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"Daddy Why Am I Brown?": A healthy conversation about skin color and family.

"Daddy Why Am I Brown?": A healthy conversation about skin color and family.

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USA Today Recommended: Antiracist Children's BookJoy lives in a diverse world and comes from a multicultural family. It is only natural for her to have some questions. Join Joy as she learns how to describe skin color, and about how her skin color can tell her about where her family is from, but not really about who they are. "Daddy Why Am I Brown?" is meant to be a starter conversation on how kids can learn to talk about skin color in a way that is kind, thoughtful, and healthy. And in the process, they learn a little bit about how to understand the difference between race, ethnicity, and culture.
100 First Words for Little Artists

100 First Words for Little Artists

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Are you an artist? Then of course your baby will inherit your creative genes! But how to get your prodigy started on the path of complementary colors and 2-point perspectives?

Introducing 100 First Words for Little Artists, an artistic primer for kids learning their first words! Forget apple and dog. Little artists are ready for CMYK, caricature, and ceramics. With terms from across the spectrum of visual arts, this is a must-have collection of words every budding artist needs in their vocabulary (even at the age of 2). Packed with fun illustrations and 100 words every prodigy should know, 100 First Words for Little Artists is the perfect board book for artistic families everywhere.

100 First Words for Little Geeks

100 First Words for Little Geeks

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There's a TARDIS cookie jar in our kitchen. A Picard air freshener in our car. And we won't even mention Harry Potter in the bathroom. We're geeks and proud of it! But is there nothing for baby? Inconceivable!

Introducing 100 First Words for Little Geeks, a deliciously nerdy primer for kids learning their first words! Forget apple and dog. Little geeks are ready for holy grail, warp core, and intergalactic catastrophe (okay, forget that last one, but they'll learn tribble and that's about the same thing). Packed with hilarious illustrations and 100 words every geek baby should know (before any others, of course), 100 First Words for Little Geeks is the perfect board book for geek families everywhere. Great Scott!

100 First Words for Little Geniuses

100 First Words for Little Geniuses

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Are you a theoretical physicist? An engineer? A mathematician? Then of course your baby will be a genius too. But where to begin?

Introducing 100 First Words for Little Geniuses, a brainy primer for kids learning their first words! Forget apple and dog. Little geniuses are ready for quark, integral, and thermodynamics. From math to physics to philosophy, these are the words every budding genius needs in his or her vocabulary (even at the age of 2). Packed with fun illustrations and 100 words every genius baby should know, 100 First Words for Little Geniuses is the perfect board book for smart families everywhere.

365 Bedtime Stories and Rhymes

365 Bedtime Stories and Rhymes

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Snuggle up with your favorite nursery rhymes and drift into the magical worlds of all your most beloved fairytale characters. This beautifully illustrated storytime treasury padded keepsake brings together the talents of illustrators from around the world with well-loved stories and rhymes both kiddos and their grown-ups will enjoy. Find new stories and adventures to fill your imagination every night with this bedtime family favorite. Sweet Dreams!

  • Short stories designed to quickly entertain without cutting into precious bedtime schedules
  • Bond with your child through family storytime and strengthen a love for books and reading
  • Over 50 classic stories and rhymes included: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Little Bo-Peep, Miss Mary Mack, Hickory Dickory Dock, Hansel and Gretel, The Lion and the Mouse, The Ugly Duckling and more
  • Gorgeous illustrations and beautifully written tales will bring a smile from ear to ear
  • Collect all titles available in the padded treasury book collection
  • 50 Science things to make and do

    50 Science things to make and do

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    These simple step-by-step activities combine hands-on fun and scientific investigation.
    50 States: Explore the U.S.a with 50 Fact-Filled Maps!

    50 States: Explore the U.S.a with 50 Fact-Filled Maps!

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    In 51 charmingly illustrated infographic maps, explore every state of the USA from Alabama to Wyoming and the nation's capital to discover more than 2,000 facts that celebrate the people, cities, nature, and historic events that have helped make America what it is today. You'll also get an expansive guide to the state flags and US presidents.

    Ghost towns, swamp tours, the center of the universe...bacon donuts, brainy berries, salmon jerky...The French Fry King, The Mother of Oregon, The Queen of Blues...be inspired by the inventiveness, beauty, and diversity of the United States in this curious collection of fact-filled maps.

    On each wonderful map, find:

  • A welcome box with a short introduction to the state
  • Key facts, including the capital; state bird, flower, and tree; and statehood order
  • State icons celebrating the state's people, places, and history
  • Six inspiring people who have a connection to the state
  • Region spotlight bubbles to allow you to discover more about one particular place
  • A moments to remember box with a list of significant dates and their events in the state's history
  • Each state's map also contains information about which states it neighbors, its bodies of water and borders, as well as where it is situated in the country. Did you know that while Hawaii shares its border with no one, both Missouri and Tennessee border eight other states? Many state parks, battlefields, national forests, and reservations are also included to inspire you to respect and explore the great outdoors.

    So pack your bags and say later 'gator...the great States await!

    The 50 States series of books for young explorers celebrates the USA and the wider world with key facts and fun activities about the people, history, and natural environments that make each location within them uniquely wonderful. Beautiful illustrations, maps, and infographics bring the places to colorful life.

    Also available from the series: 50 Trailblazers of the 50 States, Only in America Activity Book, Only in California, Only in Texas, We Are the United States, 50 Adventures in the 50 States, 50 Maps of the World, 50 Maps of the World Activity Book, and Only in America.

    7 Ate 9

    7 Ate 9

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    6 has a problem.

    Everyone knows that 7 is always after him. Word on the street is that 7 ate 9. If that's true, 6's days are numbered. Lucky for him, Private I is on the case. But the facts just don't add up.

    It's odd.

    Will Private I put two and two together and solve the problem . . . or is 6 next in line to be subtracted?

    A Good Day

    A Good Day

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    A bad day can turn into a good one! Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes's masterful picture book explores a single day from five different points of view.

    It's a bad day for a little yellow bird who loses his favorite tail feather, a little white dog whose leash gets tangled, a little orange fox who can't find his mother, and a little brown squirrel who drops her nut. But then something good happens to each of them, turning a bad day into a good one.

    What makes a good day? What makes a bad day? And how can bad be transformed into good?

    This exploration of opposites and emotions was described as a deceptively simple picture book, expertly tuned to the emotions and imaginations of young children by ALA Booklist in a starred review.

    ABCs of Diversity: Helping Kids (and Ourselves!) Embrace Our Differences

    ABCs of Diversity: Helping Kids (and Ourselves!) Embrace Our Differences

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    Learn the language of diversity and raise kids who respect differences and honor similarities. The ABCs of Diversity equips parents, teachers, and community leaders to have intergenerational and intercultural conversations about the differences between us. In addition to discussions of race, intercultural dialogue involves understanding our differences related to political affiliation, gender, class, religion, ability, nationality, and sexual orientation. This book helps parents and teachers of children, youth, and young adults navigate conversations about differences so they can raise up individuals committed to respectful civic engagement. Such intercultural dialogues can support communities as they work for the mutual well-being of all. This book includes specific resources and activities for persons of various ages that parents and community leaders can employ to encourage compassion and empathy. An ideal resource for teachers, parents, ministry personnel, non-profit leaders, human resources directors, and librarians.
    Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books

    Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books

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    Learn about the early life of Abraham Lincoln in this picture book biography that Kirkus Reviews calls "a moving tribute to the power of books and words."

    In a tiny log cabin a boy listened with delight to the storytelling of his ma and pa. He traced letters in sand, snow, and dust. He borrowed books and walked miles to bring them back.

    When he grew up, he became the sixteenth president of the United States. His name was Abraham Lincoln.

    He loved books.
    They changed his life.
    He changed the world.

    Abe's Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln

    Abe's Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln

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    Told in Doreen Rappaport's accessible, absorbing prose, and brought to life in powerful illustrations by Kadir Nelson, Abe's Honest Words is an epic portrait of a truly great American president.

    From the time he was a young boy roaming the forests of the unsettled Midwest, Abraham Lincoln knew in his heart that slavery was deeply wrong. A voracious reader, Lincoln spent every spare moment of his days filling his mind with knowledge, from history to literature to mathematics, preparing himself to one day lead the country he loved towards greater equality and prosperity. Despite the obstacles he faced as a self-educated man from the back woods, Lincoln persevered in his political career, and his compassion and honesty gradually earned him the trust of many Americans. As president, he guided the nation through a long and bitter civil war and penned the document that would lead to the end of slavery in the United States.

    The passion for humanity that defined Lincoln's life shines through in this momentous follow-up to Martin's Big Words and John's Secret Dreams.