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From Rags to Riches

Christine Dugan (author)

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9781433383526

In this inspiring and informative nonfiction title, readers will learn the ways that people start from almost nothing to become millionaires and billionaires. Through examples of hard work and smart financial decisions, readers gain an understanding of how to invest money responsibly in stocks, commodities, bonds, and mutual funds while also learning the various ways that people have been successful in entrepreneurships. Informational text, fascinating facts, and a glossary of useful terms work in conjunction with vibrant images and inspirational examples to engage readers from cover to cover.

Bar Graphs

Lisa Colozza Cocca (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809610

This colorful title introduces readers to bar graphs through multiple examples focused on the theme of a party. Readers can also complete activities and are given suggestions for further exploration of the topic.

Line Graphs

Lisa Colozza Cocca (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809627

Readers will discover line graphs through examples that include waiting to ride a roller coaster, recording sales at a lemonade stand, and counting clouds. Colorful graphs teach readers, while fun illustrations keep their attention. Activities help readers explore the topic further.

Pictographs

Lisa Colozza Cocca (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809634

Taking bar graphs in a different direction, this title shows readers how symbols can represent numbers. Readers will explore books in different ways, including the number read by many groups at one point in time, different types of books read, and books read by one group over several months. Readers are encouraged to make their own pictographs through activities.

Graphing Story Problems

Lisa Colozza Cocca (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809641

Designed to introduce readers to how graphs tell stories. Readers will see bar, line, pie, and pictographs, as well as tally charts, and be encouraged to read the stories graphs tell and create their own stories. Activities build on the material presented.

Pie Graphs

Lisa Colozza Cocca (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809658

Using everyday examples such as pizza toppings, the playground, and flowers, this title introduces readers to the basics of pie graphs. Activities reinforce the concepts taught.

Tally Charts

Lisa Colozza Cocca (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781610809665

This fun book uses examples familiar to readers to get them counting using tally charts. Topics include snacks, pets, and how readers and their classmates get to school. Activities encourage practicing making tally charts.

Adverbs

Josh Gregory (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312496

The ability to recognize and correctly use the different parts of speech is key to demonstrating command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. In this book, readers will learn about the function adverbs have in sentences by following the story of Lucy and Jon, teammates on a soccer team competing for the local championship. The story and activity sidebars help introduce concepts such as how to use adverbs for description or explanation and how to tell the difference between adjectives and adverbs.

Conjunctions

Katie Marsico (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312472

The ability to recognize and correctly use the different parts of speech is key to demonstrating command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. In this book, readers will learn about the role conjunctions play in sentences by following the story of Nancy, a girl who brings her family to see her work on display at an art show. The story and activity sidebars help introduce concepts such as correct punctuation and the use of coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.

Interjections

Katie Marsico (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312502

The ability to recognize and correctly use the different parts of speech is key to demonstrating command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. In this book, readers will learn about the function interjections have in sentences by following the story of Will and Lauren, who visit a museum to see dinosaur skeletons. The story and activity sidebars help teach concepts such as correct punctuation, capitalization, and how words or phrases can have particular effects.

Nouns

Josh Gregory (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312434

The ability to recognize and correctly use the different parts of speech is key to demonstrating command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. In this book, readers will learn about the function nouns have in sentences by following the story of Steve and Judy, who join their father on a trip to the grocery store. The story and activity sidebars help introduce concepts such as abstract nouns, subject-verb agreement, and singular and plural nouns.

Pronouns

Katie Marsico (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312441

The ability to recognize and correctly use the different parts of speech is key to demonstrating command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. In this book, readers will learn about the function pronouns have in sentences by following the story of Sam and his visiting cousins, Jim and Anna. The story and supplemental activity sidebars help teach concepts such as tense, correct punctuation, relative pronouns, and pronoun-antecedent agreement.

Verbs

Josh Gregory (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312458

The ability to recognize and correctly use the different parts of speech is key to demonstrating command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. In this book, readers will learn about the function verbs have in sentences by following the story of Will and his new puppy, Brownie. The story and supplemental activity sidebars help teach concepts such as tense, use of regular and irregular verbs, and the difference between types of verbs.

Adjectives

Josh Gregory (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312465

The ability to recognize and correctly use the different parts of speech is key to demonstrating command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. In this book readers will learn about the role adjectives play in sentences by following the story of Tom and his sister, Kate, who visit the zoo with their Uncle Mike. The story and activity sidebars help teach concepts such using adjectives to provide description and detail, understanding word relationships, identifying common types of adjectives, and making comparisons using comparative and superlative adjectives.

Prepositions

Katie Marsico (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312489

The ability to recognize and correctly use the different parts of speech is key to demonstrating command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. In this book, readers will learn about the function prepositions have in sentences by following the story of Abby and Nate, two students who have a project to complete for school. The story and activity sidebars help introduce concepts such as prepositional phrases, spatial relationships, and correct punctuation.

Zero, Zilch, Nada: Counting to None

Wendy Ulmer (author), Laura Knorr (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585365760

Harry is excited! Today is the first day at his new job at the Four Color Balloon Factory. Harry loves balloons almost more than anything! When Mr. Huffy, his new boss, tells him to blow up 100 balloons for Mrs. Doopido's birthday party, Harry can't wait to get started. But when Harry wants to make sure he has the correct number of balloons for the birthday party, counting the balloons gets confusing. And no matter what he does, the number still comes out wrong. What is the best way to count to 100? Colorful illustrations and a clever storyline will help young readers figure out what Harry needs to do to solve his math dilemma. A former music and English teacher, Wendy Ulmer was inspired to write Zero, Zilch, Nada because of her own "math phobia" and struggles with math as a child. She also wrote A Isn't for Fox: An Isn't Alphabet. Wendy lives in Arrowsic, Maine. Laura Knorr is also the illustrator of the popular holiday title, The Legend of Papa Nol. Zero, Zilch, Nada is her second book with Wendy Ulmer and her fifth book with Sleeping Bear Press. Laura lives in Commerce, Georgia.

Full Count: A Baseball Number Book

Brad Herzog (author), Bruce Langton (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585365975

Following his H is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet, Brad Herzog once again steps to the plate to bring the game of baseball to fans of every age. Using numbers as its backdrop, Full Count: A Baseball Number Book goes behind the batter's box and into the dugout to explain game basics and showcase historic moments. Starting with the signal for a fastball (1), to the miles-per-hour speed on some of the fastest pitches ever thrown (100+), Full Count counts out the players, the plays, and pulse-stopping moments in America's favorite sport. Brad Herzog has won several awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. He has published more than two dozen books, including his sports alphabet books, H is for Home Run: A Baseball Alphabet and K is for Kick: A Soccer Alphabet. Brad lives on California's Monterey Peninsula. Following successful careers as a commercial illustrator and a wildlife artist, Bruce Langton started illustrating children's books. His books include P is for Putt: A Golf Alphabet and Win One for the Gipper: America's Football Hero. Bruce lives in Granger, Indiana.

Hat Tricks Count: A Hockey Number Book

Matt Napier (author), Melanie Rose (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531900

The companion volume to our bestselling, Blue Spruce Award winner, Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet. Like our alphabet series our counting books are written in a two-tier format with charming poems for young readers and expository text for older readers. Young sports fans see numbers everywhere--the scoreboard, the retired jerseys in the rafters, the numerology of sports stats--and Hat Tricks Count: A Hockey Number Book delivers them faster than an assist from the Great One, number 99 himself. Hat Tricks Count will answer many of the fast paced questions kids have. What is a Hat Trick, anyway? Cross checking, high sticking, and hooking penalties add up to what? Who scored more career goals--Gordie Howe or Wayne Gretzky?

Multiplying Menace: the revenge of Rumpelstiltskin

Pam Calvert (author), Wayne Geehan (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781570918902

Rumpelstiltskin is back! This time he's making mischief with his multiplying stick. Can Peter unlock the secret of the stick in time to save the kingdom? Whimsical illustrations bring fun to multiplying whole numbers and fractions.