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Mouse Scouts: Camp Out

By: Sarah Dillard

Badges are better when you earn them together! The Mouse Scouts are ready to earn a new badge . . . but can they make it in the wild without their fearless leader?   The Scouts are hitting the nature...

A Hat for Mrs. Goldman

By: Michelle Edwards
illustrated by: G. Brian Karas

Here’s a heartwarming winter picture book that’s sure to appeal to families who love knitting. Mrs. Goldman always knits hats for everyone in the neighborhood, and Sophia, who thinks knitting...

Charlotte's Very Own Dress

By: Trisha Krauss

This deliciously illustrated modern-day Cinderella tale (with a healthier dose of sisterly love) is sure to enchant young fashionistas . . . or anyone with a sister. Charlotte Bartlett-Kruger is the youngest...

SpongeBob's Very Grown-Up Coloring Book (SpongeBob SquarePants)

By: Random House
illustrated by: Gregg Schigiel

Fans of Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants will love the amazingly detailed coloring book. Featuring a foiled cover, it's perfect for boys, girls, and adults of all ages!

The Splat: Coloring the '90s (Nickelodeon)

By: Random House
illustrated by: Random House

Fans of Nickelodeon’s The Splat are sure to love this amazingly detailed coloring book that celebrates classic shows like Ren and Stimpy, Rugrats, Rocko’s Modern Life, Hey Arnold!, and...

Tons of Fun with Thomas (Thomas & Friends)

By: Golden Books

This Thomas & Friends coloring and activity book will keep train-obsessed boys and girls ages 2 to 5 happily busy for hours! Includes more than 100 stickers, dot-to-dots, mazes, number and shape practice,...

Thomas & Friends 6-Movie Coloring Collection (Thomas & Friends)

By: Golden Books
illustrated by: Jim Durk

This JUMBO coloring book features exciting scenes from six Thomas & Friends movies, including the brand-new movie! Train-obsessed boys and girls ages 2 to 6 will discover hours of coloring fun, and...

Project (Un)Popular Book #1

By: Kristen Tracy

Perfect for summer reading is this first book in a fun new series about two middle school bffs as they experience the highs and lows of friendship, boys, sixth grade politics, sister drama, and popularity. Middle...

This Is My Dollhouse

By: Giselle Potter

A girl makes her own dollhouse in this picture book that celebrates creativity and imagination!   A little girl proudly walks the reader through her handmade dollhouse, pointing out the bricks she...

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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

A New York Times Best Illustrated Book

From highly acclaimed author Jenkins and Caldecott Medal–winning illustrator Blackall comes a fascinating picture book in which four families,...

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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

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...