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Big Whales, Small World

Mark Leiren-Young (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459825031

In Big Whales, Small World you will meet whales from around the world. This rhyming photographic picture book visits the oceans of places like New Zealand, Russia and South America. Writer, filmmaker and orca activist Mark Leiren-Young introduces young readers to blue whales bigger than dinosaurs and tiny vaquitas who swim close to shores.

Little Cloud

Johanna Wagstaffe (author) Julie McLaughlin (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459821859

Follow our little cloud on an adventure through the sky and learn the science behind how it transforms from a simple cumulus cloud to a full-blown hurricane. Beautifully detailed illustrations from award-winning artist Julie McLaughlin integrate science with storytelling. Children will enjoy finding new gems of information even after several reads, thanks to a whimsical and rich layout. And meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe weaves a comprehensive narrative about a powerful weather system that’s so compelling readers won’t even realize they are on their way to becoming budding meteorologists.

Let's Explore the Sense of Touch

Candice Ransom (author)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781541582675

Text carefully leveled for emergent readers and bright photographs pair up for an inviting introduction to the sense of touch.

Let's Explore the Sense of Taste

Emma Carlson-Berne (author)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781541582668

Young readers will devour this accessible introduction to taste featuring vivid photos that complement the accessible text.

A Garden in Your Belly

Masha D'yans (author) Masha D'yans (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781728401454

Your belly is full of tiny creatures—and they love to eat! Along the river of your gut, tiny creatures move, eat, and grow. Learn more about the garden of microscopic flora growing inside the body and come on a journey that explains an important biological concept: the microbiome, the health of which affects everything in our bodies. Did you know that some foods are better for your microbiome (and you!) than others? Striking, original watercolor illustrations keep things from getting too gross. Informational back matter goes further into the science of the microbiome and reveals amazing facts about the gut.

Let's Explore the Sense of Sight

Emma Carlson-Berne (author)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781541582644

Carefully leveled text and eye-catching photos invite young readers to explore the sense of sight.

Let's Explore the Sense of Hearing

Emma Carlson-Berne (author)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781541582637

Introduce emergent readers to the sense of hearing through carefully leveled text and a tight text-to-photo match.

Let's Explore the Sense of Smell

Candice Ransom (author)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781541582651

Engaging and accessible text and inviting photos introduce the sense of smell to young readers.

Flash and Gleam Light in Our World

Sue Fliess (author) Khoa Le (illustrator)

Publisher: Lerner Books ISBN: 9781541581173

The soft glow of a candle, the blink of a firefly, a burst of fireworks—light is everywhere in our world! Rhyming text and luminous illustrations follow four children as they experience many different forms of light.

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.

Dinosaur Is Hungry

Harriet Ziefert (author) Pete Whitehead (illustrator)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781948621168

What does the hungry dinosaur want to eat? A parrot, a pig, and a puppy all fear they’re on the menu. Little do they know, this dinosaur is an Apatosaurus—he only eats plants! Can a couple of kids help him find something to eat?

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.

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.

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.

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.

On Our Nature Walk

Jillian Roberts (author) Jane Heinrichs (illustrator)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459821019

This illustrated nonfiction picture book by child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts introduces children to the important topic of the environment. Crafted around a conversation between a grade-school-aged child and an adult, this inquiry-focused book using age-appropriate language and tone will help children shape their understanding of the natural world and how they participate in protecting it. Dr. Roberts starts the discussion with the types of pollution and trash that children might notice on a nature walk or a trip to the beach, how they are caused and how to work to improve things in their own lives and communities. The World Around Us series introduces children to complex cultural, social and environmental issues they may encounter outside their homes, in an accessible way. Sidebars offer further reading for older children or care providers who have bigger questions. For younger children just starting to make these observations, the simple question-and-answer format of  the main text will provide a foundation of knowledge on the subject matter. This is the newest title in The World Around Us series, following books that address poverty, tragedy, prejudice, online awareness and body safety and body image.

Seashell

Amy Sky Koster (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640004078

Shells come in so many beautiful patterns, shapes, and textures, but they can have surprising uses!

Knowing the Name of a Bird

Jane Yolen (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640003231

This inquisitive, ornithological ode celebrates a love of birds—no matter what we call them and why.

Lights Out

Marsha Diane Arnold (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781640002272

In a world marred by light pollution, this quest for true darkness is a clarion call to turn out the lights—so that all may see.

What's Inside?

Karen Hoenecke (author) Bruce Biddle (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641324977

Engaging illustrations encourage readers to predict the animal each skeleton belongs to.

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.

Snake Hunts for Lunch

Karen Hoenecke (author) Paul Drzewiecki (illustrator)

Publisher: Kaeden Books ISBN: 9781641324717

Will Snake find something tasty to sate his hunger? Simple text introduces readers to dialogue.

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.