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Muhammad Ali: Celebrate His Life and Greatness

Posted by Tara Rodriquez on Jun 7, 2016 3:13:30 PM



In honor of Muhammad Ali, we're offering his biography on sale for $5. It's a great summer read, and learning more about his life is a wonderful way to celebrate the accomplishments of this sports legend. The book has a free downloadable teacher's guide, in case you need some inspiration for your summer school lessons. You can download that at the bottom of the page. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE BOOK ON OUR WEBSITE.

Heavyweight Champion of the World

A three-time World Heavyweight Champion, Muhammad Ali's popularity transcended the sport of boxing and made him an international icon. He made headlines for his refusal to enter the Vietnam draft, his conversion to Islam, and for being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. Follow along, from his early years as Cassius Clay, to his emergence as Muhammad Ali - The Greatest of All Time. 

Written by Alan Trussell-Cullen
40 pages
Guided Reading Level: P


For more information on the other books in the Biography series, you can click the image to the left below to download a series information sheet with key features, or you can click here to visit our website. Click the image to the right below to download the Muhammad Ali Teacher's Guide.

Biography Series Highlights Bio TG Ali

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Topics: Biography Series, Special Offers, Sports

Hameray Herald April '16: See What Joy Cowley Has Been Up To & More!

Posted by Tara Rodriquez on Apr 28, 2016 12:37:00 PM


Joy does it again! If you love her trademark humor and storytelling, you’ll want to hop along and preview the Joy Cowley Early Birds Little Rabbit Set. LEARN MORE!



Bring biographies to life by using current events to show the importance of historical figures with this blog post featuring Harriet Tubman. READ ABOUT IT!



Miniboy, Oscar, and Sloppy Tiger to name a few...This month only—take advantage of our special on Joy Cowley’s New Character Set. SEE THE SALE!



We post all kinds of good stuff on our Pinterest page, from free worksheets to information about our book series to inspirational teaching quotations, and more! Make your boards a little more Wishy-Washy and fun!



Contest winner Billie Fuller sent in pictures of her students enjoying their prize package when it arrived. It made us smile…how about you? SEE MORE PICTURES!

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Topics: Joy Cowley Early Birds, Biography Series, Special Offers, Newsletter

Hameray Herald: November 2013 Issue

Posted by Tara Rodriquez on Nov 27, 2013 9:41:00 AM

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As Hameray finishes its fourth year, there is a lot for us to be thankful for! We are fortunate to work with some of the best educators and authors from around the world, and we're lucky to be creating materials that are impacting the literacy development of our next generation. Mostly, we are thankful for all of you who support and help us to do what we love!

In case you missed it, we're offering a special deal to show our thanks! Learn More. 
Content Rich Preschool Classroom WHOO IS TELLING 

Content-Rich Preschool Classrooms

Susan Bennett-Armistead shows you what a daily lesson plan using informational texts in an early childhood classroom looks like. 

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Point of View and the Common Core

Lyssa Sahadevan discusses the importance of understanding point of view for comprehensionin kindergarten.

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LETTER BUDDIES CLASS SET. Get a set of early childhood resources for learning beginning literacy concepts. The class set includes the Letter Buddies Letter Books, Alphabet Big Books, Blends, Magnetic Letters & More! Available for a limited time with a special price! Learn more here.
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Flip Through Sample Books. Want to see our books firsthand? Check out our flipbook collection that includes sample books from each of our series. Learn more here.
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Topics: K-2 Literacy, Hameray Herald, Special Offers

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