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AMPHIBIAN ACROBATS* Written by Leslie Bulion Illustrated by Robert Meganck Peachtree Publishing 3/1/2020 978-1-68263-098-3 60 Pages Age 8—12 Genre: Nonfiction MG Picture Book, Poetry Themes: Olympian Amphibians, Preservation Synopsis Step right up and learn all about the lively participants in the Amphibian Acrobat show! [...]
Mon, Jul 13, 2020
Source Kid Lit Reviews
AMERICA'S OUTLAWS and the Treasures They Left Behind Written by W. C. Jameson August House 3/7/2020 978-1-947301-63-4 252 Pages Age 9—12 Genre: Middle Grade Book, Fiction Themes: Outlaws, Old West, Buried Treasures Synopsis By combining the allure from the Wild West with the mystery of [...]
Sat, Jul 04, 2020
Source Kid Lit Reviews
HOW I TRAINED MY DOG IN 10 DAYS Written by Norma Lewis Illustrated by Tom Tinn-Disbury Peter Pauper Press 5/1/2020 978-1-4413-3264-6 32 Pages Age 4—8 Genre: Children's Picture Book, Fiction Themes: Dogs, Humor Synopsis “DOES YOUR DOG NEED TRAINING? It's easy. But you have to [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2020
Source Kid Lit Reviews
Weekend Board Book GOOD NIGHT, BABOON! A Bedtime Counting Book Written by Sabrina Moyle Illustrated by Eunice Moyle Workman Publishing 3/31/2020 978-1-5235-0747-4 20 Pages Age 0+ Genre: Children's Board Book, Fiction Themes: Bedtime, Counting, Animals Synopsis UH-OH! BABY BABOON IS TOO JAZZED TO [...]
Sat, Jun 27, 2020
Source Kid Lit Reviews
My high school students are asking for books that show complex, nuanced characters of color who show a range of experiences. I'm excited to share with them Juliet Takes a Breath, a vibrant new queer coming of age story by Gabby Rivera.Juliet Takes a Breathby Gabby RiveraDial / Penguin; 2019Amazon [...]
Sun, Sep 15, 2019
Source GKB
With positive energy and affirmation of kids' identities, questions and curiosity, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor encourages readers to accept people's differences and disabilities in her wonderful new picture book, Just Ask!Just Ask! Be Different, Be Brave, Be Youby Sonia Sotomayorillustrated by Rafael LópezPhilomel / Penguin; 2019Google Books previewAmazon / [...]
Sun, Sep 08, 2019
Source GKB
As a child, I often felt alone, trying to figure out the world--I think that's why orphans appeal to young readers so much. Queen of the Sea draws on this appeal, bringing readers into the isolated world of a young girl raised as the only child on an island convent [...]
Mon, Sep 02, 2019
Source GKB
If you're looking for great comic books and graphic novels to share with kids, definitely check out the Eisner Awards, the most prestigious comic book award in the industry. Named in honor of the pioneering writer and artist Will Eisner, voted on by comic book professionals and presented at the [...]
Wed, Jul 24, 2019
Source GKB
Tumblebooks: A collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Math Stories, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), Videos (from National Geographic), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, Tumble Puzzles & Games, and TumbleResources for teachers and students. TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books.

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PebbleGo is the award winning PreK-3 database for reading and research. The PebbleGo databases make learning and improving reading and research skills fun, building on children’s interest.

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PebbleGo Next is the next step in research for students grades 3-6. PebbleGo Next is carefully aligned to grades 3-6 curriculum objectives. The databases is simple to navigate and offer key reading supports such as read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting along with a variety of downloadable, including prompts to inspire critical thinking.

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