In this tender story about the virtues of finding, keeping, and letting go, a young grouse is waylaid on her seasonal migration and carries her precious cargo to a new land. As the bird’s favorite Forever Flowers grow from planted seeds to blooming flowers, she discovers how unexpectedly one can stumble upon happiness and breathe into the contentment of life’s quiet moments, even amidst the winter’s dark. When spring arrives again, though, the grouse must make a decision: should she stay or fly away?
A crocodile named Snout assists his animal neighbors by ferrying them across a swollen river, then is repaid for his good deeds when he is in need of help.
When trucker Jo hits the open road, her faithful little doggy pal, Big Al, is always with her. The two make a fine traveling team until Big Al gets distracted after a potty break at a rest stop and wanders off. In her rush to get back on the road, Jo doesn't realize her best buddy isn't in the truck cab. As soon as Big Al figures out what has happened, he is determined that nothing will distract him from his plan to wait for Jo to come back. Well, almost nothing. When you're a dog, it's easy to get overwhelmed by all the unfamiliar and tempting sights and smells, and even new humans. Told in both Jo's and Big Al's voices, this heartwarming story of separation and joyful reunion is based on a true event.
Shares three stories of children learning how to support each other and be good friends. 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.
Shares three stories of children learning how to set boundaries and have healthy relationships. 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.
What does a good friend do? Readers will learn about friendship in this delightful nonfiction book that uses appealing photos and easy-to-read text to show examples of good friendships. A glossary and index are provided for further assistance in vocabulary development.
Friendships are important relationships that teach us how to treat others the way that we would want to be treated. Often, friends share the same values, which are things that are important to us. Children will learn how making friends is an important way to build strong, inclusive communities that are built on respect for other people’s values, feelings, and beliefs.
Danny and Abby follow the mowed path in the yard to play a game of chase in the grass. Who do they invite to play with them?
Danny is having a birthday party and sends invitations to all of his friends. Who does he invite to his party?
Danny has a special friend named Heather. Danny and Heather like to share toys, snacks, and secrets when they play together.
Danny and Abby pretend to work in a hospital. They take turns being the doctor and nurse, and pretend to take care of their patient, Bee.
Danny tries to convince a shy little bunny to play with him. Why won't the bunny come out and play?
Uh oh! There's a bat in Danny's house, and he doesn't know what to do. Luckily Bee comes to the rescue.
Danny and Bee are very good friends. Even though Danny is bigger than Bee, Danny takes special care when playing with his friend.
Even though Danny has been working all summer on his garden, he wonders why Bee hasn't helped him at all.
Norman gets a chance to play with Bee, but Bee gets torn while they play together. What will Danny think?
After Bee gets torn in an accident, Danny and Norman send Bee to the toy hospital.
Danny has many different friends who play and think in many different ways. Read about Danny and all of his friends.
Danny wants to put on a variety show. As a magician, Danny headlines the Really Big Show. But, Bee has talent too.
The fox tries to outsmart the chickens once again. But, this time the chickens get help from a friend.
Danny and Norman find a big turtle in the yard. Norman is scared of the turtle. What does Danny say to help Norman calm down?
It's Super Danny and Bat-Bee to the rescue as Danny and Bee have fun helping their friends.
Danny finds a little worm and worries for its safety. Dad helps Danny find the worm a safe home.
Piper and Percy have been arguing all day. Then their parents give them a map and drop them off on a secret island for their first treasure hunt. They have to work together! Piper and Percy swim in a waterfall, play with a monkey, and laugh together. But they don't find the treasure. At the end of the day, their parents tell them they did find the treasure - friendship.
Silo loves to work on the farm. He is proud of his herding abilities! But sometimes Silo can be a bit bossy. When he tries to herd the friends, he learns that being friendly is better than being bossy. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.