Saturday, November 14, 2009

Coin Collecting for Kids - This collector's book and coin album introduces the hobby of collecting coins.

Julie Andrews' Collection of Poems, Songs and Lullabies - Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton, have hand-selected a wonderful mix of their most cherished poems, songs, and lullabies in this rich and diverse poetry collection.

Touchdown - This book is packed with facts about amazing touchdowns from the earliest days of football to the present and the players who made them happen.

The Story of Snow -This book about the science of snow features photos of snow crystals in their beautiful diversity and includes how snow crystals are formed into different shapes and snow-crystal-catching instructions in the back of the book.

In the Belly of an Ox -Richard and Cherry reasoned they might hide from birds in the belly of an ox. Concealed in the hollow animal, the brothers were able to photograph birds in their natural habitats. Their results were published in 1895, marking a new era in natural history.

Coins and Other Currency -Learn about the history and collecting of coins and currency along with a class of fifth-graders.

Lincoln Shot -Conceived as a one-year anniversary newspaper edition of Lincoln's assassination, this brilliant, beautiful, and bold biographical portrait of Abraham Lincoln mimics 19th-century newsprint, combining pen and ink drawings with archival photography, and period typography with articles surveying Lincoln's life.

I Drive a Tractor -Examines how tractors can be used for many different things from farming to hauling dirt.

Picture Book Biography by David Adler

The Way I Feel -Illustrations and rhyming text portray children experiencing a range of emotions, including frustration, shyness, jealousy, and pride.

Animal Dads-Illustrations and simple text describe how the males of different species help take care of their young.

Dinosaurs -
Simple text and illustrations present different kinds of dinosaurs.

Boats Afloat -Photographs and simple text describe all kinds of large and small boats and their functions.

Cracked Up Joke Book-
Why did the chicken cross the road? The chickens in Chicken Run know, and they'll tell readers why in this fun format filled with knee-slapping, wing-flapping jokes. This easy-to-read format contains a whole farm full of jokes -- from familiar favorites to new jokes developed to tie in directly with the characters and events in the film. Illustrated with black-and-white line drawings, its sure to keep young readers laughing until the cows come home.

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