Find out where milk comes from and how it's processed with this non-fiction book. Gail Gibbons breaks down the whole process into clear, easy-to-understand steps using simple text and illustrations. If your child enjoys this book, he might also like other titles by the same author including Farming, Zoo and Pigs.
Your child will laugh out loud as she finds out about the adventures of the unusual Moffat family. From an unexpected escape from kindergarten recess to a public dance with a four-legged friend, nothing is off limits for a Moffat. Other hilarious books in this series include The Moffat Museum and The Middle Moffat.
Set in the mountains of Guatamala, Juan must shine shoes to support himself and his grandmother. Secretly, he longs to go to school. Your young child will cheer for Juan as he learns to stand up for himself and achieve his dreams.
This book tells the tale of the unusual Blossom family. Grandpa is in jail, Mom is off with the rodeo, little brother Junior is in the hospital, and no one can find Mud, the dog. Determined siblings Vern and Maggie work together to get their family back together. This hilarious story is complete with a jail break-in and a hospital breakout.
This book presents a collection of African-American folktales, selected and retold especially for children. Animal tales, fanciful and cautionary tales, and stories about slaves and freedom are paired with stunning black and white paintings throughout the book.
This important book provides an overview of the history of Native Americans for young children. Written in rhythmic verse, author Simon Ortiz takes readers into the past, present, and future of the Native American people.
A young boy awakens during the night on Christmas Eve to find a mysterious train waiting to take him to the North Pole. When he arrives, his only request for Santa is to take home one silver bell from the reindeer's sleigh. Sadly, he loses the twinkling bell. Beautiful illustrations and a surprising turn of events in the end make this book a classic. Caldecott Medal, 1986
This unique informational book describes a day in the life of the red-eyed tree frog. Each page gives an up-close look at the little frog in his natural habitat and the predators that lurk around each corner. Dazzling photographs bring the simple narrative text to life and will surely capture your child's attention.
Nine-year-old Joshua spends the Sabbath with his grandmother every week. During their time together, he discovers her "remembering box," a box that sparks old memories and stories. His understanding about her past, family tradition and love help him to cope with her death in the end.