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Wanderlust:  Books with World Explorations

Wanderlust: Books with World Explorations

I personally have always had a love of travel – new destinations and heart-pounding adventure. Share the world and the adventure with your children through these wanderlust books. Endless Explorations Smithsonian Readers: Endless Explorations Level 4 provides fascinating facts and challenging content that promotes reading success and enjoyment. Developed in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution(…)

Staycation Vacation:  The Cities Book

Staycation Vacation: The Cities Book

Do you love to travel, but the budget just isn’t there this summer?  Have a staycation and learn about cities around the world with “The Cities Book” from lonely planet kids.  In this book, you can take a journey through 86 of the world’s greatest cities. Designate a day of your vacation as Vancouver day and(…)

Stop Summer Slide! Stay Summer Smart!

Stop Summer Slide! Stay Summer Smart!

Having the summer off is an American tradition. But research shows this break from the classroom results in some major setbacks in school, typically referred to as “Summer slide.” With this challenge in mind, the team behind Brain Quest, set out to provide parents and caregivers with a fresh approach to addressing the problem. The(…)

Books about Conservation and Citizen Science

Books about Conservation and Citizen Science

We love books and we love reading.  Even kids can get involved in science! With these books, kids can explore citizen science, conservation and becoming involved in the world around them. Bat Count – A Citizen Science Story Jojo is prepping for an exciting night; it s time for the bat count! Bats have always(…)

Physical Science Book: Magnetic Magic

Physical Science Book: Magnetic Magic

Dena loves using magnets to perform magic tricks for the kids at the pool. When Enrique arrives in town, he doesn t like that Dena is fooling the others. He gives her a century-old treasure map and Dena uses her compass and tools to plot the location of the treasure. To her surprise, the treasure(…)

Stunning Picture Books for Kids

Stunning Picture Books for Kids

Boo! by Ben Newman Scared you! This little mouse thinks he’s the bravest animal around, but it seems that he’s not the only one. . . All the animals are keen to show off their bravery—from the crocodile with his mighty jaws, to the tiger with her scary claws! But who will be the bravest(…)