Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Tractors at Work

Mighty Tanks - Children will delight in learning about military tanks. Mighty Tanks introduces readers to the different parts that make up a tank and explains how these mighty armored vehicles move over rough terrain.
Fire Trucks Racing to the Scene -Young readers will be "pumped" up to learn about different kinds of fire trucks. Fire Trucks: Racing to the Scene introduces readers to pumper trucks, ladder trucks, and other fire department vehicles. Children will enjoy learning about the different functions of each truck and the equipment on board these emergency vehicles.
On the Move -From preschool through beginning reader, this slim title offers photographs, simple text, and wall to wall interest. All young movers and shakers will find information in size and type that will intrigue. From seeing peers running at the beginning of the book to the traffic jam at the end, the young reader/listener will find things that go and learn about each one in context. With the one to one ratio of a page of type to a page of illustration, this is "nonfiction picture book" at its best. Preschoolers will enjoy identifying trains, planes, buses, and other familiar vehicles. Early readers will have the thrill of reading about familiar methods of transportation in simple vocabulary and short sentences.

Farm Animals -Simple text and photographs introduce farm animals including a cow, a sheep, a lamb, a horse, and a pig.
Salamanders -Introduces salamanders, discussing their physical characteristics, habitat, life cycle, feeding habits, and predators.
Tastes Good! -Provides information on the sense of taste.
Look Here!

From Head to Toe - Encourages the reader to exercise by following the movements of various animals; presented in a question and answer format.

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