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Lady Ginny's Tea Parties

Susan R. Jolliffe (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551439198

When ear-scratcher (the duke) and Calls-Me-Sweetie-Pie (the Duchess) do not return in time to host their family's famous series of tea parties, Lady Ginny (the poodle) and Codger (the cat) must step in. Codger slows them down a bit, but with the help of Cook and two tiny and unusual characters, they entertain eleven gatherings of guests from mountain lions to butterflies, with just the right treats for each, elegantly prepared, and (almost) flawlessly presented. Lady Ginny's Tea Parties is Lady Ginny's scrapbook, documenting her heroic attempts: the menus, the mishaps and the haute couture.

Soccer in the Snow (Double Letter Vowels-3A)

Lynda Franco (author)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621672586

This book is intended for readers approaching fluency in English. This collection of silly, humorous poems is intended to use target vocabulary in unique, imaginative ways. The poems repetitively employ phonemic awareness categories of rhyme, alliteration, and assonance.

Mechanimals

Chris Tougas (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551436302

When a tornado leaves a farmer with a heap of scrap metal and no animals, his neighbors are sure it's all over for him. But the determined farmer refuses to admit defeat. His plans are big, and when his neighbors dismiss them with the words, "When pigs fly," they grow bigger still. The farmer sets to work to turn that scrap metal into some rather surprising creatures. Mechanimals will help all of us believe in our dreams, despite what the neighbors may say.

Tristeza (Sad)

Julie Murray (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624026126

Sometimes kids have questions about why they feel sad. This title covers reasons one might feel sad and ways that can help. This book is educational, simple, and will help strengthen reading skills! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids is a division of ABDO. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Junior is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.

Tornadoes!

Cecilia Minden (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602799233

Level 2 guided reader that educates students on tornadoes, how they form, precaution, and safety.

From Accident to Hospital

Anastasia Suen (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781634301152

Do you hear a siren? Well, pull over and learn about the chronological timeline of events just after an accident is discovered to the time it takes to transport the victim(s) to the hospital. 9-1-1- operators, police, EMTs and paramedics, and emergency room staff are all described with the duties they perform. This title will help kids sequence and order events. Filled with photographs and captions, informational sidebars, and clear, precise text, it will be a must read for kids. This title will allow students to describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

Fire Trucks

Mary Lindeen (author)

Publisher: Bellwether Media Inc. ISBN: 9781612110271

Theres smoke coming from a building and sirens blaring in the distance. A fire truck is coming to the rescue! Tour a fire truck and all the different equipment from hoses to ladders that firefighters use to put out fires. Blastoff! Series

Can You Be a Bee?

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536536

Beginning readers are introduced to verb and noun homophone pairings in this fun reader!

Animal Actors

Katie Clark (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617729409

Humans aren't the only entertainers in movies and on stage. From Terry the dog, who played Toto in The Wizard of Oz, to Popcorn Deelites the horse, who played the racehorse Seabiscuit in the movies, animals have been entertaining Americans for years. In this introduction to the world of animal actors, readers will get a sense of the amazing range of animals that act, what's required to be successful (beyond luck and a great manager), and the casting process. The bright, colorful pictures and fascinating text are sure to engage your star-struck emergent readers and give them a deep appreciation for the work these animal actors do.

Homing Pigeons

Jenny Fretland Van Voorst (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617729416

It's pretty amazing that homing pigeons can find their way back home--even when transported vast distances and then released. In fact, homing pigeons are known to have made trips as long as 1,100 miles (1,770 km) to get back home, flying at speeds of up to 110 mph (177 kph). Although they are famous for carrying messages for the military in small tubes during the wars of the 20th century, they began their work for humans more than 850 years ago! In this introduction to homing pigeons, readers will learn about the various jobs these pigeons have been used for, along with profiles of some of the most famous of their breed. The fascinating pictures and text are sure to engage your emergent readers and fill them with amazement at the abilities of these unique birds.

Therapy Cats, Dogs, and Rabbits

Jenny Fretland Van Voorst (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781617729454

Therapy animals can improve a person's mood, motivate a child to read, and comfort the sick--sometimes even more successfully than humans. How? Simply the act of being present, friendly, "pet-able," and attentive is often all it takes. In this introduction to therapy animals, kids will learn about the special traits required of non-human caregivers and the places where these animals work--from schools to hospitals to nursing homes. The bright pictures and fascinating text are sure to engage emergent readers and give them a deep respect for the work these animals do.

Guide Dogs

Jes Rudolf (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627241700

After hearing the command "Forward," a Labrador retriever crosses a city street. Its owner carefully grips the dogs harness. The handler is blind, but with his guide dog leading the way, he can safely cross the busy intersection. In this fascinating introduction to guide dogs, beginning readers will learn all about the hard-working canines that help their owners handle any obstacle. From avoiding dangerous traffic to climbing daunting stairs, guide dogs are on the job to help their owners safely make their way through the world. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful pages, and exquisite photos are sure to delight and engage emergent readers.

Police Dogs

Dawn Bluemel Oldfield (author)

Publisher: Bearport Publishing ISBN: 9781627241724

A police dog weaves back and forth along a busy city street, using its powerful nose to sniff the ground. The working canine is searching for hidden bombs. In this exciting introduction to police dogs, beginning readers will learn all about the brave and loyal dogs that won't let anything keep them from getting the job done! From chasing after criminals to sniffing out explosives, police dogs are hard at work keeping people safe and protecting their police officer handlers. Each 24-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful pages, and exquisite photos are sure to delight and engage emergent readers.

Simple Machines

Jo Ann Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533061

Describes how simple machines are used in construction and how they make work easier. Includes experiments.

Cooking

Emily Dawson (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607533023

Describes the scientific concepts of heat, melting, freezing, and boiling using everyday cooking examples. Includes experiments.

Take Care of the Earth Every Day

Tammy Gagne (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535515

Introduces ways to take care of Earth on a daily basis, such as recycling, planting trees, and caring for Earth’s animals.

The Many Kinds of Cold

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535386

Introduces synonyms for cold by detailing fun activities to do in cool, chilly, crisp, and frigid weather.

The Many Kinds of Dirty

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535393

Introduces synonyms for dirty by detailing the messy, sloppy, and filthy animals at the zoo.

The Many Kinds of Hot

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535409

Introduces synonyms for hot by detailing a day at the beach with a blazing sun and scorching hot sand.

The Many Kinds of Small

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535416

Introduces synonyms for small by detailing the sizes of familiar foods, such as baby carrots, miniature marshmallows, and tiny peas in a pod.

The Many Kinds of Clean

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607535379

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Introduces synonyms for clean by comparing tidy, neat, spotless, and sparkling items in a child’s bedroom.

Telling Time

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536765

A young boy learns to tell time on digital and analog clocks as he impatiently waits for a friend to come over to play.

Counting Change

Bridget Heos (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536772

Aiden helps his little brother Mason make change at a yard sale so that he can buy a new video game, which they will then share.

Are You a Ewe?

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536529

Eve and Grace find homophones on a farm, such as the sight of a horse’s braid and the sound of a donkey that brayed.

The New Gnu Knew

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781607536543

A fun zoo theme introduces young readers to sets of three homophones, such as to, too, and two, and bye, by, and buy.