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Books in I Can series

  • I Can Wear Hijab Anywhere!

    Yasmin Ibrahim

    Board book (The Islamic Foundation, Jan. 1, 2010)
    This is one of the I Can Series of books that introduces and illustrates some basic yet important concepts and terms for young Muslim children. These are explained with reference to their everyday life and in the settings with which children are familiar. In simple, easy-to-understand language the series presents Islam as a living reality to be experienced in daily life. It answers many questions about Islam as faith which arise in the young, curious minds.For ages 3-5 years and the young at heart.Wearing hijab, which Islam preaches for girls and women, is not some obstruction, preventing them from leading life in a natural way. It is part of an active and happy life—with family and friends, whether at school, home, or out and about in the great wide world.
  • I Can Dream:

    Betsy Snyder

    Board book (Chronicle Books, May 1, 2018)
    Dream big! Young readers help characters pursue their aspirations—from driving a race car to traveling to Mars— just by wiggling their fingers! But wait! There's even more fun. In an impressive gatefold finale, kids help a firefighter, astronaut, artist, and more come together to follow their dreams. With interactive holes on every page and a satisfyingly funny touch-and-feel cover, this charming board book offers a uniquely entertaining way to play and read together.
  • I Can Crochet


    Paperback (Annies, Sept. 26, 2012)
    With nine projects designed specifically for young crocheters, this introduction to the craft provides everything a beginner needs to know to get started. The book explains what materials and tools are required and leads burgeoning crocheters step by step with color photographs to learn various basic stitches, including slip stitch, chain stitch, single crochet, double crochet, half double crochet, triple crochet, and treble stitch. The featured projects—a hat, a blanket, yarn jewelry, accessories, and more—use medium worsted-weight yarn and incorporate techniques such as making granny squares, joining crochet pieces, and working in continuous rounds.
  • I Can Quilt

    Carolyn S. Vagts

    Paperback (Annies, Sept. 26, 2012)
    A wonderful way to introduce quilting to the next generation, this book teaches novice crafters the skills necessary to send them on their way to fabulous finished quilts. The projects are specially selected for young quilters and feature detailed instructions and convenient, inexpensive precut fabrics. The simple, contemporary designs will ensure success for the beginner quilter and help instill a lifelong passion for the craft.
  • I Can Tie My Shoelaces

    Nat Lambert

    Hardcover (Top That, )
  • I May Be Little, But I Can Do A Lot

    Ama Holmes

    Paperback (Twigs to Trees Publishing, Sept. 1, 2020)
    Zoe is a confident little girl who is not willing to let her age or size stop her from making a difference in this big world. Join her as she shares some of the remarkable things she does to make the world a better place. As you read about the remarkable deeds that she does, be sure to think of ways that you too, can make a difference in our world - even if you are little.
  • I Can Sew

    Lynn Weglarz

    Paperback (Annie's, Oct. 1, 2012)
    A great teaching tool for young sewers, this book features easy-to-understand instructions and clear, step-by-step illustrations that will guide novice sewers through techniques such as straight stitches, pivot and turn, elastic casings, sewing around curves, hemming, and much more. Each lesson builds upon the skills learned in the previous lesson, and the projects include a pony tail scrunchy, a digital music player carrier, a drawstring backpack, a secret pocket pillow, and an apron. The simple, contemporary designs will ensure success for the beginner sewer and help instill a lifelong passion for the craft.
  • I Can Knit

    Edie Eckman

    Paperback (Annies, Sept. 26, 2012)
    Fun, wearable accessories and gifts are easily made using the step-by-step instructions in this introduction to knitting for youngsters. The book follows a natural learning progression with short lessons and quick results; each lesson teaches just one new skill so that beginners are able to finish simple projects early on. As they add techniques to their repertoire, young knitters gain skills and confidence. Instructions are included for both left-handed and right-handed knitters, and photographs abound to aid in creating the projects, which include hats, scarves, headbands, purses, and bracelets.
  • I Can Spell Words With Three Letters

    Anna Nilsen

    Paperback (Gardners Books, Feb. 15, 1998)
    This is a spelling resource for very young children which incorporates pictures and words that have to be matched, thereby teaching correct spelling.
  • I Can Bead


    Paperback (Annie's, Sept. 26, 2012)
    The basic techniques of jewelry making are learned through these 11 entertaining and stylish projects for preteen crafters. Beginning with a simple stretch bracelet and progressing into stringing, chains, crimps, closures, and simple loops, each project teaches a new technique and reinforces previous lessons. Simple step-by-step instructions are enhanced with drawings and photos that will help young beaders complete each project successfully and foster creative confidence. The bright and trendy jewelry is designed specifically for beginners and can be completed in just a few hours, making this an ideal book for sleepovers, birthday parties, camp, summer vacation, and rainy days.
  • I Can Add from 1 to 10: Flip-card Fun with Number Games

    Anna Nilsen

    Hardcover (Kingfisher Books Ltd, )
  • I Can Speak Up

    Sarah Levete

    Library Binding (Copper Beech, March 1, 2002)
    Provides strategies for handling feelings of shyness, embarassment, or nervousness in situations like public speaking and making new friends.