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Every spring, butterflies emerge and dazzle the world with their vibrant beauty. But where do butterflies come from? How are they born? What do they eat--and how? With a simple, rhyming text and glorious color-drenched collage, Lois Ehlert ...provides clear answers to these and other questions as she follows the life cycle of four common butterflies, from their beginnings as tiny hidden eggs and hungry caterpillars to their transformation into full-grown butterflies. Complete with butterfly and flower facts and identification tips, as well as a guide to planting a butterfly garden, this butterfly book is like no other. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 4/1/2001 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Lois Ehlert Publisher: Harcourt Childrens Books Dimensions: 12.42in length x 10.25in width x 0.37in height Weight: 16.8oz. Read More

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Cesar Chavez is known as one of Americas greatest civil rights leaders. When he led a 340-mile peaceful protest march through Cali...fornia, he ignited a cause and improved the lives of thousands of migrant farmworkers. But Cesar wasnt always a leader. As a boy, he was shy and teased at school. His family slaved in the fields for barely enough money to survive. Cesar knew things had to change, and he thought that--maybe--he could help change them. So he took charge. He spoke up. And an entire country listened. An authors note provides historical context for the story of Cesar Chavezs life. (20031121) Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 3/1/2003 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Kathleen Krull Publisher: Harcourt Childrens Books Dimensions: 8.88in length x 11.33in width x 0.42in height Weight: 16.8oz. Read More

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?A fresh presentation of the gardening cycle with a joyful conclusion, and the added attraction of an easy and tasty recipe for ve...getable soup on the flyleaf.?--School Library Journal Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 3/15/1987 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Lois EhlertPublisher: Harcourt Childrens Books Dimensions: 5.16in length x 5.19in width x 0.67in height Weight: 3.51oz. Author: Lois EhlertPublisher: Harcourt Childrens Books Dimensions: 9.33in length x 9.36in width x 0.37in height Weight: 13.16oz. Author: Lois Ehlert Publisher: Harcourt Childrens Books Dimensions: 9in length x 9in width x 0.12in height Weight: 4.16oz. Read More

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On a clear morning in 1912, Harriet Quimby had a vision--she would become the first woman to fly solo across the English Channel. ...If she were to veer off course by even five miles, she could end up in the North Sea, never to be heard from again. But she took the risk, anyway. Bestselling author Marissa Moss and award-winning artist C. F. Payne team up to tell this little-known historic story of a spirited woman who dared to take flight. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/1/2001 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Marissa Moss Publisher: Harcourt Childrens Books Dimensions: 11.32in length x 8.8in width x 0.43in height Weight: 14.08oz. Read More

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Blast off with Douglas Florians new high-flying compendium, which features twenty whimsical poems about space. From the moon to th...e stars, from the Earth to Mars, here is an exuberant celebration of our celestial surroundings thats certain to become a universal favorite among aspiring astronomers everywhere. Includes die-cut pages and a glossary of space terms. (20070701) Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 4/1/2007 Pages: 56 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Douglas Florian Publisher: Harcourt Childrens Books Dimensions: 10.24in length x 10.3in width x 0.43in height Read More

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Mrs. Spitzer is a wise teacher who knows many things. She knows about gardens. She knows about children. She knows how similar the...y are, and how both will flourish if tended lovingly. There are many remarkable teachers like Mrs. Spitzer in the world, and Edith Pattous simple, moving story along with Tricia Tusas inspired, whimsical illustrations celebrate all they do, year after year, to help our children grow and blossom. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/14/2001 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Edith Pattou Publisher: Harcourt Childrens Books Dimensions: 10.01in length x 10.08in width x 0.34in height Weight: 14.4oz. Read More

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Fall has come, the wind is gusting, and Leaf Man is on the move. Is he drifting east, over the marsh and ducks and geese? Or is he... heading west, above the orchards, prairie meadows, and spotted cows? No ones quite sure, but this much is certain: A Leaf Mans got to go where the wind blows. With illustrations made from actual fall leaves and die-cut pages on every spread that reveal gorgeous landscape vistas, here is a playful, whimsical, and evocative book that celebrates the natural world and the rich imaginative life of children. Includes an authors note and leaf-identifying labels. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/1/2005 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Lois Ehlert Publisher: Harcourt Childrens Books Dimensions: 12.33in length x 11.25in width x 0.32in height Weight: 19.67oz. Read More

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Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus and sparked a boycott that changed America. Harriet Tubman helped more than three ...hundred slaves escape the South on the Underground Railroad. Shirley Chisholm became the first black woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. The lives these women led are part of an incredible story about courage in the face of oppression; about the challenges and triumphs of the battle for civil rights; and about speaking out for what you believe in--even when it feels like no one is listening. Andrea Davis Pinkneys moving text and Stephen Alcorns glorious portraits celebrate the lives of ten bold women who lit the path to freedom for generations. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/1/2000 Pages: 120 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Andrea Davis Pinkney Publisher: Harcourt Childrens Books Dimensions: 9.05in length x 0.59in width x 10.59in height Weight: 28.43oz. Author: Andrea Davis PinkneyPublisher: Harcourt Childrens Books Dimensions: 0.25in length x 8.25in width x 10.25in height Weight: 16.96 oz Read More

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Poor Abraham Lincoln! His life was hardly fun at all. A country torn in two by war, citizens who didn?t like him as president, a h...omely appearance?what could there possibly be to laugh about? And yet he did laugh. Lincoln wasn?t just one of our greatest presidents. He was a comic storyteller and a person who could lighten a grim situation with a clever quip. This unusual biography of Lincoln highlights his life and presidency, focusing on what made his sense of humor so distinctive?and so necessary to surviving his tough life and times. Book Details: Format: Library Binding Publication Date: 4/1/2010 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Kathleen Krull Publisher: Harcourt Childrens Books Dimensions: 11in length x 8.09in width x 0.4in height Weight: 19.19oz. Read More

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In simple words and radiant collages, Debra Frasier celebrates the natural miracles of the earth and extends an exuberant welcome ...to each member of our human family. Accompanied by a detailed glossary explaining such natural phenomena as gravity, tides, and migration, this is an unforgettable book. ?A book filled with reverence for the natural order of the world and the place of the individual in it.?--School Library Journal Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 3/15/1991 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Debra Frasier Publisher: Harcourt Childrens Books Dimensions: 6.58in length x 8.77in width x 0.72in height Weight: 11.19oz. Read More

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Every U.S. president is the focus of public scrutiny, but how well do we know these men? What kind of fathers do presidents make? ...Husbands? Neighbors? Other books focus on the historical achievements of those who have occupied our countrys highest office; Lives of the Presidents looks instead at their bad habits, silly nicknames, and strange pets. Every president--from George Washington to Bill Clinton--is included, with an emphasis on those who have had the greatest impact on history. Discover their high points, low points, and the times in between. In this stunning addition to their acclaimed series, Kathleen Krull and Kathryn Hewitt take us beyond politics and photo opportunities, revealing the entertaining, complex, and very real lives of the presidents. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 1/3/2011 Pages: 104 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Kathleen Krull Publisher: Harcourt Childrens Books Dimensions: 10.52in length x 8.8in width x 0.57in height Weight: 21.6oz. Read More

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