Explore cultural diversity by defining similarities and differences between people and places around the world. Each book has wonderful photographs for children to understand and relate to the concepts of everyday activities. Also includes a teachers guide with additional activities that can be used throughout the classroom.
9 - 12 years. A heartwarming tale of a young girl whose life is changed by a scruffy pooch she names Winn-Dixie. The special bond between them works magic on her reserved dad and the eccentric townspeople they meet during one unforgettable summer. Paperback. 288 pages.
Grades 2 - 4. Besides solving crimes and capers in their hometown of Green Lawn, Connecticut, the friends also go in search of a jaguar's jewel and the ninth nugget. From J to Q, students will enjoy unraveling these mysteries along with this terrific trio!
8 years & up. Solid information, sound advice, fun illustrations, real-life topics, and practical tips - no wonder these books are so popular with young readers! Together they make a cool collection of self-help books that really help. Buy all of them together as a set of 4 or pick your favorite titles and purchase them individually. Paperback. Book Titles: Bullying Is a Pain in the Brain (112 pages), Cliques, Phonies, & other Baloney (136 pages), Don't Behave Like You Live in a Cave (128… More »
Grades 3 & up. Reluctant and enthusiastic readers will be sucked into Greg Heffley's world with abandon. The combination of hilarity, illustrations, and everyday antics make this set a must-have for any classroom! Middle school student Greg Heffley takes readers through an academic year's worth of drama. Greg's mother forces him to keep a diary ("I know what it says on the cover, but when Mom went out to buy this thing I specifically told her to get one that didn't say 'diary' on it"),… More »
Grades 3 & up. World-changing events unfold before your eyes in these amazing tales of inventions and discovery. See these captivating stories come to life with vivid illustrations and easy-to-read text. An additional information section provides key facts and further understanding. Reading level 3-4. Interest level 3-9.
Grades 3 - 7. Decide how your favorite stories turn out with these interactive chapter books! You make decisions throughout the book and help decide the outcome. These classic stories will take on a whole new life! Set of 4 books.
Grades 2 - 4. Levels M-O. Four fun kids find themselves in the middle of a mystery on every school field trip they take! Visual and verbal clues are sprinkled throughout the story to help the reader solve the mystery before the kids do. Set of 16 books.
6 - 9 years. Reader-friendly format, on-target humor, and convincing depictions of third-graders in action at school and at home will have easy-chapter book readers lining up for never-ending adventure. Sold individually or in set of 8. Paperback.
Josh, Dink, and Ruth Rose are excited when they learn that their friend Jud has brought a dinosaur show to Green Lawn to raise money for his museum. When the money is stolen, however, the kids work with Officer Fallon to find the money and the guilty person.
7 - 10 years. With gripping--and TRUE--stories of incredible adventures, Rock Stars! takes readers on three amazing journeys of ultimate survival. From New York's Central Park to the towering Himalaya, no peak is too high for these extreme rock climbers! Perfect for all readers who love exciting, real-life, adrenaline-fueled tales that will have you on the edge of your seat. Paperback. 112 pages.
6 - 9 years. Narwhal is a happy-go-lucky narwhal. Jelly is a no-nonsense jellyfish. The two might not have a lot in common, but they do they love waffles, parties, and adventures. Join Narwhal and Jelly as they discover the whole wide ocean together. A wonderfully silly early graphic novel series featuring three stories. In the first, Jelly learns that Narwhal is a really good friend. Then Narwhal and Jelly form their own pod of awesomeness with their ocean friends. And finally, Narwhal and Jelly… More »
To Mr. and Mrs. Watson, Mercy is not just a pig, she's a porcine wonder. And to the portly and good-natured Mercy, the Watsons are an excellent source of buttered toast, not to mention that buttery-toasty feeling she gets when she snuggles into bed with them. This is not, however, so good for the Watsons' bed. BOOM! CRACK! As the bed and its occupants slowly sink through the floor, Mercy escapes in a flash "to alert the fire department," her owners assure themselves. But could Mercy… More »
7 - 9 years. A lovable dog helps his human girl solve a mystery. Kayla and Mason both got mysterious letters, written in code. What does Kayla know? The same person left both letters. It's someone she and Mason both know. Paperback. 48 pages.
7 - 10 years. This chapter book is sure to make a splash! Find fun, funny, and true stories of heroic and talented dolphins and amazing dolphin friendships. It's perfect for budding bookworms and animal lovers alike. Paperback. 112 pages.
6 - 9 years. Julian isn't afraid of lions or tigers, but he is scared of . . . bicycles? Julian's friend Gloria has a brand-new bicycle. She makes riding it look easy, but Julian is scared. Bicycles are shiny, whizzing, wobbly things. And he's not ready to ride one. But he can't tell Gloria he's scared, so he tells a fib instead. He almost gets away with it . . . until the fib backfires and he's got an even bigger problem! Paperback. 80 pages.
It's pooey on B-A-B-I-E-S until Junie B. finds out that her new dumb old baby brother is a big fat deal. Her two bestest friends are giving her everything they own just to see him. And guess what else? Maybe she can bring him to school on Pet Day. Through a misunderstanding, Junie B. thinks that her new baby brother is really a baby monkey, and her report of this news creates excitement and trouble in her kindergarten class.
10 years & up. Immerse young readers in three classic adventure tales from ancient Greece with this dynamic new chapter book. Includes the popular myths of Demeter and Persephone, Daedalus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Eurydice to give kids a head start in English class. Bursts with illustrated character lists, a glossary, a Greek gods family tree, and a map of ancient Greece to make mythology kid-friendly. Paperback chapter book. 136 pages.
10 years & up. The champion of the destitute and downtrodden rides again. Meet young Robin Hood before he becomes the hero of Sherwood Forest, and follow along with his band of merry men as his adventures become the stuff of legend. This lavishly illustrated picture book features nine tales including: "Robin Becomes an Outlaw," "Robin Meets Little John," "Robin and the Widow," and "Robin's Last Battle." Paperback chapter book. 176 pages.
Z is for Zombie... Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are excited to vacation in the Louisiana bayou. But the small village they visit has a scary problem. The villagers tell stories of voodoo and a giant zombie with silver hair who has been digging up graves in the cemetery. Can the tales be true? Illustrations.
Q is for Quicksand... Everyone in Green Lawn is quaking about the ducks that keep crossing River Road. But just when the town raises enough cash to build a special duck bridge, the money is stolen! Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are on a quest to find the culprit. But to catch their quarry, the kids have to go wading...through quicksand!