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Mon premier visuel français-anglais

by Jean-Claude Corbeil & Ariane Archambault
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: words (see also headings under language arts), english as a second language, vocabulary & spelling

Découvrir le monde, s’amuser, acquérir du vocabulaire en français et en anglais, exercer sa mémoire visuelle, voilà ce que propose Mon Premier Visuel, un dictionnaire qui permet d’associer, en un coup d’œil, le mot à l’image. Conçu expressément en fonction des goûts et des intérêts des enfants d’âge préscolaire, il sait sati …

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Mon Premier Visuel français

by Jean-Claude Corbeil & Ariane Archambault
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: words (see also headings under language arts), french, vocabulary & spelling

Découvrir le monde, s’amuser, acquérir du vocabulaire en français, exercer sa mémoire visuelle, voilà ce que propose Mon Premier Visuel français, un dictionnaire qui permet d’associer, en un coup d’œil, le mot à l’image. Conçu expressément en fonction des goûts et des intérêts des tout-petits, il sait satisfaire leur soif de co …

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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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Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely, 20th Anniversary Edition

What Is an Adverb?

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

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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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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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
also available: Paperback
  • 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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Pitch and Throw, Grasp and Know, 20th Anniversary Edition

What Is a Synonym?

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

Because there are synonyms, you get to choose/from a whole list of possible words you can use./ They're words that are practically, nearly the same,/like, gentle, subdued, or incredibly tame.
In this 20th anniversary edition of Pitch and Throw, Grasp and Know, author Brian Cleary and illustrator Brian Gable provide numerous examples of synonyms. Th …

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