Winter Eyes is a beautifully illustrated collection of poems about winter. Each poem celebrates some aspect of winter such as sledding, icicles, woolen socks, and the mood of a blustery day. Your child is bound to find at least one poem that introduces her to the joys of a snowy winter or reminds her of a favorite winter activity.
Sarah and Brian discover that nothing is worse than meeting up with the school bully on the first day at a new school. Luckily, they make two great friends at school who help them teach the school bully a lesson. Your child will enjoy reading to discover how a few creative kids ended one bully's taunting.
Have you ever wondered what worms do underground? This book gives your child a look at the work of worms through cross-section illustrations and informative text about their life cycle and behaviors. Frequently asked questions about worms, such as "If an earthworm breaks in two, does it really become two worms?" are answered in the back of the book.
Yingtao is the only one in his family with no musical talent. His father, however, insists that he continues to play the violin. How will he survive daily music lessons and recitals when all he really wants to do is play baseball, his true, natural talent?
This heartwarming story begins with the discovery of a baby giant panda on young Lu Yi's family farm. He decides to raise the panda on his own before turning it over to a rehabilitation and reintroduction center. During this process he learns about why pandas are endangered and what the government is doing to save them.
This Cinderella story from China predates the well-known European version. Beautiful paintings bring this fairy tale to life as Yeh-Shen rises above her stepmother's cruelty to find true love at the spring festival.
You and your child will laugh out loud at Florian's outrageous poems. Simple pen and ink drawings help make these hysterical poems come to life. If your child enjoys this collection, try Florian's other collections, including Bing Bong Boing and Insectlopedia.
First published in 1983, this anthology celebrates the word with 572 poems about a wide variety of topics that appeal to children. Authors include Nikki Giovanni, Judith Viorst, William Carlos Williams, Shel Silverstein, and Emily Dickinson. This book is sure to become a classic in your home.
This collection of poems will challenge children's ideas about what poetry can be. Complimented by simple illustrations, these poems celebrate ordinary experiences, such as eating sweet corn in the summertime, going on a family trip, and having a lemonade stand. If your child likes this collection, try others by the same author, including Popcorn, Corn Chowder, and Candy Corn.