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Join us for author interviews, book chat, and more!Lerner Publishing Group creates nonfiction and fiction books that educate, empower and entertain readers. Whether you are looking for engaging picture books, high-quality supplemental nonfiction, graphic novels, or boundary-pushing young adult novels, you will find what your readers need to grow and learn. Visit our website at lernerbooks.com.Music credits:"Farm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Join us for author interviews, book chat, and more!Lerner Publishing Group creates nonfiction and fiction books that educate, empower and entertain readers. Whether you are looking for engaging picture books, high-quality supplemental nonfiction, graphic novels, or boundary-pushing young adult novels, you will find what your readers need to grow and learn. Visit our website at lernerbooks.com.Music credits:"Farm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Spring 2024 Book Buzz Editor's Picks | New Jewish Children's Books from Kar-Ben

    Spring 2024 Book Buzz Editor's Picks | New Jewish Children's Books from Kar-Ben

    Join us to learn about our forthcoming children's books from Kar-Ben!

    Happy Purim, Grover!
    It's Purim! Join Grover as he bakes hamantaschen, dresses up in his Purim costumes, listens to the story of Queen Esther and makes noise with his grogger when Haman's name is said.
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728492841&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Afikotective
    During the bear family's Passover seder, Grandma breaks the middle matzah and hides the afikomen. It's a good thing one little bear has turned his toy elephant into an Afiko-Sniffer. Can it help find the afikomen?
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728475363&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Tyrannosaurus Tsuris
    The dinosaurs are getting ready for Passover, but no one will come to Tyrannosaurus Rex's seder because they think their host will eat them. This gives him terrible tsuris until the dinosaurs come up with an idea.
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728492377&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Sophie's Monster Goes to Shul
    There's an imaginary monster in Sophie's closet, and he follows her everywhere, even to shul. When she uses her imagination to write a story about him, everyone can see him and he isn't scary anymore.
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728460239&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Jewish Mindfulness for Kids
    "The exercises in this unique book encourage children to use everyday items to inspire mindfulness. Mindfulness, the Jewish value of Yishuv Hada'at, means paying attention to what is happening around us. 
    Page Plus QR codes link to Jewish mindfulness exercises for kids."
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728486444&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Everybody's Book
    The true story of the famous Sarajevo Haggadah begins long ago in Spain. Used for centuries and declared a treasure, people of many faiths have protected the haggadah up to this day.
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728486468&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    A Feather, a Pebble, a Shell
    When the Israeli author-illustrator runs in a field or swims in the sea, she looks for something to hold in her hand: a pebble or a feather. She leaves them in their habitats . . . for the reader to find.
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9798765607749&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    All Aboard for Noah's Ark!
    Noah is building an ark and Lionel and Dolores, a pair of hedgehogs, are there to make sure the plan goes off without a hitch. Luckily for Noah, the two hedgehogs have thought of everything.
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728486826&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    The Apple Argument
    In the Garden of Eden, God buried the vegetables and put the fruits where they could be seen. Wanting easy picking, the caretakers of the Garden listen to the snake, pick the apples, and suffer the consequences.
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728486451&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    This Is Not a Cholent
    Amira loves her Nana's Iraqi cholent and it's time for the "Best Cholent Competition Down Under." "This is not a cholent," say the other participants. But everyone agrees the stew is the best cholent ever.
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728486482&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Things That Shimmer
    Melanie desperately wants to be accepted by the Shimmers, the popular kids in her class—until she gets to know the new girl in town. Soon she must choose between popularity and true friendship.
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728476261&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Music credits:
     "Farm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
      Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
      http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ 

    • 11 min
    Spring 2024 Book Buzz Editor Preview | New Educational Books from Lerner Publishing Group

    Spring 2024 Book Buzz Editor Preview | New Educational Books from Lerner Publishing Group

    Join us to learn about our forthcoming educational books from Lerner Publishing Group! 

    Math All Around 
    Math is everywhere in this paired fiction/nonfiction set designed to support young readers as they learn beginning math concepts.

    Read for a Better World™
    Read about Citizenship 
    This series combines engaging examples and SEL connections to help students understand what citizenship means and how it fits into the world around them.

    Read about Weather 
    Let beginning readers learn more about the different types of weather that they observe each day. 

    Sesame Street® Habitats 
    Meet the animals, learn about the plants, and discover key characteristics of each habitat in this accessible series for young learners. 

    Grow Your Colors 
    Join Tamir, Abby, and the Sesame Street friends as they introduce young learners to the basics of planting a garden and eating healthy.

    Guías de personajes de Sesame Street® en español 
    (Sesame Street® Character Guides) 
    Elmo, Abby, Big Bird, and their Sesame Street friends join this positive introduction to character traits and social-emotional wellness.

    Formas de iniciar amistades en cinco minutos 
    (Five-Minute Friendship Starters) 
    Young readers learn fun ways to approach, get to know, and have fun with a new friend—in just five minutes! 

    Monstruo tranquilo, monstruo amable 
    (Calm Monsters, Kind Monsters) 
    Sesame Street characters present big emotions alongside simple solutions like belly breathing to help kids cope with what they're feeling. 

    Casting Shadows 
    The year 2024 is set to have multiple solar and lunar eclipses. With engaging diagrams and photos, readers will learn all about eclipses in an approachable way. 

    Early Bird Stories™
    Early Bird Readers — Blue 
    These fun stories combine age-appropriate text and kid-friendly illustrations perfect for reading levels E-G.

    Early Bird Readers — Orange 
    Engaging, leveled text at guided reading levels H-J help build literacy skills. 

    Lightning Bolt Books® 
    Nature's Most Massive Animals 
    Introduce young readers to the lives of nature's most massive animals, including their life cycle, what they eat, and how they behave.

    Under the Hood 
    Readers get an inside look at vehicles that drive, fly, and run on electricity to learn what makes them go.

    Lightning Bolt Books® en español 
    Explorador planetario (Planet Explorer) 
    From Jupiter's moons to Neptune's winds, these books reveal key planetary information and the technology scientists use to study them.

    Hair Magic (Read Woke™ Chapter Books) 
    Shimmer, sparkle, twirl . . . Imani's hair magically changes when she embraces her inner powers, such as bravery, compassion, creativity, and more. 

    Lerner™ Sports 
    All-Access Gymnastics 
    This engaging series gives readers an inside look at gymnastics, including its history and the top gymnasts of the past and present.

    All-Star Smackdown 
    Read about the world's greatest athletes and compare their careers in a fun and exciting head-to-head format. Explore their stats and greatest moments, and then choose a winner. 

    Greatest of All Time Players 
    Read about the world's greatest athletes who play some of the most important positions in sports. The amazing stats, thrilling moments, and record-breaking performances packed into each book will fascinate sports fans.

    Sports VIPs 
    Explore the lives of the world's best and hottest sports superstars. From childhood to the present, find out how they rule their sports, prepare for big events, and help their communities.

    Searchlight Books™ 
    High-Tech Science 
    Explore evolving topics in scientific research, including cryobiology, drones

    • 11 min
    Spring 24 Book Buzz Editor Preview | New Novels from Carolrhoda Books and Carolrhoda Lab

    Spring 24 Book Buzz Editor Preview | New Novels from Carolrhoda Books and Carolrhoda Lab

    Join us to learn about our forthcoming middle grade and YA fiction from Lerner Publishing Group!

    The Color of Sound
    Musical prodigy Rosie stops playing the violin, upsetting her ambitious mother but making room in her life for new experiences, including a glitch in space-time that lets her meet her mom as a twelve-year-old.https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728487779&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Cruzita and the Mariacheros
    Cruzita wants to be a pop star. She doesn't want to take mariachi lessons—until she and her fellow mariacheros come up with a plan to save her family's struggling bakery and to let Cruzita shine.https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9798765608500&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Pangu's Shadow
    When Ver and Aryl, rival apprentices at the most prestigious biology lab in the Pangu Star System, become the prime suspects in their teacher's murder, they must team up to clear their names.https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728477510&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Eyes Open
    Living under the Salazar dictatorship in 1960s Portugal, Sónia must find her voice as a poet and an activist after the government arrests her boyfriend and shuts down her family's business.https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9798765610114&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Music credits:
     "Farm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
      Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
      http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ 

    • 6 min
    Spring 2024 Book Buzz Editor's Preview | Picture Books from Carolrhoda Books and Millbrook Press

    Spring 2024 Book Buzz Editor's Preview | Picture Books from Carolrhoda Books and Millbrook Press

    Join us to learn about our forthcoming picture books from Lerner Publishing Group!

    Best Believe 
    Rhythmic verse presents three sisters who moved from Puerto Rico to New York City as children and grew up to be pioneering activists in their Bronx community, focusing on schools, libraries, and the arts. 
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728460444&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    The Rock in My Throat 
    In this moving true story, Kao Kalia Yang shares her experiences as a Hmong refugee child navigating life at home and school in America while carrying the weight of her selective mutism. 
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728445687&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Touch the Sky 
    Both heartfelt and hilarious, this picture book captures the unforgettable moment when a child learns how to pump on a swing. It's a story for every kid on the cusp of learning something new. 
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728460451&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Dino Board Books
    There's tons of dino-fun for everyone in this high-energy board book series. Dinosaurs face off on the field, battle on the court, and rally in the rink, then gather together to celebrate their favorite holidays!
    https://lernerbooks.com/series/pid/6615&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Dino-Earth Day
    What do dinosaurs do on Earth Day? They care for the planet! They ride bikes and scooters, clean up a park, plant an urban garden, visit a recycling center, and more.
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728467979&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Haiku, Ew!
    These gross and engrossing haiku highlight thirteen animals (and a few fungi) and the exceptionally icky things they do! Accompanied by bonus facts that will delight—and disgust—readers of all ages.
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728492506&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    If I Were a Fungus
    If you were a fungus, what would you do? Would you live in the mountains or the city? Or on some cheese? Discover more in this colorful introduction to these surprisingly fascinating life-forms!
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9798765627136&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Mami King
    The true story of an intrepid young man, Ma Mon Luk, who leaves China for the Philippines, desperate to earn a living—and the approval of the parents of the woman he loves.
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728492353&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Eating My Words
    A playful and punny illustrated poetry collection from Brian Cleary that's perfect for middle grade readers. Includes quick tips about poetic forms and poetic devices that teachers can use in poetry lessons.
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728487649&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    The Lost Forest
    Take a deep dive with scientists exploring a sunken cypress forest that had been undisturbed in the Gulf of Mexico for fifty thousand years. Page Plus links lead to videos of the scientists at work.
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728493015&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Nature Spy Guide 
    What can you find in nature? Use all five senses to explore the outdoors. This book is full of tips and activities to encourage close observation and foster connection with nature! 
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9798765610152&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    The Great Wolf Rescue 
    Red wolves had been hunted until only fourteen survived in the wild. So scientists hatched a daring plan—capture all of the wild red wolves and breed them in captivity. Discover the story of their recovery. 
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728467962&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    The Monarchs Are Missing 
    Why are monarch butterflies disappearing? Scientists are racing to find answers. Go on a quest to discover what cou

    • 14 min
    Spring 2024 Book Buzz Editor Preview | New Graphic Novels from Graphic Universe

    Spring 2024 Book Buzz Editor Preview | New Graphic Novels from Graphic Universe

    Join us to learn about our forthcoming graphic novels from Lerner Publishing Group!

    Super Potato and the Return of Zort
    Zort is back! When the Slug King escapes his outer-space prison, he heads to Earth with revenge in mind. Meanwhile, our hero has his hands full with Big Jaw, a metal-mouthed robber . . .
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728487052&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    The Climate Crisis
    The impacts of climate change are becoming more and more visible, transforming people's lives and the environments around them. This series explores the causes and effects of climate change in an accessible graphic nonfiction format.
    https://lernerbooks.com/series/pid/6701&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    The Robot Makers
    When soccer fanatic La Ion transfers to a new school, he discovers a different kind of competition: robotics! Learn about robotics history, building blocks of a robot, coding basics, and more in these high-energy manhwa graphic novels.
    https://lernerbooks.com/series/pid/6745&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Hotelitor
    Luxury ship Hotelitor is equipped with a hyperspace engine and single, double, and adjoining rooms. When an alien attack strands the craft in deep space, 18-year-old intern Anna Greene must save its guests from chaos.
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728446073&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Just Another Story
    Una historia más (Just Another Story)
    When Carlos was nineteen, his mother decided to leave her life in El Salvador. Refusing to let her go without him, Carlos joined her journey north. Together they experienced the risks countless people face as they migrate.
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728474137&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728487038&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Music credits:
     "Farm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
      Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
      http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ 

    • 6 min
    Spring 2024 Book Buzz Editor Preview | New YA Nonfiction from Twenty-First Century Books and Zest

    Spring 2024 Book Buzz Editor Preview | New YA Nonfiction from Twenty-First Century Books and Zest

    Join us to learn about our forthcoming young adult nonfiction titles from Lerner Publishing Group!

    Technology through the Ages
    Ancient societies developed incredible inventions and complex techniques that continue to surprise scientists and historians today. Discover how ancient innovations laid the groundwork for modern technology in this fascinating and thoroughly researched series.
    https://lernerbooks.com/series/pid/6800&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Pigeons at War 
    Pigeons were crucial to communications between Allied troops in both world wars. When phone, radio, and telegraph lines were cut or officers needed to send top secret messages, pigeons delivered information from the front. Discover how pigeons accomplished these daring flights. 
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728487083&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Wildfire 
    Environmental scientist Ferin Davis Anderson and author Stephanie Sammartino McPherson examine how Indigenous people, farmers, and forestry departments have used fire to manage resources and how climate change is impacting the future of fire. 
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728424002&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Votes of Confidence, 3rd Edition 
    In this newly updated 3rd edition, author Jeff Fleischer explains how the US election process has evolved throughout history and into the present, why understanding it matters, and how young adult citizens can get involved. 
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9798765611180&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    The Gender Binary Is a Big Lie 
    Author Lee Wind takes readers on a journey to examine gender identity and representation throughout history—from ancient third-gender burial sites to people identifying as gender fluid today. Learn how cultures past and present debunk the idea of a gender binary. 
    https://lernerbooks.com/shop/isbn/9781728414539&utm_source=yt&utm_medium=link

    Music credits:
     "Farm" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
      Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
      http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ 

    • 4 min

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