4 - 10 years. Join Arusha, Mosi, Tumpe and their Maasai friends as they set out on a counting journey through the grasslands of Tanzania. Along the way, the children encounter all sorts of animals including elephants, lions, and monkeys, while counting from one to ten in both English and Swahili. The lively, rhyming text is accompanied by an illustrated guide to counting in Swahili, a map, notes about each of the animals, and interesting facts about Tanzania and the Maasai people. Paperback. 32 pages.
This unique board book will get baby and caregiver interacting with gross motor and social activities. Filled with playful rhymes that accompany suggested playtime and sleep time movements (in small print on each page). An excellent resource for any classroom.
Grades 3 - 5. Introduce the Constitution to your students with activities designed to engage them in history and civics. Learn about the Constitution as a living document that shapes all American lives. 80 pages.
All ages. Explore our world as never before! Find the countries featured in our global stories and discover the animals, architecture, and activities that make them special. Laid out by geographic region, this colorful book celebrates cultural diversity and highlights the ways different people care for this planet we all call home. Features a pull-out map and fold-out booklets and panels. Hardcover. 56 pages.
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.
Grades 1 - 2. Ease into algebra concepts with these fun and engaging readers! Set supports the NCTM Mathematics strand. Each reader features high-interest nonfiction text, problem-solving activities, supporting graphics, highlighted content-area vocabulary, sidebars, photographs, glossary, and index. Set of 4 books.
4 years & up. Know and Follow Rules by Cheri. J. Meiners. A child who doesn't follow rules is always in trouble. This book starts with simple reasons why we have rules: to help us stay safe, learn, be fair, and get along. Then, it presents four basic rules: "Listen," "Best Work," "Hands and Body to Myself," and "Please and Thank You." The focus throughout is on the positive sense of pride that comes with learning to follow rules. Includes a section of… More »
4 years & up. Hands Are Not for Hitting by Martine Agassi. This book teaches children learn that violence is never okay. Children can learn to manage their anger and other strong feelings. Hands are capable of positive, loving actions such as playing, making music, learning, counting, helping, and much more! Includes a special section for adults with activities and discussion starters. Paperback. 40 pages.
3 years & up. It's Ruby's first day at school and she is nervous. How will her Mom help Ruby find her courage? Ruby and Mom's experiences open the door for caregivers to ask children about their own anxieties about new experiences. Paperback. 32 pages.
3 - 7 years. Watch out -- Emily is off and running again! This little girl has a problem with her temper, and every time she gets angry she turns into quite the little tiger. This quirky picture book addresses behavioral issues with humor and an emphasis on intergenerational relationships. 32 pages. Paperback.
3 - 7 years. This beautifully told story follows Billy from early spring to late summer as he helps his grandpa on his vegetable patch. They dig the hard ground, sow rows of seeds, and keep them watered and safe from slugs. When harvest time arrives they can pick all the vegetables and fruit they have grown. Children will be drawn in by the poetry of the language and the warm illustrations, while also catching the excitement of watching things grow! 40 pages. Paperback.
3 - 7 years. In this multicultural version of the traditional song, children from cultures all over the world clap their hands, stomp their feet, pat their heads, and much more. 24 pages. Paperback with CD.