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ABC Safari

Karen Lee (author), Karen Lee (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180159

Lets search for adventure above in the sky. Well scout through the mountains and hills, and then try exploring the forests, the meadows and plains, across the dry desert and through jungle rains. Well trek through a swamp, a puddle, a pond, in lakes and the river, the ocean beyond. But, what are we looking for? Who will we see? Find animals on this Safari with me! Once youve discovered all the animals, turn to the For Creative Minds educational section for sorting cards and animal fun facts.

The Word Wizard's Book of Adverbs

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177599

The Word Wizard explains that adverbs answer the How? When? and Why? questions in our world. Clearly written text and photographs cast their spell on readers so they understand how adverbs work with other parts of speech, the functions of adverbs, and how to identify adverbs in sentences. Fun, inspired activities encourage readers to use adverbs to add detail and excitement when speaking and writing.

The Word Wizard's Book of Homonyms

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177889

In this fascinating title, the Word Wizard guides readers through the world of homonyms, homophones, and homographs. Readers learn how to use context clues to help distinguish between words that sound alike but are spelled differently and have different meanings. Supportive definitions make word meanings accessible and memorable.

The Word Wizard's Book of Nouns

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177568

A noun is a word that names a person, animal, place, thing, or idea. Vivid photographs and creative text help the Word Wizard introduce readers to different forms and functions of nouns, including plural, proper, and possessive.

The Word Wizard's Book of Prefixes and Suffixes

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177896

In this enchanting book, readers discover how prefixes and suffixes can change the meanings of words before their eyes! Guided by the Word Wizard, readers learn to create new words by combining root words with prefixes and suffixes. Discover how these spell-binding syllables can help unlock the meanings of new words.

The Word Wizard's Book of Pronouns

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177902

What do you and I have in common? They are both pronouns of course! In this engaging book, the Word Wizard introduces readers to the different types and functions of pronouns. From personal and possessive to indefinite and reflexive, this book will help readers put the "pro" in pronouns!

The Word Wizard's Book of Synonyms and Antonyms

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177919

In this fun-filled book, the Word Wizard helps readers understand synonyms and antonyms. From exploring shades of meaning and making comparisons to using a thesaurus, readers learn how to use synonyms and antonyms to enrich their writing and strengthen their communication skills.

The Word Wizard's Book of Verbs

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177575

In this bewitching title, the Word Wizard gives readers a potion that helps them understand concepts such as verb tense, shades of meaning, and how using strong action verbs can make your words hop, jump, or leap off the page!

The Word Wizard's Book of Adjectives

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177582

We use adjectives to describe and compare the things in our world. In this spellbinding book, the Word Wizard reveals the secrets of the magical world of adjectives, including synonyms, antonyms, and comparisons. Readers will discover the nuances of language as they look closely at adjectives that vary in intensity and those with closely related meanings. Writing prompts guide readers as they use adjectives to add detail and clarity.

Starting Your Own Blog

Kristin Fontichiaro (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624311994

Blogs are a great place to practice using technology to produce and publish writing, interact and collaborate with others, and share ideas with the world. Readers of this book will learn how to set up and maintain their own blogs for personal or educational use. They will find out how to write and edit posts using clear and descriptive language, add photos and other media to emphasize facts or details, and interact appropriately with readers in collaborative discussions held through blog commenting systems.

R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet

Judy Young (author), Victor Juhasz (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627532051

Bring the magic of poetry to life with R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet. From acrostics and ballads to meter and metaphor, author and poet Judy Young has written a delightful collection of poems to illustrate poetic tools, terms and techniques. Each term or technique is demonstrated in an accompanying poem so readers can see the method at work. Whether haiku or rap, sonnets or cinquain, budding writers of all ages will be inspired to put their imaginations to work crafting their own poems.

S is for Story: A Writer's Alphabet

Esther Hershenhorn (author), Zachary Pullen (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585365982

What is a first draft? What is a narrative? In S is for Story: A Writer's Alphabet, author and writing coach Esther Hershenhorn uses the alphabet to help explain, explore, and examine the tools, techniques, and strategies for those hoping to live the literary life. Writing terms and topics are explained using a two-tier format. C is for the Character, every story's star, the one for whom we cheer, we care, with whom we travel far. Specific genres, story elements (setting and plot), and the mechanics of how to write (including editing and revision) are covered, while quotes from famous authors provide examples of the writer's thought process. Budding writers of all ages will be inspired to put pen to paper (or fingers on keyboards)!

Super Parentheses Saves the Day!

Rachel Lynette (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733195

Explains the basics of how parentheses are used in text, their purpose, and the rules for their use.

Super Quotation Marks Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733188

Explains the basics of how quotation marks are used in text, their purpose, and the rules for their use.

Super Period Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733164

Explains the basics of how the period is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Super Question Mark Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733171

Explains the basics of how the question mark is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Super Apostrophe Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733126

Explains the basics of how the apostrophe is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Super Colon Saves the Day!

Rachel Lynette (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733133

Explains the basics of how the colon is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Super Exclamation Point Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733157

Explains the basics of how the exclamation point is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Super Comma Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733140

Explains the basics of how the comma is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Similes and Metaphors

Ann Heinrichs (author), David Moore (illustrator), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609730383

The key to making literacy more exciting is finding ways to liven up the written word. Students will be amazed to see how certain figures of speech can add creativity to the simplest of sentences. Discover how similes and metaphors can paint vivid pictures that are sure to make both reading and writing more pleasurable.

Sara at the Store: The Sound of S

Cecilia Minden (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609549985

Learn about the sound of the letter S, as Sara and her mother go to the store to buy sandals, but end up buying surprises for the entire family.

Roy on the Ranch: The Sound of R

Cecilia Minden (author), Bob Ostrom (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609549978

Learn about the sound of the letter R, as Roy and his horse Big Red and dog Rascal have adventures on their ranch.

Punctuation

Ann Heinrichs (author), David Moore (illustrator), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609730376

Exclamation points, periods, question marks, and commas--all these are common forms of punctuation, and each has the potential to prove confusing to kids learning grammar. Discover the proper use of punctuation and find out why it's such an important concept to master.

Prepositions

Ann Heinrichs (author), David Moore (illustrator), Dan McGeehan (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609730147

Where can you find prepositions? Are they under a rock? Around the corner? Over a hill? The easiest place to find them is right here in this book! Young readers will learn all about prepositions and how to use them.