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
Muna has never known his father -- a samurai, a noble warrior. But Muna's mother has told Muna how he will know him one day: by the sign of the chrysanthemum. When his mother dies, Muna travels to the capital of twelfth-century Japan, a bewildering city on the verge of revolution. He finds a haven there, as servant to the great swordsmith, Fukuji. But Muna cannot forget his dream: He must find his father. Only then will he have power and a name to be reckoned with. Only then will he become a man.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/3/1988Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
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
Six songs in Signed English with easy-to-follow illustrations: If You're Happy...; Twinkle, Twinkle...; BINGO; Row, Row, Row Your Boat; The Muffin Man; The Mulberry BushBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/1995Pages: 16Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
You must go to the dragon. You must leave tonight.Before she even hears the words, Kaeldra already knows she must find the mother dragon whose draclings have just hatched and get some of the precious milk in order to save her foster sister’s life. Since Kaeldra can communicate with dragons, she is the only one who can accomplish the task. And so she begins a journey that will entwine her fate with that of three little draclings and one would-be dragonslayer—a journey that will become a struggle for life.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/9/2010Pages: 240Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Express Preschool Working on The Railroad This easy-to-assemble oval train with battery-operated locomotive pulls two cargo cars. Press down on the locomotive top to start the train rolling. The locomotive whistles, then a fun tune is played as the light moves side-to-side. Put the horse and cow in the cargo cars for added fun. A train station, railway crossing gate, stop sign and traffic light are included. Small World Toys is committed to the fundamentals behind good toys, innovative and safe design with courteous and prompt customer service. Small World Toys is committed to the fundamentals behind good toys with innovative and safe designs and courteous and prompt customer service. Small World Toys product standards are focused on developing and delivering the safest and highest quality products for children. Play is an integral and necessary part of a child's development and education. This philosophy is at the core of its product development and drives the company to continue developing and sourcing new and innovative products. It prides itself in developing products that encourage creativity and build self-confidence through play.Product Dimensions (inches): 7.6 (L) x 3.7 (W) x 3.7 (H)Age: 3 to 7 yearsRecommended Ages:3 – 7
Within the pages of this book are documented, in prose and elegantly articulate photographs, examples of stations on the Railroad, along with images of the routes, lives, and hardships of both the passengers and conductors.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/1999Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 8 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 Moore has spent her life searching for signs. A sign she'll fall in love. A sign she'll make it into a highly ranked university. A sign that the summer before senior year will be the best one ever. But when Mia is diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia, the only sign she wants to see is that she will survive cancer. Until she's better-meaning no throwing up, no hospital stays, and definitely no wig-Mia doesn't want anyone to know she's sick. And she certainly doesn't want to feel more than friendship for the one person who does know what she's going through, her best friend, Gyver. But the sicker Mia gets, the more she realizes that not even the clearest signs offer perfect answers, and in order to discover what will happen in her life, she will have to find the courage to live it.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/14/2014Pages: 400Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
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
Young readers (and adults, too) will feel transported by the clever, intricate plotline and superb, sweeping illustrations of this second title in the Three Thieves series. The action resumes as our three goodhearted fugitives stop at a roadside inn during a ferocious thunderstorm. Narrow escapes ensue as Grig, the scheming and selfish innkeeper, endeavors to capture the trio and secure a reward from the Queen. Tensions mount further as the Queen's Dragons arrive at the tavern, hot on the trail of the fugitives and immediately suspicious of the smarmy Grig. Will Grig get his due? Will the fugitives escape? And why hasn't Grig's gentle wife spoken a word in ten years? You can bet she's got a secret.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2011Pages: 112Reading Level: Age 9 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
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