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Alex the Parrot: No Ordinary Bird

By: Stephanie Spinner
illustrated by: Meilo So

In 1977, graduate student Irene Pepperberg walked into a pet store and bought a year-old African grey parrot. Because she was going to study him, she decided to call him Alex--short for Avian Learning...

Compost Stew

By: Mary McKenna Siddals

From apple cores to zinnia heads, readers will discover the best ingredients for a successful compost pile!   Kids everywhere are knowledgeable about the environment and climate change. Not only is...

Where in the Wild?

By: David M. Schwartz

Ten creatures await, camouflaged in artful, full-page photographs, while playful poems offer clues about each animal's identity and whereabouts. Think you've spotted one? Lift one of ten gatefolds to find...


Nate the Great and the Tardy Tortoise

By: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and Craig Sharmat
illustrated by: Marc Simont

These chapter books introduce beginning readers to the detective mystery genre. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries! The sun is...

Busy Chickens

By: John Schindel
photographs by: Steven Holt

The beloved Busy Animals board book series has an irresistible new look!Busy chickens are squawking, perching, leaping, and more! Vivid, full-color photographs will keep toddlers engages...

Busy Bunnies

By: John Schindel
photographs by: Steven Holt

The beloved Busy Animals board book series has an irresistible new look!     This adorable parade of bunnies will have toddlers hopping and munching, scrubbing and rubbing,...


The Little Butterfly

By: Sherry Shahan

From tiny caterpillar to beautiful butterfly, the life cycle of the monarch unfolds in this fascinating and educational Pictureback. The engaging text and realistic photographs follow a little monarch...

Feeding Time at the Zoo

By: Sherry Shahan

What's for dinner at the local zoo? Find out in this buffet of fun food facts. This photo essay takes kids behind the scenes at a community zoo to see what and how their favorite animals eat. Colorful...


Resources

Q Is for Quark

By: David Schwartz

A is for Atom, B is for Black Hole, C is for Clone-hang on to your test tubes, we'¬?re covering a lot of ground here! But both the science-curious and the science-phobic are in for a treat as the...

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The Lorax

By: Dr. Seuss

Long before “going green” was mainstream, Dr. Seuss’s Lorax spoke for the trees and warned of the dangers of disrespecting the environment. In this cautionary rhyming tale (printed on...

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