New Elementary Titles
Graham, Bob, 1942-. Max. 1st U.S. ed. Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2000.
Max, the young son of superheroes, is a late bloomer when it comes to flying, until he is inspired by the plight of a falling baby bird.
Marzollo, Jean. I spy lightning in the sky. New York : Scholastic, c2005.
Rhyming verses ask readers to find hidden objects in the photographs.
Evento, Susan. The world's deadliest creatures. 1st ed. Des Moines, Iowa : Meredith Books, c2007.
Briefly introduces animals known for their powerful or poisonous attacks, providing information on their physical dimensions, speed, and habitat, and how they attack or kill other creatures.
Lepscky, Ibi. William Shakespeare. New York : Barron's, 1989, c1988.
A little boy in England with a vivid imagination and who makes up stories in his head becomes famous when he grows up. His name is William Shakespeare.
The rain forest. New York : Scholastic, 1994.
This bestselling nonfiction book features brightly painted transparent pages that change the illustrations right before young readers' eyes. Children can peel away the dense, colorful foliage of the Amazon rain forest to discover fascinating animals camouflaged within. plus 6 transparent overlays.
Slier, Debby. The enormous turnip. New York : Star Bright Books, c1998.
Simple text and colorful illustrations in rebus form tell the story of an enormous turnip planted by the farmer and the trouble he had pulling it out of the ground.
Hurd, Edith Thacher, 1910-. Johnny Lion's book. New Harper Trophy ed. New York : HarperCollins, 2001, c1965.
When his parents go out hunting, Johnny Lion stays home and experiences exciting adventures reading a book about a baby lion who goes out into the world and gets lost.
Farber, Erica. Ooey gooey. New York : Random House, c1998.
When Captain Short Bob, the pirate king, cooks up a dish of bubble gum and tuna fish, he loses his gold tooth to a sea beast.
Landon, Lucinda. Meg Mackintosh and the mystery at Camp Creepy. 1st Secret Passage Press ed. North Scituate, R.I. : Secret Passage Press, c1990.
While attending summer camp for the first time, Meg tries to solve the mystery of the camp's legendary ghost. The reader is challenged to interpret each clue before Meg finds the solution.
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. The happy prince and other fairy tales. Mineola, NY : Dover Publications, 2001.
Selfish giant -- Remarkable rocket -- Devoted friend -- Happy prince -- Young king -- Nightingale and the rose -- Star-child -- Fisherman and his soul -- Birthday of the Infanta. This captivating collection contains all 9 of Wilde's charming, sensitive stories for young readers. Included are "The Happy Prince," "The Selfish Giant," "The Star-Child," "The Nightingale and the Rose," "The Birthday of the Infanta," "The Remarkable Rocket," "The Devoted Friend," "The Young King," and "The Fisherman and His Soul.".
Sorensen, David Allen, 1953-. It's a mystery to me, Lord : Bible devotions for boys. Minneapolis : Augsburg Pub. House, c1985.
In a series of stories, four boys encounter mysteries or questions about the demonstration of Christian principles in daily life, and their friend Mrs Gratz helps them find solutions through Bible verses. Includes prayers and suggested activities.
ohnson, Jinny. Simon & Schuster children's guide to insects and spiders. 1st American ed. New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1996.
Provides an introduction to more than 100 insects and arachnids, giving general information about family characteristics and habits, and more specific facts about some species.
Simon, Seymour. Out of sight : pictures of hidden worlds. New York : SeaStar Books, c2000.
Shows pictures of objects which are too small, too far away, or too fast to see without mechanical assistance such as microscopes, telescopes, X-rays, and other techniques.
Chen, Kety. Nian : reconto da tradição oral chinesa. São Paulo : Larousse do Brasil, 2008.
Esta é uma lenda muito, muito antiga e que conta a história do monstro Nian - palavra que em chinês também siginifica ano - e ele deve ser afugentado quando aparece faminto na pequena vila chinesa. A poética dessa cultura milenar é recontada por Kety Chen, que ouvia essa história quando pequena e que agora a compartilha conosco.
Ciça. Quebra-cabeça. Rio de Janeiro : Nova Fronteira, 1998.
Neste livro a criança tem a oportunidade de brincar com a sonoridade das palavras. Através de aliterações e rimas bem-humoradas, o cotidiano infantil e suas fantasias são traduzidos em uma linguagem rica e original. - See more at: http://www.sbs.com.br/nova-fronteira/quebra-lingua.html#sthash.heS9gIAC.dpuf.