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Myers-Briggs

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172678

Which of the 16 different personality types are you? Are you creative, super social, and enthusiastic? You might be an ENFP. Or are you a dreamer and quiet? You might be an INFJ. Find out who you are in the Who Are You? series. This series takes a closer look at the most popular personality theories from star charts to numerology to psychology assessments. Myers-Briggs looks specifically at the 16 different personality types based on the Myers-Briggs personality typing system. This hi-low title uses considerate text written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension. Informative sidebars include fast facts, science connections, and spotlight biographies. Backmatter includes four Myers-Briggs inspired quizzes.

Multiple Intelligences

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534172739

Find out who you are in the Who Are You Series? This series takes a closer look at the most popular personality theories from star charts to numerology to psychology assessments. The Multiple Intelligences book takes a closer look at Dr. Howard Gardner's theory that there are more than one type of intelligence: from music to kinesthetic. This hi-low title uses considerate text written at a higher maturity level with a lower reading level to engage struggling readers. A table of contents, glossary with simplified pronunciations, and index all enhance comprehension. Informative sidebars include fast facts, science connections, and spotlight biographies. Backmatter includes four quizzes inspired by Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences.

Leadership

Diane Lindsey Reeves, Connie Hansen (author) Ruth Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173286

Students learn more about how leadership skills can help them succeed in the classroom, socially, and in their future careers! The title tackles this essential life skill in an age-appropriate and participatory way, drawing them into fun-filled "investigations" of leadership skills illustrated to depict a realistic and relatable classroom situation. Leadership invites readers to "investigate" four story-centered scenarios related to listening, talking, body language, and writing. Title includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Job Search

Diane Lindsey Reeves, Connie Hansen (author) Ruth Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173323

Students learn more about how to conduct an effective job search. The title tackles this essential life skill in an age-appropriate and participatory way, drawing them into fun-filled "investigations" of communication skills illustrated to depict a realistic and relatable situation. Job Search invites readers to "investigate" four story-centered scenarios related to listening, talking, body language, and writing. Title includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Critical Thinking

Diane Lindsey Reeves, Connie Hansen (author) Ruth Bennett (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534173279

Students learn more about how excellent critical thinking can help them succeed in the classroom, socially, and in their future careers! The title tackles this essential life skill in an age-appropriate and participatory way, drawing them into fun-filled "investigations" of critical thinking skills illustrated to depict a realistic and relatable classroom situation. Critical Thinking invites readers to "investigate" four story-centered scenarios related to listening, talking, body language, and writing. Title includes table of contents, author biography, sidebars, glossary, index, and informative backmatter.

Understanding Similes

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427116123

Designed to bolster reading comprehension and enhance writing skills, this imaginative title helps children identify and decipher the meaning of similes. Accessible text and engaging examples support a solid understanding of this figurative language form.

Understanding Metaphors

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427116130

This appealing title helps children identify and understand the meaning of metaphors. Examples familiar to children are used to help them learn how to decode this often tricky figurative language form and distinguish it from a simile. Understanding metaphors will expand children's reading comprehension and give them skills to add creativity to their writing.

Understanding Sayings

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427116154

Idioms, adages, and proverbs are common expressions and sayings that have meanings beyond what can be understood by their individual words. This insightful title identifies the purpose of each figurative language form and provides strategies to help young readers decode the meanings of these nonliteral expressions.

Understanding Personification

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427116147

Attributing human qualities or characteristics to an object or idea is a form of figurative language called personification. This creative resource provides readers with strategies to recognize and decode this literary device. Imaginative examples and vibrant images make the words in this book “leap off the page!“

Read, Recite, and Write Cinquains

JoAnn Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427175960

In this delightful book, readers will learn how to write poems in a five-line poetic form called a cinquain. Examples help show budding poets how to condense text while using natural sentence structure in writing their own cinquains. Easy-to-understand text encourages concrete language, highlights imagery, and provides hints for creating effective titles.

Read, Recite, and Write Haiku

JoAnn Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427175984

Haiku is a form of short poem that features a set number of syllables. This engaging book describes how to create haiku focusing on setting, seasonal words, and making every word count. As they write their own haiku, readers will learn what else matters besides counting syllables.

Read, Recite, and Write List Poems

JoAnn Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427175991

List poetry includes a number of forms that rely on parallel structure, repetition, and line breaks. This fascinating book gives readers useful instructions for writing a variety of list poems, including acrostics, biopoems, and riddle poems.

Read, Recite, and Write Concrete Poems

JoAnn Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427175977

This fun book provides a logical plan for creating concrete poems - a poetic form in which the text creates a shape that mimics its subject. Tips are included for choosing workable topics, arranging words on the page, and making the most of white space.

Prepositions

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837669

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. Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful photos, a table of contents, sources for further research including websites, information about the author, activities for further learning, and an index.

Pronouns

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837676

I love pronouns. She loves pronouns. He loves pronouns. Do you love pronouns, too? If you don't now, you'll learn to love pronouns as you read this book! Learn how to identify and use pronouns in writing, reading, and speaking. We all love pronouns! Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful photos, a table of contents, sources for further research including websites, information about the author, activities for further learning, and an index.

Punctuation

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837683

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. Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful photos, a table of contents, sources for further research including websites, information about the author, activities for further learning, and an index.

Similes and Metaphors

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837690

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. Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful photos, a table of contents, sources for further research including websites, information about the author, activities for further learning, and an index.

Spelling Rules

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837706

Weekly quizzes or the annual spelling bee can instill a sense of dread in most students. But 'Spelling Rules' makes this often tricky subject easy and fun. Simple strategies and effective examples help kids comprehend when and why words are spelled the way they are. Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful photos, a table of contents, sources for further research including websites, information about the author, activities for further learning, and an index.

Synonyms and Antonyms

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837713

Young writers get tired of using the same old words over and over. By learning to identify synonyms, kids are able to express themselves with greater clarity and creativity. This title also helps students unlock the mystery behind antonyms and illustrates how a few simple letter combinations can transform a word into its complete opposite. Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful photos, a table of contents, sources for further research including websites, information about the author, activities for further learning, and an index.

Verbs

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837720

Run . . . jump . . . read! Learn all about those great action words: verbs. You will learn what verbs are and how to use them in the past, present, and future. You'll even explore some tricky verbs and how to use them correctly. So get ready to run, jump, and read yourself into verbs! Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful photos, a table of contents, sources for further research including websites, information about the author, activities for further learning, and an index.

Nouns

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837652

A book about nouns? How could you have a book without them? Nouns make up the world around us, and they make up most of our writing and speaking, too. With this book, young readers will learn how to identify and use different kinds of nouns. Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful photos, a table of contents, sources for further research including websites, information about the author, activities for further learning, and an index.

Conjunctions

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837638

What would we do without conjunctions? We would have no 'cookies and milk,' no 'ready or not,' and no 'slowly but surely.' Reading this book will help young readers learn all about conjunctions and how to use them. No ifs, ands, or buts about it! Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful photos, a table of contents, sources for further research including websites, information about the author, activities for further learning, and an index.

Interjections

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837645

Wow! A book all about interjections! What is an interjection, anyway? Find out just that as you explore the ways interjections work in reading, writing, and speaking. Interjections will make your sentences more exciting--no kidding! Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful photos, a table of contents, sources for further research including websites, information about the author, activities for further learning, and an index.

Adjectives

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837614

What is your favorite kind of book? Is it thick or thin? Long or short? If your favorite books are fun, colorful, and helpful, then this is the right book for you. You will discover the interesting and exciting world of adjectives! Learn what they are, where they go, and how to use them. Adjectives are great! Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful photos, a table of contents, sources for further research including websites, information about the author, activities for further learning, and an index.

Adverbs

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503837621

No matter if you read quickly or slowly, or whether you start off grumpily or happily, you will surely have a smile on your face once you've learned about adverbs. This book will help young readers identify adverbs and use them in writing and speaking. Adverbs just make reading more fun! Additional features to aid comprehension include colorful photos, a table of contents, sources for further research including websites, information about the author, activities for further learning, and an index.