3 years & up. Help children build social and emotional intelligence through shared reading and engaging texts that prompt discussions about real-world experiences. A full-color poster is included. Set of 6 paperback books.
5 - 10 years. Pieces of the seasons appear and disappear in a patchwork pattern making up a year. Poems about the four seasons, as reflected in the natural world, are accompanied by photographs of quilts made by the author. The selections, which describe weather, gardens, and animals, are set against her patchwork designs. The fabric art, done in a broad range of colors, are mostly representational, picturing animals and landscapes. Written by Anna Grossnickle Hines Paperback. 32 pages.
4 years & up. From brass to woodwind instruments, this series of books looks at different categories of musical instruments and shows how they are played around the world. Set of 6. 24 pages each. Paperback.
3 - 10 years. You are a part of the world, and you are a world all your own. This hardback book has immersive, multi-faceted pictures designed to offer readers a glimpse into the rich variety of the human experience. Each page speaks directly to the reader, inviting children to ask themselves: How do other children live? What do they eat? What games do they play? How are we different? How are we alike? This is a playful, powerful and thought-provoking, with everyday moments that reveal our common… More »
4 - 8 years. A mother tells her two children that they're all connected by an invisible string. This book explores questions about the unbreakable connections between us, and opens up deeper conversations about love. The perfect tool to help children cope with separation anxiety, loss, and grief. Paperback. 40 pages.
4 - 10 years. Experience thirteen special days from cultures around the world with this colorful book. Rhyming text and vibrant illustrations throughout encourages beginning readers, while educational notes at the end brim with facts about the special days for older children to explore. Complete with a calendar to reinforce learning, "Let's Celebrate!" makes for a fun and informative for families, libraries and more. 40 pages. Paperback.
For engaging children's hands, minds, and imaginations, no tool surpasses blocks. Engrossed in building with blocks, the child is a mathematician, scientist, architect, stage designer, and storyteller. And as children build together, they stretch and grow as problem solvers and collaborators. This book was the first comprehensive book to explore the values and uses of unit blocks for extending children's growth and development. This edition has been expanded and updated so that teachers and parents… More »
6 - 7 years. "The silly bugs are having a party. There is so much to do! The ants spend many busy hours making patterns with the flowers. They place the flowers two by two. First red, then blue. Then red, then blue." The simple rhyming text and the quirky and cute bug characters make learning about patterns easy and fun! Paperback. 32 pages.
5 - 8 years. In this playful look at patterns, there are many examples of repeating sequences of shapes, colors, objects, and more. The comical cats of the wildly popular Words Are CATegorical® series show how patterns can be found all around us. Peppy rhymes, goofy illustrations, and kid-friendly examples make pattern practice fun! Paperback. 32 pages.
A visual guide to aviation and man's conquest of the skies, covering the earliest pioneers of flight to modern-day space technology. Filled with thousands of full-color photographs and fact-filled profiles on 300 aircrafts, Flight follows the history of mankind taking to the skies. From Da Vinci's drawings of flying machines to Charles Lindbergh's transatlantic flight in The Spirit of Saint Louis to the Boeing 767, this reference guide breaks down the complete story of aviation into easy-to-read… More »
4 - 7 years. With a poetic, rhyming text, a silly story, and cheerful artwork, this Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winning picture book is a must-have for paperback collections. A perfect read-aloud for story time. Paperback. 40 pages.
5 - 9 years. This simple, touching picture book shows readers a women's shelter through the eyes of a young girl, who with her mother's help, uses her imagination to overcome her anxiety and adjust. Includes factual endnotes detailing various reasons people experience homelessness and the resources available to help. Paperback. 32 pages.
5 - 10 years. Dreamy Emery loves doodling wild inventions . . . but when a new friend moves in next door with piles of tools and ideas, can they build a real flying machine together? This charming celebration of intergenerational friendship, creativity and the thrill of scientific discovery will delight young inventors and STEM educators alike. Paperback. 32 pages.
3 - 5 years. Join Little Lion on a bouncy pouncing adventure! What will happen when the mischievous cub tries to catch a grasshopper, chameleon, rabbit--or even a rhinoceros? A delightful seek-and-find book perfect for interactive storytimes with toddlers. Paperback. 32 pages.
3 - 7 years. Dive under the sea to explore the ocean homes of 23 marine animals! With a sea snail hidden on each page and eight pages of fact-packed educational notes at the end, this book will delight both preschoolers and emerging readers alike. Paperback. 32 pages.
3 - 7 years. A heartwarming fable for our time! A human mother tells her small son to watch out for wolves, and a wolf mother tells her cub to fear men--but their children don't listen. What will happen when the boy and the cub cross paths in the forest? This simple but profound story makes it easy to start conversations about prejudice, empathy and trust. Paperback. 32 pages.
4 - 9 years. Discover how 12 animals competed in a madcap swimming race to help create the lunar calendar! Includes facts about Chinese festivals, the lunar calendar and the animals that rule each year. Paperback. 32 pages.
6 - 10 years. Have a laugh and hone your wits with this quirky collection of riddles, puzzles and riddle-stories from around the world. Kids will love puzzling over the colorful, clue-filled illustrations--and they'l build reading comprehension skills as they go! Paperback. 64 pages.
4 - 8 years. Introducing a bewitching world of mystery and magic, this collection of stories includes tales of singing elves with magical feet, skeletons that move of their own accord and a heroic blackbird who outwits a powerful king. Paperback. 64 pages.
5 - 7 years. Journey through the night sky on a poetic journey that blends adventure, imagination and science to teach the basics of our solar system. Includes endnotes about the planets, stars, moons and constellations - and even a little mythology! Paperback. 32 pages.