The Cat That Went To Homecoming is the coming of age story of Ellen Jones, an overweight teenage girl from a single family home. She is under constant attack by her peers, bullied because of her... More > weight and her family’s poverty. Through volunteer work with her cat, Hershey, Ellen finds her self esteem and the courage to stand up to her bullies. Along the way, she discovers what true friendship and forgiveness are and tells us how Hershey became The Cat That Went To Homecoming.
“The Cat That Went To Homecoming addresses many serious social issues including family separation, bullying, homophobia, social isolation, and depression. The compelling story is also about fun, friendship, and forgiveness.” Paula Scott-Ginn, Pet Partners Marketing Coordinator< Less
Children with type 1 diabetes, T1DM, live with a widely misunderstood, chronic disease. The daily management regimens and psychosocial aspect of TIDM bring attention to the child with diabetes. ... More > Myths and misconceptions of diabetes management abound. The intent of this book is to address these myths and misconceptions as well as provide a basic understanding of what life with T1DM is like.< Less
A Cow Named Cow is a heart-warming tale about a cow who gets separated from his herd and struggles to get back home. Along the way, he meets a new friend named Parsley and a sinister man who is... More > trying to take over the world.
Can Cow save the day and find his way home?
A Cow Named Cow is a You-Color-It Storybook. Color the pictures, solve the puzzles, and let your creativity bring the story to life!< Less
In 1939, as World War 2 began, a Jew named Analiese Baldwin is rescued from an explosion by a German soldier. She has only his dog tag to remember him by. Now, four years later, she is rounded up... More > like all the other Jews to be placed in a cruel concentration camp. Cruelty is not unfamiliar, though. While she can’t remember her past, she knows it is not one worth remembering. It is not full of love or happiness because Jews can’t find love or have happiness. Yet, little does she know that the place where she loses it all will be the very same place where she finds everything.< Less
Juniper Sawfeather is choosing which college to attend after graduation from West Olympia High School next year. She wants to go to San Diego to be far away from her environmental activist parents. ... More > They expect her to think the way they do, but having to be constantly fighting causes makes it difficult to be an average 17 year old high school student. Why do her parents have to be so out there? Everything changes when she and her father rush to the beach after a reported oil spill. As they document the damage, June discovers three humans washed up on the beach, struggling to breathe through the oil coating their skin. At first she thinks they must be surfers, but as she gets closer, she realizes these aren't human at all. They're mermaids!Now begins a complex story of intrigue, conspiracy and manipulation as June, her parents, a marine biologist and his handsome young intern, her best friend, the popular clique at school and the oil company fight over the fate of the mermaids.< Less
Illustrated with zany cartoons, Washington for Kids teaches children everything they need to know about Washington State. From Cities and towns, to rivers, mountains, and famous Washington people,... More > the most important things to know about The Evergreen State are all listed in alphabetical order. Every elementary school library in Washington State would want this book.< Less
Author/Illustrator/Explorer Bron Smith invites you to join him for a fantastical journey to Monster Island, an unexplored tropical island paradise in the South Seas. Bring your sketch book and join... More > the expedition.
Monster Island is said to inhabited by small crazy-looking creatures called Little Beasties. In the Monster Safari book, you'll meet the Little Beasties up close and personal. Bron will show you, step-by-step, how to draw the monsters that they discovered on their monster safari. So grab a paper and a pencil and join the fun.< Less
When the bright colors of spring failed to appear after winter one year, the fairies wanted to find them and bring them back to earth. How did they manage?
Walking through the woods, one spring... More > morning, the story of “A Maypole Dream” appeared, as a gift, to the author. It is a tale which brings gratitude for the nature spirits back into our celebrations of the miracles of the seasons. The book contains this story and beautiful illustrations, and can be enjoyed by young and old – all those who love the weaving colored ribbons of the Maypole dance!< Less
Clever Tales is a collection of animal short stories for children. There is a moral after each story for young children to learn from. The animals seem to leap off the pages to entice you with their... More > ideas. All illustrations were done by the author to represent some of the main characters in each story. This book would be a great addition for bedtime stories. Cuddle up and enjoy this book. It will also make a great gift for your friends and family for their special events in their lives.< Less
Half you see Half you don't is a inspirational story that will help young girls see that when they are faced with challenging circumstances they don't have to feel defeated. They can utilize their... More > trials and tribulations to motivate them to make positive changes. The story shows how people should take a non-judgemental stance in life because at any moment they could find themselves in the same predicament as someone else.< Less
This fresh, juicy collection of unique poems and drawings is sure to tickle your fancy, tickle your feet, and tickle your fancy feet! Jump into a world of pure imagination. Positive and... More > inspirational, clever and whimsical, silly and nonsensical, "A Single Spark" is a fun book that will brighten your day, put a smile on your face, and take you on a brand new journey. Lil' kids and kids at heart will certainly enjoy this treasure. Read, share, and remember, "Sometimes just a single spark, within a dark, cold room, will help the others see the light and take away the gloom."< Less
Sherlock Fox and his good friend Watson Badger are the forest's greatest detectives. They're always busy solving mysteries for the other animals. Join Sherlock and Watson today and help them along... More > the way!< Less
The little town of Cranberry has suffered a great loss from a terrible storm from which they have not been able to recover. After the storm, a new teacher--Mrs. M--moves into town hoping to restore... More > some joy to its sad inhabitants. But she soon realizes that she cannot do this alone. So Mrs. M begins to teach the children of Cranberry how each one of them can make a difference in their world. As they begin to imagine themselves doing great deeds of kindness, their teacher surprises them with a little something from her secret pocket...< Less
The Stone is the story of a Jewish father who explains concepts to his son through storytelling. The illustrations range from traditional to tradigital- incorporating oil, watercolor, ink, gold leaf,... More > and cyanotype on wood, canvas, paper, and papyrus. Artist and author Debby Topliff said, "This contemporary folk tale illuminates the central mystery and meaning of God's Word through a perfect marriage of story and illustration.
There are treasures to plumb on every page."
International calligrapher Timothy Botts adds, "This is a book for thoughtful children and playful adults. I appreciate the strong, consistent design and earthy illustration which cause us to consider the unfolding story of the Stone."
The Stone is a book for young and old.< Less
Two street children are caught in a dangerous conflict when they meet a fearless Bible smuggler. They are followed by two mysterious men and at every turn they encounter a daring girl. How can they... More > determine the right thing to do and who their friends really are?< Less
From the time they were little kids, twelve year old cousins, Willie and Bristol, loved to make up exciting adventures. Little did they realize this was preparing them for their purpose in... More > life—to be the Chosen Ones—to go on real-life secret missions and to solve mysteries.
Their first mission takes them to a creepy 200 year-old ranch house where they discover holographic portals, a hidden passageway, a secret underground tunnel leading to the barn, skeletons and . . . the Helping Stone! It is here they solve their first mystery of . . . the missing bones. Along with the excitement of solving mysteries, Willie is faced with family and personal problems. His cousin, Bristol, is his best friend and his grandfather is always there when he needs a confidant. Willie's best buddy is his dog, Bronco. There are secrets at Lone Oak Ranch and in Willie's family, but all comes to light by the end of the book.< Less
Three times this year the world stopped for JJ. Three times he had been wrenched from his path and thrown to the mercy of someone else's whims. The Panel, Miguel and Dr. Kim... and Eve.
No more... More > California surf and sun; no more daily routine of taking classes among the other Enchanters, of Mixing elixirs and Moving objects with his Abilities. No more being a freak, an outcast among outcasts.
He'd found his place.
But for how long?< Less
While playing hooky from summer camp, two girls happen upon a forest nymph who delivers them to the mysterious land of Sofia, where they must answer seven riddles presented by seven mythological... More > characters to return home.< Less