Amicus

Friend of education. Friend for life.

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    AMICUS READERS

    Amicus Readers provide an inviting variety of nonfiction leveled books for K-2, serving young learners in pursuit of reading skills—just like Amicus pursues the big red ball.

  • Illustrated

    AMICUS ILLUSTRATED

    Amicus Illustrated offers fiction and nonfiction for preschool to grade 6 with highly visual information and stories that students—and our pal Amicus—are after!

  • High Interest

    AMICUS HIGH INTEREST

    Like many students, Amicus likes to pursue what's of interest to him. Amicus High Interest books serve individual interests of those in grades 2-6.

  • Ink

    AMICUS INK

    Amicus Ink features board books, picture books, and paperbacks that encourage young children to explore facts, examine ideas, and imagine new ways of understanding the world.

  • Spot

    SPOT

    Spot books pair key words with engaging images at the beginning, middle, and end—making it fun to read, spot, and learn.

  • Sequence

    SEQUENCE

    Sequence books explain the processes and timelines behind kids' favorite things. Each title connects products and knowledge step-by-step from idea, through creation and discovery, to the end user.

Gift Guide 2020

Recommendations for holiday book gifts, from associate publisher Rebecca Glaser

Give Books. Gift Joy!

As a child, getting a new book as a gift was special—it meant I got to keep it, read it more than once, and add it to my personal library—which meant eventually loaning it the neighbor kids, too. (When I was young, I played library with as much energy as I played house.)  As a parent, I love when people give my kids books too—it’s something new to read that I can share with them and we can enjoy together. Of course, given my profession, I’m a little picky about books . . . and as my kids grew, I realized the need to steer a few well-meaning relatives in a better direction. Matching the right book with the right reader can not only spark joy, but also inspire a lifelong love of reading.

For all the kids (and parents) in your life, here are my top picks for book gifting this holiday season.

For new babies and their parents