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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.

Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas

Natasha Yim (author) Grace Zong (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607346296

In this Chinese American retelling of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears," a careless Goldy Luck wreaks havoc on the home of a family of panda bears. She eats up the littlest panda’s rice porridge, breaks his rocking chair, and rumples all the blankets on his futon. When Goldy takes responsibility for her actions, she makes a new friend (and a whole plate of turnip cakes!) just in time for Chinese New Year.

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.

Rickshaw Girl

Mitali Perkins (author) Jamie Hogan (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781607341406

Naima is a talented painter of traditional alpana patterns, which Bangladeshi women and girls paint on their houses for special celebrations. But Naima is not satisfied just painting alpana. She wants to help earn money for her family, like her best friend, Saleem, does for his family. When Naima's rash effort to help puts her family deeper in debt, she draws on her resourceful nature and her talents to bravely save the day. Includes a glossary of Bangla words and an author's note about a changing Bangladesh and microfinance.

Princess and the Peas

Rachel Himes (author)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781580897181

In this adaptation of The Princess and the Pea, Ma Sally cooks the best black-eyed peas in Charleston County, South Carolina. Her son, John, is a highly eligible bachelor, and three local women vie for his hand in marriage by attempting to cook as well as Ma. At the last minute, a surprise contestant named Princess arrives at the door. Princess and John are well-matched, but Princess has her own ideas. When told she has won John’s hand, she asks him to scrub the pots and pans before she'll give him an answer. Her answer, it turns out, is that she wants to spend some time getting to know John first. Backmatter includes an author’s note and a recipe for Princess’s Black-eyed Peas.

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.

Inca Mummies

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181441

Inca mummies hold fascinating secrets. They teach us hidden facts about the past. This narrative nonfiction book examines Inca mummies and the mummification process. Look inside to uncover these ancient treasures! Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and mummy map.

Animal Mummies

Joyce Markovics (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534181403

Animal mummies hold fascinating secrets. They teach us hidden facts about the past. This narrative nonfiction book examines animal mummies from all over the world and different types of mummification. Look inside to unwrap these ancient treasures. Each book includes a table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and mummy map.

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.

Grandmother School

Rina Singh (author) Ellen Rooney (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459819061

Every morning, a young girl walks her grandmother to the Aajibaichi Shala, the school that was built for the grandmothers in her village to have a place to learn to read and write. The narrator beams with pride as she drops her grandmother off with the other aajis to practice the alphabet and learn simple arithmetic. A moving story about family, women and the power of education—when Aaji learns to spell her name you’ll want to dance along with her. Women in countless countries continue to endure the limitations of illiteracy. Unjust laws have suppressed the rights of girls and women and kept many from getting an education and equal standing in society. Based on a true story from the village of Phangane, India, this brilliantly illustrated book tells the story of the grandmothers who got to go to school for the first time in their lives.

T is for Thor: A Norse Mythology Alphabet

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)Torstein Nordstrand (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534167377

Otherworldly landscapes, thundering soundtracks, epic battles between superhero gods and monsters--current movies and book series have turned Norse mythology into popular commercial entertainment in recent years. But there's a lot more to this mythic universe than trickster Loki and his hammer-wielding god of thunder brother. T is for Thor: A Norse Mythology Alphabet takes readers beyond the movie screen and into the world of Scandinavian mythology, history, culture, and religion. Author Virginia Loh-Hagan not only examines Thor, Odin, Heimdall, and the famous Valkyries, but she also explains and introduces other inhabitants of this nine-realm universe. From learning about Ymir, the first frost giant, to Yggdrasil, the world tree holding everything together, mythology and fantasy fans of all ages will enjoy this alphabetical exploration. Fantastical artwork from Norwegian artist Torstein Nordstrand brings it all to vivid life.

My First Look at Italian

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273080

In My First Look at Italian, beginning readers follow the narrative of an Italian-speaking character through a typical day. Labels on real-life photos introduce common Italian words. Each label lists the English word, as well as the Italian word and its pronunciation. An introduction gives more insight into the language, and a guide at the beginning of the book teaches readers and caregivers how to navigate the book’s features. Translations of colors, numbers, and common phrases further teach readers useful Italian language terms. Children can learn more about Italian online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. My First Look at Italian also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

My First Look at German

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273066

In My First Look at German, beginning readers follow the narrative of a German-speaking character through a typical day. Labels on real-life photos introduce common German words. Each label lists the English word, as well as the German word and its pronunciation. An introduction gives more insight into the language, and a guide at the beginning of the book teaches readers and caregivers how to navigate the book’s features. Translations of colors, numbers, and common phrases further teach readers useful German language terms. Children can learn more about German online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. My First Look at German also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

My First Look at Spanish

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273103

In My First Look at Spanish, beginning readers follow the narrative of a Spanish-speaking character through a typical day. Labels on real-life photos introduce common Spanish words. Each label lists the English word, as well as the Spanish word and its pronunciation. An introduction gives more insight into the language, and a guide at the beginning of the book teaches readers and caregivers how to navigate the book’s features. Translations of colors, numbers, and common phrases further teach readers useful Spanish language terms. Children can learn more about Spanish online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. My First Look at Spanish also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

My First Look at French

Jenna Lee Gleisner (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645273042

In My First Look at French, beginning readers follow the narrative of a French-speaking character through a typical day. Labels on real-life photos introduce common French words. Each label lists the English word, as well as the French word and its pronunciation. An introduction gives more insight into the language, and a guide at the beginning of the book teaches readers and caregivers how to navigate the book’s features. Translations of colors, numbers, and common phrases further teach readers useful French language terms. Children can learn more about French online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. My First Look at French also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Learn Korean Words

M. J. York (author) Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836266

Provides useful words, numbers, greetings, and phrases in Korean. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, an introduction to the basic grammatical rules of the language, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Learn Tagalog Words

M. J. York (author) Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503836310

Provides useful words, numbers, greetings, and phrases in Tagalog. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, an introduction to the basic grammatical rules of the language, and an introduction to the author and illustrator.

Scaredy Rabbit: An East Indian Folktale

Marilyn Bolchunos (author) Liisa Chauncy Guida (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389546

A fearful rabbit is convinced the earth is caving in.

Six Seconds of Lightning

Claudia Cangilla McAdam (author) Sandy Rabinowitz (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389553

The boys play some basketball

No Choice

Beth Troop (author) Tom Simonton (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389485

Can thirteen-year-old Kate drive a tractor-load of hay by herself?