Sandpiper Jabuti the Tortoise: A Trickster Tale

Jabutís shell was smooth and shiny, and the songs he played on his flute were sweet. But his music was a reminder, too, of the mischievous pranks Jabutí sometimes played. When a concert takes place in heaven, Vulture offers to fly Jabutí th...ere . . . all the while plotting a trick of his own. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/1/2005 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Gerald McDermott Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 10.27in length x 0.15in width x 8.7in height Weight: 6.4oz. Read More

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The author and artist Lynne Cherry journeyed deep into the rain forests of Brazil to write and illustrate her gorgeous picture boo...k The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest (1990). One day, a man exhausts himself trying to chop down a giant kapok tree. While he sleeps, the forest?s residents, including a child from the Yanomamo tribe, whisper in his ear about the importance of trees and how ?all living things depend on one another? . . . and it works. Cherry?s lovingly rendered colored pencil and watercolor drawings of all the ?wondrous and rare animals? evoke the lush rain forests, and the stunning endpapers feature world maps bordered by tree porcupines, emerald tree boas, and dozens more fascinating creatures. Awards: IRA Teacher?s Choice (1991), ABA?s Pick of the Lists, Reading Rainbow Review Book, NSTA-CBC Outstanding Trade Book for Children Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/13/2000 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Lynne CherryPublisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 9.25in length x 0.51in width x 11.25in height Weight: 16.14oz. Author: Lynne Cherry Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 8.97in length x 0.15in width x 11.02in height Weight: 7.04oz. Read More

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If you?re sleepy in the jungle And you wish to find a pillow, Take a friendly word of warning: DO NOT USE AN ARMADILLO! Covering e...verything from centipedes to whales, from swinging on swings to ice-skating in winter, from eating applesauce to celebrating birthdays, the delightful poems in this extensive collection convey the experiences of childhood with a fresh timelessness. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/1/2006 Pages: 68 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Mary Ann Hoberman Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 9.66in length x 8.35in width x 0.19in height Weight: 8.8oz. Read More

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?Remember the Alamo!? is one of the most familiar battle cries in American history, yet few know about the brave woman who inspire...d it. Susanna Dickinson?s story reveals the crucial role she played during that turbulent period in Texas-American history. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/24/1990 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: John Jakes Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 8.38in length x 10.98in width x 0.16in height Read More

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When Mr. Putter eats twenty-one pineapple jelly rolls, he ends up with a grumbling tummy. Worse, he can?t sleep! A midnight starga...zing stroll with Tabby seems to be just the cure?but could it be that Mr. Putter and Tabby arent the only ones still wide awake? Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/1/2008 Pages: 44 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Cynthia Rylant Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 8.72in length x 6.29in width x 0.14in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More

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Once there was a little doll. Her name was Edith. She lived in a nice house and had everything she needed except someone to play w...ith. She was lonely! Then one morning Edith looked into the garden and there stood two bears! Since it was first published in 1957, The Lonely Doll has established itself as a unique childrens classic. Through innovative photography Dare Wright brings the world of dolls to life and entertains us with much more than just a story. Edith, the star of the show, is a doll from Wrights childhood, and Wright selected the bear family with the help of her brother. With simple poses and wonderful expressions, the cast of characters is vividly brought to life to tell a story of friendship. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/28/1998 Pages: 64 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Dare Wright Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 8.74in length x 0.19in width x 12.2in height Weight: 11.19oz. Read More

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Shingebiss, a little merganser duck, can always find plenty to eat. In all seasons, the Great Lake is full of fish. But one cold y...ear the lake freezes over, and Shingebiss has to find a way to fish through the thick ice. To do that, he must face the fierce Winter Maker. Gracefully told and illustrated with vigorous woodcuts, this ancient Ojibwe story captures all the power of winter and all the courage of a small being who refuses to see winter as his enemy. This sacred story shows that those who follow the ways of Shingebiss will always have plenty to eat, no matter how hard the great wind of Winter Maker blows. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 4/29/2002 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Nancy Van Laan Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 8.07in length x 0.11in width x 10.9in height Weight: 4.96oz. Read More

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The author and artist Lynne Cherry journeyed deep into the rain forests of Brazil to write and illustrate her gorgeous picture boo...k The Great Kapok Tree: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest (1990). One day, a man exhausts himself trying to chop down a giant kapok tree. While he sleeps, the forest?s residents, including a child from the Yanomamo tribe, whisper in his ear about the importance of trees and how ?all living things depend on one another? . . . and it works. Cherry?s lovingly rendered colored pencil and watercolor drawings of all the ?wondrous and rare animals? evoke the lush rain forests, and the stunning endpapers feature world maps bordered by tree porcupines, emerald tree boas, and dozens more fascinating creatures. Awards: IRA Teacher?s Choice (1991), ABA?s Pick of the Lists, Reading Rainbow Review Book, NSTA-CBC Outstanding Trade Book for Children Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/13/2000 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Lynne Cherry Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 9.25in length x 0.51in width x 11.25in height Weight: 16.14oz. Author: Lynne Cherry Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 8.97in length x 0.15in width x 11.02in height Weight: 7.04oz. Read More

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?Little one, / whoever you are, / wherever you are, / there are little ones / just like you / all over the world.? So begins the A...ustralian author Mem Fox?s joyful picture book Whoever You Are, a celebration of the world?s diverse cultures, both our similarities and differences. Leslie Straub?s innovative, colorful, folk art?style oil paintings of children from all corners of the globe are bordered with photographs of hand-carved, bejeweled frames?and they all reflect Fox?s message that no matter where we come from, within our hearts ?Joys are the same, / and love is the same. / Pain is the same, / and blood is the same.? A gem! Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/1/2006 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Mem Fox Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 10.31in length x 0.19in width x 10.59in height Weight: 14.4oz. Author: Mem Fox Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 7.91in length x 0.19in width x 7.79in height Weight: 4oz. Read More

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A young boy and his father visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/24/1992 Pages: ...32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Eve Bunting Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 9.25in length x 0.39in width x 8.74in height Weight: 13.12oz. Author: Eve Bunting Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 8.14in length x 0.19in width x 8.22in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More

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So begins the story of Helen Lester, author of Tacky the Penguin and many other popular books for children. By sharing her struggl...es as a child and later as a successful author, she demonstrates that hurdles are part of the process. She even gives writing tips, such as keeping a fizzle box. Helen Lester uses her unique ability to laugh at her mistakes to create both a guide for young writers and an amusing personal story of the disappointments and triumphs of a writers life. Book Details:Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/26/2002 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Helen Lester Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 7.59in length x 0.15in width x 8.03in height Weight: 3.2oz. Read More

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