Time to Make Art

“Does art have to be perfect? Where do you begin? This inspiring picture book about making art doubles as an introduction to the multifaceted and diverse global history of art empowering readers to get creative.” — publisher […]

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A Girl Can Build Anything

Have you ever dreamed of building something? Maybe something little—like a birdhouse? Or something big—like a skyscraper? If you can envision it, you can build it! A Girl Can Build Anything is a playful celebration of all the different ways girls can make things—from tinkering to tool wielding, from ideas on paper to big, lived-out dreams that require brick and mortar. This fun and empowering ode to self expression will inspire readers to jump up and immediately start to build. Because they can. They can do anything! […]

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Aaron Slater and the Sneaky Snake (The Questioneers #6)

“Zookeeper Fred loves snakes, but his favorite is a tiny green snake named Vern. Vern is sneaky and constantly tries to hide in Fred’s lunch. When Vern gets loose in the zoo and lands atop a boy’s head, it’s trouble!

A few citizens demand that all the snakes must go and the Mayor closes the zoo until the City Council decides what to do. Is Vern a menace? Are the snakes a danger to society? Or a valuable resource for everyone? Who gets to decide?

The Questioneers need all their talents to help Zookeeper Fred, but in the end, it’s Aaron’s art which leads the way.” — publisher […]

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Alithia Ramirez Was an Artist

“She drew the world as it should be—full of color and joy, creativity and fun. From her teachers to her family and friends, Alithia shared her gifts with an open heart. Being an artist is never easy, but she drew every day to practice her skills and help everyone feel the love that art can bring.

Written to honor Alithia and all the lives affected by the Uvalde school tragedy, Alithia Ramirez Was an Artist will help preserve the memory of this talented young girl through her story and her artwork.” — publisher […]

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Baseball Blowup

“Malcolm loves two things—baseball and science. He’s always studying the stats and coming up with ideas to help his team gain an advantage over the competition. But when Malcolm’s homemade glove oil causes a major blowup with his teammates, he must find a way to win back their trust. Leaning into science and statistics, he decides to try a new type of pitch to keep batters off balance during his next start. Will Malcolm’s secret pitch prove to be a game winner or just another failed experiment? Find out in this exciting, easy-to-read chapter book by Jake Maddox!” — publisher […]

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Figure It Out, Henri Weldon

“Seventh grader Henrietta Weldon gets to switch schools—finally! She’ll be “mainstreaming” into public school, leaving her special education school behind. She can’t wait for her new schedule, new friends, and new classes.

Henri’s dyscalculia, a learning disability that makes math challenging to process and understand, is what she expects to give her problems. What she doesn’t expect is a family feud with her sister over her new friends, joining the girls’ soccer team, and discovering poetry. Henri’s tutor and new friend, Vinnie, reminds her to take it slow. One problem at a time.” — publisher […]

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Lia y Luís: ¡Desconcertados! / Lia & Luís: Puzzled!

“Los mellizos Lia y Luís han recibido de su abuela un rompecabezas con un código secreto. ¿Podrán armarlo para leer el mensaje oculto? Una divertida exploración de la geometría y la clasificación con personajes brasileño-estadounidenses y un glosario de palabras de portugués brasileño.

Los libros de la serie Cuentos matemáticos celebran que los niños usen las matemáticas en sus aventuras diarias mientras juegan, construyen y descubren el mundo que los rodea. Historias divertidas y actividades prácticas facilitan que los niños y los adultos exploren juntos las matemáticas de la vida diaria. Han sido desarrolladas en colaboración con expertos en matemáticas para las áreas de ciencia, tecnología, ingeniería y matemáticas de la organización sin fines de lucro TERC, con una beca de la Heising-Simons Foundation.

Twins Lia and Luís have received a secret puzzle from their grandma! Can they put it together to read the hidden message? A playful exploration of geometry and sorting featuring Brazilian American characters and a glossary of Brazilian Portuguese words.

Storytelling Math celebrates children using math in their daily adventures as they play, build, and discover the world around them. Joyful stories and hands-on activities make it easy for kids and their grown-ups to explore everyday math together. Developed in collaboration with math experts at STEM education nonprofit TERC, under a grant from the Heising-Simons Foundation.” — publisher […]

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