Neal Moffet had called me "Fat Pat Berry, the Twinkletoes Fairy" one time too many. And when he started going on about what a klutz I was just because a flying tackle got me stuck under a chain-link fence... well, something snapped. So when he bet me I couldn't get through the summer without getting stitches or breaking any bones, I took him on. Whoever lost had to kiss Kristine Pimpton (otherwise known as "The Blimp") in front of the entire school on the first day had to kiss Kristine Pimpton (otherwise known as "The Blimp") in front of the entire school on the first day of sixth grade. Just the thought of having to pucker up for those pudgy lips is enough to make me want to spend the summer sitting still. But the rules say I have to keep on playing football and basketball and riding bikes-- all that dangerous stuff. And Neal is so desperate to win, I don't trust him for a minute. Boy, is it going to be a long summer. Especially for a klutz like me.… read more
Home is where the heart is, but it's also where crawling babies and curious tots can cause serious injury to themselves. Keep your little one safe with baby proofing gear such baby gates, child monitors, safety locks and guards, and pacifiers and teethers, that are specially designed for children's safety.
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.
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If you were an antonym, you would mean the opposite of another word. You could be FAST or SLOW, HOT or COLD, or RIGHT or WRONG. Wh...at else could you be if you were an antonym? read more
A la demande generale, Mimi est de retour pour un deuxieme volume, une nouvelle collection contenant 7 histoires en images pour le...s tout-petits. Pour cette sortie Mimi joue a cache-cache, rend visite a un bebe, aide Maman dans la cuisine, fait un petit vo read more
Few author-illustrators share Mo Willems' keen insight into the minds of young children. Dubbed the "master of the doodle," Willem...s inspires his readers to laugh and think, and perhaps most importantly, to express themselves creatively. Chronicling Willems' life and development as an illustrator and storyteller, this lively volume provides insight into his whimsical sensibility and demonstrates that hard work can be fun if you love what you do. In line with Common Core Standards, text features, including quick fact and vocabulary boxes, help readers quickly locate important information and allow them to approach Willems' works with new understanding and appreciation. read more
Bex Carter and her family are spending winter vacation at a fancy ski lodge. Unfortunately, Bex isn't that excited about it. Aunt ...Jeanie has scheduled every minute of their vacation with activities like Christmas Carol Karaoke, building gingerbread houses read more
Tired of being taunted for his clumsiness, Pat makes a bet that he can get through the summer and start sixth grade without breaki...ng any bones or having to get stitches read more
Perfect for early and developing readers, each 6x9 paperback book includes three exciting, easy to read stories in comic book form...at for beginning readers Each book is phonetically decodable with strong picture clues and beginning sight words. Phonics Co read more
An award-winning, big-hearted time capsule of one classâ s poems during a transformative school year. A great pick for fans of Mar...garita Engle and Eileen Spinelli. Eighteen kids, one year of poems, one school set to close. Two yellow bulldozerscrouched outside, ready to eat the buildingin one greedy gulp. But look out, bulldozers. Ms. Hillâ s fifth-grade classhas plans for you. Theyâ re going to speak up and work togetherto save their school. Families change and new friendships form as these terrific kids grow up and move on in this whimsical novel-in-verse about finding your voice and making sure others hear it. Honors and Praise: Winner of a Cybils Award in PoetryAn NCTE Notable Verse NovelA Bank Street College of Education Best Childrenâ s Book of the YearAn ILA-CBC Childrenâ s ChoiceNominated for the Pennsylvania Young Readerâ s Choice Award, the Wisconsin State Reading Association Childrenâ s Book Award, the Rhode Island Childrenâ s Book Award, and the Great Stone Face Award (New Hampshire) â This gently evocative study of change in all its glory and terror would make a terrific read-aloud or introduction to a poetry unit. A most impressive debut.â â School Library Journalâ Sure to inspire the poet in all of us, young and old.â â Mark Goldblatt, author of Twerp read more
Once, in the Dreamtime, the biggest frog in Australia woke up thirsty. So thirsty that he drinks up all the water from the oceans,... lakes, rivers, billabongs, puddles, and even from the clouds. When he is done, the earth is parched, and the other animals a read more
Master the ancient art of juggling and amaze your friends and family with Juggling for the Complete Klutz. This comprehensive book... features friendly and easy to understand instructions. It also includes a trio of plush red velour bean bag cubes that are soft and will help you get started. It has a handy storage bag for convenient storage. This juggling book contains all the information needed to learn the fundamentals. It is wonderfully written and is recommended for ages 8 and up. read more
Paperback bookJuggling cubes (3)For ages 8 to 10 years
The Biggest Adventure in the Littlest World
Thomas would do anything to make his mother come back. On his fifth birthday, Thomas's mother left, and he hasn't seen her since. ...The last thing he remembers is her making a delicious dish of poutine for his birthday. Into the concoction of French fries, gravy and melted cheese curds, she stuck five green candles for him to blow out. On the day of this twelfth birthday, Thomas comes up with the idea of setting a Guinness world record for the biggest poutine in the world. Maybe then, his mother will come back and his emotionally distant father will pay attention to him. As he puts together all the pieces of his "Phenomenal Poutine Project," Thomas not only learns why his mother disappeared, but he also comes to realize that Elie, the one person whose help he rejected, turns out to be his most devoted friend. Funny and heartbreaking at the same time, The Biggest Poutine in the World, was the winner of the French language 2014 TD Canadian Children's Literature Award. read more
As a little polar bear cub explores with his mother, he discovers many huge and wonderful things. Each object is bigger than the l...ast, and the cub always asks his mother: Is that the biggest thing in the world? But each time his mother answers, No. After read more
This is the story of the lives of stars. Stars shine in beautiful colors, they sing, hum, and throw temper tantrums. How will our ...sun die? What happens in a black hole? Read about weird, wacky and mysterious stars. Filled with dozens of gorgeous images from ground-based and space-based telescopes, this is a must read for astronomy fans. read more
Hardcover, Schiffer Publishing, 2013, ISBN13 9780764342875, ISBN10 0764342878
These brand new flashcards provide plenty of practice with problem solving and key math concepts and are designed to help children... catch up, keep up, and get ahead-and best of all, to have fun doing it! The box contains 230 flashcards with instructional content and colorful visuals, plus 10 blank cards that students can customize themselves with topics they need to review. read more
Reminisce Making the Grade Scrapbook Sticker. This package contains one 13-1/4 by 4-1/4-Inch self-adhesive sticker sheet. Sold sep...arately. Made in USA. read more
Help defend today's youth against the painful consequences of growing up, with this three-book boxed set that captures our ever-so...-slightly subversive streak. This is pure, unfiltered Klutz, in a conventional paperback format. The Encyclopedia of Immaturity: Short Attention-Span EditionOnly the best and most essential life skills and activities from the best-selling two-set of encyclopedias. The Book of Inventions: Hall of Fame EditionThe most mind-blowing contraptions culled from our immature take on engineering. The Best Facts in the History of FactsAn all-new book of mind-blowing realities, guaranteed to provide a life-time of conversation starters. It's the truth's greatest hits, according to us. Create wonderful things - Be good - Have fun read more
Paperback, Riverstream Pub, 2015, ISBN13 9781632350763, ISBN10 1632350769
The 12 Biggest Breakthroughs in Food Technology
The 12 Biggest Breakthroughs in Energy Technology
In a thought-provoking and entertaining exploration of The Five Biggest Ideas in Science, authors Charles Wynn and Arthur Wiggins ...provide a panoramic view of the questions scientists seek to answer about the natural world: * Do basic building blocks o read more