[The Weighty Word Book] will appeal to kids who want to sound as smart as they are. It offers a clever, funny way to introduce new words into the vocabulary. . . . There's one word for every letter of the alphabet--wait until you see what they do with dogmatic, juxtapose and zealot."--The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado) "Each of these twenty-six short stories takes an elaborate, circuitous path that leads to a 'weighty' one-word punch line. . . . It's a creative and humorous approach to vocabulary building, and a natural lead in to having students create their own tall tales with multisyllabic conclusions."--School Library JournalBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/15/2009Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
These rib-tickling word family plays will delight children and help them become confident, fluent readers. Each play gives children plenty of practice reading a group of words from the same word familywords that share the same sound and spelling pattern. Learning to recognize these families of words helps children decode with ease so they can focus on comprehension. What’s more, the funny plots and characters will invite children to read the plays again and again, helping them improve reading rate, automaticity, expression, and other key fluency skills. For use with Grades K-2.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/1/2011Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Learning the first 300 sight words is easy with these super-fun games that put a new twist on bingo. Kids learn in a snap and play again and again. Perfect for learning centers! For use with Grades K2.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/1/2010Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
When Rachel and her mother move to Mrs. Moore's house-the one with the greenhouse, right next to the Line-Rachel starts questioning things. There are so many rumors of horrible things that lie beyond the Line-in a place called Away-but no one dares to talk about it. And it's no use asking questions- especially of Mrs. Moore, who has always lived by the Line, or of her mother, who is just happy to have a place to stay, especially since Rachel's father died in the war. But then Rachel comes across a recorded message-one that could only have come from Away. And the voice on the recorder is asking for help. As things start to unravel, the question becomes, how far is Rachel willing to go to cross the Line and do the right thing?Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/14/2011Pages: 224Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Based on the Best-Selling X-Box game! Blood Line is the top-secret unconventional warfare unit of the United Nations Space Command's Office of Naval Intelligence, engaging in sabotage and assassination missions deep inside Covenant space. But when this quartet of super-soldiers is shot down over a desolate moon along with a Covenant crusier, humans and aliens will have to forge an uneasy alliance against a common foe before an eons-old threat destroys them both! Collects Halo: Blood Line #1-5.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/28/2010Pages: 120
At breakfast one morning, Anna discovers magic in her bowl of alphabet cereal. The letters in her spoon can be arranged to form several different words. She's a word wizard! Wielding her magic spoon, Anna helps a lost little boy named Zack find his way home-turning a wave-tossed ocean into a canoe and producing a horse once they reach the shore. Accompanied by Cathryn Falwell's ingenious collage pictures, this lively adventure is an enticing introduction to a creative form of wordplay. A concluding note encourages children to become word wizards by collecting letters and words from newspapers and magazines to form their own anagrams.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/15/2006Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Meet the Word Snoop. She's dashing and daring and witty as can be?and no one knows more about the evolution of the English language than she does. Luckily, she's spilling her secrets in this gem of a book. From the first alphabet in 4000 BC, to anagrams, palindromes, and modern-day text messages, readers will learn all about the fascinating twists and turns our fair language has taken to become what it is today. With playful black-and-white illustrations, riddles to solve, and codes to break, The Word Snoop is definitive proof that words can spark the imagination and are anything but dull. This is a book for every aspiring writer, and every true reader.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 7/9/2009Pages: 272Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
With humor and insight, Audrey Wood tells a tale certain to tickle anyone shocked to hear a child utter a bad word; and Elbert’s cure provides an ingenious solution. The vivid, hilarious illustrations rendered by Audrey and Don Wood together offer fans a new dimension to their previous collaborations.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/4/1996Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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