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
A hilarious tribute to state birds! Welcome to the United Tweets Pageant! This colorful parade of state birds competing to be Top Tweet will have readers of all ages laughing aloud. From Alabama's Yellowhammer to Wyoming's Western Meadowlark, each bird is a winner?and each bird loves to show off the state it calls home. Hudson Talbott has created an inspired introduction to states and their birds. His vibrant, detailed illustrations infuse the birds? interactions with energy and humor, making this a great way to spark kids? interest in United States history, geography, and, of course, wildlife!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/1/2008Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Based on Black Dog's successful State Shapes series, this great big guide to the country is a unique, fun-filled way for kids to learn everything there is to know about all 50 states Includes a fold-out 50-state jigsaw puzzle and a 50-state quarter collector map!Arranged alphabetically by state, 50 States brings kids face to face with all the beauty and diversity of the United States in an innovative and entertaining package. Kid characters guide readers through the states, pointing out the state capital, historic landmarks, famous residents, geographical and natural wonders, local delicacies, and odd and interesting facts. Additional pages include a brief history of the United States, as well as fun and informative activities'from quizzes to word and picture hunts'that help kids remember the information they've just learned. A sturdy 50-state jigsaw puzzle mounted at the front of the book, and a 50-state quarter collector map in the back, makes 50 States the perfect way for kids ages 9 to 12 to learn about the country.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/3/2010Pages: 240Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
The same country that inspired Katharine Lee Bates in 1893 to write "America the Beautiful" inspired Neil Waldman, one hundred years later, to illustrate Bates's poem with gorgeous acrylic paintings. Waldman's stunning panoramas take us from coast-to-coast: from Niagara Falls to Napa's fruited plains, from Mount Rushmore to the Statue of Liberty. In the back of the book, there is a glossary that provides readers with more information about each site. Also included is the sheet music for the song "America the Beautiful," combining Bates's poem with the music of Samuel A. Ward's hymn. Join Katharine Lee Bates and Neil Waldman as they marvel at the beauty of our country, and celebrate its glory.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/1/2002Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Having withstood the horrors of Auschwitz and made it out alive, eighteen-year-old Elli is more than ready to leave behind the painful memories and start fresh in America. What she is not fully prepared for, though, are all the challenges of creating a new life in a completely new place -- especially one as hectic as New York City! Within moments of stepping off the ship and into the arms of welcoming relatives, Elli's mind starts spinning with questions. Will she go to college? Will she have to take on a full-time job to pay the bills? And will she be able to fulfill her dream of becoming a teacher? Elli has dreamed for years of this abundance of opportunity and possibility -- and to think, this is only the beginning! Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/20/2006Pages: 240Reading Level: Age 11 and Up
Europeans came to the American colonies in the 1600s and 1700s in search of a better life. They worked hard and built farms, homes, and towns. But they were still under Great Britains rule. Many wanted to make their own laws, but that meant going to war against a rich and powerful country. Will you: Travel to Virginia as an indentured servant? Choose between careers as a sailor or a soldier in Massachusetts? Decide which side youll take as the country marches closer to revolution?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/2/2011Pages: 112Reading Level: Age 8 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
A creepy, campy new mystery seriesWelcome to Nightshade, California—a small town full of secrets. It’s home to the psychic Giordano sisters, who have a way of getting mixed up in mysteries. During their investigations, they run across everything from pom-pom- shaking vampires to shape-shifting boyfriends to a clue-spewing jukebox. With their psychic powers and some sisterly support, they can crack any case!There’s a gorgeous new guy at Nightshade High: Duke Sherrad, a fortune-teller claiming to have descended from Gypsies. Even though she’s psychic herself, Daisy is skeptical of Duke’s powers. But when a teacher who was the subject of one of his predictions ends up dead, she begins to wonder if Duke is the real deal after all.Maybe if Daisy can track down the teacher’s killer, she can find out the truth. The only trouble is, all signs point to the murderer being of the furry persuasion. Is Daisy any match for a werewolf? Maybe she is . . . in more ways than she bargained for!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/2009Pages: 175Reading Level: Age 12 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
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