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.
School is canceled! Ana and Andrew play in the snow with their neighbors and learn to make snow ice cream. They save a snowball in the freezer for their cousins in Trinidad who have never seen snow. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
Readers who loved Lola at the Library, Lola Loves Stories, and Lola Reads to Leo are in for a backyard treat. After Lola reads a book of garden poems, she wants to plant some flowers. She gets books from the library and chooses her plants. Then Lola and her mommy buy the seeds, make the garden, and mark the rows. Now it's time to wait...
The early bird catches the worm! At least, that's what Libby's dad says. So when Libby's family goes camping, Libby decides to get up extra early to catch some worms for their fishing trip. The only problem is that now Libby is too tired to go fishing. But that's good news for the worms that get a new garden home on the farm. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.
Using the cumulative format of This Is the House That Jack Built, this story follows a family as it maintains a handcrafted bee box in their yard and uses the products that come from it.
A young girl and an old tree learn from each other how to find their purpose and foster healing in the world.
When Cricket McKay and her best friend, Shilo, discover that a cougar has been seen in the town of Waterton, they are thrilled that school closes for a few days as a precaution. The townspeople are worried though. They want the cougar caught and relocated, which could be disastrous for the cougar. Cricket's dad, the national park's warden, is receiving reports of the cougar causing all kinds of trouble around town, but it's the type of trouble it doesn't make sense for a cougar to get into. Then Cricket and Shilo find evidence that another animal may be to blame. With the help of a visiting researcher who is in Waterton studying cougar behavior, Cricket and Shilo must convince the townspeople, and Cricket's dad, that they're after the the wrong animal before it’s too late. This is the fourth title featuring Cricket and her friends, following Bats in Trouble, Ospreys in Danger and Salamander Rescue.
Nat is all set to ride in a chaser truck at the hot-air balloon festival until he meets a killdeer family.
Nicholas hides a pumpkin and gets a surprise the following year.
Alex discovers that a nighttime fishing trip can be fun.
Two boys use marmalade to lure a skunk safely out of the house.
Tyler struggles with a rabbit infestation in his garden.
This young girl helps free a bird that got caught in a store.
This Ojibwa folk tale describes the musical sounds of rain and thunder.
In this take on 'The Tortoise and the Hare', Hummingbird and Heron race to see who gets to eat fish from the river and who has to eat something else.
The sound of raindrops on Jarrett's umbrella reminds Mom to make a special snack.
Bert Beth and Grandpa make a pumpkin pie to share with friends at their pumpkin party.
Krystal discovers why a snail is taking so long to cross the sidewalk.
A little girl wants the loud wind to sing her a soft song. But when the flowers bloom Mr. Wind goes away.
A poem about rabbits and their shadows in the moonlight.
Max is grumpy because he can't find any flowers for Mrs. Mole. Felix and Harriet help him make a leaf bouquet instead. Mrs. Mole invites them in for hot cocoa and a story.
Kari and her mom go on a hike in the woods. They watch a deer leaping through a clearing and settle down for a picnic lunch as a deer has a picnic of her own. Readers will see both Spanish and English phrases in this story.
Grandpa and Chelsea take care of their garden together, and Chelsea learns how to tell when the carrots are ready.
Kyle's birthday present turns into a delicious part of Thanksgiving dinner.
Hiki--ghost crabs--have made nests all over everyone's gardens. Can Kimo find a way to make the crabs leave?