Build the skills that children need to succeed with this collection of parent and student resources. This four-book set strengthens the connection between home and school, solidifies the concepts students are learning and challenges their thinking to help them get ahead in class. Fun yet challenging, critical-thinking and extension activities and games develop students' skills in reading, language, writing, math, social studies and science. This set also includes three nonfiction texts to build content-area literacy while students are engaged in reading high-interest topics. Aligned to today's standards, these resources will boost student achievement and help advance students' skill level.