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Big Rig Rescue!

by Chris Gall

Chris Gall gives truck books a fresh set of wheels in a bright story of wreckers, tools, towing, and teamwork. When a semi-truck crashes in the snow, Big Orange is ready. With a crane, chains, a webbing strap, outriggers, and a winch, Orange will get the semi back on its wheels—and when the job is too tough to tackle alone, Big Blue is there to help. Together they get the semi free and upright. Now, Orange is ready to tow the semi back to the shop, but a storm is coming.?.?.?.?Good thing Blue is around to help when Orange hits ice! With lively storytelling and engaging artwork, acclaimed author-illustrator Chris Gall motors through a brave and stormy tale of big-rig gadgets and collaboration.

Goldibooks and the Wee Bear

by Troy Wilson

Wee Bear is in desperate search of something new to read in this book-loving picture book retelling of the classic fairytale Goldilocks and the Three Bears.In this adorable reimagining of the beloved classic, Wee Bear is on the hunt for something new to read. As he sets off through the woods, he stumbles upon Goldibooks's house. While she and her parents are out for a walk, Wee Bear makes himself at home. But Mama's books are too hard (hardcovers) and Papa's are too soft (paperbacks). Thankfully, Goldibooks's book collection is juuuust right! With a pile of books in-hand, Wee Bear sits down to read. But Mama's chair is too hard, and Papa's chair is too soft. Thankfully, Goldibook's chair is juuuuust right!Exhausted from reading so many books, Wee Bear tucks himself into bed. But Mama's bed is too hard, and Papa's bed is too soft. Thankfully, Goldibooks's bed is juuuust right! And that's where Goldibooks and her parents find him when they return home from their walk. As the story unfolds from there, readers are reminded that the best books are those we share with friends.

Hold On to Your Music: The Inspiring True Story of the Children of Willesden Lane

by Mona Golabek Lee Cohen

Discover the inspiring illustrated true story about one girl's escape from the Holocaust to become a concert pianist against all odds, made popular by the beloved novel The Children of Willesden Lane.In pre-World War II Vienna, Lisa Jura was a musical prodigy who dreamed of becoming a concert pianist. But when enemy forces threatened the city—particularly the Jewish people that lived there—Lisa's parents were forced to make a difficult decision. They chose to send Lisa to London for safety through the Kindertransport—a rescue effort that relocated Jewish children. As Lisa yearned to be reunited with her family while living in a home for refugee children on Willesden Lane, her music became a beacon of hope for those around her.A true story of courage, survival, and determination, this compelling tribute to a gifted young girl has already touched the lives of many around the world. Originally published in 2017 for older readers, The Children of Willesden Lane has sold hundreds of thousands of copies globally; now this picture book retelling will inspire a new generation.

The Literacy Specialist, Fourth Edition: Leadership and Coaching for the Classroom, School, and Community

by Rita M. Bean Virginia J. Goatley

The definitive practitioner resource and text for developing excellence as a PreK–12 literacy/reading specialist is now updated to reflect key changes in the field. Delving into the literacy specialist's multiple leadership roles, the book provides strategies for teaching children experiencing difficulty with reading and writing; supporting teachers through coaching and professional learning opportunities; designing curricula; conducting assessments at the student, classroom, and school levels; and building strong school, family, and community partnerships. Pedagogical features include vignettes from exemplary practitioners, questions for discussion and reflection, follow-up activities, and ideas for instructors and workshop leaders. Reproducible forms and worksheets can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8½" x 11" size. Previous edition title: The Reading Specialist, Third Edition. New to This Edition *Broader view of literacy now encompasses reading, writing, oral language, and digital and visual literacies. *Grounded in the International Literacy Association's updated Standards 2017. *New or expanded discussions of multi-tiered systems of support, culturally responsive practice, uses of technology in instruction and professional learning, successful practices in middle and high school settings, and coaching. *Extended case example that follows one literacy specialist through her entire first year in a school. *Appendix with website resources.

Responding to Problem Behavior in Schools, Third Edition: The Check-In, Check-Out Intervention (The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series)

by Leanne S. Hawken Robert H. Horner Deanne A. Crone Kaitlin Bundock

Now revised and expanded with the latest research and adaptations for additional target behaviors, this is the gold-standard guide to Check-In, Check-Out (CICO), the most widely implemented Tier 2 behavior intervention. CICO is designed for the approximately 10–15% of students who fail to meet schoolwide behavioral expectations but who do not require intensive, individualized supports. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes step-by-step procedures and reproducible tools for planning and implementation. At the companion website, purchasers can download and print the reproducible tools and can access online-only training materials, sample daily progress reports, and an Excel database for managing daily data. (Second edition subtitle: The Behavior Education Program.) New to This Edition *Chapters on CICO in alternative educational settings and for students with internalizing behavior problems. *Content on using CICO for attendance issues, academic and organizational skills, and recess behavior problems. *Chapter on layering additional targeted interventions onto CICO. *Chapter with specific recommendations for training and coaching school teams. *Expanded chapters on frequently asked questions, implementation in high school, and culturally responsive practices. *Supplemental online-only training and data management tools. *Updated throughout with current data and evidence-based procedures. See also Dr. Hawken's training DVD, Check-In, Check-Out, Second Edition: A Tier 2 Intervention for Students at Risk. Also available: the authors' work on intensive interventions for severe problem behavior, Building Positive Behavior Support Systems in Schools, Second Edition: Functional Behavioral Assessment. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by Sandra M. Chafouleas.

101 Things for Kids to do Screen-Free (101 Things Ser.)

by Dawn Isaac

'Packed with original ideas.' - the Telegraph on 101 Things for Kids To Do on a Rainy Day'A quarter of the price of a theme-park ticket and delivers significantly better value for money.' - the Independent on 101 Things for Kids To Do Outside From bestselling kids' activity author Dawn Isaac comes this exciting new volume full of creative, fun and occasionally silly ideas for games and activities. From creating a mini golf course to mastering hands-free eating, from squirt gun painting to microwave mug cakes, every single activity is fun, easy and 100 per cent screen free. With exciting makes including no-sew sock creatures and stress balls, and wacky games such as outdoor noughts and crosses and thumb wrestling tournaments, Dawn's engaging and entertaining ideas are sure to provide hours of fun.So put away your tablets and mobile phones, switch off the TV and leave the computer alone - it's time to get screen free.

ABC of Feelings

by Bonnie Lui

From Anxious to Zany, kids have a wide range of emotions . . . Explore them all through the ABC of Feelings! Featuring a charming cast of diverse characters, bright and soulful artwork, and clear descriptions for a whole alphabet of different feelings—like brave, embarrassed, grateful, lonely, and overwhelmed—this first book of emotions gives young readers the vocabulary they need to start discussing how they feel. Author-illustrator Bonnie Lui, a Dreamworks animator by day and children's book creator by night, has a true knack for storytelling and for showing children that it's OK to feel something other than "happy."

All the Colors of Christmas

by Matthew Paul Turner

The bestselling author of When God Made You and When I Pray for You captures the wonder of Christmas and the joy of Jesus' birth in a lyrical exploration of what makes the season so colorful, magical, and personal. In his trademark style, Matthew Paul Turner celebrates the Christmas season, particularly the colors that infuse the holiday and all the memorable sensations and experiences—including a festive market, sledding, and nativity scene—connected to those bright hues. Matthew draws his readers into a whirling ribbon of the familiar reds and greens of Christmas, as well as other festive hues, including white, gold, blue, and brown.Christmas is RED.It's a bright shiny sled.It's candy canes,and toy store lanes.It's sprinkles on sweet bread. Christmas is BROWN It&’s pinecones scattered round… It&’s a cradle soft with hay And a donkey&’s gentle bray. It&’s God within a baby&’s skin on that very first Christmas Day. All the colors come together when readers are reminded that Christmas is YOU—you&’re a part of the story, the joy and the glory! Matthew shows us again and again that the holidays are nothing without being with the people we love, celebrating treasured traditions, and making new memories—all in vivid color.

Almond

by Allen Say

Everything changes for Almond Biggs when a new girl comes to school. The New Girl can play "The Flight of the Bumblebee" fast fast fast on her violin. And every day Almond sits and listens. Lost in the music, Almond wonders if she has her own unique gift. One special day, as Almond is watching the crows, circling and twirling in the wind, she realizes that she too can spread her wings and discovers the magic to being happy inside and out.Allen Say's luminous artwork and emotionally powerful story help children discover the wondrous gift of being who they are.

The Alphabet's Alphabet

by Chris Harris

For fans of P is for Pterodactyl comes this groundbreaking spin on the ABCs from an acclaimed bestselling author and artist duo!Here's a totally twisted take on the alphabet that invites readers to look at it in a whole new way: An A is an H that just won't stand up right, a B is a D with its belt on too tight, and a Z is an L in a tug-of-war fight! Twenty-six letters, unique from each other -- and yet, every letter looks just like one another! Kind of like...one big family.From two bestselling masters of wordplay and visual high jinks comes a mind-bending riddle of delightful doppelgängers and surprising disguises that reveal we're more alike than we may think. You'll never look at the alphabet the same way again!

Baby Elvis: A Book about Opposites (Baby Rocker)

by Running Press

Get out your blue suede shoes. It's time to rock n' roll!Smooth hair. Rough sideburns. Long jumpsuit. Short lei. Celebrate the King of Rock n' Roll with little ones in this vibrant, playful, and fun board book.

Bedtime for Superheroes

by Katherine Locke

Superheroes meet bedtime in this fun, entertaining, and sleepy time picture book perfect for young kids fighting the bedtime routine.Being a superhero is hard work! Fighting evil, catching bad guys, saving the day, and it's messy too! After a long day of being a superhero, even the best superhero has to take a bath, wash their superhero clothes, and rest up for another day of saving the world. With punchy words, bouncing lines, and a whole lot of respect for the hard work superheroes do, this is a great bedtime read for all kinds of superhero kids.

Bob Ross: My First Book of Colors

by Robb Pearlman

A titanium snowcapped mountain. A happy little tree made with Van Dyke Brown and Dark Sienna. A majestic, vibrant phthalo blue sky. Bob Ross: My First Book of Colors is an early concept board book featuring various Bob Ross paintings and some of Bob's little quips about each of the thirteen colors he used on his palette in front of TV audiences. Full of real paintings from the iconic artist, this is sure to be a hit for any Bob Ross fan.Colors include: Alizarin Crimson Bright Red Cadmium Yellow Hue Dark Sienna Indian Yellow Midnight Black Phthalo Blue Prussian Blue Sap Green Titanium White Van Dyke Brown Yellow Ochre

Canada Fun!

by Paul Covello

From the author of the beloved and bestselling Canada ABC and Canada 123 comes this wonderful addition to the Canada board book series. Come explore some of the many special sports, games, activities and festivals that are a special part of how we love to have fun!

Caribbean Infant Social Studies Book 1

by Marcellus Albertin Marjorie Brathwaite

The Caribbean Infant Social Studies series comprises two books aimed at 5-7 year olds and is the perfect introduction to social studies for pupils who have just begun to interpret the written word. Topics in the infant curriculum are made lively and interesting through the variety of activities, photographs, drawings and simple maps. All these encourage discussion and give children the opportunity to express their ideas orally and in writing.- the course is written in very clear, simple English within the ability range of early readers- all the information is relevant to pupils everywhere in the Caribbean- the presentation is fun and easy to follow- the colourful and lively illustrations develop interpretation skills, reinforce understanding and relate to the pupils' own experience- the questions and activities provide stimulation and help develop pupils' ability to interpret information. They also give teachers scope to extend the content to new situations and ideas- the basic concepts of identity, location, co-operation and leadership are introduced in a very accessible way.The authors are all experts in the social studies field and wrote the highly successful Caribbean Primary Social Studies series.

Caribbean Infant Social Studies Book 2

by Marcellus Albertin Marjorie Brathwaite

Make teaching and learning engaging with this new edition of the immensely popular Caribbean Primary Social Studies four book series, updated and revised to cover recent syllabus changes and the introduction of Curriculum Standards.- Engage students with new and updated content reflecting social, economic and environmental issues and developments in the 21st century.- Encourage students to think more and express their ideas individually or as part of a group with thought provoking oral topics.- Build social studies skills and encourage teamwork with a range of stimulating activities.- Provide a clear overview of objectives with 'What will you learn?' at the beginning of each unit and summary 'Points to remember' at the end.

Caribbean Primary Social Studies Book 1

by Marcellus Albertin Marjorie Brathwaite

Encourage students to express their ideas with oral activities, and engage them with relatable full-colour illustrations; revised to reflect social, economic and environmental issues.

Caribbean Primary Social Studies Book 2

by Marcellus Albertin Marjorie Brathwaite

Encourage students to express their ideas with oral activities, and engage them with relatable full-colour illustrations; revised to reflect social, economic and environmental issues.

Caribbean Primary Social Studies Book 3

by Marcellus Albertin Marjorie Brathwaite

The Caribbean Infant Social Studies series comprises two books aimed at 5-7 year olds and is the perfect introduction to social studies for pupils who have just begun to interpret the written word. Topics in the infant curriculum are made lively and interesting through the variety of activities, photographs, drawings and simple maps. All these encourage discussion and give children the opportunity to express their ideas orally and in writing.- the course is written in very clear, simple English within the ability range of early readers- all the information is relevant to pupils everywhere in the Caribbean- the presentation is fun and easy to follow- the colourful and lively illustrations develop interpretation skills, reinforce understanding and relate to the pupils' own experience- the questions and activities provide stimulation and help develop pupils' ability to interpret information. They also give teachers scope to extend the content to new situations and ideas- the basic concepts of identity, location, co-operation and leadership are introduced in a very accessible way.The authors are all experts in the social studies field and wrote the highly successful Caribbean Primary Social Studies series.

Caribbean Primary Social Studies Book 4

by Marcellus Albertin Marjorie Brathwaite

The Caribbean Infant Social Studies series comprises two books aimed at 5-7 year olds and is the perfect introduction to social studies for pupils who have just begun to interpret the written word. Topics in the infant curriculum are made lively and interesting through the variety of activities, photographs, drawings and simple maps. All these encourage discussion and give children the opportunity to express their ideas orally and in writing.- the course is written in very clear, simple English within the ability range of early readers- all the information is relevant to pupils everywhere in the Caribbean- the presentation is fun and easy to follow- the colourful and lively illustrations develop interpretation skills, reinforce understanding and relate to the pupils' own experience- the questions and activities provide stimulation and help develop pupils' ability to interpret information. They also give teachers scope to extend the content to new situations and ideas- the basic concepts of identity, location, co-operation and leadership are introduced in a very accessible way.The authors are all experts in the social studies field and wrote the highly successful Caribbean Primary Social Studies series.

Clueless: A Totally Classic Picture Book

by Amy Heckerling

This illustrated storybook captures the unforgettable fashions, vocabulary, and characters of the iconic 1995 film Clueless with an adorable kid-friendly adaptation about making friends.Cher and Dionne are the coolest kids at Bronson Alcott Elementary School in Beverly Hills. When a new -- very unique, grunge-chic, and possibly clueless -- girl named Tai comes along, Cher and Dionne take her under their wings. They tell her how to dress and what hobbies to take up to be a part of their friend group. But Tai really likes skateboarding, baggy clothes, and wants to hang out more with the group of skateboarders. Cher and Dionne try a variety of ways to change Tai, alongside a cast of characters including Murray, Amber, Travis, Summer, Elton, and Miss Geist. But in the end, they realize that people are different and that's what makes them so cool!

Crayola: 52 Colorful DIY Craft Projects for Kids to Create Throughout the Year

by Crayola LLC

Inspire creativity with fifty-two seasonal arts and crafts activities from Crayola -- the number one name in color and classic DIY crafts for kids -- that will help grow your child's confidence, while building a passion for learning new skills!Crayola has been unleashing creativity and self-expression for the last 117 years. Since early 2018, their CIY (Create It Yourself) videos have showcased new and exciting ways for kids ages six and up to use Crayola products to create Instagram-worthy works of art.Crayola: Create It Yourself includes fifty-two of the most popular and fun craft projects, organized by the four seasons: fall, winter, spring, and summer. Kids will create DIY gifts like Mother's Day picture frames and Valentine's Day Lanterns, they'll decorate the house with Haunted Halloween Decorations and Melted Crayon Ornaments, and they'll make timeless paper spinners and CIY terrariums for use all year round. Each activity includes a complete art supply list, clear step-by-step photographs and instructions, as well as finished samples.Perfect for use at home or in the classroom, the Crayola: Create It Yourself Activity Book encourages kids to put down their digital devices, pick up their crayons, and get creative.

Deck the Halls

by Running Press

'Tis the season to be jolly with this new, festive board book featuring a timeless, favorite Christmas carol.Deck the halls with boughs of holly and share the joy of Christmas with your entire family in this beautiful rendition of a classic Christmas carol. Possibly part of a new series of board books for young ones to sing along with each holiday season, this book will be full of bursts of color and sweet, furry creatures that help herald in the holiday season.

A Dolly for Christmas: The True Story of a Family's Christmas Miracle

by Kimberly Schlapman

From the founding member of Grammy Award-winning country music band Little Big Town, discover the heartwarming true story of a family's Christmas miracle. Cover includes sparkly Christmas glitter!All Daisy wants for Christmas is a little brother or sister. Her parents have tried everything to make her dream come true, but nothing is working. So Daisy takes matters into her own hands, praying every day and writing a letter to Santa Claus about her one and only wish.Daisy's parents are touched by her strong belief and grateful for her help, but as they explain, sometimes you have to wait. God will give you the perfect gift when the time is right.In this heartwarming holiday tale, Kimberly Schlapman shares the true story of the Christmas when her family became whole.

Every Night is Pizza Night

by J. Kenji López-Alt

New York Times Bestseller Best-selling author J. Kenji López-Alt introduces Pipo, a girl on a quest to prove that pizza is the best food in the world. Pipo thinks that pizza is the best. No, Pipo knows that pizza is the best. It is scientific fact. But when she sets out on a neighborhood-spanning quest to prove it, she discovers that "best" might not mean what she thought it meant. Join Pipo as she cooks new foods with her friends Eugene, Farah, Dakota, and Ronnie and Donnie. Each eating experiment delights and stuns her taste buds. Is a family recipe for bibimbap better than pizza? What about a Moroccan tagine that reminds you of home? Or is the best food in the world the kind of food you share with the people you love? Warm and funny, with bright, whimsical illustrations by Gianna Ruggiero, Every Night Is Pizza Night is a story about open-mindedness, community, and family. With a bonus pizza recipe for young readers to cook with their parents, Every Night Is Pizza Night will make even the pickiest eaters hungry for something new.

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