New Release Books by Kelly Milner Halls

Kelly Milner Halls is the author of Apollo 11 Q&A (2021), The History of the Titanic (2021), Heroes of World War 2 (2021), World War II History for Kids (2021) and other 66 books.

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Apollo 11 Q&A

release date: Nov 30, 2021
Apollo 11 Q&A
175+ fascinating facts that teach kids ages 8 to 12 how we got to the moon From cube-shaped astronaut foods to the famous moon walk, there are so many incredible things for kids to learn about the Apollo 11 mission. This engaging guide introduces kids to the legacy of Apollo 11 through short, fun Q&As. They''ll see how awesome learning can be as they read about spaceships, astronauts, space suits, and more--one easy-to-understand answer at a time. Go beyond other Apollo 11 books for kids with: New ways to learn--Launch kids into the history of the Apollo 11 mission with Q&As, true or false questions, and fun facts. Shareable history--This book is packed full of bite-sized bits of history that are both memorable and exciting for kids to tell their friends and family. A complete overview--From the start of the space race to the ways the Apollo 11 mission still affects modern space travel, kids will get a comprehensive look at America''s space program. Spark a lifelong love of history in young astronauts with this top choice in space books for kids.

The History of the Titanic

release date: Oct 12, 2021
The History of the Titanic
Discover the history of the Titanic--an exploration of the shipwreck that shook the world for kids ages 6 to 9 On April 10, 1912, the Titanic sailed away from Southampton, England, on its very first voyage. It was the biggest ship ever built, and many people believed it was unsinkable. Four days later they were proven wrong. The sinking of the Titanic is a tragedy that we still remember today. One of the most comprehensive Titanic books for kids available, this colorfully illustrated story takes you through the ship''s construction, its tragic voyage, and the legacy it left behind. This standout among Titanic books for kids features: A visual timeline--Easily understand important details of the Titanic''s construction and journey thanks to a timeline marking the major milestones. Core curriculum--Learn the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of this fateful voyage, and take a quick quiz to test your knowledge after you finish this top choice in Titanic books for kids. Lasting changes--Explore thought-provoking questions that help you better understand how the sinking of the Titanic affected the world you live in today. Learn about this unforgettable disaster in this fascinating Titanic book for kids.

Heroes of World War 2

release date: Oct 12, 2021
Heroes of World War 2
An introduction to the brave heroes of World War 2 for kids ages 8 to 12 Sometimes all it takes to make a difference is a single person willing to risk their life and take a stand. This inspiring collection of biographies explores the stories of some of the most amazing heroes of World War 2. From Anne Frank and Oskar Schindler to our forgotten African allies, these soldiers, spies, and freedom fighters helped change the world and save millions of lives. What will kids learn from their stories of selflessness and bravery? 50 incredible tales--Kids will learn about what happened in World War II through the eyes of the people who lived and fought during it. Powerful quotations--Help kids better understand who these people were and what they stood for with direct quotes included in each story. Learn more--Kids can find out even more about the heroes in this book thanks to suggestions for further reading at the end of each biography. Introduce kids to the incredible stories of heroic men and women in this standout among biography books.

World War II History for Kids

release date: Oct 05, 2021
World War II History for Kids
Incredible World War II facts for curious kids ages 8 to 12 Kids don''t need long, boring textbooks to learn about history! Starting with the events that set the stage for war and finishing with its aftermath, World War II History for Kids helps them explore the past through interesting and memorable facts they can share with their friends and family. Go beyond other World War 2 books for kids with: 500 facts--This book teaches kids all about the heroism and horrors of World War II, one informative tidbit at a time. The complete timeline--Kids will learn all about important people, places, and events from before, during, and after the war. A leg-up on learning--These facts provide kids with a head start on the topics they''ll be covering in class, plus things they might not learn in school. Help young learners better understand what happened during WWII with this engaging, fact-driven history book.

All about Horses

release date: Jun 29, 2021
All about Horses
Learn how much there is to love about horses--for kids ages 6 to 9 Do you know a young horse lover who dreams of riding a horse? Or loves to learn about what it takes to care for one? All About Horses can teach them! They''ll saddle up and become a horse expert as they read up on what horses eat, all the gear that keeps horses strong and healthy, and how to get started with riding. With detailed chapters and gorgeous illustrations, kids will take a look at the most popular horse breeds and what makes them special--like the big and strong Clydesdale and the lean and fast Tennesse Walker. They''ll even learn about how horses communicate with humans and how to build a loving bond that lasts a lifetime. Facts and quizzes--Kids will learn fun bonus facts about horses--like how fast they can gallop!--and find quizzes at the end of every chapter, including one about what kind of horse they''d be. Jokes and questions--Discover silly jokes that kids can share with friends and fascinating questions that test their horse knowledge. For newly independent readers--This book features large font, short paragraphs, and chapters broken up into sections so kids feel a sense of success and accomplishment as they read. Any horse-loving little one will enjoy the fascinating facts and illustrations in this colorful book about horses!

19th Century American History for Kids

release date: Jun 15, 2021
19th Century American History for Kids
19th century America comes alive for kids ages 8 to 12 History is an amazing teacher, helping kids understand why things are the way they are. Covering 1801 to 1900, this exciting, century-long journey offers young learners a look at 30 of the most definitive moments in American history--and how they made the United States what it is today. Get everything you could want from history books for kids ages 8-12 as this historical exploration immerses kids in the Louisiana Purchase, the rise of steam power, the Civil War, the growth of industry, and more. This standout among history books for kids ages 8-12 features: An event-focused approach--Show kids that learning can be fun as they discover what actually happened instead of just memorizing names and numbers. Connections for learning--Each event explains the link between then and now, making it easy for kids to see how history affects them. Kid-friendly coverage--Engaging bursts, boxes, and other extras call special attention to important individuals and information. There''s never been a better way to introduce kids to the 19th century than with this engaging entry into history books for kids ages 8-12.

The Mystery of the Titanic

release date: Mar 09, 2021
The Mystery of the Titanic
Uncover the secrets of the Titanic in this fascinating exploration for kids 8 to 12 If you''re interested in the incredible story of the R.M.S. Titanic, this book helps you dive even deeper. Start with the details that explain why the ship was so famous even before it sank, then discover the secrets that are still resting at the bottom of the ocean today. Become an investigator as you dig into mysteries like why it took so long for help to arrive while the Titanic was sinking and what made it so difficult for scientists to find the wreckage. As you sail through the story, watch out for the detective figure who pops up every time there is a clue on the page that will help you solve the mystery of the Titanic. Experience life at sea--Read the true stories of the ship''s passengers, and learn where they slept, what they ate, and even what they did for fun while onboard. Uncover the truth--Photos, illustrations, and diagrams help you explore the scientific techniques that researchers used to locate the wreck of the Titanic and reconstruct what happened to it. Form your own hypothesis--Determine if different factors like the weather, the ship''s construction, and poor communication among the crew could have contributed to the fatal voyage. Immerse yourself in the history and science behind the famous story of the Titanic.

Death Eaters

release date: Jan 01, 2018
Death Eaters
"An in-depth look at the science of decomposition, Death Eaters showcases how and why living things are recycled by the planet and its creatures after death."--

Voices of Ordinary Heroes

release date: Aug 18, 2020
Voices of Ordinary Heroes
20 Remarkable stories about everyday heroes during World War II Wars like World War II brings stories of common people doing extraordinary things. Voices of Ordinary Heroes, a standout among World War 2 books for kids ages 8-12, introduces you to 20 unforeseen heroes who showed bravery and helped others when it appeared all hope was lost. This top choice among World War 2 books for kids gives you a glimpse of World War II through the tales of a variety of regular citizens, like a singer who doubled as a spy against the Nazis, or a nurse on the island of Luzon who walked 20 miles through the mountains to help wounded women and children. These incredible stories of bravery, selflessness, and courage will inspire and motivate you. Voices of Ordinary Heroes includes: A brief history lesson--Learn the who, what, when, where, and why of World War II. Fantastic facts--Helpful fun facts provide even more information on every story in one of the most comprehensive World War 2 books for kids. Put faces to stories--Photos, quotes, and more make this one of the most engaging World War 2 books for kids. Go beyond other World War 2 books for kids with Voices of Ordinary Heroes.

Alien Investigation

release date: Jan 01, 2017
Alien Investigation
Audisee® eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and sentence highlighting to engage reluctant readers! Imagine . . . you''re in the woods after dark. Eerie green lights appear in the distance. Then there''s a sudden flash and everything is dark again. You decide to take a closer look. You come upon a saucer-shaped craft hovering silently just above the ground. You reach out to touch it, but the object suddenly shoots up into the sky. Have you just seen a UFO? Some people say they have had experiences like this. Are they telling the truth? To find out, Kelly Milner Halls investigated stories of eyewitnesses from around the world. She explored UFO sightings, landings, crashes, aliens, and even a few hoaxes. She also interviewed several of the world''s UFO experts. Examine her findings and decide for yourself whether visitors from other worlds are real.

Dive Into Danger

release date: Jan 01, 2016
Dive Into Danger
Pudge gets caught playing World of Warcraft in school and is suspended, As punishment, he has to help his marine biologist father at work. When they spot a whale in trouble, Pudge puts his real-world survival skills to the test.

Voices of Young Heroes

release date: Aug 04, 2020
Voices of Young Heroes
20 Extraordinary stories of unlikely World War 2 heroes--written for kids When any nation goes to war, we hear heroic stories from the frontlines. From foot soldiers and ship captains to fighter pilots and medics, there are infinite tales of unbelievable bravery, heroism, and sacrifice. However, not all heroes served on the front. In this important selection among World War 2 books for kids (ages 8-12), you''ll learn 20 unique stories of kids and teens who experienced World War II and helped good prevail over evil. In one of the more educational World War 2 books for kids, you''ll discover real-life tales of 12-year old American Jack Lucas, who faked his age in order to fight, Helmuth Hübener refusing to fall in with the Nazis, and Anne Frank, the Jewish girl who inspired generations with her diary. Become inspired by those and more fascinating stories from brave young members of that generation. This standout among World War 2 books for kids includes: World War 2 overview--Get a quick overview of the history of World War 2, including why it happened, who was involved, its major events, and the outcome. From the source--Each profile in this outstanding selection in World War 2 books for kids features quotes from the kids who were actually there. Amazing facts--Ready for an exciting new learning experience in World War 2 books for kids? The sidebars offer captivating facts about the war you may not have known about before. World War 2 books for kids should be enlightening and engaging--Voices of Young Heroes is exactly that.

Blazing Courage

release date: Sep 01, 2015
Blazing Courage
Since getting a job at Top Tier stables, Annie has had her mind set on just one thing: earning enough money to buy a horse of her own. When she reaches her savings goal, she bids on a horse at an auction and buys Poco, a four-year-old Buckskin mare that Annie couldn''t love more. But someone is trying to sabotage Top Tier, and a terrible fire breaks out at the stable. Annie must summon all her courage to save her beloved horse as well as many others in an act of heroism she didn''t know she was capable of doing.

Goo Makers

release date: Jul 01, 2018
Goo Makers
What happens when you mix different substances? In this STEAM title, you''ll answer this question and others when you make goo, foam, and other slimy stuff. This title supports NGSS for Matter and Its Interactions.

Cryptid Creatures

release date: Jan 01, 2019
Cryptid Creatures
Explore the fascinating world of cryptozoology with this fun guide, filled with eyewitness accounts of 50 cryptids found throughout the world, some of which have been proven real. Cryptozoology is the study of mysterious creatures that fall between the realm of real and imaginary on the scientific spectrum. Cryptid Creatures: A Field Guide offers a closer look at fifty of these amazing creatures, examining the best possible evidence for each, including scientific papers, magazine and newspaper articles, and credible eyewitness accounts. The fifty cryptids are arranged in order alphabetically, and in addition to speculative illustrations, include details like when they were first reported, whether they are terrestrial, aerial, or aquatic, and each have a reality rating of 1 to 6, in which 1 means that the cryptid has been confirmed as a hoax, and 6 means the cryptid has been proven as real. This page-turning guide will inspire curious readers to investigate more on their own, and maybe even help to prove if a cryptid is a hoax or is real.

Ghostly Evidence

release date: Oct 01, 2014
Ghostly Evidence
It''s late at night, and you''re on a tour of a so-called haunted house. You see something out of the corner of your eye and quickly snap a photo. Your hands tremble as you lower the camera. Your eyes widen as you stare at the image you''ve just captured. A face seems to be lurking in the background. But when you look up, there?s no one standing there! Was it a ghost? Ghost sightings are reported all the time. Many are easily explained. Others are harder to dismiss. But is there any proof? To find out, Kelly Milner Halls explored haunted houses. She examined photographs and investigated eyewitness accounts from ghost hunters, mediums, and paranormal experts. What''s the verdict? Are the spirits of the dead wandering among us? Explore her findings and decide for yourself.

Animals

release date: Jan 01, 2014
Animals
Fact or fib? A T-Rex had good breath because it drank loads of water. Gorillas have smelly armpits when they''re angry. Be a lie detector and separate the truth from the lies in this new illustrated series, bursting with mind-boggling questions and knock-out answers. Brimming with extra-cool facts and an interactive feature, these books are a must have for the science detective in everyone. Fresh way to explore favourite subjects. Promotes interactive learning and helps children question. Simple yet exciting text will appeal to reluctant readers. Stunning facts and cool questions. Perfect resource for home, school or library. Each amazing answer leads into the next mind-boggling question, easily engaging young readers.

The Story of the Hoover Dam

release date: Jan 01, 2014
The Story of the Hoover Dam
This book relays the factual details of the story of the Hoover Dam, which was built in the 1930s. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a Colorado River explorer, a dam worker, and a dam worker''s daughter. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about a historical event.

Lilac City Fairy Tales

release date: Sep 20, 2014
Lilac City Fairy Tales
Spokane writers pen original fairy-tale themed poems and stories to benefit INK Art Space.

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Courageous Canine

release date: Jul 09, 2013
National Geographic Kids Chapters: Courageous Canine
National Geographic Kids Chapter books pick up where the best-selling National Geographic Readers series leaves off, offering young animal lovers who are ready for short chapters lively, true stories just right to carry in your backpack, share with your friends, and read under the covers at night. Follow along as National Geographic Kids Chapters'' presents a trio of true stories about incredible acts of animal heroism. Courageous Canine features an amazing pup named Lilly who sacrifices her own life to save her owner, a brave pod of dolphins who face a great white shark to save a stranger, and a mother gorilla, who in mourning her own baby, saves a 3-year-old boy who falls into her zoo enclosure. Filled with gorgeous photographs, sidebars, and fun facts, Courageous Canine will leave young readers hungry for more.

National Geographic Kids Chapters: Tiger in Trouble!

release date: Oct 09, 2012
National Geographic Kids Chapters: Tiger in Trouble!
Follow the journey of Nitro, a tiger kept in captivity in Kansas. His story starts when the county sheriffs visited a Kansas property and decided to confiscate all big cats from their owner. Lions were sent to the Detroit Zoo, and Nitro and his friend Apache went to the Carolina Tiger Rescue. As Nitro was adjusting to his new home, things went terribly wrong. Fever broke out, and he lost his sight. With the help of his rescuers, his friend Apache, and a lot of patience and love, blind Nitro was given a whole new way to "see". Nitro became the keepers'' and visitors'' favorite. Filled with gorgeous photographs, sidebars, and fun facts, Tiger in Trouble! is sure to captivate all big cats lovers. Kids will learn great tips about these fascinating creatures and how to contribute to their conservation. Stories in this books also include: • Ethereal''s survival story: the white albino bat • Susie, Bob, and Caleb: The Three Monkeyteers This book will capture the hearts of animal lovers everywhere, as they will love reading the true stories of humans saving the lives of amazing animals. Releases simultaneously in Reinforced Library Binding: 978-1-4263-1079-9 , $14.90/$16.95 Can E-book: 978-1-4263-1080-5 , $5.99/$5.99 Can National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

Saving the Baghdad Zoo

release date: Feb 09, 2010
Saving the Baghdad Zoo
The baghdad zoo was once home to more than six hundred magnificent animals. But after the war in Iraq began in 2003, the city faced widespread destruction. When U. S. Army Captain William Sumner was asked to check out the state of the zoo, he found that it, too, was devastated. Hundreds of animals were missing, and the few remaining were in desperate need of care. And so Captain Sumner accepted a new mission. Together with an international team of zoologists, veterinarians, conservationists, and dedicated animal lovers, Captain Sumner worked tirelessly to save the neglected—but tenacious—animals of Baghdad. Saving the Baghdad Zoo tells the poignant stories of these remarkable animals. Meet the abandoned lions who roamed an empty palace with no food or drink; the camel, Lumpy, who survived transport through sniper fire; the tigers, Riley and Hope, who traveled 7,000 miles from home; and many more. The Baghdad Zoo, open once again to the people of Iraq, has become an oasis of hope and safety in a city where both are precious gifts.

Virtual Reality Specialist

release date: Aug 01, 2009
Virtual Reality Specialist
Describes the requirements, education, and duties associated with becoming a Virtual Reality Specialist Includes profiles of prominent pioneers in the industry

Mysteries of the Mummy Kids

release date: Jan 05, 2009
Mysteries of the Mummy Kids
Learn about child mummies from the Incas and other ancient civilizations around the world, plus a Civil War-era mummy from the United States.

Astronomy and Space

release date: May 29, 2008
Astronomy and Space
Students will love pouring through these exciting science fair ideas about space and astronomy. Each project comes with helpful hints on how to customize the project and win the science fair prize.

Wild Horses

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Wild Horses
Wild horses from all over the world are presented along with a close look at prehistoric horse-like animals and some famous horses and breeds from history and mythology.

Dinosaur Parade

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Dinosaur Parade
Describes the different types of dinosaurs as if they were all in a parade, including sauropods, ornithopods, ceratopsians, and theropods.
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