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Animals Eating

How Animals Chomp, Chew, Slurp and Swallow

by Pamela Hickman, illustrated by Pat Stephens
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 7 to 11
  • Grade: 2 to 6
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Imagine eating only one big meal a year like an anaconda, or living on a totally liquid diet like a vampire bat! Whether their diets include plants, insects or other creatures, animals eat in some weird and fascinating ways. Kids can investigate a variety of animals, birds, insects, fish and reptiles --- from the unique tongue of the anteater to th …

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How Much, How Many, How Far, How Heavy, How Long, How Tall Is 1000?

by Helen Nolan, illustrated by Tracy Walker
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 9
  • Grade: k to 4
tagged: counting & numbers

How tall would a pile of 1000 acorns be? And if those acorns grew into 1000 oak trees, how big would that forest be?

As children learn about large numbers, counting becomes less practical and understanding these numbers becomes more and more important. In this playful and mathematically sound book, children will develop an understanding of how big, …

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Emma and the Coyote

by Margriet Ruurs, illustrated by Barbara Spurll
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: farm animals

Grand Prize, Ex aequo - 2000 Luxcanada, illustration, children's book

Most chickens have enough sense to run when a coyote
comes near. Not Emma. She thinks she can outfox a hungry canine despite the warnings of the farmer and his family.

One day the suspense reaches a peak when the hungry coyote comes a little too close. Will Emma's "uncanny good lu …

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Up, Up, Down

by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Michael Martchenko
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: humorous stories, imagination & play

Anna loves to climb, even if she's not always successful. What's more, she's impossible to stop! Up, up, up she goes, to the very top of the enormous tree in her yard. "Be careful!" says her mother. "Come down!" says her father. But getting Anna down is not as easy as it looks! The reusable, clear vinyl carrying case is designed with a separate pou …

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Simon's disguise

by Gilles Tibo
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: imagination & play, friendship

The ever-imaginative Simon dreams of the great adventures he can have if only he could be in disguise. In his fantasies he becomes a magician, a daring knight, a funny clown, a scary bear, and even the trunk of a tree. His friend Marlene, as usual, comes to the rescue in a gentle story sure to charm the youngest readers.

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Pattie Pitter She Hates Litter

illustrated by Jeffrey C. Domm, by Jill Hickey
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
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Pattie Pitter HATES LITTER. She picks up everyone’s candy wrappers and pop cans. But no one wants to help. So, Pattie quits. Soon the school is filled with garbage and the schoolyard is buried. NOW everyone is ready to help!

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No Cafés in Narnia

by Nikki Tate
edition: Paperback
also available: eBook
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: country life
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Canciones Temáticas, CD/Book Kit

by Agustina Tocalli-Beller & Sara Jordan
edition: Mixed media
  • age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4
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This album of phenomenal singing teaches common expressions, clothing, mealtime, modes of transportation, weather, parts of the body, pets and rooms in the house. There is even a song teaching the correct use of prepositions! This is an interesting and useful album for beginners of Spanish of any age.

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Heidi's Irresistible Hat

by Elizabeth Crary, illustrated by Susan Avishai
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 10
  • Grade: p to 5
tagged: bullying
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Amy's Disappearing Pickle

by Elizabeth Crary, illustrated by Susan Avishai
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 10
  • Grade: p to 5
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