Teachers Guides

Lesson Plans, Activity Sheets, and Discussion Guides for the Classroom

Teachers are rock stars, but sometimes they need a helping hand. These publishers have provided these suggestions of ways to use their books to aid learning and understanding. 

Akashic Books

Changers Book One: Drew
T Cooper and Allison Glock-Cooper

Pills and Starships
Lydia Millet

The Shark Curtain
Chris Scofield

Cinco Puntos Press

Gabi, a Girl in Pieces
Isabel Quintero

Pig Park
LClaudia Guadalupe

My Tata's Remedies
Roni Capin Rivera-Ashford

The Great and Mighty Nikko
Xavier Garza

Little Chanclas
José Lozano

Crane Boy
Diana Cohn

Seeing off the Johns
Rene S Perez II

Playing for the Devil's Fire
Phillippe Diederich

City Lights Publishers

Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History... and Our Future!
Kate Schatz

Troublemaker for Justice: The Story of Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the March on Washington
Michael G. Long, Jacqueline Houtman, Walter Naegle

Coach House Books

John Chan Simpson

Fabled Films Press

The Nocturnals
(Language Arts)
Tracey Hecht

The Feminist Press at CUNY

Into the Go-Slow
Bridgett M. Davis

Floris Books

Guardians of the Wild Unicorns
Lindsay Littleson


The Octonauts and the One Lonely Monster

The Octonauts and the Sea of Shade

The Year of the Tiger: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac
Oliver Chin

The Year of the Rabbit: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac
Oliver Chin

The Year of the Dragon: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac
Oliver Chin

The Year of the Snake: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac
Oliver Chin

Tales from the Chinese Zodiac Series
Oliver Chin

Koyama Press

Nathan Jurevicius

Redleaf Press

Roots and Wings: Affirming Culture in Early Childhood
Stacey York

Wisteria Jane
Amber Harris

Text Publishing Company

Julius & the Watchmaker
Tim Hehir

The Accident
Kate Hendrick

The Minnow
Diana Sweeney

The Firebird Mystery
Darrell Pitt

The Astrologer's Daughter
Rebecca Lim

Jane Higgins

TOON Books and Graphics

Silly Lilly in What Will I Be Today?
Agnes Rosenstiehl

Chick and Chickie Play All Day!
Claude Ponti

Zig & Wikki in "The Cow"
Nadja Spiegelman, Illustrated by Trade Loeffler

Benny and Penny in "Lights Out!"
Geoffrey Hayes

Maya Makes a Mess
Rutu Modan

The Secret of the Stone Frog
David Nytra

A Trip to the Bottom of the World with Mouse
Frank Viva

Little Mouse Gets Ready
Jeff Smith

Benny and Penny in Just Pretend
Geoffrey Hayes

Benny and Penny in the Toy Breaker
Geoffrey Hayes

Silly Lilly in the Four Seasons
Agnes Rosenstiehl

Benjamin Bear in Fuzzy Thinking
Philippe Coudray

Benjamin Bear in Bright Ideas!
Philippe Coudray

Barry's Best Buddy
Renee French

Mo and Jo Fighting Together Forever
Jay Lynch, Illustrated by Dean Haspiel

Otto's Orange Day
Jay Lynch, Illustrated by Frank Cammuso

Otto's Backwards Day
Frank Cammuso, With Jay Lynch

Zig and Wikki in Something Ate My Homework
Nadja Spiegelman , Illustrated by Trade Loeffler

Benny and Penny in Lost and Found
Geoffrey Hayes

Cast Away on the Letter A

Jack and the Box
Art Spiegelman

The Shark King
R. Kikuo Johnson

Theseus and the Minotaur
Yvan Pommaux, Translated by Richard Kutner

Thereza Rowe

Tippy and the Night Parade
Lilli Carre

Benny and Penny in the Big No-No!
Geoffrey Hayes

Luke on the Loose
Harry Bliss

Hansel and Gretel
Neil Gaiman, Illustrated by Lorenzo Mattotti

Lost in NYC: A Subway Adventure
Nadja Spiegelman, Illustrated by Sergio García Sánchez

The Wild Piano: A Philemon Adventure
Fred, Translated by Richard Kutner

Orpheus in the Underworld
Yvan Pommaux, Translated by Richard Kutner