When I was little, I could hardly do anything.But now I can do lots of things, like braid my own hair and go to nmusery school. I'm not a baby anymore. I'm me!" Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell perfectly capture a little girl's simple, childlike celebration of herself, as she looks back on her childhood from the lofty height of four and a half years. This spirited view of growing up is perfect for the youngest readers.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/30/1993Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
When I was little, I could hardly do anything. But now I can do lots of things, like braid my own hair and go to nmusery school. I'm not a baby anymore. I'm me!"Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell perfectly capture a little girl's simple, childlike celebration of herself, as she looks back on her childhood from the lofty height of four and a half years. This spirited view of growing up is perfect for the youngest readers.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/18/1995Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Winner of the 2001 Newbery Honor Medal! It was within the pages of Richard Peck's Newbery Honor-winning A Long Way from Chicago that Mary Alice and Grandma Dowdel first made their captivating debut. Now they're back for more astonishing, laugh-out-loud adventures when fifteen-year-old Mary Alice moves in with her spicy grandmother for the year. Expect moonlit schemes, romances both foiled and founded, and a whole parade of fools made to suffer in unusual (and always hilarious) ways. Wise, exuberant, and slyly heartwarming, Mary Alice's story is a fully satisfying companion to the celebrated A Long Way from Chicago, which, in addition to receiving the Newbery Honor, was a National Book Award finalist, an ALA Notable Book, and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/1/2000Pages: 130Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Friendship is forever in the fourth book of Ann M. Martin's heartwarming new series, Main StreetSpring has arrived in Camden Falls, and with it have come many joys and challenges. As Flora and Ruby near the first anniversary of their arrival in town, Flora prepares for a visit from her old best friend. She's excited . . . but her new best friend, Olivia, isn't. Olivia's afraid she won't measure up, and that Flora will regret ever coming to Camden Falls. It's a very big reunion set for a very big day -- Camden Falls's 350th birthday celebration. Does one best friend truly have to be the best . . . or can they find a way to get along?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/2008Pages: 195Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The Herdmans are the most famous kids at Woodrow Wilson School. In fact, they are the most famous kids in the whole town -- and they are the worst kids in the history of the world. They are dirty, rotten, lazy, and ornery. They tell lies and smoke cigars and set fire to things. They stay away from school whenever they want to and won't learn anything when they are there.Every September the students and teachers gear up for another year of dealing with the Herdmans. But no matter what precautions are taken, these modern-day outlaws still manage to cause hilarious mayhem year round. Their wild behavior always leads to disaster for someone, but how all continually escape blame. Could there something about this horrible clan state? Barbara Robinson first introduced the unforgettable Herdmans in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Fans if this perennial favorite will not be disappointed by its equally hilarious, brilliant sequel.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/21/1994Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The wind and I play tug-of-war with my new kite. The wind is winning. When you’re a guy, nature is one big playground—no matter what the season. There are puddles to splash in the spring, pine trees to climb in the summer, maple seeds to catch in the fall, and icicles to swordfight with in the winter. Nature also has a way of making a guy appreciate important stuff—like how many rocks it takes to dam up a stream, or how much snow equals a day off from school. So what kind of poetry best captures these special moments, at a length that lets guys get right back to tree-climbing and kite-flying? Why, guyku, of course!Book Details:Format: Library BindingPublication Date: 10/4/2010Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Here follows the story of a most extraordinary year in the life of an Ojibwe family and of a girl named "Omakayas," or Little Frog, who lived a year of flight and adventure, pain and joy, in 1852. When Omakayas is twelve winters old, she and her family set off on a harrowing journey. They travel by canoe westward from the shores of Lake Superior along the rivers of northern Minnesota, in search of a new home. While the family has prepared well, unexpected danger, enemies, and hardships will push them to the brink of survival. Omakayas continues to learn from the land and the spirits around her, and she discovers that no matter where she is, or how she is living, she has the one thing she needs to carry her through. Richly imagined, full of laughter and sorrow, The Porcupine Year continues Louise Erdrich's celebrated series, which began with The Birchbark House, a National Book Award finalist, and continued with The Game of Silence, winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/2/2008Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Everyone loves a celebration, and renowned illustrator Tasha Tudor offers one for every month in this enchanting treasury of seasons. Come enter a world where sledding excursions melt into summer picnics, and autumn fairs beckon Christmas cheer. A book to be enjoyed around the year!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 11/16/2004Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
In the spring of 1999, hunger and thirst are constant companions to 11-year-old Stephen and his family and friends in their southern Sudan village. Stephen wants to go back to his books, but the village school is closed due to civil war between the northern soldiers and the southern rebels. When bombs explode in their small village, Stephen’s mother tells him and his friends to quickly pack, and they run and hide before they’re caught by the enemy soldiers. Stephen leaves with a few precious possessions, wondering if each step will bring him closer to water, food, and freedom—and maybe home again someday.“Mead puts civil war in human terms through the eyes of one young boy. In the context of an artfully told story, much is told about how war works. . . . The history, the land, and the determination of a band of refugees to care for each other are vividly evoked in this important work.”—Kirkus Reviews, Starred“Mead conveys the particulars of the place and the desperate longing of a displaced child for home, education, and peace.”—BooklistBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/11/2005Pages: 129Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
It's Chinese New Year and there are so many fun things to do! Shopping at the outdoor market for fresh flowers, eating New Year's dinner with the whole family, receiving red envelopes from Grandma and Grandpa, and best of all-watching the spectacular Chinese New Year's parade! Introduce the customs of Chinese New Year to even the youngest readers with this festive new lift-the-flap book. Illustrated by Benrei Huang.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/29/2003Pages: 16Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Christmastime is here! The Bear family is visiting Grizzly Gramps and Gran for the special holiday. This year they're going to celebrate the old-fashioned way! With no TV to watch or video games to play, the cubs enjoy learning all about Gran's Christmas figurines, listening to Gramps's player piano, and even cutting down their own tree. Decorating the house and singing merry Yuletide songs fills everyone with the holiday spirit. This is Christmas the way it was meant to be celebrated. Join the Berenstain Bears for a Christmas to remember. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/25/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
From Little Scholastic comes this innovative and interactive hand-puppet board book for babies and toddlers.Ages: 0-2.Parent and child can quack-quack and moo-moo away while they play and touch the five farm animal finger puppets: a duck, a cow, a pig, a cat, and a dog.Introducing Little Scholastic, a developmental publishing program of interactive books created exclusively to give babies and toddlers a head start in learning.Every book features:*Interactive components * High color contrast * Rhyming, repetitive, or predictable text * Familiar subjects and surroundings * Simple concepts * Distinct leveling between the ages of 0-3 years.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 7/1/2007Pages: 6
LEGO? Minifigure Year by Year: A Visual Chronicle shows the evolution of this classic toy for the first time ever, with exquisite photography and fascinating facts about each and every minifigure included.Featuring more than 2, 000 of the most significant, popular, and rare minifigures, this engaging reference guide explores minifigures chronologically by theme. Fans will learn little-known facts about their favorite minifigures in this first-ever publishing of the evolution of the famous LEGO minifigure. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/16/2013Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Bess Stovall is famous for being famous. "When it comes to Wemmicks, she's the best," they say. Who wouldn't want to join her Wonderful Wemmicks Club? The catch is this: only Wemmicks made of maple can join-the best wood from the best forest. But Punchinello can't join since he is made of willow. "Willow is weak wood," says Bess. "No one wants to be a willow." And Punchinello is the only willow in Wemmicksville. Everyone looks down on him, even his friend Lucia. Punchinello learns a valuable lesson when Eli the woodcarver helps him see that he is special because the Maker made him-the Maker even chose his wood. This latest tale from Wemmicksville will surprise you as Punchinello himself shocks the town with how special he really is.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/27/2003Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Another Munschworks! Volume four in this large picturebook format has arrived, with the next five classic Munsch tales. Robert Munsch is one of North America's best-selling authors. Two Munsch titles appeared on the New York Times list of the top 100 children's books published in the last fifteen years. He is in constant demand, and his books are always popular with young and old alike. Since he was first published in 1979, more than 20 million Munsch books have been sold in over a dozen languages. Don't miss these popular best-sellers featuring:Moira's Birthday, illustrated by Michael MartchenkoMoira invites the whole school to her birthday party... and then has to come up with some pretty creative ways to entertain them (and clean up!). Millicent and the Wind, illustrated by Suzanne DuranceauMillicent lives at the top of the mountain and has nobody toplay with -- until the day the wind whispers to her and brings her a friend. From Far Away, written with Saoussan Askar, illustrated by Michael MartchenkoA true story, based on her letters, of a young girl who leaves her home in war-torn Beirut and resettles in North America. 50 Below Zero, illustrated by Michael MartchenkoJason is woken in the night when he hears his father sleepwalking -- on the fridge, in the bathtub, on the car, outside where it's 50 below...! The Boy in the Drawer, illustrated by Michael MartchenkoShelley's house is mysteriously becoming a mess... all because of one little boy. But with a hug and a kiss he suddenly vanishes, and Shelley cleans up with no trouble at all.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/7/2002Pages: 136Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
A thousand years ago, two young lovers were betrayed'Alger Waterlow to his death, and Hanalea, Queen of the Fells, to a life without love. Now, once again, the Queendom of the Fells seems likely to shatter apart. For young queen Raisa ana'Marianna, maintaining peace even within her own castle walls is nearly impossible; tension between wizards and Clan has reached a fevered pitch. With surrounding kingdoms seeking to prey on the Fells' inner turmoil, Raisa's best hope is to unite her people against a common enemy. But that enemy might be the person with whom she's falling in love.Through a complicated web of lies and unholy alliances, former streetlord Han Alister has become a member of the Wizard Council of the Fells. Navigating the cut-throat world of blue blood politics has never been more dangerous, and Han seems to inspire hostility among Clan and wizards alike. His only ally is the queen, and despite the perils involved, Han finds it impossible to ignore his feelings for Raisa. Before long, Han finds himself in possession of a secret believed to be lost to history, a discovery powerful enough to unite the people of the Fells. But will the secret die with him before he can use it? A simple, devastating truth concealed by a thousand-year-old lie at last comes to light in this stunning conclusion to the Seven Realms series.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/23/2012Pages: 608Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
The World of Cars: Best Friends tells the story of Lightning McQueen and Mater, and is written to reinforce toddlers understanding of friendship. The book comes with a stuffed Lightning McQueen character.Based on the Disney/Pixar movie Cars, the book shows McQueen as the new guy in town, wanting to be elsewhere. However, he meets a kind and rusty tow truck, Mater, whose persistent friendliness wins over McQueen, and the two become good friends.The World of Cars: Best Friends enhances young readers enjoyment of the story with sound buttons and cues throughout the text. Toddlers can read along and press buttons that complement the narrative with a variety of sounds. Plus, kids can use the plush toy that accompanies the book to act out the action in the story.The World of Cars: Best Friends has the following features that make it appropriate for young children: A small size so that little hands can manage it easily Board pages that withstand rips and tears Coated pages for easy clean-up in case of spillsThe World of Cars: Best Friends book and toy conform to the Specifications for Toy Safety of ASTM F963-07.Book Details:Format: Book+ToyPublication Date: 1/7/2008
Friends all year. In winter, spring, summer, and fall, Frog and Toad are always together. Here is a wise and wonderful story for each seasonof the year-and one for Christmas, too.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/25/1976Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Baby's First Year Journal This fully revised follow-up to the best-selling Pregnancy Journal is the perfect way for new moms to follow baby's health and development through each day of his or her first year. With a winning new look, this must-have daybook includes the latest medical information, as well as plenty of room for journaling—the perfect keepsake to record all of baby's important milestones.
A New York Times Best Seller!A deluxe trade paperback edition of one of the most important and critically acclaimed Batman adventures ever, written byFrank Miller, author ofTHE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS!In addition to telling the entire dramatic story of Batman's first year fighting crime, this collection includes reproductions of original pencils, promotional art, script pages, unseen David Mazzucchelli Batman art and more.Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 1/10/2007 Pages: 136
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