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Raven the Trickster

Christine Platt (author) Evelt Yanait (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098230555

In the Northwest Coast region of North America, people know Raven the Trickster can change his shape at will. When an old man steals all the light from the world and hides it in a special box, the people need Raven’s help. Can Raven outsmart the old man? Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Anansi

Christine Platt (author) Evelt Yanait (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098230500

West African spider-god Anansi wants all of Sky God’s famous stories, but to earn them, he has to outwit several of the animals in his village. It will take all of his cleverness and skills in mischief to pull it off. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

The Bird Sweet Magic

Christine Platt (author) Evelt Yanait (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098230517

This Latin American tale follows three princes as they search for a magical bird to cure their father’s blindness. Pedro, the youngest brother, soon discovers that only kindness can earn help from the Bird Sweet Magic. But his brothers grow jealous of the bird’s gifts to Pedro. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

The Great Race

Christine Platt (author) Evelt Yanait (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098230524

Twelve animals race to determine where they stand on the Chinese zodiac calendar. Each animal’s unique quality comes out during the race, including Dragon’s kind nature, Rat’s forgetfulness, and Pig’s love of food. Who can guess how they’ll stack up? Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Mama Glo

Christine Platt (author) Evelt Yanait (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098230548

In Caribbean folklore, Mama Glo is the mother of rivers and streams. She has a beautiful singing voice, but she doesn’t like visitors! Still, brothers Keron and Kendon disobey the rules and search for her in the forest. What will they find? Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

A Snowy Day

Christine Platt (author) Sharon Sordo (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133831

School is canceled! Ana and Andrew play in the snow with their neighbors and learn to make snow ice cream. They save a snowball in the freezer for their cousins in Trinidad who have never seen snow. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

A Day at the Museum

Christine Platt (author) Sharon Sordo (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133824

Ana and Andrew are excited when Grandma comes to stay. During her visit, the family tours the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture and learns about important African American achievements. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Dancing at Carnival

Christine Platt (author) Sharon Sordo (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133817

During Carnival, Ana & Andrew travel to visit their family on the island of Trinidad. They love watching the parade and dancing to the music. This year, they learn how their ancestors helped create the holiday! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Eugenie Clark

Rebecca Felix (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624023897

All animals deserve safety. But sometimes they are mistreated and misunderstood. In this Eugenie Clark book, kids will follow her on her journey to become an undersea expert. From shark diving to discovering new fish, Clark taught about ocean conservation and protecting shark habitats. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Applied to STEM Concepts of Learning Principles.

The Perfect Piñatas

Kirsten McDonald (author) Erika Meza (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624022135

Carlos and Carmen's Abuelita has come to visit. She joins the twins, Mamá, and Papá as they go from store to store, searching for the perfect piñatas. When they finally find them, the twins fall in love with their new piñata pets. They don't want to smash them! Luckily, Abuelita knows just what to do. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.

Summer in Savannah

Christine Platt (author) Sharon Sordo (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532133848

It's summertime! Ana & Andrew travel to visit their grandparents in Savannah, Georgia. While they are there, they learn Grandma and Grandpa's church was built by slaves. With some help from an unusual source! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Amelia Earhart: Pionera en aviación

Grace Hansen (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624026782

This title introducing the great Amelia Earhart will make readers soar. The book starts off with Amelia’s beginnings and takes you with her on her path to becoming one of the most famous aviators and females of her time and ours. Complete with a timeline and wonderful historical photographs. Translated by native Spanish speakers--and immersion school educators. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

The Big Splash

Kirsten McDonald (author)Fátima Anaya (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532135217

The Garcias are spending the afternoon at the pool in the park. The twins are having fun in the shallow end until Carlos gets water in his eyes. Just when it seems like the fun will be over, Carmen figures out how to let everybody have a splashing good time. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Going to Ghana

Christine Platt (author)Junissa Bianda (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136665

Ana & Andrew are going to Ghana! Papa is travelling to Ghana and the family gets to go too! Ana & Andrew love learning about Ghanaian culture, especially the food! While there, they visit Cape Coast Castle to honor their ancestors. There, they learn about the origins of the slave trade. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

New Baby

Christine Platt (author)Junissa Bianda (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136689

Ana & Andrew are expecting a sibling! The family is very excited. Mama's family arrives from Trinidad, and everyone helps to get ready. When the baby arrives, Ana & Andrew learn from Granny that in African American culture, a baby's name often tells an important story. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Perfect Pet

Christine Platt (author)Junissa Bianda (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532136696

Ana & Andrew are getting a new pet! They research different pets before choosing the best pet for their family. Then they pick a name for it! With the name Ana & Andrew choose, they learn from a famous African American that skin color does not affect a person's abilities. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Goat Trainer

Amy Cobb (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532130250

After attending her school’s pet show, Libby is inspired to teach her goat, Elvis, some tricks. But Elvis won’t catch a Frisbee. He nibbles on socks, rather than folding them. And he can’t speak French. Then Libby has an idea. She realizes Elvis is already great at making friends and making people laugh. Elvis will make the perfect therapy goat! Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards.