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Joe and Pam Make Jam

Joe and Pam Make Jam

Joe and Pam Make Jam Third in a series of early readers by Jerilynn Henrikson ~ illustrated by Patty Kahn Joe is growing up, and so are his readers. In Book 3 of the Joe the Gardener series, big brother Joe enlists the help of his lively little sister, Pam, in planting strawberries to make some jam. Joe is the “expert” but Pam keeps him on his toes with her questions. Their conversations about gardening help advance the story and show their personalities. Included at the end of the tale is a suggested lesson for young readers to practice writing dialogue. There is also a recipe for...

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A Home in America

A Home in America: A Volga German Story by Eunice Boeve Share   The Mueller family, descendants of the Germans who settled the Volga River area in Russia in the mid-1700s, turn to America to escape Russia’s enforced military service. Told through the eyes of twelve year old Eva, the story chronicles the hardships of their travels by land and sea to America and their resettlement on the Kansas plains.  Eva Mueller is twelve years old when her father announces that the family is leaving Russia and immigrating to America. Although they have lived in Russia their whole lives, they have...

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How to Teach Reading Skills to Students with Disabilities

How to Teach Reading Skills to Students with Disabilities: A Simple Approach for All Ages by Dr. Oumou Traore Share How to Teach Reading Skills to Students with Disabilities: A Simple Approach for All Ages offers a comprehensive reading method and technique to struggling readers. It helps students acquire reading skills through lessons tailored and designed specifically for students with disabilities as well as English language learners. Features: Short lessons Reading patterns Practice exercises for all learning styles Lesson reviews Lesson tests REVIEWS ~ SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS ~...

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Seeds, Leaves, Fruits, and Roots

Seeds, Leaves, Fruits, and Roots Second in a series of early readers by Jerilynn Henrikson ~ illustrated by Patty Kahn Share Tweet Join Joe in Seeds, Leaves, Fruits, and Roots, Book 2 of a three volume series about his continuing adventures with gardening. Thanks to his pup, Moe, he finds his lost new hoe, and the veggie growing begins! Joe is growing too, and so will young readers as they expand vocabularies and ideas. Joe loves to share what he grows with his family and their lively, diverse community. Jerilynn Henrikson’s clever use of language and Patty Kahn’s colorful...

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It’s Hard to Hug a Cow

It’s Hard to Hug a Cow

It’s Hard to Hug a Cow by Su Colstrom ~ illustrated by Susie Wecker Share It’s Hard to Hug a Cow is about a Registered Red Angus cow that is not just seen through the eyes of a human as a milk producing, profit making animal but as a friend. It’s Hard to Hug a Cow starts out with realistic pencil drawings going to cartoon drawings with comedic intent during the anticipated act of hugging this adorable critter. This is a fun book for those who love farm animals not to mention the Registered Red Angus raisers. P.S. My friends call me the Dr. Seuss of cows! This book is about the...

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No Weeds, No Bugs, No Bunnies

No Weeds, No Bugs, No Bunnies First in a series of early readers by Jerilynn Henrikson ~ illustrated by Patty Kahn     Jerilynn Henrikson and Patty Kahn have teamed up to create a series of early readers featuring Joe and his adventures with gardening. Any gardener knows that planting a garden takes determination. It seems problems always come up like weeds… or bugs… or bunnies. Follow gardener Joe in his three book journey as he learns more and more about the joys of planting, growing, and harvesting, and young readers learn more and more about the joys of learning, growing and...

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