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Alien Attack! (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)

By: Hollis James
illustrated by: Patrick Spaziante

Join Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as they blast off for adventures in space! Boys ages 4 to 6 will love this Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader featuring a shiny cover and two...

Anna Is Our Babysitter (Disney Frozen)

By: RH Disney
illustrated by: RH Disney

Girls ages 3 to 7 will love this hardcover Big Golden Book starring the beloved characters from Disney Frozen. When Anna and Kristoff babysit for a bunch of little trolls, anything can happen!

Rubble to the Rescue! (Paw Patrol)

By: Kristen L. Depken
illustrated by: Mike Jackson

Rubble the puppy tries to be a superhero for a day, but finds he still needs a helping paw from the rest of Nickelodeon’s PAW Patrol. Boys and girls ages 4 to 6 will love this Step 1 Step into Reading...


Little Golden Book Poky Little Puppy Tales

By: Janette Sebring Lowrey
illustrated by: Gustaf Tenggren

Jumbo Coloring Adventures! (Nickelodeon)

By: Golden Books
illustrated by: Golden Books

Hours of coloring fun with the characters from Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, PAW Patrol, Dora and Friends, Bubble Guppies, and SpongeBob SquarePants! Boys and girls ages 3 to 7 will...

The Lost Ship (Thomas & Friends)

By: The Rev W Awdry
illustrated by: Richard Courtney

Buried treasure, a lost ship, and a wily modern-day pirate are the exciting elements of a brand-new Thomas & Friends movie, "Sodor's Legend of the Lost Treasure." This Step into Reading Step 2 leveled...


The Big Book of Blaze and the Monster Machines (Blaze and the Monster Machines)

By: Golden Books
illustrated by: Golden Books

Blaze and the Monster Machines is Nickelodeon's new animated action-adventure series! It stars Blaze, a problem-solving truck that can transform into multiple machines, and his best friend and driver,...

The Shy Little Kitten

By: Kristen Depken
illustrated by: Sue DiCicco

The Shy Little Kitten stars in her first Step into Reading book!   This Step 1 Step into Reading title has been adapted from the original Little Golden Book story The Shy Little Kitten, by Cathleen...

Ready to Play! (Disney Infinity)

By: Victoria Saxon
illustrated by: Erik Doescher

This Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader is the perfect way to introduce boys and girls to Jack Sparrow from Disney Pirates of the Caribbean, to Anna and Elsa from Disney Frozen, and all the other...


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

This brilliant novel by Newbery Medal winner Rebecca Stead explores multiple perspectives on the bonds and limits of friendship.
   Bridge is an accident survivor who’s wondering...

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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

BOOK TALK
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

A Michael L. Printz Honor Award Winner

“A gentle, lyrical story of incomprehensible sorrow faced with quiet courage.”—ELIZABETH WEIN, New York Times bestselling...

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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

BOOK TALK
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

“De la Peña has created a rare thing: a plot-driven YA with characters worthy of a John Green novel.”-Entertainment Weekly, A-
 
“Action is first and foremost. ....

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Muckers Educator Guide (with CCSS tie-ins)

By: Sandra Neil Wallace

Former ESPN sportscaster Sandra Neil Wallace makes her young adult debut with a historical fiction novel that School Library Journal recommends to fans of Friday Night Lights in a starred review.
...

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The Living Book Talk

By: Matt de la Pena

BOOK TALK
Shy feels so fortunate when he lands a summer job on a cruise ship, and meets Carmen, the girl he hopes will be the love of his life. The job soon becomes a nightmare when Shy witnesses...