At Grand Central Station, Chief of Police George Coppola finds lost people, and Mr. Chidchester, head of the Lost and Found, finds lost dogs. Marino Marino makes oyster stew, while thinking up interesting math problems. A man in a porkpie hat buys cherry pies. Maira Kalman's stylized artwork, along with entertaining text, brilliantly captures the excitement of Grand Central Station, "the busiest, fastest, biggest place there is."Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/23/2001Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
This is Liam. Liam has lots of friends who love him and want to play with him. Sometimes Liam goes to his friends' houses to play. Sometimes Liam's friends come to his house to play. When we get together with friends, we greet them by looking at their face and saying, 'Hi'. We don't look down or look away and say nothing. We don't run off when friends arrive. They will think they don't want to play with us!Introductions can be awkward for many children. For some, however, making eye contact, and acknowledging another person by simply saying 'hi' can be a constant challenge. In Liam Says Hi Liam manages to overcome his shyness and complete the steps necessary when greeting a friend at the front door. Appropriately welcomed, Liam's friend enters the house and both children proceed to have an excellent play date. Vibrant, colorful and lively, this book's positive messages and advice are ideal for young children wanting to understand social situations or how friendships work.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/15/2008Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
When Mrs. Elmira Deeds waddles into Mr. Adolph’s deli and asks for a pickle, chaos erupts! The pickle escapes from the jar, and a cast of zany characters, including a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and seventeen toasted almonds, joins in the chase to stop the pickle as it attempts to run away. Can anyone stop that pickle?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/2/2005Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
This extension of the award-winning, best-selling series by acclaimed author, Nora Gaydos, engages kids in an entertaining, hands-on reading, writing, and drawing experience! Includes more than 20 stickers. Level 1 - The Reading section mixes short-vowel words, sight word reinforcement, simple sentences, and strong picture clues. The Writing section teaches penmanship, spelling reinforcement, simple word recognition and builds comprehension. The Drawing section allows coloring in pre-existing scenes and creative expression.In the Bus Stop, Duck finds some messy ways to pass the time while waiting for the bus.Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 6/1/2009 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age7 and Up
K'NEX Sesame Street Neighborhood Collection Police Station Building Set K'NEX Sesame Street Neighborhood Collection Police Station Building Set is 44 pieces for kids to build Elmo and Ernie. They're reporting for duty at the station. Kids can use their imagination to come up with other fun things for them to do, too. Why You'll Love It: Portable and perfect for little hands. Age: 2 years and up Features Encourage imaginative play and language development Pairs with Neighborhood collection police car Child can bring the neighborhood to life by collecting all 4 sets of Neighborhood Collection sets Build Elmo, Ernie, a stop sign, police station and traffic light Superb first building toys for toddlers Engages kids for hours 2 smaller scale buildable figures Elmo and Ernie Includes In total 44 pieces A convenient storage box Play and learn activity sheet
Just as I'm gearing up to help plan the Mahoney Library's seventy-fifth anniversary celebration, the beautiful old clock, the very centerpiece of the library, is stolen. There's nothing like a good theft to stop a party! Naturally, I throw down the streamers and get to work. Turns out lots of people wanted that clock -- and what's inside. If I don't hustle, this might become two crimes instead of one....Book Details:Format: Paperback
When Randall discovered a thief making off with his favorite stuffed animal, Mr. Pigglesworth, he did what any big boy would do. He set of on a chase to save his friend. Kids will love tracking Randall and the robber as they run out of the house and off to the zoo— past the alligator pool and through the bat caves— then on through the chocolate factory, the city museum, the fair, and even way up high in a hot air balloon. And they'll love yelling, along with Randall, "STOP THIEF!"Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/22/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Can you dig a pig in a wig? How'd that pet get so wet? Will Pop stop or will he hop? Flip a page and watch a bun and a a kid on a run turn into a sun and a kid having fun! With bright art done in the Japanese anime style, this series of interactive early reading books each feature a different word family. When kids flip the die cut pages they get a new word and image within that word family. Word families help children recognize similarities between words that rhyme, and help them connect words with similar long or short vowel sounds. This familiarity helps kids read a word they don't necessarily know.
Latkes are potato pancakes served at Hanukkah, and Lemony Snicket is an alleged children’s author. For the first time in literary history, these two elements are combined in one book. A particularly irate latke is the star of The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming, but many other holiday icons appear and even speak: flashing colored lights, cane-shaped candy, a pine tree. Santa Claus is briefly discussed as well. The ending is happy, at least for some. People who are interested in any or all of these things will find this book so enjoyable it will feel as though Hanukkah were being celebrated for several years, rather than eight nights.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/28/2007Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
Bernard loves curling up to go to sleep. But there is one little problem. Bernard snores . . . LOUDLY! So loudly that he keeps all of the otters awake during naptime. So loudly that Grumpy Giles tells Bernard to move his snoring somewhere else!Sad and lonely, Bernard tries sleeping in new places far away from the other otters: in a lake, in puddles, in a fountain. But no matter where he tries to nap, somebody complains. He just wants to hear two words: “Goodnight, Bernard!”Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/14/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
What is an antonym? You'll find the answer inside this clever book. Author Brian P. Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable creatively clarify (not confuse) the concept of antonyms. Their clever (not foolish) rhymes and comical (not serious) illustrations combine to highlight key words. Each pair or group of antonyms is printed in color for easy identification.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/2008Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
In this insightful and winsome story, Robin, a seven-year-old girl, sees Bobby, the new kid in the neighborhood, being teased and bullied by other kids. Bobby dresses differently and is very small for his age. Robin wants to help Bobby, but doesn't know how so she asks her parents for help.After witnessing firsthand the teasing that Bobby has to endure, Robin's mother talks to Bobby and Robin's teacher, Ms. Wells. Ms. Wells develops a clever class activity to teach the children that everyone is different, but these differences should not be grounds for bullying. Using puppets, the children come to see the good in everyone, no matter how different. This informative book is a must read for all parents of young children who may be or are dealing with bullies and teasing at school.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 11/1/2004Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Maira Kalman's joyous celebration of this dazzling landmark brilliantly captures the wonder, complexity and grandiosity of Grand Central and all the people who are part of it. Kalman's witty text and bright, detailed illustrations bring to life the biggest, fastest, busiest place there is. This special hardcover edition is being published to coincide with Grand Central's 2013 centennial celebration. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/10/2013Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The latest from Joelle Jolivet and Jean-Luc Fromental, the bestselling duo behind 365 Penguins, this book follows Rapido the messenger and his van throughout the city as he delivers packages. Clever flaps on every page give him hints into people’s lives and clues as to what he’s delivering, and where. The objects that Rapido delivers are represented as symbols, which readers can decipher from the setting and the rhyme. To help with the clues, a packing list of all the objects in Rapido’s truck is provided on the title page. It’s an interactive treat that celebrates city life and transportation and that features the striking art that has made Jolivet an international sensation.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2012Pages: 20Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
When the smartest crooks in LEGO? City plot to rob the Museum of its priceless blue diamond, it is up to Detective Chase McCain and his SWAT team to save the day!Reading is always fun in LEGO(R) City!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/1/2013Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
What happens to victims of abuse and bullying after their attackers have moved on?Maggie Camden was the school outcast in seventh grade. Four years have passed since then, and her tormentors seem to have moved on. The ringleader of them all, Raleigh Barringer, has even left town. Yet Maggie feels like nothing has changed. She keeps trying to shove away her feelings for her hiking partner, Nick, certain no boy could ever find her attractive when all she's ever been told is that she's ugly, she's a loser, she's unworthy of love. The only time Maggie feels better is when she and Nick are hiking up in the mountains. But when Raleigh suddenly moves back into town, even the mountains no longer feel safe. . . .
Granny loves to help, and a little bit of magic always speeds things along. But sometimes all her granddaughter wants is to do things her own way, and spend some quality time with her granny. But will they be able to put on a great birthday party without using any magicBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/27/2013Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Toysmith 4 M Weather Station Kit Toysmith 4 M Weather Station Kit is a little lab toy for budding scientists. It's a great for kids interested in the environment and changes in weather. This educational kit features an anemometer, wind wane, thermometer and rain gauge. Kids can even conduct experiments on the greenhouse effect. Why You'll Love It: Toysmith 4 M Weather Station Kit helps create a terrarium. Age: 8 years and up Features Environmental educational kit Great for science projects Recommended Ages:8 – 15
Sassy Fascination Station Sassy Fascination Station is a miniature Ferries Wheel. With four separate sections, cute bug characters and textures , baby can explore and discover. Music plays whenever the toy is moved, so baby is really engaged. Suction to baby's highchair tray or any other flat surface Why You�_ll Love It: Sassy Fascination Station is a take-along toy for lasting fun. Age: 6 months and up Features Spin, flip and rattle the ball Detachable sturdy suction cup base Encourages and develops thinking Includes: Detachable sturdy suction cup
Roland's pursuit of the elusive Man in Black across the endless Mohaine desert becomes even more treacherous when he is attacked by a ravenous pack of desert dogs and vampiric dust devils when he is at his weakest! It's a new chapter in the life of the last gunslinger of Gilead as he struggles to remain alive and achieve his destiny! Don't miss the wonders of: the Way Station! COLLECTING: DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER - THE WAY STATION 1-5Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/27/2012Pages: 136
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