3 years & up. It's Ruby's first day at school and she is nervous. How will her Mom help Ruby find her courage? Ruby and Mom's experiences open the door for caregivers to ask children about their own anxieties about new experiences. Paperback. 32 pages.
3 - 7 years. This beautifully told story follows Billy from early spring to late summer as he helps his grandpa on his vegetable patch. They dig the hard ground, sow rows of seeds, and keep them watered and safe from slugs. When harvest time arrives they can pick all the vegetables and fruit they have grown. Children will be drawn in by the poetry of the language and the warm illustrations, while also catching the excitement of watching things grow! 40 pages. Paperback.
1 - 4 years. In this delightful peek-a-boo book, children are invited to look through the holes on every other page to answer the repeating refrain, "Who's coming to see how my garden grows?" The energetic, rhyming text introduces all sorts of creatures that are busy in the garden.
1 - 4 years. Empty, full; push, pull; young, old; hot, cold! The creatures in this vibrant book range from friendly elephants to exotic kookaburras, each with a pair of opposites to share. A companion to Alligator Alphabet and Counting Cockatoos, Octopus Opposites will encourage youngsters to find opposites all over the place in their own worlds. The learning continues at the end, where readers find out where each of the animals makes its home. Board book. 52 pages.
6 - 11 years. The evil Chenoo is as old as the earth and has a heart of ice. He has flown a long, long way and is very hungry. When a husband and wife cross his path, will he meet his dinner -- or make new friends? Paperback. 30 pages.
All ages. Explore our world as never before! Find the countries featured in our global stories and discover the animals, architecture, and activities that make them special. Laid out by geographic region, this colorful book celebrates cultural diversity and highlights the ways different people care for this planet we all call home. Features a pull-out map and fold-out booklets and panels. Hardcover. 56 pages.
PreK - Kindergarten. This entertaining story features an introduction with step-by-step parent strategies for turning story time into learning time for early reading skills. Spanish version. Paperback. 32 pages.
3 months & up. With soothing black-and-white photographs and gentle, rhythmic language, this book depicts the many loving connections that come from touch. Babies and grown-ups will love the warm and cozy images. Board book. 22 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.
Birth & up. Say hello to Clive! He has a large imagination, and each one of his hats leads him on different adventures. This story aims to challenge gender stereotypes and celebrate diversity gently and affectionately. Board book. 14 pages.
12 months & up. Enter Meg, the little girl who appears to have a recipe for happiness! In this story, children and the reader will follow Meg as she collects all of the ingredients to happiness, to cheer up her family and friends when they are down. When her jar goes missing, will she forever be sad, or will she discover a new recipe? Paperback. 32 pages.
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.
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.
These cards provide children with 40 indoor and outdoor activities to do as they learn about the garden. The set also includes a leaflet for learning about garden tools and safety. Cards measure 4.96" x 6.97".
2 - 4 years. Whether tucked in a blanket, peeking out of a basket, riding in a backpack, or wrapped in a parents arms, babies worldwide are carried in unique ways. The simple, rhyming text of this book introduces children to the ways their global neighbors travel. The beautiful photographs show how all babies are nurtured by their loved ones. Board book. 18 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 - 8 years. We all feel many different emotions every day. For young children, those feelings can be extra strong, and sometimes, children need help finding the words to describe how they're feeling. This friendly and positive alphabet book gives children those "feelings words," and explores the idea that while some feelings are more comfortable than others, all are natural and important. This book invites children to share, express, and embrace their emotions--every day! A section in… More »
PreK - K. This entertaining story about a curious young fellow will delight young children while the enclosed parent guide will support transition into kindergarten by helping parents learn how to use Common Core based strategies every time they read aloud to their preschooler. Paperback.
1 - 3 years. This book gives reasons why children might want to bite. Little mouths feel sore when new teeth come in; sometimes kids bite when they're hungry, tired, cranky, frustrated, angry, bored, distressed, or seeking attention. The author suggests positive things children can do instead of biting: chew a chewy toy, drink a cold drink, get a hug, tell a grown-up. This book also includes helpful tips for parents and caregivers. Board book. 24 pages.
12 months & up. Today we bake with dad! Your child will enjoy this over the top, silly story about making a marvelous cake for someone special. This story features expansive gender roles and represents many family structures under-represented in past literature. Paperback. 32 pages.
Birth & up. Today is all about emotions! This engaging flap board book communicates feelings through animals and babies. The story encourages self-exploration, letting toddlers know that feeling emotions is normal and okay. Board book. 12 pages.
8 years & up. This book has the goal of proving elementary aged children positive character traits. Included inside are true stories of children portraying positive character traits, self-reflection quizzes, activities to encourage character trait development, resources, and so much more. Paperback. 176 pages.