Series: Hello, Baby BelugaBoard bookDarrin Lunde9781580895255$7.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) to 3Jan 05, 2016
Take a trip to the Arctic with Baby Beluga.Pre-readers and beginning readers meet the adorable and playful baby beluga whale. The questions that kids will have for the baby beluga are answered simply and clearly by the baby whale himself. Young learners discover that baby belugas stay close to their mothers and live in large pods, they eat shrimp and fish and other sea creatures, and they can make many sounds like chirps, moos, whistles, and more.HELLO, BABY BELUGA is perfect for reading aloud at story hour and bed time.Patricia Wynne illustrat... + Read More
Series: Hello, Bumblebee BatBoard bookDarrin Lunde9781580895262$7.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) to 3Jan 05, 2016
My name is Bumblebee Bat.I may be small,but I'm a great flyer.I live in a secret cave with my brothers and sisters.Want to know more? Then open this book and fly with Bumblebee Bat into the night.A series of questions and answers introduce children to the life and habitat of the exotic and endangered Bumblebee Bat. Scientifically accurate illustrations make these exotic animals accessible to young readers.Back matter includes additional child-friendly facts.
Get out the peanuts and Cracker Jacks and get ready for fun with America’s national sport. The unofficial anthem of baseball has never looked better than it does in this joyful board book.A sweet, boardbook introduction to the baseball diamond. Colorful, collage-like illustrations are a kid’s ticket into “Sluggers Stadium,” where two animal teams step up to the plate and vie for victory—all cheered on by Katie Casey, the baseball-loving cat. And what a game it is! Giraffe winds up at the pitcher’s mound, hoping for a strikeout. But, with a thwa... + Read More
A missing cub, a carnival, and a gang of cat burglars… Hold on to your hats! Best-selling author David Biedrzycki brings back the hilarious bears from Breaking News: Bear Alert, but now they have sleepy bear cub in tow. When the cub goes missing Mama and Papa Bear go on the hunt. Their search takes them to the town carnival where the whole family rides the Ferris wheel, rocks the rollercoaster, and inadvertently foils another dastardly plot by the persistent cat burglars from Bear Alert. Covering the story is intrepid—but bumbling—reporter C... + Read More
Series: Every Breath We TakeA Book About AirHardcoverMaya Ajmera9781580896160$18.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Mar 08, 2016
Clean air is essential for all living creatures—plants, animals, and people—to live healthy lives. Every Breath We Take is a positive, life-affirming look at clean air, with a subtle message about how air can be dirtied—and how it can be cleaned up. Photographs of beautiful children around the world exploring air through touch, smell, sound, and sight underscore the importance of clean air to all life on earth. This is science that surrounds us.The first step to cherishing something is recognizing its importance and understanding why it is n... + Read More
Series: Kenya's ArtHardcoverLinda Trice9781570918483$18.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Jan 12, 2016
Kenya’s class is on spring vacation and their teacher asked them to write a report about how they spent their time. But vacation is almost over and Kenya hasn't done anything worth noting. A late visit to a museum's recycling exhibit and a walk through her neighborhood with her daddy inspire Kenya to use her old, broken toys and other items to make art with her family. Now she's prepared to teach her whole class how to Recycle! Reuse! Make Art!
Series: McGrath MathTeddy Bear SubtractionPaperbackBarbara Barbieri McGrath9781580894272$8.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Mar 01, 2016
One less teddy leaves how many? Subtraction is simple when big bears count, sort, and take away tiny teddies. The familiar bear counters will appeal to young readers just learning basic math concepts.Part of the McGrath Math series perfect to match with the popular teddy bear manipulatives that show how much fun math can be. Praise for Teddy Bear Math: “Young readers should find it easy yet gratifying to count the chunky, colorful bears.”—Publishers Weekly “[A] solid introduction to addition.” —School Library JournalSeries Overview: The M... + Read More
Series: McGrath MathTeddy Bear SubtractionHardcoverBarbara Barbieri McGrath9781580894265$19.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 4 - 8Mar 01, 2016
One less teddy leaves how many? Subtraction is simple when big bears count, sort, and take away tiny teddies. The familiar bear counters will appeal to young readers just learning basic math concepts.Part of the McGrath Math series perfect to match with the popular teddy bear manipulatives that show how much fun math can be. Praise for Teddy Bear Math: “Young readers should find it easy yet gratifying to count the chunky, colorful bears.”—Publishers Weekly “[A] solid introduction to addition.” —School Library JournalSeries Overview: Th... + Read More
Series: To the Stars!The First American Woman to Walk in SpaceHardcoverCarmella Van Vleet9781580896443$18.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8Jan 12, 2016
Kathy Sullivan wanted to go everywhere. She loved blueprints and maps. She loved languages and the ocean. She didn’t like the question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” She wanted to explore and do exciting things that girls weren’t supposed to be able to do. Only men had the exciting jobs. Kathy liked fishing and swimming; flying planes and studying science. That’s what she liked and that’s what she decided to do with her life. She followed her heart and eventually became a NASA astronaut and the first woman to walk in space. Kath... + Read More
Series: Alphabet TrucksBoard bookSamantha R. Vamos9781580894296$8.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) to 3Apr 05, 2016
Everyone’s heard of a tow truck. And a pickup truck. An ice-cream truck? Of course! But what about a quint truck? A lowboy truck? A knuckle-boom truck? Readers will learn about these kinds of trucks—and many more—while learning the alphabet in ALPHABET TRUCKS.Each letter of the alphabet is accounted for in this introductory concept book for young readers. From the familiar to the unusual, Samantha Vamos writes in snappy verse to present twenty-six different kinds of trucks, explaining where they work and what they do. From a dump truck that unl... + Read More
Series: Now You See Them, Now You Don'tPoems About Creatures That HideHardcoverDavid L. Harrison9781580896108$19.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 5 - 9Feb 16, 2016
Find me if you can. . . for if you don’t, I’ll be here tomorrow . . . you won’t. Animals and insects use camouflage to hide from hunters or to ambush prey. Stealth is a very useful technique when it comes to survival. In this fun and informative collection of poems, we meet animals such as the polar bear and the octopus; the ghost crab and the copperhead snake; and many more that use camouflage to hunt or to hide. Giles Laroche’s intricate cut-paper illustrations are beautiful and life-like. Readers will have to look carefully or run the... + Read More
You haven’t changed a bit! Living fossils, or modern-day animals that very closely resemble their ancient relatives. Meet the coelacanth, horseshoe crab, dragonfly, tuatara, nautilus, and Hula painted frog. All are living fossils. Why have they changed so little over time, while other animals evolved or went extinct? Using contrasting "then" and "now" illustrations, veteran nonfiction writer Caroline Arnold alternates between a prehistoric creature in its native environment and its contemporary living-fossil counterpart. An amazing way to exp... + Read More
This is one science fair you’ll never forget! When Mr. Farnsworth, the science-fair judge, declares that he loves zucchinis, the Killer Zucchini is smitten. As the judge makes his way through the exhibits alphabetically—A (antimatter), B (bionic limb), C (cloning)—the Killer Zucchini tries to show his affection. But when Mr. F gets to K and admits he likes to eat zucchini with ranch dressing, the Killer Zucchini gets steamed and attempts to exact his revenge on the snack-loving judge using the other science-fair projects as his means to an en... + Read More
Series: Will's WordsHow William Shakespeare Changed the Way You TalkHardcoverJane Sutcliffe9781580896382$19.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 7 - 10Mar 22, 2016
When Jane Sutcliffe sets out to write a book about William Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre, in her own words, she runs into a problem: Will's words keep popping up all over the place! What's an author to do? After all, Will is responsible for such familiar phrases as "what's done is done" and "too much of a good thing." He even helped turn "household words" into household words. But, Jane embraces her dilemma, writing about Shakespeare, his plays, and his famous phrases with glee. After all, what better words are there to use to write abou... + Read More
Series: Once Upon a MasterpieceHaydn's Farewell SymphonyHardcoverAnna Harwell Celenza9781580895279$18.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 9Apr 12, 2016
Anna Harwell Celenza's engaging fictionalized telling of the story behind Franz Joseph Haydn's famous symphony is a perfect introduction to classical music and its power. THE FAREWELL SYMPHONY brings to life a long summer spent at Esterháza, the summer palace of Prince Nicholas of Esterházy.The blustering, bellowing prince entertained hundreds of guests at his rural retreat and demanded music for every occasion. As the months passed, Haydn was kept very busy writing and performing music for parties, balls, dinners, and even walks in the gardens... + Read More
When his friend Victor suddenly dies, composer Mussorgsky is deeply saddened. But, with the help of his friends, and through his own music, Modest finds a way to keep Victor's spirit alive.Readers of all ages will enjoy the inspirational story behind the composition of Pictures at an Exhibition. Bright, colorful illustrations incorporate elements of Russian folk art and traditional symbols. View pages from artist JoAnn Kitchel's notebook for explanations of the symbols and see her pencil-sketch research of the Russian culture.
That’s so gross! Prepare to be grossed out by an engaging and unique look at some of the more disgusting survival techniques from the animal kingdom. From blood-squirting reptiles to blood-sweating mammals to nose-picking primates, learn about some of the most disgusting creatures in the animal kingdom. Author Dawn Cusick and the National Wildlife Federation compile a volume as attractive as its subject is disgusting.
Series: War DogsChurchill & RufusPaperbackKathryn Selbert9781580894159$8.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 7 - 10Apr 19, 2016
Winston Churchill, the prime minister of England during World War II, was one of the greatest wartime leaders of the modern era. While he is often likened to the English bulldog due to his tenacious personality and even his physical resemblance to the breed, Mr. Churchill was actually a devoted poodle owner and held quite an affinity for his miniature poodle, Rufus, who withstood the trials of World War II by his owner’s side.Readers follow Rufus and Winston’s friendship through major events in World War II—from the bombings of London and the i... + Read More
Series: GabeA Story of Me, My Dog, and the 1970sHardcoverShelley Gill9781570913549$14.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Apr 19, 2016
Coming of age in the Age of Aquarius. Author Shelley Gill was seventeen-years-old in 1972 and a free spirit protesting the Vietnam War, marching for civil rights, and finding her way in a changing world. While volunteering in the medical tent at the first Rainbow Gathering in Granby, Colorado, Shelley met Gabe—a blue merle husky mix puppy abandoned by his owner. Gabe quickly became Shelley’s best friend and protector. They travelled the country together, hitchhiking to New Orleans, to Indiana, to New York City, to the Rocky Mountains, and eve... + Read More
Series: Science StuntsFun Feats of PhysicsHardcoverJordan D. Brown9781623540647$18.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 8 - 12Jan 19, 2016
DO try this at home! Science Stunts will start a chain reaction of fun and experimentation outside the lab. Readers will be amazed and delighted as they try magic tricks that are based in important physics concepts such as gravity, inertia, magnetism, sound vibrations, and more. Narrated by a humorous science showman, Dr. Dazzleberry (known to his fans as "Dr. Dazz"), readers go on a journey through many amazing scientific discoveries. Amusing, edifying commentary from cartoon versions of Newton, Galileo, and Einstein inspire student scienti... + Read More
Series: Yes! We Are LatinosPoems and Prose About the Latino ExperiencePaperbackAlma Flor Ada9781580895491$10.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 10Mar 01, 2016
Juanita lives in New York and is Mexican. Felipe lives in Chicago and is Panamanian, Venezuelan, and black. Michiko lives in Los Angeles and is Peruvian and Japanese. Each of them is also Latino.Thirteen young Latinos and Latinas living in America are introduced in this book celebrating the rich diversity of the Latino and Latina experience in the United States. Free-verse fictional narratives from the perspective of each youth provide specific stories and circumstances for the reader to better understand the Latino people’s quest for identity.... + Read More
Minamoto Yoshitsune should not have been a samurai. But his story is legend in this real-life saga. This epic warrior tale reads like a novel, but this is the true story of the greatest samurai in Japanese history. When Yoshitsune was just a baby, his father went to war with a rival samurai family—and lost. His father was killed, his mother captured, and his surviving half-brother banished. Yoshitsune was sent away to live in a monastery. Skinny, small, and unskilled in the warrior arts, he nevertheless escaped and learned the ways of the sa... + Read More
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