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 »
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 »
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.
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 - 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.
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.
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.
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 years & up. Follow along with bear on his many adventures and learn about shapes, counting, vocabulary, simple sentences, day to day activities, family, and jobs in English and Spanish. The fun and colorful illustrations brings Bear's world to life. Set of 4 paperback bilingual books.
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!