3 years & up. Follow along with bear on his many adventures and learn about shapes, counting, vocabulary, simple sentences, day to day activities, and more in English and Spanish. The fun and colorful illustrations bring Bear's world to life. Set of 4 paperback bilingual books. Titles may vary due to availability.
Grades K & up. Ten Little Monkeys - now available in paperback format. Children enjoy the rhyming, cumulative tale accompanied by bouncy illustrations. Predictable story allow children to develop important pre-reading skills.
2 - 6 years. When five little men come to visit Earth from Outer Space, they don't like what they see. Finding a planet that is spoiled and neglected, the little men fly away, one by one. Luckily, by the end of this much-loved counting song, the world becomes a better place to visit - and the five little men may even have had something to do with it! Paperback. 16 pages.
4 - 10 years. Join Arusha, Mosi, Tumpe and their Maasai friends as they set out on a counting journey through the grasslands of Tanzania. Along the way, the children encounter all sorts of animals including elephants, lions, and monkeys, while counting from one to ten in both English and Swahili. The lively, rhyming text is accompanied by an illustrated guide to counting in Swahili, a map, notes about each of the animals, and interesting facts about Tanzania and the Maasai people. Paperback. 32 pages.
PreK - Kindergarten. This entertaining story features an introduction with step-by-step parent strategies for turning story time into learning time for early reading skills. Spanish version. Paperback. 32 pages.
4 years & up. Know and Follow Rules by Cheri. J. Meiners. A child who doesn't follow rules is always in trouble. This book starts with simple reasons why we have rules: to help us stay safe, learn, be fair, and get along. Then, it presents four basic rules: "Listen," "Best Work," "Hands and Body to Myself," and "Please and Thank You." The focus throughout is on the positive sense of pride that comes with learning to follow rules. Includes a section of… More »
4 years & up. Hands Are Not for Hitting by Martine Agassi. This book teaches children learn that violence is never okay. Children can learn to manage their anger and other strong feelings. Hands are capable of positive, loving actions such as playing, making music, learning, counting, helping, and much more! Includes a special section for adults with activities and discussion starters. Paperback. 40 pages.
PreK - K. This entertaining story about a curious young fellow will delight young children while the enclosed parent guide will support transition into kindergarten by helping parents learn how to use Common Core based strategies every time they read aloud to their preschooler. Paperback.
3 years & up. It's Ruby's first day at school and she is nervous. How will her Mom help Ruby find her courage? Ruby and Mom's experiences open the door for caregivers to ask children about their own anxieties about new experiences. Paperback. 32 pages.
3 - 7 years. Watch out -- Emily is off and running again! This little girl has a problem with her temper, and every time she gets angry she turns into quite the little tiger. This quirky picture book addresses behavioral issues with humor and an emphasis on intergenerational relationships. 32 pages. Paperback.
3 - 7 years. This beautifully told story follows Billy from early spring to late summer as he helps his grandpa on his vegetable patch. They dig the hard ground, sow rows of seeds, and keep them watered and safe from slugs. When harvest time arrives they can pick all the vegetables and fruit they have grown. Children will be drawn in by the poetry of the language and the warm illustrations, while also catching the excitement of watching things grow! 40 pages. Paperback.
2 years & up. In this bilingual edition of Bear's Busy Family, meet Bear's family and learn about all of their busy activities. Smell, touch, taste, sight, and sound are all familiarized in this simple, appealing text, which features a full-spread family tree at the end. Paperback. 24 pages.
3 - 7 years. Fly away with Granny and count with her from one to ten as she spins around the world on an unforgettable shopping trip. This colorful, rhyming story is followed by a counting page for reinforced learning. Spanish language edition paperback. 24 pages.
3 years & up. Ruby's not so sure about the new baby her parents just brought home. When she gets to know little Leon, she'll discover that the only thing bigger than her imagination is her heart. This story is just right for talking about sibling relationships and selfless love. Paperback. 32 pages.
3 - 8 years. In this colorful, inviting early childhood book, children from preschool to lower elementary learn about diversity in terms they can understand: hair that's straight or curly, families with many people or few, bodies that are big or small. With its wide-ranging examples and fun, highly detailed art, this book helps children appreciate the ways they are alike and affirm their individual differences--all while building self-confidence. Lively new art breathes fresh life into this classic… More »
4 years & up. This book set uses cheerful, brightly illustrated stories to help kids understand how their emotions and actions are related and how they can learn to manage both. Children will learn ways to deal with fears, sadness, rules, and sharing. Each book includes questions and ideas for extending the learning concepts. Set of 8 hardcover books. 28 pages. Book Titles: I'm Not Happy, I Didn't Do It!, I Hate Everything!, But Why Can't I?, Who Feels Scared?, Not Fair, Won't Share, Take a… More »
4 - 7 years. In this gentle, encouraging book, psychologist Martine Agassi helps young children understand that they are capable of positive, loving actions. Especially at an age when children are interacting more with others and starting school, they need to know that hitting is unacceptable. Simple words and warm, inviting full-color illustrations reinforce the underlying concepts: that violence is never okay, and kids can learn to manage their anger. The words tell and pictures show the many… More »
1 - 5 years. Fly away with Granny as she takes a magic carpet ride around the world, collecting a steadily increasing number of souvenirs from each exotic location! This rhyming story will take young readers on an adventure to different countries while teaching them to count along the way. Paperback. 24 pages.
4 years & up. Just Because I Am: A Child's Book of Affirmation by Lauren Murphy Payne. Young children need support and encouragement as they learn to value themselves. This book of sweet, simple affirmations for children builds self-esteem and self-confidence through clear language and colorful art. Invites little ones to love, accept, and feel good about themselves exactly as they are. Includes tips, activities, and discussion questions for parents, teacher, and caregivers. Paperback. 36 pages.
4 years & up. We Can Get Along: A Child's Book of Choices by Lauren Murphy Payne. At times, all children need a little help getting along with others and respecting differences. This book uses clear, affirming words and charming full-color illustrations to teach young children tolerance, kindness, and conflict resolution. Includes tips, activities, and discussion questions for parents, teachers, and caregivers. Paperback. 40 pages.
3 - 7 years. Grab your backpack and head into the countryside for a camping adventure full of contrasts! Little ones love to try out the opposite actions as they sing and dance along. Enhanced CD includes audio singalong and video animation. Paperback with Enhanced CD. 32 pages.
4 years & up. Use this series of books to help children learn, understand, and practice basic social and emotional skills. Start engaging conversations with your child or students, using the books to guide questions and conversation. Each book contains real-life situations, diversity of characters, and concrete examples to themes. Set of 6 paperback books have 40 pages each.