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The Berenstain Bears Ride the Thunderbolt

By: Stan and Jan Berenstain
illustrated by: the authors

Climb in and hold on tight! Kids will love spending a day at the Bear Country Amusement Park, where they'll experience the stomach-dropping, heart-stopping thrills of a giant roller coaster right along...

Hair-tastic! (Barbie)

By: Mary Man-Kong

Girls ages 3 to 7 can give Barbie and her friends hair-tastic hairstyles in this coloring and activity book that includes a pretty pink hair extension for girls to wear and helpful hairstyling tips.

Thomas Takes a Vacation (Thomas & Friends)

By: Golden Books

Hardworking Thomas takes a vacation—on the Island of Sodor, of course! This 64-page coloring book includes a sheet of shiny stickers and will keep train-obsessed little boys ages 3 to 7 entertained...


The Mitten String

By: Jennifer Rosner
illustrted by: Kristina Swarner

An original Jewish folktale about a girl who knits, a deaf woman, and a piece of blue yarn.        When her family invites a deaf woman and her baby to stay, Ruthie,...

My Never Land Journal (Disney: The Never Girls)

By: Kristen L. Depken
illustrated by: Jana Christy

This beautiful interactive journal is the perfect gift for kids ages 6 to 9 who dream of traveling to Never Land, just like the Never Girls—four real girls in a fairy’s world. The questions...

Amazing Animals (The World of Eric Carle)

By: Courtney Carbone

The World of Eric Carle comes to life for boys and girls ages 3 to 7 with activities, over 100 reusable stickers, and more!


Toy Box Heroes (Disney Infinity)

By: Christy Webster
illustrated by: RH Disney

Disney Infinity is an action-packed video game where players can create their own worlds and play with a mix of characters as wide-ranging as Jack Sparrow from Disney Pirates of the Caribbean to Mike from...

Pixie Puzzles, Games, and More! (Disney: The Never Girls)

By: Andrea Posner-Sanchez
illustrated by: Jana Christy

This interactive book will bring readers ages 6 to 9 even further into the world of the Never Girls—four real girls in a fairy's world. It's packed with puzzles, trivia, and stickers featuring Tinker...

The Berenstain Bears Blaze a Trail

By: Stan and Jan Berenstain
illustrated by: the authors

Brother Bear, Sister Bear, and Cousin Fred are determined to get their Trailblazing Merit Badge.  They are carefully following the Bear Scouts guidebook. However, Papa Bear has some ideas of...


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R is for Rocket: An ABC Book Educators’ Guide

By: Tad Hills

Learn the ABCs with Rocket, the dog who inspires kids to read and write! This irresistible alphabet book from the creator of the New York Times bestsellers How Rocket Learned to Read and Rocket Writes...

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The Phantom Tollbooth Educators’ Guide

By: Norton Juster
Guide prepared by: Bev Walnoha, a former teacher at Margaret White Elementary School in Blythe, California

Hailed as “a classic. . . . humorous, full of warmth and real invention” (The New Yorker), this beloved story--first published more than fifty ago--introduces readers to Milo and...

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Families, Families, Families Family Tree Activity Kit

By: Suzanne Lang and Matt Lang

No matter your size, shape, or pedigree--if you love each other, you are a family!


Moms, dads, sisters, brothers — and even Great Aunt Sue — appear in dozens of combinations,...

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Spring 2015 Picture Book Brochure with Storytime Crafts

By: Random House Children's Books

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A Fine Dessert Poster and Activities (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Emily Jenkins

In this fascinating picture book, four families, in four different cities, over four centuries, make the same delicious dessert: blackberry fool. This richly detailed book ingeniously shows how food, technology,...

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Leontyne Price: Voice of a Century Activity Sheets (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Carole Boston Weatherford
Guide Prepared by: Colleen Carroll, children's book author, curriculum writer-developer, and education consultant

A stunning picture-book biography of iconic African American opera star Leontyne Price.
 
Born in a small town in Mississippi in 1927, the daughter of a midwife and a sawmill worker, Leontyne...

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Duck & Goose Authorless Event Kit

By: Tad Hills

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Books Always Everywhere Educator Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Jane Blatt

Babies and toddlers join in an exuberant celebration of books of all shapes and sizes in this charming picture book. For little kids, books can be anything from a chair, to a tower, to a hat. But once...

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The Noisy Paint Box Educator Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Barb Rosenstock

A Caldecott Honor Book

Vasya Kandinsky was a proper little boy: he studied math and history, he practiced the piano, he sat up straight and was perfectly polite. And when his family sent him...

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Spring/Summer 2013 Storytime Kit

Do you want to be in a band? Well, here's how! First, bug your two older sisters to start a band, and then beg them to join. (It helps if they already know how to sing and play guitar.) Then there are...

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RHCB Unplugs Activities

Doug is a robot. His parents want him to be smart, so each morning they plug him in and start the information download. After a morning spent learning facts about the city, Doug suspects he could learn...

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The Friendship Doll

By: Kirby Larson

BOOK TALK
Meet Miss Kanagawa, a hand-crafted doll sent from Japan as an ambassador of friendship with fifty-seven other Japanese dolls in 1927, traveling across the United States to visit museums...