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Family Pictures / Cuadros de Familia

by Carmen Lomas Garza

Family Pictures is the story of Carmen Lomas Garza's girlhood: celebrating birthdays, making tamales, finding a hammerhead shark on the beach, picking cactus, going to a fair in Mexico, and confiding to her sister her dreams of becoming an artist. These day-to-day experiences are told through fourteen vignettes of art and a descriptive narrative, each focusing on a different aspect of traditional Mexican American culture. The English-Spanish text and vivid illustrations reflect the author's strong sense of family and community. For Mexican Americans, Carmen Lomas Garza offers a book that reflects their lives and traditions. For others, this work offers insights into a beautifully rich community. [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for K-1 at http://www.corestandards.org.]

Fancy Nancy and the Delectable Cupcakes

by Jane O'Connor

Ages 4-8. Nancy has been having a little trouble paying attention in class--but when it's time to get ready for the school bake sale, she is all ears. With Mom's help, Nancy remembers to follow all of the directions for a delectable batch of cupcakes . . . except for one very important detail! Young readers will laugh out loud at Nancy's cupcake calamity in this funny I Can Read story!

Fasting and Dates: A Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr Story

by Jonny Zucker

Here is a simple and delightful introduction to the Islamic festival of Ramadan and Eid-ul-Fitr suitable for even the youngest child. Follow a family as they fast each day, go to the mosque on the Night of Power, and enjoy a delicious feast.

Fearless Firemoose! (Rocky & Bullwinkle)

by Golden Books

Kids ages 2 to 5 and collectors of all ages are sure to love this Rocky & Bullwinkle Little Golden Book reissue--out just in time for the release of DreamWorks Animation's Mr. Peabody & Sherman film, with characters also created by Jay Ward. This classic Little Golden Book captures the magic and humor of Jay Ward's original series and features all the hilarious characters. What will happen when Bullwinkle decides to become a firemoose? Tune in to this exciting Little Golden Book to find out! From the Hardcover edition.

Fifty Cents and a Dream

by Jabari Asim Bryan Collier

Booker dreamed of making friends with words, setting free the secrets that lived in books. Born into slavery, young Booker T. Washington could only dream of learning to read and write. After emancipation, Booker began a five-hundred-mile journey, mostly on foot, to Hampton Institute, taking his first of many steps towards a college degree. When he arrived, he had just fifty cents in his pocket and a dream about to come true. The young slave who once waited outside of the schoolhouse would one day become a legendary educator of freedmen. Award-winning artist Bryan Collier captures the hardship and the spirit of one of the most inspiring figures in American history, bringing to life Booker T. Washington's journey to learn, to read, and to realize a dream.

Fire! Fire!

by Gail Gibbons

The alarm sounds. Fire! Fire! Big trucks roll out of the fire house and race to the scene. Out come the soft hoses and aerial ladders. Whether the fire is in the city or in the country, on the waterfront or in a deep forest, firefighters are on the scene in moments, ready to attack the blaze. [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for K-1 at http://www.corestandards.org.]

Five Little Ducks

by Penny Ives

All children love this traditional rhyme and singing along will help to develop number skills. Limited picture descriptions present.

Five Little Monkeys Storybook Treasury

by Eileen Christelow

This 20th-anniversary treasury features a special introduction and five full-length picture books--Five Little Monkeys Jumping on a Bed, Five Little Monkeys Bake a Cake, Five Little Monkeys Sitting in a Tree, Five Little Monkeys with Nothing to Do, and Five Little Monkeys Wash the Car--as well as a lesson on how to draw your own fabulous monkeys.

Fly High, Fly Guy!

by Tedd Arnold

Mom and Dad won't let Fly Guy go along on the family road trip because they're afraid he'll get lost. But when Dad accidentally shuts him in the trunk, Fly Guy goes along for the ride. First Fly Guy gets lost at the picnic site, but he shows up in the garbage can. Then he gets lost at the art museum, but he shows up as part of a modern painting. At the beach, he turns up in a shell, and at the amusement park, on Buzz's hot dog (yuck!). Then, Dad can't figure out how to get home, and the whole family is lost -- until Fly Guy leads the way! Picture descriptions present.

Follow That Map!: A First Book of Mapping Skills

by Scot Ritchie

Maps are about far more than getting from a to b. Maps can help children understand and explore both their everyday environment and faraway places. With an appealing search-and-find technique, Follow That Map! is an interactive picture book that explains and demonstrates key mapping concepts. Kids will enjoy following Sally and her friends as they search for Max and Ollie, a mischievous dog and cat on the lam from the backyard. Sally and friends take an imaginative trip through the neighborhood, city and country, around the world and beyond. Kids can join in the search for Max and Ollie, who are hiding somewhere in every map. An activity at the end of the book shows children how to make a map of their bedroom.

Follow the Water from Brook to Ocean

by Arthur Dorros

Explains how water flows from brooks, to streams, to rivers, over waterfalls, through canyons and dams, to eventually reach the ocean. [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for K-1 at http://www.corestandards.org.]

Food for a Day

by Millicent Mcghee

NIMAC-sourced textbook

Frank and Beans

by Kathy-Jo Wargin

A Lesson in Caring and Kindness. Frank's neighbor has puppies, and boy, does Frank want one! But by the time his parents say yes, the puppies are all gone. Will Frank ever get the dog he wants?

Freddie and Flossie (The Bobbsey Twins, Pre-Level 1)

by Laura Lee Hope

Meet Freddie and Flossie. They are twins. They look alike, but in many ways they are very different ... or maybe not!

Friendly Snowman

by Catherine Shoolbred

For the littlest readers - a Christmas board book with a twinkly cover. In FRIENDLY SNOWMAN, it's cold outside, and snow is falling softly. Three rosy-cheeked children are building a snowman out of snow and twigs. And when they say goodbye to him, they're sure they see him wave! Picture descriptions present.

Frog and Toad Together

by Arnold Lobel

Frog and Toad are as funny as ever. Bravely they survive an attacking snake and a rock slide, then celebrate by hiding under the covers and in the closet. Toad starts out shouting at his seeds for not growing fast enough, then wears himself out singing for and reading to the seeds because he thinks he has frightened them. Toad finds problems everywhere and his best friend Frog finds solutions. They spend exciting, happy times together as different from each other as popsicles and hotdogs. This is an easy to read first chapter book. The pictures are described. [This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for K-1 at http://www.corestandards.org.]

Froggy's Worst Playdate

by Jonathan London Frank Remkiewicz

A play date with a girl? Froggy is horrified! What will his friends say? But when Dad bribes him with the promise of a movie outing, Froggy has to agree, even if he won't sit next to Frogilina. She might try to kiss him. EEWW! This could be the worst play date ever. Children have enjoyed the misadventures of trouble-prone Froggy in more than twenty books. Froggy just never learns--and that's why we love him!

From Seed to Pumpkin

by Wendy Pfeffer

[This text is listed as an example that meets Common Core Standards in English language arts for K-1 at http://www.corestandards.org.]

A Fruitcake Christmas (Max Lucado's Hermie & Friends)

by Max Lucado

It's Christmastime in the garden and Hermie and his friends are hustling and bustling to prepare for the big day. But more than anything, they all eagerly anticipate the crowning moment of the holiday season: the arrival of Grannypillar's scrumptious fruitcake. Suddenly Christmas is hijacked when Iggy and Ziggy Cockroach - the meanest, greediest bugs in the garden - steal Grannypillar's fruitcake. How will Christmas survive?! But deep in the hearts of the garden's youngest, the true meaning of Christmas shines. Hailey and Bailey, through an act of unheard generosity, together remind the garden that the celebration of Christmas is nothing about fruitcake, but about God's gift to us all, through His Son, Jesus.

Fun Day Fairies #1: Megan the Monday Fairy

by Daisy Meadows Georgie Ripper

The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when their magic disappears, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help.<P> No fun in Fairyland?<P> The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when Jack Frost steals their magic, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help. Without the fairies' special flags, every day of the week will be gloomy and glum.<P> Can Rachel and Kirsty start the week off right by helping Megan the Monday Fairy find her missing flag? Or will Jack Frost and his goblins get in their way?<P> Find the magic flag in each book, and help fill every day of the week with fun!

Fun Day Fairies #2: Tara the Tuesday Fairy

by Daisy Meadows Georgie Ripper

The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when their magic disappears, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help.<P> No fun in Fairyland?<P> The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when Jack Frost steals their magic, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help. Without the fairies' special flags, every day of the week will be gloomy and glum.<P> It's Field Day at Rachel's school, but no one is having any fun. Tara the Tuesday Fairy can't help without her magic flag! What's a fairy to do?<P> Find the magic flag in each book, and help fill every day of the week with fun!

Fun Day Fairies #3: Willow the Wednesday Fairy

by Daisy Meadows Georgie Ripper

The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when their magic disappears, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help.<P> No fun in Fairyland?<P> The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when Jack Frost steals their magic, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help. Without the fairies' special flags, every day of the week will be gloomy and glum.<P> Jack Frost's goblins are on the lookout for Willow the Wednesday Fairy's magical flag! Can Rachel and Kirsty track it down at the Arts and Crafts Fair . . . before the goblins do?<P> Find the magic flag in each book, and help fill every day of the week with fun!

Fun Day Fairies #4: Thea the Thursday Fairy

by Daisy Meadows Georgie Ripper

The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when their magic disappears, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help.<P> No fun in Fairyland?<P> The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when Jack Frost steals their magic, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help. Without the fairies' special flags, every day of the week will be gloomy and glum.<P> The goblins will do whatever it takes to find Thea the Thursday Fairy's flag first -- even swim with sharks! How can Rachel and Kirsty stop them?<P> Find the magic flag in each book, and help fill every day of the week with fun!

Fun Day Fairies #5: Felicity the Friday Fairy

by Daisy Meadows Georgie Ripper

The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when their magic disappears, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help.<P> No fun in Fairyland?<P> The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when Jack Frost steals their magic, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help. Without the fairies' special flags, every day of the week will be gloomy and glum.<P> Rachel's Gran has Felicity the Friday Fairy's special flag! She thinks it's a pretty new scarf. But now the goblins are after her! Rachel and Kirsty have to do something . . . before it's too late.<P> Find the magic flag in each book, and help fill every day of the week with fun!

Fun Day Fairies #6: Sienna the Saturday Fairy

by Daisy Meadows Georgie Ripper

The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when their magic disappears, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help.<P> No fun in Fairyland?<P> The Fun Day Fairies are each responsible for adding spunk and sparkle to one day of the week! But when Jack Frost steals their magic, they need Rachel and Kirsty's help. Without the fairies' special flags, every day of the week will be gloomy and glum.<P> Rachel and Kirsty are going to be in a fashion show, but it won't be much fun without Sienna the Saturday Fairy's flag! Can they find it before the goblins do?<P> Find the magic flag in each book, and help fill every day of the week with fun!

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