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Children Paperback Picture Books

Yum Fest Is the Best

Yum Fest Is the Best

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Join a hot dog named Dog and a chicken nugget named Nugget as they save Yum Fest in this second book in the Level 2 Ready-to-Read Graphics series by Jason Tharp!

Nugget and Dog and everyone in Gastropolis are excited about Yum Fest. It's the coolest fair around, with fun food and sweet rides, like the Cherry-Go-Round and Relish Wheel. But this year, a unicorn-puppy tries to spoil all the fun. Can Nugget and Dog use K.E.T.C.H.U.P.--their club that spreads kindness, empathy, and more--to save the day?

Ready-to-Read Graphics books give readers the perfect introduction to the graphic novel format with easy-to-follow panels, speech bubbles with accessible vocabulary, and sequential storytelling that is spot-on for beginning readers. There's even a how-to guide for reading graphic novels at the beginning of each book.

Zach and Lucy and the Yoga Zoo

Zach and Lucy and the Yoga Zoo

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Practical Zach and his inventive sister Lucy open a yoga studio for all of their friends in this sweet Level 3 Ready-to-Read that proves that even if your space is small, your imagination doesn't have to be.

One morning as Lucy and Zach watch their mom do yoga, they decide they should teach a yoga class for all of their friends!

The siblings find a studio space in their building's basement, set up lots of soothing decorations--potted plants borrowed from the lobby--and put down the "yoga mats" (really door mats) they found all over the building. Then it's time to begin! Zach and Lucy don't really know how to do yoga, but from what they've seen, it involves pretending to be lots of different animals...right?

Zacks Alligator and the First Snow

Zacks Alligator and the First Snow

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Zack and Bridget are back for more gator-ific fun! Join these special friends as they embark upon an exciting winter wonderland adventure together.

At first Bridget is only the size of a key chain. But when she gets soaked from the wet snow, she grows into a full-size alligator. It's Bridget's first real winter, and the zany gator embraces the experience--from ice-skating to sledding to making a "gator angel" in the snow.

This hilarious Level Two I Can Read is geared toward kids who can read on their own but still need a little help.

Zebra Wall

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From a Newbery Honoree comes this story about finding one's place in a family of many. When ten-year-old Adine's mother has a new baby, eccentric Aunt Irene comes to stay and shares Adine's bedroom--an event which requires a great deal of adjustment.
Zeg and the Egg Blaze and the Monster Machines

Zeg and the Egg Blaze and the Monster Machines

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Can Nickelodeon's Blaze and the Monster Machines return a giant egg to its nest before it hatches? This Step 1 Step into Reading leveled reader includes a shiny cover and over 30 shiny stickers, and is perfect for boys ages 4 to 6. Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words. Rhymes and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story. For children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading.
Zelda and Ivy

Zelda and Ivy

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Stories of two inventive sisters at play, and at odds, ZELDA AND IVY is packed with sugar and sass -- a first-rate original!
"A gentle, humorous look at sibling dynamics. . . .Doozy up your shelves with Zelda and Ivy." -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review)
Zelda and Ivy are fox sisters with a flair for the dramatic.Their exploits unfold with plenty of sugar and sass in this spirited trio of stories. Wry and genuine, the linked episodes and expressive illustrations will strike home with beginning readers, especially those who've experienced the warmth -- and occasional wrath -- of a sibling's attentions.
Zelda and Ivy: The Runaways

Zelda and Ivy: The Runaways

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The fabulous Fox sisters return in three fresh, funny stories, all to the amusement of both new and returning readers. Full color.
Zin! Zin! Zin! a Violin

Zin! Zin! Zin! a Violin

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A Caldecott Honor book that is the perfect introduction to musical instruments and a counting book that redefines the genre.

When this book begins, the trombone is playing all by itself. But soon a trumpet makes a duet, a french horn a trio, and so on until the entire orchestra is assembled on stage. Written in elegant and rhythmic verse and illustrated with playful and flowing artwork, this unique counting book is the perfect introduction to musical groups. Readers of all ages are sure to shout "Encore!" when they reach the final page of this joyous celebration of classical music.

Zinnia's Flower Garden

Zinnia's Flower Garden

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Springtime is here, and Zinnia can't wait to plant her seeds and watch them grow. She carefully takes care of her garden, watering her plants, weeding, and waiting patiently for something to sprout. And soon enough, the first seedlings appear! With art just as colorful as a garden in bloom, young readers will enjoy watching Zinnia's beautiful garden grow, and may even be inspired to start one of their own.
Zipping, Zapping, Zooming Bats

Zipping, Zapping, Zooming Bats

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Read and find out about bats in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.

Bats fly into the spotlight in this exploration of such basics as where they live, how mothers raise their pups, and how they hunt for food. Included as well is a simple plan for a building a backyard bat house.

This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It's a Level 2 Let's-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores more challenging concepts for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are:

hands-on and visualacclaimed and trustedgreat for classrooms

Top 10 reasons to love LRFOs:

Entertain and educate at the same timeHave appealing, child-centered topicsDevelopmentally appropriate for emerging readersFocused; answering questions instead of using survey approachEmploy engaging picture book quality illustrationsUse simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skillsFeature hands-on activities to engage young scientistsMeet national science education standardsWritten/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the fieldOver 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids' scientific interests

Books in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let's-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

Zoo Album

Zoo Album

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Zoo Album provides a fascinating and memorable encounter with ten unforgettable animals.
Zoo Poo

Zoo Poo

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A first toilet training book that every kid needs to ease their worries with laughter.

In this potty humor picture book, a little boy visits the zoo, where he learns that monkeys doo-doo right in front of you! And giraffes doo-doo from way up high, but it's not something he'll try. No, the boy doesn't live at the zoo, so that's not what he'll do--because he's leaned to sit on the toilet!

Parents who share this humorous picture book with their child will discover that it's a pleasant and positive way to introduce them to toilet training. The color illustrations on every page will make boys and girls laugh as they begin to comprehend the story's point. The book concludes with confidence-boosting tips that parents and toddlers can read together.

Perfect for fans of fun titles like Everybody Poops or Sesame Street's P is for Potty and other silly potty-time encouragements!

Zoom

Zoom

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Open this wordless book and zoom from a farm to a ship to a city street to a desert island. But if you think you know where you are, guess again. For nothing is ever as it seems in Istvan Banyai
¡Amo el rosa I Love Pink Spanish Edition

¡Amo el rosa I Love Pink Spanish Edition

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En este ingenioso libro infantil, una niña comparte su amor por todo lo que es ROSA. Ropa rosa, almohadas rosas y . . . mascotas rosas?

Una niña desea que todo en su mundo sea rosa . . . incluyendo a su perro, gato y hámster. ¡Pero espera! Cómo va a encontrar a sus mascotas si todo su cuarto es rosa? Esta divertida y simple historia ilustra perfectamente y con humor la frase «ten cuidado con lo que deseas».

LEYENDO A PASOS es una línea de Step into Reading que ofrece ediciones en español de libros nivelados. Los libros Paso 1 tienen letra grande y palabras fáciles. Son ideales para niños que conocen el abecedario y que quieren comenzar a leer. Su ritmo, rima y pistas visuales contribuyen a la comprensión del texto.

In this imaginative early reader in Spanish, a girl shares her love for all things PINK--pink clothes, pink pillows, and . . . pink pets? Fans of Pinkalicious will relate!

A little girl wishes everything in her world could be pink . . . including her dog, her cat, and her hamster. Wait! How will she ever find her pink pets in her all-pink bedroom? This simple story perfectly--and humorously--illustrates the old adage Be careful what you wish for!

LEYENDO A PASOS is a line from Step into Reading offering leveled readers in Spanish. Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired picture clues help children decode the story.

¡solo Pregunta!: Sé Diferente, Sé Valiente, Sé Tú

¡solo Pregunta!: Sé Diferente, Sé Valiente, Sé Tú

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Sonia y sus amigos siembran un jardín, y cada uno contribuye a su manera. Rafael tiene asma y a veces debe mantener la calma para poder respirar mejor, lo que le permite pintar bellas rocas para el jardín. Anthony utiliza una silla de ruedas para moverse rápidamente y dirigir al grupo. Anh tartamudea al hablar y prefiere escuchar. Por eso sabe cómo sembrar cada flor. Todos los amigos son diferentes, pero todos tienen algo en común: ¡les gusta hacer preguntas y saber más acerca de sus compañeros!

En esta tierna historia que refleja la diversidad, escrita por Sonia Sotomayor, juez del Tribunal Supremo de Estados Unidos, e inspirada en su propia experiencia tras diagnosticarle diabetes durante su infancia, los lectores descubrirán cómo los niños de esta historia utilizan sus habilidades y fortalezas para trabajar juntos y aprender los unos de los otros. Con vibrantes y llamativas ilustraciones del galardonado artista Rafael López, este libro nos demuestra que las diferencias son maravillosas, y que si en alguna ocasión no entiendes algo, no debes quedarte callado, ¡SOLO PREGUNTA!