Farm Storytime! w/ Mia Wenjen, Maria Gianferrari, Nancy Castaldo & more
Join us for a farm-themed storytime and activity with THREE fabulous local authors! Mia Wenjen -- FOOD FOR THE FUTURE, Maria Gianferrari -- THANK A FARMER, and Nancy Castaldo -- THE FARM THAT FEEDS US -- will read from and talk about their books, farms, and more! Join us!
Go on a tour of eco-friendly farms around the globe From urban gardens to farms under the sea, discover the many different sustainable ways people have been growing food for centuries, and new innovations that are battling the effects of climate change on farming. Rhyming text and inset boxes with definitions for new vocabulary words make the topic accessible to young learners.
Infused with jubilance and warmth, this luminous, lyrical picture book celebrates the people and the work that put food on our tables.
Where does our food come from? What role do farms play? What’s it like to be a farmer? In this charmingly illustrated book, follow a farm throughout the year to discover how the farmer grows fresh and tasty food for us to eat in a sustainable and natural way.
Explore the workings of a small-scale, organic family farm and experience the rhythm of farm life.
Discover when, how, where, and why fungi grow in this poetic and illuminating nonfiction picture book in the vein of When the Sky Glows and Animal Architects.
Above ground, below ground, all around, fungi grow. They root and fruit and twist and twine everywhere on earth. Some are edible, some are medicinal, some are even poisonous.
Follow the Satin Bowerbird as he searches for the perfect welcome mat for his new home, in this delightfully colorful and action-packed nonfiction tale by award winning author Maria Gianferrari, and illustrated by comic-star Maris Wicks.
Just on the edge of the rainforest,
Between your house and the trees,
Bowerbirds collect, pillage, and steal!
A book for anyone who has ever loved a dog.
Thank you for being there when we are sick, or hurt, or in trouble.
Thank you for licks and hugs when we feel down, or just need to smile.
Thank you for all that you do, for always being at our sides.
This is our love letter to you!
Be a Tree! is a lyrical, gorgeously illustrated look at the majesty of trees—and what humans can learn from them.
Stretch your branches to the sun.
Be a tree!
We are all like trees: our spines, trunks; our skin, bark; our hearts giving us strength and support, like heartwood.
For Zara’s dog, Moose, nothing is more important than being with his favorite girl. So when Zara has to go to school in her wheelchair, WHOOSH, Moose escapes and rushes to her side.
Unfortunately, dogs aren’t allowed at school and Moose has to go back home.
Early morning and a ruffle of feathers,
A shadow gliding through the backyard.
High above your house Father Hawk circles, sharp eyes searching for prey. From the front porch, you watch.
He dives after chipmunks, crows, sparrows, squirrels.
The sun sets low in the sky.
What’s for dinner?
"How to Coach Girls provides the most comprehensive guide available to the many issues associated with coaching girls teams across the spectrum of sports, from soccer to lacrosse, field hockey to softball. Volunteer parents and experienced coaches alike will find invaluable advice on the process of making a successful team, encouraging girls to stay in sports beyond the middle school years.
Best Children's Books of the Year, Bank Street College of Education
In this sweet and funny story, Sumo Joe and his friends enjoy pretending to be sumo wrestlers. But when his little sister wants to join their boy-only game, what should Sumo Joe do?
Meet 17 Asian Pacific American female athletes
from yesterday and today
From snowboarder Chloe Kim and hockey player Julie Chu to
soccer player Natasha Kai-Marks, these champions inspire us
as we learn how they rose to compete at the highest level and how they
pave the way for others to follow.