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Arrow

Blending fantastical elements with real-world science, ARROW is an eco-fiction adventure that inspires children to learn more about their environment and take action to protect it.

“I don’t think it is possible to explain how truly amazing this story is. It’s like How to Train Your Dragon, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, and Princess Mononoke all wrapped in one.” ~Marielle, Towne Book Center bookseller

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ARROW by Samantha M Clark
STEM ACTIVITY GUIDE

Expand on ARROW’s STEM teachings about soil, deforestation and more.

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HOW TO PLANT SEED PAPER

Did I give you seed paper? Gather some soil and water and learn how to plant it here.

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DISCUSSION GUIDE

Discuss the themes of ARROW, including climate change, trust and friendship.

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LEARN ABOUT SOIL WITH EDIBLE DIRT

The only kind of dirt you should eat is this cake, and you’ll learn stuff too.

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CREATE YOUR TREE OF YOU

In this fun activity, celebrate everything that makes you wonderful — as a tree.

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RESOURCE LINKS

Learn more about forests and limb differences, and how you can protect trees.

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The Boy, The Boat, and The Beast

With themes of overcoming fear and building self-confidence, this contemporary fantasy middle-grade novel keeps young readers thinking long after they’ve finished the book.

“Lyrical and hauntingly beautiful, this is a story for everyone who’s had to learn to face their fears.” ~Jennifer A. Nielsen, New York Times best-selling author of THE FALSE PRINCE

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The Boy, The Boat, and The Beast with SCBWI Crystal Kite medal
ART THERAPY PROJECT

Fear and anxiety are in THE BOY, THE BOAT, AND THE BEAST. Professionals and caregivers can use these activities to help children find their strength.

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ONCE UPON A TIME… STORY STRIPS

Change the stories you tell yourself. Download these “Once upon a time…” story strips, which are discussed in my author visit.

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CREATIVE WRITING ACTIVITIES

THE BOY, THE BOAT, AND THE BEAST uses many figurative language techniques. Use these activities to teach them to young readers and writers.

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DISCUSSION GUIDE

This guide features questions that can help educators and parents discuss the many elements of THE BOY, THE BOAT, AND THE BEAST. Spoiler alert!

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American Horse Tales: Hollywood

Set in modern-day California, this book from the American Horse Tales middle-grade series is the story of a young girl and her horse who are destined for the big screen.

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American Horse Tales: Hollywood by Samantha M Clark
DISCUSSION GUIDE

Go behind-the-scenes of AMERICAN HORSE TALES: HOLLYWOOD with these discussion questions.

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ANIMALS IN MOVIES

How are animals trained for movies? Here are 10 things I found in my research for this book.

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Gemstone Dragons

Perfect for fans of Unicorn Princesses, this sparkly, commercial new chapter book series stars a group of adorable dragons each with their own special gemstone magic.

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Gemstone Dragons books 1 and 2 by Samantha M Clark
WHAT ARE GEMSTONE DRAGONS?

Never heard of the GEMSTONE DRAGONS? Find out more about them and the wonderful place where they live.

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DRAGONS AROUND THE WORLD

The GEMSTONE DRAGONS are unique creatures, but dragons have been part of cultures all over the world. Read about dragons and books.

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PRINTABLE DRAGON POWER STICKERS

Everyone has dragon powers. You can display yours proudly with dragon power stickers. Download a sheet and print it on 2×4-inch horizontal labels.

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PRINTABLE TRADING CARDS

Collect the GEMSTONE DRAGONS trading cards! Download the PDF then print on card and cut them out. New cards will be released with each new book.

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