Generic Childrens Books
In rhyming text based on "The Night Before Christmas," Billy is too nervous to sleep the night before he begins preschool, but a k...ind teacher and new friends fill the day with fun. read more
I SURVIVED THE SHARK ATTACKS OF 1916
Sammy Spider presents Passover through rhymes, mazes, puzzles, and more. A great afikomen gift for kids.
Introduce children to the lives and achievements of pioneering men and women from diverse cultures, eras, and fields with Rookie B...iographies "TM," the new series that helps emergent readers get to know the people who shaped our world! This "Angel of the Battlefield" did more than nurse injured soldiers during the Civil War. She created an organization that helps victims of tragedy everywhere - the American Red Cross. read more
Follows the adventures, joys, and heartaches of a privileged and prejudiced Dutch boy stranded on a remote tropical island with a ...kindly and wise West Indian, following an enemy attack on a boat leaving Curaï °cao. read more
"Boy " said Ralph to himself, his whiskers quivering with excitement. "Boy, oh boy " Feeling that this was an important moment in ...his life, he took hold of the handgrips. They felt good and solid beneath his paws. Yes, this motorcycle was a good machine all right. Ralph the mouse ventures out from behind the piney knothole in the wall of his hotel-room home, scrambles up the telephone wire to the end table, and climbs aboard the toy motorcycle left there by a young guest. His thrill ride does not last long. The ringing telephone startles Ralph, and he and the motorcycle take a terrible fall-right to the bottom of a metal wastebasket. Luckily, Keith, the owner of the motorcycle, returns to find his toy. Keith rescues Ralph and teaches him how to ride the bike. Thus begins a great friendship and many awesome adventures. Once a mouse can ride a motorcyle. almost anything can happen This is a high-quality Spanish language edition of the beloved Beverly Cleary classic. Ralph es un ratoncito aburrido de vivir siempre con su famalia en la habitacion de un viejo hotel. Un dia, descubre que la habitacion esta ocupada por un chico mut aficionado a todo aquello que tenga que ver con al motor y que ademas posee una buena coleccion de coches y motos de juguete. Cuando nadie lo ve, Ralph sube a la mesita de noche donde se encuentra estacionada la moto que le tiene robado el corazon. Y encima de la moto, de que no va a ser capaz un ratoncito motorizado? read more
Explains what happens during a typical day at preschool, and describes teachers, daily activities, and the classroom.
Find out what your cat is really saying - and talk back Jean Craighead George, Newbery Medal-winning author of over 80 books about... nature and animals, demonstrates in words and photos how to communicate with that ever-mysterious, ever-lovable animal - the cat. read more
Children will love counting their favorite baby animals in this spirited board book edition of Sue Williams and Julie Vivas's clas...sic barnyard adventure. read more
Brand new for beginning readers: An I Spy Reader with picture clue riddles All-new, easy-to-read riddles by Jean Marzollo are pair...ed with fun photographs culled from previously published I Spy books to create an I Spy easy reader. With rhythm, rhyme, and picture clues, this book is written to support the newest reader. read more
When Joe Stoshack hears about Shoeless Joe Jackson - and the gambling scandal that destroyed the star player's career - he knows w...hat he has to do. If he travels back in time with a 1919 baseball card in his hand, he just might be able to prevent the infamous Black Sox Scandal from ever taking place. And if he could do that, Shoeless Joe Jackson would finally take his rightful place in the Baseball Hall of Fame. But can Stosh prevent that tempting envelope full of money from making its way to Shoeless Joe's hotel room before the big game? read more
A bratty prince and his whipping boy have many adventures when they inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with danger...ous outlaws. read more
In Japan for the summer to practice the martial art of "kempo, "Lincoln sometimes feels like little more than a brown boy in a whi...te "gi." Yet with the help of his Japanese brother, Mitsuo, Lincoln sees that people everywhere, whether friend or "kempo "opponent, share passions much like his own-for baseball, family traditions, and new friendships. read more
Come for a visit in Bear Country with this classic First Time Bookï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ from Stan and Jan Berenstain. Someon...e has stolen Papa's blackberry honey, and it's up to Brother, Sister, and Cousin Fred -The Bear Detectives ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½ï ½- to solve the case. This beloved story is full of fun and excitement for even the littlest of detectives. Includes over 50 bonus stickers! read more
Everyone at Robin Hill School is looking forward to Valentine's Day. Everyone except Neil. He thinks valentines are silly. But on ...the big day, when Neil doesn't get "any" valentines at school, he's not sure they're so silly after all read more
50 Reproducible Strategy Sheets That Build Comprehension During Independent Reading
Happy Easter, Clifford Children will enjoy this story about Clifford and Emily Elizabeth's Easter preparations. It's Eastertime, a...nd Emily Elizabeth and Clifford are making Easter baskets for Clifford's friends. There's even a surprise for Clifford- an Easter basket filled with extra large treats just for Clifford read more
Following the well-known and much-loved Rookie Books format, these fun and informative books introduce early elementary-school chi...ldren to the basic facts about major holidays. Each book explains the development of the holiday and how it is celebrated today, and includes holiday games, traditions, crafts, and foods. May 5th is fiesta time and everyone's invited to listen to the Mariachi bands, dance to the music, break pinatas, and eat tasty tamales to commemorate a battle for freedom won in Mexico a long time ago. read more
What do you do when you don't have a home or a family to call your own anymore? Eleven-year-old Abigail is not entirely sure how s...he'll do it, but after losing her mother to smallpox and her father to the sea, she knows that it is up to her to build a new read more
When thirteen-year-old Sammy finds herself with an abandoned baby on her hands, she sets out to find the young mother, who may bel...ong to a gang, and accidentally jeopardizes her position on the softball team. read more
Offers children expecting a new brother or sister information on what is happening and guidance through the waiting process.
A collection of stories about Percy, Harold the Helicopter, and other friends of Thomas the tank engine.
A simple history of the celebration of Chanukah, including the corruption of the Temple, the bravery of Judah the Maccabee, and th...e miraculous eight-day flame that reminded the Jews of God's light and their freedom to worship. read more
Bouncy illustrations, innovative die cutting and popular rhymes make Books with Holes a must for every child. Available in three f...ormats, suitable for babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and the nursery or classroom. read more
Animal and human mothers hug in different ways, but they all show love.
Nine-year-old Piri describes the bewilderment of being a Jewish child during the 1939-1944 German occupation of her hometown (then... in Hungary and now in Ukraine) and relates the ordeal of trying to survive in the ghetto. read more
A mother and child plant a rainbow of flowers in the family garden.
Illustrations and rhyming text, along with more detailed information, present facts about the history, culture, and landscape of N...ew Hampshire. read more
It's the mystery of mysteries-what's going on inside a pregnant woman's belly? That's what Jennifer Davis's older children wanted ...to know while she was expecting the younger. So to explain, she wrote BEFORE YOU WERE BORN, now with 102,000 copies in print, a joyful lift-the-flap book that tells the parallel story of mother and baby during the nine months of pregnancy. Illustrated with full-color whimsy by Laura Cornell, whose delightful work is familiar to readers of Jamie Lee Curtis's Tell Me Again About the Night I Was Born and When I Was Little, BEFORE YOU WERE BORN is a month-by-month countdown written in rhyming verse. Each page shows what's happening to the mother on the outside and then, under the flap, in the mother's belly to the baby on the inside. Children learn how Mommy is feeling and how the baby is developing, about hiccups, kicks, and umbilical cords, a first heartbeat, and the contractions that mark the beginning of labor. For expectant mothers and curious little kids, and especially for kids with siblings on the way, it is an interactive storybook that delivers delight and information and reassurance, too. read more
Dolores and the Big Fire Dolores is a very timid cat. Her owner, Kyle, keeps a light on all night so she won't be scared. One nigh...t Dolores pokes at Kyle's face while he is sleeping. The house is on fire Can Dolores wake Kyle up in time? read more
A series of poems express the views of various people in a small Vermont town, including a young black girl and a young Jewish gir...l, during the early 1920s when the Ku Klux Klan is trying to infiltrate the town. read more
GREEN VEGETABLES AREN'T ALWAYS GOOD FOR YOU The new restaurant in town is a hit, but when several diners get sick, the Health Depa...rtment threatens to shut the place down. And if the restaurant closes, Todd and Noelle's new friend, JoAnn, may have to move. Mr. Merlin's Third-Grade Detectives want to prove that the problem wasn't the restaurant's fault. But Mr. Merlin's clue doesn't make any sense - how can green be dangerous? read more
It's as simple as one, two, three These fun connect-the-dots help children master their numbers and improve their manual dexterity.... Kids won't even realize they're learning as they happily make pictures come into focus with their pencils. Plus, every read more
Pitch and Steve's secret island valley is discovered and invaded by a hard and vicious man, who is a threat to the island stallion... and his band. read more
Another powerful story in the Logan Family Saga and companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning"Roll of Thunder, Hear M...y Cry." With the depression bearing down on her family, there isn t much that Cassie Logan can count on anymore. But there is one thing that hasn t changed the whispering trees outside her window. Cassie s trees, which have stood for centuries, are a great source of comfort to her. But they are also worth a lot of money. With Cassie s daddy gone to lay tracks for the railroad, it seems like no one can stop Mr. Andersen from forcing Big Ma to sell their valuable trees. How can Cassie sit by and watch them disappear?The beloved heroine of "Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" enchants us again in this story of strength and pride. "A triumphant book A true story truly told." "The New York Times Book Review" read more
Chet Gecko doesn't believe in the supernatural. His idea of voodoo is his mom's cockroach ripple ice cream. But when a teacher rep...orts seeing a monster by the light of a full moon, it falls to Chet and his sleek-winged partner, Natalie Attired, to answer the burning question: Is this the work of a vicious, supernatural werehamster on the loose? Or just another science fair project gone wrong? read more
Thief When Phil sees another kid wearing his brother's jacket, he assumes the jacket was stolen. It turns out he was wrong, and Ph...il has to ask himself the question: Would he have made the same assumption if the boy wearing the jacket hadn't been African American? And that question leads to others that reveal some unsettling truths about Phil's neighborhood, his family, and even himself. read more
The bestselling puppy is better than ever. Spot's 25th birthday presents are bold, beautiful color covers that give him a great ne...w look. Enjoy Spot in paperback with full-color covers and traditional Lift-the-Flap features. Have more fun with Spot read more
Gertie the hen is appalled when her son Frank wants to swim with the ducks, but Jemima and her mother, the farmer's wife, make him... a special outfit so that his dream can come true. read more
Offers step-by-step instructions for drawing popular Pokï ¢emon characters, including Pikachu, Togepi, Chikorita, Meowth, the Pich...u twins, Houndour, Lugia, Cyndaquil, and others. read more
For seventeen years Ichiro played the sport he loved in his home country of Japan. In 2000, he left Japan to join the Seattle Mari...ners. Would Ichiro be able to succeed in the world's most challenging baseball league? He did so time and again, leading his team to its best season ever in his rookie year and collecting several awards along the way. Fans on both sides of the Pacific Ocean are looking forward to his performance in the 2003 season. These books contain black-and-white photographs, the players' statistics, and a list of career highlights. Real-life sports action plus the easy-to-read Matt Christopher style equals a series not to be missed. read more
Thirteen-year-old Sarah Revere knows her father is a hero. But she also knows that Paul Revere guards a secret about the start of ...the Revolutionary War that he'll tell no one-not his new wife, not his best friend, not even his trusted daughter. It seems "everyone" in her family has secrets. Sarah's even got one of her own-and it's tearing her apart. Reader's guide included. read more