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About Lucia Raatma
Lucia Tarbox Raatma was born in Georgetown, South Carolina, and grew up on the grounds of Brookgreen Gardens, an outdoor sculpture garden and wildlife park. She earned a B.A. in English from the University of South Carolina in and went on to earn an M.A. in cinema studies from New York University. She was a copy editor for G. P. Putnam's Sons and later served as managing editor. After working freelance for a few years while she and her husband, Andy, started a family, Lucia was a copy editor at Reader's Digest magazine. Later, she served as a content writer and editor for a social media company and has worked in higher education communications. Currently, she lives in the Tampa Bay area with Andy and their two children, Lizzie and Alex. She enjoys writing a variety of books for the children's educational market.
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Developing responsibility is a major part of growing up and becoming an adult. Readers of this book will develop word recognition and reading skills while discovering what responsibility entails and why it is important. They will also find out how they can demonstrate responsibility in a variety of common situations. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.
Trust plays an important role in bonding people together. Readers will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning what being trustworthy entails and exploring how they can earn the trust of their friends and family members. They will also draw connections to the text as they consider what would happen if they or others were not trustworthy. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.
The Science of Soldiers (Science of War) Nov 1, 2014
What does it take to be a soldier? Strength and intelligence both play a part, but soldiers need extra help to do their job of defending their country. Enter technology such as satellites, robotics, and computers. Learn all about these forms of technology and the scientific principles behind them.
How Do We Live Together? Mountain Lions (Community Connections: How Do We Live Together?) Dec 10, 2013
How Do We Live Together: Mountain Lions, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how mountain lions care for their young, and find out where they live, what they eat and how they behave. Readers are encouraged to think critically about how we share our backyards with these wonderful cats.
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It takes a lot of different people to bring us the TV shows we love. Readers will learn about he many jobs people do that help bring TV shows to our homes.
Other Formats: Library Binding
Whether playing a board game with a friend or playing in a professional sporting event, being a good sport is an important part of competing. Readers will find out why sportsmanship is important and how they can display it in different situations. They are also encouraged to observe sportsmanship in others and reflect on how their actions will make others feel.
Showing respect for others is a necessary part of living in a society. Readers of this book will develop word recognition and reading skills while discovering what it means to be respectful, how to show respect for the people they encounter, and why it is important to important to understand and tolerate differences in opinion and culture. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.
CITIZENSHIP: Get involved in community affairs. Stay informed. Vote. The 21st Century Jr. Library Character Education books help kids learn how to make the choices that will help them be people of good character.
Why is Jerome Lemelson important? His inventions helped create industrial robots, cassette players, and more! Readers follow his journey from struggling inventor to a multimillionaire with more than 600 patents. This story of determination is filled with engaging text and colorful images, all reviewed by Smithsonian experts.