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.
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.
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.
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
6 - 11 years. The evil Chenoo is as old as the earth and has a heart of ice. He has flown a long, long way and is very hungry. When a husband and wife cross his path, will he meet his dinner -- or make new friends? Paperback. 30 pages.
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.
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! What's that? You've never read one? Well, my books are full of fun. They are whisker-licking good stories, and that's a promise! The Case of Curlypaw Cannycat's Castle: I was lost in a dark, spooky forest! Until I stumbled upon Curlypaw Cannycat's Castle. The castle was completely empty, or so I thought. But I quickly discovered that it… More »
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 »
Thea and Trap decide to cure Geronimo of his fears by dragging him to the jungle, where he's forced to eat bug soup, swim in raging rivers, and even wrangle snakes. How can a 'fraidy mouse like Geronimo survive?
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! What's that? You've never read one? Well, my books are full of fun. They are whisker-licking good stories, and that's a promise! When Trap got mouse-napped in Transratania, it was up to Thea and me to rescue him. Little did I know that Transratania is the land of vampire mice! Oh, would I ever make it back to my nice, safe mousehole alive?
Spacebusters The Race To The Moon will encourage your child to read as they discover all about the USA's pledge to send a man to the Moon before the end of the 1960s. This is the story of a race against time. Written by Philip Wilkinson. A 48-page Level 3 books.
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.
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 »
Grades 3 - 6. It's not easy to concentrate at school when mysterious things are happening all around you. In fact, Clarice Bean is starting to feel just like her favorite heroine: Ruby Redfort, schoolgirl detective. Clarice and her utterly best friend, Betty Moody, are planning to ace their book project about Ruby and win the class prize, until Betty disappears into thin air, and horrible teacher Mrs. Wilberton teams Clarice up with the naughtiest boy in school. Will her new partner ruin everything?… More »
Grades 2 - 4. This exciting book follows the life story of Abraham Lincoln, from his boyhood on the frontier, to his election as president, to his leadership during the Civil War. Along the way, readers will learn important facts about slavery, politics, and other aspects of American history. 48 pages. Paperback.