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.
2 years & up. One day a tiny cricket is born and meets a big cricket who chirps his welcome. The tiny cricket tries to respond, but there is no sound. The quiet cricket then makes his way into the world, meeting one insect after another, each of whom greets the little cricket with a cheery hello--the hum of a bee, the whirr of a dragonfly, the whisper of a praying mantis. The cricket rubs his wings together each time, but nothing happens, not a sound. Until the day he meets another cricket,… More »
Grades 2 - 3. A funny, entertaining introduction to Ben Franklin and his many inventions, including the story of how he created the "magic square". A magic square is a box of nine numbers arranged so that any line of three numbers adds up to the same number, including on the diagonal. Teachers and kids will love finding out about this popular teaching tool that is still used in elementary schools today. Paperback. 48 pages.
4 - 7 years. A friendly tiger is confused by jungle animals fleeing from a beast, until he discovers he is the beast! Graced with a compelling beauty, this gifted author/illustrator's imaginative story presents a timeless message to young readers. Paperback. 32 pages.
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.
From Angelflish to Zebra Pipefish, an alphabet of amazing tropical creatures lead us through this important ecological system. Vivid, color illustrations enhance a fact-fillled, entertaining text whicih teaches the young and not-so-young reader about the fascinating life on the coral reef. Illustrations. Paperback
A boy finds a salamander in the woods and imagines the many things he can do to turn his room into a perfect salamander home. Together, Anne Mazer and Steve Johnson have created a woodland paradise that any salamander would love to share with a child. Paperback
Grades K - 3. Far, far out at sea lives one of the world's most mysterious creatures, the loggerhead turtle. For thirty years she swims the oceans, wandering thousands of miles as she searches for food. Then, one summer night, she lands on a beach to lay her eggs -- the very same beach where she herself was born. Nicola Davies's lyrical text offers fascinating information about the journey of the tiny, endangered loggerhead, while charming paintings by Jane Chapman vividly illustrate one turtle's… More »
Teach children about early American history with this beautiful that chronicles the life of an early nineteenth-century New England family. llustrations reflect the painting style of the period. 4 pages.
When Pa was taking Jim to school for the first time, Jim said, "Will I have a friend at school?" "I think you will," said Pa. But even his father's gentle reassurance doesn't make Jim feel any better. The other children in kindergarten are scary strangers to him. He's sure that he'll never find a friend...until naptime, when he discovers someone who feels the way he does. Paperback. 32 pages.
How do you make a rainbow? If you are a weaver you can make a rainbow with wool. If you are a sheep you can BE a rainbow. Here's how. An artist raises sheep, shears them, cards and spins the wool, dyes it, and then weaves a colorful picture of the Kentucky pasture where her lambs were born. Hardback
What a great idea! Taking a scientific concept, mixing it with a super hero who can shrink to the size of an atom, adding fantastic graphics, writing that is easy to understand, and then putting it together in a 32-page book that is reader friendly. This book is written in graphic format that is a favorite of mine! It makes it perfect for students who are reluctant readers and never seem to finish a book on their own. Paperback
3 - 7 years. The busy Boston streets are too dangerous for eight little ducklings! But with a little help from a friendly policeman Mrs. Mallard and her family arrive safely at their new home. The public garden was no place for ducklings when they were first born, but now they are old enough to brave the raucous crowds and swim with the giant swan boats.
Young Verdi doesn?t want to grow up big and green. He likes his bright yellow skin and sporty stripes. Besides, all the green snakes he meets are lazy, boring, and rude. When Verdi finds a pale green stripe stretching along his whole body, he tries every trick he can think of to get rid of it?and ends up in a heap of trouble. Despite his efforts, Verdi turns green, but to his delight, he discovers that being green doesn?t mean he has to stop being himself. Hardback
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.
Grades 1 - 5. Ease into algebra concepts with these fun and engaging readers! Both sets support the NCTM Mathematics strand, Algebra and Algebraic Thinking, and is perfect for students in grades 1 - 2 and 3 - 5. Each reader features high-interest nonfiction text, problem-solving activities, supporting graphics, highlighted content-area vocabulary, sidebars, photographs, glossary, and index.
Grades K - 2. Start with questions and get Little Books of Answers! This comprehensive guided reading program uses the questions Who? What? When? Why? And How? along with balanced literacy and guided reading strategies to turn beginning readers into independent readers with literacy skills and content mastery.
4 - 8 years. This Level F Question and Answer reader offers three to five sentences per page. Also features activities, critical thinking, skill building, tables, checklists, and Venn diagrams. Paperback. 16 pages.
4 - 8 years. When little Titch outgrows his clothes, he receives hand-me-downs from his brother and sister that are too big. "You'll soon grow into them," they say. But Mother decrees that Titch needs some brand-new clothes. Soon it is his turn to say to someone else the words he has heard so often. 32 pages. Paperback.
3 years & up. Strengthen the School-Home connection with I Can Read!: Reading Level Kits! Each Kit includes 8 Rising Reader titles and spans Science, Math, Social Studies, and Nursery Rhyme content areas. Includes an easy-to-use Parent Guide and a consumable Personal Journal filled with fun activities. Spanish version.