New Titles for Children: Back-To-School Edition!

It’s that time of year! These new books, DVDs, and online resources will help prepare your kids to get back in the classroom.

Children’s Books About School

Children’s Reference Books For English

  

Children’s Reference Books For Math

See a full list of new children’s titles here.

Watch and learn with these educational DVDs

Practice reading online with our new online resource, BookFLIX

Use BookFLIX at your local library or at home! With colorful animation, rich audio, and interactive games, BookFLIX is a perfect resource to engage and support readers from Kindergarten to 3rd grade.

BookFLIX includes:

  • Classic video storybooks matched with a related nonfiction eBook
  • Spanish language versions of many pairs of matched videos and eBooks
  • Read Aloud support
  • Educational games and activities
  • Recommended, age-appropriate links to allow students to extend their learning on a subject
  • Meet the author section

Try it out now here!

 

 

 

Just in time for Back-To-School: Prepare your kids for the classroom with BookFLIX

Introducing BookFLIX, Enoch Pratt’s newest electronic resource for kids in grades K-3

Use BookFLIX at your local library or at home! With colorful animation, rich audio, and interactive games, BookFLIX is a perfect resource to engage and support readers from Kindergarten to 3rd grade.

BookFLIX includes:

  • Classic video storybooks matched with a related nonfiction eBook
  • Spanish language versions of many pairs of matched videos and eBooks
  • Read Aloud support
  • Educational games and activities
  • Recommended, age-appropriate links to allow students to extend their learning on a subject
  • Meet the author section

Try it out now here!

 

Read to Reef Book Club is Back!

Dive into some great books today with the Read to Reef Book Club. 

Read five aquatic books, and receive four tickets to the National Aquarium.

Read To Reef Govans Pratt Library | August 9, 2016

 

The spring season of Read to Reef kicks off on Thursday, March 1, 2018.

Step 1:

Read to Reef Step 1Throughout the month of March 2018, Baltimore-area children in fifth grade and younger may visit any Enoch Pratt Free Library Branch and show their library card to receive a Read to Reef bookmark, while supplies last.

Step 2:

Read to Reef Step 2 

Check out the list of the National Aquarium’s favorite aquatic or conservation-themed books or ask your librarian for suggestions. Borrow, read or listen to someone read any five of these books and record them on your Read to Reef bookmark.

Step 3:

Read to Reef Step 3

Bring your completed bookmark to the National Aquarium’s ticket center through June 17, 2018, to exchange it for up to four admission tickets to be used that day.

Award-Winning Books at the Pratt

Just last week, the American Library Association announced the new winners of the Youth Media Awards.

Now you can reserve your copies of the award-winning books at the Pratt. Just click on the cover.

2018 Caldecott Winner

2018 Newbery Winner

2018 Coretta Scott King Winner

2018 Pura Belpre Winner

And… for the Young Adults..

2018 Printz Winner

2018 Stonewall Winner

2018 Morris Debut Winner

2018 YALSA Nonfiction Winner