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Akira To Zoltan: Twenty-Six Men Who Changed The World

by Cynthia Chin-Lee Megan Halsey Sean Addy

This companion to the best-selling AMELIA TO ZORA features twenty-six amazing men. From Akira Kurisawa, filmmaker, to Zoltán Kodály, musical innovator, learn what inspired each man to change the world around him. Detailed collages draw from various events in the men's lives.

Albert

by Donna Jo Napoli Jim Lamarche

You never know what a new day will bring. Just ask Arthur.<P><P> Albert has always started his mornings by sticking his hand out the window to check if the weather is right for a walk.Then one day, a cardinal drops a twig in his palm. From that moment on, Albert's life is changed forever.

Alejandro's Gift

by Silvia Long Richard Albert

This uplifting story about one man's gift to the desert and the gift he receives in return has a powerful environmental lesson.

Alex Rodriguez Baseball Star

by Mary Ann Hoffman

Brief biography of the baseball legend, Alex "A-Rod" Rodriguez.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

by Judith Viorst Ray Cruz

Alexander knew it was going to be a terrible day when he woke up with gum in this hair. And it got worse... His best friend deserted him. There was no dessert in his lunch bag. And, on top of all that, there were lima beans for dinner and kissing on TV! Judith Viorst's classic picture book is sure to charm readers of all ages. Images and image descriptions available.

Alexander Y El Dia Terrible, Horrible, Espantaso, Horroroso

by Judith Viorst Alma Flor Ada

Alexander se dió cuenta de que iba a ser un día terrible couando se despertó y se encontró chicle en el pelo. Y aun fue peor. . . Su mejor amigo lo abandonó. No ten ía postre en su bolsa del almuerzo. <P><P> Y para colmo, había habas verdes en la comida y besos en la televisión! Este cuento clásico de Judith Viorst, ahora en espaí#157;ºíµ» Alexander se dió cuenta de que iba a ser un día terrible couando se despertó y se encontró chicle en el pelo. Y aun fue peor. . . Su mejor amigo lo abandonó. No ten ía postre en su bolsa del almuerzo. Y para colmo, había habas verdes en la comida y besos en la televisión! Este cuento clásico de Judith Viorst, ahora en español, será sin lugar a duda del agrado de los lectores de todas las edades, como lo ha sido hasta ahora. =~ sol, será sin lugar a duda del agrado de los lectores de todas las edades, como lo ha sido hasta ahora.

Alfie Gets in First

by Shirley Hughes

Alfie accidentally locks his mother and baby sister Annie Rose outside and can't reach the latch to let them in. Soon the whole neighbor­hood is involved in getting the door open.

Alicia's Best Friends

by Lisa Jahn-Clough

Alicia has four friends, and her friends are great, but when she decides to throw a best friends party, they all want to know which one of them is her best friend. Is it Mitchell, Charlotte, Henry, Lucy, or Alicia's dog, Neptune? They say she has to choose, but Alicia doesn't know whom to pick. How can she, when each one of them is uniquely special to her? With characteristic emotional honesty and a little creativity, Alicia finds her own wonderful way of solving the happy dilemma of being blessed with not one, but many, best friends.

Alien in My Pocket #3: Radio Active

by Macky Pamintuan Nate Ball

This third book in the Alien in My Pocket series is the zaniest yet! Zack and Amp create a massive mishap in this hilarious story. Plus the book comes with a do-it-yourself science experiment.Nothing's been easy since Amp crash-landed his spaceship through Zack McGee's bedroom window. Now Amp has built a quantum radio to alert his commanders to call off the invasion of Earth. Unfortunately, instead of contacting Erdian Central Command, Amp's radio accidentally broadcasts Amp's messages all over Zack's hometown. Now it's up to Zack and his best friend, Olivia, to save their alien friend from being discovered and to save the planet from panic.With illustrations throughout, a page-turning plot, and fun scientific facts, this is the perfect chapter book for young readers. Supports the Common Core State Standards.

Alien in My Pocket #4: On Impact!

by Macky Pamintuan Nate Ball

This must-read Alien in My Pocket book is the fourth in the series by Nate Ball, the host of PBS's Design Squad and Design Squad Nation. In this hilarious new adventure, Zack and his alien friend, Amp, learn about friction, deceleration, and how to soften a crash-landing.When Zack McGee crashes his bike, he's stuck at home with his arm in a sling and his baseball season on the line. What's worse, his bike crashed because his four-inch-tall houseguest, Amp, experimented on the brakes! Now Zack is easy prey for his little brother, Taylor, who's determined to find out once and for all what mysteries Zack has hidden in his pocket.Like every book in the Alien in My Pocket series, On Impact! mixes Common Core-aligned science and safe, hands-on experiments with a hilarious story that young readers will love.Publishers Weekly said of Alien in My Pocket: Blast Off!: "With its screwball comedy and lively dialogue, the novel gives readers the opportunity to laugh as they learn."Supports the Common Core State Standards

Alien in My Pocket #5: Ohm vs. Amp

by Macky Pamintuan Nate Ball

Zack and Amp get a serious surprise in the fifth installment of this intergalactic chapter book series by Nate Ball, the host of PBS's Design Squad and Design Squad Nation. Zack and his alien friend, Amp, discover that leverage can be an Earth-saving thing when they build a rocket-launching atlatl!Zack McGee's life has been filled with trouble since Amp, a four-inch-tall alien scout, crash-landed into Zack's bedroom. But now it's Amp's turn to be in the hot seat. When his commander, Ohm, arrives to take Amp back home, the aliens feud. Amp has to get his cranky counterpart off Earth before they all end up in a world of trouble!Like every book in the Alien in My Pocket series, Ohm vs. Amp mixes Common Core-aligned science, and safe, hands-on experiments with a hilarious story that young readers will love.Publishers Weekly said of Alien in My Pocket: Blast Off!: "With its screwball comedy and lively dialogue, the novel gives readers the opportunity to laugh as they learn."Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts

Alien in My Pocket #6: Forces of Nature

by Macky Pamintuan Nate Ball

Zack and Amp get a serious surprise in Forces of Nature, the sixth installment of this fun intergalactic chapter book series by Nate Ball, the host of PBS's Design Squad and Design Squad Nation.Ever since Amp crash-landed his spaceship through Zack McGee's window, Zack's life has gone in some unexpected directions. But when everything goes wrong on the McGee family camping trip, Zack's going to need Amp's alien scouting skills to navigate the great outdoors and find their way back to civilization!Like every book in the Alien in My Pocket series, Forces of Nature mixes Common Core-aligned science with safe, hands-on experiments that young readers will love. This installment includes a build-your-own compass experiment.Publishers Weekly said of Alien in My Pocket: Blast Off!: "With its screwball comedy and lively dialogue, the novel gives readers the opportunity to laugh as they learn."

Alien in My Pocket #7: Telescope Troubles

by Macky Pamintuan Nate Ball

It's Zack and Amp to the rescue in the seventh book in Nate Ball's beloved Alien in My Pocket series! With a tale that's sure to tickle the funny bone and a do-it-yourself hover-ship science experiment, it's an adventure readers are sure to enjoy.<P><P>Life has been no picnic since Amp crash-landed his spaceship through Zack McGee's window. But when Amp takes up stargazing, he makes a huge discovery that will take their zany adventures to the next level. It appears that the Erdian aliens are at it again! The alien invasion of Earth is in progress, and it's up to Zack, Amp, and Olivia to leap into action. But this time it'll take more than a little gadgetry and a few white lies to get Amp out of trouble and to save the world!Like every book in the Alien in My Pocket series, Telescope Troubles mixes Common Core-aligned science and safe, hands-on experiments with a hilarious story that young readers will love. Publishers Weekly said of Alien in My Pocket: Blast Off!: "With its screwball comedy and lively dialogue, the novel gives readers the opportunity to laugh as they learn."Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in the English Language Arts

Alien in My Pocket #8: Space Invaders

by Macky Pamintuan Nate Ball

It's the thrilling conclusion to the Alien in My Pocket series! With a page-turning plot, plenty of fun science facts, illustrations throughout, and a do-it-yourself, hands-on experiment at the end, this is an appealing chapter book series for young readers. And it's all from the amazing brain of MIT graduate Nate Ball, host of PBS's Emmy Award-winning Design Squad series.Zack has grown fond of his troublesome buddy, Amp, since the four-inch-tall alien crash-landed his spaceship through Zack's bedroom window. They've gotten into more than their fair share of trouble together, but they've always invented a way out of it. Until a fleet of ships from Amp's home planet filled the sky and started firing its weapons. Zack and Amp have to do the thing most kids only dare imagine--save the world!Correlates to the Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts

Alien in My Pocket: Blast Off!

by Macky Pamintuan Nate Ball

The adventure begins in this exciting new chapter book series, complete with a do-it-yourself science experiment! When a four-inch-tall alien crash-lands through Zack McGee's bedroom window, Zack is sure he's about to become the first victim in a new War of the Worlds. But when the alien turns out to have weapons that are more ticklish than terrifying, Zack realizes that rather than protect the world from the alien it's up to him to protect the alien in his pocket from the world.With illustrations on every spread, a how-to on launching a rocket, fun scientific facts, and the hilarious adventures of Zack and Amp, this book is the perfect gift for any young reader!Supports the Common Core State Standards

Alien in My Pocket: The Science UnFair

by Macky Pamintuan Nate Ball

The must-read second book in the Alien in My Pocket series. Zack and Amp are back and up to even more trouble in this hilarious story, complete with a do-it-yourself science experiment!Ever since Amp crash-landed his spaceship through Zack McGee's bedroom window, Zack's life has gotten crazier and his grades have gone from bad to worse. Who has time for homework when there's an alien invasion to stop? But now Zack's up against his greatest challenge yet--the school science fair. If Zack doesn't get an A on his project, he's going to flunk the class. Luckily, Zack has Amp around to help, but when Zack's experiment turns out to be too good, he winds up in a whole different kind of trouble.Complete with many illustrations, a riveting plot, and fun scientific facts, this book is perfect for young readers!Supports the Common Core State Standards

Alison's Fierce and Ugly Halloween

by Marion Dane Bauer

Like most kids, Alison loves Halloween. This year, instead of being a princess or a fairy, she decides to be something scary -- a pirate. But when nobody shows any trace of fear, she turns fierce and ugly for real!

All About Indonesia

by Linda Hibbs

All About Indonesia is a book for children that takes them on an adventure through one of the world's largest and most culturally diverse countries.Along the way, kids are introduced to Indonesian culture and history, the food, the language, and the natural beauty of this fascinating country! From popular sports to traditional dances, and from everyday dress to foods and school activities, this multicultural children's book provides glimpses of the everyday life and culture of this exotic, faraway land.Kids will learn about Indonesia through stories, songs, crafts, activities and recipes:Learn basic vocabulary from the national language, Bahasa IndonesiaMake a traditional mask that is worn during special ceremonial dancesCreate beautiful batik cloths and other crafts for kidsExperience the difference between big city life in Jakarta versus village livingExplore the beaches and volcanoes in places such as Bali and SumatraEnjoy sweet cake made with coconut, and more!

All About Indonesia

by Linda Hibbs

Experience Indonesia without the long plane ride!In this new book of the popular All About series, author Linda Hibbs takes children on an adventure through Indonesia, introducing them to the culture, food, language, and more of this diverse country! From popular sports to traditional dances, and everyday dress to school activities, All About Indonesia provides elementary and middle school-aged children glimpses into everyday life in this faraway land through stories, activities, songs, crafts, and recipes.Learn basic words from the national language - Bahasa IndonesiaMake a traditional "Topeng" mask, worn during special dancesCreate a beautiful batik clothEnjoy sweet "Dadar gulung" made with coconut and more!rests, smoking volcanoes and some of the most famous beaches found anywhere in the world. This book tells kids about the daily lives of Indonesian children-their classroom activities, favorite sports, holidays, the foods they love to eat, and much more. Young readers get a sense of how in Indonesia's hundreds of islands and peoples all share a common history, while at the same time pointing out what makes each of them unique. Kids get to try Indonesian crafts and recipes, and experience age-old folktales. All About Indonesia even contains a brief introduction to the national language, Bahasa Indonesia, and opens the door to a land that readers will never forget.

All About Indonesia

by Linda Hibbs

All About Indonesia is a book for children that takes them on an adventure through one of the world's largest and most culturally diverse countries. Along the way, kids are introduced to Indonesian customs, the food, the language, and the natural beauty of this fascinating country! From popular sports to traditional dances, and from everyday dress to foods and school activities, this multicultural children's book provides glimpses of the everyday life and culture of this exotic, faraway land. Kids will learn about Indonesia through stories, songs, crafts, activities and recipes:Learn basic vocabulary from the national language, Bahasa IndonesiaMake a traditional mask that is worn during special ceremonial dancesCreate beautiful batik cloths and other crafts for kidsExperience the difference between big city life in Jakarta versus village livingExplore the beaches and volcanoes in places such as Bali and SumatraEnjoy sweet cake made with coconut, and more!

All About Japan

by Willamarie Moore Kazumi Wilds

**2012 Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award Winner!**A cultural adventure for kids, All About Japan offers a journey to a new place--and ways to bring it to life! Dive into stories, play some games from Japan, learn some Japanese songs.Two friends, a boy from the country and a girl from the city, take us on a tour of their beloved land through their eyes. They introduce us to their homes, families, favorite places, school life, holidays and more! Celebrate the cherry blossom festival Learn traditional Japanese songs and poems Make easy recipes like mochi (New Year's sweet rice cakes) and okonomiyaki (Japanese pizza or pancakes) Create origami frogs, samurai helmets and more! Beyond the fun and fascinating facts, you'll also learn about the spirit that makes Japan one-of-a-kind. This is a book for families to treasure together.

All About Japan

by Willamarie Moore Kazumi Wilds

2012 Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award Winner!A cultural adventure for kids, All About Japan offers a journey to a new place--and ways to bring it to life! Two friends, a boy from the country and a girl from the city, take us on a tour of their beloved land through their eyes. They introduce us to their homes, families, favorite places, school life, holidays and more!Celebrate the cherry blossom festivalLearn traditional Japanese songs and poemsMake easy recipes like mochi (New Year's sweet rice cakes) and okonomiyaki (Japanese pizza or pancakes)Create origami frogs, samurai helmets and more!

All About Japan

by Willamarie Moore Kazumi Wilds

2012 Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award Winner!A cultural adventure for kids, All About Japan offers a journey to a new place--and ways to bring it to life! Two friends, a boy from the country and a girl from the city, take us on a tour of their beloved land through their eyes. They introduce us to their homes, families, favorite places, school life, holidays and more!Celebrate the cherry blossom festivalLearn traditional Japanese songs and poemsMake easy recipes like mochi (New Year's sweet rice cakes) and okonomiyaki (Japanese pizza or pancakes)Create origami frogs, samurai helmets and more!

All About Pigs

by Margaret Gallo

A children's' book about pigs containing beautiful illustrations.

All About Us

by Macmillan Mcgraw-Hill

NIMAC-sourced textbook

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