Teams of pirates and cowboys, including such figures as Blackbeard and Wild Bill, inject rowdy adventure into America’s pastime in this story about baseball and the imagination of youth.
Maria battles Mom and Dad in an emotional tug-of-war: Ride the coaster with Dad? Or stay and watch with Mom?
According to Mattel, eight Hot Wheels are sold every second. So what is the secret behind the toy cars’ appeal? In this biography of a brand, growing readers will learn why the production of Hot Wheels has stayed strong since the cars' first release in the 1960s.
In this humorous story full of dialogue, readers can infer character traits about the various animals depicted in the beautiful illustrations and the text.
Readers can make connections between the emotions of the main character and their own experiences. Engaging illustrations exemplify vocabulary such as "mitt" and "swung."
The Big Soccer Game 14-1 This story, about a girl's routine leading up to a soccer game, allows readers to make connections with the main character. By looking at the text and illustrations, readers can identify the sequence of events and infer character traits.
Readers can identify a problem and solution in this story about a girl who wants to learn to ride a bike. The illustrations and dialogue are designed to engage struggling readers.