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Ellen DeGeneres

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641280396

In Ellen DeGeneres, early readers will learn about the life, accomplishments, and contributions of comedian and TV superstar Ellen DeGeneres. Vibrant, full-color photos, and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they learn about her life. A timeline helps readers identify major life accomplishments in DeGeneres’s life, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. This title also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

The Stolen Smile

J. Patrick Lewis (author), Gary Kelley (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605656

In a new edition of their second collaboration, author J. Patrick Lewis and illustrator Gary Kelley take readers back to 1911 -- to the city Paris, where history's most famous portrait, Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, has gone missing from the Louvre Museum. As France laments the loss of its most treasured masterpiece, a zealous Italian watches with amusement, for he alone knows the truth behind the mystery of the vanished lady with the peculiar smile. Lewis's words, narrated by the proud thief himself, tell the spirited tale, while Kelley's illustrations masterfully depict each turn of the unfolding drama. Based on true events, The Stolen Smile is the story of a hopeful hero and one painting's powerful spell.

Full Color

Etienne Delessert (author, illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603058

Imaginative creatures present all the colors of the rainbow, identify primary colors, and illustrate how three colors can make countless others in this one-of-a-kind introduction.

The Wheels On The Bus

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Ivy Dad (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781640339088

Kids will love to sing-along with this classic children’s song “The Wheels On The Bus!” The wheels on the bus go ‘round and ‘round. The horn on the bus goes beep, beep, beep. The wipers on the bus go swish, swish, swish. The driver on the bus says, “Move on back,” and so much more. Children will love this repetitive song which encourages learning through music and introduces children to important early childhood skills they will need for the school years ahead.

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Ivy Dad (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781640339071

Kids will love to sing-along with this classic children’s song, “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.” This well-known rhyming song is perfect to sing and follow along with just before bedtime. “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” encourages learning through music and introduces children to important early literacy skills they will need for the school years ahead.

B-I-N-G-O!

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Ivy Dad (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781640339057

Kids will love to sing-along and meet the farmer and his adorable dog, Bingo. This repetitive song encourages learning through music and introduces children to important early childhood skills they will need for the school years ahead. With this perfect combination of education and entertainment, kids and parents alike will enjoy clapping and singing along with the farmer’s favorite dog, Bingo!

A Tuba Christmas

Helen L. Wilbur (author) Mary Reaves Uhles (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534126398

With a family that loves music as much as hers does, it was only a matter of time before it was Ava's turn to pick out an instrument. Her mother plays the piano, her father plays the violin, and one brother plays the cello while the other plays the clarinet. As soon as Ava selects an instrument, she will be able to join them as they practice for the annual holiday concert. And her family has definite ideas on what instrument Ava should select, from the piano to the flute to the violin. But Ava isn't interested in any of them. Ava wants to play the tuba. And she gets her wish. But playing the tuba isn't as easy as it seems. And there is no place for a tuba in the annual concert. But with the encouragement of her music teacher, Ava finds a place for her and her tuba in a special holiday celebration.

Write On, Irving Berlin!

Leslie Kimmelman (author) David C. Gardner (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534122963

Escaping persecution for being Jewish, the Baline family fled Russia and arrived by ship in New York City harbor in September 1893. Little Israel Isidore Baline is only five years old. After arriving at Ellis Island, the first stop for all immigrants, Israel and his family are ready to begin a new life in America. His family settles in the Lower East Side and soon Israel (now nicknamed Izzy) starts school. And while he learns English, he is not a very good student. According to his teachers he daydreams and sings in class. But while these may not be traits that are helpful in the classroom, these are wonderful tools for a budding singer and composer. And by the time that Izzy (now known as Irving) is a young man, he is well on his way to becoming one of the most well-known composers in America. This vivid picture-book biography examines the life of Irving Berlin, the distinguished artist whose songs, including "God Bless America," continue to be popular today.

Making a Valentine

Meg Gaertner (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503838550

Shares the story of Mia, who wants to make a Valentine's Day card for her mom. First she collects the paper, markers, scissors, and glue. Then she begins cutting out her card. What comes next? This book introduces readers to time-order words through Mia's engaging story. Vibrant and colorful photos help tell the story. Fun facts add engaging details about Valentine's Day. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.

A Color Scavenger Hunt

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825857

Informs readers about primary, secondary, complementary, and tertiary colors, along with the different shades of certain colors, through simple text, photographs, and matching activities. Additional features to aid comprehension include a phonetic glossary, an index, an answer key, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

A Day in the Life of a Ballet Dancer

Diana Herweck (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433380099

Leap into the world of a ballet dancer! In this engaging nonfiction book, readers learn about the history of this art form as well as what a ballet dancer does to get ready for a performance. With informational text, vibrant photographs, a sample schedule of ballet dancer's day, a look at ballet positions, and simple, clear text, readers learn about the basics of ballet and that this beautiful art form takes a lot of hard work and dedication.

Buffy Sainte-Marie: Musician, Indigenous Icon, and Social Activist

Linda Barghoorn (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427120779

Inspiring people for decades, Buffy Saint-Marie is a singer-songwriter, visual artist, activist, educator, public speaker, and philanthropist. Beginning life as an orphan on a reserve in Saskatchewan, Sainte-Marie grew to become an international icon. This award-winning songwriter has experienced censorship at times because of her vocal activism against war and on behalf of native peoples. She continues to create music and art, speak out, and support life-long learning through educational and scholarship programs.

Danny Paints a Picture

Mia Coulton (author, illustrator)

Publisher: MaryRuth Books ISBN: 9780974647555

Danny is feeling artistic and gathers his paint supplies in order to paint a picture. Danny paints a funny portrait of Dad.

People

Katie Lajiness (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023408

This book introduces artists to basic drawing concepts and describes in step-by-step instructions how to turn simple shapes into people. Young readers will learn to draw a man, a woman, a boy, a baby, and a grandma. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Dogs

Katie Lajiness (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023392

This book introduces artists to basic drawing concepts and describes in step-by-step instructions how to turn simple shapes into dogs. Young readers will learn to draw a bulldog, a weiner dog, a sleepy dog, a happy dog, and a poodle. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Dinosaurs

Katie Lajiness (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023385

This book introduces artists to basic drawing concepts and describes in step-by-step instructions how to turn simple shapes into dinosaurs. Young readers will learn to draw a deinonychus, a stegosaurus, a brontosaurus, a Tyrannosaurus rex, and a pterodactyl. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Cats

Katie Lajiness (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023378

This book introduces artists to basic drawing concepts and describes in step-by-step instructions how to turn simple shapes into cats. Young readers will learn to draw a goofy cat, a sleepy cat, a crabby cat, a curious cat, and a fat cat. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Aircraft

Katie Lajiness (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023354

This book introduces aspiring artists to basic drawing concepts and describes in step-by-step instructions how to turn simple shapes into aircraft. Young readers will learn to draw a blimp, a cargo plane, a passenger plane, a helicopter, and a fighter jet. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Blake Shelton

Katie Lajiness (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680786545

Meet Famous entertainer Blake Shelton! In this engaging title, readers will Follow Blake Shelton’s career from his first album Blake Shelton, to his work on The Voice to his nine Country Music Association Awards and four Academy of Country Music Awards! Shelton’s charitable work is also featured. Table of contents, map, “Did You Know” fact boxes, a “Snapshot” graphic with vital information, glossary, and index are included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Beyoncé

Katie Lajiness (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680786491

Meet pop star Beyoncé! In this engaging title, readers will follow Beyoncé’s career from Destiny’s Child to her first solo album Dangerously in Love to singing the national anthem at President Barack Obama’s inauguration to a record 62 Grammy Award nominations! Beyoncé’s charitable work is also featured. Table of contents, map, “Did You Know” fact boxes, a “Snapshot” graphic with vital information, glossary, and index are included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Maria Tallchief Native America's Prima Ballerina

Jennifer Marino Walters (author) Nigel Dobbyn (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781634407250

Maria Tallchief was inspired to dance while watching Osage dancers as a child in Oklahoma. For tribal ceremonies only men were allowed to dance. But, Maria went on to become America's first prima ballerina.

City Music

Harriet Ziefert (author) Richard Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621144

There’s music everywhere in the city—drumming, strumming, tapping and rapping. Children will dance to the sounds of this jazzy, sassy rhythmic text, brought to vivid life with colorful, energetic pictures.

Bass Guitar

Matilda James (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532416552

Discover the bass guitar in this simple and engaging book for curious kids. Beginning level texts introduce young readers to common musical instruments. Each book in this series explains how a musical instrument works and how it is played. Simple sentences encourage kids to learn more about music and to learn to play themselves. Each book in this Discover Musical Instruments features brilliant photos to aid comprehension, a word list and additional features for teachers and caregivers.

Clarinet

Matilda James (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532416613

Discover the clarinet in this simple and engaging book for curious kids. Beginning level texts introduce young readers to common musical instruments. Each book in this series explains how a musical instrument works and how it is played. Simple sentences encourage kids to learn more about music and to learn to play themselves. Each book in this Discover Musical Instruments features brilliant photos to aid comprehension, a word list and additional features for teachers and caregivers.

Guitar

Matilda James (author)

Publisher: Xist Publishing ISBN: 9781532416705

Discover the guitar in this simple and engaging book for curious kids. Beginning level texts introduce young readers to common musical instruments. Each book in this series explains how a musical instrument works and how it is played. Simple sentences encourage kids to learn more about music and to learn to play themselves. Each book in this Discover Musical Instruments features brilliant photos to aid comprehension, a word list and additional features for teachers and caregivers.