Books

 

Been There, Done That: Reading Animal Signs, by Jen Funk Weber, illustrated by Andrea Gabriel

Been There, Done That: Reading Animal Signs, by Jen Funk Weber, illustrated by Andrea Gabriel

It’s here!

Been There, Done That: Reading Animal Signs

from Arbordale Publishing

Written by Jen Funk Weber
Illustrated by Andrea Gabriel

32 pg, 8.5×10, Ages 4-8, Grades K-3
Lexile: 500

Spotting wildlife is a thrill, but it’s not easy. When Cole comes to visit his friend Helena, he can’t wait to see all the wildlife the forest has to offer—and disappointed when all he sees are a few birds. Together the kids set out on a hike and encounter plenty of animal signs along the way. Through observation and her knowledge of animal behavior, Helena helps Cole learn what each of the signs means: something had been there; something had done that.

Buy the book
(Head’s up! It’s available in both hardback and soft. Get the one you want.)

Fireside Books | Amazon | Powell’s

You can also get it from the publisher in digital format, audio, and Spanish!

Please note: Some of these are affiliate links. If you make a purchase through an affiliate link, I might earn a small commission. Fireside Books is my local Indie bookstore, located in Palmer, AK.

Fun Stuff
Holding an event? Looking for supplemental classroom activities? Like puzzles? These are for you.

 

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Amazing Activities for Minecrafters, Jen Funk Weber

Coming in April 2017!

Amazing Activities for Minecrafters

Hollan Publishing and Sky Pony Press

Explore new biomes, battle ferocious mobs, and build dazzling new structures wherever you are—whether on a long car trip or at the beach! This vibrant, fun book of activities is jam-packed with puzzles and games to keep even the most meticulous Minecrafter entertained for hours upon hours. Amazing Activities for Minecrafters includes almost one hundred activities for Minecraft fans, including: Word searches, Spot-the-difference games, Crossword puzzles, and loads of puzzles that have no common name.

Buy the book
Fireside Books | Amazon | Powell’s

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Alaska’s Puzzle Bears

Taku Graphics

Fun puzzles reveal natural history facts about Alaska’s black, grizzly, and polar bears. Warning! Alaska’s three bears can be dangerous. You might laugh your head off at the jokes. The facts might blow you away. The puzzles might do you in. Read at your own risk.

Buy the book
This book is available mostly through Alaska retailers. My local Indie bookstore has them on hand.

Fireside Books

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Trap-Neuter-Return Sudoku Books

Trap-Neuter-Return Sudoku Books for Kids and Adults

Ari’s Garden

Progressive sudoku puzzles interspersed with cat facts and photos.

Buy the book
The one for grownups or experienced players:
Amazon
The one for kids or beginners:
Amazon

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Vocabulary Fundamentals for grades 6 and up.

Vocabulary Fundamentals for Grade 6+

Evan-Moor Educational Publishers

Help your grade 6 students strengthen vocabulary skills with over 150 pages of scaffolded practice! The 42 skill units cover important concepts such as synonyms & antonyms, homophones, prefixes & suffixes, word roots, and idioms.

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Nancy Drew and Spiderwick Chronicles Activity Books

Nancy Drew and Spiderwick Chronicles Activity Books

Simon Scribbles

Media tie-ins for the Nancy Drew and Spiderwick Chronicles movies.

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Clueless in Alaska: Know More!

Sasquatch Books

As a take-home gift, travel companion, or information resource, this full-color, photo-illustrated activity book is both entertaining and enlightening. It’s chock-full of challenging puzzles, fascinating facts, silly jokes, and fun activities.