Excellence in Education

My Amazing Adventures with Dorothy in Oz

Have you ever wondered about The Wizard of Oz from Toto’s point of view?  Well wonder no longer, Steve Metzger has brought us Toto’s Story:  My Amazing Adventures with Dorothy in Oz.  Meet Toto as you’ve never seen him before! In this new chapter book, Toto tells us what really happened when he and Dorothy(…)

Introducing Chapter Books That Encourage Reading

Introducing Chapter Books That Encourage Reading

Early chapter books are typically introduced to children in grades 2nd – 4th. Here are a few fun new early chapter books to get your child started in the world of chapter books. Remy Sneakers vs. The Robo-Rats Remy Sneakers vs. Robo-Rats is the first book in a brand-new hilariously illustrated early chapter book series(…)

Great Books for the Easter Basket

Great Books for the Easter Basket

Where’s Waldo? The Treasure Hunt Activity Book Join Waldo and friends on four fantastic adventures in search of treasures—while doing activities and solving puzzles using brain power and a pen. Seek out four lost treasures (a shell, a gem, a feather, and a star) as you play games at sea, across landscapes, up in the(…)

Ask a Science Teacher #ScienceSaturday

Ask a Science Teacher #ScienceSaturday

Fun and fascinating science is everywhere, and it’s a cinch to learn—just ask a science teacher! We’ve all grown so used to living in a world filled with wonders that we sometimes forget to wonder about them: What creates the wind? Do fish sleep? Why do we blink? These are common phenomena, but it’s a(…)

More Adventures for Captain No Beard

More Adventures for Captain No Beard

We first introduced you to  Captain No Beard back in January.  We loved the first book that we read with this fun pirate that we just had to have more.  Thanks to one of our favorite authors, we now have our treasure chest full of  Captain No Beard with 9 more books to tell you(…)

Thousand Star Hotel by the Okee Dokee Brothers

Thousand Star Hotel by the Okee Dokee Brothers

Grammy® Award-winning duo The Okee Dokee Brothers are back with their second book THOUSAND STAR HOTEL which comes out TODAY!! They’ve created a fanciful story—inspired by the folktale “The Fisherman and His Wife”—about the things we wish for . . . and the things we really need. Once upon a time there were two muskrats who(…)