BLOGS > OCTOBER 27, 2022
Are you looking for fun and thought-provoking books to share with your students in Grades K-5? Don't miss these upcoming new releases that are sure to spark student interest!
The Lights that Dance in the Night
Author: Yuval Zommer
Available: November 1, 2022
“A glowing tribute to a remarkable natural wonder.” -Kirkus Reviews
In the next picture book from the creator of the holiday hit The Tree That's Meant to Be, the northern lights bring wonder and joy to all the creatures who bask in their mysterious glow. In this wonderfully festive picture book, Yuval Zommer imagines the northern lights' fleeting journey from space to Earth and how they weave a special magic for the animals and people living in the frozen lands below. With its heartfelt themes of kinship, curiosity, and the wonders of nature, it's a perfectly cozy story for families to read together.
Author: Jory John Illustrator: Pete Oswald
Available: November 1, 2022
“Sweet, good-hearted fun.” -Kirkus Reviews
Jory John and Pete Oswald serve up another heaping plate of laughs and lessons with this empowering, witty, and charming addition to their #1 New York Times best-selling series!
The Sour Grape holds grudges for every reason under the sun. Lime never returned a scarf they borrowed? Grudge! Orange never called back? Grudge! But when a friend holds a grudge against the Sour Grape without listening to an explanation, the Sour Grape realizes how unfair grudges can be. Could a bunch of forgiveness and compassion be enough to turn a sour grape sweet?
Welcome to the Island (Isla of Adventure, Book 1)
Author: Dela Costa
Available: January 31, 2023
“A well-paced adventure with simple language, this is an excellent selection for beginning readers...A charming start to a new adventure series.” -Kirkus Reviews
Meet the ever-curious Isla Verde, a young girl with a secret — she can speak with animals — in the first book of an all-new chapter book series! With easy-to-read language and illustrations on almost every page, the Isla of Adventure chapter books are perfect for beginning readers.
Author: Cindy Derby
Available: December 6, 2022
“Derby’s natural inclination to play with paint like a child in a mud puddle comes fully to her aid here...Our hero is bound to find fast friends with ill-mannered readers everywhere.” -Kirkus Reviews
From Caldecott Honoree Cindy Derby comes an uproarious tale about an etiquette coach and the sentient paint blob that just might teach her proper manners.
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