Cheetahs

PreK-2 ┊ 161 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 161 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Discusses cheetahs, their African habitat, food, and behavior.

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Sorting by Color

PreK-2 ┊ 362 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 362 words, 4 minutes audio time.

Bright red sneakers, green jellybeans, and brown teddy bears – your world is bursting with color. Check out the rainbow of ways to sort things by color.

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Riley Flies a Kite

PreK-3 ┊ 118 words ┊ ?))









PreK-3, 118 words, 2 minutes audio time.

After trying to fly his kite in different places, Riley finally finds the perfect spot.

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The Kids’ Guide to Building Cool Stuff

3-9 ┊ 2972 words ┊ ?))









3-9, 2972 words, 21 minutes audio time.

Do you like to get your hands dirty? Do you enjoy putting stuff together with popsicle sticks and duct tape? If so, then ‘The Kids Guide to Building Cool Stuff’ is right up your alley. From hot dog cookers to homemade kites, you’ll impress your friends and family with all sorts of amazing creations.

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Composting: Nature’s Recyclers

K-4 ┊ 961 words ┊ ?))









K-4, 961 words, 9 minutes audio time.

Dead leaves, food scraps, and grass clippings for lunch? Small animals, fungi, and bacteria called decomposers turn trash into a tasty compost treat. Learn more about compost and how you can use it in your garden or yard.

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Electricity: Bulbs, Batteries, and Sparks

K-4 ┊ 659 words ┊ ?))









K-4, 659 words, 6 minutes audio time.

Find out how electricity and power work. Learn more about electric currents and circuits, and nature’s role in generating power.

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Energy: Heat, Light, and Fuel

K-4 ┊ 579 words ┊ ?))









K-4, 579 words, 5 minutes audio time.

The forms of energy are discovered, including chemical energy, kinetic energy, and solar energy.

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Erosion: Changing Earth’s Surface

K-4 ┊ 953 words ┊ ?))









K-4, 953 words, 9 minutes audio time.

Did you know that rain, waves, wind, snow, and ice can change the shape of Earth’s surface? They can create valleys, sea stacks, caves, and rock arches. Learn about the natural forces of erosion and how they shape the land.

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Magnification: A Closer Look

K-4 ┊ 868 words ┊ ?))









K-4, 868 words, 8 minutes audio time.

How do scientists study the moon that is out in space or tiny cells? When things are far away or very small, scientists use magnifying tools to help make things appear bigger and more clear.

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Science Measurements: How Heavy? How Long? How Hot?

K-4 ┊ 948 words ┊ ?))









K-4, 948 words, 9 minutes audio time.

Big or small? Full or empty? Heavy or light? Hot or cold? Things are measured everyday. Learn about the many tools needed for different kinds of measurements in science and at home.

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Rocks: Hard, Soft, Smooth, and Rough

K-4 ┊ 734 words ┊ ?))









K-4, 734 words, 7 minutes audio time.

The rocks you see everyday can be grouped into different types, like igneous, sedimentary, or metamorphic. Some rocks are actually minerals, and you can even find fossils in some types of rocks.

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Science Safety: Being Careful

K-4 ┊ 763 words ┊ ?))









K-4, 763 words, 7 minutes audio time.

Science experiments, tests, investigations, and exploration are fun but can be dangerous. Learn the simple precautions you need to follow to make science studies safe.

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Dirt: The Scoop on Soil

K-4 ┊ 785 words ┊ ?))









K-4, 785 words, 7 minutes audio time.

Discusses the nature, uses, and importance of soil and the many forms of life that it supports.

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Sound: Loud, Soft, High, and Low

K-4 ┊ 602 words ┊ ?))









K-4, 602 words, 5 minutes audio time.

Sound is created through vibrations that vary in pitch and volume. This creates sound-waves that you can hear. Includes experiments.

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Temperature: Heating Up and Cooling Down

K-4 ┊ 685 words ┊ ?))









K-4, 685 words, 6 minutes audio time.

A temperature can be hot or cold, and can be measured by a thermometer. Use Fahrenheit or Celsius to take the temperature of items.

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Science Tools: Using Machines and Instruments

K-4 ┊ 811 words ┊ ?))









K-4, 811 words, 7 minutes audio time.

We use all kinds of machines and instruments to see, hear, record, measure, and detect changes in the world around us. Explore the variety of tools scientists have created to help in these investigations.

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Water: Up, Down, and All Around

K-4 ┊ 515 words ┊ ?))









K-4, 515 words, 5 minutes audio time.

Describes the water cycle and the importance of water, explaining evaporation and condensation, dew and frost, and the three states of water.

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Flakes and Flurries: A Book About Snow

PreK-3 ┊ 418 words ┊ ?))









PreK-3, 418 words, 4 minutes audio time.

Learn about snow and snow crystals. How water turns into snow is the focus of this book, with a discussion of blizzards and other extreme conditions.

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Gusts and Gales: A Book About Wind

PreK-3 ┊ 388 words ┊ ?))









PreK-3, 388 words, 4 minutes audio time.

Find out about the different types of winds, including global winds, trade winds, local winds, and breezes. Learn about extreme wind weather like hurricanes and tornadoes.

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Shapes in the Sky: A Book About Clouds

PreK-3 ┊ 379 words ┊ ?))









PreK-3, 379 words, 3 minutes audio time.

Clouds come in all sorts of types, including cumulus, cumulonimbus, stratus, and cirrus. Learn how to tell each cloud type apart.

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Splish! Splash!: A Book About Rain

PreK-3 ┊ 487 words ┊ ?))









PreK-3, 487 words, 4 minutes audio time.

While investigating rain, learn about the water cycle and problems with rain, including droughts and floods.

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Sunshine: A Book About Sunlight

PreK-3 ┊ 621 words ┊ ?))









PreK-3, 621 words, 5 minutes audio time.

Sunrises, sunsets, rainbows – all these things come from the sun. Sunshine also gives us light, warmth, food, and creates all of our weather.

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How to Build a Fizzy Rocket

PreK-2 ┊ 269 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 269 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Have you always wanted to launch a rocket? Do you want to find out how? Just follow the simple steps inside this book.

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How to Make Slime

PreK-2 ┊ 215 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 215 words, 2 minutes audio time.

What substance can act like both a solid and a liquid? Slime! Want to find out how to make your own? Just follow the simple steps inside this book

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How to Make a Mystery Smell Balloon

PreK-2 ┊ 231 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 231 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Do you love playing tricks on your friends? Stump them with a mystery smell balloon! Just follow the simple steps inside this book.

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How to Build a Tornado in a Bottle

PreK-2 ┊ 233 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 233 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Have you always been fascinated by tornadoes? Want to make your own? Just follow the simple steps inside this book.

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Handwriting Evidence

3-9 ┊ 2073 words ┊ ?))









3-9, 2073 words, 16 minutes audio time.

By the time they are in high school, every person has developed their own pattern of handwriting. Even when people try to disguise their writing, skilled investigators called forensic document examiners can see through the disguise to identify the true writer. Learn how document examiners help solve forgeries, kidnappings, and even murders.

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Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin

3-9 ┊ 2253 words ┊ ?))









3-9, 2253 words, 19 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of how Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin, and the effects it had on the Southern United States. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Isaac Newton and the Laws of Motion

3-9 ┊ 1779 words ┊ ?))









3-9, 1779 words, 14 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of how Isaac Newton developed the laws of motion and the law of universal gravitation. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine

3-9 ┊ 1877 words ┊ ?))









3-9, 1877 words, 18 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of Jonas Salk’s involvement in the development of a polio vaccine. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Louis Pasteur and Pasteurization

3-9 ┊ 1783 words ┊ ?))









3-9, 1783 words, 16 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of French scientist Louis Pasteur and his invention of the pasteurization process. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Marie Curie and Radioactivity

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3-9, 1822 words, 17 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of Marie Curie’s discovery of radium and radioactivity. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Samuel Morse and the Telegraph

3-9 ┊ 2530 words ┊ ?))









3-9, 2530 words, 23 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of how Samuel Morse developed a working telegraph in 1844 that changed the way people communicated. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Thomas Edison and the Lightbulb

3-9 ┊ 1542 words ┊ ?))









3-9, 1542 words, 13 minutes audio time.

Tells the story of Thomas Edison’s involvement in the development of the incandescent light bulb. Written in graphic-novel format.

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Leaves in Fall

PreK-2 ┊ 105 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 105 words, 1 minutes audio time.

In fall, many green leaves turn orange, yellow, and red. See how much fun you can have with leaves after they fall off the tree.

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People in Fall

PreK-2 ┊ 108 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 108 words, 1 minutes audio time.

In fall, people play and get ready for winter. See how they celebrate this fun season.

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Christmas

PreK-2 ┊ 142 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 142 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Snow falls, animals hibernate, and people bundle up, it’s winter! Check out all the changes that come with longer nights and colder temperatures.

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People in Winter

PreK-2 ┊ 116 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 116 words, 1 minutes audio time.

Snow falls, animals hibernate, and people bundle up, it’s winter! Check out all the changes that come with longer nights and colder temperatures.

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BIG Roller Coasters

PreK-2 ┊ 207 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 207 words, 3 minutes audio time.

Celebrate all that is BIG! From big bugs to big trucks, big things come in all forms. The large format, striking photos, and simple text are sure to engage the reader.

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Giant Ground Sloth

PreK-2 ┊ 151 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 151 words, 2 minutes audio time.

The giant ground sloth was a huge hairy mammal as big as an elephant. Read more about this prehistoric animal in Giant Ground Sloths.

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Giganotosaurus

PreK-2 ┊ 145 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 145 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Giganotosaurus was the longest meat-eating dinosaur with teeth as sharp as arrow tips. Read more about this prehistoric animal in Giganotosaurus.

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Giant Rhinoceros

PreK-2 ┊ 156 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 156 words, 2 minutes audio time.

The giant rhinoceros was a huge mammal with a neck like a giraffe. Read more about this prehistoric animal in Giant Rhinoceros.

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Avalanches

PreK-2 ┊ 180 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 180 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Provide young readers with a better understanding of what causes these weather events and how to stay safe should a dangerous situation arise. With simple text and large, outstanding photos, readers will not only be informed, but also gain an appreciation of these awesome phenomenons.

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Earthquakes

PreK-2 ┊ 192 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 192 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Provide young readers with a better understanding of what causes these weather events and how to stay safe should a dangerous situation arise. With simple text and large, outstanding photos, readers will not only be informed, but also gain an appreciation of these awesome phenomenons.

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Hurricanes

PreK-2 ┊ 183 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 183 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Provide young readers with a better understanding of what causes these weather events and how to stay safe should a dangerous situation arise. With simple text and large, outstanding photos, readers will not only be informed, but also gain an appreciation of these awesome phenomenons.

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Tornadoes

PreK-2 ┊ 183 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 183 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Provide young readers with a better understanding of what causes these weather events and how to stay safe should a dangerous situation arise. With simple text and large, outstanding photos, readers will not only be informed, but also gain an appreciation of these awesome phenomenons.

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Tsunamis

PreK-2 ┊ 206 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 206 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Provide young readers with a better understanding of what causes these weather events and how to stay safe should a dangerous situation arise. With simple text and large, outstanding photos, readers will not only be informed, but also gain an appreciation of these awesome phenomenons.

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Volcanoes

PreK-2 ┊ 183 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 183 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Provide young readers with a better understanding of what causes these weather events and how to stay safe should a dangerous situation arise. With simple text and large, outstanding photos, readers will not only be informed, but also gain an appreciation of these awesome phenomenons.

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The Autumn Leaf

K-2 ┊ 287 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 287 words, 3 minutes audio time.

Emma and Owen visit Old Oak at the park. It is autumn, and the leaves are falling from the trees. Only one leaf is left. Will it fall, too?

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The Busy Spring

K-2 ┊ 314 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 314 words, 3 minutes audio time.

Emma and Owen visit Old Oak at the park. It is spring, and all the living things are busy. Chipper the robin builds a nest. Will Emma and Owen see the baby robins?

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Friends and Flowers

K-2 ┊ 1260 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 1260 words, 10 minutes audio time.

Lindsey is sad when her friend Julia moves away. She is convinced she will never find another friend to play with her in the garden. But when Julia’s tulip bulb finally blooms in Lindsey’s garden, a new friendship will also bloom.

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The Sunflower Farmer

K-2 ┊ 1400 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 1400 words, 11 minutes audio time.

Troy’s dream is to be a farmer like his grandfather, so his mother helps him plant sunflower seeds in their backyard. When the sprouts form buds and are ready to bloom, disaster strikes! Will the sunflowers survive and bloom, or will Troy watch his flowers wilt?

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Jenna and the Three R’s

K-2 ┊ 685 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 685 words, 6 minutes audio time.

Content-based Read-it! Readers are perfect for the independent reader or to read aloud. Engaging plots and fun characters will show kids how science skills are important in everyday life.

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Pull, Lift, and Lower: A Book About Pulleys

K-4 ┊ 498 words ┊ ?))









K-4, 498 words, 4 minutes audio time.

Describes many different kinds, uses, and benefits of pulleys. Provides examples of pulleys by showing a flagpole, a crane, an elevator and window blinds.

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Cut, Chop, and Stop: A Book About Wedges

K-4 ┊ 419 words ┊ ?))









K-4, 419 words, 4 minutes audio time.

Provides examples to show how wedges are simple machines that make pulling apart, stopping, and moving easier. Includes an activity.

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A Killer Whale’s World

K-2 ┊ 864 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 864 words, 7 minutes audio time.

Describes the development of a baby killer whale to its maturity.

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A Panda’s World

K-2 ┊ 715 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 715 words, 6 minutes audio time.

Describes the development of a baby giant panda to its maturity.

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A Penguin’s World

K-2 ┊ 754 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 754 words, 7 minutes audio time.

Describes the development of a baby penguin to its maturity.

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A Zebra’s World

K-2 ┊ 697 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 697 words, 6 minutes audio time.

Describes the development of a baby zebra to its maturity.

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A Bald Eagle’s World

K-2 ┊ 811 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 811 words, 7 minutes audio time.

In a huge nest, high above the ground, two eggs crack open. Peep! Peep! Out pop two eagle chicks. Within a few short months, they are as big as their parents and ready to fly. Soar through the pages of this book and find out what happens in a bald eagle’s world.

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A Kangaroo’s World

K-2 ┊ 760 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 760 words, 7 minutes audio time.

A baby kangaroo is born in the woodlands of Australia. After eight months in his mother’s pouch, he is ready to start walking. He quickly learns how to use his tail for balance. Hop along with this joey as he goes through his first year of life.

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A Koala’s World

K-2 ┊ 801 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 801 words, 7 minutes audio time.

Among the treetops of an Australian forest, a baby koala is born. She quickly crawls into the safety of her mother’s pouch. When she’s older, the young koala eats leaves and rides on the mother’s back. Climb into this book and find out what happens in a koala’s world.

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A Moose’s World

K-2 ┊ 814 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 814 words, 7 minutes audio time.

The newborn moose twitches his ears in the tall grass. He’s lanky and wobbly. But he grows quickly. Soon he’s nibbling leaves, swimming behind his mother, and outrunning wolves. Trek through the pages of this book and find out what happens in a moose’s world.

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A Polar Bear’s World

K-2 ┊ 791 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 791 words, 7 minutes audio time.

The arctic wind howls, but the two polar bear cubs are warm inside their den. They snuggle tight against their mother and drink her milk. Three months later, they tumble outside for their first walk in the snow. Bundle up and find out what happens in a polar bear’s world.

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A Platypus’ World

K-2 ┊ 762 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 762 words, 6 minutes audio time.

Near a stream in Australia, a platypus hatches from its egg. As it gets older, the young platypus learns to find food in the stream. Take a swim through this book and find out what happens in a platypus’ world.

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A Walrus’ World

K-2 ┊ 808 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 808 words, 7 minutes audio time.

The plump baby walrus is just a few days old, but he’s ready for his first swim. Splash! He tires quickly and grabs a ride on his mother’s back. She keeps him safe and fed for two years before it’s time for him to be on his own. Take the plunge and find out what happens in a walrus’ world.

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A Wombat’s World

K-2 ┊ 795 words ┊ ?))









K-2, 795 words, 7 minutes audio time.

After spending seven months in his mother’s pouch, a baby wombat is finally ready to face the world. He cautiously takes his first steps. His mother uses her strong claws to dig up grasses and roots for him to eat. Follow this mammal as he grows and prepares to dig a tunnel for his own home.

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Oil Spills

1-3 ┊ 730 words ┊ ?))









1-3, 730 words, 7 minutes audio time.

余额宝在哪里领取红包 The Gulf oil spill off the coast of Louisiana has captured the interest and concern of students across the country. With this accessible introduction to oil spills, young students learn about how they happen, their effects, and how people work to clean them up. Clear text and outstanding photos offer readers context to current events and this important environmental issue.

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Clown Fish and Sea Anemones Work Together

PreK-2 ┊ 214 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 214 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Take an up-close look at the fascinating lives of clownfish and sea anemones. Learn how this animal team works together to survive.

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Moray Eels and Cleaner Shrimp Work Together

PreK-2 ┊ 228 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 228 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Take an up-close look at the fascinating lives of moray eels and cleaner shrimp. Learn how this animal team works together to survive.

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How to Make a Bouncing Egg

PreK-2 ┊ 249 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 249 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Did you know you can bounce an egg? Do you want to find out how? Just follow the simple steps inside this book.

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How to Make Bubbles

PreK-2 ┊ 240 words ┊ ?))









PreK-2, 240 words, 2 minutes audio time.

Do you want to make super soap bubbles? Do you want to find out how? Just follow the simple steps inside this book.

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