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Adventures in Booga Booga Land

by Richard Milner

Open the doors to a new land! Meet two high-spirited best buddies, Marty the Monkey and Gerard the Giraffe, as they live out 23 biblical parables in a thrilling, adventurous fashion.The excitement never stops from the minute Gerard leaves his hometown of Toosmallforme and soon catches Marty, who is falling from the sky after playing with the latch on the exit door of an airplane. They bounce from venture to venture, presenting the message of Jesus Christ in a clear and challenging format for both children and adults.As you meet Bob, the president of Booga Booga Land, Squid Sushi, and Slim and Sam Pickens,Adventures in Booga Booga Land will captivate you with its humor and truths as our heroes set sail for Gloryland - and challenge you to do the same.Previously Published as The Adventures of Marty the Monkey and Gerard The Giraffe

The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend

by Dan Santat

2015 Caldecott Award Winner! <P> This magical story begins on an island far away where an imaginary friend is born. He patiently waits his turn to be chosen by a real child, but when he is overlooked time and again, he sets off on an incredible journey to the bustling city, where he finally meets his perfect match and-at long last-is given his special name: Beekle.<P> New York Times bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator Dan Santat combines classic storytelling with breathtaking art, creating an unforgettable tale about friendship, imagination, and the courage to find one's place in the world.

The Adventures of Minnie: Minnie Saves the Day

by Melodye Benson Rosales

When Hester Merriweather's father brings her a doll made especially for her by her grandmother, Hester falls in love with it at once. As a young girl living in the Bronzeville section of Chicago in the 1930s, Hester is delighted to have a doll that looks like her and her friends. She puts her doll, Minnie, in her room, and when night falls, Minnie discovers that Hester's toys come to life to talk and play. Surrounded by a wonderful group of characters, Minnie begins to learn all about life among the toys and the Merriweathers, and when Hester's mother thinks an upcoming party is going to be spoiled, Minnie decides to help out. The result is a delicious story that establishes Minnie Merriweather as a character to cherish. Complete with an afterword that examines aspects of the history and culture of Bronzeville in Hester and Minnie's time, this first book in the Minnie Merriweather series establishes a cast of characters young readers will want to visit again and again.

The Adventures of Miss Petitfour

by Anne Michaels

The magical adventures of an eccentric Mary Poppins-esque heroine and her flying feline charges, sure to charm readers big and small. The first book for children by an internationally acclaimed novelist and poet. Miss Petitfour enjoys having adventures that are "just the right size - fitting into a single, magical day." She is an expert at baking and eating fancy iced cakes, and her favorite mode of travel is par avion. On windy days, she takes her sixteen cats out for an airing: Minky, Misty, Taffy, Purrsia, Pirate, Mustard, Moutarde, Hemdela, Earring, Grigorovitch, Clasby, Captain Captain, Captain Catkin, Captain Cothespin, Your Shyness and Sizzles. With the aid of her favorite tea party tablecloth as a makeshift balloon, Miss Petitfour and her charges fly over her village, having many little adventures along the way. Join Miss Petitfour and her equally eccentric felines on five magical outings -- a search for marmalade, to a spring jumble sale, on a quest for "birthday cheddar", the retrieval of a lost rare stamp and as they compete in the village's annual Festooning Festival. A whimsical, beautifully illustrated collection of tales that celebrates language, storytelling and small pleasures, especially the edible kind!

The Adventures of Mr. Mocker

by Harrison Cady Thornton Burgess

Something strange is going on in the Green Forest! Sticky-toes the Tree Toad hears his own voice coming from another tree. Sammy Jay keeps everyone awake by calling "Thief, thief!" but he swears he was asleep. Will they get to the bottom of the mystery? This classic tale of mischief and friendship includes illustrations by Harrison Cady.

The Adventures of Old Mr. Buzzard

by Thornton W. Burgess Harrison Cady

The Green Forest welcomes a pair of new characters when Old Mr. Buzzard and his wife arrive from the sunny South. Peter Rabbit, Reddy Fox, Sammy Jay, and other locals learn valuable lessons from their new neighbors in these stories by famed conservationist Thornton W. Burgess, whose homespun tales provide wholesome entertainment for young readers.

The Adventures of Peter Cottontail and His Green Forest Friends

by Thornton W. Burgess Harrison Cady

This deluxe hardcover edition presents three of the beloved storyteller's most popular books. Burgess' timeless tales of woodland whimsy recount the exploits of Peter Cottontail, Reddy Fox, and Grandfather Frog. Featuring the original art by Harrison Cady, the stories offer young readers examples of friendship, honesty, forgiveness, and other virtues.

Adventures of the Superkids, Reader

by Pleasant T. Rowland Loretta Lustig Meryl Henderson Doug Roy

Superkids have been helping students enjoy reading for years. This reader provides students opportunities to practice core skills.

The Adventures of Tintin: Danger at Sea

by Kirsten Mayer

Don't miss this expanded novelization of the action-packed film! Tintin stumbles across a model ship at the Old Street Market. Only it isn't any model ship--it holds a piece of the puzzle to finding the resting place of Red Rackham's treasure! But Tintin isn't the only one after the notorious pirate's booty. With dangerous treasure seekers at their heels, Tintin and his dog Snowy are on a high-stakes thrill ride that takes them from land to sea, from open air to the ocean floor!

The Adventures of Tintin: The Chapter Book

by Stephanie Peters

Don't miss this expanded novelization of the action-packed film! Tintin stumbles across a model ship at the Old Street Market. Only it isn't any model ship--it holds a piece of the puzzle to finding the resting place of Red Rackham's treasure! But Tintin isn't the only one after the notorious pirate's booty. With dangerous treasure seekers at their heels, Tintin and his dog Snowy are on a high-stakes thrill ride that takes them from land to sea, from open air to the ocean floor!

The Adventures of Tintin: The Mystery of the Missing Wallets

by Kirsten Mayer

Don't miss this expanded novelization of the action-packed film! Tintin stumbles across a model ship at the Old Street Market. Only it isn't any model ship--it holds a piece of the puzzle to finding the resting place of Red Rackham's treasure! But Tintin isn't the only one after the notorious pirate's booty. With dangerous treasure seekers at their heels, Tintin and his dog Snowy are on a high-stakes thrill ride that takes them from land to sea, from open air to the ocean floor!

Adventures of Uncle Wiggily

by Howard Garis Louis Wisa

Generations of children and adults have thrilled to the adventures of Uncle Wiggily Longears, the gentleman rabbit. These heartwarming tales from a century ago recount Uncle Wiggily's devotion to helping children and animals--and himself--out of perilous scrapes. The wise old rabbit saves the day, using a combination of wit, sincerity, positive thinking, and other timeless virtues.This beautiful keepsake edition features 19 of Uncle Wiggily's most popular exploits, all accompanied by vivid colorful versions of the original illustrations. The two-color images have been given new life with wonderfully vibrant tones that add to the fun of Uncle Wiggily's adventures. Join the old gentleman rabbit's family circle--including Sammie and Susie Littletail, the bunny children; the puppies Jackie and Peetie Bow-Wow; and Billie and Johnnie Bushytail, the squirrel boys--for fun in their forest home. And when Dr. Possum advises Uncle Wiggily to travel, you, too, can come along to discover other fields and forests and meet new friends.

Aesop's Fables for Children

by Milo Winter

For centuries, children and adults have treasured the stories handed down by Aesop, a slave who lived in ancient Greece approximately six centuries B.C. Known for their charm and simplicity, these simple tales feature brief adventures of animals, birds, and beasts -- with a message hidden in each narrative. Every child should meet up with "The Hare and the Tortoise," "The Ants and the Grasshopper," "The Goose and the Golden Egg," "The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing," and other characters. This splendid gift edition features more than 130 of Aesop's beloved fables, enhanced with full-color illustrations.

Africa

by Cheryl Striveildi

A very brief introduction to the geography, various regions, and wildlife of Africa.

Africa Dream

by Eloise Greenfield Carole Byard

An African-American child dreams of long-ago Africa, where she sees animals, shops in a marketplace, reads strange words from an old book, and returns to the village where her long-ago granddaddy welcomes her. Greenfield's lyrical telling and Byard's marvelous pictures make this book close to an ideal adventure for children, black or white. ' -Publishers Weekly. <P><P> 1978 Coretta Scott King Award

Africa (Earth's Continents)

by Mary Lindeen

EARTH'S CONTINENTS lets you begin exploring Earth's seven continents. Learn about each continent's land, people, animals, and cultures just by turning the pages! A very simple introduction to the geography, topography, flora, fauna, and people of Africa. Picture captions and descriptions present.

Afrikaans Huistaal Graad 1

by Siyavula

A South African textbook.

Afrikaans Huistaal Graad 1

by Siyavula

A South African textbook.

Ah, Music!

by Aliki

Surveys the history and components of music, concentrating on Western musical traditions. [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts in grades 2-3 at http://www.corestandards.org.]

Ahoy, Ghost Ship Ahead! #2

by Brian James

While on watch in the crow's nest, the pirate kids spot something gaining on their ship: a ghost ship! Rotten Tooth refuses to believe them, so the kids know that they have to solve this mystery themselves. They spend a night on deck waiting for the ghost ship to approach, and then they plan to board it. But is it even possible to step onto a ghost ship? And if it is, is it possible to get off of it? .

Air and Weather

by University of California at Berkeley

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Airplanes

by Gail Saunders-Smith

"Summary: In simple text and photographs, describes several different kinds of airplanes, including paper airplanes, biplanes, and jets."

Aisha the Princess and the Pea Fairy: A Rainbow Magic Book (The Fairy Tale Fairies #7)

by Daisy Meadows

Join the Fairy Tale Fairies as they make sure everyone's favorite fairy tale characters get their happily ever after! Happily Ever After? Once upon a time, Rachel and Kirsty were excited to attend the special Fairy Tale Festival at TipTop Castle. But when Jack Frost steals the Fairy Tale Fairies' magic items, stories everywhere get all jumbled up. Even worse, characters from inside the books are coming to life and finding their way into the human world! Rachel and Kirsty are on the lookout for Aisha's magic pea locket. Aisha needs it back to make sure the fairy tale princess gets her happy ending! Find the special fairy object in each book and help save the Fairy Tale Magic!

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