Has Tom Jenkins, a.k.a. the Great Brain, given up his con-artist ways for a bicycle? Not for long. Soon the Great Brain is back to his old tricks, swindling and trading, even convincing the whole town there's a prehistoric monster on the loose. But when someone robs the bank, even the police are stumped. Can the Great Brain solve the crime and put the crooks behind bars? Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/9/2004Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Tom a.k.a. the Great Brain, is off to boarding school. Now his little brother, J.D., is free to follow in Tom's ingenious, conniving, and profitable footsteps. All of J.D.'s attempts at turning a profit fail miserably, and he soon realizes that he just doesn't have that crafty Great Brain knack. But when his younger brother is kidnapped, J.D. finds that his little brain may not be so ordinary after all... Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/9/2004Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The best con man in the Midwest is only ten years old. Tom, a.k.a., the Great Brain, is a silver-tongued genius with a knack for turning a profit. When the Jenkins boys get lost in Skeleton Cave, the Great Brain saves the day. Whether it's saving the kids at school, or helping out Peg-leg Andy, or Basil, the new kid at school, the Great Brain always manages to come out on top-and line his pockets in the process. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/9/2004Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Bust the boredom of basic math drills with this exciting new book from Fat Brain Toy Co.! Wouldn't it be great if children were eager to practice basic subtraction facts? Math Busters: Subtraction is designed to help accomplish that very goal! Each page is an intriguing picture, pattern, or game just begging for young math students to unlock the surprise by coloring the squares. The students' answers to the addition problems provide the clues to the colors in the grid.
Bob Moog and Cris Lehman founded University Games in 1985. The company has added many divisions and broadened its scope a lot since then, but University Games products remain true to the standards set more than 24 years ago. The games are easy to learn. Start playing in five minutes. The games also keep all players involved, even when it's not their turn. The games are different every time you play. The games combine luck and skill, so every player has a chance to win. The games make learning fun. Creative game play and quality components are the standard, but that's not all University Games offer. From prestigious educational licenses like Brain Quest and Eric Carle to exciting entertainment licenses with Big Brain Academy Nintendo Software, Lego construction toys, the Worst-Case Scenario book series and Anti-Monopoly, University Games has original ways to have fun. So spend time with University Games and you can have a great time with the family, get to know the neighbors or even learn how to read. This unique coloring experience keeps kids occupied for hours of creative and interactive fun. Roll out the paper and create a 10-foot long mural or tear off smaller works of art to show off. It's easy to roll up and take anywhere and it's attractive to girls and boys. The "Can You Find?" activity and large format make play more interactive. The roll includes 5 crayons and a crayon sharpener inside the handles. It can be shelved horizontally or pegged vertically.Product Dimensions (inches): 3 (L) x 3 (W) x 19.2 (H)Age: 3 years and upRecommended Ages:3 and up
4M Toysmith Fairyland Dollies 4M Toysmith Fairyland Dollies lets kids create four fairies and a fairy house. Kids will enjoy creating their favorite fairy dollies from bendy pipe cleaners, adding bead faces and hair and dressing them by winding colored wool round and round. Then, they can build a lovely fairy tree-house for them and decorate it with flower petals. A fairyland can take shape right before their eyes. Why You'll Love It: Fairy tales come alive with the help of little crafters. Age: 8 years and up Features Kids create their own mini fairy tale world with four fairies and a pre-printed tree house Kids furnish fairies with beads, flower petals, colorful wools Easy-to-assemble cardboard fairy tale tree-house Includes A roll of pipe cleaners 6 sets of wooden beads Cardboard for making tree-house 1 sheet of furniture templates 6 colored pieces of wool, 6 pieces of silk flowers, 6 colored petals 15 pieces of small flowers Glue, double-sided sticky tape and double-sided self adhesive form Colored instructions Recommended Ages:8 – 15
Brain Food for Kids Studies indicate a link between diet and brain health, but convincing your child to eat right can be challenging, to say the least. These recipes are compiled not only for their "brain-boosting" ingredients, but also for their great taste.
Brain Noodles are jumbo silky fiber stems that bend any way you want and resemble a giant pipe cleaner. These versatile noodles are great fun for all ages and have countless applications including: toy, craft, educational, party, corporate training, sensory integration and occupational therapy. The Stripes Kit includess 12 assorted striped Brain Noodles.Features include: -18" fluffy fiber stems ther resemble jumbo pipe cleaners -They bend and twist anyway you want-The Stripes Kit contains 12 assorted striped Brain Noodles-Activity Booklet Included
Brain Noodles 50 Piece Teacher Pack Brain Noodles are jumbo silky fiber stems that bend any way you want and resemble a giant pipe cleaner. These versatile noodles are great fun for all ages and have countless applications including: toy, craft, educational, party, corporate training, sensory integration and occupational therapy. A teachers own imagination and knowledge of students will be the best guide to using Brain Noodles in the classroom. Brain Noodles suit the learning style of tactile and visual learners. They enable the teacher to present oodles of concepts in fun new ways.
Fat Brain Toy Co Dado Planks Fat Brain Toy Co Dado Planks consists of 106 pieces that include 51 standard planks and 55 notched planks. Children can derive great satisfaction in building with precision. These Dado Planks help in developing children's logic and fine motor skills. The plastic pieces come with precise notches that can be interlocked to build even large and intricate structures Why You'll Love It: It provides opportunities to develop logic, skills and fine motor coordination. Age: 3 years and up Features Made of sturdy and durable plastic Fully tested for safety Enables spontaneous building or carefully planned constructions Comes with 106 pieces that are sturdy and connect easily to form interlocking structures
Bust the boredom of basic math drills with this exciting new book from Fat Brain Toy Co.! Wouldn't it be great if children were eager to practice basic addition facts? Math Busters: Addition is designed to help accomplish that very goal! Each page is an intriguing picture, pattern, or game just begging for young math students to unlock the surprise by coloring the squares. The students' answers to the addition problems provide the clues to the colors in the grid.Watch
In Athena the Brain, Athena always knew she was smart and special, but she didn’t realize that she was a goddess! When she’s whisked away to Mount Olympus Academy, she worries about fitting in and dealing with her dad (Zeus). Luckily, she meets the Goddess Girls and finds the best friends she’s ever had.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/6/2010Pages: 176Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The city of Metropolis shivers when it feels Mr. Freeze's icy touch. But never fear: BATMAN, SUPERMAN, and the rest of the DC Super Friends will melt this coldhearted villain's frosty plans! This Step 2 Step into Reading book is easy—and fun—for boys ages 4 to 7 to read.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/11/2010Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Brain Quest is beloved by kids, trusted by parents, used and recommended by teachers. It’s the curriculum-based, fast-paced, question-and-answer game that challenges kids on the stuff they need to know, when they need to know it. It’s the brand that says “It’s fun to be smart!” And it delivers. For the fourth edition every deck is thoroughly revised and includes 20 percent new material. The content aligns with national and state standards and is overseen by the Brain Quest Advisory Board, a panel of award-winning educators, each a recent state teacher-of-the-year award winner or a recipient of the prestigious Milken Educator Award. The covers and cards have a refreshed design, giving Brain Quest a cooler, updated look.Book Details:Format: Special FormatPublication Date: 5/1/2012Pages: Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Shortly after a breakfast generously supplied with pancakes, Natethe Great got an urgent call from Annie."I lost a picture," said Annie. "Can you help me find it?""Of course," said Nate. "I have found lost balloons, books, slippers, chickens. Even a lost goldfish. Now I, Nate the Great, will find a lost picture.""Oh, good," Annie said.Nate, with the cool detachment of a Sam Spade, immediately plunges into his new and baffling case. Getting all the facts, asking the right questions, narrowing down the suspects. Nate, the boy detective who "likes to work alone," solves the mystery and tracks down the culprit. In the process he also discovers the whereabouts of Super Hex, the missing cat.From the Trade Paperback edition.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/8/2002Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Great herds of zebra thundering across the African plain…fragile butterflies traveling unbelievable distances…family groups of whales coursing through the waves. Many kinds of animals make annual migrations, and their stories reveal incredible strength and will to survive. These treks are magnificently documented in Great Migrations, the children’s illustrated companion to the upcoming 7-hour National Geographic television special of the same name.Created for the huge audience of young animal lovers—and for the nation’s schools, where migration is taught as part of the core curriculum—this book spotlights wild creatures of highest interest to children. Action-filled photo spreads deliver immense "wow" appeal as animals vault over obstacles and escape the clutches of predators. Info-graphic spreads pack in the fascinating facts, with at-a-glance information on where, why, and how animals migrate.Throughout the coverage, this timely book addresses the effect of climate change on animal migration—a story that is just now reaching the public, from scientists and other experts who have witnessed alarming trends.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/12/2010Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Josh feels like he's starting to make it big! Jaden, the school reporter, says he's going to take the baseball team to number one. Then his dad pulls him off the field and signs him up with Coach Rocky Valentine's youth championship team, the Titans. He says Josh has what it takes to be a baseball great—and the Titans will help him get there. Now Josh is gulping down Rocky's "Super Stax" milkshakes to build muscle and trying to fit in with his new teammates—older, tougher kids who can suddenly become violent. All Josh really wants to do is play ball, but as he gets in deeper with the Titans, there are questions he's just got to ask. As Josh and his new friend Jaden investigate their suspicions, they find themselves in a dangerous struggle with a desperate man who doesn't want them to expose the nasty secrets they uncover. Pulsing with action, baseball great offers a baseball story attuned to today's headlines, a totally involving, character-driven, sports-centered thriller. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 3/24/2009Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Born a prince of Macedonia in 356 BCE, Alexander the Great became one of the greatest military leaders of all time. He conquered the entire Persian Empire, defeating King Darius III four times. He invaded India, defeating a seven-foot-tall Indian king and extending the boundaries of his empire into most of Asia. Brutal in his drive for power, Alexander maintained supremacy by forcing his soldiers to marry the foreigners that they conquered. He amassed a huge fortune by plundering the riches of his enemies and married two foreign princesses, one of them King Darius III's daughter. By the time of his death at age thirty-two, Alexander had conquered most of the known ancient Greek world, a remarkable achievement in only twelve years.Demi's storytelling skills bring Alexander the Great's exploits to life. Her splendid illustrations were painted with Chinese inks and gold overlays and with frames inspired by jewels from the tomb of Philip II of Macedonia at Verghina. An Author's note describing Demi's research and source material is included.Book Details:Format: Library BindingPublication Date: 9/1/2010Pages: 59Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, of lavish parties on Long Island at a time when The New York Times noted “gin was the national drink and sex the national obsession, it is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/30/2004Pages: 180Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Eel has troubles of his own: As an orphan and a "mudlark," he spends his days in the filthy River Thames, searching for bits of things to sell. He's being hunted by Fisheye Bill Tyler, and a nastier man never walked the streets of London. And he's got a secret that costs him four precious shillings a week to keep safe. But even for Eel, things aren't so bad until that fateful August day in 1854--the day the Great Trouble begins. Mr. Griggs, the tailor, is the first to get sick. Soon it's clear that the deadly cholera--the "blue death"--has come to Broad Street. Everyone believes that cholera is spread through poisonous air. But one man, Dr. John Snow, has a different theory. As the epidemic surges, it's up to Eel and his best friend Florrie to gather evidence to prove Dr. Snow's theory--before the entire neighborhood is wiped out.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/10/2013Pages: 256Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
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