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Cover: Mallory on the Move

Mallory on the Move

“Spinning a spry variation on a familiar theme, Friedman launches a series starring a spunky eight-year-old who is not happy about her family’s impending move. Readers will find her [Mallory] and Joey likable characters, worth revisiting.” … View →

 
Cover: The Secret of Priest's Grotto: A Holocaust Survival Story

The Secret of Priest's Grotto: A Holocaust Survival Story

“Deserving of the over-used term “unique”…Priest’s Grotto is highly recommended." View →

 

“This masterful rendition of the ancient story of Ruth and Naomi will help make it accessible to younger readers, and will be enjoyed by adults and children.” View →

 

“Readers, young and old, will chuckle at the story, appreciate the rabbi’s advice, and applaud Bernstein’s wise and creative adaptation. . . Great for all ages. . . you will say this book is ‘terrific, terrific!’” … View →

 
Cover: Louanne Pig in Making the Team, 2nd Edition

Louanne Pig in Making the Team, 2nd Edition

“. . .well suited for storytelling to young children and as read-alone material for slightly older readers.” —School Library Journal View →

 

“This combination bible story and recipe book succeeds through its breezy narrating tone and its ethnic foods…Older readers will like the hip and slightly fresh tone of voice and, thus, will like rereading the stories.” View →

 
Cover: It's Fall!

It's Fall!

“Glaser’s poetic text celebrates the sights, sounds, and activities of fall: jumping in leaves, watching animals prepare for winter, and planting bulbs for next spring. . . Swan’s cut-paper illustrations are bursting with color and movement, reminding us that even… View →

 
Cover: Sisters Against Slavery: A Story about Sarah and Angelina Grimké

Sisters Against Slavery: A Story about Sarah and Angelina Grimké

“. . .an engaging read.” —Horn Book Guide View →

 
Cover: Pouncing Bobcats

Pouncing Bobcats

“Each of the books in this series offers an easy-to-read introduction to a common animal.” —Horn Book Guide View →

 

“Close-up color photos accompany this basic, easy-to-read introduction to the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitat of this fish.” —Horn Book Guide View →

 

“. . .the simple design and clearly written, informative text will appeal to readers who enjoy nature.” —Horn Book Guide View →

 
Cover: A Walk in the Prairie

A Walk in the Prairie

“. . .the simple design and clearly written, informative text will appeal to readers who enjoy nature.” —Horn Book Guide View →

 
Cover: Palenque

Palenque

“Each volume begins with a snapshot look at life in the title city, then moves on to detail the first excavations at its site. Important figures involved in the historical digs are then introduced, and readers follow along as the archaeologists make their groundbreaking… View →

 
Cover: Count Your Way through Greece

Count Your Way through Greece

“. . .easily digestible. . .” —The Horn Book Guide View →

 
Cover: Count Your Way through Mexico

Count Your Way through Mexico

“. . .playful. . .” —The Horn Book Guide View →

 
Cover: Hello Europe!

Hello Europe!

“This carefully designed book combines striking photographs with a brief but engaging text that is sure to inspire readers to seek more information on the land, people, and animals of Europe. . . [T]his is a. . . solid introduction to the continent.” … View →

 
Cover: South America, Surprise!

South America, Surprise!

“This carefully designed book combines striking photographs with a brief but engaging text that is sure to inspire readers to seek more information on the land, people, and animals of South America. . . [T]his is a. . . solid introduction to the continent.” … View →

 
Cover: Pattern Bugs

Pattern Bugs

“Harris’s rhythmic, loosely rhyming text describes how seven insects move through a backyard garden. . . [T]his book cleverly elucidates its concept via verbal and pictorial patterns. In each two-page cartoon illustration, every element, from the decorative frame to the… View →

 
Cover: Lots of Grandparents

Lots of Grandparents

“This book is simple yet appealing with its color photos of diverse grandparents from different age and racial groups. The book is upbeat, and, above all, it emphasizes the great love that exists between grandparents (and great-grandparents) and their grandchildren.”… View →

 
Cover: Mars

Mars

“Illustrated with photos from NASA, archival drawings, and paintings by the author, this series of books makes fascinating reading for those interested in astromony” —The Horn Book Guide View →

 
Cover: Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors

Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors

“Illustrated with photos from NASA, archival drawings, and paintings by the author, this series of books makes fascinating reading for those interested in astromony” —The Horn Book Guide View →

 
Cover: Helicopters

Helicopters

“Well-paired photographs and simple text provide solid introductions to the parts, operation, and jobs of big rigs and helicopters.” —The Horn Book Guide View →

 
Cover: Art Is...

Art Is...

“This admirable introduction to art appreciation uses an unobtrusive rhyming text to present and unify twenty-seven works of art. . . The clean, simple design and beautifully printed reproductions enhance the presentation; useful age-appropriate notes provide… View →

 
Cover: All New Crafts for Valentine's Day

All New Crafts for Valentine's Day

“Rosy-toned illustrations accompany straightfoward, step-by-step instructions for twenty Valentine-themed projects, including button covers, decorated baskets, cards, magnets, and wind chimes. Most of the necessary materials are familiar, though younger crafters will need the… View →