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The Land of Nod
$14.95 at The Land of Nod

Children's Books: My Quotable Kid Book - Outrageous, poignant, or bitingly witty, the things our children say always offer an unex...pected glimpse into a world that is all their own. Filled with roomy pages for jotting down conversations or overheard saying, this handsome keepsake journal also features a bound-in photo window for adding a unique, personal touch. Whether parents prefer safely stowing precious insights for future generations or sharing priceless quips with family and friends, My Quotable Kid will become a lasting record of a child's most memorable quotes. *Product Details* - Hardcover - 144 pages - Ribbon page marker - Interior photo window - Features two color illustrationsShipping info - Delivered lickety split in 5-7 business days Read More

Innovative Kids
$8.99 at Magic Beans

It can take all of your powers of persuasion to get your little prince to take his rightful throne. Framing potty-training as a of accomplishment and independence is the best way to get it done, and the Prince of the Potty book by Innovative Kids does a great job teaching kids how to use the potty in a way that's both playful and fun. The Prince of the Potty book uses simple language that isn't too babyish to tell the story of a proud little prince and his newly-acquired bathroom habits. We especially appreciated how the little boy in the book is depicted as the prime mover of his own story - he decides to take on the challenge of the potty, with the help of his royal parents. Writer Nora Gaydos is an elementary school teacher with tremendous expertise in pre-reading skills, so this book is also tailored to lead your child towards learning to read. And illustrator Akemi Gutierrez is a seasoned illustrator and animator, whose drawings are absolutely adorable and kid-friendly. Read More

Flagship Carpets
$399.95 at SCHOOLSin

Help kids develop a love for reading with Flagship Carpets' Circle Time Books Rug. This colorful rug features a border of smiling ...books and an optional message. The classroom rug is constructed of dense nylon fiber that's treated with Scotchguard stain protection so it looks great year after year. Edges are tightly bound and double-stitched for maximum strength. Each rug comes with a permanent antimicrobial treatment that protects against odors, mold and mildew. The skid-resistant Action Bac woven backing system prevents wrinkles and bunching. Printed with Flagship's high-tech process, the design is crisp, clean and features fade-resistant saturated color. Flagship Carpets' Circle Time Books Rug is made in the USA and backed by a lifetime abrasive wear warranty. Key Features Fun smiling book design with optional message Dense nylon fiber construction with fade-resistant color Anti-soil, antimicrobial and anti-static treatments Woven backing prevents skidding and creasing CRI Green Label Plus certified Scotchguard stain protection Action Bac backing system Meets Class I flammability standards Backed by a lifetime wear warranty Specifications Dimensions: 12' diameter Shape: Round Warranty: Lifetime limited Read More

Atheneum Books for Young Readers
$15.29 at Amazon

<b>Everything you ever wanted to know about Santa, as told to the author of <i>Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs</i> by the big gu...y himself.</b><BR><BR>As you might imagine, the early life of Santa Claus was a liiiiiiiittle different from the childhood of your average kid. His first words were ?ho ho ho!? By five he was wearing a fake beard and mustache, and could rarely be found without his favorite stuffed reindeer. It was clear from a very young age that he was destined to be unique...<BR> <BR>Despite this, his parents went to great lengths to maintain normalcy in his life. They had him learn guitar (he was in a rock band!), and play baseball (he had quite an arm), and even do chores (okay?here he was like any other kid on earth?he hated chores). But there was no stopping Santa from being Santa, and one winter, he began to make his lists. He checked them twice, and delivered toys to children all over Cincinnati. Then, all over Ohio. Then?the world.<BR> <BR>Compiled from his baby book, family photos, and report cards, <I>Santa from Cincinnati </I>provides a full-spectrum view of the boy who grew to be the man who grew to be Santa. Read More

Brand: American Girl
$11.48 at Amazon

Discover the world of Bitty Baby - a special new friend to help girls ages 3 - 5 shine bright! In this story, a little girl and he...r Bitty Baby doll encounter a scary noise in Grammy and Grampa's basement. After an imaginary jungle adventure involving a gorilla, a boa, and an elephant, Bitty Baby and the little girl learn that friends can help you face your fears. Includes a "For Parents" section that offers insight and tips on traveling with your child. Read More

Vera Joffe, Ph.D.
$22.95 at Amazon

This book is written from the point of view of a child who has Selective Mutism. Selective Mutism is a condition that affects abou...t 1% of the population of children. This condition has been more studied and it is connected with social anxiety. This book is a guide to parents, children, and educators to understand what Selective Mutism is, and it provides some suggestions of strategies on how to help the child become more comfortable at school and in other places where he/she feels anxious. Margaret Scott's illustrations help children relate to the feelings portrayed in the book. This book can be used at home, at school, at a psychologist office, and with extended members of family. Read More

Carson-Dellosa Publishing
$3.99 at Amazon

<div>In Trace Letters, your child will practice holding a pencil or crayon correctly while tracing each letter of the alphabet. Yo...ur child will develop the fine motor control needed for Kindergarten while also learning to recognize each letter and it's sound!</div> Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$6.99 at Amazon

<b>                    ?So your little one is developing & ready to grow his mind??</b> <br><br> <p><b>"Let your child learn and... have fun through the power of dot to dot!?</b></p> <p><b>This book enables children to challenge their brains, sharpen and strengthen their thinking process and have a ton of fun while they are doing this.</b></p> <p>Many educators agree that interactive dot to dot books are among the best ways to engage children in the thinking and development process, and the "Easy & Fun Connect The Dots" Book offers a great way for your little one to expand their little brain.</p><p></p> <b>                    ?Are you ready to let your child connect the dots, learn and have fun??</b> Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$7.99 at Amazon

Learn why we should think twice about the things we do so that we are careful ! Fully illustrated Book, for ages 3-8 " My Clums...y Sparky" tells the story of Sparky , the clumsiest dog in the whole world. "Mother", I asked. ?Sparky is a little clumsy. Is that a bad thing?" "All of us are clumsy sometimes," said my mother. "It's not that bad. As long as we remember that before we act, we should think twice about the things we do so that we are careful." Author Efrat Haddi is taking young children on a journey with Sparky while they learn a very important lesson. " My Clumsy Sparky" helps to teach children an important social skill that can make home life happier and school more successful. It also provides parents, teachers, and counselors with an entertaining way to teach children why being clumsy is not that bad, as long as we remember that before we act, we should think twice about the things we do so that we are careful. This well-written and inspiring story, delivers easy-to-digest education complemented by vibrant, delightful illustrations This story may be ideal for reading to your kids at bedtime and enjoyable for the whole family as well! It is suitable as a read aloud book for preschoolers or a self-read book for older children. Read More

Brand: Rutgers University Press
$21.95 at Amazon

<div>Every year, millions of children across the country get arrested. What most adults do not know is that the juvenile justice ...system has become much more punitive in the last fifteen years. No longer is juvenile court a place where regardless of what happens you get a clean slate when you turn eighteen. Today almost every adjudication of delinquency is accompanied by adult-style fingerprinting, prior record score points, and DNA tests that can stay in a state repository for years. For every stage of the justice system, from arrest to expungement, <i>When Kids Get Arrested</i> gives "top tips" to help adults make the best choices to protect children from long-term negative consequences.<p>Sandra Simkins provides straight answers to common questions such as:<BR></p><ul> <li>Should I let my child talk to the police without a lawyer?</li> <li>How can I help my child succeed on probation?</li> <li>Should my child admit to the charges or take the case to trial?</li> <li>How will this case impact my child's future? Will it prevent him from getting a job or going into the army?</li> <li>My child has mental health issues. Can the juvenile justice system help?</li> <li>My daughter is out of control. Should I call the police?</li> <li>My son got arrested at school and is now suspended. What should I do next?</li></ul><p>Simkins takes complicated legal concepts and breaks them down into easy-to-understand guidelines. She includes information on topics such as police interrogation, detention hearings, and bail, along with state-by-state specifics. <i>When Kids Get Arrested</i> is a perfect resource for parents, social workers, guidance counselors, teachers, principals, coaches, and anyone else who works with children.</p></div> Read More

Outskirts Press
$23.74 at Amazon

Embark on a new way to see Las Vegas and kick your holiday into high gear with this invaluable compilation of up close and persona...l suggestions for a memorable family vacation! ? Experience the energy and vibrancy through the eyes of children living in Las Vegas and their candid, unpretentious, and inspiring "AWESOME IDEAS" of fun. ? Find unbelievably FREE ENTERTAINMENT AND ATTRACTIONS, vital insider tips, and wholesome first-hand details of family-friendly activities from local authors. ? Discover an unparalleled world of art, culture, cuisine, outdoor getaways, offbeat exploits, and under-the-radar destinations through "MOM'S AND DAD'S SUGGESTIONS TO ..." unique activities in the city, plus must-sees and must-dos in Nevada's scenic byways and beyond. ? Visualize your own family's travel adventure through our stunning collection of mesmerizing and down-to-earth personal FULL COLOR PICTURES. ? Find your way around effortlessly with the simple, quirky, and eye-popping colorful MAP. ? Juggle and manage expenses like a pro utilizing the easy and practical BUDGET CHECKLIST. ? Travel stress-free with the essential PACKING LIST especially designed for kids/youngsters and parents/adults. ? Explore with confidence and orchestrate your schedules using the information-at-your-fingertips and loaded-with-trip-planning ideas SAMPLE ITINERARY. ? Jumpstart your extraordinary trip with some helpful suggestions, invaluable travel tips, and web links through our OTHER RESOURCES feature. ? BEST OF ALL ... create a delightful memento, chronicle exciting activities, and decorate it with evocative and vivid memories that will last forever. Our one-of-a-kind creation: the TRAVEL BRAG BOOK section (Journal & Photo souvenir), is distinctively designed to immortalize your unforgettable experience. Rev up the momentum! Capture the essence of a vibrant city! Plan the ultimate opportunity to bring the entire family together, engage in a vacation you'll remember forever, and preserve the special memories in an exceptional show and tell book that will last a lifetime! LAS VEGAS is calling ... LIVE OUT YOUR DREAM! Read More

Brand: Neumann Press
$16.95 at Amazon

<div>Long used by most Catholic schools and countless homeschooling families, the <I>American Cardinal Readers </I>are tried and t...rue, well-loved companions for children developing their reading skills. The <I>American Cardinal Readers</I> begin following the family adventures of John, Jean, and Baby, with simple sentences to ease your child into reading stories. As he or she progresses through the series, the books grow longer, the vocabulary expands, and the stories become more complex, guiding and challenging young readers to enhance their reading comprehension.<BR><BR>Young readers also become acquainted with classic children?s authors and poets, such as Robert Louis Stevenson, Lewis Carroll, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and beloved Catholic writers like St. Therese of Lisieux, G.K. Chesterton, and Francis Thompson. Explore the realm of literature from short stories, parables, poems, fables, and folk tales, the narratives accompanied by charming black and white illustrations.<BR><BR>The <I>American Cardinal Readers </I>are a necessity and a treasure in the library of any homeschooler or Catholic family interested in immersing their littlest readers in quality literature. These hardcovers are guaranteed to withstand the test of time in every way. Order your set now!</div> Read More

$12.06 at Amazon

Re-jacketed, refreshed, and now with expanded content and interactive spreads to appeal to the newest generation of readers. <p>Di...scover the amazing explosive and dramatic power of volcanoes in <i>Eruption!</i> with a thrilling subject that is sure to excite any developing reader. Additional spreads include making a volcano model, trying a quiz, and reading about some record-breaking volcanoes around the world.</p> <p>Level 2 is for children who have started to read alone, but still need some help. The books have more words than Level 1, slightly longer sentences that are still simple in construction, and slightly smaller type. Additional information spreads are full of extra fun facts and topic-related activities to make and do. The stories are slightly more complex than those in Level 1.</p> <p>Whether your child is learning how to read or wants to practice and improve his or her reading skills, <i>DK Readers</i> have the right story for developmentally appropriate reading at home. This innovative range of graded readers combines a highly visual approach with stories that children will want to read. Easy-to-read stories for beginning readers with word repetition progress to stories with rich vocabulary and more challenging sentence structure. There's a <i>DK Reader</i> for every child!</p> Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$13.15 at Amazon

This quirky, brightly illustrated, story puts a Dennis the Menace spin on the classic tale of The Night Before Christmas. Kids don...?t always do what they are told, and even Santa had flair of independence as a child. But what happens when Kid Santa gets sick for Christmas? This unique, eminently readable book will transport and enthrall every child as they relate to Santa Claus? dilemma and root for his friends to save the day. Before Santa Claus was the round, jolly, and bearded fellow that we all know and love, he was the young, adventurous and stubborn Kid Santa. Like most young children, Kid Santa doesn?t always listen to his parents? advice. After being told to dress warmly, he spends an afternoon in the snow, wearing only shorts and his favorite summertime shirt. Unfortunately, Kid Santa gets very sick, and the doctor orders two weeks of bed rest. With Christmas just a few days away, Kid Santa is faced with a huge dilemma. Can Kid Santa save the day? Will he find a helping hand offered from his friends, the Easter Bunny or the Tooth Fairy? Or will Christmas have to be canceled? Read More

Sylvan Learning
$10.20 at Amazon

<p><b>Learn all about the numbers 1 to 10 with Sylvan's proven techniques for success!<br><br></b>Learning the basics about number...s is a crucial part of the preparation for kindergarten and an important step on the way to math success. The activities in this workbook are designed to help your child get ahead and develop a love of learning?and best of all, to have lots of fun doing it! Here are some of the great features you'll find inside:<br><br><b>See, Show, and Tell<br></b>Children become comfortable with the numbers 1 through 10 by speaking the number aloud, showing it on their hands, and drawing and coloring fun pictures related to each number.<br><br><b>Terrific Tracing<br></b>Ample tracing opportunities give children the chance to recognize figures and practice writing each digit.<br><br><b>Hide and Seek<br></b>Seeking out and circling numbers that are "hiding" in colorful pictures helps students gain confidence in their number recognition skills.<br><br><b>Color by Number<br></b>Follow directions to color each numbered section of a picture to reveal a hidden image as a surprise.<br><br>Give your child's confidence a boost with <i>Pre-K Beginning Numbers</i>!</p> Read More

Educational Impressions
$15.26 at Amazon

Word Roots and affixes, Book 2, is for students in grades 6 and 8. It is designed for kids to learn and apply the way root words, ...prefixes, and suffixes are used to create a living language. The goal is to ignite an interest in and fascination about words for students so they may decode unfamiliar words as they read and create new ones as they make language their own! Why should a teacher and his or her students spend time studying affixes (prefixes and suffixes) and roots of words? It makes perfect sense when one considers that a great number of words in the common English vocabulary are combinations of various roots and prefixes and/or suffixes. Rather than having to go to a dictionary each time an unfamiliar word is encountered, a student who has learned these three basic components can arrive at a logical meaning on his or her own. Traditionally, the only way used to improve vocabulary is to locate unfamiliar words as they are encountered in some form of dictionary and then to commit the new words to memory. This method is cumbersome, discouraging and time consuming at least. Research indicates that this method is not as effective in improving vocabulary strength as does learning affixes and roots and the many ways they can and do work in combinations to build words. The purpose and intent of teaching word parts and the ways words are put together is to give students another option for decoding and understanding unfamiliar words and for building new ones. By examining how and why prefixes and suffixes affect simple word roots and already complex words, students can more readily expand their vocabulary. All affixes or roots need not be learned at once; however, by learning to analyze, use and manipulate a number of basic components, students will develop a more efficient and effective set of tools to use when meeting unfamiliar words or inventing their own. This method and strategy will help to reduce the mass of vocabulary that students must learn as single, seemingly isolated words. Students will be able to analyze new words by using this knowledge and the context in which the word appears. How satisfying it will be for the student each time he or she can figure out the meaning of a word using these new skills! It is the puzzle solved. Read More

Educators Pub Service 2007-06-
$8.99 at Amazon

<br><br><b>Book Details:</b><ul><li>Format: Paperback</li><li>Publication Date: 6/30/2007</li><li>Pages: 126</li></ul>

Arcadia Kids
$9.99 at Amazon

DO YOU KNOW?WHEN Charleston was the fourth largest city in America? (Hint: The British still wanted control!) HOW the streets in C...harleston stay so clean? (Hint: Diaper duty helps!) Find these answers and more in Cool Stuff Every Kid Should Know<br><br>--an interesting little book about a very special place on the planet! <br><br><br><br>Arcadia Kids is a new series of fun, colorful, easy-to-read books for children ages 7-11 featuring attention-grabbing cover art, inviting conversational style content, and vivid full-color images of landmarks and geography. Parents, grandparents, and savvy shoppers will appreciate the feel good factor of purchasing books that are both fun AND educational. Read More

$12.19 at Amazon

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. A young girl takes her dog Biscuit for a stroll around the neighborhood and teaches him goo...d manners. Read More

Bindu Books
$11.85 at Amazon

Explains how astrology can help teens understand themselves and take charge of their lives. <BR><BR>? The teen market is the segment of the book-buying public.<BR><BR>? A perfect party book for teens everywhere.<BR><BR>? No previous knowledge of astrology is necessary.<BR><BR>? M. J. Abadie has published three previous bestsellers: <i>Finding Love, Love Planets</i>, and <i>Child Astrology</i>. <BR><BR>Why an astrology book just for teens? This is the ideal time for them to learn to understand their own inner dynamics and go after the life they really want. And astrology is simply the best tool available for gaining insight into oneself and one's relationships with other people. <BR><BR><i>Teen Astrology</i> shows how the Sun represents outer personality, while the Moon reflects the inner self, and how to balance the two. Venus rules matters of the heart, while Mars rules energy and passion. Understanding the dynamics of these two planets can help teens safely navigate the turbulent waters of love. Understanding their Mercury placement will help teens discover their most natural ways of learning, thinking, and communicating. By comparing their chart to those of their parents teens can figure out how to bridge the generation gap and open up new lines of communication. Absolutely no previous knowledge of astrology is needed to use this book--it provides full explanations of all astrological influences and all the necessary tables for locating planetary placements of friends and family. Read More

Brand: Deseret Book
$14.99 at Amazon

To a little child, death is often a mysterious and frightening thing. What does it mean, to die? Will we ever see the person again...? What is resurrection? The lovely pastel illustrations and simple explanations in this book provide a way for parents or other loved ones to help even tiny children understand what happens when someone dies. Read More

Random House
$25.40 at Amazon

A perfect gift for new parents, birthday celebrations, and happy occasions of all kinds, this collection of five beloved Beginner ...Books by Dr. Seuss?<em>The Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, Hop on Pop, </em>and <em>Fox in Socks</em>?will be cherished by young and old alike. Ideal for reading aloud or reading alone, they will begin a child on the adventure of a lifetime! Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$10.80 at Amazon

The award winning book "Love is the Moon, the Stars and the Sky" is a children's book that shows kids how to bring love into their... daily lives. Each book includes fun activities for parents to do with their children to reinforce these messages. Read More

Mt. Baldy Publishing Company
$7.75 at Amazon

A Fawn near the Road is intended for children between 3 and 9. It's the story of the Fawn's first outing--a trip to the river. deer uses it as an opportunity to teach some life lessons, but the Fawn thinks it's just one big adventure. They're able to cross the road safely by carefully avoiding the angry ones. Then he learns how to jump but isn't very good at it. At the river, the Fawn meets his cousins and has even greater adventures. One adventure includes the ignoring of a parent's warning, consequences of actions, and ultimately doing the right thing. There are 27 pages of story text, including nine adorable illustrations by nine children from grades 4 through 8. An additional illustration by another child is on the front cover. The children also drew self-portraits which are included on the back cover. This book provides fun fiction with educational value. After chapters 1 and 3 are Questions for Children. These are designed to enhance understanding and comprehension, and to develop a child's ability to think about implications and consequences in the story. The questions also help a child with transformational thinking and decision making skills. All questions are neutral and there are no wrong answers. Young children will enjoy this book of fiction fused with subtle education and values. And they will absolutely love the illustrations drawn by children! Reviews: "A Fawn near the Road tells the story of adventure through the life experience of a curious child-The Fawn. This interactive book teaches (and reminds) us of leadership, courage, trust and playfulness when learning new life experiences. I appreciate Tracy Sulkin's use of children's art-this enhances the reader's ability to envision the story with vivid imagery and encourages our youth to support the beauty of art and story-telling." ?Elizabeth J. James, MA, LMFT, LPCC, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Adjunct Professor, Upland, CA ". . . An endearing interactive children's book with exceptional illustrations. . . ." ?Tomi Maiers, Librarian, Pantera Elementary School, Diamond Bar, CA "We . . . received your beautiful book. . . . As a whole class, we read the story and my students loved this book. . . . When reading your book, we looked deeper into the story and tried to teach a lesson of patience. That fawn wanted to grow up so fast, but at the end, just focusing on one thing at a time is what we need. . . . Thank you for creating this book for our future readers." ?Mrs. Adams, Etiwanda Colony Elementary School, Rancho Cucamonga, CA "Hi. My name is Charlotte. I'm 8. I think this is a good book because the writing is detailed and paints a picture in my head. I also love the illustrations and how you put questions at the end of some chapters." ?Charlotte McDonald, Altadena, CA Read More

$11.80 at Amazon

In DK <i>Star Wars</i> readers, stunning photographs combine with engaging age-appropriate stories, creating a multilevel reading ...program guaranteed to capture children's interest while developing their reading skills! <p><i>DK Readers: Pre-Level 1: Star Wars: Even Droids Need Friends</i></p> <p>With this Pre-Level 1 reader, kids will be introduced to the worlds of R2-D2 and C-3PO, two of <i>Star Wars</i>' most famous droids. With high-frequency words, picture word strips, a picture glossary, and a simple index, this guide is perfect for parents and beginning readers who want to explore a galaxy far, far away together!</p> Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$6.99 at Amazon

Maddie was blown away when she found out about the secret of the stars! From that day on, life would never be the same.<p> <b>"The... Secret of the Stars"</b> is the first book of a series that aims to teach children <b>how to be happy</b>.<p> The series <b>?A fun way of learning how to be happy?</b> consists of several books, each with a simple and fun story, involving situations to which children can easily relate to.<p> Each story has a moral that is in alignment with core values that promote a <b>better relationship with life's everyday challenges</b> and help children develop skills that will <b>empower them to be their happiest-self</b> as they grow up into adulthood.<p> <u>Reviews for "The Secret of the Stars":</u><p> <i>"Just loved it! We all need that positive outlook on life. A very enjoyable read that kids will love too - either to read themselves or to be read to."</i><b> - P. Gilbert - Primary School Teacher</b><p> <i>"A short story, easy-to-read, which encourages discussion on emotions, relationships/friendships and hurdles faced as a young child. Very good for Personal Development and Mutual Understanding (PD&MU), Circle Time and at home!"</i><b> - C. Poots - Primary School Teacher</b><p> For more information please visit the website: <b></b> Read More

Peachtree Publishers
$11.41 at Amazon

This kid-friendly book offers a first thoughtful glimpse into the world of birds: from eggs to nests, from song to flight. In this... delightful book, teacher and birder Cathryn Sill explains to children what birds are, what they do, and how they live. Accompanied by beautifully detailed illustrations from noted wildlife illustrator John Sill, About Birds is a first thoughtful glimpse into the world of birds, from eggs to nest, from songs to flight. Simple and enlightening, About Birds tells children what is essential for understanding and appreciating birds. An afterword provides further detail for youthful ornithologists and their parents regarding bird identification. About Birds will faithfully answer the first questions of young ornithologists and charm adults with the wonder and diversity of this important species. Read More

$11.73 at Amazon

<div>A young boy relishes the joys of nature in this delightful seasonal tale. Now that winter is over, Kevin realizes the warm we...ather will allow him to go outside without a heavy coat on. He takes notice of the chirping birds and the leaves on the trees as he helps his parents in the cherished springtime activities of mowing grass and planting flowers. Offering vibrant depictions of the budding season, this charming story illustrates the wonder of nature through the eyes of a child.</div> Read More

Random House
$18.99 at Amazon

A hilarious read-aloud picture book for boys and girls who just can?t seem to stay clean! (And the parents who love their little d...irtballs regardless.)<br> <br>It?s a fact. Dirtball Pete stinks to high heaven.<br> <br>His sister, Amanda, says so, and her friend Janine totally agrees. Even with a good scrubbing from his mom, Dirtball Pete usually manages to revert to his dirtball self in no time. But today is no ordinary day?it?s THE FIFTY STATES AND WHY THEY?RE GREAT! day at school, and Dirtball Pete has a speech to recite in the school play.<br> <br>Will he remember his lines? Will he manage to avoid his dog?s muddy paws? Will the stink of his pet ferret, Eggroll, cling to his Pennsylvania costume? And can Dirtball Pete make his mom proud even if he is a dirtball?<br> <br>Eileen Brennan?s funny picture book has a refreshingly original voice and style and a lovable new character in Dirtball Pete, who, with his unassuming, carefree ways, will charm kids and adults alike. Read More

Cinco Puntos Press
$14.39 at Amazon

<div><p>This is a bilingual book for kids and dogs and even their parents. Like all kids, Little Diego and his big sister Gabriela... argue over their new dog Sofie. She belongs to me, says Diego. No, she?s mine, says Gabriela. It?s only when Sofie gets really sick that they find out who their tortilla-loving pup really belongs to. Once again, Benjamin Alire Sáenz shows he understands the chemistry and dynamics of family, this time with a dog stirring up the recipe. The illustrations for <I>The Dog Who Loved Tortillas</I> are by Geronimo Garcia, who created the characters of Little Diego and Gabriela first introduced in Sáenz?s early best-selling title <I>A Gift from Papá Diego</I> (sixty thousand copies in print).</p><p><B>Benjamin Alire Sá</B><B>enz</B> received three starred <I>Publishers Weekly</I> reviews in 2008?one for his young adult novel <I>He Forgot to Say Goodbye</I> (Simon & Schuster) and two for his illustrated book <I>A Perfect Season for Dreaming</I> (Cinco Puntos Press). Long at the forefront of the emerging Latino literature in the United States, he has received both the Wallace Stegner and Lannan fellowships, and he is a recipient of the American Book Award. His young adult novel <I>Sammy & Juliana in Hollywood</I> was named one of the Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults in 2005. Saenz lives in El Paso, Texas.</p><p><B>Geronimo Garcia</B> is a highly successful and internationally recognized graphic designer. He lives in El Paso, Texas.</p></div> Read More

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
$9.99 at Amazon

A fun and colorful book for kids to learn shapes! Discover 3 shapes with Cammy, Cindy, and Chelsey, the three Cute girls that wi...ll help your child with shapes. Then, discover 3 different shapes with Chaz, Cade, and Cody, the three Cute boys. With this beautiful book for boys and girls, you can sit down with your 4-year old or your 6-year old and have him or her point out the different shapes. As a great introduction to kindergarten and elementary school, they will learn to recognize the various shapes in a fun and creative way. This book shows: Triangles Diamonds Squares Circles Rectangles Ovals Vincent and Celestial Noot are the creators of the ?Find the Cutes? book series, a look and find book series for boys and girls. Vincent has been an illustrator for years and has been to Art University in Belgium. Celestial has finished her degree in Family Life and Human Development and aspires to start her own preschool. Together they form an excellent team in creating the best and most fun children?s books. Keywords: shape books, shape book, shapes for children, shapes for kids, shape book for children, shape book for kids, learn shapes, learning shapes, kids book ages 3-8, kids books ages 3-8, kids book ages 3-7, kids books ages 3-7, children?s book ages 3-8, children?s books ages 3-8, children?s book ages 3-7, children?s books ages 3-7, books for children, book for children, fun children?s books, fun kid?s books, fun books for kids, cute books for kids, fun books for children, cute books for children, cute books for girls, cute books for boys, fun books for boys, fun books for girls, books for girls, books for boys, book for girls, book for boys, children?s book for boys, children?s book for girls, kid?s books for boys, kid?s books for girls, boys books, girls books, fun boys books, fun girls books, learn shapes, learning shapes, recognizing shapes, recognize shapes, learning shapes for children, children?s shape book, kid?s shape book, funny children?s book, funny kid?s book, funny children?s books, funny kid?s books, children?s book ages 4-7, children?s book ages 4-8, children?s books ages 4-7, children?s books ages 4-8 Read More

Brand: Time For Kids
$9.94 at Amazon

Here's a trivia quiz for you: What are the five most popular names for dogs? Which five nations spend the most on chocolate per What are the five oldest baseball stadiums? Who were the five youngest Presidents? The answers to those questions-and dozens more-are found in the <i>Time For Kids Top 5.</i><br><br>Filled with fascinating trivia and kid-appealing lists, this book is based on <i>Time For Kids</i>' most popular feature: the TFK Top 5. And just as in the magazine version, the lists have amusing and colorful illustrations accompanied by information at a glance. Topics include animals, sports, technology, food, people, and entertainment. Each Top 5 list has guaranteed kid and parent appeal and is certain to surprise young readers who will refer to the book over and over. Read More

Brand: Sunstone Press
$16.92 at Amazon

Santa Fe offers plenty of fun for children. Although best known for its arts and culture, the city has museums, parks, hikes, spec...ial attractions and seasonal events sure to charm children of any age. This newly updated Sunstone Press classic presents an enticing menu of places to go, things to see and activities to entertain and amuse children visiting Santa Fe as well as those fortunate enough to live in the city, all in an easy-to-read format. Addresses, phone numbers and websites to make the information more accessible are also included. The guide opens with a child-friendly chapter on Santa Fe's history designed to help parents and children get the most out of their exploration of this unusual and fascinating place known for its three cultures. The book also offers a family-focused calendar of events designed to guide visitors and residents as they plan their time to enjoy the area's annual events that have special appeal to children. Also included is information about recommended day trips, as well as child-friendly places and events in nearby Albuquerque. Read More

$30.83 at Amazon

<p>In this age of mandated reforms, reflective practice is a truly effective, empowering way to make meaningful, positive changes.... </p> Read More

Brand: Cricket Books
$15.95 at Amazon

<DIV>More than anything second grader Robert wants a dog, but he can?t persuade his parents to agree. A pet-sitting service is the... compromise, and the adventures begin as his first client is a classmate with a pet tarantula. Robert takes on birds, cats, and even a rabbit who turns out to be an escaped TV star. One day a stray dog shows up in Robert?s backyard, and his parents give him permission to take care of it until it?s adopted. The task turns out to be more than he bargained for. Uplifting and funny, this story will have readers rooting for this endearing, less-than-perfect child whose heart is in the right place even when the rest of him isn?t.</div> Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$36.95 at Kmart

Based on a best-selling children's book, this nostalgic kit starts with a step-by-step manual that guides kids (and parents) more than 30 experiments in the world of electronics. From hair-raising experiments about static electricity to capacitors, diodes and LEDs, every hands-on activity is designed for maximum fun and engaged education. The chock-full kit is a great opportunity for parent-child bonding, whether you're helping them discover the workings of cell phones or satellites. Color(s): none. Brand: Thames & Kosmos. Style Name: Thames & Kosmos 'Dangerous Book - Electronics' Experiment Kit. Style Number: 1012665. Manufacturer part number 600002 Ages 8 and upA Parents' Choice Silver Award Winner Includes materials and a 32-page full-color illustrated manual for performing more than 30 experiments By Thames &Kosmos; imported Kids' Wear Read More

Learning Resources
$19.99 $16.19 at Kmart

Research confirms that student achievement improves when you reach out and involved parents in their children's education!Provides... more than 300 math activities and games (120 blackline masters in English/Spanish) that parents can do at home with their childrenAligns with NCTM standards: number and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, data analysis and probabilityHelps you partner with parents to differentiate instruction for mainstream education, intervention, special needs and ELL supportOrganized by grade (K-1, 2-3) and skillFeatures spiral binding for easy photocopyingGrades K-3 Read More

$12.99 at Kmart

Take a spin down memory lane to relive Lightning McQueen's racing adventures all over the world! Use the #1 selling Tag Reading Sy...stem to bring this book to life. - After the story, play learning activities that help build vocabulary and reading comprehension skills. - This Early Reading book helps develop core phonics skills by using simple sentences and sounding out words as needed. The Early Reading series is part of the Tag Learn to Read System, and is designed to build upon basic reading skills and support children as they proceed at their own pace toward independent reading. The Tag Learn to Read System library features 80+ interactive books, puzzles, maps and more.- Parents can connect the Tag Reader to the online LeapFrog Learning Path to see what their child is playing and learning. - Appropriate for children ages 4 to 8 years. Tag Reader sold separately.Product Measures: 7.75 x 9.25 x 0.375Recommended Ages: 4 years - 8 years Read More

$11.99 $5.99 at Kmart

Help Dora count coconuts, bananas and more in English and Spanish. This Tag Junior Board book springs to life when you touch the Junior book pal to any part of any page. More than 24 playful activities and 150 audio responses encourage little ones to explore while helping build confidence with books. Parents can connect to the online LeapFrog Learning Path to see their child's progress and get printable activities to expand the learning. Read More

Kids Give
$9.99 at Kmart

The Manhattan Menace One in a series of Karito KidT Adventures, The Manhattan Menace features 11-year-old Zoe as she takes on a real estate developer in New York City to save her home and avoid having to leave the best city in the world! Zoe and her mom are on their own in the city after her father died and it looks like Zoe's idea for saving her home may be just crazy enough to work. The clock is ticking while Zoe and her best friend Hana are on an adventure in New York City to find an expensive missing tiara that could solve all their problems. This hardbound book includes a full-color section from Zoe's journal describing her beloved New York City! Read More

$11.99 $5.50 at Kmart

All aboard the friendship train! Puff alone with Thomas as he finds a way to make his best friend Percy happy. This Tag&trade; Jun...ior board book springs to life when you touch Tag Junior to any part of any page. More than 24 playful activities and 130 audio responses encourage little ones to explore while helping build confidence with books. Parents can connect to the online LeapFrog&reg; Learning Path to see their child's progress and get printable activities to expand the learning! Suitable for children 2-4 years. Read More

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Get Ready to Read - Tag Junior Violet Book PalTag Junior the amazing little book explorer is an exciting get ready to read product.... Designed to encourage toddlers to explore books, Tag Junior introduces preschool skills through fun stories and playful book based activities. As children touch the Tag Junior to the specially printed pages they will hear their favourite characters speak and the words on the page spoken aloud!Fun and easy to use, the Tag Junior book pal can store up to five books, allowing children to easily move from one book to another and comes with an included book Scout& Friends.*Each Tag Junior book introduces a different preschool skill-such as the alphabet, counting or social play-through 24 playful activities and more than 150 audio responses. Open-ended questions and fun sound effects encourage children to take charge, as they touch any part of any page to bring words, pictures or activities to life!The Tag Junior Book Pal has been designed to allow children to grip with their palm, as children are still developing their fine motor skills and find this easier to use rather than a pen shape.You can even personalise Tag Junior Book Pal with your child's name or nickname. Read More

Lulu Jr.
$29.99 at Kmart

My Comic Book gives children the opportunity to write, illustrate, and publish their very own comic book. After writing and illust...rating their story, the artist receives an 18-page comic book delivered in the mail free of charge. The comic book includes a professionally typeset title page and the artist's name on the cover. My Comic Book is a new, one-of-a-kind product from the makers of the award-winning IlluStory, making it an ideal gift for creative children and project-based learning.Winner of the 2013 Academic's Choice Brain Toy Award, My Comic Book allows young authors to create their characters, develop the plot, and choose the setting and everything else about their story. Authors will develop a sense of pride and accomplishment writing, creating, and publishing their own comic book. When the finished product arrives at your door and your child holds their comic book in their hands, they will feel they have achieved something very special.Comic books created using the My Comic Book kit are premium quality and designed to last. Additional copies for relatives and friends are easily ordered online. Read More

DK Publishing
$6.99 at Amazon

Support the expanding communication skills of children ages 6 and 7 in <i>DK Workbooks: Language Arts: Grade 1</i>. Topics include... long and short vowels, consonants, pronouns, past, present, and future tense, and other areas of language arts taught in a first-grade classroom. <p>Developed in consultation with leading educational experts to support curriculum learning, <i>DK Workbooks: Language Arts</i> is an innovative series of home-learning language arts workbooks that is closely linked to school curriculum, and helps make learning easy and fun! Each title is packed with exercises and activities to strengthen what children learn in school. With clear questions and supportive illustrations to help children to understand each topic, the books reinforce key concepts such as phonics, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. A parents' section contains answers, tips, and guidance to provide support, and a certificate of achievement will reinforce confidence in kids by rewarding their accomplishments.</p> <p>Supports the Common Core State Standards.</p> Read More

Hal Leonard
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The second book in the Essential Elements for Band series includes an easy to teach sight-reading system, logical sequence of, band arrangements, Dr. Tim parent letters, and more. Effective pedagogy, a logical sequence of skills, innovative parental communication tools, multicultural songs, duets and full ban arrangements, and much more, create a method designed to help kids succeed.32 pages Size: 12 x 9 ISBN: 793512743 Read More

Hal Leonard
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The book that started the Essential Elements Band Method features music history right in the book, band arrangements, Dr. Tim pare...nt letter, quizzes, and a rhythm-based sequence. Effective pedagogy, a logical sequence of skills, innovative parental communication tools, multicultural songs, duets and full band arrangements, and much more, create a method designed to help kids succeed.32 pages Size: 12 x 9 ISBN: 793512611 Read More

Mariner Books
$16.03 at Amazon

<div>More than 300 lists about very nearly everything you really care about<br><br>THE ALL-NEW BOOK OF LISTS FOR KIDS is an inform...ation sandwich with everything on it, packed with the stuff you need to know and the stuff you never even knew you wanted to know. Here are tons of fun facts about your favorite movies, music, books, and sports and games, along with kid survival tips and techniques. Find out how to defend yourself against vampires, what to do if you're afraid of the dark, and how to look great in your school picture. You'll also find hundreds of addresses for kid-friendly Web sites (as well as information on how to visit them safely). THE ALL-NEW BOOK OF LISTS FOR KIDS delivers it all -- the serious, the silly, the useful, and the just plain fun.<br><br>TEN REASONS YOU'LL LOVETHE ALL-NEW BOOK OF LISTS FOR KIDS<br><br>It's easy to use -- just open the book to any page and dig in!<br>It's full of facts that will astound you and your friends.<br>It will make you LOL -- Laugh Out Loud ; ) It can help you save time. For example, it will teach you how to quickly make it look like you've cleaned your room.<br>It's portable: you can take it with you for fun on long, boring car rides.<br>You don't have to remember to feed it (all you have to do is read it).<br>It's way, way more fascinating than long division.<br>It offers some serious help on important issues -- like your allowance, bullies, and dealing with your parents.<br>It can help you answer a lot of weird questions.<br>It will never tell you that you're grounded.</div> Read More
$8.99 at Amazon

Kids can record their own travel adventures and make a treasured memory book for their trip to Arizona, with this travel journal. ...A great diary and travel companion that will increase children's excitement, this journal offers plenty of writing and drawing space. Helping children become involved in the early planning stages of their trip. This is a great gift for children and a great keepsake for parents. Read More

Brand: Flash Kids
$16.37 at Amazon

<DIV><DIV><DIV>These workbooks provide hundreds of fun pages for practicing all the skills kids need to succeed in each grade.  Co...mplied from the popular Reading Skills, Spelling Skills, Math Skills, Language Arts, Writing Skills, and test Prep series, these colorful workbooks include:  High interest stories to develop reading proficiency; exercises in math problems students will face; grade appropriate spelling words grouped by vowel sound or suffix; lessons in parts of speech, usage, and constructing sentences; creative prompts for writing sentences, letters, and even short reports; and practice in using standardized test formats.</DIV><DIV> </DIV><DIV><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Harcourt Family Learning Workbooks are a comprehensive line of workbook developed through a partnership with Harcourt, a leading educational publisher. Based on national teaching standards, these workbooks provide complete practice in math, reading, and other key subject areas.</p></DIV></DIV></DIV> Read More

Sterling Publishing
$13.54 at Amazon

<div><div>When school's out, it's time for camp?craft camp! Kids (and their parents) will love these 40 projects that include simp...le beading, sewing, felting, bookmaking, and so much more. Create colorful piñatas, eco-friendly mobiles, and up-cycled necklaces, hats, and T-shirts. Boys and girls, and children from 6 to 12, will all find something fun to do! Lots of helpful photographs, and how-to illustrations when needed, explain all the techniques in an easy-to-follow way. </div></div> Read More

Lonely Planet
$11.07 at Amazon

<P><I>Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher*</I> </P><P>This is not a guidebook. And it's definitely 'not-for-...parents'. It is the real inside story about one of the world's most colorful continents - South America. In this book you'll hear fascinating tales about wrestling ladies and man-eating fish, lost cities, intrepid explorers, and remarkable survivals. Check out cool stories about the real Robinson Crusoe, a navy without an ocean, rivers that shimmer with colors, and floating islands. You'll find dirty dancing, fowl play, daring prison escapes, and history galore. This book shows you a South America your parents probably don't even know about. </P><P><B>Authors:</B> Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Margaret Hynes </P><P><B>About Lonely Planet:</B> Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, children's books, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places where they travel. </P><P><I>TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category</I> </P><P><I>'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times</I> </P><P><I>'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia) </I></P><P>*#1 in the world market share - source: Nielsen Bookscan. Australia, UK and USA. March 2012-January 2013 </P> Read More

Carson-Dellosa Publishing
$10.44 at Amazon

<div>Build a solid foundation of forming letters with special-education students in pre-kindergarten–1 using Pre-Printing FUN! Thi...s 64-page resource teaches the nine basic strokes needed for printing all upper- and lowercase letters. It includes reproducible activities such as dot-to-dots, tracing, puzzles, graphing pictures, mazes, finish-the-picture pages, cutting and pasting, coloring, and drawing shapes. The book provides great practice for following directions and learning the alphabet. It supports NCTE and NAEYC standards. Key Education products are intended to engage and educate young and special learners, as well as assist teachers in building a strong and developmentally appropriate curriculum for these children. The product line—comprised of teacher/parent resource books, photographic learning cards, and other activity- and game-oriented materials—is designed to assist in “Unlocking the Potential in Every Child.?</div> Read More

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