Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Faces: People, Places, and Cultures
January publication of Faces features celebrates Portuguese culture.

January publication of Cobblestone features a classic-look at the cowboys of the old West.

Emi and the Rhino Scientist by Mary Kay Carson
Endangered species breeding expert Terri Roth struggled for years to help a rare Sumatran rhino named Emi become a mother. Readers will follow the roller-coaster ride of disappointment, scientific discovery, and success that led to the first Sumatran rhino calf born in captivity in more than a century.

The Girl's Like Spaghetti by Lynne Truss
You really CAN'T manage without apostrophes! Kids can laugh their way to understanding the apostrophe's job.

Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal by Paul Fleischman
The author draws from a variety of folk traditions to put together this version of Cinderella, including elements from Mexico, Iran, Korea, Russia, Appalachia, and more.

Living Color by Steve Jenkins
Red, blue, yellow, green, orange, purple, pink--animals can be amazingly colorful. How do their brilliant feathers, scales, shells, and skin help them survive? Find out in this stunningly beautiful book.

Venom by Marilyn Singer
Learn about venom and the animals that produce it and use it to survive, including spiders, insects, snakes and other reptiles, frogs and toads, fish and ocean invertebrates.

Piece=Part=Portion (Pedazo=Parte=Porcion) by/por Scott Gifford
Find fractions frustrating? Do decimals get you down? Perhaps you're puzzled by percents. Never fear--the solution to your confusion is here! Explains how in the language of mathematics, fractions, decimals and percents are three different ways of describing the same parts of things. Text is in english and spanish.

No comments: