The paperback editions of The Boxcar Children Mysteries: #5, Mike's Mystery; #6, Blue Bay Mystery; #7, The Woodshed Mystery; and #8, The Lighthouse Mystery are offered together in a cardboard case.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/1991Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
The paperback editions of The Boxcar Children Mysteries: #1, The Boxcar Children; #2, Surprise Island; #3, The Yellow House Mystery; and #4, Mystery Ranch are offered together in a cardboard case.Book Details:Format: Box SetPublication Date: 9/1/1990Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
A deluxe Boxcar bookcase that contains 12 titles - The Boxcar Children Mysteries #1 through #12. Also included are Boxcar activities and poster and accordion bookmark with title checklist. The bookcase can expands to hold up to 32 books.Book Details:Format: Box SetPublication Date: 9/1/2010Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
The Aldens begin their adventure by making a home in a boxcar. Their goal is to stay together, and in the process they find a grandfather.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/1/1989Pages: 154Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
BRIO BoxcarFounded in Sweden in 1884, BRIO makes the highest quality wooden toys that have delighted children and created happy memories for generations. Both educational and fun, BRIO's uncompromising focus on design, quality and craftsmanship create toys of lasting value that stimulate creativity and imagination. Engaging play and learning are integral themes in all BRIO toys, satisfying a child's educational needs and growing with them through their various phases of development.
Orphaned and alone but determined to stay together, Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden set off on their own and turned an abandoned boxcar into their home. The Boxcar Children, published over sixty-five years ago in 1942, has captured the imaginations of generations of readers. This Collector's Edition features the original artwork plus additional information about Gertrude Chandler Warner's life and work as it appeared in the 60th Anniversary Edition.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2009Pages: 168Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
One dark night, Benny and his brother and sisters walked through the woods. They were orphans, and they were looking for a place to live. Soon the children saw an old red boxcar. "What a funny house," Benny said.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/1/1998Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden are brothers and sisters--and they're orphans! The only way they can stay together is to make it on their own. One night, during a storm, the children find an old red boxcar that keeps them warm and safe. They decide to make it their home.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/1/2009Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Includes the following four titles: The Mystery of the Mummy's Curse, The Mystery of the Star Ruby, The Pizza Mystery, The Radio Mystery, The Summer Camp Mystery.Book Details:Format: Book+CDPublication Date: 8/30/2007Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
BRIO Boxcar TrainFounded in Sweden in 1884, BRIO makes the highest quality wooden toys that have delighted children and created happy memories for generations. Both educational and fun, BRIO's uncompromising focus on design, quality and craftsmanship create toys of lasting value that stimulate creativity and imagination. Engaging play and learning are integral themes in all BRIO toys, satisfying a child's educational needs and growing with them through their various phases of development.
Airfix A01754 1:72 Scale Gurkhas Figures Classic Kit Series 1 Recruited from Nepal, the Gurkha units of the British Army fought in the Middle East, Europe, the Mediterranean and against the Japanese in the Far East.Recommended Ages:8 and up
Walthers HO Scale Cornerstone Series® Modern Grain Series Kits Head House w/Silos 9-1/2 x 5 x 11 The most identifiable structure in many grain-handling complexes is what most people call the elevator. Tall in stature, the cylindrical silos are landmarks along the railroad tracks.Recommended Ages:14 and up
The #1 children's dictionary in America is now completely revised with a stunning design! With more than 3,000 images and 35,000 up-to-date entries, the most trusted name in children's reference is easy to navigate and fun to peruse. Authoritative, accurate, and current, the Macmillan Dictionary for Children is the ideal resource for beginning readers and spellers.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/10/2007Pages: 848Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The United States and its allies invaded Iraq seven years ago. Today the country is still at war, and no one can claim that true democracy has come. Four million Iraqis have been displaced, and about half of them, unable to flee the country, are now living in remote tent camps without access to schools, health care, or often even food and clean water. In Children of War, a companion title to Off to War: Voices of Soldiers’ Children, Deborah Ellis turns her attention to the most tragic victims of the Iraq war Iraqi children. She interviews two dozen young people, mostly refugees living in Jordan, but also a few who are trying to build new lives in North America. Their frank and harrowing stories reveal inspiring resilience as the children try to survive the consequences of a war in which they play no part.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/25/2010Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
With this charming book, children will delight in learning the basic moves of chess - the most popular and challenging strategy game of all. All the rules of chess are clearly explained, step by step, assuming no prior knowledge. The lessons are reinforced by the inventive tales that George is told by his pet alligator Kirsty, self-proclaimed Grand Alligator of chess. Chess is recognized in many countries as a useful tool for developing creative thinking in children. Although chess can be regarded as a rather complex and mysterious game, the rules themselves are straightforward. It doesn't take long to learn how the pieces move, and even children as young as five can enjoy exciting games. They will also thoroughly enjoy outwitting friends and relatives!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2004Pages: 112Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Teach your children all the basics of knitting with this easy-to-follow guide. In Knitting for Children, Claire Montgomerie shares the secrets of her successful knitting classes that show little ones how to create their own toys, accessories and clothes. Packed with great projects suitable for children aged 7-12, and with each project just a little more advanced than the one before, kids will eagerly progress through the 35 easy-to-follow patterns and variations. The 'Getting started' section gives essential guidance, covering not only all the knitting basics, but also how to finger knit, French knit, make tassels, put together pompoms and more. Claire has chosen yarns that are smooth and simple to knit, with the weight suitable for smaller hands. Start with the snake scarf - it's a fun but easy project that teaches the basics, and once they've mastered this piece, your child will be straight onto the next challenge. They can try the cosy mittens and then move on to a pretty ragdoll, or stitch the cute and colourful v-neck cardigan before making an MP3 player cover. This book provides the perfect way to introduce your child to a fun craft that will be useful for the rest of their life.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/31/2011Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Bending over backwards to keep the kids entertained? Well, struggle no more - teach your children the wonders of sewing with this easy-to-follow guide. Kids love to make things, so why not get them stitching animals, dolls, fancy-dress outfits, bags, jewellery and more? Crafting expert and mother of two Emma Hardy guides you through all the fundamentals of sewing with clear step-by-step instructions that will help little ones to learn while at the same time having fun. And once the basics have been mastered, a whole world of crafting possibilities will be unlocked. With 35 simple projects for boys and girls, each one designed specifically to help children learn to sew, this is the perfect book for beating boredom and entertaining little ones in a naturally inventive way.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/31/2010Pages: 128
When Father is taken away unexpectedly, Roberta, Peter, Phyllis and their mother have to leave their comfortable life in London to go and live in a small cottage in the country. The children seek solace in the nearby railway station, and make friends with Perks the Porter and the Station Master himself. Each day, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis run down the field to the railway track and wave at the passing London train, sending their love to Father. Little do they know that the kindly old gentleman passenger who waves back holds the key to their father's disappearance. This is one of the best-loved classics of all time, with a wonderful introduction by Jacqueline Wilson.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/17/2011Pages: 304Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
When Ohkwa'ri overhears a group of older boys planning a raid on a neighboring village, he immediately tells his Mohawk elders. He has done the right thing--but he has also made enemies. Grabber and his friends will do anything they can to hurt him, especially during the village-wide game of Tekwaarathon (lacrosse). Ohkwa'ri believes in the path of peace, but can peaceful ways work against Grabber's wrath? An exciting story that also offers an in-depth look at Native American life centuries ago. -- Kirkus Reviews Joseph Bruchac is an award-winning storyteller, writer, and editor, and the author of The First Strawberries and Thirteen Moons on Turtle's Back. He lives in Greenfield Center, New York. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/1998Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
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