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Award-winning author Barbara deRubertis merges phonics and rhymes in delightful stories children will want to hear and read again ...and again as they build solid phonics and decoding skills. Story characters model positive traits such as sharing and responsibility. Titles in the Let's Read Together Long Vowel Series: Janey Crane; Joey Goat; Suzy Mule; Tiny Tiger; Zeely Zebra. The Let's Read Together Resource Guide offers activities for phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency for every Let's Read Together book. Titles in the Let's Read Together Long Short Series: Bitty Fish; Foxy Fox; Lucky Duck; Patty Cat; Penny Hen. Titles in the Let's Read Together Vowel Combinations Series: Bouncy Mouse; Marty Aardvark; Perky Otter; Roony 'Roo; Wally Walrus. Fantastic and fun series aimed at helping youngsters learn phonicsWritten by award-winning author Barbara deRubertisMerges phonics and rhymes to help build solid phonics and decoding skills read more

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$6.95

Have you ever wanted to write your own book, or maybe draw a cartoon that you created yourself? With these fun and completely blan...k books, children of all ages will be inspired to create their own picture books. Whether you are keeping a journal, doing a science experiment, or working on an art project these delightful books are perfect! read more

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$8.99

Ostriches are the largest birds in the world, but they cannot fly. Ostrich chicks hatch from their eggs. Then they grow quickly. C...hicks practice running. This makes their legs strong and fast. How do baby ostriches grow and change? Read this book to find out! This title also includes a life cycle diagram, a habitat map, fun facts, a glossary, and more! read more

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$26.65

What can be as petrifying as it is appetizing? Your party food! Learn how to create a variety of party foods that are both repulsi...ve and tasty. Create dishes like earwax on a stick, crispy mice, and a spooky shrunken heads brew. Making party treats has never been so much fun—or so gross! read more

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$26.65

What can be as creepy and gruesome as it is tasty? Your dinner! Learn how to create a variety of dinner entrees that are both repu...lsive and good to eat. Cook up some maggot burgers, brain-chunk dumplings, and monster-skin mac and cheese. Cooking dinner has never been so much fun—or so gross! read more

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$23.99

How does an egg become a butterfly? Follow each step in nature's cycle--from egg to brightly colored insect--in this fascinating b...ook! Read all the Start to Finish titles and discover how one thing becomes another. read more

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$26.65 $23.51

What can be as yucky to look at as it is yummy to eat? Your dessert! Learn how to make a variety of desserts that are both repulsi...ve and tasty. Create dishes like worms in dirt, gooey alien limbs, and "poisoned" apples. Baking dessert has never been so much fun—or so gross! read more

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$23.99 $18.90

Many plants depend on animals to help move pollen around, so that they can reproduce. Readers will see how hummingbirds, mice, bat...s, and other animals play a big role in pollination. Simple text and supportive photos and diagrams help readers understand key ideas and details about this important science concept. read more

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$26.65 $14.00

What can be as hideous as they are delicious? Your snacks! Learn how to create a variety of snack foods that are both repulsive an...d tasty. Cook up dishes like dripping zombie skin, booger sticks, and bulging cake eyeballs. Creating snacks has never been so much fun—or so gross! read more

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What Is a Gas? offers emergent readers a simple explanation of matter, a discription of gases, and examples of how gases can chang...e into different states of matter. read more

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$26.65 $13.80

See what a bald eagle has in common with a spotted owl. Learn what sets a bald eagle apart from an osprey. Readers will compare ke...y traits of bald eagles—their appearance, behavior, habitat, and life cycle—to traits of other birds. Charts and sidebars support key ideas and provide details. Through gathering information about similarities and differences, readers will make connections and draw conclusions about what makes this animal a bird and how birds are alike and different from each other. read more

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$23.99

Some plants need to have pollen spread from one plant to another flower in order to reproduce. Readers will learn the steps in the... cross-pollination process in this book. Simple text and supportive photos and diagrams help readers grasp key ideas and details about this important science concept. read more

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$26.65

Imagine a birthday balloon no bigger than your thumb, a petite piñata as small as a piece of candy, and a Christmas wreath that's ...tinier than the bow you'd hang on it. You can make each of these mini holiday crafts and more! Spruce up your celebration with fun-sized decorations and gifts. Easy-to-follow instructions and detailed photos guide you through creating your own miniature holiday crafts. read more

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$30.65 $29.28

Have you ever seen a mysterious glowing light in the sky? Or wondered if there is life on other planets? Explore alien and UFO sig...htings—from ancient Egypt to Roswell, New Mexico. Find out about famous fakes and explore the evidence behind strange incidents that even scientists can't quite explain. It's an adventure beyond our world! read more

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$26.65 $6.98

Imagine a volcano no bigger than a basketball, a tornado you can contain in a jar, and a tiny submarine that can fit in the palm o...f your hand. You can make each of these and more! No giant laboratory needed to design and create these experiments. Easy-to-follow instructions and detailed photos guide you through making your own miniature science experiments. read more

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$26.65 $23.33

Twos, fives, tens—there are lots of ways to count! Count forward and backward, add and subtract, and practice skip counting with c...olorful crayons. What other ways can you count? Encourage readers to create art inspired by the numbers all around them through colorful illustrations and photos. read more

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$26.65 $18.91

Stay dry with a rain shield, keep your food cool in an instant ice pack, and tie a rope that's strong and dependable—all using duc...t tape! These step-by-step guides will have you creating your own duct tape survival gear projects in no time! read more

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$26.65

What can be as foul as it is fun to eat? Your breakfast! Learn how to create a variety of breakfast entrees that are both repulsiv...e and delicious. Cook up dishes like a bowl of brains, spider eggs, and oozing zombie flesh. Cooking breakfast has never been so much fun—or so gross! read more

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$26.65 $20.63

Design a beautiful dragonfly, send a shark fin gliding through the water, and build a spindly spider—all using duct tape! These st...ep-by-step guides will have you creating your own duct tape animal projects in no time! read more

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$7.95

Everybody knows zombies aren't real. You know it too, no matter what that old voodoo legend says about this spooky island. You are...n't the least bit scared. Wait. What's that noise...? read more

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$27.99 $21.81

Are you a list maker or a doodler? Do you identify more with your logical left brain or your creative right brain? Each side of yo...ur brain is in charge of different functions. People use both sides of their brains equally—but what can your decisions and the way you learn reveal about how your brain works? Find out with fun quizzes and fascinating facts exploring the left and right brain! read more

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$25.32 $18.31

Enter the world of one of the coolest cats in the rain forest. Jaguars prowl the forest floor in the vivid photos of this carefull...y leveled text. Critical thinking questions and a photo glossary supply readers with the basic building blocks for reading nonfiction. read more

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Do you remember your dreams? In your lifetime, you'll have as many as 100,000 dreams! Could they be trying to tell you something? ...Some people believe dreams can reveal a lot about your personality, your relationships, or even your future. Trying to interpret dreams can be a lot of fun. Explore the world of sleep and dreams with fun quizzes and fascinating facts! read more

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$27.99 $17.78

Have you ever felt like you could read a friend's mind? Is it possible to predict the future or move objects without touching them...? Many people claim to have psychic abilities. Whether these abilities exist or not, they are a lot of fun to explore! Could you possess a special sixth sense? Find out through fun quizzes and fascinating psychic facts! read more

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$27.99 $17.79

What's your astrological sign? Could it influence your decision-making, your personality, or your future? Horoscopes, birth charts..., and other zodiac tools can tell you a lot about who you are. But is your astrological sign a good fit? Which element and Chinese zodiac animal best represent you? Fun quizzes and fascinating facts will help you discover what the stars could be saying about you! read more

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$26.60

"What insect has wings with orange, white, and black patterns? A monarch butterfly! But do you know what monarchs do in the fall? ...Or how monarchs change throughout their lives? Read this book to find out! Learn all about different animals in the Animal Close-Ups series--part of the Lightning Bolt Books(tm) collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books(tm) bring nonfiction topics to life!" read more

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What can be as awful to look at as it is awesome to eat? Your lunch! Learn how to create a variety of lunch entrees that are both ...repulsive and tasty. Cook up dishes like juicy bat wings, monster ramen, and bloody worm sandwiches. Cooking lunch has never been so much fun—or so gross! read more

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$26.65 $25.33

See what a vampire bat has in common with a sperm whale. Find out what sets a vampire bat apart from a walrus or a groundhog. Read...ers will compare and contrast key traits of vampire bats—their appearance, behavior, habitat, and life cycle—to traits of other mammals. Charts and sidebars support key ideas and provide details. Through gathering information about similarities and differences, readers will make connections and draw conclusions about what makes this animal a mammal and how mammals are alike and different from each other. read more

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$26.65 $14.25

Sorting by color, by shape, or by size—there are lots of ways to group similar things together! How do you sort the objects in you...r world? What can you create by sorting? Bright and colorful photos encourage young readers to think about how they can sort the objects around them. read more

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$25.32 $5.20

Wow, chameleons can change color! How do they do that? Explore the amazing world of rain forest chameleons in this carefully writt...en, lively text. Vivid photos will pique readers' interest while critical thinking questions and a photo glossary teach them the basics of reading nonfiction. read more

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$30.65 $27.97

Many animals have ways of communicating with one another. But did you know that some animals can communicate on an entirely differ...ent level? The animals in this book communicate in incredible ways—using dance movements, brightly colored feathers, and sounds that are so high-pitched humans can't hear them! Discover the many ways animals communicate! read more

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$25.32

Yikes, it's a vampire bat! Find out if vampire bats are really the stuff of legends or just another creature of the night in this ...carefully leveled text. High-quality photographs get readers up close and personal with these furry flying creatures, while critical thinking questions and a photo glossary introduce kids to nonfiction texts. read more

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$26.65

See what the ruby-throated hummingbird has in common with the rofous hummingbird. Learn what sets it apart from the turkey vulture.... Readers will compare key traits of ruby-throated hummingbirds—their appearance, behavior, habitat, and life cycle—to traits of other birds. Charts and sidebars support key ideas and provide details. Through gathering information about similarities and differences, readers will make connections and draw conclusions about what makes this animal a bird and how birds are alike and different from each other. read more

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$26.65 $15.00

A clever witch gets creative with a pair of scissors and a magical needle and thread. Using cut-out shapes she creates everything ...she needs for a comfortable life. But what happens when her cat gets hold of her needle and thread while she sleeps? Children will learn basic shapes: squares, triangles and circles through a book illustrated in the patchwork theme by celebrated UK illustrators The Pope Twins. read more

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$30.65

Have you heard of the deadly mummy's curse that protects King Tut's tomb? How about the cursed Hope Diamond, said to bring ruin to... whoever owns it? Read on to learn more about the making and breaking of spooky curses throughout history—and uncover whether there's any real-life proof that curses exist. You'll have so much fun it's scary! read more

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$26.65

See what an ostrich has in common with a secretary bird. Learn what sets an ostrich apart from a merlin. Readers will compare key ...traits of ostriches—their appearance, behavior, habitat, and life cycle—to traits of other birds. Charts and sidebars support key ideas and provide details. Through gathering information about similarities and differences, readers will make connections and draw conclusions about what makes this animal a bird and how birds are alike and different from each other. read more

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$26.65

Imagine a bookshelf that fits in the palm of your hand, a terrarium smaller than a tennis ball, and a bowl that holds just one dro...p of water. You can make each of these and more! Deck out your locker or decorate your bedroom without taking up too much space. Easy-to-follow instructions and detailed photos guide you through creating your own miniature decorations, dioramas, and figurines. read more

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$30.65 $28.50

Ever hear a scary story and wonder if it really happened? Your friend's cousin swears it's true. But are there actually alligators... lurking in the sewers? Or ghostly hitchhikers haunting lonely roads at night? Read on to learn about more creepy urban legends—from Bigfoot to Bloody Mary—and find out the truth! read more

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$30.65 $19.02

Have you ever seen something mysterious out on the water? Or heard of an eerie ghost ship that appears suddenly and then vanishes ...without a trace? Learn about famous ghost ship sightings all over the world, and find out what historians have to say about these spooky vessels. read more

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"Look around you. Do you see a gray squirrel? A cloudy sky? Gray hair on your grandma or grandpa? The color gray is found in natur...e, in foods, in clothing, and in many other places. Read this book to become an expert at spotting gray everywhere! Learn about the colors you see all around you in the Colors Everywhere series--part of the Lightning Bolt Books(tm) collection. With high-energy designs, exciting photos, and fun text, Lightning Bolt Books(tm) bring nonfiction topics to life!" read more

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$26.65 $19.25

Discover what a grizzly bear has in common with a jaguar. Find out what sets a grizzly bear apart from an armadillo. Readers will ...compare and contrast key traits of grizzlies—their appearance, behavior, habitat, and life cycle—to traits of other mammals. Charts and sidebars support key ideas and provide details. Through gathering information about similarities and differences, readers will make connections and draw conclusions about what makes this animal a mammal and how mammals are alike and different from each other. read more

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$23.99 $19.99

Hibernation is a cycle that some animals go through every year. Most people know that bears hibernate. But why do they hibernate? ...And what other animals hibernate? read more

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$30.65 $19.69

Ever wonder if houses can really be haunted? Or how you can tell if there's a ghost in your midst? Read this book to find out—and ...also uncover facts about spooky historical places, some of the world's best ghost stories, and even real-life ghost hunters. You'll have a hauntingly good time! read more

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Want to travel to some of the world's most dangerous spots? Prepare to visit the homes of man-eating tigers and hungry crocodiles.... Explore giant volcanoes, a garden of poison plants, and a fire that has burned for years. Surviving in a danger zone isn t easy. Find out if you have what it takes. Just watch out for steep drops and shark attacks! read more

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See what a snowy owl has in common with barn owl. Learn what sets a snowy owl apart from a red-tailed hawk. Readers will compare k...ey traits of snowy owls—their appearance, behavior, habitat, and life cycle—to traits of other birds. Charts and sidebars support key ideas and provide details. Through gathering information about similarities and differences, readers will make connections and draw conclusions about what makes this animal a bird and how birds are alike and different from each other. read more

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$23.99

Some mammals have a little fur or hair, others have a lot! Learn how fur helps these animals survive.