Tag Archives: Language Arts

Trophies Practice Book Grade 5

Author: HSP Publisher: Hmh School

How to Speak Politely & Why

Author: Munro Leaf Publisher: Universe Product Description Updated for the 21st century, How to Speak Politely and Why is a picture book with a point: proper speech and good grammar without nagging. It aims to remove “ain’t” and “uh-huh” and “gimme” and “got” and a score of unfortunate nuances by a simple, sure painless and […]

Finger Puppet Books Christmas Story

Author: Nick Page Publisher: Make Believe Ideas Product Description An entertaining illustrated board book with 4 finger puppets. One finger puppet for each finger transforms the grown-ups hand into characters from the nativity. Charming rhyming text encourages young readers to participate in the story. Soft puppets, fit into shaped sections on the back cover of […]

Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT, Book 3

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Daniel A. Reed Publisher: Prestwick House Inc Product Description In 2005, the SAT implemented major revisions, including: New reading sections Analogies removed Multiple-Choice Grammar and Usage Questions Modified Reading Questions. Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT addresses all of the revisions in the test without vocabulary studies. Students will benefit […]

First Words (Baby Touch and Feel)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK Preschool Product Description This colorful series takes DK’s classic touch-and-feel formula and presents it in an all-new baby-friendly format. With padded covers, simple images, and an amazing range of novelty textures, Baby Touch and Feel books will immediately capture the attention of the very youngest children, and […]

Christmas Carol Mad Libs: Very Merry Songs & Stories

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Roger Price Publisher: Price Stern Sloan Product Description Christmas Carol Mad Libs helps you parody your favorite Christmas carols—and it also has lots of Christmas-y stories to get you feeling merry and bright! This reissue of our classic, top-selling Mad Libs—updated with 14 new stories—is a surefire hit this holiday season. […]

Brain Quest Workbook: Kindergarten

Rating: (61 reviews) Author: Lisa Trumbauer Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Product Description Jam-packed with hundreds of curriculum-based activities, exercises and games in every subject, Brain Quest Kindergarten Workbook reinforces what kids are learning in the classroom. The workbook’s lively layout and easy-to-follow explanations make learning fun, interactive, and concrete. Plus it’s written to help parents […]

Brain Quest Workbook: Pre-K

Rating: (58 reviews) Author: Liane Onish Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Product Description Jam-packed with hundreds of curriculum-based activities, exercises and games in every subject, Brain Quest Pre-K Workbook reinforces what kids are learning in the classroom. The workbook’s lively layout and easy-to-follow explanations make learning fun, interactive, and concrete. Plus it’s written to help parents […]

Learn to Read Kindergarten Edition

Rating: (57 reviews) Author: Hooked on Phonics Publisher: Hooked On Phonics Product Description 1st level of the Learn to Read series! Packed with musical audio CDs, flash cards, a workbook, and a library of 24 magical books, Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read Kindergarten is a great way to get started with basic phonics skills. […]

Writing Magic: Creating Stories that Fly

Rating: (34 reviews) Author: Gail Carson Levine Publisher: Collins Product Description In Writing Magic, Newbery Honor author Gail Carson Levine shares her secrets of great writing. She shows how you, too, can get terrific ideas for stories, invent great beginnings and endings, write sparkling dialogue, develop memorable characters—and much, much more. She advises you about […]

Super Silly Mad Libs Junior

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Roger Price Publisher: Price Stern Sloan Product Description Nobody knows silly better than we do. And with Super Silly Mad Libs Junior, younger readers are introduced to the crazy world of Mad Libs.

Writers Inc.: A Student Handbook for Writing And Learning

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Sebranek, Patrick Sebranek, Dave Kemper, Verne Meyer Publisher: Great Source Education Group Amazon.com Review It’s meant for high schoolers, but adults who haven’t inhaled chalk dust for years might appreciate it even more. The process of organizing, researching and writing a paper is laid is out in easy-to-understand normal-speak. The chapters […]

240 Vocabulary Words 3rd Grade Kids Need To Know

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Linda Ward Beech Publisher: Teaching Resources Product Description Teachers can build word power with these 24 ready-to-reproduce, 3-page lessons. Each lesson is packed with fun, research-based activities that help students to explore roots, prefixes, and suffixes; use students’ prior knowledge for greater understanding.

How to Spell Like a Champ

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Barrie Trinkle, Carolyn Andrews, Paige Kimble Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Product Description Be all over “minuscule.” Score big with “curvaceous.” Hit “trireme” out of the park. From the authorities behind the Scripps National Spelling Bee comes a comprehensive illustrated book on the endangered art of spelling. Written for ages 9 and […]

How Much Can a Bare Bear Bear?: What Are Homonyms and Homophones? (Words Are Categorical)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Brian P. Cleary Publisher: First Avenue Editions Book Description This accessible, lighthearted look at language introduces homonyms and homophones. Playful rhymes and comical cartoons make both concepts memorable. Each corresponding pair of homonyms and homophones is printed in color for easy identification. At the end, readers are challenged to apply what […]

Vocabulary Workshop: Level A

Author: Publisher: William H Sadlier

Vocabulary Workshop: Level G (Vocabulary Workshop)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Jerome Shostak Publisher: William H Sadlier

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. […]

I Like Bugs (Step-Into-Reading, Step 1)

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Margaret Wise Brown Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description Black Bugs. Green Bugs. Fat Bugs. Buggy Bugs., I like Bugs!, , A rhyming ode to insects, penned by none other then Margaret Wise Brown. This poem was originally published in The Friendly Book., , Mile 1 books entice […]

Opposites

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Publisher: Little Simon Book Description Serious silliness for all ages. Artist Sandra Boynton is back and better than ever with completely redrawn versions of her multi-million selling board books. These whimsical and hilarious books, featuring nontraditional texts and her famous animal characters, have been printed on thick board pages, and are […]

Painless Grammar (Painless Series)

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Rebecca Elliott Ph.D. Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Book Description This very approachable text combines instruction in parts of speech and sentence structure with down-to-earth examples, funny illustrations, and examination of some of the more amusing and peculiar words in the English language. A chapter on clear e-mail communication and etiquette is […]

Cajun Night Before Christmas (Miniature Edition)

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: Trosclair Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company Book Description More than twenty-five years after its first appearance, “Cajun Night Before Christmas” has become a modern classic that has sold more than 490,000 copies and has served as the model for Pelican’s ongoing, best-selling “Night Before Christmas series.” The formula that started this success […]

Checking Your Grammar: Scholastic Guides

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Marvin Terban Publisher: Scholastic Reference Book Description This easy-to-use reference book helps you edit your writing before someone else reads it.Parts of speech * Irregular nouns and verbsThe 100 Most Commonly Confused and Misused WordsWhat Makes a Good SentenceCapitalization * Contractions * Compound Words * Idioms Abbreviations * Punctuation * Spelling […]

Curious George’s ABCs

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: H. A. Rey Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Amazon.com “A is an alligator with its mouth wide open, B is a big blue bird, C is a crab with two clamping claws….” You get the idea. It’s never too early to get your babies chewing on books and ruminating on the alphabet, and […]

Kaleidoscopic Design Coloring Book (Coloring Books)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Lester Kubistal Publisher: Dover Publications Book Description Charming coloring book includes 30 black-and-white designs based on patterns made by a kaleidoscope — a Greek word meaning “beautiful form.” Optically enchanting, these images will appeal to colorists of all ages. Artists and craftworkers will also find them an exciting source of inspiration […]

Word Wizard

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Cathryn Falwell Publisher: Clarion Books Book Description At breakfast one morning, Anna discovers magic in her bowl of alphabet cereal. The letters in her spoon can be arranged to form several different words. She’s a word wizard! Wielding her magic spoon, Anna helps a lost little boy named Zack find his […]

Eating the Alphabet

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Lois Ehlert Publisher: Red Wagon Books Amazon.com Ages 1-3. This appetizing alphabet book shows fruits and vegetables so juicy and alive, you’ll wish they could jump off the page and into your mouth. Even vegetable haters will find it hard to resist the vibrantly colored collage illustrations, which make each item […]

Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference!

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Lynne Truss Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Book Description Young and young-at-heart sticklers, unite! Lynne Truss and illustrator Bonnie Timmons provide hilarious proof that punctuation really does matter. Illuminating the comical confusion the lowly comma can cause, this new edition of Eats, Shoots & Leaves uses lively, subversive illustrations to show how misplacing […]

First Words (Kingfisher Board Books)

Author: Mandy Stanley Publisher: Kingfisher Book Description First Words introduces toddlers to commonly-used three-letter words. It is an ideal first book for children who are learning to read and who are beginning to associate words with familiar objects.

My Book About Me

Rating: (47 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss & Roy McKie Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com One of the titles for the younger crowd in the Beginners Books series, My Book About Me has an unusual interactive twist–you make it up as you go along. On each page there’s something new to complete, from […]

Show; Don’t Tell!: Secrets of Writing

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Josephine Nobisso Publisher: Gingerbread House Book Description Innovative yet accessible writing strategies appropriate for both fiction and nonfiction are presented in this enchanting tale of a writing lion who holds court for a cast of animal friends. Aspiring writers learn the essential nature of nouns and adjectives and how to use […]

Scholastic Dictionary of Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Scholastic Inc. Publisher: Scholastic Reference Book Description Containing 12,000 synonyms, 10,000 antonyms, and 2,000 homonyms, this versatile book is the perfect reference tool for student writers. Not only will it help students expand their vocabularies, this lightweight volume will help young people pick the perfect words to express their thought and […]

Scholastic Dictionary Of Spelling (Revised)

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Marvin Terban Publisher: Scholastic Reference Book Description With a brand new design, 1,000 additional words, and new fun sections like “The Four Longest Words in the English Language” and “The Spelling Words That Made Kids Champions,” this is the perfect spelling resource for students. The introduction gives instructions for looking up […]

Best Word Book Ever! (Giant Little Golden Book)

Rating: (50 reviews) Author: Publisher: Golden Books Product Description Kenny and Kathy Bear and their Busytown friends introduce new and familiar names for objects grouped by subject, theme, and setting, in the city and on the farm, at the dentist and at the grocer’s, in the kitchen and at the circus and all the places […]

The Girl’s Like Spaghetti: Why, You Can’t Manage without Apostrophes!

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Lynne Truss Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Book Description Just as the use of commas was hilariously demystified in Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Why, Commas Really Do Make a Difference!, now Lynne Truss and Bonnie Timmons put their talents together to do the same for apostrophes. Everyone needs to know where to put […]

DK Children’s Illustrated Dictionary

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: John McIlwain Publisher: DK CHILDREN