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December Book Picks

Snack, Snooze, Skedaddle

How Animals Get Ready for Winter

This rhyming nonfiction picture book by Laura Purdie Salas tells you all about how animals survive chilly weather.

“Primary grade teachers may find this picture book a useful read-aloud choice to supplement units on animals in winter.”—Booklist

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Free Teaching Guide: How Animals Get Ready for Winter
A River's Gifts

Glowing Bunnies!?

Why We’re Making Hybrids, Chimeras, and Clones

Jeff Campbell writes about some of the strange and wonderful genetically modified animals of tomorrow!

“The book is written in a friendly, age-appropriate style with genetic engineering terms and procedures well defined. Young readers will enjoy popular culture references to Jurassic Park and Frankenstein that make the complicated subject matter more relatable. Colorful captioned photographs and larger font headings balance the text in each chapter….”—School Library Journal


Free Teaching Guide: Glowing Bunnies!?

Fiction February

Don’t miss our next adventure: Fiction February! Throughout the month of February we’ll be sharing read-aloud videos of fiction picture books—one video for every school day in the month, along with related books, downloads, and other resources. Register today!

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Summer Starts Now!

We make summer reading easy. Choose from one of our pre-built packages or create your own program with assistance from our experts. Send students home with engaging books that will inspire joyful reading!

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