New Materials

President Squid

Squid knows all about being president. It means living in a big house, doing all the talking–oh, and having a tie is crucial. He’s all set! In the next election, make a more informed choice. Vote for President Squid!

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A little bit of dirt : 55+ science and art activities to reconnect children with nature

Whether you’re investigating the health of your local stream, making beautiful acrylic prints with leaves and flowers, running an experiment with backyard birds, or concocting nature potions, these engaging activities encourage the use of the senses and imagination and are perfect for all ages.

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Like a Wolf

A dog, feared and mistreated by everyone, is rescued and cared for by a man who needs and appreciates him. The pages are arrestingly beautiful, with sparse, pointed text and frame-worthy illustrations .

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Underwater Dreams (DVD)

The story of how undocumented Mexican immigrant high school students learned to build an underwater robot from spare parts and win a robotics competition which included MIT.

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Slug Needs a Hug

When it begins to bug Slug that his mom doesn’t hug him, he leaves home to find out why. He tries out several new looks. Will his mom hug him now?

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