C.Q. Wilder M.ED
Karla the Dog: Deep-Sea Adventure by C.Q. Wilder M.ED.

One day Karla the Dog and her owner CQ are boating in
the sea when all of a sudden, Karla feels their boat begin
to rock. She notices that a creature is reaching from out of
the deep-sea and causing this movement. Karla the Dog
decides that she wants to explore this mystery and asks
CQ to help her prepare for this exciting adventure. As she
puts on her gear, CQ warns Karla the Dog about the
changing weather and asks her to hurry and be safe. As
Karla the Dog jumps into the deep-sea to begin her
adventure, she meets new creatures that tell her
interesting facts about themselves in a fun numerical way
while also following black ink coming from some
mysterious place. She ultimately discovers what caused
her boat to move and learns about impending, or
upcoming danger and a safe place for shelter. Come
along with Karla the Dog on this fun adventure while
learning about who lives below in the deep-sea.

Please visit www.karlathedog.com to learn more about
Karla and her adventures.
CQ aka Cha Quan Wilder is a graduate from George Mason University with a
Master’s in Education with a concentration in English as a Second
Language (ESL) and a Bachelor's in Administration of Justice. CQ is
currently a Language Acquisition and Family Literacy Manager at an
Early Childhood Public Charter in Washington, D.C. She taught for 4 years
where she spent three of those years in early childhood education
as a ESL pre-school and pre-kindergarten teacher and 1 year as a ESL  
teacher for pre-k 0 8th grade.

CQ co-presented at the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)
in February 2013 in Orlando, Florida and her classroom was highlighted in
The Achievable Dream: College Board Lessons on Creating Great Schools
written by Gaston Caperton and Richard Whitmore in 2012. She has owned
Karla since Karla was a puppy and currently lives in Washington, D.C.

CQ is currently developing the series Karla the Dog. The series will allow
parents, teachers, siblings, or anyone an opportunity to join Karla on her
adventures while teaching educational concepts that include literacy, math,
science, social studies, social-emotional, and many more. The goal for the
series is to create learning opportunities that are supported by national
standards, at home, at school, or anywhere. CQ enjoys educating adults on
how they can support young, diverse learners and stresses the importance
of continuing education at home and making a connection between home
and school life.
Karla the Dog: Island of Mysterious Wonders by C.Q.
Wilder M.ED.

Karla the Dog and CQ decide to take the advice given by
Karla's deep-sea adventure friend, the day octopus, and
safely land on the Island of Mysterious Wonders. However,
they encounter a problem with their boat that sends Karla
the Dog off on another exciting adventure into the
unknown. While exploring the island with a map in paw,
Karla is startled, or surprised, when she meets a new
friend who has a problem that he needs help with. Karla
the Dog agrees to help her new friend and the two set off
on a adventure where they meet other animals in a odd
way and build communication skills. This story supports
the following concepts: Math, Vocabulary Development,
Social-emotional, Comprehension, and Literacy.

Please visit www.karlathedog.com to learn more about
Karla and her adventures.
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Karla the Dog Visits the Farm by C.Q. Wilder M.ED.

Leaving the Island of Mysterious Wonders, Karla and
CQ have a new adventure to tackle. They need to
deliver an envelope to Farmer Bill from Long-Haired
Sam, Karla's new island friend. As the two dock and
arrive on the farm, Karla is surprised when she is
reconnected with an old friend who then takes her
around the farm to teach her about the different
animals that reside, or live, there and some
interesting facts about them. While on the farm, Karla
participates in a celebration that's out of this world and
leads to an opportunity that no dog has ever had.

Please visit www.karlathedog.com to learn more
about Karla and her adventures.
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Atlas: The Very Special Therapy Dog
by Kathy Benner and CQ Wilder M.ED

Atlas, the French Mastiff, is a very special dog.  He is
a therapy dog who helps children with special
needs.  But that’s not all!  Just like many of the
children he helps, Atlas was born with some unique
challenges.  Join Atlas as he shares his story of an
amazing discovery, his surgery, and the road to
recovery back to doing what he loves – helping
children.
The Knee-High Crew Embraces Health by C.Q.
Wilder M.ED and Tsion Semret

The Knee-High Crew is made up of three fun friends.
Teeny, Tif, and Q enjoy hanging out together and
having fun. During a day trip in downtown DC, they
meet Chris Monroe,  GW's 2012 Hall of Famer, who
takes them on a nutritional field trip around the city.
The friends later run into Tsion who explores the
colors of the rainbow with a nutritional twist. Join The
Knee-High Crew on this fun adventure around our
nation's capital.
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The Life Story of James Dewitt Yancey
by Maureen Yancey-Smith, Diana V.
Boardley-Wise,MBA and CQ Wilder M.ED

Every child is born with a special gift and
James Dewitt Yancey was no
exception. Before becoming J Dilla, one of
the most influential producers in many
musical genres, James Dewitt Yancey was
just an ordinary boy with an extraordinary
talent. By tapping into his musical talent at an
early age, James Dewitt Yancey was able to
experiment with different types of musical
instruments until he found several that would
transform him, his legacy, and music forever.

James Dewitt Yancey followed his dream
and as you read, you will learn how it all
began.