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.
Alex learns that races are won by those who run the fastest and work the hardest.
Pete overcomes his fear and sleds down the hill.
Hannah who feels as if she cheated gives her prize to another bicyclist.
In this story set in an ancient Mayan town, Jaguar Paw finally finds some kids who just want to play the game.
A child's sled races down the hill--without him in it!
Dad takes Maria fishing for the first time.
Paxton won't be satisfied with second place in the go-kart race today...but can he beat Mark who has more sponsors and a better kart?
After sitting on the sidelines all season Gabe gets his big chance in the championship soccer game.
A year after an accident in the half-pipe Eva overcomes her fears and executes a perfect eggflip.
Matt proves he's strong enough to choose a sled team and a lead dog.
Sam finds the best retaliation of all against a rough unfair opponent -- scoring the winning goal!
Brian adds a new twist to an old football play--and his team wins the game.
Darren takes a classmate's suggestion to play smart when he finally gets a chance at bat.
Real teamwork wins the game for the Hawks.
For this boy completing the marathon is the real reward.
Spunky Monkey plays soccer in the jungle with his animal friends.
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.
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?
Teams of pirates and cowboys, including such figures as Blackbeard and Wild Bill, inject rowdy adventure into America’s pastime in this story about baseball and the imagination of youth.
Kids will be delighted to learn all about this amazing athlete’s achievements. This title will cover Simone Biles’s early years, how she got started in gymnastics, and her four gold medals she earned in just one Olympics! Colorful photographs, extra fun facts about Biles, and a glossary complete this title. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators.
Kids will be delighted to learn all about this amazing athlete’s achievements. This title will cover Michael Phelps’s early years, how he got started in swimming, and his 28 Olympics medals that he’s earned throughout the years. Colorful photographs, extra fun facts about Phelps, and a glossary complete this title. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators.
A young child teaches her toys, dolls, and action figures the water safety rules she has learned.