Carmen Oliver, Hidden Forest Elementary

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Carmen Oliver is an award-winning author of many books for young readers. Her work has been recognized as a Junior Library Guild Selection, shortlisted for the Rainforest of Reading Award, The Writers’ League of Texas Awards, and the CLEL Bell Picture Book Awards for Early Literacy.  The Twilight Library was inspired by the many wooded areas and creatures she encountered growing up in Canada. In 2014, she founded the Booking Biz, a boutique style agency that brings award-winning children’s authors and illustrators to schools, libraries, and special events.  She lives with her family in Round Rock, TX and teaches with The Writing Barn in Austin, TX. Find out more at carmenoliver.com

 

 

 

Building an Orchestra of Hope: How Favio Chavez Taught Children to Make Music from Trash By Carmen Oliver, Luisa Uribe (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carmen Oliver, Luisa Uribe (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780802854674
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Published: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - October 25th, 2022

An exuberantly illustrated true story about innovation, community, and the power of music.


The  Twilight Library By Carmen Oliver, Miren Asiain Lora (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carmen Oliver, Miren Asiain Lora (Illustrator)
$18.95
ISBN: 9780735844964
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Published: NorthSouth Books - September 6th, 2022

Oliver and Lora have created an homage to the ability of words to paint pictures in the imagination more powerful than anything the real world holds.
– School Library Journal


Snuggle up for a story that’s sure to captivate your senses!

There’s a special place deep in the heart of the wilderness where the creatures of the night gather—where


Bears Make the Best Reading Buddies By Carmen Oliver, Jean Claude (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carmen Oliver, Jean Claude (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781623706548
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Capstone Young Readers - January 1st, 2016

All the students in the class are assigned reading buddies, except for Adelaide. She already has one, a bear And Adelaide is quite persuasive as she explains to her language arts teacher, Mrs. Fitz-Pea, and the reader, that bears really do make the best reading buddies: they sniff out good books and their claws are just right for turning pages.


Bears Make the Best Reading Buddies (Fiction Picture Books) By Carmen Oliver, Jean Claude (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carmen Oliver, Jean Claude (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781484691410
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Published: Picture Window Books - August 1st, 2023

All the students in the class are assigned reading buddies, except for Adelaide. She already has one, a bear And Adelaide is quite persuasive as she explains to her language arts teacher, Mrs. Fitz-Pea, and the reader, that bears really do make the best reading buddies: they sniff out good books and their claws are just right for turning pages.


No Hay Nada Más Chistoso Que Leer Con un Oso = Bears Make the Best Reading Buddies By Carmen Oliver, Jean Claude (Illustrator), Aparicio Publis Aparicio Publishing LLC (Translator) Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9781515860815
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Published: Picture Window Books - February 1st, 2020

All the students in the class are assigned reading buddies, except for Adelaide. She already has one, a bear And Adelaide is quite persuasive as she explains to her language arts teacher, Mrs. Fitz-Pea, and the reader, that bears really do make the best reading buddies: they sniff out good books and their claws are just right for turning pages.


Bears Make the Best Science Buddies By Carmen Oliver, Jean Claude (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carmen Oliver, Jean Claude (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781684460830
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Published: Capstone Editions - August 1st, 2020

It's time for the first science lab, and nobody can agree on an experiment. But why pick just one when Bear is around? Bears makes the best science buddies, and Bear proves it by helping each group use the scientific method for its special experiment. This fourth picture book in Carmen Oliver's Bears Make the Best...series will bring the excitement of science to a new level.


Bears Make the Best Science Buddies By Carmen Oliver, Jean Claude (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carmen Oliver, Jean Claude (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781684469529
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Published: Capstone Editions - August 1st, 2023

It's time for the first science lab, and nobody can agree on an experiment. But why pick just one when Bear is around? Bears makes the best science buddies, and Bear proves it by helping each group use the scientific method for its special experiment. This fourth picture book in Carmen Oliver's Bears Make the Best...series will bring the excitement of science to a new level.


Bears Make the Best Writing Buddies By Carmen Oliver, Jean Claude (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carmen Oliver, Jean Claude (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781684460816
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Published: Capstone Editions - January 1st, 2020

Adelaide loves writing. Bear loves writing. But Theo does NOT love writing. Thankfully, Adelaide and Bear are ready to team up and persuade the entire class, including Mrs. Fitz-Pea, that Bears make the best writing buddies. After all, who better to teach you how to fish and forage for new ideas than a bear?


Bears Make the Best Writing Buddies By Carmen Oliver, Jean Claude (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carmen Oliver, Jean Claude (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781684469499
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Capstone Editions - August 1st, 2023

Adelaide loves writing. Bear loves writing. But Theo does NOT love writing. Thankfully, Adelaide and Bear are ready to team up and persuade the entire class, including Mrs. Fitz-Pea, that Bears make the best writing buddies. After all, who better to teach you how to fish and forage for new ideas than a bear?


Bears Make the Best Math Buddies By Carmen Oliver, Jean Claude (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carmen Oliver, Jean Claude (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781684460793
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Published: Capstone Editions - July 1st, 2019

Adelaide and Bear have tackled reading together, and now they are tackling math. Adelaide stands up for her best friend and his many talents, but will she convince her teacher to let Bear be her math buddy?


A Voice for the Spirit Bears: How One Boy Inspired Millions to Save a Rare Animal (CitizenKid) By Carmen Oliver, Katy Dockrill (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carmen Oliver, Katy Dockrill (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781771389792
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kids Can Press - May 7th, 2019

As a child, Simon Jackson found navigating the world of the school playground difficult. He felt most at home in the woodlands, learning about and photographing wildlife. As a teenager, he became fascinated with spirit bears, a rare subspecies of black bear with creamy white fur.