5 - 7 years. When his Mamma Jean and Mamma Laura ask him about his favorite color, Nate doesn't know what to say. When his friends say he has to choose one best friend, it just doesn't seem possible.Then his mammas bring home a rainbow flag to hang on the wall and Nate realizes he likes the colors, and his friends, best when they're all together. This book includes activity and teaching ideas for caregivers. Bilingual paperback. 32 pages.
6 - 9 years. "Charlie needs a cloak," everyone says. Charlie knows they're right, so the young shepherd sets out to make one. Starting in spring, he shears his sheep, washes the wool, and cards it. Then he spins the wool to yarn, and dies the yarn in the juice from late-summer berries. Every fall evening, he weaves the yarn into cloth, which he cuts into pieces. He pins the pieces together and then sews them...and Charlie's new cloak is ready just in time for winter! Tomie dePaola, beloved… More »
While on a summer vacation, Emily discovers a whale living in her garden pond. So she writes to her teacher, Mr. Blueberry, for advice on how to care for her new pet. But Mr. Blueberry reponds that she must be mistaken, as whales live in the ocean, not in ponds. In a delightful exhange of letters, Emily learns about whales, and Mr. Blueberry learns about imagination, faith, and friendship. Full color.
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
3 years & up. As children grow and develop it is important for them to establish a secure sense of self and a strong sense of self with others. These books boost self-confidence and help children learn to grow and foster positive relationships.
A visual guide to aviation and man's conquest of the skies, covering the earliest pioneers of flight to modern-day space technology. Filled with thousands of full-color photographs and fact-filled profiles on 300 aircrafts, Flight follows the history of mankind taking to the skies. From Da Vinci's drawings of flying machines to Charles Lindbergh's transatlantic flight in The Spirit of Saint Louis to the Boeing 767, this reference guide breaks down the complete story of aviation into easy-to-read… More »
7 - 10 years. Freddy's class is competing in a read-a-thon, and the student who reads for the most minutes will win five free books and the class will win an author visit, too! Freddy plans to win this contest even if it means staying up all night! Paperback. 96 pages.
3 - 5 years. There are lots of babies in the bayou, and even though they might have sharp teeth, hard shells, webbed feet, or quick claws, their mothers still need to watch over them and protect them from harm. The babies learn how to dig, swim, and follow their alert mothers' lead. Children will fall under the bayou's spell as they learn all about this unusual and rich habitat. Paperback. 32 pages.
3 - 5 years. It's Froggy's birthday, but it seems that everyone has forgotten... No one seems to remember that it's Froggy's special day. Mom and Dad don't say a word, and all of his friends are busy elsewhere. Until he gets back home to find everyone waiting to surprise him with a party, complete with a pinata filled with chocolate-covered flies! Paperback. 32 pages.
4 years & up. Many things we use everyday were designed by engineers. These exciting books show ways to explore the connections between engineering, science, math and technology and how their ideas affect us in our day-to-day lives. Set of 4 paperback books.
3 years & up. The books in this set gives children a realistic insight into the working day of adults. Easy-to-read captions and color photographs of men and women from different cultures help children understand what's involved in each occupation. Children learn all about what it takes to do an interesting job well. Along the way, they appreciate the contributions these workers make to our lives and the world around us.