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What's a farmer to do when he sees hundreds of miners heading west to get rich? Join them! Jasper is off to California with dreams of the gold that will fill his pans to overflowing. This year is the 150th anniversary of the Gold Rush, and the punchy, rhythmic verse and fun, detailed illustrations of this book combine to bring this vibrant period in American history to life.
Before the Golden Gate Bridge was built, people in San Francisco took a ferry across the water to get to Marin County. Now they drive across. How long is the bridge? and how did workers build it?
The wise man Pundabi tries to help the king see the poverty and suffering in his kingdom by solving the mystery of the Golden Serpent.
What happens when a beloved pet refuses to go through to the other side? The protector of undead pets may be a fish out of water this time.Just when Joe thought things couldn't get any stranger, he is visited by Fizz, a zombie goldfish. Fizz was flushed down the toilet by his owner Danny's little sister, who doesn't realize that she's sent the fish to a watery grave. Fizz needs to ensure the truth is revealed before his fellow fish meet a similar fate. But how do you get a goldfish to rest in peace?
Once upon a time, there were three hungry Dinosaurs: Papa Dinosaur, Mama Dinosaur... and a Dinosaur who happened to be visiting from Norway. One day--for no particular reason--they decided to tidy up their house, make the beds, and prepare pudding of varying temperatures. And then--for no particular reason--they decided to go... someplace else. They were definitely not setting a trap for some succulent, unsupervised little girl. Definitely not! This new take on a fairy-tale classic is so funny and so original--it could only come from the brilliant mind of Mo Willems.
Nine-year-old Sam loves fishing with his dad. So when his pesky little sister, Lucy, horns in on their fishing trip, he's none too pleased: "Where's my stringer? / Something's wrong! / The princess doll does not belong!" All ends well in this winsome book of poems--each labeled with its proper poetic form, from quatrain to tercet. Together the poems build a dawn-to-dusk story of a father-son bond, of sibling harmony lost and found--and most of all, of delicious anticipation. Charming line drawings animate the poetry with humor and drama, and the extensive Poet's Tackle Box at the end makes this the perfect primer to hook aspiring poets of all ages.
In this heart-stealing picture book, fine artist Robert Rahway Zakanitch gives us 16 masterful, soulful, impossibly expressive portraits of dogs, and Maya Gottfried wonderfully captures their voices and inner personalities in 16 enchanting poems. It's a doggie delight! These dogs beg to be patted, tickled, scratched, and ruffled. Which one will be your best friend?
It is Amelia Bedelia's birthday, and she has the day off. Mr. Rogers will lend her the car, but he does want to check up on her driving. Of course, her license if good--just look at the picture! If only their hadn't been forks in the road... or the search for a crossroad... Other books about Amelia Bedelia are available in this library.
Good Enough to Eat is one of a kind: the only guide to kids' nutrition written especially for kids. A practical, hands-on tool for families who want to eat a healthy diet, this book explains nutrition from carrots to cookies. <P> In this book, you will learn <P> - all about the nutrient groups--carbohydrates, protein, fat, water, vitamins, and minerals <P> - each nutrient's function <P> - which foods contain which nutrients <P> - how much of each nutrient a kid needs each day <P> - how the body digests food <P> - all about calories <P> Good Enough to Eat includes kid-friendly recipes such as Alphabread and Full o' Beans Soup, and even shows kids how to test their food for fat. Perfect for parents, educators, librarians, and doctors trying to explain healthy eating to kids!
Ting-a-ling-a-ling! Here comes the Good Humor® Man! He brings walnut whizzes and dairy dizzies, chocolate chips and strawberry splits-all while bringing friends together and finding a lost puppy! This bestselling Little Golden Book Classic is now available as a Big Little Golden Book.
And what a morning it is! Tap-tap and crack! and Chick comes out of his egg. No sooner does he learn to eat worms and seeds and crumbs, than his adventures begin. Text adapted from the Russian Tsyplenok by Korney Chukovsky. Picture descriptions present.
Join Ming-Ming, Linny, and Tuck as they help get baby animals ready for bed and tuck them in for the night! With a sweet, rhyming story, this board book is the perfect bedtime companion for little ones. Picture descriptions added.
Norm and his mom go out for a swim. Just the kind of sport he enjoys.
How to live a more productive life by putting a profitable lifestyle ahead of profitsWith his standout Wall Street line "Greed is good," Gordon Gekko became pop culture icon for unrestrained greed. But, while greed might be great for one person-especially when that person is fictional-it's not so great for good people living in the real world. In Goodbye Gordon Gekko: How to Find Your Fortune and Not Lose Your Soul, Anthony Scaramucci describes how a better understanding of people, capital, and culture can be used to enrich one's life, financially as well as spiritually. With smart and engaging prose, the book:* Discusses how the best manifestations of ambition, entrepreneurship and mentoring can lead to a life that not only fulfills financial obligations, but also leaves a lasting legacy* Describes ways in which Americans and American companies can act to avoid the kind of crisis that crippled the country's economy* Details how to build a core set of values to discover wealth on one's own termsGiven the turmoil in financial markets over the past few years, many people are reevaluating what it means to be "rich." Goodbye Gordon Gekko shows how it's possible to be well-off without all the trappings of wealth.
In this charming, rhyming, picture book, a baby gecko discovers the delights of the night world.
Praise for Google Speaks "It's not hard to see that Google is a phenomenal company. . . . At Geico, we pay these guys a whole lot of money for this and that key word. " -Warren Buffett "Google rocks. It raised my perceived IQ by about 20 points. " -Wes Boyd, President of Moveon. Org "Google is my rapid response research assistant. It's the Swiss Army knife of information retrieval. " -Lloyd Grove, columnist, Portfolio. com "Who's afraid of Google? Everyone. " -Wired magazine "Writers of the past had absinthe, whiskey or heroin. I have Google. " -Michael Chabon, author of The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
"It's March!" Mrs. Pidgeon said as she wrote the day's date on the chalkboard. "In like a lion, out like a lamb!" The morning bell has rung at Watertower Elementary School, and it's time for Mrs. Pidgeon's class to turn to page 52 in their science books to learn about one of the most spectacular scientific subjects of all--the human body! As usual, Gooney Bird has a special plan to make learning more fun. But what on earth is in that scary-looking box that her uncle, Dr. Oglethorpe, has brought to the second grade? And what does it have to do with the charms on Gooney's jingling silver bracelet? It looks as if another special story is in the works!
When the spooky Graves family moves to town and tries to fit in with the "normal" residents of Union City, everyone is in for a few surprises.
If you're an entrepreneur, business owner, or sales professional, Gravitational Marketing offers a simple method for attracting customers without the hassle of traditional manual sales labor. If you want to sell more and work less, this book exposes the principles of easily and effortlessly attracting customers without cold calling, prospecting, or begging for business. With Gravitational Marketing, you can finally stop chasing customers and let them come to you.
This is the second book in Jeff Corwin's young middle-grade fiction series, which shows kids that no matter where you live, you can have fun discovering the plants, animals, and natural life around you. .
A collection of fun nonsense poems for children and reading out loud which includes, I do not like thee, Doctor Fell, Moll-in-the-Wad, My Pussy Cat has got the Gout, and many others.
Tired of winter, Harry and his little sister Emily try to trap a groundhog in their backyard and hope it will predict an early spring on Groundhog Day. Other books about Harry and Emily are available in Bookshare's library.
Perform this script about two enterprising kids who open lemonade stands across the street from each other.