Curious George : A Home for Honeybees
George and Steve find themselves in a sticky situation when they accidentally eat all of Betsy's delicious honeycomb for her Earth Day presentation about bees. Now they need to find a way to replace the honeycomb before Betsy gets back from dance class. They head to an Earth Day fair in the park, where they learn all about bees, beehives, and how bees make honey. All they need to do is make their own beehive and hope that they are able to attract enough bees and produce enough honeycomb in time for Betsy's presentation. Ages 6 to 7.
Ellray Jakes is Magic
When EllRay and his friends hear about the school talent show, they're not impressed. They think they too old for that stuff. But their teacher, Mrs. Sanchez, isn't so quick to let her students off the hook. Five students MUST try-out, and EllRay ends up being one of them and must figure out a talent to showcase. When he finds an old magic kit at a garage sale, he begins practicing the art of illusion and with the help of his father, EllRay begins to realize that he does have talent and more in common with his dad than he thought. Ages 7 to 8.
Firefly July and Other Very Short Poems
The award-winning author of A Poke in the I and the Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator of A River of Words present a collection of 36 very short poems (none longer than 10 lines) that celebrate the four seasons. Featuring the poetry of such great writers as Charlotte Zolotow, Langston Hughes, J. Patrick Lewis, Carl Sandburg and Robert Frost, Firefly July demonstrates how a few carefully chosen words and images can invoke powerful messages and prove once again that less is more. Ages 4 to 8.
Rush Revere and the First Patriots: Time-travel Adventures With Exceptional Americans
In Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims, Rush Limbaugh created the character of a fearless middle-school history teacher named Rush Revere, who travels back in time and experiences American history as it happens, in adventures with exceptional Americans. In this second book in the series, Rush Revere is transported back to the people and events leading up to the American Revolution. Ages 9 to 12.
When her mother tells her that she can have any pet she wants as long as it doesn’t need to be "walked or bathed or fed,” an ingenious young girl orders a sloth through the mail. However, when the sloth arrives, she realizes that her newly acquired pet isn't very good at tricks. Or doing much of anything. Still, there's more to Sparky than meets the eye and the two form an unlikely bond. From the author of 17 Things I'm Not Allowed to Do Anymore comes a funny, touching book that is perfect for young animal lovers. Ages 3 to 6.
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