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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.

Red Menace

Lois Ruby (author)

Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group ISBN: 9781541582224

A suspenseful and heartfelt story about an era whose uncertainties, controversies, and dangers will seem anything but distant to contemporary readers. If thirteen-year-old Marty Rafner had his way, he'd spend the summer of 1953 warming the bench for his baseball team, listening to Yankees games on the radio, and avoiding preparations for his bar mitzvah. Instead, he has to deal with FBI agents staking out his house because his parents—professors at the local college—are suspected communist sympathizers. Marty knows what happens to communists, or Reds, as his friends call them: They lose their jobs, get deported...or worse. Two people he's actually met, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, have been convicted of being communist spies, and they're slated to be executed in two months. Marty just wants everything to go back to normal, but that's impossible thanks to the rumors that his parents are traitors. As his friends and teammates turn on him and federal agents track his every move, Marty isn't sure what to believe. Is his family really part of a Red Menace working against the United States? And even if they're simply patriotic Americans who refuse to be bullied by the government, what will it cost them?

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.

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.

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?

Mei Mei

Leanne K. Currie-McGhee (author) Cornelius Van Wright, Ying-Hwa Hu (illustrators)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389409

Amanda overcomes a language barrier and begins to relate to her newly adopted sister.

Malia's Chance to Dance

Beth Greenway (author) Wayne Alfano (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682389379

Malia is chosen to dance in the luau even after making a mistake.

A Dress for the Moon

Indira Krishnan (author) Uma Krishnasamy (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682387337

In this Indian folk tale, the moon teaches a valuable lesson to a boastful tailor.

The Passover Easter Basket

Andra Serlin (author) Kay Life (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385197

Laura finds a way to enjoy a gift she cannot keep.

The Sign

Laura Wrang (author) Joel Snyder (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385210

A poor charcoal maker learns a valuable lesson about what's really important in his life.

Maureen's Harp

Teresa Bateman (author) Don Daily (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384961

The leprechaun king deals with Maureen's selfish greedy sisters.

Play Ball, Jaguar Paw

Chris Eboch (author) Jeff Crosby (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682385029

In this story set in an ancient Mayan town, Jaguar Paw finally finds some kids who just want to play the game.

Good Night Pumpkin

Geri Kolesar (author) Robert Squier (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384817

A sensitive story about divorce during winter when Izzie's father moves out.

Dear as Salt

Maria Gianferrari (author) David Galchutt (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384732

This Italian folk tale describes how the king finally realizes the value of his youngest daughter's gift.

A Light for Lena

Patricia McFadden (author) Barbara Kiwak (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682384633

Pinetree Wyoming feels a bit more like home when a Thai girl shares Loy Krathong holiday traditions with her new American friends.

Christmas Shelter

Beth Thompson (author) Dan P. Carr (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682382288

Lisha goes to Cielo's posada party, and learns a new and better meaning for shelter.

Treasure in the Field

Marilyn Bolchunos (author) Cheryl Kirk Noll (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682381304

The sons of a Vietnamese farmer learn a valuable lesson about the "treasure" in their rice field.

The Pack Rat Puzzle

Marianne Mitchell (author) Susan Spellman (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380536

Jesse solves the mystery in the midden.

The Unwelcome Neighbor

Santhini Govindan (author) Barbara Knutson (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380628

Mother and Father Crow find a way to protect their babies from a huge black snake.

The Most Valuable Treasure

T.V. Padma (author) Alex Zaretser (illustrator)

Publisher: Highlights ISBN: 9781682380529

In this Norwegian folktale Halvor discovers what treasure his mother would like best.