Coming April 2019…
In this kids' biography, discover the fascinating story of Florence Nightingale, who cared for British soldiers during wartime as the "Lady of the Lamp."
Florence Nightingale was a pioneer of nursing at a time when women were discouraged from working outside the home, especially in the field of science. She saved many lives both on and off the battlefield through implementing a new standard of medical care, and by leading groups of nurses to improve conditions. In this biography for kids ages 8-12, learn all about the inspiring story of Florence Nightingale--social reformer, statistician, and mother of modern nursing who bucked the social norms of her day and changed the world.
DK Life Stories go beyond the basic facts to tell the true life stories of history's most interesting people.
Coming December 18, 2018…
Blast off and experience humankind's first steps on the moon in this new biography about Buzz Aldrin. You'll learn about astronaut Aldrin's life -- his childhood, his work on NASA's Apollo 11 mission, and his dream to get humans to Mars.
Coming October 9, 2018
Calling all pony lovers, horse fanatics, and bookworms! Trot through 100 enchanting equine facts in this new leveled reader, perfect for fluent readers.
Packed with weird-but-true facts and tons of equestrian animal info, this Level 3 Reader gallops right into the world of horses--from wild ponies to superstar racers to the shared history of humans and horses.
Curious kids itching for real-life Indiana Jones-like intrigue will get swept away with the next book in this spine-tingling series about solving puzzles of the past–from whole civilizations that have vanished to mystifying monuments and urban legends.
Fans of Night at the Museum and the Indiana Jones saga will be fascinated by these real-life mysteries: Is there any truth to the legend of Bigfoot? Why have planes and ships suddenly disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle? Is there really a lost city of gold in the jungle of Central America? The next book in this exciting new series will cover even more of history’s most fascinating head-scratching conundrums, including the curse of the Hope Diamond, King Tut’s tomb, black holes, the puzzling disappearance of ancient civilizations, cryptic creatures of myth and legend, long-lost treasure, and so much more. Kids can dig into these mysteries, uncover clues, and ponder leading scientific theories to help decipher what really happened. Chock-full of cool photos, fun facts, and spooky fun, this book is sure to keep curious kids engaged as they try to piece together these puzzles of the past!
Why were the Easter Island heads erected? What really happened to the Maya? Who stole the Irish Crown Jewels? The first book in this exciting series covers history's heavy-hitting, head-scratching mysteries, including the Lost Colony of Roanoke, the Bermuda Triangle, the Oak Island Money Pit, Stonehenge, the Sphinx, the disappearance of entire civilizations, the dancing plague, the Voynich manuscript, and so many more. It's chock-full of cool photos, fun facts, and spine-tingling mysteries.
Readers will be inspired by the amazing story of Helen Keller in this informative biography. They will learn all about her life, her achievements, and the challenges she faced along the way. The Level 2 text provides accessible, yet wide-ranging, information for independent readers.
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Accomplished outdoor explorer Gregg Treinish loves adventure. Whether it's spending two years hiking the remote and perilously high Andes Mountains or coming face to face with wolverines, lynx, and bears, Gregg always knows where the action is. With gripping—and totally true—stories of incredible adventures, extreme excursions, and ultimate survival, this book will have you on the edge of your seat.
This is a collection of hilarious and heartwarming stories of dogs, cats, and all types of pets given a second chance, and the human animal lovers who rescued them.
NBA star Boris Diaw of the San Antonio spurs takes young readers on safari as he explores his off-court passion: wildlife photography! Join Diaw as he escapes from stampeding wildebeests, comes face-to-face with lions, and discovers why you should never come between a hippo and its watery home.
Meet real-life tigers and learn about their habitats, challenges, and successes, plus learn how YOU can take action and save these amazing endangered creatures.
Inspiring young animal lovers to get up close to howling wolves and the real-life challenges they face is what Mission: Animal Rescue: Wolves is all about. Meet real-life wolves and learn about their habitats, challenges, and successes, plus learn how YOU can take action and save these amazing endangered creatures.
The mission of this book is to get up close to giant pandas to learn all about their lives, the challenges they face, and what can be done to help save them. Discover a true story about a panda in the wild, amazing adventure stories from real-life explorers in the field, and hands-on rescue activities for ideas on how YOU can take action to help save these amazing creatures.
Who are the two funniest guys at Camp Wolf Trail? Will ’n’ Zee—no question! The best buddies have emailed all winter long, and now they’re back at camp, with millions of great ideas for practical jokes and more than a few big surprises to spring on their fellow campers and counselors. Will and Zee are a trickster team of two. They’re partners-in-pranks, a dynamic duo, a famously hilarious pair.
In this level two biography, difficult concepts are made understandable and transitioned into a more approachable manner. This includes the use of sidebars, timetables, diagrams and fun facts to hold the interest of the young reader. The colorful design and educational illustrations round out this text as an exemplary book for their young minds to explore.
Find out about the life of Rosa Parks and how her actions in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1955 helped end racial segregation in America. The life story of Rosa Parks has enduring lessons to teach us and this biography should appeal to kids, parents, and teachers.
Explore one of the most recognized figures in American history with this biography of Sacagawea. Kids will learn about her crucial role in the Lewis and Clark expedition and her influential legacy.
Take a bite into the fascinating history of peanut butter and the man who invented it. Through leveled text and engaging photos, kids meet George Washington Carver and learn about his important work with peanuts and other plants.
From koalas to kinkajous, chimpanzees to chipmunks, the world is full of adorable animals! Packed with the top 125 cutest animals of all time, this book combines heart-melting photos with awww-some animal anecdotes and hundreds of fascinating facts.
Meet a kayaking sea otter, a penguin that became a knight, a bear that stole a family's car, a pet cat that called 911 to save its owner, and many more amazing animals.