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  • The Rainy Day Toddler Activity Book: 100+ Fun Early Learning Activities for Inside Play

    Krissy Bonning-Gould

    Paperback (Rockridge Press, May 14, 2019)
    Turn a rainy day into a chance for active toddlers to learn through play―indoors.It’s raining, it’s pouring, but staying inside doesn’t have to be boring―just bring the fun indoors! In The Rainy Day Toddler Activity Book, you’ll find more than 100 toddler activities designed to inspire learning and make sure that grey skies never put a damper on having fun.Watch your toddler exercise fine motor skills with the Magical Starry Sky or create Emotion Spoon Puppets to bolster language development. No matter what appeals to your little one, every idea in this toddler activity book provides an opportunity to practice key developmental milestones. With handy labels that allow you to select activities based on skills learned, prep time, and activity time, you’ll always have a game plan for how to spend the day.The Rainy Day Toddler Activity Book includes:100+ Educational Activities―Combine fun and important skills like problem solving, social-emotional development, creativity, and more with this toddler activity book.Handy Icons―Pick activities based on the skills learned, prep or activity time, and level of messiness. Low or No Mess―Keep clean-up to a minimum with low or no mess activities designed for small and large spaces alike. Even if skies are grey, fun indoor learning can still brighten your day with the The Rainy Day Toddler Activity Book.
  • Good Housekeeping Kids Cook!: 100+ Super-Easy, Delicious Recipes

    Good Housekeeping, Susan Westmoreland

    Hardcover (Hearst, Oct. 17, 2017)
    Tomato Soup with Cupid Croutons. A Meatball-Mozzarella Pizza. Homemade Fudgy Ice-Cream Sandwiches. Good Housekeeping’s fun-to-make (and eat!) recipes will appeal to every kid. With aspiring young chefs showing off their skills on Chopped Junior and Food Network Star Kids, it’s clear that kids CAN cook and LOVE to cook! Now, Good Housekeeping has created the perfect cookbook for kids of all ages who are eager to step in the kitchen. It features more than 100 delicious, fail-safe recipes, accompanied by colorful photographs and basic kitchen and cooking how-tos. Prepare tempting fare like mac ‘n’ cheese, lasagna, salads, smoothies, burgers, cakes, and more! And when children want to whip up something for their friends and family, they’ll find variations that make every dish super-special.
  • World of Reading Disney Princess Level 1 Boxed Set

    Disney Book Group, Disney Storybook Art Team

    Paperback (Disney Press, Aug. 1, 2017)
    Learning to read is so much fun! With six enchanting stories in one box, this collection of World of Reading is perfect for shared reading with a child. Each story features simple text and short sentences. Young readers will love joining their favorite Disney Princesses on their adventures!Included in this box set are six Disney Princess World of Reading books featuring:ArielMulanMeridaJasmineRapunzelCinderella
  • The Big Wave

    Pearl S Buck

    Paperback (HarperCollins, April 18, 1986)
    The powerful novel by Nobel Prize-winning author Pearl S. Buck, about two friends who must face the pain of losing everything—and how to face their grief with courage. This chapter book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 7 to 9 who are reading independently. It’s a fun way to keep your child engaged and as a supplement for activity books for children.Kino lives on a farm on the side of a mountain in Japan. His friend, Jiya, lives in a fishing village below. Everyone, including Kino and Jiya, has heard of the big wave. No one suspects it will wash over them, until the rushing water sweeps away the whole village—including Jiya's family.As Jiya struggles to overcome his sorrow, with the help of Kino and his father, he comes to understand that it is only in the presence of danger that one learns to be brave, and that even in the face of terrible tragedy, life and love are stronger than death.
  • The Benefits of Being an Octopus

    Ann Braden

    Hardcover (Sky Pony, Sept. 4, 2018)
    NPR Best Book of 2018, Bank Street List for Best Children's Books of 2019, Named to the Vermont Dorothy Canfield Fisher List, Maine's Student Book Award List, Louisiana Young Reader's Choice Award List, Rhode Island Middle School Book Award 2020 List, 2020 Oklahoma Sequoyah Book Award Nominee, 2021 South Carolina Junior Book Award Nominee, 2020-2021 Truman Award​ (Missouri) Nominee, Middle School Virginia Readers’ Choice Titles for 2020–2021​, Charlie May Simon Award 2020–2021 List, South Carolina Book Awards Nominee, 2020–2021.Some people can do their homework. Some people get to have crushes on boys. Some people have other things they've got to do.Seventh-grader Zoey has her hands full as she takes care of her much younger siblings after school every day while her mom works her shift at the pizza parlor. Not that her mom seems to appreciate it. At least there's Lenny, her mom's boyfriend—they all get to live in his nice, clean trailer.At school, Zoey tries to stay under the radar. Her only friend Fuchsia has her own issues, and since they're in an entirely different world than the rich kids, it's best if no one notices them.Zoey thinks how much easier everything would be if she were an octopus: eight arms to do eight things at once. Incredible camouflage ability and steady, unblinking vision. Powerful protective defenses.Unfortunately, she's not totally invisible, and one of her teachers forces her to join the debate club. Even though Zoey resists participating, debate ultimately leads her to see things in a new way: her mom’s relationship with Lenny, Fuchsia's situation, and her own place in this town of people who think they're better than her. Can Zoey find the courage to speak up, even if it means risking the most stable home she's ever had?This moving debut novel explores the cultural divides around class and the gun debate through the eyes of one girl, living on the edges of society, trying to find her way forward.
  • Fun Riddles & Trick Questions For Kids and Family: 300 Riddles and Brain Teasers That Kids and Family Will Enjoy - Ages 7-9 8-12


    Paperback (Independently published, Nov. 11, 2018)
    Laughter? Check. Quality family-time? Check. Invaluable learning for your kids? Double check.Revised and edited May 2020Is your child addicted to watching mind-numbing TV shows or playing pointless video games?Are you searching for a fun activity for your child that will support their developing brain?Is the family in dire need of some together-time to break the everyday routine and shake things up a bit?Parents are always busy.And it’s hard to resist temptation and not place a screen in front of our child as soon as they get bored and begin to make a fuss. All is good in the world again, until you realize how much of an energy-drained zombie they become after just a few hours of having their eyes glued to the TV or iPad. Suddenly, that’s not so great.Since using technology is inevitable these days, why not devote that screen time to something they can actually learn from while also having fun?Better yet, why not do it together as a family and take a relaxing break of your own?In Fun Riddles and Trick Questions for Kids and Family, you will discover:300+ brain-teasing riddles creatively designed to not only get your kids laughing and exploring their goofy side, but also to promote functional problem solvingA fun, innovative way to expand your child’s vocabularyYour family’s favorite bonding activity that is sure to include everyone regardless of agePractical rainy-day entertainment that doesn’t involve watching cartoons or playing mindless video gamesThe perfect way for your child to take a break from the ups and downs of the dayThe confidence-building magic behind solving mind puzzles, allowing your child to express themselves and their thoughts freelyAnd much more.These riddles are short and easy to read, so they’re also great for those times when your child just needs some alone-time. Playing around with riddles will expand your child’s reasoning skills while also encouraging their love for learning.Who said learning can’t be both educational and fun at the same time?And who knows, it may even have you learn a new thing or two and bring out your inner child..."Children learn as they PLAY. Most importantly in PLAY children LEARN how to LEARN" – Fred DonaldsonIf you’re in need of a fun family activity that will boost your child’s learning, then scroll up and click the “Add to Cart” button right now.
  • Little House Coloring Book: Coloring Book for Adults and Kids to Share

    Laura Ingalls Wilder, Garth Williams

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Oct. 25, 2016)
    A beautifully designed coloring book featuring classic artwork by Garth Williams and quotes from all nine original Little House books. Perfect for at-home creative time—return to the world of Little House with your kids...or enjoy on your own!Join Laura Ingalls, her Ma and Pa, and her sisters, Mary, Carrie, and Grace, on their travels across the frontier as you color in your favorite pioneer characters and scenes and revisit this beloved series.This 96-page coloring book offers hours of relaxing, stress-reducing pleasure.5-star review comments include: "Great gift for anyone who loves the Little House books!""We homeschool and are reading all the Little House books. My children ask inquisitively about what the things we read about looked like and this book has great illustrations to show them.""This is a beautiful coloring book, loaded with pictures and quotes from all nine of the original Little House books."
  • The Clippity-Cloppity Carnival

    Valerie Tripp, Thu Thai

    Paperback (American Girl, June 18, 2018)
    The WellieWishers couldn't be more excited because they're making a carnival in the garden! There will be games and cotton candy, balloons and baby chicks. Best of all, there will be a real horse to ride! There's only one problem: Ashlyn refuses to come. She's afraid of horses. But the carnival just won't be as much fun without Ashlyn! Can her friends convince her to give it a try?
  • 100 Easy STEAM Activities: Awesome Hands-On Projects for Aspiring Artists and Engineers

    Andrea Scalzo Yi

    Paperback (Page Street Kids, Dec. 10, 2019)
    Exciting Activities for Young Artists, Scientists and EngineersSpark your curiosity with these fun games and creative projects to learn early concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. These incredible activities from Andrea Scalzo Yi, creator of Raising Dragons, make learning such a blast, you’ll forget you’re doing it! Feeling bored on a rainy day? Now you can pick a project, gather your supplies and let the magic happen. Try far-out science experiments like making Shaving Cream Rain Clouds or Lava Lamps. Make math-time snack-time with delicious Cream-Filled Cookie Fractions. Unlock boundless creativity with art projects like Marbled Paper or Monster Bugs. With seasonal activities like the Pool Noodle Obstacle Course and Erupting Pumpkins, there are games to love year-round. Have fun learning early ideas in chemistry, physics, computing, color-mixing and so much more, all while problem-solving and working together with friends. With projects that use common household items and require little adult supervision, 100 Easy STEAM Activities is the ultimate resource for an amazing, creative day of learning.
  • Hilo Book 3: The Great Big Boom

    Judd Winick

    Hardcover (Random House Books for Young Readers, Feb. 21, 2017)
    "An action-packed page turner with heart!"—Dav Pilkey, author of DOG MAN Take off on an action packed adventure with HILO Book 3! Dog Man meets Big Nate in this hilarious New York Times bestselling graphic novel series that kids love! Aah!!!! Everyone's favorite space boy is BACK! Hilo may look like an ordinary kid, but he’s DEFINITELY not! When we last saw Hilo, DJ, and Gina, Gina had been sucked into a mysterious portal! But friends don’t let friends disappear into NOWHERE! It’s up to D.J. and Hilo to follow her. Will there be danger? YES! Will there be amazing surprises? OF COURSE! Will Gina end up being the one to save them? DEFINITELY! The trio will have to battle bad guys and face disgusting food, an angry mom, powerful magic, and more! Will they survive . . . and make it back to Earth before the portal closes again?! Here's what people (and robots!) are saying about Hilo! “More giant robotic ants and people going 'Aaaah!' than in the complete works of Jane Austen”—Neil Gaiman, bestselling author “Every kid would love a pal like HILO, and every kid will love this book!” —Lincoln Peirce, bestselling author of the Big Nate series "A perfect book for any kid who ever needed a friend and then had one with superpowers fall from space.” —Seth Meyers, actor, comedian and writer "A story that can be enjoyed by the entire family."—The New York Times "A Total BLAST." —Miami Herald * "A wholeheartedly weird and wonderful tale of friendship, acceptance, and robots."—Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review * "A must-have."—School Library Journal, Starred Review
  • Bad Kitty Goes to the Vet


    Paperback (Square Fish, Jan. 3, 2017)
    When Kitty is happy and healthy, everything is perfect. She jumps around, eats everything in sight and has the energy to keep slobbering puppies in their place. But when she's sick, all she can do is lie in her bed. Looks like it's time for this sick kitty to go... to the vet.When Kitty's family finally manages to get their clawing, angry pet into the doctor's office, it's a wild adventure for Kitty who has to get the most dreaded thing of all...a shot. Once administered, Kitty is cast into an ingenious dream within a dream sequence in which she has to make right by puppy or risk being shut out of PussyCat heaven forever. Bad Kitty Goes to the Vet, the 9th installment of the popular Bad Kitty series by Nick Bruel is chock full of brilliant supporting characters and of course, the crankiest bad kitty you've ever seen.
  • Every Thing On It

    Shel Silverstein

    Hardcover (HarperCollins, Sept. 20, 2011)
    From New York Times bestselling Shel Silverstein, celebrated creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, and Falling Up, comes an amazing collection of never-before-published poems and drawings.Have you ever read a book with everything on it? Well, here it is! You will say Hi-ho for the toilet troll, get tongue-tied with Stick-a-Tongue-Out-Sid, play a highly unusual horn, and experience the joys of growing down.What's that? You have a case of the Lovetobutcants? Impossible! Just come on in and let the magic of Shel Silverstein bend your brain and open your heart.And don't miss Runny Babbit Returns, the new book from Shel Silverstein!