Capybaras

Capybaras are the world’s largest rodents! Thriving at the water’s edge deep in the rain forests of South America, these unusual critters know how to keep busy. Whether...

Hanukkah

Spinning the dreidel. This is what many Jewish children most look forward to during Haunukkah. A twirl of the four-sided dice-like top can earn a candy jackpot! Young readers will...

Toucans

The rain forest is full of color, and toucans prove it! These vivid birds flap through the rain forest canopy, using their bills to peel tasty fruit along the way. This bright...

Chinese New Year

You could say the best is saved for last when it comes to Chinese New Year. The Lantern Festival stands as the holiday’s grand finale. Dragon and lion puppets dance by day. At...

Chimpanzees

High in the rain forest canopy, a chimpanzee swings from tree to tree. Its long arms and opposable thumbs make travel easy in this huge biome. This title introduces readers to the...

Kwanzaa

Black, red, and green. These are the colors of Kwanzaa, the celebration of African-American culture. Black represents African heritage. And red and green stand for the hard times...

Thanksgiving

Often called Turkey Day, Thanksgiving is a scary time to be a gobbler. The bird is often at the center of the celebration, but unfortunately in the center of the table for...

Anacondas

An anaconda slides into the murky river. Then, it pokes its nostrils above the water to wait for its next meal! This book for young readers details the body parts and survival...

Poison Dart Frogs

Poison dart frogs are the jewels of the rain forest. But don’t get too close! These beautiful little frogs are loaded with poison that could prove fatal. These unusual critters...

Ramadan

Lunch is the favorite time of day for many kids. So it might be hard for them to understand why Muslims would choose to skip this meal for a whole month. This look at Ramadan...

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