3 years & up. Children, therapists, and teachers will benefit from this collection of titles full of encouragement and support. Lessons abound from support in the face of common childhood fears to the will of a hearing impaired child to dance. A must for every classroom!
3 years & up. What makes a person different is one of the things that makes him or her special. Vibrant, full-color photos support beginning readers and make reading informational text easy and fun. Each book includes an activity, picture glossary, and index.
4 - 8 years. This fun, kid-friendly book encourages readers to understand both the English and the metric systems without depending on rote memorization. Highlights™ include a meter-length gatefold and an author's note. Paperback. 40 pages.
Froggy's mother knows that everyone's nervous on the first day of school. "Not me!" says Froggy, and together they leapfrog to the bus stop. Froggy is nervous about his first day of school, but, even though it's hard to sit still, he has a wonderful time. Paperback.32 pages.
Grade K. Introduce complex civics concepts to young students at a level they understand. This set uses real-world connections, rich imagery, and basic discourse to help children explore civics topics in relevant and meaningful ways. Each book will help them achieve literacy in important social studies and teach them how to become good 21st century citizens that are active in their communities. It's never too young to start. Paperback. Titles Include: "Rules at Home", "Rules at School",… More »
4 - 8 years. An informative and creative tale about a fallen oak tree in the forest, teaching young readers about the various purposes it serves in the ecosystem during every step of its life cycle. Lyrical text is complemented by stunning, three-dimensional paper sculptures that showcase the forest ecosystem, inspiring readers to take a close look at the trees and logs in their own backyards. Paperback. 32 pages.
Why are soap bubbles always round? Why do they always go POP? A simple, clear text explains the basic science behind an activity every child loves. Vivid photographs capture both the fragile beauty of soap bubbles and the delight they give to children. A recipe for bubble solution and suggested activities (can you blow a square bubble?) will let readers conduct their own experiments in the science of soap bubbles. Paperback
5 - 9 years. Did you know that lightning bolts can be over a mile long? Or that they may come from clouds that are ten miles high? Storms can be scary, but not if you know what causes them. Before the next thunderstorm, grab this book by veteran science team Franklyn Branley and True Kelley and learn what causes the flash, crash, rumble, and roll of thunderstorms!
4 - 8 years. There are thousands of volcanoes all over the world. Some erupted millions of years ago and are quiet now. Others are newer and still active. Still others are being formed right now. Geologists study volcanoes-and so can you. Learn how the very structure of the earth predicts where they are found, and explains how they form and what makes them suddenly, and violently, erupt. Paperback. 32 pages.
4 - 8 years. Many birds travel thousands of miles each year, migrating between summer and winter homes. Just how they find their way back and forth, sometimes returning to the exact same nesting grounds each year, has puzzled ornithologists for years. Roma Gans details the many theories scientists have proposed to explain the mysteries of migration
4 - 6 years. As cousins line up by age for their picture, and say "Sassafras", something goes wrong every time! This picture-perfect tale of family fun illustrates the important math concept of number order and is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling.
3 - 7 years. Bake a delicious apple pie and take a trip with this culinary global adventure! An apple pie is easy to make, if the market is open. But if the market is closed, the world becomes your grocery store. This picture book takes readers around the globe to gather ingredients for a delicious apple pie. First hop a steamboat to Italy for the finest semolina wheat. Then hitch a ride to England and hijack a cow for the freshest possible milk. And, oh yes! Don't forget to go apple picking in… More »
6 - 8 years. Classic movies show giant gorillas scaling tall buildings and swatting planes from the sky, but actual gorillas are gentle social animals that live together in family groups like humans. In fact, gorillas are one of the closest genetic matches to people. And just like humans, gorillas can shriek, chuckle, hiccup, and even burp! Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon brings you a full-color photographic introduction to these fascinating animals. This nonfiction picture book is an… More »
5 - 8 years. This fun and educational picture book describes forecasters at work in a weather station as they track and gauge the constant changes in the weather. Will I need my umbrella? Is it a good day for the beach? Will school close because of snow? These are the questions weather forecasters answer every day. They can tell us what the weather is doing at any time of the day or night. But how do they do it? Weather Forecasting tells how. With straightforward text and colorful pictures, this… More »
7 - 10 years. It all started when my sister, Thea, discovered a mysterious map. It showed a secret treasure on a faraway island. And before I could let out a squeak of protest, Thea dragged me into her treasure hunt! In no time at all, we'd set sail for the island. It was an adventure I'd never forget! Paperback. 128 pages.