Showing posts with label trees. Show all posts
Showing posts with label trees. Show all posts

September 21, 2012

First Day of Autumn

Yup, it has crept up on us again. But doesn't it every year? Saturday is the first day of autumn. Hopefully you've got your rake. You've got your leaf bags. You've got your kids ready to help. But do you have your books about fall? We have two great series about the seasons that give you a choice of the library bound books or the paperback versions, depending upon your needs and budgets. 

These books introduce readers to the seasons, including basic weather conditions and how weather changes. Simple, hands-on investigations using common household items helps readers learn about the weather and seasons. Observing, measuring, comparing, and recording data are all popular techniques used in these activities.
For Grades 3–4
Paperback ISBN:  978-1-59845-388-1 $6.95 
Library Binding ISBN:  978-0-7660-3985-8
$21.26 List $21.26 School/Library: $15.95

When fall arrives, the harvest colors of the season are on display! Color can be found everywhere, in pumpkins, acorns, and of course leaves that are soon to drop from the trees. These books contain sight words and simple sentences to talk about the colors of the seasons.

For PreK–Grade 1
Paperback ISBN: ISBN-13: 978-1-59845-388-1  $6.95
Library Binding ISBN:  978-0-7660-3985-8  List: $21.26 School /Library $15.95

April 29, 2011

Today is National Arbor Day

National Arbor Day is celebrated the last Friday in April, but did you know that different states celebrate Arbor Day on different days depending on their best tree-planting time? Whatever day your state celebrates Arbor Day it's a great opportunity to connect children with nature using books in your classroom and library.

Our title,  Trees, Weeds, and Vegetables–So Many Kinds of Plants! from our I Like Plants! series includes an activity perfect for Arbor Day celebrations and comes with a free educator's guide available through our website. For grades K–3, this easy-to-read science book fills a need for nonfiction science readers while entertaining students with stunning color photos and fascinating facts. Budding scientists will love discovering the plants in their neighborhood.