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JUVENILE NONFICTION / Language Arts / Vocabulary & Spelling

A Bat Cannot Bat, a Stair Cannot Stare: More about Homonyms and Homophones

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

Do you think there's no more to know about homonyms and homophones? This book will prove you wrong! With dozens of laughs per second, the value of the lesson doesn't lessen the second time… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: 428'.1

Adventures in Memory ™ — eBook Set

From the Series Adventures in Memory ™

Set

Adventures in Memory™ is designed to entertain while helping kids in grades 4-6 memorize the facts they need to know for school. This is one UNFORGETTABLE series! Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $159.96
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  • 4 titles

A Lime, a Mime, a Pool of Slime: More about Nouns

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

One book couldn't possibly be enough to cover the topic of nouns. The cats are back with their comical examples to drive home to readers just what a noun is. Specific types of nouns—such as… Read More →

  • Dewey: 428.1

A Mink, a Fink, a Skating Rink: What Is a Noun?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is a noun? It's easier to show than explain—and this book is brimming with examples. Author Brian Cleary and illustrator Jenya Prosmitsky creatively clarify the concept of nouns for… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 428.2

An Ambush of Tigers: A Wild Gathering of Collective Nouns

Have you ever heard of a prickle of porcupines? Or a tower of giraffes? What about a parcel of penguins? This fun-filled romp through the animal kingdom introduces collective nouns for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: 372.61

Breezier, Cheesier, Newest, and Bluest: What Are Comparatives and Superlatives?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What are comparatives and superlatives? After reading this book, you'll have a much clearer idea and will be the best at forming these descriptive words! Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: 428.1

But and For, Yet and Nor: What Is a Conjunction?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is a conjunction? You'll find the answer inside this book—because it's chock-full of conjunctions! Brian P. Cleary's playful yet informative rhymes and Brian Gable's humorous but helpful… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 425

Chips and Cheese and Nana's Knees: What Is Alliteration?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is alliteration? You'll find the answer inside this book—it's packed with wonderful and wacky words that start with similar sounds. Brian P. Cleary's remarkable rhymes and Martin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 421'.58

Cool! Whoa! Ah and Oh!: What Is an Interjection?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is an interjection? Oh, my! You’ll find the answer inside this book—it’s packed with interjections. Dear me! Brian P. Cleary’s playful rhymes and Brian Gable’s humorous illustrations… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: 428.2

Dearly, Nearly, Insincerely: What Is an Adverb?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

Bursting with adverbs, this addition to the Words Are CATegorical® series creatively clarifies the concept of adverbs for young readers with delightfully playful rhymes and extremely humorous… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 3.5
  • Dewey: 428.2
Spring 2019

Disney Learning My First 1,000 Words

This engaging wordbook introduces early readers to new vocabulary words with the help of their favorite Disney and Pixar characters. Key vocabulary from the child's world is introduced… Read More →

  • Dewey: 428.1

Feet and Puppies, Thieves and Guppies: What Are Irregular Plurals?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What are irregular plurals? You'll find the answer inside this book—full of ponies, teeth, potatoes, and geese! Brian P. Cleary's whimsical rhymes and Brian Gable's comical illustrations team… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • Dewey: 428.1

-Ful and -Less, -Er and -Ness: What Is a Suffix?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is a suffix? You'll find the answer inside this book—it's overflowing with wonderful suffixes. Brian P. Cleary's playful rhymes and Martin Goneau's humorous illustrations creatively… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: 428.1

Hairy, Scary, Ordinary: What Is an Adjective?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

Simple, rhyming text and colorful cartoon cats help children expand their vocabularies and gain an appreciation for the rhythm of language in this lighthearted book of rhyming verse… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: 428.2

How Much Can a Bare Bear Bear?: What Are Homonyms and Homophones?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

This accessible, lighthearted look at language introduces homonyms and homophones. Playful rhymes and comical cartoons make both concepts memorable. Each corresponding pair of homonyms and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: 428.1

I and You and Don't Forget Who: What Is a Pronoun?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

The latest addition to the best-selling Words Are CATegorical® series, this fun-filled guide uses playful puns and humorous illustrations to creatively clarify the concept of pronouns. Key… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 428.2

I'm and Won't, They're and Don't: What's a Contraction?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What's a contraction? You'll find the answer inside this book―it's brimming with contractions! Brian P. Cleary's playful rhymes and Brian Gable's humorous illustrations don't shy away from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • Dewey: 421'.54

Intermediate Grades Nonfiction Audiobook Collection — Audiobook Set

Set

Titles in this collection foster enthusiasm for nonfiction through a high-interest blend of biographies (including sports heroes and STEM trailblazers), cutting edge science, fascinating… Read More →

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Lazily, Crazily, Just a Bit Nasally: More about Adverbs

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is an adverb? It's hard to explain but easy to show—and that's just what this book does, in rhyming, comical verse that will have readers giggling as they learn. Cartoon cats guide… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • Dewey: 428.2

Madam and Nun and 1001: What Is a Palindrome?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is a palindrome? Read this book forward or backward to find out! Brian P. Cleary and Brian Gable pair up to wow readers with playful rhymes and eye-catching illustrations that introduce… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: 793.734

"Miss Pell Would Never Misspell" and Other Painless Tricks for Memorizing How to Spell and Use Wily Words

From the Series Adventures in Memory ™

Need a fail-proof way to memorize everything you need to know for your next spelling test? Brian P. Cleary can help! He's made up oodles of clever sayings to help those wily words stick in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 428.1

Noah Webster's Fighting Words

Noah Webster, famous for writing the first dictionary of the English language as spoken in the United States, was known in his day for his bold ideas and strong opinions about, well… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: 423.092 [B]

Pitch and Throw, Grasp and Know: What Is a Synonym?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

“Word-Nerd” Brian P. Cleary and highly-acclaimed illustrator Brian Gable collaborate to clarify the concept of synonyms for young readers with playful, lively, and whimsical rhymes and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.8
  • Dewey: 428.1

Pre- and Re-, Mis- and Dis-: What Is a Prefix?

From the Series Words Are CATegorical ®

What is a prefix? You'll find the answer inside this book—it's overflowing with prefixes. Brian P. Cleary's playful rhymes and Martin Goneau's humorous illustrations creatively present the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 750
  • ATOS: 3.3
  • Dewey: 425'.92