Search Results for -
Product Type: All

 


Awards
Scholastic Children's Dictionary
(Scholastic $16.95 Score:) Uses phonetic pronunciation instead of traditional symbols; includes Braille and American Sign Language alphabets and 100 high-tech terms. Photos, illustrations, and diagrams. Also, Scholastic Children's Thesaurus ($15.95). 9–13.

Age: Later School Years. Award Year: .

Comments: Be the first to post _______________________________________________________________________

 

 

 
1995 Awards
Molly's Pilgrim
(by Barbara Cohen/illus. by Michael Deraney, Lothrop $3.99 Score:) A young Russian Jewish immigrant is taunted by her classmates because of her clothes and accent. She brings in an unusual pilgrim doll for her 3rd grade Thanksgiving project. A modern-day story brings rich meaning to the religious freedom we celebrate. 6 and up.

Age: Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 1995.

Comments: Be the first to post _______________________________________________________________________

 

 


2000 Award
Thanksgiving Day
(by Anne Rockwell/illus. by Lizzy Rockwell, HarperCollins $14.95 Score:) Using a Thanksgiving play in school each child takes a part in explaining the important people who made the first Thanksgiving possible. 4 and up.

Age: Preschool,Early School Years. Award Year: 2000.

Comments: Be the first to post _______________________________________________________________________

 

 


2001 Awards
The Memory String
(by Eve Bunting/illus. by Ted Rand, Clarion $15 Score:) Laura doesn't hate her stepmother, Jane. But, as Laura tries to hold on to the past with a string of buttons that belonged to her mother, Laura makes some big discoveries about this new caring person in her life. Hopeful & moving! 5 and up.

Age: Early School Years. Award Year: 2001.

Comments: Be the first to post _______________________________________________________________________

 

 


2001 Awards
Kids' Natural History Book
(by Susan Milord, Williamson $12.95 Score:) Activities such as making your own time line or "fossil," classifying plus a variety of games and art projects that relate to the natural world. A resource to use with kids. 6–12. Also, Summer Fun, Cut-Paper Play! and Super Science Concoctions. 5 and up.

Age: Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2001.

Comments: Be the first to post _______________________________________________________________________

 

 


2001 Awards
I Spy Extreme Challenger
(by Jean Marzollo/photos by Walter Wick, Scholastic $13.95 Score:) Read the riddles and find the answers buried in the amazing photos. Combining images from earlier editions with new riddles, this is the latest in a consistently winning series the whole family will enjoy!

Age: Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2001.

Comments: Be the first to post _______________________________________________________________________

 

 


2001 Award
The Body Crayon Book
(by the editors of Klutz Press, Klutz $14.95 Score:) We had great fun experimenting with the many funny ideas for making "body art" with six nontoxic body crayons. Our 7-year-old tester likes drawing jewelry and messages. A good gift for campers or for a sleep-over/party game. They say 4, but we'd say more like 6 and up.

Age: Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: 2001.

Comments: Be the first to post _______________________________________________________________________

 

 


2001 Awards
Beadlings
(by Julie Collings & Candice Elton, Klutz $16.95 Score:) We were impressed with the clear directions that set this book/bead kit apart. Fun for making a variety of beaded bugs. However, not all colors shown in photos come with the kit and you'll need more beads to do all of the projects. 10 and up. Also one of our favorite activities around, Tissue Paper Flowers with clear instructions for making a bouquet with a variety of shapes. 8 and up.

Age: Later School Years. Award Year: 2001.

Comments: Be the first to post _______________________________________________________________________

 

 


Awards
American Girls' Family Album
(Pleasant Company Editors, Pleasant Company $7.95 Score:) A guided family history for interviewing moms and grandmothers and themselves. Generations get to share experiences from their own girlhood and how they celebrated birthdays, holidays, or summer vacation. 8 and up.

Age: Early School Years,Later School Years. Award Year: .

Comments: Be the first to post _______________________________________________________________________

 

 


2000 Awards
Harry Potter series
(by J.K. Rowling, Scholastic $25.95 Score:) If you have 9s & up in your midst, they will be able to navigate the fantasy world where Harry, an orphaned wizard, leads anything but a charmed life. Try these as a read-aloud family story time for 7s and up—an alternative to so-called family programming. But don't be surprised if some kids try to read ahead. New for 2001, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, PLATINUM AWARD is much more intense than the first three books, and should be saved for 9s and up.

Age: Later School Years. Award Year: 2000.

Comments: Be the first to post _______________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

Products for Infants
Products for Toddlers
Products for Preschoolers
Products for Early School Years
Products for Later School Years
Twitter   Facebook     YouTube 

Oppenheim Toy Portfolio - All Rights Reserved. Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award, and Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Blue Chip Award are Registered Trademarks of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio.


Instructions for submitting product to the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio for review.

 

 

Contact the Toyportfolio by phone at (212) 598-0502 or by email at Webmaster@Toyportfolio.com.

Copyright 1995-2013

 

Products reviewed by the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio are provided by the manufacturer at their cost. The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio does not require or accept fees for reviewing products.