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Pokko y el tambor (Pokko and the Drum)

Pokko y el tambor (Pokko and the Drum)

Forsythe, Matthew
$18.99
El artista Matthew Forsythe, premio de honor del E.B. White Read Aloud, entrega un libro sobre un tambor mágico, un bosque esmeralda y una ranita que se atreve a hacer su propia música.

El mayor error de los padres de Pokko fue darle el tambor. Cuando Pokko sale con su tambor a lo profundo del bosque, hay tanta pero tanta quietud que Pokko decide tocar. Y antes de darse cuenta, se le une una banda de animales--primero el mapache, luego el conejo, después el lobo--y pronto todo el bosque sigue a Pokko. Escuchará la voz de su padre cuando la llame para que regrese a casa?

Pokko y el tambor es un cuento sobre el arte, la persistencia y una familia de ranas que vive bajo un hongo.

Farmer and the Circus

Farmer and the Circus

Frazee, Marla
$17.99
The farmer follows his new friends to the circus in this whimsical and touching conclusion to the trilogy from two-time Caldecott Honor medalist Marla Frazee that began with the beloved The Farmer and the Clown.

The little clown and monkey miss their friend the farmer. They spend their days playing farmer together, until one day they get a surprise. Farmer has come to visit the circus! What will happen when he meets the rest of the circus family?

Sweet, humorous, and full of emotion, this third and final book in Marla Frazee's stunning trilogy is sure to become a classic favorite for young readers.

Farmer and the Monkey

Farmer and the Monkey

Frazee, Marla
$17.99
The farmer has another unexpected visitor from the nearby circus in this humorous and tender follow-up to The Farmer and the Clown by two-time Caldecott Honor-winning Marla Frazee.

After his new friend the baby clown returned home to the circus train, the farmer expected to resume his quiet and solitary life. Little does he know a playful circus monkey has followed him home! At first, the farmer isn't sure what to make of his excitable houseguest's wild sense of fun, but he soon learns that sometimes an unexpected visit can lead to a wonderful new friendship.

Sweet, funny, and full of emotion, this wordless second book in Marla Frazee's stunning trilogy is sure to become a classic favorite for young readers.

Santa Claus the World's Number One Toy Expert (board book)

Santa Claus the World's Number One Toy Expert (board book)

Frazee, Marla
$7.99
From celebrated picture book creator Marla Frazee, here is a playful glimpse into the life of Santa Claus, now in a board book edition.

How does Santa know how to match the exact right toy with the exact right kid every December?

He knows because he's the world's number-one kid and toy and gift expert, and he works long, long hours the whole year through, taking notes, compiling his research, thinking and testing and changing his mind. Then, at last, he gets it all figured out, and on Christmas morning, he makes magic happen.

Celebrated author-illustrator Marla Frazee's fresh, lively take on a traditional subject is sure to become a favorite with young believers everywhere. With delicious humorous moments and a warm, unexpected ending, this book is truly a Christmas treat.

Alone

Alone

Freeman, Megan E.
$17.99
Perfect for fans of Hatchet and the I Survived series, this harrowing middle grade debut novel-in-verse from a Pushcart Prize-nominated poet tells the story of a young girl who wakes up one day to find herself utterly alone in her small Colorado town.

When twelve-year-old Maddie hatches a scheme for a secret sleepover with her two best friends, she ends up waking up to a nightmare. She's alone--left behind in a town that has been mysteriously evacuated and abandoned.

With no one to rely on, no power, and no working phone lines or internet access, Maddie slowly learns to survive on her own. Her only companions are a Rottweiler named George and all the books she can read. After a rough start, Maddie learns to trust her own ingenuity and invents clever ways to survive in a place that has been deserted and forgotten.

As months pass, she escapes natural disasters, looters, and wild animals. But Maddie's most formidable enemy is the crushing loneliness she faces every day. Can Maddie's stubborn will to survive carry her through the most frightening experience of her life?

Who Was Franklin Roosevelt?

Who Was Franklin Roosevelt?

Frith, Margaret
$5.99
Although polio left him wheelchair bound, Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office during the Great Depression and served as president during World War II. Elected four times, he spent thirteen years in the White House. How he led the country through tremendously difficult problems, much like the ones facing America today, makes for a timely and engrossing biography.
Discovery Leveled Readers: I Am a Tiger Level 1

Discovery Leveled Readers: I Am a Tiger Level 1

Froeb, Lori C.
$4.99
Build reading skills while learning about a tiger...from its perspective!

What does a tiger do when it wakes up? What does a tiger think before it attacks its prey? How does a tiger care for its cubs? Early readers will learn the answers to these questions while building reading skills in Discovery All Star Readers: I Am a Tiger Level 1. Written from the unique perspective of a tiger, this nonfiction reader outlines the actions, thoughts, and habits of the predator with simple sentence structures and text reinforced by photos. This reader includes easy vocabulary familiar to kindergarteners and first-graders, and a glossary and quiz to reinforce reading comprehension.

Indestructibles: Hello, Farm!

Indestructibles: Hello, Farm!

Frost, Maddie
$5.95
Say hello to farm animals in a book that's indestructible!

Who munches the grass? Hungry cows!
Who rolls in the mud? Playful pigs!
Who greets the day? Crowing roosters!

Indestructiblesis the trusted series for easing little ones into story time. Beloved by babies and their parents, Indestructibles are built for the way babies "read" (i.e., with their hands and mouths) and are:
  • Rip Proof--made of ultra-durable tight-woven material
  • Waterproof--can be chewed on, drooled on, and washed!
  • Emergent Literacy Tool--bright pictures and few or no words encourage dialogic reading
  • Portable--lightweight books can go anywhere, perfect for the diaper bag and for travel
  • Safe for Baby--meets ASTM safety standards
  • Indestructibles: Row, Row, Row Your Boat

    Indestructibles: Row, Row, Row Your Boat

    Frost, Maddie
    $5.95
    Sing a nursery rhyme with a book that's Indestructible!

    Indestructibles is the trusted series for easing little ones into story time. Beloved by babies and their parents, Indestructibles are built for the way babies "read" (i.e. with their hands and mouths) and are:

  • Rip Proof--made of ultra-durable tight-woven material
  • Waterproof--can be chewed on, drooled on, and washed!
  • Emergent Literacy Tool--bright pictures and few or no words encourage dialogic reading
  • Portable--lightweight books can go anywhere, perfect for the diaper bag and for travel
  • Safe for Baby--meets ASTM safety standards
  • Row, Row, Row Your Boat celebrates the sweetness of father-child relationships--and introduces baby to a favorite song and the concepts of rhythm and rhyme.

    Indestructibles: The Itsy Bitsy Spider

    Indestructibles: The Itsy Bitsy Spider

    Frost, Maddie
    $5.95
    Sing a nursery rhyme with a book that's Indestructible!

    Indestructibles is the trusted series for easing little ones into story time. Beloved by babies and their parents, Indestructibles are built for the way babies "read" (i.e., with their hands and mouths) and are:

  • Rip Proof--made of ultra-durable tight-woven material
  • Waterproof--can be chewed on, drooled on, and washed!
  • Emergent Literacy Tool--bright pictures and few or no words encourage dialogic reading
  • Portable--lightweight books can go anywhere, perfect for the diaper bag and for travel
  • Safe for Baby--meets ASTM safety standards
  • In The Itsy Bitsy Spider, a small arachnid shows the power of perseverance--and baby is introduced to a favorite song and the concepts of rhythm and rhyme.

    Indestructibles: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

    Indestructibles: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

    Frost, Maddie
    $5.95
    Sing a nursery rhyme with a book that's Indestructible!

    Indestructibles is the trusted series for easing little ones into story time. Beloved by babies and their parents, Indestructibles are built for the way babies "read" (i.e., with their hands and mouths) and are:

  • Rip Proof--made of ultra-durable tight-woven material
  • Waterproof--can be chewed on, drooled on, and washed!
  • Emergent Literacy Tool--bright pictures and few or no words encourage dialogic reading
  • Portable--lightweight books can go anywhere, perfect for the diaper bag and for travel
  • Safe for Baby--meets ASTM safety standards
  • Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star is a soothing bedtime readaloud, introducing baby to a favorite song and the concepts of rhythm and rhyme.

    Chasing Augustus

    Chasing Augustus

    Fusco, Kimberly Newton
    $16.99
    A sweetly satisfying novel about a girl and her lost dog, perfect for fans of Jennifer E. Holm and Kirby Larson.

    Rosie's led a charmed life with her loving dad, who runs the town donut shop. It's true her mother abandoned them when Rosie was just a baby, but her dad's all she's ever needed. But now that her father's had a stroke, Rosie lives with her tough-as-nails grandfather. And her beloved dog, Gloaty Gus, has just gone missing.

    Rosie's determined to find him. With the help of a new friend and her own determination, she'll follow the trail anywhere . . . no matter where it leads. If she doesn't drive the whole world crazy in the meantime.

    Kimberly Newton Fusco's tender story brings to life a feisty, unsinkable, unstoppable, unforgettable girl who knows she's a fighter . . . if she can only figure out who's already on her side.

    Praise for Kimberly Newton Fusco's Beholding Bee:

    "Fans of Kate DiCamillo, Jennifer Holm, and Polly Horvath will find this an enjoyable and engrossing read." --School Library Journal

    "[A] really terrific, hopeful story. . . . This could be my favorite middle-grade novel of [the year]." --The Christian Science Monitor

    "A modern twist on fairy godmothers [with] strong, supportive women who don't need to provide a Prince Charming to make dreams come true." --The Horn Book

    Come Sit with Me

    Come Sit with Me

    Gallo, Tina
    $4.99
    Turn a gray day into all the colors of the rainbow by sitting down on a buddy bench and having a chat with a friend in this imaginative Level 2 Ready-to-Read inspired by Crayola colors!

    When someone is feeling sad or lonely, it's up to all of us to help him or her feel better! In this story, a group of kids is creating a buddy bench for the playground. But they can't decide how to paint it. Read this book to find out what colorful solution they come up with. This picture book includes a backmatter section on the history of buddy benches, tips on being kind, and how to make your own buddy bench!

    This paperback edition comes with a sheet of friendship-themed stickers featuring Crayola colors!

    (c) 2019 Crayola, Easton, PA 18044-0431. Crayola Oval Logo is a registered trademark of Crayola used under license.

    Hero School

    Hero School

    Gallo, Tina
    $4.99
    Gekko learns a special lesson about asking for help in this Level 1 Ready-to-Read based on PJ Masks, the hit preschool series airing on Disney Junior!

    When Night Ninja steals the school bus and converts it into his very own super-vehicle, it's up to the PJ Masks to stop him in his tracks.

    This paperback edition comes with two sheets of stickers!

    PJ Masks (c) Frog Box / Entertainment One UK Limited / Walt Disney EMEA Productions Limited 2014

    How to Be a Boss

    How to Be a Boss

    Gallo, Tina
    $3.99
    Learn how to be a boss in this Level Ready-to-Read 1 based on The Boss Baby!

    DreamWorks Animation's The Boss Baby, based on the Simon & Schuster book by Marla Frazee, is now an Oscar-nominated motion picture!

    A humorous "how to" book for wannabe bosses! All the tricks of the trade are here, such as "Demand twenty-four-hour room service," (with an illustration of mom rushing to baby with a bottle). Fans of the movie will love this funny collection of boss baby rules.

    The Boss Baby (c) 2017 DreamWorks Animation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

    Good Night Bedtime

    Good Night Bedtime

    Gamble, Adam
    $9.95
    A snoozy, lovey, cuddly, cozy, kissy, huggy, dozy bedtime, with a good night's rest and sweet dreams for all are guaranteed by the many soothing rituals illustrated in this charming board book, part of the Good Night series. Children relax in warm sudsy baths, brush their teeth and hair, don their favorite pajamas, collect their beloved stuffed animals and blankies, wish upon a star, listen to lullabies, and--most importantly--are embraced by their family's love before nodding off. Shhh...

    This book is part of the bestselling Good Night Our World series, which includes hundreds of titles exploring iconic locations and exciting themes.

    Colorful Creatures

    Colorful Creatures

    Ganeri, Anita
    $14.99
    Stunning photography, cool activities, vibrant stickers, and a gigantic wall poster make learning fun!

    Take a stroll through the rainbow and meet all kinds of different animals. From red and sapphire parrots to black and white orca whales, the animal kingdom is bursting with vibrant color.

    Have fun completing the activity pages packed with mazes, find the differences, word searches, sticker scenes, and more. Includes bonus poster perfect for a classroom or bedroom wall!

    Long Distance

    Long Distance

    Gardner, Whitney
    $14.99
    From the creator of Fake Blood comes another exceptionally charming middle grade graphic novel about friendships both near and far, far away.

    Vega's summer vacation is not going well.

    When her parents decide it's time to pack up and leave her hometown of Portland, Oregon, behind for boring Seattle, Washington, Vega is more than upset--she's downright miserable. Forced to leave her one and only best friend, Halley, behind, Vega is convinced she'll never make another friend again.

    To help her settle into her new life in Seattle, her parents send Vega off to summer camp to make new friends. Except Vega is determined to get her old life back. But when her cellphone unexpectedly calls it quits and things at camp start getting stranger and stranger, Vega has no choice but to team up with her bunkmates to figure out what's going on!

    Otter: What Pet Is Best?

    Otter: What Pet Is Best?

    Garton, Sam
    $4.99

    On her next adventure, Otter--the irrepressible character sure to be adored by fans of Llama Llama--tries to choose the perfect pet for her and Teddy.

    Otter: What Pet Is Best? is a My First I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for shared reading with a child.

    Read about more of Otter's adventures in I Am Otter, Otter in Space, Otter Goes to School, Otter Loves Halloween!, Otter Loves Easter!, Otter: Oh No, Bath Time!, Otter: The Best Job Ever!, Otter: Hello, Sea Friends!; Otter: Let's Go Swimming!; and Otter: I Love Books.

    Bedtime Ballet

    Bedtime Ballet

    George, Kallie
    $17.99
    Ease the wind-down to sleep with this graceful, playful rhyme that will have children gliding into bed!
    Two satin slippers with bunny-ear toes and stripy pajamas are dreamy dance clothes . . .
    When the sun sets, the ballet can begin! From the first notes of the crickets' outdoor orchestra to her grand finale indoors, one little girl glissés and jetés her way to bedtime. Rhyming verse, fun sound effects and elegant French words add delicious read-aloud flair to this delightful, dance-filled tale.
    Spy School Revolution

    Spy School Revolution

    Gibbs, Stuart
    $17.99
    Superspy middle schooler Ben Ripley faces the Croatoan--a new evil organization that's so mysterious, the only proof it exists is from the American Revolution--in this latest addition to the New York Times bestselling Spy School series.

    With SPYDER defeated, Ben Ripley is looking forward to his life getting back to normal, or as normal as possible when you're a superspy in training. For once, everything seems to be right in Ben's world...until someone bombs the CIA conference room next door.

    To Ben's astonishment, the attacker is none other than Erica Hale, the spy-in-training he respects more than any other. Ben refuses to believe Erica is working for the enemy...even if the rest of the CIA does.

    His mission: prove Erica is not a double agent working against the US, locate the fabled colonial-era insurgent group that's blackmailing her, figure out what their devious plot is, and thwart it.

    But this time, Ben finds himself up against opponents he has never encountered before: his own friends. They're not as ready to trust in Erica as he is, and Ben is forced to rely on his own wits and skills more than ever before. How can he succeed when he doesn't even know who he can trust?

    Who Was Edgar Allan Poe?

    Who Was Edgar Allan Poe?

    Gigliotti, Jim
    $5.99
    Filled with broken hearts and black ravens, Edgar Allan Poe's ghastly tales have delighted readers for centuries. Born in Boston in 1809, Poe was orphaned at age two. He was soon adopted by a Virginia family who worked as tombstone merchants. In 1827 he enlisted in the Army and subsequently failed out of West Point. His first published story, The Raven, was a huge success, but his joy was overshadowed by the death of his wife. Poe devoted his life to writing and his tragic life often inspired his work. He is considered to be the inventor of detective fiction and the father of American mystery writers. His work continues to influence popular culture through films, music, literature, and television.
    Who Was George Washington Carver?

    Who Was George Washington Carver?

    Gigliotti, Jim
    $5.99
    Born in 1860s Missouri, nobody expected George Washington Carver to succeed. Slaves were not allowed to be educated. After the Civil War, Carver enrolled in classes and proved to be a star student. He became the first black student at Iowa State Agricultural College and later its first black professor. He went on to the Tuskegee Institute where he specialized in botany (the study of plants) and developed techniques to grow crops better. His work with vegetables, especially peanuts, made him famous and changed agriculture forever. He went on to develop nearly 100 household products and over 100 recipes using peanuts.
    Who Was Mother Teresa?

    Who Was Mother Teresa?

    Gigliotti, Jim
    $5.99
    Born a humble girl in what is now Albania, Agnes Bojaxhiu lived a charitable life. She pledged herself to a religious order at the age of 18 and chose the name Sister Teresa, after the patron saint of missionaries. While teaching in India, where famine and violence had devastated the poor, Teresa shed her habit and walked the streets of Calcutta tending to the needs of the destitute. Her charity work soon expanded internationally, and her name remains synonymous with compassion and devotion to the poor.
    Dixie

    Dixie

    Gilman, Grace; Mcconnell, Sara
    $3.99

    Emma needs to prepare for her class's production of The Wizard of Oz, so she can't play with her puppy, Dixie, after school. But Dixie does not understand.

    Rosa

    Rosa

    Giovanni, Nikki
    $8.99

    Fifty years after her refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, city bus, Mrs. Rosa Parks is still one of the most important figures in the American civil rights movement. This tribute to Mrs. Parks is a celebration of her courageous action and the events that followed.

    Award-winning poet, writer, and activist Nikki Giovanni's evocative text combines with Bryan Collier's striking cut-paper images to retell the story of this historic event from a wholly unique and original perspective.

    Night Before Christmas

    Night Before Christmas

    Golden Book
    $4.99

    Reintroduce children to America's favorite Christmas poem, "The Night Before Christmas," with this recovered Little Golden Book adaption.

    Recently found in the Golden Books archives, Corinne Malvern's artwork for this book has been beautifully restored for today's kids!

    Dora's Big Valentine! (Dora the Explorer)

    Dora's Big Valentine! (Dora the Explorer)

    Golden Books
    $3.99
    A full-color activity book with stickers and Dora the Explorer! Nickelodeon's favorite adventurer delivers Valentine's Day joy in this activity book that features full-color pages, games, and over 50 stickers. Kids will love decorating the included friendship cards!
    Say Hello To Zorro

    Say Hello To Zorro

    Goodrich, Carter
    $15.99
    Mister Bud is a dog of routine. He has wake up time, nap time, rest time, dinner time, etc. And everyone knows to follow his schedule.

    Then disaster strikes. A stranger comes home at make a fuss time and throws everything off! Zorro is little bit bossy and Mister Bud wants nothing to do with him. But when the dogs discover they like the same things (like chasing the cat and napping), everything becomes more fun. As long as everyone follows the schedule.

    Change Sings: A Children's Anthem

    Change Sings: A Children's Anthem

    Gorman, Amanda
    $18.99
    A lyrical picture book debut from inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long

    I can hear change humming
    In its loudest, proudest song.
    I don't fear change coming,
    And so I sing along.

    In this stirring, much-anticipated picture book by inaugural Youth Poet Laureate and activist Amanda Gorman, anything is possible when our voices join together. As a young girl leads a cast of characters on a musical journey, they learn that they have the power to make changes--big or small--in the world, in their communities, and in most importantly, in themselves.

    With lyrical text and rhythmic illustrations that build to a dazzling crescendo by #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long, Change Sings is a triumphant call to action for everyone to use their abilities to make a difference.

    My Big Wimmelbook—A Day at School

    My Big Wimmelbook—A Day at School

    Gortler, Carolin
    $12.95
    My Big Wimmelbooks let kids ages 2 to 5 be the storytellers with hours of seek-and-find hands-on learning--and fun!

    In these oversize board books, every page is bursting with life--and tons to discover! Children as young as age 2 have a blast pointing out recognizable things--a blue tricycle, a hungry dog, a piggyback ride--while older kids can follow the star characters from page to page, telling their stories along the way.

    How? Wimmelbooks are virtually instruction-free, inviting kids to make their own way through the busy Wimmelworld they encounter, and to craft their own stories. First, you're introduced to a unique cast of characters who are hidden in plain sight on the pages that follow. As you seek them out, each character's storyline unfolds, but it's up to kids to interpret the scenes and create stories they think fit. It's hours upon hours of fun--and an effortless introduction to literacy to boot.

    My Big Wimmelbook--A Day at School depicts an average day in the classroom for your typical early learner. From drop-off to recess to nap time--and, of course, learning everything from counting to spelling and more--every aspect of a typical school day is here, with a cast of unique and interesting kiddo characters (just like readers themselves!) to find and follow throughout their day.

    About Wimmelbooks

    Wimmelbooks originated in Germany decades ago and have become a worldwide sensation with children (and adults!) everywhere. My Big Wimmelbooks is the first-ever Wimmelbook series to feature Wimmelbooks as Wimmelbooks in English. They've been praised as "lively . . . and abounding with humor and detail" (WSJ), likely to "make any parent's heart sing." (NYT)

    Cleonardo, the Little Inventor

    Cleonardo, the Little Inventor

    GrandPre, Mary
    $18.99
    From Caldecott Honor artist Mary GrandPré, a tale of BIG ideas, little inventors, and the magic of creativity.

    Cleonardo's father is an inventor. So was her grandfather, her great-grandfather, and all the great-greats before them. Cleo wants to be an inventor too. She tries to help her father in his workshop, but he never uses her great ideas. Can Cleo invent something big and important and perfect all by herself? This imaginative story of a father and his daughter brings the magic of creativity to little inventors everywhere.
    Refugee

    Refugee

    Gratz, Alan
    $17.99
    A tour de force from acclaimed author Alan Gratz (Prisoner B-3087), this timely -- and timeless -- novel tells the powerful story of three different children seeking refuge.

    A New York Times bestseller!JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world . . .ISABEL is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America . . .MAHMOUD is a Syrian boy in 2015. With his homeland torn apart by violence and destruction, he and his family begin a long trek toward Europe . . .All three kids go on harrowing journeys in search of refuge. All will face unimaginable dangers -- from drownings to bombings to betrayals. But there is always the hope of tomorrow. And although Josef, Isabel, and Mahmoud are separated by continents and decades, shocking connections will tie their stories together in the end.This action-packed novel tackles topics both timely and timeless: courage, survival, and the quest for home.

    Melanie says: An important and timely book to understand today's refugee crisis. Great for families and read and discuss. Memorable!

    Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere

    Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere

    Gravel, Elise
    $13.99

    A Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Book of the Year!

    Meet Olga, the amazing child scientist who LOVES animals (because they are super-cute)! Brightly put this heavily illustrated don't-miss book on their Ultimate Summer Reading List for 9- to 12-Year-Olds.

    Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere is jam-packed with fun: vibrant illustrations, word bubbles, quirky humor, olgamus facts, and plenty of excitement for readers who love making discoveries and meeting new friends. Olga is a charming combination of independent, curious, and smart--making her the coolest girl scientist around--perfect for fans of Dork Diaries and Captain Underpants.

    When Olga crosses paths with a weird creature and becomes the first kid to discover the species olgamus ridiculus, she is ecstatic! What does an olgamus eat? How does it poop? Why does its burp sound like the word rubber? With her trusty observation notebook and the help of a librarian, a shopkeeper, and some friends, Olga sets out to do science--learning the facts about her smelly, almost-furry pal and searching for him when he goes missing. The scientific method is the best way to discover anything!

    Kid's Book of the Elements

    Kid's Book of the Elements

    Gray, Theodore
    $12.99
    A fun, fascinating, and amazingly photographic exploration of the periodic table, for curious kids who want to understand how atoms and elements make up everything in the universe.
    In this very special kids' edition of Theodore Gray's The Elements, budding scientists, ages 6 to 9, will learn all about every element in the periodic table from the first element, Hydrogen (1), to the very last element, Oganesson (118). Filled with great big colorful photographs and fun facts for every element, The Kid's Book of The Elements is the perfect introduction to the fascinating world of chemistry and visual/tactile-based STEM/STEAM learning. This edition also includes 120 sturdy tear-out cards of each element for kids to play with and arrange on their own.

    39-Story Treehouse

    Griffiths, Andy
    $7.99
    It's Raining Tacos!

    It's Raining Tacos!

    Gripp, Parry
    $17.99

    Wildly fun and full of laugh-out-loud antics, this interactive sing-along is a zany romp sure to capture fans of Giraffes Can't Dance and Dragons Love Tacos. Shell we dance?

    Taco-bout irresistible! Jam out to the catchy, toe-tapping tune "Raining Tacos" from YouTube sensation Parry Gripp, featuring everyone's favorite treat!

    This spec-taco-ular, goofy song, with new, never-before-sung lyrics, is perfect for sharing, so grab a few friends--young or old--and get ready to crunch your way to a good time!

    It's raining tacos, from out of the sky.

    Tacos, no need to ask why.

    Just open your mouth and close your eyes.

    It's raining tacos!

    What a Masterpiece!

    What a Masterpiece!

    Guasco, Riccardo
    $17.99

    In this wordless picture book, the Western world's greatest art is closer than you expect. A boy's daily routines bring him face-to-face with Escher's winding stairs, Banksy's balloon girl, Picasso's dancing fauns, and many more familiar sights. Maybe the boy's bedroom looks a little like Van Gogh's. Maybe that apple looks a bit like Magritte's. And maybe another masterpiece is on its way...

    A celebration of creativity across the centuries, What a Masterpiece! will inspire young artists to find wonder in their everyday lives. An art index after the story helps readers identify the cultural treasures behind the illustrations.

    Goodnight Bubbala

    Goodnight Bubbala

    Haft, Sheryl
    $17.99
    This festive parody reimagines a classic bedtime book as a lively Jewish family gathering complete with bubbies and zeydes, a dreidel, and a shmear on a bagel. Includes an exclusive latke recipe by Ina Garten, TV's Barefoot Contessa!

    In the small blue room there was a bubbala, and a little shmatta,
    and then--oy vey!--came the whole mishpacha!

    This zesty parody of one of America's favorite picture books offers a very different bedtime routine: one that is full of family exuberance and love. Instead of whispers of "hush," this bedtime includes dancing and kvelling, and of course, noshing--because this little bunny is a Jewish bunny, and this joyous book celebrates the Jewish values of cherishing your loved ones, expressing gratitude, and being generous.

    Filled with Yiddish words, the book includes a phonetic glossary and even an easy latke recipe by beloved cookbook author Ina Garten, who calls the book "brilliant, beautiful, important, and so much fun!"

    Princess in Black and the Mysterious Playdate

    Princess in Black and the Mysterious Playdate

    Hale, Shannon
    $6.99
    Noseholes and elephants! A pet-eating monster interrupts a perfect playdate with Princess Sneezewort . . . but who is that new masked avenger?

    Princess Magnolia and Princess Sneezewort have plans . . . mysterious plans, like a princess playdate! They dress-up slam! They karaoke jam! They playhouse romp and snack-time stomp! But then a shout from outside Princess Sneezewort's castle interrupts their fun. It's a monster trying to eat someone's kitty! This is a job for the Princess in Black. Yet when the Princess in Black gets there, she finds only a masked stranger and no monster in sight . . . or is there? Action and humor abound in this ode to friendship that proves that when shape-shifting monsters intrude on your plans, two heroes are better than one.

    Child's Introduction to the Orchestra (Revised and Updated)

    Child's Introduction to the Orchestra (Revised and Updated)

    Hamilton, Meredith
    $19.99
    This interactive, bestselling introduction to the world of classical music -- from music history and key composers to instruments and arrangements -- now includes a removable poster and access to downloadable music so elementary-age children (and their parents) can listen as they learn.
    A Child's Introduction to the Orchestra is a fun and exciting musical journey. With cheery narrator Orchestra Bob as their guide, kids are encouraged to listen, learn, and enjoy as they are introduced to the most powerful works from the greatest composers throughout history. He tells wacky stories about deaf composers and quirky musicians, and explores the inspirations behind monumental pieces. Kids will also learn about each instrument of the orchestra from the cello to the timpani, as well as different musical styles from Baroque to Modern.
    Each step of the way, children can listen to musical examples of what they are learning about by downloading audio tracks from an exclusive website. Young readers will hear the sound of an actual violin as they study the instrument and enjoy the playful tune of a Mozart minuet as they read about the composer's precocious exploits as a child. Also included is a removable a poster of instruments and their location in the orchestra.
    Illustrated in exquisite and colorful detail with over 100 original drawings and photographs, this is the perfect introduction to the magical world of classical music.

    Happy Hanukkah, Pout-Pout Fish

    Happy Hanukkah, Pout-Pout Fish

    Hanna, Dan
    $5.99

    Deborah Diesen and Dan Hanna's Happy Hanukkah, Pout-Pout Fish is a short and sweet mini-adventure created to introduce the youngest guppies to the New York Times bestselling Pout-Pout Fish series.

    Celebrate Hanukkah with Mr. Fish and his friends--it's eight nights of fun! From a delicious meal to lighting the menorah, Hanukkah is a time of joy. Toddlers will love swimming along with the pout-pout fish as he turns little pouts into big smiles in this original board book.

    Engaged Management Volume 1: Inspiring Your Team To Win

    Engaged Management Volume 1: Inspiring Your Team To Win

    Hannon, John
    $19.97
    Engaged Management, Volume 1: Inspiring Your Team To Win (2nd edition) is the first book in John Hannon's Engaged Management Series. It is written for all levels of television broadcast and cable sales management, and for those aspiring to one day secure a management title and leadership role in the TV business. Inside these pages you will find immediately executable leadership, coaching, management, sales preparation, customer service, and career improvement suggestions. This is not a business book where each chapter is an organized step to becoming a better manager. Each chapter of Engaged Management features self-contained articles packed with anecdotes, stories, and "voice of experience" lessons. The writing is crafted in a style that makes it easy to stop reading mid-chapter to reflect, digest, and act on the new information. Other books in the series include Volume 2: Maximizing Your Team's Sales Performance and Volume 3: Awakening Sales Confidence In Your Team also on Amazon.
    Engaged Management, Volume 2: Maximizing Your Team's Sales Performance

    Engaged Management, Volume 2: Maximizing Your Team's Sales Performance

    Hannon, John
    $19.97
    Engaged Management, Volume 2: Maximizing Your Team's Sales Performance (2nd edition) is the follow-up to the Amazon best-seller, Engaged Management, Volume 1: Inspiring Your Team To Win. This series is written for all levels of television broadcast and cable management and for those aspiring to one day secure a management title and leadership role in the TV business. Inside these pages you'll find immediately executable leadership, coaching, management, sales preparation, customer service, and career improvement suggestions. The Engaged Management series features self-contained articles packed with anecdotes, stories, and "voice of experience" lessons. This is not a business book where each chapter is an organized step to becoming a better manager. The writing is crafted in a style that makes it easy to stop reading mid-chapter to reflect, digest, and act on the new information. Here's what industry execs have to say: "One of the best new TV sales & marketing management books I have seen of late. John Hannon's 'Engaged Management, Volume 2: Maximizing Your Team's Sales Performance' is a great new bible for the current media climate." (Russell Myerson, Network Television Executive) "In our business, revenue solves all issues. Nobody understand that better than John Hannon. In this book he reveals how to connect with and motivate professionals to perform at levels they never thought possible. This should be mandatory reading for every sales and management professional in your organization." (Nick Waller, EVP & COO, Gray Television) "John is a gifted, passionate broadcast sales management trainer, who loves the television business. He has personally been on the front lines, and truly understand and relates to the challenges of today's broadcast media professional. His knowledge and experience comes through loud and clear in this must-read book." (Mark Gordon, President & CEO, Missouri Broadcasters Association). Other books in the Engaged Management series include Volume 1: Inspiring Your Team To Win and Volume 3: Awakening Sales Confidence In Your Team.
    Brightstorm

    Brightstorm

    Hardy, Vashti
    $9.95

    Arthur and Maudie Brightstorm receive devastating news: their famous explorer father has died in a failed attempt to reach South Polaris. To make matters worse, the Lontown Geographical Society finds Ernest Brightstorm guilty of sabotaging the expedition of his competitor, Eudora Vane. But a mysterious clue leads the twins to question the story they've been told--and to uncover the truth, they must undertake the journey of a lifetime.

    Joining the ragtag crew of a homemade sky-ship captained by the intrepid Harriet Culpepper, Arthur and Maudie race to South Polaris to salvage their family's reputation and find out what really happened on their father's doomed expedition. Brightstorm is a propulsive and compelling fantasy adventure set among the vibrant landscapes and dynamic characters of Vashti Hardy's vividly imagined world.

    Darkwhispers

    Darkwhispers

    Hardy, Vashti
    $18.95

    The ragtag crew of Captain Harriet Culpepper is off on another adventure! Ermitage Wrigglesworth, the notable explorer and author, has been reported missing in Stella Oceanus to the east. Twins Arthur and Maudie are eager to answer the call of adventure to find him, but their old nemesis and newly discovered aunt, Eudora Vane, is also on the hunt. As Lontown's most famous explorer families set sail aboard their sky-ships, it soon becomes clear that Eudora's not just after the missing explorer. There's a secret she's chasing, something Wrigglesworth had discovered before he vanished, something that definitely shouldn't be in Eudora Vane's hands. The Aurora's crew will have to journey to uncover Wrigglesworth's secret first, and will discover new lands and new friends along the way. . . .

    Return to Vashti Hardy's "marvelously imagined" world (Publishers Weekly) in this sweeping and propulsive follow up to Brightstorm, hailed by the Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books as "a novel of grandeur and action."


    Underwear!

    Underwear!

    Harney, Jenn
    $7.99
    Bare bear! Stop right there! Underwear!
    Under where?

    So begins the dialogue between a tired bear dad and a rambunctious bear cub who would rather play with his tighty whities than get into bed. Underwear makes great hair. It can even turn one into a superber, or a goggle-wearing swimming bear. But beware of a big scare! Rhymes, homonyms, and conjunctions abound in this book that could be used to teach reading, but its primary purpose is to make bedtime fun.

    Buzzing with Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner

    Buzzing with Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner

    Harrington, Janice N
    $18.99
    The story of Charles Henry Turner, the first Black entomologist -- a scientist who studies bugs -- is told in this fascinating book for young readers.

    Can spiders learn? How do ants find their way home? Can bugs see color? All of these questions buzzed endlessly in Charles Henry Turner's mind. He was fascinated by plants and animals and bugs. And even when he faced racial prejudice, Turner did not stop wondering. He constantly read, researched, and experimented.

    Author Janice Harrington and artist Theodore Taylor III capture the life of this inspiring scientist and educator in this nonfiction picture book, highlighting Turner's unstoppable quest for knowledge and his passion for science. The extensive back matter includes an author's note, time line, bibliography, source notes, and archival images.

    A NSTA/CBC Best STEM Book

    Ambitious Girl

    Ambitious Girl

    Harris, Meena
    $18.99
    INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!
    INSTANT #1 INDIEBOUND BESTSELLER!

    Anyone who's ever been underestimated or overshadowed will find inspiration in this empowering new picture book from Meena Harris, New York Times-bestselling author of Kamala and Maya's Big Idea.

    When a young girl sees a strong woman on TV labeled as "too assertive" and "too ambitious," it sends her on a journey of discovery through past, present, and future about the challenges faced by women and girls and the ways in which they can reframe, redefine, and reclaim words meant to knock them down. As Ambitious Girl says: No "too that" or "too this"will stop what's inside us from flowering.
    Follow Your Dreams, Little One

    Follow Your Dreams, Little One

    Harrison, Vashti
    $8.99
    New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history in this board book edition of Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History.
    This beautifully illustrated board book highlights true stories of black men in history. The exceptional men featured include artist Aaron Douglas, civil rights leader John Lewis, dancer Alvin Ailey, lawman Bass Reeves, tennis champion Arthur Ashe, and writer James Baldwin.
    The legends in this book span centuries and continents, but what they have in common is that each one has blazed a trail for generations to come.