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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 in One Day

by Joseph Cowman Mike Huber

It's another day in Mr. Walter's classroom, and Ari and Blaine hatch a plan to put on a show. Throughout the day, their classmates join the play and contribute new ideas. Finally, it's show time-and just in time for a special audience!While presenting a group of children following their interests, All in One Day shows the routine of a typical day in child care.The book contains a page of information to help adults connect the story to children's experiences.

All Kinds of Friends

by Norma Simon Cherie Zamazing

"Wherever you live, whoever you are, friends are important, all kinds of friends." In the spirit of her classic book, All Kinds of Families, Norma Simon leads us through a celebration of friendship--school friends, family friends, grownup friends, even pet friends! Simple, reassuring, and thoughtful, children will recognize themselves--and their friends--on every page.

All Kinds of Kisses

by Nancy Tafuri Emma Walton Hamilton

There are all kinds of kisses...Cheep kisses. Moo kisses. Maaa kisses. Coo kisses...But the best kiss of all...Is Mommy's kiss goodnight. Sweet dreams, little one!Mommies and babies aren't the only ones who enjoy sharing kisses. All throughout the farm, animal families snuggle up with their little ones, offering them warmth and love. Following a mama bird on her journey back to the nest to give her own baby some special cuddles, Nancy Tafuri uses beautiful, inviting illustration to share how different creatures, from peeping ducks to mooing cows, show their love and affection in very similar ways. A heartfelt homage to all of the wonderful kinds of kissesveryone satisfied, comforted, and ready for bed." - Horn Book

Allison

by Allen Say

When Allison tries on the red kimono her grandmother has sent her, she is suddenly aware that she resembles her favorite doll more than she does her mother and father. When her parents try to explain that she is adopted, her world becomes an uncomfortable place. She becomes angry and withdrawn. She wonders why she was given up, what her real name is, and whether other children have parents in faraway countries. Allison's doll becomes her only solace until she finds a stray cat in the garden and learns the true meaning of adoption and parental love.

Alone in His Teacher's House

by Louis Sachar Barbara Sullivan

Illus. in black-and-white. Marvin's friends think he's the luckiest boy in the world when his teacher asks him to dog-sit for a week. He gets to be alone in Mrs. North's house! But pretty soon it starts to look as if Marvin is not so lucky after all...."From the Trade Paperback edition.

Alvin Ailey

by Andrea Davis Pinkney Brian Pinkney

Describes the life, dancing, and choreography of Alvin Ailey, who created his own modern dance company to explore the black experience. Alvin Ailey is a biography of a brilliant dancer/choreographer as well as the story of the creation of Revelations, his modern dance masterpiece which premiered in New York City in 1960

Always There Bear

by Trudi Granger Gareth Llewhellin

Whether you're at the beach or hiding inside on a rainy day; whether you're having tea with a friend or reading a book by yourself; whether you're happy and bouncing or grumpy or sick, it's always nice to have an always there bear. He can play with you, cuddle you, and snuggle you to sleep. He likes birthdays and trampolines and sand castles and puddles. It doesn't matter if you're tired or sulky or shy or scared-you'll never be lonely with your bear by your side. He will keep you company, he will cheer you on, and he will even make you feel braver. He always understands you, and most importantly, he promises to love you, forever and always, no matter what.This is a quiet, gentle, soothing book, wonderful for comforting little ones or preparing them for peaceful sleep. It's a reassuring and heartwarming story of unconditional love and companionship throughout experiences of all kinds. Gareth Llewhellin's sweet illustrations complement the text, and Trudi Granger's beautifully written story works magic with its simplicity. For anyone who loved The Quiet Book, Always There Bear is just as special and just as perfect for quiet moments and trouble-free bedtimes.

Am I?

by Wiley Blevins Shirley Beckes

Phonics Readers is a recognized leader in helping you teach phonics and phonemic awareness, within the context of content-area reading. Content area focus: Jobs; Phonics Skills: short a, f, m, t

Amazing Armadillos

by Paul Mirocha Jennifer Mckerley

Reading on your own Armadillos may look funny, move oh-so-slowly, and smell a little stinky but mostly they are extraordinary! For example, they can jump three feet in the air to scare away any predators (especially the human variety), they can hold their breath underwater for 10 minutes, and they've been known to eat 40,000 bugs in a single meal.Amazing Armadillos follows a female armadillo as she forages for food, builds a home, and prepares for the birth of her baby pups. It is perfect for newly independent readers who love to learn fun, quirky, and cool facts about amazing animals, like the armadillo.

Amazing Esme and the Pirate Circus

by Tamara Macfarlane Michael Fowkes

It's time to send the animals rescued from the pirate circus home. Uncle Mac sets sail with amazing Esme and her fearless cousins on a journey to hot and cold and distant lands - from Scotland to Siberia to Peru! It's a voyage filled with excitement and danger. And dastardly pirates who will stop at nothing to recapture the animals. This is the third of Tamara Macfarlane's Esme stories which are perfect for newly confident readers to read by themselves, or for parents to read aloud. High in action and with plenty of humour, the stories are brought to life by Michael Fowkes' drawings on every double-page spread.

Amazing Peace

by Maya Angelou

In this beautiful, deeply moving poem, Maya Angelou inspires us to embrace the peace and promise of Christmas, so that hope and love can once again light up our holidays and the world. "Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward," she writes, "and speak the word aloud. Peace."Read by the poet at the lighting of the National Christmas Tree at the White House on December 1, 2005, Maya Angelou's celebration of the "Glad Season" is a radiant affirmation of the goodness of life and a beautiful holiday gift for people of all faiths.From the Hardcover edition.

Amazing Whales!

by Sarah L. Thomson

How big are whales? How do whales breathe? Do they live alone or in groups? Why are so many whales in danger? This exceptional book for beginning readers explores one of the most amazing animals in the sea. Featuring breathtaking photographs from the Wildlife Conservation Society, Amazing Whales! is the latest title in a new I Can Read Book series about the fascinating animals that share our world and how we can help to keep them healthy and safe. [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for K-1 at http://www.corestandards.org.]

Amber on the Mountain

by Tony Johnston

Amber's mountain is a beautiful but lonely place, until the day Anna arrives, bringing both her friendship and the will to teach Amber how to read. Suddenly, Amber's world is filled with new magic--and new challenges. But when Anna returns to the city, will Amber be able to keep reading on her own?

Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping (Amelia Bedelia #9)

by Peggy Parish

A literal-minded housekeeper causes a ruckus on a camping trip when she attempts to make sense of some instructions. Picture descriptions added.

Amelia Bedelia Helps Out (Amelia Bedelia #7)

by Peggy Parish

Helping hands Amelia Bedelia brings her niece -- and her literal-minded zaniness -- to Miss Emma's house for a day of work. It's a good thing Miss Emma likes to laugh because Amelia Bedelia makes her usual merry mess! Picture descriptions present on picture only pages.

America on the Brink

by Richard Buel

Many people would be surprised to learn that the struggle between Thomas Jefferson's Republican Party and Alexander Hamilton's Federalist Party defined--and jeopardized--the political life of the early American republic. America on the Brink looks at why the Federalists, who worked so hard to consolidate the federal government before 1800, went to great lengths to subvert it after Jefferson's election. In addition to taking the side of the British in the diplomatic dance before the war, the Federalists did everything they could to impede the prosecution of the war, even threatening the Madison Administration with a separate peace for New England in 1814. Readers fascinated by the world of the Founding Fathers will come away from this riveting account with a new appreciation for how close the new nation came to falling apart almost fifty years before the Civil War.

The American Nation

by Michael B. Stoff James West Davidson

A textbook for United States history from earliest Indian civilizations to the present, with maps, charts, activities, study questions, and review chapters.

An Amish Christmas

by Richard Ammon Pamela Patrick

Some Amish children celebrate Christmas in their one-room school and in their own simple ways with their family and relatives.

Amy and the Missing Puppy

by Marsha Riti Callie Barkley

Introducing The Critter Club! Amy and her friends solve a canine caper in this start to a pet-friendly illustrated chapter book series.It's Spring Break in Santa Vista, and everyone has big plans...everyone except for Amy, that is! As her best friends head out of town on exciting adventures, Amy resigns herself to helping out at her mom's vet clinic. At least she'll be around cute animals! But when Santa Vista's cold and elusive millionaire, Marge Sullivan, brings her puppy Rufus for a check-up, Amy encounters an unexpected mystery. After her friends return home, the girls get to the bottom of what happened to Rufus--and discover a way to help other lost and lonely animals in their town. With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, The Critter Club chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.

Amy Meets Her Stepsister (The Critter Club)

by Marsha Riti Callie Barkley

Amy is excited to meet her new stepsister Chloe. . . but it turns out Chloe doesn't feel the same way Can Amy and Chloe get along? Amy's mom and dad have been divorced for as long as Amy can remember, but nothing prepares Amy for the news she gets on a weekend visit to her dad's house in Orange Blossom: Amy's dad is remarrying In addition to getting a stepmother, Amy will also be getting a stepsister her age named Chloe. As the girls spend more time together, Amy realizes that Chloe isn't as nice as she appears to be in front of the grown-ups. Chloe plays pranks on Amy and is just downright mean to her. Amy worries that she'll be stuck with this stinky stepsister for life. Will she and Chloe ever be friends? With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, The Critter Club chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.

Ananse's Feast

by Andrew Glass Tololwa M. Mollel

When the clever spider Ananse outwits Akye the turtle by inviting him to a feast he cannot touch, Akye plans a tasty revenge. This clever retelling of an Ashanti tale is brought to life by lavish, comic illustrations.

Anatole and the Cat

by Eve Titus

Anatole is the happiest, most contented mouse in all of Paris. He is Vice-President in charge of Cheese Tasting at Duvall's cheese factory. He works in secret at night--the people at Duvall have no idea their mysterious taster is really a mouse! So M'sieu Duvall thinks nothing of bringing his pet cat to the factory...Clever Anatole must act to protect his job, and his life! He must do what no mouse has done before--find a way to bell the cat. Bonne chance, Anatole!

And God Created Squash

by Giuliano Ferri Martha Whitmore Hickman

Martha Hickman's retelling of the Creation makes a familiar story as fresh and entrancing as an emerging world. Giuliano Ferri's playful paintings are inspired by wonder as he imagines a newborn earth, its varied inhabitants, and their infinitely loving Creator.

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