The illustrations of award-winning artist Roberto Innocenti offer a modern take on the centuries-old tale of an innocent girl in a red riding hood who meets a wicked wolf in the dark woods.
Ten boldly illustrated stories tell classic tales from different cultures of battles between heroes and powerful opponents. Tales include: Theseus versus the Minotaur, and Perseus versus Medusa, from Greek mythology; Beowulf versus monsters and dragons from Anglo-Saxon mythology; and the Mayan twins versus the lords of the Underworld. Other well-known stories feature Sinbad the Sailor from Arabic literature, and the Swiss hero William Tell. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.
Ten boldly illustrated stories tell folktales and legends from different cultures about characters with magical powers. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.
Ten boldly illustrated stories tell tales from different cultures of legendary creatures, both good and bad. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.
Ten beautifully illustrated stories tell fables and folktales from different cultures featuring animal characters that often speak and act like humans in order to teach a lesson. Tales include: Anansi the Spider and Mainu the Frog, from African folktales; Brer Rabbit, an African American folktale; Wenebojo and the Buffalo, a Native American legend; the Hare and the Tortoise, a Greek fable; and Androcles and the Lion, a Roman fable. Feature boxes add additional details to help readers better understand concepts in the story as well as the time period in which the story was written.
Uncle Dan is still tracking down the hacker known as Storm. While Carter waits, he's looking for a way to get out of actually reading his homework. Since Isabelle has cleaned up the virtual reality code, Carter heads into "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." What he doesn't know is that Storm has left a few traps. Isabelle can't get the virtual reality program to shut down to get Carter out of the suit. She has to try the most dangerous thing of all - a reboot of the system. If she can't get it back online, Carter only has a few minutes of air left.
The Warren's Occult Museum is full of many mysterious and downright terrifying artifacts. So, it might be easy to overlook one of its most dangerous possessions--a truly evil doll. But could a lovable plaything really prove deadly? Some think so. Find out more in this graphic thriller. Then, learn about other museum mysteries.
Gabe Brown's brother Ben has his own show on the Internet called Discover Cryptids. Gabe and his friends Tyler and Sean help Ben hunt down these monsters and make sure the show goes on! For this episode, the Monster Hunters travel to Arizona to investigate the Mogollon Monster for their Discover Cryptids Internet show. The monster is terrorizing a summer camp. Is a camper playing a practical joke? Maybe, but the team isn't so sure! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
Gabe Brown's brother Ben has his own show on the Internet called Discover Cryptids. Gabe and his friends Tyler and Sean help Ben hunt down these monsters and make sure the show goes on! For this episode, the Monster Hunters travel to Ohio to investigate the Loveland Frog. Ben's friend George is making a film about the creature. George's three sisters are wearing frogman suits in the film. But why are there four frogmen in one scene? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
Cooper and Cruz Garcia are chasing a big, hairy beast in the mountains at Camp Nowhere. Is it really Bigfoot? Cooper and Cruz are scared but they keep following him up the mountain. Will Bigfoot eat them? Or will they find their missing bunkmate? Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
In this Indian folk tale, the moon teaches a valuable lesson to a boastful tailor.
The leprechaun king deals with Maureen's selfish greedy sisters.
This Italian folk tale describes how the king finally realizes the value of his youngest daughter's gift.
The sons of a Vietnamese farmer learn a valuable lesson about the "treasure" in their rice field.
Mother and Father Crow find a way to protect their babies from a huge black snake.
In this Norwegian folktale Halvor discovers what treasure his mother would like best.
In this Japanese folktale, discover what is the secret behind a young girl's beautiful woven fabric.
A poor tailor earns the tsar's approval when he not only makes a beautiful coat for the tsarina but also outwits the greedy palace guards.
This celestial dancer provides herbs to help cure Jiko's mother.
In this Kumeyaay legend, a young mother gets help for her people from an unexpected source.
Michael O'Donnell learns that wealth will not solve all problems.
In this tale from Turkey Hodja outwits the conqueror Tamerlane, and then on the same day tries to "rescue" the moon from the bottom of his well.
In this folk tale from the Bahamas, Sister Felice outwits some tricky thieves.
People have been telling stories since the beginning of time--sharing them from one generation to the next. In Tall Tale Stories, readers will read four different exaggerated tales. Readers will recognize some of their favorite stories growing up and discover new ones from different cultures. Books include mature, complex themes at a low readability to engage struggling readers. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.
Freya in the Gods and Goddesses of the Ancient World series explores the fascinating drama, love stories, and destruction in the myths surrounding the goddess of love and beauty. Book includes history, myths, and a family tree. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature audience and a lower level of complexity with clear visuals to help struggling readers along. Considerate text includes tons of fascinating information and wild facts that will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension.