With Fastrack, the action is non-stop and the fun is plentiful. Using the elastic cord, be quick and aim well to be the first to send all of the disks zooming across to the other side. WARNING: you may find it difficult to stop playing. Product Measures: 13.5" x 8.3" x 1.1" Recommended Ages: 5 years & up About Blue Orange Games Thierry Denoual and Julien Mayot founded Blue Orange Games in 2000, naming it after the Paul Eluard surrealist poem, "The Earth is Blue like an Orange." Blue Orange Games is committed to planting two trees for every one tree used in the creation of their games. They partner with Pur Projet to calculate and offset the carbon footprint of their annual road trip, planting additional trees in the Amazon. In 2007 they became the proud first recipient of Dr. Toy's Green Company Award. Looking towards the future and with an eye for constant improvement, Blue Orange is steadfast in their mission to bring HOT Games to a COOL Planet. Blue Orange Games is based in San Francisco.
Knock-knock. This durable plastic hard hat is a big hit on the construction site. The brightly colored design is bold enough to stand alone as all-in-one dress up gear. Kids build hours of imaginative play with this classic must-have prop, featuring German craftsmanship. Why You’ll Love It: One yellow hat and — poof — your construction worker is good to go. Age: 3 years and up Features Adjustable interior head strap Made from high quality plastics Manufactured in Germany Indoor/outdoor suitable ABOUT BRUDER Playing is not an end in itself, but lets children make experiences in the adult world which they can use for their own development. In line with this principle, BRUDER products are developed as "model-sized toys." Model-sized to encourage children to imitate real life in the form of role plays; functional to help them understand the technical backgrounds by allowing them to "grasp by grabbing." It is thanks to our high-quality products as well as our know-how that we rank among today's leading manufacturers of plastic toy vehicles in Europe. Our utilization of resources is based on the principle of sustainability. Our in-house recycling loop and our energy-saving production process combined with our customer service who can provide spare parts for the repairs of our toy vehicles make our products particularly durable. The great strength of BRUDER Spielwaren lies in its innovation when it comes to developing and manufacturing new toys with the functionality for which BRUDER is so well known.Everything - from the initial ideal to production and marketing - is done under one roof at BRUDER's principal offices in Furth, Germany.
Branley explains these powerful storms in simple terms young children can understand. He describes the funnel cloud and how it forms and [tells] what to do during a tornado. The book ends on a comfortable note, that the idea is not to panic but to know what to do to ensure safety. BL. A Reading Rainbow SelectionBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/1988Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Meet the Beacon Street Girls...They're real, they're fun - they're just like you! Love is in the air at Abigail Adams Junior High. There's a big dance coming up, and the BSG are having fun thinking up dream dates. But as the day of the dance approaches, things start to get complicated. Why is Dillon paying more attention to Avery than Maeve? And why is Nick spending so much time with Chelsea, when everyone knows he and Charlotte are made for each other? Who will the BSG share the last dance with? Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/16/2008Pages: 288Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
It's hard to be five. Just yelled at my brother. My mind says do one thing. My mouth says another. It's fun to be five! Big changes are here! My body's my car, and I'm licensed to steer. Learning not to hit? Having to wait your turn? Sitting still? It's definitely hard to be five. But Jamie Lee Curtis's encouraging text and Laura Cornell's playful illustrations make the struggles of self-control a little bit easier and a lot more fun! This is the sixth inspired book from the #1 New York Times best-selling team of Today I Feel Silly: & Other Moods That Make My Day and I'm Gonna Like Me: Letting Off a Little Self Esteem.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/7/2004Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Since his parents' divorce, John's mother hasn't touched him, her new fiance wants them to move away, and his father would rather be anywhere than at Friday night dinner with his son. It's no wonder John writes articles like "Interview with the Stepfather" and "Memoirs from Hell." The only release he finds is in homemade zines like the amazing Escape Velocity by Marisol, a self-proclaimed "Puerto Rican Cuban Yankee Lesbian." Haning around the Boston Tower Records for the new issue of Escape Velocity, John meets Marisol and a hard love is born. While at first their friendship is based on zines, dysfuntional families, and dreams of escape, soon both John and Marisol begin to shed their protective shells. Unfortunately, John mistakes this growing intimacy for love, and a disastrous date to his junior prom leaves that friendship in ruins. Desperately hoping to fix things, John convinces Marisol to come with him to a zine conference on Cape Cod. On the sandy beaches by the Bluefish Wharf Inn, John realizes just how hard love can be. With keen insight into teenage life, Ellen Wittlinger delivers a story of adolescence that is fierce and funny -- and ultimately transforming -- even as it explores the pain of growing up.Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/1/2001 Pages: 224 Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Dickens's satirical and enduring classic, in a gorgeous new clothbound edition.As a novelist, journalist, and satirist, Charles Dickens was a hugely popular writer who remains a favorite with readers of all ages almost one hundred fifty years after his death. In honor of the bicentennial of this beloved author's birth, we add two new deliciously stylish clothbound classics by Dickens to our ever-growing collection of luxurious volumes designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/16/2011Pages: 368Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
Space Alert is a team survival game. players take on the role of a crew of space explorers sent out through hyperspace to survey a dangerous sector of the Galaxy.The spaceship automatically maps the sector in 10 minutes. The crew's task is to defend the ship until the mission is complete. If they succeed, the ship brings back valuable data. If they fail. it is time to train a new crew. Space Alert is not a typical board game. players do not compete against each other. Instead, they work together against the challenge presented by the game. The difficulty of this challenge can be chosen by the players themselves. Completing the most difficult missions requires close teamwork.Recommended Ages:12 and up
Space Alert: The New Frontier Game The new frontier contains several new expansions for space alert. These can be used individually or in combination to provide variety, challenge and new modes of play. This is an expansion for zooloretto. It is not a standalone game. Expansions to Space Alert and depth and complexity. Tons of replay value.Recommended Ages:12 and up
Motorola MWR839 Desktop Weather-Alert Radio (White/Black) The Motorola MWR839 Desktop Weather-Alert Radio provides early warnings to ensure you're prepared for whenever disaster strikes. With AM & FM weather radio, as well as the ability to connect external media devices, you'll never miss a beat. Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME) technology allows you to filter out emergency alerts outside of your county. When the SAME alert function is on, the radio will automatically play emergency weather/public alerts for your local area. There are 76 types of alerts, including weather related alerts, civil emergencies, hazards and child abduction alerts. Plus, you can disable alerts that you prefer not to receive.
This Visual Warning Signal alerts oncoming motorists when children are at play. The florescent green body with reflector decal and red warning flag is visible even during twilight hours. Place at the end of your driveway or yard to alert motorists to proceed with caution. "Slow" sticker reminds drivers to reduce their speed ahead. This lightweight, durable and sturdy saftey companion has a convenient carry handle for easy mobility. Product Measures: 18.25" x 22.25" x 52"Recommended Ages:1 - 5
A generation stands on the brink of a "rebelution." A growing movement of young people is rebelling against the low expectations of today's culture by choosing to "do hard things" for the glory of God. And Alex and Brett Harris are leading the charge.Do Hard Things is the Harris twins' revolutionary message in its purest and most compelling form, giving readers a tangible glimpse of what is possible for teens who actively resist cultural lies that limit their potential.Combating the idea of adolescence as a vacation from responsibility, the authors weave together biblical insights, history, and modern examples to redefine the teen years as the launching pad of life. Then they map out five powerful ways teens can respond for personal and social change.Written by teens for teens, Do Hard Things is packed with humorous personal anecdotes, practical examples, and stories of real-life rebelutionaries in action. This rallying cry from the heart of an already-happening teen revolution challenges a generation to lay claim to a brighter future, starting today."Most people don't expect you to understand what we're going to tell you in this book. And even if you understand, they don't expect you to care. And even if you care, they don't expect you to do anything about it. And even if you do something about it, they don't expect it to last. We do." - Alex and BrettBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/15/2008Pages: 242Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
Sarah promised Marjorie when they were five years old that they would be best friends forever. But that was before seventh grade, when everything changed—everything except Marjorie. While Sarah wants to meet new people and try new things, Marjorie still likes doing the same things they always did. It seems the more time the two girls spend together, the more time Sarah wants to spend apart. How did a promise that was so easy to make become so hard to keep? With beautifully drawn characters and vivid details, this incisive novel portrays middle school in all its complexity—both the promise of what is to come and the pain of what must be left behind.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/2/2011Pages: 204Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
A look at the life of migrant workers through a child’s eyesEmma Turner loves books and dreams of one day having the store-bought kind, but the Turners are migrant workers and money is tight. That means “no extras,” so Emma must be content to make her own stories and books. Emma has a plan, though – she’s going to save all the money she earns picking apples and put it in Mama’s hard-times jar. Then there will surely be enough for extras. But when Mama tells Emma that this year she has to go to school instead of to work, it spoils everything. Now she will never own a store-bought book! But school turns out to have a wonderful surprise in store for Emma. Based on Ethel Footman Smothers’s childhood, the story is brought to life with lush acrylic paintings, giving us a touching portrait of a book-hungry child.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/12/2003Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The perfect fairy tale deserves the perfect picture book. The world has royal fever--we just can'tget enough of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Millions of people around the globe tuned in to watch their wedding in spring 2011, and the recent announcement of a baby on the way sent the media into a frenzy of speculation. Now, readers can go back in time to see their story from the beginning -- a story about a little boy named William who would grow up to be king, and a little girl named Catherine who dreamed of meeting a prince one day? Follow Will and Kate through their childhood days, their grand wedding, their international travels? and (of course) the arrival of their royal baby. Based on a popular app from Ink Robin, with illustrations by Adam Larkum that bring both the English country-side and the streets of London to life, this delightful picture book will make readers young and old alike fall in love with everyone's favorite royal couple all over again.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/11/2013Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
It's 1935, Depression time, and the Wildsmith family is forced to sell their sow pig, then their cow, then their beloved hunting dog. Finally, the parents pack up the kids and, without telling them where they're going, leave their Alabama farm. Along the way, Mary Jake is handed a handkerchief with something tied inside, and she is instructed to take the left fork of the road to town, where she is to present the handkerchief at a stone house.So begins the adventure of an abandoned girl who chooses her own path, dyes herself in a stump full of walnut-colored water, and disguises herself as a boy in order to survive. Mary Jake Wildsmith is now Jake Smith, headed for strange and exciting adventures in a very different world.Acclaimed novelist Aileen Kilgore Henderson blends a driving narrative with a gallery of memorable characters - among them the traveling evangelist Miss Celestine and confederate widow Miz Bennett - in this rags-to-riches story of a strong young girl who meets hardship with courage and resilience.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/17/2004Pages: 232Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Earl Hipp addresses loss from the perspective of the heart. He discusses young people's experiences with loss and helps them figure out ways to continue functioning after loss. You will provide students with tools to grieve and ways to keep their losses from becoming too overwhelming. This book, along with the Caring Circle: A Facilitator's Guide to Support Groups and Thirty-Eight Great Handouts are all part of a complete curriculum to use in developing broad-based support groups for young people ages 12 and older. Other books that can be purchased that are part of this program to help teens in specific areas are: -Feed Your Head (Self-Esteem)-Fighting Invisible Tigers (Stress)-Understanding the Human Volcano (Violence) Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/25/1995Pages: 140Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Paws Inc. Garfield Deluxe Toy Box Garfield Toy Box is perfect for your little one's toys and goodies! It has extra touches such as piping on the lid and bottom band of the toy box. This roomy toy box is the right size to fit in kid's rooms and your little one will love having the Garfield helping to keep them organized and toys put away. The construction is hard wood frame covered with polyurethane foam and upholstered in soft to the touch, yet durable polyester fabric. The fabric is easy to clean with mild soap and water. Safety hinges and air vents ensure the utmost safety There are coordinating furniture items such as a rocker or recliner available to match this cute toy box. You can create a whole room setting! Other items sold separately. This item is proudly made in the USA! 19"L 28"W 23"H
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