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Weirdo Calhoun and the Odd Men Out (Book, CD & Instant Download)
by Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
Weirdo Calhoun was the weirdest of all from the day he was born. Before long, his joyful strangeness spread like a dance craze and inspired other kids to find their inner weird. Then, in a blaze of gleaming smiles, the Ad Men rolled into town and sponsored a wild and crazy talent show, and the outcome
might just change the city of Squaresville forever!
By renowned hip hop artist, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
Published: 23 September 2014 | 32 pages | ISBN: 978-1-63233-007-9 | Color: color
An Unexpected Friend
by Nadine Gelberg
Silvia was Hannah’s dog — her only dog. She liked not having to share anything with anyone — playing frisbee with Hannah, or her favorite blue blanket, or, especially, her food.
When a lost and hungry little puppy shows up, Silvia wants nothing to do with her...until she discovers that a new friend can bring unexpected perks and can actually be pretty nice to have around.
Published: | 30 pages | ISBN: 978-1-936172-87-0 | Color: color
Josie und Granny Kay: Ein schöner Hundetag
by Josie Kischitzki
Es ist ein goldener Herbsttag. Der Wind wirbelt die fallenden Blätter durch die Luft und lässt sie tanzend auf den Boden fallen. Die perfekte Zeit für den täglichen Spaziergang von der älteren Dame Granny Kay und ihrer Hündin Josie. Doch diesmal ist alles anders und der routinemäßige Ausflug wird durch die Mitnahme einer Strickmütze zu einem abenteuerlichen Erlebnis mit überraschenden Begegnungen.
Published: | 24 pages | ISBN: 978-1-936172-81-8 | Color: color
Martha. Die kleine Schnecke und ihr großes Glück
by Tina Chwala
Martha ist keine außergewöhnliche Schnirkelschnecke.
Eigentlich sieht sie sehr gewöhnlich aus.
Auf ihrem Weg trifft sie viele andere Tierarten und bewundert deren Fähigkeiten.
Über all die Anstrengungen hinaus, endlich so gut zu sein wie ihre Vorbilder, vergisst sie wer sie wirklich ist und macht sich klein, zieht sich ein.
Wie kann Martha geholfen werden, dass sie sich traut, ihre Fühler wieder weit aus dem Schneckenhaus zu strecken?
Published: | 36 pages | ISBN: 978-1-936172-11-5 | Color: color
The Remarkable David Wordsworth
by Richard Kopley
With a wonderful imagination, the remarkable David Wordsworth amazes the kids in his class — and their teacher — by creating surprising compound words that suddenly come to life.
Once the room is bursting with creatures, David has to come up with the right compound word to bring order back once again. Very quickly, all the kids in the class — and their teacher — come to see the power of compound words.
Published: | 32 pages | ISBN: 978-1-936172-68-9 | Color: Full Color with Bleed
Categories: Juvenile Fiction/concepts/words Juvenile Fiction/Imagination
From the Top of the Mountain
by C. Robert Logue, Michael Logue
High in the mountains of New Hampshire, there once lived a great and powerful boulder who believed he didn’t need anyone or anything.
Following years of unreciprocated kindness from a small Northern Pine, who set down her roots in the hard ground at his foot, he eventually begins to understand the rewards of empathy, giving, and gratitude.
A beautifully illustrated modern fable for all ages.
Published: | 48 pages | ISBN: 978-1-936172-757 | Color: Full Color with Bleed
Categories: Juvenile Fiction/nature Juvenile Fiction/emotions
Green Golly & her Golden Flute (book & CD)
by Keith Torgan & Barbara Siesel
Rapunzel may have been horrified to spend her days trapped in that big old tower, but not Green Golly!
She was so inspired, she couldn’t help but make music.
This introduction to the creative and beautiful world of classical music inspires children to listen actively and imagine creatively.
Published: | 52 pages | ISBN: 978-1-936172-62-7 | Color: Full Color with Bleed
Categories: Juvenile Fiction/music-classical
Cuffy's New York City Adventure
by Lisa Marie Foto, Nancy J. Goldberg & Susan Mandell
Spencer is an inquisitive young boy who “knows where he is going” as he ventures through life with his stuffed animal, a tiger cub named Cuffy, but sometimes he doesn’t see the “whole” picture until he tips his favorite red cap.
Discover the amazing sights that are revealed as Spencer and Cuff y explore New York City. Beautifully illustrated visual clues help children predict and interpret what will come next.
If you look closely, you will find adventurous Cuffy hiding in different places throughout the story.
Published: 15 July 2013 | 40 pages | ISBN: 978-1-936172-66-5 | Color: Full Color with Bleed
Categories: Juvenile Fiction/self-esteem
Building a Strong Home-School Connection with Cell Phones
by Lisa Nielsen and Willyn Webb
Can cell phones help parents and educators build a stronger connection that will ultimately benefit students? Yes!
Through cell phones, students, parents and teachers can better communicate with a myriad of free and low-cost resources that Nielsen and Webb list out in this helpful book. Built on the premise that the home-school connection is invaluable for students, readers learn exactly how digital tools can help, including text and voice programs, podcasts, Voki, and translation apps. Cell phones and the enhanced connections they provide can strongly benefit students and their individual learning.
Published: 15 September 2014 | 44 pages | ISBN: 978-1-63233-005-5 | Color: Black and White
Categories: education/school/reform/cell phones
Fix the School, Not the Child
by Lisa Nielsen
“Fix the School, Not the Child” provides parents with 20 concrete actions they can take to advocate for the rights of their child in school today. It was inspired by the movie “Race to Nowhere”. The movie identified issues with schools, but ended with no solutions. “Fix the School, Not the Child” was written to provide parents with solutions they can pursue when schools are not meeting their children’s needs.
Published: 15 September 2014 | 44 pages | ISBN: 978-1-936172-88-7 | Color: Black and White
Where We Once Gathered, Lost Synagogues of Germany
by Andrea Strongwater
Lost Synagogues is a collection of vibrant paintings depicting synagogues that were eradicated before and during WWII. Andrea Strongwater has researched Jewish communities across Europe to connect archival photos with written records that together tell the story of European Jewish life before the holocaust. Collector's art edition
Published: 15 April 2014 | 92 pages | ISBN: 978-1-936172-51-1 | Color: Full Color with Bleed
Categories: Juvenile Non-Fiction /holocaust