4 - 8 years. In this classic book, a winsome, winning inchworm is proud of his ability to measure anything under the sun. To keep from being eaten, an inchworm measures a robin's tail, a flamingo's neck, a toucan's beak, a heron's legs, and a nightingale's song. Paperback. 32 pages.
8 years & up. Shorty and his family, along with thousands of Japanese Americans, are sent to an internment camp after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Fighting the heat and dust of the desert, Shorty and his father decide to build a baseball diamond and form a league in order to boost the spirits of the internees. Shorty quickly learns that he is playing not only to win, but to gain dignity and self-respect as well. "Baseball Saved Us" is the ultimate rite of passage story. It will appeal… More »
While riding on a bus with her grandmother, a little girl imagines that they are carried up into the sky and fly over the sights of New York City. Splendid collages transform the city into a rich mosaic of buildings, people, and places.
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
Five Little Monkeys On The Bed (Board book) - In a brief prelude to the title rhyme, five little monkeys ready themselves for bed, and say goodnight to their mother. Then, really getting down to business, they launch into some serious bed-jumping.
She was a perfect baby, and she had a perfect name. Chrysanthemum. When she was old enough to appreciate it, Chrysanthemum loved her name. And then she started school. "I'm named after my grandmother," said Victoria. "You're named after a flower." Chrysanthemum wilted. Life at school didn't improve. In fact, it got worse. Then the students were introduced to their music teacher, Mrs. Twinkle. Mrs. Delphinium Twinkle. And suddenly, Chrysanthemum blossomed. Paperback. 32 pages.
"This is the turtle that slid into the pond and ate the snake that dropped from a branch and swallowed the fish that swam after the frog - JUMP, FROG, JUMP!" This infectious cumulative tale will soon have the young frogs you know jumping and chanting with joy.
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 »
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.