Kate Jerome has written more than 200 children’s books and directed dozens of innovative educational and trade series. Her prolific body of work has influenced millions of children worldwide and has earned numerous awards including Teacher’s Choice, CBC/NSTA Outstanding Science trade book, and more.
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Perfect for middle grades, this page-turning series combines the scientific discoveries of the world-renowned OceanX project with an intrepid new heroine who learns the power of speaking up, asking questions, and learning from mistakes.
What’s causing a mysterious power outage at the local aquarium? Best friends and curious 5th-grade conservationists Marena and Aisha have an exciting theory. Following the advice of their OceanX mentor, they search for real scientific evidence, and embark on a fact-finding mission that leads to some spooky sleuthing.
Marena has discovered an important clue about a treasure-laden Spanish galleon lost at sea centuries ago, but has no idea how she could search for the ship until a wild series of events lands her, and her older brother Lucas, straight into the hunt. Using her newfound skills from her time aboard the OceanXplorer, Marena bravely navigates the perils of deep-sea exploration, and learns the most important lesson of all—that there is more than one type of treasure
Books and Series
Who Was Amelia Earhart book is a popular title in the New York Times best-selling Who Was series that offers kid-friendly nonfiction stories about trailblazers, legends, innovators, and creators. Listen to Kate's conversation with the Chasing Earhart team: Episode 12 podcast
Spark your child’s imagination and guide them toward independent play with the animal kingdom’s answers to this often-asked question. Bonus animal facts, jokes, and over twenty simple activities to keep kids entertained and provide tons of material to fill the day.
Follow Slimer, everyone’s favorite ghost from the classic Ghostbusters movies, as he explores the city and takes little Ghostbusters on an adventure from one to ten.
E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial: E.T.'s First Words takes developmental learning to an entertaining new level in this interactive board book with a retro-fun approach to teaching language.
Included in the Grandma & Me: In the Kitchen activity kit from Little Bridges is the entertaining storybook “What If You Were A Chef At The Zoo” and Kate's one-of-a-kind Activity Recipe Journal. This beautifully-crafted keepsake is more than just a recipe book---it’s a special journal to collect thoughts, drawings and shared conversations that can be warmly revisited by the whole family time and again!
A Read Together/Do Together™ series designed to jump-start conversations between kids and their favorite adults! The Lucky to Live in... series is the perfect tool to jump-start meaningful conversations between generations. Read-aloud rhymes set up interesting topics. Then write-in prompts invite children to record their own views to create a personal keepsake.
Available in 41 state and region-specific titles.
Creative Play Magazine's
2017 Interactive Memory Book of the Year
(Kids write in the book to create a personal keepsake!)
The Wise Animal Handbook offers laugh-out-loud animal kingdom advice for kids of every age! Engaging animal photos entertain while charming read-aloud rhymes help jump-start conversations about practical life solutions.
The experience continues with pull out coloring pages in the back of the book featuring fun facts about special state-specific animals including the honeybee and barred tiger salamander.
"This is one of the better, if not the best, books of this kind. It beautifully touches on the importance of honesty, compassion, responsibility, self-esteem, family, creativity, integrity and how we can embody all that we want and create a happy life. Also, it does so in a simple and fun way..."
--Review of WA Handbook Montana,BillingsGazette
Help a child discover what makes a particular town or state so great with the Cool Stuff Every Kid Should Know and What's So Great About This State? series. These fun, colorful, easy-to-read books for children ages 7-11 feature attention-grabbing art, inviting conversational style content, and vivid full-color images of landmarks and geography across the country.