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 »
Celebrate the colors of children and the colors of love, not black or white or yellow or red, but roaring brown, whispering gold, tinkling pink, and more. Reveals in verse that despite outward differences children everywhere are essentially the same and all are lovable.
5 - 8 years. If one is a snail and two is a person, we must be counting by feet! Just follow the sign to the beach, where a bunch of fun-loving crabs, lounging dogs, gleeful insects, and bewildered-looking snails obligingly offer their feet for counting in a number of silly, surprising combinations - from one to one hundred! 40 pages. Paperback.
4 - 9 years. April encounters new and diverse people while she runs errands with her mother. A little girl who talks with her hands, a woman who reads with her fingers, a grown-up who draws pictures for a living, and so many others fascinate her. April wonders why and how these people are different from her and learns how they are also very much alike. Paperback.
When a kind and hardworking duck nearly collapses from overwork while taking care of a farm because the owner is too lazy to do so, the rest of the animals get together and chase the farmer out of town.
E is for Envelope... Dink keeps getting envelopes in the mail addressed to "D. Duncan." But the letters inside all start with "Dear Doris" and don't make any sense! Josh and Ruth Rose think someone's playing a trick on Dink. But Dink is sure there's more to it than that, especially after Doris herself shows up and demands her letters! Three good friends, Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose, follow clues from A to Z in these easy-to-read chapter books that will have readers puzzling along… More »
Charlie Rooster, Johnny Mouse, and Percy the pig are the best of friends. They do everything together. They ride their bike together, play games together, and even do their chores together. Because that's what good friends do. When night falls, though, and it's time to go to bed, they learn that sometimes friends have to be apart. But that's okay, because true friends always find each other, even if it's just in their dreams. Paperback. 32 pages.
Grade 2. Guided reading Level G-N. This leveled library is a powerful, flexible platform that drives standards-based, small-group, and differentiated reading instruction. This leveled reading program fits into any reading framework and provides the scaffolded support students need to advance their reading levels and meet the rigor of the State Standards. This set contains one six-pack for each of the 24 titles that address the central question "How can we resolve conflicts when others seem more powerful?"
With brilliantly-colored marker illustrations, "A Rainbow of Friends" demonstrates the timeless lesson of acceptance of others. This heartwarming book explains that each person is unique and adds immensely to the lives of others. Hallinan's verses encourage children to respect the disabled, to help those in trouble, and to reach out to the people around them. Full color.
3 years & up. Long before multicultural characters and themes were fashionable, Ezra Jack Keats crossed social boundaries by being the first American author to give the black child a central place in children's literature. These 6 books are award winners and will win a place in your heart. Set includes 6 paperback titles or individual titles may be purchased.
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.
Tacky is an odd bird who marches to the beat of his own drummer. He s something of an eccentric, which wouldn t be a problem if all the other penguins weren t such . . . conformists. Helen Lester and Lynn Munsinger have teamed up to tell Tacky s story, about the day when some hunters come to the penguins Nice Icy Land, and how Tacky s individuality saves the day! CD and Paperback
Ages 4 & up. Bintou wants braids. Long, pretty braids, woven with gold coins and seashells, just like her older sister and the other women in her family. But she is too young for braids. Instead, all she has are four little tufts of hair; all she ever gets are cornrows. However, when Bintou saves the lives of her two young cousins and is offered a reward of her choosing, Bintou discovers that true beauty comes in many different forms. Rich, earthy illustrations and a heartwarming story capture… More »
When Pigeon finds a delicious hot dog, he can hardly wait to shove the entire thing in his beak. But . . . then a very sly and hungry duckling enters the scene and wants a bite. Who will be the more clever bird? In this hilarious follow-up to the acclaimed Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! Mo Willems has created another avian adventure that encourages children to share even their most prized processed foods. Hardback
Freddy Thresher has a problem: a really, really, big problem. He's the only one in his class who hasn't lost a tooth! All of the other students in Mrs. Wushy's first grade have signed their names on the Big Tooth, and Freddy's determined to get his name on it, too. So when Max "The Meanie" Sellars calls Freddy a baby, Freddy decides he's going to lose that tooth one way or another, even if it means getting punched in the face at recess, or even bigger trouble, with Mom!
Grades PreK - 1. These Level 1 readers are written in an easy-to-grasp style to encourage the scientists and adventurers of tomorrow! Includes Amelia Earhart, Planes, Frogs, Dinosaurs, Trucks, Weather and Merrkats. Set of 7.