Sarah Jane Hartwell and her class are back, and the kids are looking forward to the last week of school before summer vacation. Worried that Mrs. Hartwell will miss them, the students make a plan to cheer her up. In a surprise ending, Mrs. Hartwell
Lyrical descriptions, a lush historical backdrop, and colorful artwork tell the story behind Antonio Vivaldi's composition of The Four Seasons. He is inspired by his talented and determined students, young girl musicians at a Venetian orphanage.
Sir Cumference, Lady Di of Amter, and Radius are back in their second Math Adventure! This time, a potion has changed Sir Cumference into a fire-breathing dragon. Can Radius change him back? Join Radius on his quest through the castle to solve a
Through lively, accessible verse, readers identify recognizable careers that are fundamental to most communities. Look on and below seven clotheslines and spot colorful items, including the mail carrier's uniform, the artist's brushes, and the
When Percy plays at the park, he's a monster! Roaring and growling, he climbs up the slide, stomps in the sandbox, and jumps off the swing. Will he ever learn how to be a safe monster?This book is one of Stuart J. Murphy's I See I Learn Social
Joe Dumpty, Humpty's brother and private detective, thinks Humpty Dumpty's fall was no accident. But who would have pushed him? Was it Little Miss Muffet? Old Mother Hubbard? Chicken Little? Joe has until five o'clock to question characters and
King Arthur was a good ruler, but in this math adventure he needs a good ruler. Geometry is explained with humor in Sir Cumference and the First Round Table, making it fun and accessible for beginners. What would you do if the neighboring kingdom
Be prepared for a few surprises when Danny ventures out into the bay in his dory.Although taking the dory out solo is strictly forbidden, Danny cannot resist the calm waters of the bay. And that's where the adventure begins. He thinks rowing into
A cool idea with a big splash You know the Super Soaker. It’s one of top twenty toys of all time. And it was invented entirely by accident. Trying to create a new cooling system for rockets, impressive inventor Lonnie Johnson instead created the
A deft marriage of lyrical text and energetic collage illustrations, this book explores the intricate and often surprising ways plants and animals are connected in the food web, with endmatter describing conservation efforts and responsible
All the luck in Ireland is locked away, sealed with a spell by the greedy leprechaun king. Fiona, a woman of middling importance but uncommon wit, sets out to bring luck back to Ireland by besting the Leprechaun King in a test of cleverness.
The little green witch has a problem: her lazy monster friends just won't help her make a horrible pumpkin pie. Not ghost, nor bat, nor gremlin. Barbara McGrath's feisty retelling of "The Little Red Hen," with Martha Alexander's charming
Sir Cumference and Lady Di planned a surprise birthday party for King Arthur, but they didn't expect so many guests to show up. How many lunches will they need? And with more guests arriving by the minute, what about dinner? Sir Cumference and Lady