3 - 7 years. Build early mathematics skills and have a blast with Number Circus! Questions on each colorful page set the reader on a seek-and-find adventure through the quirky illustrations, practicing key mathematics skills like counting, number recognition, understanding relative quantity and size, and more. Large, sturdy pages feature illustrated lift-the-flap questions that invite continued engagement. This book offers young mathematicians lots to explore and learn with every read. Hardcover. 22 pages.
4 - 9 years. When young Arlo accidentally drops a book on the Mayor's head, the Mayor decides books are dangerous and destroys all the books in town! But thanks to Arlo's imagination and perseverance, the Mayor finds that suppressing stories cannot stop them from blossoming more beautifully than ever. This timely allegorical tale will be a useful tool for starting conversations with children about the power of activism and the written word. Hardover. 32 pages.
Uniquely designed to showcase images of the world's tallest buildings, this book explores the architecture, engineering, and cultural impact of more than 60 skyline defining buildings. Arranged chronologically by date of building construction, each informative profile includes stunning photos of the building's defining features along with building plans, diagrams, historical background, and technological information. Also includes in-depth looks at compelling topics in skyscraper design, including… More »
3 - 8 years. Everyone knows the story of the three little pigs, but now you're going to meet the three little javelinas (pronounced ha-ve-LEE-nas)-loveable, wild, southwestern cousins of pigs. Living in homes built out of tumbleweeds and saguaro ribs (from the fallen giant cacti), the first two javelinas are soon running from the hungry coyote, who had hoped to eat them with red chile sauce. And where do they go for shelter? Why, to their wise sister's house, made strong with adobe bricks. This… More »
9 - 12 years. Explore fascinating robotic technology through the ages, from the earliest automatons to modern humanoid helpers. This book covers artificial intelligence (AI) throughout history. Discover the latest at the cutting edge of robotics, where science, technology, mechanical engineering, and computing meet as The Robot Book explains how robots work, how they are made, and how they help and sometimes hinder in modern society. This book showcases the latest and greatest innovations in AI… More »
Cars have come a long way in the century or so since they were invented. This superb collection of specially commissioned photographs shows how cars have changed and developed, from the dangers of the early pioneering models to the complicated speedsters of today. See a horseless carriage and boneshaker, the elegant classics of the 1930s, and the family cars of the 1950s. Every aspect of the car's story is illustrated by a detailed look at a particular car, such as the Model T Ford, a vintage Rolls… More »
4 - 8 years. A beautiful picture book that will help children discover calm through the magic of mindful breathing. Perfect for quiet story time and naptime. With this interactive picture book, children breathe along as they learn how to make angry or sad thoughts disappear. In a world that is sometimes too busy, with too many things going on, this book will help steer children into a serene space of mindfulness, self-awareness, and balance. 32 pages.
With children in mind, these four books focus on how the most recent coronavirus outbreak has affected our communities and schools. The books discuss topics including essential workers, flattening the curve, what a virus is, building healthy habits, and how children are learning and staying connected while schools are temporarily closed. Each book features real images, a review section, a glossary, and an index. Hardback. 24 pages each.
12 months & up. Your children will be excited to learn about all of the different animal families as they poke and name them as they go! Not only will they learn what the animal is called, but they will also learn what each baby is called too. Read along and look out for the pop noise as you poke each animal making it easy to keep track of which animals they have named. This book set includes three beautifully-illustrated Mini Poke-A-Dot® books, all about animal families.
12 months & up. Your children will be excited to learn about all of the different vehicles as they poke and name them as they go. Not only will they learn about construction vehicles, and different emergency vehicles, but they will also learn about all kinds of things that go! Read along and look out for the pop noise as you poke each vehicle making it easy to keep track of which objects they have already named. This book set includes three beautifully-illustrated Mini Poke-A-Dot® books,… More »
Grades PreK & up. This collection of books will inspire children to be the best them that they can be. Through these uplifting stories children will find the importance of empowering yourself, making a difference for others, finding happiness in who you are, dreaming big dreams and staying true to yourself. Set of 4 hardcover books.
4 years & up. This book was written in such a way to challenge gender stereotypes, suggesting the freedom to play as children choose is fundamental to their learning process. Children will find that Jamie is very much their self, and plays how they want to. Provides tips of how to ensure a child's playtime is also learning time. Hardcover. 32 pages.
An inspiring guide from Dolly Chugh, an award-winning social psychologist at the New York University Stern School of Business, on how to confront difficult issues including sexism, racism, inequality, and injustice so that you can make the world (and yourself) better. Many of us believe in equality, diversity, and inclusion. But how do we stand up for those values in our turbulent world? The Person You Mean to Be is the smart, "semi-bold" person's guide to fighting for what you believe in.
3 years & up. This positive and affable book aims to assist children in understanding their feelings, providing coping strategies for managing and communicating said emotions. The book includes a section for adults, offering activities, tips, and discussion topics to lead children in exploring what they are feeling. Hardcover. 40 pages.
4 years & up. This book offers self-help resource to assist children in identifying depression or sadness, and helpful ways in managing such emotions. The book never uses the word "depression," but uses a simple, gentle story to open door of emotional communication between parent and child over early symptoms of childhood depression. Hardcover. 40 pages.
2 years & up. One day a tiny cricket is born and meets a big cricket who chirps his welcome. The tiny cricket tries to respond, but there is no sound. The quiet cricket then makes his way into the world, meeting one insect after another, each of whom greets the little cricket with a cheery hello--the hum of a bee, the whirr of a dragonfly, the whisper of a praying mantis. The cricket rubs his wings together each time, but nothing happens, not a sound. Until the day he meets another cricket,… More »
"What a big girl you are!"Potty training can be fun. With warmth and sensitivity, Joanna Cole and Maxie Chambliss guide young girls though the challenges and rewards potty training-from the first steps to the joy of graduating to big girl underpants! A helpful "Note to parents" is included.
Creator of the beloved children's television series "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" and Presidential Medal of Freedom award recipient, Fred Rogers, shares words of wisdom and timeless advice for anyone as they embark on new life journeys in this collection of stories. Addressing "the scope of human transitions," Rogers aims to give readers perspective as they travel through all paths in life. Hardcover. 176 pages.
This book tells the story of Katherine Johnson, an African-American woman who worked as a mathematician for NASA. During the space race Katherine helped Apollo 13 return home safely from space. Hardcover. 40 pages.
4 years & up. Help children understand their value and worth no matter who they are! Each book in this inclusive set shows children that who they are is perfect no matter the color of their skin, what clothes they wear, or their religion. These inspiring stories will encourage children to see the best in other people and be empowered by the uniqueness in others and themselves.
4 years & up. Empower and inspire young girls with this book set that encourages them never to give up! Featuring all African American girls as their protagonists, these stories teach young girls how self-love, imagination, and strength can help propel them into their wildest dreams. Featuring powerful role models, from caring mothers to Former First Lady Michelle Obama, these books give young girls someone to guide them through their journey, showing them that there are no limits to who they can be.
Inspire a lifelong love of language--and give kids a head start in school--with this outstanding poetry collection. To improve reading comprehension, luminous watercolor paintings illustrate the 70 famous poems, which are arranged by life stages and cover a wide range of common human experiences. From Shakespeare to Stevenson and Milton to Moore, iconic English-language poetry comes alive in this breathtaking gift book that they'll never outgrow. Hardcover. 128 pages.