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Octavia and Her Purple Ink Cloud

Donna & Doreen Rathmell (author), Connie McLennan (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180074

Octavia Octopus and her sea-animal friends love playing camouflage games to practice how they would hide from a "big, hungry creature." Octavia, however, just cannot seem to get her colors right when she tries to shoot her purple ink cloud. What happens when the big, hungry shark shows up looking for his dinner? This creative book introduces basic colors along with the camouflage techniques of various sea animals - a great introduction to marine biology! The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes fun facts about octopuses and animal camouflage and protection. The craft uses primary colors (paint or tissue paper) to help children learn about blending colors.

Time to Build

Kate Riggs (author), Laszlo Kubinyi (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605106

How does a pile of materials become a fantastic tree house? Time to Build offers up a fun, foundational introduction to six common tools that are sure to fascinate every preschool learner. Simple, rhythmical text introduces each device and how it fits into a particular part of the construction process. Detailed illustrations, meanwhile, present the tools being used to complete a special project. Set within a durable board book format, this is a title all young readers will use to build their skills!

I Met A Dinosaur

Jan Wahl (author), Chris Sheban (illustrator)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566605083

What is a stegosaurus doing at the gas station? Why is an apatosaurus on its way to the park?

Diggers

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566603737

A kindergarten-level introduction to diggers, covering their size, movement, role in the process of construction, and such defining features as their arms and buckets.

Soar High, Dragonfly

Sheri M. Bestor (author) Jonny Lambert (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138452

2020 American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Book Award, Long-list Dragonflies are some the world's most beautiful (and fascinating!) insects. And one many children can find right in their backyards! With a simple story, perfect for read-alouds, and colorful illustrations, this scientific look at a dragonfly's life-cycle will captivate little entomologists. Informative sidebars are included that let children learn even more about these amazing insects.

Verde, verde la ranita

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Angelee Randlett (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781599229867

Aprenda los colores del arco iris siguiendo un texto lírico. From shiny red apples, to purple violets and yellow bumblebees, the high-quality pictures will have children learning colors quickly.

En el zoológico

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Carol Schwartz (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781599229836

Aprenda los nombres de los animales en el zoológico y también practique los números.

At The Zoo

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Carol Schwartz (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781575832784

Children love to visit the zoo to see all of the animals. Now children can walk through the zoo and count from one to ten with lions, monkeys, elephants, kangaroos and more! Young readers will recognize word patterns and find it easy to read along with this vibrantly-illustrated book.

Green, Green Froggy

Kim Mitzo Thompson, Karen Mitzo Hilderbrand (author) Angelee Randlett (illustrator)

Publisher: Twin Sisters ISBN: 9781575833224

Children will learn colors and color words with rhyming text and realistic photographs! From shiny red apples, to purple violets and yellow bumblebees, the high-quality pictures will have children learning colors quickly. Learn simple Spanish words and phrases with the corresponding version Verde, Verde La Ranita.

The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng

Sophia Gholz (author) Kayla Harren (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138421

Recipient of the 2019 Eureka! Honors Award Winner -Best of 2019 Kids Books - Most Inspiring Category As a boy, Jadav Payeng was distressed by the destruction deforestation and erosion was causing on his island home in India's Brahmaputra River. So he began planting trees. What began as a small thicket of bamboo, grew over the years into 1,300 acre forest filled with native plants and animals. The Boy Who Grew a Forest tells the inspiring true story of Payeng--and reminds us all of the difference a single person with a big idea can make.

The First Men Who Went to the Moon

Rhonda Gowler Greene (author) Scott Brundage (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534138360

2020 New York State Reading Association Charlotte Award Master List In 1961, President John F. Kennedy issued a challenge to the nation: land astronauts on the moon by the end of the decade. The Apollo program was designed by NASA to meet that challenge, and on July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 lifted off from Kennedy Space Center carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin Aldrin. Apollo 11's prime mission objective: "Perform a manned lunar landing and return." Four days after take-off, the Lunar Module "Eagle," carrying Armstrong and Aldrin, separated from the Command Module "Columbia," and descended to the moon. Armstrong reported back to Houston's Command Center, "The Eagle has landed." America and the world watched in wonder and awe as a new chapter in space exploration opened. Through verse and informational text, author Rhonda Gowler Greene celebrates Apollo 11's historic moon landing.

An Extraordinary Ordinary Moth

Karlin Gray (author) Steliyana Doneva (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781534122925

Feeling quite ordinary, a plain gray moth sadly compares itself to its more exotic kin, such as the Luna Moth, the Spider Moth, and the Hummingbird Moth. And the little moth feels even worse when a young girl sees it and says "Eww!" But things change when her brother explains that this particular type of moth is his favorite kind of insect. Maybe an ordinary moth is really extraordinary after all. Back matter includes fascinating moth facts, along with a special activity.

Six Small Seeds

Tora Stephenchel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846586

A simple story about six seeds and their journey from seeds to flowers. This story helps readers learn the words six, small, and seeds. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.

His Brown Horse

Tora Stephenchel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846548

A simple story about a boy's brown horse, where it lives, and things it does during the day. This story helps readers learn the words his, brown, and horse. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.

Two White Sheep

Tora Stephenchel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846593

A simple story about two white sheep and what they do during the day. This story helps readers learn the words two, white, and sheep. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.

It Is Hot

Tora Stephenchel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846555

A simple story about a hot day. This story helps readers learn the words it, is, and hot. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.

Green Apples

Tora Stephenchel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846531

A simple story about green apples, what they look like, and how they grow. This story helps readers learn the words green, and apples. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.

Cold Water

Tora Stephenchel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846524

A simple story about the importance of cold water and the things for which it can be used. This story helps readers learn the words cold, and water. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.

All Night Long

Tora Stephenchel (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503846494

A simple story about nighttime things, such as twinkling stars, hooting owls, and flying bats. This story helps readers learn the words all, night, and long. Bright pictures provide visual cues to help the reader. Additional features include a word list, an introduction to the author, and a letter to caregivers and educators.

Todo el mundo usa la tecnología

Colleen Hord (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781641561006

La tecnología hace la vida más fácil y nos ayuda a hacer las cosas más rápido, con menos esfuerzo y tiempo. Aprende cómo se aplica la tecnología en diferentes áreas de la vida.

Waiting for a Frog

Glenn Coats (author) Gloria Gedeon (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641324885

A young boy notices the life in the forest as he waits for one special creature. Readers will enjoy predicting the final animal to make an appearance.

Sleepy Polar Bear

Monica Hiris (author) Jerry Harston (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641324700

Repetitive text and rich illustrations will help readers build fluency and recognize action words as they take a trip around the zoo.

My Friend

John Parker (author) Ali Teo (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641324267

Adorable illustrations introduce body part vocabulary on a woolly friend.

Jake's Toad House

Barbara Kanninen (author) Lisa Fields (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323949

Jake and his friends use what they know about toads to make the perfect toad house.

Jake's Bird Feeder

Barbara Kanninen (author) Kathy O'Malley (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641323925

Jake and his friends make bird feeders at school, but their creations turn out to be more popular than they expected!