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The Three Frilly Goats Fluff

Charlotte Guillain, Adam Guillian (author) Phil Littler (illustrator)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427176912

In this classic fairy tale, retold with a twist, meet three fashionista goats. They love all things frilly. But will the troll share their passion for fashion?

The Pied Piper and the Wrong Song

Laura North (author) Scoular Anderson (illustrator)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427176905

In this classic fairy tale, retold with a twist, the Pied Piper has been asked to rid the town of rats. But when he plays his magic pipe, the rats are still there, but unexpected things start to happen.

The Emperor's New Uniform

Maureen Haselhurst (author) Kelly Kennedy (illustrator)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427176899

In this classic fairy tale, retold with a twist, Enrico Empery is known as "the Emperor" of soccer. When a big championship game approaches, his teammate, Freddie Foulo, tells the Emperor about a very special soccer uniform that only the most amazing players can see.

Snow White Sees the Light

Karen Wallace (author) Andy Rowland (illustrator)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427176875

In this classic fairy tale, retold with a twist, Snow White has had enough! The dwarfs treat her like a slave, so she decides to play a trick on them. She pretends to eat a poisoned apple. Now she will find out what the dwarfs really think of her!

The Elves and the Trendy Shoes

Evelyn Foster (author)Claudia Venturini (illustrator)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427176882

In this classic fairy tale, retold with a twist, the elves run a shoe store in Fairytale Land. But no one wants their old-fashioned shoes. Then one day they wake up to find their shop full of trendy shoes! Where did they come from?

What Do I Want? What Do I Need?

Rachel Eagen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118004

This title discusses the important difference between wants and needs, and how it relates to money. Through imaginative activities and relatable “What would you do?” scenarios, children will learn how to weigh the pros and cons of a purchase, and to equate smart money choices with examples from their own lives.

Learning About Earning

Rachel Eagen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118011

The concept of how money is earned and the nature of goods and services are examined in this title. Several real-world examples and motivating scenarios help young readers better understand the role of work, the concept of earning a salary or wage, and the roles of producers and consumers.

Why Does Money Matter?

Rachel Eagen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118028

This title explores the role of money in the lives of people around the world, including its necessity for meeting basic needs, as well as the importance for charity. Through authentic examples and engaging scenarios, young readers will learn that money, when used wisely, can be an instrument of good in the world.

Why Should I Save for a Rainy Day?

Rachel Eagen (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117991

This title explores the concept of saving and its importance. The benefits of financial discipline are presented through accessible examples and motivating scenarios, which encourage young readers to consider how they can practice saving in their own lives.

Bar Graphs

Crystal Sikkens (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118370

The massive volume of information available in the world today makes clarity a key component of data literacy. Using engaging activities and relevant, real-life examples, both digital and online, Bar Graphs is an important stop along the information highway of the 21st century. Visual representations of data are the quickest and clearest way to share information. This title teaches young readers how to organize and present data using bar graphs, and explains how to interpret data in this form.

Line Graphs

Lizann Flatt (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118387

In Line Graphs, readers will discover how to organize, present, and interpret data in this useful visual form. Relying on critical thinking to assess data, readers will learn how to recognize patterns and predict outcomes. Imaginative activities and meaningful, real-world examples, both digital and online, will stimulate young minds to “get in line” with the benefits of data literacy.

Picture Graphs

Crystal Sikkens (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118394

Clear representations of data are vitally important in the information overload of the 21st century. In Picture Graphs, young readers will continue their journey toward data literacy by learning how to organize and present data using pictures, and how to use critical thinking to assess and interpret data in this form. Fun activities and relatable, real-world examples, both digital and online, will encourage readers to “picture” information in a new way.

Collecting Data

Lizann Flatt (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118400

With fun and engaging activities, Collecting Data outlines the steps to properly gathering and organizing data, which include observation, assessing the reliability of sources, and critically assessing data in order to draw reliable conclusions. Readers begin their journey toward data literacy by developing their sense of curiosity, and then conducting investigations, just like solving a mystery.

Be an Active Citizen at Your School

Helen Mason (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117779

In this inviting book, young readers discover ways to practice democratic principles in their schools and classrooms. Accessible, child-centered examples demonstrate key skills and practices including active listening, consensus-building, and voting procedures. Readers will also learn ways to clearly communicate their own points of view while showing respect for others’ perspectives.

Be an Active Citizen in Your Community

Helen Mason (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117786

Good citizens take an active role in making their communities better places to live. This motivating book provides several practical examples of ways young readers can demonstrate that they care about their communities. From helping to care for community gardens to participating in community clean-up events, readers will learn the value of becoming active citizens in their communities.

Rub-a-dub-dub: Three Men and a Pancake

Katie Dale, Steve Stone (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177223

The baker gets a huge shock when the giant pancake he is making leaps off the frying pan and rolls off into town! The butcher and the candlestick maker help give chase. But when a giant sniffs out the tasty pancake, he chases them all! The only escape is on the river, but how can they stay afloat?

The Boy Who Cried Sheep!

Laura North, Becka Moore (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177230

In this version of the classic fairy tale, the shepherd boy who cried "wolf" is watching a herd of stunt-jumping sheep! He must save the day when no one comes to rescue little Red Riding Hood from the Big Bad Wolf!

Thumbelina Thinks Big

Katie Dale, Rupert Van Wyk (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177254

Thumbelina dreams of being a model on the catwalk. She has big dreams of stardom…but not very much luck at getting noticed! Then a local fashion show comes to town. Could this be her big chance? 

The Ninjabread Man

Katrina Charman, Fabiano Fiorin (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427177247

In a terrific twist on the original tale of The Gingerbread Man, follow the amazing Ninjabread Man as he dips and dives out of danger!

What Is Citizenship?

Jessica Pegis (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117731

What does it mean to be a citizen? Accessible text and relatable examples introduce young readers to this core concept and highlight the rights and responsibilities all citizens share.

I Can Make a Difference!

Jessica Pegis (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117762

Motivating text and real-world examples introduce readers to the concept of community service. Readers will discover ways that people in communities can work together to solve problems and create positive change. Inspiring stories that show children participating in civic action will empower and encourage young readers to believe in their own abilities to make a difference.

Why Do We Need Rules and Laws?

Jessica Pegis (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117755

This engaging title explains the need for and purpose of rules in different settings, including in a classroom, at school, and in a community. Young readers will discover how rules and laws keep people safe and help make sure people are treated fairly. Familiar laws are introduced with an explanation of who makes them and why they are important.

Why Does Democracy Matter?

Jessica Pegis (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117748

Appealing text and supportive images introduce young readers to democratic principles, including fairness, equality, and respect for legitimate authority and rules. Young readers will also learn the basic concepts of how a democracy works.

What Is a Heat Wave?

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117502

This informative book shows young readers how and why long periods of hot weather occur, where and when heat waves happen most often, and how extreme heat can be dangerous to people and animals. Readers will also learn about water shortages, droughts, and fire hazards, the equipment that meteorologists use to forecast heat waves, and techniques to stay safe during times of extreme heat.

What Is a Flood?

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427117496

Floods are natural disasters that can be brought on by severe weather. In this informative title readers will learn about what causes flooding, different types of floods, where they most often occur, flood warnings and alerts, and what we can do before, during, and after floods occur to stay safe.