Age Level: 3 - 8 | Grade Level: P - 3
Imagination is often sparked by the observation of everyday events. In "Outside Your Window", the author, Terri Kelley, describes different things that may be going on outside your own window. This delightful story is written in lyrical rhyme and is accompanied by lovely illustrations. The reader will quickly become engaged as he or she follows along as a young girl peers out her own window and discovers an ever-changing world. This book will surely become a favorite that your child will want to read time and time again.
Age Level: 5 - 18 | Grade Level: 1 - 5
Tibetan Tales for Little Buddhas is a picture book featuring three beautifully illustrated wisdom tales from Tibet. Wise men, dakini queens, and yetis are some of the fun and engaging characters that fill this book. Each story offers a fun, enchanting glimpse of Tibetan culture. The book is written and illustrated with full-page, full color paintings by Naomi C. Rose, and has a foreword by the Dalai Lama. The book won the Nautilus Book Award and a Storytelling World Honor.
Ulrich Von Strudel has got no knees, but this is the least of his problems.
Awful, terrible, despicable things are going to happen to this poor boy.
And just when he thinks things couldn’t possibly get any worse.
He discovers there’s a monster hiding in his closet.
FING is a heart warming modern fairytale about the benefits of staying positive even when faced with the vile Mrs Lipstick!
Age Level: 1 - 9 | Grade Level: P - 3
Animal Antics will get your kids laughing while preschoolers learn essential concepts and early readers gain confidence with rhyming sounds and sight words. The silly dragon just wants to play with his friends. Is he too big for these games? Watch the animals pile up as who is on top and bottom constantly changes, until Dragon decides he's going to take a turn on top!
Discover the incredible story of Rosa Parks, a quiet but strong woman who started a movement that changed the lives of all Americans. Children ages 9 to 12 will travel back in time to learn about segregation, the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the start of the Civil Rights movement, and, most of all, the story of this courageous woman who risked everything to fight the unjust treatment of African Americans.
* Who was Rosa Parks?
* Why is she so important?
* How did Rosa change American history forever?
* Why did it take so much courage to do what Rosa did?
* What was life like for Rosa when she was a child?
Benjamin Franklin was a great writer, inventor, and scientist who is one of the Founding Fathers of America. Ben helped start the United States by being one of the writers of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
Ben also liked to help his fellow citizens in whatever way he could. In fact, he organized one of America's first public libraries and first fire department. He even started a public hospital! Thanks to Ben, Americans were also able to start their new country in peace. He did this by negotiating the 1783 Treaty of Paris. This treaty ended the Revolutionary War with Great Britain and meant that the United States was now really a country of its own.
Age Level: 5 - 8 | Grade Level: 1 - 4
Creative Writing for Kids is a fun workbook with 10 simple lessons that help kids write a story. It's designed as a guide for parents, tutors or teachers of kids aged 5-8. Kids will have lots of fun following the instruction in their creative writing books, and they can even illustrate their stories. This simple workbook has been a huge success in print format. Allow 1 hour for each lesson. An excellent home school resource.
Rose Godfrey weaves together an delightful collection of stories about homeschooling life in this collection of essays adapted from her column, "Learning at Home."
From raising baby chicks in the kitchen to driving cross country with a van full of chidren to inviting friends over for Science Daze, the Godfreys have tried just about everything and lived to tell the tales.
Part slice-of-life, part try-this-at-home, The Pig in the Pantry and Other Homeschool Tales will inspire you and remind you that learning at home can be oh-so-fun.
★☆★ 2014 Readers’ Favorite Bronze Medal Award Winner! ★☆★
Are you looking for a children’s story that you will love just as much as you child does? Holly Horse is an enchanting story that reminds us to appreciate all that we have.
Is the grass really greener on the other side? Holly Horse thinks it is and she is setting out on a journey to find it.
In this exciting kids book, Holly Horse meets many new animal friends on her quest for the greenest, most delectable grass. The story includes a beautiful message for both young children and adults alike: Be grateful for what we have right now!
Learning to count to ten and learning the alphabet are the two most basic learning skills that kids must master before they tackle anything else. "What Numbers Do When Nobody Is Home" is a nice picture book that teaches counting from 1 to 10 in an enjoyable way with rhyming text and colorful illustrations of the numbers. The pictures of the numbers are colored the same as the text numbers to help kids associate the written number with the graphical symbol of the number. At the end of the book is a fun quiz for kids to see how well they've learned.
This 3 book bedtime series opens your imagination to the world of wonderous underwater sea adventures. Oscar the octopus discovers a hidden treasure and isn't sure what to do with it. Sparky the sparkle fish is sad because he doesn't sparkle. Sparky learns that looking for the good in things is the key to his troubles. Then there's the sweet little mermaid that just can't get to sleep at night. She wants so badly to rest, so she can have all the energy she needs to have great adventures during the day.
Life is what you make it and these 3 stories teach us important life lessons that make a positive difference.
Julián Guzman's Español Uno; Start Speaking Spanish Quickly and Easily for Home, School, Work, Travel and Recreation has what you need to achieve the following:
- Identify correct pronunciation of Spanish characters and words
- Know the difference between masculine and feminine nouns
- Be able to conjugate regular and irregular verbs
- Start a simple conversation with a native Spanish speaker
- Show politeness through expressions of courtesy
- Understand and use Spanish slang for informal discourses
- Appreciate the Spanish and Hispanic cultures
- Study and recall Spanish vocabulary the easy and fun way
Windows to our World is a love story - but not just between a husband and a wife. From one adventure to the next, Sarah Janisse Brown tells the story of God’s love for her and how that love led her to an adoring husband, ten talented and creative children, and a life of both settling down and going abroad. From her early stories about learning to read and building a cabin in the woods, to her first-hand experience with two wars in Eastern Europe, to her family’s appearance on a reality television show, Windows to our World will keep you turning the pages and wondering what the Lord could possibly have in store next for the Brown Family. The journal entries and poetry woven throughout the book also provide a more personal glimpse into Sarah’s inspiration as a wife, mother, artist, home educator, and entrepreneur.
Inside this book, you will discover how Leonardo looked at life and the forces around him and was able to reproduce them. We look into the characteristics that led to how he would seek to understand then remain true its reproduction. There are ways in which all of us can emulate the Master. Maybe this book sparks the Leonardo inside you.
“A lost world, man-eating tribesmen, lush andimpenetrable jungles, stranded American fliers (one of them a dame withgreat gams, for heaven's sake), a startling rescue mission. . . . This is atrue story made in heaven for a writer as talented as Mitchell Zuckoff. Whew—what an utterly compelling and deeplysatisfying read!" —Simon Winchester, author of Atlantic
Award-winning former Boston Globe reporter Mitchell Zuckoffunleashes the exhilarating, untold story of an extraordinary World War IIrescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S.military personnel into a land that time forgot.
To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the end of the Civil War, Diversion Books is publishing seminal works of the era: stories told by the men and women who led, who fought, and who lived in an America that had come apart at the seams.
A time and place as complex as Civil War America needed a leader as complex as Abraham Lincoln. These stories reveal new depths of our 16th President as a family man, a statesman, and a leader.