Rosie Revere is no stranger to flops and fails, kerfuffles and catastrophes. After all, engineering is all about perseverance! But this time, Rosie has a really important project to tackle - one that feels much bigger than herself. Rosie's beloved Aunt Rose and her friends, the Raucous Riveters - a group of fun-loving gals who built airplanes during World War II - need help inventing something new. And Rosie is just the engineer for the job! After...
"A young aspiring bear spotter ventures into bear country. But coming face-to-face with the furry creatures themselves, whether black or brown, can be dangerous, and our protagonist, accompanied by a trusty teddy bear, might need to use some unconventional means to stay out of trouble and avoid being (gulp!) eaten"--
Once a month--every week in the summer--Steve the electrician dons special gear and, with the help of youngsters who live in his building, dives into a dumpster seeking useful objects that they can transform into imaginative new ones.
"A page turns every time you blink, bringing you closer to the end of the book--and bedtime"--
Win the staring contest and you don't have to go to bed! An interactive bedtime story that gives young readers a chance to avoid bedtime, provided they don't blink, but for every blink, a page turns, bringing the end of the story and sleep closer.
Two hyenas from Africa find a pair of passports (memo: do not go swimming in a crocodile pool), and move to Teddington, England, where they live suburban lives, hold jobs, and raise their children to hide their tails and act human--the only trouble is old Mr. McNumpty, their nosy neighbor, who is hiding a secret of his own.
"When Rosie Revere's Uncle Ned gets a little carried away wearing his famous helium pants, it's up to Ada and friends to chase him down. As Uncle Ned floats farther and farther away, Ada starts asking lots of questions: How high can a balloon float? Is it possible for Uncle Ned to float into outer space? And what's the best plan for getting him down?"--
Iggy is delighted when Ada Twist's Aunt Bernice inherits a mansion featuring his favorite architectural periods, but unless the Questioneers can find its missing antiques, the house may be lost forever. Includes information about Art Deco and Art Nouveau, facts about unusual cats, a recipe for ice cream, and a biographical note on Ida B. Wells
Sofia is put in charge of overseeing a fair election for a class pet, but first the Questioneers must learn about elections and good journalism -- and remember that being a community matters most. Includes facts about the Delano Grape Strike, presidential elections, journalism, and the importance of voting.
"¿Por qué hace tac y por qué hace tic? ¿Por qué tienes pelos en la nariz? Ada Magnífica tiene la cabeza llena de preguntas. Como sus compañeros de clase Pedro y Rosa, Ada siempre ha sentido una curiosidad insaciable. Pero cuando lleva demasiado lejos sus exploraciones y sus complicados experimentos científicos, sus padres se hartan y la mandan al rincón de pensar. ¿Tanto pensar le hará cambiar de opinión?"--Page 4 of cover.
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Let us introduce you to One Cool Cat. He's a smart, sharp, witty kitty who strolls into town. He's here to tell you that when you've got looks that could kill and style in your smile you don't need luck on your side. Or do you?
A feline advice columnist assists other animals with their problems, such as a parrot whose owners complain that he talks too much, a groundhog who feels the pressure of predicting the weather, and a cat who objects to being pampered.
El joven Pedro Perfecto es arquitecto ... a los tres años, construyó iglesias y capillas con manzanas y fresquillas. Pero poca gente apreció su talento, en especial su maestra de segundo, la señorita Lila Greer, que prohibió la arquitectura y los edificios de gran altura. A Pedro se le cayó el mundo a los pies y perdió todo interés ... Hasta que en una fatídica excursión demostró lo práctica que puede ser una gran construcción.