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.
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.
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 years & up. Practice your math skills while enjoying this quirky take on "The Princess and the Pea." The King and Queen and their three sons are on the search for a real princess, but it is only the Queen who knows the secret. After the story, there is an opportunity for readers to test their counting skills with fun number games. Paperback. 40 pages.
4 - 8 years. When a sensitive prince goes searching far and wide for a bride, his tender heart can hardly bear the disappointment. One stormy night, a girl with eyes the color of the rain appears at the palace door seeking shelter. The queen makes up a bed for her and slips a single green pea under the mattress. Could she be the one the prince has been looking for? Paperback. 40 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.
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.
4 - 10 years. Swim in turquoise seas, admire grey whales and monarch butterflies, trek to native villages and sing and dance to the music of Mariachi bands. Along the way, you can learn Spanish words and phrases and discover Mexican culture. Enjoy your journey! 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.
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. Can you hear the music all around you? In this touching picture book, Ivan finds healing and hope in nature's music and beauty while experiencing the early stages of his parents' separation. When he realizes that birds sing their enchanting songs both here at his mom's house and there at his dad's house, Ivan takes his first step toward finding the freedom and joy to sing along, whether he's here or there. This tale of personal growth will provide a much-needed mirror for children in… More »
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.
6 years & up. For ten years, Eliza has lived with a foster family far from home, protected from the plague that has been ravaging her parents' kingdom. But when her stepmother the Queen dies of the plague, her quiet life changes forever. With the kingdom in chaos, it's up to teenaged Eliza to find her long-lost brothers, save their homeland--and claim her rightful place on the throne. Paperback. 48 pages.
5 - 11 years. How will tiny Thumbelina find her way home to Mother? In this fresh twist on Hans Christian Andersen?s much-loved fairy tale, our modern, empowered Thumbelina will remind everyone who feels small that they too can be strong. Paperback. 48 pages.
6 - 10 years. The riotous adventures and misadventures of Mulla Nasruddin introduce a new generation to one of the most-loved characters in the Muslim world. Nasruddin always has a twinkle in his eye, a sliver of wisdom in his ramblings, and a few good surprises up his sleeve! Paperback. 64 pages.
8 years & up. Did you know that the ice cream sundae was invented because of a law forbidding the sale of ice cream on Sundays? Or that the first motorcycle was really just a tricycle with a motor? Would you believe that Mickey Mouse started out as a rabbit? Arranged in alphabetical order with anecdotal, fun-to-read text, this fascinating book is packed with the stories behind these and over 100 more inventions. Paperback. 128 pages.
6 years & up. Meet larger-than-life characters from the Irish oral storytelling tradition with this collection of seven myths and legends. Enchanting acrylic artwork brings the magic of each age-old tale to life. Tales such as: "The Children of Lir," "Fair, Brown and Trembling," "The Twelve Wild Geese," "Lusmore and the Fairies," "Son of an Otter, Son of a Wolf," and more. Includes a pronunciation guide, an introduction by the author, and notes… More »
3 years & up. Children, therapists, and teachers will benefit from this collection of titles full of encouragement and support. Lessons abound from support in the face of common childhood fears to the will of a hearing impaired child to dance. A must for every classroom!
3 - 7 years. Each book helps young children learn about their different feelings and why they have them. Understanding their own emotions is the first step by showing examples of what it feels like, looks like, and how to deal with your feelings in all situations. Set of 6.