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 →
Red Rover is a gorgeously illustrated tale that explores the vast, inhospitable landscape of Mars and the adventures of the little rover that calls the planet its home.
Join Curiosity on its journey across the red planet in this innovative and dynamic nonfiction picture book by Richard Ho, illustrated by Sibert Honor winner Katherine Roy.Download the teacher’s guide here →
Add these picture books to your must-read list! The School & Library team shares more about these outstanding staff picks here.Look inside these picture books →
Nerdy Babies is a picture book series that will ignite curiosity in even the youngest readers and encourage them to ask questions and explore the world around them. With bright colorful art and easy-to-read text, the Nerdy Babies series encourages the youngest readers to explore the natural world around them from the depths of the ocean to the farthest reaches of space!
In Emmy Kastner’s newest picture book, Nerdy Babies: Weather follow our intrepid babies into the eye of the storm. Experience sunshine, wind, rain, and other weather patterns. Plus, learn about how we predict the weather in this simple text written in question and answer format. Watch Emmy read from the book below:
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.Download activity kits here →
With bright colorful art and easy-to-read text, writer/illustrator Emmy Kastner’s Nerdy Babies picture books encourage the youngest readers to explore the natural world around them from the depths of the ocean to the farthest reaches of space!Download the activity kit here →
We missed seeing you all in Boston this year, but you don’t have to miss out on scoring digital ARCs of upcoming nonfiction titles on NetGalley; entering to win a bundle of some of our favorite science books; discovering NSTA’s Reading Lists, and more resources! Visit our virtual booth below!VISIT OUR VIRTUAL NSTA BOOTH HERE →
“Hi, I’m Earth! But you can call me Planet Awesome.” Celebrate Earth Day with a special storytime reading by author Stacy McAnulty of Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years!
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.
Celebrate World Water Day (March 22), Earth Day (April 22), and World Oceans Day (June 8) with these books! Keep reading to discover an entire collection of books that will inspire your young readers to become environmentally conscious.
Not sure how to talk to kids about tough topics like how germs spread or why everyone seems so worried and saddened by the news? These books provide an accessible way to talk to kids about those big topics, what lessons we can learn from history, and how small acts of kindness can help their community. Plus, watch author Sarah Lynne Reul read aloud from her picture book, THE BREAKING NEWS.