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Rodale Kids Educators’ Brochure

Use this brochure to select titles for pre-kindergarten through middle school classrooms that meet social and emotional learning competencies, as defined by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning.

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Book of the Month

Futureland: Battle for the Park

Futureland: Battle for the Park By H.D. Hunter; illustrated by Khadijah Khatib

When an extraordinary flying theme park arrives above Atlanta, one boy must stop a sinister force from stealing the park's tech and taking over the world. An electrifying illustrated series with the Afrofuturism of Black Panther that took the world by storm. Perfect for fans of Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

"Hold on tight, Futureland will be the ride of your life . . . and maybe the last!" —Kwame M...

Author Spotlight

Deb Caletti

Deb Caletti is the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of nearly twenty books for adults and young adults, including Honey, Baby, Sweetheart, a finalist for the National Book Award: A Heart in a Body in the World, a Michael L. Printz Honor Books; and Girl, Unframed, which received seven starred reviews. Her books have also won the Josette Frank Award for fiction, the Washington State Book Award, and numerous other state awards and honors, and she was a finalist for the PEN Center USA Literary Award for Children’s/Young Adult Literature. Deb is also the author of the Tales of Triumph and Disaster! Series for middle-grade readers. She lives in Seattle with her family.

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