This illustration-packed book will help students learn and remember challenging words! For each of its 100 words, you'll find a simple pronunciation, a kid-friendly definition, an example of how to use the word in a sentence, and a fun illustration that further scaffolds kids' understanding. Words are presented in groups of five that are linked in some way-for example, words may have related meanings or share the same Latin or Greek root. The pages also include lively notes and doodles to spark kids' interest. Plus, engaging word-building activities give kids the multiple exposures to a word they need to truly OownO it. Also includes a handy checklist so kids can track their growing word power. A fun, unique book that will help every child develop a prodigious vocabulary! For use with Grade 5.Book Details:Format: Special FormatPublication Date: 10/1/2008Pages: 128
Vocabulary practice is critical for success on the SAT, and these vocabulary flashcards provide you with an easy, efficient and portable way to prepare for the verbal section of the exam. This box of SAT flashcards includes 500 vocabulary words, with definitions and examples of each word used in context. It also includes 50 bonus customizable flashcards, so you can enter in words that you personally need to practice the most, as well as a unique divider that helps you keep track of your progress as you learn and perfect new SAT wordsEssential SAT Vocabulary includes words from the Princeton Review’s famous “Hit Parade” of vocabulary most likely to appear on the SAT. Start your practice today with key words from the test prep experts and raise your SAT score!Book Details:Format: CardsPublication Date: 8/11/2009Pages: 550
The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics is the most imaginative and accessible introductory statistics course you'll ever take. Employing an irresistible cast of dragon-riding Vikings, lizard-throwing giants, and feuding aliens, the renowned illustrator Grady Klein and the award-winning statistician Alan Dabney teach you how to collect reliable data, make confident statements based on limited information, and judge the usefulness of polls and the other numbers that you're bombarded with every day. If you want to go beyond the basics, they've created the ultimate resource: The Math Cave, where they reveal the more advanced formulas and concepts. Timely, authoritative, and hilarious, The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics is an essential guide for anyone who wants to better navigate our data-driven world.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/2/2013Pages: 240Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
Because people are captivated by the “human” traits in animals, especially those that make us laugh, animals have been an endless source of humor for cartoonists. We chuckle at the antics of Marmaduke and Garfield, recognizing in them amusing behavior in our own pets. We also find humor in more human-like characters such as the irascible Donald Duck and the gloomy Eyore because their personalities remind us of people we know. With their ability to make people laugh, animals are essential in the repertoire of every cartoonist.In his latest book, Christopher Hart teaches an easy method for capturing the forms and expressions of animals. The book begins by showing how to create simple drawings with just a few strokes of the pen. Following the basic shapes, Hart goes on to depict animal personalities that are based on their physical traits. He covers many different species, from exotic African beasts to common breeds of dogs and cats. A final section shows how animals can be turned into “human” characters that stand upright and wear clothes.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/1/1995Pages: 144
In this personality-packed drawing book, best-selling author Christopher Hart shows young artists how to bring zillions of cartoon animals to life using simple step-by-step instructions. From playful puppies to zany zoo animals, this book is crammed with an exciting variety of subjects to copy. Kids will also find helpful tips along the way for creating their own collection of cute critters.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2009Pages: 120Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two WiiU Join Mickey and Oswald in an epic battle to save the magical world of Wasteland and change it forever. Interact with your favorite characters like never before in the most heroic adventure yet.In Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, gamers will play as Mickey Mouse and for the first time ever, Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, Walt Disney's first cartoon star, in an all-new adventure of creativity and discovery. Created by industry luminary Warren Spector and Disney Interactive's Junction Point game development studio, Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two comes to Next-Gen game consoles for the first time.Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two returns Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Lucky Rabbit to Wasteland, an alternate world filled with 80 years of forgotten Disney characters and theme park attractions. But for the first time, Mickey and Oswald will join forces as true partners - Mickey with his magical paint brush that wields paint and thinner, and Oswald with his powerful remote control that allows him to command electricity. This new co-op play combined with enhanced in-game physics will further enhance the idea that "PlayStyle Matters" - a unique approach to gameplay pioneered by Warren Spector where players dynamically tackle different challenges in order to explore all possibilities and storylines, but with consequences for their chosen actions. Product Features Players can play as Oswald in drop-in, dropout 2-player co-op mode. The Power of Two will be evident as Oswald participates in Mickey's adventure every step of the way. All in-game characters -- most notably Oswald The Lucky Rabbit whose voice will be heard for the first time ever -- are fully voiced by the official voice actors of those characters. Players will experience Disney's forgotten characters and attractions in all-new levels and further explore levels from the original Disney Epic Mickey game, but now changed, impacted by world-changing events that have shaken Wasteland apart. New 2D levels based on classic Disney animated films and shorts will offer compelling puzzle-based, platforming gameplay. Players enjoy an original game story CO-written by award-winning American comic book writer, Marv Wolfman, and Junction Point. The storyline features a variety of new and returning characters that further immerse players in Disney's rich history while adversaries familiar and new will challenge players. Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two is the first video game that can be described as a "musical," where at various points during the adventure characters will express themselves and advance the plot by bursting into song. All songs feature original Disney-inspired music and lyrics. Players will also hear tunes and instrumentation that change based on their personal choices, which will ultimately allow each individual to "conduct" their own unique soundtrack.
An American graphic novel first! The complete 1300-page epic adventure from start to finish in one deluxe trade paperback. Three modern cartoon cousins get lost in a pre-technological valley, speanding a year there making new friends and out-running dangerous enemies. Their many adventures include crossing the local people in The Great Cow Race, and meeting a giant mountain lion called RockJaw: Master of the Eastern Border. They learn about sacrifice and hardship in The Ghost Circles and finally discover their own true natures in the climatic journey to The Crown of Horns.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/1/2004Pages: 1300Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
The Power of Cute features lift-the-flaps, pull-tabs, and simple pop-ups and is told in a young graphic novel style. A hilariously dressed monster confronts a superhero baby and is very miffed that he is not scaring the baby. And why isn't the baby scared? Because the baby has a superpower—the power of cute—and, through this superpower, transforms the scary monster into a cute baby monster.This funny story also addresses children's fears and provides a morale-building solution to confronting them.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/11/2011Pages: 28Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
When successful readers encounter unfamiliar words, they utilize strategies for example, identifying word parts such as syllables and suffixesto help them figure out pronunciation and meaning. This resource offers dozens of practice pages that give older struggling readers multiple opportunities to review and apply these word-study skills, recognize common spelling patterns, boost their word recognition and vocabulary development, and gain confidence as they read and encounter new words. As a result, students become more fluent readers. For use with Grades 36.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/1/2010Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
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 way home-turning a wave-tossed ocean into a canoe and producing a horse once they reach the shore. Accompanied by Cathryn Falwell's ingenious collage pictures, this lively adventure is an enticing introduction to a creative form of wordplay. A concluding note encourages children to become word wizards by collecting letters and words from newspapers and magazines to form their own anagrams.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/15/2006Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Milli, Geo, and Bot—the heroes of Nickelodeon's Team Umizoomi—are always ready to solve everyday problems with their mighty math powers. Boys and girls ages 3-7 can join them with this Deluxe Paint Box Book that's packed with scenes to paint, a paintbrush, and 16 different watercolors!Book Details:Format: Box SetPublication Date: 1/10/2012Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Boys ages 3 to 7 who love the high-flying adventure of Disney's Planes will soar with this activity book that features scenes to color, activities to complete, and over 1,000 stickers of Dusty and all of his airplane friends.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/7/2014Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek) trains his satirical eye on Modern Art in this "masterpiece" (The Washington Post) Wolfe's style has never been more dazzling, his wit never more keen. He addresses the scope of Modern Art, from its founding days as Abstract Expressionism through its transformations to Pop, Op, Minimal, and Conceptual. This is Tom Wolfe "at his most clever, amusing, and irreverent" (San Francisco Chronicle).Format: PaperbackPages: 112 pages
The Official SAT Study Guide™ —with more than two million sold—just got better! Now offering 10 practice tests, The Official SAT Study Guide: Second Edition™ is the only book that features official SAT practice tests created by the test maker. With over 1,000 pages and more than 20 chapters, it's packed with the most up-to-date information students need to get ready for the test.Students will gain valuable experience and raise their confidence by taking practice tests, by reviewing critical concepts, test-taking approaches, and focused sets of practice questions just like those on the actual SAT.The Official SAT Study Guide: Second Edition will help students get ready for the SAT with- 10 official SAT practice tests, including 3 new recent exams- detailed descriptions of math, critical reading, and writing sections of the SAT- targeted practice questions for each SAT question type- practice essay questions, along with sample essays and annotations- a review of math concepts tested in the exam- test-taking approaches and suggestions that underscore important points- free online score reports- exclusive access to online answers and explanations at collegeboard.com- $10 discount on The Official SAT Online Course to all book ownersThere's also a complete chapter on the PSAT/NMSQT.Book Details:Format: Paperback
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