Award winning author Seymour Simon continues his fantastic journey through the human body with this stunning new addition. In Bones, youngsters will discover the amazing facts about the two hundred and six bones that make up their skeletons, ranging from the smallest, most intricate bones in their feet and hands to the largest, strongest bones in their legs. Blending spectacular full-color photographs and clear, concise text, BONES offers an intriguing look at human body.
CLIMATE ACTION: WHAT HAPPENED AND WHAT WE CAN DO
Meet the young activists who are using their voices and minds to fight climate change.
Did you know that the past five years have been the hottest ever recorded? Or that over seven million people participated in the global Climate Strike? We’re facing a very real problem, but there’s hope.
Everyone is affected by climate change. Reading Climate Action: What Happened and What We Can Do is the perfect introduction not only to the dramatic effects of climate change, but to the solutions. Learn how our behavior and actions have led us to this point, hear from kids around the world dealing with extreme storms, wildfires, and sea level rise, and discover what scientists, youth activists, and ordinary citizens are doing to protect their communities.
Divided into eight sections for easy browsing and with over fifty photographs, captions, charts, and graphs, this nonfiction book is an excellent choice to share in the classroom and for homeschooling for kids ages 6 and up.
Also includes a glossary to supplement the text, author’s note, and index.
Climate Action is the latest of Seymour Simon’s nonfiction science books. His books are regularly honored by the National Science Teacher’s Association.
Join award-winning science writer Seymour Simon as he investigates the many characteristics and behaviors of one of the world’s most beloved animals: the elephant!
From their ancient relatives, woolly mammoths and mastodons, to their amazingly versatile trunks and strong ivory tusks, elephants are some of the most fascinating animals on Earth. They are remarkably intelligent, demonstrate self-awareness, and feel familiar emotions like compassion and grief.
With clear, simple text and stunning full-color photographs, readers will learn all about the largest land animals in the world!
Perfect for young scientists’ school reports, this book includes an author’s note, a glossary, and an index and supports the Common Core State Standards.
ICEBERGS AND GLACIERS
In this updated and revised edition of Icebergs & Glaciers, award-winning science writer Seymour Simon gives readers an in-depth look at how icebergs and glaciers have shaped our rivers, mountains, and earth, as well as the effect climate change is having on them and our planet.
With fascinating facts and breathtaking full-color photographs, readers will learn all about how these huge masses of ice are formed, how they move, and why they are essential to our planet.
This updated edition includes:
stunning full-color photographs
- a list of websites and additional reading sources
Supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards.
Dive into the wonderful world under the sea with Sea Creatures, a gorgeous informational picture book from award-winning science writer Seymour Simon!
Ranging from tiny single-celled creatures to the larger-than-life whales, the ocean is filled with life. Some sea animals live in the darkest depths of the ocean, while others live close to sunlight. From camouflage to way of communicating to existing symbiotically, sea creatures are some of the most adaptable animals on Earth.
With clear, simple text and stunning full-color photographs, readers will explore the deep blue sea and meet all types of aquatic friends.
This book includes an author’s note, a glossary, and an index and supports the Common Core State Standards.