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CATALOGS

Spring 2013 New Books


2014 Complete Paperback Catalog


Fall 2014 New and Backlist Books


EDUCATOR'S GUIDES

ANNE FRANK CASE: Simon Wiesenthal's Search for the Truth
Educators' Guide
by Susan Goldman Rubin
About the Book


BECOMING BEN FRANKLIN: How a Candle-Maker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty
Questions for Classroom Discussion, Curriculum Connections, and Common Core State Standards
by Russell Freedman
About the Book


BENNY GOODMAN AND TEDDY WILSON: Taking the Stage as the First Black-and-White Jazz Band in History
Educators' Guide featuring questions for classroom discussion and suggestions for further exploration.
About the Book


BIG RIVER'S DAUGHTER
Educator's guide with classroom activities and questions for discussion.
by Bobbi Miller
About the Book


BOSTON TEA PARTY, THE
An educator's guide featuring classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by Russell Freedman
About the Book


CAT WITH THE YELLOW STAR: Coming of Age in Terezin
Educators' Guide with Discussion Questions and Activities, About the Author, and related titles for further reading.
by Susan Goldman Rubin with Ela Weissberger
About the Book


CHILD'S CALENDAR, A
Classroom activities connecting to the Common Core State Standards.
by John Updike
About the Book


DIFFICULT BOY, A
Pre-Reading Activity, Discussion of Themes, Curriculum Connections, and About the Author
by M. P. Barker
About the Book


EDGAR ALLAN'S OFFICIAL CRIME INVESTIGATION NOTEBOOK Interdisciplinary Exploration Unit
A full unit with language arts and science activities, including discussion questions and poetry writing, with links to author videos about the writing process.
by Mary Amato
About the Book


Educators' Guide to The David A. Adler Picture Book Biographies
An American History Bookshelf from 1492 Through the Twentieth Century
by David A. Adler

END OF THE LINE, THE
An in-depth curriculum guide
by Angela Cerrito
About the Book


FOX TAILS
Educators' Guide featuring questions for classroom discussion and suggestions for further exploration.
by Amy Lowry
About the Book


FREAKY FAST FRANKIE JOE
Educators' Guide featuring questions for classroom discussion and suggestions for further exploration.
by Lutricia Clifton
About the Book


FREEDOM SUMMER: The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi
Educator's Guide featuring questions for classroom discussion and suggestions for further exploration.
by Susan Goldman Rubin
About the Book


FREEDOM WALKERS: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Time Line
by Russell Freedman
About the Book


FREEDOM WALKERS: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Educator's Guide
by Russell Freedman
About the Book


FROM SEED TO PLANT
Educator's guide with Common Core State Standards connections!
by Gail Gibbons
About the Book


GHOSTS OF THE TITANIC
Educators' Guide featuring questions for classroom discussion and suggestions for further exploration.
by Julie Lawson
About the Book


Gibbons: A Year with Gail Gibbons
Activity Planning Guide Interior Pages
by Gail Gibbons

Gibbons: A Year with Gail Gibbons - Introduction
Activity Planning Guide Cover
by Gail Gibbons

Gibbons: Explore the World of Science with Gail Gibbons
A BRAND NEW guide showcasing Gail's newest science books! Features reproducible activities to use pre, during, and post-reading, and a culminating activity that can be applied to all of her books. Also included are a comprehensive booklist, and a certificate of membership for the "Gail Gibbons Science Team."
by Gail Gibbons

GRAND MOSQUE OF PARIS: A Story of How Muslims Rescued Jews During the Holocaust
Educators' Guide
by Karen Gray Ruelle and Deborah Durland DeSaix
About the Book


HERE IN HARLEM
Guide featuring Discussion Questions, Classroom Activities, and Suggestions for Further Reading.
by Walter Dean Myers
About the Book


IMMORTAL MAX
Educators' Guide featuring questions for classroom discussion and suggestions for further exploration.
About the Book


IRENA SENDLER AND THE CHILDREN OF THE WARSAW GHETTO
Educators' Guide featuring questions for classroom discussion and suggestions for further exploration.
by Susan Goldman Rubin
About the Book


LAFAYETTE AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Educators' Guide featuring questions for classroom discussion and suggestions and links for further reading.
by Russell Freedman
About the Book


Language Arts Educators' Guide
Teach Language Arts: Picture Books for the Classroom

Mary Amato Author 360
Get the 360 on Mary Amato with this Bio, Booklist, and author Q&A!
by Mary Amato
About the Book


MONSTER HEALTH BOOK: A Guide To Eating Healthy, Being Active & Feeling Great For Monsters & Kids
Educator's Activity Guide
by Edward Miller
About the Book


OUT IN LEFT FIELD
Educators' Guide featuring questions for classroom discussion and suggestions for further exploration.
by Don Lemna
About the Book


PAINTING THE RAINBOW
Educators' Guide featuring questions for classroom discussion and suggestions for further exploration.
About the Book


PICTURE BOOK OF DANIEL BOONE
Discussion questions and interdisciplinary connections with Common Core State Standards.
by David A. Adler
About the Book


PICTURE BOOK OF HARRY HOUDINI
Educators' guide featuring classroom activities and tips for doing your own magic tricks.
by David A. Adler
About the Book


RADIO GIRL
Discussion questions and interdisciplinary connections with Common Core State Standards.
by Carol Brendler
About the Book


RIVER SONG
Pre-Reading Activity, Discussion of Themes, Curriculum Connections, and About the Author
by Belinda Hollyer
About the Book


SHADOW COLLECTOR'S APPRENTICE, THE
Educators' Guide featuring questions for classroom discussion and suggestions for further exploration.
by Amy Gordon
About the Book


SUSAN MARCUS BENDS THE RULES
Educator's Guide featuring questions for classroom discussion and suggestions for further exploration.
About the Book


WHISTLE IN THE DARK
Discussion questions and interdisciplinary connections with Common Core State Standards.
by Susan Hill Long
About the Book


READER'S GUIDES

ALICE IN TIME

First novel! Questions for discussion and curriculum connections.
by Penelope Bush
About the Book


ALL THE WORLD'S A STAGE

First novel! Questions for discussion.
by Gretchen Woelfle
About the Book


Betsy Byars / A BLOSSOM PROMISE: A Blossom Family Book #4 Readers' Guide

Discussion Questions, An Interview with Betsy Byars, and Writing Tips from the Author!
by Betsy Byars
About the Book


Betsy Byars / THE BLOSSOMS AND THE GREEN PHANTOM: A Blossom Family Book #3 Readers' Guide

Discussion Questions, An Interview with Betsy Byars, and Writing Tips from the Author!
by Betsy Byars
About the Book


Betsy Byars / THE BLOSSOMS MEET THE VULTURE LADY: A Blossom Family Book #2 Readers' Guide

Discussion Questions, An Interview with Betsy Byars, and Writing Tips from the Author!
by Betsy Byars
About the Book


Betsy Byars / THE NOT-JUST-ANYBODY-FAMILY: A Blossom Family Book #1 Readers' Guide

Discussion Questions, An Interview with Betsy Byars, and Writing Tips from the Author!
by Betsy Byars
About the Book


Betsy Byars / WANTED...MUD BLOSSOM: A Blossom Family Book #5 Readers' Guide

Discussion Questions, An Interview with Betsy Byars, and Writing Tips from the Author!
by Betsy Byars
About the Book


CARBON DIARIES 2015 and THE CARBON DIARIES 2017, The

Questions for discussion of both titles, plus links to further reading.
by Saci Lloyd
About the Book


CARBON DIARIES 2015, THE

A readers' guide to accompny the riveting ecothriller - with discussion questions and links to explore further and get involved.
by Saci Lloyd
About the Book


DOUGH BOY

Chatting it up: A Holiday House Discussion Guide
by Peter Marino
About the Book


END OF THE LINE, THE

First novel! Questions for discussion, curriculum connections, and web links to learn about the Iraq war and youth violence.
by Angela Cerrito
About the Book


FIGHTING FOR DONTAE

Discussion guide and about the author.
by Mike Castan
About the Book


HEY 13!

Discussion guide for HEY 13! - a collection of short stories by critically acclaimed writer Gary Soto.
by Gary Soto
About the Book


MESSED UP

Discussion questions, weblinks for further exploration, about the author.
by Janet Nichols Lynch
About the Book


New Voices

7 Novels, 7 New Voices, 7 Incredible Stories
From family relationships to historical adventures, from gritty tales of survival and war to hilarious coming-of-age experiences—we have a book for every reader!
Your Friend in Fashion, Abby Shapiro by Amy Axelod
Possum Summer by Jen K. Blom
Alice in Time by Penelope Bush
The Price of Loyalty by Mike Castan
The End of the Line by Angela Cerrito
Out of Shadows by Jason Wallace
All the World’s a Stage: A Novel in Five Acts by Gretchen Woelfle, illustrated by Thomas Cox




OUT OF SHADOWS

First novel! Questions for discussion.
by Jason Wallace
About the Book


POSSUM SUMMER

First novel! Questions for discussion, curriculum connections, and web links to learn more about the Iraq war, possums, and more!
by Jen K. Blom
About the Book


PRICE OF LOYALTY, THE

First novel! Questions for discussion.
by Mike Castan
About the Book


RACING CALIFORNIA

Discussion questions and more!
by Janet Nichols Lynch
About the Book


VULTURE'S WAKE

Questions for discussion, plus a note from author Kirsty Murray about her inspiration for the book.
by Kirsty Murray
About the Book


WHERE I BELONG

Discussion guide for the book - prints two to a page - one for you and one to share!
by Gillian Cross
About the Book


Wright: An Interview with Betty Ren Wright

Exclusive Interview with the author of Christina's Ghost and The Dollhouse Murders!
by Betty Ren Wright
About the Book


YOUR FRIEND IN FASHION, ABBY SHAPIRO

First novel! Questions for discussion, curriculum connections, and web links to learn about Jackie Kennedy, JFK, and more!
by Amy Axelrod
About the Book


PROMOTIONAL FLYERS

BALLERINA SWAN

A conversation with the creators!
by Allegra Kent
About the Book


BIG RED in Paperback!

BIG RED is in paperback only from Holiday House!
by Jim Kjelgaard
About the Book


Chickadee Court Mysteries

Take a look at the latest installment in the Chickadee Court Mystery series!
by Martha Freeman
About the Book


First Kids Mysteries

Take at look at the latest installment in the First Kids Mysteries series!
by Martha Freeman
About the Book


HELP ME LEARN NUMBERS 0-20!

Promotional flyer for HELP ME LEARN NUMBERS 0-20.
by Jean Marzollo
About the Book


Holiday Titles from Holiday House

Celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, and the fall and winter!

I'M ADOPTED!

Promotional flyer for I'M ADOPTED!
by Shelley Rotner and Sheila M. Kelly
About the Book


Jewish Interest Books by Holiday House

Check out Holiday House's Jewish interest books!

Language Art Books by Holiday House

Listing of language arts books available from Holiday House!

Math Books from Holiday House

Align with the Common Core State Standards.

ACTIVITY SHEETS

Adler: David A. Adler Picture Book Biographies Timeline Poster
A full size poster of the David A. Adler Picture Book Biographies.

Adler: David A. Adler Picture Book Biographies Timeline Poster - One Sheet
An 8 1/2 x 11 size of the David A. Adler Picture Book Biographies Timeline Poster.

ALLIGATORS AND CROCODILES
A Jot Chart that will help hightlight the differences between Alligators and Crocodiles.
by Gail Gibbons
About the Book


ANANSI'S PARTY TIME Party Kit
Includes Party Invitation, Decorations, Recipes, Games, Puzzles, and more!
by Eric A. Kimmel
About the Book


APRIL FOOL, PHYLLIS!
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by Susanna Leonard Hill
About the Book


AUNT ANT LEAVES THROUGH THE LEAVES
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by Nancy Coffelt
About the Book


BETSY ROSS
Make your own Betsy Ross star!
by Becky White
About the Book


BODY ACTIONS
Match the name of the body system to the drawing!
by Shelley Rotner
About the Book


BODY ACTIONS
Classroom activitIes and suggestions for further exploration.
by Shelley Rotner
About the Book


BUG SHOTS
Complete this fun crossword puzzle with bug words!
by Alexandra Siy
About the Book


CANARY IN THE COAL MINE
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by Madelyn Rosenberg
About the Book


CARMEN LEARNS ENGLISH
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by Judy Cox
About the Book


CASE OF THE ROCK 'N' ROLL DOG: A First Kids Mystery
Introducing the newest detectives in the White House! Join First Kids Cammie and Tessa, and their dog Hooligan, as they crack the case!
by Martha Freeman
About the Book


CASE OF THE ROCK 'N' ROLL DOG: A First Kids Mystery, The
Are you a White House expert? Have you got what it takes to be a First Kid? Take the quiz and find out!
by Martha Freeman
About the Book


CINCO DE MOUSE-O!
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration, as well as how to plan your own Cinco de Mayo celebration!
by Judy Cox
About the Book


COLOR CHAOS
Learn all about the basic colors and how they combine to make every shade in the rainbow!
by Lynn Rowe Reed
About the Book


CORN
A reproducible activity - an addition to the guide "Explore the World of Science . . . with Gail Gibbons".
by Gail Gibbons
About the Book


CROAKY POKEY!, THE
Reproducible drawing and music match activity sheet.
by Ethan Long
About the Book


DAY OF THE DEAD / EL DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS
Classroom activities and suggestions for further reading, plus how to plan your own Día de Los Muertos party!
by Bob Barner
About the Book


DOWN ON THE FARM Coloring Sheet
Reproducible Activity
by Merrily Kutner
About the Book


EDGAR ALLAN'S OFFICIAL CRIME INVESTIGATION NOTEBOOK
Make your notebook an official crime investigation notebook with these top secret stickers!
by Mary Amato
About the Book


ERROL AND HIS EXTRAORDINARY NOSE
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by David Conway
About the Book


EVEN AN OCTOPUS NEEDS A HOME
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by Irene Kelly
About the Book


EVEN AN OSTRICH NEEDS A NEST
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by Irene Kelley
About the Book


FAME, FORTUNE, AND THE BRAN MUFFINS OF DOOM
Make your own bookmark!
by Marty Kelley
About the Book


FIESTA FIASCO
Fiesta Fun Word Match
by Ann Whitford Paul
About the Book


FIREBOY TO THE RESCUE! A Fire Safety Book
Classroom resources and activities for Fire Safety, Prevention, and much more!
by Edward Miller
About the Book


FISH FOR JIMMY: Inspired by One Family's Experience in a Japanese American Internment Camp
Activities connecting the Common Core State Standards to Literature/Language Arts, Art, Research. Extensive online resources included.
by Katie Yamasaki
About the Book


FLY FLEW IN
Help the fly get to the lollipop.
by David Catrow
About the Book


FOREST, WHAT WOULD YOU LIKE?
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by Irene O'Garden
About the Book


FUN WITH ROMAN NUMERALS
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by David A. Adler
About the Book


GORILLAS
A Jot Chart that will help highlight the differences between the types of gorillas.
by Gail Gibbons
About the Book


GUNNER, FOOTBALL HERO
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by James E. Ransome
About the Book


HANUKKAH BEAR
Help Old Bear get to Bubba Brayna's latkes!
by Eric A. Kimmel
About the Book


HAPPY ENDINGS: A Story About Suffixes
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by Robin Pulver
About the Book


HARRIET TUBMAN AND THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by David A. Adler
About the Book


HAUNTED HOUSE, HAUNTED MOUSE
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by Judy Cox
About the Book


HERE WE GO ROUND THE MULBERRY BUSH
A guide to singing and dancing along with this beloved nursery song for children and their parents
by Jane Cabrera
About the Book


HERSHEL AND THE HANUKAH GOLINS
Celebrate Hanukah with a Match Up game, Word Search, My Menorah coloring sheet, and Dreidel game!
by Eric A. Kimmel
About the Book


HURRICANES!
How many Hurricane words do you know? Test your knowledge with this Magic Square!
by Gail Gibbons
About the Book


I Like to Read® Activity Kit
This kit includes reproducible flash cards, activity sheets, sticker sheets, and more to help extend the reading experience for your child!

I Like to Read® Bookplates
Make your books your own! Write your name on these bookplates with art from the I Like to Read® series.

Iguana and Friends Activity Sheets
Games, classroom activities, and a glossary of Spanish words for all the Iguana and Friends books. Lots of fun with the four amigos!
by Ann Whitford Paul
About the Book


INCREDIBLE CHARLOTTE SYCAMORE, The
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by Kate Maddison
About the Book


IT'S SNOWING! Choose the Fib
Choose the fib in this IT'S SNOWING! activity sheet.
by Gail Gibbons
About the Book


IT'S SNOWING! Magic Square
Test your knowledge of snow with this Magic Square!
by Gail Gibbons
About the Book


KITE DAY
Build a kite with Will Hillenbrand!
by Will Hillenbrand
About the Book


LION AND THE MICE, THE
Classroom activities and suggestions for further reading.
by Rebecca Emberley and Ed Emberley
About the Book


LOOK AND SEE: A WHAT'S-NOT-THE-SAME-GAME
A spot-the-difference poster activity
by Bill Kontzias
About the Book


LOOK!
Classroom activities connecting to the Common Core State Standards
by Ted Lewin
About the Book


MAÑANA, IGUANA
Mañana, Iguana Criss Cross
by Ann Whitford Paul
About the Book


MICE ON ICE
Flashcards!
by Rebecca Emberley and Ed Emberley
About the Book


MICE ON ICE
Help the mice find the cat.
by Rebecca Emberley and Ed Emberley
About the Book


MONEY MADNESS
Classroom activites and suggestions for further exploration.
by David A. Adler
About the Book


MUDDY AS A DUCK PUDDLE AND OTHER AMERICAN SIMILES
Language Arts classroom activities—and art and geography, too.
by Laurie Lawlor
About the Book


NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, THE
Downloadable ornaments featuring Tomie dePaola's classic art.
by Clement Moore
About the Book


NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, THE
Downloadable gift tags featuring Tomie dePaola's classic art.
by Clement Moore
About the Book


NO FAIR SCIENCE FAIR
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by Judy Cox
About the Book


ONE IS A FEAST FOR MOUSE
Features classroom activities, online resources, and suggestions for further reading.
by Judy Cox
About the Book


ONE, TWO, BUCKLE MY SHOE
Classroom activities for art, mathematics, language arts, science, and literature.
by Jane Cabrera
About the Book


PERIMETER, AREA, AND VOLUME
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by David A. Adler
About the Book


PICTURE BOOK OF DOLLEY AND JAMES MADISON
Classroom activites and suggestions for further exploration.
by David A. Adler
About the Book


PICTURE BOOK OF SAM HOUSTON
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by David A. Adler and Michael S. Adler
About the Book


PIRATE BOY
A reproducible "I'm Sailing Away to Adventure" door hanger for the youngest pirate fans!
by Eve Bunting
About the Book


PLOT CHICKENS, THE
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by Mary Jane Auch
About the Book


PUNXSUTAWNEY PHYLLIS
Word Search
by Susanna Leonard Hill
About the Book


SEÑOR PANCHO HAD A RANCHO
Match the farm animal to the sound it makes!
by René Colato Laínez
About the Book


SHADES OF PEOPLE
Classroom activities for langugage arts and art, as well as suggestions for further exploration.
by Shelley Rotner and Sheila Kelly
About the Book


SHOCKING TRUTH ABOUT ENERGY, THE
Classroom activities, suggestions for further reading, and more!
by Loreen Leedy
About the Book


SNOW DAY FOR MOUSE
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by Judy Cox
About the Book


SNOW DAY FOR MOUSE
Make your own snowflake!
by Judy Cox
About the Book


SPRING IS HERE
Help Mole wake up Bear in this fun game!
by Will Hillenbrand
About the Book


STORY OF HANUKKAH, THE
Learn to make delicious latkes and play dreidel!
by David A. Adler
About the Book


THANK YOU, MISS DOOVER
Downloadable stationary perfect for all your thank you notes!
by Robin Pulver
About the Book


TIME ZONES
A fun project all about time zones and why we need them!
by David A. Adler
About the Book


TOO MANY TURKEYS
Make a turkey with your own handprint!
by Linda White
About the Book


TORNADOES!
A Before and After activity sheet - how much do you really know about Tornadoes? You might be surprised!
by Gail Gibbons
About the Book


TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS
Downloadable gift tags featuring Jane Cabrera's adorable art.
by Jane Cabrera
About the Book


WHEN THE SERGEANT CAME MARCHING HOME
Classroom activities and suggestions for further exploration.
by Don Lemna
About the Book


WING WING BROTHERS CARNIVAL DE MATH, The
Interdisciplinary classroom activities aligned with the Common Core State Standards
by Ethan Long
About the Book


YUMMY!
Classroom activities with connections to the Common Core State Standards.
by Shelley Rotner and Sheila M. Kelly
About the Book