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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...

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...

Out of This World: Poems and Facts about Space

By: Amy Sklansky
illustrated by: Stacey Schuett

Amy Sklansky and Stacey Schuett give young explorers the moon and stars and beyond! The mysteries of the universe and the science of space exploration are perennialy popular subjects, and Out of This World...


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...

The Red Lemon

By: Bob Staake

In this thought-provoking tale reminiscent of Seuss, Farmer McPhee finds a red lemon in his orchard and cries, "It's red as a stop sign! It's red as a rose! I can't have red lemons where yellow fruit...


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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, we learn of...

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