A sweet and nostalgic look at the Everyman's outdoor sporting fun-sledding. A successful sledmaker takes readers through a brief history of sleds and sledding, and taps into the emotional pull that many of us feel when we see those first frosty snowflakes-and a classic wood-and-metal flyer. From the use of sleds in the Olympic Games and the proper technique for kick sledding to choosing a good hill and making the perfect cocoa, this book is sure to charm readers of all ages.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2007Pages: 75
Pete is a perfectly predictable, practical, uncomplicated pig. At least, he was . . . before a runaway circus elephant named Pickles stampeded into his life, needing a friend. Pickles is larger than life and overflowing with imagination. She takes Pete swandiving off Niagara Falls. (Sort of.) And sledding down the Matterhorn. (Sort of.) Pete goes along for the wild ride and actually begins to enjoy himself . . . until Pickles goes too far. And Pete tells her she must leave. Yet sometimes the simple life isn'tall it's cracked up to be. Pulitzer Prize?winning cartoonist Berkeley Breathed offers two new irresistible characters and a heartfelt, hilarious look at the rarity of true friendship.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/16/2008Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Birthday Box Kids can now unleash the untapped potential of an empty box with The Birthday Box. You normally throw off the box that a toy is delivered in. But this book helps kids use this box to fly, sail on a ship or even sled down a slippery terrain in their imagination. This book is full of adventurous ideas as to how to make the most of an empty box. Why You'll Love It: This picture book unlocks the potential of an empty box. It encourages kids to think of new ways to play with their birthday boxes. Features Encourages kids to play with empty boxes Improves imagination and creative thinking in kids Interesting pictures Illustrator: Leslie Patricelli
In this almost wordless picture book, a host of woodland creatures take a child's sled for a nighttime joy ride. Their whimsical ride is gorgeously depicted in bold watercolor, complemented by humorous expressions and pitch-perfect sound effects. With a timeless tone and classic characters, RED SLED will become a wintertime favorite.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/1/2011Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Sled dogs must love to run. Sled dogs must be strong. Sled dogs must obey commands. Sled dogs must get along with teammates. Puppy Yukon is the only girl in her litter, and she's got high energy. Could she be a leader in the sled dog team? Trainer Roberta works with the puppies. Yukon is faster and smarter than her brothers. Roberta thinks Yukon can help lead the team! Yukon continues to train with her team for two long years. Is she finally ready to race? Mush! Mush!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/8/2013Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Playmobil Sled CarouselSeat the figures on the sleds and spin them around the carousel. Set includes four figures, functioning carousel, and other accessories. Recommended for ages four to ten. Playmobil, Germany's largest toy manufacturer, is headquartered in Zirndorf, Germany and has been producing and distributing toys for more than 36 years. The miniature worlds of Playmobil encourage children to explore and learn while having fun. Children's imaginations are transported to medieval times with the Playmobil castle, to the adventurous seas with Playmobil pirates, and many other themed playworlds. The figures can bend, sit, stand, and turn their heads to make realistic role play possible.
Lucky Bums Foam Sled (52-Inch) The Lucky Bums 52 inch foam sled is the ideal sled for thrill seekers on the sledding hill. Made of durable foam, the 52 inch sled can handle one or two riders and includes four grip handles and cool graphics. Hold on because this sled really moves and is fun for all ages. Limited lifetime warranty against material or workmanship defect.Features:Hold on tight with the Lucky Bums 52-inch one or two rider foam sledDurable foam sled with smooth bottom and 4 handles that accommodates one or two ridersHot graphics and cool design for this sledding hill favoriteFun for all ages
Otter Sport Sled Travel Cover, Small Our heavyweight fabric is extremely durable and waterproof and features a shock cord sewn into the hem to seal out snow, slush, water and mud. Designed to fit sled with basic gear.
For centuries, sled dogs pulled the people of northern climates over otherwise impassable distances of snow and ice, guiding them home through trackless wilderness. These burly, strong dogs were the lifeblood of the northern winter world. Today, from races like the famed Iditarod and the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon to sled dog tours, people from all climates are rediscovering the joy of this dog-powered sport. Born to Pull is a celebration of sled dogs who love to run in cold and snowy Minnesota, including lively stories from veteran mushers, insider information on dog care and training, and breathtaking watercolor illustrations that make the dogs come to life on the page.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/26/2009Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
KHW Snow Shuttle Red Snow Sled Snow Shuttle is a new and innovative snow item on the market. Its robust construction and sleek design will make this item fast, safe and will bring tons of fun and joy to while being used on the snow. Stainless Steel reinforcement blades will make this toy fastest on the hill.Recommended Ages:8 – 15
Lucky Bums Inflatable Racer Sled, Measures approximately 40 inches long when inflated provides an air cushioned ride down any snow covered hillInflatable sled with smooth bottom and2handles that accommodates one rider, Heavy duty PVC with sealed seams gives durability and strength; with cool graphics, Fun for all ages
Fisher Price Imaginext DC Super Friends: Bane Battle Sled DC Super Friends villains like Bane help young superheroes create their own crime-fighting stories where they get to save the day! Kids can fit Bane into the Battle Sled, rev up the flywheel, set it down and watch it take off! And Batman better watch out, because with the push of a button, the Battle Sled can launch a projectile! Product Features Create your own superhero stories with Imaginext DC Super FriendsRev up the Battle Sled, set it down and watch it goPush button to launch projectiles during battleIncludes Imaginext Bane figure with chain helmet, Battle Sled, two projectiles and chain play pieceAdd to the fun by collecting all Imaginext DC Super FriendsRecommended Ages: 3-7 yearsProduct Measures: 8" x 4" x 6.5
Random House City KidThe ultimate guide for New York City moms, with the best kid activities, savvy advice, and family-friendly resources. City Baby has been the essential go-to guide for New York City parents from pregnancy to preschool for more than ten years. City Kid follows suit with indispensable advice and resources for raising a tot, ages 4 through 12, in the Big Apple. Alison Lowenstein, a native New Yorker, author, and mom fills us in on all of the best resources for urban parents. City Kid New York covers diverse and essential kid topics such as after-school activities; fun family dining and entertainment options throughout the five boroughs; local weekend excursions for families; tips on throwing birthday parties for all ages; and where to get the best toys, clothes, books, and more in the shopping capital of the world. From fishing through the Go Fish program in Battery Park to performing stand-up at Gotham Comedy Club, the city is not just for adults anymore. Also included are community service projects for kids, DIY tips for setting up kid bedrooms in those tiny New York apartments, and kid-centric tours of museums, sports arenas, and gardens. City Kid New York breaks down all the city has to offer by subject, and features a City Kid Yellow Pages of excellent web resources and helpful organizations to prepare your child for all the big city has to offer.
A new kid moves to town under mysterious circumstances, and all his teachers know about him is that he's a handful, acting out at every chance he gets. But with guidance from the baseball coach and a spot on the team, the new kid starts to fit in and find his place.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/4/2014Pages: 320Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Mike Wolfe's love for pickingbegan early in life. He started with old bikes, cigar boxes, and other items people called junk.Now, he knows exactly how much fun hunting for these potential treasures can be. In Kid Pickers, Mike shares his picking passion with his (huge) kid audience by offering tips on collecting, sorting through flea markets, asking about family heirlooms, and more. To Mike, picking is a way of learning about yourself, your family, your community, and the history surrounding us all. It's also a great way to recycle!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/16/2013Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
From the illustrator of the Melvin Beederman, SUPERHERO series comes a story about a masked hero and his trusty steed. Together they save Halloween from ruthless toilet paper–tossing mummies and pumpkin-sucking vampires.No siree, Halloween won’t be canceled anytime soon, not while the Halloween Kid’s around. With a rootin’ tootin’ Halloween monster–shootin’ text and retro-modern illustrations, The Halloween Kid will lasso in readers both young and old. Because who doesn’t love a hero who defends the right to trick or treat? Yee-Ha-lloween!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/3/2010Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
This dramatic and moving story set in the days of the Negro Leagues illustrates the true meanings of friendship, prejudice, and heroism. Charlie Nebraska wants two things he can't get: to make the local Wildcats baseball team and to have life to return to the way it was before his father died two years earlier in the Korean War. Then Charlie meets Luther Peale, a former Negro Baseball League player who agrees to coach Charlie's fledgling neighborhood baseball team for a game against the Wildcats. But many of Charlie's white neighbors are suspicious of Luther, and when Charlie inadvertently reveals a secret of Luther's, violence erupts in the town and both Luther and Charlie are drawn into serious danger. Praise for STUMPTOWN KID: "Readers will enjoy this winning mix of sports, suspense, and heroism, and delight in the baseball wit and wisdom." --School Library Journal - Honorable mention, 2005 Gustavus Myers Award - 2006 Paterson Prize for Books for Young People - 2005-6 Pennsylvania Young Adult Top Forty List - Kansas State Reading Circle 2005 Recommended Reading ListBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/30/2007Pages: 224Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
THE TIGERS ARE IN TROUBLE.Baseball season is underway, and Coach Skelly has just quit. When Scott and his teammates can't find an adult to coach the team, it looks as if the Tigers' season might be over before it really begins.But then the players have an idea: what if one of them became coach? They learn about leadership and discover unique and unrecognized talents among their own friends. Woven into the story are real-life tales of player-managers in Major League Baseball.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/2009Pages: 112Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Lennie is addicted to television. Even reruns are more exciting than real life, and Lennie likes to pretend he's the one experiencing the drama. But Lennie's daydreams lead him into a real situation that could cost him his life?and suddenly he's in trouble more terrifying and dangerous than anything he's ever seen on TV. Byars infuses the story with her special magic. Lennie is a likable, funny, moving, and always entertaining character.Publishers Weekly Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/1998Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
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