Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Our 50 States: A Family Adventure Across America

As Ive traveled our great country, I have been struck again and again by its beauty and variety and reminded of how rich our history is. Travel a few miles in any direction, and youll encounter an amazing story that helps explain all the mu...ltitude of ways our country came to be. -- Lynne Cheney Lynne Cheney and Robin Preiss Glasser, creators of the bestselling America: A Patriotic Primer and A is for Abigail: An Almanac of Amazing American Women, take you on an unforgettable tour of America -- from the Everglades of Florida to the grasslands of Kentucky to the Sierra Mountains of California. Listening to her grandchildrens enthusiastic account of all they saw and did on a family road trip inspired Lynne Cheney to collaborate with Robin Preiss Glasser and create Our 50 States -- the greatest family vacation imaginable. Pack your bags and celebrate our diverse heritage state by state and sea to shining sea in this treasure trove of Americas people, places, and history. A scholar of American history, Mrs. Cheney has drawn on a lifetime of study and travel for Our 50 States. Robin Preiss Glasser has brought her inimitable wit and exuberance to every illustration. Together they have created a joyful book that reminds us how fortunate we are to call America our home. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/24/2006 Pages: 74 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Lynne Cheney Publisher: Simon and Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books Dimensions: 10.77in length x 10.64in width x 0.45in height Weight: 23.19oz. Read More

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
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Magic Tree House Research Guides are now Magic Tree House Fact Trackers! Track the facts with Jack and Annie! When Jack and Annie ...got back from their adventure in Magic Tree House #3: Mummies in the Morning, they had lots of questions. Why did people make mummies? What was the mysterious writing on mummy cases? How did most ancient Egyptians spend their days? How were the pyramids built? Find out the answers to these questions and more as Jack and Annie track the facts. Filled with up-to-date information, photos, illustrations, and fun tidbits from Jack and Annie, the Magic Tree House Fact Trackers are the perfect way for kids to find out more about the topics they discovered in their favorite Magic Tree House adventures. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 2/27/2001 Pages: 128 Reading Level: Age 7 and Up Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Simon and Schuster Childrens Publishing Dimensions: 5.29in length x 0.31in width x 7.66in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
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Learn the alphabet from A to Z with the help of Annabelle the doll. Each gorgeously illustrated spread features one of her favorit...e things. With antique boxes, parasols, and yarn for knitting, children can learn the alphabet in grand style. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 7/1/2001 Pages: 64 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Tasha Tudor Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers Dimensions: 7.2in length x 9.41in width x 0.45in height Weight: 12oz. Read More

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
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Theres a sweet, sweet smell in the air as two young girls sneak out of their house, down the street, and across town to where men ...and women are gathered, ready to march for freedom and justice. Inspired by countless children and young adults who took a stand, two Coretta Scott King honorees offer a heart-lifting glimpse of childrens roles in the civil rights movement. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 12/26/2007 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Angela Johnson Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers Dimensions: 9.83in length x 6.17in width x 0.14in height Weight: 4oz. Read More

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
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This Magic Tree House set including the following titles: Night of the Ninjas (Magic Tree House, No. 5) Afternoon on the Amazon (M...agic Tree House, No. 6) Sunset of the Sabertooth (Magic Tree House, No. 7) Midnight on the Moon (Magic Tree House, No. 8) Book Details: Format: Box Set Publication Date: 5/28/2002 Pages: 304 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Simon and Schuster Childrens Publishing Dimensions: 5.25in length x 1in width x 7.75in height Weight: 9.59oz. Read More

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In Matthew Van Fleets irresisibly pettable, brillantly innovative and fun multi-concept book, watch twenty-three breeds of frolick...ing felines pounce, prance and parade through concepts, pull-tabs, textures and interactive surprises. And youll never believe what cat dragged in! Pleasingly purr-fect fun from start to finish! Meow...meow...meow...WOW! Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 2/10/2009 Pages: 20 Reading Level: Age 2 and Up Author: Matthew Van Fleet Publisher: Simon and Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books Dimensions: 7.2in length x 10.86in width x 1.52in height Weight: 30.39oz. Read More

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Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
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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 they will flourish if tended lovingly. There are many remarkable teachers like Mrs. Spitzer in the world. Available for the first time in an intimate gift edition, here is a book to celebrate all that they do, year after year, to help our children grow and blossom. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 3/1/2007 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Edith Pattou Publisher: Simon and Schuster Childrens Publishing Dimensions: 7in length x 0.39in width x 7in height Weight: 8oz. Read More

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
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Damura is a beautiful girl, as kind and lovely as the little green parrot that perches on the nutmeg tree. But Damuras stepmother ...and stepsister mistreat her. They force her to rise before dawn, carry out all the chores, and sleep on the floor. One day, while down by the river, Damura calls out to the creatures of the wild for help. Rising from the waters, an ancient crocodile answers the call. This unusual fairy godmother, aptly named Grandmother Crocodile, outfits Damura in a sarong of gold, with slippers to match, and sends her to the palace to dance for the prince. Once he sees her, the prince knows that she will be his bride. But the fairy tale isnt quite over. Damuras wicked stepmother and stepsister are so jealous that they push Damura into the river, where she is swallowed by a crocodile. Too bad they didnt know about Grandmother Crocodile.... The Gift of the Crocodile, a tale from the Spice Islands in Indonesia, offers a colorful and dramatic twist on the universally adored Cinderella story. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 11/1/2000 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Judy Sierra Publisher: Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers Dimensions: 9.59in length x 11.3in width x 0.4in height Weight: 16.96oz. Read More

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
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Children will take a personal look into the lives, successes, and challenges of our nations Presidents when they open the most com...plete and comprehensive presidential book on the market. Illustrated with famous presidential portraits, all enhanced with die-cuts, Kids Meet the Presidents is the perfect introduction to our nations leaders, with each president featured on a double-page spread complete with intriguing historical background presented as if the leader were addressing the reader personally. This will be the second edition of the most complete, comprehensive presidential book on the market encompassing everyone from George Washington to the final candidate elected (or reelected) on November 6, 2012. In advance of the 2012 election, we will prepare candidate pages for both the GOP nominee and President Obama, allowing us to send the book out for printing as soon as the election is called. With a release date in December 2012, we will have the first updated Presidential book on the market. And with its informal and personalized narrative, beautiful presidential portraits, die-cuts on each page, and fun facts about every US President, Kids Meet the Presidents will stand out as leader in the childrens history genre Author: Paul Rodhe Publisher: Simon and Schuster Dimensions: 7in length x 1in width x 6.5in height Weight: 12.18 oz Read More

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
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The Healthy Baby Meal Planner Commercial baby food may seem healthy and convenient, but a meal prepared at home with fresh, high-q...uality ingredients is still the most nutritious one you can give your child. Preparing your own baby food is quick, easy and much more affordable than you might think. It is certainly the best way to cultivate healthy eating habits in your infant or toddler. Since it was published in 1991, Annabel Karmels book has become the definitive, essential guide to feeding babies and young children and is used by pediatricians, nutritionists, and mothers around the world. Now fully revised and updated, The Healthy Baby Meal Planner will show you which foods are appropriate for each stage of a childs development from infancy to age three. Also included: Features:Latest information on food allergies and infant nutrition Time-saving preparation tips and recipe ideas for special occasions Advice on introducing new tastes and textures to infants and toddlers How to make appealing meals for even the pickiest eaters Publisher: Simon and Schuster Read More

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Publisher: Simon and Schuster Dimensions: 9.25in length x 9.21in width x 0.5in height Weight: 22.55oz.

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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