Sheila English's Blog Posts Tagged 'book' (24)

Kids will howl over “Just Joking Cats,” and we’re not kitten!

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What’s funnier than cat videos? Cat jokes! Find hundreds of infectiously funny feline jokes, facts, and photos in this adorable book for kids about cats of every stripe, breed, size, and species. Plus, meet 10 of the world’s most famous felines. Available wherever books are sold. Just Joking Cats from National…

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Added by Sheila English on March 29, 2016 at 6:01pm — No Comments

Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Uranium Unicorns From Uranus

Go on an adventure with Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Uranium Unicorns from Uranus! From Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants, and Dan Santat, the creator Sidekicks!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xj6IMHYD92M

Added by Sheila English on June 23, 2015 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Breaking Sky by Cori McCarthy Book Trailer

Chase Harcourt, call sign Nyx, is one of only two pilots chosen to fly the experimental Streaker jets at the Junior Air Force Academy in 2048. Chase needs to prove the prototype jet’s power, but as the world tilts toward war, she cracks open a military secret that changes everything. Find out more at http://www.corimccarthy.com/. Breaking Sky by Cori McCarthy…

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Added by Sheila English on February 16, 2015 at 1:20pm — No Comments

Book Review for: Shadow of the Hawk by K.S. Jones

My initial reaction as I began to read Shadow of the Hawk was that the writing was fluid and graceful. The feel, mood and era all reminded me of John Steinbeck and I was hooked from the very start.

Sooze is a 16 year old girl growing up in the Great Depression. She has agreed to marry a man she does not love in order to save her family. She is mature for her age and you immediately feel for her. Her character is equal parts young lady and woman and the author does such…

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Added by Sheila English on February 11, 2015 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Shadow of the Hawk by K.S. Jones

The writing is graceful and artistic. It’s fluid and organized in through and action. When I first started reading it I thought of my love for John Steinbeck and Grapes of Wrath. You get that feel of what the Great Depression was like and how families responded to it, and to each other. You feel the desperation and admire the courage and integrity of many of the people of that time. 

This story is about a young girl in her teens who considers marrying a man for the…

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Added by Sheila English on February 11, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Vivian Apple at the End of the World by Katie Coyle

In this darkly comedic road trip novel, seventeen year-old Vivian Apple returns home after the alleged “Rapture” to find her devout parents gone and two mysterious holes in the roof. Vivian never believed in the Rapture, or the uber powerful Church of America. Now that she has been left behind, Vivian’s quest for the truth begins. Find out more at http://katiecoyle.tumblr.com/…

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Added by Sheila English on January 13, 2015 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. The Jurassic Jackrabbits From Jupiter

Go on an adventure with Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. The Jurassic Jackrabbits from Jupiter! Find out more at http://www.scholastic.com/titles/rickyricotta/index.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fOY6EBzCGHM

Added by Sheila English on January 13, 2015 at 1:05pm — No Comments

National Geographic Kids Almanac 2015

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The world’s most popular kids almanac on the planet is back! The new edition of National Geographic Kids Almanac is jam-packed with amazing photos, activities, and fun facts covering everything from animals to science to adventure! Get it here:

Amazon: http://amzn.to/1m2VeNt ;

Barnes & Noble:…

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Added by Sheila English on July 23, 2014 at 5:52am — No Comments

A Conversation with Suzanne Collins and James Proimos

SEPTEMBER 10th: YEAR OF THE JUNGLE, a new picture book for young readers from the Hunger Games bestselling author Suzanne Collins, illustrated by James Proimos. Learn more about this book and author http://bit.ly/YearoftheJungle Children’s

Added by Sheila English on October 10, 2013 at 5:34pm — No Comments

How to Speak Dog: A Guide to Decoding Dog Language by Aline Alexander Newman and Gary Weitzman Book Trailer

How to Speak Dog is a fun, informative book that helps kids understand what their dog is telling them through body language and behavior. Readers will respond to the call of the dog in this delightful, engaging book that will warm hearts and wag tails everywhere. Learn more about this book and authors…

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Added by Sheila English on October 9, 2013 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Trouper by Meg Kearney Book Trailer

Trouper’s Story: Coming this November, a moving story illustrated by Caldecott Honor Book artist E.B. Lewis, by Meg Kearney. Learn more about this book http://bit.ly/TroupersStory and author http://www.megkearney.com

Added by Sheila English on October 8, 2013 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Why Dogs Lick Your Face

Are dogs really kissing you when they lick your face? Licking your face can mean other things as well. Dr. Weitzman, D.V.M. talks about how we can learn what our dogs need from us and how our dogs learn how to speak to us in this fun tip from National Geographic’s How to Speak Dog A Guide to Decoding Dog Language. Find out more at…

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Added by Sheila English on October 4, 2013 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Socializing Your Dog

How do you socialize your dog when it’s been in a bad situation? What do you do when your dog does things you don’t like? Most dogs like cats?! That’s right! Dr. Weitzman, D.V.M. talks about how we can learn what our dogs need from us and how our dogs learn how to speak to us in this fun tip from National Geographic’s How to Speak Dog A Guide to Decoding Dog…

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Added by Sheila English on October 4, 2013 at 5:41pm — No Comments

How to Speak Dog: A Guide to Decoding Dog Language by Aline Alexander Newman and Gary Weitzman Book Trailer

How to Speak Dog is a fun, informative book that helps kids understand what their dog is telling them through body language and behavior. Readers will respond to the call of the dog in this delightful, engaging book that will warm hearts and wag tails everywhere. Learn more about this book and authors…

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Added by Sheila English on September 11, 2013 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Kirby Larson Duke Author Video

Newbery Honor author Kirby Larson talks about her middle-grade novel, DUKE, a poignant World War II story about a boy, his dog, and the many meanings of bravery.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2733kwORfmo

Added by Sheila English on August 28, 2013 at 11:27pm — No Comments

Cartboy and the Time Capsule by L.A. Campbell Book Trailer



Hal hates history class—it literally bores him to tears. But his father is a big history buff, and unless Hal gets a good grade this year, he’ll never get his own room. Sixth grade gets off to a horrible start when history teacher Mr. Tupkin gives the class an assignment to write journals that will be buried in a time capsule at the end of the year. Things get even…

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Added by Sheila English on April 20, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater Paperback Book Trailer

From Maggie Stiefvater, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Shiver trilogy and The Raven Boys, comes the heart-stopping novel THE SCORPIO RACES. Now available in paperback—with bonus content! Learn more about this book at http://bit.ly/Scorpio-Races-Paperback YA/Teen

Added by Sheila English on March 26, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Exclamation Mark Book Trailer

New book from Scholastic!

From the New York Times bestselling creators of Duck! Rabbit!, Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld, an exciting tale of self-discovery!

Added by Sheila English on March 13, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers Trailer

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Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers Trailer

Tra-la-laaa! Captain Underpants is back in an all-new epic adventure from Dav Pilkey!

http://www.pilkey.com and…

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Added by Sheila English on August 6, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Peoples Pharmacy by Joe and Terry Graedon Book Trailer

FAVORITE HOME REMEDIES FROM THE PEOPLE’S PHARMACY. Discover natural treatments for more than 60 common ailments, plus beneficial foods, diets, and recipes in the new book, The People’s Pharmacy Quick and Handy Home Remedies. Learn more about this book here, http://bit.ly/hySp5Z and its author here, http://peoplespharmacy.com/ Non Fiction, Health,…

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Added by Sheila English on May 20, 2011 at 8:45pm — No Comments

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