Staff Picks Grades K-2
In this adaptation of the traditional folktale, three little dassies (also called rock hyraxes) build their houses in the Namib Desert of Southern Africa, hoping for protection from the eagle that lives atop a nearby mountain.
Ada had a passion for mathematics since she was a baby. With her mother’s encouragement, Ada continued with her studies and inventions even through a serious bout with measles. After meeting inventor Charles Babbage, Ada wrote a program for Babbage’s “thinking machine”, almost 100 years before the first computer!
All his life, Dawson has been inventing things, repairing toys in unusual ways, and helping clean up his neighborhood by reusing discarded objects, but when his Vacu-Maniac malfunctions it is his friend Mooey whose brainpower saves the day.
When King Viking and his evil robot army attack Animal Town and kidnap Singing Dog, it is up to Super Rabbit Boy, with some help from Sunny and his video game console, to save the day.
Henry finally finds a purpose for the "Incredible, Amazing Machine" that he built.
The true story of how First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt scandalized the nation when she served hot dogs to the King and Queen of England during their 1939 visit to the United States.
In 1931, a boy and his father watch as the world's tallest building, the Empire State Building, is constructed, step-by-step, near their Manhattan home.
At T-ball practice, Caleb is not very nice when the other children try to hit the ball, but when it is his turn, he finds that he is not much better.
Harvey the bear searches for the perfect Father's Day present and decides that thanking his dad is the best gift of all.
In the summer of 1851, with encouragement and ideas provided by his family, an inventor builds a working submarine and takes his family for a ride.