Chronicle Books Story Painter: The Life of Jacob Lawrence

The paintings of Jacob Lawrence tell stories. Stories of enslavement and freedom, of human migration and renaissance, of struggle and of triumph. A collection of these stunning paintings provides the backdrop for this exceptional biography ...which tells the story of one of our finest living painters-from his familys experience in the great migration North, to his growing up in the midst of the Harlem Renaissance, to his rise as one of the most renowned painters of African American life. With over twenty-five full-color reproductions and an insightful glossary, not only is this an easy-to-read, engaging biography, its also an excellent starting point for discussions about American history. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/1/1998 Pages: 64 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: John Duggleby Publisher: Chronicle Books Dimensions: 10.23in length x 0.51in width x 9.84in height Weight: 21.28oz. Read More

Chronicle Books
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Bulldozers! Excavators! Dump trucks! All of the very biggest trucks are in here! This book offers an up-close look at ten amazing ...machines that dig, scoop, lift, and more. Toddlers will also learn the words for all of the very important parts that help the big trucks and diggers go. Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 3/16/2011 Pages: 20 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Caterpillar Publisher: Chronicle Books Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.51in width x 7.99in height Weight: 12.8oz. Read More

Chronicle Books
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Truck lovers will delight in these construction-themed alphabet flash cards! Eye-catching photographs of construction machines dig...ging, hauling, dumping, and lifting, paired with simple facts about each machine, make learning the alphabet easy and fun. Printed on thick, sturdy board, they are perfect for small hands to hold or for hanging on the wall in a childs room. Book Details: Format: Cards Publication Date: 11/28/2012 Pages: 24 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Caterpillar Publisher: Chronicle Books Dimensions: 7.25in length x 1.75in width x 5.75in height Weight: 19.04 oz Read More

Chronicle Books
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Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/1/2007Pages: 58Reading Level: Age 3 and UpAuthor: Ian FalconerPublisher: Athene...um Books for Young Readers Dimensions: 11.34in length x 8.78in width x 0.4in height Weight: 10.4oz. When all of the performers at the circus are out sick with ear infections, its up to Olivia to save the day! Thats no problem for Olivia, of course, because she knows how to do everything. From lion taming to trampoline jumping, unicycling to tight-rope walking, Olivia is the ultimate performer--with the ultimate imagination. Now in a board book edition perfect for little hands, readers will delight to see how Ringmaster Olivia learns to fly! Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 9/7/2010Pages: 36Reading Level: Age 3 and UpAuthor: Ian FalconerPublisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers Dimensions: 8.19in length x 6.32in width x 0.83in height Weight: 17.6oz. Author: Ian FalconerPublisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers Dimensions: 11.35in length x 8.81in width x 0.44in height Weight: 17.6oz. Everyones favorite Caldecott Honor-winning porcine diva is back and with fanfare! There are going to be fireworks tonight, and Olivia can hardly wait to hear the band. But when she finds out that there isnt going to be a band, she cant understand why not. How can there be fireworks without a band?! And so Olivia sets to putting a band together herself...all by herself. Using pots, pans, her brothers toys, and even her fathers suspenders, Olivia forms a band spectacular enough to startle any audience. Lavishly brought to life in Ian Falconers signature style, and introducing an eye-catching shade of blue, here is Olivia doing what Olivia does best -- making noise. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 6/6/2006Pages: 50Reading Level: Age 3 and UpAuthor: Ian FalconerPublisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers Dimensions: 11.41in length x 8.64in width x 0.43in height Weight: 16.8oz. Olivia is thrilled to be invited to Francines house for dinner...she just knows its going to be a very sophisticated evening. And then its time for Olivia to have Francine over...but what will Francine think of her familys casual table manners? Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/8/2009Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and UpAuthor: Emily SollingerPublisher: Simon Spotlight Dimensions: 8in length x 8in width x 0.08in height Weight: 4.79oz. Olivia notices all the attention her mom gets when shes out with baby William. This makes Olivia wonder... what if she had Little Olivias to show off? Before long, Olivias pets are wearing baby clothes and have had their names changed to Little Olivia 1 and 2. A fun new spin on playing house, Olivia style! Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/23/2010Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and UpAuthor: Jodie ShepherdPublisher: Simon Spotlight Dimensions: 7.66in length x 7.96in width x 0.07in height Weight: 0.16oz. In her first brand new adventure in three years, Olivia takes her discerning eye for style to beautiful Venice on a family vacation that involves dodging pigeons in the Piazza San Marco, gorging on gelato, and barely staying afloat in a gondola. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/28/2010Pages: 48Reading Level: Age 3 and UpAuthor: Ian FalconerPublisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers Dimensions: 11.08in length x 8.83in width x 0.49in height Weight: 18.39oz. Olivias lemonade stand is losing customers to the competition . . . Francine! Olivia decides its time to rethink the lemonade stand concept and turns hers into a full-scale backyard restaurant. Olivia and Francine decide there are enough thirsty customers out there for everyone?they just have to work together! Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/4/2010Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 4 and UpAuthor: Kama EinhornPublisher: Simon Spotlight Dimensions: 7.51in length x 8in width x 0.07in height Weight: 2.08oz. Its OLIVIA...the Caldecott Honor Book and New Yo Read More

Chronicle Books
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Scribbles - Drawing and Coloring Book Scribbles -- This is no ordinary coloring book! With playful drawings, funny scenarios and f...un-to-follow instructions, this book is not just for coloring, but for doodling, drawing, imagining and thinking! Publisher: Chronicle Books Dimensions: 11.83in length x 8.75in width x 1.07in height Weight: 33.6oz. Read More

Chronicle Books
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Learning about space has never been so much fun! An out-of-this-world mix of vintage illustrations and contemporary photos makes t...his book about space as entertaining to look at as it is to read. With simple information about everything from the planets to animals in space, to the food astronauts eat, A Is for Astronaut is sure to excite young readers natural curiosity and imagination. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 8/31/2006 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Traci N. Todd Publisher: Chronicle Books Dimensions: 8.81in length x 0.43in width x 11.33in height Weight: 16oz. Read More

Chronicle Books
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This hip press-out family includes 5 people, a cat, a dog, a doghouse, and over 150 mix-and-match vinyl cling clothes! Combine thi...s with the MoMA Modern Play House for a completely modern experience. WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD Small parts. Not for children under 3 years. Book Details: Format: Special Format Publication Date: 5/5/2010 Pages: 16 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Museum of Modern Art New York Publisher: Chronicle Books Read More

Chronicle Books
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This fabulous, life-sized introduction to what animals eat, how they eat it, and how much they eat in a single bite is full ofcomp...elling facts and images. From the tiny sand-grain-sized bite of earth that the earthworm takes to the double-gatefold spread of a sperm whale sucking a whole giant squid down in just one bite, this book and the eleven animals in it are EXACTLY as large as life! Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/1/2010 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Lola Schaefer Publisher: Chronicle Books Dimensions: 12.36in length x 0.39in width x 12.2in height Weight: 24.8oz. Read More

Chronicle Books
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This reissue of the childhood classic I Know a Lot of Things is a celebration of all the new and intriguing knowledge children del...ight in possessing. Written from the simplicity of a childs perspective, the plain-but-powerful text voices important childhood knowledge such as I know when I look in the mirror, what I see is me and that dogs go bowwow and that is how they talk. Illustrated with graphic designer Paul Rands colorful, playful artwork, I Know a Lot of Things, with all the teeny nuggets of wisdom contained therein, is destined to please a new generation. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 3/4/2009 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Ann Rand Publisher: Chronicle Books Dimensions: 8.62in length x 0.39in width x 10.15in height Weight: 12oz. Read More

Chronicle Books
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Striking art accompanies the favorite tale of Jack and the Beanstalk giving it a fresh look that will enchant a new generation of ...readers. Retold in both Spanish and English, this universally familiar story is now a springboard for inspiring early readers and older learners alike to recognize Spanish and English words. The dual-language text make this book a useful and beautiful addition to both home and classroom libraries. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/1/1998 Pages: 24 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Arnal Ballester Publisher: Chronicle Books Dimensions: 8.5in length x 0.15in width x 8.5in height Weight: 4.8oz. Read More

Chronicle Books
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Big, colorful illustrations and minimal text set the stage for a delightful cast of characters as they go about their day-to-day a...dventures in one little town throughout the year. Playing, chasing pets, running errands, going to work: following what happens and looking for the many small surprises in the pictures will absorb and amuse children and parents alike. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/1/2008 Pages: 72 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Rotraut Susanne Berner Publisher: Chronicle Books Dimensions: 13.63in length x 10.49in width x 0.49in height Weight: 33.92oz. Read More

Anatex
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Anatex Outer Space Pathfinder Wall Panel Travel out of this world with the Outer Space Pathfinder Wall Panel. It adds an unique de...corative element where ever it is placed. Mountable, this panel provides a great option for play areas that are short on space, or simply need brightening up. Kids will love moving the wooden figures around the panel throughout space. They will be able to go to the moon, and even see some aliens. This great wall panel also helps to enhance logical thinking, hand-eye coordination and visual tracking. Read More

Orchard Toys
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Collect and match your cupcakes in this fun, sharing game. See how many delicious cupcakes you can match and collect in this fun-f...illed game. Remember your manners, as other players offer to share their cupcakes with you. ? Imported- England Read More

Magination Press
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Kids can be afraid of lots of different things - the dark, spiders, dogs, clowns, monsters. This book outlines the steps kids can ...use to deal with their everyday fears, and get back to the business of being a kid. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/1/2009 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Jane Annunziata Publisher: Magination Press Dimensions: 8.3in length x 0.51in width x 10.11in height Weight: 12oz. Read More

Magination Press
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A nonfiction book that describes the mechanics of the adoption process and the feelings that adoption engenders in an adopted chil...d. Straightforward and complete account that informs and validates the child for both international and domestic adoptions. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/1/2003 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Marc A. Nemiroff Publisher: Magination Press Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.51in width x 9.99in height Weight: 12.96oz. Read More

Nic Nac
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Nic Nac Plush Turtle 7 High quality plush animal. Proudly represents the sea life range of NIC NAC. From design to workmanship the... product speaks it all. The style itself captures the interest of children with its soft appearance. All NIC NAC products are made in INDIA. Dimensions: 7L x 5W x 3.25H From the Manufacturer: NICK NACK, the Indian manufacturer of NIC NAC is proudly associated with the INSTITUTE OF TOY MAKING TECHNOLOGY (ITMT), a unique Institute of its kind globally. This Institute trains women of India to make toys of international quality and provides them the platform to place their skills in front of the international toy industry. This state of the art training programme provides all the international facilities required to make the international level plush animals. The trained women get the opportunity to join the production unit and portray their skills to the world. This product shows the skills of the women of India which truly draws the attention of children as a playmate. Recommended Ages:3 ? 15 Read More

Magination Press
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Understanding what your emotions and feelings are telling you about yourself is very useful, even for little kids! This lightheart...ed and whimsical kid-friendly book helps kids learn to recognize and identify their own emotions and what to do when those feelings get too big or out of control. Shy Spaghetti and Excited Eggs is cleverly written and playfully illustrated and will be read again and again by young and old alike. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/15/2011 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Marc Nemiroff Publisher: Magination Press Dimensions: 5.98in length x 0.39in width x 9.01in height Weight: 15.19oz. Read More

Henry Holt and Co
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A little boy named Clemente learns about his namesake, the great baseball player Roberto Clemente, in this joyful picture book bio...graphy. Born in Puerto Rico, Roberto Clemente was the first Latin American player to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the only player for whom the five-year initiation period was waived. Known not only for his exceptional baseball skills but also for his extensive charity work in Latin America, Clemente was well-loved during his eighteen years playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He died in a plane crash while bringing aid supplies to earthquake victims in Nicaragua. Willie Perdomos rhythmic text and Bryan Colliers energetic art combine to tell the amazing story of one of baseballs greats. Clemente! is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Childrens Book of the Year. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/11/2010 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Willie Perdomo Publisher: Henry Holt and Co Dimensions: 11.24in length x 8.92in width x 0.37in height Weight: 13.59oz. Read More

Kids Can Press
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Developed with the cooperation of a science consultant, this book in the Primary Physical Science series is a tool to teach the ph...ysical sciences to young children. Touch It! follows science curricula and is loaded with surprising facts and hands-on activities designed to hold young readers interest and tap into their fascination with the everyday world. Touch It! explores materials -- their color, shape, texture, size, mass, magnetism and more. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/1/2005 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Adrienne Mason Publisher: Kids Can Press Dimensions: 10.25in length x 7.59in width x 0.1in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More

Blue Apple Books
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The creators of the award-winning Alphabeasties And Other Amazing Types are back, this time with an amazing array of insects: butt...erflies to termites, dragonflies to walking sticks. While the alphabeasties were comprised of letters, these incredible insects are ingeniously engineered out of numerals. Each entry also includes fascinating numeric facts about its subject. Its an eye-catching and imaginative look at the insect world. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 4/27/2011 Pages: 56 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Sharon Werner Publisher: Blue Apple Books Dimensions: 9.01in length x 0.7in width x 11.49in height Weight: 25.6oz. Read More

LeapFrog
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LeapFrog AlphaPup Experience the ABCs with your new best friend! AlphaPup is the perfect learning companion, walking and talking t...he ABCs with your child. AlphaPup sounds out each letter and introduces letter names, words that begin with each letter and darling doggie phrases. Recommended Ages: 12-36 months Product Measures: 11.75 x 6.5 x 4.5 Features AlphaPup sings the alphabet and sounds out letters and words for children to provide early exposure to phonics basics and early vocabulary. Colorful interactive buttons, wobbly paw-shaped wheels and a tail that wags further engage children and help develop motor skills. Little fingers can press colorful buttons to hear letters A to Z sounded out, words that begin with each letter and fun phrases that include these words. Press the letter W, for example, and hear W! Walk! I love going on walks with you! Plus, children can press a doggie button to hear cute dog sayings and a music note button to play three learning songs. Learning Difference Take the ABCs for a walk! The Alphabet Explore the alphabet with each key press and sing along to the ABC song. Phonics Press the letter keys on the toy to hear each letters name, its letter sound, and a word that begins with that letter. Gross Motor Skills Three songs play as you pull the toy along. The songs stop when you stop, and they play when you walk, which makes walking a musical and fun play experience. Testimonial Research shows that knowing the alphabet is an important first step to learning to read. We designed the AlphaPup toy as a learning pal to expose children to letter names and sounds as they exercise walking and pulling on the toy. AlphaPup builds learning right into engaging physical play. ?Clement C., LeapFrog Learning Expert Read More

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