A day at the mall can be fun, and it can also be tiring! Repetitive text will help readers build fluency.
A boy comes to appreciate the special companion in his room.
Harriet uses her imagination to travel the world and explore all sorts of jobs.
Readers will enjoy inferring who's really having fun on a trip to the amusement park.
Readers will love the fun rhymes and illustrations depicting a child's morning routine.
There are some good reasons to learn to be patient. Simple text will help readers build fluency.
Vivid illustrations support simple text that introduces color and clothing words.
Readers learn the value of a quarter - and the benefit of earning money - in this endearing informational story.
When his sister catches a fish, Matt is determined to outdo her.
Muffin is missing! As Matt searches for her, readers will spot hints about the playful cat in the background.
Mr. Brown's class makes a list of all the jobs their parents have in their community.
Alex is so anxious to use his new skateboard that he ignores his family's warnings. Readers will enjoy reading this action-packed book and will learn a valuable lesson.
The whole family pitches in when Nick, the youngest, wants to catch a fish on his own.
This is a story about a warm loving relationship between two brothers.
A boy's bike - and his imagination - can take him anywhere he dreams of going.
Carla's hair ribbons go missing every day. What keeps happening to them?
A ghostly lady haunts her local library for years, roaming the halls and walking through walls. When the library is scheduled for demolition, the building is closed to the public, books are removed, and workmen begin dismantling all the fixtures. The ghost is dismayed. Are her days of haunting over? But then a young girl decides the library needs to be saved. Ghost and girl work together, coming up with creative, inventive ideas to rescue the library and bring patrons and booklovers back. A lovely celebration of public libraries and a timely reminder of the important role they play in their local communities.
The Color Collector is a poignant story about newness, friendship, and common ground. When a boy notices the new girl picking up all manner of debris and litter on their walks home from school he wants to know why. So she shows him the huge mural she's created in her room that reminds her of the home she left behind. He learns all about where she's come from and they both find how wonderful it is to make a new friend.
From the shore, the ocean looks like clear, sparkling blue but look closely at a small scoop and you'll find the ocean looks more like soup! Our oceans are filled with plastics, from water bottles and take-out containers to the teeny tiny plastic particles you need a microscope to see. But who exactly cooked up this stinky soup? And, more importantly, what is the recipe for getting (and keeping) our oceans clean? This bouncing, rhyming story pulls no punches about how we ended up in this sticky mess but also offers hope and help for cleaning up this ocean soup.
From an early age in Glasgow, Scotland, June Almeida loved learning about science and nature. A good student, she was especially interested in biology and won the top science prize at her school. Creative and observant, June noticed details that others often missed. She dreamed of attending university but economic hardships caused her to leave school at age 16. Still, June was determined to pursue her passion for science. She was hired by a local hospital to work in its lab, using a microscope to magnify and examine cells. Her work helped doctors treat patients. June later worked in labs in London and in Toronto. Her skill in using the electron microscope to examine cells and help identify viruses earned her promotion and respect in the science community. When June was 34 years old, she discovered the first human coronavirus. Her groundbreaking work continues to help researchers today in the fight against illnesses caused by viruses, including COVID-19.
A new baby in the family means a lot of changes--from late night diaper changes to learning new ways to play--but in this sweet offering from Brad Sneed, baby tells their older sibling just what to expect. This is a heartfelt celebration of those first months with baby and the genesis of the sibling bond.
Readers will enjoy predicting the winner of this funny battle of wits tale.
Two adorable pups - and their little legs - spend a busy day exploring and getting into trouble.
Vibrant illustrations and rich descriptions bring the action of a car race to life.
How many toy friends is just enough at bedtime? Little Panda is going to find out!