It's Christmas Eve, and this police officer is on patrol. He encounters Sergeant Kringle, who takes over his patrol so the cop can go home to his family. This whimsical illustrated tale for young readers is a tribute to law-enforcement officers everywhere.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/2/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Amscan First Birthday Boy Sailor Hat It’s not really a birthday until every guest is sporting a party hat and singing “Happy Birthday, as baby tries to sneak some icing from the cake! So get the birthday kid and friends ready to party with our collection of hats in all colors, shapes and styles.
It’s bad enough being the new kid, but as a freshman, Jimmy finds school less enjoyable than many of his classmates.Standing 5’5 and weighing 187 pounds, he’s subjected to a daily barrage of taunts and torments. His only sources of comfort are his family, his youth group, and his favorite foods. When his English teacher assigns a journal as a writing project, Jimmy chronicles not only his struggles but also his aspirations to lose weight and win the girl of his dreams. Inspired by a true story and told in first-person journal entries, The Fat Boy Chronicles brings to life the pain and isolation felt by many overweight teenagers as they try to find their way in a world obsessed with outward beauty.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/1/2010Pages: 224Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Have you ever wondered, pondered, quizzically thought? Have questions and queries made you distraught? If you have the need to inquire, Then you might require A book such as this. (It’s not to be missed) Pull up a chair, throw your hand in the air He’ll answer your questions …and answer with flare! For all those "why why why" kid out there, Calef Brown has a few questions of his own: Is water scared of waterfalls? Are clam bakes good for bake sales? Are phones annoyed when no one calls? Do jealous clouds steal each other's thunder? Each question is wackier than the last and is sure to drum up some good laughs…there’s no question about that!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/28/2011Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
No kid knows more about zoo life than Whit. That's because he sleeps, eats and even attends home-school at the Meadowbrook Zoo. It's one of the perks of having a mother who's the zoo director and a father who's the head elephant keeper. Now that he's eleven, Whit feels trapped by the rules and routine of zoo life. With so many exotic animals, it's easy to get overlooked. But when Whit notices a mysterious girl who visits every day to draw the birds, suddenly the zoo becomes much more interesting. Who is the Bird Girl? And why does she come by herself to the zoo? Determined to gain her trust, Whit takes the Bird Girl on his own personal tour of the zoo. He shows her his favorite animals and what happens with them behind the scenes. For Whit, having a friend his own age that he can talk to is an exciting new experience. For Stella the Bird Girl, the zoo and Whit are a necessary escape from her chaotic home life. Together they take risks in order to determine where it is they each belong. But when Stella asks Whit for an important and potentially dangerous favor, Whit discovers how complicated friendship and freedom-- can be. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/16/2012Pages: 288Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Kids with autism have a hard time communicating, which can be frustrating for autistic kids and for their peers. In this intimate yet practical book, author Daniel Stefanski, a fourteen-year-old boy with autism, helps readers understand why autistic kids act the way they do and offers specific suggestions on how to get along with them. While many "typical" kids know someone with autism, they sometimes misunderstand the behavior of autistic kids, which can seem antisocial or even offensive-even if the person with autism really wants to be friends. The result of this confusion is often painful for those with autism: bullying, teasing, excluding, or ignoring. How to Talk to an Autistic is an antidote. Written by an autistic kid for non-autistic kids, it provides personal stories, knowledgeable explanations, and supportive advice-all in Daniel's unique and charming voice and accompanied by lively illustrations. Always straightforward and often humorous, How to Talk to an Autistic Kid will give readers-kids and adults alike-the confidence and tools needed to befriend autistic kids. They'll also feel like they've made a friend already-Daniel. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2011Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Kevin Midas is sick of being picked on, teased and tormented. So when he finds a pair of magical sunglasses that give him the power to do--well, anything--he couldn't be happier. At first, Kevin spends his time pulling ice cream cones out of the air and getting every video game he ever wanted. But then he turns to darker wishes. What if he used the glasses to get revenge? In Neal Shusterman's dark fantasy, one boy finds out that sometimes, getting everything you want can be deadly.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 11/10/2009Pages: 176Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
What modern boy or girl wouldn’t want to be called Precious Child,” as parents in ancient China referred to their children? Or wear a beautiful silk brocade jacket, as wealthy youngsters did? Or nibble on a crunchy roasted cricket? This fun book explores every aspect of life for Chinese children way back when,” from distinctive toys like a live pet” dragonfly to hand-made lesson books to shopping at the exciting markets or strolling down the Silk Road in search of treasures. Vivid illustrations, detailed historical background, and a glossary bring this intriguing time to life for young readers.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/15/2007Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
The bestselling health and hygiene guide for boys 8 and older updated with a brand-new look. Written by a prominent pediatrician. Acknowledged by parents and educators for its kid-friendly nonthreatening style and thorough coverage of the physical and emotional issues surrounding puberty and adolescence. Best of all, boys love it! As one fan wrote, "My son won't put the book down! He keeps referring to it. Two thumbs up!" The Boy's Body Guide is packed with health and hygiene advice that young men can read on their own and put to use today as they grow and take responsibility for the care and health of their bodies. For ages 8 and up. The new edition features: * Fresh new cover * Entirely redesigned all-color interior * New illustrations * Updated content Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/1/2009Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Franklin D. Roosevelt was born into one of the wealthiest families in America, yet this ultimate rich kid grew up to do more for ordinary Americans than any other president. This appealing picture book biography shows how, from childhood on, FDR was compassionate, cheerful, determined, and enormously likable. Though he had private tutors as a young boy and later attended an elite boys' school, he played pranks and had down-to-earth fun just like any boy today. Kathleen Krull's animated picture book biography focuses on FDR's childhood years through his entry as a young man into politics and his battle with polio. A summary of his achievements as president and a chronology of his life are included. The well-researched text and the evocative illustrations by Steve Johnson and Lou Fancher provide an inspiring introduction to one of our greatest presidents.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 12/28/2010Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Being a kid is supposed to be the funnest time in life, but when cancer is part of childhood, life may seem overwhelming. Over 600,000 children worldwide are diagnosed with cancer each year, leaving friends, classmates, family members as well as the patient confused and scared. Most often, parents are left with the overwhelming burden of explaining the diagnosis.Illustrations fill the pages with warmth and joy, showing a young boy facing cancer with logic and determination. He explains how an out of control cell forms a tumor, how a blood test is done, what X-rays, CT Scans, and MRI's are for, how chemotherapy is administered through a Hickman Line, and how radiation works to destroy cancer cells.I'm a Kid Living with Cancer takes the fear out of explaining cancer to a child. It offers a sense of comfort and optimism from knowing what to expect, giving the facts about cancer in an honest but gentle manner, at a child's level of understanding.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/21/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Considered groundbreaking upon its publication in 2003, Boy Meets Boy is now 10 years old and David Levithan's debut about two teenage boys finding love is still in print and still as heartwarming. The world was different when Boy Meets Boy first appeared and attitudes have changed, but this novel is just as relevant and enjoyable as it was then. To mark the 10th anniversary, this edition features new backmatter from the author, including an original story about the scene-stealing, fan-favorite Infinte Darlene--literature's only star quarterback and homecoming queen. David is now considered one of the most important voices in YA literature, having since authored Every Day, Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist with Rachel Cohn, and Will Grayson, Will Grayson with John Green, and fans of his more recent books will not be disappointed by his very first.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/10/2005Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Playme The Magic Kid Watch the spinning tops orbiting the wand without collision or use the magic wand to push away the tops or to make them keep Spinning. Explore and create your own tricks with these 4 elegantly designed wooden pieces with magnets hidden inside. They are made in high quality beechwood. Product Dimensions: 6.5 (L) x 5.5 (W) x 3.75 (H) Age: 3 to 99 years
How do plants make their own food?Why do the different strings on a guitar have different sounds?What does the color of a star tell you about how hot the star is?What's the difference between gamma rays, X-rays, and microwaves?Now you can discover the answers to these and many other fascinating questions about energy for yourself with this fun-filled science resource. Packed with illustrations, Janice VanCleave's Energy for Every Kid presents entertaining, challenging experiments and activities to help you understand the different types of energy--including heat, sound, electricity, and light--and how they bring about change in the world around you. You'll develop your problem-solving skills as you create a "leaping frog" that turns potential energy into kinetic energy, model sound waves with a Slinky?, use a balloon to demonstrate static electricity, make "sun" tea with solar energy, and much more!Each of the activities is broken down into its purpose, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, expected results, and an easy-to-understand explanation. Plus, all projects have been pretested so you can perform them safely and inexpensively in the classroom, at a science fair, or at home!Also available in the Science for Every Kid series:ASTRONOMYBIOLOGYCHEMISTRYCONSTELLATIONSDINOSAURSEARTH SCIENCEECOLOGYGEOGRAPHYGEOMETRYTHE HUMAN BODYMATHOCEANSPHYSICSBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/10/2005Pages: 236Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Ellie McSnelly and Carrie O'Toole were running and laughing-their first day of school was today! And they wondered just what was in store.Would this be a good year?Would school be a bore?Everyone remembers feeling excited and nervous each fall on the first day of school. It's no different for Ellie McSnelly and Carrie O'Toole. But this year, there's not only a new teacher to meet, but a brand new kid as well. Lazlo S. Gasky doesn't look or speak quite like the other kids, and no one is sure what to make of him. In fact, they respond to his arrival at Brookhaven School by taunting and teasing him. But when Ellie realizes how tough it is for Lazlo, she reaches out, and after school one day they share an afternoon of soccer, strudel, and chess. Besides making a new friend, she and Lazlo teach their classmates an important lesson-one that isn't in their schoolbooks-about accepting people who are different...and in getting to know Lazlo, the kids learn that people aren't that different from each other after all.From one of America's most respected journalists, The Brand New Kid is a heartwarming story about tolerance and the need to give others a chance that will entertain and inspire children and adults alike.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/10/2000Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Will Hunter is used to being the New Kid; Harrisburg High School is his fifth new school in less than three years. By now, he knows not to be fooled by the bright pep rallies, the wholesome jocks, the innocent cheerleaders. He knows the evil lurking underneath. It's the same evil that took his dad eight years ago: the same evil he battles every day.Natalie Holand's life fell apart the night her sister Emily disappeared. No one believes her when she tells them what she saw: yellow and green eyes, glowing beneath the surface of the water in which Emily supposedly drowned. And Emily isn't the only person to go missing in Harrisburg lately. The town is changing, not for the better, and Natalie doesn't know why. What she does know is that, whatever's happening, it's bad, and the New Kid is right in the middle of it.Because Will's got a secret even bigger than Harrisburg's . . . and there's more to it than even he knows.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/5/2010Pages: 288Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
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