Poet and photographer Charles Smith, Jr. has created a poignant, stunning photographic picture book that celebrates the many faces that make up America."I am America/I am proud/I am diverse/soft-spoken/and loud."The powerful poem in this one-of-a-kind book is enhanced by the accompanying photographs that represent children of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds. The playful images and touching poetry work together to tell the story of America. Children and parents alike will be moved by each unforgettable face and each strikingly beautiful line of verse. Photographer Charles Smith, Jr. brings his unique artistic style to this patriotic and poignant portrayal of America's children.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/1/2003Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
The cabin door crashes open-and in a few minutes Regina's life changes forever. Allegheny Indians murder her father and brother, burn their Pennsylvania home to the ground, and take Regina captive. Only her mother, who is away from home, is safe. Torn from her family, Regina longs for the past, but she must begin a new life. She becomes Tskinnak, who learns to catch fish, dance the Indian dance, and speak the Indian tongue. As the years go by, her new people become her family . . . but she never stops wondering about her mother. Will they ever meet again? "A first-person narrative based on the true story of a young woman held by Indians from 1755-1763, related with all the impact of a hard-hitting documentary . . .Wonderful reading." (School Library Journal) "I Am Regina is an enthralling and profoundly stirring story, historical fiction for young people at its very finest." (Elizabeth George Speare, Newbery Award-winning author of The Witch of Blackbird Pond) Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/31/2001Pages: 240Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
This deceptively simple format combines silhouette images with pull-out tabs that showcase familiar animals!With clever die-cuts and large tabs, LITTLE SCHOLASTIC: WHO AM I? challenges young readers to guess the silhouette! A casebound board book with five spreads, each page nests a sturdy, pull-out tab that creates a silhouette when in place. Then, voila! With a pull of the tab, the color artwork magically appears!Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 1/1/2011Pages: 12
While they re busy learning, exploring, and asking questions, kids are also busy growing. And while they re growing, it s so much fun for them to keep track of their progress! This board book unfolds to a delightfully illustrated animal-themed growth chart that comes ready to hang and makes a bright and beautiful addition to any child s room. Keep track of the changes through the years, and when your little one is all grown up, it becomes a keepsake you ll cherish for years to come. This book is printed with your child s future in mind, using soy inks and FSC-certified paper.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 4/18/2011Pages: 10Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Readers will unlock a treasure trove of poems in this exuberant celebration of reading. A book is a wonderful, magical treat. The thirteen poems in this collection encourage young readers to snuggle up with a story and stretch their imaginations, to splash in a sea of tales by day and swashbuckle through chapters late at night. Playful illustrations by Yayo compliment thought-provoking poems by Jane Yolen, Rebecca Kai Dotlich, Naomi Shihab Nye, and others.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/15/2011Pages: 31Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
I created the Star Wars franchise. I am George Lucas.Learn all about this remarkable man, whose accomplishments are truly inspiring, in the continuation of the I AM series. I AM GEORGE LUCAS will follow one man's journey to become the most famous filmmaker in the world. Discover everything you wanted to know about this celebrated movie guru and creator of Star Wars. This book will feature a full-color illustrated cover, one-color illustrations throughout, a detailed time line, introductions to other notable people from the story, sidebars, and a top-ten list of important things to know about George Lucas.
From big, shiny trucks that carry heavy objects cross country, to those used on the farm, little ones will love discovering their favorite things that go in What Am I? Truck.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 8/19/2013Pages: 28Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Simple train facts in a board book shaped like a train!I am a train.I travel on railroad tracks.All aboard for this fun and sturdy board book shaped like a train. Read along as trains travel from town to town delivering passengers and important cargo to train stations across the country.Little engineers will love seeing these big machines in action. It's a book and a toy in one!Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 11/1/2008Pages: 8
A board book shaped like a dump truck!I am a dump truck.See me dump the dirt.The backhoe digs up the dirt, the bulldozer pushes the dirt, the front loader lifts the dirt, and the dump truck carries the dirt. Little truck drivers will love learning the names of their favorite vehicles and seeing them in action!A book and toy in one!Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 4/1/2007Pages: 8Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
A board book shaped like a fire truck!I am a fire engine.I have an engine to pump water.The ladder truck reaches high in the sky, the rescue truck carries special tools, and the fire boat fights fires along the shore! Little firefighters will love learning the names of their favorite vehicles and seeing them in action!A book and toy in one!Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 4/1/2007Pages: 8Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Simple garbage truck facts in a board book shaped like a garbage truck!I am a garbage truckI carry trash to the dump.Readers may want to put on their gloves for this fun and sturdy board book shaped like a garbage truck! Read along as garbage trucks of all sizes travel door to door picking up sticky, icky trash to deliver to the dump!Little explorers will love seeing these big machines in action.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 11/1/2008Pages: 8
From the Coretta Scott King Award?winning photographer of My People, an illuminating pairing of poetry and portraits depicts the splendor of our global community. I am the world. I am strong. I am the spirit of generations gone. The children of our world come in many colors, shapes, and sizes. Celebrate the vibrancy, the fibers, and the ingredients that define the unique nature of cultural heritages across the globe and the universal truths that unite each and every one of us in this rich, elegant verse paired with striking, diverse images from award-winning poet and photographer, Charles. R. Smith, Jr. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/9/2013Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
I am a bunny. My name is Nicholas. I live in a hollow tree.In the spring, Nicholas likes to sniff the flowers, and in the summer, watch the frogs in the pond. In the fall, he watches the animals getting ready for winter, and in winter, watches the snow falling from the sky. This beautifully illustrated, gentle story is one of Golden’s most beloved titles.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 1/1/2004Pages: 26
I was the 35th President of the United States. I am John F. Kennedy.When I was young, people called me courageous and competitive. I used those qualities to serve as a commander in the U.S. Navy. The leadership skills I learned in combat helped earn me a place first as a congressman in the U.S. House of Representatives, and later as a U.S. senator-but that was just the beginning. I became another kind of commander, the commander in chief of the U.S. armed forces, when I was elected president. I was the youngest man to ever hold the office. and my youth affected the progressive decisions I made and the laws I passed. Though I accomplished a great deal in my short life, I was assassinated at the age of forty-six. Still, my brave choices changed the lives of generations to come. I am John F. Kennedy.Featuring full-color illustrated covers, beautiful interior illustrations, a detailed timeline, introductions to other notable people from the story, and simple maps, this is more than your average biography.
I was a baseball hero and an inspiring humanitarian. I am Roberto Clemente.A unique hero, Roberto Clemente is not only famous for his impressive baseball career, but also for his generous humanitarian efforts. Nearly 40 years ago, the same year he swung his 3,000th major league baseball hit, he died in an airplane accident on his way to deliver aid to earthquake victims. His heroics on the field earned him a place in the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the first Latin American to be granted access. Just in time for Hispanic heritage month, learn all about this legend's life from his inspiring beginnings to his tragic end. This book will feature a full-color illustrated cover, one-color illustrations throughout, a detailed time line, introductions to other notable people from the story, a map, sidebars, and a top-ten list of important things to know about Roberto Clemente.
I am the only ME I AM who qualifies as me; no ME I AM has been before, and none will ever be. Three very different children reveal their individual personalities in a series of visual mini-adventures. Readers meet a mischievous tomboy who would rather roller-skate than wear a frilly dress, an inquisitive nature-loving boy, and an artistic ballerina who puts her own spin on Swan Lake. Finally, in a wild and funny climax, the three collide - only to discover a world full of unique and special "ME's." With exuberant art and gleeful verse, this empowering celebration of individuality and diversity is just right for any young child discovering his or her own self - and the fun of being ME!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/17/2007Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Nine of us came here. We look like you. We talk like you. We live among you—but We are not you. We have powers you dream of having. We are the superheroes you worship in movies and comic books But we are real. They caught Number One in Malaysia. Number Two in England. And Number Three in Kenya. They killed them all. I am Number Four. I am next. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/23/2011Pages: 496Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
Children and parents alike will delight in this joyous declaration of toddler independence. This book celebrates the feats of growing out of babyhood and starting to embrace the world on your own terms. Whether it’s being tall enough to reach a high shelf or brave enough to splash in the waves, Krensky and Gillingham address the small victories that come with growing just a little bit older. Energentic text and retro-fresh illustrations celebrate this important developmental stage with charm and relevance.Praise for Now I Am BigSTARRED REVIEW"Lovely, understated verse and artwork with a delightfully vintage feel are in perfect sync in this testament to a boy's increasing capabilities...It's a quiet yet confident affirmation of the skills children master with each passing year."—Publishers Weekly, starred review"Short and satisfying, these 'empowering celebrations' of burgeoning independence will encourage small children to see how far they've already come."—The Wall Street JournalBook Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 8/1/2012Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
In this daring book, internationally acclaimed author and playwright Eve Ensler offers fictional monologues and stories inspired by girls around the globe. Fierce, tender, and smart, I Am an Emotional Creature is a celebration of the authentic voice inside every girl and an inspiring call to action for girls everywhere to speak up, follow their dreams, and become the women they were always meant to be. This paperback edition features new material about starting a discussion group based on the book.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/25/2011Pages: 192
Are you an artist? Do you see the world around you in a special way? I Am an Artist shows you how, by simply observing the delights of nature, you can be inspired to create. Can you name the colors inside a seashell? You're an artist!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/1994Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
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