3 years & up. Exercise is important along with keeping ourselves clean from germs that make us sick. These books will explore the benefits of exercise, staying healthy, and feeling better as children learn about keeping themselves in good shape. Set of 6 books.
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.
Everybody gets angry sometimes. For children, anger can be very upsetting. Parents, teachers, and children can talk about it. People do lots of different things when they get angry. In this Caldecott-honor book, children will see what Sophie does when she gets angry.
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
8 years & up. Esperanza thought she'd always live with her family on their ranch in Mexico -- she'd always have fancy dresses, a beautiful home, & servants. But a sudden tragedy forces Esperanza and Mama to flee to California during the Great Depression, and to settle in a camp for Mexican farm workers. Esperanza isn't ready for the hard labor, financial struggles, or lack of acceptance she now faces. When their new life is threatened, Esperanza must find a way to rise above her difficult… More »
6 years & up. "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,… More »
4 - 8 years. Every day is the same for Pablo's father. Then one afternoon the ground growls, hisses smoke, and swallows up his plow. A volcano is erupting in the middle of his cornfield! Paperback. 64 pages.
Who Is Geronimo Stilton? That's me! I run a newspaper, but my true passion is writing tales of adventure. Here on Mouse Island, my books are all best-sellers! They are whisker-licking good tales, and that's a promise! PAWS OFF, CHEDDARFACE! It was the strangest thing... all across New Mouse City, rodents kept telling me I'd done things I had no memory of! I soon discovered why... there was a Geronimo look-alike out there, pretending to be me. He'd even fooled my sister Thea! And worst of all, he… 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 »
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 »
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 - 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.
3 years & up. Follow along with bear on his many adventures and learn about shapes, counting, vocabulary, simple sentences, day to day activities, and more in English and Spanish. The fun and colorful illustrations bring Bear's world to life. Set of 4 paperback bilingual books. Titles may vary due to availability.
8 - 12 years. This math book is filled with the weird and wonderful side of math and numbers. Discover why there are 60 minutes in an hour, why daisies have to have 34, 55, or 89 petals, and why finding a prime number could make you a millionaire. This book is packed with activities that children can try out on their own or with friends, including brainteasers, magic tricks, and things to make, while also learning about the simple puzzles that stumped the world's brainiest mathematicians for centuries.… More »
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 »