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Movie Night Magic! (Shimmer and Shine)

By: Mary Tillworth
illustrated by: David Aikins

Join Nickelodeon’s Shimmer and Shine as they help Leah make movie magic! Girls and boys ages 4 to 6 will love this Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader featuring a shiny cover and over 30 shiny...

The Cookie Boogie (Disney Palace Pets: Whisker Haven Tales)

By: Melissa Lagonegro
illustrated by: RH Disney

The adorable Disney Whisker Haven Tales pets are ready for another adventure in this Step 2 Step into Reading book! Perfect for children ages 4 to 6, this leveled reader features a glittery cover and over...

Big Truck Show! (Bubble Guppies)

By: Random House
illustrated by: Random House

Nickelodeon’s Bubble Guppies learn about trucks in this Step 1 Step into Reading leveled reader that is perfect for girls and boys ages 4 to 6. Plus it features a shiny cover and over 30 shiny stickers!...


Thomas & Friends The Great Railway Show/Off to the Races (Thomas & Friends)

By: The Rev W Awdry
illustrated by: Tommy Stubbs

Based on the new Thomas & Friends movie releasing in summer 2016, this paperback storybook features two stories plus more than 50 stickers. It will thrill train-loving boys and girls ages 3 to 7!

Twinkle & Twirl (Barbie Star Light Adventure)

By: Golden Books

Children ages 3 to 7 will love this Deluxe Paintbox Book based on the new Barbie™ movie, releasing in fall 2016! It features a paintbrush, 16 different watercolors, and 64 scenes to color.

Space Princess (Barbie Star Light Adventure)

By: Random House

Children ages 3 to 7 will love this full-color storybook based on the latest Barbie™ movie, releasing in fall 2016. Press-out paper dolls and over 50 stickers are included to add to the fun!


Wild Insects and Spiders! (Wild Kratts)

By: Martin Kratt and Chris Kratt
illustrated by: Random House

PBS’s successful animated show Wild Kratts joins the adventures of zoologists Chris and Martin Kratt as they travel to animal habitats around the globe. Along the way, they encounter incredible creatures...

Thomas & Friends The Great Race (Thomas & Friends)

By: Golden Books
illustrated by: Tommy Stubbs

Train-obsessed boys and girls ages 3 to 6 will enjoy this Little Golden Book retelling of the latest Thomas & Friends movie adventure, releasing in summer 2016.

Puppy Pirates Super Special #1: Ghost Ship

By: Erin Soderberg

Dogs and pirates combine in the new chapter book series that’s sure to appeal to fans of Rainbow Magic, Jake and the Neverland Pirates, and PAW Patrol!   Ahoy, mateys! Set sail for fun and adventure...


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Toys Meet Snow Activities (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Emily Jenkins

Lumphy, StingRay, and Plastic—the toys from the beloved chapter books Toys Go Out, Toy Dance Party, and Toys Come Home—are back in a glorious full-color picture book, perfect for gift-giving...

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Wonder: A Guide to Exploring Precepts in the Classroom

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JULIA ROBERTS AND JACOB TREMBLAY!

Over 3 million people have read the #1 New York Times bestseller WONDER and have fallen in love...

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Goodbye Stranger Educators’ Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

“Masterly. . . . Sensitively explores togetherness, aloneness, betrayal and love.” —The New York Times Book Review
2016 Honor Book in Fiction, Boston Globe Horn Book Award
A...

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Freckleface Strawberry Educator Guide

By: Julianne Moore
Illustrated by: LeUyen Pham

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How to Grow a Friend Poster and Activities

By: Sara Gillingham

A lovely metaphor teaches valuable lessons in how to treat others and make friendships blossom! Making a friend takes patience, care, and room to bloom—just like growing a flower. Soon your little...

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The Year of Chasing Dreams Book Talk

By: Lurlene McDaniel

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Ciana Beauchamp hasn't seen or heard from Jon Mercer in months. Until now. He's back in Windemere to see her. Deep down Ciana is filled with joy and relief. She has never stopped loving...


Paperboy Educator Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Vince Vawter
Guide prepared by: Pat Scales, Children's Literature Consultant, Greenville, SC

*"Reminiscent of To Kill a Mockingbird." —Booklist, Starred
 
"An unforgettable boy and his unforgettable story. I loved it!" —ROB BUYEA, author of Because of Mr. Terupt...

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Papberboy Book Talk

By: Vince Vawter

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“Little Man,” as the family’s housekeeper calls him, is eleven-years-old the summer of 1959 when he takes his best friend’s paper route for the month of July.  Throwing papers isn’t...

And We Stay Reading Group Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Jenny Hubbard

When high school senior Paul Wagoner walks into his school library with a stolen gun, he threatens his girlfriend Emily Beam, then takes his own life. In the wake of the tragedy, an angry and guilt-ridden...

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Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy Discussion Guide

By: Karen Foxlee

“Magic is “messy and dangerous and filled with longing,” we learn in this brave tale of grief, villainy and redemption that borrows from the story of the Snow Queen. Set in a vast, chilly...

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Son of Fortune Book Talk

By: Victoria McKernan

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When Aiden kills a man, he is forced to flee the lumber camp and find passage on a ship to San Francisco.  He proves to the ship captain he works hard and saves the captain’s brother’s...

The Living Reading Group Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Matt De La Pena
Prepared by: Susan Geye, Director of Library Services, Everman ISD, Texas

Newbery Award-winning author Matt de la Peña's The Living is "a rare thing: a plot-driven YA with characters worthy of a John Green novel.” [Entertainment Weekly, A-]

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