This book set encourages young children to look more closely at the world around them. Designed to teach children science concepts by using simple, concise text, and color illustrations. Titles include: Animals in the Winter, Baby Whales Drink Milk, What Lives in a Shell?, Fireflies in the Night, How a Seed Grows, A Nest Full of Eggs, Air is All Around You, My Hands, My Feet ,and I'm Growing! Paperback.Set of 10 or individual titles.
Grades K - 2. Start with questions and get Little Books of Answers! This comprehensive guided reading program uses the questions Who? What? When? Why? And How? along with balanced literacy and guided reading strategies to turn beginning readers into independent readers with literacy skills and content mastery.
3 - 5 years. The yellow dress Erandi wants for her birthday will look beautiful with her long, thick braids. But Mama's fishing net is full of holes, and there isn't enough money to buy both a new net and a birthday dress. The only solution lies with the hair buyers from the city. But Mama's hair isn't nearly as beautiful as Erandi's. Will Erandi have to choose between her birthday present and her braids? This touching tale of love and sacrifice is sprinkled throughout with Spanish words and expressions.… More »
4 - 8 years. The money jar that Rosa, Mama, and Grandma filled with their coins will be emptied to buy Rosa whatever she wants for her birthday. But what can Rosa choose that's special enough--unless it's a gift they can all enjoy! Paperback. 32 pages.
3 - 7 years. The busy Boston streets are too dangerous for eight little ducklings! But with a little help from a friendly policeman Mrs. Mallard and her family arrive safely at their new home. The public garden was no place for ducklings when they were first born, but now they are old enough to brave the raucous crowds and swim with the giant swan boats.
4 - 8 years. This photographic nonfiction picture book is a great introduction to the concept of tools for preschoolers and kindergartners. Do you use tools? Sure you do, anytime you eat with a spoon or drink with a straw or write with a pen! A French chef flipping crepes with her spatula; Salvadoran fishers mending nets with their marlinespikes; an American girl carving a jack-o-lantern with a knife--in every country of the world, people of all ages use tools to make their lives easier. Paperback. 32 pages.
Ages 4 & up. The eccentric Miss Tizzy, is a beloved friend to all the children in her multicultural neighborhood. She has a pink house and a lovely, overgrown garden, resplendant with flowers that spill out onto the sidewalk. The local children, about 10 of various ages, spend a lot of time with her, and the book describes what they do together on each day of the week. She plays games and bakes cookies with the neighborhood children, until she falls ill. The children think of a week's worth… More »
4 - 8 years. Moving is not easy. Rosie is the meanest cow in the world-- and Marvin's best friend. When his family moves to a new farm, Marvin is sad and lonely . . . until he finds Rosie again. But now she's making a lot of trouble for everyone. Will she and Marvin ever adjust to the changes of a new life in a new place? Paperback. 64 pages.
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.
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!