Diego plays baseball, but he sometimes has trouble focusing on the game. With a good teammate (and some luck!) he learns to keep his eye on the ball. In Diego Chase, Second Base, you'll be rooting for Diego as he learns about baseball and teamwork!
At gymnastics practice, Omar tries hard and has fun, but some of his moves are still wobbly. He worries that his friends are better at cartwheels and handstands than he is. But then, Omar gets a surprise when he learns there’s a special move that his teammates want to learn from him! In Omar Pratt, On the Mat, you'll be rooting for Omar as he learns about gymnastics and teamwork!
Ava is a good swimmer. She’s also a good teammate. When Alonso is afraid of the water, Ava knows just what to do. She and the team mascot help him have fun in the pool! In Ava Kane, In the Lane, you'll be rooting for Ava as she learns about swimming and teamwork!
Jayla loves to play soccer. There’s just one problem. Sometimes, she forgets the rules. Luckily, a teammate has a great idea that helps Jayla and the team, too! In Jayla Cole, Queen of the Goal, you'll be rooting for Jayla as she learns about soccer and teamwork!
Ocho is the best at helping others. But who will help him when he needs it? SEL topic: helping others
There’s new mystery in the neighborhood. Miss Puffy’s toy mouse is missing. Will Ick and Crud be blamed – or will the doggie duo solve the CATastrophic crime? Book 8 in the series.
Ick and Crud are surprised when to discover the first big snowfall of the season. It’s fun to play in the white fluffy stuff. But then Bob takes the boys to Mrs. Martin’s house to warm up. They can’t wait to get back to their cat-free home! Book 7 in the series.
It's Halloween, the day for spooky ghosts and scary cats! Check out the action as Bob tricks the boys for a Halloween treat. Book 6 in the series.
It's time for Ick and Crud to start school. But who is really learning the lessons? Bob or the boys? Readers will relate to the setbacks and successes of the first day at school.Book 5 in the series.
It's another lazy day in the backyard, and Ick isn't too happy to explore the sound in the woods. But Crud has his back - or does he? Book 4 in the series.
Bob is loading the car for a trip. Yippee! Ick and Crud love to take trips. But suddenly this trip doesn't seem like it will be fun. Book 3 in the series.
Something big is happening in the barn. The animals are all making a fuss. No good dog can resist the chance to sniff out the mystery. Book 2 in the series.
Ick is feeling down, under-the-weather BLEH! But lucky for him, his pal Crud is there to cheer him up. Book 1 in the series.
Raccoon loves making snowmen. He practices all winter with his rolling, his stacking, and his decorating. He doesn't overlook any detail and his snowmen are perfect. When his friends come by, Raccoon is certain that they will also want to build snowmen. And they will need his help. But following Raccoon's directions aren't that easy. Poor Rabbit can't find the right snow (someone has used it all); Fox doesn't have the right tools (someone isn't sharing them); and Mouse can't decorate her snowman (someone has taken the best items). And that someone is Raccoon. When his friends have decided they have had enough, Raccoon realizes too late the error of his ways. But is it too late? Will his friends give Raccoon one more chance to work together to build a totally different kind of perfect snowman? This ideal-for-every-time-of-the-year story celebrates the bonds of friendship and the power of forgiveness.
Caterpillar is plain, and the other bugs know it. But everyone is impressed when a big change takes place!
Every summer morning, Ellie and her Nonna go to the beach. They swim and build sandcastles, and while Nonna reads, Ellie watches the other children play. One day Ellie builds up the courage to approach an older girl playing on her own in a beached rowboat. Piper has a gift, an imagination so great that she whisks Ellie off on grand adventures, going high in the air, deep below the ocean and everywhere in between in their little blue boat, their magic boat. When Piper has to leave, Ellie discovers she has her own vivid imagination.
Everyone is busy except for Alex. Who will play with him?
Lizzie has a big problem. Who can help her solve it?
A friendly neighborhood football game introduces the reader to simple verbs.
Just one look was all it took for Bear to fall in love with Bunny. But how should Bear show this love? With candy? Or song and dance? With delightful illustrations by award-winning artist Sophie Fatus, warm and witty words perfectly express how love casts its spell on man and beast!
When Kaboodle the elephant continues to deny his best monkey friend Kit a peanut, Kit tries to impress his friend in a variety of fun ways. Together they learn valuable lessons about sharing and manners.
Alice and Adele are going to have a sleepover but Adele is a little bit nervous. As the friends get ready to go to sleep, common bedtime worries keep popping up. But there's nothing to fear! Alice is ready to do battle with anything that comes their way! This sweet story celebrates friendship and problem solving skills.
A sailor cat loves to spend his days on the ocean with his human, Sammy. They make a great team, catching fish, driving the boat, and doing battle against terrible sea creatures. This sweet story celebrates the friendship and everyday joy of a cat and his friend.
A sad monster is sad at school. He is sad because he doesn’t have any friends. Is there someone who can make him happy? The Sad, Sad Monster is a cute book for monster-loving toddlers through beginning readers. Simple sentences make this a perfect first reader.
Little Annabel is busy as always. In this book, she and Cat spend a fun filled day of imagination together. Amy Mullen’s distinctive illustrations and simple text make this a great book for preschoolers through beginning readers.