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New Easy Readers (Kids) (Summer 2021)

Is your child learning to read? Enjoy the latest and greatest additions to our Easy Reader collection!

Firefighter Kayla by Fran Manushkin

"JoJo's aunt Kayla is a firefighter. She's teaching Katie's class about her job. Katie keeps trying to ask Kayla questions, but Kayla has lots to say before it's question time. If Katie is patient, will she learn what she really wants to know about firefighters?"--

Mr. Patel builds by Fran Manushkin

Katie's class is invited to see a new house a classmate's father is building, where they learn the steps to building a house and even who the new homeowner is. Includes glossary, discussion questions, and an interview.

Soccer dreams by Shawn Pryor

"Wanting to be a striker like her grandpa was, Keisha jumps into soccer practice with both feet and, unfortunately, both hands. She's afraid her habit of catching the ball will end her sports dream, but Coach has a new game plan"--

Pedro keeps his cool by Fran Manushkin

It is snowing and Pedro and his friends go the park to have some fun in the snow; his snow figure and snow angel are not successful, but Pedro knows he is a great sledder--and he is determined to help Roddy overcome his fear of sledding on the big hill.

Pedro goes wild! by Fran Manushkin

Pedro and his father go on a hike in the woods--where it turns out that Pedro knows a lot more about the plants and animals then his father does, but they both have fun anyway.

Cheers for gymnastics by Cari Meister

"Mateo is used to being the best member of his gymnastics team. When a new boy with stronger skills joins, Mateo's jealousy threatens to knock everyone off balance right before the big Winter Challenge event"--

Wolf packs by Karen Latchana Kenney

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how and why wolves live together in groups called packs. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the animal's predatory habits, diet, behaviors, appearance, and social structure.

Geese gaggles by Karen Latchana Kenney

In this book, early fluent readers will learn how and why geese live together in groups called gaggles. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the animal's habitat, diet, behaviors, appearance, and social structure

Double the dinosaurs by Diana Murray

In this story that introduces the fundamentals of addition and the concept of doubling, a swamp becomes quite crowded as the number of dinosaurs doubles each time, from one to sixty-four.

Daniel Tiger's neighborhood. My family is special

Daniel and his friends spend a day at the library learning about what makes their families special.

Sleepover party! by Katharine Holabird

"Angelina is hosting her very first sleepover for her friends Flora and Felicity! Join the mouselings as they play games, perform a ballet in the garden, make yummy cheddarburgers, and more."--

Sometimes I feel worried by Jaclyn Jaycox

"What does it mean to feel worried? Everyone feels worried sometimes. Learn how to recognize, name, and manage your emotions. Stunning photos illustrate what being worried looks like. A mindfulness activity will help children learn how to turn worried feelings into good ones!"--

Sometimes I feel surprised by Jaclyn Jaycox

"What does it mean to feel surprised? Learn how surprise makes your body feel, how your senses spark emotion, and how to handle it. Large, stunning photos help illustrate what surprise looks like. A mindfulness activity gives kids the chance to practice managing their feelings"--

Around the world : a can-you-find-it book by Sarah L Schuette

"Send kids globe-trotting with this internationally themed seek-and-find title. Hundreds of fun objects are hidden inside full-color photo puzzles of our world's flags, foods, landmarks, animals, customs, and more. Each to-find list includes pictographs and word labels to engage pre-readers and early readers alike"--

The zoo : a can-you-find-it book by Sarah L Schuette

"Treat kids to a seek-and-find field trip to the zoo. Penguins, pandas, porpoises, and countless other animals make finding the hidden objects in the full-color photo puzzles a delightfully furry and feathered challenge. Pictographs and word labels are included in each to-find list"--

Vehicles : a can-you-find-it book by Sarah L Schuette

"Buckle in the kids for a wild ride through this vehicle-themed seek-and-find title. Hundreds of hidden objects are tucked inside vehicles that roll, rumble, float, and fly across each full-color puzzle. To-find lists include both pictographs and word labels to engage pre-readers and early readers alike"--

What was it before it melted? by Kristen McCurry

"Guess the melting mess! These photo puzzles challenge pre-readers to determine what items were before they melted. Gooey, oozing science mysteries!"--

Party problems by C Reid

Eight-year-old Emma is excited about her best friend Izzie's birthday party, but she is also a little worried because she is deaf and communicates through sign language, and her cochlear implant does not work well in noisy crowds.

Tap dance troubles by C Reid

Emma is taking tap dance lessons and she wants to learn the routine perfectly, but it is not easy because the tapping of the dancers makes it difficult for her cochlear implant to pick up the final notes of the music and so her timing is off--but with alittle help from her teacher and her best friend Izzie, Emma will make it work. Includes an ASL fingerspelling chart, glossary, and content-related questions.

Molly of Denali : A-maze-ing snow

When a blizzard damages the school roof, Molly knows just how to pull the community together to fix it -- a winter carnival and snow maze

Rocket and the perfect pumpkin by Tad Hills

Rocket and Bella find the perfect pumpkin, but it rolls away from them and they chase it all the way to Mr. Barker's house, where it makes their friend very happy.

Going on a field trip by C Reid

Emma and her third grade class are going on a field trip to the American History Museum and must write about an exhibit they enjoyed; her best friend Izzie likes the first ladies' gowns, but Emma decides that her favorite is the portraits of the presidents. Includes an ASL fingerspelling chart, glossary, and content-related questions.

Rocking the tide by Jane Yolen

A guitar-playing fish and his friends in a band called the Fry are eager to perform in a school concert but they all have the jitters, afraid something will go wrong.

Dragon day! by Tina Gallo

The Rescue Riders and their dragons have a day of fun and surprises by showing off their flying, fighting, and fire-breathing skills.

Frog meets dog by Janee Trasler

Dog would like to play with the three frogs he has met, but he is not good at their games of hopping and leaping--but when he chases away a bear the frogs decide to welcome him into their play time.

Nick and Nack see the stars by Brandon Budzi

Nick and his robot friend Nack make a telescope to see the night sky, in a book that includes hidden picture puzzles that double as story illustrations.

Splat the cat and the cat in the moon by Rob creator Scotton

"When Splat and Plank disagree about the moon, will Plank's telescope help answer all their questions?"--

Molly of Denali : berry itchy day

"Molly and her family take a trip to their favorite berry-picking spot, but their fun is cut short by a swarm of pesky bugs!"

Pedro goes to Mars by Fran Manushkin

Studying the planets at school, Pedro learns fascinating facts about Mars.
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