Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was only 25 when he helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott and was soon organizing black people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights. Maintaining nonviolent and peaceful tactics even when his life was threatened, King was also an advocate for the poor and spoke out against racial and economic injustice until his deathrom an assassin bulletn 1968. With clearly written text that explains this tumultuous time in history and 80 black-and-white illustrations, this Who Was celebrates the vision and the legacy of a remarkable man.Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 12/27/2007 Pages: 112 Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s daughter, Dr. Bernice A. King: “My father’s dream continues to live on from generation to generation, and this beautiful and powerful illustrated edition of his world-changing "I Have a Dream" speech brings his inspiring message of freedom, equality, and peace to the youngest among us—those who will one day carry his dream forward for everyone.On August 28, 1963, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington, Martin Luther King gave one of the most powerful and memorable speeches in our nation's history. His words, paired with Caldecott Honor winner Kadir Nelson's magnificent paintings, make for a picture book certain to be treasured by children and adults alike. The themes of equality and freedom for all are not only relevant today, 50 years later, but also provide young readers with an important introduction to our nation's past. Included with the book is an audio CD of the speech.Book Details:Format: Book+CDPublication Date: 10/9/2012Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
This picture-book biography is an excellent and accessible introduction for young readers to learn about one of the world's most influential leaders, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Doreen Rappaport weaves the immortal words of Dr. King into a captivating narrative to tell the story of his life. With stunning art by acclaimed illustrator Bryan Collier, Martin's Big Words is an unforgettable portrait of a man whose dream changed America'and the world'forever.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/18/2007Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Hip Hop Speaks to Children is a celebration of poetry with a beat. Poetry can have both a rhyme and a rhythm. Sometimes it is obvious; sometimes it is hidden. But either way, make no mistake, poetry is as vibrant and exciting as it gets. And when you find yourself clapping your hands or tapping your feet, you know you've found poetry with a beat! Like Poetry Speaks to Children, the New York Times Bestselling classic poetry book and CD that started it all, Hip Hop Speaks to Children is meant to be the beginning of a journey of discovery. READ more than 50 remarkable poems and songs! HEAR poetry's rhymes and rhythms from Queen Latifah to Gwendolyn Brooks, Langston Hughes to A Tribe Called Quest and more!Book Details:Format: Book+CDPublication Date: 10/1/2008Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
If you lived at the time of Martin Luther King--When did the civil rights movement begin?--Were children involved in civil rights protests?--What was the March on Washington?This book tells you what it was like during the exciting era when Martin Luther King led the fight against segregation.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/1994Pages: 72Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
The definitive anthology of children's poetry, collected by a beloved author Years in the making, this full-color treasury contains nearly two hundred poems, all of them handpicked by Bill Martin Jr. Traditional children's poems are presented alongside contemporary pieces, and the collection is capped off with tributes by Eric Carle and Steven Kellogg, two of Bill Martin Jr's best-known collaborators. This essential compilation also features original illustrations by award-winning artists, including Ashley Bryan, Lois Ehlert, Steven Kellogg, Chris Raschka, Dan Yaccarino, Nancy Tafuri, and Derek Anderson. This beautiful anthology is sure to become a classic.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/4/2008Pages: 176Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Jonathan Adler Jr- Bank - King/Queen Stash Jr's cash in one of our porcelain decal banks. Each bank features a unique personality and silhouette sure to match that of any mini chic-ster. We believe in putting our money in good design. Features: Double Sided: One side King, another Queen Corked Bottom Dimensions:4.5" wide x 7.5" high x 2.75" deep high-fired porcelain
LeapFrog Tag Jr. Get Ready To Read LeapFrog Tag Jr. Get Ready To Read introduces vowels and sound words to kids to enhance their reading skills. Entertaining characters keep kids hooked to the stories. Why You'll Love It: Kids will be ready to read in no time. Age: 2 to 4 years Features Funny stories with great music Teaches vowels and sound words Builds kids' confidence in reading books Easy to connect to online and see kid's progress Recommended Ages:2 – 6
Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. Underwater Explorer This kid-sized, miniature glass bottom boat has a clear, magnified plastic floor that gives little marine biologists their first peek beneath the water's surface. Great for lakes, seaside, the swimming pool, bathtubs and even water tables, this aquatic tool includes a floating mini life preserver wrist strap to keep the boat from floating away. Tiny steering wheel and propeller details actually move, bringing a playful experience to the magic of the underwater world. Recommended Ages: 3-6 yearsProduct Measures: 10.8" x2.8" x9
Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?! 3DS Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd you steal our garbage?! is the first video game based on the radical, Emmy nominated Cartoon Network show about two close friends - Jake, a wise old dog with a big kind heart, and Finn, a silly kid who wants more than anything else to become a great hero. Players will explore the Land of Ooo and set out on heroic quests, as their favorite characters Finn and Jake, in a unique action adventure experience. Adventure Time show creator Pendleton Ward is also heavily involved with the game creation, including the design of a brand new storyline, concept, and quests. Finn and Jake wake up one morning to find their trash stolen by the Ice King! Jake couldn't care less about half-eaten bananas, crumpled up math notes, and old chicken diapers - but when the Ice King uses these stolen goods to construct a Garbage Princess, our heroes embark on a fantastical adventure and teach him a lesson! Journey through the Land of Ooo in an offbeat adventure and discover perilous dungeons, unimaginable treasures, the true meaning of friendship, and never-ending fun! Product FeaturesAn original storyline and concept written by series creator Pendleton Ward brings the adventure and fun of the series to gamers for the first time!Classic Action Adventure gameplay with top and side views for overworld exploration and dungeon combat.Journey through the Land of Ooo, conquer dungeons, collect awesome treasure, and complete crazy quests!Appearances from popular characters like Princess Bubblegum, the Ice King, Lady Rainicorn, Tree Trunks, Lumpy Space Princess, Marceline and more will help - or distract - you during your adventure.Do battle as Finn and kick butt with an array of punch attacks, sword strikes or just pick up stunned enemies and toss them!Use Jake's magical stretchy powers to form bridges, change into a boat, and become tiny or huge!Find rare battle abilities to have Finn and Jake perform team moves like the Fist Smash, the Downward Sword-Thrust or the Twirling Death Blossom!Explore multiple lands from the show like the Grasslands, Candy Kingdom, Red Rock Pass and Ice Kingdom.
The King's Taster Max is the cook's dog. And because he is also the king's taster, Max gets to feast on French Fries! Rose Pudding! Cheese Pie! Pizza! No wonder Max loves his job. Who wouldn't want to dine on these delicious dishes? The new king, that's who. And if the new king has his way, it won't just be their job that the cook and Max lose!
Celebrate the 75th birthday of Dr. Seuss's classic treatise on the importance of a balanced life with our Anniversary Edition featuring cover art from the books original publication! A Seussian spin on a conventional fairy tale, The King's Stilts is as topical today as when it was first published in 1939. It's the story of a devoted king who works hard and plays hard--and whose entire kingdom is threatened when his beloved stilts are stolen and he is too distraught to do his job. Written in prose instead of rhyme (unlike Seuss's later works), The King's Stilts nevertheless addresses subjects that we know Dr. Seuss was passionate about throughout his life: duty (as in Horton Hears a Who and Horton Hatches the Egg the abuse of power (as in The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins and Yertle the Turtle deceit (as in The Bippolo Seed and How the Grinch Stole Christmas)--and even cats (as in The Cat in the Hat and I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today)! A perfect way to introduce new readers to an old classic, or to reward existing fans with a collectible new edition. Follow the Good Doctor's advice: After a hard day of work, have fun with a great book like The King's Stilts!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/12/1939Pages: 56Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The exciting tale of Simba, a young cub who earns his place in the Circle of Life, is retold in the classic Little Golden Book format. Boys and girls ages 2-5 will roar with excitement as they read this retelling of Disney's The Lion King, being released on Diamond Edition Blu Ray and DVD fall 2011.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/9/2003Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
This third title about Babar and his family follows the elephants as they build a magnificent city: Celesteville. Life is peaceful and contented, everyone has a job to do, and celebrations are frequent. But one fateful day a snake bites the Old Lady and Babar fears that he may lose his oldest friend. Illus. in full color by the author.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/12/1937Pages: 56Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Family, faith and music: small-town girl Angie King leaves the first two behind to pursue a dream of singing stardom. LeToya Luckett of the original Destiny's Child makes her movie breakthrough in this inspiring tale bursting with music (including performances by Luckett and co-star/R&B hitmaker Durrell "Tank" Babbs) and talent. Luckett plays Angie, the daughter of a stern but loving bishop, whose attraction to the hunky star (Tank) of a traveling gospel show takes her on the road...and into romance, heartbreak and the realization that the happiness she seeks may be in the home she left behind. But will her disapproving father welcome his prodigal daughter back? Join Angie on a powerful coming-of-age journey.Features include: -MPAA Rating: PG-13 -Format: DVD-Runtime: 110 minutes
Educational Insights Geosafari Jr. My First Microscope Designed by a scientist and mother of two preschoolers, My First Microscope allows kids to see a magnified hidden world with ease! This fully functional microscope is a real tool with two extra-large eyepieces and a chunky, kid-sized focusing knob. A bright LED with easy push-button action lights up details for even more discoveries. Recommended Ages: 3-6 yearsProduct Measures: 10" x6" x7.3
The Scalextric C2994 Aston Martin DBS is the Road Version in Red.Features include: -1:32 Scale Slot Car-Digital Plug Ready-Easy Change Pick Ups-Magnatraction-RedRecommended Ages:8 and up
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