Spotlight Books

March 2021 Spotlight Book – It’s Okay to Be Different

Our featured book for this month is It’s Okay to Be Different by Todd Parr. Told with Todd Parr’s signature wit and wisdom, It’s Okay to Be Different cleverly delivers the important messages of acceptance, understanding, and confidence in an accessible, child-friendly format. The book features the bold, bright colors and silly scenes that made […]

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February 2021 Spotlight Book – Ada Twist, Scientist

Our featured book for this month is Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty. Scientist Ada has a boundless imagination and has always been hopelessly curious. Why are there pointy things stuck to a rose? Why are there hairs growing inside your nose? When her house fills with a horrific, toe-curling smell, Ada knows it’s up to […]

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January 2021 Spotlight Book – Planting a Rainbow

Our featured book for this month is Planting a Rainbow? by Lois Ehlert. This educational and enjoyable book helps children understand how to plant bulbs, seeds, and seedlings, and nurture their growth. Lois Ehlert’s bold collage illustrations include six pages that present all the flowers of each color of the rainbow. PARENT/TEACHER RESOURCES:

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October 2020 Spotlight Book – dreaming UP

Our featured book for October 2020 is dreaming UP by Christy Hale. dreaming UP pairs illustrations of children’s familiar play activities and captivating “concrete poems” with photographs of real buildings that take the form and structure of children’s constructions to the level of architectural treasures. Locations of the buildings highlighted—some famous and some less well-known— […]

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