The book Iron Rails, Iron Men, and the Race to Link the Nation is about the beginning of the railroads in the United States. Throughout the book, it gives us extremely vivid details about why the need for the railroads was paramount, as well as the benefits of the new form of transportation and/or industry and its role in the armed forces. There are specific details about the men who orchestrated the entire enterprise.
Untangle the amazing world of dolphins as Susan Casey shares her adventures in this informative book. Her book makes you feel like you are in the ocean exploring the underwater world with dolphins as giudes. Get your scuba gear on, dive in, and explore the wonderful world of dolphins. You are sure to learn more about the incredible species. Go explore, and have fun.
Empty Seats is about 3 boys who get drafted to minor league baseball with the Montreal Expos.They become good friends throughout the season as ball players.After the season is over, Jimmy, Bobby, and Bud travel home to see their families.Once at home, each boy changes their careers.Even though their careers go in different directions, they stay in contact.
The Great Louweezie is about two friends, Arnold and Louweezie, who are planning a day together. It starts with a picnic, but then The Great Louweezie wants to predict the future. She would like to read Arnold's mind for 10 cents. However, Arnold doesn't have 10 cents, so he gives her his lucky marble instead. Will Louweezie be able to read Arnold's mind? When Arnold starts having bad luck, he asks for his marble back! Will Louweezie give the marble back? Will Arnold get mad if he doesn't get his marble back? Read to find out what happens.
This book is about a 12-year-old girl who has just moved to a farm and is going to a new school. As if trying to make new friends isn’t difficult enough, she is a poultry farmer learning to hatch and take care of some very unusual chickens...chickens with superpowers. Then there's her cousin, Lupe, who will be moving in with Sophie's family. Read the sequel to Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer to find out what happens along the way.
Dragons in a Bag starts with Jaxon and his mother being evicted from their apartment, thus requiring Jaxon to stay with a woman he thinks is his grandmother. But as he looks around, he starts to become suspicious.
Is young musician Kriss ever going to find his path to the stars? Will Professor Peak direct the slimy aliens in The Sound of Music? Will Alicia find her way back to her parents? Will Kelvas find out how the death of the ambassador occurred? Read this amazing book of short stories set in the future to find out.