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Places We Go: A kids' guide to community sites

Rachelle Kreisman (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529369

Urban communities have many tall buildings while rural communities have smaller and fewer buildings. But all have some places in common. These provide goods or services that make communities liveable.

Being a Good Citizen: A kids' guide to community involvement

Rachelle Kreisman (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529505

Whether it’s raising money for a charity or cleaning up a park, getting involved in your community is a great way to help others and feel good about yourself.

Things We Do: A kids' guide to community activity

Rachelle Kreisman (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529512

In communities large and small, we find goods and services. But we also find places for fun and enjoyment to keep us happy and healthy.

Lawni Takes the Field

Ken Bowser (author)Ken Bowser (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634400763

When the field isn’t ready for the big game, will Lawni be ready to pitch in to help the big machines complete the job?

Baseball

Aaron Derr (author)Scott Angle (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634401296

Playing a sport is good exercise and fun, but being part of a team is more fun for everyone when you know the rules of the game and how to be a good sport. Baseball is one of the most popular team sports in North America and the Caribbean nations. In this book, readers learn the history of the game and the role of various positions in the field.

Tennis

Aaron Derr (author), Scott Angle (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634401333

Playing a sport is good exercise and fun, but playing the game is more fun for everyone when you know the rules of the game and how to be a good sport. Tennis is one of the most popular sports for both young and old alike. In this book, readers learn the history of the game, the rules of play and how to score in this fun and wacky racquet sport.

Soccer

Aaron Derr (author), Scott Angle (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634401326

Playing a sport is good exercise and fun, but being part of a team is more fun for everyone when you know the rules of the game and how to be a good sport. Soccer, or football as it’s known in much of the world, is by far the world’s most popular team sport for both boys and girls. In this book, readers learn the history of the game and the role of various positions on the field.

Basketball

Aaron Derr (author)Scott Angle (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634401302

Playing a sport is good exercise and fun, but being part of a team is more fun for everyone when you know the rules of the game and how to be a good sport. Basketball is one of the most popular team sports around the world. In this book, readers learn the history of the game and the role of various positions on the court.

Hockey

Aaron Derr (author)Jim Kelly (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634401319

Playing a sport is good exercise and fun, but being part of a team is more fun for everyone when you know the rules of the game and how to be a good sport. Hockey is a popular team sport in North America and Europe. In this book, readers learn the history of the game and the role of various positions on the ice.

Volleyball

Aaron Derr (author), Scott Angle (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634401340

Playing a sport is good exercise and fun, but being part of a team is more fun for everyone when you know the rules of the game and how to be a good sport. Volleyball is one of the most popular sports around the world for both boys and girls. In this book, readers learn the role of various positions and how to set up the court.

People Who Help: A kids' guide to community heroes

Rachelle Kreisman (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529352

Heroes are all around us, people in the community who help others stay safe and be well, teach us, and protect our homes and businesses.

One Wrong Turn

Ken Bowser (author), Ken Bowser (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634400794

All the parking has been checked for the day. It’s time for Pam to head home. But when something goes wrong, will Pam be stuck on the freeway or will she get help getting back on the right road home?

Bobbi's Big Brake

Ken Bowser (author)Ken Bowser (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634400640

All the Big Trucks stay busy with important work. Bobbi just wants to help, but she is too small for the heavy lifting. With her self-esteem at a low point, will Bobbi discover the important role she plays every day?

Take a Closer Look at the Internet

JoAnn Early Macken (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781634400619

It may be a parent's dream, but imagine life without the internet or world wide web. Would airlines be able to fly? Would our nation's security be at risk? What can be done to safeguard the internet?

Follow the Drinking Gourd (Come Along the Underground Railroad)

Pat Perrin Wim Coleman (author), Courtney A. Martin (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781939656117

Slavery in the United States became illegal in the 1860s. Before that, many slaves found their way north by following the Big Dipper, or the Drinking Gourd as they called it. Our story begins in 1880 with Old Ellie and Old Sam, two escaped slaves who share their brave story along the path to freedom called the Underground Railroad.

La Llorona (Retelling a Mexican Legend)

Pat Perrin Wim Coleman (author), Martha Avils (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781939656278

La Llorona (The Crying Woman) is a sad and haunting tale from Mexico. Parents have told the story for hundreds of years to misbehaving children and to guard against vanity. Some say the story is about Spanish conquistador Hernn Corts and a native Mexican woman who served as his translator. Her loss can be compared to the loss of native Mexican culture after the Spanish conquest.

My Sprig of Lilac (Remembering Abraham Lincoln)

Pat Perrin Wim Coleman (author), Dominic Catalano (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781939656544

The 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln was killed by an assassins bullet on April 15, 1865. Lincoln preserved the union of the nation, but after the Civil War he struggled with Congress and the people over Reconstruction. Despite the war and political strife, Lincolns life and legacy touched the hearts and souls of millions then as it does today. This play draws from the writings of many of those people and from Lincoln himself.

Sequoyah and His Talking Leaves (A Play About the Cherokee Syllabary)

Pat Perrin Wim Coleman (author), Siri Weber Feeney (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781939656360

In the early 1800s, white settlers and missionaries were intent on bringing the English language to the illiterate Native Americans. Sequoyah was intrigued by these leaves of paper with strange marks that talked. Doing what no one had ever done before, Sequoyah set about creating a written Cherokee languagehelping preserve the tribe's history and culture even today.

A Slave's Education in Courage (The Life of Frederick Douglass)

Pat Perrin Wim Coleman (author), Damien Ward (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781939656391

In 1845, Frederick Douglasss first autobiography became a bestseller. Many readers could not believe that such a brilliant writer was ever a slave. When Douglass wrote the book, slavery had not yet ended so he kept secret how he escaped from Maryland. By 1881, the Civil War had ended slavery and Douglass felt the time was right to reveal how he escaped. This play is adapted from Douglasss own words from The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass.

Away She Goes (Riding Into Women's History)

Pat Perrin Wim Coleman (author), Valentina Belloni (illustrator)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781939656568

Most people take it for granted: riding a bike. In the late 1800s, the bicycle first came to the United States from Europe. This new "steel horse" was wildly popular. But for women, who either worked in factories or stayed at home, the bicycle liberated them like nothing ever has. One two-wheeled invention changed fashion, opened doors, and led to a movement in women's rights still felt today.

Kids Making Money

Mattie Reynolds (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529376

Grown-up people earn money in different ways. But kids can earn too. Learn about age-appropriate jobs kids can do and how money earned can add up to spend, save, and share wisely.

Saving for the Future

Mattie Reynolds (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529383

There are many things a person needs. But there are also things we want. With this introduction to financial literacy, you can learn why it's important to save a part of what you earn for things you want in the future.

Sharing with Others

Mattie Reynolds (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529406

It can feel good to earn money. But sharing what we earn with others can help many more people enjoy the benefits of hard work. With this introduction to financial literacy, you will learn how sharing time, goods, and money can help those in need.

Freedom from Want

Bryon Cahill (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529857

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness is a quote from the U.S. Constitution most Americans know by heart. The right to have a healthy peacetime life-- to be free from want, hunger, disease -- is one of the rights that defines happiness. Read why this right is important for young people today. Learn how societies around the world fare in providing freedom from want to all people. And discover ways to help deliver critical basic needs to others.

Freedom from Fear

Bryon Cahill (author)

Publisher: Red Chair Press LLC ISBN: 9781937529864

When World War II broke out in Europe, it was the beginning of a race to build bombs and war machines. Following the war, a new "arms race" began between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. Today, nations continue to build dangerous weapons. Read why the freedom from fear is still important more than 70 years after President Franklin Roosevelt spoke of it. And learn about ways people are working to eliminate the arms of war and ensure freedom from fear around the world.