February 23 2009 More New Books


Volcanoes
No force of nature is as powerful as a volcano. Volcanic eruptions have shaped Earth, changed the climate, and wiped out whole cities. Today, there are about 1,500 active volcanoes on Earth. But even a sleeping giant can rumble back to life at any time - with devastating effects. In this book, you'll get a look at how volcanoes form, the damage they cause when they blow their tops, and what scientists are doing to predict future eruptions. Lexile 810
Publisher: Weekly Reader Publishing Product ID: WRP9781433918582 Grade(s): 5 - 8 Level(s): Intermediate, Middle School ISBN: 9781433918582

Tsunamis and Floods
Life on Earth could not exist without water. But water is also responsible for some of the worst natural disasters. The massive waves of a tsunami can wipe out everything in their path. Floods can wash away homes and crops and leave whole cities underwater. In this book, you'll see what causes tsunamis and floods, the damage they bring, and how scientists are working to protect people from these powerful forces of nature! Lexile 810
Publisher: Weekly Reader Publishing Product ID: WRP9781433918575 Grade(s): 5 - 8 Level(s): Intermediate, Middle School ISBN: 9781433918575

Tornadoes
Fierce, whirling winds make tornadoes the most powerful storms on Earth. Twisters can strike at any time or any place around the world. Without warning, they can wipe out entire towns in a matter of minutes. In this book, you'll see why tornadoes are totally twisted, how they happen, what damage they cause, and how to stay safe from one! Lexile 760
Publisher: Weekly Reader Publishing Product ID: WRP9781433918568 Grade(s): 5 - 8 Level(s): Intermediate, Middle School ISBN: 9781433918568

Hurricanes
Hurricanes are some of the deadliest storms on Earth. The worst hurricanes bring heavy rains, damaging winds, and powerful waves. A hurricane can reshape a coastline and destroy entire cities. In this book, you'll get a look at how hurricanes form, the destruction they cause, and what to do if one strikes your area! Lexile 770
Publisher: Weekly Reader Publishing Product ID: WRP9781433918551 Grade(s): 5 - 8 Level(s): Intermediate, Middle School ISBN: 9781433918551

Earthquakes
Nothing shakes up our planet quite like an earthquake. Earthquakes can rattle the ground from let to right, front to back, or even up and down. Most are too light to be felt. The rare, powerful earthquakes are the ones that people don't forget. In this book, you'll get a groundbreaking look at earthquakes: how and why they happen, what damage they cause, and what do if the big one strikes! Lexile 790
Publisher: Weekly Reader Publishing Product ID: WRP9781433918544 Grade(s): 5 - 8 Level(s): Intermediate, Middle School ISBN: 9781433918544

Blizzards and Winter Storms
No force of nature can paralyze a huge area quite like a big winter storm. Howling winds and steady snowfall can be a dangerous mix. Wintry weather can shut down roads and businesses and trap people in their homes. In this book, you'll get a look at how winter storms form and how they wreak havoc in different parts of the world. Lexile 790
Publisher: Weekly Reader Publishing Product ID: WRP9781433918537 Grade(s): 5 - 8 Level(s): Intermediate, Middle School ISBN: 9781433918537

February 23 2009 New Books


The Olympics
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918643 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781433918643
The Olympic Games bring together the best athletes from every corner of the planet. This book celebrates the heroes who have shined the brightest on sports' biggest stage - including the 1980 U.S. hockey team, snowboarder Shaun White, and swimming champion Michael Phelps. Read and find out what it takes to go for the gold! Lexile 720
Grades: 5 - 8

Baseball
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918599 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781433918599
In baseball, one swing of the bat can be the difference between winning and losing. Those are the moments when great teams and great players shine. This book highlights baseball's magical moments - from Joe DiMaggio's epic hitting streak to the Boston Red Sox miracle comeback in the 2004 playoffs. You may never watch baseball the same way again! Lexile 720
Grades: 5 - 8

Football
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918636 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781433918636
In football, one big play can be the difference between winning and losing. Those are the moments when great teams and great players shine. This book highlights football's fearless leaders and most amazing games - from the overtime thriller that launched the modern NFL to the New York Giants' miracle 2008 Super Bowl win. You may never watch football the same way again! Lexile 730
Grades: 5 - 8

Basketball
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918605 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781433918605
In basketball, one shot or one big defensive play can be the difference between winning and losing. Those are the moments when great teams and great players shine. This book celebrates basketball's best - from Wilt Chamberlain's 100-point game to LeBron James's amazing 2007 playoff run. You may never watch basketball the same way again! Lexile 710
Grades: 5 - 8

Clutch Performers
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918629 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781433918629
What makes a champion? The greatest athletes love the pressure of the big game. They are at their best during those intense moments. This book highlights the athletes who rise to the top when the stakes are highest - including Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan, and Derek Jeter. You can't get into game until you know what makes them tick! Lexile 740
Grades: 5 - 8

Classic Rivalries
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918612 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781433918612
To true sports fans, there is nothing quite like a good rivalry. The most heated rivalries have created magical moments - and generations of loyal fans. The book explores the very best feuds - including Red Sox and Yankees, Duke and North Carolina, and Ohio State and Michigan. What makes these rivalries so intense? Read and find out! Lexile 750
Grades: 5 - 8

February 17 2009 New Books


What Happens at an Aquarium?
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918827 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781433918827
Join Buddy, every first-grader's favorite Weekly Reader pal, as he goes behind the scenes at interesting real-life places where people do interesting real-life work. What Happens at an Aquarium? takes readers inside an aquarium to meet the many workers - from the aquarists who care for the water animals to the guides who tell people all about these amazing creatures. F & P Level H / Lexile 370
Grades: K - 2

What Happens at an Amusement Park?
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918810 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781433918810
Join Buddy, every first-grader's favorite Weekly Reader pal, as he goes behind the scenes at interesting real-life places where people do interesting real-life work. What Happens at an Amusement Park? takes readers inside an amusement park to meet the many workers who help a dad and his daughter enjoy a day of fun. F & P Level G / Lexile 340
Grades: K - 2

What Happens at an Airport?
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918803 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781433918803
Join Buddy, every first-grader's favorite Weekly Reader pal, as he goes behind the scenes at interesting real-life places where people do interesting real-life work. What Happens at an Airport? takes readers inside an airport to meet the many workers who help a mom and her son go up, up, and away! F & P Level H / Lexile 300
Grades: K - 2

What Happens at a Zoo?
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918766 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781433918766
Join Buddy, every first-grader's favorite Weekly Reader pal, as he goes behind the scenes at interesting real-life places where people do interesting real-life work. What Happens at a Zoo? takes readers inside a real zoo to see the many people who work there - from zookeepers who care for the animals to the guides who greet people. F & P Level G / Lexile 310
Grades: K - 2

What Happens at a Vet's Office?
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918797 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781433918797
Join Buddy, every first-grader's favorite Weekly Reader pal, as he goes behind the scenes at interesting real-life places where people do interesting real-life work. What Happens at a Vet's Office? lets readers see firsthand how a vet and other workers help care for a young girl's dog. F & P Level H / Lexile 330
Grades: K - 2

What Happens at a TV Station?
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918780 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781433918780
Join Buddy, every first-grader's favorite Weekly Reader pal, as he goes behind the scenes at interesting real-life places where people do interesting real-life work. What Happens at a TV Station? takes readers inside a TV station where a talent show is being taped. F & P Level H / Lexile 280
Grades: K - 2

What Happens at a Supermarket?
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918773 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781433918773
Join Buddy, every first-grader's favorite Weekly Reader pal, as he goes behind the scenes at interesting real-life places where people do interesting real-life work. What Happens at a Supermarket? takes readers inside a supermarket to meet the workers who help people get their groceries. F & P Level H / Lexile 410
Grades: K - 2

What Happens at a Party Store?
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918759 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781433918759
Join Buddy, every first-grader's favorite Weekly Reader pal, as he goes behind the scenes at interesting real-life places where people do interesting real-life work. What Happens at a Party Store? takes readers inside a real store to see how the staff helps a mom and her son put together a great birthday party. F & P Level H / Lexile 350
Grades: K - 2

What Happens at a Museum?
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918742 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781433918742
Join Buddy, every first-grader's favorite Weekly Reader pal, as he goes behind the scenes at interesting real-life places where people do interesting real-life work. What Happens at a Museum? takes readers inside a real museum to see how workers get dinosaur bones ready for exhibit. F & P Level H / Lexile 410
Grades: K - 2

What Happens at a Magazine?
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918735 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781433918735
Join Buddy, every first-grader's favorite Weekly Reader pal, as he goes behind the scenes at interesting real-life places where people do interesting real-life work. What Happens at a Magazine? takes readers inside Buddy's own magazine - Weekly Reader - to see how it is made. F & P Level G / Lexile 220
Grades: K - 2

What Happens at a Crayon Factory?
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918711 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781433918711
Join Buddy, every first-grader's favorite Weekly Reader pal, as he goes behind the scenes at interesting real-life places where people do interesting real-life work. What Happens at a Crayon Factory? takes readers inside an actual factory to see how crayons are made. F & P Level H / Lexile 380
Grades: K - 2

What Happens at a Horse Farm?
from Weekly Reader Publishing
WRP9781433918728 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781433918728
Join Buddy, every first-grader's favorite Weekly Reader pal, as he goes behind the scenes at interesting real-life places where people do interesting real-life work. What Happens at a Horse Farm? takes readers inside a real horse farm to see how the owner cares for and trains horses. F & P Level H / Lexile 370
Grades: K - 2

February 17 2009 Specials


101 Social Studies Activities
from Teaching and Learning Company
ETLC10262 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781429111812
101 Social Studies Activities for Curious Kids is a unique collection of easy and enjoyable writing activities designed to stimulate social awareness, creative thinking and self-expression in children ages six and older. Embracing the author's if it's fun, kids will do it educational philosophy, this book lets children explore the fundamental nature of community by getting them to write about what they know best - themselves. Divided into five critical social science strands - Relationships, Rules and Responsibilities; Traditions and Celebrations; Days Gone By; My Community; and The Global Village - this book uses simple directions and descriptive written examples to lead children through 101 timeless activities that will help them to establish important connections between past, present and future.
Grades: 3 - 6

Activities Plus Grade 1
from Milliken Publishing
EMP3343 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781429108911
Activities Plus-Grade 1 presents a whole year's worth of activities in one book! This teaching resource guide contains a multitude of classroom-tested activities and worksheets which will enable you to provide review, reinforcement, and enrichment of the basic skills taught at the first grade level. Whether you are an experienced teacher or homeschooler, or just getting started, the wealth of materials found in this guide are certain to enhance your instruction. Language arts, social studies, science, and mathematics activities are presented in individual sections for your convenience. Each activity includes a stated purpose and a list of necessary materials, many of which are readily available or can be easily obtained.
Grades: 1

Amazing Facts About Mammals
from Mark Twain Media
MTM404052EB (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781580377447
Featured are creatures from North and South America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the ocean, and the farm! Puzzles, logic problems, and scientific mysteries are also included to pique student interest.
Grades: 5 - 9

Prepare & Practice for Standardized Tests Grd 3
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR2893 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781420628937
This series takes advantage of the latest research related to standardized testing. It prepares not only students, but also teachers and parents, for successful testing experiences. Each book in the series presents test-taking strategies and anxiety-reducing tips. The practice tests cover grade-specific, standards-based content. The test questions are similar in style to those found in current standardized tests. There's no magic in these books. They're not fancy. But they offer the very best preparation for making the most of testing and getting results that accurately measure what each student knows.
Grades: 3

Read Reflect Respond A (Student Workbook) (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSA0005I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599054353
This series is especially designed to quickly improve your student's ability to understand and retain what they read. The A to D organization of the workbooks provides progressively challenging activities ranging from simple recall to evaluations requiring higher-order thinking skills taught earlier. Equally appropriate as a refresher course for on-level students or as primary instruction for struggling students.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: 5 - 12

The Bigger Better Daily Plan Book (Enhanced eBook)
from Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
EMC5409I (Early Childhood, Primary, Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781596739550
The Bigger Better Daily Plan Book Safari Edition contains 39 small-group planning and weekly lesson-plan pages in a convenient column format. Also included are free downloadable photos.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more.
Grades: PK - 6

The Time Machine: LitPlan Teacher Pack
from Teacher's Pet Publications
TPP259D (Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781602491106
A foundation of materials for teaching a work of literature, LitPlan Teacher Packs™ from Teacher's Pet Publications have everything you need for a complete unit of study. Download, print, and teach. Developed and used by respected teaching professionals, these manuals incorporate the IRA/NCTE standards with practical, proven methods of teaching and assessing students' learning on a variety of levels. The straight-forward format of the manuals makes them useful for whole-class book study, lit circles or book groups, tutoring, and independent study projects. Includes study questions, quizzes, unit tests, daily lessons, vocabulary, writing assignments, activities & games, review materials, and more - more materials than you will be able to use in one unit - all organized, planned, and ready-to-teach.
Grades: 8 - 10

February 15 2009 New Books


Appreciating Differences
from Teaching and Learning Company
ETLC10013 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781429111119
This unique resource includes a well-rounded collection of activities to help teachers instill in their students a sensitivity and appreciation toward others. Acknowledging that multicultural education is more than ethnicity, Appreciating Differences provides an inclusive and effective approach in teaching about physical, social, economic or the myriad other differences in today's world. Included are writing activities, games, art experiences, surveying and graphing skills, and expermenting with other languages and ways of communicating. In learning to appreciate differences, children can learn to make a positive difference.
Grades: 3 - 6

Beyond Hands-On
from Teaching and Learning Company
ETLC10067 (Early Childhood, Primary)
ISBN: 9781429111225
This book goes beyond hands-on to minds-on learning wirh fresh and fascinating tips and techniques for using color, scent, taste, sound and touch to stimulate the process. Psychologists, scientists and buinesses have been utilizing this research on cognition for years. Now you can put these proven techniques to practical use in your classroom with the ideas and activities in this book.
Grades: K - 3

Calendar Crafts
from Teaching and Learning Company
ETLC10489 (Early Childhood, Primary)
ISBN: 9781429113113
Here is a crafty collection of creative art projects and simple recipes organized to celebrate each month of the year. From party bags to puppets to pumpkinsÑthese are fun and easy projects your kids will love to make throughout the year!
Grades: PK - 2

C-A-R-E Project
from Teaching and Learning Company
ETLC10305 (Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781429112000
Every time a heart-wrenching display of violence in the schools or an appalling act of childhood aggression achieves its '15 minutes of fame' in the media, we all shake our heads in dismay, despair over what should have been done and feel deeply grateful that it happened somewhere else. But, of course, there's no guarantee. These things can and do happen anywhere. And it is not what we do after, but what we can do before that matters. Teaching our children, in the early grades, about resolving conflicts is an urgently needed step in that direction.
Grades: 1 - 4

Aesop's Opposites
from Teaching and Learning Company
ETLC10424 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781429112680
Each story concentrates on one pair of opposites and includes instructions for interaction by the class as a whole. ÊAesop's Opposites includes The Tortoise and the Hare (A Stop and Go Story), The Fox and the Crow (A Left and Right Story) and The Milkmaid and Her Pail (An On and Off Story). ÊThe moral of this story? ÊThere's never been a fresher or more entertaining way to teach opposites.
Grades: 1 - 3

ABC Seek and Spell
from Teaching and Learning Company
ETLC10557 (Early Childhood, Primary)
ISBN: 9781429113397
Each lesson in this book focuses on one letter of the alphabet and includes a delightful seek-and-find puzzle along with an accompanying worksheet. Students are asked to find objects in the puzzle that start with the letter and then complete spelling activities using those same words.
Grades: K - 3

25 Reproducible Literature Circle Role Sheets
from Teaching and Learning Company
ETLC10141 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781429111508
Literature circles are student-centered book discussion groups in which each student has a role for which he or she is responsible. ÊLiterature circles accomodate a wide variety of reading levels and allow for differentiated instruction.
Grades: 4 - 8

21st Century Writing
from Teaching and Learning Company
ETLC10393 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781429112543
Creative activities to provide students with writing experiences in order to improve their writing skills. They'll learn how to revise and rewrite, edit, organize their thoughts and have fun as they improve their craft.
Grades: 5 - 8

February 11 2009 New Books


Learn & Explore: The American Presidency
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593392314 (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781593398439
The American Presidency is a thorough and interesting review of the people who have held the office from George Washington to Barack Obama. Each presidential profile includes a detailed biography, the president’s signature, who served as vice president, a profile of the first lady, and timelines. Other information describes the Presidential Election Process, Cabinet, White House, election results, the presidential flag, and the presidential seal history. With over 175 images, 43 timelines, and 33 world events maps, The American Presidency provides a rich journey through U.S. history.
Grades: 5 - 9

Britannica Guide to the Islamic World
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398491 (Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781845298197
Exploring the beliefs, history and politics of Islam, The Britannica Guide to the Islamic World is a clear and unbiased reference resource, compiled by experts in the field. It introduces the ideas as well as the places at the centre of one of the most important religions of our time. Founded in the seventh century by the prophet Mohammed, Islam has now spread across the world and every culture. Exploring Islamic history, beliefs and scriptures, it will be an invaluable and comprehensive guide to Muslim faith. In addition, the Guide reveals the role that Islam plays today including the conflict in the Middle East, the rise of Islamism, and the divisions between the Sunni and Shi'ite sects. As the Islamic World becomes the focus of politicians and the media, it is more important than ever to have a reliable and accurate introduction to this controversial topic.
Grades: 6 - 12

Britannica Guide to India
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398477 (Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781845298203
An ancient culture and a new economic power in the world India in the twenty-first century stands on the verge of being one of the world's newest superpowers with a population of 1.1 billion. In the sixty years since its independence, it has transformed into a modern nation with limitless resources - yet it is also a nation of extremes. It is a people with 15 official languages, over 166 million mobile phone users, and an economy that spans from traditional village farming to the cutting edge of new technology. From the snowy mountains of the Himalayas to the tropical waters of Kerala, India is the 6th most popular tourist destination in the world. This guide is the perfect introduction for the reader who wants to know more than the guide books and gain a deeper understanding of India's history and culture as well as the key sites to visit.
Grades: 6 - 12

Britannica Ilustrated Science Library: Weather and Climate
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398644 (Intermediate, Middle School)
Weather and Climate, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that is correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-8. The Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science, and physical science in 16 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly explains it through detailed and powerful graphics-more than 1,000 per volume-that turn complex subjects into information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and an index.
Grades: 5 - 8

Britannica Ilustrated Science Library: Volcanoes and Earthquakes
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398637 (Intermediate, Middle School)
Volcanoes and Earthquakes, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that is correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-8. The Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science, and physical science in 16 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly explains it through detailed and powerful graphics-more than 1,000 per volume-that turn complex subjects into information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and an index.
Grades: 5 - 8

Britannica Ilustrated Science Library: Universe
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398613 (Intermediate, Middle School)
The Universe, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that is correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-8. The Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science, and physical science in 16 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly explains it through detailed and powerful graphics-more than 1,000 per volume-that turn complex subjects into information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and an index.
Grades: 5 - 8

Britannica Ilustrated Science Library: Technology
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398750 (Intermediate, Middle School)
Technology, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that is correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-8. The Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science, and physical science in 16 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly explains it through detailed and powerful graphics-more than 1,000 per volume-that turn complex subjects into information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and an index.
Grades: 5 - 8

Britannica Ilustrated Science Library: Space Exploration
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398767 (Intermediate, Middle School)
Space Exploration, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that is correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-8. The Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science, and physical science in 16 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly explains it through detailed and powerful graphics-more than 1,000 per volume-that turn complex subjects into information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and an index.
Grades: 5 - 8

Britannica Ilustrated Science Library: Rocks and Minerals
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398620 (Intermediate, Middle School)
Rocks and Minerals, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that is correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-8. The Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science, and physical science in 16 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly explains it through detailed and powerful graphics-more than 1,000 per volume-that turn complex subjects into information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and an index.
Grades: 5 - 8

Britannica Ilustrated Science Library: Reptiles and Dinosaurs
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398699 (Intermediate, Middle School)
Reptiles and Dinosaurs, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that is correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-8. The Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science, and physical science in 16 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly explains it through detailed and powerful graphics-more than 1,000 per volume-that turn complex subjects into information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and an index.
Grades: 5 - 8

Britannica Ilustrated Science Library: Plants, Algae and Fungi
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398668 (Intermediate, Middle School)
Plants, Algae, and Fungi, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that is correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-8. The Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science, and physical science in 16 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly explains it through detailed and powerful graphics-more than 1,000 per volume-that turn complex subjects into information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and an index.
Grades: 5 - 8

Britannica Ilustrated Science Library: Mammals
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398712 (Intermediate, Middle School)
Mammals, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that is correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-8. The Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science, and physical science in 16 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly explains it through detailed and powerful graphics-more than 1,000 per volume-that turn complex subjects into information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and an index.
Grades: 5 - 8

Britannica Ilustrated Science Library: Invertebrates
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398675 (Intermediate, Middle School)
Invertebrates, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that is correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-8. The Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science, and physical science in 16 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly explains it through detailed and powerful graphics-more than 1,000 per volume-that turn complex subjects into information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and an index.
Grades: 5 - 8

Britannica Ilustrated Science Library: Human Body II
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398736 (Intermediate, Middle School)
The Human Body II, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that is correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-8. The Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science, and physical science in 16 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly explains it through detailed and powerful graphics-more than 1,000 per volume-that turn complex subjects into information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and an index.
Grades: 5 - 8

Britannica Ilustrated Science Library: Human Body I
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398729 (Intermediate, Middle School)
The Human Body I, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that is correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-8. The Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science, and physical science in 16 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly explains it through detailed and powerful graphics-more than 1,000 per volume-that turn complex subjects into information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and an index.
Grades: 5 - 8

Britannica Ilustrated Science Library: Fish and Amphibians
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398682 (Intermediate, Middle School)
Fish and Amphibians, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that is correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-8. The Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science, and physical science in 16 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly explains it through detailed and powerful graphics-more than 1,000 per volume-that turn complex subjects into information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and an index.
Grades: 5 - 8

Britannica Ilustrated Science Library: Energy and Movement
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398743 (Intermediate, Middle School)
Energy and Movement, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that is correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-8. The Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science, and physical science in 16 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly explains it through detailed and powerful graphics-more than 1,000 per volume-that turn complex subjects into information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and an index.
Grades: 5 - 8

Britannica Ilustrated Science Library: Birds
from Encyclopaedia Britannica
ECB9781593398705 (Intermediate, Middle School)
Birds, is one book in the Britannica Illustrated Science Library Series that is correlated to the science curriculum in grades 5-8. The Britannica Illustrated Science Library is a visually compelling set that covers earth science, life science, and physical science in 16 volumes. Created for ages 10 and up, each volume provides an overview on a subject and thoroughly explains it through detailed and powerful graphics-more than 1,000 per volume-that turn complex subjects into information that students can grasp. Each volume contains a glossary with full definitions for vocabulary help and an index.
Grades: 5 - 8
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February 10 2009 New Books


Freedom Facts and Firsts: 400 Years of the African American Civil Rights Experience
from Visible Ink Press
VIP9781578592319 (High School, Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781578592319
Spanning nearly 400 years from the early abolitionists to the present, this guide book profiles more than 400 people, places, and events that have shaped the history of the black struggle for freedom. Coverage includes information on such mainstay figures as Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and Rosa Parks, but also delves into how lesser known figures contributed to and shaped the history of civil rights. Learn how the Housewives' League of Detroit started a nationwide movement to support black businesses, helping many to survive the depression; or discover what effect sports journalist Samuel Harold Lacy had on Jackie Robinson's historic entrance into the major leagues. This comprehensive resource chronicles the breadth and passion of an entire people's quest for freedom.
Grades: 9 - 12, Staff

Excel for Accountants: Tips, Tricks and Techniques
from CPA911 Publishing
CPA9781932925081 (Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781932925081
Accounting professionals learn how to get the information they need fast with this guide to Excel features that manipulate and sort financial data. Comprehensive but concise chapters explain how to automate the entry of common business formulas; how to use pivot tables to extract details; how to develop inventory, depreciation, and financial summaries; and how to set up other standard financial calculations.
Grades: Staff

Running QuickBooks 2008 Premier Editions: The Only Definitive Guide to the Premier Editions
from CPA911 Publishing
CPA9781932925098 (Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781932925098
Updated to include information on the latest QuickBooks 2008 and filled with information for accounting professionals who want to provide extra services to clients, this guide teaches business owners and bookkeepers how to use the advanced accounting features, create professional business plans, and analyze and project company performance. Easy-to-follow instructions, coverage of undocumented features, and tons of tips, tricks, and shortcuts are also provided.
Grades: Staff

Running QuickBooks in Nonprofits: The Only Comprehensive Guide for Nonprofits Using QuickBooks
from CPA911 Publishing
CPA9781932925104 (Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781932925104
Providing information on using QuickBooks to track financial data in nonprofit organizations, this book covers all versions of QuickBooks. Management of donors, grants, and pledges, and topics such as allocating expenses to programs, handling donor restrictions, and generating the reports needed for donors and tax returns are covered in detail. In addition to easy-to-follow instructions and tons of tips and workarounds, information on using QuickBooks for fundraising is provided.
Grades: Staff

Running QuickBooks 2009: The Only Definitive Guide to the Premier Editions
from CPA911 Publishing
CPA9781932925128 (Staff Room)
ISBN: 9781932925128
Updated to include information on the QuickBooks 2009 Premier Editions, this reference is filled with information for accounting professionals who want to provide extra services to clients. Business owners and bookkeepers will learn how to use the advanced accounting features unique to the software's Premier Editions to create professional business plans as well as analyze and project company performance. Easy-to-follow instructions, coverage of undocumented features, and tons of tips, tricks, and shortcuts are also provided.
Grades: Staff

Exploring Idioms: A Critical-thinking Resource for Grades 4-8
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0191 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781934338148
Promote fluency and self-expression while developing students' critical-thinking skills. Begin or end the day with one of 120 common American idioms, plus more than 300 idiomatic phrases students can investigate. Definitions, background, examples, and critical-thinking activities allow students to make connections and master this difficult concept. Great for ELL students and state assessment practice.
Grades: 4 - 8

Primary and Perfect: Seasonal and Thematic Projects for K-2 Learners
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0156 (Primary)
ISBN: 9780929895628
Encourage the interactive learning that K-2 students thrive on! Primary & Perfect offers nine months of new seasonal and thematic Bag Ladies projects especially designed for little hands and your K-2 curriculum. An extra set of summer activities makes this book a perfect choice for after school and summer school, too! More than 40 hands-on projects and activities, complete step-by-step instructions with blackline masters, and photographs of the finished projects make it easy and fun to teach to the standards. If you’re a primary teacher, this book is truly perfect for you.
Grades: K - 2

Desigining Teacher Study Groups: A Guide for Success
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0115 (Primary, Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9780929895680
This resource shows you how to design a study group that fits your goals and schedules. Learn how to get your study group started - and keep it going - with tips on everything from how to recruit members, what materials to discuss, and how to generate stimulating dialogue. Included are recipes for tasty snacks to keep your colleagues satisfied, on track, and coming back for more! With a variety of flexible group formats and activities to choose from, you're sure to develop a program of creativity and growth that fits your agenda, no matter how hectic your calendar is.
Grades: K - 8

Virtual Maniac: Silly and Serious Poems for Kids
from Maupin House Publishing
MHP0068 (Primary, Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9780929895437
Virtual Maniac is a book of poetry for every day and every reason. Margriet Ruurs' poem-stories describe familiar feelings, like those you have when you look at shapes in clouds or feel the fall. Readers meet funny characters like Bruce, the almost-always fearless dog; the boy who just can't stop playing video games; and silly Anna-Belle Lou, who makes her hair blue.
Grades: K - 5

February 10 2009 Specials


My Little Rhyme and Write
from Primary Concepts
PRI7002 (Early Childhood, Primary)
ISBN: 9781601841711
Children practice reading, writing, and spelling as they create their own clever rhymes. Blackline masters let you make 15 whimsical, fill-in-the-blank minibooks. Rhyming words use the same spelling patterns to guarantee spelling success.
Grades: K - 2

Rosa Parks (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSA2520I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599055411
Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential people, this series of 64-page biographies focuses on the leaders, scientists, and icons who shaped our world. These people, many from very humble beginnings, changed how the world works.
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more. We also sell the Teacher's Resource Guide that accompanies this biography.
Grades: 5 - 12

Science Fast Facts
from Teaching and Learning Company
ETLC10531 (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781429113243
This book features six sections of cards with each section pertaining to a topic of scientific interest. The cards can be used in any number of ways including trivia games, learning centers and fill-in moments when you need a little something extra in those last few minutes of the day. Easy-to-use and fun for the students, these cards are the perfect way to get students to remember and retain everything they have learned in science class. Simply copy, laminate and cut--you'll be ready to go in minutes!
Grades: 3 - 6

Time
from Milliken Publishing
EMP4067 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781429110433
This workbook provides a variety of fun activities designed to help children understand the concept of time. Emphasis is placed on identifying the position of numerals and hands on a clock face, telling time to the minute, arranging times in sequence, and calculating times before and after given times. The pages are presented in order of difficulty, but may be used in any order which best meets a child's needs. Parents who wish their children to have practice in learning to tell time will find the book as helpful as classroom teachers will find it. The exercises are presented so that a child can work with a minimum of supervision. Additional suggestions for using this book are included on the inside back cover. Answers are included.
Grades: 1 - 3

Valentine's Day
from Compass Point Books
CPB9780756527631 (Primary)
ISBN: 9780756527631
Let's See Library - Holidays Let's celebrate! Take a look at the origins, cultural celebrations, symbolism, and significance of a variety of holidays in these delightful titles.
Grades: 1 - 3

Valentine's Day Activities
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR0788 (Early Childhood, Primary, Intermediate)
ISBN: 9781557347886
Children of all ages have fun preparing for holidays with creative activities and projects. For use at school, in clubs, and at home.
Grades: PK - 6

Valentine's Day Lapbook
from Knowledge Box Central
KBC600212 (Primary, Intermediate, Middle School)
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a hands-on project! This Valentine's Day Lapbook is so much fun! Appropriate for K - 5th grade. Many, Many booklets that teach history and provide games related to Valentine's Day. All templates and instructions included!
Grades: K - 6

February 3 New Books


Prepare & Practice for Standardized Tests Grd 1
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR2891 (Primary)
This series takes advantage of the latest research related to standardized testing. It prepares not only students, but also teachers and parents, for successful testing experiences. Each book in the series presents test-taking strategies and anxiety-reducing tips. The practice tests cover grade-specific, standards-based content. The test questions are similar in style to those found in current standardized tests. There's no magic in these books. They're not fancy. But they offer the very best preparation for making the most of testing and getting results that accurately measure what each student knows.
Grades: 1

Prepare & Practice for Standardized Tests Grd 2
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR2892 (Primary)
This series takes advantage of the latest research related to standardized testing. It prepares not only students, but also teachers and parents, for successful testing experiences. Each book in the series presents test-taking strategies and anxiety-reducing tips. The practice tests cover grade-specific, standards-based content. The test questions are similar in style to those found in current standardized tests. There's no magic in these books. They're not fancy. But they offer the very best preparation for making the most of testing and getting results that accurately measure what each student knows.
Grades: 2

Prepare & Practice for Standardized Tests Grd 3
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR2893 (Primary, Intermediate)
This series takes advantage of the latest research related to standardized testing. It prepares not only students, but also teachers and parents, for successful testing experiences. Each book in the series presents test-taking strategies and anxiety-reducing tips. The practice tests cover grade-specific, standards-based content. The test questions are similar in style to those found in current standardized tests. There's no magic in these books. They're not fancy. But they offer the very best preparation for making the most of testing and getting results that accurately measure what each student knows.
Grades: 3

Prepare & Practice for Standardized Tests Grd 4
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR2894 (Intermediate)
This series takes advantage of the latest research related to standardized testing. It prepares not only students, but also teachers and parents, for successful testing experiences. Each book in the series presents test-taking strategies and anxiety-reducing tips. The practice tests cover grade-specific, standards-based content. The test questions are similar in style to those found in current standardized tests. There's no magic in these books. They're not fancy. But they offer the very best preparation for making the most of testing and getting results that accurately measure what each student knows.
Grades: 4

Prepare & Practice for Standardized Tests Grd 5
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR2895 (Intermediate, Middle School)
This series takes advantage of the latest research related to standardized testing. It prepares not only students, but also teachers and parents, for successful testing experiences. Each book in the series presents test-taking strategies and anxiety-reducing tips. The practice tests cover grade-specific, standards-based content. The test questions are similar in style to those found in current standardized tests. There's no magic in these books. They're not fancy. But they offer the very best preparation for making the most of testing and getting results that accurately measure what each student knows.
Grades: 5

Prepare & Practice for Standardized Tests: Math Grd 7
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR2907 (Middle School)
This series takes advantage of the latest research related to standardized testing. It prepares not only students, but also teachers and parents, for successful testing experiences. Each book in the series presents test-taking strategies and anxiety-reducing tips. The practice tests cover grade-specific, standards-based content. The test questions are similar in style to those found in current standardized tests. There's no magic in these books. They're not fancy. But they offer the very best preparation for making the most of testing and getting results that accurately measure what each student knows.
Grades: 7

Prepare & Practice for Standardized Tests: Language Arts G8
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR2898 (Middle School)
This series takes advantage of the latest research related to standardized testing. It prepares not only students, but also teachers and parents, for successful testing experiences. Each book in the series presents test-taking strategies and anxiety-reducing tips. The practice tests cover grade-specific, standards-based content. The test questions are similar in style to those found in current standardized tests. There's no magic in these books. They're not fancy. But they offer the very best preparation for making the most of testing and getting results that accurately measure what each student knows.
Grades: 8

Prepare & Practice for Standardized Tests: Language Arts G7
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR2897 (Middle School)
This series takes advantage of the latest research related to standardized testing. It prepares not only students, but also teachers and parents, for successful testing experiences. Each book in the series presents test-taking strategies and anxiety-reducing tips. The practice tests cover grade-specific, standards-based content. The test questions are similar in style to those found in current standardized tests. There's no magic in these books. They're not fancy. But they offer the very best preparation for making the most of testing and getting results that accurately measure what each student knows.
Grades: 7

Prepare & Practice for Standardized Tests Grd 6
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR2896 (Middle School)
This series takes advantage of the latest research related to standardized testing. It prepares not only students, but also teachers and parents, for successful testing experiences. Each book in the series presents test-taking strategies and anxiety-reducing tips. The practice tests cover grade-specific, standards-based content. The test questions are similar in style to those found in current standardized tests. There's no magic in these books. They're not fancy. But they offer the very best preparation for making the most of testing and getting results that accurately measure what each student knows.
Grades: 6

Prepare & Practice for Standardized Tests: Math Grd 8
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR2899 (Middle School)
This series takes advantage of the latest research related to standardized testing. It prepares not only students, but also teachers and parents, for successful testing experiences. Each book in the series presents test-taking strategies and anxiety-reducing tips. The practice tests cover grade-specific, standards-based content. The test questions are similar in style to those found in current standardized tests. There's no magic in these books. They're not fancy. But they offer the very best preparation for making the most of testing and getting results that accurately measure what each student knows.
Grades: 8

February 2 2009 Specials


Grammar Minutes (Grade 2)
from Creative Teaching Press
CTP6120 (Primary)
One Hundred Minutes to Better Basic Skills Inspired by the highly popular Math Minutes series, this book features 100 Minutes that cover key areas of grammar instruction for its grade level. Each Minute focuses on a specific grammar skill. Review Minutes are included throughout to provide additional practice.
Grades: 2

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Enhanced eBook)
from Saddleback Educational Publishing
SDLSP08778I (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781599056050
Saddleback Classics were expressly designed to welcome developing readers to the wondrous world of great literature. Each novel, complete in just 80 pages, has been painstakingly adapted to retain the integrity of the original work. Each provides the reader a sense of the author's style and an understanding of the novel's theme. The low reading level assures success and stimulates a desire for further reading. And it goes without saying that the beloved characters and ever popular plots of these masterpieces guarantee a high interest level!
This enhanced eBook gives you the freedom to copy and paste the content of each page into the format that fits your needs. You can post lessons on your class website, make student copies, and more. We also sell the study guide that accompanies this novel.
Grades: 5 - 12

Learning About Cells
from Mark Twain Media
MTM404050EB (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 9781580377461
Students will learn what cells are, the parts of cells, how cells live and reproduce, as well as how to use a microscope to view them. Establishes a dialogue with students to encourage interest and participation in creative and straightforward activities. A vocabulary list and a unit test are also included. Supports NSE standards.
Grades: 4 - 12

Writing Mini-Lessons (Grades 4-6)
from Carson-Dellosa Publishing
CSD2427EB (Intermediate, Middle School)
ISBN: 9781604184921
Address specific issues and skills to help students become better writers. These mini-lessons are divided into three sections to use throughout the year. Students will learn about different writing genres, making decisions about what to write, paragraphing in stories and informational text, self/peer editing, spelling, using commas, and writing to a prompt. Supports the Four-Blocks© Literacy Model.
Grades: 4 - 6

February Daily Journal Writing Prompts
from Teacher Created Resources
TCR3131 (Primary)
ISBN: 9781420631319
Give young writers plenty of practice with Daily Journal Writing Prompts. These valuable resources include ready-to-use journal starters, along with special holiday topics for each month. Word banks are provided to help introduce seasonal vocabulary, and topical prompts give students plenty of writing practice throughout the month.
Grades: K - 2

Daily Discoveries for February: Thematic Learning Activities for Every Day
from Teaching and Learning Company
TLC10467 (Primary, Intermediate, Middle School)
Yet another creative book in the popular Daily Discoveries series! Special days for your students to celebrate in the classroom include: Robinson Crusoe Day, Singing Telegram Day, Magazine Day, Telephone Book Day, Levi Strauss' Birthday, Pizza Pizzazz Day and many more in addition to the familiar ones such as Groundhog Day, Lincoln's Birthday and Valentine's Day. The creative activities can be plugged into your regular curriculum: language arts, social studies, writing, math, science and health, music and drama, physical fitness, art, etc. Your class will look forward to every day of the month when you give them a day to celebrate! Also included are reproducible patterns for writing assignments and art projects as well as lists of correlated books and bulletin board ideas.
Grades: K - 6

Daily Comprehension: February
from Remedia Publications
REM1107 (Intermediate, Middle School, High School)
ISBN: 1561755249
A lesson a day for the entire school year! Each 60-page book offers a different non-fiction story for each day of the month, which was chosen because of its particular significance on that date. These high-interest low-vocabulary stories are followed by hands-on activities designed to improve overall reading comprehension while focusing on specific skills. Best of all, you will never run out of usable activites again! High-interest format.
Grades: 5 - 12
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