set of 10)

The Tools of Scientists

by Brett Kelly Ellen Ungaro

A look at the major tools and technologies used to by scientists to measure and observe nature.

Weather on Earth

by Brett Kelly Hilary Maybaum

From temperature to humidity to winds, this book tells you what you need to know about weather. You'll find out what causes weather, how and why it changes, and on what weather predictions are based. Learn how to interpret weather data and make your own weather forecasts! (Set of 10)

Geometry, Student Text

by Inc. Carnegie Learning

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Father, Son, and Donkey; The Miser and His Gold

by Cynthia Swain Mark Corcoran Gerald Kelley

What kind of problems could a father and son have when simply bringing their donkey to market? What will a miser do when someone steals his hidden gold? Read this book to find out.

The Milkmaid and Her Pails; Sun and Wind; The Bundle of Sticks

by Cynthia Swain

Will an enterprising, though daydreaming, milkmaid sell the pails of milk and start her fortune? Who is stronger: Sun or Wind? How will a band of bickering fisherman brothers learn to work together? Read this book to find out.

Hansel and Gretel; Rumpelstiltskin

by Rhody Cohon Stacia Deutsch

Two children lost in the woods find a house made of treats. But it is owned by a witch! An odd little man helps a young woman turn straw into gold for a terrible price. How will they get out of their difficult situations? Read these stories to find out.

Why Mole Lives Underground; The Story of Lightning and Thunder; Why Opossum’s Tail Is Gray

by Antonio Blane Niki Leonidou

Why does a mole with magical powers end up living underground? How were two orphan children responsible for getting lightning and thunder into the sky? What happened to brave opposum that turned his tail gray? Read this book to find out.

Coyote Brings Fire to the People; Iktomi and Muskrat; Raven and Crow’s Potlatch

by Amanda Jenkins Sholto Walker

How will Coyote get fire from the terrible and greedy Skookums? Will Iktomi trick Muskrat, or will Muskrat trick Iktomi? What will lazy Raven do to hardworking Crow so that he stays fed though the winter? Read this book to find out. (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guide and Comprehension Question Card)

Casey Jones, Pecos Bill and Sluefoot Sue

by Dewayne Whiteside Antonio Blane Susan Spellman

What will the famous engineer Casey Jones do to bring the very late train in on time? Will Pecos Bill, the greatest cowboy ever, get Sluefoot Sue, the greatest cowgirl ever, to marry him? Read this book to find out.

Daniel Boone; Sal Fink; Paul Bunyan

by Carol Pugliano-Martin Susan Spellman

A giant bear won't give up wrestling Daniel Boone. A band of pirates has kidnapped Sal Fink. A winding river is keeping Paul Bunyan's freshly-cut logs from getting to the settlers. How will these heroes prevail? Read this book to find out. (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guide and Comprehension Question Card)

Ponce de León and the True Fountain of Youth; Sail On, Columbus!

by Forrest Stone Helen Pavlac

An old man remembers back to when he was a boy and traveled with Juan Ponce de León. A young sailor on the Santa Maria is torn between his loyalty to Admiral Columbus and survival on the sea. What was it like to sail with these famous explorers? Read this book to find out.

Ben Franklin, Apprentice Printer; The Education of Abigail Adams

by Angelo Parra Helen Pavlac

What will teenage Ben Franklin do to get his stories printed in his brother's newspaper? How will a chance meeting with young John Adams change Abigail's attitude toward school and learning? Read this book to find out.

Slow and Steady Wins the Race; Luke and the Books

by Dina Anastasio Amanda Jenkins Lyn Boyer Shawn Byous

Linda and her friends decide to have a race to the cave, but no one wins. What has distracted them? Luke's report on 19th Century settlers is due tomorrow, but the computer has crashed. What will he and the Oak Street kids do? Read this book to find out.

Old Oak Park: For and Against

by Cynthia Swain

Should Oakdale build a new mall on the town park that houses a 300-year-old oak tree, or save the park for future generations? Read the newspaper article that started the controversy. Then read letters to the editor for and against the new mall. Then learn how you can write a persuasive letter about something that is important to you.

Organic Farming: For and Against

by Cynthia Swain

Read the newspaper article about a successful organic farmer. Then read the letters to the editor the article inspired. Finally, learn how you can write a persuasive letter about something that is important to you.

E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial, Star Wars: A New Hope (Readers' and Writers' Genre Workshop Ser.)

by Lucy Forte Cynthia Swain

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Marian Anderson; Frida Kahlo

by Joy Brewster

How did the African American singer Marian Anderson overcome hardships and discrimination to become a world-famous performer? What difficulties did Mexican painter Frida Kahlo suffer through during her life? How is her pain reflected in her art? Read this book to find out.

Pocahontas; Squanto

by Stacia Deutsch Rhody Cohon

How did Pocahontas, a Native American girl, help the Jamestown colony and influence American history? What remarkable adventures did Squanto, a Native American from Massachusetts, have that put him in a unique position to help the Pilgrims? Read this book to find out. (Set of 6 with Teacher's Guide and Comprehension Question Card)

A Trip to Remember

by Tyler Carr Kaitlyn Gonzales Peter Veljovic Bliss Baird

A first-time visit to New York City . . . Exploring a coral reef on a beach in San Diego . . . Discovering family roots in Montenegro . . . Hiking to the top of a mountain in Montana. Read about these kids' memorable trips. Then learn how to write about one of your own trips.

A Joyful Moment

by Katie Shepard Heaven Shivers Charlie Gomez Ethan Van Easteren

Getting good news about a beloved old dog . . . Attending a brother's graduation from the Marines . . . . Summer days on a cousin's farm . . . Helping a friend accomplish a goal. Read about these kids' times of joy. Then learn how to write about one of your own joyful moments.

My Trip to the Galápagos Islands

by Jeannette Sanderson

Jeannette gets her chance to live out a lifelong dream and travel to the Galápagos Islands. What will she find there? Will the trip meet up to her expectations? Read this book to find out.

Atalanta’s Race; King Midas And The Golden Touch; The Flight Of Daedalus And Icarus

by Jeannette Sanderson

Hippomenes challenges Atalanta, the fastest runner in the land, to a life-or-death footrace. Greedy King Midas gets his wish that all he touches turns gold. The imprisoned inventor Daedalus figures a way to fly himself and his son to freedom. But what twists might the gods have in mind for these mortals? Read this book to find out.

The Dog Did My Homework; Bigger

by Greg Van Eekhout Garry Colby

In the future, many animals can talk, and some have jobs. Evan outwits his dog, Bart, to do his homework. Or does he? A space explorer from 24th century Earth is on a mission to bring civilization to the tiny people of planet Tau Ceti. Is bigger really better? Read this book to find the answers.

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