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Give the gift of reading this Christmas!

Give the gift of reading this Christmas!

Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited is a one-stop hub for any avid reader, regardless of age or reading level. Click the banner above to get a one month free trial, and browse through our carefully curated list of the best kids books for this holiday season. Not only will your little ones be entertained for hours, but they’ll learn valuable lessons to help them become future eco-warriors while taking funtastic voyages to the land of imagination!

It’s hard to believe that you could change the world, but it’s true! We’ll show you loads of awesome ways to help out family, friends, yourself and the planet – and show how you’re never too young to make a big difference. Includes random acts of kindness, craft projects, energy-saving ideas, and much more.

101 Small Ways to Change the World is a practical, fun and creative book to inspire you at home, school and in your local community and beyond! Remember, all big ideas start with just one person who decides to do things differently. You could be that person.

A Green Ember story set during Heather and Picket’s arrival at Cloud Mountain, The Last Archer follows the journey of Jo Shanks. Jo is a gifted archer with a burden on his back and a fire within. Eager to see the Longtreaders receive justice, he travels from his Halfwind Citadel home to a Cloud Mountain poised on the brink of war. What he finds there will confront his convictions and test his resolve as the war begins and King Jupiter’s heir is revealed.

A kingdom in the balance. An arrow aimed at the heart of darkness.

Who will take the shot?

A classic of American humor, the adventures of a house painter and his brood of high-stepping penguins have delighted children for generations. “Here is a book to read aloud in groups of all ages. There is not an extra or misplaced word in the whole story.”–The Horn Book.

Erin Hunter’s number one nationally best-selling Warriors series continues in Warriors: Power of Three!

The first book in this third series, The Sight: Warriors: Power of Three, Book 1, brings more adventure, intrigue, and thrilling battles to the epic world of the warrior Clans.

Hollypaw, Jaypaw, and Lionpaw – grandchildren of the great leader Firestar – possess unusual power and talent. But secrets and uncertainty surround them, and a mysterious prophecy hints at trouble to come. The warrior code is in danger, and these three apprentices will need all of their strength to help the Clans survive.

This is a book about a bad seed. A baaaaaaaaaad seed. How bad? Do you really want to know? He has a bad temper, bad manners, and a bad attitude. He’s been bad since he can remember! 

With Jory John’s charming and endearing text and bold expressive illustrations by Pete Oswald, here is The Bad Seed: a funny yet touching tale that reminds us of the remarkably transformative power of will, acceptance, and just being you. Perfect for young readers, as well as anyone navigating their current world, The Bad Seed proves that positive change is possible for each and every one of us.

Explore the underwater world of the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the ocean with a Googly-Eyed Glass Squid named Giggles and his friends. Learn about different creatures and how they interact with other creatures and the environment.

Young readers search and explore a Caribbean beach. They discover unusual crabs and sea life. Next, they don their fins and snorkel to explore the coral reef off the shore. Here they encounter unusual fish, endangered turtles, and other unique reef creatures. They learn how reef organisms work together to replenish the reef. The final pages of the book provide young scientists with information about
the importance of coral reefs, safe snorkeling, and the protection of endangered sea turtles.

Honeybees are a crucial part of our food chain. As they gather nectar from flowers to make sweet honey, these bees also play an important role in pollination, helping some plants produce fruit. But large numbers of honeybees are disappearing every year . . . and no one knows why. Is a fungus killing them? Could a poor diet be the cause? What about changes to bees’ natural habitat? In this real-life science mystery, scientists and beekeepers are working to answer these questions . . . and save the world’s honeybees before it’s too late.

Climate is an important part of every ecosystem. Even small changes in the climate can have a big impact. Learn about the affects of climate change on ecosystems and what you can do to help. This title supports NGSS for Earth and Human Activity.

This books is an amazing adventure into the amazing underwater world of the Ocean. It is a wonderful introduction for kids to the world of water, the ocean, fish and exploration. It works great as an cool bedtime story or adventure book to flatter their imagination.

From avalanches to hiking dangers, this series retells five stories of adventure and survival on cold, dangerous mountains around the world. Some people lost limbs, and others lost fingers and toes to the cold. Even the most prepared can have harrowing experiences. But with grit and determination, these survivors didn’t lose their lives.

Did you see something your little (or not so little) ones would love? Did we miss out anything you’d like to see here? Let us know in the comments!

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Our Reading List & Christmas Presents for Kids, 21 November

Our Reading List & Christmas Presents for Kids, 21 November

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Our scarcest resource is time. With determination and action, we can implement solutions rather than sit on the sidelines suffering harmful impacts. We deserve, and can have, better health and a cleaner environment, a stable climate, healthy ecosystems, sustainable use of resources, and less need for damage control. We have so much to gain. Through science and stories, Our Earth, Our Species, Our Selves makes the case for hope, optimism, and practical solutions we can take individually and collectively to green our technology, green our economy, strengthen our democracy, and create social equality.

Freelance environmental scientist Guy Lane shares insights from his 30-year quest to understand what’s next in the climate & biodiversity crisis. In just two hours, this fast-paced, science-based book lays bare the grim truth about collapse, what it means for you, and how you can help make it better.

Read It. Share It. Take Action. Start Now.

Everything we do has an impact on the world around us–from the clothes we wear and food we eat to the gardens we grow and the trash we throw away. And to take the best care of the earth–and ourselves–it’s important to make smart choices. With The Everything Kids’ Environment Book, you’ll find out what you can do every day to help protect our planet. You’ll also learn why the rainforest is so important to us, how animals go extinct, and what environmentalists can tell us about taking good care of our world.

Learn how to “go green” and to:

  • Find new uses for recycled grocery bags.
  • Create your own greenhouse.
  • Make acid rain–safely!–to see how it affect plants.
  • Test organic food against foods grown with chemicals.
  • Make your own compost pile.
  • Re-create deforestation with the soil from timbered trees.
  • Test your sensitivity to noise.

Whether you are in the classroom, surfing the Internet, or just hanging out with your friends, you can make a difference. Start today–so our Earth can live another 4.5 billion years!

The greed of man is destroying Rhino’s family, and little Rhino is feeling sad that his beautiful world has turned into a blood bath for the rhinos. He has lost his grandfather and his grandmother has been badly hurt. His mother lost her pretty horn. All this carnage has made Rhino very mad too. Who was going to help him save the Rhinos. He had dreams too that he wanted to come true. Are you willing to help baby rhino?

Christmas Presents for Kids

  • 12 experiments and building projects
  • Harness mechanical energy from water to do physical work
  • Generate electricity to light an LED
  • Learn the physics of water turnies
  • Discover why hydropower is a promising source of energy
  • 24 pieces.
  • Includes foil accents. Made from recycled paper printed with vegetable based inks. Conforms to CPSIA, ASTM, and CE standards.
  • Completed puzzle measures 6 x 6″; box measures 3 x 3″.
  • Ages 4+.
  • Includes mother Sheila, father Bruce, sister Adelaide, and baby Joey
  • All come with removable detailed clothing, have jointed arms and legs, and heads that turn
  • Sheila and Bruce Outback Koala measure approximately 3” tall. Adelaide Outback Koala is approximately 1.75” tall. Baby Joey Outback Koala is approximately 1.5” tall
  • Can be used independently or with all Calico Critters houses
  • Mix and match with other Calico Critters play sets to create a whole Calico Critters village!

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