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  • 12 Days of New York

    By Tonya Bolden

    Our Price: $7.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781419705427
    • Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers
    • Published: March 2013
    A class trip to the Big Apple is played out as a variation of the "Twelve Days of Christmas."
  • 13 Curses (13 Treasures: Book 2)

    By Michelle Harrison

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780316041508
    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Published: June 2011
    A sequel to 13 Treasures finds Red trapped in the fairy realm, where she promises to find and exchange Tanya's 13 bracelet charms for her kidnapped brother's freedom, a bargain that is complicated by incrementally dangerous curses that have been placed on the hidden charms.
  • 13 Gifts

    By Wendy Mass

    Out of Stock
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780545310048
    • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
    • Published: July 2013
    Shortly before her thirteenth birthday, shy and withdrawn Tara is sent to stay with her aunt, uncle, and cousin in her parents' hometown of Willow Falls, where she makes friends and becomes involved with an elderly buyer and seller of collectibles, who seems to be trying to give Tara some kind of mysterious message.
  • 13 Hangmen

    By Art Corriveau

    Out of Stock
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781419701597
    • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
    • Published: April 2012
    "Some people won't believe any of this story. You might be one of them. But every single word is true. Tony DiMarco does catch a murderer, solve a mystery, and find a treasure--all in the first few days after he moves, unexpectedly, to 13 Hangmen's Courtin Boston. The fact that he also turns thirteen at the same time is not a coincidence." So begins the story of Tony and his friends--five 13-year-old boys, all of whom are living in the same house in the same attic bedroom but at different times in history! None are ghosts, all are flesh and blood, and somehow all have come together in the attic room, visible only to one another. And all are somehow linked to a murder, a mystery, and a treasure"-- P. [4] of cover.
  • 13 Secrets (13 Treasures Trilogy: Book 3)

    By Michelle Harrison

    Out of Stock
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780316185622
    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Published: June 2013
  • 145th Street: Short Stories

    By Walter Dean Myers

    Our Price: $8.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780307976109
    • Publisher: Ember
    • Published: February 2012
    Ten stories portray life on a block in Harlem, sharing the lives of Peaches and her daughter Squeezie, Monkeyman, Mother Fletcher, Kitty, Billy, and Big Joe.
  • 17 Kings and 42 Elephants

    By Margaret Mahy

    Out of Stock
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780803704589
    • Publisher: PENGUIN USA
    • Published: October 1987
    Seventeen kings and forty-two elephants romp with a variety of jungle animals during their journey through a wild, wet night
  • 19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East

    By Naomi Shihab Nye

    Out of Stock
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780060504045
    • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS
    • Published: March 2005
    Collects for the first time in one place all of the author's poems about the Middle East, about peace, and about being an Arab-American in the United States. An ALA Notable Children's Book. Reprint.
  • 20 fabulas de La Fontaine (Ya Leo) (Spanish Edition)

    By Jean de La Fontaine

    Out of Stock
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9788430525638
    • Publisher: Susaeta Publishing, Inc.
    • Published: March 2012
    Presents an illustrated retelling of twenty of the fables of Jean de La Fontaine.
  • 26 Fairmount Avenue

    By Tomie dePaola

    Out of Stock
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780698118645
    • Publisher: PUTNAM
    • Published: March 2001
    Many things happen the year Tomie's family builds their new house. First, there is the hurricane of 1939, which blows down trees and turns the new dirt road to mud. Then there's Tomie's first day of school, and his hilarious reaction to the movie Snow White. B&W illus. 58p. (Ages: 9 & up).
  • 3 Below (Floors: Book 2)

    By Patrick Carman

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780545255202
    • Publisher: Scholastic Press
    • Published: September 2012
    Having explored every part of the wonderful Whippet Hotel, where flying goats, mazes and other fantastical surprises are hidden behind doors and in secret passageways, Leo discovers that the hotel hides even more amazing secrets beneath its foundation, in an adventure that puts the hotel's fate in Leo's hands.
  • 3-D Coloring Book - Fairies

    By Scott Altmann

    Our Price: $2.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780486484211
    • Publisher: Dover Pubns
    • Published: December 2011
  • 3:59

    By Gretchen McNeil

    Out of Stock
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780062118813
    • Publisher: Balzer + Bray
    • Published: September 2013
  • 303 Kid-Approved Exercises and Active Games

    By Kimberly Wechsler

    Out of Stock
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780897936194
    • Publisher: Hunter House
    • Published: June 2012
    With game consoles and the Internet, children are playing as much as they always have?but now, they sit still while doing it. Kids spend as much time watching TV, using computers, and playing video games as they spend in school each week. One in every three kids in America is considered overweight or obese, and the number one concern that parents bring up to pediatricians is keeping kids fit. Half of all children are not physically active enough for the development of a healthy cardiovascular system.303 Kid-Approved Exercises and Active Games helps 6-8 year old kids get off their chairs with fun and age-appropriate exercises. Exercise for children must be fun. These exercises have been used for personal training sessions, kids fitness classes, kids fitness camps, birthday parties and in schools; they have all been ?Kid-Approved!”.Kimberley Wechsler, a specialist in Kid’s Fitness, took into account the fundamental attributes of being a child while developing these exercises. Children have specific physiologic differences that make them unique. They grow, mature, and develop skills at different ages, so what may be skill appropriate for one child could be harmful for another child. These exercises reflect the emotional, social, physical level of this age group.At this age, children feel confident with the basic skill of fitness and are now ready to be challenged to more complex moves. They are now at the skill level in which physical challenges like balance, muscle building, hand-eye, hand-foot coordination, increasing challenges for their fine and gross motor skills, and functional training can be more added. They are growing in their intellectual and emotional processes as well, which now allows this age group to follow and understand simple rules of a sport. They are also introduced to the concept of friendly competition and sports fitness.Children also enjoy using their imagination and fantasy, so exercises require the use of their imagination. There are games and fitness challenges that require kids to take an active role in learning new skills, and there are introductions to new sports. Kids still enjoy outside participation so families, friends, educators and counselors can participate in all of the 303 activities. Kids at this age can’t seem to sit still--their minds are always thinking and their bodies are always moving. Children have short attention spans, so most of the activities can be played within a 15 minute period of time and many choices are offered throughout the book. 303 Kid-Approved Exercises and Active Games supports children’s energy and directs it in a positive way; the activities take advantage of a child's natural tendency to be active with unstructured or free play.303 Kid-Approved Exercises and Active Games develops intellectual, emotional, and social skills for children, all the while promoting an active and healthy lifestyle.
  • 303 Preschooler-approved Exercises and Active Games

    By Kimberly Wechsler

    Out of Stock
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780897936187
    • Publisher: Pgw
    • Published: April 2013
    303 Preschooler-Approved Exercises and Active Games is written specifically for children ages 2-5 years old. In the Building Blocks of Fitness section, each fitness and sport skill is taught in different stages. This allows teachers, counselors, or parents to teach their preschooler a skill that sets the foundation of a more difficult skill; the next level adds a new and more complex element. By doing this, the preschool child will be safe and will feel confident about themselves.Children will learn:• Sportsmanship• Socialization skills• Self-control• How to focus and follow rules• How to share• Reasoning and thinking skillsThe preschool years are filled with milestones and major physical changes; young children will develop physically, intellectually, emotionally, and socially. During this time, lifestyle behaviors begin to emerge that can define a pattern of behaviors all the way through adulthood. It is vital to a child’s health to instill healthy lifestyle habits, behaviors, and disciplines during these young years. Through creative physical activities and easy-to-follow guidelines, this book will teach families how to navigate their dynamic and hectic lifestyles into a healthy and active lifestyle. Being physically active is an invaluable gift for a child, a gift that keeps on giving even into adulthood.What motivates a five year old will be different than what motivates a twelve year old. It’s not a “one size fits all” when it comes to fitness. Children have specific physiologic differences that make them unique; they grow, mature and develop skills at different ages, so what may be skill appropriate for one child could be harmful for another child, fitness programs, exercises and activities must be designed specific to each developmental stage. Think of fitness in terms of building a pyramid. In order to have a strong foundation, preschoolers must learn the basic building blocks of fitness. Each year, as kids grow older, they are building on the foundations that were created in the previous years and moving on to more complex movements and skills. Moving from hitting a stationary ball to one that is thrown, bouncing a ball with two hands to bouncing it with one, and progressing from a bike with training wheels to one without, are all milestones that are accomplished during childhood. Kids will play longer and harder than those at the earlier stage of development. They can actually follow multi-task directions (e.g., run to the cone, jump up and down three times, then run back to me) and enjoy playing in a group more.For quick access and easy to follow directions, the activities are organized into six sections of different games and exercises that can easily fit into a child's allotted playtime. Throughout these sections, children can become more aware of their bodily functions, develop sportsmanship and team-working skills, increase energy expenditure, help strengthen muscles and bones, and improve cardiovascular endurance. Preschoolers can decrease the risk of serious illnesses later in life while increasing their creative development. Play and exercise helps children to grow and learn about how the world works. 303 Preschooler-Approved Exercises and Active Games is a physically active way to bring fun and laughter into a child’s life.

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