Toddler Grover and his Sesame Street friends are just beginning to learn about potty training. This interactive board books talks directly to readers and allows them to "flush" a potty at the end. A perfect introduction to the issue of toilet training for toddlers and their parents and care givers!Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 9/26/2006 Pages: 12
Second title in the Independent level contains 10 "just right" books for beginning readers who are ready to read on their own. - 10 high interest math topics from "finding patterns everywhere," to "subtracting the disappearing cupcakes" - 40 colorful incentive stickers - Extended activities - Reading comprehension questions - Parent GuideBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/1/2003Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Robert Edwards Stevens, nicknamed "Qwerty," likes digging in his backyard when he's in a bad mood. He doesn't dig for anything special -- he just digs to get his mind off things. One day, when he's really angry and has a lot on his mind, he starts digging...and THUNK! He hits something, a wooden box with a famous signature: Thomas A. Edison Is this a phonograph created by the famous inventor himself? Or is it something even more incredible -- something that could take Qwerty right to Thomas Edison's doorstep? Get ready for one remarkable time-travel adventure!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/1/2002Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
An Apple a Day Keeps the Low Marks Away!Whether you're writing a report or a creative essay, the more you understand about the workings of the English language, the better you'll do. Write (Or Is That "Right"?) Every Time provides a fun-and-easy way to tackle tenses, sort out spelling slip-ups, put a full stop to punctuation problems, and conquer clauses. The book is divided into bite-size chunks, including: Goodness Gracious Grammar: Fun ways to tackle the parts of speech, tenses, conjunctions, and clauses, with rule breakers and amusing examples of bad grammar. Spelling Made Simple: Easy techniques to learn the rules-and exceptions- so you become a spelling whiz (or should that be whiz?). Punctuation Perfection: Effortless ways to conquer those punctuation dilemmas. From exclamation points, colons, and hyphens to all the commas in between.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/12/2011Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Hip Hop Speaks to Children is a celebration of poetry with a beat. Poetry can have both a rhyme and a rhythm. Sometimes it is obvious; sometimes it is hidden. But either way, make no mistake, poetry is as vibrant and exciting as it gets. And when you find yourself clapping your hands or tapping your feet, you know you've found poetry with a beat! Like Poetry Speaks to Children, the New York Times Bestselling classic poetry book and CD that started it all, Hip Hop Speaks to Children is meant to be the beginning of a journey of discovery. READ more than 50 remarkable poems and songs! HEAR poetry's rhymes and rhythms from Queen Latifah to Gwendolyn Brooks, Langston Hughes to A Tribe Called Quest and more!Book Details:Format: Book+CDPublication Date: 10/1/2008Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
School Stops for Summer. . . Learning Never Should!Prevent summer learning loss with our award winning, best-selling summer learning series! Summer Bridge Activities: Bridging Grades First to Second reinforces essential skills across the curriculum and helps prepare children for second grade. With 12 weeks worth of activities, completing Summer Bridge Activities is the perfect way to keep skills sharp all summer long!Includes: * Phonics * Reading Comprehension * Parts of Speech* Time and Money * Addition and Subtraction* Easy Science Experiments * Character Development* Fitness* Outdoor Extension Activities * Answer KeyBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/4/2010Pages: 150Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Spectrum Test Prep provides the most comprehensive strategies for effective test preparation! Each book features essential practice in reading, math, and language test areas. The lessons, perfect for students in grade 3, are presented through a variety of formats and each book includes suggestions for parents and teachers, as well as answer keys and progress charts. --Today, more than ever, students need to be equipped with the essential skills they need for school achievement and for success on proficiency tests. The Spectrum series has been designed to prepare students with these skills and to enhance student achievement. Developed by experts in the field of education, each title in the Spectrum workbook series offers grade-appropriate instruction and reinforcement in an effective sequence for learning success. Perfect for use at home or in school, and a favorite of parents, homeschoolers, and teachers worldwide, Spectrum is the learning partner students need for complete achievement.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/11/2006Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
This second book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of history. The Story of the World has won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines and readers' polls—over 150,000 copies of the series in print!Now more than ever, other cultures are affecting our everyday lives—andour children need to learn about the other countries of the world andtheir history. Susan Wise Bauer has provided a captivating guide to thehistory of other lands. Written in an engaging, straightforward manner,this revised edition of The Story of the World: History for theClassical Child, Volume 2: The Middle Ages weaves world history intoa story book format. Who discovered chocolate? What happened to thegiant Fovor of the Mighty Blows? Why did the Ottoman Turks drag theirwar ships across dry land?The Story of the World coversthe sweep of human history from ancient times until the present. Africa,China, Europe, the Americas—find out what happened all around the worldin long-ago times. Designed as a read-aloud project for parents andchildren to share together, The Story of the World includes eachcontinent and major people group. Volume 2: The Middle Ages, isthe second of a four-volume series and covers the major historicalevents in the years 400 to 1600 CE, as well as including maps,illustrations, and tales from each culture.Each Story of the World volume provides a full year of history study when combined with the Activity Book, Audiobook, and Tests—each available separately to accompany each volume of The Story of the World Text Book. Volume 2 Grade Recommendation: Grades 1-6. Illustrated throughout with black-and-white drawings and mapsBook Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/16/2007Pages: 424Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
If you lived in colonial times--What kind of clothes would you wear?--Would you go to school?--What would happen if you didn't behave?This book tells you what it was like to live in the New England colonies during the years 1565 to 1776.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/1/1992Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the artistry of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie Robinson, to the patriotism of George Washington, President Obama sees the traits of these heroes within his own children, and within all of America's children.Breathtaking, evocative illustrations by award-winning artist Loren Long at once capture the personalities and achievements of these great Americans and the innocence and promise of childhood.This beautiful book celebrates the characteristics that unite all Americans, from our nation's founders to generations to come. It is about the potential within each of us to pursue our dreams and forge our own paths. It is a treasure to cherish with your family forever.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/16/2010Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
How did Jon Scieszka get so funny, anyway? Growing up as one of six brothers was a good start, but that was just the beginning. Throw in Catholic school, lots of comic books, lazy summers at the lake with time to kill, babysitting misadventures, TV shows, jokes told at family dinner, and the result is Knucklehead. Part memoir, part scrapbook, this hilarious trip down memory lane provides a unique glimpse into the formation of a creative mind and a free spirit. Watch a QuickTime trailer for this book. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/2/2008Pages: 106Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
With today's emphasis on fast-moving technology, as well as increasing pressure to meet the testing standards of science and math in the classroom, the need to grasp key scientific principles has never been greater. The Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia is the one reference that includes all of the information students need to know in today's fast-paced world. Clearly written and illustrated articles provide in-depth insight and concise authoritative information. An impressive reference section at the end of the book contains minibiographies of famous scientists, plus an illustrated time line of key inventions and discoveries. Arranged thematically into ten chapters, with reference summaries at the end of each chapter and a full index, the encyclopedia does more than merely provide facts about science and technology—it helps the reader think for him or herself, develop an enquiring mind, pose challenging questions, and explore new topics.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/10/2006Pages: 496Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
The Story Reader Me Reader and Disney Classics 8-Book Library is a new electronic reading system from the makers of Story Reader 2.0. The Me Reader is a 4.5x6-inch electronic pad that reads out loud each of eight Disney Classics storybooks. The reading pad is compatible only with the storybooks included in the set. The Me Reader system is recommended for children ages 3 years and older. The device is simple to work. To begin, children select one of the eight storybook buttons on the Me Reader, which is made of sturdy hard plastic. Next, they find the storybook they have selected, open to the first page of the story, and press a "Read Story" button on the pad to activate the narrator's voice. Each time they turn a page, children again press a "Read Story" button to continue hearing the story. Kids know which "Read Story" button to press by matching those on the pad with those in the storybook. The set includes these eight 20-page hardcover Disney Classics storybooks: Finding Nemo Lion King Aladdin Winnie the Pooh Dumbo Jungle Book 101 Dalmatians Peter Pan The Story Reader Me Reader and Disney Classics 8-Book Library is packaged in a sturdy cardboard storage box with a plastic carrying handleBook Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 9/11/2012Pages: 1Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger."Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger told them. "I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course. Let me sit down for a moment, and then I'll be on my way. Speaking of ways, by the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract."A tesseract (in case the reader doesn't know) is a wrinkle in time. To tell more would rob the reader of the enjoyment of Miss L'Engle's unusual book. A Wrinkle in Time, winner of the Newbery Medal in 1963, is the story of the adventures in space and time of Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O'Keefe (athlete, student, and one of the most popular boys in high school). They are in search of Meg's father, a scientist who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government on the tesseract problem.A Wrinkle in Time is the winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal.Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/1/2007 Pages: 256 Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Children love the feeling of accomplishment they get from doing things by themselves: getting dressed, tying their shoes ... and especially reading! That's why boys and girls get so excited about The Early Reader's Bible: the Bible that beginning readers can read all on their own. The Early Reader's Bible Features: - 64 easy-to-read Bible stories, based on standard public school word lists - Colorful illustrations, stimulating questions, and real-life applications to increase children's understanding of God's Word - List of 250 basic words used in public school early reader books - List of over 200 new words including Bible vocabulary with fewer than five new words introduced in each story. Help your child learn to associate the words 'I can' with reading and loving Scripture -- and with the child-friendly, best-selling Early Readers Bible.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/20/2001Pages: 526Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
P'kolino Little Reader - Green New Design, Fabulously cozy, supremely stable, and fashionably funky! This feathery light chair, with its two pockets for "stuff" and a handle to take it all wherever they go, will soon be your child's favorite. Perfectly sized for toddlers this durable chair is available in several magnificent color combinations.It is feathery light so with the aid of the handle your little one can tote this chair to their favorite quiet spot.
P'kolino Little Reader - Blue New Design, Fabulously cozy, supremely stable, and fashionably funky! This feathery light chair, with its two pockets for "stuff" and a handle to take it all wherever they go, will soon be your child's favorite. Perfectly sized for toddlers this durable chair is available in several magnificent color combinations.It is feathery light so with the aid of the handle your little one can tote this chair to their favorite quiet spot.
Sequel to the popular Father Brown Reader: Stories from Chesterton. Includes adaptations for young readers of four of Chesterton's Father Brown murder mysteries: The Inivisible Man, The Mirror of the Magistrate, The Eye of Apollo, and The Perishing Pendragons. In these stories, the notorious criminal Flambeau has reformed and is now a great detective. He is often aided by his friend and confidant Father Brown.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 11/10/2010Pages: 175
One day, Nora returns home from kindergarten upset because a boy in her class told her that she has the legs of a flamingo! When her mother gives her a magic wand to read people's minds, a new and fascinating world opens for her. She discovers that people don't always say what they think or think what they say. Fully of generosity and humor, Nora the Mind Reader is a beautifully imaginative book that illustrates the potential divide between thoughts and words in a clear and thoughtful way. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/4/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Celebrate curmudgeonly Bear and the irrepressible Mouse in this laugh-out-loud companion to the best-selling A Visitor for Bear, now in picture-book format.Bear does not like birthdays. He doesn’t like parties or balloons, cards or candles. In fact, Bear does not like anything to do with birthdays at all. He would much rather spend his birthday alone cleaning his house, but Mouse, small and gray and bright-eyed, has other ideas. With a perfectly paced story by Bonny Becker paired with Kady MacDonald Denton’s slapstick visual comedy, A Birthday for Bear — previously published as a first reader — welcomes young listeners to the party in a new picture-book format, with all new artwork, ideal for sharing.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/11/2012Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
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