Based on the famous African American fold ballad John Henry, this story tells of the legendary contest to the death between a spirited young man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia.
"My little ones love jacooooootci line and LOL"
Anna and Grandma are planning a surprise for Dad's birthday. Dad thinks he has received all his presents, but Grandma stands up and gives him the best one of all: she reads aloud the stories that Anna has taught her.
Through compelling reminiscences of his grandfather's life in the United States and Japan, Allen Say poignantly recounts his family's journey to America. The feelings of being torn by a love for two different countries are sensitively narrated by B.D.Wong.
"One of all time best children's books"
A nose for digging? Ears for seeing? Eyes that squirt blood? Explore the many amazing things animals can do with their ears, eyes, mouths, noses, feet, and tails in this interactive guessing story.
Jacqueline Briggs Martin’s Snowflake Bentley won a Caldecott Medal, a Parents’ Choice Award, and was picked as an ALA Notable Book for Children. Listeners of all ages will cherish this beautiful story about a real man whose discoveries changed the way the world saw snow.
Father has suddenly and mysteriously disappeared. Now Mother has moved Roberta, Peter, and Phyllis from London to an old English country house. Missing the hustle and bustle of the city, the children are ecstatic to find that their new home is near a railway station. Making friends with both the porter and the station master is great fun. So is waving to a kindly old gentleman who rides through on the 9:15 every morning. When mother gets sick, it is he to whom they turn for help. And later, when a fortunate twist of fate returns their father to them, they are surprised to find the old gentleman involved once again.
A small boy, who is different from the others, gains acceptance when he imitates the voices of crows in the school talent show.
©1983 Taro Yashima (P)1971 Weston Woods
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