Watch our Winter 2024 School & Library Virtual Preview!

Hear us buzz about our new picture books, middle grade, and young adult titles!

You’ll hear from talented creators, including author Zohreh Ghahremani and illustrator Susie Ghahremani (Memory Garden), E. L. Shen (Maybe It’s a Sign), and Amra Sabic-El-Rayess (Three Summers).

Listen to a special picture book debut interview from author Adam Pottle and illustrator Ziyue Chen in conversation with Editorial Director of Roaring Brook Press Connie Hsu to talk about Butterfly on the Wind. Plus, don’t miss our live special guest Elisha Cooper, Caldecott honor author and illustrator, in conversation with Executive Editor of Roaring Brook Press Emily Feinberg. Listen as they discuss Elisha’s new picture book Emma Full of Wonders!

4:24 – Adam Pottle, Ziyue Chen, and Connie Hsu in conversation
20:18 – Picture Books
26:55 – Zohreh and Susie Ghahremani (Memory Garden) feature video
31:19 – Middle Grade Books
32:47 – E.L. Shen (Maybe It’s A Sign) feature video
40:40 – Amra Sabic-El-Rayess (Three Summers) feature video
44:15 – Young Adult Books
52:40 – Elisha Cooper and Emily Feinberg in conversation

Watch our Fall 2023 School & Library Virtual Preview!

Hear us buzz about our new picture books, middle grade, and young adult titles!

You’ll hear from talented authors Carole Lindstrom (Autumn Peltier, Water Warrior), Claribel Ortega and translator Jasminne Mendez (Rizos Frizzy, Spanish Edition), and Jamison Shea (I Feed Her to the Beast and the Beast is Me), and translator Hercilia Mendizabal Frers (Habla / Speak (Spanish edition)).

Hear from our live special guest: Christina Wyman, teacher, writer, and author of Jawbreaker. Christina will discuss the inspiration behind her debut middle grade novel with Joy Peskin, Executive Editorial Director of Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers. Plus, don’t miss a special live preview of Doña Quixote: Rise of the Knight, a hilarious, magical middle grade graphic novel by Rey Terciero (pen name Rex Ogle) and illustrated by Monica M. Magaña. Rex and Monica are in conversation with Brian Geffen, Senior Editor at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers!

4:28 – Christina Wyman and Joy Peskin in conversation
15:04 – Picture Books
27:58 – Middle Grade Books
39:40 – Young Adult Books
50:22 – Rex Ogle, Monica M. Magaña., and Brian Geffen in conversation

RSVP for our Winter 2021 Preview with special guest Katherine Applegate!

RSVP now to save your spot at our Winter 2021 Preview Event scheduled for Wednesday, January 13th at 3:30pm ET! We’ll be buzzing about our upcoming picture books, middle grade, and young adult titles. We’ll also be joined by #1 New York Times bestselling author Katherine Applegate to share an exclusive first look at the cover of her next standalone middle grade novel, Willodeen, coming to bookshelves everywhere next Fall.

Watch Odd Dot’s Virtual Teacher Event + Download Free Worksheets!

Looking for hands-on activity ideas that reinforce curriculum concepts? Watch our Virtual Teacher Event to learn how you can use TinkerActive Workbooks in your classroom! Plus, hear about more great books for kids that encourage project-based learning!

Important Timestamps:
1:45 – Odd Dot’s Editorial Director Nathalie LeDu introduces TinkerActive Workbooks
11:35 – Author Megan Hewes Butler presents classroom activity ideas
29:10 – Nathalie LeDu buzzes about more Odd Dot books!

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TinkerActive Workbooks are the perfect primers for young learners from kindergarten through second grade. Pre-K workbooks will be available in December 2020!

Kids will learn math, science, and ELA concepts through curriculum-based exercises and hands-on activities. These exercises can be easily incorporated into lesson plans and TinkerActive Workbooks also make ideal supplemental resources for at-home learning. Parents looking for fun after-school activities will love these simple and creative lessons!

Vetted by award-winning educators, each lesson is aligned to meet the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards, building foundational knowledge while encouraging students to think outside the box.

Keep reading to download free, printable worksheets + check our handy reference guide to find CCSS alignments for each activity!

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