Describes different kinds of winds and the effects they can have on Earth.
Focuses on events from Benjamin Franklin's youth in Boston which proved influential in his later life.
Introduces the characteristics of stars and the constellations to which they belong.
Briefly traces the development of birds and describes some of the many species living today.
Examines the life of the physicist Albert Einstein, whose work revolutionized scientific thinking, with an emphasis on his early years.
A brief biography of the English rock musician with emphasis on his early years and the formation of the famous Beatles.
A biography of the seventeenth-century Indian princess whose friendship toward the English settlers at Jamestown was a key factor in making the colony a success.
A biography of the versatile American known for his accomplishments as inventor, architect, musician, diplomat, scientific farmer, political philosopher, author of the Declaration of Independence, and President of the Un...
A biography of the blind and deaf woman who overcame her handicaps with the help of her teacher, Anne Sullivan.
Discusses the day-to-day life of prehistoric peoples and how they assured their survival by developing tools and refining their hunting techniques.