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Save the Rainforest by Marybeth Markie

Save the Rainforest, follows the Treefolk high above the Yucatan Peninsula and its tropical rainforest. “Timber!” warn the giants as they cut deeper and deeper into the rainforest, making way for new homes and buildings to be built for the people who visit there. Mama and Papa Celeste are tired of all this moving. That night at the Treefolk Town Hall, Papa comes up with a plan to save their village. Will it work? Open up to page one to find out for yourself what adventures are in store for our tiny Treefolk! This story brings awareness to young readers of the fragility of our planet and our role in protecting it. Paperback

Riddles/Adivinanzas by Vita Mones & Eleanor Strauss Rosenast

Riddles/Adivinanzas is a series of whimsical, thought provoking riddles that will ignite the imagination of young readers. The book is geared for students age 8 through 11. It can be used as an easy-to-read book for younger students. For older students having difficulties with learning to read, it can be a motivator. Playful illustrations support the text and can be used as an aid in deciphering the meaning of the riddle. In addition, the illustrations can be used as a coloring book. Each riddle is written in both English and Spanish, so that children have fun while learning a new language. Riddles/Adivinanzas is a very useful tool in a bilingual program.

Rad is Mad by Leah Guzman

Rad has no friends. All the other monster trucks cruise together and have fun. Rad is SMAD; he feels sad and mad. He starts trucking out of control through the bumpy road. He hurts other trucks and makes them sad. His road rage feelings stop him from making friends. Rad is a rough and tough monster truck who learns that it is important to talk about his sad and mad feelings rather than acting them out, hurting others and himself. This lesson let him show others his shiny side and make new friends. Rad’s story touches the inner world of children of all ages and is an excellent vehicle to help young readers deal with their feelings. Paperback¬†

Princess Inkala and the last Inka Dynasty by Judith G. Leifer

Princess Inkala and the Last Inka Dynasty is the story of a young Chimu princess who embarks on an unforgettable journey. Inkala is fierce, courageous and kind. Even after tragedy strikes her life, Inkala is able to find peace, love and laughter. Her two best friends, the fuzzy Alpaca and the colorful parrot, Lorito, are always there to comfort her. With Alpaca and Lorito by her side, Inkala remains strong. Yet, rebellion soon falls upon the land she knows and loves, and the friends are forced to flee! In this incredible adventure throughout the Inka Empire, Princess Inkala faces love, betrayal and the ultimate test of friendship. Visit our web site: