Shares three stories of children learning how to manage stress. Vibrant and colorful photos help tell the stories. Additional features include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index.
A tumble, a gash, and blood everywhere: Jon’s fallen off his bike and hurt his head. Now he has to be brave as the doctor stitches and fixes him up. Realistically portraying a child’s fear, this reassuring tale explains just what happens at the doctor’s office—and how everything turns out all right in the end.
New boots, new jacket, new hat…but no snow! Kids know how hard it is to wait—and this charmingly impatient boy just wants winter to arrive. Every day he goes to the window and peeks out—and every day the sun shines. Will those big white flakes ever fall?
Cleto Castor learns a painful lesson about keeping his teeth healthy. SEL topic: staying healthy
Caterpillar is plain, and the other bugs know it. But everyone is impressed when a big change takes place!
With a focus on building health and nutrition literacy, this timely title gives readers the tools they need to make healthy food choices for every meal! Topics include whole foods, processed foods, and reading food labels. Healthful food tips are explained using text that is easy for young readers to digest.
The useful information in this book on keeping your body and surroundings clean will help children understand germs and how they spread. Bright images highlight important concepts such as how to dispose of used tissues and wash your hands.
Engineers don’t give up when they fail to solve a problem. Discover why learning from mistakes helps guide engineers to find the best solution.
With a French name that means "spiny pig" and wearing a coat containing needle-sharp quills, the porcupine is usually not thought of as a cuddly mammal. Unless, of course, one is a porcupine's mother. And who better than mama porcupine to remind her little one of all the wonderful physical characteristics that make him unique, as she helps him explore his world. Rhyme and witty wordplay take readers through a night in the life of a young porcupine, relaying facts about its environment, eating habits, and physical attributes. Budding naturalists and readers of all ages will enjoy learning about the not-often-seen but mighty fine porcupine. STEM-based back matter includes photos and additional information.
When Mae the mayfly first hatches she learns she'll have just a day to enjoy the world. But soon a hungry trout has her racing for cover! As she peeks from her hiding spot and notices some of nature's most beautiful sights, she realizes she must live in the moment and experience everything the--sometimes scary--world has to offer. This tender story reminds us all--young and old--to be present and mindful in all we do.
One evening at dusk a wind current carries a lone firefly out over the sea. Glancing down into the water, the insect is mesmerized by the glowing bioluminescence, mistaking it for other fireflies. Seeking company, the firefly plunges into the waves. Luckily, there are human bystanders who can lend a hand. Based on an event witnessed by nature writer and ecologist Rachel Carson (The Sea Around Us and Silent Spring) where a firefly attempts to join its "family" in the ocean, this lyrical story written in verse perfectly illustrates the wonder and delight the natural world offers those who pay close enough attention. Back matter includes science facts about fireflies and bioluminescence, as well as information about Carson's life.
A little bird, a big sky, and the first time out of the nest! A robin’s first flight is a gentle reminder about what we can accomplish if we just keep trying. As reviewer Sue Lowell Gallion says, "Children (and parents!) experiencing the many firsts of growing up will relate to this lively story of a young robin learning to fly. Playful, rhyming text and winsome water color illustrations give readers a birds’ eye view of the baby birds' emotions and adventures on its way to solo flight."
Learn how you can help keep your home clean. The book utilizes social emotional based text to get children comfortable with reading, and uses the Whole Language approach to literacy, a combination of sight words and repetition builds recognition and confidence. Bold, colorful photographs correlate directly to text to help guide readers through the book.
Learn about hygiene to keep yourself healthy and clean. The book utilizes social emotional based text to get children comfortable with reading, and uses the Whole Language approach to literacy, a combination of sight words and repetition builds recognition and confidence. Bold, colorful photographs correlate directly to text to help guide readers through the book.
Recipient of the 2019 Eureka! Honors Award Winner -Best of 2019 Kids Books - Most Inspiring Category As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India's Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals. The Boy Who Grew a Forest tells the inspiring true story of Payeng--and reminds us all of the difference a single person with a big idea can make.
Feeling quite ordinary, a plain gray moth sadly compares itself to its more exotic kin, such as the Luna Moth, the Spider Moth, and the Hummingbird Moth. And the little moth feels even worse when a young girl sees it and says "Eww!" But things change when her brother explains that this particular type of moth is his favorite kind of insect. Maybe an ordinary moth is really extraordinary after all. Back matter includes fascinating moth facts, along with a special activity.
Babies love looking at other babies and these charming baby faces...smiling, frowning, and being silly or serious are sure to captivate and delight toddlers and babies of all ages. Parents and caretakers will enjoy sharing their baby's reactions to the book as they begin this visual journey of self-discovery! Self-expression has never been more adorable!
This title introduces readers to birds, which are popular family pets. Theyll learn about what birds like to eat and how to properly care for them, all while strengthening reading skills. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Taking care of animals! Arizona learns that farm work isn't easy. Arizona's family adopts a kitten from the animal shelter. While Arizona's family pet sits a labradoodle, Cow has a hard time accepting the canine visitor. Arizona discovers that pets without fur are just as fun as pets with fur and just as much responsibility. Stories by Lissa Rovetch.
Look at me. I have grown a lot. Now I can do almost everything by myself. But one thing still I can’t do alone. Can you guess what it is? Paired to the nonfiction title Your Growing Body.
Come learn how to save water in your house. Telling your parents how to use less water will help out everyone. Paired to the nonfiction title Water All Around Us.
Just like air, water, and food, we cannot live without love. This full-color picture e-book shows how we share our love with family, friends, teachers, pets, and more! With simple, repetitive sentences that foster word recognition skills and engaging photographs that develop the text-to-image relationship, this new fiction title builds student autonomy and reading confidence. Students will love exploring health and wellness concepts about basic human needs that align to the Next Generation and McREL Science Standards.
Early readers learn how to make healthy choices in this nonfiction introduction to nutrition and eating right. Featuring vivid, colorful photos and simple, informational text, this book teaches children the benefits of healthy eating and encouraged to make healthy decisions.
From eating healthy foods to getting enough sleep, this nonfiction book introduces early readers to the basics of staying healthy. The vivid photos and informational text will encourage even the most reluctant reader to learn about the benefits of cleanliness, exercise, healthy foods, and medical checkups!
Sometimes kids have questions about why they feel happy. This title covers things that make us happy. This book is educational, simple, and will help strengthen reading skills! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.