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French-English Words (My First Canadian)

text by Scholastic Canada Ltd.
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 4
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: vocabulary & spelling, french, words (see also headings under language arts)

 

Get a jump start on a second language!

 

 

Specially created for young learners, this fresh, eye-catching board book is the perfect way to introduce first concepts to preschoolers in Canada’s two official languages.

The My First Canadian board books feature a bright, cheerful combination of photography and illustrations and are specially developed …

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Meg and Greg: The Bake Sale

by Elspeth Rae & Rowena Rae, illustrated by Elisa Gutiérrez
edition: Paperback
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: beginner, word games, vocabulary & spelling, sounds, words (see also headings under language arts)

Four phonics stories specially designed to help children of all abilities overcome language-based learning difficulties.

Meg and Greg are off on a series of summer adventures around their neighborhood, along with some four-legged companions. The two friends pull off a bake sale despite back-to-back disasters in the preparations, save the day for Gre …

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Stop and Go, Yes and No, 20th Anniversary Edition

What Is an Antonym?

by Brian P. Cleary, illustrated by Brian Gable
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: grammar, cats, humorous

Antonyms are opposites—/they're words like stop and go./See how different those words are?/They're just like yes and no.
In this 20th anniversary edition of Stop and Go, Yes and No, author Brian Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable provide numerous examples of antonyms. The text's playful rhymes combine with fun illustrations to build understanding …

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Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely, 20th Anniversary Edition

What Is an Adverb?

by Brian P. Cleary, illustrated by Brian Gable
edition: Hardcover
also available: Paperback
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: grammar, cats, humorous

Adverbs tell us when and how,/Like, quickly do your homework, now./They often help describe the verbs,/Like, patiently plant peas and herbs.
In this 20th anniversary edition of Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely, author Brian Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable cleverly provide numerous examples of adverbs. The text's playful rhymes combine with fun illust …

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I and You and Don't Forget Who, 20th Anniversary Edition

What Is a Pronoun?

by Brian P. Cleary, illustrated by Brian Gable
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: grammar, humorous, cats

Just like a substitute teaches your class,/when she's asked to fill in for your teacher,/a pronoun steps in as a sub for a noun,/ becoming the star of the feature.
In this 20th anniversary edition of I and You and Don't Forget Who, author Brian Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable provide numerous examples of pronouns. The text's playful rhymes combi …

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Under, Over, By the Clover, 20th Anniversary Edition

What Is a Preposition?

by Brian P. Cleary, illustrated by Brian Gable
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 5
tagged: grammar, humorous, cats

Prepositions do their job/in a way that just amazes—/Relating nouns and pronouns/to the other words and phrases.
In this 20th anniversary edition of Under, Over, By the Clover, author Brian Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable provide numerous examples of prepositions. The text's playful rhymes combine with fun illustrations to build understanding …

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