Wild Horse Annie: Friend of the Mustangs

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) #ad - So she got children to speak up, too, by having them write letters to Washington, D. C. Officials to ask them to save the mustangs. In 1950, she began writing letters to local newspapers and politicians, defending the horses' right to raom free. Many people told Annie to hush up, but they couldn’t stop her.

Handpicked by amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading. Wild horse annie was the nickname of Velma Bronn Johnston 1912–77, loved mustangs all her life. Finally, with the help of her young “pencil brigade, ” Annie persuaded Congress to pass nationwide laws protecting wild horses and burros on public land nationwide.

Wild Horse Annie: Friend of the Mustangs #ad - Readers will find inspiration in author tracey Fern and artist Steven Salerno's portrait of an early animal-rights advocate, who spoke up for what she believed in, and empowered a generation of children to be a voice for the voiceless. She soon became a voice for mustangs throughout the state of Nevada, speaking on their behalf at town halls and meetings.

But annie was only one person, and she wanted to do more. When she saw mustangs being rounded up and killed to make room for ranchers’ livestock, she knew she had to speak up.

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The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins Classic Seuss

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Random House Books for Young Readers #ad - Seuss features a foil cover and color-enhanced illustrations! as topical today as when it was first published in 1938, The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins is the story of a young peasant the same as in Bartholomew and the Oobleck—a Caldecott Honor Award-winner, and his unjust treatment at the hands of King Derwin.

. Handpicked by amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading. This classic treatise on bullying by Dr. While the 500 Hats is one of Dr. Seuss's earliest and lesser known works, it is nevertheless totally seussian and addresses subjects that we know the good doctor was passionate about throughout his life: the abuse of power as in Yertle the Turtle and Horton Hears a Who; rivalry as in The Sneetches; and of course, zany good humor as in The Cat in the Hat and the 43 other books he wrote and illustrated! Random house Books for Young Readers.

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Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing: Anniversary Edition

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Dutton Books for Young Readers #ad - Handpicked by amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading. Life with his little brother, Fudge, makes Peter Hatcher feel like a fourth grade nothing. Peter has put up with Fudge for too long. He’s an almost three-year-old terror who gets away with everything, and Peter’s had it up to here!When Fudge walks off with Dribble, Peter’s pet turtle, it’s the last straw.

Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing: Anniversary Edition #ad - Way too long! how can he get his parents to pay attention to him for a change?"It is a pleasure to watch a talented author like Judy Blume consistently create books that reflect a remarkable ability for combining humor with a perceptive insight into a child’s world. Publishers weekly Random house Books for Young Readers.

Whether fudge is throwing a temper tantrum in a shoe store, or trying to fly, smearing mashed potatoes on the walls at Hamburger Heaven, he’s never far from trouble.

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Dinosaur Bob and His Adventures with the Family Lazardo The World of William Joyce

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers #ad - Random house Books for Young Readers. Bob is an instant neighborhood hit - until his love of chasing cars with his dog pals stirs up trouble with the police for disturbing the peace. But it's the pimlico pirates' opening game and Bob's love of baseball might just be his get-out-of-jail-free card. The kind who enjoys playing the trumpet and tossing around a baseball.

Morris Lessmore. The lazardo family has brought back a peculiar souvenir from their trip to Africa - a dinosaur! Ah, but Bob is the friendly sort of dinosaur. Atheneum. Handpicked by amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading.

Dinosaur Bob and His Adventures with the Family Lazardo The World of William Joyce #ad - A family brings a most unusual souvenir home after vacation in this classic picture book from the brilliant mind that brought you The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr.

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Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions

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Schwartz & Wade #ad - Handpicked by amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading. Here’s the sixth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for both beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an asian american second grader who’s afraid of everything, is taking his fears to a whole new level—or should we say, continent. Atheneum. On a trip to introduce brand-new baby Ho to relatives in China, Alvin’s anxiety is at fever pitch. First there’s the harrowing 16-hour plane ride; then there’s a whole slew of cultural differences to contend with: eating lunch food for breakfast, kung fu lessons, and acupuncture treatment yikes!

Alvin Ho: Allergic to the Great Wall, the Forbidden Palace, and Other Tourist Attractions #ad - Not to mention the crowds that make it easy for a small boy to get lost. From lenore look and new york times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham comes a drop-dead-funny and touching series with a truly unforgettable character. Shares with diary of a Wimpy Kid the humor that stems from trying to manipulate the world.

Newsday   “Alvin’s a winner. New york post random house Books for Young Readers.

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Young Children's Book Winner - A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin Schneider Family Book Awards

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Knopf Books for Young Readers #ad - Handpicked by amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading. A robert F. He loved looking at something in the room and making it come alive again in front of him. Sibert honor bookwinner of the schneider family book awardan ala-alsc notable children's BookWinner of the NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for ChildrenAs a child in the late 1800s, Horace Pippin loved to draw: He loved the feel of the charcoal as it slid across the floor.

C. Until he was shot. Even during W. W. I, horace filled his notebooks with drawings from the trenches. Upon his return home, Horace couldn't lift his right arm, and couldn't make any art. Atheneum. He drew pictures for his sisters, his classmates, his co-workers. Wyeth—started noticing Horace's art, and before long, his paintings were displayed in galleries and museums across the country.

Young Children's Book Winner - A Splash of Red: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin Schneider Family Book Awards #ad - Jen bryant and melissa sweet team up once again to share this inspiring story of a self-taught painter from humble beginnings who despite many obstacles, was ultimately able to do what he loved, and be recognized for who he was: an artist.

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The Never Girls Volume 1: Books 1-3 Disney: The Never Girls

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RH/Disney #ad - A great gift for readers ages 6 to 10, this attractive hardcover collects the first three Disney The Never Girls adventures--In a Blink, The Space Between,  and A Dandelion Wish. Random house Books for Young Readers. Handpicked by amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading.

The Never Girls Volume 1: Books 1-3 Disney: The Never Girls #ad - Four real girls in a fairy's world. Random House Disney. Atheneum. In a blink of an eye, four best friends all get their biggest wish--they're whisked off to Never Land, home to Tinker Bell and her fairy friends.

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Goldenlocks and the Three Pirates

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) #ad - Atheneum. Handpicked by amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading. A fun and clever picture book retelling of goldilocks―with pirates!Once upon a seaworthy sloop lived three pirates: the big, bonny Baby, and the small, menacing Mama, the medium-sized, pilfering Papa, a pirate-in-training.

Goldenlocks and the Three Pirates #ad - April jones prince's rollicking text and Steven Salerno's swashbuckling paintings make Goldenlocks and the Three Pirates a first-rate adventure and a spirited take on Goldilocks. They were excellent pirates, their stools weren't sturdy, so their gruel wasn't tasty, but not very good housekeepers, and their hammocks weren't hung properly.

Random house Books for Young Readers. Random House Disney. Luckily for them, Goldenlocks happened along when they were out for a row in the harbor.

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The Creature of the Pines The Unicorn Rescue Society

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Dutton Books for Young Readers #ad - And the only kid who will talk to Elliot, Uchenna Devereaux, isn’t afraid of danger. Illustrated throughout, fun, this is the perfect fit for newly independent readers looking for a story full of adventure, and friendship. At least we think they are. Are you ready to protect the creatures of myth and legend? Then you belong in The Unicorn Rescue Society.

Join elliot and uchenna on their very first quest as members of the Unicorn Rescue Society in this brand-new fantasy-adventure series from Adam Gidwitz, the beloved bestselling and Newbery Honor-winning author of The Inquisitors Tale and A Tale Dark & Grimm. Random House Disney. Together with professor fauna, elliot and Uchenna must help rescue a Jersey Devil from a duo of conniving, greedy billionaires, the Schmoke Brothers.

The Creature of the Pines The Unicorn Rescue Society #ad - She likes danger. Random house Books for Young Readers. Hurry–the creatures need you!   elliot eisner isn't exactly thrilled with the first day at his new school. The trip is being led by Professor Fauna, the weirdest teacher Elliot has ever met. Elliot and uchenna are about to become part of a secret group of adventurers, The Unicorn Rescue Society, whose goal is to protect and defend the world’s mythical creatures.

His class is going on a field trip to a creepy forest called the Pine Barrens. Handpicked by amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading.

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Firebird

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G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers #ad - Putnam Publishing Group. Random House Disney. Misty encourages this young girl's faith in herself and shows her exactly how, through hard work and dedication, she too can become Firebird. Lyrical and affecting text paired with bold, striking illustrations that are some of Caldecott Honoree Christopher Myers's best work, makes Firebird perfect for aspiring ballerinas everywhere.

Random house Books for Young Readers. Handpicked by amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading. In her debut picture book, misty copeland tells the story of a young girl--an every girl--whose confidence is fragile and who is questioning her own ability to reach the heights that Misty has reached.

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If Sharks Disappeared If Animals Disappeared

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Roaring Brook Press #ad - Handpicked by amazon kids’ books editor, Seira Wilson, for Prime Book Box – a children’s subscription that inspires a love of reading. A healthy ocean is home to many different kinds of animals. Putnam Publishing Group. What would happen if this continued and sharks disappeared completely?Artist Lily Williams explores how the disappearance would affect other animals across the whole planet in this clever book about the importance of keeping sharks, and our oceans, healthy.

Atheneum. Random House Disney. Even though sharks can be scary, we need them to keep the oceans healthy. Random house Books for Young Readers. They can be big, like a shrimp, like a whale, and even scary, tiny, like a shark. Unfortunately, many shark species are in danger of extinction, due to overfishing, and that can cause big problems in the oceans and even on land.

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