Author: Laura Hulbert
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Release Date: 2011-08-16
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
In a lively guessing game format, find out why the feet of tree frogs, and those of eight other animals, are perfectly adapted to their habitats. Illustrated with brightly detailed paintings, this simple, informative text will have children looking at feet in a whole new way.
If you could have any animal's feet, whose would you choose? WHAT IF YOU HAD ANIMAL FEET? is the next book in the successful WHAT IF series by Sandra Markle, illustrated by Howard McWilliam, following the very popular WHAT IF YOU HAD ANIMAL TEETH? and WHAT YOU IF HAD ANIMAL HAIR? This latest edition will teach kids about the amazing variety of feet in the animal kingdom and their specialty functions! From cheetahs' fast feet to mountain goats' nimble climbing hooves, to flies' sticky feet! Each animal profile will include a photo as well as illustrations of kids with animal feet that are sure to make kids laugh!
One foot, two feet One mouse, three mice One goose, four geese In this clever counting book, die-cut windows frame a single object and a turn of the page reveals a group. Featuring familiar objects and funny artwork, this inventive concept book is a great introduction to both counting and common irregular plural nouns. A cumulative row of illustrations along the bottom of the pages shows all of the previous objects in order, so kids can keep track of where they are, and the book also contains a fun hide-and-seek game, inviting kids to spy a little airplane zooming through each spread.
"Look at those feet! Aren’t they sweet?” Yes—when they’re walking, standing, leaping and landing. And when they’re kicking balls or leaves. But not when they’re kicking people! In simple words and charming full-color illustrations, this book helps little ones learn to use their feet for fun, not in anger or frustration. It also includes tips for parents and caregivers on how to help toddlers be sweet with their feet.
Author: Brett Ryan Fink, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Health & Fitness
The Whole Foot Book is the definitive reference for anyone suffering from foot pain. While many books review the basic treatment of foot and ankle conditions, The Whole Foot Book enlightens the reader with an understanding of the underlying causes of foot and ankle problems in easy to understand language. The Whole Foot Book provides indispensable information on basic foot problems as well as foot anatomy and biomechanics, systemic disorders, and nail and dermatological problems. This comprehensive resource covers footwear basics, prevention, and treatments along with clear diagrams, photos, and charts that demonstrate techniques and solutions. It covers common foot problems faced by diabetics, seniors, and athletes, including bunions, hammer toes, corns, calluses, warts, and skin maladies. In also features a chapter on choosing the proper footwear, gives advice on when to seek professional attention and helps you to understand when foot surgery is not and is not necessary, and highlights recent advances in foot surgery. But The Whole Foot Book goes further and addresses less common issues including neuropathy, blood clots, and HIV/Aids among others.
Author: Joan L. Kelly
Release Date: 2007-07-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Rob Sanderson and his friends knew that they weren't part of the 'popular' kids, but that didn't stop them from accepting each other and facing life's challenges. Even when those challenges involved intrigue and espionage! Kids and grown ups, too, will love reading about this group of misfits as they combine forces to find a way to outwit dangerous spies and save their new classmate and her family.
Author: Helen Chen
Release Date: 2009-10-01
Genre: Family & Relationships
Like the yin and the yang, Jin-Ling is comprised of two equal parts that fit together. One part is the dutiful Chinese daughter who does everything her immigrant parents expect of her, and the other part is the American teenage girl who yearns for the independence that she sees her peers taking for granted every day. Jin-Ling would do anything to have Tony Blake - the smartest boy in school - for her prom date. Tony not only has the look that her friends would approve, but also meets her parents' definition of a good boy. Jin-Ling's hopes are shattered when she finds out Tony is going to prom with Kim - one of her very best friends. What should she do? No matter what she decides, it seems that Jin-Ling is destined to always feel as if she is walking on two left feet - feet that are often heading in opposite directions. In Jin-Ling's Two Left Feet, Helen Chen explores the challenges and struggles of fitting in with a touching and sensitive narrative of an Asian American teenager's voice. Heartwarming and humorous, this compelling story of clashing cultural expectations and self identity will be enjoyed and related to by all who come across it.
Author: Beth Ain
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Release Date: 2018-05-08
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Junior high school girls, meet your new BFF! Izzy Kline faces all the drama of middle school with total honesty and deep heart. Hiding out in the girls' bathroom . . . FaceTiming one friend while group chatting two others . . . Forced to ballroom dance with a boy for a social studies unit . . . There is a LOT going on in middle school. New experiences and shifting dynamics are around every turn. And it's not just her friends--Izzy's family is shifting as well. It's anxiety-inducing but also thrilling as Izzy learns to stake her claim. For fans of Fish in a Tree and verse novels like Brown Girl Dreaming, Beth Ain's books perfectly capture the drama of adolescence with a ton of light humor and deep heart.
Curvy girl falls in love with her extremely fit veterinarian roommate. And with herself. TAKE THE LEAP She’s got her feet planted on the ground. He’ll teach her to fly. Jessica, a curvy, driven, neat freak lawyer, is ecstatic when she finally gets her dream job—even though it's taking her away from her hometown. When she meets over-the-top, man-mountain Mikey, a fitness buff and veterinarian with a messy life in all senses of the word, she thinks she just walked into the second-most exciting adventure of her life. His larger-than-life personality fascinates her, but also shakes the foundations of her quiet, introverted self, knocking her off-kilter. It’s a bad idea to let him take her on as a weight-loss client. It’s an even worse idea to get involved with him since he’s her manwhore roommate...and she’s seen him in action. If they give into their undeniable attraction, is it just a train wreck waiting to happen? Or will their desire fuel a chance at real love? If you love steamy romance, be sure to check out the fourth standalone in the Giving You series.