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The Great Depression has made jobs scarce and money hard to come by. But life isn't terrible. America still loves baseball and two boys are about to discover that with some creativity, hard work, and a little help from the Babe himself, they can do their part to help out their own teams!
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New for Mo Jackson plays football--winner of the Dr. Mo Jackson plays soccer. Text entered here will wrap around the left or right-aligned image. New for Don't Throw It to Mo!. AuthorRicks, Sam Illustrator May The youngest kid on his football team, little Mo watches most of their games from the bench.
While beginning readers may not be playing organized football, they can still dream about it. Laid out in simple words, large type, and wide-spaced lines, the text is illustrated with colorful, jaunty line-and-wash illustrations that portray the diverse characters with energy and style.
The simply told story features an appealing underdog with enough skill to catch the ball and enough humility to give his coach some credit. Fortunately for young sports fans, this one is a winner.
He participates in a neighborhood football team in which most of the kids are older, but Mo practices every day and keeps coach Steve company on the bench cheering for his team.
One day, things change for Mo; coach Steve puts him in the game. Then one special play saves the game, and Mo wins it for his team. This beginning reader is well designed with bold colors and cartoon illustrations to provide new readers with context clues that support the story.
Simple sentences and in-depth plot support key details providing material for strong comprehension to support fluency. Wheels, Levers, and Pulleys. AuthorRaff, Anna Illustrator May What do a slide, a flagpole, and a tricycle have in common?
They illustrate principles of physics relating to simple machines: The emphasis in each description is that simple machines make work easier.
An inclined plane can be a simple ramp, a winding road leading to the mountain top, or a screw. The wheel and axle of a tricycle is shown next to the more complex Ferris wheel.
Children will be drawn to the depictions of the machines in familiar situations such as turning on a water faucet or playing on a seesaw. The charming illustrations, featuring children, adults, and even a cat, enhance the impact of the message by depicting a small community going about their lives and using simple machines to make work easier.
May 1, Prices! Why They Go Up and Down. AuthorMiller, Edward Illustrator May Adler and Miller, known for their math-related picture books for kids, now present the laws of supply and demand.
His initial outlay for equipment represents his fixed costs. His supplies and ingredients are his variable costs. Each day, he adjusts his price according to the supply of lemonade a rival stand increases supply and the demand for it a hot day increases demand.
Adler lays out the four laws of supply and demand in a logical, methodical way, while Miller brightens the pages with vibrant, stylized digital illustrations. One or two helpful diagrams appear on almost every double-page spread, showing how changes in the narrative can be expressed in terms of either revenue, variable costs, and variable profits, or supply, demand, and prices.
Kids cruising through the story may not absorb all the concepts, but those who are motivated to think through the basic economic principles will find the book useful and interesting.
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