Grosset & Dunlap Smart About the First Ladies

The kids in Ms. Brandts class create a special report on the United States of America, with each child doing research on ten states. Theres a double-spread map of the whole U.S. and a page for every state jam-packed with trivia, interesting... facts, handwritten captions, and jokes. At the end of the book is a map showing how the United States grew over time, a spread on the presidents and what states they hailed from, as well as a bibliography of books the kids used in their research. Written by a team of well-known author/artists, this 64-page Smart About History book is a great guide for kids. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/12/2003Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 7 and UpAuthor: Susan SaundersPublisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 7.04in length x 0.27in width x 9.05in height Weight: 6.4oz. Introducing Smart About Scientists! These books feature fascinating biographical information about the worlds greatest scientists, ideas on scientific thinking, and real science experiments kids can try at home. Annie Marcus is just nuts about peanut butter! When Annie finds out that George Washington Carver was responsible for the popularity of peanuts, she picks him for her scientist report. Annie learns all sorts of fascinating info-George Washington Carver was born into slavery, but his dedication and unquenchable thirst for knowledge drove him to become a professor at a time when most institutions of higher learning were closed to blacks. This title explores Carvers brilliant career and discoveries, as well as his triumph over segregation to become one of the worlds most renowned plant experts. Illustrated by Jill Weber. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/29/2003Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and UpAuthor: Laura DriscollPublisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 9in length x 6.98in width x 0.15in height Weight: 10.4oz. Our unique, kid-friendly Smart About series continues with something for your sweet tooth! Smart About Chocolate is chock-full of fun facts about the history of chocolate, from the Mayans to Milton Hershey! Kids will learn how chocolate comes from beans of the rain forests cacao trees and how candymakers in England and Switzerland first produced the chocolate we know and love today. Includes recipes and recommendations of classic books about chocolate. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/29/2004Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and UpAuthor: Sandra MarklePublisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 8.39in length x 6.37in width x 0.1in height Weight: 4oz. For every president, there has been a first lady, sometimes two. Who were these women? How has the job of First Lady (unpaid and unelected) changed over time? The Smart About format proves just right for covering history in an easy, appealing way. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 12/29/2004 Pages: 78 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Sally Warner Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 7in length x 0.15in width x 9.01in height Weight: 5.6oz. Read More

Grosset & Dunlap
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A deliciously fun new middle grade series from Emmy Award-winning celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis! When Zia Donatella comes to ...live with the Bertolizzi family, little do Alfie and his older sister Emilia know whats in store for them. Zia Dontella is determined to show the kids how a home-cooked meal is better than even the best take-out pizza or burrito. And when Zias plan actually transports Alfie and Emilia to famous food cities around the world, they learn first-hand how food can not only take you places but can also bring you back home. Alfie and Emilia find themselves transported to Naples, where they meet Marco, a young Italian boy on a very important mission to shop for the essential ingredients for his familys entry in the citys annual pizzafest contest. In their whirlwind search for the perfect items, Alfie and Emilia not only get a taste of Italy, but also find themselves refereeing a family feud between Marcos family and his uncles family. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/3/2013 Pages: 144 Reading Level: Age 7 and Up Author: Giada De Laurentiis Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 5.51in length x 0.38in width x 7.27in height Weight: 5.28 oz Read More

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Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 10/6/2005 Pages: 144 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Carolyn Keene Publisher...: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 9.27in length x 7.9in width x 1.08in height Weight: 18.4oz. Read More

Grosset & Dunlap
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Even the pickiest of Gungans will eat their fruits and veggies when Bubble City Salad and Boss Nass Broccoli are on the menu. With... this exciting new sequel to the best-selling The Star Wars Cookbook: Wookiee Cookies and Other Galactic Recipes, Star Wars fans of all ages can cook up more out-of-this-world fun. From razor-toothed Opees Sea Crunch (for fish fillets with a real bite) to Darth Double Dogs (doubling as a light saber you can eat!), this intergalactic Star Wars cookbook features healthy snacks, delicious dishes, sweet treats, and easy main courses no Rebel can resist. Featuring hilarious photographs and recipes and wipe-clean pages, The Star Wars Cookbook II even includes a shiny plastic stencil of Darth Maul to help decorate culinary creations. And age is no issue when the Force is with you-adults as well as kids will have a great time with this book. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/1/2000 Pages: 60 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Frankie Frankeny Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 7.12in length x 0.82in width x 8.7in height Weight: 14.4oz. Read More

Grosset & Dunlap
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Play all kinds of monster-rific games! In this fun-filled sticker activity book, old and new Moshi Monsters fans can practice at t...he Puzzle Palace, do a Moshling Maze, play Busters word search, and create their very own monster. Includes stickers all for only $6.99! Author: Unknown Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 8.43in length x 0.06in width x 10.22in height Weight: 4.96 oz Read More

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This $7.99 board book is filled with multiple interactive elements meant to stimulate the five senses. This book is perfect for ba...bies 6 months or older and comes with textures to touch and feel and flaps to lift. Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 8/29/1997 Pages: 12 Reading Level: Age 2 and Up Author: Dave Aikins Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 7.5in length x 7.5in width x 1in height Weight: 7 oz Read More

Grosset & Dunlap
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Bestselling author/illustrator Tomie dePaola feels like singing! And this books ten well-known songs, like ?Its Raining, Its Pouri...ng? and -Three Blind Mice,? will have you singing, too. The accessible trim, appliqué cover, and beautiful illustrations by Tomie dePaola make this collection of songs a great addition to any childs library. Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 5/13/2010 Pages: 16 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Tomie De Paola Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 7.55in length x 0.31in width x 7.95in height Weight: 7.2oz. Read More

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Edgar Degas is famous for his paintings of ballerinas, and thats what first attracts Kristin to his artwork. But as she studies hi...m for her report, she discovers that his art ranged far beyond the ballet and she gradually learns exactly what makes Degas work so unique. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 10/1/2001 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Maryann Cocca-Leffler Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 9.01in length x 7.03in width x 0.16in height Weight: 2.87oz. Read More

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This $6.99 board book is perfect for newborn babies! It features high-contrast black and white images of the faces that babies see... the most, like Mom and Dad, along with an embedded mirror so baby can see him or herself! Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 8/29/1997 Pages: 12 Reading Level: Age 2 and Up Author: Dave Aikins Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 7.04in length x 0.45in width x 7.04in height Weight: 6.72 oz Read More

Grosset & Dunlap
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Brad explores the ups and downs of van Goghs life and art in this colorful report, featuring Brads funny cartoons alongside reprod...uctions of classic paintings like Starry Night. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 10/1/2001 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Joan Holub Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 9.01in length x 7.09in width x 0.14in height Weight: 2.39oz. Read More

Grosset & Dunlap
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Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington, in 1955, is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. In this W...ho Was... biography, children will learn of Gates childhood passion for computer technology, which led him to revolutionize personal computers. Through the success of his now-world-famous software company, Microsoft, Bill Gates became one of the wealthiest philanthropists in history.This fascinating story of a child technology genius is sure to captivate any audience! Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/21/2013 Pages: 112 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Patricia Brennan Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap Dimensions: 5.33in length x 0.27in width x 7.65in height Weight: 4.16 oz 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

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

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

Little Tikes
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Little Tikes Gas n Go Mower A lawn mower that looks like the real thing! This outdoor toy comes with everything you need to keep t...he yard around your playhouse looking sharp! Features: Sounds are mechanical, no batteries needed. Push mower, beads pop as you push. Pull cord to hear engine sounds. Clicking key and adjustable throttle. Removable gas can. Kids can open the tethered gas cap and pretend to fill up the lawn mower. Includes: 1 Lawn Mower 1 Gas Can Dimensions: 21in length x 11.25in width x 20.5in height Read More

Henry Holt and Co
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The biggest, the strongest, the fastest, or the smartest . . . you decide which dinosaur was the greatest of them all! Which dinos...aur was the greatest? Was it the tallest, the biggest, the strongest, the smartest, the weirdest, the fastest, or the smallest? Or was it the oldest bird, the best parent, the one with the best night vision, the best armor, or the longest tail spikes? Fascinating facts and spectacular illustrations will inspire young readers to choose their own favorite dinosaurs! Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/1/2013 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Brenda Z. Guiberson Publisher: Holt BFYR Dimensions: 9.13in length x 0.3in width x 11.5in height Weight: 16 oz Read More

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