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The Art of Eric Carle
Carle, Eric

First published in 1996, this retrospective has been updated and re-releaased in this beautiful new edition. Find a new essay penned by Alexandra Kennedy, the executive director of The Eric Carle Museum titled "Building the Dream: The Founding of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art."...

Carle is one of the most beloved illustrators of children's books. This retrospective is more than just an appreciation of his art, however. The book also contains an insightful autobiography illustrated with personal photographs, an anecdotal essay by his longtime editor, a photographic essay on...
Item No. 9781984813404
$35.00
Shimmer of Joy: One Hundred Children's Picture Books
Loker, Chris

How do simple words and images make a children's picture book so magical that one reading can create a cherished memory for life? Here are 100 books that amply prove the picture book is an art form.

Here are books you'll remember and new gems to discover. From The Tale of Peter...

Item No. 9781567926569
$35.00
Antiracist Deck
Kendi, Ibram X
Engage, learn, and inspire with this deck of 100 conversation starters from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist, Antiracist Baby, Stamped from the Beginning, and more.

Ibram X. Kendi has raised our awareness of the importance of persistent,...

Item No. 9780593234846
$22.00
Art Lab for Kids
Schwake, Susan
Art Lab for Kids is a refreshing source of wonderful ideas for creating fine art with children. This step-by-step book offers 52 fun and creative art projects set into weekly lessons, beginning with drawing, moving through painting and printmaking, and then building to paper collage and...
Item No. 9781592537655
$22.99
Art Lab for Little Kids
Schwake, Susan

Packed with 52 fun and colorful exercises geared toward 3- to 6-year-olds, this book offers parents and teachers an outstanding source of creative art activities to inspire and enrich this wide-eyed and open-hearted age group.

Activities are organized by medium and designed...

Item No. 9781592538362
$24.99
Beautiful Stuff
Gandini, Lella
Encourage your kids to express their creativity as they discover, collect, sort, arrange, experiment, and think with found and recyclable "stuff." The real-life experiences of teachers and children will inspire ideas that you can try at home: choose objects and turn them into a display, transform...
Item No. 9780871923882
$29.95
Beautiful Stuff from Nature
Topal, Cathy

Beautiful Stuff from Nature illustrates unique stories from teachers across North America who were challenged to explore their outdoor spaces with children to see where their interests lead. In these pages, you'l encounter ordinary experiences made extraordinary through the teacher's...

Item No. 9781615286782
$34.95
Bibliophile: Diverse Spines
Mount, Jane
It's time to diversify your reading list.

This richly illustrated and vastly inclusive collection uplifts the works of authors who are often underrepresented in the literary world. Using their keen knowledge and deep love for all things literary, coauthors Jamise Harper (founder of the...

Item No. 9781797211916
$18.95
Collage Workshop for Kids
Merenstein, Shannon
Be inspired and delighted by Collage Workshop for Kids, a colorful art instruction book on collage techniques for children--made in cooperation with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.

Collage Workshop for Kids pairs essays by educators from The Eric Carle Museum...

Item No. 9781631595202
$25.99
Critical Theory Today
Tyson, Lois

This thoroughly updated third edition of Critical Theory Today offers an accessible introduction to contemporary critical theory, providing in-depth coverage of the most common approaches to literary analysis today, including: feminism; psychoanalysis; Marxism; reader-response theory; New...

Item No. 9780415506755
$57.95
Enchanted Hour: Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud
Gurdon, Meghan Cox

"Parents and grandparents shouldn't miss The Enchanted Hour."
-- James Patterson, international bestselling author

A Wall Street Journal writer's conversation-changing look at how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter...

Item No. 9780062562821
$17.99
Forest Club: A Year of Activites, Crafts, Exploring Nature
Hirschmann, Kris
It's time to rewild the child! This book of outdoor activities, crafts, nature information, and inspiration ties into the burgeoning interest in forest schools and "rewilding the child," with the aim of reconnecting children to nature and the outdoors. The book is divided by season, providing a...
Item No. 9781786038814
$15.95
Game Changer! Book Access for All Kids
Sharp, Colby

Literacy advocates with a deep passion for books bestselling author Donalyn Miller and 5th grade teacher Colby Sharp showcase the power of children s access to books, providing teachers and administrators with the tools and information they need to increase children s meaningful interaction with...

Item No. 9781338310597
$21.95
How Picturebooks Work - Softcover
Scott, Carole

How Picturebooks Work is an innovative and engaging look at the interplay between text and image in picturebooks. The authors explore picturebooks as a specific medium or genre in literature and culture, one that prepares children for other media of communication, and they argue that...

Item No. 9780415979689
$72.95
How to Be an Antiracist
Kendi, Ibram X
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - From the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a "groundbreaking" (Time) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society--and in ourselves.

"The most courageous book to...

Item No. 9780525509288
$27.00
Story Seeds Imagination Lab: Experiments in Creativity

Featured in Wirecutter/New York Times' "The 19 Best Gifts for 10 Year Olds" and Parents and Principal Leadership magazines, this activity book brings the best of a magazine, workbook, and journal together and is ideal for at-home fun, distance learning, or classroom use. It is...

Item No. 9780578847306
$24.99
Keywords for Children's Literature
Philip Nel & Lissa Paul

The study of children's literature and culture has been experiencing a renaissance, with vital new work proliferating across many areas of interest. Mapping this vibrant scholarship, Keywords for Children's Literature presents 49 original essays on the essential terms and concepts of the...

Item No. 9780814758557
$30.00
Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children
Beloglovsky, Miriam
Winner of the 2015 Brain Child Award from Tillywig...
Item No. 9781605542744
$32.95
Nature Play Workshop
Madigan, Karen

With this fun and practical guide to outdoor play, be inspired to unplug and spark a nature connection vital for children's healthy growth and development.

*Winner of the 2020 National Outdoor Book Award in the Children's Category*

Children and families are plugged into...

Item No. 9781631598685
$22.99
Picture This - Softcover (Revised)
Bang, Molly
Molly Bang's brilliant, insightful, and accessible treatise is now revised and expanded for its 25th anniversary.

Bang's powerful ideas remain unparalleled in their simplicity and genius: Explore the intricate and thought-provoking ideas that Bang brings to Picture This...

Item No. 9781452151991
$22.99
Picture Writer DVD: The Art of the Picture Book

An ALA 2012 Notable Children's Video
Eric Carle fans, readers and artists of all ages will thrill to watch The Art of the Picture Book, a new film about the artist's life and creative process. This intimate portrait lets every viewer into Eric...

Item No. 9780545722957
$40.00
Race Cars: A Children's Book about White Privilege
Devenny, Jenny
Race Cars is a children's book about white privilege created to help parents and educators facilitate tough conversations about race, privilege, and oppression.

Written by a clinical social worker and child therapist with experience in anti-bias training and edited by a...

Item No. 9780711262904
$17.99
Show Me a Story: 40 Craft Projects and Activities to Spark Children's Storytelling
Neuburger, Emily K

Encouraging children to let their imagination run wild, Emily K. Neuburger offers 40 inventive projects and activities that will inspire kids ages 5 to 12 to express themselves through storytelling. Younger children will love making story stones and a storytelling jar, while older kids will open...

Item No. 9781603429887
$16.95
Stamped
Kendi, Ibram X
The crucial, empowering, #1 New York Times bestselling exploration of racism--and antiracism--in America.
This is NOT a history book.
This is a book about the here and now.
A book to help us better understand why we are where we are.
A...
Item No. 9780316453691
$18.99
Teach Them To Challenge Author
Prince Jr, Gregory S

Addressing the controversy surrounding political bias on American college campuses, the former President of Hampshire College presents a compelling argument against neutrality in higher education.

From the Author's Introduction:

Many conservatives argue the liberal bias...

Item No. 9780826491381
$26.95