New Release Books by Lizzy Rockwell

Lizzy Rockwell is the author of Am I a Frog? (2022), I Love Insects (2022), How Do You Feel? (2021), The All-Together Quilt (2020), Hello Baby! (2015) and other 7 books.

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Am I a Frog?

release date: Aug 30, 2022
Am I a Frog?
Nonfiction for new readers! Egg to tadpole to frog. A science book for first graders to read on their own! You started in an egg. You hatched. You ate. You grew. A tadpole swims, breathes, eats, rests, climbs, and grows into a frog . . . when he jumps up and catches a dragonfly. An elegant, beautifully illustrated life cycle book by a highly regarded author and illustrator of books for young children. A chart in the back of the book shows nine stages of the frog’s development. The books in the award-winning I Like to Read series are especially created for new readers and are leveled using Fountas & Pinnell standards. Acclaimed author-illustrators—including winners of Caldecott, Theodor Seuss Geisel, and Coretta Scott King honors—create original, high-quality illustrations that support comprehension of simple text and are fun for kids to read again and again with their parents, teachers, or on their own! A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

I Love Insects

release date: Jun 07, 2022
I Love Insects
Learn how insects help the environment in this Level G science book that''s perfect for new readers! The girl in this story loves insects--how they look, how they sound, and how they move. Her friend does not like insects--especially when they sting. But together they explore her backyard and observe how insects are helpful to flowers, birds, and even humans! This science book was written for first graders to read on their own. With beautiful and accurate illustrations, vetted by an expert member of the invertebrate zoology staff of the American Museum of Natural History. For early-to-mid first grade readers, Level G books feature more complex storylines than prior levels, and a wider variety of structure and punctuation. Illustrations offer support for decoding the more challenging vocabulary words introduced. The books in the award-winning I Like to Read series are especially created for new readers and are leveled using Fountas & Pinnell standards. Acclaimed author-illustrators--including winners of Caldecott, Theodor Seuss Geisel, and Coretta Scott King honors--create original, high-quality illustrations that support comprehension of simple text and are fun for kids to read again and again with their parents, teachers or on their own!

How Do You Feel?

release date: Feb 23, 2021
How Do You Feel?
Do you feel happy? Sad? Silly? Angry? This simple book helps children and parents talk about feelings, and includes a Feelings Faces Poster! With simple, sparse language, and bright, expressive illustrations, Lizzy Rockwell introduces very young readers to a wide range of emotions. Detailed art encourages identification and discussion of the different characters'' emotional reactions, and serves as a springboard for discussion on emotional intelligence, self-regulation, and coping skills. The playground is the perfect place to witness lots of different feelings! A girl is happy when playing with a puppy. Another girl is angry when a boy knocks over her drink. And the boy is sorry. Readers will learn to identify feelings in themselves and in others in this simple, but clever book by a prominent preschool nonfiction author-illustrator. Beautiful, detailed spreads show panoramic views of the playground action, while close-ups focus on specific incidents, body language, and facial expressions. The sparse text encourages children to describe the action and tell the story themselves, using context clues in the art and their own understanding of the emotions portrayed. Turn the dust jacket around for a beautiful Feelings Faces poster, which collects the emotions portrayed in the book in one long spread!

The All-Together Quilt

release date: Oct 27, 2020
The All-Together Quilt
Quilters and crafters rejoice! This story of a community coming together to make a quilt is a heartwarming celebration of creativity and teamwork. The kids and grown-ups at a community center begin with lots of colorful fabrics and an idea. Then step by step they make that idea a reality. They design, cut, stitch, layer, and quilt. It''s the work of many hands, many hours, and many stories. And the result is something warm and wonderful they all can share. Lizzy Rockwell is the artistic director and organizing force behind the Norwalk Community Quilt Project: Peace by Piece, and this book is inspired by all the people who have gathered over the years to teach and learn and to make something beautiful together.

Hello Baby!

release date: Feb 25, 2015
Hello Baby!
A small boy feels the baby kick inside his mother''s tummy, hears the baby''s heartbeat during a visit to the doctor, and finally gets to say hello in person after the baby is born. Narrating the story himself, the boy shares what fascinates him: how the baby grows inside the womb, unpacking his old baby clothes, and hearing about the day he was born. When the baby arrives home at last, the boy tells how she eats and sleeps and cries, and how it takes a mother, a father, and a new big brother to make this baby feel at home. Told in simple words and charming pictures, this book lets children know just what to expect when Mom''s expecting.

A Mammal is an Animal

release date: Jul 07, 2020
A Mammal is an Animal
What makes an animal a mammal? And what is not a mammal? Mammals have skeletons as deer have, breathe air in lungs as whales do, and are born alive as are calves. What is not a mammal? A ladybug has no skeleton, a fish breathes through gills and a bird hatches from an egg. Monkeys, dolphins, and elephants are mammals—and so are you and I! With clear, simple language, beautiful paintings, a chart, diagrams, and a cutaway, acclaimed author-illustrator Lizzy Rockwell has created a beautiful and informative book that introduces young children to animal classification and dichotomous inquiry.

A Bird Is a Bird

release date: Jan 23, 2015
A Bird Is a Bird
What is a bird? And how is it different from a mammal or a reptile? Some birds are huge and some are tiny. Some birds are fantastically colorful and some are plain. But what do all birds share? Early nonfiction expert Lizzy Rockwell explains that birds have beaks, wings, and feathers, and hatch from eggs. Other animals might have some of these features in common, but only a bird has them all. Only a bird is a bird! A clear text and beautiful illustrations cover dozens of different birds and their shared characteristics, as well as the unique qualities of unusual birds, such as penguins and peacocks. A great companion to Rockwell''s A Mammal is an Animal.

Plants Feed Me

release date: Jan 17, 2014
Plants Feed Me
Sink your teeth into the plants that feed the world—flowers, fruits, seeds, and all! With its simple text and bright, appealing illustrations, this book is perfect for young readers learning about where their food comes from. Clearly-labeled diagrams show the different parts of plants we use and eat—leaves of spinach and cabbage, the roots of carrot plants, and the wide variety of fruits, such as apples, berries, and tomatoes. Plants Feed Me explores the different types of seeds we eat— beans, nuts, rice, and even how wheat is ground into flour and used to make many other types of food. Smiling children pick fruits and vegetables, and learn how plants grow from seeds, stretching toward the sky for sun and into the earth for nutrients. This celebration of fruits, vegetables, and more is sure to get kids interested in what''s on their plates!

The Busy Body Book

release date: Nov 28, 2012
The Busy Body Book
A celebration of the amazing human machine and a life on the move! Your amazing body can jump, sprint, twist, and twirl. Your body is built to move. Lizzy Rockwell explains how your bones and muscles, heart and lungs, nerves and brain all work together to keep you on the go. Kids walk and skate and tumble through these pages with such exuberance that even sprouting couch potatoes will want to get up and bounce around—and that’s the ultimate goal. Studies show that American kids are becoming more sedentary and more overweight and that they carry these tendencies with them into adolescence and adulthood. Experts agree that we need to help kids make physical activity a life-long habit. Through education, information, and encouragement, this book aims to inspire a new generation of busy bodies!

Good Enough to Eat

release date: Jun 23, 2009
Good Enough to Eat
Good Enough to Eat is one of a kind: the only guide to kids'' nutrition written especially for kids. A practical, hands-on tool for families who want to eat a healthy diet, this book explains nutrition from carrots to cookies. In this book, you will learn: all about the nutrient groups—carbohydrates, protein, fat, water, vitamins, and minerals each nutrient''s function which foods contain which nutrients how much of each nutrient a kid needs each day how the body digests food all about calories Good Enough to Eat includes kid-friendly recipes such as Alphabread and Full o'' Beans Soup, and even shows kids how to test their food for fat. Perfect for parents, educators, librarians, and doctors trying to explain healthy eating to kids!

Lexile® Leveled Content Area Library, Interest Level

release date: Jan 01, 2017
Lexile® Leveled Content Area Library, Interest Level
Organized by Lexile, this 20-book collection contains age-appropriate content-area trade books that students at different levels can read successfully and enjoy. This collection features high-interest science and social studies.

Apples and Pumpkins

release date: Sep 01, 1994
Apples and Pumpkins
Time for pumpkin picking, apple cider, and Halloween. With great enjoyment of the autumn season, a small girl tells of her family''s journey to a farm to pick apples and pumpkins. In simple language she gives the details of happiness from the point of view of a small child. Full color.
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