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Ty's Travels, Camp-Out (I Can Read Comics Level1) 

by Kelly Starling Lyons (Author) Niña Mata (Illustrator)

Reading Level: K − 1st Grade

Series: I Can Read Comics Level 1

Ty makes his I Can Read Comic debut! Featuring a bold comic styling by New York Times bestselling illustrator Niña Mata and a compelling, easy-to-read text by Kelly Starling Lyons, this Level One I Can Read Comic is the perfect summertime story for beginning readers!

Celebrate Ty's vivid imagination! Nonstop rain dampens the family's plans to go camping. But with a boost from Ty, the Camp-Out comes out just fine! Rhythmic text, vibrant art, family love and Black Boy Joy shine on every page of this camping adventure. Ty's Travels: Camp-Out is a Level One I Can Read Comic, which means it's perfect for shared reading with young readers new to graphic novel storytelling. This is a Guided Reading Level (GRL) J.

The Ty's Travels series is much acclaimed---including a Geisel Honor for Zip, Zoom!


by Deborah Underwood (Author) Sam Wedelich (Illustrator)

Reading Level: K − 1st Grade

Buckle up for a little bear's first flight in this adorable, light-as-air picture book by New York Times bestselling author Deborah Underwood and critically acclaimed artist Sam Wedelich.

Follow a bear cub, their grownup and their beloved stuffie Teddy as they make their way through the busy airport and cub's first plane ride. Their destination? A bear-y special family reunion with grandma! This cheerful, rhyming, reassuring go-to for little ones preparing for their first (or second or tenth) flight is a gentle adventure full of accessible bear puns and delightful touches, plus a detailed map of the bear-port on the endpapers. Here's the shuttle--climb inside.

Time for your first bearplane ride!

What A Map Can Do

by Gabrielle Balkan (Author) Alberto Lot (Illustrator)

Reading Level: K − 1st Grade

An accessible and humorous introduction to maps for budding navigators.

A raccoon narrator embarks on a big adventure in this exciting exploration of maps for the youngest readers. Traditional maps of cities, roads and parks are joined by some less conventional ones, such as inside the body, each one methodically introduced with humor and clear explanation. A clever, colorful and engaging first look at constructing and decoding maps.

If You Were a City

by Kyo Maclear (Author) Sanna Francesca (Illustrator)

Reading Level: K − 1st Grade

A colorful celebration of cities and the people living in them.

Just like people, there are so many ways a city can be. And this lively picture book explores all of them. From quiet and dreamy to bright and buzzing, the magnificent diversity of our world is celebrated by connecting the uniqueness of its places with the people who live in them. Wild, gritty, bookish or sheltering--if you were a city, how would YOU be?

CELEBRATING CITIES AND PEOPLE: Vivid illustrations introduce readers to cities and their citizens across the globe.

A FUN READ-ALOUD: Kyo Maclear is an acclaimed writer for all ages. Her lively text is perfect for reading aloud both at home and at school.

A FRESH WAY TO THINK ABOUT OURSELVES: Sometimes, it can be hard to come up with the right words to describe who we are and how we feel. This thought-provoking book gives readers a new way to think about themselves and to express their identities.

Perfect for parents, grandparents, gift-giving and educators.

Boston (A Little Golden Book Cities) 

by Judy Katschke (Author) Melanie Demmer (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

Series: Little Golden Book Cities

Explore Boston with a fun Little Golden Book guidebook written specifically for the youngest tourists and residents.

Get ready to explore Boston with Beanie the Boston Terrier as your guide! This Little Golden Book highlights major attractions of this "wicked awesome" city, including Paul Revere's House, Fenway Park, the Greenway Carousel and the Franklin Park Zoo. Plus, there are great activity ideas, such as riding in a swan boat, enjoying a frosty Boston frappe and following the Freedom Trail! This book is perfect for families with young kids who are visiting Boston, as well as residents who want to discover more of their hometown.

Create Your Own Vacation Games (Lonely Planet Kids) 

by Lonely Planet Kids (Author)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

Series: Lonely Planet Kids

Packed with over 60 ideas to invent, make and play your own games, this book is perfect for keeping kids entertained while on the go - whether that’s in the car, on a plane or on vacation at home or abroad. 

Written by Laura Baker and accompanied by fun illustrations by Yu Kito Lee, there are suggestions for games, both big and small, to be played both indoors and outdoors. Learn how to make jigsaws and board games, create travel scavenger hunts, make up your own travel bingo or snap games, organize holiday charades or produce a dance routine and much more. The book includes step-by-step photographs and templates to get you started. All you need is your imagination! 

Six featured game categories:

●      Games On the Go

●      Brain Games

●      Pen and Paper Games

●      Card and Board Games

●      Outdoor Games

●      Party Games

A Ticket Around the World (Updated Edition) 

by Natalia Diaz (Author) Kim Smith (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade 

A Teachers' Pick for ages 5 to 8! Take a tour of 13 countries in this introduction to cultures around the world. This edition of a bestselling favorite is newly updated and re-released in 2022.

Join a young boy as he hops around the globe, visiting friends in 13 different countries spanning all six populated continents. Along the way, each friend introduces us to their country's environment and customs and shares interesting facts about their country’s culture, language, food, geography, wildlife, landmarks and more. Each country has a dedicated spread with a small map that shows geography and landmarks, letting readers imagine they are traveling, too. The format makes it easy to spot similarities and differences between countries.

This informational picture book brings engaging nonfiction content to younger readers by showing them how other children live around the world. Playful illustrations done with stylized realism lend warmth and whimsy to the book, making each locale feel welcoming. A Ticket Around the World will leave young readers feeling like they’ve toured the globe without ever having left home.

Florida (My State)

by Christina Earley (Author)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade

Series: My State

Welcome to Florida! Let Gabriela show you around the state where she lives. Learn about her state's flag, animal and flower. Find out her favorite activities, too! The book also includes a page for caregivers and teachers that suggests guiding questions to help aid in reading comprehension. Downloadable Teacher Notes available.

Create Your Own Travel Journal (Lonely Planet Kids) 

by Lonely Planet Kids (Author)

Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade

Series: Lonely Planet Kids

Make your vacation memories last a lifetime with this awesome fill-in children's travel journal that's packed with brilliant activities and prompts to inspire kids to write and draw their adventures. Budding diarists can record precious moments from their trip in this pocket-sized book and create the ultimate holiday souvenir to cherish forever.

Draw your own passport picture, design some cool luggage, describe your favorite meal, sketch some super souvenirs and more – this epic kids' journal encourages readers to really engage with their travels and create a treasured keepsake that they can look back on years later with the whole family.

Inside Create Your Own Travel Journal:
- Fun fill-in activities, including games, drawing challenges and prompts for stories to encourage children to observe and admire their surroundings
- Handy pocket-sized hardback book with an elastic band so readers can take their precious jottings and doodles with them wherever they go
- A super memento to remind kids - and grown-ups – of the adventures they share together
- Includes: create a postcard of your favorite vacation destination; make a playlist of the songs you've heard during your holiday; fill in a holiday menu; draw pictures of your travel buddies; sketch the view from your room; write about your favorite experience so far; create a special souvenir of your trip; draw all the people you've met during your getaway – and more!

National Parks (DK Eyewitness)

by DK (Author)

 Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade

Series: DK Eyewitness

Packed with stunning photography, Eyewitness National Parks explores the history of all 63 US National Parks and their countless treasures.

Become an eyewitness to every US National Park in this picture-led reference guide that will take you on a visual tour of around 35% of the country's land. Through this book, explorers ages 9-12 years old can visit each National Park - from the icy windswept ranges of Wrangell-St Elias in Alaska to the sandy plains of Death Valley, the coral reefs of American Samoa and the vast mangroves of the Everglades.

This unique, beautifully illustrated guide reveals nearly 85 million acres of America's very popular National Parks. With striking full-color photographs, kids can marvel at landmarks, such as the Colorado River winding down the Grand Canyon, Old Faithful spraying steam in Yellowstone and much more!

Eyewitness National Parks introduces the ultimate guide to every National Park across the United States. Children can learn about every unique and incredible space with its own history, natural wonders, animals, plants and places. This all-encompassing guide to National Parks is a must-have for curious children aged 9+ with a thirst for learning, as well as teachers, parents and librarians.

New York (Young Explorers)

Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade

Series: Young Explorers

Children can explore New York in this fun travel guide made just for them!

Kids are naturally curious, and that curiosity is enhanced when traveling. With this children's travel guide, they can visit popular sites around New York, like the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The book is broken up into different itineraries, and it includes facts about each iconic place visited. It can be used for inspirational travel or to take along with you on a real trip to this fascinating city.

Markets (A World of Discovery)

by Josep Sucarrats (Author) Miranda Sofroniou (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade

Close your eyes and imagine the intoxicating smell of spices, fish and exotic flowers. Welcome to the market!

You might shop at a grocery store, but that's not where most of the world gets its food. Markets is a gorgeously illustrated exploration of what has been the heart of civilization for thousands of years.

Find out how markets got started, where food comes from, how people pay and other fascinating treasures hidden among the stalls. Along the way, visit some of Earth's most famous markets and bazaars in Asia, Africa, Europe and beyond, from the indoor to the outdoor to the floating (and all included on a convenient map at the back)!

Written by Josep Sucarrats, a Catalan gastronomic writer, and with a foreword by Ferran Adrià, a three-star Michelin chef and former head of elBulli (one of the world's top restaurants), Markets is a cultural field trip led by passionate experts who care as much about where food comes from as food itself.