Published: Sun, 19 Mar 2017 04:00:00 UT
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 04:00:00 UTNicholas wishes he could be as brave as his dad, but he needs help, in the form of a toy dinosaur. With his toy dinosaur safely in his pocket, Nicholas can be brave too: scaling climbing walls, swimming in deep water, even scoring the winning soccer goal. But when the dinosaur goes missing, there’s only one person who can help find him: Dad. And dads know that having a little help tackling your fears isn’t something to be embarassed about. It’s just guy stuff. Ages 5 to 8.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 04:00:00 UTSumac Lottery has a pretty sweet life. Four parents (two couples with Jamaican, Mohawk, Indian, and Scottish ethnic roots), six siblings (adopted and biological), five pets, and one big house where all of them children, could live together in harmony. But her world is turned upside down when Grumps, an estranged, disagreeable grandfather comes to stay. He doesn't approve of anything he sees at the Lotterys' house, and Sumac doesn't approve of him one bit. Ages 8 to 12.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 04:00:00 UTPrincess Cora is sick of boring lessons. She’s sick of running in circles around the dungeon gym. She’s sick, sick, sick of taking three baths a day. But when she writes to her fairy godmother for help, she doesn’t expect that help to come in the form of a crocodile—a crocodile who does not behave properly. While Princess Cora embarks on a delightful outdoor adventure, her alter ego wreaks utter havoc inside the castle, obliging one pair of royal helicopter parents to reconsider their ways. Ages 4 to 8.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 04:00:00 UTIn this collection of poems, a noted children's poet takes readers on an expedition underground, exploring everything from animal burrows and human creations, like subways, near the surface; to ancient cities and fossils, lower down; to caves, magma and Earth's tectonic plates, deeper still—in a delightful, poetic exploration of the mysterious world underneath us. Ages 5 to 10.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 04:00:00 UTR. J. Palacio shows readers what it’s like to live in Auggie’s world—a world in which he feels like any other kid, but he’s not always seen that way. We’re All Wonders may be Auggie’s story, but it taps into every child’s longing to belong, and to be seen for who they truly are. It’s the perfect way for families and educators to talk about empathy and kindness with young children. Ages 4 to 8.