Martha Graham : trailblazing choreographer Aaron Copland : distinguished American composer Isamu Noguchi : artist, sculptor, craftsman Award-winning authors Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan tell the story behind the scenes of the collaboration that created APPALACHIAN SPRING, from its inception through the score’s composition to Martha’s intense rehearsal process. The authors’ collaborator is two-time Sibert Honor winner Brian Floca, whose vivid watercolors bring both the process and the performance to life.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/3/2010Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Join Mike and his sister, Evie, as they play games, collect flowers for their mom, Queen Martha, and have knightly contests in the great outdoors with their friends Trollee, Sparkie, and Squirt. This coloring and activity book comes with a sheet of stickers for even more Mike the Knight fun!c 2014 Hit (MTK) Limited. Mike the Knight and logo and Be a Knight, Do It Right! are trademarks of Hit (MTK) Limited.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/11/2014Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
This is Gennady Spirin's own dear story about the day his son Ilya found a crow with a broken wing, and brought it home. The veterinarian told the boy that it would never fly again. "Put it to sleep!" he urged the parents. But the wild crow-Martha, they called her-was full of surprises. She most certainly made their home, her home, and one day she did fly! Would there be one more surprise? When she flew away that fall, would she return again? With Gennady Spirin's beautiful and delicate watercolor illustrations and the sweet memory of Martha's year as his guide, Martha takes flight once again.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/21/2005Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Following a snow-filled winter, a young boy and his dog decide that they've had enough of all that brown and resolve to plant a garden. They dig, they plant, they play, they wait . . . and wait . . . until at last, the brown becomes a more hopeful shade of brown, a sign that spring may finally be on its way. Julie Fogliano's tender story of anticipation is brought to life by the distinctive illustrations Erin E. Stead, recipient of the 2011 Caldecott Medal. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/14/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Crisp photography teams with easy-to-understand, repetitive sentences that encourage beginning readers to discover the world--one season at a time.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/2002Pages: 23Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Martha’s family has a little surprise for hera puppy. Martha’s world is turned topsy-turvy as she attempts to adjust to Skits, the exuberant, unabashed addition to the household.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/21/2011Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
When Helen Finney feeds alphabet soup to her dog, Martha, it goes straight up to her brain, and Martha begins to speak! But having a talking dog isn't always as much fun as it seems.Book Details:Format: Publication Date: 3/27/1995Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Martha on the Case Two mysteries in one book! At Alice's birthday party, somebody - or some animal - has ruined the birthday cake. Facing accusations from Alice's brother and his cat, Nelson (Martha's nemesis), Martha proclaims her innocence in spite of overwhelming cake crumb evidence. Finally clearing her name, Martha moves on to apply her detective skills to uncover a plot to rob a local jewelry store. But it turns out that the main suspects are police detectives on a stakeout. Has Martha foiled the stakeout plan for good, or can she rally her canine friends to help her catch the real criminals? Includes a cast of characters introduction and two pages of word-fun activities.
Martha's back and this time she's talking up a storm on the telephone! When she wins a free weekend for her and her family at the Come-On-Inn, the trouble really begins.Book Details:Format: Publication Date: 8/26/1996Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Like all best friends, George and Martha do everything together—go to the movies, play at the beach, and just hang around not doing much of anything. George and Martha teach each other (and adoring readers) that even in a close friendship, privacy is important, practical jokes can sometimes backfire, and among other things, pouring split pea soup into your loafers to spare the chef’s feelings is not the best-laid plan. A man with a talent for friendship, James Marshall defined its very essence in his stories about the world’s two best friends. In this volume, all thirty-five episodes are brought together to celebrate friendship and two of the most lovable characters ever created. Each of these brief tales is filled with humor, and James Marshall’s drawings are guaranteed to spark feelings of empathy, delight, and self-recognition.This collector’s edition includes an introduction by MauriceSendak as well as appreciations by some of the top authorsand illustrators working in children’s publishing today.It is a true testament to James Marshall as an author, as an artist, and as a person that his work and his life inspired such a diverse and immensely talented group. Noted children’s book historian Anita Silvey provides an afterword.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2008Pages: 368Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Two lovable hippos teach the meaning of friendship in five separate vignettes: "Split Pea Soup," "The Flying Machine," "The Tub," "The Mirror," "The Tooth."Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/11/1974Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
I reckon ye heard o' Cinderella, but lemme tell you a story 'bout a sweet li'l thing named Rose? Set in the Appalachian Mountains and told in a lilting dialect that just begs to be read aloud, this is a unique and lively adaptation of the traditional Cinderella story. Complete with an enchanting protagonist, a glass slipper, and a fairy godmother who just happens to be a hog, Smoky Mountain Rose is a joy to read again and again.Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 5/8/2000 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
It's time for the fourth grade's annual hoedown, and best friends Raymond and Graham are ready to wow the whole school with their great dance moves. But Raymond faces a tough choice when it's time to pick a dance partner: the most annoying girl in the class?or his teacher! What's a fourth-grade dude to do? The second book in the Raymond and Graham series is full of kid-friendly illustrations and huge laughs from this hilarious duo!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/18/2010Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Best friends Raymond and Graham couldn't be more excited for the start of baseball season. But can they defeat their rival team and win the minor league championships? On the long road to glory, they must contend with plenty of trials and humiliations, including class picture day, a mean bully, and a week with a surprise substitute teacher: Raymond's mom!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/17/2011Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Best friends Raymond and Graham have waited their whole lives for fourth grade, when they'll rule the school at East Millcreek Elementary. But things don't go quite as planned when Raymond gets stuck with the most embarrassing line in the school play! Can he find a way out of it, or will he be humiliated in front of everyone? Filled with memorable characters, side-splitting moments, and goofy black-andwhite illustrations, this series is sure to tickle kids? funny bones!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/9/2009Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
A bold, new look for Ann Hood's The Treasure Chest!In Book 7 of The Treasure Chest, Maisie and Felix meet a young Alexander Graham Bell (the inventor of the telephone) in Edinborough, Scotland, just as he leaves for a year with his grandfather, an elocutionist, in London. When the twins get separated from Alexander, they join the thousands of orphans in the streets of Victorian London. Maisie becomes a match girl and Felix a chimney sweep as they search the foggy streets for Alexander...and each other. Back at home, they cope with the upcoming wedding of Great Uncle Thorne, who makes them leave Elm Medona and return to the upstairs servants quarters.
These books are without a doubt the definitive and most entertaining biographies of scientists for young readers. Author and artist Mike Venezia provides hilarious, cartoon-style illustrations to complement his easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of the scientists' sketches and notebooks.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2009Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/2001Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
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