Do you know what causes a thunderstorm? Do you know what to do during a thunderstorm? This non-fiction book is packed with information about thunderstorms while providing safety instructions and calming children's fears about storms.
Your child will love learning about different kinds of flowers, how they grow, and why they are important to both humans and insects. Each book is packed with information supported by detailed illustrations that are revealed through magical transparent pages. Other titles in the First Discovery Series include Fire Fighting and Frogs.
Andrew and his father are homeless and must live at the airport. To avoid being noticed, they change terminals every night and sleep sitting up. Through it all, they love each other and stick together. This poignant story explores the problem of homelessness in society.
Young readers will enjoy learning about the food pyramid with this fun non-fiction book. Bright photographs and simple text explain the different levels of the food pyramid and advise children on healthy eating habits.
Part of the Holiday Symbol series, this book briefly covers the history of the holiday as well as how fireworks are made and safety tips for enjoying the day. Other titles in the series include St. Patrick Day Shamrocks and Thanksgiving Turkeys.
Andrew wishes he had freckles like his friend Nicky. Sharon, a student in Andrew's class, tricks him into paying her fifty cents for her freckle juice recipe. Your child will enjoy finding out why Andrew got far more than he paid for.
Twelve-year-old Claudia Kincaid, tired of her routine and tired of not being noticed, decides to run away with her little brother and live in New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art. Little do they know that adventures and mystery await them. Newbery Medal, 1968
Kondi spends the day gathering materials to make a galimoto, a push-toy made from wires and sticks. He wants to create a toy for him and his friends to play with, but his older brother thinks it is much too difficult a project for a seven-year-old. Your child will want to find out if Kondi's determination pays off.
George and Martha are two hilarious hippo friends who invariably get themselves into sticky situations. Your child will love finding out what happens when George does not like the split pea soup that Martha has made for him in "Split Pea Soup," just one of the five humorous stories in this collection.