Sleeping Bear Press N Is for Our Nations Capital

Museums and monuments define the Washington, DC landscape, but the stories behind this majestic capital merely begin here. Looking beyond the monuments, from Abigail Adams to the National Zoo, to all the cherry blossoms, flags, houses, and ...presidents in between, N is for Our Nations Capital is like a guided tour along the most interesting routes in our capital. Did you know the cherry trees that are an integral part of DCs scenery were gifts from Japan? Or that Mrs. Taft planted the first two? N is for Our Nations Capital will be published in March to coincide with the opening of the cherry blossoms. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 4/15/2005 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Roland Smith Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 9.3in length x 11.27in width x 0.38in height Weight: 17.6oz. 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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Now anyone can be one of the boys or girls of summer and get a home plate view of Americas favorite pastime in H is for Home Run: ...A Baseball Alphabet . This new offering in our line of childrens alphabet books brings the game of baseball to entertaining and informative life. Sports writer Brad Herzog pairs easy-to-read rhymes with detailed expository so that readers are pitched baseballs facts, faces, history, and places from A-Z. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 3/19/2004 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Brad Herzog Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 11.41in length x 0.39in width x 10.35in height Weight: 17.76oz. Read More

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From the first games held in ancient Greece to the cultural extravaganzas of recent years, there have been some incredible and ama...zing events and milestones in the world of Olympic sports. Now G is for Gold Medal: An Olympics Alphabet, writer Brad Herzog showcases those athlete and events that not only set sports records but also impacted history and world views. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/1/2011 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Brad Herzog Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 11.18in length x 0.39in width x 9.99in height Weight: 16.16oz. 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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From the British and our Constitution that replaced their rule, to Yellowstone Park and Zane Greys stories of the west, A is for A...merica is a sweeping tribute to all we know and love about our country. With delightful poems that beg to be read aloud, and expository text to broaden a students horizons, this American alphabet will make you fall in love with the United States over and over again. Bright, beautifully detailed illustrations from California artist Pam Carroll bring each letter to life, from eagles to Thomas Edison to the veterans of two World Wars. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/1/2001 Pages: 56 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Devin Scillian Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 10.98in length x 0.47in width x 9.01in height Weight: 22.39oz. Read More

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Few other states in our union have the magnificent topography of the Centennial State. This unique Colorado landscape is beautiful...ly 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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Exploring the wonders of Indiana by using each letter of the alphabet, H is for Hoosier is a delight for readers of all ages. From... the musical dunes along Lake Michigan to the Grissom Air Museum in Peru, from the natives who gave the state its name to James Whitcomb Riley, H is for Hoosier gives students a chance to learn fascinating facts about their state through poems and explanatory text for each letter. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 9/19/2001 Pages: 40 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Cynthia Furlong Reynolds Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 10.98in length x 0.39in width x 9.01in height Weight: 17.12oz. Read More

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Although America officially declared its independence in 1776, we owe much of our heritage, culture, and even style of living to E...ngland, our mother country. In B is for Big Ben: An England Alphabet, young readers are given an armchair tour of a country that may be small in size (smaller than the state of New York!) but a giant in history, achievement, and influence. Of course, everyone has heard about England?s famous kings and queens, and castles and monuments. But did you know that many of our everyday conveniences started as British ideas? Charles Babbage designed the first computer in the nineteenth century. And guess what contribution came from the Earl of Sandwich? From the ancient stillness of Stonehenge to the picturesque charm of the Lake District to the bustling streets of London, B is for Big Ben reveals the many treasures, past and present, of merry old England. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 4/28/2008 Pages: 37 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Pamela Duncan Edwards Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 10.11in length x 0.39in width x 11.02in height Weight: 19.19oz. Read More

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?Anglers? come in all shapes, sizes, and ages, and can find myriad places to practice their favorite sport. Are you one? You are i...f you?ve ever gone fishing. And with more than 34 million licensed anglers in the United States, it?s easy to see why fishing is our number one outdoor sport! In H is for Hook: A Fishing Alphabet, seasoned angler Judy Young tackles topics such as types of lures, where to fish, and what equipment you will need, along with the basics of cleaning, filleting, and cooking your final catch. And since every fisherman loves to brag about the ?one that got away,? she includes suggestions on how to capture your fishing memories through journals and photography. For anglers everywhere, reading H is for Hook is the next best thing to being at the end of a fishing pole waiting to land that big one. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 4/16/2008 Pages: 36 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Judy Young Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 11.37in length x 0.43in width x 10.31in height Weight: 18.39oz. Read More

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Did you know that helicopters can fly forward, backward, and side-to-side? Or that the wingspan of a jumbo jet is almost twice as ...long as the distance of the Wright Brothers? first flight? Since recorded time, man has looked to the sky and dreamed of ways to fly there. A is for Airplane: An Aviation Alphabet celebrates the roots, inventions, and spirit of the science of flight. Young readers will learn about famous events such as the Spirit of St. Louis?s nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean and the launch of Columbia STS-1 (the first space shuttle), as well as meet courageous aviators who broke barriers in the air and on Earth like the Tuskegee Airmen and Amelia Earhart. Aircraft of all kinds, including giant airships, wind-dependent gliders, and awe-inspiring F-16s, are depicted in spectacular artwork. The glory of flight is brought to stunning life. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 2/19/2009 Pages: 34 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Mary Ann McCabe Riehle Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Dimensions: 11.18in length x 0.39in width x 10.11in height Weight: 18.39oz. Read More

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