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Spinosaurus

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532100390

This title will help readers discover Spinosaurus dinosaurs that lived in the Cretaceous period around 95 million years ago. Each title is complete with cool realistic illustrations, photographs of fossils, and a map of where Spinosaurus fossils have been found. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

J is for Jack-O'-Lantern: A Halloween Alphabet

Denise Brennan-Nelson (author), Donald Wu (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585366019

Who lit the first jack-o'-lantern? What creature of the night must return to his grave by dawn? And why do we holler "Trick or treat"? J is for Jack-O'-Lantern: A Halloween Alphabet invites you to come along on this A-Z adventure and celebration of all things that "go bump in the night." Poetry and prose combine to entertain and educate. H is for Haunted House A haunted house; you better beware. Only enter if you dare. Monsters lurking, looking mean-- Just can't wait to make you scream! Classic autumn games, jokes, and recipes (including gooey deviled egg eyeballs!) help round out the Halloween festivities.

P is for Potato: An Idaho Alphabet

Joy Steiner Stan Steiner (author), Jocelyn Slack (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585367566

Continuing the great Discover American State By State series is P is for Potato: An Idaho Alphabet. That's right, Idaho! Sleeping Bear Press explores the lush land and rich history of a state so often overlooked. Kids of all ages will love the A to Z rhymes boasting about all the riches found within Idaho's borders - from the Appaloosa steed to the zinc mines to Mount Borah, to, you knew we couldn't forget it, the potato. Every page expands on the rhyme and introduces the readers to more interesting facts, places and people that have helped make Idaho the unique treasure it is. Lyrically written by Idaho's own husband and wife team, Stan and Joy Steiner, P is for Potato excels through the love and knowledge of their home state. The text comes dancing to brilliant life behind the talented strokes of illustrator - and Idaho native -- Jocelyn Slack's brush. P is for Potato: An Idaho Alphabet is as unique as Idaho itself. It's rare to find a children's book on our 43rd state, but it's a great discovery to when you can offer one this well done.

Michelangelo

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691959

Journey back in time to sixteenth-century Italy with 10-year-old Fresca as she introduces you to her master, Michelangelo, the Renaissance genius whose sculptures and paintings changed the way the world sees artists. But there is one surprise in store for the reader, Fresca is not what you think she is!

Monet

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691973

Gabriel is already nervous-he has a new job at the train station. He has to keep the platforms free of dust and dirt. Just imagine how he feels when he finds out he has to sweep next to the famous artist Claude Monet! By watching and talking with the artist, Gabriel finds out more than just how to do his job. He discovers how to see his city and his world through the eyes of a master painter. His life will never be the same.

Leonardo da Vinci

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691935

Journey back in time to 1503 in Florence, Italy, where ten year-old Bartolomeo del Giocondo introduces his master, Leonardo da Vinci. This Renaissance genius was a painter, sculptor, inventor, and, according to his young apprentice, sometimes a bit of a noodle. Little does Bartolomeo know that his family is going to be part of one of the greatest works of art ever created.

Goya

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691911

Matteo could not believe it when he was asked to come and meet the famous artist Goya. Because the young boy had learned how to speak with his hands, he could help the great artist communicate with others. Follow Matteo as he talks to Goya, learns about the man's art, and even becomes the focus of an unexpected portrait. And prepare to meet one of the most talented, haunted, and creative painters in history.

Vincent van Gogh

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624691997

Here is the tale of the famous Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh as told by his young assistant, Peter. Follow the pair from the peasant shacks of the Netherlands to the sunny fields of the South of France as the talented van Gogh paints some of the most famous works of art from the late 19th century.

Phones 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533429

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century telephones and how they looked and worked much differenlty from the early 1900s to today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

Food 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533412

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century food and cooking methods and how they are different from the early 1900s to today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

School 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533436

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century American schools and how they are different from the early 1900s to today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

Toys 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533443

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses popular turn-of-the-century toys and how toys in the early 1900s were different from toys sold today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

Clothes 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533405

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century children’s clothing and how what they wore in the early 1900s is different from what children wear today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

Cars 100 Years Ago

Alison Lassieur (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533399

A level 2 Amicus Reader that discusses turn-of-the-century cars and how they are different from the early 1900s to today. Includes “What’s Different?” photo quiz.

The Dinosaur Museum

Jo Ann Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533092

Describes how dinosaur fossils are found, prepared, and displayed in museums, and what you might see at a dinosaur museum. Includes visual literacy activity.

Velociraptor

Barbara Alpert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534181

Describes how the Velociraptor was discovered, how paleontologists study its bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about the behavior of this small, speedy meat-eating dinosaur.

Tyrannosaurus Rex

Barbara Alpert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534174

Describes how the Tyrannosaurus Rex was discovered, how paleontologists study its bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about the behavior of the largest meat-eating dinosaur.

Triceratops

Barbara Alpert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534167

Describes how the Triceratops was discovered, how paleontologists study its bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about the behavior of this three-horned plant-eating dinosaur.

Stegosaurus

Barbara Alpert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534150

Describes how the Stegosaurus was discovered, how paleontologists study its bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about this plant-eating dinosaur with plates.

Pterodactyl

Barbara Alpert (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607534143

Describes how the Pterodactyl and other pterosaurs were discovered, how paleontologists study their bones, and what the fossil evidence tells us about these ancient flying lizards.

C is for Cornhusker: A Nebraska Alphabet

Rajean Luebs Shepherd (author), Sandy Appleoff (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585367009

Arbor Day, Boys Town, and Kool-Aid are just a few of the marks the Great Plains state of Nebraska has made on American culture. From the state's eastern border along the Missouri River, where Lewis and Clark embarked on the Corps of Discovery expedition, to the towering geologic landmarks of the west, chronicled in pioneers' journals, there are treasures to explore on each page of C is for Cornhusker: A Nebraska Alphabet.Rajean Luebs Shepherd was raised in Michigan and has a degree in elementary education from Central Michigan University. After graduating, she traveled the world for ten years with the international performing group Up With People. A substitute teacher, Rajean enjoys sharing her favorite children's books with her students. She lives with her family in North Platte, Nebraska. With over twenty years in commercial illustration, Sandy Appleoff's work has appeared in a range of venues from corporate advertising, to magazines to children's books to large-scale installation murals. She has taught at the Kansas City Art Institute and the Colorado Mountain College in Aspen. Currently she is teaching and working on an MFA in stage and costume design at the University of Kansas. Sandy lives on a farm in Falls City, Nebraska.

Velociraptor

Karen Carr, Gerry Bailey (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427197115

This book tells the story of the Velociraptor, a lightweight dinosaur who used its speed to catch prey. It was only three feet (one meter) tall, but was feared for its ferocious hunting ability. It used a sickle-shaped claw on the second toe of each foot as a deadly weapon and could reach speeds of up to 37 miles (60 kilometers) per hour when chasing prey.

Liberty Bell

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963964

In Liberty Bell, young readers will explore this American symbol and learn about its historic significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important artifact. A labeled diagram helps readers understand items associated with the Liberty Bell, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the Liberty Bell online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Liberty Bell also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Christmas

Rachel Grack (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781681033228

Christmas is a holiday of symbols. Evergreen trees stand for life in the dead of winter. Nativity scenes remind Christians of Jesus’s birthday. Santa Claus is the image of cheerful gift-giving. In this title, young readers will discover the meaning behind a few popular Christmastime traditions.

Alamo

R.J. Bailey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963940

In Alamo, young readers will explore this Texas landmark and learn about its historic significance. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this important site. A labeled diagram helps readers understand the symbols associated with the Alamo, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about the Alamo online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Alamo also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.