A young boy experiences the joy of accomplishment during his swim lesson.
Baby Elephant goes for a swim in the river. Playing in the water is fun for Baby Elephant.
Danny and Dad go on a picnic, but Dad's lunch mysteriously disappears. What happened to Dad's lunch?
Lucy has a new luge sled, but she isn’t sure about this unique sliding sport. You have to lie on your back and steer with your legs? The luge track’s twists and turns look pretty scary too. But with her parents’ support and a bit of courage, Lucy jumps on her sled for a speedy adventure! Lucy Tries Luge is the first book in the Lucy Tries Sports series, which aims to promote physical literacy and encourage young readers to get involved in sports. Research shows that developing fundamental movement and sport skills at a young age benefits kids for their entire lives, promoting an active and healthy lifestyle. The Lucy Tries Sports series reinforces the HIGH FIVE principles of healthy child development needed for quality programs, including the support of a caring adult, the opportunity to participate, to play, to make friends and to master skills.
Simple text and repetition of the vowel blend 'ai' help readers learn how to use this sound. Also included are a word list for review, a note to parents and educators, and an introduction to the author.
Simple text and repetition of the vowel blend 'oa' help readers learn how to use this sound. Also included are a word list for review, a note to parents and educators, and an introduction to the author.
Skiing is easy; getting off the chair lift is hard.
Bear follows everyone's good advice. Why can't he hit the ball?
Aaron starts to skate one step at a time.
A girl looks forward to winter so she can learn to figure-skate.
It's hot, and the kids want to play in their pool. But there's not enough water to fill it up until a rainstorm comes to help.
A child's sled races down the hill--without him in it!
Dad takes Maria fishing for the first time.
After sitting on the sidelines all season Gabe gets his big chance in the championship soccer game.
Sam finds the best retaliation of all against a rough unfair opponent -- scoring the winning goal!
Matt proves he's strong enough to choose a sled team and a lead dog.
You move your body and get exercise in many ways. See how people move their bodies!
At the Park explores the familiar sights a reader might find at her local park. The book utilizes curriculum based text to get children comfortable with reading and uses the Whole Language approach to literacy, a combination of sight words and repetition builds recognition and confidence. Bold, colorful photographs correlate directly to text to help guide readers through the book. Book includes author biography and teaching guides.
The Bulls Football Team in the Little Blossom Stories series uses curriculum based fiction to get children comfortable with reading--and excited about playing football. This book uses a combination of sight words and short-vowel words in repetition to build recognition and confidence. Original illustrations help guide readers through the text. Text and format is created by Cecilia Minden, PhD, a literacy consultant and former director of the Language and Literacy program at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Includes phonics and teachers' guide.
Sophie Bean cannot bear to spend another summer watching Ryan and Parker ride The Red Flyer Roller Coaster. Unfortunately, all she keeps hearing from Measuring Man is "too small!" Students will relate to the plight of this lovable character.
Imagination! Anita builds a creative fort. A bucket can be anything you desire. Zoey plays dress-up at school. She decides to be a cowgirl and then creatively builds a horse. The read a fun story about misunderstanding idioms and imagination taking over. Stories by Highlights for Children, Alexander Mercer McCarren, and Tiffany Alenefelt.
Herbie Bear is sure his favorite blue bike is the fastest around. But can he win in a race against Samantha?
A classroom visit by his favorite professional basketball player sparks Herbie Bear's imagination.
Featuring basic concepts, this lovely book uses vivid images, engaging vocabulary, and informational text to inspire beginning readers to recognize activities such as playing, digging, reading, running, swinging, and writing. With this engaging nonfiction reader, children will be proud to share what they can do!
This biography introduces readers to Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play Major League Baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Featuring lively images and inspirational text in conjunction with a helpful glossary, index, and timeline of Robinson's life, readers will be engaged as they read about Jackie's life as a college athlete, his start in the Negro League, his stand against segregation, and his being the first person to ever get named Rookie of the Year.