The Old Woman Who Named Things

HMH Books for Young Readers - When a shy brown puppy appears at her front gate, the old woman won’t name it, because it might not outlive her. How does an old woman who has outlived all her friends keep from being lonely? By naming the things in her life she knows she will never outlive--like her house, and her bed, Franklin, Roxanne.

Tender watercolors capture the charm of this heartwarming story of an old woman who doesn’t know she’s lonely until she meets a plucky puppy who needs a name--and someone to love. Hmh books for Young Readers.

The Relatives Came

Aladdin - When they finally had to leave, they were sad, but not for long. They all knew they would be together next summer. In a rainbow-colored station wagon that smelled like a real car, the relatives came. When they arrived, they hugged and hugged from the kitchen to the front room. Modern Curriculum Press. All summer they tended the garden and ate up all the strawberries and melons.

They plucked banjos and strummed guitars.

When I Was Young in the Mountains Reading Rainbow Books

Puffin Books - Puffin Books. Caldecott honor book!"an evocative remembrance of the simple pleasures in country living; splashing in the swimming hole, sharing family times, taking baths in the kitchen, each is eloquently portrayed here in both the misty-hued scenes and in the poetic text. Association for Childhood Education International Modern Curriculum Press.

Night in the Country

Atheneum Books for Young Readers - Listen. Across the field a light glows. Owls swoop, a rabbit patters, and in the yard an apple falls -- pump! -- from the tree. And while the people dream of daytime things, the nighttime world awakens. Go to the window. Modern Curriculum Press. Atheneum Books for Young Readers. There is no night so dark, so black as night in the country.

Puffin Books. Who else is up so late? who else watches and hears the sights and sounds of night in the country -- the many stirrings of silence, the many colors of the dark? Lyrical text and velvety pictures present a very different kind of nighttime: a mysterious, moving night that will lull small children to sleep.

Fly Away Home

Clarion Books - Modern Curriculum Press. A homeless boy who lives in an airport with his father, moving from terminal to terminal trying not to be noticed, is given hope when a trapped bird finally finds its freedom. Atheneum Books for Young Readers. Great product! . Puffin Books.

Let's Go Home: The Wonderful Things About a House

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - Great product! The wonderful things About A House Modern Curriculum Press. Puffin Books. Atheneum Books for Young Readers.


Beach Lane Books - Brendan wenzel’s stunning landscapes and engaging creatures make this an inspiring and intriguing gift for readers of all ages. Atheneum Books for Young Readers. Puffin Books. Cynthia rylant and Brendan Wenzel explore the beauty and tenacity of life. Life begins small, then grows… There are so many wonderful things about life, both in good times and in times of struggle.

Through the eyes of the world’s animals—including elephants, whales, monkeys, and more—Cynthia Rylant offers a moving meditation on finding beauty around us every day and finding strength in adversity. Modern Curriculum Press. Beach lane. Great product! .


HMH Books for Young Readers - Puffin Books. Beach lane. Great product! Modern Curriculum Press. Few have the grace and exuberance of this lovely collaboration of Rylant’s evocative words and Stringer’s entrancing paintings. Booklist, starred review   cynthia rylant’s lyrical descriptions of the sights and feelings evoked by falling snow blend gorgeously with the rich and beautiful world created by Lauren Stringer’s illustrations, her friend, in which a young girl, and her grandmother enjoy the many things a snowy day has to offer.

Atheneum Books for Young Readers.

Great Source Summer Success Reading: Read Aloud Book Every Living Thing

MODERN CURRICULUM PRESS - Beach lane. Each captures the moment when someone's life changes -- when an animal causes a human being to see things in a different way, and, perhaps, changes his life. Used book in Good Condition. Atheneum Books for Young Readers. Here are twelve deeply moving short stories from the perceptive pen of Cynthia Rylant.

Great product! . Puffin Books. Modern Curriculum Press.

Max's Words

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - He's going to collect words. Great product! Beach lane. So max decides to start a collection of his own. Max's brothers have grand collections that everyone makes a big fuss over. Benjamin brags that he has one thousand stamps. Modern Curriculum Press. Atheneum Books for Young Readers. A pile of words, however, can make a story.

Farrar Straus Giroux. Bright, bold pictures incorporating clever wordplay accompany this highly original tale about a younger brother's ingenuity. He starts with small words that he cuts out of newspapers and magazines, but soon his collection has spilled out into the hall. Benjamin collects stamps and Karl collects coins, and neither one will share with their little brother.

Max's Words - Karl is just a few coins short of five hundred. This title has Common Core connections. Max's words is a 2007 bank street - Best Children's Book of the Year. All the while, his brothers are watching. Puffin Books. But a thousand stamps is really just a bunch of stamps, and a lot of coins is only a heap of money.


HMH Books for Young Readers - They perch high above gardens and fields, with borrowed coats and button eyes and pie-pan hands that glint in the sun. Modern Curriculum Press. Farrar Straus Giroux. Great product! Hmh books for Young Readers. Scarecrows. What else is there to know about them? Perhaps more than we realize. Beach lane. Used book in Good Condition.

Newbery medalist cynthia rylant’s rich and poignant story, will resonate deeply in the hearts of readers, powerfully illustrated by Lauren Stringer, who just might find themselves seeing the world in a whole new way. Atheneum Books for Young Readers. Puffin Books.