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    AMICUS READERS

    Amicus Readers provide an inviting variety of nonfiction leveled books for K-2, serving young learners in pursuit of reading skills—just like Amicus pursues the big red ball.

  • Illustrated

    AMICUS ILLUSTRATED

    Amicus Illustrated offers fiction and nonfiction for preschool to grade 6 with highly visual information and stories that students—and our pal Amicus—are after!

  • High Interest

    AMICUS HIGH INTEREST

    Like many students, Amicus likes to pursue what's of interest to him. Amicus High Interest books serve individual interests of those in grades 2-6.

  • Ink

    AMICUS INK

    Amicus Ink features board books, picture books, and paperbacks that encourage young children to explore facts, examine ideas, and imagine new ways of understanding the world.

  • Spot

    SPOT

    Spot books pair key words with engaging images at the beginning, middle, and end—making it fun to read, spot, and learn.

  • Sequence

    SEQUENCE

    Sequence books explain the processes and timelines behind kids' favorite things. Each title connects products and knowledge step-by-step from idea, through creation and discovery, to the end user.

Glass

Glass

9781607530657
Neil Morris

 

Discusses glass as a material, including historical uses, current uses, manufacturing, and recycling. Describes how specialty glass is made for eyeglasses, safety glass in cars, glassmaking as an art, and more.



retail $28.50 your price $19.95

Metals

Metals

9781607530664
Neil Morris

 

Discusses metals as a material, including historical uses, current uses, mining and manufacturing, and recycling. Includes many types of metals such as iron and aluminum and how we get them from the earth. 



retail $28.50 your price $19.95

Paper

Paper

9781607530671
Neil Morris

 

Discusses paper as a material, including historical uses, current uses, manufacturing, and recycling. Describes different types of paper for packaging, books and bindings, paper used in art, and more.



retail $28.50 your price $19.95

Plastics

Plastics

9781607530688
Neil Morris

 

Discusses plastic as a material, including historical uses, current uses, manufacturing, and recycling. Describes the many different types of plastics and how to lessen their impact on the environment.



retail $28.50 your price $19.95

Textiles

Textiles

9781607530695
Neil Morris

 

Discusses textiles as a material, including historical uses, current uses, manufacturing, and recycling of common textiles including cotton, wool, and silk. 



retail $28.50 your price $19.95

Wood

Wood

9781607530701
Neil Morris

 

Discusses wood as a material, including historical uses, current uses, collection, and recycling and forest conversation. Describes wood burned for energy, for building, and for art.



retail $28.50 your price $19.95

Glass
9781607530657
Metals
9781607530664
Paper
9781607530671
Plastics
9781607530688
Textiles
9781607530695
Wood
9781607530701

Materials that Matter

 

From wood to plastic to glass, this series will keep readers learning about the materials that make up the products we use every day. Each book tells how each material is found or created, the different processing techniques, and how products are manufactured. With sidebars explaining how to reuse or recycle materials, readers will gain a better understanding of a material’s life cycle.

PRICE

Complete Series of 6: retail $171.00 your price $119.70

READING LEVEL: GRADE 5 AND UP
  • Reinforced Library Binding

  • Pages: 32

  • Trim Size: 8.25" x 10.5"