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The American Heritage Children's Dictionary
The American Heritage Children's Dictionary
School & Library      ISBN: 0547212550
An award-winning resource for students in grades three through six features updated main entries, more than 1,500 full-color illustrations, information about usage and history, and an appendix featuring synonyms, phonics, and geographical facts. Reprint.
Handwriting: Learn Cursive!
Handwriting
Learn Cursive!
Paperback      ISBN: 1441318151
This fun workbook can help kids teach themselves how to write in cursive (also known as longhand or script) or allow them to refine the writing skills they already have. This book includes: - Pages of capital and lowercase letters. - Follow-the-arrow diagrams that show how to make the letters. - Words to copy that begin with all the letters of the alphabet. - Sentences to copy. - Guides for writing the names of months, the days of the week, and numbers from 1 to 10. - A place for the child to write his or her signature. - Appealing full-color pictures. - With its helpful diagrams, plenty of space to work, and simple exercises, this book is the perfect companion for beginning writers. - 8-1/2 inches wide by 11 inches high (21.6 cm wide by 28 cm high). - 96 perforated and reproducible pages. Studies have shown that writing is an excellent way to activate different parts of the brain. Learning how to write helps children develop fine motor skills. Writing things down also helps them retain more information. Fewer and fewer schools are teaching cursive these days and parents are looking for resources like this for their children. Many kids, too, want to write like their parents and grandparents. This book will help!
The Good Path: Ojibwe Learning and Activity Book for Kids
The Good Path
Ojibwe Learning and Activity Book for Kids
Paperback      ISBN: 1890434531
A history of the Ojibwe culture which focuses on the teachings of the Good Path, nine core values that are the fundamental basis of Ojibwe philosophy.
Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar
Anno's Mysterious Multiplying Jar
Paperback      ISBN: 0698117530
Simple text and pictures combine to present a fascinating and fun lesson demonstrating the mathematical concept of factorials. By the author of Anno's Math Games. An ALA Notable Book. Reprint. H. SLJ.
Word Wizardry
Word Wizardry
Paperback      ISBN: 0764108182
Discusses the nature of language and words and suggests activities that use words in various forms, including name games, fancy lettering, word puzzles, and secret messages
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
Introduces young readers to nouns through rhyming verse and illustrations of comical cartoon cats, offering a lighthearted look at language and ending with a word-search game that encourages readers to apply what they have learned. Jr Lit Guild.
The Museum of Mysteries
The Museum of Mysteries
Paperback      ISBN: 1682970094
It’s a race against time to solve the clues and save the Golden Hoard. If you fail, the treasure will be lost forever! A mathermatical mystery of numbers, will you survive until the end? Make your way through this thrilling adventure, using your maths skills to decide how the plot unfolds. Complete your mission and become a maths whizz at the same time! Discover an exhilarating world of learning by solving a series of mathematical problems. Finding the answers will enable readers to advance through an exciting adventure story.
Math Made Easy: Grade 2
Math Made Easy
Grade 2
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.
Math Wizardry for Kids
Math Wizardry for Kids
Paperback      ISBN: 0812018095
Provides instructions for puzzles, games, craft projects, codes, and other activities that use mathematics in everyday life
Tinkerlab: A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors
Tinkerlab
A Hands-On Guide for Little Inventors
Paperback      ISBN: 161180065x
Features creative experiments designed to encourage young children to use their natural curiosity to explore, test, play, and tinker.