The engaging illustrations in the newest and lowest level Alex book will make this title one of your beginning readers favorites. This is a great book to introduce action words (verbs).
In Sophies second adventure, she is challenged by her twin older cousins, Ryan and Parker, to play ice hockey. Will she be able to ditch the double-bladed skates and play with the neighborhood boys?
Sophie Bean cannot bear to spend another summer watching Ryan and Parker ride The Red Flyer Roller Coaster. Unfortunately, all she keeps hearing from Measuring Man is "too small!" Students will relate to the plight of this lovable character.
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Alex plays his first baseball game and is very discouraged by all the mistakes he makes. Students will be able to relate to the difficulty of trying something new and will like the positive ending.
Alex is so anxious to use his new skateboard that he ignores his family's warnings. Students will enjoy reading this action packed book and will learn a valuable lesson along the way.
Johnny finds himself with a prankster in the house. The Howling Timberwolves need to win the best two out of three hockey games to make it to the championship finals. But first Johnny Maverick has to survive a visit from his six-year-old cousin, Sarah. And not even Johnny's dog Marvin is safe. Worse, Johnny's got a big lesson to learn on the ice, too. As always, Johnny and Stu and Tom thing they have the answers. But, as usual, they are wrong.
It's father vs. sons; who will out-trick who? It's the most talked about trophy in Howlingâ€”The Wassabbee! And it goes to the winner of the annual fathers versus sons hockey game. This year the fathers are in trouble, so they've changed the rules. The game won't be played indoors. It's going to be held outside, at a weekend campout. In the middle of the winter! Johnny Maverick and his friends know the fathers are going to play a few tricks on them, so they decide to use all their genius to play the tricks first.