Sleeping Bear Press C Is for Centennial : A Colorado Alphabet

Few other states in our union have the magnificent topography of the Centennial State. This unique Colorado landscape is beautifully represented in the illustrations of Helle Urban, an the rhyming verse and expository text of Louise Whitney... defines those images and expands our understanding of the Rockies, Blue Spruces, Springs, and Yucca plants that paint this land. C is for Centennial entertains as it educates and its mult-tiered format makes it accessible for readers of all ages and at all elevations. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/11/2002 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Louise Doak Whitney Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 10.98in length x 0.39in width x 9.01in height Weight: 16.32oz. Read More

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Tutus and leotards, pointe shoes and ribbions, stretching exercises at the barre--these are all familiar images when one is thinki...ng of ballet. But theres much more to this historic dance form than pink tulle. Theres hard work with years of study. Young readers will find themselves pointing their toes, practicing the five positions, and dreaming of being onstage as a sugarplum fairy or a king with a crown. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 8/1/2011 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Sonia Rodriguez Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 10.11in length x 0.39in width x 11.29in height Weight: 20oz. Read More

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Democracy - America has it and it seems like many other countries want it. But what exactly is a democracy and how easy is it to m...aintain? Despite the banter in todays media, many Americans are still in the dark when it comes to knowing and acting upon their rights and responsibilities as citizens of a democratic society. In refreshingly candid and straight-to-the-point language author Elissa Grodin takes readers of all ages on an A-Z trip through our governments structure, from its earliest beginnings to definitons of basic components and concepts (including immigration and taxation). Engaging, disarming, and frequently thought-provoking artwork from illustrator Victor Juhasz emphasizes the magnitude of the subject. From founding fathers, first ladies, and the First Amendment to the presidential oath of office, D is for Democracy details the political processes, parties, and people of democracy, American-style. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 8/31/2004 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 8 and Up Author: Elissa Grodin Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 10.98in length x 0.15in width x 9.96in height Weight: 7.2oz. Author: Elissa GrodinPublisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 11.29in length x 0.43in width x 10.31in height Weight: 18.4oz. Read More

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Now even the smallest of fans can enjoy a book about their favorite sport. Rhyming riddles acompanied by colorful artwork help int...roduce the games simplest, most basic elements. Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 9/1/2011 Pages: 20 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Brad Herzog Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 5in length x 7in width x 0.6in height Weight: 8.8oz. Read More

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Author Brad Herzog brings his well-received prose and soccer knowledge together with Melanie Roses charming and realistic illustra...tions to detail every facet of the game. Each letter has a simple rhyme for young readers: J is for the jerseys that soccer players wear. But often in the World Cup, opponents tend to share. In a gesture of respect after a game ends, They simply swap their jerseys as if they are old friends. For older readers the expository text gives specific details about, goaltending, referees, the World Cup and many other aspects. K is for Kick follows the wildly popular Z is for Zamboni: A Hockey Alphabet. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 8/15/2003 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Brad Herzog Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 10.35in length x 0.15in width x 9.88in height Weight: 9.11oz. Author: HerzogPublisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 10.38in length x 11.4in width x 0.41in height Weight: 17.92oz. Read More

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A Board book for each state. State birds, flowers, trees, and animals brought to board book form for the youngest book lovers. Tod...dlers will delight in these books filled with rhyming riddles, framed by brightly painted clues that introduced elements that make each state so special. Book Details: Format: Board Book Publication Date: 7/20/2010 Pages: 20 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up Author: Carol Crane Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 6.88in length x 0.7in width x 4.88in height Weight: 8.8oz. Read More

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From Arlington National Cemetery (once part of Robert E. Lees homestead) to magnificent Monticello, Virginia has always had a prom...inent place in American history. Jamestown, Williamsburg and even the Pentagon are just a few of the many places highlighted in O is for Old Dominion. Readers will also be introduced to such history makers as George Washington, Patrick Henry, and Booker T. Washington. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/30/2005 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Pamela Duncan Edwards Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 9.27in length x 11.3in width x 0.41in height Weight: 16oz. Read More

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Winding its way like a long dragon through 4,000 miles of mountains, desert, and grasslands, The Great Wall of China was built ent...irely by hand, taking hundreds of years and millions of workers to complete. Thats just one of the myriad wonders of China children will discover in this far-reaching book. D is for Dancing Dragon brings Chinas history and culture alive by describing its unique customs, art works, music, foods, geography and wildlife. Children will learn, for example, that paper, ink, printing, umbrellas, kites and fireworks are all Chinese inventions. Theyll find the secrets of how silk is made, how chopsticks work and why you should never cry on the Chinese New Years Day. They will even learn a few Chinese words, as well as which astrological animal sign belongs to them. This captivating book is sure to be of special interest to anyone curious about this beautiful and mysterious land. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 8/1/2006 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Carol Crane Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 11.29in length x 0.43in width x 10.27in height Weight: 19.2oz. Read More

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Did you know that Ohio is called The Mother of Presidents because eight United States presidents were born there? Or that 23 astro...nauts - the most of any state- are from Ohio? These and more amazing facts are revealed in B is for Buckeye, a must-have for every Ohioan (from Ulysses S. Grant to John Glenn to Harriet Beecher Stowe). An Ohioana Library Association finalist for Juvenile Literature. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/9/2000 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Marcia Schonberg Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 10.98in length x 0.43in width x 9.01in height Weight: 16.81oz. Read More

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Fore! Lookout for P is for Putt: A Golf Alphabet, the latest shot from our popular sports series. Sales across the series have now... surpassed 200,000 copies! Brad Herzog captures all the majesty and the small nuances of the grand game of golf. Kids (and adults) will learn who scored a hole in one when he was six, and what brassie, spoon, baffy, cleek, and mashie have to do with golf. They will also learn why we have dimples on the golf ball, and they will read about legends Bobby Jones and Babe Didrikson Zaharias. As with our other sports titles this is a good introduction to the game: the rules and equipment, the famous putts, players, cups, and courses. The ever-growing popularity of Tiger Woods and Michelle Wie shows how golf is a sure-fire hit in the hearts of youngsters. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 3/1/2005 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Brad Herzog Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 11.02in length x 0.35in width x 10.47in height Weight: 16.8oz. Author: Brad HerzogPublisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 2.24in length x 0.15in width x 10.03in height Weight: 7.2oz. Read More

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From the manmade glitter of the Las Vegas strip to the natural splendor of Lake Tahoe, Nevadas riches go beyond the silver and gol...d found in Virginia City. S is for Silver showcases the hardy wildlife (the Desert Bighorn Sheep and the desert tortoise) and even hardier pioneers (the builders of the Hoover Dam) who shaped Nevadas landscape and character. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 8/20/2004 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Eleanor Coerr Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 9.22in length x 11.33in width x 0.41in height Weight: 16oz. Read More

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