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Adaptation and Survival

by Robert Snedden

The book explains how living things develop features to adapt themselves to their environment, improve their chances of survival and also about the natural selection process.

Addie’s Bad Day (I Can Read #Level 2)

by Joan Robins

When Addie gets a haircut she hates, she is too embarrassed to come to her friend Max's birthday party.

Addition Facts that Stick: Help Your Child Master the Addition Facts for Good in Just Six Weeks

by Corrin Brewer Debra Pearson Kate Snow

The fun, engaging program that will help your child master the addition facts once and for all—without spending hours and hours drilling flash cards! Addition Facts That Stick will guide you, step-by- step, as you teach your child to understand and memorize the addition facts, from 1 + 1 through 9 + 9. Hands-on activities, fun games your child will love, and simple practice pages help young students remember the addition facts for good. In 15 minutes per day (perfect for after school, or as a supplement to a homeschool math curriculum) any child can master the addition facts, gain a greater understanding of how math works, and develop greater confidence, in just six weeks! Mastery of the math facts is the foundation for all future math learning. Lay that foundation now, and make it solid, with Addition Facts That Stick!

Addition Made Easy (Making Math Easy)

by Rebecca Wingard-Nelson Tom LaBaff

Are you having trouble with two-digit addition? How about three-digit addition? Does column addition confuse you? Do you wish someone could simply explain the properties of addition? Well, ask no more! In a simple and direct style, Rebecca Wingard-Nelson covers topics such as partial sums, regrouping, and place value. Whether you are learning this information for the first time—on your own or with a tutor—or you would like to review your math skills, this book will be a great choice.

Adoption Is for Always

by Linda Walvoord Girard Judith A Friedman

Although Celia reacts to having been adopted with anger and insecurity, her parents help her accept her feelings and celebrate their love for her by making her adoption a family holiday.

Adventure According to Humphrey (According to Humphrey #5)

by Betty G. Birney

Humphrey is in for his biggest adventure yet! <P><P>When his friends begin studying the ocean and sailing, he not only discovers the new and exciting world of the library, but also stows away aboard a model boat and takes a very perilous sail on Potter's Pond. <P><P>Even with all this excitement, he finds time to smooth rough waters between Gail and her free-spirited mom, help competitive Kirk see that winning isn't everything, and investigate whether his pal Aldo is really planning to become a pirate and sail the high seas.

Adventure Cat! (National Geographic Kids Chapters)

by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

Join three fantastic felines as they embark on the adventures of their (nine) lives in this colorful Chapters book, filled with photos and fun facts. <P><P>Meet Dusty, a Siamese cat who gives the phrase "cat burglar" new meaning. Take to the seas with Skatty, a sailor and cat hero. And trek across the United States with Vladimir, a real-life cat explorer! <P><P>These amazing--and TRUE--stories are sure to keep cat lovers and adventure fans on the edge of their seats.

Adventures

by J. David Cooper John J. Pikulski David J. Chard

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Adventures

by Shane Templeton J. David Cooper John J. Pikulski David J. Chard Gilbert Garcia Claude Goldenberg Phyllis Hunter Marjorie Y. Lipson Sheila Valencia Maryellen Vogt

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Adventures at Camp Lots-o-Fun (Orca Echoes)

by Marilyn Helmer Mike Deas

Bad weather, bugs and boredom -- DJ and the boys in Camp Lots-o-Fun's cabin six are starting to call it Camp Not-so-Fun. To make matters worse, one of the boys has it in for DJ. But DJ isn't about to let that bother him. His lively imagination and wit ensure there's never a dull moment. A bear in the woods, monsters in the lake and a hermit's ghost make for a week at summer camp that none of the boys in cabin six will soon forget.

Adventures (California)

by J. David Cooper John J. Pikulski Patricia A. Ackerman

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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

Adventures (Indiana)

by J. David Cooper John J. Pikulski

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The Adventures of Anatole: The Further Adventures Of Anatole

by Nancy Willard David McPhail

Newbery Medal-winning author Nancy Willard's trilogy of adventure tales, now in one volume. Children won't be able to put down these stories of the journeys of a boy and his orange cat, Plumpet.Anatole has a knack for seeking and finding adventure, often with Plumpet, his orange cat, who is accustomed to ghost trains, amnesiac soldiers, flying horses, and wallpaper portals, just a few of the enchantments encountered along the way. From his perilous search for wild fennel to cure his grandmother’s asthma, to his high-stakes game of checkers to save his uncle from a wizard’s evil spell, Anatole’s missions will keep young readers turning the pages of this omnibus edition of the Newbery Medal–winning author Nancy Willard’s trilogy of fantasy tales: Sailing to Cythera, The Island of the Grass King, and Uncle Terrible. David McPhail’s pen-and-ink illustrations throughout are beautifully detailed engagements with Willard’s world of make-believe. Anatole may be small but he is determined to right the wrongs he finds in each of the lands he enters. Whether kindness or evil will prevail is a matter of suspense, but Anatole is always on the side of the light.

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 Billy and Penny

by Suze Orman Kt

#1 NYT bestselling author and world-renowned financial expert Suzy Orman makes her children ’s book debut in this story of a one-dollar bill named Billy and penny named Penny. When Billy and Penny realize that the family they live with are overlooking their true worth, they decide to make their presence count by going missing. When the pizza man arrives, the mother enlists the help of her two children and their piggy bank in order to pay for dinner. When Billy and Penny make their return, the family shows their appreciation for the money that saved the day.Orman and wife and illustrator, Kathy Travis, team up for a classic and family-friendly tale of counting every penny and making every penny count.

The Adventures of Bob White (Dover Children's Thrift Classics)

by Thornton W. Burgess Harrison Cady

Bob White is a busy bird with many friends, so why is he keeping his new nest a secret? Why did Mrs. Bob White choose such a dangerous location for their home? And when a hunter shows up, how will Farmer Brown's boy rescue the imperiled Whites? This wonderful "read aloud" edition for young children includes the original Harrison Cady illustrations.

The Adventures of Captain Pump: The World's First Fitness Superhero! (The Adventures of Captain Pump #1)

by Jasson Finney

Join Captain Pump as he teaches kids about health, fitness, well-being, and being a good person.George is the janitor of a school just like yours. He wishes he could find a way to help the kids get fit and understand the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle. But unfortunately, he just doesn't know how. Until one day, a tiny fitness dynamo pops out of a magic comic book and changes janitor George's life forever.This is Captain Pump—the World's First Fitness Superhero. The Adventures of Captain Pump takes the reader into a land of health and well-being. The story takes place here in the real world, but the lessons are learned in Pumpland, a magical land where healthy living and social acceptance and respect for all people are the ways of life. Of course, there is always someone or something threatening the healthy ways of Pumpland. Villains from far and wide keep the Captain on his toes as he diligently keeps the citizens of Pumpland and his friends in the real world safe.

The Adventures of Captain Underpants (Captain Underpants #1)

by Dav Pilkey

Meet Captain Underpants, a superhero with a true identity that is SO secret, even HE doesn't know who he is! Now with a full-color bonus chapter! George and Harold have created the greatest superhero in the history of their elementary school -- and now they've accidentally brought him to life! Read the first book in this bestselling series about two creative kids and the zany misadventures that follow when Captain Underpants leaps off the page to save the day! Acclaimed author and Caldecott Honor artist Dav Pilkey takes readers on a wild ride in this outrageously funny, action-packed, easy-to-read chapter book. With illustrations on every page, it's great for both beginning and chapter-book readers, and sure to turn even the most reluctant of readers into lifelong fans. This updated ebook edition now includes a bonus chapter in full-color that reveals the true origins of Captain Underpants! The critics are CRAZY about UNDERPANTS! "Irresistible." -- Entertainment Weekly "Call Pilkey... the savior of the 'reluctant reader.'" -- USA Today "So appealing that youngsters won't notice that their vocabulary is stretching." -- School Library Journal "Pilkey's sharp humor shines, and is as much fun for parents as their young readers." -- Parents' Choice Foundation "Combines empowerment and empathy with age-appropriate humor and action." -- Booklist "Celebrates the triumph of the good-hearted." -- The Educational Book and Media Association

The Adventures of Henry Whiskers

by Daniel Duncan Gigi Priebe

Henry Whiskers must face his fears and rescue his little sister from the scary Rat Alley in this fun, fast-paced debut chapter book set in Queen Mary’s historical dollhouse at Windsor Castle.Twenty-five generations of Whiskers have lived in Windsor Castle’s most famous exhibit: Queen Mary’s Dollhouse. For young, book-loving Henry Whiskers and his family, this is the perfect place to call home. But when the dollhouse undergoes unexpected repairs and Henry’s youngest sister, Isabel, goes missing, he risks everything in a whisker-whipping race against time to save her. His rescue mission will take him to the murky and scary world of Rat Alley, and Henry will have to dig deep and find the courage he never knew he had in order to bring his sister back home.

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Las Aventuras De Huckleberry Finn (Dover Children's Evergreen Classics #Vol. 8)

by Mark Twain

"You don't know about me, without you have read a book by the name of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, but that ain't no matter. That book was made by Mr. Mark Twain, and he told the truth, mainly. There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth." With these words, Huckleberry Finn draws us into the narrative that forever changed the course of American literature. Huck's view of Southern life in the years leading up to the Civil War, delivered with a country boy's accent, sparked a new realism in storytelling. Huck's voice is that of an outsider, fleeing the authority figures attempting to "sivilize" him. His companion, Jim, is a runaway slave whose bid for freedom is even more desperate. Their story — raising issues of prejudice and racism, slavery and freedom — faces questions no American novel had ever addressed. Loaded with hilarious escapades and unforgettable characters, this tale of adventures along the Mississippi River provides thought-provoking entertainment.

The Adventures of Little Dog Koko (Little Dog Koko Ser. #1)

by J. R. Hardin

For the first three years of his life, Koko, a small breed of dog called a Shih Tzu, lived with a little old lady he called Mama. One day Mama became very sick and was taken to the hospital. She left a large sum of money to her great nephew, Stewart, to take care of Koko if something should happen to her. But when she passed away, Stewart abandoned Koko in a park. This is the story of how Koko was suddenly forced to tackle life on his own -- with no food, water, or shelter. He met lots of dangers along the way, like mean dogs, vicious coyotes, scary dogcatchers, and even life-threatening injuries. Sometimes Koko made friends, but, as time went by, it began to look like nobody would ever give him a good home...

The Adventures Of Lulu

by Louise L. Hay

Lulu and the Ant: A Message of Love; Lulu and the Dark: Conquering Fears; and Lulu and Willy the Duck: Learning Mirror Work; These three stories were written to help today’s child grow up with a strong sense of self-esteem and courage. As adults, we sometimes forget that children have many more issues to deal with than we did when we were their age. They’re constantly being put into the position of making choices, and are steadily being barraged with news about the critical state of the world. How children handle these issues is a direct reflection of how they truly feel about themselves. The more a child loves and respects him- or herself, the easier it will be to make the right choice.

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!

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