Examines the life and career of television talk show celebrity Oprah Winfrey, telling how she rose from poverty to become one of the world's most influential people.
Describes the life of 26th President Theodore Roosevelt and his accomplishments.
How to ride and take care of horses.
Describes animals which are in danger of becoming extinct, the various threats to these animals, and the steps being taken to save them.
Provides basic information on insects, including the difference between insects and spiders, and introduces beetles, bees, mantids, butterflies, cockroaches, and other types of insects.
Learn about native animals and their habitats, including bears, moose, mountain lions, eagles, and more.
Learn all about these feared predators that live throughout Earth's oceans. Open the book to discover many unusual sharks, and read about their amazing abilities in hunting prey. --P.  of cover.
Pictures and text provide an introduction to dinosaurs.
Photographs and simple text provide young readers with basic safety tips which cover a wide variety of potentially dangerous situations.
Shows how everyday activities can provide the exercise we need, and how important it is to eat nutritious food, drink water, and get enough sleep.
This revised edition provides exciting new information and spectacular photographs of planets, moons, stars and galaxies ...--Cover back.
This book takes a close look at many animals that live or spend much of their life underground. It provided interesting information about why the animals go underground and how they live there. Animals covered in the book include the desert tortoise, moles, ants, meerkats, armadillos, burrowing owls, and many more.--Page 4 of cover.
Learn about animals from around the world on a trip through a zoo.
Ogre Doug's birthday is today, but Cake Monster wants to eat the cake!
Too many dogs in here: there's a dirty dog and a clean dog, a mean dog and a nice dog, and many more! Plus, there's an extremely long dog who keeps popping into the story. The long dog adds humor to the book, and kids will be anxious to turn the pages all the way to the end!
Today is a big day! Friday has his first playdate! It is with a nice orange cat named Mushy. There is just one problem--Friday is scared of playdates!--
Jessica's mother has sent her to spend the summer with her aunt and uncle in the country. At first she hates the country, but then she meets a special pony that has been rescued from an animal shelter.
Ben and Becky investigate a haunted house and search for their lost grandfather.
Ben and Becky cause hilarious excitement when they accidentally let a snake loose in the mall!
As payment for retrieving the princess's ball, the frog exacts a promise which the princess is reluctant to fulfill.
Otis is very angry when his best friend is teased by his schoolmates, but their teacher intervenes and introduces activities that affirm the importance of every student in the class while teaching that teasing is harmful.
A boy who loves to play baseball is disappointed to get sick and miss the first game of the season, but his friends on the team do their best to keep him filled in.
Retells the familiar tale about a young boy who outwits a giant to gain his fortune.
A young girl and her monster friend demonstrate good behavior and manners.
A humorous tale of a fox, who plays tricks on other animals, until he is finally banished to a remote island. Will the clever fox play his best trick ever to escape from the island? If he does, will he go back and apologize to the other animals for the tricks he played?
When Kibu is told he is too small to go on the lion hunt, he decides to prove he is a mighty lion hunter, with the help of his friends the crocodile, elephant, and the rain.
...[T]he emperor hires two tailors to make him a new set of elegant and magical clothes--clothes that foolish people will think are invisible! When the emperor parades through town in his fine new clothes, while really wearing just his polka-dotted shorts, only a child is willing to speak up and tell the truth--Page  of cover.
Max is bored until he goes outside and finds an old blue hat, which fires his imagination and leads him to a new friend.
A boy dreams that he and his dog have fantastic adventures.
It's Mark's bedtime, but he begs his mom for just five more minutes! When his five minutes are up, he keeps coming up with something new to extend the time.
A humorous retelling of the classic story recounts the fatal episodes in the lives of two foolish pigs and how the third pig managed to avoid the same fate.
This title combines two stories in one book! The first story follows the adventures of a little ant that gets into a pair of pants and causes a lot of craziness. In the second story a wild chef and a couple of mice have fun making yummy pancakes. Both stories offer lots of laughs and are sure to appeal to readers of all ages.--Page  cover.
Frank, an adventurous little frog, is playing with his friends, when suddenly his ball flies off and bounces into the house of a giant. Frank's friends are too scared to help him get his ball back, so he sneaks into the huge house all by himself. Little Frank hopes he can find his ball before the big giant comes back.
Carried aloft by a red balloon, Frank the frog is excited at first by the idea of traveling around the world but soon wants to go home. Includes both parents' and children's pages that facilitate reading together.
It's Lulu's birthday and all of her little bug friends have come for her outdoor party. Despite the big rain storm that threatens to ruin the fun, Lulu helps all of her friends have a great time.--cover, p.4.
This book for very beginning readers features a young boy and his father having a wonderful time making a map as they explore their neighborhood. As they explore, the boy learns where he lives in relation to various places and landmarks in the town. Through this charming story, you readers will learn a little about maps, including how to make and use their own maps!--Back cover.
Suzu has asked for a white cat for her birthday. The day before her birthday she finds cats all over the house-most of them in very unusual colors. Now she has too many cats! Focusing on reading the names for colors and the numbers from one to ten, this Level K book is designed for the child who is just being introduced to reading.
A father and daughter spend the day a the museum. Told in rhyme. Text on one page is meant to be read by a parent/adult while text on a facing page is simple enough to be read by a child just learning to read.
A boy enjoys his car trip to the country to visit his grandparents.
Learn about tigers, lions, cheetahs, and leopards and how they relate to the cats we have as pets.
An introduction to facts about bats which shows how one little brown bat flies, locates food, seeks shelter, and sleeps. Left-hand pages contain a storyline with more complex text to be read by parents while right-hand pages feature text for children written at a specific early reading level.
Text and photographs describe a great variety of occupations which children might have after they grow up.
Young children are naturally curious about themselves. I Have a belly button offers answers to their most compelling questions about their belly buttons. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.--
Recounts four fact-based tales of hauntings, including a ghost horse on the coast of Massachusetts, a haunted painting at a Virginian plantation, a skeleton in Colorado, and a ghostly sea captain in California--
When Po is in charge of training the Furious Five, it's more like a vacation for the team, but when the Croc Bandits find a trainer of their own, Po realizes it's time for the team to step up their game.
Stella is a real dog. She is a special dog with an important job. Stella is a therapy dog and she creates happiness wherever she goes. That makes her a hero to many people. Read her story to find out more about Stella and what makes her a hero dog.--
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles enter the Kraang's otherworldly home, Dimension X.
After making a huge mess in the storeroom, Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, and Lil persuade Pete to let three stray cats live in his pizza parlor.
Little Bear's four adventures include taking a trip to the moon and having a birthday party.
Aunt Sue takes her niece on a ride of adventure that brings them to some unusual places.