TLA 2023 Conference Resource Center

We’re so excited to see our librarian friends in Austin, TX on April 19-22! Make sure to visit us at booth 2126 to discover our latest titles and for special giveaways! And, don’t miss our incredible author events and autograph area signings!

What’s inside our TLA Resource Center:
  • Make the most of your TLA experience + meet your favorite authors & illustrators!
    Check our TLA schedule for a full list of in-person author programs and book signings.
  • We’ve collected our digital resources for you in this handy resource center!
    Download our digital catalogs, request digital preview copies, and fill out our checklist survey for your chance to win a collection of free books for your library!
  • Not attending TLA?
    You can still download digital resources, request preview copies, and more!
Visit the TLA Resource Center here →

Teacher’s Guide & Activity Kit: The Corgi and the Queen by Caroline L. Perry; illustrated by Lydia Corry

The Corgi and the Queen by Caroline L. Perry; illustrated by Lydia Corry
Ages 4-8
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#1 New York Times Bestseller!

Even a monarch needs a best friend and Queen Elizabeth II found one in a corgi pup she named Susan. From princesshood to queendom the pair forged an unbreakable bond, with Susan even participating in Elizabeth’s wedding day and joining her on honeymoon with Prince Philip. Over the course of her remarkable seventy-year reign the Queen had more than thirty corgi companions, and almost all were direct descendants of her cherished Susan.

Download the The Corgi and the Queen teacher’s guide and Activity kit here →

Wishtree Resources Sweeps for Wishing Day!

Enter the Wishtree Resources Sweeps!

Wishtree by Katherine Applegate is now in paperback! Celebrate the paperback release of the New York Times bestselling middle grade novel featuring Red and Bongo! Enter your school or library for a chance to win materials to use with Wishtree just in time for Wishing Day on May 1!

Winners will receive: a Wishtree teacher’s guide with All Are Welcome Here resources, leaf-shaped sticky notes to use on your Welcome Wall, a poster to hang up in your community space, and a how-to guide to create your own Wishing Tree. 

Enter the sweeps here →

Activity Kit: Jasmine Toguchi Series

Jasemine Toguchi
By Debbi Michiko Florence; illustrated by Elizabet Vukovic
Ages 6-9
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Jasmine Touguchi: Peacemaker published 3/21/2023!

With more than 150,000 copies sold, the award-winning Jasmine Toguchi chapter book series starring a spunky Japanese American heroine returns with four new standalone books set on a family vacation in Japan!

Eight-year-old Jasmine and her family travel to Hiroshima to visit her grandma and cousin Akari. After finally building a good relationship with her older sister, Sophie, Jasmine couldn’t be more excited to spend time together in Japan — and make a new friend in Akari. But Akari seems to only want to play with Sophie, and Jasmine’s jealousy threatens to upend their visit. Can Jasmine befriend Akari and keep the peace?

With humor and warmth, Debbi Michiko Florence tells a relatable story of new experiences, family drama, and kindness at every corner. Paired with Elizabet Vukovic’s playful illustrations, readers can’t help but root for Jasmine as you explore Japan alongside her.


Activity Kit: Sprout Branches Out by Jessika von Innerebner

Sprout Branches Out
By Jessika von Innerebner
Ages 3-6
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Discover the unbe-leaf-ably adorable story of a young plant with mulch to learn in this feel-good tale perfect for fans of The Bad Seed and Grumpy Monkey.

Sprout the plant lives on a small porch, in a little town. She’s only been able to grow two leaves and knows exactly why. Home is just not enough for her – she needs to venture out to the wild woods, the wise forest, and the lush jungle to find what she needs to thrive.

But once she’s out in the world, Sprout quickly learns that what she really needs may not be what she thought at all . . .

Meet a budding new picture book character with roots in this hilarious and heartfelt adventure about growing up, taking risks, and finding home again.