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A Mink, a Fink, a Skating Rink: What Is a Noun?
A Mink, a Fink, a Skating Rink
What Is a Noun?
Paperback      ISBN: 1575054175

What is a noun? It's easier to show than explain--and this book is brimming with examples. Author Brian Cleary and illustrator Jenya Prosmitsky creatively clarify the concept of nouns for young readers. Nouns are printed in color for easy identification, and the playful rhymes and illustrations combine to highlight key words.

Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms
Scholastic Dictionary of Idioms
Paperback      ISBN: 0590381571

This guide to idioms provides the student with an "ace up your sleeve " Idioms bring color to our speech every day. Included are idioms from Native American and African American speech as well as the Bible, Aesop, and Shakespeare.

Math Made Easy: Second Grade
Math Made Easy
Second Grade
by DK
Paperback      ISBN: 0789457288

The complete home-study program to help children practice the essential math skills they learn in school. Matches the math curriculum so your children will reach their full potential in school -- and on important standardized tests The successful way to improve your child's math. These workbooks have been compiled and tested by a team of math experts to increase your child's confidence, enjoyment, and success at school. Second Grade: Provides practice at all the major topics for Grade 2 with emphasis on addition and subtraction of larger numbers. Includes a review of Grade 1 topics and a preview of topics in Grade 3. Includes Times Tables practice.

The World Almanac for Kids Reading, Ages 7-9: Mind-bending Brain Teasers
The World Almanac for Kids Reading, Ages 7-9
Mind-bending Brain Teasers
Paperback      ISBN: 0811859894

The No. 1selling kids' almanac becomes a fun educational tool in these portable decks tailored by age and subject. Seventy-five curriculum-based activities encourage children to develop their comprehension of a specific subjectfrom reading and math to science and geography. The decks are packed with all-new brain-engaging games, puzzles, riddles, fascinating facts, and more. Perfect for children, parents, and teachers, The World Almanac for Kids Puzzler Decks make learning easy and enjoyable at home or in the classroom.

Pitch and Throw, Grasp and Know
Pitch and Throw, Grasp and Know
Paperback      ISBN: 0822568772

"Word-Nerd" Brian P. Cleary and highly-acclaimed illustrator Brian Gable collaborate to clarify the concept of synonyms for young readers with playful, lively, and whimsical rhymes and humorous, comical, and amusing illustrations. For easy identification, synonyms are printed in color, and key words are illustrated on each page. This funny, best-selling series shows, not tells, each part of speech.

A Mink, a Fink, a Skating Rink: What Is a Noun?
A Mink, a Fink, a Skating Rink
What Is a Noun?
School & Library      ISBN: 1575054027

What is a noun? It's easier to show than explain--and this book is brimming with examples. Author Brian Cleary and illustrator Jenya Prosmitsky creatively clarify the concept of nouns for young readers. Nouns are printed in color for easy identification, and the playful rhymes and illustrations combine to highlight key words.

Mine, All Mine!: A Book about Pronouns
Mine, All Mine!
A Book about Pronouns
Paperback      ISBN: 0698117972
Perfect for introductory grammar and language arts lessons

What is a pronoun? How do you use it? Do you say, "These candies are for him and me"--or "he and I?"

Explore language and discover how to use pronouns and their many forms from personal to reflexive to demonstrative.

Praise for Mine, All Mine

"Once again, Heller has taken a part of speech and made its function perfectly and entertainingly clear. ... From cover to cover, the stylishly drawn, brilliantly colored, double-paged illustrations grab readers and don't let go. ... Who would have thought pronouns could be such fun?"--School Library Journal

"Bold, handsome illustrations accompanied by a jaunty, rhymed text demonstrate their importance ... with all the panache of a Madison Avenue publicity campaign. ... Language teachers, rejoice "--The Horn Book

About the Explore series:

Dedicated to helping children learn a variety of nonfiction subjects, the Explore series uses pitch-perfect rhyming text and brilliantly illustrated images to make learning fun.

Books in the series:

Explore Language
1. Behind the Mask: A Book About Prepositions
2. Cache of Jewels: And Other Collective Nouns
3. Fantastic Wow and Unreal : A Book About Interjections and Conjunctions
4. Kites Sail High: A Book About Verbs
5. Many Luscious Lollipops: A Book About Adjectives
6. Mine, All Mine : A Book About Pronouns
7. Merry-Go-Round: A Book About Nouns
8. Up, Up and Away: A Book About Adverbs

Explore Nature
1. Animals Born Alive and Well: A Book About Mammals and Their Young
2. Chickens Aren't the Only Ones: A Book About Animals Who Lay Eggs
3. The Reason for a Flower: A Book About Flowers, Pollen, and Seeds
4. Plants that Never Ever Bloom: A Book About Fungi, Ferns, and Other Plants Without Flowers
To Root, to Toot, to Parachute: What Is a Verb
To Root, to Toot, to Parachute
What Is a Verb
School & Library      ISBN: 1575054035

What is a verb? It's easier to show than explain In this fun and animated introduction to grammar, rhyming verse is used to creatively clarify the concept of verbs. Chock-full of colorful, lively examples, the playful rhymes and illustrations of comical cartoon cats combine to hightlight key words in the sentences. Verbs like toss and tumble, jump and jam, jog and juggle, and jig and leap are printed in color for easy identification.

Under, Over, by the Clover: What Is a Preposition?
Under, Over, by the Clover
What Is a Preposition?
Paperback      ISBN: 1575052016

In this fun-filled book, playful puns and comical cartoon cats combine to show, not tell, readers what prepositions are all about. Each preposition in the text, like under, over, by the clover, about, throughout, and next to Rover, is highlighted in color for easy identification. This is the newest addition to the Words Are CATagorical series, which has sold more than 450,000 copies.

How Much Can a Bare Bear Bear?: What Are Homonyms and Homophones?
How Much Can a Bare Bear Bear?
What Are Homonyms and Homophones?
Paperback      ISBN: 0822567105

This accessible, lighthearted look at language introduces homonyms and homophones. Playful rhymes and comical cartoons make both concepts memorable. Each corresponding pair of homonyms and homophones is printed in color for easy identification. At the end, readers are challenged to apply what they've learned--and they'll have fun doing so.