Download the School’s First Day of School Activity Kit!

Need back-to-school icebreakers or storytime ideas? Download this activity kit to be used alongside School’s First Day of School! “A perfect first day read-aloud,” says School Library Journal! School’s First Day of School story by Adam Rex; pictures by Christian Robinson It’s the first day of school at Frederick Douglass Elementary and everyone’s just a … Continue reading Download the School’s First Day of School Activity Kit!

Activity Kit: This Earth Day, Take the Pledge to become a Water Protector!

Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North America, We Are Water Protectors is a bold and lyrical picture book by Carole Lindstrom and illustrated by Michaela Goade. It issues an urgent rallying cry to safeguard the Earth’s water from harm and corruption. In the spirit of this stunning book, we want YOU to take the … Continue reading Activity Kit: This Earth Day, Take the Pledge to become a Water Protector!

Activity Kits: Our Universe Series

Stacy McAnulty’s fact and fun-filled Our Universe picture book series invites children to explore our solar system from the points-of-view of the celestial bodies that hang out among the stars. These charming and humorous “autobiographies” are beautifully illustrated by such artists as Stevie Lewis and David Litchfield.

Activity Kit: Embrace Difference, Make a Difference

This fall, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group invites you to embrace difference! From our favorite foods and activities to how our families look and the stories that we know, everyone is different. These differences, from the small and simple to the large and complicated are important. Check out some of our favorite books to start the … Continue reading Activity Kit: Embrace Difference, Make a Difference