Who Hops?

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HMH Books for Young Readers #ad - When the time comes to guess who hops and flies and slithers and swims and crawls, observant young readers just might know the answer! From the cow that doesn’t hop to the giraffe that doesn’t crawl, animals on brightly colored page after page offer up giggles galore and a delightfully silly look at the way some creatures do--and don’t--get around.

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The Listening Walk

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HarperCollins #ad - Do not hurry. Soon the girl discovers an extraordinary world of sounds in her everyday environment. With art by home and classroom favorite Aliki, The Listening Walk will remind both adults and kids of the wonders all around them. If they slow down and listen. A fine resource for studying the senses. Booklistput on your socks and shoes—and don't forget your ears! We're going on a listening walk.

Shhhhh. Do not talk. Get ready to fill your ears with a world of wonderful and surprising sounds. A little girl and her father take a quiet walk and identify the sounds around them. HarperCollins Publishers.

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Yo! Yes? Scholastic Bookshelf

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Scholastic Inc. #ad - An effective, unusual 34-word story of the beginnings of a friendship, accompanied by wild and wonderful illustrations. Against pastel backgrounds, in vibrant, colorful images, an African-American boy and a white boy meet on the street. Their one- and two-word exchanges on each spread lead to a tentative offer of friendship, economical style, sealed as both boys jump high in the air and yell Yow!" With a beautifully balanced, the book illumines the peaks and pitfalls of getting acquainted, and puts in a good word for brotherhood as well.

School library Journal, starred review HarperCollins Publishers. Scholastic.

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Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective? Words Are Categorical

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Carolrhoda Books #ad - 9781575055541. Scholastic. Adjectives like frilly, fizzy, silly, and spunky are printed in color, polka-dotted, and all the words will tickle you pink! HarperCollins Publishers. Simple, rhyming text and colorful cartoon cats help children expand their vocabularies and gain an appreciation for the rhythm of language in this lighthearted book of rhyming verse.

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When I Was Little: A Four-Year-Old's Memoir of Her Youth

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HarperCollins #ad - Exuberant—a winsome, upbeat work. Publishers weeklyjamie lee curtis and laura Cornell perfectly capture a little girl's simple, joyous celebration of herself, as she looks back on her childhood from the lofty height of four and a half years. This spirited view of growing up is perfect to share at home or in a classroom, as kids will respond to the exuberant pleasures of growing freedom and independence.

When i was little, I could hardly do anything. Scholastic. 9781575055541. HarperTrophy. I'm not a baby anymore. But now i can do lots of things, like braid my own hair and go to nursery school. I'm me!" harperCollins Publishers.

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All the Places to Love

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HarperCollins 9780060210984 #ad - A lyrical celebration. Kirkus reviews HarperCollins Publishers. A picture book celebration of love by the Newbery Medal–winning author, Patricia MacLachlan, with luminous paintings by Mike Wimmer. Within the sanctuary of a loving family, as he grows, baby Eli is born and, learns to cherish the people and places around him, eventually passing on what he has discovered to his new baby sister, Sylvie: “All the places to love are here .

. 9781575055541. HarperTrophy. No matter where you may live. This stunning picture book is the perfect gift for parents of a new baby. This loving book will be something to treasure. Booklist"the quiet narrative is so intensely felt it commands attention. Scholastic. HarperCollins Publishers.

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One Day, The End: Short, Very Short, Shorter-Than-Ever Stories

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Boyds Mills Press #ad - Scholastic. I went to school. A boston globe–horn book honor book   very short, creative stories pair with bold illustrations in this picture book that will inspire young readers to stretch their imaginations and write stories of their own. I came home. HarperCollins Publishers. Boyds mills. The end, " says our storyteller—a girl with a busy imagination and a thirst for adventure.

9781575055541. Each illustration in this inventive picture book captures multiple, unexpected, and funny storylines as the narrator shares her shorter-than-ever stories, ending with "One day. One day. I wanted to write a book. This book demonstrates a unique approach to writing and telling stories and is a delightful gift for children as well as for teachers seeking a mentor text for their classrooms.

One Day, The End: Short, Very Short, Shorter-Than-Ever Stories #ad - . The art tells a fuller tale of calamity on the way to school and an unpredictably happy ending. HarperCollins Publishers. HarperTrophy.

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In My Opinion

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - 9781575055541. Boyds mills. She is surprised when she realizes that not everyone shares her opinions, however, at the end she comes to find that even her own opinions can change when she broadens her thinking. HarperTrophy. HarperCollins Publishers. Scholastic. This book makes a perfect mentor text for young writers exploring opinion writing HarperCollins Publishers.

Opinions from a child's perspective Maddie is a young girl who has strong opinions and believes hers are always the best.

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Red is Best

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Annick Press #ad - HarperCollins Publishers. Now a new generation of readers can discover Stinson’s insistent young heroine, aptly captured in the simple drawings by Robin Baird Lewis, each punctuated by the right dazzle of red. With its plucky charm presented in a redesigned interior, and a special cover commemorating the book’s 25th anniversary, the re-release of Red is Best is sure to be a red-letter day.

HarperCollins Publishers. Scholastic. Top 32 canadian books for children, canadian children’s Book Centre 100 Best Canadian Kids’ Books, Today’s Parent Magazine“Red is Best gets it right. And the red boots aren’t just for rain; they take bigger steps in any weather. HarperTrophy. Sure, the brown mittens are warmer, but the red mitts make better snowballs.

Red is Best #ad - No doubt about it, red is best. Kathy stinson’s classic tale of one toddler’s obstinate color preference has been charming readers for 25 years now. 9781575055541. This is a true children’s classic. Ken setterington, author, storyteller, Children and Youth Advocate for the Toronto Public Library“Delightful.

School library journalYoung Kelly’s mom doesn’t understand about red.

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Flashlight

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Chronicle Books #ad - Inside a tent it's cozy. Scholastic. We just have to look for it. HarperTrophy. Both lyrical and humorous, this visual poem—like the flashlight beam itself—reveals that there is magic in the darkness. 9781575055541. Boyds mills. Annick Press. HarperCollins Publishers. But what is going on outside? is it dark? is it scary? not if you have your trusty flashlight! Told solely through images and using a spare yet dramatic palette, nature, artist Lizi Boyd has crafted a masterful exploration of night, and art.

Chronicle Books CA. HarperCollins Publishers.

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The Alphabet Tree Dragonfly Books

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Knopf : Distributed by Random House #ad - Chronicle Books CA. Annick Press. 9781575055541. When a fierce wind threatens to blow all the little letters out of the alphabet tree, they must band together in words—and then sentences—to create a message that's even stronger than the wind: peace on earth. With their newfound knowledge, there's nothing the letters can't do in this gentle parable about the power of the written word.

Scholastic. Boyds mills. HarperTrophy. Knopf distributed by Random House. HarperCollins Publishers. HarperCollins Publishers.

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