Books

Been There, Done That: Reading Animal Signs

Been There, Done That: Reading Animal Signs book cover

From Arbordale Publishing
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.

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Fun Stuff

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


Minecraft Puzzle Books

I was pleasantly surprised when I received this. I purchased two of them as gifts for Minecraft lovers. I was expecting a more coloring book cheapie type of thing but and what I got was completely different from that. This is a good quality activity book. I was really impressed. It looks pristine, top notch. I flipped through it and it looks like it has a bunch of activities that would really keep a young kid entertained. I purchased them for 8 year olds so I think they’re really going to enjoy it. I totally recommend this product.

A review of Amazing Activities for Minecrafters on Amazon (from someone I don’t know!)
Amazing Activities for Minecrafters
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Astounding Activities for Minecrafters
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Amazing Mazes for Minecrafters
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The Gigantic Activity Book for Minecrafters
$16.99
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What’s inside these books?

Well, stuff like this. These are some of the pages in Astounding Activities for Minecrafters.

Math Codes for Minecrafters
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Unofficial STEM Challenges for Minecrafters, grades 3-4
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Activities for Minecrafters: EARTH
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Activities for Minecrafters: DUNGEONS
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Animal Crossing Puzzle Books

Amazing Activities for Fans of Animal Crossing
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Comic Books: Sheeba and the Private Detectives

Sheeba and the Private Detectives comic book covers
Sheeba and the Private Detectives

This is one of my favorite projects ever! I got to develop 31 storylines for the Sheeba and the Private Detectives comic book series, and then I got to write 7 of the books.

This series, set in Pakistan and targeted to Pakistani students, marries STEM topics with cultural and cross-curricular content and wraps it in a mystery series. Four smart, curious kids–Sheeba, Qulsoom, Majid, and Reemi, along with their dedicated pets, Speedy (dog) and Tufaan (donkey)–use brains, books, science, and math to explain strange occurrences, solve mysteries, and fight crime.

The first I’ve seen of the ones I wrote is issue #12, The Case of the Wounded Man.


Alaska’s Puzzle Bears

Alaska's Puzzle Bears, by Jen Funk Weber, illustrated by Shannon Cartwright

From 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.

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

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Good Fun Sudoku for Kids and Adults

Good Fun Sudoku for Adults and Good Fun Sudoku for Kids, by Jen Funk Weber and Linda Stanek

Have fun and support a good cause.

One book for kids and other beginners. One for grownups and other experienced puzzlers.

Progressively challenging sudoku puzzles interspersed with cat facts and photos. These books support a feline trap-neuter-return program in Columbus, OH, so stray and feral cats can live out their lives in their home territories, receiving care and support, without further expanding the cat population.

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Vocabulary Fundamentals, Grade 6+

Vocabulary Fundamentals, Grade 6+, written by Jen Funk Weber

Strengthen vocabulary skills and raise test scores!

Vocabulary Fundamentals, Grade 6+ provides scaffolded practice on the essential vocabulary skills your students need for academic success. The 42 skill units in grade 6 cover the following: synonyms & antonyms, homophones, prefixes & suffixes, word roots, idioms.

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Nancy Drew and Spiderwick Chronicles Activity Books

Nancy Drew and Spiderwick Chronicles movie tie-in puzzle books, by Jen Funk Weber, published by Simon & Schuster

Media tie-ins for the Nancy Drew and Spiderwick Chronicles movies. Published by Simon & Schuster.


Clueless in Alaska: Know More!

Clueless in Alaska: Know More!, by Jen Funk Weber

Published by 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.