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Bedtime Math

By: Laura Overdeck
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Level: 6-7

Our mission: to make math a fun part of kids’ everyday lives.

We all know it’s wonderful to read bedtime stories to kids, but what about doing math? Many generations of Americans are uncomfortable with math and numbers, and too often we hear the phrase, “I’m just not good at math!” For decades, this attitude has trickled down from parents to their kids, and we now have a culture that finds math dry, intimidating, and just not cool.

Bedtime Math wants to change all that. Inside this book, families will find …

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Summer Skills: Grade K

Summer Skills: Grade K

By: Flash Kids Editors
Publisher: Spark Publishing
Level: 0-5

School is out for the summer, but keeping your child engaged in learning through the break will prepare him or her to excel during the next school year. This Summer Skills workbook reviews topics learned in pre-school and introduces skills that will be introduced in the kindergarden, helping your child to transition seamlessly from one grade to the next. Children will love the beautiful full-color illustrations and interesting activities on each page, and he or she will feel more confident about learning when school is back in session!

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Summer Skills Daily Activity Workbook: Grade 1

Summer Skills Daily Activity Workbook: Grade 1

By: Flash Kids Editors
Publisher: Spark Publishing
Level: 6-7

The Summer Skills Daily Activity Workbook series is dedicated to helping children not only review and keep fresh the skills they have learned throughout the previous school year, but also prepare for the new skills they will encounter at the beginning of the next school year. The first half of each book focuses on reviewing previously learned materials, and the second half introduces new concepts and terms, complete with instructions and examples for better understanding of new material.

Each workbook follows a 90-day format, alternating between math and reading/writing activities each …

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Summer Skills Daily Activity Workbook: Grade 2

Summer Skills Daily Activity Workbook: Grade 2

By: Flash Kids Editors
Publisher: Spark Publishing
Level: 6-7

The Summer Skills Daily Activity Workbook series is dedicated to helping children not only review and keep fresh the skills they have learned throughout the previous school year, but also prepare for the new skills they will encounter at the beginning of the next school year. The first half of each book focuses on reviewing previously learned materials, and the second half introduces new concepts and terms, complete with instructions and examples for better understanding of new material.

Each workbook follows a 90-day format, alternating between math and reading/writing activities each …

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Summer Skills Daily Activity Workbook: Grade K

Summer Skills Daily Activity Workbook: Grade K

By: Flash Kids Editors
Publisher: Spark Publishing
Level: 0-5

The Summer Skills Daily Activity Workbook series is dedicated to helping children not only review and keep fresh the skills they have learned throughout the previous school year, but also prepare for the new skills they will encounter at the beginning of the next school year. The first half of each book focuses on reviewing previously learned materials, and the second half introduces new concepts and terms, complete with instructions and examples for better understanding of new material.

Each workbook follows a 90-day format, alternating between math and reading/writing activities each …

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Fifteen Animals!

Fifteen Animals!

By: Sandra Boynton
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc
Level: 0-5

The amazing Bob! The amazing Boynton! Because who else but Sandra Boynton could imagine 15 Bobs in one book? Actually, that’s 14 Bobs, and one Simon James Alexander Ragsdale the Third (he’s a turtle), which gives Fifteen Animals! the added dimension of being a unique counting book—count the Bobs, count the pets, count the bunnies, count the fish. The latest of the Boynton on Board Books, Fifteen Animals! also comes with a free song available via download. It’s all the energy and appeal of Boynton: the lively language, distinctive illustrations, …

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Summer Skills: Grade 2

Summer Skills: Grade 2

By: Flash Kids Editors
Publisher: Spark Publishing
Level: 6-7

School is out for the summer, but keeping your child engaged in learning through the break will prepare him or her to excel during the next school year. This Summer Skills workbook reviews topics learned in pre-school and introduces skills that will be introduced in the kindergarden, helping your child to transition seamlessly from one grade to the next. Children will love the beautiful full-color illustrations and interesting activities on each page, and he or she will feel more confident about learning when school is back in session! This book …

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Summer Skills: Grade 5

Summer Skills: Grade 5

By: Flash Kids Editors
Publisher: Spark Publishing
Level: 10-11

Keep Learning Alive All Summer Long!
School is out for the summer, but keeping your child engaged in learning through the break will prepare him or her to excel during the next school year. This Summer Skills workbook reviews topics learned in pre-school and introduces skills that will be introduced in the kindergarden, helping your child to transition seamlessly from one grade to the next. Children will love the beautiful full-color illustrations and interesting activities on each page, and he or she will feel more confident about learning when school is …

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Summer Skills: Grade 1

Summer Skills: Grade 1

By: Flash Kids Editors
Publisher: Spark Publishing
Level: 6-7

School is out for the summer, but keeping your child engaged in learning through the break will prepare him or her to excel during the next school year. This Summer Skills workbook reviews topics learned in pre-school and introduces skills that will be introduced in the kindergarden, helping your child to transition seamlessly from one grade to the next. Children will love the beautiful full-color illustrations and interesting activities on each page, and he or she will feel more confident about learning when school is back in session! This book …

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Summer Skills: Grade 4

Summer Skills: Grade 4

By: Flash Kids Editors
Publisher: Spark Publishing
Level: 8-9

Keep Learning Alive All Summer Long!
School is out for the summer, but keeping your child engaged in learning through the break will prepare him or her to excel during the next school year. This Summer Skills workbook reviews topics learned in pre-school and introduces skills that will be introduced in the kindergarden, helping your child to transition seamlessly from one grade to the next. Children will love the beautiful full-color illustrations and interesting activities on each page, and he or she will feel more confident about learning when school is …

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