Redheaded Robbie s Christmas Story

Author: William Luttrell
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
ISBN: 9781627535939
Release Date: 2013-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

One student from Mrs. Wallace's second grade class will be chosen to tell a special Christmas story at the school assembly. When Redheaded Robbie's name is pulled from the hat, the class groans. Poor Robbie! Whenever he is excited or nervous, his words come out all twisted and confused. How will he be able to tell his Christmas story at the assembly? Won't everyone laugh? With a little help from some friends, Robbie learns that it is not so much how a person speaks but what is said that matters the most.

The Big Book of Children s Reading Lists

Author: Nancy J. Keane
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1591583349
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Presents one hundred annotated book lists for educators and librarians who work with young readers, covering both fiction and nonfiction books in print as of August 2005.

Give the Gift of Reading With 4 Award Winning Picture Books

Author: Trinka Hakes Noble
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
ISBN: 1585364231
Release Date: 2007-10
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

This charming box set features four holiday titles that present different views of the season. It's a wonderful gift for kids of all ages.Apple Tree Christmas. A holiday classic with a simple heartfelt message reminding us of the strength of family ties and the boundless roots of love. Redheaded Robbie's Christmas Story. Robbie speaks with a stutter, but with a little help from some friends, Robbie learns that it is not so much how a person speaks but what is said that matters the most.The Legend of Papa Noel, A Cajun Christmas Story. This colorfully inventive Christmas tale is a lesson in fast thinking, as well as a witty introduction to a part of America that's rich in folklore and legend.A Wish to be a Christmas Tree. Read by Katie Couric on the Today Show, this tale of an overgrown pine always being passed by for Christmas, and what his woodland friends do to help him, is sure to become a Christmas classic.

Give the Gift of Reading With 4 Award Winning Picture Books

Author: Trinka Hakes Noble
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press
ISBN: 1585364231
Release Date: 2007-10
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

This charming box set features four holiday titles that present different views of the season. It's a wonderful gift for kids of all ages.Apple Tree Christmas. A holiday classic with a simple heartfelt message reminding us of the strength of family ties and the boundless roots of love. Redheaded Robbie's Christmas Story. Robbie speaks with a stutter, but with a little help from some friends, Robbie learns that it is not so much how a person speaks but what is said that matters the most.The Legend of Papa Noel, A Cajun Christmas Story. This colorfully inventive Christmas tale is a lesson in fast thinking, as well as a witty introduction to a part of America that's rich in folklore and legend.A Wish to be a Christmas Tree. Read by Katie Couric on the Today Show, this tale of an overgrown pine always being passed by for Christmas, and what his woodland friends do to help him, is sure to become a Christmas classic.

Topsy Turvy Town

Author: Luc Melanson
Publisher: Tundra Books (NY)
ISBN: 9780887769207
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A little boy describes his favorite pretend place called Topsy-Turvy Town, where he shares his bath with a robot and it rains broccoli.

2007 Children s Writer s Illustrator s Market

Author: Alice Pope
Publisher: Writers Digest Books
ISBN: 1582974357
Release Date: 2006-07-26
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Combines two key aspects of children's publishing--writing and illustrating--in a single volume of book-publishing and magazine markets and offers advice from professionals on the subject.

Ich der Roboter

Author: Isaac Asimov
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 9783641132071
Release Date: 2014-11-27
Genre: Fiction

Robots auf dem Vormarsch Dr. Susan Calvin war fünfzig Jahre lang als Robotpsychologin bei der U. S. Robot Company angestellt, einem der größten Unternehmen der Welt. Sie erlebte hautnah mit, wie Robots zum alltäglichen Bestandteil der menschlichen Kultur wurden und welche Probleme es mit sich bringt, wenn Menschen mit Robotern zusammenleben. Vor allem aber stellt sich eine Frage: Was passiert, wenn sich Mensch und Roboter kaum noch voneinander unterscheiden? In neun Erzählungen zeigt sie einem jungen Reporter, wie eine Zukunft, geprägt von gigantischen Positronengehirnen, für uns Menschen aussieht.

Schloss aus Glas

Author: Jeannette Walls
Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe
ISBN: 9783455810516
Release Date: 2012-04-19
Genre: Fiction

Jeannette Walls ist ein glückliches Kind: Sie hat einen Vater, der mit ihr auf Dämonenjagd geht, ihr die Physik erklärt und die Sterne vom Himmel holt. Da nimmt sie gerne in Kauf, immer mal wieder mit leerem Bauch ins Bett zu gehen, ihre egomanische Künstlermutter zu ertragen oder in Nacht-und-Nebel-Aktionen den Wohnort zu wechseln. Mit den Jahren allerdings werden die sozialen Verhältnisse schlimmer, die Sprüche des Vaters schaler und das Lügengebäude der Eltern so zerbrechlich wie das Schloss aus Glas, das der Vater jahrelang zu bauen versprochen hatte.