A wacky cross-country adventure starring the fifty states!"Well, it was just your basic, ordinary day in the good old U. S. of A. States all over the country were waking up, having their first cups of coffee, reading the morning paper, and enjoying the beautiful sunrise.All the states, that is, except for Kansas."At the first annual "states party," Virginia and Idaho hatch a plan to swap spots so each can see another part of the country. Before the party is over, all the states decide to switch places. In the beginning, every state is happy in its new location. But soon things start to go wrong. Will the states ever unscramble themselves and return to their proper places?Packed with madcap humor and whimsical illustrations, this quirky story-starring all fifty states-is chock-full of introductory facts and silly antics that will make learning geography as much fun as taking a vacation.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/2002Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Those wacky scrambled states are at it again. This time they've come together for a spectacular show featuring their many goofball talents. But just when the director, Indiana, is about to call SHOWTIME!, Georgia gets a bad case of stage fright and can't perform in her juggling act. Will the show go on, or will it be curtains for Georgia and the Jolly Jugglers?The Scrambled States of America Talent Show is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/14/2010Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
A perfectly patriotic collection of stories for the little ones includes "The Scrambled States of America," "This Land Is Your Land," and "The Star-Spangled Banner." Featuring the voices of Arlo Guthrie and Aretha Franklin. 34 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; bonus shorts; read-along.
Read the book, then do the puzzle. This special set contains a paperback version of Laurie Keller's The Scrambled States of America along with a 150 piece jigsaw puzzle featuring brand new art never before seen in the book. As a bonus, find 10 state-shaped pieces secretly hidden in the puzzle.Features include: -1 or more players -Playing time: 15 minutes-150 piece puzzle and book-High gloss graphics-Made in the USARecommended Ages:6 – 15
Whoever said that learning about U.S. geography had to be boring must not have read The Scrambled States of America. We fell head-over-heels for Laurie Keller's hilarious story and knew that it had the making for a great game. As with her book, we hope our game provides a fun way to enrich basic knowledge of U.S. geography. Players learn the names, capitals, nicknames, shapes and positions of the states through a myriad of visual teasers, language riddles and geography challenges. After playing, you'll see that there's more to the 50 States than meets the eye!Features include: -Ages 8 and up Recommended Ages:8 – 12
Little ones will love learning American history in Tanya Lee Stone's latest alphabet book. Rhyming couplets that flow through the alphabet help kids celebrate everything from the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence to Thomas Jefferson and Harriet Tubman!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/12/2011Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
A state-by-state celebration of America, the State Smarts series is an exciting collection of distinctive kids books, each one custom die cut to the shape of the featured state. These books are packed with fun information including a short history, famous figures, geography, industry and environment. These books are sure to be a hit with 8-12 year olds (and grown-ups, too!). Learn the history of California! Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/13/2000Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Spectrum Geography: United States of America helps young learners improve and strengthen their geography skills like never before! The lessons, perfect for students in grade 5, strengthen geography skills by focusing on population distribution, canals and tributaries, historical events, ecology, map skills, and more! Each book features easy-to-understand directions, full-color illustrations, maps, and perforated pages for easy removal. It is aligned to national and state standards, and also includes a complete answer key. --Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped with the essential skills they need for school achievement and for success on proficiency tests. The Spectrum series has been designed to prepare students with these skills and to enhance student achievement. Developed by experts in the field of education, each title in the Spectrum workbook series offers grade-appropriate instruction and reinforcement in an effective sequence for learning success. Perfect for use at home or in school, and a favorite of parents, homeschoolers, and teachers worldwide, Spectrum is the learning partner students need for complete achievement.Book Details:Format: WorkbookPublication Date: 6/1/2002Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
From start to finish, Mann tracks the wonders of architecture, engineering, and construction that went into the creation of the tallest building in the world for the time. Fascinating profiles describe the individuals who dreamed of and built this architectural marvel. Archival photographs recreate the heady world of the steelworkers out on the girders, high above the city streets. Wonders of the World series The winner of numerous awards, this series is renowned for Elizabeth Mann's ability to convey adventure and excitement while revealing technical information in engaging and easily understood language. The illustrations are lavishly realistic and accurate in detail but do not ignore the human element. Outstanding in the genre, these books are sure to bring even the most indifferent young reader into the worlds of history, geography, and architecture. "One of the ten best non-fiction series for young readers." - Booklist Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/4/2006Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
As I've traveled our great country, I have been struck again and again by its beauty and variety and reminded of how rich our history is. Travel a few miles in any direction, and you'll encounter an amazing story that helps explain all the multitude of ways our country came to be." -- Lynne Cheney Lynne Cheney and Robin Preiss Glasser, creators of the bestselling America: A Patriotic Primer and A is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women, take you on an unforgettable tour of America -- from the Everglades of Florida to the grasslands of Kentucky to the Sierra Mountains of California. Listening to her grandchildren's enthusiastic account of all they saw and did on a family road trip inspired Lynne Cheney to collaborate with Robin Preiss Glasser and create Our 50 States -- the greatest family vacation imaginable. Pack your bags and celebrate our diverse heritage state by state and sea to shining sea in this treasure trove of America's people, places, and history. A scholar of American history, Mrs. Cheney has drawn on a lifetime of study and travel for Our 50 States. Robin Preiss Glasser has brought her inimitable wit and exuberance to every illustration. Together they have created a joyful book that reminds us how fortunate we are to call America our home.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/24/2006Pages: 74Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Brain Quest just keeps getting smarter! Brain Quest America has been thoroughly updated with fresh and appealing designs for the cards and revised content, that's hundreds of brand-new questions. Drawn from first-through sixth-grade curricula, the material aligns with state and national standards and is vetted by an award-winning teacher.Delving into notable events and famous people, literature, laws, inventions, and more, Brain Quest America presents 850 questions and answers all about the U.S.A. Test your knowledge about a kite-flying scientist from Philadelphia (Ben Franklin) and the Land of 10,000 Lakes (Minnesota). And which came first, the Post-it or the Band-Aid? Brain Quest proves it's not just fun to be smart, it's smart to be smart.Book Details:-Format: Cards-Publication Date: 2/10/2006-Pages: 152-Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
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
America: A Patriotic Primer is a succinct history of the United States, an ABC of the principles on which this country was founded, and a book for children and families to pore over, discuss, and cherish. A is for America, the land that we love. B is for the Birthday of this country of ours.... To choose the twenty-six people and ideas that comprise the book, Lynne Cheney has drawn on a lifetime of learning about the American past, and on the inspiration that comes from witnessing recent history firsthand. Illustrator Robin Preiss Glasser imbues Mrs. Cheney's words with childlike joy through her exuberant drawings. Together they have created a patriotic primer, a book that teaches history by celebrating the diversity, tenacity, and faith of the American people. This A to Z of America frames the story -- and the miracle -- of our country.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/21/2002Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
If you love baseball, chances are you love one particular ballpark. Boston fans wax poetic about Fenway Park. Cubs fans are adamant that Wrigley Field is the classic ballfield. Busch Stadium is a hit with folks from Missouri, and Yankee fans are passionate about the House That Ruth Built.... Besides passionate fans, there's one other thing all ballparks -- from the Union Grounds in Brooklyn built in 1862 to the Baltimore Oriole's Camden Yards built in 1992 -- have in common: Each has its own vibrant and unique history. In Ballpark, Sibert Honor Award winner Lynn Curlee explores both the histories and the cultural significances of America's most famous ballparks. Grand in scope and illustrations, and filled with nifty anecdotes about these "green cathedrals," Ballpark also explores the changing social climate that accompanied baseball's rise from a minor sport to the national pastime. This is a baseball book like no other.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/4/2008Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Ideal for today's young investigative reader, each A True Book includes lively sidebars, a glossary and index, plus a comprehensive "To Find Out More" section listing books, organizations, and Internet sites. A staple of library collections since the 1950s, the new A True Book series is the definitive nonfiction series for elementary school readers.A True Book -- American History: How do you wrap a 450,000-pound gift? What is the world's oldest and shortest written consitution? Find out in this patriotic celebration of things uniquely American.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2008Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
With his powerful and intriguing narrative style, Newbery Honor Book author Jim Murphy tells the harrowing story of the Blizzard of 1888. Available for the first time in paperback.Snow began falling over New York City on March 12, 1888. All around town, people struggled along slippery streets and sidewalks -- some seeking the warmth of their homes, some to get to work or to care for the less fortunate, and some to experience what they assumed would be the last little snowfall of one of the warmest winters on record. What no one realized was that in a very few hours, the wind and snow would bury the city in nearly 21 inches of snow and bring it to a ferocious standstill.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/1/2006Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Master paper engineer Robert Sabuda has interpreted the classic American anthem "America the Beautiful" in dazzling dimension. From the Golden Gate Bridge to Mount Rushmore to the Statue of Liberty, America has never looked more spectacular. This stunning keepsake masterpiece will be shared and admired by generations to come; indeed it is a national treasure in and of itself.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/19/2004Pages: 16Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The bestselling Wee Sing line is now tailored for the most modern Wee Sing fans! These eight classic Wee Sing titles are now in a great new package—a book and CD in a reusable blister! Book Details:Format: Audio BookPublication Date: 9/8/2005Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Forty-four accurate line drawings depict presidential wives, daughters, and other female relatives in authentic settings associated with their roles as official hostesses. Included are Martha Custis Washington, Dolley Madison, Mary Todd Lincoln, Mamie Eisenhower, Jacqueline Kennedy, Rosalynn Carter, Nancy Reagan, Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush, Michelle Obama, and others. Introduction. Captions.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/17/1992Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
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