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Fall 2020

123 Tea Party

Join Fox as he prepares a magnificent tea party for all his friends in this perfect first counting book. Jane Austen, the world famous author, spent most of her life in Hampshire, England… Read More →

  • Lexile: 230
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

20-Minute (Or Less) Animation Hacks

From the Series Vidcode Coding Hacks

Beginning coders can build their skill set with step-by-step instructions and animation projects. Start with stop-motion, add text and emoji, and finish with a few special effects! Page Plus… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 006.6/96
Fall 2020

20-Minute (Or Less) Digital Storytelling Hacks

From the Series Vidcode Coding Hacks

By completing these story-based projects, readers will gain a solid baseline in coding and have fun while learning. Build a slideshow, design a flag, create headlines that scroll across the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 808.5/430285
Fall 2020

20-Minute (Or Less) Filter Hacks

From the Series Vidcode Coding Hacks

Create a filter, dress up a photo, share it with your friends! Beginning coders learn solid skills while they build their own filters. Page Plus links to hands-on coding activities are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: 006.6/96
Fall 2020

20-Minute (Or Less) Meme Hacks

From the Series Vidcode Coding Hacks

With customizable projects, readers learn to combine pictures and text to create hilarious memes! Page Plus links to hands-on coding activities are included. These project-based titles are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 006.6
Fall 2020

50 Animals That Have Been to Space

From the Series Beginner's Guide to Space

Since the early days of flight, animals have helped researchers learn how to survive in the sky, and their role continues as humanity voyages into outer space. In 1783, a rooster, a duck, and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
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Spring 2020

50 Things You Didn't Know about Ancient Egypt

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

Learn all about Pharaohs and daily life (and death) in Ancient Egypt. Discover 3,000 years of an ancient civilization through amazing and amusing facts about daily life, afterlife, and how… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 932.01
Spring 2020

50 Things You Didn't Know about Ancient Greece

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

Explore vending machines and flushing toilets in Ancient Greece. Discover the amazing and amusing marvels this fascinating ancient civilization has given us from democracy to geometry. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • Dewey: 938.01
Spring 2020

50 Things You Didn't Know about Ancient Rome

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

Explore daily life in Ancient Rome from the Colosseum to commode and how this powerful empire ruled much of the world for more than 1,000 years. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 937
Spring 2020

50 Things You Didn't Know about Colonial America

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

Toothless at twenty in Colonial America? Discover some of the most amazing and amusing facts about life in Colonial America and how the pilgrims survived it all. Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • Dewey: 973.2
Spring 2020

50 Things You Didn't Know about the Middle Ages

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

From castles and knights to the danger of bathroom breaks in the Middle Ages, readers discover amazing and amusing facts about cleaning up–or not–during the Middle Ages. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1050
  • Dewey: 940.1
Spring 2020

50 Things You Didn't Know about the Old West

From the Series 50 Things You Didn't Know About

The American West was once an unexplored frontier and the home of thousands of American Natives. Explore the Old West—from fool's gold to buckaroos—with amazing facts about Cowboys and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 978.02
Fall 2020

7 Days till Ice Cream: Coding

From the Series Makers Make It Work

It's Sunday—ice cream day! But sometimes the ice cream truck turns down a different street. Can Jerron, A.J., and Cha crack the ice cream man's code? They want him to come their way! Tying… Read More →

  • Lexile: 540
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

A Bowl Full of Peace: A True Story

A heartbreaking but essential perspective on war and survival.—starred, Kirkus Reviews In this deeply moving nonfiction picture book, award-winning author Caren Stelson brings Sachiko… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • Dewey: 940.54/252244092 [B]
Fall 2020

Ace of Hearts

From the Series Lorimer Real Love

Everyone around Alvin seems to be obsessed with one thing—sex. Alvin finds it uncomfortable to think and talk about it and he knows he isn't ready. His friends, however, think that all Alvin… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2020

A First Look at Dragons

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Fantastic Creatures

Stories about dragons come from around the world. With carefully leveled text and close text-to-image match, this title provides emergent readers with a fun and accessible look at dragons. Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • Dewey: 398.24/54
Fall 2020

A First Look at Fairies

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Fantastic Creatures

Emergent readers will delight in learning the different stories people have told about fairies throughout history! Carefully leveled text and a close text-to-photo match supports readers as… Read More →

  • Lexile: 460
  • Dewey: 398/.45
Fall 2020

A First Look at Mermaids

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Fantastic Creatures

Dive into the world of mermaids through carefully leveled text and appealing images. Emergent readers will learn about stories about mermaids from around the world. Read More →

  • Lexile: 440
  • Dewey: 398.21
Fall 2020

A First Look at Monsters

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Fantastic Creatures

Introduce beginning readers to three monsters that have captured the imaginations of humans for centuries: griffins, krakens, and centaurs. Carefully leveled text is paired with images that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 470
  • Dewey: 001.944
Fall 2020

A First Look at Trolls

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Fantastic Creatures

Beginning readers will be fascinated by trolls and stories about them from around the world. Reading is supported by close text-to-image match and carefully leveled text. Read More →

  • Lexile: 390
  • Dewey: 398.21
Fall 2020

A First Look at Unicorns

From the Series Bumba Books ® — Fantastic Creatures

Where do stories about unicorns come from? Emergent readers will love learning about how we imagine unicorns through carefully leveled text and engaging images. Read More →

  • Lexile: 400
  • Dewey: 398.24/54
Fall 2020

A Garden in Your Belly: Meet the Microbes in Your Gut

“A Garden in Your Belly's colorful world helped me wake up…This book is as powerful as it is beautiful!” —Eric Carle, author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar Your belly is full of tiny… Read More →

  • Dewey: 612.3/2
Fall 2020 2 titles

A Helping Hand — Library Bound Set

From the Series A Helping Hand

This series provides a picture book approach to personal, social, health, and economic issues that will help children understand and cope with upsetting situations they might face. Bullying… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $55.98
  • Your Price: $41.99
  • 2 titles
Fall 2020

A Home for Luna

When Luna washes up on a strange shore, she is scared and lonely. She soon discovers there is beauty in her new land, and along the way makes unexpected friends. But will she ever feel at… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]