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Reference titles for Elementary students with innovative features made famous by DK.
In the Shadow of the Volcano
This is a modern-day adventure of an eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Rosa Carelli, a volcanologist, and her son are caught up in the drama as the volcano re-awakens. The mayor is reluctant to cancel the village festival despite Rosa's warnings of an imminent eruption. The narrative and dialog are fictional, and read like the novels that this age group is just beginning to discover, but the books are filled with nonfiction facts and information about the topic at hand.
Everything you need to know about Dinosaurs
Everything You Need To Know About Dinosaurs is the next in this successful series, introducing prehistoric creatures from the Megatooth Shark to the fearsome T. rex. These books are packed with incredible images, games, and quizzes, and shocking facts to share with friends--everything you could want to find out.
First Dinosaur Encyclopedia
From the first sea mammals to fierce dinosaurs, this inspiring reference book takes students on a fantastic journey into the prehistoric world. Quiz bars on every page make learning interactive and fun.
These books are perfect for elementary and middle grade students who can read alone confidently. The narrative is fictional, but is filled with nonfiction facts and information about the topic at hand. In Horse Club, sisters Emma and Amanda revitalize their school's horseback riding club while also helping out at their family's bakery. This book discusses horse anatomy, breeds, horse care, horseback riding technique, baking recipes, and more.
First Science Encyclopedia
First Science Encyclopedia features spectacular close-up photography and full-color illustration. Students can set out on a journey of discovery and take a truly comprehensive look at the forces and elements that make up our amazing world. Exciting features such as Weird or What boxes and Curiosity Quizzes let students have fun while they learn, and strengthen good research habits.
Fiction and non-fiction titles with audio from DK for early and emerging readers in the classic Eyewitness style.
Munching, Crunching, Sniffing, and Snooping
Munching, crunching, sniffing, and snooping - meet lots of "nosy" animals and learn how they use their special snouts. You'll be amazed at what animals do with their mouths and noses in this Level 2 DK Reader!
John has a special delivery today. But there is trouble ahead. Will he make it on time?
Welcome to China
Welcome to China takes readers on a whirlwind tour of the world's biggest country, taking a look at its people, its landscape, its culture, and how all of these are changing with the times.
Ape Adventures recounts various actual ape-human interactions, highlighting our complex relationship to these fascinating creatures.
A reference series made up of the Eyewitness titles, which typically include labeled photos, fact boxes, and the often imitated DK style.
Eyewitness Endangered Animals takes a look at creatures around the world that are currently threatened with extinction, along with the ways that we can help them survive.
Not only are seashores a popular muse for painters, the stretching seashore is also home to millions of creatures, from crabs to sea lions and sea urchins to puffins. Stunning real-life photographs of lobsters, tide pools, fish, seals, seabirds, and more offer a unique "eyewitness" view of life on the seashore. See a starfish on the move, how a sea urchin disguises itself, a sea anemone catch a prawn, the inhabitants of a tide pool, and fish that change color. Learn how a limpet grips the rock, how a crab grows a new leg, how a prawn becomes invisible, how seabirds catch fish, and how a sea otter sleeps at sea. Discover how long seaweed can grow, why hermit crabs live in secondhand shells, which shells bore holes in solid rock, where a puffin lays its eggs, and much, much more.
An intriguing look at the secrets of the media - the way information is spread by television, radio, newspapers and the Internet. Original photography and lively, informative text illustrate the fascinating story of how people have communicated with each other across cultures and through the ages. See the oldest printed book in existence, the world's smallest camera, a city destroyed in the 1st century reconstructed by virtual reality, and ancient Roman writing implements. Learn the way a modern global advertising campaign is put together, how journalists record news, why propaganda can backfire, and how photographs can lie. Discover the first alphabets, how body language can betray your secret emotions, how cropping a photograph can reverse its meaning, why telepathic communication could soon be commonplace, and much, much more!
Gorrilla, Monkey and Ape
A spectacular and informative guide to the lives of the great apes, monkeys, and other primates. Superb color photographs of gorillas, orangutans, macaques, baboons, lemurs and numerous other primate species offer a unique "eyewitness" look at some of the world's most intelligent animals. See a great silverback gorilla, the monkey with the biggest nose, how gibbons swing through the trees, multicolored marmosets, and a day in the life of a gorilla family. Learn about the knuckle walk, how a tail becomes a hand, why gorillas build nests, which South American monkeys have the loudest call, and how orangutans got their name. Discover why mountain gorillas are endangered, how chimpanzees communicate, why ring-tailed lemurs wave their tails in the air, which monkeys can run like cheetahs and much, much more!
Eyewitness Treasure takes a look at the wide variety of precious objects that have been the seeds of greed, conquest, crime, and adventure over the history of humankind. Read about how these treasures were created, how they were lost, and how they've been uncovered by explorers and scientists.
Reference titles for MS and HS students with innovative features made famous by DK.
Heads Up Psychology
"What is insanity?" "Can we trust our memories?" "Who needs parents, anyway?" The answers to these and many other questions we often ask lie in the world of psychology. It is all around us, influencing advertising, politics, and product development. Using engaging graphics, this book explores the big ideas from all areas of psychology, including psychoanalysis, intelligence, and mental disorders. Heads Up Psychology offers big ideas, simply explained for teen readers.
Encyclopedia of Space
Blast off into space to discover the galaxies and beyond with this out-of-this-world reference. See the Hubble telescope orbiting the Earth, discover the birth of our solar system and follow the search for life on Mars. Packed with practical tips for the amateur astronomer, spectacular images from space, detailed charts and fantastic facts. There are even instructions on building a simple telescope.
Pocket Genius: Animals
From the tiny firefly to the mighty elephant, in Pocket Genius: Animals discover the lives of nearly 200 animals — what they eat, what eats them, where they live and how big they are.
Pocket Genius: Space
From marvelous galleries of The Big Dipper, Little Dipper and other constellations, to in-depth looks at Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune, to the Moons of Jupiter, comets and galaxies-not to mention entries on rockets and spacecraft-this visual encyclopedia opens up the vast and mysterious expanse of space.