Tallulah is tiny, but the TUBA is not! Tallulah isn't big, but the instrument she dreams of playing sure is. Try as she might, tiny Tallulah keeps coming up short on how she can play the tuba in her school band. But with some perseverance and a lot of creativity, Tallulah hatches a plan that she... More Info
Ghosts aren't meant to stick around forever . . . Ghosts are everywhere in Shelly's life. Recently passed people, pets, and a boy who lives in the local graveyard and lends her Smiths tapes are all part of spirit world she and her grandmother are privy to. In the tradition of their Cree ancestors,... More Info
Big or small, apartment or house, they're all home. Come inside one boy's high-rise apartment complex, where his backyard is the space between his neighboring apartment buildings, and his basketball net is tucked into a bedroom. His parents sometimes complain their home is too small, but the boy's... More Info
Curious kids ask the best questions! What keeps the stars from falling from the sky? Why do metal boats float? And more importantly, why don't cars run on apple juice?! All these questions and more are found in the pages of this science Q & A book with questions from the most inquisitive of... More Info
Get ready to jump rope with jaguars and sip lemonade with llamas. Introducing a delightful animal-themed ABC book that will have toddlers and parents grinning from A to Z. In addition to helping with letter recognition, Llamas With Lemonade introduces toddlers to uppercase and lowercase letters,... More Info
Best Friends Forever. Harry may be four and three-quarters and Walter may be ninety-two and a half, but that doesn’t stop them from being best friends. Harry loves to go next door to play games with Walter and draw pictures together. And when the snow falls, Walter clears a path to Harry’s... More Info
"Stephanie wants a ponytail coming straight out the back. But the copycats in her class force her to get creative ... and then outrageous! This story, of one girl's experiment with self-expression, is told with true manic-Munsch flair" Cf. Our choice, 1997-1998.
Brigid really loves markers. But when she draws herself with super-permanent ink, she must find a creative solution to stay out of trouble. About the Annikin Series: Annikins are mini books made especially for children -- small enough to fit into tiny hands and pockets. Each book measures 3 1/2" x... More Info
engDiscover the many places where mathematical ideas are surprisingly hidden.Math can show up in the most unlikely places! When the schools in JeremyÕs town ban math, all the kids cheer, all except his friend Sam, a self-proclaimed mathnik, who sets out to prove that math is not only important,... More Info
What if there were no prisons? Alternative approaches to dealing with crime are underway around the world to explore how victims, offenders, and communities can heal rifts and repair damage. It’s often called restorative justice. It’s a way to think about the deeper reasons behind crimes, and... More Info
A colorful infographic look at the many surprising and fascinating facts about water. Where did water come from before it got to Earth? Why is the water you drink the same stuff that was around when dinosaurs were alive? If water can’t be created or destroyed, how can we run out? Find out the... More Info
The world’s strongest armies discover that Nature can be a secret ally or an unbeatable foe. Not even the strongest troops can match the power of nature. In each of the ten stories in this volume, well-armed forces set off to battle human enemies but find themselves fighting the environment... More Info
Thomas would do anything to make his mother come back. On his fifth birthday, Thomas’s mother left, and he hasn’t seen her since. The last thing he remembers is her making a delicious dish of poutine for his birthday. Into the concoction of French fries, gravy and melted cheese curds, she stuck... More Info
Feel the Wind looks at the tricks the wind plays, making turbines spin, bubbles float, and kites soar higher. With rich vocabulary and delightful illustrations, the Look Around Books (Hear the Sea, Look at the Sky, Feel the Wind) are a perfect way to introduce the beauty and power of nature to... More Info
Look at the Sky describes the many moods of the skies, whether delivering blizzard blasts or lightening flashes. A child need only look to the sky to witness storms, thunder, hail, or fog. With rich vocabulary and delightful illustrations, the Look Around Books (Hear the Sea, Look at the Sky, Feel... More Info
Hear the Sea depicts the ocean as a majestic force that scatters starfish amongst its shores while making sails dance and changing colors with her mood. With rich vocabulary and delightful illustrations, the Look Around Books (Hear the Sea, Look at the Sky, Feel the Wind) are a perfect way to... More Info
Profiles the wide range of professions prevalent in China throughout its history, including those in the fields of civil service, academia, religion, law and order, entertainment, and health.
A powerful and visually stunning anthology from some of the most groundbreaking Native artists working in North America today. Truly universal in its themes, Dreaming In Indian will shatter commonly held stereotypes and challenge readers to rethink their own place in the world. Divided into four... More Info
In this powerful and heartbreaking true story, the author, who lived in a small rural village in Sierra Leone, recounts how tasting the sweet nectar of a mango gave her the will to live after surviving a brutal attack by heavily armed rebel soldiers and living in a refugee camp. Simultaneous.
A lively, thought-provoking look at the power and pitfalls of the beauty industry hype. From fairy tales and Hollywood movies to magazine ads, reality TV and the Internet, we absorb the lesson early: being beautiful is the answer to our dreams. It's harder than ever for teens to tune out the... More Info
An authentic rallying cry for anyone who has been affected by bullying. In February 2013, Shane Koyczan's passionate anti-bullying poem "To This Day" electrified the world. An animated video of the lyric narrative went viral, racking up over 12 million hits to date and inspiring an international... More Info
As a victim of a landmine and a child of a war-torn country, Sophia turns to a village elder for advice and soon finds ways to cope with her difficult circumstances in order to grow into a person with great strength, determination, and a successful future. Simultaneous.
When I Was Eight was called "utterly compelling" by Kirkusin a starred review. Margaret can't wait to see her family, but her homecoming is not what she expected. Two years ago, Margaret left her Arctic home for the outsiders' school. Now she has returned and can barely contain her excitement as... More Info
A big favorite about being little, now available as a board book. It can be tough sometimes, trying to figure out if you're a little kid or a big one. Putting your shoes on all by yourself means you're big. But if you can't get your shirt over your head, that must mean you're still little! The... More Info
About the Annikin Series: Annikins are mini books made especially for children -- small enough to fit into tiny hands and pockets. Each book measures 3 1/2" x 3 1/2" and contains full color pages. Orders for 100 units or more qualify for a handsome clear acrylic counter display. Please mark your... More Info