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Illustrations and simple, rhyming text provide young children with tools for dealing with feelings of sadness, such as talking about what is wrong, crying, or doing something creative.
"Celebrate the holidays in vibrant color with Crayola®. Dazzling photos and engaging text explore each holiday’s traditions. A back matter feature correlates the colors in the photos to Crayola colors, and each book includes a reproducible coloring page." -- publisher
Purple, yellow, green, and red--color is everywhere during Holi! Learn more about the colors of Holi! --Back cover
"Mummies can't talk; but with modern scientific tools, we can still discover what a mummy has to tell us. Read the stories of mummified Egyptian pharaohs and priestesses, baby elephants, pampered pets, and even a prehistoric bison. Uncover clues to centuries-old murder mysteries and human sacrifices, and even find out what a person or animal had for their last meal! Information from real scientists explains how we know what we know about each mummy. So what do these mummies have to say? Lots, it turns out!"--
Illustrations and easy-to-read text in English and Spanish follow monarch butterflies on their journey from Canada to Mexico. Includes author's note on how to help protect monarch butterflies
"Throughout history, from dinosaurs and ancient Rome to today’s bustling playgrounds and cafes, one thing binds us all together: the sun! Beloved author Mary Ann Hoberman weaves together timely themes of valuing diversity, building community, and caring for the environment in this rhyming picture book about how the power of sunshine inspires and unites us all around the world." -- publisher
Inclusive pronouns are learned alongside the alphabet in this joyously illustrated take on the classic ABC book. -- Back cover
"In this illustrated nonfiction picture book, child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts introduces young readers to the ideas of body safety and body image."--
"From a velociraptor's sharp sickle-tipped toes to a T. rex's giant curved teeth, and from the body armor of an ankylosaurus to the long neck of a brachiosaurus, discover what it would be like if you had one of these wild dinosaur parts"--Publisher marketing
A child explains how to find your "Strong," conquering fear, anger, and other emotions or emotional reactions either alone or with help. Includes note to parents and caregivers.