One Grain of Rice

Author: Demi
ISBN: UOM:39015040032321
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A reward of one grain of rice doubles day by day into millions of grains of rice when a selfish raja is outwitted by a clever village girl.

The Kids Invention Book

Author: Arlene Erlbach
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 9780822506355
Release Date: 2011-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Turning dreams into inventions can be a challenge, but lots of kids do it every day. The Kids' Invention Book takes kids step-by-step through the creative process, from finding the inspiration to building a model. The book also includes information on applying for a patent, entering invention contests, and starting an inventors' club.

Two of Everything

Author: Lily Toy Hong
Publisher: Albert Whitman and Company
ISBN: 0807581577
Release Date: 1993-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In a retelling of a Chinese folktale, the Haktaks find a pot that will double anything that they put in it, but trouble brews when Mrs. Haktak accidentally falls in the pot.

The Empty Pot

Author: Demi
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 9781466811577
Release Date: 2007-10-16
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The Empty Pot is Demi's beloved picture book about an honest schoolboy A long time ago in China there was a boy named Ping who loved flowers. Anything he planted burst into bloom. The Emperor loved flowers too. When it was time to choose an heir, he gave a flower seed to each child in the kingdom. "Whoever can show me their best in a year's time," he proclaimed, "shall succeed me to the throne!" Ping plants his seed and tends it every day. But month after month passes, and nothing grows. When spring comes, Ping must go to the Emperor with nothing but an empty pot. Demi's exquisite art and beautifully simple text show how Ping's embarrassing failure is turned triumphant in this satisfying tale of honesty rewarded. An IRA-CBC Children's Choice. An American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists."

Infinity and Me

Author: Kate Hosford
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books
ISBN: 9781580139977
Release Date: 2012-10-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

When I looked up, I shivered. How many stars were in the sky? A million? A billion? Maybe the number was as big as infinity. I started to feel very, very small. How could I even think about something as big as infinity? Uma can't help feeling small when she peers up at the night sky. She begins to wonder about infinity. Is infinity a number that grows forever? Is it an endless racetrack? Could infinity be in an ice cream cone? Uma soon finds that the ways to think about this big idea may just be . . . infinite.


Author: Matt Doeden
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9781491470794
Release Date: 2015-08-01
Genre: History

"In a narrative nonfiction format, follows people who experienced the events of September 11, 2001"--

Indian Children s Favorite Stories

Author: Rosemarie Somaiah
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9781462906321
Release Date: 2013-02-12
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Indian fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture. Indian Children's Favorite Stories is a charming selection of eight Indian tales that provide an insight into traditional Indian culture. Retold for an international audience, the beautifully illustrated stories will give children of all ages a glimpse into the fables and folklore of India including tales of how the Lord Krishna escapes the evil Kamsa's repeated attempts to kill him, and how the elephant keeper's daughter, Rani, humbles an unwise and unjust king by emptying his storehouses of rice. Featured Indian stories include: Munna and the Grain of Rice T he Birth of Krishna No Ordinary Lad The Story of Rama Sukhu and Dukhu Tenali Raman Journey to Heaven The Foolish Man A glossary is also included to clarify Indian words. The Children's Favorite Stories series was created to share the folktales and legends most beloved by children in the East with young readers of all backgrounds in the West. Other multicultural children's books in this series include: Asian Children's Favorite Stories, Indonesian Children's Favorite Stories, Japanese Children's Favorite Stories, Singapore Children's Favorite Stories, Filipino Favorite Children's Stories, Favorite Children's Stories from China & Tibet, Chinese Children's Favorite Stories, Korean Children's Favorite Stories, Balinese Children's Favorite Stories, and Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories.

Magic Gold Fish A Russian Folktale

Author: Demi
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN: 0805032436
Release Date: 1995-09-15
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

"[An] elegantly designed picture book... There's a musical lilt to the telling, with each phrase having the same number of beats as the story marches to its inevitable end." -Booklist

The Magic Pillow

Author: Demi
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416579427
Release Date:
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.

Anno s Mysterious Multiplying Jar

Author: Masaichiro Anno
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 0606168524
Release Date: 1999-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

For use in schools and libraries only. Simple text and pictures introduce the mathematical concept of factorials.

Three Samurai Cats

ISBN: 0823418774
Release Date: 2004-08-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

An adaptation of a Japanese folktale in which a feudal lord seeks a samurai cat to rid his castle of a savage rat, but soon discovers that violence is not always the best way to accomplish things.

Ten Times Better

Author: Richard Michelson
Publisher: Cavendish Children's Books
ISBN: 076145070X
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Ten Times Better is a Marshall Cavendish publication.