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
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
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
Meet Rapunzel-the star of the swashbuckling, computer-animated comedy, Disney Tangled. This shaped board book features sturdy pages and sparkling glitter on the cover.Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 1/11/2011 Pages: 12 Reading Level: Age 0 and Up
Girls 4 and under will love spending time with one of their favorite Disney princesses-Cinderella-in this shaped book featuring sturdy pages and a sparkly cover.Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 1/11/2011 Pages: 12 Reading Level: Age 0 and Up
Now even the youngest fans of Disney/Pixar Toy Story can blast off to infinity and beyond with this sturdy board book shaped like Buzz Lightyear! Plus little boys will love the large size and the shiny foil on the cover.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 8/9/2011Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 1 and Up
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
It's challenging enough to be a normal high school senior -- but Caitlin O'Conner has a host of new difficulties to deal with in the third book of Melody Carlson's widely popular and fascinating teen series. Time is critical to help the orphans in Mexico, missions-minded Caitlin believes, but Mom and Dad are set on her attending college. Meanwhile, her relationship with Josh takes on a serious tone via e-mail -- threatening her commitment to "kiss dating goodbye." When Beanie begins dating an African-American, Caitlin's concern over dating seems to be misread as racism. One thing is obvious: God is at work through this dynamic girl in very real but puzzling ways. A soul-stretching time of racial reconciliation at school and within her church helps her discover God's will as never before.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2002Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 12 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
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