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Jambo Means Hello: A Swahili Alphabet Book
Jambo Means Hello
A Swahili Alphabet Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0140546529
A companion to the Caldecott Honor Book Moja Means One: Swahili Counting Book

Jambo Means Hello introduces children to the Swahili alphabet with helpful pronunciation keys, while presenting East African culture and lifestyles through an easy-to-understand narrative and vivid illustrations.

A Caldecott Honor Book

* "A lyrical song of Swahili life."--School Library Journal, starred review
Dolphins!
Dolphins!
Paperback      ISBN: 0679844376

Illus. in full color. Chock-full of information about the most sensitive, intelligent, and friendly of large aquatic creatures, Dolphins should fare swimmingly with kids who read about whales and sharks.

A Visit to William Blake's Inn: Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers
A Visit to William Blake's Inn
Poems for Innocent and Experienced Travelers
School & Library      ISBN: 0152938222

Inspired by William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, this delightful collection of poetry for children brings to life Blake's imaginary inn and its unusual guests.

Where Did I Come From?
Where Did I Come From?
Paperback      ISBN: 0818402539
"I give this book top grades for humanness and honesty. Some parents will find that its humorousness helps them over the embarrassment."
--Dr. Spock

Over A Million Copies Sold

An international and beloved bestselling children's classic, Where Did I Come From? helps parents and their curious children get up close and personal with the intimate world of human sexuality in the form of a picture book. Told in an age-appropriate voice respectful of young people's natural intelligence and warmly and relatably illustrated throughout, Where Did I Come From? creates a safe space where families can learn about the traditional facts of life--from the different parts of the body to orgasm to birth.

If you've been wondering how to have this talk with your children, look no further for a trusted resource that will give you the tools you need to share this critical information sensitively and factually.

"The best description of sexual intercourse that is out there for children."
--Sexedrescue.com

"You can't deny Mayle's talent for translating adult experience into child-level concepts."
--Kirkus Reviews
The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System
The Magic School Bus Lost in the Solar System
Paperback      ISBN: 0590414291

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Scholastic is re-releasing the ten original Magic School Bus titles in paperback. With updated scientific information, the bestselling science series ever is back

The fieldtrip to the planetarium is foiled when the museum turns out to be closed, but Ms. Frizzle saves the day. The Magic School Bus turns into a spaceship and takes the class on a trip zooming through the atmosphere, to the Moon, and beyond With up-to-date facts about the solar system, revised for this edition.Don't miss the all-new Magic School Bus: Rides Again book series and the animated show streaming on Netflix now
Checking Your Grammar
Checking Your Grammar
Paperback      ISBN: 0590494554

The best-selling grammar guide gets a fresh, new cover design for Fall 2002.

This easy-to-use reference book helps you edit your writing before someone else reads it.Parts of speech * Irregular nouns and verbsThe 100 Most Commonly Confused and Misused WordsWhat Makes a Good SentenceCapitalization * Contractions * Compound Words * Idioms Abbreviations * Punctuation * Spelling * Acronyms
Hop on Pop
Hop on Pop
Hardcover      ISBN: 039480029x

Join Dr. Seuss in this classic rhyming picture book-the simplest Seuss for youngest use.

Full of short, simple words and silly rhymes, this book is perfect for reading alone or reading aloud with Dad The rollicking rythym will keep kids entertained on every page, and it's an especially good way to show Pop some love on Father's Day

HOP
POP
We like to Hop.
We like to hop
on top of Pop.

Originally created by Dr. Seuss himself, Beginner Books are fun, funny, and easy to read. These unjacketed hardcover early readers encourage children to read all on their own, using simple words and illustrations. Smaller than the classic large format Seuss picture books like The Lorax and Oh, The Places You'll Go , these portable packages are perfect for practicing readers ages 3-7, and lucky parents too

Mummies Made in Egypt
Mummies Made in Egypt
by Aliki
Paperback      ISBN: 0064460118

Aliki describes and illustrates the techniques and the reasons for the use of mummification in ancient Egypt.

Great Source Writer's Express: Student Handbook Grades 4 - 5
Great Source Writer's Express
Student Handbook Grades 4 - 5
Paperback      ISBN: 0669386324

Covers the process of writing, forms of expression, research tools, proof reading, editing, and grammar

Weather Words and What They Mean
Weather Words and What They Mean
Paperback      ISBN: 082340952x
The perfect introduction to how we talk and think about the weather

Everyone talks about the weather, but what does it all mean? In clear, accessible language, Gail Gibbons introduces many common terms--like moisture, air pressure, and temperature--and their definitions.

Simple, kid-friendly text explains the origins of fog, clouds, frost, thunderstorms, snow, fronts, hurricanes, reinforcing the explanations with clear, well-labeled drawings and diagrams. Best of all, the book features a fun list of weird weather facts