Mary wants to play with her friends Clara and Ana, but they're playing with their dolls, and Mary doesn't have a doll. Her mother suggests that she make one using wool and cotton and other things that they have around the house. So Mary makes a beautiful doll, but then she realizes: Her doll has to breathe, and how will it sneeze? What can she use for her lovely doll's nose?
Both Mum and Dad work in offices, but it's hard for a very little boy to understand what they DO all day, and why they're SO tired when they get home and can only play for a little while. With the help of his grandmother, who takes care of him, our young narrator tries to experience their workaday world, day after day, at home in a pretend office . . . and he gets really, really tired, too. . . .
Big black Busunsul and little white Paskualina are the best of friends. They are both very unusual dogs and they live happily in a house together. They love to play the same games and to hike in the forest. They even sleep in the same room, sometimes cuddling up together when it's very cold. But what happens when a big, beautiful succulent bone comes between them . . . ?
Grandpa had 27 grandchildren, all who loved him, and shared the mangoes he brought home every day. Grandpa and mangoes always brightened the day. But grandpa was getting sick, losing his memory and the ability to even cut the mangoes. He was slowing leaving his grandchildren.
Mommy, Daddy, and Dorothy's brother, Martin, all wear glasses. But not Dorothy. She knows that glasses make people see better, and she wants to see better, too. Never mind that she can see perfectly without them. She feels like an outsider in her own family, and so she draws glasses on her face and on all her toys. But when she tries on her Daddy's glasses, she gets a big surprise!
Jonah, like many little boys, is afraid of the dark. His older brother, Gor, and his baby sister, Arpi, share the bedroom with Jonah. But it's still a scary place at night, what with monsters under beds and on chairs, and who knows what's lurking in the spooky cupboard? But when Gor promises Jonah his favorite toy soldier if he'll just try not to be afraid, Jonah is too excited to sleep. Will the scary dark keep Jonah in his bed?
Her really good friend has moved far away to another country. What to do now? How can they stay friends without seeing each other? They learn that there is friendship in thinking about each other, in writing to each other, in remembering each others' favorite things, but most of all: it is in the heart.
Alex loves his mother very much and today is her birthday. He bundles up and sets out to find a job. He'll try anything to earn enough money for a present: bang his saucepan to the beat with street musicians, wash a car, anything!-until he discovers the perfect present to bring home to her...
Daddy takes Ben on a surprise trip to the pet store. Ben doesn't want a mouse, a snake, or even a cat. But when a certain puppy makes Ben laugh, a lasting friendship is formed. Three short chapters trace a day in the life of Ben and his new puppy, Tita. This book is good for your brain because: Early Reader, Chapter book, Responsibility, Friendship
Everyone knows that sinking feeling in the pit of the stomach just before diving into a new situation. Sarah Jane Hartwell is scared and doesn't want to start over at a new school. She doesn't know anybody, and nobody knows her. It will be awful. She just knows it. With much prodding from Mr. Hartwell, Sarah Jane reluctantly pulls herself together and goes to school. She is quickly befriended by Mrs. Burton, who helps smooth her jittery transition. This charming and familiar story will delight readers with its surprise ending. Fun, energetic illustrations brighten page after page with the busy antics surrounding Sarah Jane. First Day Jitters is an enchanting story that is sure to be treasured by anyone who has every anticipated a first day of school.
Children follow the adventures of two witches with very different personalities, one kind and one mischievous, as they learn the golden rule.
This title teaches students that teamwork, sharing, and cooperating are important steps in working together and helping to reach goals much faster.
This book talks about how having a positive attitude makes you feel better and happier.
This book talks about how everyone has problems, and how most problems have solutions. It includes information about how it is important to stop and think, get all the facts, and be better prepared to solve a problem when it happens.
Learning responsibility at home and in school is addressed in this book - how it makes you feel better about yourself when you do the right thing, and how other people notice too.
It's sometimes hard to be honest, but this book teaches students the importance of being honest at home, in school and in their everyday lives.
The focus of this title is that it is sometimes hard to have integrity. Having to always do the right thing or say that you are sorry can be hard to do but makes you a better person, and makes other people think you are, too.
Sharing is sometimes hard for young students. This book talks about different things and ways you can share to get along better with your classmates and friends.
Being polite, having good manners, and showing kindness to others are topics of this book. The book gives different situations and circumstances where politeness is important.
Young readers are introduced to the many changes children experience in their early years. The simple text takes readers on a journey from the day a child is born through the first six years of life. An interactive activity asks them how old they were when they reached their own growth milestones of first teeth, first steps, and first day of school.
¡Camisas, pantalones, calcetines y zapatos, hay tantos tipos de ropa! En ¿Cómo me visto? aprenderá sobre los tipos de ropa que la gente viste en ocasiones diferentes. (Shirts, pants, socks and shoes - there are so many kinds of clothes to wear! In ¿Cómo me visto?, you will learn about the different kinds of clothes people wear for different occasions.) Engaging art and simple sentences explain to young learners what to wear during the day. If it’s raining outside make sure to grab an umbrella along with your raincoat and boots. For swimming fun, a bathing suit and towel are needed. Learn simple English words and phrases with the corresponding version What Should I Wear?
¿Cómo te sientes hoy? Aprender diferentes sentimientos es fácil y divertido en el libro A Veces me siento/Sometimes I Feel. (How do you feel today? Learning about different kinds of feelings is easy and fun in A Veces Me Siento). Young readers will realize that all the different feelings they experience throughout the day are common! From feeling happy to sad, to silly or mad, cute illustrations demonstrate different feelings in an appropriate way for young children. Simple sentences will have young learners reading along in no time. Learn simple English words and phrases with the corresponding version Sometimes I Feel.
Follow along with a young girl who introduces her life including her family, her town, her bike, and other things that are important to her. Readers will be able to parallel their lives with the girl and begin to define the things that make up their own everyday routines. The language arts connection is the vocabulary related to self.