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Adopt-A-Book 2018 for Children

Adopt-A-Book titles for children.


34.  Bee Book by Chalotte Milner $9.00
       Explore the secret world of bees: how they live, how they work, how they support each other and their hive. The contents include bee anatomy, types of bee, hives, colonies, pollination, making honey, and more. Discover just how much they matter, why they are declining, and what you can do to help! Lavishly illustrated.

 35.  Book Scavenger by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman $5.00
      After Emily and her family move to San Francisco, she teams up with new friend James to figure out the secrets of an odd book they find before the men who attacked Emily's hero solve the mystery or come after the friends. Adventure, Mystery

 36.  Candymakers by Wendy Mass $8.00
       When four twelve-year-olds, including Logan, who has never left his parents' candy factory, compete in the Confectionary Association's annual contest, they become friends and uncover secrets about themselves during the process.

 37.  Energy by Andi Diehn $11.00
       Discover different forms of energy, including heat, light, and chemical energy, that keep the world working and moving. In this nonfiction picture book children are introduced to physical science through detailed illustrations paired with a compelling narrative. By recognizing this basic physics concept and identifying the different ways it is demonstrated in real life, kids develop a fundamental understanding of physical science and are impressed with the idea that science is a constant part of our lives and not limited to classrooms and laboratories. Simple vocabulary, detailed illustrations, easy science experiments, and a glossary all support exciting learning for kids ages 5 to 8. Perfect for beginner readers or as a read aloud nonfiction picture book! Ages 5 - 8.

 38.  Germs: Fact and Fiction, Friends and Foes by Lesa Cline-Ransome $14.00
       Informative picture book introduces readers to harmful and helpful germs, looking at their discovery, historic diseases they have caused, the discovery of scientific methods of dealing with them, and some of the ways that they are helpful.

 39.  Good Day for a Hat by T. Nat Fuller $13.00
       Mr. Brown loves hats and can’t leave the house without wearing just the right one. But on this day, every time he opens the door to leave, the situation changes, and Mr. Brown must change his hat accordingly. At last, wearing every hat he owns, Mr. Brown is on his way. 

 40.  Hello Hello by Brendan Wenzel $14.00
       Beginning with two cats, one black and one white, a chain of animals appears before the reader, linked together by at least one common trait. From simple colors and shapes to more complex and abstract associations, each unexpected encounter celebrates the magnificent diversity of our world. Ages 3 - 5.

41.  Llama Llama Loves to Read by Anna Dewdney $14.00
       Follows Llama Llama throughout the school day as the teacher helps him and his classmates learn how to read.

 42.  National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Why by Amy Shields $18.00
       Provides answers to commonly asked questions such as "Why does my skin wrinkle in the tub?" and "Why do we see a rainbow?"

 43.  Waves by Andi Diehn $11.00
       Fun, illustrated introduction to the concept of waves and energy and their presence in our world. In this nonfiction picture book, elementary school children learn to spot all the different kinds of waves they encounter in daily life by finding real-world science connections. Simple vocabulary, detailed illustrations, easy science experiments, and a glossary all support exciting learning for kids ages 5 to 8. Perfect for beginner readers or as a read aloud.

 44.  What’s Weird on Earth by Dorling Kindserley Inc $11.00
      Weird and wonderful facts about our extraordinary world--like all the wind patterns on the planet or each country's national dish or the most bizarre rock formations on each continent--are shown visually on world maps, making them easier to understand and amazing to behold.







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