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Patterns on the Farm

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631889554

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This Level 2 guided reader illustrates examples of patterns found on a farm. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning to identify how repeating shapes, colors, or lines form a pattern.

Super Period Saves the Day!

Nadia Higgins (author), Mernie Gallagher-Cole (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733164

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Explains the basics of how the period is used in text, its purpose, and the rules for its use.

Silver Rain

Lois Peterson (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554692811

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Abandoned by her father during the Depression, eleven-year-old Elsie lives in the garage behind her old house with her mother, grandmother Nan and out-of-work uncle. Elsie's friend Scoop accompanies her as she searches for her father in the city, encountering unfriendly hobos, food lines and shantytowns. After both her uncle and her mother disappear on mysterious errands, Elsie and Scoop eventually discover them competing in a dance marathon. Persuading them to abandon the contest, Elsie and Scoop lead the exhausted dancers home, where Nan has news of Elsie's father and his impending return to the family.

Secret Signs

Jacqueline Guest (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551436012

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The Depression has ruined Henry Dafoe's life: his father has left the family farm to look for work, his mother is sick and now she's decided to send Henry to Nova Scotia to work on his uncle's fishboat. But Henry has other ideas. He runs away from home to join his father, which proves more difficult than he imagined. Alone and scared in a strange city, he befriends an old hobo named Clickety Clack, who agrees to take him to find his father. As they make their way across the country, Clickety Clack teaches Henry about the secret signs that hoboes use to communicate with each other.

Forward, Shakespeare!

Jean Little (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781551438306

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Seeing-eye pup, Shakespeare, conquered many fears in Rescue Pup. Now he is back, about to be matched up with a blind boy, ready to begin his working life. Tim is enraged by his blindness and wants nothing to do with a guide dog. But he is no match for Shakespeare.

Chance and the Butterfly

Marrie De Vries (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781554699636

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Every time Chance turns around, he gets in trouble. In school, he can't sit still. Reading is hard and math is harder, but anything to do with science fascinates him. When his class starts raising butterflies from caterpillars, Chance is hooked. School is suddenly fun again, but when he decides to take his caterpillar home, he learns that loving something often means letting it go.

Rourke's Native American History and Culture Encyclopedia, Volume 3

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604727098

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Volume 3: Confederacy to Fort Stanwix Treaty

My culture

Bobbie Kalman (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427195210

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This wonderful book illustrates people's different ways of life and the traditions we practice. Young readers will learn about how culture is expressed through our clothing, our food, and music and dance. An interactive section at the end asks children what their favorite part of culture is.

A Home for Pearl Squirrel / Una casa para la ardilla Perla

Amy Crane Johnson (author), Robb Mommaerts (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671527

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This is the bilingual (English/Spanish) version of A Home for Pearl Squirrel. There is also a vocabulary page at the end of the book. While building her new fall home, Pearl learns about the different types of homes and habitats in which her woodland friends live and play. Diversity is explored and championed in this tale of self-appreciation.<br><br>Follow Solomon Raven and all the woodland creatures throughout the seasons in all the books in the series.

Mason se muda

Amy Crane Johnson (author), Robb Mommaerts (illustrator)

Publisher: Raven Tree Press ISBN: 9781621671626

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This is the Spanish only version of Mason Moves Away. One summer, people enter the north woods and Mason's peaceful environment will never be the same. Solomon explains the gentle balance that must exist between humans and wildlife. <br><br>Follow Solomon Raven and all the woodland creatures throughout the seasons in all the books in the series.