Hundreds of years ago, the Spear family banishedall dragons to the four corners of the earth, where they posed no threat to human civilization. Today, the dragons are beginning to reemerge from exile. Thirteen-year-old Zach Spear's community is being terrorized by a dragon, but only he can actually see it. He has the gift of his ancestors: dragon sight. Saving the burning city is up to Zach, who must learn everything he can from his ancestors to defeat the dragon.
Packed with eye-opening information, key concepts, and need-to-know terms, this easy-to-read primer lets you explore economics at your own pace. Get a straightforward overview of the economy that’s stripped of overwhelming jargon, so you can gain a deeper understanding of economics as it applies to everyday life. You’ll review important background on differing economic schools of thought―from influential theories to the main thinkers driving them―so you can develop your own conclusions.
Set your child up for a bright future with this new interactive activity book that helps kids decide which STEM skills they most enjoy. Kids are curious. Parents can help foster that curiosity and channel it into a passion for science, technology, engineering, and math with What's Your STEM? This engaging activity book helps children learn about STEM with a variety of activities. Working together with their parents, they can figure out what interests them now--and how it can lead to a rewarding career later on. In addition to the 50 entertaining and educational experiments, this book includes information on potential STEM careers.
The STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, and math) are top education priorities in the United States--and they are growing fields with a high demand for jobs. If you want to make sure your children are prepared for the future in these fields, here's how you can help: Make it fun! Expose them to hands-on, real-world, and fun activities so they'll become engaged, motivated, and successful students later on. With easy-to-understand examples, problem-solving tips, and hands-on projects your family can create together, this guide gives you the tools you need to help your kids excel and foster a lifetime love of learning.
Check out Anthony's real-life story, "From the Mideast to the Midwest." More than ever, Americans are refocusing on what we are known for: kindness, tolerance and compassion. This is not a book about politics. This is a book about people — one at a time — doing what we do best.
These 101 stories proudly serve as testimony that America is still a country filled with good people who volunteer in our communities, help people who need help, and pride ourselves on doing the right thing. This is a book about hope and the true American spirit. It reminds us that a kind America is everyone’s kind of America.
Greek Mythology Books for Kids encourages the love and learning of Greek Mythology. Be captivated by 3 stories: Arachne and Athena, Pandora's Box, & Phaeton and Helios. Then, learn a little about 20 important figures that have influenced stories, art, and intrigued the imagination of the world!
Have you ever dreamed of owning and managing your own business one day? What about working in business as a leader? Whether you’re interested in being a top sales executive or chief officer—or even of starting your own creative empire--this book is for you. You Can Be A Business Person Too! will guide you through the nuts and bolts of what it takes to be considered in business. It is written at an elementary level, with young future entrepreneurs in mind. You Can Be A Business Person Too! even includes learning activities that you can try right now.
Have you ever dreamed of owning and managing your own company one day? Whether you’re interested in owning an ice cream shop or a professional sports team—or even of starting your own fashion empire—this book is for you. You Can Be An Entrepreneur Too! will guide you through the basic steps involved in starting a business. From coming up with a business idea, to making a business plan, to finding money for your business, to marketing your products and growing your company, this book covers it all. It’s the nuts & bolts of business, written at an elementary level, with young future entrepreneurs in mind. You Can Be An Entrepreneur Too! even includes a sample business plan for a business a kid could actually start!
The classic American Western returns in this collection of brand-new stories by some of the top Western writers in the world today. Western Fictioneers was founded in 2010 to promote the oldest genuine American art form, the Western story. Its worldwide membership includes best-selling, award-winning authors of Western fiction, as well as the brightest up-and-coming new stars in the Western field. The organization*s first anthology features original stories by Steven Clark, Phil Dunlap, Edward A. Grainger, James J. Griffin, Jerry Guin, C. Courtney Joyner, Jackson Lowry, Larry Jay Martin, Matthew P. Mayo, Rod Miller, Clay More, Ross Morton, Kerry Newcomb, Scott D. Parker, Pete Peterson, Cheryl Pierson, Kit Prate, Robert J. Randisi, James Reasoner, Dusty Richards, Troy D. Smith, Larry D. Sweazy, Chuck Tyrell, and L.J. Washburn.