The author of this book beautifully composed sentences that appeal to young readers. Children love informational books about animals and this one is a great introduction.
Studying his reflection, he recognizes all the traits that make him different from the other creatures on the beach. Not feeling comfortable with those differences, Benjamin begins to modify his personal imperfections, in hopes of blending in better with his fellow creatures. Though he is successful in his attempt to hide his differences, he quickly learns why those different traits are so important to him, and to the many blue-footed boobies like him.
Pace gives us the perfect combination of dinosaurs and potties in this adorable board book; ideal for making potty training something less than stressful for everyone involved. The story follows two kids with a pet dinosaur who are working together to potty train him.
The list goes on and on. Practically everything you can imagine needing to do around a house as well as simple roadside safety information is included in this book.
Izzy lived on a beautiful island where she shared many an adventure with her friend Frank, the seagull. Izzy loved everything about island living: no corners in her house, blue-sky-sunny days, playing in the sand, and her beloved Frank.
Messner gives you the building blocks for helping your child, from the youngest age possible, craft a story they’d be proud to write.
In this story, Rabe very subtly gives us a great combination of reading fun and learning tools. The story takes us through the first twelve days of summer and includes the reader in twelve days of adventures and experiences that are the kinds of things every kid loves to do.
At school, she is ridiculed both because she is and is not latina (in appearance yes, in culture, no)–sometimes called a coconut [brown on the outside, white on the inside]. She sings in the choir, loves English class, has two great friends and has trouble with some mean girls. Internally, she struggles to figure out who she is, at the same time rejecting everything she perceives as being forced upon her. I know. She sounds like the ordinary 12-year-old. And that’s why this is extraordinary. As she faces each challenge, and overcomes each perceived failure, she builds her identity with each step.
Into every life, a little rain must fall. But, what if you are that rain? And nobody appreciates you? Sure, everybody likes sunshine. But let a rain cloud ruin your picnic, or flood your basement, or ruin your play date, and you are bound to be miffed. Such is the story of our hero, Rain Boy, a kid unlike any other.