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FIAR V2

Five in a Row was created by Jane Claire Lambert, a successful home-school teacher with more than 17 years experience. Five in a Row provides students with a unit-study approach to early education based on outstanding children's literature. Together, the four volumes of Five in a Row provide lesson plans covering Social Studies, Language, Art, Applied Math, and Science in a way that causes children to fall in love with learning.

FIAR V2 Manual (spiral)

FIAR V2 Manual (spiral)

by Jane Claire Lambert

Published by: FIAR

Format: Paperback

Price: 32.00

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Five In a Row Starter Kit

Five In a Row Starter Kit

by Jane Claire Lambert

The Five in a Row Superbook containing the FIAR Manuals for Volumes 1, 2, and 3 together with the Christian Character and Bible Study Supplement in one large spiral bound volume.

Published by: FIAR

Format: Spiral Bound

Price: 100.00

Suggested Age: 4 to 8

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A New Coat for Anna

A New Coat for Anna

by Harriet Ziefert

"A fresh and moving story of a mother's dedication to acquire a coat for her daughter in post-World War II hard times. Anna's mother decides to trade the few valuables she has left for wool and for the services of a spinner, a weaver, and a tailor. Lobel's pictures do a tremendous job of evoking the period. Insightful and informative, this may make children consider how precious the ordinary can become in times of turmoil.

Published by: Dragonfly Books

No. of pages: 40

Format: Paperback

Price: 4.50

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Follow the Drinking Gourd

Follow the Drinking Gourd

by Jeanette Winter

"Follow the Drinking Gourd" sounded like a simple folk song sung by slaves, but it was really a map to freedom--for hidden in the lyrics were directions to the escape route known as the Underground Railroad. In glowing paintings and simple text, Winter tells the story of one brave family who followed the drinking gourd north to freedom.

Published by: Dragonfly Books

No. of pages: 48

Format: Paperback

Price: 5.00

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Harold and the Purple Crayon

Harold and the Purple Crayon

by Crockett Johnson

First published in 1955, this classic tells the story of young Harold, whose purple crayon and his imagination take him on wonderful adventures. Full colour. One evening Harold decided to go for a walk in the moonlight. But there wasn't any moon, and Harold needed a moon for a walk in the moonlight. Fortunately, he had brought his purple crayon. So he drew a moon. He also needed something to walk on. So he drew a path... And thus begins one of the most imaginative and enchanting adventures in all of children's books. The creative concept behind this beloved story has intrigued children and kept them absorbed for generations, as page by page unfolds the dramatic and clever adventures of Harold and his purple crayon.

Published by: Harper Trophy

No. of pages: 64

Format: Paperback

Price: 4.50

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Make Way for Ducklings

Make Way for Ducklings

by Robert McCloskey

This classic tale of the famous Mallard ducks of Boston is available for the first time in a full-sized paperback edition. Awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1941, Make Way for Ducklings has been described as "one of the merriest picture books ever" (The New York Times). Ideal for reading aloud, this book deserves a place of honour on every child's bookshelf.

Published by: Puffin Books

No. of pages: 76

Format: Paperback

Price: 7.00

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Mirette on the High Wire

Mirette on the High Wire

by Emily Arnold McCully

Mirette was always fascinated by the strange and interesting people who stayed in her mother's boarding house. But no one excited her as much as Bellini, who walks the clothesline with the grace and ease of a bird. When Mirette discovers that fear has kept him from performing for years, she sets out to show him that sometimes a student can be the greatest teacher of all. Full colour.

Published by: Paperstar Book

No. of pages: 32

Format: Paperback

Price: 5.00

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Miss Rumphius

Miss Rumphius

by Barbara Cooney

As a child Great-aunt Alice Rumphius resolved that when she grew up she would go to faraway places, live by the sea in her old age, and do something to make the world more beautiful--and she does all those things, the last being the most difficult of all.

Published by: Puffin Books

No. of pages: 32

Format: Paperback

Price: 5.00

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Mr. Gumpy's Motor Car

Mr. Gumpy's Motor Car

by John Burningham

When Mr. Gumpy decides to go for a ride in his bright-red car, everyone wants to come along -- a rabbit, a cat, a dog, a sheep, chickens, a calf, a goat, and a boy and girl. "All right," says Mr. Gumpy. "But it will be a squash." So they all squash in and, for a while, chug along happily. Then it starts to rain, and the car becomes stuck in the mud. Who will help Mr. Gumpy push the car out? "Not me," says each passenger. In the end, however, they all have to help, and a wonderful time is had by all.

Published by: HarperCollins

No. of pages: 32

Format: Hardback

Price: 10.50

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Mrs. Katz and Tush

Mrs. Katz and Tush

by Patricia Polacco

In this special Passover story, Larnel Moore, a young African-American boy, and Mrs. Katz, an elderly Jewish woman, develop an unusual friendship through their mutual concern for an abandoned cat named Tush. Together they explore the common themes of suffering and triumph in each of their cultures.

Published by: Yearling Books

No. of pages: 32

Format: Paperback

Price: 4.50

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Owl Moon

Owl Moon

by Jane Yolen

Late one winter night a little girl and her father go owling. The trees stand still as statues and the world is silent as a dream. Whoo-whoo-whoo, the father calls to the mysterious night time bird. But there is no answer. Wordlessly the two companions walk along, or when you go owling you don't need words. You don't need anything but hope. Sometimes there isn't an owl, but sometimes there is.
Distinguished author Jane Yolen has created a gentle, poetic story that lovingly depicts the special companionship of a young child and her father as well as humankind's close relationship to the natural world. Wonderfully complemented by award-winning John Schoenherr's soft, exquisite watercolour illustrations, this is a verbal and visual treasure, perfect for reading aloud and sharing at bedtime

Published by: Philomel Books

No. of pages: 32

Format: Hardback

Price: 10.00

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The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Grey

The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Grey

by Hildegarde H Swift

Lighting up readers' hearts and imaginations since it was first published in 1942, this is the story about a lighthouse that stands near the George Washington Bridge in New York City. Full colour.

Published by: Voyager Books

No. of pages: 64

Format: Paperback

Price: 5.00

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The Story of Ferdinand

The Story of Ferdinand

by Munro Leaf

Enchanting readers since first published in 1936, "The Story of Ferdinand" is a true classic. While the other bulls run and butt their heads together, Ferdinand would rather sit and smell the flowers. So what happens when he is hand-picked for the bullfights in Madrid? This new edition contains the complete original text and illustrations with watercolour tones added.

Published by: Grosset & Dunlap

No. of pages: 32

Format: Paperback

Price: 3.00

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The Tale of Peter Rabbit

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

by Beatrix Potter

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the publication of "The Tales of Peter Rabbit," all 23 of Beatrix Potter's original tales are now available in these special editions, which take the very first printings of Potter's works as their guide, and introduces favourite characters to a new generation. Full-colour illustrations.

Published by: Frederick Warne and Company

No. of pages: 80

Format: Hardback

Price: 4.50

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They Were Strong and Good

They Were Strong and Good

by Robert Lawson

Relates the story of the author's grandparents and parents, who, though not famous, helped build the United States.

Published by: Viking Books

No. of pages: 72

Format: Hardback

Price: 10.00

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Three Names

Three Names

by Patricia MacLachlan

A Newbery Medal-winning author once again evokes prairie life in this book called "a gift for all generations" by School Library Journal. Here a Child's great-grandfather tells a long ago story accompanied by luminous, impressionistic watercolours. MacLachlan's well-loved books include Sarah, Plain and Tall.

Published by: Harper Trophy

No. of pages: 32

Format: Paperback

Price: 4.50

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Wee Gillis

Wee Gillis

by Munro Leaf

A Caldecott Honor Book by the creators of the beloved "Story of Ferdinand" Wee Gillis lives in Scotland. He is an orphan, and he spends half of each year with his mother's people in the lowlands, while the other half finds him in the highlands with his father's kin. Both sides of Gillis's family are eager for him to settle down and adopt their ways. In the lowlands, he is taught to herd cattle, learning how to call them to him in even the heaviest of evening fogs. In the rocky highlands, he stalks stags from outcrop to outcrop, holding his breath so as not to make a sound. Wee Gillis is a quick study, and he soon picks up what his elders can teach him. And yet he is unprepared when the day comes for him to decide, once and for all, whether it will be the lowlands or the highlands that he will call his home. Robert Lawson and Munro Leaf's classic picture book is a tribute to the powers of the imagination and a triumph of the storyteller's and illustrator's art.

Published by: New York Review of Books

No. of pages: 80

Format: Hardback

Price: 9.00

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When I was Young in the Mountains

When I was Young in the Mountains

by Cynthia Rylant

When I was young in the mountains, Grandfather came home in the evening covered with the black dust of a coal mine. Only his lips were clean, and he used them to kiss the top of my head. Growing up in the mountains was special. Grandmother made hot corn bread and fried okra. There were trips to the swimming hole and Crawford's store. Each pleasure was one to share - and remember. And each is part of a gentle story, illuminated with perceptively happy paintings, that evokes the love of a way of life, of a family, and most of all, of a place.

Published by: Puffin Books

No. of pages: 24

Format: Paperback

Price: 4.50

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