3 - 7 years. Sing along with this rollicking take on a traditional tune that introduces instruments and counts from one to ten. There are educational notes about instrument families as well as a simple music score at the end. Paperback. 24 pages.
4 years & up. Just Because I Am: A Child's Book of Affirmation by Lauren Murphy Payne. Young children need support and encouragement as they learn to value themselves. This book of sweet, simple affirmations for children builds self-esteem and self-confidence through clear language and colorful art. Invites little ones to love, accept, and feel good about themselves exactly as they are. Includes tips, activities, and discussion questions for parents, teacher, and caregivers. Paperback. 36 pages.
4 years & up. We Can Get Along: A Child's Book of Choices by Lauren Murphy Payne. At times, all children need a little help getting along with others and respecting differences. This book uses clear, affirming words and charming full-color illustrations to teach young children tolerance, kindness, and conflict resolution. Includes tips, activities, and discussion questions for parents, teachers, and caregivers. Paperback. 40 pages.
3 - 7 years. Grab your backpack and head into the countryside for a camping adventure full of contrasts! Little ones love to try out the opposite actions as they sing and dance along. Enhanced CD includes audio singalong and video animation. Paperback with Enhanced CD. 32 pages.
3 - 6 years. This book is a bilingual first words collection. This unique book combines storytelling with English and Spanish vocabulary. Young readers follow the adventures of the Palabra family as they go about their day and prepare for a special celebration. Hardcover. 48 pages.
4 - 7 years. In both English and Spanish, children learn that their words belong to them: They can think before they speak, then choose what to say and how to say it. The book makes the connection between hurtful words and feelings of anger, sadness, and regret. It introduces positive ways for children to respond when others say mean or unkind words to them. And it reinforces the importance of saying "I'm sorry," two little words that can be a big help. Includes activities and discussion… More »
1 year & up. Just breathe! Temper tantrums and meltdowns are no laughing matter. Many young children act out because they do not know how to express themselves or handle their strong emotions and it causes misery all around. This constructive book is packed full of beautiful illustrations and rhythmic text that will help encourage children to work through their strong emotions in a calm and controlled way. They need to know that they can access a quiet, safe space to cry, ask for hugs, and… More »
4 - 10 years. Herb is the happiest dragon tending his vegetable patch, because Herb is a vegetarian. It is unfortunate that he is captured by the castle's knights and wants him to eat meat. The colorful illustrations make this a hilarious picture book that also offers young readers plenty of food for thought. Paperback. 32 pages.
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 »
5 - 9 years. Introduce readers to the world of creepy crawly creatures with this intriguing nonfiction reader. With bright, full-color images of various bugs and spiders, readers will be inspired to learn about arachnids and insects. Simple text, large font, and text features like a table of contents, a picture glossary, and a Words To Know list, help children build their reading skills. Paperback. 20 pages.
Birth & up. Plush baby has a happy, lovable smile, rosy cheeks, and wide eyes--ready for lots of hugs. Perfectly sized for little hands to hold. Makes a great companion to the David Board Book set (item #74461). Baby measures 10" tall.
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 »
12 months & up. Journey to the plains and rivers of Africa in search of a hidden hippo. Different African animals are introduced throughout this rhyming and hide-and-seek adventure board book. Board book. 24 pages.
4 years & up. Rink always sits at the back of the classroom, away from the other children who have heard strange rumors about his family and prefer to keep their distance. When a kind new girl joins his class, Rink's life begins to change. Inspired by the experiences of the author's brother, who is on the autism spectrum, this story encourages children to empathize with and reach out to others. Paperback. 32 pages.
3 years & up. How did African and Indian elephants first find their homelands? Find out in this modern fable that explores animal habitats and teaches children to value everyone's unique qualities. Paperback. 32 pages.
4 years & up. On market day, Mama Panya's son Adika invites everyone he sees to a pancake dinner. How will Mama Panya ever feed them all? This story about Kenyan village life teaches the importance of sharing, even when someone has little to give. Paperback. 40 pages.
12 months & up. Embark on a dreamy, nighttime journey about a young boy and the moon. Overcoming a fear of the dark and discovering the world at night. Includes information about the moon, plants, and animals that thrive in the night hours. Board book. 32 pages.
3 years & up. Blast through the galaxy to our own solar system and explore the mysteries of space to a rocking beat. Packed with information about space exploration and more. 32 page book includes CD with singalong and video animation.
2 years & up. Follow Bear as he visits the bakery, swimming pool and other places in his town. This French / English bilingual edition teaches the days of the week and includes a map of Bear's town. Paperback. 24 pages.
6 years & up. Chandra and Deena's family have a smoky oil lamp at home, which makes their baby brother cough. One day at the market, the sisters spot a man selling lamps that are powered by the sun -- and would be healthier for their brother! How will they afford to buy one of the "magic" lamps? Book includes facts about Nepal and instructions for making a solar-powered oven. Paperback. 40 pages.
3 years & up. Based on a true story. Join a young boy and his father on an journey from Mexico to the United States. They'll need courage to cross the border -- la frontera -- and to make a home for themselves in a new land. This story of perseverance is told in Spanish and English. Includes facts about Alfredo's story and other stories like his around the world to help parents and educators talk with children about immigration, resilience, empathy and belonging. Hardcover. 48 pages.