On a rainy day, Sylvester finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion frightens him on his way home, Sylvester makes a wish that brings unexpected results. How Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family and restored to his true self makes a story that is beautifully tender and filled with magic. Illustrated with William Steig's glowing pictures, this is a modern classic beloved by children everywhere. Selected as one of the 100 Best Books of the Century by the National Education Association.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/2/1987Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
A cherished classic is brought to life with the audio stylings of renowned actor James Earl Jones.Sylvester can’t believe his luck when he finds a magic pebble that can make wishes come true. But when a lion jumps out at him on his way home, Sylvester is shocked into making a wish that has unexpected consequences. After overcoming a series of obstacles, Sylvester is eventually reunited with his loving family. Illustrated with William Steig’s glowing pictures, this winner of the Caldecott Medal is beloved by children everywhere. This package includes a paperback book along with a CD of this modern classic read by legendary actor James Earl Jones.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/6/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
In a moment of fright Sylvester the donkey asks his magic pebble to turn him into a rock but then can not hold the pebble to wish himself back to normal again. In Spanish.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/1990Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
In Prince William Sound, a little girl named Denny finds a baby seal covered with oil. How can she save its life? Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/15/1994Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
"You fool of a boy!" William's father screamed. "You had the world ahead of you, and you threw it away for some religious meeting. Why, Parliament has ordered the heads of a dozen Puritans to be stuck on poles around the city as a warning against disobeying the law. Have you thought of that? Have you thought of anything?"With the favor William's father enjoyed in Britain's royal court, all William had to do was show himself to be a faithful royalist, and wealth and privilege would be his. Instead he chose to follow his conscience--to expulsion from university, disinheritance, imprisonment, and the threat of death.In a world where freedoms were subject to the whims of rulers, William Penn worked passionately for religious tolerance. When this Quaker reformer secured a land grant in America, he laid for Pennsylvania a foundation of liberty, justice, fairness, and tolerance that would later guide the drafting of the Constitution of the United States.The stories of Heroes of History are told in an engaging narrative format, where related history, geography, government, and science topics come to life and make a lasting impression. This is a premier biography line for the entire family.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/2002Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
A lavish, interactive introduction to the great poet’s life, his work and the times he lived in.In this enthralling scrapbook that William Shakespeare compiled for his daughter, he looks back on his life as he retires from the theatre. Discover late-sixteenth- and early-seventeenth centurystories of love, war, kings and queens, fellow playwrights and actors, explorers and life in London.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/4/2010Pages: 30Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Notable Children's Books of 19711975 (ALA)Best Books of 1972 (SLJ)Outstanding Children's Books of 1972 (NYT)Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/10/1972Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
People may drift apart, but love can hold them together. A touching tale of pets and family told in the “venerable spare and moving style of Newbery Medalist Patricia MacLachlan, author of Sarah, Plain and Tall (Booklist).When William’s father leaves, his mother promptly goes out and adds four dogs and a cat to their lives. William’s sure that nothing can fill the hole left by his father, but the new additions to the family are determined to help. With his sister, Elinor, and his mother, William will learn that “family can come in all shapes and sizes, because sometimes we find love through magic, and sometimes that magic is all around us.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/18/2012Pages: 176Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
After a year living with Aunt Fiona, William is off to audition for the role of Puck in a summer production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream . But getting the part is just the beginning. Now William has to deal with a jealous rival, a not-so-secret admirer, and the way the Baggetts still haunt him in nightmares. William’s summer is filled with acting and costumes and applause, but he still worries sometimes that he and his younger siblings will never be able to shake off the past. But when the Baggetts show up again, William realizes that he is braver than he thought, and that it will all turn out okay. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/7/2011Pages: 224Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Little Nest William Table The William Rectangular play table is fit for the modern palace. The ornate legs matched with a simple table top makes the perfect kind of contemporary coolness. Suitable for up to 4 seats (sold separately). Features: Dimensions:29.52 x 21.65 x 18.11 inches Materials: Top: MDF substrate with painted lacquer finish Base: Injection molded acrylic. Basic assembly required. No tools necessary.
William Carey watched from the dock as the magnificent sailing ship headed for the English Channel without him. Tears filled his eyes, and deep disappointment filled his heart. What would he tell the missionary society? So much work awaited him half a world away. He must get to India--and soon!William's amazing journey to India would prove to be just the beginning of a missionary quest filled with hardship and heartache as well as tremendous victories.Often referred to as "the father of modern missions," William Carey displayed a single-minded determination to set his face like a flint to the task of bringing the gospel to those lost in darkness. His life of service and sacrifice is a guidpost for Christians of all generations.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/1/1998Pages: 211Reading Level: Age 13 and Up
Inspired by William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, this delightful collection of poetry for children brings to life Blake’s imaginary inn and its unusual guests.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/29/1982Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
From the book: "No! No! cried the little boy, 'Please no! I want to stay with my Mother!' 'Be quiet!' shouted the man who roughly pulled his mother from him. She was taken to a raised platform and offered for sale, immediately. The heart-broken mother was to be separated from her little boy for the rest of her life." This was the fate of thousands of women and children in the days before slavery was abolished. One man fought to bring freedom and relief from the terrors of the slave trade; it took him forty-five years. His name was William Wilberforce. This is his exciting story that shows the amazing effect his faith in Christ and his love for people had on transforming a nation.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/1/1997Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Twelve-year-old William S. Baggett is one of eight Baggett children, and he is ready to escape his negligent family. Since his very first day of school in 1931, he has been saving up money to run away. That’s exactly what he does—along with three of his younger siblings—after his older brothers flush a pet guinea pig down the toilet. The four children are headed to their aunt Fiona’s house, but the trip doesn’t go exactly as planned—especially when a lonely rich girl decides to “help them. Will they ever make it to Aunt Fiona’s? And if they do, will she let them stay?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/7/2010Pages: 240Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Pomegranate's William Morris coloring book features 22 arts & crafts wallpaper designs by the unequalled English pattern designer. Coloring pages are blank on the back so they can be cut out and displayed. Published with the Brooklyn Museum of Art. One forty-eight page 8 1/2 by 11 in. book with twenty-two images to color. Each illustration is reproduced in a small, color version of the original artwork and as a full-page black line drawing. William Morris was an English artist and designer who lived from 1834 to 1896. One of his many talents was drawing wallpaper designs. You'll find 22 of his designs in this coloring book. They are shown as small reproductions on the inside front and back covers. When you color in these designs, you might want to try to copy his colors, or you might decide to use your own. You'll notice that for three of the designs, he used just one color, or shades of one color, plus white. Will those designs look better to you with lots of color? See what you think!On the last page, try creating your own wallpaper design. Grid lines are printed to help you. Draw your pattern in a square or a group of squares, then copy it into other squares. Remember wallpaper designs have to repeat themselves in order to cover a big space. The simpler your pattern, the easier it will be!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/31/2009Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The beloved plays of Shakespeare are still produced everywhere, yet the life of the world's most famous playwright remains largely a mystery. Young Will left the town of Stratford to pursue theater in London, where his work eventually thrived and made him a famous and wealthy man. With black-and-white illustrations that include a diagram of the famous Globe theater, Celeste Davidson Mannis puts together the pieces of Shakespeare's life and work for young readers.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/28/2006Pages: 112Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
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