True Kelley

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How Many Teeth?

Illustrated by: True Kelley
Age Level: 6-9
Babies don't have teeth as they don't need them yet. But as children grow, teeth grow in and then fall out to be replaced by adult teeth. This informative, appealing, and easy science book is just right to answer early questions about teeth and dental hygiene — and may encourage even more questions.

Mission to Mars

Illustrated by: True Kelley
Age Level: 6-9
How would you get to Mars? What would you find once you’re there? In understandable and informative text, this book presents a journey to the Red Planet. Line and wash illustrations and a few photographs help readers imagine the trip.

Tallchief: America's Prima Ballerina

Illustrated by: True Kelley
Age Level: 6-9

Maria Tallchief shares the story of her childhood and path to becoming America's first prima ballerina. Growing up on the Osage Indian reservation, Maria was a gifted pianist and dancer, but at the age of twelve, her father told her that she must choose between dance and music. Maria chose ballet, changing the course of her life and the face of classical ballet in America.

Three Stories You Can Read to Your Dog

Illustrated by: True Kelley
Age Level: 6-9
Children may feel more confident as readers if they read stories aloud to their pets – though with or without a pair of floppy ears listening, these short tales celebrate what makes dogs unique: barking, loving a good bone, and digging holes. Comic illustrations enhance the humor and link the three readable tales.