Where did the sunflower come from? How does it grow so tall? How can its thin stalk support such a large and heavy head? These and many other questions are answered in this dazzling book. Using lushly detailed illustrations and photographs, the book takes us inside the sunflower to examine its stem, root system, leaves,
Discusses Earths role as a planet in orbit around the Sun, how this causes day and night and seasons, and how that affects how we tell time –Provided by publisher.
Photographs and easy-to-read text introduce wings, some of the birds and insects that have wings, and different ways they use them.
Kids have the power to change the world. They raise money for people in earthquakes. They help the people around them in a number of ways. Now its your turn to learn about volunteering. Inside are many stories and examples of kids who help others. How will you change the world?
A biography of the African-American woman who overcame crippling polio as a child to become the first woman to win three gold medals in track in a single Olympics.