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Discusses the controversial viewpoints regarding genetic engineering.

Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
Product ID: ABD9781604538441
Grades: Grades 6 - 8
Level(s): Middle School
Pages: 112
File Size: 1.94 MB
Whiteboard Compatible: Yes (Level 1)
ISBN (Digital Book): 9781604538441
ISBN (Physical Book): 9781604530575




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    Do You Love Me features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a licensed psychologist to help preteen and teen girls make healthy decisions about dating and relationships. Topics include peer pressure, crushes, teen pregnancy, sexuality, and first dates. Throughout the book, Talk About It questions encourage discussion. Additional resources, a glossary, and an index are also included. Do You Love Me will leave readers feeling confident to make smart, healthy decisions when it comes to dating.


     
  • Cool Leaf Lettuce from Garden to Table: How to Plant, Grow, and Prepare Lettuce by Katherine Hengel (Cool Garden to Table series) (eBook) cover

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    Cool Leaf Lettuce from Garden to Table: How to Plant, Grow, and Prepare Lettuce by Katherine Hengel (Cool Garden to Table series) (eBook)

    With this title kids not only learn how to grow their own leaf lettuce in containers, but how to prepare it to eat too! Step-by-step planting, care and harvesting tips give the beginning gardener a good basic understanding of the growing process. Delicious recipes from lettuce sushi rolls to a berry vinaigrette salad, with step-by-step photos bring their homegrown vegetable to the table to share with others! Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


     
  • Terrific Tabbies by Katherine Hengel (Cat Craze series) (eBook) cover

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    24 Pages, Grades K - 4
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    Terrific Tabbies by Katherine Hengel (Cat Craze series) (eBook)

    This title takes the popular feline Tabbies, and colorfully presents their facial features, body basics, personalities and more! Readers will learn the four main Tabby coats, Mackerel, Spotted, Classic and Ticked. This book even includes a checklist to help readers decide if a cat is right for them. Illustrations reveal interesting details about how the Tabby cat was named after the French name for a type of silk. Readers both young and old will find this informative book worthwhile! Also included is a comprehension quiz and glossary. Super SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company


     
  • How to Analyze the Works of Martin Luther King Jr. by Rosa Boshier (Essential Critiques series) (eBook) cover

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    112 Pages, Grades 6 - 12
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    How to Analyze the Works of Martin Luther King Jr. by Rosa Boshier (Essential Critiques series) (eBook)

    This title explores the creative works of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Works analyzed include "Letter from a Birmingham Jail," "Beyond Vietnam," "Where Do We Go From Here?," and "I Have a Dream." Clear, comprehensive text gives background biographical information of King. The "You Critique It" feature invites readers to analyze other creative works on their own. A table of contents, timeline, list of works, resources, source notes, glossary, and an index are also included. Essential Critiques is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


     
  • Cool Eyewitness Encounters by Esther Beck (Cool CSI series) (eBook) cover

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    32 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Cool Eyewitness Encounters by Esther Beck (Cool CSI series) (eBook)

    Secure the scene and gather up your eyewitnesses! This cool title introduces readers to the art of crime scene investigations and the scientific method. Each book includes step-by-step directions on how to conduct experiments and tests. Readers will complete a variety of activities, from memory and hearing tests to questioning eyewitnesses during an investigation. When the readers are done with this investigative and intriguing title, their "CSI" journal will be full of problem-solving information, and they'll be thinking like real investigators!


     
  • Cool Written Records by Esther Beck (Cool CSI series) (eBook) cover

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    32 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Cool Written Records by Esther Beck (Cool CSI series) (eBook)

    Secure the scene and gather up your eyewitnesses! This cool title introduces readers to the art of crime scene investigations and the scientific method. Each book includes step-by-step directions on how to conduct experiments and tests. Readers will complete a variety of activities, from analyzing someone's handwriting to determining the type of ink and paper used. When the readers are done with this investigative and intriguing title, their "CSI" journal will be full of problem-solving information, and they'll be thinking like real investigators!


     
  • Cool Tomatoes from Garden to Table: How to Plant, Grow, and Prepare Tomatoes by Katherine Hengel (Cool Garden to Table series) (eBook) cover

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    32 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Cool Tomatoes from Garden to Table: How to Plant, Grow, and Prepare Tomatoes by Katherine Hengel (Cool Garden to Table series) (eBook)

    With this title kids not only learn how to grow their own tomatoes in containers, but how to prepare them to eat too! Step-by-step planting, care and harvesting tips give the beginning gardener a good basic understanding of the growing process. Delicious recipes from crispy caprese sandwich melt to tomato pie bake , with step-by-step photos bring their homegrown food to the table to share with others! Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


     
  • Plessy v. Ferguson: Segregation and the Separate but Equal Policy by David Cates (Landmark Supreme Court Cases series) (eBook) cover

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    Plessy v. Ferguson: Segregation and the Separate but Equal Policy by David Cates (Landmark Supreme Court Cases series) (eBook)

    The US Supreme Court is the head of the judicial branch of the federal government. It is the highest court in the land, with thousands of cases appealed to it every year. One of those history-making cases was Plessy v. Ferguson, which decided the constitutionality of "separate but equal" policies in 1896. Readers will follow this case from beginning to end, including the social and political climates that led up to it and the effects it had after the court made its ruling. Major players and key events are discussed, including Homer Plessy and the Citizens' Committee, and their fight against Louisiana's separate train cars law. Compelling chapters and informative sidebars also introduce Dred Scott v. Stanford, the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln, slavery, the Emancipation Proclamation, the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth amendments, Reconstruction, the Freedman's Bureau, Jim Crow laws, Booker T. Washington, W.E.B. DuBois, the NAACP, and Brown v. Board of Education. Plessy v. Ferguson addressed segregation and racism. This landmark Supreme Court case changed the course of US history and shaped the country we live in. Landmark Supreme Court Cases is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


     
  • at as in cat by Mary Elizabeth Salzmann (Word Families series) (eBook) cover

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    at as in cat by Mary Elizabeth Salzmann (Word Families series) (eBook)

    Introduces, in brief text and illustrations, the use of the letter combination "at" in such words as "cat," "hat," "flat," and "that."


     
  • United States Today: 1968–Present (eBook) cover

    United States Today: 1968–Present (eBook)

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    United States Today: 1968–Present (eBook)

    Step back momentarily in time and explore the United States from the late sixties to the present day. Learn about the most timely issues of the United States with well-researched, clearly written informational text, primary sources with accompanying questions, charts, graphs, diagrams, timelines, and maps, multiple prompts, and more. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


     
  • Cool Physical Evidence by Esther Beck (Cool CSI series) (eBook) cover

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    32 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Cool Physical Evidence by Esther Beck (Cool CSI series) (eBook)

    Secure the scene and gather up your eyewitnesses! This cool title introduces readers to the art of crime scene investigations and the scientific method. Each book includes step-by-step directions on how to conduct experiments and tests. Readers will complete a variety of activities, from lifting fingerprints to analyzing known and unknown substances. When the readers are done with this investigative and intriguing title, their "CSI" journal will be full of problem-solving information, and they'll be thinking like real investigators!


     
  • Loss of Biodiversity by David M. Barker (Essential Issues series) (eBook) cover

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    Loss of Biodiversity by David M. Barker (Essential Issues series) (eBook)

    This title examines one of the world's critical issues, the loss of biodiversity. Readers will learn the historical background of this issue leading up to its current and future impact on society. The evolution of new species, speciation, and extinction are discussed in detail, as well as types of biodiversity and biological examples of each. Also covered are causes of extinction, such as natural catastrophes, over hunting, over harvesting, habitat loss, and global warming, and the preservation measures, conservation organizations, and legislation intended to slow down and control the loss of biodiversity. Engaging text, informative sidebars, and color photographs present information realistically, leaving readers with a thorough, honest interpretation of the loss of biodiversity. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Issues is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


     
  • Cool Green Beans from Garden to Table: How to Plant, Grow, and Prepare Green Beans by Katherine Hengel (Cool Garden to Table series) (eBook) cover

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    32 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Cool Green Beans from Garden to Table: How to Plant, Grow, and Prepare Green Beans by Katherine Hengel (Cool Garden to Table series) (eBook)

    With this title kids not only learn how to grow their own green beans in containers, but how to prepare them to eat too! Step-by-step planting, care and harvesting tips give the beginning gardener a good basic understanding of the growing process. Delicious recipes from spicy sesame green beans to cheddar pecan green bean casserole, with step-by-step photos bring their homegrown vegetable to the table to share with others! Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


     
  • Home Sweet Cave by Mary Elizabeth Salzmann (Animal Homes series) (eBook) cover

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    24 Pages, Grades PK - 3
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    Home Sweet Cave by Mary Elizabeth Salzmann (Animal Homes series) (eBook)

    This informative title explores what a cave is and the various types that are used by animals. Large photographs are used to show the different animals that dwell in caves like bats, olms, spiders, cavefish and more. Each page spread has a simple sentence followed by facts about the animal. The title also includes a comprehension quiz and glossary. SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


     
  • Kenya by Bob Italia (The Countries series) (eBook) cover

    Kenya by Bob Italia (The Countries series) (eBook)

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    Kenya by Bob Italia (The Countries series) (eBook)

    Brief text explores the history, geography, government, cities, recreation, and people of Kenya.


     
  • What Lives in the Desert? by Oona Gaarder-Juntti (Animal Habitats series) (eBook) cover

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    24 Pages, Grades K - 4
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    What Lives in the Desert? by Oona Gaarder-Juntti (Animal Habitats series) (eBook)

    This book includes an overview of deserts as well as a map showing where they are located. Beautiful, rich, oversized photos enhance the pages along with basic information and an additional factoid about the specific animals living in deserts.


     
  • What Lives in the Rain Forest? by Oona Gaarder-Juntti (Animal Habitats series) (eBook) cover

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    24 Pages, Grades K - 4
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    What Lives in the Rain Forest? by Oona Gaarder-Juntti (Animal Habitats series) (eBook)

    This book includes an overview of rain forests as well as a map showing where they are located. Beautiful, rich, oversized photos enhance the pages along with basic information and an additional factoid about the specific animals living in rain forests.


     
  • Forces and Motion in the Real World by Kathleen M. Muldoon (Science in the Real World series) (eBook) cover

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    Forces and Motion in the Real World by Kathleen M. Muldoon (Science in the Real World series) (eBook)

    Forces and motion are everywhere! This book uses real-world examples to bring the concepts of force and motion to life in an approachable way. Clearly-written text draws in readers with concrete examples involving familiar, everyday things, from the Hubble Telescope to a game of tug-of-war. The book covers the history of and key figures in the understanding of force and motion, including Galileo, Albert Einstein, and Stephen Hawking. Major concepts covered include Newtons Laws of Motion, friction, gravity, electromagnetism, weight, and momentum. Full-color photos, a glossary, an index, sidebars, primary source documents, and other creative content enhance the book. It also includes prompts and activities that directly engage students in developing the reading, writing, and critical thinking skills promoted by the Common Core standards. This well-researched title has a credentialed content consultant and aligns with Common Core and state standards. Core Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


     
  • Cool Optical Illusions: Creative Activities that Make Math and Science Fun for Kids! cover

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    32 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    Cool Optical Illusions: Creative Activities that Make Math and Science Fun for Kids!

    Discover secret math and science tricks to creating art! This title introduces young readers to the sciences, with a creative twist. Math and science educational pages are interspersed with cool optical illusion activities that offer practical application


     
  • Let's Cook with Apples!: Delicious and Fun Apple Dishes Kids Can Make by Nancy Tuminelly (Super Simple Recipes series) (eBook) cover

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    32 Pages, Grades PK - 4
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    Let's Cook with Apples!: Delicious and Fun Apple Dishes Kids Can Make by Nancy Tuminelly (Super Simple Recipes series) (eBook)

    Make cooking super simple with these Super Simple Recipes. This book features a delicious main ingredient kids will love, apples! With step-by-step instructions on how to make the easy and tasty recipes like crispy apple chips and sassy apple salsa, young cooks will jump at the chance to prepare their favorite food in new ways. Includes measuring guides and tools and ingredients lists to help enhance early learning. Super SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


     
  • Signs of Summer by Colleen Dolphin (Signs of the Seasons series) (eBook) cover

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    24 Pages, Grades PK - 3
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    Signs of Summer by Colleen Dolphin (Signs of the Seasons series) (eBook)

    The Playmakers series introduces young readers to their current heroes on and off the field. Kevin Durant: NBA Superstar summarizes Kevin Durant 's life and career to date. Informative text examines his career highlights thus far and draws attention to his accomplishments beyond the court. Short, informative sidebars add to the engaging, easy-to-read text, making Playmakers a hit for any reader in your library! SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


     
  • Gleeful Goats by Colleen Dolphin (Farm Pets series) (eBook) cover

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    24 Pages, Grades K - 3
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    Gleeful Goats by Colleen Dolphin (Farm Pets series) (eBook)

    This playful title features a popular farm pet that kids know and love, chickens! Beautiful photography and animal facts precede a rhyming story with custom illustrations. Early readers will enjoy the bouncy story that flows throughout the book. This title closes with a list of interesting chicken facts and a quick quiz. SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


     
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    Firefighter's Tools (eBook)

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    24 Pages, Grades K - 4
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    Firefighter's Tools (eBook)

    Professional tools are used every day all around us. Help early readers interested in tools learn more about Firefighter’s Tools! This image-packed title features colorful pictures, simple sentences, and labeled photos of tools used by Firefighters. Understanding each tool is made easy with simple definitions and in-use photos that will show kids how a fire engine, fire hose, rescue tools and turnout gear works. Get ready to work on learning with the More Professional Tools Series! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Super SandCastle is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


     
  • William McKinley by Megan M. Gunderson (The United States Presidents series) (eBook) cover

    William McKinley by Megan M. Gunderson (The United ...

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    40 Pages, Grades 3 - 6
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    William McKinley by Megan M. Gunderson (The United States Presidents series) (eBook)

    The United States president preserves, protects, and defends the U.S. Constitution. Each president's term influences events in American and around the world for years to come. This biography introduces young readers to the life of William McKinley, beginning with his childhood in Niles and Poland, Ohio. Information about McKinley's education at Allegheny College and Albany Law School and his early career as a teacher and a lawyer is discussed. In addition, his family and personal life are highlighted. Easy-to-read text details McKinley's military service in the Twenty-third Ohio Volunteer Infantry and the Battle of Antietam during the American Civil War and his political career as prosecuting attorney of Stark Country, Ohio, a congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he supported the Pendleton Civil Service Act and the Dependent Pension Act, sponsored the McKinley Tariff Act, and served on the Committee on Revision of the Laws and as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and governor of Ohio. Finally, students will explore key events from Republican president McKinley's administration, including the Spanish-American War, the expansion of U.S. territory to include the Hawaiian Islands, part of the Samoa Islands, and Wake Island, his support of the Dingley Tariff Act and the Gold Standard Act, providing troops during the Boxer Rebellion, and finally his assassination by Leon F. Czolgosz at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York. Beautiful graphics showcase the primary source documents and photographs. A timeline, fast facts, and sidebars help put essential information at students' fingertips. In addition, a quick-reference chart provides easy access to facts about every U.S. president.


     
  • The Prince Left His Prints by Amanda Rondeau (Homophones series) (eBook) cover

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    24 Pages, Grades K - 3
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    The Prince Left His Prints by Amanda Rondeau (Homophones series) (eBook)

    Photographs and simple text introduce homophones, words that sound alike but are spelled differently and have different meanings.