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A skill-building adaptation of the iconic notable's life features archival photographs, is designed for accessibility to first-time independent readers and traces Keller's early days as a disabled child through her triumphant academic achievements.

Introduces young readers to some of the most fascinating ancient civilizations in the world's history and the legacies they left behind, from the intriguing world of pharaohs in Ancient Egypt, to the arts of Greece and Rome, to the amazing culture of the Mayans.

Join Louise and the rest of the zoo crew as they eagerly await the arrival of a new baby panda. Get to know the zoo's current pandas and find out what they eat and how they grow. With longer sentences, increased vocabulary, information boxes, and a simple index, readers beginning to read alone will enjoy reading The Great Panda Tale.Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies.Supports the Common Core State Standards.

Use the pages of the little book inside the larger one to match the baby animals in the ocean to their parents.

Looks at the machines that play a role in the construction of a new school, from bulldozers and front loaders to concrete mixers and cranes.

Use the pages of the little book inside the larger one to match the baby animals in the garden to their parents.

A new title in this series of charming books! Readers will find a beautiful little book: turn the pages to match the baby animals to their parents, and learn early concepts along the way. In this new entry to the series, young ones will discover animal habits in the forest. Plus, this is a fixed-format version of the book, which looks nearly identical to the print version.

"In this ten-page board book, young readers learn their baby animals. The up-close-and-personal images of everyone's favorite animals makes this a perfect gift for any child learning his or her colors as well as mini works of art that can be enjoyed by animal lovers of all ages."-- Provided by publisher.

Accompanied by picture word strips and labels to reinforce vocabulary, simple text and color photographs introduce young readers to dinosaurs.

"In this ten-page board book, young readers learn animal sounds. The up-close-and-personal images of everyone's favorite animals makes this a perfect gift for any child learning his or her colors as well as mini works of art that can be enjoyed by animal lovers of all ages."-- Provided by publisher.

Learn about the different kinds of trucks.

At the end of August 2005, ten-year-old Armani is looking forward to her birthday party in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans, where she and her extended family live, but Hurricane Katrina is on the way, bringing destruction and tragedy in its wake.

In this picture book a string of birds on a telephone wire plays a game of telephone, with the usual mixed up results.

"A cookbook from the author of the popular website Nourished Kitchen, featuring 175 recipes based on the 'traditional foods' philosophy of eating, which emphasizes whole grains, dairy, red meat, organ meats, and fermented foods. A traditional foods diet celebrates unrefined, whole, and natural foods while avoiding modern, refined ones; it also seeks to prepare them in the same manner as our ancestors, prior to the industrialization of food. The traditional foods diet, based on the findings of Dr. Weston A. Price's anthropological data from the 1930s, suggests that cultures who subsist on native, unrefined, traditionally-prepared foods enjoy better health (with lower rates of infertility, heart disease, diabetes, and autoimmune disease) than those who consume a diet of processed foods. This cookbook offers a beautifully illustrated treatment of this nutrient-dense cooking style, with wholesome time-tested recipes including restorative bone broths, revitalizing kombuchas and tonics, and hearty and economical bean and lentil dishes. Contrary to nearly all of today's trendy diets, the traditional foods diet is not a restrictive eating style--it focuses on eating diversely and seasonally. It is more inclusive than the paleo diet and shares the environmental and ethical principles of the farm-to-table movement. Practical sidebars include tutorials on infusing honey, making homemade almond flour, preparing a sourdough starter, and rendering poultry fat. Beyond recipes, The Nourished Kitchen also addresses the larger issues of how modern convenience food bypasses traditional culinary wisdom and the critical importance of how food is sourced and prepared for optimal nutrition"-- Provided by publisher.

Candice is a twelve-year-old optimist, with a literal mind, the very best of intentions, and an unwavering determination to fix all the problems of her family, friends, pets, and everyone in her life.

A biography of Mahatma Gandhi, the Indian political and spiritual leader who led his country to freedom from British rule through his policy of nonviolent resistance.

Still looking for a place to hibernate, Papa Bear follows Baby Bear to a cruise ship, and winds up on a tropical island.

Learn all about the world's variety of frogs and toads with this new DK Reader. Get a close-up look at their strange features and bizarre habits. This pre-level 1 DK Reader is for children just beginning to learn to read. DK Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies.

Ultima, a curandera, one who cures with herbs and magic, comes to Antonio Marez's New Mexico family when he is six years old, and she helps him discover himself in the magical secrets of the pagan past.

Learn about different monkeys around the world.

"Highlighting the seven wonders of the world -- the Pyramids of Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Temple of Artemis, the Statue of Zeus, the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, and the Lighthouse of Alexandria, Wonders of the World, a new title in the Eyewitness series, showcases these architectural feats and the marvels of engineering behind these timeless treasures."--Amazon.com.

Photographs and easy-to-follow text introduces young readers to bugs that are helpful to us.

Discusses the Egyptian preservation of dead bodies, stories associated with mummies, and mummies from different cultures, including Incan and Sicilian.

The daughter of a prominent Chicago judge and his socialite wife, inner-city art teacher Mia Dennett is taken hostage by her one-night stand, Colin Thatcher, who, instead of delivering her to his employers, hides her in a secluded cabin in rural Minnesota to keep her safe from harm.

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