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One Litte Dog’s Big Journey

One Litte Dog’s Big Journey

Looking for a tale that will inspire young readers?  Meet Gobi! In June 2016, Dion Leonard came to the world’s attention when a small, scrappy dog became his unlikely companion throughout the Gobi Desert Run in China. Named Gobi for the desert in which he found her, in treacherous conditions and across raging rivers Gobi(…)

STEM Toys – Learn While Playing

STEM Toys – Learn While Playing

Summer may be over for most and that means back to school.  While kids are learning in the classroom, that doesn’t mean they need to stop learning at home.  We aren’t saying that they need to be studying all the time, but having fun and engaging toys that instill STEM skills in such a way that kids won’t(…)

Science Saturday:  Duct Tape Engineer

Science Saturday: Duct Tape Engineer

When you think of science, do you think of duct tape? My daughter who is a STEM aficionado sure does. After all, everything can be fixed with duct tape. Can just about anything be made with it too? Find out in this book of big, bigger, and epic duct tape projects. In Duct Tape Engineer–the(…)

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(…)