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Family and Friends/Familia y Amigos

Kathleen Petelinsek (author) Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781602536982

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Want a new way to show someone who your best friend is? How about using signs to tell your classmates about your family? Young readers will be delighted to learn a new way to discuss their favorite people. Both Spanish and English translations encourage kids to explore different languages and methods of communication.

Who Helps Us Get Around?

Erica Donner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624966101

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Who Helps Us Get Around? teaches emergent readers about the role of some important community helpers while providing them with a supportive first nonfiction reading experience. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, ensuring reading success by making sure they aren’t facing too many challenges at once. Who Helps Us Get Around? includes tools for teachers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index. Who Helps Us Get Around? is part of Jump!'s Who Helps? series.

How to Be a Pop Star

David Orme (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613846575

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Where do you find a band? How do you get a gig? Readers learn the facts before reading "The Stormers," a story about what happens when pride gets in the way of making great music.

Bugs and Spiders

David Orme (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613845691

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Describes the unique features, characteristics, and behaviors of insects and spiders, along with a fictional story about the encounter between a crew of alien astronauts and an army of ants.

Sharing Jam and Ham

Marv Alinas (author)Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503825802

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A boy, a ram, and a clam have a silly adventure together. This simple story for beginning readers teaches the 'am' sound through rhyming text and bright, original illustrations. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a word list for review, a note to parents and educators, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Fingerprints

C.M. Johnson (author)

Publisher: Full Tilt Press ISBN: 9781629207186

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Each Origins: Whodunnit: Forensics eShort is a single chapter from the full Forensics title, packaged as a mini eBook. Forensics eShorts include DNA and Blood Testing, Fingerprints, Autopsy, and The CSI Effect.

STEAM Guides in TV Production

Judy Greenspan (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681919058

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This book gives insights into the processes involved in creating and braodcasting television shows, and explains how each STEAM field is involved.

Stock Cars

Luke Colins (author)

Publisher: Black Rabbit Books ISBN: 9781680720747

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Through engaging text and dynamic infographics, charts, timelines, photos and levelling control this high interest title describes the history, features, and future of stock cars.

Dinosaur Shapes

David West (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427193230

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Count the circles on Billy's bike as he tries to catch up to his pet Hypsilophodonts. Kids will enjoy looking for shapes in this entertaining book that puts kids and dinosaurs together in everyday situations.

Toys and Games Then and Now

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427194114

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How are todays toys and games different from those in the past? This informative title compares the pastimes and playthings of the olden days to the modern games and toys kids love today. Simple text and engaging pictures aid students in their comparison of two different time periods.

Cultural Traditions in South Africa

Molly Aloian (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427174888

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South Africa is known as the Rainbow Nation because the people who live there have come from many different backgrounds. This fascinating book describes the holidays and family celebrations inspired by the many cultures of South Africa's people.

Toffee with Thomas Edison

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914558

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Fiona and Finley bake up a storm in their parent's Sweet Shop, but nothing's sweeter than the magic that happens when their parrot, Tick Tock, squawks: Look at the time! That means a special customer has arrived, and a new adventure is set to begin. Each title features a notbale figure from US history, who takes the siblings along for an adventure, and tells them a bit about him or herself in the process.

Dance

Jenny Fretland VanVoorst (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624963414

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In Dance, emergent readers learn about the art of dance by following the experience of two dancers. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they explore this performing art. A labeled diagram shows readers shoes for different types of dance, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about dance using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Dance also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Dance is part of Jump!'s Artist's Studio series.

S is for Story: A Writer's Alphabet

Esther Hershenhorn (author), Zachary Pullen (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781585365982

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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)! Author, and writing coach, Esther Hershenhorn admits S is for Story is the book she wishes she'd owned as a little girl, dreaming of a writing career. She lives in Chicago, where she teaches Writing for Children at the University of Chicago's Writer's Studio and the Newberry Library. Zachary Pullen's character-oriented picture book illustrations have won awards and garnered starred reviews. He has been honored several times with acceptance into the prestigious Society of Illustrators' juried shows and Communication Arts Illustration Annual of the best in current illustration. Zak lives in Wyoming.

Jasper's Story: Saving Moon Bears

Marc Bekoff Jill Robinson (author), Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627530057

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For years Jasper, a moon bear, lived a miserable existence, held captive in a cage by bear farmers in rural China. The farmers extracted the bile from Jasper's body and sold it to be used in traditional medicines. It's a horrific practice and conducted on thousands of moon bears each year. But now Jasper has the chance to be free and live a life away from pain and torture. In 2000, Animals Asia, an animal welfare organization, rescued Jasper and other captive moon bears, taking them to its Moon Bear Rescue Centre. Here veterinarians attended to the bears' wounds, hoping to give them some chance of a peaceful existence in the animal sanctuary. But after so many years of abuse Jasper's wounds, both physical and mental, are extensive. Can Jasper mend his body and mind and finally enjoy the life he was meant to live?

Little Halloween

Denise Brennan-Nelson (author), Helle Urban (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627530453

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Ten Halloween-related topics are presented in a rhyming riddle format with illustrated clues and answers. Costume, candy, and black cat are included in this board book.

Weird-but-True Facts about the U.S. Military

Arnold Ringstad (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234263

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Loads of quirky, cool, and astonishing facts about the U. S. military, including weapons, wars, and military people.

Mom's New Friend

Mattia Cerato (author), Mattia Cerato (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781936163960

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Mom has a new friend who comes around a lot. Why do I have to like him? His name is Dan, just like the stinky kid at my school.It's not easy for a young boy or girl to handle a new friend in their parent's life. But when they all go on a road trip together, things begin to look a little better.

Hearing and Sound

Lewis Parker (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781622992454

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This book gives an overview of sound and the sense of hearing, looking at how sound is produced, ways it is measured, and how the ear works. Reading Essentials in Science.

Baseball

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781624962639

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Batter up! Through large, full-color action photographs and simple text, Baseball introduces beginning readers to the basic rules of the game and encourages them to try playing.

Bluetooth

Cristie Reed (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627178877

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Bluetooth devices use radio waves to connect. It makes the things we do every day so much more convenient. No wires, cables, or cords, allows you to take computers, game controls, and many other objects from room to room. But how does it work? Learn about the signals these devices send to talk to each other and make your technology easier to use. This book will allow students to use tools and materials to design and build a device that uses light or sound to solve the problem of communicating over a distance.

Paul Bunyan

Laura Layton Strom (author), Jack Snider (illustrator)

Publisher: Newmark Learning ISBN: 9781612691695

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Paul Bunyan was the biggest baby boy ever born! At one week old he had to wear this father's clothes! And he continued to grow!

Living Wild: Camels

Melissa Gish (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566601283

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A look at camels, including their habitats, physical characteristics such as their humps, behaviors, relationships with humans, and protected status of wild species in the world today.

Stars

S.L. Hamilton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781617840456

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Xtreme Space brings the wonders of our universe into kids' hands. Solar System introduces readers to both the history and future of outer space exploration. These books may be learning tools, but they are also designed to feed the interests of reluctant readers through stunning images from NASA, as well as the Hubble and Spitzer Telescopes. Glossary words provide additional information and understanding to the curious reader. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Nathan and the Really Big Bully / Nathan y el gran abusador

Gerry Renert (author), Carrie Anne Bradshaw (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671008

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This is the bilingual version (English and Spanish of Nathan and the Really Big Bully, a Mom's Choice Awards® Gold Recipient. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. This second book in the Nathan series tells the story of a hyena who enjoys picking on a penguin--a classic example of bullying. The penguin turns to Nathan for advice. Nathan tells the penguin that the worst thing he can do is to strike back saying, "two wrongs never make a right." Then one day, an elephant wanders into the lagoon,fills his trunk with water and playfully sprays a huge stream at Nathan. Nathan's first reaction is to get angry. But, with the penguin watching, Nathan decides to follow his own advice and looks the elephant right in the eye and tells him what he's doing is wrong. The elephant is apologetic. Then, when the hyena is about to splash the penguin, he copies Nathan and tells the hyena not to splash him again. Nathan's behavior demonstrates it's better to speak up to bullies than to strike back.