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First Valentine

by Kallie George, illustrated by Joelle Murray
edition: Paperback
  • age: 3 to 5
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: valentine's day, new experience

A charming, relatable rhyming read-aloud just-right for Valentine's Day, about first experiences!


Little friend.

First valentine.

A heart will be

the best design…

Little friend is so excited to make his first valentine—in the shape of a heat! But learning how to cut shapes is a lot harder than you think, and no matter how much he tries, little frie …


Brainy Science Readers: Do You Know Rocket Science?

Level 1 Beginner Reader

by Chris Ferrie
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: physics

#1 Science author for kids branches out into early readers: Chris Ferrie's Baby University and other books have sold more than a million copies in three years; many of the children who read his board book series are aging up and ready for leveled readers

Brainy Science is STEM for kids: Ferrie continues to provide simple explanations of complex subj …


If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It

How 25 inspiring individuals found their dream jobs

by Colleen Nelson & Kathie MacIsaac
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: careers, school & education, inspirational & personal growth, diversity & multicultural

There is no single path to the job of your dreams.

What does it take to become a stuntperson? How does a mathematician spend her days? When does a barber become the center of a community? In this refreshing take on a careers book, meet twenty-five individuals of different backgrounds, genders, and abilities who have found their careers through a wi …


The Three Billy Goats Gruff

by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: adaptations, mythical


The MOMENTOUS debut of a groundbreaking Fairy Tale series -- a brilliantly crafted, hilarious twist on this beloved classic, The Three Billy Goats Gruff, from renowned, award-winning, and New York Times bestselling duo and picture book pioneers Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen!




Once there was a bridge and a terrible and VERY hungry troll lived undern …


Dig It! Dump It! Build It! (Spanish Edition)

edited by Cottage Door Press, illustrated by Tommy Doyle
edition: Mixed media
  • age: 2 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: business, careers, occupations, sounds

Let's all sing along with this sound book as we explore construction work, tools, and machines! Explore the construction site to learn about the tools and each kind of truck used to build, from bulldozers and dump trucks to jack-hammers and cement mixers. Push the audio buttons that correspond with the icons on the page - pushing buttons on books w …


Phoenix Gets Greater

by Marty Wilson-Trudeau, illustrated by Megan Kyak-Monteith, with Phoenix Wilson
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: native canadian, lgbt, self-esteem & self-reliance

Phoenix loves to play with dolls and marvel at pretty fabrics. Most of all, he loves to dance—ballet, Pow Wow dancing, or just swirling and twirling around his house. Sometimes Phoenix gets picked on and he struggles with feeling different, but his mom and brother are proud of him. With their help, Phoenix learns about Two Spirit/Niizh Manidoowag …


Person Can Be ..., A

by Kerri Kokias, illustrated by Carey Sookocheff
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: self-esteem & self-reliance, emotions & feelings

A one-of-a-kind book that shows how naughty and nice (and other opposite qualities!) can describe the same person --- at the same time!

This deceptively simple book uses children's everyday experiences to explore the complexities of human nature. Each page features an illustration of a child embodying two seemingly contradictory characteristics, wit …


Bird Feeder, The

by Andrew Larsen, illustrated by Dorothy Leung
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: multigenerational, new experience, death & dying

In this poignant story from Andrew Larsen, a child spends time with a beloved grandmother during her final days and experiences love that will last a lifetime.

When Grandma gets sick and comes to stay at her grandchild's house, she brings her bird feeder. Grandma loves birds. And the child loves the time they now get to have together, drawing pictur …


Complete EnglishSmart: Preschool

by Popular Book Company
edition: Book
  • age: 0 to 4
  • Grade: p
tagged: activity books

Complete EnglishSmart (Preschool) provides plenty of interesting and engaging activities for stimulating children’s interest in learning the English language and developing their concepts and skills.  The systematically designed activities cover the essential basic areas of language learning – the alphabet, vocabulary, phonics, and reading.  C …

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