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Fact Trackers (Companions)

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Fact Trackers (Companions)

Filled with up-to-date information, photographs, illustrations and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discover in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. And teachers can use Fact Trackers alongside their Magic Tree House fiction companions to meet Common Core text pairing needs.

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Fact Trackers (Companions)

Books in this series

by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #1: Dinosaurs Before Dark, they had lots of questions. When did the dinosaurs live? What other animals lived at that time? Which dinosaur was biggest? How do we know about dinosaurs? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #2: The Knight at Dawn, they had lots of questions. How were castles built? What was it like to live inside a castle? How did boys train to become knights? Did horses really wear armor? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #3: Mummies in the Morning, they had lots of questions. Why did people make mummies? What was the mysterious writing on mummy cases? How did most ancient Egyptians spend their days? How were the pyramids built? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #4: Pirates Past Noon, they had lots of questions. Did pirates really make people walk the plank? What was life like on a pirate ship? Is there any buried treasure around today? Argh! How do you talk like a pirate? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Will Osborne and Mary Pope Osborne

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #5: Afternoon on the Amazon, they had lots of questions. How much rain falls in a rain forest? What is the world's heaviest insect? What the heck is a sausage tree? Why is it important to preserve the world's rain forests? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #8: Midnight on the Moon, they had lots of questions. How did the universe begin? How long does it take to get to the moon? How hot is the sun? What does it feel like to be in space? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #17: Tonight on the Titanic, they had lots of questions. How many people were aboard the Titanic? Why weren’t there enough lifeboats for all the passengers? How did this “unsinkable” ship sink? What lessons can we learn from the tragedy? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #23: Twister on Tuesday, they had lots of questions. How do tornadoes form? What kinds of tools can help predict bad storms? Where did the biggest snowfall on record happen? How fast are hurricane winds?

by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #9: Dolphins at Daybreak, they had lots of questions. Did dolphins ever live on land? How do dolphins communicate? How do sharks hunt for food? Which sharks are the most dangerous? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #16: Hour of the Olympics, they had lots of questions. What did the ancient Greeks wear? What did they do for fun? Where were the very first Olympics held? How are our modern Olympics similar to the ancient Olympics? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. 

by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #22: Revolutionary War on Wednesday, they had lots of questions. What was it like to live in colonial times? Why did the stamp Act make the colonists so angry? Who were the Minutemen? What happened at the Boston Tea Party? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. 

by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

 

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #7: Sunset of the Sabertooth, they had lots of questions. What was it like to live in the Ice Age? How did early humans stay warm enough to survive? Who made the first cave paintings? What happened to saber-toothed cats and woolly mammoths? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #27: Thanksgiving on Thursday, they had lots of questions. What was it like to sail on the Mayflower? Why did the Pilgrims choose Plymouth? How did they survive in their new home? What did they really eat at the first Thanksgiving? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #13: Vacation Under the Volcano, they had lots of questions. How did ancient Rome become an emipre? Where did ancient Romans go for fun? What happened to the Roman town of Pompeii? What have we learned from it? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. 

by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #28: High Tide in Hawaii, they had lots of questions. What causes tsunamis? Who studies earthquakes? How do volcanoes form? What should people do if an avalanche hits? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. 

by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #16: Polar Bears Past Bedtime, they had lots of questions. Why is the Arctic so cold? What did the first people of the Artic eat? How do polar bears cross thin ice? What other animals live in the Arctic? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Will Osborne - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #39: Dark Day in the Deep Sea, they had lots of questions. How big is a giant squid? What is a dragonfish? How do deep-sea creatures find food when it’s so dark down there? What do scientists think mythical sea monsters might really be? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #40: Eve of the Emperor Penguin, they had lots of questions. What do penguins eat? Why do they huddle together in groups? Who won the race to the South Pole? What happens at a research station in Antarctica? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #38: Monday with a Mad Genius, they had lots of questions. Why was Leonardo da Vinci interested in flight? What are some of his most famous painting? Did he really keep notebooks just like Jack? What do scientists today think of his ideas? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #42: A Good Night for Ghosts, they had lots of questions. What are some of the most famous ghost stories? Why do people believe in ghosts? Do most cultures have ghost stories? What are ghost hunters? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #43: Leprechaun in Late Winter, they had lots of questions. What are leprechauns? How do we know many of the old Irish stories? How do fairies spend their time? Who speaks the Irish language? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #44: A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time, they had lots of questions. Why did Charles Dickens write A Christmas Carol? How did he help the poor? What jobs did poor Victorian kids have? How did rich kids spend their time? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #45: A Crazy Day with Cobras, they had lots of questions. Can snakes really be charmed? What reptile has the deadliest venom? What do Komodo dragons eat? How do you tell alligators and crocodiles apart? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #46: Dogs in the Dead of Night, they had lots of questions. How do St. Bernards help find avalanche survivors? Who are some of the most famous war dog heroes? What breeds make good service dogs? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #47: Abe Lincoln at Last!, they had lots of questions. What was it like to grow up in a log cabin? How did Lincoln become president? What was his family like? Why did the US fight the Civil War? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. 

by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #48: A Perfect Time for Pandas they had lots of questions. What do pandas eat? Where do they live? Why are snow leopards so scarce? How can we help? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.
by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #49: Stallion at Starlight, they had lots of questions. Why did people tame horses? What jobs do horses have today? Why was Alexander the Great's horse so famous? What are some other famous horses in history? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #51, they had lots of questions. How did Florence Nightingale change nursing? Who helped women get the vote? What was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, dream? How did Gandhi change the world? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts behind six amazing people who have changed history. Includes Florence Nightingale, Martin Luther King, Jr., Gandhi, Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony and John Muir. 

by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education
 
When Jack and Annie got back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #52: Soccer on Sunday, they had lots of questions. How did soccer get started? Who are some of its greatest players? What is the World Cup? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts behind one of the world's most popular sports.
by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #5: Night of the Ninjas, they had lots of questions. What did it mean to be a ninja or a samurai? Did they really have special abilities? What was life like for them in ancient Japan? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts behind some of history’s most intriguing and secretive figures.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #14: Day of the Dragon King, they had lots of questions. Who was the Dragon King? How did he build the Great Wall? What is Chinese New Year? What are some other Chinese traditions? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about Chinese history and culture. 

by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #53: Shadow of the Shark, they had lots of questions. How many teeth do sharks have? What is their favorite food? What are some other top predators? How do they keep life in balance? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about sharks and other predators.

by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce - Children's 7-10, Children's Nonfiction, Education

When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in MAGIC TREE HOUSE #15: Viking Ships at Sunrise, they had lots of questions. Why did Vikings go on raids? Did they really wear horned helmets? What were Viking ships like? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about Vikings. 

Written by Natalie Pope Boyce and Mary Pope Osborne with illustrations by Carlo Molinari - Adventure, Animals , Children's 7-10, Nonfiction
Track the facts about dragons, unicorns, mermaids and more --- with Jack and Annie! When Jack and Annie came back from their adventure in Magic Tree House Super Edition #2: Night of the Nine Dragons, they had lots of questions. What do tales about dragons have in common? Are mermaids real? How do unicorns use their horns? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts about their favorite creatures from myths and legends. And just what might some of those creature sightings really be?