“this nonfiction book on electricity touches on nothing factual and goes no further in explaining electricity than the plug and the wire.”
The color blue holds many meanings both positive and negative. In many faith traditions the color is symbolic of virtue, holiness, or of the divine.
The new picture book by Shana Corey called A Time to Act: John F. Kennedy’s Big Speech focuses on the story behind John F. Kennedy’s speech about Civil Rights and Equality. But Ms.
In a striking package of 20 inspired poems and vibrant artwork, Out of Wonder honors the spirited work of poets from a range of eras and origins.
Chelo Manchego tackles a poignant and universal issue in his book The Want Monsters.
The new picture book by the late Walter Dean Myers called Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History is more than the simple story of a slave’s life and how events and people dictated
There is a new picture book by award-winning author and Sesame Street contributor and animator Gene Barretta called Muhammad Ali: A Champion Is Born, and it is lovely beyond words.
Show & Tell Me the World by Tom Schamp is an oversized picture book dictionary with a smattering of everything from houses and food to the four seasons; from air, land, and sea creatur
“bold and beautifully designed . . . eye catching and informative.”
I Am Jane Goodall by Brad Meltzer is the latest installment in the Ordinary People Change the World series of books, created to introduce young children to historical heroes. Ms.
Children will enjoy using the Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary. One can easily flip from page to page learning new words or interesting common words, all the while giggling.
The Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary may sound like the title of a stuffy and ordinary old dictionary, but that’s just not true.
It’s never too early to begin teaching children about the way America’s voting system works, and this is the premise of author Bonnie Worth’s new rhyming picture book, One Vote, Two Votes, I Vo
Brilliantly colorful cutouts are used to teach colors and shapes in this board book designed with artwork by Henri Matisse.
Animal Parade makes learning fun with its stylish and tactile design as a puzzle book introducing the key concepts of bigger and smaller.
Introducing Quiet Power, Susan Cain writes to her kids and team audience, “Through the stories and experiences of other young people like you, I’ll address questions that introverts often
Where’s Warhol is an incredibly detailed journey through various historical locations around the world.
In Paws of Courage: True Tales of Heroic Dogs That Protect and Serve by Nancy Furstinger, readers get a bird’s-eye—make that dog’s-eye—view of the fast-paced lives of military dog
“The fast-paced prose is just as much fun as the illustrations and manages to shine the light on the Great Blondin’s humor as well as his singleness of purpose.”
Dorling Kindersley (DK) has come out with a series of children's books that feature braille as well as raised (embossed) and detailed images from front cover to back and throughout each page.
Fun and necessity all rolled up in one; that’s the only way to describe National Geographic Kids’ new pocket-sized handbook, 100 Things to Know Before You Grow Up.
Wish is a wonderful 24-page story about the relationship between a wolf and her cub, standins for parent and child.
Children ages four to eight naturally ask a lot of “how” questions, and National Geographic Kids Little Kids First Big Book of How by Jill Esbaum attempts to answer every single one of the
It is always exciting to discover real-life heroes you never heard of before, especially when the hero is a cross-dresser, impersonator, nurse, Civil War soldier, and spy all rolled into one—and he
In the Merriam Webster dictionary, the definition of a fairy tale is a story in which improbable events lead to a happy ending.