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 years & up. Button, zip, scrub, rub, paint, and write-these are just a few of the things independent children can do. Aliki's fun, rhyming text and lively illustrations celebrate the joys of mastering these skills, morning, noon, and night. Paperback. 32 pages.
The wind blew, and blew, and blew! It blew so hard, it took everything with it: Mr. White's umbrella, Priscilla's balloon, the twins' scarves, even the wig on the judge's head. But just when the wind was about to carry everything out to sea, it changed its mind! With rhyming verse and colorful illustrations, Pat Hutchins takes us on a merry chase that is well worth the effort. Paperback
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 »
3 - 6 years. Pigs don't swim, or so it's said. But on one of the hottest days of the summer, the pig on Neligan's farm sits by the pond feeling envious of the ducks and the geese floating in the cool water. Finally, when she can endure the heat no longer -- splash! -- this sweltering pig takes a dive, throwing the entire farm into an uproar. It isn't long, however, before the refreshing idea catches on, and the pig finds that she's got company! 32 pages. Paperback.
Grades 3 & up. Reluctant and enthusiastic readers will be sucked into Greg Heffley's world with abandon. The combination of hilarity, illustrations, and everyday antics make this set a must-have for any classroom! Middle school student Greg Heffley takes readers through an academic year's worth of drama. Greg's mother forces him to keep a diary ("I know what it says on the cover, but when Mom went out to buy this thing I specifically told her to get one that didn't say 'diary' on it"),… More »
Soccer is fun - let's play! Find all the basics in this lively guide. The markings on a soccer field. What soccer players wear. The positions, from forward to goalkeeper. The excitement of passing a ball. The thrill of making a goal. All these and more are included, with a useful glossary at the end. Hardback
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
Grades K - 3. Level M-O. From the author and illustrator duo of the best-selling Words Are CATegorical® series, Math Is CATegorical® introduces basic math concepts for young readers and reveals that sometimes math is easier to show than explain! Pairing clever rhyming verse with comical cartoon cats, Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable help children add up just how fun math can be! Set of 9 books.
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
This book uses precise language and humorous illustrations to offer specific ways to be a friend and specific ways not to be one. A special section on how to deal with bosses and bullies has valuable information for young children going forth in the world and encountering these situations for the first time.
A wonderful counting book where numbers race to the top of an apple tree. With 1, 2, and 3 leading the way. They keep going until 99, except for 0 who begins to cry. Then a swarm of bumblebees arrive shouting, "GET OUT OF OUR TREE" and the counting begins anew, this time backward.