Hush  Little Dragon
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

Hush Little Dragon


  • Author : Boni Ashburn
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2016-02-04
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781613123508


Hush Little Dragon Book Description :

Adorable dragons search for a bedtime snack in this heartfelt and funny debut picture book set to the tune of “Hush, Little Baby.†? Baby and Mama dragon are almost ready to settle in for the night. But Baby can’t sleep until he gets a treat, so together they search for one in a beautifully detailed village. But there are so many options to choose from! Will they devour the town’s magician? Eat the three musketeers? Gobble up the princess? Or maybe dine on the mean old queen? Exhausted from their clever culinary adventure, Mama and Baby dragon settle down to a good night’s sleep in this warm, funny tale. Using a tried-and-true lullaby with a clever twist, and warm illustrations to bring the story to life, this picture book will be a familiar...

Over at the Castle
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

Over at the Castle


  • Author : Boni Ashburn
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2016-02-08
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781613124437


Over at the Castle Book Description :

In this clever reworking of the classic folk song “Over in the Meadow,” readers meet villagers who spent their day spinning, cleaning, cooking, dancing, and more. The text counts up from one baby dragon to ten court jesters, and kids will enjoy counting along with each of the characters as they go about their daily work. At the end of the day, all the villagers look out their windows for a special surprise from their dragon neighbors. Readers will pore over illustrations filled with the same unexpected, warm humor of Boni Ashburn and Kelly Murphy’s first book, Hush, Little Dragon....

The Ghost Festival in Medieval China
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Ghost Festival in Medieval China


  • Author : Stephen F. Teiser
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 1996-12
  • Genre: Religion
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  • ISBN 10 : 0691026777


The Ghost Festival in Medieval China Book Description :

Largely unstudied until now, the religious festivals that attracted Chinese people from all walks of life provide the most instructive examples of the interaction between Chinese forms of social life and the Indian tradition of Buddhism. Stephen Teiser examines one of the most important of such annual celebrations. He provides a comprehensive interpretation of the festivities of the seventh lunar month, in which laypeople presented offerings to Buddhist monks to gain salvation for their ancestors. Teiser uncovers a wide range of sources, many translated or analyzed for the first time in any language, to demonstrate how the symbolism, rituals, and mythology of the ghost festival pervaded the social landscape of medieval China....

Wild Things  Acts of Mischief in Children   s Literature
Score: 3.5
From 6 Ratings

Wild Things Acts of Mischief in Children s Literature


  • Author : Betsy Bird
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Release Date : 2014-08-05
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780763667719


Wild Things Acts of Mischief in Children s Literature Book Description :

Secret lives, scandalous turns, and some very funny surprises — these essays by leading kids’ lit bloggers take us behind the scenes of many much-loved children’s books. Told in lively and affectionate prose, this treasure trove of information for a student, librarian, parent, or anyone wondering about the post–Harry Potter children’s book biz brings contemporary illumination to the warm-and-fuzzy bunny world we think we know....

Chasing Little Dragons

Chasing Little Dragons


  • Author : Michael Farnum
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2018-10-12
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780359117642


Chasing Little Dragons Book Description :

Can an unintended out-of-body experience be just as real as your everyday physical consciousness, or become even greater? Are inter-dimensional beings real, or just the figment of some very overactive, possibly psychotic imaginations? Is it the Wonder Twins who need protection, or do Mommy and Daddy and the world need protecting from them, and their sometimes-evil sidekick? And who the heck is Mister Daddy Number Two, and his gorgeous wife? Find out all this and more in: Chasing Little Dragons, a Parents' Guide to Dealing with Uniquely-gifted Children . . ....

Reading with Meaning
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Reading with Meaning


  • Author : Debbie Miller
  • Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
  • Release Date : 2013-01
  • Genre: Education
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781571109552


Reading with Meaning Book Description :

In the second edition of Reading with Meaning, Debbie Miller shares her new thinking about comprehension strategy instruction, the gradual release of responsibility instructional model, and planning for student engagement and independence. It has been ten years since the first edition, in which Debbie chronicled a year in her own classroom. Reading with Meaning, Second Edition supports that work and expands her vision of strategy instruction and intentional teaching and learning. Debbie believes that every child deserves at least a full year of growth during each classroom year and offers planning documents with matching assessments to ensure that no child falls through the cracks. The second edition also provides new book recommendations that will e...

A Twin Is to Hug

A Twin Is to Hug


  • Author : Boni Ashburn
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2019-04-09
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781683354611


A Twin Is to Hug Book Description :

Hand in hand, side by side, a twin is your friend. Every step of the way, from beginning to end. Having a twin can be great! With a twin, you have a lifelong bond, a partner in crime, and a food-I-don’t-want-to-eat eater. But with a twin, you also have to share, and take turns, and compare. It’s not always easy, but for better or worse, a twin is a friend who will always be by your side. With a small trim and expressive illustrations, this package will make the perfect gift for the expectant mother or twin in your life....

Our Stories from Granny

Our Stories from Granny


  • Author : Merle Rolfe
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2009-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781449010188


Our Stories from Granny Book Description :

Cameron and Kaley are my Great Grand Children who I could not see often because of distance. I knew letters and cards did not mean much to young children so I wrote stories about them and sent them on special occasions. This book is their keepsake to let them know their Great Granny loved them and thought of them often....