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1. Who Leads Our Country?
Books in this new series are a great resource for introducing readers to key aspects of our government—just in time for the 2008 election. Readers will learn about the importance of laws, the duties of our leaders, the election process, and the rights and responsibilities shared by all Americans. The series uses easy-to-understand language to explain important concepts that are closely tied to the social studies curriculum, and content correlates to NCSS and state standards. Each title includes a glossary, an index, and sources for further research. 24 pages, full-color photographs, paperback, grades 2 and up.
http://www.biguniverse.com/c/r/290/dm
Rating: [4.00] Votes: [1] Hits: [1370] | Jul 10, 2008 | Add To Favorites
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2. Davy Crockett Graphic Biography
A skilled sharpshooter, Davy Crockett made a name for himself by hunting bears, deer, cougar, mink, beaver, otters, raccoons, and anything else that moved in Tennessee. He fought against Native Americans alongside General Andrew Jackson but later became a voice against their abuse. Crockett was both a congressman and an adventurer who finally laid down his life fighting for the freedom of the republic of Texas. Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 32-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory, pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge—bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader.
http://www.biguniverse.com/c/r/378/dm
Rating: [10.00] Votes: [2] Hits: [1037] | Jul 10, 2008 | Add To Favorites
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3. If You Give a T-Rex a Bone
So you’d like to go back in time to see real dinosaurs and other ancient reptiles? Yes, that would be very cool. And if you start by giving a T-Rex a bone, things will be, well – interesting. Dangerously interesting! So go ahead – offer him that bone and see what happens. Along the way you’re bound to encounter many other animals from the past, creatures wild and amazing. Dangerously amazing!
http://www.biguniverse.com/c/r/361/dm
Rating: [10.00] Votes: [1] Hits: [925] | Jul 10, 2008 | Add To Favorites
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4. How Do We Elect Our Leaders?
Almost any adult American citizen can run for public office and be chosen as a government leader. In this volume, students explore how we elect our government leaders, from the president of the United States and members of Congress to state governors and local mayors. Readers get a close-up look at the presidential race to the White House that takes place every four years and the role that primaries, nominating conventions, debates, and the Electoral College play in the election process. 32 pages, full-color photographs, paperback, grades 4-6.
http://www.biguniverse.com/c/r/284/dm
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5. Elvis Presley Graphic Biography
Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these softcover 32-page graphic biographies teach students about historical figures: those who lead us into new territory, pursued scientific discoveries; battled injustice and prejudice; and broke down creative and artistic barriers. These biographies offer a variety of rich primary and secondary source material to support teaching to standards. Using the graphics, students can activate prior knowledge bridge what they already know with what they have yet to learn. Graphically illustrated biographies also teach inference skills, character development, dialogue, transitions, and drawing conclusions. Graphic biographies in the classroom provide an intervention with proven success for the struggling reader.
http://www.biguniverse.com/c/r/379/dm
Rating: [0.00] Votes: [0] Hits: [828] | Jul 10, 2008 | Add To Favorites
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