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Hoot
by Carl Hiaasen

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English

Pages

304

Publication Date

September 10, 2002

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<b>This Newbery Honor-winning, hilarious Floridian adventure involves new kids, bullies, alligators, eco-warriors, pancakes, pint-sized owls, and more. A <i>New York Times</i> bestseller</b>!<br /><br />Everybody loves Mother Paula’s pancakes. Everybody, that is, except the colony of cute but endangered owls that live on the building site of the new restaurant. Can the awkward new kid and his feral friend prank the pancake people out of town? Or is the owls’ fate cemented in pancake batter?<br /><br />“A wonderful tour de-force.” —<i>The Boston Globe</i><br />  <br /> “A rollicking, righteous story.” —<i>The Miami Herald</i><br />  <br /> “Yes, it <i>is</i> a hoot.”—<i>The Washington Post</i><br /><br /><br /><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i>
I Want My Hat Back
by Jon Klassen

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English

Pages

40

Publication Date

October 25, 2016

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<p><b>A <i>New York Times</i> Best Illustrated Children's Book of 2011!</b><br /><b></b><br /><b>A picture-book delight by a rising talent tells a cumulative tale with a mischievous twist.</b></p><p>The bear’s hat is gone, and he wants it back. Patiently and politely, he asks the animals he comes across, one by one, whether they have seen it. Each animal says no, some more elaborately than others. But just as the bear begins to despond, a deer comes by and asks a simple question that sparks the bear’s memory and renews his search with a vengeance. Told completely in dialogue, this delicious take on the classic repetitive tale plays out in sly illustrations laced with visual humor-- and winks at the reader with a wry irreverence that will have kids of all ages thrilled to be in on the joke.</p>
Elementary Geography: Full Illustrations & Study Guides!
by Charlotte Mason

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English

Pages

107

Publication Date

August 31, 2016

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This little book is confined to very simple “reading lessons upon the Form and Motions of the Earth, the Points of the Compass, the Meaning of a Map: Definitions.”<br /><br />The shape and motions of the earth are fundamental ideas—however difficult to grasp.<br /><br />Geography should be learned chiefly from maps, and the child should begin the study by learning “the meaning of map,” and how to use it.<br /><br />These subjects are well fitted to form an attractive introduction to the study of Geography: some of them should awaken the delightful interest which attaches in a child’s mind to that which is wonderful—incomprehensible. The Map lessons should lead to mechanical efforts, equally delightful. It is only when presented to the child for the first time in the form of stale knowledge and foregone conclusions that the facts taught in these lessons appear dry and repulsive to him.<br /><br />An effort is made in the following pages to treat the subject with the sort of sympathetic interest and freshness which attracts children to a new study.<br /><br />A short summary of the chief points in each reading lesson is given in the form of questions and answers.<br /><br />Easy verses, illustrative of the various subjects, are introduced, in order that the children may connect pleasant poetic fancies with the phenomena upon which “Geography” so much depends.<br /><br />It is hoped that these reading lessons may afford intelligent teaching, even in the hands of a young teacher.<br /><br />The first ideas of Geography—the lessons on “Place”—which should make the child observant of local geography, of the features of his own neighbourhood, its heights and hollows and level lands, its streams and ponds—should be conveyed viva voce. At this stage, a class-book cannot take the place of an intelligent teacher.<br /><br />Children should go through the book twice, and should, after the second reading, be able to answer any of the questions from memory.
Tornado (Trophy Chapter Book)
by Betsy Byars

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English

Pages

55

Publication Date

March 08, 2016

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<p>A tornado appears in the distance, and Pete, the farmhand, gathers everyone into the storm cellar. While they wait for the storm to pass,he tells the family about the dog dropped down by a tornado when Pete was a boy. Named Tornado, Pete′s pet was no ordinary dog -- he played card tricks, saved a turtle′s life, and had a rivalry with the family cat. By the time Pete tells all of Tornado′s lively stories, the storm has passed, and another family has been entertained by this very special dog.</p>
What If You Had Animal Teeth?
by Sandra Markle

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English

Pages

35

Publication Date

January 31, 2017

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If you could have any animal's front teeth, whose would you choose?<br /><br />WHAT IF YOU HAD ANIMAL TEETH? takes children on a fun, informative, and imaginative journey as they explore what it would be like if their own front teeth were replaced by those of a different animal. Featuring a dozen animals (beaver, great white shark, narwhal, elephant, rattlesnake, naked mole rat, hippopotamus, crocodile, and more), this book explores how different teeth are especially adapted for an animal's survival. At the end of the book, children will discover why their own teeth are just right for them. And they'll also get a friendly reminder to take good care of their teeth, because they're the only teeth they'll ever have. Each spread features a photograph of the animal using its specialized teeth on the left and a humorous illustrated image of a child using that animal's teeth on the right.
If You Plant a Seed
by Kadir Nelson

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English

Pages

32

Publication Date

February 23, 2016

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<p>If you plant a carrot seed . . . a carrot will grow.<br />If you plant a lettuce seed . . . lettuce will grow.</p><p>But what happens if you plant a seed of kindness . . . or selfishness?</p><p>Beloved award-winning author-illustrator Kadir Nelson presents a resonant, gently humorous story about the power of even the smallest acts and the rewards of compassion and generosity.</p>
Fly Guy Presents: Space (Scholastic Reader, Level 2)
by Tedd Arnold

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English

Pages

32

Publication Date

August 27, 2013

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Fly Guy and Buzz are back with another great nonfiction book!<br /><br />Award-winning author/illustrator Tedd Arnold brings nonfiction to life in this engaging nonfiction reader! During a visit to a space museum, Fly Guy and Buzz learn all about planets, space crafts, space suits, and even dirty snowballs (i.e. comets!)! With straightforward fun facts, humorous illustrations of Fly Guy and Buzz, and vivid photographs throughout, this book is sure to be a hit with budding astronauts everywhere!<br /><br />*HOLOGRAPHIC FOIL ON THE COVER!*
Scholastic Reader Level 1: From Tadpole to Frog
by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld

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Language

English

Pages

32

Publication Date

December 27, 2016

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Relaunch of the Scholastic Science Readers with brand new covers, photographs, and interior designs.<br /><br />Watch a tiny tadpole grow into an adult frog in this book full of facts and photographs. Learn what tadpoles eat, how they survive, and how they transform into frogs.
Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hund...
by , Deborah Hopkinson

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English

Pages

48

Publication Date

April 05, 2016

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Acclaimed activist Philippe Cousteau and renowned author Deborah Hopkinson team up to offer a story of the powerful difference young people can make in the world. Meet Viv, who has a new home and a new school by the sea, and follow her as she finds her way in a new place and helps bring together a whole community to save the sea turtles of the South Carolina coast. Plus, this is the fixed format version, which looks almost identical to the print edition.
A New Friend (The Adventures of Sophie Mouse Book 1)
by Poppy Green

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English

Pages

129

Publication Date

January 20, 2015

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In this first of a charming series about a little mouse and her forest friends, Sophie Mouse must convince her classmates—and herself—that a new student is nothing to fear. Even if he is a snake! Readers will delight in The Adventures of Sophie Mouse!<BR><BR>In the first book of The Adventures of Sophie Mouse, springtime has arrived at Silverlake Forest! The animals are coming out of their homes, buds are blooming on the trees, and the air smells of honeysuckles and tree bark. Sophie Mouse can’t wait to go back to school after the long winter break.<BR> <BR>Even better, there’s a new student in class—Sophie loves meeting new animals! But the class gasps when Owen enters: he’s a snake! No one is brave enough to sit near him, or play with Owen at recess, or even talk to him. Can Sophie help her friends understand that Owen’s not scary after all?<BR> <BR>With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Adventures of Sophie Mouse chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.

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