Back Ages 4-8 | September Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Ages 4-8  
Can One Balloon Make an Elephant Fly?

Dan Richards · Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Print book

Dan Richards teams up with celebrated artist, Jeff Newman, to share a funny and vibrant picture book about how powerful a child's imagination can be ... with a little encouragement.Evan asks a simple question, "Can one balloon make an elephant fly?" At first, his mother is too busy...
Read More check catalog
 
 
There's a Bug on My Book!

John Himmelman · Dawn Pubns
Pages: 32
Format: Paperback

Beetles fly, frogs hop, and slugs slide over the pages of this book, made to be read by a child while lying on the grass. Children interact with the book, with a tip, tap, and turn of the book, moving the critters along. The critters even interact with each other in surprising ways. John...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Little home bird

Jo Empson · Child's Play Inc
Pages: 36
Format: Print book

Little Bird loves everything about his home. He's surrounded by his favourite branch, his favourite food, his favourite view and his favourite music. Why on earth would he ever want to change, even when his brother tells him that they must? Discover how Little Bird ends up finding happiness...
Read More check catalog
 
 
How to Be a Boss

Tina Gallo · Simon & Schuster Books
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Learn how to be a boss in this Level Ready-to-Read 1 based on The Boss Baby! DreamWorks Animation's newest hit movie The Boss Baby bursts into theaters on March 31, 2017!A humorous "how to" book for wannabe bosses! All the tricks of the trade are here, such as "Demand...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Pirate's Perfect Pet

Beth Ferry · Candlewick Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Ahoy! Pirates, pets, and puns run amok as a swaggering, softhearted captain takes off on a mad search for the perfect animal sidekick.Big, brave Captain Crave can check off most items on the handy Be Your Best Buccaneer checklist. He has a pirate ship, an eye patch, courage and daring,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Looking Up!: The Science of Stargazing

Joe Rao · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Become an expert on the stars in the sky with this fact-tastic nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series about the science of fun stuff!Did you know that comets are sometimes called "hairy stars?" Or that if you saw a sunset on the moon, the sun would look white because...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Princess in Black and the Hungry Bunny Horde

Shannon Hale · Candlewick Press
Pages: 85
Format: Print book

It's a case of monstrous cuteness as the Princess in Black encounters her biggest challenge yet: a field overrun by adorable bunnies.Princess Magnolia and her unicorn, Frimplepants, are on their way to have brunch with Princess Sneezewort, an occasion Frimplepants enjoys more than anything...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Living in . . . Mexico

Chloe Perkins · Simon Spotlight
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Discover what it's like to grow up in Mexico with this fascinating, nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series all about kids just like you in countries around the world!¡Hola! My name is Rosa, and I'm a kid just like you living in Mexico. Mexico is a country filled...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Gracie LaRoo at Pig Jubilee

Marsha Qualey · Picture Window Books
Pages: 40
Format: Library Binding

Gracie LaRoo is the youngest pig to make it to the Pig Jubilee in synchronized swimming. As the star of her team, the Water Sprites, the pressure is on! But Gracie can't seem to concentrate and land her signature move -- the one sure to lead them to victory. Gracie has to find a way to get her concentration...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Marion and the Secret Letter

Callie Barkley · Little Simon
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

What happens when Marion loses her class pet hamster and a mysterious letter turns up in her locker in this sixteenth book of The Critter Club series?Finally! It's Marion's turn to take care of Teddy, the class pet hamster! As a member of The Critter Club, Marion is used to being...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Mom, Dad, and Me

Christy Webster · Disney Books For Young Re, 2016.
Pages: 24
Format: Print book

Disney/Pixar Inside Out takes you to a place everyone knows but no one has ever seen: the human mind. Perfect for girls and boys ages 4 to 6, this Step 2 Step into Reading leveled reader focuses on the importance of family.
Read More check catalog
 
 
Inspector Flytrap

Tom Angleberger · Amulet Books
Pages: 98
Format: Print book

From husband-and-wife team Tom Angleberger, creator of the New York Times bestselling Origami Yoda series, and Cece Bell, author/illustrator of the Newbery Honor graphic novel El Deafo, comes the start to a funny and clever illustrated chapter-book series about a mystery-solving Venus flytrap....
Read More check catalog
 
 
A history of algebraic and differential topology 1900 - 1960

Jean Alexandre Dieudonné · Birkhäuser
Pages: 648
Format: Book

This book is a well-informed and detailed analysis of the problems and development of algebraic topology, from Poincare and Brouwer to Serre, Adams, and Thom. The author has examined each significant paper along this route and describes the steps and strategy of its proofs and its relation...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Take Your Time: A Tale of Harriet, the Galápagos Tortoise

Eva Furrow · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Harriet the tortoise likes to do things slowly. She explores her home on the Galápagos Islands -- slowly. She eats -- slowly. And when the sun goes down, she slumbers deeply all night long.When Harriet's friends tell her to pick up the pace, Harriet decides to journey to a neighboring...
Read More check catalog
 
 
You Don't Want a Unicorn!

Ame Dyckman · Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Be careful what pet you wish for in the newest picture book from fan-favorite author Ame Dyckman and rising-star illustrator Liz Climo.
Read More check catalog