Call Number: CMC QL 737 .E23 S38 2012
Publication Date: 2011-08-01
A shell of bony plates covers an armadillo's body. This dense "body armor" protects the animal, but it also makes swimming difficult. To avoid sinking in water, an armadillo must inflate its stomach with air! In this book, children will learn about the diet, habitat, and unique look of the armadillo.
B Is for Bookworm: a library alphabet
Call Number: CMC Z 665.5 .P75 2005
Publication Date: 2005-08-01
Libraries, like books and kids, come in all shapes and sizes and are as individual as every story and freckled face. Readers will learn about Kenyas Camel Library Service, Zimbabwes Donkey Libraries, and Northern Europes Book Boats. There is so much to discover and celebrate about the history and inner workings of our community libraries How do libraries keep track of all the volumes? Where was the first library and who was its first librarian? How many miles of books are housed in the Library of Congress? And what is the scriptoria?
Eliza's Kindergarten Surprise
Call Number: CMC PZ 7 .M16777 Eli 2007
Publication Date: 2007-07-01
Eliza has to go to school for the first time ever. But she doesn't want to leave Mommy. Mommy understands. She places a kiss on her fingertips and gently slides it into Eliza's pocket. But Eliza's pocket still feels empty inside. Then, at school, she sees things that remind her of her mother. She gets an idea and makes a mommy doll as a surprise for Mommy! Child-friendly illustrations using acrylic paint by Nancy Speir add charm and appeal as Mommy shows Eliza a surprise, too.
Listen for the Bus : David's story
Call Number: CMC HV 1596.3 .M35 1995
Publication Date: 1995-09-01
The first day of kindergarten is here, and David climbs aboard the bus, unable to see the yellow vehicle or the steps he's climbing--for David is blind. Until now, he has attended a school for the blind. This year he is joining his peers at public school. This book invites readers to follow David's daily routine--and learn how David's days are much like that of his peers.
Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of Kindergarten
Call Number: CMC PZ 8.3 .S629 Mf 1998
Publication Date: 1998-09-01
Miss Bindergarten, that beguiling teacher with a tail who made getting ready for the first day of kindergarten so much fun, returns for another milestone. Tomorrow she and her students will have been together for 100 days. To celebrate, each student must bring ?100 of some wonderful, one-hundred-full thing!? Popsicle sticks, paper-chain links, stickers, a drawing, a design, a string of beads'that night the students get busy finishing up their projects. Meanwhile, Miss Bindergarten gets ready, too, buying ingredients for 100-day punch (made with 100 cherries), folding paper hats (that mark off 100 days on their brim), and piling up blocks to make the number 100.The clever text moves briskly in rhyme (with alphabetical order tucked in); the celebration is joyous; counting and early math concepts abound; and everyone's one-hundred-full efforts are recapped in a notebook Miss Bindergarten puts together on the last pages. Children will surely revel in the pictures, which are filled with the love that Miss Bindergarten pours into her classroom and students, and the pride and pleasure that they take in their own work and in one another. This is a book that will both satisfy and motivate on many levels.
More Kindergarten Books
Oh, the Things You Can Count from 1-10
Call Number: CMC QA 113 .H394 1995
Publication Date: 1995-06-18
From there to here, from here to there, things to count are everywhere. Kids practice counting and writing numbers. Art and text inspired by One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish and The Cat in the Hat. EACH DR. SEUSS BEGINNER FUN BOOK FEATURES: * illustrations and text that have been adapted from the original Dr. Seuss books children and parents know and love. * simple directions on how to do all of the activities. * an inspirational word from the Cat himself. * a space for the child to personalize each book. * four pages bursting with colorful stickers of Dr. Seuss characters for use along with the activities.
Schoolyard Rhymes: kids' own rhymes for rope skipping, hand clapping, ball bouncing, and just plain fun
Call Number: CMC GV 1203 .S525 2005
Publication Date: 2005-07-12
"Schoolyard rhymes are catchy and fun. They are easy to remember. In fact, they stick in the mind like bubble gum to a shoe." writes Judy Sierra in her introduction to this lively collection of traditional playground chants. Included are more than 50 verses ranging from the familiar jump rope rhyme about the mythical lady with the alligator purse to less familiar counting-out ones, from funny rhymes for ball-bouncing and hand-clapping games to "Liar, liar, pants on fire, nose as long as a telephone wire" and other choice insults of children. Melissa Sweet includes bright, colorful fabric swatches in her watercolor-and-pencil collages to perfectly capture the spirit of these funky, street-smart verses that children love to recite and chant.
The Goodbye Boat
Call Number: CMC BF 723 .G75 J67 1998
Publication Date: 1999-02-01
With simple text and evocative illustrations, this book explores the experience of saying goodbye when a loved one dies and opens the door to discussion for readers of any age.
The Night Before Kindergarten
Call Number: CMC PZ 8.3 .W5 Ni 2001
Publication Date: 2001-07-09
'Twas the night before kindergarten, and as they prepared, kids were excited, and a little bit scared. It's the first day of school! Join the kids as they prepare for kindergarten, packing school supplies, posing for pictures, and the hardest part of all#151;saying goodbye to Mom and Dad. But maybe it won't be so hard once they discover just how much fun kindergarten really is! Colorful illustrations illuminate this uplifting takeoff on the classic Clement C. Moore Christmas poem.
The Snow Day
Call Number: CMC PZ 7 .S143943 Sno 2009
Publication Date: 2009-01-01
The best snow day book since Ezra Jack Keats's THE SNOWY DAY... A young rabbit wakes up to wonderful news: A snow day! School is canceled, and the day that follows is rich with the magic and delight of the falling snow. And yet there is longing too, as the young rabbit and his mother wait for news of his father, grounded on a plane in a faraway city.... The news that his father will be home tomorrow gives the book a peaceful, comforting, and perfect ending.
Call Number: CMC PZ 7 .S2615 Sup 2015
Publication Date: 2015-01-06
When the city is hit by a colossal snowstorm, only one superhero can save the day. But who is this mysterious hero, and why does he disappear once his job is done? Find out in this snowy tale about a little truck with a very big job, the second of Stephen Savage's vehicle-based picture books.