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    KENNY & THE BEAST OF BOOKS The Tales of Kenny Rabbit, Bk. 2 Written and Illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi Simon & Schuster BYR—Sept. 2020 978-1-4169-8316-3 216 Pages   Age 7+ Genre:  Chapter Book, Fantasy Themes: Mythical Creatures, Acceptance & Inclusion, Family   Synopsis What can come between TWO [...]
Wed, Nov 18, 2020
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    A VERY HUNGRY WOLF Written and Illustrated by Agnese Baruzzi minedition —Sept. 2020 978-988-8342-05-1 16 Pages   Age 2—4 Genre:  Children’s Board Book, Fiction Themes: Flap Books, Animals, Hunger   Synopsis This story is about a HUNGRY wolf. With a quick “chomp, chomp.” he gobbles up whatever animals cross [...]
Mon, Nov 16, 2020
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    KEEP AN EYE ON IVY   Written and Illustrated by Stéphane Barroux Thames & Hudson—Nov 2020 978-0-500-65253-4 32 Pages   Age 3+ Genre:  Children’s Picture Book, Fiction Themes: Birthdays, Growing Plants, Family   Synopsis Ivy is the best birthday present EVER . . . but she needs a lot of [...]
Sun, Nov 15, 2020
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    The Efficient, Inventive (Often Annoying) MELVIL DEWEY Written by Alexis O’Neill Illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham Calkins Creek—Nov. 2020 978-1-68437-198-3 40 Pages   Age 2—5 Genre:  Children’s Picture Book, Nonfiction Themes: Dewey Decimal, Libraries, Efficiency   Synopsis Melvil Dewey loved order (Organize mother’s jelly jars), efficiency (Why spell his [...]
Fri, Nov 13, 2020
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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
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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
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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 annual [...]
Wed, Jul 24, 2019
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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.

pebblego-next PebbleGoNext
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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