4 years & up. Hello from Brazil! This story shows the world the children growing up in the towering neighborhoods of Rio de Janiero, Brazil, see every day. This perspective gives insight to how children gorw up similarily and differently. The pages are vibrant and show the urban community of Rio de Janiero in a colorful light. Paperback. 40 pages.
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.
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.
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 »
If we were to vanish tomorrow, what would our legacy be? Former Carnegie Mellon University professor, Dr. Randy Pausch, poses this question, along with many others, to readers in his New York Times best-selling book, "The Last Lecture". Diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer, Pausch uses intelligence, humor, and inspiration within his last lecture, "Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams," to share his story of living and the lessons he's learned along the way. Hardcover. 352 pages.
2 years & up. Cuddly, colorful teddy bears teach new words to children - and they do it in two languages! Nine titles give children an early start to learning a foreign language while they are learning their own. The left-hand page gives picture-caption word in English and the right-hand page gives the Spanish equivalent. Paperback.
3 years & up. Video and audio are included in this story-telling extravaganza! Featuring a group of diverse children, their goal is to make their neighborhood safer, clearer, and friendlier for the community. Sing along to many parts of the story. Includes age-appropriate preface of activism, teamwork, recycling and more. Paperback. 32 pages.
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.
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 years & up. This set of beginning readers will introduce kids to many friends who have a range of abilities. Each book is full of vibrant, full color photos paired to text that engages readers as they learn how to empathetic to their new friends. Grades K - 3. 24 pages. Set of 6 books.