If I Ran the Rain Forest

Author: Bonnie Worth

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007284829

Category: Rain forest animals

Page: 45

View: 7043

In rhyming text, the Cat in the Hat introduces the tropical rainforest and the ways in which its plants and animals interact.

Safari, So Good!

Author: Bonnie Worth

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0375866817

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 45

View: 4716

Visiting Africa with the Cat in the Hat, Nick and Sally meet an amazing variety of animals including giant cats, elephants and giraffes while learning an array of interesting facts. TV tie-in.

Would You Rather be a Pollywog?

All about Pond Life

Author: Bonnie Worth

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0375828834

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 45

View: 5520

Accompanying the Cat in the Hat to the local pond, Sally and Dick discover how the pond is teeming with life from algae and fish to waterfowl and frogs at various stages of development.

Why Oh Why Are Deserts Dry?

Author: Tish Rabe

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0375858687

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 45

View: 1255

Learn about deserts, what they are, and what animals live in them with the Cat in the Hat.

Oh, Say Can You Say Di-No-Saur?

Author: Bonnie Worth

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0679891145

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 5378

Dr. Seuss's Cat in the Hat shows Sally and Dick how dinosaur fossils are excavated, assembled, and displayed in a museum, in a fact-packed primer for beginning readers who love exploring the prehistoric world of dinosaurs.

A Great Day for Pup

Author: Bonnie Worth

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 037581096X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 45

View: 5917

The Cat in the Hat travels the globe to introduce Dick and Sally to various animal babies in the wild.

A is For Anaconda

A Rainforest Alphabet

Author: Anthony D. Fredericks

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press

ISBN: 1627531610

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 4033

At one time rainforests covered about 14% of the earth's surface; now they're reduced to just 6%. As home to some of the most diverse plant and animal species ever known, this decline has grave implications for both man and animal kingdoms. A is for Anaconda: A Rainforest Alphabet explores the world's rainforests as it explains their important role and showcases their wonders. Nature writer Anthony Fredericks gives an A-Z tour of the many facets and fascinating facts of these tropical environments. Exotic inhabitants including the basilisk lizard and kinkajou are highlighted, along with explanations of forest structure such as understory and canopy. In A is for Anaconda young readers will meet the many endangered plant and animal species, understand the progression of a food web, and appreciate why the rainforest has been called the "world's medicine chest."Anthony D. (Tony) Fredericks is a frequent traveler to the rainforests of Hawaii and Central America. He is the author of many nature and animal books for children, including several award-winning titles. When not visiting classrooms across the country, Tony teaches education courses at York College in York, PA. Laura Regan is nationally known for her rich, contemporary style of painting and her many award-winning children's books featuring exotic flora and fauna. Her artwork has been used to raise funds for many wildlife organizations. Laura lives in the Bay Area in California.

If I Ran the Dog Show

Author: Tish Rabe

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0375866825

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 2557

Presents information about man's best friend, from the wide range of canine breeds and the ways their tails help their balance to how they see in the dark and the amazing things that dogs can be trained to do.

I Can Name 50 Trees Today!

Author: Bonnie Worth

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0375822771

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 45

View: 527

While stopping to admire some of the world's most amazing trees, the Cat and Co. teach beginning readers how to identify different species, many found in North America, from the shape of their crowns, leaves, lobes, seeds, bark, and fruit. Full color.

One Cent, Two Cent, Old Cent, New Cent

Author: Bonnie Worth

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0375828818

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 45

View: 9317

Provides an introduction to the history of money around the world, from trading shells and feathers to the creation of metal ingots and coins, with a review of how the first banks were formed and money is minted in the present day.

In the Rainforest

Author: Kate Duke

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062435779

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 8282

The rainforest is home to millions of plant and animal species. The inhabitants of the rainforest depend on each other, and they all depend on rain. How much rain falls in a rainforest? How do scientists work in the treetops? What kind of plants are swimming pools for frogs and crabs? Read and find out!

Ice is Nice!

Author: Bonnie Worth

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0375828850

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 45

View: 7012

The cat in the hat and his friends use rhyming text to introduce young readers to basic facts about the North and South Poles, as well as the people and animals that can be found there.

There's No Place Like Space

Author: Tish Rabe

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0679891153

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 44

View: 5102

Dr. Seuss's Cat in the Hat introduces Sally and Dick to the planets, stars, and moons in our universe.

If I Ran the Horse Show

Author: Bonnie Worth

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0375866833

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 45

View: 9615

Accompanying Nick and Sally to a horse show, the Cat in the Hat explains the longtime relationship between people and horses, introduces the work of a farrier, identifies basic horse anatomy, and shares facts about popular breeds.

Way Up High in a Tall Green Tree

Author: Jan Peck

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9781416900719

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 1072

Way up high in a rain-forest tree, there's lots and lots for us to see. It's right to the top! Climb along with me! Let's explore each branch of this tall green tree!

The Glass Castle

A Memoir

Author: Jeannette Walls

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439156964

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

View: 6946

The child of an alcoholic father and an eccentric artist mother discusses her family's nomadic upbringing, during which she and her siblings fended for themselves while their parents outmaneuvered bill collectors and the authorities.

The Things They Carried

Author: Tim O'Brien

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547420293

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 8364

A classic work of American literature that has not stopped changing minds and lives since it burst onto the literary scene, The Things They Carried is a ground-breaking meditation on war, memory, imagination, and the redemptive power of storytelling. The Things They Carried depicts the men of Alpha Company: Jimmy Cross, Henry Dobbins, Rat Kiley, Mitchell Sanders, Norman Bowker, Kiowa, and the character Tim O’Brien, who has survived his tour in Vietnam to become a father and writer at the age of forty-three. Taught everywhere—from high school classrooms to graduate seminars in creative writing—it has become required reading for any American and continues to challenge readers in their perceptions of fact and fiction, war and peace, courage and fear and longing. The Things They Carried won France's prestigious Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger and the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize; it was also a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Hark! a Shark!

All about Sharks

Author: Bonnie Worth

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 9780375970733

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 45

View: 7862

Introduces beginning readers to a variety of shark species from the dwarf lantern and the whale shark to the great white and the goblin, sharing numerous facts about their characteristics and behaviors.

Brave New World

Author: Aldous Huxley

Publisher: RosettaBooks

ISBN: 9780795311253

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 8855

Huxley's bleak future prophesized in Brave New World was a capitalist civilization which had been reconstituted through scientific and psychological engineering, a world in which people are genetically designed to be passive and useful to the ruling class. Satirical and disturbing, Brave New World is set some 600 years ahead, in "this year of stability, A.F. 632"--the A.F. standing for After Ford, meaning the godlike Henry Ford. "Community, Identity, Stability," is the motto. Reproduction is controlled through genetic engineering, and people are bred into a rigid class system. As they mature, they are conditioned to be happy with the roles that society has created for them. The rest of their lives are devoted to the pursuit of pleasure through sex, recreational sports, the getting and having of material possessions, and taking a drug called Soma. Concepts such as family, freedom, love, and culture are considered grotesque. Against this backdrop, a young man known as John the Savage is brought to London from the remote desert of New Mexico. What he sees in the new civilization a "brave new world" (quoting Shakespeare's The Tempest). However, ultimately, John challenges the basic premise of this society in an act that threatens and fascinates its citizens. Huxley uses his entire prowess to throw the idea of utopia into reverse, presenting us what is known as the "dystopian" novel. When Brave New World was written (1931), neither Hitler nor Stalin had risen to power. Huxley saw the enduring threat to society from the dark side of scientific and social progress, and mankind's increasing appetite for simple amusement. Brave New World is a work that indicts the idea of progress for progress sake and is backed up with force and reason.