Sandpiper They Dance in the Sky: Native American Star Myths

For countless generations, Native American storytellers have watched the night sky and told tales of the stars and the constellations. The stars themselves tell many tales?of children who have danced away from home, of six brothers who resc...ue a maiden from the fearful Rolling Skull, of the great wounded sky bear, whose blood turns the autumn leaves red, and many more. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 7/9/2007 Pages: 144 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Ray A Williamson Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 8.96in length x 7.16in width x 0.38in height Weight: 6.4oz. Read More

Sandpiper
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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 CherryPublisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 8.97in length x 0.15in width x 11.02in height Weight: 7.04oz. Read More

Sandpiper
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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

Sandpiper
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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

Sandpiper
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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

Sandpiper
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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 FoxPublisher: 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

Sandpiper
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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 BuntingPublisher: 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

Sandpiper
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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

Sandpiper
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The year is 1774, and the British army has blockaded Boston. Ten-year-old Emma is stuck at Aunt Harmonys house in the city, far fr...om her family. Emma desperately wants to help the American struggle for freedom. When Papa gives her a secret code the militia uses, she finally gets her chance to change the course of history. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 5/1/2001 Pages: 56 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Marissa Moss Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 9.27in length x 7.82in width x 0.18in height Weight: 6.4oz. Read More

Sandpiper
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Inspired by her in-laws recollections of working in coal country, Susan Campbell Bartoletti has gathered the voices of men, women,... and children who immigrated to and worked in northeastern Pennsylvania at the turn of the century. The story that emerges is not just a story of long hours, little pay, and hazardous working conditions; it is also the uniquely American story of immigrant families working together to make a new life for themselves. It is a story of hardship and sacrifice, yet also of triumph and the fulfillment of hopes and dreams. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/27/1999 Pages: 128 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Susan Campbell Bartoletti Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 8.26in length x 0.31in width x 8.5in height Weight: 12oz. Read More

Sandpiper
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This story celebrates friendship that one child has with the Earth. They play together, listen to each other, and nourish each oth...er. But when the Earth is sad, the child is sad--so he finds a way to make his friend, the Earth, happy. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 3/1/2008 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Frank Asch Publisher: Sandpiper Dimensions: 9.88in length x 0.11in width x 9.99in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

Estes
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A rocket, a launch system and a helicopter? Well almost! The Helicat from Estes is an exciting, radically-designed, high altitude ...rocket kit that comes with a launch system and a nose cone that helicopters down. What a sight to see! From the E2X series, this cool cat is a must have for your rocket colletction! When flown on Estes standard engines, the Helicat scratches up to 600 feet high and is so big, it takes two recovery systems to tame it. The sleek nose cone helipcopters down with bright orange retractable blades while the huge main rocket returns to earth on a colorful 18 parachute. Assembly takes 2 hours or less, making it a great choice for any beginner! Youll draw a crowd at the flying field when you blast this unique space cat into outer space. Minor assembly required. Building tools, finishing supplies, Estes engines and igniters required - sold separately. Recommended for ages 10 and up with adult supervision for those under 12. ? Recommended Ages: 10 years and up Weight: 1.6 lb Read More

Franklin Sports
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Franklin Sports Marvel The Avengers Zap Attack Great outdoor fun, The Avengers Zap Attack will get you moving! Includes 2 paddles,... waterproof PVC ball and a foam ball. Perfect for ages 6 and up. Dimensions: 10.5in length x 2in width x 14.5in height Weight: 0.56lb Read More

Kushies
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Zolo by Kushies Cha Cha Barbells Kids will feel strong and powerful with Zolo by Kushies Cha Cha Barbells. Made for easy grasping ...with a soft texture, it comes with an amusing bong sound effect that entertains and amuses kids. Each movement rewards kids with fun and cool sound effects. Why Youll Love It: Improve dexterity, tactile and visual stimulation and auditory development in a fun and play manner. Age: Kids of all ages Features Easily gripped by little hands Two soft easy-to-grip rattles Made in vibrant, fun colors Individual sound effects Lightweight and easy to hold Teaches kids cause and effect Dimensions:8.75in length x 4.5 in width x 4.5 in height Read More

Breyer
$37.79 $44.99 at YoYo.com

Breyer Secretariat - 1973 Triple Crown Champion Ask anyone to name the world?s most famous horse and the answer will most likely b...e Secretariat. His true story is still the stuff of legend. His astonishing 31-length victory in the Belmont Stakes, accomplished after winning the first two racing jewels in the Triple Crown, has yet to be repeated. In the Kentucky Derby, Secretariat set a speed record of 1:59 2/5, and he captured the Preakness Stake with ease. Secretariat was the son of Bold Ruler out of Something royal. Known as ?Big Red?, the large, beautifully conformed chestnut ran in the blue and white checkered colors of Meadow Stables. He made it on two ?Athletes of the Century? lists for his accomplishments and brought fame to those who surrounded him including trainer Lucien Lauren; jockey Ron Turcotte and the Chenery family who owned him. Even today, ?Big Red?s? star power still shines bright! Recommended Ages: 8 years - 18 years Dimensions: 14.75in length x 9.75in width x 4.5in height Read More

Aurora
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Aurora Plush 8 Meerkat Yoohoo with sound. YooHoo is the number one selling item for Aurora Plush. Features include: ?Realistic sty...ling ?Wonderful gift item ?Fine plush fabric ?Makes a spin sound when you squeeze tummy ?Extra long tail Recommended Ages:3 ? 15 Dimensions: 10in length x 7in width x 8.5in height Read More

Aurora
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Aurora Plush 12 Penny Penguin Flopsie. Aurora World is a premier manufacturer of gift plush, stuffed animals and soft toys. Featur...es include: ?Realistic Styling ?Wonderful Gift Item ?Fine Plush Fabric ?Soft and Cuddly ?Leading manufacturer of plush Recommended Ages:3 ? 15 Dimensions: 6in length x 8in width x 11in height Read More

Corolle
$28.99 $37.00 at YoYo.com

Corolle Bebecorolle Bebepouce Corolle Bebecorolle Bebepouce is very soft for cuddling. Its a very adorable doll dressed in velour ...pajamas that can enchant kids. She has sparkling eyes and her face is infused with gentle vanilla fragrance. Why youll Love It: She has a soft vinyl face and hands that are soft and cuddly. Age: 6 months to 4 years Features Soft and lightweight Machine washable Styled in France Recommended Ages:1 ? 5 Dimensions: 7.5in length x 7in width x 10.5in height Read More

Educational Insights
$25.79 $29.99 at YoYo.com

Educational Insights Design and Drill Take-Along Tool Kit Fuel construction creativity with Educational Insights Design and Drill ...Take-Along Tool Kit. This compact tool kit comes in a portable carrying case which doubles up as an activity board. Its equipped with 60 bolts in 5 vibrant colors, battery-operated screwdriver, 3 bits and activity guide with 10 patterns to provide additional color-matching challenge. Why Youll Love It: It develops cognitive abilities with pattern, shape and color recognition. Age: 3 years and up Features Made of plastic Includes bolts, reversible electronic screwdriver, activity board and activity guide Handy and convenient, it comes in a carrying case Develops fine motor skills Required batteries: 3 AA batteries (not included) Recommended Ages:3 ? 7 Dimensions: 4in length x 10.5in width x 8in height Read More

Educational Insights
$15.79 $15.99 at YoYo.com

These high-quality transparent stamps actually let you see where youre stamping for unparalleled results. The stamps feature easy-...to-grip handles that are perfectly sized for little hands. Children can stamp alphabet and number sequences, words, sentences and math equations. The set comes in a durable plastic storage case. It includes 42 magnetic jumbo-sized numbers and math symbols. Each number is 2 1/2 inches tall. Colors include red, blue, yellow, orange, green and magenta. It also includes a sturdy plastic storage tub. Product Dimensions (inches): 6.8 (L) x 7.5 (W) x 4.9 (H) Age: 3 years and up Read More

Educational Insights
$11.29 $14.99 at YoYo.com

Hot DotsŪ Jr. Card Sets Getting ready for school has never been this much fun! Each card set features 72 activities on 36 double-s...ided cards and teaches children all they need for academic success. Cards can be used alone as traditional flash cards, or when used with ?Ace??the Talking, Teaching Dog? (sold separately), fun lights and encouraging sounds guide children through the cute, colorful lessons. This set covers a variety of skills for complete school readiness. Grades Pre-K+/Ages 3+ EI-2353 Numbers and Counting Also teaches number words and sequencing The nitty-gritty: ? Double-sided cards measure 6L x 4H each and store in included cases that features handles for easy carrying Recommended Ages: 4 Years and Up Read More

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