In the old west sometimes few words need be spoken to convey a message- this is a simple story that says a lot with the help of stylistic illustrations that emphasize the fundamental nature of the old west. This story is a nugget of gold.
Alma has TOO MANY names! But as her father explains where each one comes from, they start to feel like they are the exact right amount! A lovely story of a girl learning about her rich family history, and the meaning behind the names she has been given.
It can't be easy being the new kid, especially if you happen to be an alien and your neighbor begins to suspect something is amiss. A wonderful science fiction book for early readers!
What Do You Do With a Chance? and What Do You Do With a Problem? are both beautifully illustrated and consistently emotionally intelligent. Looking at subjects I, for one, can use some wisdom on, they’re carefully written, don’t miss the wonder of life, and will, I bet, stand the test of time.
— Chris D.
Princess Pulverizer (AKA Princess Serena) wishes to be a knight to protect her kingdom. Her father, the King, will allow it only if she completes 8 good deeds as part of a Quest of Kindness. She embarks on an adventure where she meets a timid knight and a grilled cheese-hungry dragon who join her quest! Will she succeed? This book is an action packed adventure for early chapter book readers! If you loved princess in black you will love this enchanting story!
Abby and Doc have "broken" history, and now important figures are starting to roam through time to try new things. Would you believe that Abigail Adams would trade being First Lady of the United States for life as a pirate? But when Abby and Doc follow her to the 1700s and the Golden Age of Pirates to bring her back to her own time, Abigail Adams isn't sure she wants to return. After all, she has more rights as a pirate than as a woman in the 1800s, even a woman married to the president. Will history be changed forever? One of a fast-paced adventure series that presents history creatively and accurately!
It’s another adventure for Zoey & Sassafras and once again, Zoey will need her thinking goggles. This time, tiny caterflies need her help in rescuing their eggs before they freeze. This is the perfect read for a snowy day.
What looks like a hardcover, beautifully illustrated book opens to a 3D super world! Choose from a city scene, an evil laboratory or fire and ice cave. Add in any one of twelve characters and your child can create a different story every time they open the book. This is one book I will never tire of reading my grandchildren since each adventure is ours to create.
Have you ever tried researching how something works or wanted to learn about something scientific and just ended up more confused? If so, those days are over! Grab this book and get learning. Cameras, smart phones, skyscrapers, self-driving cars and robots are just a few things that this book tackles. With great colorful illustrations and diagrams, this book takes complex topics and boils them down to their most fundamental nature so that anyone can understand the mystery behind how things actually work. As a bonus, there are profiles on scientists, innovators and engineers as well as fun life hacks. This is a great jumping off point for a young person to be introduced to science and technology.
11-year-old Travis loves animals & wants to keep all that he finds. But his mother thinks this is a risky, terrible idea. Even his sister, Calpurnia, has her doubts—especially when he brings home a baby skunk. But it’s so adorable, she decides to help care for it despite herself, which gets them both into more trouble than they’ve ever been before. Skunked! is a funny story.
— ARC REVIEWER Zoe H., age 8
Cressida is the only one who can see Princess Sunbeam, a unicorn who needs her help. Follow along on her adventures into the Rainbow Realm and meet the other princess unicorns too!
With spare text, Bodden focusses on the science of playing the game, including experiments for kids to do at home. A great primer for kids interested in playing football or just learning more about how the game works from a biomechanical point of view. Action photographs illustrate the text.
Learn about Plesiosaur and other dinosaurs they shared the ocean with in this easy to read book with well-drawn images. Perfect for kids who love dinosaurs and want a more realistic perspective.
Welcome to 8-year-old Jasmine’s life: always too young to do the fun things, always watching her older sister go first. Yuk! Well, this year, when it’s time for making Mochi, she has a secret plan to get involved. Get a glimpse of Japanese-American life and see how much Jasmine is just like you! Also, try out the recipe for Mochi included. Great new series!
Astronomer and artist David Aguilar picks the 7 most awesome places to go in the solar system. Gorgeous illustrations bring us up close to the places, and there is just the right amount of information to keep the most ardent space fan happy. Very cool!
This is the kind of series where you need to read Every. Single. One. Harriet is still hilarious, she still uses her wits to save the day, and, she still needs Wilbur sometimes. But it’s all done in fresh new ways. Perfect for graphic novel fans whose parents want paragraphs in their children’s books.