Rules are a fact of life. Knowing why they are useful can help children make the right choices. With a focus on safety, this title discusses freedom and the consequences of breaking rules, norms, and laws.
The useful information in this book on keeping your body and surroundings clean will help children understand germs and how they spread. Bright images highlight important concepts such as how to dispose of used tissues and wash your hands.
This intriguing title will help children learn the importance of earning, saving, raising, and spending money. They will gain an understanding of how money can make a difference in peoples’ lives.
Engineers don’t give up when they fail to solve a problem. Discover why learning from mistakes helps guide engineers to find the best solution.
Leo is confused! Money is everywhere, but he never actually sees any. Then on his birthday, his aunt sends him some cash. What will Leo do with it?
Ava has inherited some money, and she can't wait to spend it! She wants a pair of cool new sneakers, but does she really need them? And where is the best place to buy them?
Marek wants a new kick scooter but he’s got to save up for it! Will Marek manage it—or will he be tempted by new clothes, toys, and treats?
Maya wants some extra money but her parents tell her she has to earn it! So Maya helps tidy up her neighbor’s garage. But it’s harder work than she thought. Will Maya finish the job and earn the money?
Tia’s mom is always telling her not to waste water. But why is this so important? Follow her story and find out why water is precious and what small steps we can all take to help save it.
Molly’s bedroom is a mess and her toys are everywhere. She trips over one of them and hurts her knee, so she decides to sort through her toys to see which ones are worth keeping. Follow her story and find out why Molly's mom won’t let her just throw her toys away, and how we should reuse, repair, and share our things.
Tom and his mom usually drive to school, but they always get stuck in traffic. Follow his story and find out what happens when Tom walks to school, and why walking is so much better for our planet—and ourselves!
Nasir and Nadir are making a robot for their school’s junk model competition. They must use garbage that can be recycled. So just what can they use, and what will happen to the garbage they throw away? Follow their story to find out why we should use less plastic, what happens at landfill sites, and how we can reduce, reuse, and recycle.
Amara’s dad says they shouldn’t waste food. But why is this such a big problem? Follow their story and find out what happens to food waste, what can be composted, and how to reduce the amount of food we throw away.
There are all kinds of families. Families can be big or small and they can change over time. Some families live together and others live apart. In every family there are people who love each other. Who's in your family?
People hold all kinds of beliefs. We may be Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews, Muslims, or Sikhs, or belong to other religions. Some people have non-religious beliefs. We can show what we believe by how we dress, what we eat, how we behave, and how we treat other people. What are your beliefs?
On her annual trip in her father’s 18-wheeler, eight-year-old Jolene is headed to Los Angeles on a six-day road trip to deliver some newsprint with her dad. Just like last year, they tell each other stories and listen to music. They also keep up their favorite tradition: critiquing one type of food at every stop. This time it’s onion rings. But this year is also different. Unlike last year, Jolene’s parents are no longer together. They split up when her father came out as gay. These are big changes for Jolene, but she is spunky and smart and has a good heart. She’s ready for new adventures and to stand up for what’s right—both on and off the road.
Peacock wants his very own job on the farm. Will he find the perfect job?
Readers will love the fun rhymes and illustrations depicting a child's morning routine.
A boy comes to appreciate the special companion in his room.
Readers learn the value of a quarter - and the benefit of earning money - in this endearing informational story.
Possum thinks he's happy, but his friends aren't sure. Readers will enjoy the efforts they make to cheer Possum up, and using picture clues to determine who's right.
A young boy realizes he's not the only one who does silly things.
When her mom gets sick, Paula is worried that their plans might get cancelled. Can Paula save their special day?
Cleaning the garage can be a lot of work, but this rhyming text makes it seem like fun.
Young readers will be amused by this humorous look at a child's dislike for a certain food.