Police + Libraries + Kids = Platypus Police Squad!

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Download the Platypus Police Academy Handbook: a FREE event kit based on Jarrett J. Krosoczka's popular and hilarious book series... With the Platypus Police Academy Handbook, you can plan a read-aloud event...

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Ms. Bixby's Last Day Educator's Guide

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Ms. Bixby Educator's Guide


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The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin, by Elinor Teele

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The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin

John Coggin is no ordinary boy. He is dreaming up inventions that nobody has ever seen before, ideas that just might change the world, or...

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On The Walden Blog

New “Chronicles of the Black Tulip” Activity Guide

October 26, 2016

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It's finally here!  No, not The Dragon's Gate (sorry, that was misleading), but it's almost as good: the updated Chronicles of the Black Tulip Activity Kit!  With the Vanishing Island sequel dropping next week, we've given the ol' Activity Kit a polish and added brand new prompts and projects to inspire Dragon's Gate readers as they...

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A Dog’s Purpose Trailer

August 26, 2016

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Happy National Dog Day!  Celebrate with the new trailer for A Dog's Purpose, in theaters January 2017.  Warning: this is trailer is full of dogs that are way too precious for this world.  Once you see them you will fall hopelessly in love.  There is no going back.  Watch at...

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John David Anderson on “All the Wonders”

June 23, 2016

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Completely, 100% frawesome Ms. Bixby author John David Anderson dropped by the popular kids' lit podcast "All the Wonders" to chat about writing, teachers, middle school, Ms. Bixby, and so much more.  Adventure this way to listen to the interview! To order your copy of Ms. Bixby's Last Day, head on over here. And to see...

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