This Summer Do Your Learning Just for the FUN of it!
Summer is the best Season ever! It's the time that priorities turn to camping, vacation, snuggling young children, relaxing in a hammock, and reading great books.
In "Getting the Most Out of Your Homeschool This Summer: Learning Just for the Fun of it!" homeschool author and speaker Lee Binz shares valuable secrets to homeschooling during the summer, without making you feel guilty or stressed!
Once your children have begun reading for pleasure, which books will keep them reading? Keeping Kids Reading identifies common reading paths that children follow, as well as reading paths that are more unusual.
The book is based on the many interviews Mary Leonhardt conducted with avid readers during her 35 years of teaching high school English.
She found that, as avid readers grow up, they become more willing to read books outside of their special area of interest. But while children are just beginning to fall in love with books, it is very important to identify what kind of books will bring them into a literate world.
Who would’ve thought memorizing so much random information could be so easy? If you like pictures, puzzles and stories, you’ll enjoy this novel way to review and remember the letters and sounds of the Hebrew alphabet.
In Storybook Hebrew Alef Bet Learning Made Easy! you’ll get a taste of each of the four Storybook Hebrew ebooks. After the first ebook, each book builds on the one before, so that by the end of the series you’ll have painlessly reviewed this material enough to know it.
The educational crises is, quite simply, a reading crisis. Avid readers are the children who do well in history, in science, in literature, in foreign languages, and even in math. Yet is spite of almost forty years of school reform effort, reading scores have remained stubbornly low.
How can this be? Haven't we instituted state standards, curriculum frameworks, charter schools, more in-service for teachers, many tests, and a host of other innovations? Why are only five percent of our twelfth graders, year after year, scoring as advanced readers on national tests?
The answer lies in recognizing the 7 toxic reading myths that permeate the curricula and culture of virtually every school in the country.
This book on arithmetic for elementary school children will make learning arithmetic easy and joyful.
A fantastic adventure! Fast-paced, fun, and great for all ages.
You'll ride with Taylor James and Robert of Roth as they attempt to defeat the evil Dark Duke. Along the way, you'll have to survive the dangers of Cheshire Woods, battle brutes and monsters, and overcome incredible odds.
This unique book will make you laugh and keep you on the edge of your seat. You'll never have more fun reading. If you like stories such as "The Princess Bride," King Arthur, or Lord of the Rings, you'll thoroughly enjoy this engaging tale.
Recommended reading level: 5th grade and up. Great for teens!
A Gorgeous Illustrated Picture Book for Toddlers for Ages 2 to 4.
This is Little Bunny. He might only be little, but he already has very firm ideas about what he likes. He especially likes making high towers with building blocks and going for walks in the rain. But above all he likes cuddles with Mummy and Daddy.
What about you? What do you like?
One fine day, you come across the frog of your dreams. Soft spoken and ever courteous, you've never met a creature quite so charming. But tread carefully, for this frog has quite a secret to share!
Approximately 40 pages in all. Originally this picture book was intended for children 3 to 6, but as I wrote it, I realized that it's really meant for all children AND their parents. (Read it together. You'll get a big laugh at the end!)
Simon Trekker has been raised by his aunt and uncle as his parents went on a trip when he was a baby and never returned. While walking to his first day of middle school, Simon starts to notice various messages written on street signs and graffiti telling him to follow them. He does and finds out that there are shortcuts to anywhere in the world and only he seems to know about them. “It’s like folding a map” he says, “Two places that were on either side of the map are now side by side”.
Simon finds out that he is part of a very small group of people who know about the shortcuts. He takes his friends to various places using his newly discovered shortcuts but when he starts showing up in various photos online taken by people from all over the world, the government and some others take notice.
Continuing the very popular “Who is?” Series for Children, S G Mancini looks at George Washington, the first President of the United States of America.
In this fantastic short book for children aged between 5 and 9 you will find all the essential facts and information about George Washington’s life.
Learn all about George Washington’s early life and the famous cherry tree story. Then find out about his early military career and how he achieved the respect of both the British and the French. The story then tells of Washington’s marriage and his time after the seven years war as a plantation owner and landowner, before he took his first public office in Virgina.
The Pied Piper is a classic tale now hauntingly retold in narrative rhyme from the author of "Faerytale" (previously published through Safkhet Publishing). With the darkness of the original Brothers Grimm version, The Pied Piper tells the tale of Hamelin Town and the devestation caused when they choose to cross a stranger, Thomas Bard. After mysteriously ridding the town of a plague of rats, Thomas Bard returns to request the payment promised. However, after refusing to pay in full, the people of Hamelin end up paying the ultimate price when the piper returns the following night...
Eco-Fables is a collection of eco-friendly "green" tales, which center around a magical "forest full of wonderful things." The often ironic, satirical short stories offer up moral lessons and colorful pictures, which pack big ideas into small doses suitable for children and adults. Volume One (the first of the three volume set) offers 11 "green fables," including "The Man Who Went to Town," "The Caterpillars" and "The Monkeys and the Mushrooms."
Rome for Kids - Amazing facts, incredible images and super videos of this incredible empire.
Roman Empire books - a fun and fascinating way for young readers to discover more about Rome - the origins, society, superstitions, gladiators and army.
This Roman Empire book for children mixes facts, stunning photos and even Videos to encourage and bolster independent reading.
"Dinosaur Book for Kids" is an illustrated book with amazing pictures and a human/dinosaur size comparison your children will just adore. It's full of interesting and fun facts, latest research and HD pictures, it is an excellent picture book for children of all ages, even toddlers who will just love all the great Dino pictures. We have covered all three dinosaur periods and have included several dinosaurs from the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous period.
We have also included size comparisons of man and a boy, approximate age of 10 and every dinosaur in the book, so your kids can really appreciate the awesome size of these magnificent animals. Every dinosaur is accompanied by lots of facts, like is it a meat eating or vegetarian, its height, length, weight, in what time period did this particular Dino live and where it was found.
The frogs in the creek are feeling a little down. They decide they need a friend to lift their spirits. This delightful book is bound to put a smile on any child's face. There has never been a book quite like this before. Every youngster that has ever heard this story has laughed and wanted to hear more. I promise you will be happy to read this funny and uplifting story to your children.
A very confident cat, called The Cat with a Bat, wanders into a baseball stadium. No one knows what to make of him, but he knows who he is, “I’m The Cat with a Bat and a Hat and a Mat and I play baseball wherever I am at.”
That explanation starts a series of confusions over the word “At” at the end of a sentence. Fortunately, The Cat with a Bat demonstrates his baseball prowess by knocking the ball out of the park, proving that stick-to-itiveness counts. Lots of fun and a rhyming delight.
Joey and his pet chameleon Larry are on a mission. They've decided to travel all around the United States, and then all around the world.
Why would they want to do that? To collect facts for their Wacky Encyclopedia of Really Weird Facts, of course. Well, and also to play with their Big Red Button, which happens to be their very own time machine.
As they set off on their first Big Red Button adventure, they meet a few English settlers and a Native American tribe. Will they prevent a conflict?
Fourth-grader Ellie James has a great imagination. She spends a lot of time daydreaming of owning a black stallion show horse and winning trophies in the horse show. But when the answer to all her dreams and prayers gallops into her life, will Ellie be able to recognize it? Join Ellie and her quirky family in their exciting, horse-loving adventures.
In the rural town of Hollow Oak, life is good for a team of young baseball players known as the Green Beans. Their days are filled with friendship, fun, and the game that they love.
In recent days, Neil (the Beans’ fearless centerfielder) has heard strange things in the forest that lies just beyond the outfield fence. Although he hasn’t been able to pinpoint the source of the weird noises, he can’t shake the feeling of being watched. Neil has begun to suspect that there’s something prowling within the woods, hidden among the trees and shadows. He’s not sure what it is… but whatever it is, it’s BIG. Recommended for ages 8-12 (and anybody who is still young at heart).
Two weeks have passed since the Green Beans solved the mystery of Hollow Oak, making remarkable discoveries in the process. In the wake of their findings, Jack has been placed within the huge, eerie manor of his new guardian – an eccentric uncle, known as Lefty O’Houlihan.
Before long, Jack comes to suspect that something strange is afoot in his new home. Weird noises, curious sights, and his uncle’s odd behavior have led Jack to believe that all is not well at Lefty’s Manor.
Seeking help, Jack finds that his friends are more than ready for adventure and investigation. Recommended for ages 8-12.
This is a mystery series for children who are readers. It stars a dog detective who is both creative and clever in his endeavors to solve mysteries that range from treasure hunts to stolen jewels to lost show dogs. He has a best friend cat, who helps him in his detecting. And along the way he receives help from other animal friends of his in the town where he lives.
This is book three in the series. The third book finds Dingo and his friends looking for gold coins and a shipwreck on dry ground! It's a fun time for Dingo and his animal friends as they go on another treasure hunt!!
Spider Facts For Kids is an engaging spider facts book for kids age 9-12
Learn all there is to know about spiders. Explore the fascinating world of these creepy crawlers!
Children's book author and educator, Cindy Bowdoin, presents Spider Facts For Kids. Discover the world of spiders and see them up close with high quality pictures optimized for HD Kindle devices.
Hugo is a little starfish with a big heart. Every day he makes other creatures happy – and doing so makes Hugo happy. One day however, he begins to feel small and ugly, convinced that nobody likes him. When granted some magic wishes he decides to change a few things he doesn’t like about himself.
Hugo learns a great lesson and once those changes are made he wishes he could be himself again.
Join Hugo on his journey as he discovers that being himself is the best way to be – and the only way to be happy.
Rik is a boy like any other boy. Except for one thing: He doesn´t have imagination. Nothing. Not a bit.
Rik, the Boy without Imagination is a very funny story book that enchants little kids and their parents too. It is filled with images, textures, color and messages. In the end, Rik, the boy without imagination leaves you with a big smile, all full of teeth.
A Kid's Rhyming Time is a book for children aged from baby to 3 years old. It teaches the letters of the alphabet, with corresponding items that begin with that letter. It also has a bit of rhyming twist to it.