By Jamie Turak - Scholastic Book Clubs
The Book Boys are ready for the holidays with some great reads! Here are some of the Boys’ top picks from the Scholastic Book Clubs December flyers (visit scholastic.com/bookclubs)
Educators, remember to get your class orders in by December 14th at 12 PM ET to get final deliveries by December 18th - just before school's leave for the holiday season.
And don't forget to visit the Scholastic 2017 Holiday Gift Guide, based on what kids want in books from the latest Kids & Family Reading Report. It covers top titles for kids ages 0-17. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/Scholastic2017GiftGuideBlog
Featured in Honeybee:
Bears in the Snow by Shirley Parentaeu, illustrated by David M. Walker
In this rhyming picture book, four colorful young bears can’t wait to have an exciting winter adventure! But can they find a sled to fit them all at once?
Featured in Inchworm:
Penguins Love Colors by Sarah Aspinall
Young readers will love these six little penguins, each with their own colorful beret. Watch them bring the snowy-white landscape to life with a beautiful vivid picture for Mama in this adorable picture book.
Featured in Firefly:
A Loud Winter’s Nap by Katy Hudson
Every single winter, Tortoise hunkers down for a nice, long nap. But this year, his friends are determined to show him what he’s been missing!
The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler
After encountering some hungry animals in the woods, Mouse invents an even hungrier, scarier monster: the Gruffalo! Kids will laugh along with this charming and clever story of a witty little mouse.
Featured in SeeSaw:
Pig the Elf by Aaron Blabey
In this latest Pig the Pug adventure, the world’s silliest pug tries to stay up all night long to nab his presents from Santa. But instead, he finds himself on a wild magical sleigh ride in typical laugh-out-loud Pig fashion.
Featured in Lucky:
100 Facts: Polar Lands by Steve Parker
The most frigid parts of our planet are also filled with some of the most adorable critters! In this nonfiction photographic picture book, readers will learn a hundred fascinating facts about the tundra.
Featured in Arrow:
Beasts of Olympus #7: Gods of the North by Lucy Coats
The latest installment of the Beasts of Olympus chapter book series is just as action-packed as ever, and this time, Demon must prepare for the arrival of the gods from Asgard. Readers will love this humor-filled, mythology-based adventure.
Featured in TAB+:
Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
Ally has a secret: she can’t read. So far, she has been able to hide her dyslexia from teachers and peers through attention-drawing antics and troublemaking. But when a new teacher notices her potential, Ally embarks on a courageous journey to embrace herself for who she is.
Featured in We Need Diverse Books for Grades PreK–2:
Yo Soy Muslim by Mark Gonzales, illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini
A father shares with his daughter how amazing her Muslim and Latina identity is through stunning poetry and gorgeous, vivid illustrations.
Featured in Baby Boutique:
Scholastic Early Learners: My Learning Library
Young readers will love carting these eight brand-new board books around the house in their easy-to-hold Learning Library. Each book is designed to explore another core element of early learning, from colors and ABCs to shapes and farm animals.