Tag Archives: Careers

Letters from Father Christmas 25th Anniv

Author: J R R Tolkien Publisher: Harpercollins Product Description This revised edition of Tolkien’s famous illustrated letters from ‘Father Christmas’ includes extracts and pictures not included in the original publication 25 years ago. Every December an envelope bearing a stamp from the North Pole would arrive for J.R.R.Tolkien’s children. Inside would be a letter in […]

Baby Bear’s Christmas (Brimax interactive flap books)

Author: Publisher: Brimax

Police Officers! (Sesame Street) (Sesame Street(R) Elmos World(TM))

Author: Kara McMahon Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Here’s a book sure to satisfy toddlers’ fascination with the men and women in blue! Elmo explains in simple terms what police officers do while talking with two brave police officers, Madalyne and Walter. The book covers the basics: uniforms, the variety of […]

Cloaked

Author: Alex Flinn Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description I’m not your average hero. I actually wasn’t your average anything. Just a poor guy working an after-school job at a South Beach shoe repair shop to help his mom make ends meet. But a little magic changed it all. It all started with a curse. […]

Crescendo

Author: Becca Fitzpatrick Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description The sequel to the New York Times Best selling phenomenon, Hush, Hush!  Nora should have know her life was far from perfect. Despite starting a relationship with her guardian angel, Patch (who, title aside, can be described anything but angelic), and surviving an attempt […]

Where the Red Fern Grows

Author: Wilson Rawls Publisher: Laurel Leaf Product Description A loving threesome, they ranged the dark hills and river bottoms of Cherokee country. Old Dan had the brawn. Little Ann had the brains, and Billy had the will to make them into the finest hunting team in the valley. Glory and victory were coming to them, […]

Beastly

Author: Alex Flinn Publisher: Harper Collins, Inc. Product Description I am a beast. A beast. Not quite wolf or bear, gorilla or dog but a horrible new creature who walks upright—a creature with fangs and claws and hair springing from every pore. I am a monster. You think I’m talking fairy tales? No way. The […]

Instant MBA

Author: Nicholas Bate Publisher: Infinite Ideas (Trade) Product Description The benefits of a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree can be massive: fast-track career advancement, a big fat wage packet, the whole high-flying top-notch executive lifestyle. But studying for an MBA isn’t something to decide to do lightly – it’s a big investment to take […]

Gone

Author: Michael Grant Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description In the blink of an eye. Everyone disappears. GONE. Except for the young. Teens. Middle schoolers. Toddlers. But not one single adult. No teachers, no cops, no doctors, no parents. Just as suddenly, there are no phones, no internet, no television. No way to get help. And […]

The College Solution: A Guide for Everyone Looking for the Right School at the Right Price,

Author: Lynn O’Shaughnessy Publisher: FT Press Product Description This is the eBook version of the printed book. “The College Solution helps readers look beyond over-hyped admission rankings to discover schools that offer a quality education at affordable prices. Taking the guesswork out of saving and finding money for college, this is a practical and insightful […]

Pretty Little Liars

Author: Sara Shepard Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description Gossip thrives amid the Mercedes-Benzes, mega mansions, and perfectly manicured hedges in the exclusive town of Rosewood, Pennsylvania. Behind their big Gucci sunglasses, beneath their perfectly pressed Polos, everyone has something to hide, especially high school juniors Spencer, Aria, Emily, and Hanna. Spencer covets her sister’s gorgeous […]

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Author: Ian Beck Publisher: Oxford University Press Product Description Ian Beck’s delicate, nostalgic illustrations are known and loved throughout the world. His work evokes a gentle ideal of childhood in the tradition of Kate Greenaway and Edward Ardizzone, and his books for young children are full of humour and fun, while at the same time […]

What Color Is It?/zQue color es este? (Good Beginnings) (Spanish Edition)

Author: Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Product Description This series of full-color board books, with both English and Spanish on each page, will intrigue youngsters while helping them build vocabulary and an awareness of the world around them. The books feature charming illustrations and thoughtfully chosen words, offering an enchanting introduction to vocabulary.

Willow at Christmas

Author: Camilla Ashforth Publisher: Walker Books Ltd Product Description An exquisitely cosy water-colour book about the gentlest bear you’ll ever meet. Willow is the gentlest bear you ever will meet. He lives at the foot of the Appleby Downs on Paradise Farm. He loves the crisp, cold days and cosy nights of Christmas and for […]

A Christmas Story

Author: Brian Wildsmith Publisher: Oxford University Press Product Description An original account of the events of Christmas, as seen through the eyes of a small child. Rebecca and her little donkey go in search of the donkey’s mother, which Mary and Joseph have taken with them to Bethlehem. By the author of “Carousel”.

Pretty Little Liars #6: Killer

Author: Sara Shepard Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description In picture-perfect Rosewood, Pennsylvania, ash-blond highlights gleam in the winter sun and frozen lakes sparkle like Swarovski crystals. But pictures often lie—and so do Rosewood’s four prettiest girls. Hanna, Aria, Spencer, and Emily have been lying ever since they became friends with beautiful Alison DiLaurentis. Ali made […]

Arousing Love

Author: M. H. Strom Publisher: Marstro Press Product Description Zach knows Joanna is too young for him, but he has never felt like this about anybody before. She’s so sweet and passionate and flirty and free, and the most beautiful girl Zach has ever known. Joanna is swept away by her feelings for Zach as […]

Junie B. Jones Is a Beauty Shop Guy (Junie B. Jones, No. 11)

Rating: (39 reviews) Author: Barbara Park Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Junie B. Jones knows what she wants to be when she grows up — a beauty shop guy! All she needs is a little practice. Okay, a lot of practice. And a few volunteers. Like her bunny slippers. And her […]

Curious George and the Firefighters

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Anna Grossnickle Hines Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Product Description George and the man with the yellow hat take a trip to the firehouse where George finds all sorts of new things to explore. When one curious monkey meets a company of unsuspecting firefighters, a big adventure is sure to […]

Mama Had to Work on Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carolyn Marsden Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description Gloria always spends Christmas with Papi, Mama, and Nana. But this Christmas, Papi is away picking oranges and Mama has to work at the hotel where she is a maid. Gloria is miserable when Mama makes her go with her-until they get to the […]

I Want to Be an Astronaut

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Byron Barton Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Blast-off!Up into the shy goes the space shuttle.Into orbit, the astronauts get a taste of ready-to-eat food, experience zero gravity, go for space walks, and even fix a satellite.It’s fun to fly aboard the shuttle…and then come back to earth.‘A young girl declares her longing […]

A Writer’s Notebook: Unlocking the Writer within You

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Ralph Fletcher Publisher: HarperTrophy Amazon.com Ages 8-12. Fans of Harriet the Spy who want to try keeping their own writer’s notebook will appreciate this inspiring handbook. Written in a direct, non-condescending style, writer-to-writer, it offers realistic, experienced advice on how to keep notes and use them to create stories and poems. […]

Discovering Great Artists: Hands-On Art for Children in the Styles of the Great Masters (Bright Ideas for Learning)

Rating: (34 reviews) Author: MaryAnn F. Kohl, Kim Solga Publisher: Bright Ring Publishing Product Description Featuring more than 150 activities, this guide teaches the styles, works, and techniques of the great masters—Van Gogh, Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and more.

Clique Summer Collection #1: Massie (Clique Series)

Author: Publisher: Poppy Book Description Massie gets BE-yoo-tiful: After getting thrown out of horse camp, Massie’s parents force her to take on a summer job. Not one to walk strangers’ dogs or babysit, Massie stumbles upon the perfect position while flipping through Teen Vogue poolside-she’ll be a sales rep for be pretty, the high-end cosmetics […]

Eric Carle Animal Flash Cards (Eric Carle)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Eric Carle Publisher: Chronicle Books Book Description These beautiful flash cards, featuring artist and author Eric Carle’s familiar animal illustrations, serve as a lovely introduction to the ABCs. Printed on thick, sturdy board, they are perfect for small hands to hold and are equally suited for hanging on the wall in […]

Duck for President

Rating: (43 reviews) Author: Doreen Cronin Publisher: Atheneum Book Description Our fellow Americans, It is our pleasure, our honor, our duty as citizens to present to you Duck for president in 2008. Here is a duck who began in a humble pond, who worked his way up to farmer, to governor, and now perhaps the […]

Lawn Boy

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Gary Paulsen Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books Book Description One day I was 12 years old and broke. Then Grandma gave me Grandpa’s old riding lawnmower. I set out to mow some lawns. More people wanted me to mow their lawns. And more and more. . . . One client was Arnold […]

Fisher Price Busy Town Lift the Flap (Little People Books)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Elenor Fremont, Si International Publisher: Reader’s Digest Book Description This special lift-the-flap book transforms the Little People® town into a wonderful place to explore early learning concepts. Children can learn about colors, food, vehicles, counting, matching, and what people do by opening dozens of surprise-filled flaps.

Richard Scarry’s A Day at the Fire Station (Pictureback(R))

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Richard Scarry Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

Richard Scarry’s What Do People Do All Day

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: Richard Scarry Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Illus. in full color. Shows and tells what busy people do every day to build houses, sail ships, fly planes, keep house, and grow food.

Busy, Busy Town (Giant Little Golden Book)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Publisher: Golden Books Book Description Welcome to Busytown where everyone is on their way to work. The Busytown grocers stock and sell fresh food; the bankers keep the money safe; the doctors and nurses make sure everyone is healthy; the postal workers collect and deliver letters; the sanitation workers collect trash […]

Math Review For Standardized Tests (Cliffs Test Prep)

Rating: (34 reviews) Author: Jerry, Ph.D. Bobrow Publisher: Cliffs Notes Book Description The CliffsTestPrep series offers full-length practice exams that simulate the real tests; proven test-taking strategies to increase your chances at doing well; and thorough review exercises to help fill in any knowledge gaps. Math Review for Standardized Tests is for anyone who is […]

What Color Is Your Parachute for Teens: Discovering Yourself, Defining Your Future (What Color Is Your Parachute for Teens)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Richard Nelson Bolles, Carol Christen, Jean M. Blomquist Publisher: Ten Speed Press Book Description Based on Richard Nelson Bolles’s What Color Is Your Parachute?, the best-selling job-hunting book in the world, What Color Is Your Parachute? for Teens teaches high school and college students to zero in on their favorite skills […]

Lunch Money

Rating: (32 reviews) Author: Andrew Clements Publisher: Aladdin Book Description MEET GREG KENTON, BILLIONAIRE IN THE MAKING. Greg Kenton has two obsessions — making money and his long-standing competition with his annoying neighbor, Maura Shaw. So when Greg discovers that Maura is cutting into his booming Chunky Comics business with her own original illustrated minibooks, […]