Early one morning a boy comes into town looking for work. He meets a sign painter who takes him on as a helper, and they are commissioned to paint a series of billboards in the desert. Each billboard has only one word, Arrowstar. They do not know its meaning. As they are about to paint the last sign, the boy looks up and sees in the distance a magnificent structure. Is it real? Together, they go to find out. Here Allen Say tells a haunting story of dreams and choices for readers of all ages. It is a Common Core State Standards Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Read-Aloud Story).Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 11/5/2013Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The Sign of the Seahorse Romance, mystery and intrigue revolve around the Seahorse Cafe, where the beautiful Pearl Trout falls in love with Corporal Bert the Soldiercrab. But Reeftown is in danger, and soon Pearl, Bert, and Pearl's brother Finneus must journey through the ocean depths to find the source of the deadly poison that is destroying the coral reef. "Graeme Base's witty rhymes and dynamic, radiantly colored illustrations, should keep both reader and audience immensely entertained."'Publishers Weekly. "Base will surely delight his many fans with this latest high-color, high-action, high-density composition, with a high-minded ecological message"'School Library Journal
A brand-new paperback edition of the Newbery Honor book, with an introduction by Joseph Bruchac. Although he faces responsibility bravely, thirteen-year-old Matt is more than a little apprehensive when his father leaves him alone to guard their new cabin in the wilderness. When a renegade white stranger steals his gun, Matt knows he has no way to shoot game or to protect himself. Only after meeting the proud, resourceful Indian boy Attean does Matt begin to understand the way of the Beaver clan and their growing problem in adapting to the white man and the changing frontier.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/2/2011Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Fisher-Price Thomas & Friends Wooden Railroad Coal Hopper Figure 8 SetHelp Thomas be a really useful engine in our Wooden Railway Figure 8 Coal Hopper play set. Ride Thomas around the track, over, or under the bridge. Stop Thomas at Coal Hopper, and press down on the top of the Coal Hopper to load Thomas' Cargo Car with Coal. Set includes: Thomas Engine, cargo car, removable coal cargo, stop sign and signal crossing. Works great with any Thomas and Friends Wooden Railway engines and sets.
Britto Mini Peace Sign Bring The World Together With The Widely-Recognized Peace Sign. Re-Interpretted By Brazilian Pop Artist Romero Britto As A Stuffed Pillow, The Butterfly Features The Bold Patterns And Colorful Designs That Have Made Britto A World-Renowned Artist. Recommended Ages: 3 Year - 6 Year
Baby Sign Language Basics Since 2004, Baby Sign Language Basics hasintroduced hundreds of thousands of parents andcaregivers around the globe to the miracle of signing with their babies - and left them wanting more! Now, in this new bigger edition,Monta Briant providesmore than 300 American Sign Language (ASL) signs, illustrated with the same clear, easy-to-understand photos and descriptions. Baby-specific signing techniques, songs, and games are also included to make learning fun and open up two way communication quickly. In this special DVD edition, parents will meet real signing families and learn how to make sign language a part oftheir every day interactions with their children. Also included on the
Mia is always looking for signs. A sign that she should get serious with her soccer-captain boyfriend. A sign that she'll get the grades to make it into an Ivy-league school. One sign she didn't expect to look for was: "Will I survive cancer?" It's an answer her friends would never understand, prompting Mia to keep her illness a secret. The only one who knows is her lifelong best friend, Gyver, who is poised to be so much more. Mia is determined to survive, but when you have so much going your way, there is so much more to lose. From debut author Tiffany Schmidt comes a heart-wrenching and ultimately uplifting story of one girl's search for signs of life in the face of death.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/2/2012Pages: 384Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Sign Language for Babies and Toddlers All parents know the frustrations of trying to work out a child's needs when they are too young to communicate with words. This easy-to-use guide helps parents teach their children basic signs, allowing the child to express themselves from as early as seven months.An introduction explains how baby signing developed and its uses for the reader and their child. This leads into the main body of the book which is divided into themed categories, and then each entry is alphabetized within for easy use.Sign Language for Babies and Toddlers is a reader-friendly practical guide will help to develop a child's learning abilities at the earliest possible stage, and helps create an invaluable bond between parent and child.
The ultimate guide to baby sign language, with color photos and 200 signs!You can hear-your baby can hear-so what's the deal? Every parent knows how frustrated-how enraged-babies become when they can't make themselves clear to their families. But now, before they can talk, they can tell you what they mean-with signs! Signing has taken the parenting world by storm. Why? Every parent is eager to give their baby the best possible upbringing, the least frustration, and the best head start for achieving in today's driven, competitive society. Research (funded by the National Institutes of Health) has found that signing babies: talk sooner and have larger vocabularies; have stronger parent/child bonds; have less frustration, crying and tantrums; show more interest in books; engage in more sophisticated play; and have higher IQ scores. Now, what parent doesn't want that? Baby signing has been featured on Dateline and Oprah. Teach Your Baby to Sign features photographs of babies signing, plus line illustrations of each sign. And it provides 200 useful signs-more than any other book-so parents can have a wide selection to choose from, along with stage-by-stage guidance so they'll know which signs to teach first and which to add as they and their baby become progressively more skilled and comfortable with signing.Book Details:Format: Publication Date: 10/1/2007Pages: 176Reading Level: Age 0 and Up
There was a sign on Rosie's door that said, "If you want to know a secret, knock three times." Kathy, Rosie's good friend, knocked three times and learned the secret-that Rosie was no longer Rosie, but Alinda, the lovely lady singer. Adventures with Alinda were fun for Kathy and Sal and Pudgy and Dolly. Even Lenny, who occasionally didn't believe in Alinda, was delighted by the Fourth of July celebration that Alinda, with the help of the Magic Man, held. At the end of the celebration, Alinda was gone forever, and Rosie had returned, but she soon found something else nice to be. Maurice Sendak, the well-known artist and author-illustrator of Kenny's Window and Very Far Away, has written a story of real children, playing as only children know how. Young readers will wish that Alinda lived next door to them.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/1/2002Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
Twelve-year-old Matt is left on his own in the Maine wilderness while his father leaves to bring the rest of the family to their new settlement. When he befriends Attean, an Indian chief’s grandson, he is invited to join the Beaver tribe and move north. Should Matt abandon his hopes of ever seeing his family again and go on to a new life?From the Trade Paperback edition.Book Details:Format: Book+CDPublication Date: 4/27/2004Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
What Was...? focuses on key events that have shaped historyƒ_"great battles, protests, discoveries, and revolutions! No one knows where the term Underground Railroad came from : there were no trains or tracks, only "conductors" who helped escaping slaves to freedom. Including real stories about "passengers" on the "Railroad," this book chronicles slaves' close calls with bounty hunters, exhausting struggles on the road, and what they sacrificed for freedom. With 80 black-and-white illustrations throughout and a sixteen-page black-and-white photo insert, the Underground Railroad comes alive!
Levels of Discovery Railroad Rocker- Bright colors with smoke-stack finials<br>- Cut-out detail around locomotive <br>- Tiny locomotive rolls along the base of chair as child rocks <br>- Hear the train chug along when child rocks (Don't worry, Mom - you can turn it off!) <br><br>Special understamp beneath the seat that the customer can personalize with the child's name, the name of the gift-giver and the special occasion when the chair was received. A photo greeting card is included so the child can say THANK YOU in a memorable wayDimensions:23x16x29
Teaches American Sign Language to children with more than 300 essential signs, their English equivalents, and a picture “translation.” Provides a multidimensional sign language vocabulary for preschool and elementary school children. The authors introduce common household items, animals, family, verbs, emotions, safety, and other concepts. Each of the vocabulary words features a picture, sign illustration, and the English word. The American Manual Alphabet, number signs, and a list of different American Sign Language handshapes are included for handy reference.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/1/1990Pages: 112Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Learning sign language is an excellent cross-curricular communication skills for any child! Each of the cards features a letter, an illustration of a hand demonstrating the sign for that letter, and the braille dot pattern. The braille can be raised so that students can feel the letter! Each set includes twenty-six 6" by 9" cards per package.Book Details:Format: CardsPublication Date: 1/15/1999Pages: 26Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Plan Early Learning Hand Sign Alphabet A-ZAdd variety to your knowledge of Alphabets with this signlanguage set. The 26 piece set features an impressed upper caseand lower case letters, and corresponding American hand signlanguage picture.Product : cm 6.6 x 8.1 x 1.1inch 2.6 x 3.2 x 0.4
Add variety to your knowledge of numbers with this sign language number set! The 10-piece set features impressed numbers, counting dots, and American Sign Language illustrations that help children learn numbers in various ways. ABOUT PLANTOYS Founded in southern Thailand in 1981, PlanToys was the first company in the world to manufacture wooden toys from rubberwood. We are always looking for new ways to improve and preserve our environment. PlanToys takes a step to go beyond Green by taking the concept of "Sustainability" into practice with the belief that everyone can contribute to a better world by playing sustainably. PlanToys uses a variety of materials, including; organic rubberwood, e-zero glue, water-based dyes, recycled and recyclable materials, soy and water-based ink and our proprietary PlanWood. PlanWood is a high density fiber composite wood made from reclaimed wood particles left from the manufacturing process of toys in the factory. This material allows toys to be made safe, stronger and more durable. PlanToys is again the first wooden toys company in the world's been using this method to make toys since 2010. Recommended Ages:2 – 6
Featuring cool computer-generated illustrations and a simple kid-friendly design, this reference book for the youngest readers makes learning sign language fun and easy! Learn 100 basic signs for everyday use in helpful categories, such as Food, Colors, Animals, In the Classroom, and more! Also included are instructions on how to fingerspell the entire alphabet and numbers. For quick reference, this book also comes with a bonus full-size poster of the ASL alphabet--perfect for home or the classroom! Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/1/2008Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Plan Toys City Series Set Of Traffic Sign and Light Kids can learn basic traffic signs and lights with Plan Toys City Series Set Of Traffic Sign and Light. It encourages and promotes kids? intellectual development. They can use these signs while playing with vehicle toys, too. Why You'll Love It: Lifelike signs make for real fun. Age: 3 years and up Features Complements vehicle toys Encourages intellectual development Children can learn about traffic signs and lights ABOUT PLANTOYS Founded in southern Thailand in 1981, PlanToys was the first company in the world to manufacture wooden toys from rubberwood. We are always looking for new ways to improve and preserve our environment. PlanToys takes a step to go beyond Green by taking the concept of "Sustainability" into practice with the belief that everyone can contribute to a better world by playing sustainably. PlanToys uses a variety of materials, including; organic rubberwood, e-zero glue, water-based dyes, recycled and recyclable materials, soy and water-based ink and our proprietary PlanWood. PlanWood is a high density fiber composite wood made from reclaimed wood particles left from the manufacturing process of toys in the factory. This material allows toys to be made safe, stronger and more durable. PlanToys is again the first wooden toys company in the world's been using this method to make toys since 2010. Recommended Ages:3 and up
A child's language development is strongly influenced by the close sharing of well known songs and rhymes. Singing songs and rhymes is the perfect way to bond with your baby and share quality time, while action and movement aid coodination. These books keep this valuable tradition alive, with the added benefit of encouraging actions through mime and ASL signs.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 9/1/2013Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
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