In The Nutcracker's Night Before Christmas preparations for a doomed stage production of the classic ballet goes from terribly bad to ridiculously worse. Sick stagehands, renegade cats, and crashing Christmas trees have everyone sure that the show won't go on. But it's Christmas Eve and help is on the way! Told in verse with wonderful whimsical illustrations, this story hits all the right notes for holiday reading.
Carlos and Carmen’s Abuelita has come to visit. She joins the twins, Mamá, and Papá as they go from store to store, searching for the perfect piñatas. When they finally find them, the twins fall in love with their new piñata pets. They don’t want to smash them! Luckily, Abuelita knows just what to do. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.
When Emma is busy with her Halloween party, Silly Kitty has to find things to do. Read about Silly Kitty's adventures on that spooky night!
In Veterans Day, early readers will learn about the American holiday of Veterans Day and the ways people celebrate it. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage emergent readers as they explore this unique holiday. A labeled diagram helps readers understand the symbols of Veterans Day, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about Veterans Day online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Veterans Day also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.
Level 1 guided reader that examines how people celebrate Halloween. Students will develop reading skills while learning about Halloween activities and foods.
Level 1 guided reader that examines how people celebrate Thanksgiving. Students will develop reading skills while learning about Thanksgiving activities and foods.
The parade is on the march with plumes of many colors!
Teach early Social Studies concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
Teach early Social and Emotional Development concepts and foundational reading skills with this precisely leveled text.
It is Alicia's birthday and as she walks through her Latino neighborhood all her neighbors and friends help to make the day very special.
A hardworking cat, an ingénue dog, and a collection of familiar and unfamiliar Mother Goose rhymes combine in this charming Valentine picture book. Our romantic leads meet, court, propose, and wed, then honeymoon to London to visit the Queen. Careful readers will notice the little mouse (sometimes obvious, sometimes hiding) in every illustration.
Children experience the joy and magic of the season with this festive holiday book! The classic Christmas song becomes a favorite children's story!
Everyone has a birthday. Young or old, we all like to celebrate with friends and family.
Today is Rabbit's birthday. Join Rabbit's animal friends as they arrive with special treats.
Birthday parties are fun. What is your favorite thing about birthday parties?
A colorful romp celebrating traditional festivals and holidays in Latino culture with a festival for each month of the year, written in both English and Spanish.
The classic Christmas song becomes a favorite children's story! Children will count down the days of Christmas with this festive, delightfully illustrated book!