Astro, an orphaned, endangered Steller sea lion, was found and then raised at the Marine Mammal Center in California. Follow Astro through some of his travels that have now taken him across the U.S. to his current home at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut
Tying Knots -A fun look at the knot's place in history, sailing, fishing and sports. Illustrations and instructions provided to learn how to tie ten different types of knots and what the knots can be used for.
Elmo - Elmo has heard some marvelous music! Can you hello him find out where it's coming from? Join Elmo as he searches all over Sesame Street, learning about different kinds of music along the way. This book is brought to you by the letter M and the number 10! 8 extra-busy scenes; Perfect entertainment on car and plane rides; Fun for kids to share together.
Ocean Soup- When the tide goes out, a briny soup is trapped among the rocks. Playful poems introduce readers to these salty creature-from the self-satisfied anemone that brags about its home to barnacles that perform a rap about their feeding technique. All brought to life by Mary Peterson's lighthearted illustrations.
Great Fairy Rescue - Action packed Look and Find adventure features fun and exciting things to find and explore.
Robot Drawing Book- Demonstrates step-by-step how to draw such 'bots as the Sparky Springbot, Bakerbot, Bellybot, and those essential spare parts!
The World's Most Amazing Castles - Looks at ten of the most distinctive castles and forts in the world, from the ancient Arg-é Bam castle in Iran to the picturesque nineteenth-century Neuschwanstein castle in Germany.
Scratchbot - SCRATCHbot is a robot that depends on tactile touch to process information. Using touch rather than vision, the SCRATCHbot aids scientists researching animal behavior.
Pilotless Planes - Pilotless planes or "drones" have become an important aspect of modern military operations. Developed for espionage and warfare, pilotless planes are also used for public safety issues and can reduce injury or death rates for pilots.
The Great Divide - This rhythmic book introduces readers to division as they conquer bands, tribes, mobs and more.
Fight For Freedom - In 1861, a young slave named Sam escapes to search for his father, who has been conscripted into the Confederate army, and makes his way to a northern city, while back at the Virginia plantation where Sam was raised Annabelle, the owner's daughter, struggles to run things after her father's death.
Which Seed is this? Simple text and full-color photos ask multiple-choice questions about which plants seeds grow into.
Whose Baby is This? Young readers answer questions about which adult baby animals grow up to be.
Whose Home is This? Simple text and full-color photos ask multiple-choice questions about which animal lives in each home
Whose Egg is This? -Simple text and full-color photos ask multiple-choice questions about which animal laid each egg.
Look and Remember- Simple text invites reader to recall details from full-color photos.
Alike or Not Alike? - Simple text invites readers to sort groups of objects in full-color photos.
Up Close Mysteries - Simple text invites readers to guess the subject of the photo based on a few zoomed-in views.
A Halloween Cookbook -Provides instructions and step-by-step photos for making a variety of simple snacks and drinks with a Halloween theme.
A Football Cookbook - Provides instructions and step-by-step photos for making a variety of simple snacks and drinks with a football theme.
Zoom It - Explains the principles of inventing and provides photo-illustrated instructions for making a variety of moving contraptions.
Jo MacDonald Saw A Pond - In this version of the classic song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm," the farmer's granddaughter discovers the creatures living at a pond. End notes present facts, outdoor activities, and games related to this lively ecosystem.
Jo MacDonald Had a Garden - In this version of the classic song "Old MacDonald Had a Farm," the farmer's granddaughter plants a garden which provides a place for birds, insects, and other wild creatures to shelter and nest. Backmatter presents facts and activities related to this lively ecosystem.
The Boy from the Dragon Palace - A magical boy grants a poor flower-seller's every wish until the greedy and ungrateful man grows tired of the boy's unpleasant behavior and sends him away.