There's a Frog in My Throat! 440 Animal Sayings a Little Bird
Told Me BR 15039
by Loreen Leedy and Pat Street
Hundreds of sayings in English involving animals. Humorously explains the meaning of everyday expressions such as "it's a dog's life," "copycat," "chicken feed," "rat race," and "buzz off." PRINT/BRAILLE. For grades 2-4 and older readers. 2003.
Goldilocks and the Three Bears BR 15042
retold by Jim Aylesworth
In a rendition of the classic fairy tale, Goldilocks is a good girl but sometimes forgets what her mother tells her to do. When she ventures into the woods and wanders into a stranger's house, she regrets not obeying the rules. PRINT/BRAILLE. For preschool- grade 2. 2003.
Deaf Culture A to Z BR 15047
by Walter Paul Kelley
An alphabet book that looks at the deaf community letter by letter beginning with American Sign Language and ending with Dr. Elizabeth Zinser, a former president of Gallaudet University. PRINT/BRAILLE. For preschool-grade 2. 2003.
Christmas Crafts from around the World BR 15242
by Judy Ann Sadler
A how-to book on holiday handicrafts from fourteen countries that children can make. Includes an advent calendar from Germany, cranberry and popcorn garlands from the United States, a piņata from Mexico, and a nativity scene from Italy. For grades 3-6 and older readers. 2003.
The North American Bison BR 15257
by John E. Becker
Discusses the history of this woolly, horned mammal, including its near extinction in the 1870s when federal troops slaughtered bison herds to help defeat Native American tribes that were dependent on them for survival. Also relates later governmental and other efforts to preserve the species. For grades 4-7. 2003.
Ready, Set, Grow! A "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for
Younger Girls BR 15259
by Lynda Madaras
Written for girls in elementary school, this volume discusses the approach of puberty including the physical and emotional changes that they can expect. Includes nutrition and skin care advice. Companion to What's Happening to My Body? Book for Girls (BR 12992). For grades 4-7. 2003.
Dr. Seuss's ABC BR 15320
by Dr. Seuss
1 volume (Reissue)
Dr. Seuss adds nonsensical rhymes to the alphabet to make it fun for children to learn letters and their sounds. For preschool- grade 2. 1963.
The Dream Keeper and Other Poems BR
by Langston Hughes
1 volume (Reissue)
Collection of sixty-six poems for young readers chosen by the author. Selections include lyrical poems, songs, and blues, many exploring the African American experience. For grades 6-9 and older readers. 1932.
Onboard the Space Shuttle BR 15326
by Ray Spangenburg and Kit Moser
Examines what life is like for crews working on U.S. space shuttles and on the Russian space station Mir. Describes the space program's development and early problems, major scientific accomplishments, the 1986 Challenger explosion, landmark missions, and the launch of the 2000 international space station. For grades 5-8 and older readers. 2002.
Welcome to Kaya's World 1764: Growing Up in a Native American
Homeland BR 15356
by Dottie Raymer
This companion to Meet Kaya (BR 14539) and others in the series portray the Nez Perce Native American culture of the Pacific Northwest. Describes the myths, legends, history, and habitat of the tribe through modern times. For grades 2-4. 2003.
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