This text contains convenient, ready-to-go booktalks for contemporary fiction and nonfiction books set in every continent around the globe, useful for librarians and other educators of grades three through nine.• Contains 194 booktalks that will motivate kids to read• All booktalk selections are conveniently indexed by country• Each section provides additional booktalk suggestions with an annotated list of related books
Modern design is all about practicing the less-is-more approach. If you're able to resist the many cute toys, accessories and decorations available today, you'll reap the rewards of a long-lasting nursery that's comfortable, practical and beautiful. Prioritize the 10 essentials below to build a foundation for a modern sanctuary for your little one.
Turn the organized chaos that is your child's playroom into a serene spot of tidiness with systematic shelving to ease your days. Though we may not be able to control how the play area will look post-nap time, we can ensure we have a toy organizer (or two!) to hold the goods once bedtime rolls around.
You signed your aspiring wide receiver up for football. Now what? Finding the best football cleat that's touchdown-worthy—no pressure. Don't worry, Nike has you covered when it comes to providing a reliable cleat and safety gear that you'll need to get your little athlete's football career started.
Choosing a reliable football cleat for your child can help prevent injuries and further their ability to achieve their goals at such a young age. Whether your active kiddo dreams of being the next Carson Wentz or Rob Gronkowski, start from the ground up. Be sure to choose a cleat that gives their ankles the support they need, helping them look and feel good on and off the field. Not only will you find your child in the end zone quite frequently while wearing the Nike Vapor Untouchable Pro 3 Football Cleat, but you'll also feel like a true winner knowing your player is safe and secure breaking through tackles and jumping for interceptions.
This school year will be even more incredible than the last with the help of the Incredibles 2 gang. From backpacks to lunch time all of your back to school essentials are covered.
Spring break gets the wheels turning for creative ways to improve the backyard before summer. How can we maximize our time outside this year? Houzz has 10 ideas for turning your yard into the neighborhood hangout.
Pregnancy can make it difficult to find trendy and stylish swimsuits, but it's not impossible. We've rounded up some of our favorite belly-friendly suits that you'll actually want to wear.
Your child is always studying the world around them. Nurture that desire to learn by exposing them to toys that teach and encourage their rapid growth! Check out these 12 playroom essentials that prove having fun and learning go hand in hand.
Many kids with siblings often find themselves sharing a bedroom at some point in time. Although territorial disputes are inevitable, parents can implement a few design tactics in the kids' room to make family life in a compact home a little calmer. Use the following hardworking furniture and storage items to accommodate all of the kids in the room.
Adults are due for some much-needed peace and quiet as the Christmas craze fizzles out. To carve out some precious alone time this winter, design a space that will hold your kids' attention for hours a day. It should be a room that bursts with color and piques curiosity with a strategic variety of learning and play toys. To help you create this space we rounded up 10 playroom staples to help kids battle cabin fever while they're holed up inside on snow days.
We all face the same post-holiday predicament. What are we going to do with those heaping piles of new stuff? The answer is in a New Year refresh we're all motivated to participate in. Enlist the kids' help in cleanup time with these savvy storage products from Houzz.
No one wants to have to put together a nursery after the baby is born. Make your newborn feel right at home by preparing baby's first nursery ahead of time. As a mommy-to-be, you have many things on your mind. Have no fear; we're here to help ensure you don't overlook certain products that should be on the nursery checklist. These 10 nursery essentials from Houzz are about to make your life with a little one a whole lot easier just by adding them to your baby's room.
As you anxiously await the arrival of your little one, satisfy your nesting need by designing a warm and welcoming nursery for your baby to call home. Boasting with soft colors and modern designs, you're sure to have a room cozy enough for some sweet cuddle time.
Homework can be a stressful affair for everyone involved. Juggling after-school activities, meal prep and housework, it often takes a village to get reading assignments, flashcards and worksheets completed at a decent hour. We've yet to find out how to make schoolwork magically disappear altogether, but we can tip parents off on how to make the situation more manageable. Here's how to create a quiet, supervised and streamlined area where kids can study at home.
These books provide a range of opinions on a social issue; each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspec...tives, e.g, eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper accounts, to illuminate the issue.; This read more
When the Valley falls to Sunblade and Carla's mother is captured, Carla realizes that only her father is powerful enough to defeat... Sunblade and save her mother. But Athol is a prisoner of the High Court in the Realm Under the Hill. After the assassination read more
Puente en la selva/ Bridge in the Jungle
Looks at coming of age ceremonies that are celebrated around the world, including the Hindu sacred thread ceremony, the Latin Amer...ican quinceaï nera for fifteen-year-old girls, the Jewish Bar Mitzvah, and the Christian First Communion. read more
Children naturally like to hear about other children. They can identify with another child wherever the other child happens to liv...e. This allows them to imagine themselves in another country when they read about others. The children can see and experience read more
This book looks at the rich diversity of family life around the world. Through simple text and stunning photographs, it introduces... children to similarities found in families in different cultures, and honors differences. read more
Portrays a gritty game of street basketball, "Around the world," being played literally around the world, from New York to Austral...ia to China, and elsewhere, and then back to New York. read more
Invites young readers to follow the trail to discover wonders in the mountains, under the sea, in the desert, and through the fore...st. read more
Hardcover, Cavendish Square Publishing, 2016, ISBN13 9781502608406, ISBN10 1502608405
FeaturesFind out how school is the same-and different-in countries all over the world in this fascinating nonfiction titleReaders ...will learn about the way students learn in other countries, from homeschooling to trade schoolsThis interesting book features informational, descriptive text, and colorful photos and maps to engage readers from cover to cover- SKU: SHLLE4231 read more
Paperback, Gareth Stevens Pub, 2017, ISBN13 9781482455892, ISBN10 1482455897
Paperback, Rosen Pub Group, 2012, ISBN13 9781448890163, ISBN10 1448890160
Take a trip around the globe to color beauties frommany cultures Enter a fabulous fairy world with these 30 finely detailed illust...rations to color. Images of ethereal creatures include a Japanese sprite, dressed in a kimono and serving tea; a Scottish pi read more
Hardcover, Cavendish Square Publishing, 2016, ISBN13 9781502608567, ISBN10 1502608561
This book looks at the rich diversity of shopping experiences around the world. Through simple text and stunning photographs, it i...ntroduces children to similarities found when shopping in different cultures, and honors differences. read more
Offers examples of different homes from around the world, including homes made of stone, homes made of grass, and homes built unde...rground. read more
Looks at various kinds of dwellings, including arctic homes, homes on stilts, homes on boats, and desert homes.
Farms are fun places to visit, and before you go to a real farm, find out what to expect to see there by reading this series. In a...ddition to learning about animals, plants, and activities on a farm, you'll read about the jobs that must be done daily, the read more