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National Geographic Kids Almanac 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-H29_YASLs

The world’s most popular kids almanac on the planet is back! The new edition of National Geographic Kids Almanac is jam-packed with amazing photos, activities, and fun facts covering everything from animals to science to adventure! Get it here:

Amazon: http://amzn.to/1m2VeNt ;

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Added by Sheila English on July 23, 2014 at 5:52am — No Comments

A Real Live Diary of Teen Mary Rose

Just back from rehab, Mary Rose returns to her regular hang-out in pursuit of her "would-be" soul mate, Ryan. She is devastated when he shows up with another girl... and not just any girl either... a really pretty hippie girl, who is older, and maybe even cooler. The True Diary of Mary Rose. Find out more at http://dearnobodydiary.com non-fiction/ YA

This is a poignant, sometimes somber, but always thought-provoking story of a struggling teen,…

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Added by Sheila English on June 20, 2014 at 2:26pm — No Comments

National Geographic Almanac a Great Way to Have Fun this Summer!

I'd heard that National Geographic has a new almanac out and that they are having someone come to schools and use the almanac for a game where the kids do a Jeopardy-type set up and answer questions.  That made me think that this would be easy to do at home as well.

It's so hard to convince kids to want to learn while they're on summer vacation, but if you make it a game and turn it into a type of competition for fun, everyone wins!

Here is the video about the almanac that…

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Added by Sheila English on June 18, 2014 at 11:08am — No Comments

The Adventures of Captain Underpants: Color Edition Book Trailer

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS IS NOW IN FULL COLOR!!! CHECK IT OUT! Learn more at http://bit.ly/CPNUnderpants

Added by Sheila English on October 16, 2013 at 2:46pm — No Comments

A Conversation with Suzanne Collins and James Proimos

SEPTEMBER 10th: YEAR OF THE JUNGLE, a new picture book for young readers from the Hunger Games bestselling author Suzanne Collins, illustrated by James Proimos. Learn more about this book and author http://bit.ly/YearoftheJungle Children’s

Added by Sheila English on October 10, 2013 at 5:34pm — No Comments

How to Speak Dog: A Guide to Decoding Dog Language by Aline Alexander Newman and Gary Weitzman Book Trailer

How to Speak Dog is a fun, informative book that helps kids understand what their dog is telling them through body language and behavior. Readers will respond to the call of the dog in this delightful, engaging book that will warm hearts and wag tails everywhere. Learn more about this book and authors…

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Added by Sheila English on October 9, 2013 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Trouper by Meg Kearney Book Trailer

Trouper’s Story: Coming this November, a moving story illustrated by Caldecott Honor Book artist E.B. Lewis, by Meg Kearney. Learn more about this book http://bit.ly/TroupersStory and author http://www.megkearney.com

Added by Sheila English on October 8, 2013 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Why Dogs Lick Your Face

Are dogs really kissing you when they lick your face? Licking your face can mean other things as well. Dr. Weitzman, D.V.M. talks about how we can learn what our dogs need from us and how our dogs learn how to speak to us in this fun tip from National Geographic’s How to Speak Dog A Guide to Decoding Dog Language. Find out more at…

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Added by Sheila English on October 4, 2013 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Socializing Your Dog

How do you socialize your dog when it’s been in a bad situation? What do you do when your dog does things you don’t like? Most dogs like cats?! That’s right! Dr. Weitzman, D.V.M. talks about how we can learn what our dogs need from us and how our dogs learn how to speak to us in this fun tip from National Geographic’s How to Speak Dog A Guide to Decoding Dog…

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Added by Sheila English on October 4, 2013 at 5:41pm — No Comments

Greeting An Unfamiliar Dog

How to approach a strange dog or any dog you’re unfamiliar with. Includes tips for children. Be safe while enjoying your love of dogs! Dr. Weitzman, D.V.M. talks about how we can learn what our dogs need from us and how our dogs learn how to speak to us in this fun tip from National Geographic’s How to Speak Dog A Guide to Decoding Dog Language. Find out more at…

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Added by Sheila English on October 4, 2013 at 5:35pm — No Comments

How to Speak Dog: Why Do Dogs Yawn?

Did you know dogs sleep about 90% of the time? But yawning doesn’t necessarily mean they’re sleepy! It could mean something very different and something very important not to miss. Dr. Weitzman, D.V.M. talks about how we can learn what our dogs need from us and how our dogs learn how to speak to us in this fun tip from National Geographic’s How to Speak Dog A…

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Added by Sheila English on October 4, 2013 at 5:21pm — No Comments

How to Speak Dog: Tips for learning the “Language”

What are the three things you need to know to communicate with your dog? Know the best foundation for learning to best speak to your dog. Dr. Weitzman, D.V.M. talks about how we can learn what our dogs need from us and how our dogs learn how to speak to us in this fun tip from National Geographic’s How to Speak Dog A Guide to Decoding Dog Language. Find out more at…

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Added by Sheila English on September 27, 2013 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Exclamation Mark! Book Trailer

From the New York Times bestselling creators of Duck! Rabbit!, Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld, an exciting tale of self-discovery!

Added by Sheila English on September 16, 2013 at 6:07pm — No Comments

How to Speak Dog: A Guide to Decoding Dog Language by Aline Alexander Newman and Gary Weitzman Book Trailer

How to Speak Dog is a fun, informative book that helps kids understand what their dog is telling them through body language and behavior. Readers will respond to the call of the dog in this delightful, engaging book that will warm hearts and wag tails everywhere. Learn more about this book and authors…

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Added by Sheila English on September 11, 2013 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Kirby Larson Duke Author Video

Newbery Honor author Kirby Larson talks about her middle-grade novel, DUKE, a poignant World War II story about a boy, his dog, and the many meanings of bravery.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2733kwORfmo

Added by Sheila English on August 28, 2013 at 11:27pm — No Comments

Cartboy and the Time Capsule by L.A. Campbell Book Trailer



Hal hates history class—it literally bores him to tears. But his father is a big history buff, and unless Hal gets a good grade this year, he’ll never get his own room. Sixth grade gets off to a horrible start when history teacher Mr. Tupkin gives the class an assignment to write journals that will be buried in a time capsule at the end of the year. Things get even…

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Added by Sheila English on April 20, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater Paperback Book Trailer

From Maggie Stiefvater, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Shiver trilogy and The Raven Boys, comes the heart-stopping novel THE SCORPIO RACES. Now available in paperback—with bonus content! Learn more about this book at http://bit.ly/Scorpio-Races-Paperback YA/Teen

Added by Sheila English on March 26, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Exclamation Mark Book Trailer

New book from Scholastic!

From the New York Times bestselling creators of Duck! Rabbit!, Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld, an exciting tale of self-discovery!

Added by Sheila English on March 13, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Dav Pilkey Reading Makes Cats Jealous PSA

Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants, explains why reading makes cat jealous! Find out more at http://www.pilkey.com/ and at http://www.scholastic.com…

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Added by Sheila English on January 9, 2013 at 6:17pm — No Comments

STAT: Standing Tall and Talented by Amar’e Stoudemire

NBA superstar Amar’e Stoudemire talks about the inspiration behind his new middle grade series, STAT: Standing Tall and Talented. Find out more at www.scholastic.com/sports

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7IGPA0UpGk

Added by Sheila English on January 8, 2013 at 2:58pm — No Comments

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