Tag Archives: Science & Technology

Dress Up: The Christmas Story

Author: Joanna Bicknell Publisher: Make Believe Ideas Product Description Two dolls to dress up, 14 fabric pieces make it possible to create a wide range outfits for all the characters of the nativity. The story of the birth of Jesus is presented in beautiful photographic scenes, inspiring children to dress the dolls as characters from […]

Vampire Academy

Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Product Description St. Vladimir’s Academy isn’t just any boarding school—it’s a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They’ve been on the run, […]

HAWAIIAN CHRISTMAS (Super Seniors)

Author: Eileen Goudge Publisher: Laurel Leaf

Webster’s New World Children’s Dictionary

Author: Michael E. Agnes Publisher: Webster’s New World Product Description PREFERRED BY LEADING EDUCATORS AND INFORMED PARENTS With more than 33,000 entries selected in consultation with top educators and definitions written specifically for children eight and up, this is the most up-to-date and kid-friendly dictionary ever. Designed to make kids enthusiastic instead of intimidated, it […]

Francine Pascal’s Sweet Valley High Super Editions: Malibu Summer/Perfect Summer/Special Christmas/Spring Break/Boxed Set

Author: Francine Pascal Publisher: Bantam Books

Christmas Story: Told Through Paintings

Author: Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Homespun Christmas: Hope for the Holidays/More Than Tinsel/The Last Christmas/Winter Sabbatical (Inspirational Christmas Romance Collection)

Author: Colleen L. Reece Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Incorporated Product Description No one in the tiny western Washington hamlet of Hope realizes that a child’s faith in his town is destined to change lives, especially their own. Many who respond to a simple advertisement for an old-fashioned Christmas celebration will find love, joy, and renewal of […]

Holocaust

Author: Angela Gluck Wood Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description Explaining the complex political and social backdrop that allowed the Holocaust to occur, as well as its progression and aftermath, this comprehensive volume contains first-hand testimony from survivors and enables readers to appreciate the impact of the Holocaust on real people and the lives they and […]

Sun-Kissed Christmas

Author: Katherine Applegate Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description A Simon & Schuster eBook

Hex Hall Book One

Author: Rachel Hawkins Publisher: Disney Hyperion Product Description Three years ago, Sophie Mercer discovered that she was a witch. It’s gotten her into a few scrapes. Her non-gifted mother has been as supportive as possible, consulting Sophie’s estranged father�an elusive European warlock�only when necessary. But when Sophie attracts too much human attention for a prom-night […]

The Big Book of Christmas Plays: 21 Modern and Traditional One-Act Plays for the Celebration of Christmas

Author: Sylvia E. Kamerman Publisher: Plays Product Description Twenty-one, royalty-free plays about Christmas for ages from elementary through high school. Includes both modern and classic plays.

Angels and Other Strangers: Family Christmas Stories

Author: Katherine Paterson Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Aminister, trying to help a boy find his father, winds up in jail on Christmas Eve. A mother copes with the death of her infant. A father searches for his runaway son. A widower takes in an outspoken foster child who tests the limits of his generosity. In […]

The Christmas Book

Author: Caroline Royds Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Poems, stories, and carols for each of the twelve days of Christmas.

The Christmas Killer

Author: Patricia Windsor Publisher: Scholastic Trade Product Description At Christmastime, as young girls are disappearing, Rose is having disturbing dreams that reveal where their dead bodies can be found.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens: Mcdougal Littell Literature Connections (HRW Library (Holt))

Author: Publisher: Holt McDougal Product Description A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.

Kiss My Math: Showing Pre-Algebra Who’s Boss

Rating: (48 reviews) Author: Danica McKellar Publisher: Plume Product Description The New York Times bestseller-from the author of Math Doesn’t Suck-teaches girls how to kick pre-algebra butt In her New York Times bestselling books, actress and math genius Danica McKellar shatters the “math nerd” stereotype and gives girls the tools to ace middle-school math in […]

Time For Kids: Thomas Edison: A Brilliant Inventor

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Editors Of Time For Kids Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description A fast-paced biography of Thomas Edison, the scientist who perfected the light bulb and propelled America into the twentieth century.

Snowflake Bentley (Caldecott Medal Book)

Rating: (43 reviews) Author: Jacqueline Briggs Martin Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Product Description From the time he was a small boy, Wilson Bentley saw snowflakes as small miracles. And he determined that one day his camera would capture for others the wonder of the tiny crystal. Bentley’s enthusiasm for photographing snowflakes was often […]

The Omnivore’s Dilemma for Kids: The Secrets Behind What You Eat

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Michael Pollan Publisher: Dial Product Description The New York Times bestseller that’s changing America’s diet is now perfect for younger readers “What’s for dinner?” seemed like a simple question—until journalist and supermarket detective Michael Pollan delved behind the scenes. From fast food and big organic to small farms and old-fashioned hunting […]

Kiss My Math: Showing Pre-Algebra Who’s Boss

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Danica McKellar Publisher: Hudson Street Press Product Description From the author of the runaway bestseller Math Doesn’t Suck, the next step in the math curriculum– pre-Algebra. Last year, actress and math genius Danica McKellar made waves nationwide, challenging the “math nerd” stereotype—and giving girls the tools to ace tests and homework […]

The Teen Girl’s Gotta-Have-It Guide to Money: Getting Smart About Making It, Saving It, and Spending It! (Teen Girl’s Gotta-Have-It Guides)

Author: Jessica Blatt Publisher: Watson-Guptill Product Description Suze Orman advises women on how to handle their money–and now Jessica Blatt advises the women of tomorrow on how to handle theirs. The newest addition to the Teen Girl’s Gotta-Have-It series empowers girls by showing them why money matters. From making money, to saving money, to investing […]

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 […]

The Twilight Companion: The Unauthorized Guide to the Series

Author: Lois H. Gresh Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description Everyone’s in love with vampires, and if his name happens to be Edward Cullen, then readers of the wildly popular Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer can’t help but be crazy about him. For all those who adore Bella Swan, Edward, and the rest of the Cullen family […]

Algebra 1: An Incremental Development

Rating: (36 reviews) Author: John H., Jr. Saxon Publisher: Saxon Publishers

The American Heritage Student Dictionary

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description The perfect dictionary for students in grades 6-9. This edition has been updated to reflect up-to-the-minute developments in all subject areas, from technology to world affairs.

Trial and Triumph: Stories from Church History

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Richard M. Hannula Publisher: Canon Press Product Description “Thus says the LORD: Stand in the ways and see, and ask for the old paths, where the good way is, and walk in it; then you will find rest for your souls“(Jer. 6:16). Christianity is a faith in love with history. God […]

Master the SSAT & ISEE 2009 (Master the Ssat and Isee)

Author: Peterson’s Publisher: Arco Product Description The guide for students AND parents! Master the SSAT & ISEE provides all the prep needed to score higher on the SSAT and ISEE: up-to-date information on the tests, hundreds of practice questions and four full-length practice tests (all with detailed answer explanations), and solid test-taking advice. Also includes […]

The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt (Landmark Books)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Elizabeth Payne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description For more than 3,000 years, Egypt was a great civilization that thrived along the banks of the Nile River. But when its cities crumbled to dust, Egypt’s culture and the secrets of its hieroglyphic writings were also lost. The Pharaohs […]

Prentice Hall Mathematics: Algebra 2

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Dan Kennedy, Randall I. Charles, Sadie Chavis Bragg Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall

National Geographic Student Atlas of the World: Revised Edition

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: National Geographic Publisher: National Geographic Children’s Books Product Description Combines full-color maps and data sets to introduce students to the importance of the connections between geography and other areas of study. The thematic atlas gives students a clear picture of the recent agricultural, industrial, demographic, environmental, economic and political changes in […]

A Young People’s History of the United States, Vol. 1: Columbus to the Robber Barons

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Howard Zinn Publisher: Seven Stories Press Product Description Praise for A People’s History of the United States: “Professor Zinn writes with an enthusiasm rarely encountered in the leaden prose of academic history, and his text is studded with telling quotations from labor leaders, war resisters and fugitive slaves. There are vivid […]

The Old Testament: Our Call To Faith and Justice

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Daniel L. Smith-Christopher Publisher: Ave Maria Press

Math Doesn’t Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail

Rating: (83 reviews) Author: Danica McKellar Publisher: Plume Product Description The runaway national bestseller, now in paperback

Modern Biology

Author: Postlethwait and Hopson Publisher: Holt Rinehart and Winston

Encyclopedia of World History

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Jane Bingham Publisher: Usborne Books

Geometry: Prentice Hall Mathematics

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Laurie E. Bass, Allan Bellman, Sadie Chavis Bragg, Randall I. Charles, David M. Davison, William G. Handlin, Art Johnson, Paul A. Kennedy, Landau, McCracken, Thompson Publisher: Pearson Prentice Hall

En Espanol: Level 2 Mas Practica Cuaderno with Lesson Review Bookmarks

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carlin Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company

The Church Through History

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Joseph Stoutzenberger, Maurice O’Connell Publisher: Harcourt Religion Pub

Vocabulary Workshop: Level G (Vocabulary Workshop)

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

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, Volume 1: The Long Way Home

Rating: (37 reviews) Author: Joss Whedon, Andy Owens Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Product Description Since the destruction of the Hellmouth, the Slayers – newly legion – have gotten organized and are kicking some serious undead butt. But not everything’s fun and firearms, as an old enemy reappears and Dawn experiences some serious growing pains. Meanwhile, […]

Scribbles: A Really Giant Drawing and Coloring Book

Rating: (29 reviews) Author: Taro Gomi Publisher: Chronicle Books Product Description This is no ordinary coloring book! With playful drawings, funny scenarios and fun-to-follow instructions, this book is not just for coloring, but for doodling, drawing, imagining and thinking! Here the art on the page is just the start. This book is paperback with 368 […]

Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Bernard Evslin Publisher: Laurel Leaf Product Description The earth breeds giants and ogres of indescribable horror — the heavens hold omnipotent gods and goddesses, abounding in courage, strength and wisdom. Zeus, the almighty king of the gods, who cannot resist feminine beauty — mortal or divine, and his jealous and vengeful […]

Algebra 2

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Ron Larson, Laurie Boswell, Lee Stiff, Timothy D. Kanold Publisher: McDougal Littell

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw

Author: Jeff Kinney Publisher: Amulet Books Product Description The highly anticipated third book in the critically acclaimed and bestselling series takes the art of being wimpy to a whole new level. Let’s face it: Greg Heffley will never change his wimpy ways. Somebody just needs to explain that to Greg’s father. You see, Frank Heffley […]

Frostbite (Vampire Academy, Book 2)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Product Description Rose loves Dimitri, Dimitri might love Tasha, and Mason would die to be with Rose… It’s winter break at St. Vladimir’s, but Rose is feeling anything but festive. A massive Strigoi attack has put the school on high alert, and now the Academy’s crawling with […]

Little Brother

Rating: (25 reviews) Author: Cory Doctorow Publisher: Tor Teen Product Description Marcus, a.k.a “w1n5t0n,” is only seventeen years old, but he figures he already knows how the system works–and how to work the system. Smart, fast, and wise to the ways of the networked world, he has no trouble outwitting his high school’s intrusive but […]

Summer Bridge Activities: 6th to 7th Grade

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Leland Graham, Frankie Long Publisher: Rainbow Bridge Publishing (UT) Book Description NEW and Improved Summer Bridge Activities for 2006! This year the bestselling summer workbook features new covers, new activities, new reading lists, updated bonus sections, and a whole lot more to give kids a summer learning experience they won’t forget! […]

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Mark Twain Publisher: Prestwick House Inc. Book Description This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the modern reader contend with Twain’s language, allusions, and deliberate misstatements and malapropisms. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain’s sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, became an […]

Man vs. Wild: Survival Techniques from the Most Dangerous Places on Earth

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Bear Grylls Publisher: Hyperion Book Description In Man vs. Wild, Bear Grylls demonstrates all manner of survival techniques when faced with nature’s extremes–from crossing piranha-infested rivers to fighting off grizzly bears. He shows us how, armed with the correct know-how and a determination to stay alive, all of us have the […]

American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a Teen

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: American Medical Association, Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer Publisher: Jossey-Bass Product Description Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every boy’s life. It’s even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues boys face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a […]