The World is Awake: What Would She Do?: Because there will always be room. A twist on the classic parental struggle of not letting kids sleep in their bed. Using age-appropriate language, this book addresses mental illness, homelessness and refugee status as they are connected to this issue. Insightful quotes from individuals and organizations such as UNICEF are included throughout to add further perspective on the issue.
An invaluable section on how kids can help empowers readers to take what they have learned and use it to make a difference. It provides an expanded notion of working mothers and challenges the idea that only some jobs result in good parenting. Young, Gifted and Black: This book brings together 52 iconic talents from the past and present and celebrates their inspirational achievements. Now, more than fifty years after they were written, these poems continue to reflect our everyday experiences.
From starting clubs to hosting sleepovers, Katie Woo is one fun friend! Come along on her big adventures and funny mishaps. Each book uses relatable comparisons, carefully researched text, and striking illustrations to help kids understand the many difficulties that children just like them face in the world today. In Racism and Intolerance, children can get answers to questions like: When a young dancer is nervous about her upcoming auditions, her shadow springs to life and leads her on a joyous exploration of their city.
Soon enough, the young girl finds confidence in her skills, her body, and her ability to shine. Who Was Booker T. Washington by James Buckley Jr. African American educator, author, speaker, and advisor to presidents of the United States, Booker Taliaferro Washington was the leading voice of former slaves and their descendants during the late s. As part of the last generation of leaders born into slavery, Booker believed that blacks could better progress in society through education and entrepreneurship, rather than trying to directly challenge the Jim Crow segregation.
When Tanisha spills grape juice all over her new dress, her classmate contemplates how to make her feel better and what it means to be kind. I Walk With Vanessa: Inspired by real events, I Walk with Vanessa explores the feelings of helplessness and anger that arise in the wake of seeing a classmate treated badly, and shows how a single act of kindness can lead to an entire community joining in to help.
With themes of acceptance, kindness, and strength in numbers, this timeless and profound feel-good story will resonate with readers young and old. This is not your typical afternoon at the library — a magician invites kids to reach into his hat to pull out whatever they find when they dig down deep. And light began shining and then started to spread. This light radiates, chasing away the shadows, providing the wonder and fun of stargazing or firefly chasing. Most important, this light appears in each child—an inner God-given spark that grows and will be used to change the world.
Earrings, scarves, the works! She encounters a crocodile, a leopard, and some monkeys, offering each a prize return for helping her find her way home but the animals snatch up their rewards without helping Mela back to her village. Come on a journey to see how people in different countries prepare, eat, and think about their food.
Beautiful photographs and illustrations capture the food culture of 14 countries, from Brazil and Spain to Morocco, India, and China. Each spread includes an overview of the country and its native foods, photographs of the various dishes with pronunciations and descriptions, an easy recipe for kids to try, and an illustrated crop map of the country. With so many fun elements to intrigue them, young foodies will be excited to learn about how people eat across the globe! But the letter describes a young woman. An injustice that happened decades ago. A mystery enfolding the letter-writer.
And the fortune that awaits the person who solves the puzzle. Lila and the Crow by Gabrielle Grimard This book originally published in , but now the paperback version is being released! But on the first day, a boy points at her and shouts: The next day, Lila covers her hair. But this time, the boy points at her dark skin. When she covers her face, he mocks her dark eyes. Now every day at school, Lila hides under her turtleneck, dark glasses, and hat.
And every day when she goes home, she sees a crow who seems to want to tell her something. Meanwhile, the great autumn festival is approaching. While the other kids prepare their costumes, Lila is sadder and lonelier than ever. Phoebe feels frustrated and impatient. Bedtime Ted by Sophy Henn Ted is a sweet but willful toddler. First he has to take a bath, have a snack, brush his teeth, and get all the wiggles out.
In this book, each spread has a gatefold with big flaps perfect for little hands. Zoey, Sassafras, and Pip must work together to discover what this mysterious rare magical plant needs to grow before all the seeds crumble to purple dust! When little brother Jack hurts his foot, the family gets to meet all kinds of doctors.
With this story blending narrative with nonfiction elements, readers meet the doctors who heal broken bones, help fix teeth, and even work in laboratories! Plus, a handy index provides at-a-glance reference for 26 different mindfulness pillars for children to explore. And will she come through on her part for the light and music coding project?
Maybe coding—like friendship—is about being there for your friends when they need you the most. She Persisted Around the World: Meet Ella Fitzgerald, one of the most influential jazz singers of all time. While in Mexico, Paloma meets Lizzie and Gael, who present her with an irresistible challenge: The siblings want her to help them find a valuable ring that once belonged to beloved Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.
Finding the ring means a big reward — and the thanks of all Mexico. What better way to honor her father than returning a priceless piece of jewelry that once belonged to his favorite artist! But the brother and sister have a secret. Do they really want to return the ring, or are they after something else entirely? Where did it go? Caroline Murphy is a Hurricane Child.
Being born during a hurricane is unlucky, and twelve-year-old Caroline has had her share of bad luck lately. President of the Whole Sixth Grade: She struggles with an incarcerated mother she barely remembers, a grandfather dealing with addiction and her own battle with self-confidence. But, she must keep it a secret until Friday! So curious family members each ask Annie for a clue. Grandma is sure Annie wants to be a champion baker like her, so she offers a mixing bowl and oven mitts to Annie. Grateful for each gift, Annie cleverly finds a way to use them all to create her Career Day costume.
On her way home from school, she seeks the guidance of her wise and comforting neighbor, Miss Tillie. Using the beautiful garden in her backyard as a metaphor, Miss Tillie shows Mackenzie that maintaining healthy hair is not a chore nor is it something to fear. But most importantly, Mackenzie learns that natural black hair is beautiful. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Boys and girls, young and old, players and spectators come running—bearing balls, shoes, goals, and a love of the sport. One day, she finds some old boards and decides to build something.
Can she find just the right way to put her exuberance to good use? This heartwarming tale about being true to yourself is perfect for readers who march to their own beat. Kiely knows she is famous! The paparazzi her parents follow her every move, documenting it all with cameras. Here is the link for the Spanish version: Hers was a school of faraway places.
Kaya is looking for her heart song — the song that happy hearts sing. Her search takes her on a journey deep into the jungle where a broken down carousel waits for a very special song to make it turn again…A story about mindfulness and listening to your heart. But when Tyler is found dead, a video leaked online tells an even more chilling story: Tyler has been shot and killed by a police officer. Terrified as his mother unravels and mourning a brother who is now a hashtag, Marvin must learn what justice and freedom really mean.
Underwater Sea Adventure by Karen A. Gasperini Join five-year-old disabled girl Arianna again this time on a magical journey under the sea. Ten Cents a Pound by Nhung N. Tran-Davies A young girl and her mother have a loving, passionate conversation with each other. The girl is torn between her desire to stay home with her family and the familiarity of their village, and her desire to go to school and discover the world beyond the mountains that surround them.
Every time the girl insists that she will stay, her mother repeats that she must go, that there is more to life than the labor in the coffee trees.
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Who Is Aretha Franklin? Aretha Franklin is a musical and cultural icon who created an amazing legacy spanning six decades! Crescent Moons and Pointed Minarets: A Muslim Book of Shapes by Hena Khan From a crescent moon to a square garden to an octagonal fountain, this breathtaking picture book celebrates the shapes—and traditions—of the Muslim world. Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes Twelve-year-old Jerome is shot by a police officer who mistakes his toy gun for a real threat.
Soon Jerome meets another ghost: Emmett Till, a boy from a very different time but similar circumstances. Emmett helps Jerome process what has happened, on a journey towards recognizing how historical racism may have led to the events that ended his life. Four kids from wildly different backgrounds, with personalities that are explosive when they clash. But they are also four kids chosen for an elite middle school track team—a team that could qualify them for the Junior Olympics. They all have a lot of lose, but they all have a lot to prove, not only to each other, but to themselves.
Aphrodite, the Greek goddess whose love overcame mortality. Mazu, the Chinese deity who safely guides travelers home. Lakshmi, the Hindu provider of fortune and prosperity. These powerful deities and many more are celebrated in gorgeous artwork and enlightening essays that explore the feminine divine and encourage readers to empower themselves. W is for Welcome: Topics include well-known landmarks and institutions the Statue of Liberty and the White House, our national parks system and famous citizens whose talents helped make the United States a world leader Albert Einstein and Madeleine Albright.
How did such a small person wind up with such a large name? What If… by Samantha Berger This girl is determined to express herself! That is, until her mother breaks the news. The very first picture book about the remarkable and inspiring story of the Gay Pride Flag! Always Anjali by Sheetal Sheth Anjali and her friends are excited to get matching personalized license plates for their bikes.
When her parents refuse and she is forced to take matters into her own hands, she winds up learning to celebrate who she is and carry her name with pride and power. A timeless story about appreciating what makes us special and honoring our differences. The Hero in the Helmet: The NFL responded by keeping Kap as a free agent and has not made it to any roster since, despite his undeniable skill and athletic record. Sisters and Champions by Howard Bryant. Bowwow Powwow by Brenda J. She eats tasty food and joins family and friends around the campfire.
Later, Windy falls asleep under the stars. In these magical scenes, Windy sees veterans in a Grand Entry, and a visiting drum group, and traditional dancers, grass dancers, and jingle-dress dancers—all with telltale ears and paws and tails. All celebrating in song and dance. All attesting to the wonder of the powwow. A Church for All by Gayle E. Pitman This simple, lyrical story celebrates a Sunday morning at an inclusive church that embraces all people regardless of age, class, race, gender identity, and sexual orientation.
All are welcome at the church for all! Her dreams are temporarily dashed when—as the eldest daughter—she must stay home from school to take care of her siblings. But when she discovers the diary her Jewish great-grandmother wrote chronicling her escape from Holocaust-era Europe, Imani begins to see family in a new way. Imani knows exactly what she wants as her big bat mitzvah gift: And as Imani reads the diary, she begins to see her family, and her place in it, in a whole new way. What can I do? How can I help? To show readers that they are not helpless, and that anyone can be the change.
Not just for a young adult audience, this incredibly impactful collection will appeal to readers of all ages who are feeling adrift and looking for guidance. Baby Loves Gravity by Ruth Spiro Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this clever board book explores the ups and downs of gravity. When baby drops food from a high chair, why does it fall? Parents and caregivers may learn a thing or two, as well! How Sweet the Sound: In his darkest hour he fell to his knees and prayed—and somehow the battered ship survived the storm.
Grateful, he changed his ways and became a minister, yet he still owned a slave ship. But in time, empathy touched his heart. A changed man, he used his powerful words to help end slavery in England. Kaylee loves pulling pranks: But is she the Princess of Pranks? That title is held by none other than the Tooth Fairy. But when Kaylee loses a tooth and the Tooth Fairy goes about her usual tooth-taking business, Kaylee pranks her with a fake frog. As Kaylee and the Tooth Fairy try to out-prank one another, things get way out of hand, until the two finally see eye and eye and decide to share the crown!
Iqbal and His Ingenious Idea: Hearing them coughing at night worries Iqbal. With help from his teacher, Iqbal learns all about solar energy cooking, which uses heat from the sun to cook — ingenious! Has Iqbal found a way to win first prize in the science fair while providing cleaner air and better health for his family at the same time?
Their hair billows in brilliant hues, their dresses end in fishtails, and their joy fills the train car. By focusing on positive thoughts and actions, Muslims build a closer connection with God and come away from the month feeling spiritually renewed. The Holy Month of Fasting explores the richness and diversity of the Islamic tradition by focusing on an event of great spiritual significance and beauty in the lives of Muslims. She lives in a motel, not a big house. Every day, while her immigrant parents clean the rooms, ten-year-old Mia manages the front desk of the Calivista Motel and tends to its guests.
Her parents hide immigrants. And if the mean motel owner, Mr. She wants to be a writer. But how can she when her mom thinks she should stick to math because English is not her first language? Fourth grader Zayd Saleem has some serious hoop dreams. He knows this deep in his soul. There are only a few small things in his way. A Lullaby of Summer Things by Natalie Ziarnik This simple, lyrical picture book is as warm, reassuring, and filled with joy as a vacation at the beach. Readers will join a little girl and her siblings as they wind down from a perfect day—hanging up towels, eating dinner, and getting ready for bed—each activity sparking a memory of their day—playing catch with the dog, chasing waves, and looking at sailboats along the shore.
Americans by Douglas Wood What makes Americans great? Americans are different from one another in many ways. And despite these differences, Americans share certain ways of doing and being that hold us all together. Two great-grandchildren ask their grandmother 15 questions about the man they remember as Grandad, and the world remembers as Nelson Mandela, the global icon of peace and forgiveness who spent 27 years in prison.
They learn that he was a freedom fighter who put down his weapons for the sake of peace, and who then became the President of South Africa and a Nobel Peace Prize-winner. They learn that they can continue his legacy in the world today. Tanya Thompson-Badamosi Oh no!
Gianna woke up with pink eye! When her mom takes her to the doctor, she learns how to make it better and what she has to do to keep the people around her from catching it. From choosing books to read to building things with clay to performing in a play, there are many exciting firsts to look forward to. He heard music everywhere and was full to bursting with his own. He ignited the imaginations of fellow countrymen and women with his Broadway and Hollywood numbers, crafting tunes that have become classics we still sing today.
Young readers will enjoy discovering the special glow in everything from nature to the smiles of loved ones. The light revealed on the final page makes a fitting finale for this sweet, bright tale. After letting his band down by missing rehearsal, Shorty has some serious questions about what it means to be a leader. He hits the streets of New Orleans to find some answers and soak up inspiration.
Baby Loves Coding by Ruth Spiro Accurate enough to satisfy an expert, yet simple enough for baby, this clever board book showcases the use of logic, sequence, and patterns to solve problems. Can Baby think like a coder to fix her train? Sophia and Noodle, her One True Desire, are together at last. Can a little creative experimenting save Noodle?
Or will Sophia have to bid him adieu? But as they sit down to draw together, something magical happens-with a shared love of art and storytelling, the two form a bond that goes beyond words. But do you know about the mathematical genius who made sure that Apollo 13 returned safely home? As a child, Katherine Johnson loved to count. She counted the steps on the road, the number of dishes and spoons she washed in the kitchen sink, everything!
Boundless, curious, and excited by calculations, young Katherine longed to know as much as she could about math, about the universe. But as their stories intertwine, these two young storytellers soon learn that a good story needs both conflict—dun dun duh!
An irresistible celebration of imaginary play, storytelling, and the joys of collaboration, this gorgeous picture book features two strong voices throughout, making it the perfect read-aloud. Vibrant illustrations help children learn and identify the myriad colors that surround them every day, from the orange of a popsicle, to the green of a grassy field, all the way up to the wonder of a multicolored rainbow. Are you new here? Do you know someone new? In Someone New , the same story is told from the perspective of the students who welcome the newcomers.
An honest and heartwarming look at diversity, inclusion, and friendship. How to Code a Sandcastle by Josh Funk All summer, Pearl has been trying to build the perfect sandcastle, but out-of-control Frisbees and mischievous puppies keep getting in the way! Using fundamental computer coding concepts like sequences and loops, Pearl and Pascal are able to break down their sandcastle problem into small, manageable steps.
If they can create working code, this could turn out to be the best beach day ever! A Book of Firsts by Dianne White and Daniel Wiseman From being pushed on a swing to learning how to pump your legs yourself, from riding a beloved trike to mastering your first bike ride, from leaving the comforts of home behind to venturing forth on that first day of school, milestones are exciting but hard.
They mean having to say goodbye to one moment in order to welcome the next.
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A coming-of-age story that explores culture and family, forgiveness and friendship, and what makes a true home. Lou enjoys her woodshop class and creating projects, and she plans to build the house on land she inherited from her dad, who died before she was born. But then she finds out that the land may not be hers for much longer. A school where kids in patkas, hijabs, and yamulkes play side-by-side with friends in baseball caps. Lila is terribly disappointed until the cousins make her a surprise: A Paintbrush for Paco by Tracey Kyle Paco loves daydreaming and drawing, but he struggles to concentrate during class.
Could art be just what Paco needs? Venus and Serena Williams are two of the greatest tennis players of all time. Before they were world famous, they were little girls with big dreams. Six days a week they awoke before the sun came up to practice their serves and returns, to learn to run faster and hit harder. At age fourteen, Venus played her first professional match. Some tennis fans cheered for these two fresh faces, while those who were unhappy to see two black girls competing in a nearly all-white sport booed and taunted them. Sterling the dog has always wanted a home.
But no home has ever wanted him. So when her grandmother sends Jasmine a daruma doll as a surprise gift, Jasmine colors in one doll eye and wishes for a flamingo to keep. Diwali Celebrate the World by Hannah Eliot Each autumn we gather with our friends and family and light our brightest lanterns.
In this lovely board book with illustrations from Archana Sreenivasan, readers learn that the five days of Diwali are a time to pray for a bountiful season, celebrate the special bonds between siblings, and rejoice in the victory of light over darkness and good over evil. Being You by Alexs Pate Award-winning author and professor Alexs Pate delivers a message of hope and self-discovery in a time of uncertainty in our world.
YOU helps us to see the wonder and light within each of us. Selena learned how to sing in Spanish and soon became hugely popular within the Latino community—so much so that she became the best-selling Latin artist of the s. His creativity appeals to children and adults alike and he has already won a Tony, Emmy, Grammy, and a Pulitzer Prize for his work. A creative thinker and curious explorer, Yasmin and her multi-generational Pakistani American family will delight and inspire readers.
Who will earn the honor in this story? The First Laugh Ceremony is a celebration held to welcome a new member of the community. Back matter includes information about other cultural ceremonies that welcome new babies and children, including man yue celebration China , sanskaras Hindu and aquiqa Muslim. Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson It all starts when six kids have to meet for a weekly chat—by themselves, with no adults to listen in. When the six are together, they can express the feelings and fears they have to hide from the rest of the world.
And together, they can grow braver and more ready for the rest of their lives. Join Samuel Adams as he masterminds the Boston Tea Party, Ruby Bridges on her march to school, Colin Kaepernick as he takes a knee, and the multitude of other American activists whose peaceful protests have ushered in lasting change. A World of Kindness by Ann Featherstone In a series of simple yet evocative questions, this impactful book asks children how they will show kindness and consideration for others.
Written by the editors of Pajama Press, and illustrated by celebrated Pajama Press artists, these stunning pages inspire meaningful discussion and storytelling about the understated yet powerful ways in which children might influence the world around them. A World of Kindess goes beyond mere rhetoric to examine, in a child-friendly way, everyday social interactions where a kind word or act could have a transformative affect on others. He passes wall after wall of artwork until he sees a painting that makes him stop and ponder. Before long the painting comes to life and an afternoon of adventure and discovery unfolds, changing how he sees the world ever after.
Outside My Window by Linda Ashman Children living in different parts of the world see very different things when they gaze out of their windows. One child looks out over a boulevard lined with palm trees, another sees a train whistling past snow-capped mountains, and another waves to her father as he tends to their garden. Leo Gets a Checkup by Anna McQuinn When Dad takes Leo to visit the doctor, Leo learns to wait his turn, sit quietly while his eyes and ears are checked, and be brave during a shot.
And, of course, Leo gets a book before he leaves! They are people like Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, international singing sensation Celia Cruz, star basketball player Dikembe Mutombo, world-renowned physicist Albert Einstein, and influential journalist Jorge Ramos. Dreamers by Yuyi Morales In spare, lyrical verse and the vibrant images for which she has become legendary, Yuyi has created a lasting testament to the journeys, both physical and metaphorical, that she and Kelly have taken together in the intervening years.
Beautiful and powerful at any time, but given particular urgency as the status of our own Dreamers becomes uncertain, this is a story that is both topical and timeless. But what inspired her? For young Sonia, the answer was books! They were her mirrors, her maps, her friends, and her teachers. Some families look different than others. Perfect for families who are separated, whatever the circumstances, this message of love underscores the bond between parent and child in ways that little ones will understand. Stars caught fire and burned so long that they exploded, flinging stardust everywhere.
And the ash of those stars turned into planets. Ode to an Onion: Pablo has a lunch date with his friend Matilde, who shows the moody poet her garden. Where Pablo sees conflict and sadness, Matilde sees love and hope. The story is less a biography of Neruda and his muse, Matilde Urrutia — , and more a simple ode to a vegetable that is humble and luminous, dark and light, gloomy and glad, full of grief and full of joy—just like life.
Around it, the community bustles with life: One boy decides to change that. I Got the Christmas Spirit by Connie Schofield-Morrison As she and her mother enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season, a young girl feels the Christmas spirit in every jingle, yum, and ho ho ho. Fourth-grader Sarai Gonzalez can do anything. She can bake, dance, and run her own cupcake business. So she hatches a super-awesome plan with her younger sisters and cousin to buy back the house.
Will Sarai find a way to save the day?
Inspired by true events from viral video star and social activist Sarai Gonzalez. Sojourner Truth was born into slavery but possessed a mind and a vision that knew no bounds. This combination of talent is just right for introducing this legendary figure to a new generation of children. Otsaliheliga is nonfiction and showcases how the universal value of gratitude is expressed across the four seasons through a Cherokee lens.
The Girl With a Mind for Math: Little did she know sexism and racial inequality would challenge that dream every step of the way, even keeping her greatest career accomplishment a secret for decades. With ninety-six lavishly designed pages of original art and prose, fifty diverse creators lend voice to young activists. Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of by Alice Faye Duncan This historical fiction picture book for children ages presents the story of nine-year-old Lorraine Jackson, who in witnessed the Memphis sanitation strike—Dr.
Learn all about her amazing career in this illuminating and inspiring picture book biography of the lawyer, educator, politician, and civil rights leader. Grandpa and the Library by C. At the library Charles looks carefully at the picture books the librarians give him and also at the people around him, later drawing what he sees on scraps of paper at home. He learns to be patient and observant—and, by watching art students painting in the park, how to mix and use oil paints.
As he grows into an artist, he paints the people he sees and admires. Ultimately, Charles becomes a great artist whose works now hang in museums throughout the United States. What Can a Citizen Do? But things take a not-so-super turn when she realizes her superhero cape is stuck at the dry cleaner. Will she be able to face her fears, help her friends, and be the true hero everyone knows she is? Hudson Being a big sister is a big job. It takes a lot of work, and patience, but it s a lot of fun, too. This charming picture book explores the anticipation, excitement, and pride a young girl experiences as she helps to welcome a new baby to the family.
Caleb dreams of venturing beyond their ordinary small town, but his dad likes the family to stay close to home. Styx is sixteen and oozes cool. Styx promises Caleb and Bobby Gene that together, they can pull off the Great Escalator Trade—exchanging one small thing for something better until they achieve their wildest dream.
And then see their brother present them with toys and sweets and special gifts! Zoey must work with her mom and Sassafras to find a cure — and quickly! Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters: Will Rosie be able to invent a contraption to help one of the Riveters paint in the annual mural competition? The Cosmic Journey of Neil deGrasse Tyson by Kathleen Krull A picture-book biography on science superstar Neil deGrasse Tyson, the groundbreaking American astrophysicist whose work has inspired a generation of young scientists and astronomers to reach for the stars!
Perfect for STEM curricula and readers of all ages. Lorraine by Ketch Secor Lorraine and her Pa Paw spend their days celebrating life with the music of the Tennessee hills. But when a fearsome storm rolls in and their instruments are nowhere to be found, can Lorraine find the music inside herself to get them through? Even Olympians have to start somewhere. And in this charming illustrated book, Laurie Hernandez tells the story of Zoe, a little girl who dreams of flying—and becoming a gymnast.
When Zoe sees a gymnast on TV, she realizes that gymnastics is just like flying.
Lu by Jason Reynolds Ghost. Four kids from wildly different backgrounds with personalities that are explosive when they clash. But they are also four kids chosen for an elite middle school track team—a team that could qualify them for the Junior Olympics if they can get their acts together. A Book of Empathy by Susan Verde.
One by one, they follow their noses toward the scrumptious scent. Soon the pot is empty. Has she been so generous that she has nothing left for herself? Each spread highlights an important trait, and is enhanced by a quote from Michelle herself. Kids will grow up hearing the words of this influential woman and will learn what YOU value in a person! Go Show the World: Imagine by Juan Felipe Herrera. Have you ever imagined what you might be when you grow up? When he was very young, Juan Felipe Herrera picked chamomile flowers in windy fields and let tadpoles swim across his hands in a creek.
He went to school and taught himself to read and write English and filled paper pads with rivers of ink as he walked down the street after school. And when he grew up, he became the United States Poet Laureate and read his poems aloud on the steps of the Library of Congress.
If he could do all of that. Blended by Sharon M. There are two rules when it comes to the dragons: Before he knows it, Jax and his friends Vikram and Kavita have broken both rules! Will Jax get the baby dragons delivered safe and sound?
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Or will they be lost in Brooklyn forever? They are, to be perfectly honest, the tiniest bit boring. Jasmine is only 8 years old but wants to do what the boys do. Take a culinary tour around the world, with foods and activities from a variety of countries and Tasty meals begin with healthy, balanced recipes. Clear instructions for broadly appealing meals Thirteen poems describe holding A seafaring cook named Hanson Crockett Gregory is credited with inventing the sweet fried treats In a neighborhood of flower gardens, a Chinese-American girl and her mother plant what the child Some are perennials, others are annuals, but one thing is for sure: Foodies and cooking aficionados as well as those only marginally interested in food are sure to Rutabaga loves traveling through the fantastic forests, seeking out new and exotic ingredients The World in Your Lunch Box: Build on what you're learning together through books with these family-friendly activities, experiments, and crafts.
Give kids a chance to flex their writing muscles all summer long. Try one of these prompts, selected from our writing contest archives and other literacy organizations.
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Simple activities for parents and kids to do together to build reading, writing, and critical thinking skills. Read online or print the PDF. Apple Pie Fourth of July.
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For many of her stories, writer Janet Wong taps into her childhood experience growing up in multicultural Los Angeles. Seek out what's different and new and try it. Skip to main content. Children's books and activities Cooking and Food Do you know any budding gourmet chefs or kids who are curious about food traditions from around the world? How to explore this theme: Read fiction and nonfiction books Try some hands-on activities Build writing skills with these fun ideas Dig deeper with kid-friendly websites Play and learn with mobile apps More themed resources: Ginnie Lo Age Level: Linda Sue Park Age Level: Anticipating it while preparing it, of course!
Robbin Gourley Age Level: Patricia Polacco Age Level: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs By: Judi Barrett Age Level: Janet Stevens Age Level: Create, then consume, the attractive, Dim Sum for Everyone By: Grace Lin Age Level: Easy as Pie By: Cari Best Age Level: And he puts those skills Green Eggs and Ham By: Green Is a Chile Pepper By: Roseanne Thong Age Level: The Story of Food By: Lucia Gaggiotti Age Level: Brief text and lively illustrations Cathryn Fallwell Age Level: But Grandpa has the Kathy Duval Age Level: Elicia Castaldi Age Level: The Honeybee Man By: Lela Nargi Age Level: Tyler Makes a Birthday Cake By: Tyler Florence Age Level: Baker to learn how to bake a cake.
Jacqueline Woodson Age Level: Who Put the Cookies in the Cookie Jar? George Shannon Age Level: Jessie Hartland Age Level: Bruce MacMillan Age Level: Cut it in half, of course! Healthy foods are shared by Emeril's There's a Chef in My Soup! Emeril Lagasse Age Level:
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