In Mary's world there are simple truths. The Sisterhood always knows best. The Guardians will protect and serve. The Unconsecrated will never relent. And you must always mind the fence that surrounds the village; the fence that protects the village from the Forest of Hands and Teeth. But, slowly, Mary’s truths are failing her. She’s learning things she never wanted to know about the Sisterhood and its secrets, and the Guardians and their power, and about the Unconsecrated and their relentlessness. When the fence is breached and her world is thrown into chaos, she must choose between her village and her future—between the one she loves and the one who loves her. And she must face the truth about the Forest of Hands and Teeth. Could there be life outside a world surrounded in so much death?Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/10/2009Pages: 320Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
Gabry lives a quiet life. As safe a life as is possible in a town trapped between a forest and the ocean, in a world teeming with the dead, who constantly hunger for those still living. She’s content on her side of the Barrier, happy to let her friends dream of the Dark City up the coast while she watches from the top of her lighthouse. But there are threats the Barrier cannot hold back. Threats like the secrets Gabry’s mother thought she left behind when she escaped from the Sisterhood and the Forest of Hands and Teeth. Like the cult of religious zealots who worship the dead. Like the stranger from the forest who seems to know Gabry. And suddenly, everything is changing. One reckless moment, and half of Gabry’s generation is dead, the other half imprisoned. Now Gabry only knows one thing: she must face the forest of her mother’s past in order to save herself and the one she loves.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/9/2010Pages: 416Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
There are many things that Annah would like to forget: the look on her sister's face when she and Elias left her behind in the Forest of Hands and Teeth, her first glimpse of the horde as they found their way to the Dark City, the sear of the barbed wire that would scar her for life. But most of all, Annah would like to forget the morning Elias left her for the Recruiters. Annah's world stopped that day and she's been waiting for him to come home ever since. Without him, her life doesn't feel much different from that of the dead that roam the wasted city around her. Then she meets Catcher and everything feels alive again. Except, Catcher has his own secrets -- dark, terrifying truths that link him to a past Annah's longed to forget, and to a future too deadly to consider. And now it's up to Annah -- can she continue to live in a world drenched in the blood of the living? Or is death the only escape from the Return's destruction?Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/22/2011Pages: 384Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
“Crunch crunch crunch. Teeth are strong and sharp. Crunch crunch crunch. Teeth can help you chew. But teeth are not for biting. Ouch! Biting hurts. Sooner or later, almost all young children will bite someone—a friend, a parent, a sibling. This upbeat, colorful, virtually indestructible book helps prevent biting and teaches positive alternatives. The companion to our best-selling Hands Are Not for Hitting Board Book, Teeth Are Not for Biting gives reasons why children might want to bite. Little mouths feel sore when new teeth come in; sometimes kids bite when they’re hungry, tired, cranky, frustrated, angry, bored, distressed, or seeking attention. Author Elizabeth Verdick suggests positive things children can do instead of biting: chew a chewy toy, drink a cold drink, get a hug, tell a grown-up. This book also includes helpful tips for parents and caregivers.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 4/15/2003Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Open wide and say "Ah" with Whose Teeth Are These? This latest addition to Wayne Lynch's animals series is a close-up look at creatures in the wild. From shy Tasmanian devils to deadly diamondback rattlesnakes, kids are sure to eat up these fun-filled facts and come back for seconds. About the series Whose? Animals: Author and photographer Wayne Lynch reveals the world of wild animals. Each creature is introduced by showing a photo highlighting one feature and some clues. Then the complete animal is pictured along with more facts.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Speaking in front of the class isn't easy for small people like Melissa Herman. Especially when there's nothing very special to say about her house or her family or herself. But with the help of her older brother, Melissa borrows a bottle from her father's dental office to take to show and tell. The teacher is appalled, but the children are intrigued. David Catrow's hilariously zany illustrations reveal that there is nothing ordinary about Melissa Herman, or her house or her family. The bright artwork is laugh-aloud funny and will have children begging to hear the story again, or maybe invent their very own tale.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/26/2002Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Safari Forest Dragon Dragons are an important part of stories involving castles, prince, fairies and more. Safari Forest Dragon is a dragon replica to help kids create epic stories at home. This fierce dragon is hand painted and has a detailed design. Its wings and scaled body look very real as he seems ready to take a flight. Why You'll Love It: Safari Forest Dragon encourages imagination and storytelling. Age: 3 years and up Features Hand painted Comes with 5-lanuage educational tag Encourages storytelling
An engaging look at some of the world's most unusual schools. At a school that sits on the edge of the Sahara, students are learning to speak English from a teacher who stands in front of a Webcam in North America. These students are learning in a virtual classroom. In another part of the world, kids aren't waiting to ride the bus to school - they are waiting to hop in a boat that will take them to a school that floats on a river. And some kids don't mind heights, especially those who attend a school on the slope of a mountain in the Himalayas, in one of the most remote corners of the earth. Margriet Ruurs contacted teachers and volunteers, many of whom took cameras in hand to photograph their schools and students. In this lively photo-essay, readers get to know students - from the arid plains of southern Afghanistan to the rain forests of Guatemala - who are pursuing their dreams of a brighter future.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2009Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Daniel C. Beard was not only a founder of Boy Scouting in America, but also a prolific and engaging author. His great passion was making boys and girls feel at home in nature, to allow them to experience its wonders while fostering their sense of self-sufficiency and independence. The present volume introduces young people to the pleasures and challenges of camping. In it, Beard suggests any number of projects, plans, and schemes to entertain those whose travels take them into open fields and forests, who want to know everything from how to build kites and birdhouses to snow houses and snow men.There are chapters on packing a horse, on making clothes and moccasins, on camp cooking, on building piers, boats, and sleds. As usual, the directions are clear, the diagrams simple, and the activities seductive. This is an age when the most common phrase one hears from children is "I"m bored." With this book in hand, you can send them into the smallest woodland plot and be sure they'll have an activity that will occupy them for hours, as well as projects that are not only fun to do but that actually work.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/2000Pages: 428
Two girls survive a terrible flood in the Tasmanian bush and are rescued by a pair of Tasmanian tigers who raise them in the wild. Their story of survival is remarkable, as they adapt to the life of the tiger, learning to hunt and to communicate without the use of human language. When they are discovered and returned to civilization, neither can adapt to being fully human after their extraordinary experience. Totally believable, their story will both shock and captivate listeners as it explores the animal instincts that lie beneath our civilized veneer.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/3/2013Pages: 153Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
When you were a baby, you didn't have any teeth at all. Then as you grew, your teeth started to come in. First one, then two - and finally, twenty teeth in all! But you won't keep these teeth forever. First one, then two, will wiggle loose. Maybe you've lost some of your first teeth already. When the little teeth come out and the big teeth come in, everyone can see - you're growing up.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/15/1991Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Petit Collage Wood Puzzle Forest JumbleStack ,assemble and play! This brainteaser of a puzzle features hand-cut wooden pieces. Laser etchings, organic shape, and heft make each puzzle piece a distinctive character. This artisnal puzzle is perfect for play and room display.Features:made of FSC-certified natural European beech woodcomplete puzzle measures 10.5" x 9.5" x .75" with wooden trayages 3 and upconforms to CPSIA and ASTM standards
From battling toothaches while fighting the British, to having rotten teeth removed by his dentists, the Father of His Country suffered all his life with tooth problems. Yet, contrary to popular belief, he never had a set of wooden teeth. Starting at the age of twenty-four, George Washington lost on average a tooth a year, and by the time he was elected president, he had only two left! In this reverentially funny tale written in verse and based on Washington’s letters, diaries, and other historical records, readers will find out what really happened as they follow the trail of lost teeth to complete tooflessness. Illustrated in watercolors with subtle humor by Brock Cole, the main story is followed by a four-page time line featuring reproduced period portraits of Washington.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/26/2007Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
What child can resist imitating a chimp brushing its teeth back and forth? Or a shark that flosses every day? Youngsters will have lots of fun learning about proper dental hygiene in this delightful pop-up book.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 12/3/2013Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
With his trademark colorful and compelling images of animals both familiar and exotic, acclaimed British illustrator, Christopher Wormell, brings a uniquely artful point of view to the traditional counting book. Wormell's inventive approach to illustrating the numbers from 1 to 20 highlights intriguing parts, behaviors, or features of specific animals, rather than simply increasing the numbers of the animals themselves. This new perspective presents an opportunity for further parent-child exploration of the animal-How many legs does the camel have? What color is the ladybug?-in keeping with the current trend toward interdisciplinary education for the very young.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/11/2004Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Children’s Kitchen Sink & Washer - Enchanted Forest Play KitchensThe new addition to our Play Kitchen Collection is the Enchanted Forest Sink and Dish Washer, which is perfect for any child that wants to learn and play chef. Let your child's imagination run wild and facilitate some creative cooking with this adorable hand painted forest Sink and Dish Washer!
Eitech Basic Forest Vehicles Construction Set Eitech Basic Forest Vehicles Construction Set inspires ingenuity and learning. Made of high quality steel, this set enables children to build up to three models with the help of an illustrated and detailed instruction guide. This building activity not only enhances metal building skills but is a great set for beginners looking to brush up on their building skills. Age: 8 years and up Features Builds up to three models of truck Features soft tires Encourages three dimensional thinking Inspires creativity, learning and fun Made of high quality steel Enhances basic building skills for beginners Includes illustrated instructions Educates basics of metal building Enhances eye-hand coordination Made in Germany
Someone is always awake in the forest--and someone else is always asleep! Some animals are alert in daytime and sleep at night. Others are alert at night, and are sleepyheads during the day. Plus be sure to count the animals.You FLIP THIS BOOK from day to night and back--a nice hands-on way to show the same view day and night. Teachers: this book is a very pleasant way to combine science and literature.Please note: The board book edition is 28 pages. Unlike the paperback and hardback editions, it is not a flip-book, nor does it contain additional centerfold information about the animals.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2005Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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