Pre-K to Fifth Grade Parent Packs

Each parent pack is housed in a zippered plastic bag and contains one book, either in English or Spanish, a one-page guide with tips for reading the book on one side and an explanation of the activity on the other, and an educational, hands-on activity. Each parent pack is priced individually. Please refer to the literacy kits for the summary of each book and activity.

Download the printable order forms here.

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  • The Keeping Quilt Parent Pack

    In Patricia Polacco’s signature book, she narrates the true story of her family’s history from the time her great-grandmother came from Russia to her own family. The significance of this family quilt is highlighted throughout the generations with uses ranging from weddings, births, comfort, and playtime. Following this brightly colored quilt through four generations is […]

  • The Scrambled States of America Parent Pack

    It was a very ordinary day and states all over the country were waking up to enjoy a beautiful sunrise.  All the states, except Kansas.  Together with Nebraska, they decided to throw a first annual “states party.”  During the party states hatched a plan to switch places so each could see a different part of […]

  • The Tooth Book Parent Pack

    Every child studies dental care in school and this lively picture book makes learning how to care for your teeth fun. Taking good care of your teeth and gums is an important part of maintaining overall health. After all, you need your pearly whites to eat, smile, and talk. But what should you expect when […]

  • The Vegetable Group Parent Pack

    The Vegetable Group provides important information about this essential food group. It will help children and parents alike learn of the value of eating vegetables as part of a healthy life style, and will encourage kids of all ages to eat more vegetables. The guide gives you tips on how to easily incorporate more fruits […]

  • Up, Down and Around Parent Pack

    This is a story of two children who help plant a garden and learn about how some plants grow up into the air, some grow down into the ground, and some grow around vines. It is a cheerful story that is a pleasant introduction to planting and prepositions. In 2008, up, Down, and Around ws […]

  • Where the Wild Things Are Parent Pack

    This is one of those truly rare books that can be enjoyed equally by children and grown-ups. Max dons his wolf suit in pursuit of some mischief and gets sent to bed without supper. Amazingly, a forest grows in his room, allowing his wild rampage to take place. Sendak’s colorful illustrations (perhaps his finest) are […]

  • Wiggle Parent Pack

    Do you wake up with a wiggle? Do you wiggle out of bed? For energetic toddlers (are there any who aren’t?), here’s a book that invites them to wiggle along with the story. Told in rollicky, wiggly rhyme that begs to be read again and again, Doreen Cronin’s latest romp will have toddlers wiggling, giggling, […]

  • Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge Parent Pack

    A small boy, Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge, knows and likes all of the folks in the retirement home next door, but his favorite is 96-year-old Miss Nancy Alison Delacourt Cooper because she has four names, just like him. Everyone says Miss Nancy has lost her memory, and despite the fact that Wilfrid doesn’t even know […]