#ToteChallenge: Students investigate the problems caused by plastic shopping bags, then propose solutions they can take to address the problems. They brainstorm uses for plastic bags and design a reusable shopping tote out of an old T-shirt using engineering, problem-solving, creativity, and communication. They take action for the common good by using and sharing their homemade totes and by educating the community about problems and solutions to the plastic bag crisis. 

In this book, Jerome discovers the magic of words all around him and begins a journey to collect all types of words. Jerome talks with family, friends, neighbors, classmates and almost anyone he meets to collect their favorite words. Jerome finds words so interesting, he...

"The world needs your voice. If you have a brilliant idea... say something! If you see an injustice... say something!" This easy to read “call to action” for youth ages 4 and above explores the many ways that a single voice can make a difference. Each of us, each and every day, have the...

This is a story about how the author “fell in love with her hair.”  When she was a little girl, her mother would often comb her hair in the evening before bed. She would make herself comfortable sitting on the floor between her mom’s knees and relax as her mom oiled her scalp,...

“Zuri’s hair let’s her be her! It coils and kinks to perfectly match a princess tiara or a superhero cape. But an extra special day calls for an extra special style!  Comb in hand, Daddy steps in to help Zuri find the perfect fit.”  Hair...

What makes a good day for you? Finding that each person sees their world a little differently is the basis for this children’s colorful picture book written by former kindergarten teacher, Micha Archer. A young boy named Daniel visits many community members throughout his...

Ruby is a creative, adventurous girl who one day finds out that she has a worry. She hides the worry, so it grows and stops her from being her adventurous self. This book guides conversations about worries as something we can be aware of and control. Ruby discovers that everyone has worries...

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