Descriere: In this brand new series, bestselling author Kresley Cole introduces a dark and intriguing world, full of unspeakable danger and irresistible romance.
Page dim. 202 x 170 x 24
Weight: 420 grams
Can you power a car with pond weed? In searching for alternatives to fossil fuels, scientists are like detectives. They pursue clues--including investigating algae as a possible new energy source.This book takes young readers inside laboratories to watch as scientists grapple with finding safe and cost-effective ways to harness alternative energy sources. Solar, wind, nuclear, geothermal, and biomass are discussed, and also introduced are futuristic technologies on the cutting edge of research today.Thaddeus shares her conversations with scientists and plunges young readers into the world of practical science--of how researchers work on problems important to everyone. Their quest for renewable energy sources is a fascinating exploration of possible answers to the question, How will we fuel our future?Geothermal vents with their steamy plumes, wind turbines and transmission lines silhouetted against the sky, the arrays of glistening mirrors that make up concentrating solar panels--these scenes offer glimpses of the future of energy. Because much of the best research on alternative sources of energy is conducted in New Mexico, Thaddeus highlights the important work found throughout ...
It is a perfect day for doing nothing. But Percy's peaceful picnic is disturbed when a little rabbit meets with a nasty tumble into an old well. All the animals gather together with a huge rope to help pull the rabbit out. But all they tug from the well is the branch of a tree. But the rabbit has already found her own way out--through a passage under the ground, and she's at the end of the line with the other animals lending a hand!
Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain
When Mama and Papa Bear go out for the night, Brother, Sister, and Honey aren't too sad that their parents will be gone. Why? Because they have Mrs. Grizzle--the best babysitter and storyteller ever In The Berenstain Bears' Big Bedtime Book, the cubs and Mrs. Grizzle share six of their favorite stories, including "The Three Little Cubs and the Big Bad Pig," "Goldibear and the Three People," and "Little Red Grizzly Hood." Written and illustrated through the collaborative efforts of Stan, Jan, and Mike in the signature Berenstain style, this book of original folktales will have kids begging for bedtime.