Mandy and Ben play outside, admiring the spring weather and scenery. (eBook and audio file bundle)
A celebration of new life. That is the point of Easter for Christians and non-Christians. So the holiday’s spring backdrop of budding trees and blooming flowers could not be more fitting. This book will help beginning readers crack the meaning behind the Easter bunny, dyed eggs, and more!
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Revving up a ramp and then flying over parked cars. This is just one monster truck stunt. The supercharged machine exists to show off, and to do so in extreme fashion. The monster trucks in this book will shock elementary-age readers with their jumps, spins, and more!
Total Math and Reading for prekindergarten is a must-have, comprehensive guide to skill mastery. This standards-based resource provides a variety of challenges, practice, puzzles, games, and activities to help children learn numbers, counting, shapes, patterns, letters, colors, and more. The Total Math and Reading series for grades PreK-2 enhances school skills while keeping children engaged with at-home learning! Designed to establish and support a strong foundation in math and reading, each book offers challenging, grade-appropriate lessons with clear explanations, colorful art, and skill-sharpening practice. Challenging extension activities are included to help children hone critical-thinking skills.
In jaw-dropping photos, Doug Wechsler captures the life cycle of the American toad from egg to tadpole to adult. To get these images, Wechsler sat in a pond wearing waders, went out night after night in search of toads, and cut his own glass to make a home aquarium. The resulting photos reveal metamorphosis in extreme close-up as readers have never seen it before. Budding naturalists will be transfixed by this unprecedented peek into the secrets of tadpole transformation. Demystifying
When things start to change at the Little Small Press, the books in the warehouse go into a panic! “What is going on?” “What will happen to us?” The books are curious, then worried, then scared. “I don’t want to go to the dumpster!” frets one book. “Oh, grow a spine!” grouses another book. What will happen? What does happen? Read this book and learn the story behind THE DAY THE BOOKS CRIED. Books have feelings too, you know. Full-cover illustrations have quirky humor and personality that will delight young readers!
Historian and educator Richard Di Giacomo brings us a multi-generational tale about a family's journey to define and defend their faith. First their is Agga, a humble potter in Ur, in Ancient Mesopotamia. He is struggling to escape the hopelessness of polytheism when he encounters the new faith of Abraham. Then there is Tola, a leader of Israel in the time of the Judges, who must find a way to defeat the Philistine invaders when he knows nothing of war. Next, there is Shemayah, who believes in an exciting new teacher named Jesus, but must somehow convince his skeptical brothers. Finally there is Valeria, a gentle Byzantine scholar who feels compelled to tell the incredible story of God's miraculous provision for her family, but lives in a world where gifted women are not taken seriously. As you read the story of how this strong and dedicated family overcomes spiritual and physical challenges, your own faith will be inspired and uplifted! (Contains adult themes, but no profanity or sexually explicit scenes).
Go Figure! Exploring Figurative Language highlights a variety of common idioms for learners in grades 2–4. Students will deepen their skills in writing, understanding word meanings, and using context clues with this engaging classroom resource. Based on today's standards, this resource includes 20 content-based lessons in the areas of science, social studies, and mathematics. Teacher overview pages, student activities, and digital resources are included.
In this unit, students will have the opportunity to learn about the local community, the people they may interact with in the community and the places they go to regularly. The point of this unit is for the students to understand what they see every day and make connections with the people they might interact with. 64 Pgs.
In The Schuyler Sisters, readers will learn about the fascinating lives of Eliza and Angelica Schuyler, their influence on Alexander Hamilton and United States history, and the roles of women in the 1700s-1800s. Through the use of dynamic primary sources like maps and letters, middle school students will be engaged as they read about history and build their literacy skills. Supporting today's social studies standards, this full-color text includes intriguing images, interesting sidebars, a glossary, and other important text features to support learning and strengthen key comprehension skills. Challenging activities require students to use text evidence to connect back to what they've read.