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Ready Readers • How to Be Friends (covers not final) PreK-2 • 24pp • 8 X 8 Available January

There are many ways to be a good friend. The How to Be Friends fiction series teaches young readers how to be a good friend through vivid illustrations and empathy-focused stories. Children learn to model friendship-building skills in this easy-to-read series featuring fantasy characters on each title’s 24 pages. Young readers will enjoy reading with these fun fantasy characters, while learning valuable friendship and social skills at the same time! This series promotes positive perspectives on social/emotional issues.

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How to Be Friends with This Gnome

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How to Be Friends with This Unicorn

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How to Be Friends with This Werewolf

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How to Be Friends with This Merman

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Mimi the gnome helps young readers model positive friendship-building skills surrounding respecting a friend's needs and limitations.

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Walda the werewolf helps young readers model positive friendship-building skills surrounding anxiety and fears.

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Luma the unicorn helps young readers model positive friendship-building skills during illness and being friends from far away.

Milo the merman helps young readers model positive friendship-building skills surrounding processing emotions of disappointment and the need for quiet time.


Ready Readers • The Disney in ME (pending licensor approval) PreK-2 • 16pp • 8 X 8 Available January Draft

The Disney in ME series aims to show readers the commonalities they share with characters they love. All kids can find ways to be calm, move, feel, and be kind. Each spread features a Pixar character and child being kind to someone such as a teacher, their family, or friend, allowing readers to see traits, feelings, and actions that help visualize how they feel inside and out. Young readers will be instantly drawn to this book and their favorite Disney Pixar characters,

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I Can Be Kind

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I Can Feel

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I Can Move

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I Can Be Calm

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Moana can play. Tiana can dance. They can move, and so can you! Find out other ways you are just like your favorite characters.

Sometimes Joy can feel happy. Sometimes Sulley can feel sad. They can feel, and so can you! Find out other ways you are just like your favorite characters.

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Minnie can be calm by doing yoga. Chip and Dale can be calm by giving a hug. They can be calm, and so can you! Find out other ways you are just like your favorite character. .


Discovery Library • Women in Science and Technology (covers not final) Grades 1-4 • 24pp • 7.5 X 10 As a young child, Ayanna Available January Draft Howard liked figuring out how

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Ayanna Howard

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Maryam Mirzakhani

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Rachel Carson

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Tu Youyou

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Maryam Mirzakhani started breaking barriers for girls in math when she was in high school. She continued breaking those barriers as an adult when she became the first woman to win the Fields Medal. That’s the highest honor a mathematician can receive! She inspires young people to find the beauty in math.

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Tu Youyou is a unique scientist. She is an expert in traditional Chinese medicine and modern medicine. When China needed someone to solve their problem with malaria, Youyou was the perfect person for the job. She mixed old medicine with new science and saved many lives. Her story inspires young people to enjoy science..

things worked. Her creativity and love for math led her to become a robotics engineer who continues to solve problems for Earth and space. Her story inspires young people to enjoy math and science.

The second release in the Women in Science and Technology series highlights the accomplishments, dedication, and passion that drove these women to succeed in the fields of science and technology. These biographies introduce students to influential women, from roboticists to marine biologists. Each book includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and further reading suggestions.

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Words have the power to create change. Rachel Carson knew this, and she shared her love of nature and the need to protect it in her writing. Her book Silent Spring showed how chemicals hurt the planet. This book helped start the modern environmental movement. She inspires young people to protect our planet.


Bridges • Mega-Cool Megafauna (covers not final) Grades 3-6 • 32pp • 7.5 X 10 Available January For thousands of years, They swam in the seas, walked the lands, and soared through the skies. Some are even alive today! These awesome extralarge animals have an amazing history. Learn how Mega-Cool Megafauna are related to (or are even examples of) modern living things! This fact- and illustration-filled nonfiction text introduces young readers to giant-sized life forms, capturing the attention of readers and not letting go! Each book in the series also supports NGSS standards.

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Mega Creatures of Ancient Seas

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Mega Creatures of Ancient Skies

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Mega Creatures of Ancient Lands

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Mega Creatures of Today

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In 2009, scientists found the bones of Dracula in Transylvania. That was what they named the fossils of a new pterosaur whose wings could spread 12 meters wide. Millions of years ago, gigantic reptiles like “Dracula” ruled the skies. What other megacool, mega-sized creatures flew in the ancient skies?

people found rocks that they thought were giant dragon tongues that had fallen from the sky. But they were looking in the wrong direction. These fossils came from huge animals that lived many years ago. They were the teeth and bones of the mega-sized, mega-cool creatures that lived in the ancient seas.

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People have been finding fossils for thousands of years. When scientists found claws that were 3 feet long, they thought they had found a massive turtle. After more bones were found, they realized that the claws belonged to a dinosaur that weighed more than 10,000 pounds! What other mega-sized, mega-cool creatures roamed ancient lands millions of years ago?

What is the biggest living thing right now? The answer to that question can be found on land, in the sky, and in the seas. Discover the mega-sized, mega-cool creatures living on Earth today and learn what makes them so amazing!

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Escape • Hidden, Lost, and Discovered (covers not final) Grades 3-8 • 32pp • 7 X 9 Available January Have you ever seen an

All over the world there are places with unexplained mysteries. How was this built? Why was this built? Find out what we DO know about these mysterious locations!

empty city? A ghost town? Discover places people have abandoned, why they left, and what these places look like today.

The Hidden, Lost, and Discovered series explores some of the most interesting places around the world, that some people don't even know exist! Eye-catching photographs, hidden histories, and fascinating facts will pique the interests of readers in this highinterest, lower-reading level series.

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Abandoned Places

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Mysterious Locations

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Places of Legend

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Underground Cities

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Have you ever heard of the pharaoh's curse? What about the fabled city of El Dorado? Places all over the world inspire incredible legends. Find out all about these legends and the places they call home!

Some cities are built underground. They might be hidden just beneath our feet. Discover where these cities are hiding and what other secrets they contain!

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High Tide • Stars of Latin Pop/Estrellas del Pop Latino (covers not final) Grades 4-9 • 32pp • 7 X 9 Shakira is one of the top Draft Available January Latin Pop Stars in the world! Has she always been so talented? What lifelong goals does she have? How is she changing the world, one child at a time? Learn about Shakira, her rise to stardom, and the charities she supports.

The Stars of Latin Pop series follows the journeys, careers, and passions of some of the biggest names in Latin Pop. This highinterest text for striving readers is filled with facts and photos, allowing readers to dive into the lives of pop stars Shakira, J Balvín, Sofía Reyes, and Ozuna. Each book features side-by-side English and Spanish text to promote bilingual literacy and includes after-reading questions and activities.

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Shakira

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J. Balvín

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Ozuna

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Sofía Reyes

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J Balvín is one of the top Latin pop stars in the world! When did he start singing? How have his business skills helped his music career? Why are meditation and fashion so important to him? Learn about J Balvín and his rise to stardom.

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Ozuna is a Latino musician who is breaking records and winning awards! Has he always loved music? How did YouTube change his life? How has collaboration improved his career? Learn about Ozuna, his rise to fame, and how he’s giving back to his community.

Sofía Reyes is on her way to becoming one of the top Latin Pop Stars in the world! Has she always loved music? How did social media help her? How has her creativity improved her career? Learn about Sofía, her rise to stardom, and how she’s supporting other musicians.


High Tide • Careers in the US Military (covers not final) Grades 4-9 • 32pp • 7 X 9 Available January Draft The Careers in the US Military series explores some of the familiar (and surprising!) careers in the US military. The military contains over 1 million members in a variety of branches, but what exactly are their jobs? Learn about these jobs and what it takes to be great at them, including stories from military members themselves. This highinterest text for striving readers is filled with facts and photos. Glossary words are defined on the page where they appear, boosting reader comprehension! Also included are after-reading questions and activities for more learning.

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Medical Workers

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Combat Experts

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Technical Professionals

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Service Providers

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Research Professionals

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Tradespeople

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What is life like for medical professionals in the military? There are many careers in the United States military that keep others healthy and well.

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Combat is a big part of the military, but it’s more than just fighting on the front lines. There are many careers in the United States military that put experts at the heart of battles.

Having special sets of skills is a huge part of having a working military. Many jobs require years of education on top of military training.

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Did you know that the United States military has its own chefs, gyms, and even sports teams? People in military service provider careers help keep spirits high. They work night and day to make life better for other people in their unit.

Gathering information is a very important part of having a working military. There are many careers in the United States military that require expert knowledge and planning.

Trades such as transportation and construction take on a whole new importance in the military. There are many careers in the United States military that require these important skills.


Connections • Nonfiction Companions (covers not final) Grades 5-9 • 48pp • 7 X 9 Draft Available January The Nonfiction Companions series takes popular, gradeappropriate fiction titles and provides a more in-depth understanding of them. What were ration booklets really like? How did barefoot doctors work? Did families really run away to work on farms? Students will love to read about the histories, author backgrounds, and real-life facts surrounding books they already know and love.

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This nonfiction companion to Hatchet explores many of the elements Brian Robeson encounters as he struggles to survive in the wilderness, such as foraging for food and starting a fire, as well as the landscape and common animals of the Canadian North Woods.

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Nonfiction Companion to Hatchet

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Nonfiction Companion to Bud, Not Buddy

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Nonfiction Companion to The War That Saved My Life

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Nonfiction Companion to Revolution is Not a Dinner Party

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Nonfiction Companion to Esperanza Rising

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Nonfiction Companion to Al Capone Does My Shirts

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This nonfiction companion to Revolution is Not a Dinner Party explores what life was like in China during Mao’s Cultural Revolution in the 1970s––from foods and traditions, to medicine and marketing, and more!

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This nonfiction companion to Bud, Not Buddy explores what life was like during the Great Depression, particularly in the African American community, by taking a closer look at jazz, unions, Hoovervilles, and Pullman porters.

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This nonfiction companion to Esperanza Rising discusses the lives of Mexican farm workers in California during the Great Depression, including workers’ strikes, immigration and deportation, and class differences.

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This nonfiction companion book to The War That Saved My Life delves into the context of the World War II novel. It explores what life was like in 1940s London, as well as the English countryside, for child evacuees during the war.

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This nonfiction companion to Al Capone Does My Shirts explores what life was like for the children and families who lived on Alcatraz in the mid-1930s, taking a closer look at the history of Alcatraz and the criminals housed there.

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