Furry Comfort, Furry Joy

Tucker’s Tail Tells Tales About Pet Therapy: Furry Comfort, Furry Joy is a nonfiction picture book featuring Tucker, a lovable pet therapy dog with a busy schedule. Together with Dr. Woofster’s bowls of furry fun facts, this story illustrates the vital work of therapy dogs and how they add value to our lives. After seeing how Tucker helps people, kids (ages 5-8) will be able to “brag” about what they know about therapy dogs!

 

Foodie Fest Friday

Friendship, food, and math – does this sound like an unlikely combination of ideas? Not in Ms. Widdle’s class when everyone’s in on the plan for Foodie Fest Friday. This picture book for ages 3-6 brings the themes of diversity and math into an exciting celebration of generosity, cultures, and foods from around the world.

 

Farmers of the Future – They’re Not Who You Think They Are!

Warning: this picture book (non-fiction) may cause drooling. There’s a huge world of food around you – how is it made? Now, try to imagine where it might come from in 5, 10, or 20 years. Will a computer grow your next meal? Can a 3D printer design your dessert? Maybe robots will harvest your veggies!  New technologies may help us grow safe, nutritious, affordable food for billions of people, without polluting the environment. Now, that’s a tall order!

 

Super Shots: Tucker’s Tail Tells Tales About Vaccinations

Sometimes kids are afraid of getting vaccinations. More than just the health facts, this nonfiction picture book empowers kids with a plan so that the needle won't hurt and talks about why vaccinations are important. After all, who wants to get sick?