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Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code

Perfect for fans of The Babysitters Club and anyone interested in computer science, this series is published in partnership with the organization Girls Who Code! Loops, variables, input/output – Lucy can’t wait to get started with the new coding club at school. Finally, an after school activity that she’s really interested in. But Lucy’s excitement turns to disappointment(…)

Microsaurs:  Tiny-Raptor Pack Attack

Microsaurs: Tiny-Raptor Pack Attack

We first introduced you to Microsaurs:  Follow That Tiny-Dactyl when the series premiered with its first book back in February.  Danny and Lin are up for anything – but even they weren’t prepared for a secret laboratory filled with amazing inventions and astonishing discoveries. Who knew that tracking one tiny pterodactyl would open up such(…)

New kids’ bilingual math book

New kids’ bilingual math book

Today, 25% of public school students in the US are Hispanic – and that percentage is growing daily.  Spanish-speaking students comprise about half of California’s public school enrollment, and 40% of the enrollment in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.  The US is now home to more Spanish speakers than Spain.  About 1 out of every(…)

Caldecott Winners for 2017

Caldecott Winners for 2017

The Randolph Caldecott Medal annually recognizes the preceding year’s “most distinguished American picture book for children.”  Today, we are happy to feature the winners for 2017. Leave Me Alone! A 2017 Caldecott Honor Book that The New York Times calls “both classic and ultracontemporary,” Leave Me Alone! is an epic tale about one grandmother, a giant sack of yarn, and her ultimate(…)

101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments

101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments

Perform Mind-Blowing Science Experiments at Home! You’ll have the time of your life conducting these incredible, wacky and fun experiments with your parents, teachers, babysitters and other adults. You’ll investigate, answer your questions and expand your knowledge using everyday household items. In this book, kids are prompted with a scientific question and then follow detailed(…)

Adventure Books for Kids

Adventure Books for Kids

Secrets of the X-Point:  Pursued Axel Jack and Daisha Tandala are two thirteen-year-old friends running from a billionaire madman who killed their scientist parents and now wants what the kids have—a GeoPort (Geographical Transportation System.) The GeoPort, invented by their parents, has the ability to transport a person to any place on Earth within seconds.(…)