Seasonal Stories for Early Elementary Schoolers
The Grinch, whose heart is two sizes too small, hates Who-ville's holiday celebrations, and plans to steal all the presents to prevent Christmas from coming. To his amazement, Christmas comes anyway, and the Grinch discovers the true meaning of the holiday.
Christmas cheer has disappeared! Rachel and Kirsty are staying at a cozy cabin in the woods for Christmas. But everything is going wrong. Even their Christmas tree is missing! The girls think they know who's causing all the holiday trouble, and they're right!
The sweetest and goofiest barnyard animals discover they can fly — and save the night for children when Santa's reindeer fly away without him on Christmas Eve.
This merry treasury of stories will warm every heart with holiday tales of sharing, caring, and bearing good tidings of Christmas cheer! Three stories at one low price in a padded, keepsake format!
It's February 2 and all the animals are tired of winter. But why should the groundhog always be famous for seeing his shadow? Who else wants to try? A chicken? A polar bear? A camel?
None of those seems quite right. So who will see their shadows this year?
Not long ago, Clifford the Small Red Puppy experienced his first autumn. Now he leaps into his first winter with fluffy white snow, a sled ride, and exciting winter fun. Emily Elizabeth recalls a snowy day when Clifford was a puppy.
Enter the world of Geronimo Stilton, where another funny adventure is always right around the corner. Each book is a fast-paced adventure with lively art and a unique format kids 7-10 will love.
Late one Christmas Eve, a boy boards a mysterious train: The Polar Express bound for the North Pole. Once there, Santa offers the boy any gift he desires. The boy asks for one bell from the harness of a reindeer. The bell is lost. On Christmas morning, the boy finds the bell under the tree.
Come celebrate Kwanzaa!
Every year, for seven days beginning December 26, African Americans celebrate their heritage during the Kwanzaa holiday. In this book, you can find out about that special time so you can celebrate the seven days of Kwanzaa, too.
Trisha loves the eight days of Hanukkah, when her mother stays home from work, her Babushka makes delicious potato "latkes, " and her Grampa carves wonderful animals out of wood as gifts for Trisha and her brother.
Christmas means special family times are here — times of merriment, good cheer, and love. Cheryl Willis Hudson has compiled a wonderful book that celebrates this special time through a collecton of traditional African American songs, stories, and poems.
The Menasche family enjoys a joyous holiday celebration despite a scarcity of food. Includes notes on Hanukkah, a bibliography, a recipe for making latkes, and rules for playing dreidel.
Tomie dePaola's glorious paintings are as luminous as the "farolitos" that light up on the Plaza in Santa Fe for the procession of "Las Posadas," the tradition in which Mary and Joseph go from door to door seeking shelter at the inn on Christmas Eve.
Olive is merrily preparing for Christmas when suddenly she realizes, "Olive... the other Reindeer... I thought I was a dog. Hmmm, I must be a Reindeer!" So she quickly hops aboard the polar express and heads to the North Pole.
From the photographer of the bestselling I Spy books and creator of the Can You See What I See? series comes a Christmas search-and-find reader chock-full of fun. Children can read the simple text and use the picture clues to search for dozens of hidden trinkets and toys. Full color.
The stockings are hanging. The fire is glowing."
Christmas is here! Read along and help the Bear family open their presents by turning the clever die-cut pages that look just like stockings. But each gift is very mysterious!