Interest Level Grade 1-4. Readiing Level Grade 2-3. Ever since she saw her first game at Madison Square Garden. Allie's been hooked on basketball. And when her dad buys Allie her very own basketball, she can't wait to play But her confidence takes a tumble when the older boys at the neighborhood courts laugh at her first attempts. She tries to convince her girlfriends to play with her. "My brother says basketball's a boy's game," her friend Keisha says. The boys she knows won't play with… More »
The consequences of giving a cookie to this energetic mouse run the young host ragged, but young readers will come away smiling at the antics that tumble like dominoes through the pages of this delightful picture book. Hardback. 40 pages.
Grades K - 3. Help students dig deeper into these classic stories by completing rigorous yet fun activities and lessons provided in these instructional guides for literature. Readers will enjoy analyzing these titles while reveling in the life lessons they take away from them. Analyzing story elements in multiple ways, close reading and text-based vocabulary practice, and determining meaning through text-dependent questions are just a few of the many skills students will walk away with after interacting… More »
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!
Put the best literature in the hands of your students with this Kaplan Leveled Classroom Library! Each title is hand selected with the consultation of a literacy expert. This collection is balanced to contain fiction, non-fiction, biography, poetry, wordless, and historical fiction titles. Titles are subject to change based on availability. Set includes a storage bin and 29 paperback titles. Note: If a book in the set becomes unavailable, a suitable substitute may be found as a replacement to complete the set.
7 years & up. This creative and engaging book doesn't require reading skills - just imagination. Children can look at the pages and develop their own story. A great way to start the process of reading. Learn to turn the page and comprehend as the story progresses. Paperback
4 - 8 years. If each orange has 8 slices and each slice has 2 seeds, how many seeds are there in all? You'll have fun whether you multiply, add or count your way through the math puzzles hiding in the world all around you. An illustrated introduction to counting and simple addition using dynamic illustrations and appealing words which combine to introduce beginning math concepts and reinforce visual literacy. Paperback. 32 pages.
Little Critter is having a sleepover at Grandma and Grandpa's farm! He's excited,there is so much to see and do. Join Little Critter as he helps his grandparents milk the cows, pick blueberries, and bake a pie for the contest at the Country Fair. There are many delicious pies in the contest, but Little Critter's pie has a secret ingredient that is sure to make it a favorite! Paperback
5 - 9 years. Trees are a valuable natural resource. People depend on trees for food, and animals depend on trees for food and shelter. But most important, we depend on trees because they add oxygen, a gas we all need, to the air. While trees give us many wonderful products, we must also protect them because we can't live without them. Paperback. 32 pages.
This follow-up to the best-selling Mama, Do You Love Me? (over one million copies sold in 15 languages!) captures the universal love between a father and child. Set in Africa and featuring the Maasai culture, the beautiful watercolor illustrations, lyrical text, and enduring message are sure to make this another instant classic. When a Masai father in Africa answers his son's questions, the boy learns that his father's love for him is unconditional. Hardback
In this cumulative tale, a wakeful flea atop a number of sleeping creatures causes a commotion, with just one bite.This beloved and bestselling book from Audrey and Don Wood has been delighting children and sending them off to bed with laughter and sweet dreams-for years. The infectious cumulative rhyme of The Napping House has made this book a classic. Now here is the new sturdy edition just right for tiny hands, making them a must for every family's board book collection. Board Book
4 - 8 years. Bring science into story time with this read-aloud book. Vividly illustrated book is accompanied by CD with story, songs, and activities. One of nature's most magical sights emerges from camouflage in this evocative, informative story about a mother tiger in the wild. Paperback includes a CD that features an engaging read-aloud with sound effects, a segment focusing on fascinating facts, and a read-along opportunity guided by prompts. 32 pages.
PreK - Grade 1. Using small words and short sentences, this entry in the Pull-Ahead Books: Health series explains to young children the importance of keeping themselves clean. Each page features a few lines of text illustrated with a full-color photo of a child or children. In one practical section, Nelson not only explains when and why it is important to wash one's hands but she also describes how to do it well. Other topics introduced include brushing teeth and avoiding head lice. The book concludes… More »