Declan's life in small-town Quebec is defined by his parents' divorce, his older brother's delinquency and his own lackluster performance at school, which lands him with a tutor he calls Little Miss Perfect. He likes his job at the local ice rink, and he has a couple of good buddies, but his father's five-year absence is a constant source of pain and anger. When he finds out the truth about his parents' divorce, he is forced to reconsider everything he has believed about his family and himself.
Thirteen-year-old Chris and his family are setting up a bungee jump in his backyard. It's a real large-scale bungee jump off a bridge that connects his backyard to a small island owned by his family. Not only is it going to be the coolest attraction around, but it also provides Chris with an opportunity to watch a real engineer in action. Chris would be excited about it if things didn't keep going wrong. The rumors of hauntings on the island, once the site of a hospital for children with leprosy, are getting out of control. And there are mysterious mishaps on the bridge. Chris worries that all of these problems will keep customers away. And if the bungee jump isn't a success, his family will lose everything.
When Jimmy's mother brings home a bag of five beautiful oranges, he wants to keep them all for himself. But his instinct to share with his family and friends is too strong to resist - until he has no oranges left at all! This day, Jimmy will learn a lot about the gift of generosity.
Do you know how much planning it takes to get ready for a camping trip? There is food to buy, supplies to pack, and activities to plan. It doesn't seem like much work if you divide everything equally among your friends and family. If everyone does his or her fair share, it is much easier to have fun once you arrive at your campsite. After the work is done, it is time to relax and toast marshmallowsâ€”yummy! 32pp.
When a young girl finds a sparkly rock buried in the dirt and discovers that it cleans to a beautiful quartz crystal, she is fascinated and becomes Julie the Rockhound. Join Julie as her dad shows her how to dig for minerals and explains the wonders of crystal formation. Combining clever wordplay with earth science, young readers learn about Earth's most abundant mineral "treasure."
Hay un nuevo bebe en la familia! Teach early Social and Emotional Development concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
Como los padres les demuestran el amor a sus ninos? Teach early Social and Emotional Development concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
Nadie de la familia se quiere leventar! Teach early Social and Emotional Development concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
Aprende sobre seguridad en el camino a la escuela. Teach early Social and Emotional Development concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
Quienes forman una familia? Teach early Social and Emotional Development concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
El hermano menor puede hacer cosas que la hermana mayor hace... con ayuda, por supuesto! Teach early Physical Development concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
Los arboles son como familias: les encanta crecer! Teach early Social Studies concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
Mira algunos de los lugares donde van las familias. Teach early Social Studies concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
Que comes cuando visitas a tu abuelita?
Los ninos de este libro aprenden y comparten cosas acerca de si mismos. Quiza tambien tu puedas encontrar maneras de aprender mas acerca de ti mismo!
Quienes son las personas en tu familia?
Yo hago muchas cosas con mi familia. A nosotros nos encanta pasar tiempo juntos!
Todos tenemos un cumpleanos. Jovenes o viejos, a todos nos gusta celebrar con amigos y familiares.
Mira como nosotros usamos numeros, marcas de conteo y tablas para compartir informacion acerca de cosas que a nuestras familias les gusta hacer.
Olivia esta muy feliz porque sus abuelos tienen una gran sorpresa para ella. Sera este el mejor dia de su vida?
Resentment and compassion link these two reader's theater-style plays that help teach young people how to deal with real situations. Both deal with traumatic changes within a familya separation between the two most important people in a childs life and the loss of a home and a beloved furry family member.
Families are built in many different ways. This interesting book describes the different members who make up a family including sisters and brothers, parents and stepparents, and grandparents. A creative activity asks children to write a book or a story about their families and add family photos.
Humans and animals care for their young in many ways. They share food, go swimming, cuddle, and of course, give plenty of hugs and kisses. See the similarities in this charming photographic book. Vibrant images of loving families make this book perfect for families everywhere! Part of the Babies Everywhere? series.
Meet Digger and Daisy! They are brother and sister. These dogs like to explore their world and see new things. Sometimes they agree with each other. Sometimes they disagree. But no matter the situation, one thing always stays the same--their love for each other. In playful, simple stories written especially for the K-1 audience, author Judy Young explores the dynamics and nuances of the sibling relationship. In Digger and Daisy Star in a Play, after being cast in a theatrical production, the siblings take different approaches in preparing for the stage. Digger is worried he will forget his lines, while Daisy is confident she doesn't need to rehearse.
In a tender story told in verse, a shining star reminds a little bear and his best bunny friend that they are loved, never alone and are always under God's loving care. Accompanied by delicate watercolor paintings by author/illustrator Katherine Cutchin Gazetta, the reassuring text reminds readers and listeners that all is well, making Love from a Star a comfort at bedtime or other difficult times in a childs life.