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SUMMER READING LIST

Discovering Black Bears

by Margaret J. Anderson, Nancy Field, Karen Stephenson, Illustrated by Michael Maydak This wonderfully interactive book explores the life of the black bear, its behavior and habitat. It covers bearhuman conflicts and how problems can be resolved. Children learn about real-life bear biologists. It has a sheet of bear stickers and 20 activities to challenge minds. Mom’s Choice Award and Finalist, Foreword magazine Book of the Year in the nature category. Discount 20% off $8.95 - code SM20. Order and explore other titles at Dog-Eared Publications. www.dog-eared.com

Discovering Sharks and Rays

by Nancy Field, Illustrated by Michael Maydak This exciting book explores the natural history, environmental relationships and plight of sharks and rays in our world’s threatened oceans using engaging activities. Children explore shark neighborhoods, create an ocean mobile, travel a protected area maze and survive a shark journey. Shark stickers included. Awards: Ben Franklin Juvenile-Young Adult Nonfiction, Foreword magazine FinalistBook of the Year, iParenting Hottest Products. Discount 20% off $7.95 - code SM20. Order and explore other titles at DogEared Publications. www.dog-eared.com.

Cozmo’s Wish

by Janet Tlachac-Toonen Cozmo’s Wish is a rhyming tale about a unicorn and his dream to be more colorful. Wishing on a star doesn’t work, so Cozmo and his firefly friends embark on a mission to find a forest artist’s studio. Cozmo hopes that she can help him to be more colorful. In the end, he does change with the help of his glowing friends, and for their efforts, they are changed forever, too. The prequel to Tlachac-Toonen’s Firefly Cave. staytoondpublish.com

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Jitterflies

by Joanna Rosner Jitterflies is a story about a child who naturally feels nervous on the first day of school. Many children worry about what will happen on Day One. Will they make friends; will the teacher be nice; will the work be difficult? This worried feeling tingles in their tummies from make-believe beings called Jitterflies! School can be fun once these Jitterflies flutter away with a few great experiences at school. mrzpublishing.com

Mirror, Mirror

by Barbara J. Freeman Mirror, Mirror by Barbara J. Freeman, a former educator and counselor, raises the level of self-esteem and promotes levels of confidence for young readers by showing them that beauty comes in all colors! This dynamic, motivating book was awarded a silver medal in the 2018 Moonbeam Awards in the category of Mind, Body, Soul/ Self-Esteem. Mirror, Mirror is the perfect gift for lifting young spirits!

The Adventures of Mimi and Lulu

by Hayde Romero Mimi and Lulu’s adventures happen in their dreams. Bed time is always the beginning to an adventure. This book contains two adventures, “The Fallen Star” and “The River Mystery.” In “The Fallen Star,” Mimi and Lulu along with their sidekick Magellan, need to figure out a way to reunite a baby star with her mommy. “The River Mystery” focuses on solving a puzzling dilemma. Both stories deliver a message of kindness. Available at Amazon.com.

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Story Monsters Ink® - June 2019  

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This month's issue includes interviews with NBA legend Kobe Bryant, SNL alum Vanessa Bayer, Mickey Rapkin, Zack Bush, Symonne Harrison, Timo...

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