Set in the late 1950s, this is the moving story of a young boy whose father operates a ferryboat between Michigan's Upper and Lower peninsulas. As young Mark witnesses the building of the new Mackinac Bridge, he is awestruck by the majesty of the five-mile-long bridge that will connect the two peninsulas and change the lives of so many. But the Mighty Mac will also put Mark's father out of business. As his father stuggles with the flow of progress, Mark dreams of future bridges he will build.Details of the complex construction of the bridge will fascinate children as they learn an important part of America's history and come to understand the meaning of change. The Mackinac Bridge Authority provides history notes at the back of the book.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2006Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Corolle Miss Pink Star & BlanketA wonderful set for ages birth and up! Miss Pink Star has a soft, cuddly body that's easy for little fingers to grasp and hold. Her smooth vinyl face is delicately scented with vanilla — a Corolle signature — and has a sweet expression that will both captivate and soothe baby. The matching blanket included in the set is just the right size -- 18.5" x 18.5" -- to slip into a diaper bag or tote and take along wherever Baby goes.Designed in France and part of Corolle's Babi Corolle Collection for the very young, Miss Pink Star features high-quality materials and careful details, such as sewn-on clothing. And like all first dolls in the Babi Corolle Collection, Miss Pink Star is machine washable (air dry naturally).
Looking Out for Sarah FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Describes a day in the life of a seeing eye dog, from going with his owner to the grocery store and post office, to visiting a class of school children, and playing ball. This story also describes their three-hundred mile walk from Boston to New York.
Can a train pullin half a mile of heavy-duty freight cars make it to Chicago ahead of a speedy little race car? Through the desert . . . Through the mountains . . . Through a blizzard . . . Vvvrrrrrrrrrrrrrrum! Chooka Chooka Chooka Chooka The race is on! Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/3/2012Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Corolle Elf Blue StarsAt 9.5 inches tall, this adorable doll is easy for tiny fingers to grasp and hold. His jester-like blue hat highlights his beautiful blue eyes. Designed in France and part of Corolle's Babi Corolle Collection for ages birth and up, Elf Blue Stars features high-quality materials and careful details, such as sewn-on clothing. Its ultra-soft body is perfect for hugging and cuddling, and its sweetly expressive face -- scented with vanilla, a Corolle signature -- will captivate and soothe baby. For an extra charming touch, Elf Blue Stars jingles softly when shaken. This lightweight, machine-washable doll will quickly become your little one's favorite companion. Recommended Ages: 18 months-4 years Product Measures: 7.5" x 3.75" x 10.5
Join Cam on his third adventure (Above San Francisco and Above New York) as he explores Chicago from above. His imagination affords him the flight of a lifetime as he takes off from Millenium Park in his airplane and soars high above Wrigley Field, Lake Michigan, the Magnificent Mile, Grant Park and more! The beloved photographs of Robert Cameron and the Windy City take on a child-like wonder when viewed through the eyes of Cam from his airplane.
Jellycat Pootle Puppy Pink Pootle Puppy Pink is the perfect companion for any trainee detective. She can spot a clue a mile away, and loves to follow her clever little nose! Mischievous, loyal and very determined, she's a mini-sleuth's very best friend! What mysteries will she uncover, and wherever did she get that merry berry scarf? Recommended Ages: 0-6 yearsProduct Measures: 7.25" x 5" x 4.5
Did you know that lightning bolts can be over a mile long? Or that they may come from clouds that are ten miles high? Storms can be scary, but not if you know what causes them. Before the next thunderstorm, grab this book by veteran science team Franklyn Branley and True Kelley and learn what causes the flash, crash, rumble, and roll of thunderstorms! Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 4/9/1999Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Black Bugs. Green Bugs. Fat Bugs. Buggy Bugs., I like Bugs!, , A rhyming ode to insects, penned by none other then Margaret Wise Brown. This poem was originally published in The Friendly Book., , Mile 1 books entice brand-new readers with rhyme, rhythm, and repetition. The type is big, the words are easy, and the art is bright and bold.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 6/15/1999Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
SC Johnson Paste WaxGoes the extra mile for the clean!SC Johnson Paste Wax deep cleans many surfaces; its original blend of hard finish waxes produces a rich, satiny luster. SC Johnson Paste Wax provides lasting beauty and protection for all wood surfaces, metal, leather, plastic, cork, and vinyl. It's an excellent product to help revitalize antique furniture and worn or damaged wood.
Melissa & Doug Sterling Elephant Who's stomping through the jungle? It's Sterling Elephant! This super-plush pal has huge floppy ears and a trunk that can sniff out a hug a mile away. A slightly weighted bottom helps him stay seated when the day's stomping is done.Product Dimensions: 10 x 7 x 3Recommended Ages: 6 months & Up
Lion Brand Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Oatmeal Authentic 100-Percent Pure Virgin Wool with natural lanolin oil is soft and warm; Ideal for ski and fisherman sweaters, hats, scarves, throws, etc; 100-Percent Pure Virgin Wool; This yarn can be dyed and felts once it is washed; Items made from this yarn may be laundered through the use of water, detergent or soap and gentle hand manipulation; No bleach product may be used; A machine dryer may not be used; Lay out horizontally for drying; Weight Category: 4 Medium: Worsted-weight, Afghan, Aran Yarn; 8.00-Ounce (227 g), 465 yd (425 m Each skein measures approximately 12 by 3-1/2 by 3-1/2-Inch
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