Matthias, an illegal third child, is caught in the cross fire between rebels and the Population Police. When he unwittingly saves a Population Police officer, Matthias is brought to Population Police headquarters to train as an officer himself. There he meets Nina, another third-born who enlists his help in a plot to undermine the Population Police. But Matthias is under constant scrutiny, and he has no idea whom he can trust. What can one boy do against a wicked bureaucracy?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/22/2006Pages: 240Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Ruby Booker takes the spotlight (well, that's the plan anyway )Eight-year-old Ruby Booker is the baby sis of Marcellus (11), Roosevelt (10), and Tyner (9), the most popular boys on Chill Brook Ave. When Ruby isn't hanging with her friend, Theresa Petticoat, she's finding out what kind of mischief her brothers are getting into. She's sweet and sassy and every bit as tough as her older siblings. She sings like nobody's business; she has a pet iguana named Lady Love; her favorite color is grape-jelly purple; and she has BIG plans. She's going to be the most famous woman animal doctor on the planet. She's the fabulous, oh-so-spectacular Ruby Marigold Booker!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/1/2008Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Facing the Florida FCAT 2.0 Reading & Writing exam this year? Then you need REA’s FCAT 2.0 Grade 10 Reading & Writing test prep with online practice tests! If you’re taking the Florida FCAT 2.0 Reading & Writing exam this year and are concerned about your score, don’t worry. REA’s test prep will help you sharpen your skills and pass this high-stakes exam! Fully aligned with the most recent exam, our test prep provides the instruction and practice you need to improve your reading and writing abilities. The comprehensive review features student-friendly examples that emphasize the concepts tested on the FCAT 2.0 (vocabulary, literary analysis, drafting and revising) and skill-building exercises that reinforce key English language lessons. Our test prep is ideal for classroom, group, or individual study. Tutorials and targeted drills increase comprehension while enhancing reading and writing skills. Color icons and graphics highlight important concepts and tasks. REA’s test-taking tips and strategies give you the confidence you need to pass the exam and graduate. The book includes four full-length practice exams that allow you to test your knowledge and reinforce what you’ve learned. Two unique practice exams are available online and feature timed testing conditions, automatic scoring, and diagnostic feedback. Each practice test comes complete with detailed explanations of answers, allowing you to focus on areas in need of further study. This book is a must have for any Florida student preparing for the FCAT 2.0 Reading and Writing exam! About the Exam The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test 2.0 (FCAT 2.0) measures student achievement of the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards. All public school students are required to pass the FCAT 2.0 Grade 10 Reading & Writing Exam in order to receive a high school diploma.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/10/2012Pages: 368Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
With today's emphasis on fast-moving technology and the focus on testing standards for science and math, the need for students to grasp key scientific principles has never been greater. The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia, 3rd edition is the one reference that includes all of the information students need to know in a concise and trustworthy package. Fully revised and updated, with clear, accessible writing by scientific experts and plenty of illustration for visual learners, this volume provides in-depth insight and succinct authoritative answers to all areas of scientific inquiry-avoiding the need to hunt and peck for information across multiple sources. An impressive supplementary section at the end of the book includes mini-biographies of famous scientists, and an illustrated time line of key inventions and discoveries. Arranged thematically into ten subjects, with reference summaries for each chapter and a full index, this encyclopedia does more than merely provide facts-it helps the reader develop an integrated, hands-on understanding of the science which drives everything around us.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/25/2011Pages: 496Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
The Real ACT is the only book with insider test-taking tips and strategy, practice tests, and insight from the makers of the ACT. This comprehensive guide has everything one needs to know about the ACT-test content, structure, and format info! The only guide that includes 5 previously administered, full-length ACT tests written by the actual test maker (including 2 NEW practice tests) ACT content and procedures you'll follow when actually taking the test Valuable information about tuition payment plans All the question types you can expect to find on the ACT Suggestions on how you might approach the questions and Peterson's tried-and-true test-taking strategies and tipsBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/6/2011Pages: 672Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Each workbook reinforces the100 words that children need to know and it helps them master comprehension, spelling, writing, and usage of each word. Includes: Fill-in-the-blank stories and sentences Word riddles, games, and puzzles Stories that present the words in context "Guess the Word" activities Word classifying and sorting activities Practice using irregular verb forms Proofreading practice For use with Grade 3.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/2002Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Smarty Pants Third Grade cards let kids test their smarts and load up on new facts and funny trivia. Designed for independent use (so a child can play alone or with a parent or friend), the cards are colorful, creative and packed with illustrated activities, including trivia quizzes, problem-solving puzzles, rebus puzzles, fun facts, creative story-building games and much more. Each card set is thoughtfully developed to suit the learning style and curriculum standards of each age range . . . then spiced up with fresh, lively design and an infusion of humor (including a whimsical pants-shaped case!) to keep kids giggling, engaged and excited about learning.Recommended Ages:8 – 10
Yes, learning German can be fun for your child! Developed by language-learning expert Catherine Bruzzone, the German for Children program is a fun and effective way for your child to learn the German language and culture. This introduction gets your son or daughter speaking German right from the very beginning and keeps him or her engaged with a wide range of activities and games that keep language-learning fun. A complete program, this package features:A full-color illustrated guidebook that features cartoons, characters, and fun factsTwo audio CDs that guide your child through the course and teach language through a combination of German-language songs, games, and activitiesAn activity book filled with interactive puzzles and games that reinforce new language skillsAdvice for you on helping your kid get the most out of thelanguage-learning experience.Free print and audio downloads. Topics include: Saying hello, Saying "yes" and "no", Saying where places are, Talking about family, Around the house, Saying what you like to do, Describing things, At the zoo, At a picnic, Happy Birthday!Book Details:Format: Book+CDPublication Date: 12/24/2010Pages: 80
The Real ACT Prep Guide with CD is the only book with insider test-taking tips and strategy, practice, and insight from the makers of the ACT. This is the only guide that includes 5 previously administered, full-length ACT tests written by the actual test maker (including 2 NEW practice tests). Also included is ACT content and procedures you'll follow when actually taking the test, along with in-depth review of the optional Writing Test and how it is scored; examples of all the question types; and suggestions on how you might approach the questions. The supplemental CD features a complete electronic copy of Peterson's Cool Colleges 101 and additional online college planning resources from Peterson's. The only guide that includes 5 previously administered, full-length ACT tests written by the actual test maker (including 2 NEW practice tests) ACT content and procedures you'll follow when actually taking the test Valuable information about tuition payment plans All the question types you can expect to find on the ACT Suggestions on how you might approach the questions and Peterson's tried-and-true test-taking strategies and tipsBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/6/2011Pages: 672Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Prepare your students for timed tests from our largest collection of science, social studies, and literature selectionsIncrease reading staminaBuild reading rate and fluencyPrepare students for state and national testsDo you have students who simply do not finish the test in the time allotted? Do they move their eyes over the page without remembering what they read? For over 30 years, the Jamestown Timed Readings collection has helped such students increase their reading rate, fluency, and comprehension. The 55 books in the series all haveUniform 400-word passages for easy timingNonfiction and fiction selections like those found on state and national testsLiteral and critical comprehension questionsProgress charts for motivationIdentical covers within a series so no one is embarrassedSix different series to meet your students’ needsTimed Readings Plus in Social Studies, Science, or Mathematics—passages on content area topics like those found on standardized testsTimed Readings in Literature—excerpts from great literatureTimed Readings—passages from science, social studies, the humanities, and moreTimed Readings Plus—nonfiction passages followed by related fictionBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/1989Pages: 120
Yes, learning French can be fun for your child! Developed by language-learning expert Catherine Bruzzone, the French for Children program is a fun and effective way for your child to learn the French language and culture. This introduction gets your son or daughter speaking French right from the very beginning and keeps him or her engaged with a wide range of activities and games that keep language-learning fun. A complete program, this package features: A full-color illustrated guidebook that features cartoons, characters, and fun facts Three audio CDs that guide your child through the course and teach language through a combination of French-language songs, games, and activities An activity book filled with interactive puzzles and games that reinforce new language skills Advice for you on helping your kid get the most out of thelanguage-learning experience Free print and audio downloads Topics include: Saying hello, Saying "yes" and "no", Saying where places are, Talking about family, Around the house, Saying what you like to do, Describing things, At the zoo, At a picnic, Happy Birthday!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/24/2010Pages: 80
"It seems like everyone else has the script. Everyone else knows what's happening and I look around and say, Duh."Of course, the truth is that no one has the script because there is no script to follow. Chances are you'd find that almost everyone else has questions and worries a lot like yours, if you could get them to admit it. This brand-new, completely updated and revised edition of Changing Bodies, Changing Lives is full of honest, accurate, nonjudgmental information on everything teenagers need to know about today.Am I the only one whocan't get up the nerve to ask someone out?got my period so early?doesn't even know the right way to kiss?feels pressured to use drugs?still hasn't hit puberty yet?wants to avoid the gang scene?worries when my mom doesn't come home at night?is scared that I might have AIDS?can't decide what form of birth control to use?has no idea how to tell my friends I'm gay?goes on eating binges?has never had an orgasm?is shut out of the popular crowd?Changing Bodies, Changing Lives has helped hundreds of thousands of teenagers make informed decisions about their lives, from questions about sex, love, friendship, and how your body works to dealing with problems at school and home and figuring out who you are. It's packed with illustrations, checklists, and resources for the answers you really need. Best of all, it's filled with the voices, poems, and cartoons from hundreds of other teenagers, who tell you what makes them feel worried, angry, confused, sexy, happy, and, yes, even excited and hopeful about their lives. (Check out the first two pages for a sample of the quotes you'll find inside.)Being a teenager is tough. With the information and the ideas inside this book, you'll have what you need to make these years the best they can be.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/8/1998Pages: 432Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Random House City Baby, 3rd EditionFeatures:Random House City Baby, 3rd EditionCity Baby, the ultimate guide to raising your baby in the Big Apple, is back in a brand-spanking new edition, completely revised and updated! Weinberg and Ashton introduce parents to New York baby culture, with top-notch advice, insider tips, and up-to-date information on local hospitals and doctors, class offerings for parents and children, and a rundown of the city's best stores for maternity clothes, baby outfits, toys, books, and more.
A nationally known test-prep teacher gives you the edge over the SSAT/ISEE McGraw-Hill's SSAT/ISEE offers complete coverage of both forms (grades 6-8 and 9-12) of the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) and all three forms (grades 5-6, 7-8, and 9-12) of the Independent School Entrance Examination (ISEE), the two exams required for admission by more than 2,000 private high schools nationwide and overseas. Inside you'll find 5 full-length sample tests--two practice SSATs and three practice ISEEs--with complete answer explanations Top 30 Tips for higher scores on test day Step-by-step review of all topics covered on the two exams Practical information for test-takers Foreword by the Dean of Admission, the Lawrenceville SchoolBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/6/2012Pages: 496
Success in math requires children to make connections between the real world and math concepts in order to solve problems. Successful problem solvers will be ready for the challenges of mathematics as they advance to more complex topics. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your children catch up, keep up, and get ahead. Best of all, they’ll have lots of fun doing it! Some of the great features you’ll find inside are: Buildings Times TwoFiguring out the numbers of windows on high-rise buildings helps students understand the value of multiplying. Fashion FractionsDetermining the number of girls and boys wearing orange shirts, hats, or sunglasses gives students a relatable way to use fractions. Preferred MeasureChoosing how to measure everyday items gives students confidence in measuring length, liquid volume, and weight. It’s about TimeStudents practice multiplying by figuring out the time spent eating, watching TV, playing soccer, and sleeping. Making ChangeCalculating the change from buying a candy bar, book, or T-shirt helps students reinforce adding and subtracting with money. Give your child’s confidence in math a boost with 3rd Grade Basic Math Success.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/19/2010Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia (3rd edition) Kingfisher's encyclopedias are award-winning, information-packed reference books for all the family. The new, updated editions are beautiful versions of these trusted favorites--perfect for gifts and reference alike. If you want one history encyclope
Scott Foresman Reading (2000) components for Grade 5.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/15/2000Pages: 150Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
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