Level I. Bring shared reading into your classroom with the "The Pig in the Pond" Big Book Set. This set contains the big book title as well as six copies of the student-sized titles. A great collection for small group intervention as well as whole group shared reading.
"I have a problem. A really, really, big problem. I want to try out for the peewee hockey team, but so does Max..." Bullies are a problem in school, and Max Sellars is the worst one yet. In addition to hassling Freddy, Max also challenges him for the open spot on the peewee hockey team. Freddy's close friend Jessie is a star hockey player, and she secretly teaches him some rules and tricks. In a warm and funny ending, Max and Freddy make peace with one another, and - in a surprising… More »
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 »
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. Step 2 contains titles for children who recognize familiar words and sound out new words with aural and visual cues. The books have simple stories, basic vocabulary, and short sentences. Set of 8 books.
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.
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.
4 - 8 years. When a little boy plants a carrot seed, everyone tells him it won't grow. But when you are very young, there are some things that you just know, and the little boy knows that one day a carrot will come up. So he waters his seed, and pulls the weeds, and he waits. Paperback. 32 pages.
PreK - Grade 2. Jump-start your early-reading program with this big collection of kid-pleasing little books correlated with Guided Reading Levels. Sturdy storage box contains 100 full-color books (5 copies of 20 titles), plus a great 32 page teaching guide packed with lessons, tips, and literacy-boosting reproducibles. A must have for every classroom!
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.