Simon Basher is back with another zany primer to science! Following his 3 successful titles on the basics of chemistry, physics, and biology, ROCKS AND MINERALS is an in-depth look at the ground beneath our feet. Like his other titles, Basher presents these topics through charming and adorable illustrations and pairs them with basic information told from a first person perspective. He develops a community of characters based on the things that form the foundations of our planet: rocks, gems, crystals, fossils and more. And what's more, he makes it understandable, interesting, and cute. It's not what you expect out of a science primer. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/29/2009Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Simon Basher is back with another zany primer to science! Following his 3 successful titles on the basics of chemistry, physics, and biology, ROCKS AND MINERALS is an in-depth look at the ground beneath our feet. Like his other titles, Basher presents these topics through charming and adorable illustrations and pairs them with basic information told from a first person perspective. He develops a community of characters based on the things that form the foundations of our planet: rocks, gems, crystals, fossils and more. And what's more, he makes it understandable, interesting, and cute. It's not what you expect out of a science primer. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 12/7/2010Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Join Drizzt Do'Urden, the world's most famous drow elf, on his adventures in the Forgotten Realms!Regis has fallen into the hands of the assassin Artmis Entreri, who is taking him to Calimport to deliver him into the clutches of the vile Pasha Pook. But Drizzt and Wulfgar are close on their heels, determined to save Regis from his own folly as much as from his powerful enemies.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/7/2007Pages: 384
Dazzling Diamonds, Royal Root Beer Rubies, and Super Sour Sapphires are just some of the irresistible ice pop recipes in Gem Pops! that will win over kids of all ages. This one-of-a-kind kit includes a recipe booklet with step-by-step instructions for making 25 icy treats inspired by gems and semi-precious stones, plus 6 ice pop molds that capture the shape and essence of all that glitters. The best part? The ice pop molds have a ring base, so kids can show off their sparkling (and tasty!) new accessories.Book Details:Format: Special FormatPublication Date: 3/26/2013Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Watch in amazement as gem-like crystals form before your eyes. Grow "golden citrine", ?emerald" green and "aquamarine" blue. Learn about crystalline habitats. Detailed instructions are included.Features include: -Grow "golden citrine" -Grow "emerald" green-Grow "aquamarine" blue-Learn about crystalline habitats-Detailed instructionsRecommended Ages:10 – 15
Brave Gem Styling Merida Doll: Inspired by the new Disney/Pixar movie, Brave. Gem Styling Merida features iconic elements from the film in fashion play for girls. Dressed in her signature blue gown, Merida comes with a reversible cape that girls can flip over to reveal a sparkly print inspired by the movie. They also can decorate her outfit or her long red hair with gems, and they can play out Merida's love of archery with the included bow and arrow.Features include: Inspired by the new Disney/Pixar movie, Brave Dressed in her signature blue gown with a reversible cape Decorate Merida's hair or outfit with sparkly gems Includes Merida doll, gems and bow and arrow Girls will love reenacting their favorite scenes from the movie Recommended Ages: 3-8 years Product Dimensions: 8 x 3.38 x 12.75 inches
Monica Sheehan has taken her bestselling book be happy. and created an irresistible little gem for people BIG & small. So open it up and get inspired to . . .Sing and dance a little! Have fun! Be kind--be brave! And be the best YOU.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 3/23/2010Pages: 38Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Inspired by family stories, two-time Newbery Honor winner and New York Times bestselling author Jennifer L. Holm beautifully blends family lore with America's past in this charming gem of a novel, rich in historical detail, humor, and the unique flavors of Key West.Life isn't like the movies, and eleven-year-old Turtle is no Shirley Temple. She's smart and tough and has seen enough of the world not to expect a Hollywood ending. After all, it's 1935, and jobs and money and sometimes even dreams are scarce. So when Turtle's mama gets a job housekeeping for a lady who doesn't like kids, Turtle says goodbye without a tear and heads off to Key West, Florida, to stay with relatives she's never met.Florida's like nothing Turtle has ever seen. It's hot and strange, full of wild green peeping out between houses, ragtag boy cousins, and secret treasure. Before she knows what's happened, Turtle finds herself coming out of the shell she has spent her life building, and as she does, her world opens up in the most unexpected ways.From the Hardcover edition.Book Details:Format: Audio BookPublication Date: 5/11/2010Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets—and human lives. In the aftermath of a forbidden moment that rocked Sydney to her core, she finds herself struggling to draw the line between her Alchemist teachings and what her heart is urging her to do. Then she meets alluring, rebellious Marcus Finch--a former Alchemist who escaped against all odds, and is now on the run. Marcus wants to teach Sydney the secrets he claims the Alchemists are hiding from her. But as he pushes her to rebel against the people who raised her, Sydney finds that breaking free is harder than she thought. There is an old and mysterious magic rooted deeply within her. And as she searches for an evil magic user targeting powerful young witches, she realizes that her only hope is to embrace her magical blood--or else she might be next. Praise for the Bloodlines series "We're suckers for it." --Entertainment Weekly "Stands out from the crowded vampire genre." --Associated Press "An obvious pick for the literary lover of all things bloodsucking." --MTV's Hollywood Crush Praise for the Vampire Academy series "Unique and mesmerizing. . . . this little gem is sure to be a hit. . . . Readers will bite on this series for some time to come." --VOYA "Absorbing. . . ." --Booklist "Truly engaging. . . ." --SLJ "A thrilling adventure. . . ." --TeensReadToo.comBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/12/2013Pages: 432Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
There are so many feelings that Baby can have! Little ones can lift the flaps to find Baby experiencing a range of emotions. This gem from Karen Katz is sure to become a favorite among children and parents!
Playful and lighthearted with a subversive twist that is signature Lane Smith, It’s a Book is a delightful manifesto on behalf of print in the digital age. This satisfying, perfectly executed picture book has something to say to readers of all stripes and all ages.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/10/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
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