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Scholastic First Dictionary
Scholastic First Dictionary
School & Library      ISBN: 059096786x

Perfect for beginning readers, this new reference is the most up-to-date, informative, and visually appealing dictionary on the market for children ages 6 to 9. Containing 1,700 headwords and 600 full-color photographs, this volume has been carefully designed to reflect the vocabulary and interests of early elementary school children.

Putting It in Writing
Putting It in Writing
Paperback      ISBN: 0590494597

Provides examples, models, and advice for writing letters to friends, relatives, and businesses, or for preparing school reports

My First Book of Lowercase Letters
My First Book of Lowercase Letters
Paperback      ISBN: 4774307068

Kumon workbooks are based on the "Kumon Method," an educational philosophy that aims at unlocking the full learning potential of each individual child. The Kumon Method introduces learning concepts in an incremental, step-by-step approach, allowing children to master new skills easily and without anxiety or frustration. As a result, children gain confidence in their abilities and are motivated to learn on their own.

Stop and Go, Yes and No: What Is an Antonym?
Stop and Go, Yes and No
What Is an Antonym?
Paperback      ISBN: 0822590255

What is an antonym? You'll find the answer inside this book--it's all about antonyms Author Brian P. Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable creatively clarify (not confuse) the concept of antonyms. Their clever (not foolish) rhymes and comical (not serious) illustrations combine to highlight key words. Each pair or group of antonyms is printed in color for easy identification.

1st Grade Math
1st Grade Math
Paperback      ISBN: 0761178082

Learn well, you will.

  • Help Dooku count to 120
  • Find the shapes in Anakin's workshop
  • Add and subtract battle droids, lightsabers, and starfighters
Make learning an intergalactic adventure From the creators of BRAIN QUEST, America's #1 educational bestseller, and from the iconic world of Star Wars, 1st Grade Math is 96 fun-filled pages of curriculum-based exercises and activities. It reinforces key math concepts, including addition and subtraction, counting by 1s and skip counting, two-dimensional shapes, and more.
  • All content aligns with national Common Core State Standards
  • Vetted by award-winning teachers on the BRAIN QUEST Advisory Board
  • Illustrated throughout with hundreds of Star Wars characters, species, creatures, planets, starships, and more

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.

Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone
Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone
Paperback      ISBN: 1570916012

A funny and pun-filled retelling of "The Sword and Stone" that introduces readers to mathematical angles.

King Arthur has hidden his sword, Edgecalibur and issued a challenge to the knights. The first knight to find the sword will be the next king. Can Sir Cumference and Lady Di point Radius's best friend, Vertex in the right direction? Will Vertex's sharp thinking give him the edge?

Join Sir Cumference, Lady Di of Ameter, and their son, Radius, in this new adventure where they race to help Vertex find the sword and discover the secrets of cubes, pyramids, cylinders, and cones.
P Is for Passport: A World Alphabet
P Is for Passport
A World Alphabet
School & Library      ISBN: 1585361577

Celebrating the diversity in our world while cherishing our similarities, P is for Passport takes readers on a whirlwind tour of all the delights of the globe. From the everyday concerns of people everywhere for such things as bread and currency, to the wonders of our world such as deserts and volcanoes, Passport offers a fascinating variety of topics and ideas to explore. Author and journalist Devin Scillian was born into a traveling family. With a career Army officer for a father, Devin grew up all over the United States and all over the world. His career as a television journalist added even more stamps in his passport and he continues to cherish each and every one. Devin, his wife Corey and their four children make their home in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. Devin also anchors the news for WDIV-TV, the NBC affiliate in Detroit. His books include A is for America, Fibblestax, and Cosmo's Moon. Artwork is featured from 23 Sleeping Bear Press artists, who live in live in a variety of climates, homes, and time zones.Cover artwork by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen.

To Root, to Toot, to Parachute: What is a Verb?
To Root, to Toot, to Parachute
What is a Verb?
Paperback      ISBN: 1575054183

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.

T Is for Touchdown: A Football Alphabet
T Is for Touchdown
A Football Alphabet
Paperback      ISBN: 1585363375

The sounds of autumn include the crunch of fallen leaves underfoot and the thump of the kickoff starting the first home football game. Sleeping Bear Press is proud to continue our bestselling sports series with Tis for Touchdown: A Football Alphabet. Sports writer Brad Herzog's easy-to-read-aloud rhymes engage even the youngest of readers, while hardcore fans can devour the detailed expository that covers the sport of the pigskin, from A-Z and end zone to end zone. Plays and players are just a few of the topics covered. Brad Herzog's first job as a newspaper sports reporter allowed him to travel with the Cornell University football team. He has been writing about the game ever since. A past Grand Gold Medal Award winner from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Brad has written more than a dozen fiction and nonfiction children's books. Brad lives on California's Monterey Peninsula. Mark Braught's sixteen years of professional experience has earned him prestigious awards from The American Advertising Federation (ADDY), Communications Art, the NYArt Directors Club, and the Society of Illustrators, to name a few. He lives in Commerce, Georgia. Touchdown is his third book with Sleeping Bear Press.