Have you ever wanted to make a million dollars? Marvelosissimo the Mathematical Magician is ready, willing, and able to explain the nuts and bolts - as well as the mystery and wonder - of earning money, investing it, accruing dividends and interest, and watching savings grow. Hey, you never know! Marvelosissimo the Mathematical Magician is your guide as you learn about the various forms of money and how it is used to buy things, pay off debt, and build interest.
Every February second, people all across the country wonder about the groundhog Punxsutawney Phil. Will he see his shadow on that day, or won't he? Will spring come early or late? Gail Gibbons' clear, simple wording presents information about Groundhog Day, its origins, and the animal at the center of this delightful annual event. Gibbons teaches kids about the homes and habits of groundhogs while explaining the history behind the superstitions and fun customs of the yearly celebration.
Clover always wondered why there was a fence that separated the black side of town from the white side. When a young white girl from the other side starts to sit on the fence, Clover's curiosity, and a friendship, develops.
Fletcher loves everything about spring, but then Fletcher sees something he never expected to see in spring: snow! And it turns out that spring has another surprise in store for Fletcher - a warm and wondrous one.
When Alexander wakes up with gum in his hair, he thinks that maybe it’s going to be a bad day. When he trips on the skateboard by his bed and drops his sweater in the sink, he knows it’s going to be even worse than he thought. His brothers find fabulous prizes in their cereal boxes; he finds cereal. His best friends get fancy desserts in their lunch boxes; Mom forgets dessert. From being scrunched in the car on the way to school all the way to lima beans for supper and kissing on TV (yuck!), the day just keeps getting worse. It’s enough to make him want to move to Australia.
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Chole and her friends shun the new girl, Maya, who eventually stops coming to school. When Chloe's teacher gives a lesson about how even small acts of kindness can change the world, Chloe realizes how much better it could have been if she'd shown a little kindness towards Maya. With its powerful anti-bullying message, the audiobook will resonate with listeners.
"Ripples of kindness"
Sam meets a stranger who helps him make the perfect decision on how to spend the lucky money he's received for Chinese New Year.
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