3 years & up. These books are the first two written by activist Innosanto Nagara. "A is for Activist" was originally written for Nagara's child, but once published, it became an instant hit. 3 years later, "Counting on Community" came out celebrating communities. A is for Activist - This book calls parents and children to action and support social justice movements as well as inspires hope for the future. Covering hard topics, this book opens the door to progressive conversations… More »
Birth & up. What began as a simple errand to the laundromat becomes a desperate journey as the entire family joins together to rescue Trixie's Knuffle Bunny. This charming Knuffle Bunny set features your very own Knuffle Bunny plush and Mo Willems classic book, "Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale." Hang tightly onto your Knuffle Bunny as you read. You don't want to lose him. Hardcover. 40 Pages. Plush size: 12.25"H.
4 - 8 years. This fun, kid-friendly book encourages readers to understand both the English and the metric systems without depending on rote memorization. Highlights™ include a meter-length gatefold and an author's note. Paperback. 40 pages.
Everybody gets angry sometimes. For children, anger can be very upsetting. Parents, teachers, and children can talk about it. People do lots of different things when they get angry. In this Caldecott-honor book, children will see what Sophie does when she gets angry.
4 - 8 years. If you take a mouse to school, he'll ask you for your lunch box. When you give him your lunch box, he'll want a sandwich to go in it. Then he'll need a notebook and some pencils. He'll probably want to share your backpack, too. The famous mouse from If You Take a Mouse to the Movies and If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is back for his first day of school. Spanish version. Hardcover. 32 pages.
2 years & up. A big happy frog, a plump purple cat, a handsome blue horse, and a soft yellow duck -- all parade across the pages of this delightful book. Children will immediately respond to Eric Carle's flat, boldly colored collages. Spanish hardcover book. 32 pages.
Birth & up. Meet Blue. Beep! Beep! A muddy country road is no match for this little pick-up until he gets stuck while pushing a dump truck out of the muck. Luckily, Blue has made a pack of farm animal friends along his route and they're willing to do whatever it takes to get their pal back on the road. Filled with truck sounds and animals noises, here is a lighthearted tribute to the power of friendship and the rewards of helping others. "The Little Blue Truck" was written by Alice… More »
A classic book for all ages for mothers and fathers! A moving parable about the gift of giving and the capacity to love, told throughout the life of a boy who grows to manhood and a tree that selflessly gives him her bounty through the years.
5 - 7 years. When his Mamma Jean and Mamma Laura ask him about his favorite color, Nate doesn't know what to say. When his friends say he has to choose one best friend, it just doesn't seem possible.Then his mammas bring home a rainbow flag to hang on the wall and Nate realizes he likes the colors, and his friends, best when they're all together. This book includes activity and teaching ideas for caregivers. Bilingual paperback. 32 pages.
4 - 7 years. Dig up rock and dig up clay! Dig up dirt and dig all day! Mr. Rally and his faithful dog, Lightning, have a busy day ahead of them, but they don't mind. What could be more fun than using a big yellow backhoe to build a pool at the school and a drain for the rain? Follow Mr. Rally through his day as he travels around town, counting from one to five in an irresistible refrain. Marc Rosenthal's colorful, nostalgic illustrations add a bold dimension to the lively text by husband-and-wife… More »
Birth & up. Have fun playing a game of peek-a-boo, going to the beach, and learning how to get ready for bed with Baby in this vibrantly-illustrated Indestructibles® Baby Book set. Your little one will enjoy stories they can literally "chew on." Set of 3 books. Illustrated by Kate Merritt. Paperback. 6 pages each. Features: Soft and paper-like, Chew proof, Rip proof, Non-toxic, and Dishwasher and Washing Machine washable! Book Titles: Baby Peekaboo, Beach Baby, Baby Night-Night
2 years & up. A belly-laugh picture book with a smidgeon of pigeon to snuggle up with! Children will enjoy reading one of Mo Willems' many classics as they snuggle up with a soft, plush version of the hilarious Pigeon. Give him a squeeze and hear him plead, "Let me drive the bus" as you read along. Book was written and illustrated by the much-loved Mo Willems. Hardcover. 40 pages. The Pigeon plush by Yottoy is bean-filled with a soft chenille body, embroidered eyes, and velour feet… More »
Two best friends, one BIG story, and you! Enjoy reading one of Mo Willems' classics while acting out scenes with adorable, handmade puppets of Gerald the Elephant and Piggie. Have Gerald come to Piggie's rescue or move them both through the dialogue for a visual representation of their friendship. Book was written and illustrated by Mo Willems and is for grade levels 1-3. Hardcover. 64 pages. Dimensions: 9" x 7". Puppets are handmade out of soft sewn tricot and have friendly, screen-printed… More »
Grade K. Introduce complex civics concepts to young students at a level they understand. This set uses real-world connections, rich imagery, and basic discourse to help children explore civics topics in relevant and meaningful ways. Each book will help them achieve literacy in important social studies and teach them how to become good 21st century citizens that are active in their communities. It's never too young to start. Paperback. Titles Include: "Rules at Home", "Rules at School",… More »
Birth & up. Help bring the Velveteen Rabbit to life through love as you read his story and snuggle him close. This magical book and plush will ignite your little one's imagination and help show them the power of love. Book features classic, colorful illustrations from the original Velveteen Rabbit story. Plush features shimmery velveteen coat, pink satin ears, button-thread whiskers, a soft chenille tail, and hand-stitched details. Book is hardback and 33 pages long. Plush measures 10"H.
4 - 8 years. There are thousands of volcanoes all over the world. Some erupted millions of years ago and are quiet now. Others are newer and still active. Still others are being formed right now. Geologists study volcanoes-and so can you. Learn how the very structure of the earth predicts where they are found, and explains how they form and what makes them suddenly, and violently, erupt. Paperback. 32 pages.
4 - 8 years. Many birds travel thousands of miles each year, migrating between summer and winter homes. Just how they find their way back and forth, sometimes returning to the exact same nesting grounds each year, has puzzled ornithologists for years. Roma Gans details the many theories scientists have proposed to explain the mysteries of migration
4 - 6 years. As cousins line up by age for their picture, and say "Sassafras", something goes wrong every time! This picture-perfect tale of family fun illustrates the important math concept of number order and is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling.
Spacebusters The Race To The Moon will encourage your child to read as they discover all about the USA's pledge to send a man to the Moon before the end of the 1960s. This is the story of a race against time. Written by Philip Wilkinson. A 48-page Level 3 books.
4 - 8 years. Moving is not easy. Rosie is the meanest cow in the world-- and Marvin's best friend. When his family moves to a new farm, Marvin is sad and lonely . . . until he finds Rosie again. But now she's making a lot of trouble for everyone. Will she and Marvin ever adjust to the changes of a new life in a new place? Paperback. 64 pages.