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Books with author Lucille Recht Penner

  • The True Story of Pocahontas

    Lucille Recht Penner

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, Sept. 10, 1994)
    Learn about how Pocahontas helped early Americans survive! Filled with suspense and historical details, here's a very young biography of the Powhatan Indian princess who played a vital role in early Colonial and Native American relations.
  • Cowboys

    Lucille Recht Penner

    Paperback (Grosset & Dunlap, March 19, 1996)
    Learn all about the day-to-day life of a cowboy in the Old West, from round-ups and trail drives to meals around the campfire and nights under the stars.
  • Twisters!

    Lucille Recht Penner, Allen Garns

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, Sept. 22, 2009)
    Reading on your own One moment, it is sunny and calm. The next moment, a whirling black funnel cloud touches down. Take cover! It’s a twister!This classic Step into Reading science title is brimming with facts about tornadoes and hurricanes. Whether kids are interested in the science of how they form, the history of famous storms, or offbeat stories like the tornado that picked up hundreds of fish and dropped them on a town, they’ll find it in Twisters!, now with all-new illustrations and photographs throughout.
  • Dinosaur Babies

    Lucille Recht Penner, Peter Barrett

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, Aug. 20, 1991)
    A newly updated leveled reader including the latest scientific information on dinosaurs, for children who recognize familiar words and sound out new words with help. With revised illustrations reflecting our new understanding of dinosaurs, this updated Science Reader is as scientifically accurate today—and as easy to read—as when it was first published in 1991. An ideal introduction to some of the most fascinating babies of all time, this Step 2 book is perfect for young dinosaur fans who can read with help. The hatching of eggs, dinosaur parenting, and the hazards faced by prehistoric young’uns are all here in this accessible look at a perennially popular subject.
  • The Statue of Liberty

    Lucille Recht Penner, Jada Rowland

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, July 10, 1995)
    Over 125 years ago our beloved Statue of Liberty made its way to New York Harbor. This Step 2 non-fiction reader uses illustrations and photographs to tell the story of how Lady Liberty was sculpted, transported from France, unveiled, and made into an American icon.
  • Little Women Book: Games, Recipes, Crafts, and Other Homemade Pleasures

    Lucille Rech Penner

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, Oct. 10, 1995)
    Demonstrating how Little Women fans can replicate the activities enjoyed by Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, an activity guide explains how to prepare Christmas supper, play "Queen for a Day," throw a tea party, and tie Victorian braids and bows.
  • Liberty!: How the Revolutionary War Began

    Lucille Recht Penner, David Wenzel

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, July 23, 2002)
    How the Revolutionary War BeganThe American colonists were fed up with British law. They refused to buy English goods. They formed a militia of tradesmen and farmers ready to fight at a moment’s notice. Most importantly, they joined together. All 13 colonies sent representatives to decide whether they should form a new country. That group wrote the Declaration of Independence, the document that summed up a revolution.
  • Sitting Bull

    Lucille Recht Penner

    Paperback (Penguin Young Readers, Oct. 31, 1995)
    Known as Slow when he was little, Native American Sitting Bull becomes one of the greatest chiefs ever known, in an easy-to-read biography that recounts his adventures from the battle of Little Big Horn to Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
  • Monster Bugs

    Lucille Recht Penner, Pamela Johnson

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, March 12, 1996)
    Best-selling simplifier of science Lucille Recht Penner unearths the truth about the water bug which sucks its victims' blood like a vampire, the assassin bug which turns its prey to mush with a special poison, and other barbaric bugs. This vividly illustrated collection of sensational but true bug facts is sure to set young readers' skin crawling!
  • S-S-snakes!

    Lucille Recht Penner, Peter Barrett

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, Sept. 10, 1994)
    Illus. in full color. A scintillating survey of sensational serpents, from blood-spewing West Indian boas to "flying" golden tree snakes.
  • Unicorns

    Lucille Recht Penner

    Paperback (Random House Books for Young Readers, Aug. 23, 2005)
    Persian unicorns are fierce fighters. Japanese unicorns are just. European unicorns are peaceful. But all unicorns have one thing in common. They are magic! Learn all about unicorn legends, including why people truly believed in them, in this fascinating companion to Dragons.Beautiful full-color illustrations accompany the easy-to-read text.
  • Eating the Plates: Eating the Plates

    Lucille Recht Penner

    Paperback (Aladdin, Sept. 1, 1997)
    Discusses the eating habits, customs, and manners of the Pilgrims in the colony of New Plymouth