The Mississippi and Other U.S. Waterways
Explore the amazing life of the Mississippi River! This Primary Source Reader details the geography, history, economics, and civics of important U.S. waterways. Includes meaningful activities and text features to expand social studies skills.
The Appalachians and Other U.S. Mountain Ranges
Discover the beauty of the U.S. mountain ranges! This Primary Source Reader describes the geography, history, and culture of the four major U.S. mountain ranges. Includes engaging activities and text features to build social studies skills.
Driving Along Route 66
Take a road trip along Route 66! This Primary Source Reader details how the geography, history, and economics of Route 66 changed American life. Includes meaningful activities and fun text features to boost social studies skills.
All Aboard the Interstate
Travel along the U.S. Interstate Highway System! This Primary Source Reader explores how the geography, history, and economics of interstate roads changed American travel. Includes activities and text features to expand social studies skills.
Discover the power of the state government! This Primary Source Reader explains the structure and responsibilities U.S. state governments. Includes meaningful activities and text features to build social studies skills.
Codes and Zones
Why do we use time zones, area codes, and zip codes? This Primary Source Reader explains how these codes and zones work and why they came to be. Includes engaging activities and text features to boost social studies skills.
Who Solves Issues?
Discover how each level of government solves problems! This Primary Source Reader details how the U.S. government addresses Americans' concerns. Includes meaningful activities and text features to expand social studies skills.
Amusement Parks Around America
Explore amusement parks across the United States! This Primary Source Reader describes where U.S. amusement parks began and how they have changed over time. Includes fun activities and text features to build social studies skills.
It's About Time!
Eight-year-old Yuri's mother wants to share her culture with her daughter. When she and her mother argue about it, something strange happens. She finds herself in a new place and in a different time!
I Woke Up with a Superpower
When Daniella wakes up with superpowers, her life is turned upside down! Learn how she uses her new gift at home and at school.
The New Kid
Kenny has just moved to town, and more than anything he wants a dog. Howie the dog has been living on his own, and more than anything he wants a boy. What will happen when they wake up one day and are not quite themselves?
Quest to New Orleans
Lexi has an upcoming trip for a family reunion, but she's more interested in her video games than learning about Louisiana. When she ends up in New Orleans, she must use her gaming skills to get back home.
Treasure Hunt in the City
When Ramona goes on her first big trip to Mexico City, she must find the words to have fun with her cousins and save her dream of becoming a successful world traveler.
A Kiwi in Texas
Adam misses his friends in New Zealand and wants to move back home. Will a letter from his best friend Joshua and a special school day change his mind?
Clear for Takeoff
Abbie has been dreaming of flying since she was too small to walk. She's tried everything from pole vaulting to inventing a floating trampoline. Nothing works until she discovers the secret of flight-and a little magic.
Ava and Josh are finally old enough to be in their town's soapbox race and decide to make their car out of recycled parts. Follow along as they take a creative approach to building their car with help from others along the way.
Help! My Spaceship Is Broken
A spaceship is stranded in Brooklyn, New York. Can Poppy and her friends help get its owner back to Planet Z?
The Giant Footprint
On a school field trip, Izzy and her friends discover a large and mysterious footprint. Was it left by Bigfoot, a Yeti, an alien or something else?
The White Owl
Owen spends the summer with his grandparents in Virginia. He expects to be kind of bored. Instead, he helps search for the elusive albino great horned owl and has a summer he'll never forget.
The Lying Lion
Henry Hyena steps out of his cozy den for the first time and feels very small and unimportant. Who wants to be a silly little hyena? He decides he'd much rather be a lion with amazing pouncing skills and a full mane-until he comes face to face with the king of the jungle.
Tara wants to win the bridge building contest at school, even if it means working with her least favorite person. But a possible spy, hungry teammates, and bad luck stand in her way.
Jazmine and her friends want to bake and sell cupcakes to earn money for a good cause. But they run into problems when they learn their plan will cost money too.
It's Sam's first time at camp and there is a nature scavenger hunt competition. But Sam is allergic to everything outdoors and he just wants to go home. He's teamed up with his energetic cabinmate and a two-time scavenger hunt champion. Will he survive the outdoors and be able to find enough shapes in nature to win?
Ski Season Surprise
Kaitlyn and her twin Tyler are so excited for the family ski trip! But when they get to the resort, the snow hasn't fallen yet.