No matter what ‘back to school’ means for you this year, TinkerActive helps keep kids on track.Enter for a chance to win a set of workbooks + download sample lessons here →
Experiment with children’s book author Josephine Cameron and her brother, Alan, as they explore the tinkering projects found in Josephine’s newest novel, A DOG-FRIENDLY TOWN. Learn how to make brushbots and kinetic POP-sicle sticks, and discover ways to invent your own gadgets using parts you can find around the house. All you have to do is follow your curiosity!Learn more about A DOG-FRIENDLY TOWN here →
Are you a total comics nerd? Check-out Comics Relief: June 2020! This free virtual festival covers some of First Second’s most innovative comics, from Maker Comics to The Adventure Zone. Don’t miss the chance to hear from some of your favorite graphic novel creators from the comfort of your home.Click here to view the recorded sessions →
Hear from bestselling and award-winning picture book authors and illustrators as they give lessons in your favorite school subjects including Social Studies, Writing, Science, and Art!Click here to view the recorded sessions →
Randy knows he’s a beautiful horse—everyone says so. From his silky coat to his perfect smile to his very name, reserved only for the most special of creatures, Randy is beyond compare.
This laugh-out-loud picture book plays with expectations and takes you inside a child’s imaginary world, through construction-paper mountains, popsicle-stick forests, and sandpaper deserts. Readers are sure to fall for this maybe-not-so-beautiful but wholly endearing character.Download the activity kit here →
Texas librarians! You can keep learning all summer long with new sessions & resources from the Texas Library Association. TLA launched its first-ever Summer of Learning – an extension of the TLA 2020 Virtual Conference.
Don’t miss author panels with Anna-Marie McLemore, Ngozi Ukazu, Christian McKay Heidicker, Echo Brown, and Karen Blumenthal. These pre-recorded sessions will be available for registrants to watch on demand through August 31. These sessions are free to those who already registered for the TLA Virtual Conference. Register or log-in here.
Plus, mark your calendar for their final live events on August 4, featuring a Q&A with New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu about her new YA fantasy, Skyhunter!Find more event details here →
Hear from bestselling and award-winning authors as they give lessons in your favorite school subjects including Art, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts!Click here to view the recorded sessions →
As families continue to social distance this summer and into the fall, are your students and young patrons looking for a fun way to spend the day at home? We’ve got you covered! Check out our list of entertaining and educational resources parents and kids can use to keep learning, reading, and crafting at home!Share these At-Home Activity ideas with your students & patrons →
Steve Sheinkin is the acclaimed author of fast-paced, cinematic nonfiction histories for young readers. His accolades include a Newbery Honor, the Margaret A. Edwards Award, three Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards, a Sibert Medal, and three National Book Award finalist honors.
In Bad Kitty’s newest adventure she learns why it is so important to WASH YOUR PAWS! This FREE black and white downloadable story is the perfect way to keep your kids and students engaged and entertained, while also emphasizing a very timely message. Print it out, read it aloud, and color the pages!