Expand your science or math lessons with an Arbordale book!

We start with a story deeply rooted in facts, then after the story, expand your knowledge in the “For Creative Minds” section. Teachers and Students get so much more than a story from an Arbordale picture book, and we have many resources for classroom use. From standards alignment information to helpful lesson plans, each book fits perfectly into the curriculum.

Build your perfect classroom library with subject, language, and reading level filters.

Download teaching activity guides for cross-curricular lessons or group presentations.

Print the “For Creative Minds” sections from your favorite book.

Test your knowledge and take a reading, math, or “For Creative Minds” quiz.

Plan a lesson or a celebration with Arbordale's Calendar of Special Days.

Buy sets by Standards, subject, or reading level.

Language Learning for Young Readers

Do you have students learning English? Does your elementary have a language learning program? Arbordale has published the entire collection in Spanish with select books in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Japanese, Portuguese, and Thai. Find stories in just the right language in our online store, or view our multilingual digital editions powered by Fathom Reads.

Arbordale’s Multilingual Ebooks

We have partnered with Fathom Reads to power the multilingual ebooks many customers have grown to love since we first released our digital platform Fun eReader in 2012. This partnership gives users simultaneous access to Arbordale Books and has a powerful learning management system and a diverse library of titles. Current ebook customers can easily sign-in and continue using their Arbordale Library. New digital customers, we invite you to learn more about our unique ebook format.

Award-Winning Books

NSTA-CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book 2022

Tejas Star Reading List 2021-2022

Mass Book Award - Must Read List

NSTA-CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book 2021

Finalist - 2021 AAAS/Subaru Hands-On Science Book Award

Foreword Reviews INDIES Finalist 2020

Eureka! Silver Honor Book 2019

Firebird Book Awards: First Place in Picture Books, All Ages and Ages 4-8, Third Place: Children's Books

Schedule an Author to Visit Your School

Giving students the chance to connect with an author or illustrator can inspire young writers or artists to pursue their talents. Whether you are looking for a presenter for a classroom, or an assembly, in-person or via zoom, we are happy to connect you with an author or illustrator. Email our publicity team with details about your event to find the perfect author or illustrator.

Cataloging, Reading Levels and Library Services

Get MARC Records and Cataloging-in-Publication documents for your Arbordale books and our interactive eBooks

MARC Records

Do you need your books shelf ready? We offer processing and covering services for orders of more than 15 books.

Library Processing

Does your school use Fountas and Pinnell or Accelerated Reader? Find a complete listing of titles and reading levels here!

Reading Levels

Our comprehensive database includes Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards or State specific standards alignment for every book!

Standards Database