Series: Baby Animals Day & NightBoard bookPhyllis Limbacher Tildes9781580896092$7.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 0 - 3May 10, 2016
Sleepy babies and wide-awake babies day and night. A companion to Pyllis Limbacher Tildes’s Baby Animals Black and White and Baby Animals Spots and Stripes, Baby Animals Day and Night introduces diurnal and nocturnal animals in pretty black and white images, perfect for developing eyes. Sweet and simple, introducing the love of books to even the very youngest babies is fun and easy with this adorable board book.
Series: First CelebrationsHalloween ColorsBoard bookBarbara Barbieri McGrath9781580895330$7.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) to 3Aug 16, 2016
A colorful choice for the littlest trick-or-treaters. A bright and fun selection for baby’s first Halloween introducing the youngest of readers to a variety of colors as they encounter seasonal staples like pumpkins, ghosts, and trick-or-treating.Series Overview: First Celebrations fetes holidays and milestones with the littlest readers, introducing concepts such as counting, colors, and shapes.
Series: First CelebrationsThanksgiving CountingBoard bookBarbara Barbieri McGrath9781580895347$7.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) to 3Aug 16, 2016
Introduce the youngest dinner guests to the joys of Thanksgiving. Baby’s first Thanksgiving is made more special when you introduce the youngest of readers to a variety of colors as they experience setting the table, passing the peas, and a walk after dinner.Series Overview: First Celebrations fetes holidays and milestones with the littlest readers, introducing concepts such as counting, colors, and shapes.
Series: Leo Can SwimHardcoverAnna McQuinn9781580897259$10.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) to 3May 10, 2016
Leo, Lola’s little brother from Leo Loves Baby Time, is back in a new adventure at the pool. Leo and Daddy go to swim class where they kick, bounce, and dive like little fish. Joining other babies and their caretakers in the pool is a guarantee for unforgettable fun.
Series: The People of the TownNursery-Rhyme Friends for You and MeHardcoverAlan Marks9781580897266$18.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 2 - 5Jun 21, 2016
Meet familiar friends and new neighbors in this playful collection of nursery rhymes. On a misty, moisty morning, we meet the snoring old man, and by evening we’re running through the town with Wee Willie Winkie in his nightgown. A day full of nursery rhyme enchants, delights, and enlightens young readers. Gorgeous illustrations paired with quintessential nursery rhymes introduce familiar friends like Little Bo Peep, Georgie Porgie and the Grand Old Duke of York, as well as meet new neighbors, including Little Polly Flinders, Honest John B... + Read More
Series: Gabe and GoonHardcoverIza Trapani9781580896405$18.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 4 - 6Jul 05, 2016
Monsters are real! But, so are little boys. Gabe longs to encounter a real, live monster. And tonight’s his lucky night because hiding in Gabe’s closet is real-live monster and easily spooked, Goon, wishes to keep away from the outside world— especially those scary little beings called children. When the two meet, Goon can’t scare Gabe no matter how hard he tries. But an unsuccessful monster makes for a great friend when the boy is actually scared. Best-selling author/illustrator Iza Trapani uses humorous rhyme to share a spirited story of ... + Read More
Series: Mountain ChefHow One Man Lost His Groceries, Changed His Plans, and Helped Cook Up the National Park ServiceHardcoverAnnette Bay Pimentel9781580897112$18.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 6 - 9Aug 02, 2016
The true story of a Chinese American mountain man who fed thirty people for ten days in the wilderness—and helped inspire the creation of the National Park Service. Tie Sing was born in the mountains. The mountains were in his blood. But because he was of Chinese descent at a time in America when to be Chinese meant working in restaurants or laundries, Tie Sing’s prospects were limited. But he had bigger plans. He began cooking for mapmakers and soon built a reputation as the best trail cook in California. When millionaire Stephen Mather b... + Read More
Series: Our FoodA Healthy Serving of Science and PoemsHardcoverGrace Lin9781580895903$18.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 5 - 8Jun 14, 2016
Award-winning author Grace Lin joins science writer Ranida T. McKneally to get kids talking about the science of food, the five food groups, and what a healthy meal looks like. Answering questions like “why are so many vegetables green?”, “What’s the difference between brown bread and white bread?”, and “Why do beans make you gassy?”, cheerful haiku poems and a simple Q&A format make this book a nutritious treat. The information in this book aligns with both the USDA’s MyPlate guidelines and the Harvard School of Public Health’s Healthy Eatin... + Read More
Hey! Look out! Sharp-eyed readers will need to keep their eyes peeled in this engaging look at how animals of all shapes and sizes blend in and survive in their native ecosystems. How do animals deal with danger? From crocodiles standing on their tails to great white sharks with their jaws wide open to well-camouflaged venomous snakes, prospective naturalists and conservationists will have a lot to look out for in this exploration of dynamic ecosystems and the animals that hide and hunt in them. Back matter includes glossary, curated read... + Read More
Series: Whoosh!Lonnie Johnson's Super-Soaking Stream of InventionsHardcoverChris Barton9781580892971$18.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 7 - 10May 03, 2016
A cool idea with a big splash You know the Super Soaker. It’s one of top twenty toys of all time. And it was invented entirely by accident. Trying to create a new cooling system for refrigerators and air conditioners, impressive inventor Lonnie Johnson instead created the mechanics for the iconic toy. A love for rockets, robots, inventions, and a mind for creativity began early in Lonnie Johnson’s life. Growing up in a house full of brothers and sisters, persistence and a passion for problem solving became the cornerstone for a career as an... + Read More
Kids will be enticed to look up from the screen and pick up a pencil with these weird, wacky, and sometimes disgusting activities. Draft texts between yourself and a werewolf, learn weird trivia, draw bodies for monster heads and monster heads for their bodies, and play a gross edition of Would You Rather. Grab a friend and learn how to play games like Weird Telephone and Mind Your P's and Q's. Or just take two blank pages and see how much of the page you can fill without the lines crossing. Complete with quizzes, puzzles, games, and doodles ... + Read More
Kids will be catapulted back through American history with dozens of activities, quizzes, games, puzzles, and doodles that explore the wacky side of our country's past. Explore early American history as you draw a new dress for Abigail Adams, practice your signature like John Hancock, and do a word search of popular names from the 1770s. Conquer a MadLib of the national anthem or write your own modern history by designing your own presidential campaign—then decorate the oval office after you're elected. Peppered with "A Bit of Learnin''' ... + Read More
Series: Infographics for KidsPaperbackSusan Martineau9781580897235$8.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 7 - 10Aug 09, 2016
Visual fluency for the digital native In a world of fast-moving news, unwavering digital exposure, and informational memes, kids (and adults) are bombarded with infographics. Presenting information in the form of images accompanied by minimal text, infographics convey an easily understood overview of a complex subject visually. Infographics for Kids playfully instructs readers on how information can be arranged and presented in graphic format, inviting kids to add their own personal touches with fun consumable activity pages that introduce... + Read More
Series: Spectacular Friendship BraceletsA Step-by-Step Guide to 34 Sensational DesignsPaperbackAriela Pshednovek9781623540814$10.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 7 - 10May 03, 2016
BFFs 4-Eva Show your friends how much you care—and add instant fashion to any outfit—with a friendship bracelet you can make yourself. Through clear, photographed instructions, learn to make 35 colorful and classic designs ranging from simple to complicated that require only basic materials and craft techniques like braiding, macramé, and weaving. With a variety of cool textures, beadwork, and knots, these friendship bracelets are chic and simple accessories for you and your best friend to wear on any occasion. On trend, these chic and fun ... + Read More
Series: Soldier Sister, Fly HomeHardcoverNancy Bo Flood9781580897020$18.95JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 10Aug 23, 2016
A tender and gripping novel about family, identity, and loss. Thirteen-year-old Tess is having a hard enough time understanding what it means to be part white and part Navajo, but now she’s coping with her sister Gaby’s announcement that she’s going to enlist and fight in the Iraq war. Gaby’s decision comes just weeks after the news that Lori Piestewa, a member of their community, is the first Native American woman in US history to die in combat, adding to Tess’s stress and emotions. While Gaby is away, Tess reluctantly cares for her sister’s... + Read More
Series: Dollars & SenseA Kid's Guide to Using--Not Losing--MoneyHardcoverElaine Scott9781580893961$18.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Aug 02, 2016
We’re in the money! Many things come with instructions. Unfortunately, money isn’t one of them. Most people learn how to use it—or lose it—by trial and error. Dollars & Sense is a basic operating instruction manual for money that will teach readers about the history of money, the way our American economy works, and how to make important decisions about personal finance. From skulls, sheep, and shells as barter in ancient civilizations to credit, interest, and collateral of our modern day economics, money—and all its glorious uses and cantan... + Read More
Series: Super GearNanotechnology and Sports Team UpHardcoverJennifer Swanson9781580897204$19.95JUVENILE NONFICTION Age (years) from 9 - 12Jun 07, 2016
Cutting-edge science; high-performance sports How are the sports played by Michael Phelps, Serena Williams, Michelle Wie, and Usain Bolt related? Nanotechnology! Take a close-up look at sports and nanotechnology, the cutting-edge science that manipulates objects at the atomic level. Nanotechnology is used to create high-tech swimsuits, tennis rackets, golf clubs, running shoes, and more. It is changing the face of sports as we know it. Back matter includes a glossary, bibliography, list of resources, and index. Perfect for 2016 Summer O... + Read More
Remember Socks? Who didn’t love Barney? We’ll sure miss Bo. Who will the next Presidential Pet be? New in paperback! Did you know that John Quincy Adams kept an alligator in the bathtub, while Thomas Jefferson’s pride and joy was his pair of bear cubs? Andrew Jackson had a potty-mouthed parrot, and Martin Van Buren got into a fight with Congress over his two baby tigers. Find out all about the weird, wacky, little, big, scary, strange animals that have lived in the White House. Perfect for election year collections and displays. Pair with Whi... + Read More