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Lucy Tries Baseball

Lisa Bowes (author) James Hearne (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459834958

Lucy is playing catch with her family at the park when she is invited to join her friends' baseball team. Their friendly coach teaches them the basics of offense and defense as they practice catching, hitting and fielding. Then they use these skills in a real game, where Lucy must overcome her fear of getting hit by the ball. With encouragement from Coach Al, Lucy steps up to the plate and gives her best swing.

Lucy juega al béisbol

Lisa Bowes (author) James Hearne (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459835016

Lucy está tirando la pelota con su familia en el parque cuando le invitan a unirse al equipo de béisbol de sus amigos. Su amable entrenador les enseña las reglas básicas de ofensa y defensa, mientras practican cómo fieldear, batear y agarrar la pelota. Después, utilizan sus nuevas habilidades en un partido, donde Lucy tendrá que superar su miedo a ser golpeada por la pelota.

Lucy joue au baseball

Lisa Bowes (author) James Hearne (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459834989

Lucy joue à se lancer la balle avec sa famille au parc lorsqu’elle est invitée à se joindre à l’équipe de baseball de ses amis. Al, leur sympathique entraîneur, leur enseigne les rudiments du jeu offensif et du jeu défensif. Ensemble, ils s’exercent à attraper la balle, à la frapper avec un bâton et à jouer au champ, puis ils participent à une vraie partie.

Meg and Greg: Scarlet and the Ring

Elspeth Rae (author) Rowena Rae (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459825000

A decodable book featuring four phonics stories specially designed to help children with dyslexia or other language-based learning difficulties find reading success. While Meg and Greg are visiting Greg’s family on Stardust Island they find themselves searching for one lost or missing item after another!

Meg and Greg: Frank and the Skunk

Elspeth Rae (author) Rowena Rae (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459824942

Four phonics stories specially designed to help children of all abilities overcome language-based learning difficulties. Besties Meg and Greg are off to sleep-away camp for the summer! Along with your standard camp activities (swimming and making crafts) the duo have a run-in with a skunk, sing a silly song about a king, go on a canoe trip that has one glitch after another, and make a mess in the lodge with a fresh batch of fudge!

Orcas of the Salish Sea

Mark Leiren-Young (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459825062

Meet Onyx and the orcas of J pod, the world’s most famous whales. Illustrated with stunning photos, this picture book introduces young readers to the orcas humans first fell in love with. The members of J pod live in the Salish Sea, off the coast of Washington and British Columbia. Moby Doll was the first orca ever displayed in captivity, Granny was the oldest orca known to humanity, and Scarlet was the orca humans fought to save.

Meg and Greg: A Duck in a Sock

Elspeth Rae (author) Rowena Rae (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459824911

Four phonics stories specially designed to help children of all abilities overcome language-based learning difficulties. Meg and Greg are hanging out for the summer doing what ten-year-olds do—helping an injured duckling, finding a lost pet fish, saving ranch animals from a wildfire and catching a wandering sloth!

On the Internet

Dr. Jillian Roberts (author)Jane Heinrichs (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459820951

On the Internet: Our First Talk About Online Safety introduces children to the basics of online safety in a story-based, conversational style. Using real-world examples set within the context of a child who is using the Internet for the first time and watching an older sibling interact with social media,

On the News

Dr. Jillian Roberts (author) Jane Heinrichs (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459817852

On the News gently introduces young children to the realities of natural disasters, terrorism and other forms of tragedy. In age-appropriate language and tone, this book emphasizes the good that can come out of tragedy, looking at how people help one another in caring, compassionate and heroic ways.

Lucy Tries Soccer

Lisa Bowes (author) James Hearne (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459810235

Eager to try a summer sport, Lucy and her friends meet at the soccer field for their first game of three-on-three! Thanks to Coach Nick, Lucy and the rest of Team Blue learn a few basic skills as they prepare to face Team Red. In Lucy Tries Soccer, Lucy discovers how much fun it is to play on a team and learns why soccer is the world’s most popular game.

Lucy Tries Hockey

Lisa Bowes (author) James Hearne (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459816954

"This is intro to hockey, and it's time to begin!" Lucy and her family are skating on an outdoor rink when she sees a game of hockey going on. It looks like fun, but maybe too challenging. Supported by her parents, Lucy enrolls in an introductory hockey clinic, and thanks to an encouraging instructor, she and her friends learn basic hockey skills, have fun on the ice and decide to add hockey to their list of favorite sports!

Les Loups gris à la chasse

Sigmund Brouwer (author) Gaston Gingras (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554698158

Lorsqu'un nouvel entraîneur arrive, l'équipe des Loups gris à Gaston hérite aussi de son fils, Eldridge Elwell, mais celui-ci est un très mauvais joueur. L'équipe souhaite plus que tout arriver jusqu'aux séries éliminatoires, mais si Eldridge continue à jouer plus qu'aucun autre joueur, il y a peu d'espoir. Que peut faire Johnny Maverick pour sortir son équipe de cette mauvaise passe? When the Timberwolves get a new coach, they also get the coach's son. The only problem is that Eldridge Elwell is a terrible hockey player. The team is on the hunt to make the playoffs, and every time Eldridge plays a shift, it hurts the team more. Johnny Maverick is just as angry about it as anyone on the team, until he learns something important about the coach's son.

On Our Street

Dr. Jillian Roberts (author) Jaime Casap (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459816183

Introduce readers to complex cultural, social and environmental issues that they may encounter outside their homes, in a way that is accessible. Sidebars offer further reading for older children or care providers who have bigger questions. For younger children just starting to make these observations, the simple question-and-answer format of the main text will provide a foundation of knowledge on the subject matter. A gentle introduction to the issue of poverty, On Our Street explores the realities of people living with inadequate resources. Using age-appropriate language, this book addresses mental illness, homelessness and refugee status as they are connected to this issue.

Abraham Lincoln

Janet Slike (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680645835

This informational text tells about the life and deeds of Abrahma Lincoln.

Families Around the World

Janet Slike (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680645828

Families around the world may look different, have different members, eat different foods, and wear different clothes, but all families are a group of people who love each other.

Freaky Fish

Ashley Moana (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680645651

In Freaky Fish, readers are introduced to fish with strange colors and shapes that help them survive in the ocean. Through pictures and facts, readers learn about the lionfish, moray eel, anglerfish, squirrelfish, leafy seadragon, porcupine fish, sar

Hot and Cold

Lesley Pether (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680645644

Hot and Cold provides different examples of hot and cold items to help explore the properties of objects. Fire and ice, ovens and refrigerators, summer and winter, cocoa and ice cream - these are all examples given to illustrate the difference in tem


Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680644364

Floods teaches students how too much water can damage the earth and hurt people. After learning about why floods happen, students learn how people try to predict and stop flooding.


Kate Salvner (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680644357

Erosion explores how change to the earth can happen slowly due to natural disasters, wind, and other natural elements. After learning about weathering, students discover different forces, or causes, of erosion and see photographic examples of erosion


Kate Salvner (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680644340

In Earthquakes, students learn about what causes earthquakes and why the happen in certain parts of the world. Pictures and graphs show how scientists measure the impact of an earthquake, along with how students can be prepared if they live in an are


Traci Steckel Pedersen (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781680644333

Volcanoes explores how volcanoes are formed and what happens when they erupt. Diagrams and photographs illustrate the different types of volcanoes and examples of them from around the world.

Building Roads

Karen Lewit Dunn (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623599188

Building Roads walks readers through the steps needed to build a road. The book explores how technology and machines help make smooth, level roads.

Big Machines, Small Machines

Karen Lewit Dunn (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623599171

Big Machines, Small Machines shows how machines can come in all sizes and help with simple and complex tasks. Dishwashers, hammers, tractors, scissors, and school buses are given as examples of different-sized machines.

Baking a Cake

Vijaya Khisty Bodach (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623599140

Baking a Cake explores the chemical changes that take place when you bake. A cake recipe is provided for readers and they are walked through each step from mixing ingredients to baking.

Circles All Around

Allyson Valentine Schrier (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781623599126

Circles All Around helps readers see that circle-shaped plants and animals are found in many different places. Photos of a pond, a garden, the beach, the woods, the ocean, and the sky show readers examples of circular objects in nature.