Back Ages 4-8 | July Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Ages 4-8  
Don't Share Personal Information

Karen McMichael · Powerkids Pr
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

Sharing personal information online could lead to undesirable outcomes. With the help of this book, young Internet users will learn the importance of keeping their personal information to themselves and not putting it on the Internet. Accessible text and full-color photographs help readers...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Hundred-Year Barn

Patricia MacLachlan · Katherine Tegen Books
Pages: 48
Format: Hardcover

Newbery Medal-winning author Patricia MacLachlan's poignant text and award-winning artist Kenard Pak's gentle and rustic illustrations paint the picture of a beautiful red barn and the people who call it home.

One hundred years ago, a little boy watched his family and community...

Read More check catalog
 
 
Happy Dreamer

Peter H Reynolds · Orchard Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

In his Scholastic debut, picture book and creativity guru Peter Reynolds brings us a universally poignant celebration of the colorful spectrum of what it means to dream and the many ways to find happy!While the world tells us to sit still, to follow the rules, and to color inside the lines,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Sun

Grace Hansen · Abdo Kids Jumbo
Pages: 24
Format: Library Binding

This title will cover how and when the Sun formed, what it is, its size, and why it is so important to our solar system and life on Earth. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.
Read More check catalog
 
 
A Spooky Day at Sea

Johanna Gohmann · Essential Library
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

There's a storm at sea. Piper and Percy must stay below deck. The wind is blowing, and the thunder is loud. They decide to hide in a closet until the storm is over. But then Percy thinks he sees a pirate ghost in the closet with them! Piper and Percy are surprised when they realize...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Snow Scene

Richard Jackson · Roaring Brook Press
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A close-up of tree trunks leads to the question "What are these?"
A page turn reveals: trees!
Look to the right -- what are those?
Shadows of crows!
Follow the clues on each spread until the snow starts to melt and spring is revealed.

A playful guessing game...

Read More check catalog
 
 
Dig, Dogs, Dig: A Construction Tail

James Horvath · HarperCollins
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

Top dog Duke and his crew of construction-worker dogs are hard at work building a new park. They need lots of cool equipment to help them dig, haul, push, and plow - like a backhoe, dump truck, bulldozer, and grader. But what happens when the crew finds something unexpected buried deep...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Wonder Woman for President/Rule the School!

SHEA FONTANA · Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Wonder Woman(TM) and her frenemy, Cheetah(TM) , go toe to claw in this flip-it leveled reader--with two stories in one book, featuring the DC Super Hero Girls(TM) !On one side of this two-in-one leveled reader, the fur flies when Wonder Woman and her frenemy, Cheetah, run for student...
Read More check catalog
 
 
A World Full of Spooky Stories: 50 Tales to Make Your Spine Tingle

Angela McAllister · Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Get ready for Halloween with this child-friendly collection of spooky stories from all over the world. Feel your pulse race and your skin tingle as you read about the fearsome witch Baba Yaga, the serpent woman from Spain, the rescue of Tam Lin from the bewitching Queen of the Fairies,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Simple Science of Water

Emily James · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Library Binding

Steam and frost, raindrops and dew. Water is all around us. But what do we use it for? How does the water cycle work? Readers will learn the answers to these questions and more through easy-to-read text and vivid photographs. An experiment rounds out the book and provides a hands-on learning...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille

Jennifer Bryant · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

An inspiring picture-book biography of Louis Braille a blind boy so determined to read that he invented his own alphabet. Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. He was a clever boy, determined to live like everyone else, and what he wanted more than anything was to be able...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Ellie Steps Up to the Plate

Callie Barkley · Little Simon
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

Ellie tries her hand at softball in the eighteenth book of the Critter Club series, but she begins to wonder if she's only meant for the stage!When Ellie joins a softball team, she quickly realizes that the sport is harder than it looks! Is she meant only for the stage, not the field?...
Read More check catalog
 
 
This Little Pup

Laura J Bryant · Albert Whitman & Co
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

A boy throws a ball for the puppy to fetch. It bounces past two brown cows, three green frogs, four pink pigs, and keeps right on going around the farm, taking the reader with it, all the way back to where it started. A circuitous romp with cumulative text and beautifully rendered illustrations,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Step into Reading

Random House. · Random House
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

New York City. An old menace returns. New mutations arise. The ultimate showdown approaches. Our heroes must rise up again to save the city they love, even if it means exposing themselves for who they truly are . . . Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Fans ages 4-6 will love this Step 2 Step...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Nothing Stopped Sophie: The Story of Unshakable Mathematician Sophie Germain

Cheryl Bardoe · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

The true story of eighteenth-century mathematician Sophie Germain, who solved the unsolvable to achieve her dream.When her parents took away her candles to keep their young daughter from studying math...nothing stopped Sophie. When a professor discovered that the homework sent to him under...
Read More check catalog