Enjoy a day at the beach with Michelle! This storybook, featuring vibrant illustrations, takes Michelle on a sunny, beach adventure. Everyone’s favorite honor roll student enjoys the day with her parents as they ride in helicopters, eat pizza, play with seashells, and even learn about the ocean waves!
Officially a published author, Michelle has sold out of her books during the Pen Legacy Book Expo at her school and must now decide what to do with all the money she has earned. Does she spend it on the things she wants or save it as she was taught?
Michelle Opens Her First Bank Account unfolds a treasury of ideas that could directly affect your child’s view of the world in which we live. When teaching children about money, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. Yet, this story will be an easy and fun way to start.
Introduce your child to a mindful way to value money by joining Michelle on her exciting journey to open a bank account. Teaching responsible money habits like investing, saving and budgeting can help your child mature and grow with confidence.
This empowering story is perfect for children who want to dream big and begin their journey of securing their financial future.
Did you know your cellphone was invented by an African American? What about the doorknob, mailbox, or the home security system? Through the book, you will learn along with Mr. Kentrell’s class just how African American women and men contributed to the world we live in.
Imagine Life Without African American Inventors is a beautifully illustrated children’s book about inventions that has become the fabric of our everyday lives. Children will learn that some things that we may take for granted – from the components in a cell phone, streetlights, mailbox, hairbrush, potato chips, ironing board to the home security system – were created by African American men and women. As Michelle and Mr. Kentrell’s class learn about these inventors, they are asked to image life without African Americans.
Writing a book is such an incredible accomplishment! What is even more exciting is when the book is published. However, Michelle is about to find out the challenges of being a published author. Her expectations are high as she prepares to attend her first book expo at her school, Pen Legacy Elementary. She anticipates everyone will want to buy her book.
To her disappointment, Michelle doesn’t sell any books and becomes discouraged, vowing never to write again. Michelle’s mother tries to encourage her not to give up on her gift, but it is Ms. Charron Monaye who changes Michelle’s decision by sharing her success as an author. Michelle uses this information to overcome the obstacles she believes are in her way.
Take this journey as Michelle goes from zero sells to SOLD OUT!
Meet 10-year-old Zyion, a fun-loving and energetic little girl who is loved and adored by her family. While Zyion recognizes that her family loves her, she is sometimes teased at school because she is “different.” Zyion is autistic and sometimes has difficulties expressing how she feels. A Special Little Girl is meant to encourage every child that is labeled as “different” to remember that they are loved, valued and that they matter.
Meet 7 year old Ahmad. A boy who idealizes his father and loves chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream. It’s a special day for him because after school, Ahmad is going for his favorite ice cream with his favorite person. What seems like a normal day changes quickly into one that transforms the way Ahmad views his father, ice cream, and life all in one moment.
Astronauts and space are perennial kid-favorites. John’s Journey to Outer Space offers an exciting look into the imagination of a young, African-American boy who experiences many extraordinary galactic adventures in outer space. Written in an accessible and fun style, this informative text is perfectly complemented by visually stunning, large-sized, full-color illustrations.
This is the perfect book to encourage children aged three and over to engage in S.T.E.M by using their imagination, thinking creatively and learning about basic cosmic terminology.
Supports early learning of outer space terminology
Inspires creativity and imagination with lively illustrations
Did you know what you want to be when you grow up? Do you know that you can do anything and be anything you want?
Kennedi Meets the Vice President is a vibrantly illustrated book that introduces children to career day at school. Children will learn about different jobs they can do when they grow up, such as a firefighter, doctor, pilot, or nurse. Read on to see how Kennedi and Ms. Tammi’s class meet the vice president!