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Little Penguins

By: Cynthia Rylant
illustrated by: Christian Robinson

Newbery Medal–winning author Cynthia Rylant and Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator Christian Robinson pair up to tell this wintry story about five little penguins enjoying a snowy day.   Snowflakes?...

Peekaboo, Pierre (A Blabla Book)

By: By Florence Wetterwald

This photographic board book from the creators of the blabla brand takes readers through a game of hide-and-seek with Pierre, a clever bunny who has a special surprise in store for them! Parents will appreciate...

Night-Night, Wooly (A Blabla Book)

By: By Florence Wetterwald

This photographic board book from the creators of the blabla brand follows sleepy, sleepy Wooly as he gets ready for bed while, along the way, getting into one funny moment after another.   Blabla...


Commander in Cheese #3: Have a Mice Flight!

By: Lindsey Leavitt
illustrated by: AG Ford

If you are a mouse, then you might know about Ava and Dean Squeakerton. They are kind of famous, for mice. That’s because Ava and Dean and the rest of their family live in the White House.  ...

The Lost Gift

By: Kallie George
illustrated by: Stephanie Graegin

In this charming Christmas-themed picture book that feels like a classic, four animals deliver a lost package for Santa.   It’s Christmas Eve, and Bird, Rabbit, Deer, and Squirrel are eagerly...

The Christmas Fox

By: Anik McGrory

A Christmas tale for young children that celebrates the true meaning of the season   “Come!” drummed a woodpecker one cold, wintry day. “A baby is coming. There’s work to be...


Richard Scarry's The Animals' Merry Christmas

By: Kathryn Jackson
illustrated by: Richard Scarry

Today’s kids will love this holiday story collection, brought to life by Richard Scarry, of animals in cute winter clothing having merry, mischievous fun! Out of print since the 1950s, this Little...

I Don't Want to Be Big

By: Dev Petty
illustrated by: Mike Boldt

Fans of the hit picture book I Don’t Want to Be a Frog will love this silly, stubborn-as-ever companion book. "Reminiscent of Mo Willems’s 'Elephant and Piggie' series"—Publishers Weekly...

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...


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Welcome Home Bear Activities (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Il Sung Na

Follow Bear as he visits animal habitats around the world—and comes to appreciate his own home—in this new offering from the creator of A Book of Sleep and A Book of Babies.
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Over in the Wetlands Activities (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Caroline Starr Rose

Publishing in time for the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, here is a beautiful read-aloud about animal families preparing for an impending storm in their bayou habitat.
 
Journey...

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Dr. Seuss Library Collection

By: Dr. Seuss

In with the old and in with the new, see what more Dr. Seuss has for you. With this celebratory tour of Dr. Seuss’s library ask yourself, “What book should I get?”, and enjoy the newer-than-new...

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What Pet Should I Get? Educator Event Kit

By: Dr. Seuss

A #1 New York Times bestseller!
 
This previously never-before-seen picture book by Dr. Seuss about making up one’s mind is the literary equivalent of buried treasure! What happens...

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Mad Scientist Academy: The Dinosaur Disaster Educators’ Guide (with STEM and CCSS tie-ins)

By: Matthew McElligott
Guide Prepared by: Kathleen Odean, chair of the 2002 Newbery Award Committee and a youth librarian for 17 years

Fans of Ada Twist, Scientist, will want to enroll in Dr. Cosmic's class of clever monsters at the Mad Scientist Academy as they solve the greatest challenges in science in this perfect blend of adventure...

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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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I Don’t Want to Be a Frog Storytime Kit

By: Dev Petty
illustrated by: Mike Boldt

Fans of Mo Willems’s Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! and Jon Klassen’s I Want My Hat Back will love meeting this willful young frog with a serious identity crisis.

Frog...

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Ninja Bunny Storytime Kit

By: Jennifer Gray Olson

A fresh, funny, and hip picture book about a little bunny who wants to be . . . a ninja!
 
How to be a SUPER AWESOME NINJA:
· Rule #1. You must always work alone.
·...

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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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Nightbird Educators’ Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Alice Hoffman
Guide Prepared by: Pat Scales, Children’s Literature Consultant

Bestselling author Alice Hoffman’s bewitching Nightbird is perfect for ages 10-13: love and friendship empower a lonely girl to embrace her uniqueness and discover her strengths.  
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Duck & Goose Colors! Storytime Activity Booklet

By: Tad Hills

Learn your colors with the New York Times–bestselling odd couple Duck & Goose!

Our favorite feathered friends introduce basic colors in this sturdy board book and concept book,...

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Betty Goes Bananas Storytime Kit

By: Steve Antony

Like Molly Bang's When Sophie Gets Angry—Really, Really Angry, this book offers families a perfect opportunity to openly discuss emotions and behavior.

Meet Betty, a gorilla. She wants...

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