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Ghosts in Prisons

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174313

People have reported hearing footsteps and seeing shadowy figures at prisons that have been empty for years. Could phantom inmates still roam the halls? Read eerie stories from famous prisons to decide for yourself in this title for reluctant readers.

Ghosts in Mansions

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174290

The elegant houses of the wealthy may hold more than just expensive things. Some are said to be home to ghosts! Reluctant readers will love reading the famous ghost stories from lavish locales in this spooky book.

Ghosts in the White House

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174320

Presidents of the United States might get some creepy houseguests during their time at the White House—former presidents! Find out which presidents have been sighted haunting their old home and what their unfinished business might be in this high-interest title for young readers.

Ghosts in Hotels

Lisa Owings (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781626174283

Who’s that knocking on your hotel room door? Is it room service or a ghostly visitor? Guests have recounted strange occurrences likes these during their stays at some hotels. This title introduces reluctant readers to some of these haunted encounters with unwanted hotel guests.

Un caso con sentido común

Songju Ma Daemicke (author), Shennen Bersani (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628558562

Mientras que Ming juega afuera durante un día de verano, el olor a una comida deliciosa llena el aire. ¿Viene de la casa del avaro de Fu Wang? “¿Qué se trae entre manos?”, se pregunta Ming. Para su asombro, Fu Wang exige a todos los vecinos que le paguen por los olores tan placenteros. Cuando los vecinos se niegan, el caso se va a la corte. ¿Cómo va a deliberar el juez en este caso tan inusual? ¿Puede Fu Wang hacer dinero con el sentido del olfato de los vecinos? Un juez inteligente hace uso de otro sentido común para cerrar el caso con una lógica muy acertada y convincente.

Vivian and the Legend of the Hoodoos

Terry Catass Jennings (author), Phyllis Saroff (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628559606

Long ago, the Old Ones were bad. They drank all the water, ate all the pine nuts, and left nothing for the other creatures. Sinawav the coyote punished them by turning them into rocky hoodoos. Now when children misbehave, their Paiute elders remind them that they too could be turned into stone columns! Vivian has heard the stories, but this year as she and her grandmother climb the mesa to pick pine nuts, Vivian has something more important on her mind: basketball tryouts. When Vivian is disrespectful to the trees and the land, her grandmother must remind Vivian of the legend of the hoodoos and how nature has made it possible for her people to live.

Tantalizing Tales

Tamra Orr (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690549

Step into a world of wonder and learning in these enduring fables of ancient Greece. You'll come face to face with the wrath of the Olympian gods. You'll meet unforgettable characters with all-too-human shortcomings, including the conceited Narcissus, the greedy King Midas, and the disobedient Icarus. Come, listen and learn as their choices lead to some surprising outcomes!

Fabulous Fables

Ann Tatlock (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690563

Step into a world of wonder and learning in these enduring fables of ancient Greece. You'll come face to face with the wrath of the Olympian gods. You'll meet unforgettable characters with all-too-human shortcomings, including the conceited Narcissus, the greedy King Midas, and the disobedient Icarus. Come, listen and learn as their choices lead to some surprising outcomes!

Heroic Heroes

Michael DeMocker (author)

Publisher: Purple Toad Publishing ISBN: 9781624690525

Who was the greatest hero of Ancient Greece? Who killed the most monsters? Who rescued the most damsels in distress? Who was the coolest dude in sandals? Listen to the heroes themselves as they tell the stories of their adventures and decide for yourself who was the most HEROIC HERO!

A Case of Sense

Songju Ma Daemicke (author), Shennen Bersani (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781628558555

While Ming plays outside one summer day, the smell of delicious food fills the air. It is coming from greedy Fu Wangs house, What is he up to? wonders Ming. To his alarm, Fu Wang demands that all the neighbors pay him for the pleasant smells. When the neighbors refuse, the case goes to court. How will the judge rule in this unusual case? Can Fu Wang make money from the neighbors sense of smell? A wise judge makes use of another sense to close the case with clever and convincing logic.

Santa Claus

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195128

This engaging book uses a simple rhyming pattern to tell the story of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve. Wonderful photos and illustrations show Santa and his reindeer on their annual trip, as well as the joy on childrens faces on Christmas morning. An activity asks children to draw their own picture of Santa Claus.

El perro y el lobo

Cynthia Swain (author), Joanna Czernichowska (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478836209

¿Es mejor ser un perro o ser un lobo? Lee esta fábula de Esopo y decide

El zorro y el perro mapache

Cynthia Swain (author), Bill Greenhead (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478836216

¿Quién es el mejor embustero en Japón? ¡Qué comience la competencia!

Kanchil y los Cocodrilos

Jeffrey B. Fuerst (author), Gary Freeman (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478836223

¿Puede Kanchil, el pequeño ciervo ratón, engañar a los cocodrilos de dientes gigantes?

El patito feo

Laura Layton Strom (author), James Palmer (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478836230

El patito feo no se parece a sus hermanos y hermanas.Incluso, ellos lo acosan. Pero un día todo cambia. . .

El rey Midas y el toque de oro

Laura Layton Strom (author), Kirk Parrish (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478836247

En este recuento del mito griego, el rey Midas ama el oro más que a nada en el mundo entero o, por lo menos, eso es lo que él piensa

El viejo rey Juan

Jeffrey B. Fuerst (author), Nick Price (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781607196624

El viejo rey Juan de nuevo no puede dormir . . . ¡y tú ya sabes qué significa eso!

Cómo el conejo perdió la cola

Cynthia Swain (author), Juan Bautista Juan Oliver (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478827719

¿Has visto alguna vez la cola peluda de un conejo? Es mullida como una bola de algodón. Según este cuento, los conejos tenían antes la cola larga como la de las ardillas.

El urubú y el sapo

Yanitzia Canetti (author), Juan Bautista Juan Oliver (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478827726

Según esta leyenda, el aspecto y el canto del sapo alguna vez fueron distintos. Averigua porqué se enemistó con el urubú y qué le hizo perder su canto melodioso y tener otra piel.

Caperucita Roja

Laura Layton Strom (author), Bill Greenhead (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478827733

¡Averigua qué sucede cuando Caperucita Roja habla con un desconocido!

Medusa (Spanish)

Laura Layton Strom (author), Stefania Bisacco (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478827740

Los mitos griegos son relatos de hace muchísimo tiempo. Con estos relatos, los griegos de la antigüedad explicaban sus héroes, sus dioses y su mundo.

Tlacuache y Coyote

Yanitzia Canetti (author), Lydia Mba Blazquez (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478827757

Tlacuache es un animal noble que siempre quiere ayudar. Coyote aprovecha su inocencia y siempre lo logra engañar.

Juan Pin y el oro sin fin

Yanitzia Canetti (author), Alan Brown (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478827764

Un hombre rico llega a América para buscar en la selva una ciudad repleta de riquezas. ¿Como terminará la aventura del ambicioso Juan Pin que quería tener oro sin fin?

Ratón y León

Cynthia Swain (author), Wilson Williams (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478836100

Esta es una fábula acerca de la bondad y la misericordia. Si el león le hace un favor al ratón, ¿será posible que la bondad sea devuelta algún día?

Ratón de ciudad y Ratón de campo

Cynthia Swain (author), Bill Greenhead (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781478836117

Dos primos viven en lugares muy distintos: la ciudad y el campo. ¿Qué lugar es mejor?