Gift Guides- Something to Read
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The Career Explorer, by Ali Dunn
The Career Explorer is a book that introduces children to the basic principles of the career development process. With the help of Mae Morer, the career explorer, children learn that choosing a career is a life-long process that starts with looking inside themselves at their values, interests, personality, and skills. Colorful geometric illustrations and rhyming text highlight a selection of possible careers in STEAM fields (science, technology, engineering, art, and math).
Egg Marks the Spot by Amy Timberlake
Buried in the heart of every animal is a secret treasure. For rock scientist Badger, it's the Spider Eye Agate he found as a cub, stolen years ago by his crafty cousin, Fisher. For Badger's roommate, Skunk, the treasure is Sundays with the New Yak Times Book Review. When an old acquaintance, Mr. G. Hedgehog, announces his plan to come for the Book Review as soon as it thumps on the doorstep, Skunk decides an adventure will solve Badger's problems as well as his own. Surprisingly, Badger agrees. Together they set off on an agate-finding expedition at Badger's favorite spot on Endless Lake. But all is not as it seems at Campsite #5. Fisher appears unexpectedly. Then a chicken arrives who seems intent on staying. Something is up!
The Anthology of Intriguing Animals
This animal encyclopedia contains over 100 creatures. Beautiful illustrations with storybook elements will bring the animal kingdom to life. This educational book is perfect for kids to read by themselves or together with their parents as a bedtime story. With gold foil elements on the cover, gilded edges, and a ribbon to keep your place. This beautiful modern book is the perfect gift for children who love wildlife and nature.
A Whale of the Wild- Roseanne Parry
For Vega and her family, salmon is life. And Vega is learning to be a salmon finder, preparing for the day when she will be her family's matriarch. But then she and her brother Deneb are separated from their pod when a devastating earthquake and tsunami render the seascape unrecognizable. Vega must use every skill she has to lead her brother back to their family. The young orcas face a shark attack, hunger, the deep ocean, and polluted waters on their journey. Will Vega become the leader she's destined to be?
When Whales Walked the Earth by Dougal Dixon
From the moment life crawled out of the oceans and onto land, to when our primate ancestors climbed down from the trees, the history of Planet Earth is filled with incredible stories. This beautifully illustrated guide explores some of the most exciting and incredible events in evolution, through 13 case studies.
One of Two by Ali Dunn
When twin sheep are born on the farm, telling them apart proves to be trouble. The twins set off on an adventure to make new friends who can tell them apart from each other, and in the process, they learn that everyone is unique. Colorful geometric illustrations and rhyming text teach twins that it's always okay to be an individual.
The Elephants Come Home by Kim Tomsic
One day in 1999, Lawrence Anthony and Françoise Malby hear that a herd of wild African elephants needs a new home. They welcome the elephants to their wildlife sanctuary--Thula Thula--with open arms. But the elephants are much less sure they want to stay. How will Lawrence prove to them that they are safe and loved? What follows is a gorgeously illustrated real-life story of a friendship . . . and the story of the miraculous way that love given freely will return--greater and more wonderful than it began.
Little Kid, Big City! by Beth Beckman
Would you walk the Brooklyn Bridge for a huge slice of pizza, see the dazzling lights in Times Square, or visit the whale at the Museum of Natural History?
Create your own itinerary, choose which places to visit at the end of every page, and follow along with an adventurous family as they explore New York.
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