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'Twas the Night Before Christmas

'Twas the Night Before Christmas

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First Stories: 'Twas The Night Before Christmas is the perfect introduction for young children to Clement Clarke Moore's popular poem.

Push, pull, and slide the pages to see reindeer magically flying through the sky, sugarplum fairies dancing and stockings filling up with presents. This well-loved poem is beautifully imagined for a new generation by illustrator Miriam Bos.

Little ones can collect more books in the First Stories series, including A Christmas Carol, The Nutcracker, and Snow White.

(Be Smart About) Screen Time!

(Be Smart About) Screen Time!

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A must-have book for any kid who gets tablet, phone, or computer time!

Buy this book if you're looking for:
★ A fun, accessible, kid-friendly guide to safe, healthy, and productive screen time
★ A gift for a kid getting their first phone
★ Ways to start conversations and set boundaries around social media use

The on-screen world is super exciting--there are games, and new friends, and funny videos! But too much of a good thing isn't always healthy, and not everything you see online can be trusted. Luckily, this book is here to help you navigate the highs and lows of screen time.

Through hilarious comics and vibrant illustrations, readers of all ages will discover how to make good choices, use devices responsibly, find content that's just right, and be a good friend on and offline. Ultimately technology should ENHANCE your life, NOT overtake it!

With mini-comics and fun illustration throughout, this friendly guide to being on screens and online in safe, healthy, and productive ways is a must-have for kids who spend time on phones, tablets, or computers.

1 LOVE (MUSIC BKS FOR CHILDREN

1 LOVE (MUSIC BKS FOR CHILDREN

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Now in board book format, adapted from one of Bob Marley's most beloved songs!

One love, one heart, let's get together and feel all right: Adapted from Bob Marley's timeless hit song, One Love brings the joyful spirit and unforgettable lyrics to life for a new generation. Readers will delight in dancing to the beat and feeling the positive groove of change when one girl enlists her community to help transform her neighborhood for the better. It's a testament to the amazing things that can happen when we all get together with one love in our hearts.

Now available as a children's board book that is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers to learn about diversity, teamwork, and love.

MARLEY FAMILY CONNECTION: This vibrant picture book is adapted by Cedella Marley, the oldest child of legendary musician Bob Marley, who has dedicated herself to keeping her father's message and memory alive.

DIVERSE CHILDREN'S BOOKS: Filled with upbeat illustrations and lyrical text that celebrate diversity and unity, One Love makes a terrific read-aloud for families or classrooms with its empowering message that kindness makes us strong.

BEST KIDS' BOOK SERIES: Fans of Every Little Thing and Get Up, Stand Up will love this modern take on the uplifting song One Love.

Perfect for:

  • Parents, grandparents, teachers, and librarians seeking engaging books that teach diversity and working together through song
  • Gift for baby shower, birthday, Valentine's Day, or any occasion that celebrates love
  • Fans of all the titles in the Bob Marley book series and musical adaptations for kids like All You Need is Love and What a Wonderful World
  • 1,000 FACTS ABOUT SPACE

    1,000 FACTS ABOUT SPACE

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    BLAST OFF into the WONDERS OF OUTER SPACE with ONE THOUSAND INCREDIBLE FACTS!
    Did you know ... that one of Saturn's moons is so hollow it would float in water? That the largest known star is 3.69 billion times bigger than our sun? Or that Jupiter likely has diamonds floating in its clouds?

    Explore dazzling facts about the vast expanse of space, from glowing stars billions of light-years away to supermassive exploding supernovas to rockets thundering into the unknown. This comprehensive book takes you on a mind-blowing tour of our unbelievable universe and is full of fascinating facts on topics such as space exploration, our solar system and galaxy, and beyond.

    Expert astronomer Dean Regas--former host of PBS's Star Gazers and astronomer of the Cincinnati Observatory--takes you on an incredible tour of facts about each planet in our solar system, dwarf planets, our sun and other stars, exoplanets, comets, asteroids, galaxies, space travel, and so much more. Hundreds of stunning photographs bring the facts to life.

    A universe of fun and discovery awaits!

    Series Overview: Each book in the 1,000 Facts series focuses on a single topic of high interest to kids. Information is easy to read and easy to understand and is accompanied by colorful photos and illustrations. The fun-fact format and a lively design engage kids and help them forget they're learning. These are perfect reference books for kids who want to know everything there is to know about a specific subject and who love to share their knowledge with everyone around them.

    Check out these other fact-filled books from NatGeo Kids: 1,000 Facts About Insects; 1,000 Facts About Ancient Egypt; 1,000 Facts About Dinosaurs, Fossils, and Prehistoric Life; 1,000 Facts About the White House.

    10 APPLES UP ON TOP

    10 APPLES UP ON TOP

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    Illus. in color. A beginning Beginner Book, this ingenious story uses a
    vocabulary of only 75 different words. "A hilarious story in rhyme about a
    number of animals who could carry 10 apples on their heads."-- "Elementary
    English.
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    10 HIDDEN HEROES

    10 HIDDEN HEROES

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    2022 Christopher Award Winner - Books for Young People

    "I can't wait to share 10 Hidden Heroes with the kids in my life!" -Jennifer Garner, actress and producer

    10 Hidden Heroes

    helps children develop counting skills while learning ways to make the world a better place.

    In this fun-filled and inspiring seek-and-find book, New York Times bestselling author Mark K. Shriver highlights the various ways children and adults can be real-life heroes in their everyday lives. Little ones learn to count the individual heroes who shine a light on the importance of helping others whether it's through teaching, caring for animals, protecting the environment, or keeping others from harm. Adults who read along can help their children make connections to the unseen acts of compassion that occur in their very own neighborhoods.

    Illustrated with colorful drawings by Laura Watson, 10 Hidden Heroes proves that acts of kindness and generosity can be found all around us. We just need to know where to look.

    Join the search!

    10 Little Construction Trucks

    10 Little Construction Trucks

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    Fans of cars and trucks can count down from ten to one as they follow ten construction vehicles on a busy workday. This sturdy board book is perfect for the youngest readers!

    Ten little construction trucks excited for the day.
    They can't wait to get to work, but something's in their way!

    On each page of this exciting board book, young readers can count down construction vehicles from ten to one. Along the way, they'll learn about different machines on a construction site, such as bulldozers, rollers, forklifts, and concrete mixers. With action on every page, this is the perfect book to read aloud with your little vehicle fan.

    Also available:
    10 Little Tractors
    10 Little Excavators
    10 Little Race Cars

    10 LITTLE EXCAVATORS

    10 LITTLE EXCAVATORS

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    Fans of cars and trucks books such as Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site can count down from ten to one as they follow busy excavators during their working day.

    10 little excavators wake up with the sun. Can't wait to work--Vrooom! Now it's time for fun.

    With each page-turn of this sturdy, action-packed board book, young readers can count all the hard-working diggers from ten down to one. Along the way, they'll learn all the things these mighty construction vehicles do--digging, clearing, smoothing, and smashing. With noisy words to read aloud on every page, this is a perfect board book for all little vehicle and construction fans.

    Also available:
    10 Little Tractors
    10 Little Race Cars
    10 Little Construction Trucks

    10 Little Race Cars

    10 Little Race Cars

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    Fans of cars and trucks can count down from ten to one as they follow ten classic race cars zooming around the track. This sturdy board book is perfect for the youngest readers!

    Ten little race cars ready to compete.
    Time for some fun--Brummmm! Crowd is on their feet.

    It's the car race of the century! On each page of this action-packed board book, young readers can count down race cars from ten to one. Along the way, motorsport fans will spot cars inspired by some of the legends of the history of racing, including the Porsche 917, Lancia Stratos, McLaren MP4/4, and Bugatti Type 35. With noisy words on every page, this is the perfect book to read aloud with your little race car fan.

    Also available:
    10 Little Tractors
    10 Little Excavators
    10 Little Construction Trucks

    13 Days of Swiftness

    13 Days of Swiftness

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    Celebrate Taylor's favorite holiday with this sparkly, giftable book bursting with adorable wintertime whimsy!

    This contemporary take on "The Twelve Days of Christmas" is an irresistible ode to Taylor Swift and her loyal, dedicated fans. Like the perfect stocking, The 13 Days of Swiftness is filled to the brim with goodies--from friendship bracelets and chai sugar cookies, to, of course, new recordings of beloved albums. Cozy up with a cup of cocoa as you pore over the pages of this festive book and count down from thirteen selfies to one very special star atop the tree.

    The perfect way for fans of all ages to celebrate the holidays!

    1619 Project: Born on the Water

    1619 Project: Born on the Water

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    The 1619 Project's lyrical picture book in verse chronicles the consequences of slavery and the history of Black resistance in the United States, thoughtfully rendered by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones and Newbery honor-winning author Renée Watson.

    A young student receives a family tree assignment in school, but she can only trace back three generations. Grandma gathers the whole family, and the student learns that 400 years ago, in 1619, their ancestors were stolen and brought to America by white slave traders.
    But before that, they had a home, a land, a language. She learns how the people said to be born on the water survived.


    And the people planted dreams and hope,
    willed themselves to keep
    living, living.

    And the people learned new words
    for love
    for friend
    for family

    for joy
    for grow
    for home.

    With powerful verse and striking illustrations by Nikkolas Smith, Born on the Water provides a pathway for readers of all ages to reflect on the origins of American identity.

    20000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA

    20000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA

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    Scientist Pierre Aronnax and his trusty servant set sail to hunt a sea monster. With help from the world's greatest harpooner, the men discover that the creature is really a high-tech submarine with a mysterious leader, Captain Nemo. These reader-favorite tiles are now updated for enhanced Common Core State Standards support, including discussion and writing prompts developed by a Common Core expert, an expanded introduction, bolded glossary words and dynamic new covers.
    39 Clues: One False Note: A Graphic Novel (39 Clues Graphic Novel #2)

    39 Clues: One False Note: A Graphic Novel (39 Clues Graphic Novel #2)

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    The second installment in the mega-bestselling The 39 Clues series, now in graphic novel form!

    Amy and Dan made the choice of a lifetime when they gave up a million dollars in favor of a Clue and joined a competition unlike any the world has ever seen. After barely escaping Paris with their lives, now they're in Vienna to discover the truth about their famous ancestor, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and the long-buried secrets connected to his equally talented but overlooked sister, Nannerl.

    But with their enemies closing in, Amy and Dan must decide how much they're willing to risk to find the clues, and who they're willing to betray in the process...

    39 Clues: The Maze of Bones: A Graphic Novel (39 Clues Graphic Novel #1)

    39 Clues: The Maze of Bones: A Graphic Novel (39 Clues Graphic Novel #1)

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    The graphic novel adaptation of the mega-bestseller that launched a global phenomenon!

    Minutes before she died Grace Cahill changed her will, leaving her decendants an impossible decision: "You have a choice - one million dollars or a clue."

    Grace is the last matriarch of the Cahills, the world's most powerful family. Everyone from Marie Curie to Harry Houdini is related to the Cahills, yet the source of the family power is lost. 39 Clues hidden around the world will reveal the family's secret, but no one has been able to assemble them. Now the clues race is on, and young Amy and Dan must decide what's important: hunting clues or uncovering what REALLY happened to their parents.

    5 MIN SPIDER MAN STORIES

    5 MIN SPIDER MAN STORIES

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    New York's favorite spider Super Hero is back to battle his biggest villains yet!
    Each of these twelve stories is the perfect length for reading aloud in about five minutes, making great quick reads. This treasury not only contains old favorites, such as Peter Parker's origin story, but also new friends like Miles Morales.
    With action-packed full-page and spot illustrations, Spider-Man's 5-minute Stories are perfect before bedtime, on the go, or any time of day!
    5 More Sleeps ‘til Halloween

    5 More Sleeps ‘til Halloween

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    Host of NBC's The Tonight Show and #1 New York Times-bestselling author Jimmy Fallon returns with this exciting countdown to Halloween picture book.

    It's 5 more sleeps 'til Halloween!
    That spooky time of year.
    Where all of the ghosts are wide awake
    As nighttime's drawing near.

    The excitement leading up to spooky season has been enjoyed by so many for so long. Filled with costumes, candy, and big scares! But why not make the last few days before Halloween even more exciting by counting how many sleeps until trick-or-treat night?

    Paired with the eerie artwork of Rich Deas, fans will enjoy the humor of Jimmy Fallon as he prepares readers for the most spinetingling week of the year--5 More Sleeps 'til Halloween.

    5 WORLDS BK 1 THE SAND WARRIOR

    5 WORLDS BK 1 THE SAND WARRIOR

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    R. J. Palacio, #1 New York Times bestselling author of WONDER, hails this adventure series as "Mind-blowingly beautiful. . . . A must-read."

    Think Star Wars meets Avatar: The Last Airbender!

    The Five Worlds are on the brink of extinction unless five ancient and mysterious beacons are lit. When war erupts, three unlikely heroes will discover there's more to themselves--and more to their worlds--than meets the eye. . . .

    - Oona Lee, the clumsiest student at the Sand Dancer Academy, is a fighter with a destiny bigger than she could ever imagine.

    - An Tzu, a boy from the poorest slums, has a surprising gift and a knack for getting out of sticky situations.

    - Jax Amboy is the star athlete who is beloved by an entire galaxy, but what good is that when he has no real friends?

    When these three kids are forced to team up on an epic quest, it will take not one, not two, but 5 WORLDS to contain all the magic and adventure!

    "A magical journey, as fun as it is beautiful!" --Kazu Kibuishi, #1 New York Times bestselling creator of AMULET

    "Bang-zoom . . . a series that promises to be epic."--The New York Times

    "This stellar team has created a gorgeous and entrancing world like no other!" --Noelle Stevenson, New York Times bestselling author of Nimona

    "Epic action, adventure, and mystery will draw you in, but the heartfelt characters and their seemingly impossible journey will keep you turning the pages." --Lisa Yee, author of the DC Super Hero Girls(TM) series

    5 WORLDS BK 2 THE COBALT PRINC

    5 WORLDS BK 2 THE COBALT PRINC

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    R. J. Palacio, #1 New York Times bestselling author of WONDER, hails this adventure series as "Mind-blowingly beautiful. . . . A must-read."

    Think Star Wars meets Avatar: The Last Airbender!

    5 Worlds. 3 Unlikely Heroes. 1 Epic Battle for the Galaxy!

    Oona Lee surprised everyone--including herself--when she lit the first beacon to save the Five Worlds from extinction. Can she light the other four beacons in time? Next stop, Toki! On the blue planet, Oona must face the sister who left her, and bring to light the Cobalt Prince's dark secrets. Meanwhile, An Tzu is fading away as his mysterious illness gets worse. Will it stop him from joining the fight? Or will his unique magic be just what the team needs?And Jax Amboy is a hero on the starball field, but in a moment of real danger, will he risk everything to save his friends?

    Oona must rely on some surprising new allies in order to stop a terrible plot from unfolding and continue her quest across the 5 WORLDS!

    Praise for 5 Worlds Book 1:
    A Publishers Weekly Best Summer Book
    A Junior Library Guild Selection
    A New York Public Library's Top Ten Best Book for Kids 2017
    Included in NPR's Guide to 2017's Great Reads
    2017 Nerdy Book Club Award Winners for Best Graphic Novel

    "Bang-zoom . . . epic." --The New York Times Book Review

    "Sensitive writing, gorgeous artwork, and riveting plot." --Booklist, Starred Revew

    "A dazzling interplanetary fantasy . . . that will easily appeal to fans of Naruto or Avatar: The Last Airbender." --Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

    5 WORLDS BK 5 THE EMERALD GATE

    5 WORLDS BK 5 THE EMERALD GATE

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    Oona and her friends face their ultimate challenge in the final installment of the graphic sci-fi fantasy series that's Star Wars meets Avatar: The Last Airbender!

    In the epic conclusion to the 5 Worlds series, the final battle looms as Oona, Jax, and An Tzu travel to the treacherous world of Grimbo (E)! There, Oona must light the last beacon to save the 5 Worlds, but first she has to find it! When Jax saves an old friend, Oona is given a clue to the green beacon's location.

    Unfortunately, the journey to lighting it on this strange, watery planet is the most dangerous yet. Meanwhile, Stan Moon has one more trick up his sleeve as his frightening powers and mysterious connection to An Tzu continue to grow. How can Oona ever hope to beat him? Can she count on her friends or will a terrible betrayal mean the 5 Worlds will be lost to evil forever?

    The 5 Worlds series: #1: The Sand Warrior, #2: The Cobalt Prince, #3: The Red Maze, #4: The Amber Anthem, #5: The Emerald Gate

    5 Worlds Book 3: The Red Maze: (A Graphic Novel)

    5 Worlds Book 3: The Red Maze: (A Graphic Novel)

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    R. J. Palacio, #1 New York Times bestselling author of WONDER, hails this adventure series as "Mind-blowingly beautiful. . . . A must-read."

    Think Star Wars meets Avatar: The Last Airbender!

    In book 3, Oona Lee is determined to light Moon Yatta's beacon and continue her quest to save the galaxy. But reaching the red beacon means navigating an impossible maze of pipes and facing devious enemies at every turn. Luckily, her friend Jax Amboy has returned from his adventures transformed! Now he must confront the owner of his former starball team, a ruthless businessman who will stop at nothing to get his best player back on the field . . . and who can grant them access to the beacon. Meanwhile, Oona and An Tzu find a mysterious rebel leader and release a surprising power within Oona's magic. Will they make it in time to stop the evil force seeking to rule the 5 Worlds?

    Praise for 5 Worlds:
    A Publishers Weekly Best Summer Book
    A Junior Library Guild Selection
    A New York Public Library's Top Ten Best Book for Kids 2017
    Included in NPR's Guide to 2017's Great Reads
    A Nerdy Book Club Award Winner for Best Graphic Novel
    A Texas Library Association Maverick Graphic Novel Selection
    A Black-Eyed Susan Book Award Nominee

    "Bang-zoom . . . a series that promises to be epic." --The New York Times Book Review

    "Sensitive writing, gorgeous artwork, and riveting plot." --Booklist, Starred Revew

    "A dazzling interplanetary fantasy . . . that will easily appeal to fans of Naruto or Avatar: The Last Airbender." --Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

    5 Worlds Book 4: The Amber Anthem

    5 Worlds Book 4: The Amber Anthem

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    Think Star Wars meets Avatar: The Last Airbender! Kazu Kibuishi (AMULET) says this graphic novel adventure is "a magical journey, as fun as it is beautiful!"

    In book 4, Oona Lee arrives on Salassandra determined to light the yellow beacon and continue her quest to save the Five Worlds from the evil Mimic's influence. But the beacon is encased in amber! An ancient clue says that Oona and her friends must seek out the Amber Anthem to succeed. Meanwhile, Stan Moon sends an evil Jax robot to assassinate Oona and hunts down An Tzu himself. Turns out, as An Tzu fades away from his Vanishing Illness, he's becoming someone else--someone who could tip the scales in the battle for the Five Worlds!

    5-MINUTE DISNEY JUNIOR MICKEY

    5-MINUTE DISNEY JUNIOR MICKEY

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    Join Mickey Mouse and his friends in this fun collection of stories that include adventures from Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Mickey and the Roadster Races, and Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures that are each the perfect length for reading aloud in five minutes.

    Fight supervillains, follow ponies that look like unicorns, take a trip to the Land of Fairytales and more in this brand new collection. Each story is designed to be read aloud in five minutes, so you can squeeze in a quick storytime or make it a long leisurely read with your little one.

    Complete your collection with other best-selling fan favorites in this 5-minute format!

  • 5-Minute Disney Princess Stories
  • 5-Minute Snuggle Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Pixar Stories
  • 5-Minute Star Wars Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Bunnies Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Junior Stories
  • 5-Minute Sleepy Time Stories
  • And much more!
  • 5-MINUTE MARVEL STORIES

    5-MINUTE MARVEL STORIES

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    An exciting collection of 12 stories featuring favorite super heroes that can each be read aloud in 5 minutes!

    Heroes. Legends. Protectors! This padded storybook collection features 12 stories: Ms. Marvel and Captain Marvel join forces to defeat a dangerous foe, Kate Bishop proves there's room for two Hawkeyes, Jane Foster wields Thor's hammer, and more! Each action-packed adventure paired with colorful illustrations on every page--featuring Marvel's newest heroes and fan favorites--can be read aloud in just five minutes. Perfect for cuddle time, bedtime, or anytime!

    Team up with your favorite super heroes to save the universe!

    For more short-form action and adventure stories, check out these Marvel collections:

  • Marvel Storybook Collection
  • 5-Minute Marvel Stories - 2019 edition!
  • The Avengers Storybook Collection
  • 5-Minute Spider-Man Stories
  • Spider-Man Storybook Collection
  • 5-Minute Moana Stories

    5-Minute Moana Stories

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    Read twelve original stories about Moana and her friends from Disney's Moana (2016) in this magical 5-minute storybook collection.

    Voyage into a world of adventure with Moana! Discover Heihe's daring journey, learn to swim with Pua, explore Motunui with Moana--and more. Each story in this collection is ideal for reading aloud in just five minutes--a perfect fit for bedtime, story time, or any time!

    Complete your collection with best-selling, fan favorites!

  • 5-Minute Little Mermaid Stories
  • 5-Minute Disney Princess Stories
  • 5-Minute Under the Sea Stories
  • And much more!