This collection offers a theologically rich and musically flexible resource for those who lead young children in music experiences in the church or at home. The songs include feminine and masculine... More > references to God to teach the foundational biblical truth that male and female of all races are created equally in the divine image (Genesis 1:27). The music, teaching ideas, and activities can enhance the work of preschool church music groups and children's choirs, and can be used in Church School classes, Vacation Bible Schools, daycare programs, music camps, and worship experiences for young children. This songbook comes with the hope that children will learn an inclusive theology of God and an ethic of equality and fairness in human relationships.< Less
This is the story of Barry the Bufflehead. A Bufflehead is a type of duck and Barry is a duck like no other! He tries to fit in, even though he is different, and has an adventure that will show his... More > true compassion and selfless sacrifice. Barry is a hero for the ages.< Less
"Oh, What Is The Time?" takes you through the day of a little boy. He rises with the alarm clock, eats his breakfast, goes to school, plays in the afternoon, and eats dinner before going to... More > bed - all while he is learning how to tell time. With Kent's rhythm and rhymes, "Oh, What Is The Time?" is the perfect read for children of any age - particularly those learning the concept of time.< Less
A touching story about a Swedish child of African immigrant parents who grows up to be a leader in her community. Author and Illustrator Eric Basir—an American Muslim of mixed African and... More > Swedish descent who traveled to Sweden as a guest for television show Allt För Sverige—carefully illustrates a serious social problem in Sweden, while presenting solutions within a story of hope and inspiration. Ages 4-8.< Less
Now our most popular activity sheets are all bound and ready to roll in a neat 6 inch by 10 inch activity book. 150 pages of collecting, drawing, exploring and imagining our world!
All systems... More > man-made and natural share a common overall form and function. It is this systemic form that binds us all together as inhabitants of this planet. “Imagine Your World” is an activity book that entices young imaginations to go out and explore, draw, collect, write, discover, and ultimately imagine the future of our world. For all kids in all cities!< Less
Moon Shadow is a snow-white Siberian husky who loves running in the yard and chasing squirrels. She would love to be friends with the squirrels, but they always run away. But one day after she uses... More > her wily dog skills to chase a brown, bushy squirrel up a tree, Moon Shadow finally gets her opportunity.
While perched on a branch next to Cloud the squirrel, Moon Shadow tells her she would like to be friends. But Cloud has never been friends with a dog—only other squirrels. As the husky and squirrel talk the day away, they soon discover that what once seemed impossible is not impossible at all!
Moon Shadow Takes a Leap is a story about courage, acceptance of differences, and an unlikely friendship between two furry creatures.< Less
Cal begins his day much like any other, playing with his favorite toy outside on the lawn. But this day he decides to adventure out into the Dark Forest and see what there is to be afraid of. His Pop... More > warned him not to go near the Dark Forest, but Cal thinks he is brave enough to scare away any monsters or ghouls that he may find.< Less
"The Tree Keeper" is a story about five children, some of whom have special needs, who embark upon a journey to the Tall Forest to find food for their families. Overcoming their limitations... More > to reach a common goal, they learn to work together by using the strengths that God gifted them with. Following the story, some specific disabilities are discussed to teach a little bit about what to expect when raising or interacting with a child who has one of these special needs (Down syndrome, albinism, autism, cerebral palsy, or epilepsy). "The Tree Keeper" emphasizes that every child is made by God and is not a mistake.< Less
This is the author's first chapter book for children from the age of seven up. She tells a story of a family transitioning from small city life to a farm in the country some eighty miles away. Their... More > experiences create a deep interest in the children spending the summer with their grandparents. Many new experiences are entailed as they learn about farming and good old fashioned fun. Come spend some time with this family for some good reading. Adventures of many different kinds are in store for this young family. All proceeds from any sales of this book will be donated to Porter's Point School for their different programs. The children who illustrated this book were thrilled to see their pictures in print.< Less
Keana lives in Memphis Tennessee with her parents Larone and Patrice Woodard. She is a sister to DuWayne Woodard. She is a 10th grade student attending High School.
Keana experienced a life changing... More > event. It caused her loose focus, moral and ethical values. After suffering with shame she shared that event with her parents and together they healed. She is writing to help other teenage girls understand the need to reach to their guardians, parents or a responsible adult when confronted with a difficult situation.< Less
All her life, Ella has tried to keep her world small and controlled, spending her time painting dreams and doing her best to keep everyone at a distance. A constant battle with sickness keeps reality... More > at bay, but the universe has other plans for Ella.
A chance encounter forces Ella into the darkness to help a stranger. Her moment of bravery brings a wave of dangerous, thrilling, and unusual people. They carry secrets, pasts, and legacies for which the world is not ready, but is destined to receive.
As she struggles to maintain control of the ever-changing path of her life, she is faced with the revelation of an existence bigger than she could ever imagine: A job only a few can carry, and a burden that we all have to survive.< Less
The Adventures of T and T is a parable that teaches children (and adults) some important life-lessons through two ostriches. The main characters want MORE in their lives. The ordinary just... More > won’t do. They get more: more then they ever imagined from sources they never expected.
The real adventures began when they heard a voice saying: “I am your Guide, your Companion, the captain of your adventure. Go with Me or don’t go at all. You decide. If you go with Me, things will go well. If you don’t, watch out for trouble or go home. What do you choose?”
T and T’s answer started with, “We choose to follow You.” The result: the world changed.
So dear ones, do you want more? You, too, have a choice to make. I will say you won’t be sorry if you accompany T and T as they are Guide-d. Enjoy!< Less
Small children and grown ups alike will enjoy this story that describes the miracle of being born into this world. The content is presented through the Wisdom of Owls and the Knowledge of Elephants.... More > It touches on the mystery of the inner world, and makes the connection to the beauty and challenges of the outer world. The story is inclusive of a wide range of spiritual and religious beliefs.
The narrative is presented as much through words as it is through the paintings. The vivid watercolor images bring the story to life, to form an enjoyable and meaningful experience for all readers: after all, we all took this journey into the world, whether it was just recently, or a quite a long time ago.< Less
The book is targeted towards young children on the autism spectrum. It stars “Sophie" a small, round, fat, yellow Labrador puppy as she goes through an adventure where she discovers and... More > reacts with her emotions and empathy. As children with autism often have difficulty understanding and showing emotions, Sophie non-verbally shares the emotions of happy and sad with a shy boy. By showing emotion and empathy from a dog’s point of view, it also encourages children to connect with their humaneness and empathy for other people and animals. Early intervention techniques, such as interacting one on one with parents and teachers helps children on the autism spectrum support their communication skills. Research currently being done with early intervention strategies are finding significant improvements for these young children. The book Sophie Finds a Friend was created to assist in these strategies.< Less
The children of the 19th century were no different than today’s kids. They looked forward to summer and enjoying the pleasant weather. However, it wasn’t all fun; most still had their... More > daily chores to do, just as they did during the rest of the year - many farms and orchards were in Gettysburg. In 1863, America’s Civil War between the Northern and Southern states was in its third year. Most of the fighting was taking place in the south, so Gettysburg and its 2400 residents were spared the devastation which came along with the battles. They were truly aware of the ongoing war; many fathers, sons, and brothers answered the call when President Abraham Lincoln asked the Northern states, as it did of Pennsylvania, to support the Union cause. For the children of Gettysburg, it would not be their normal summer. There were always rumors about the Confederates coming, but now it all came true and it would indeed be their “unforgettable summer”.< Less
Come visit the zoo with poet Sy Brandon and illustrator Candace Schoonover. Sy's poem "A Day at the Zoo"describes ten different scenes in a lighthearted humorous manner. Candace's... More > full-color illustrations leave the featured animal uncolored so that it can be colored in by the reader.< Less
Serina Francis and James Stevens' story starts on a typical summer in a typical tree house. When the thing that matters most is threatened to be taken away forever, Seri and Jamie have to take... More > matters into their own hands.
"This summer, Seri was going to do more than just build a fort and let boredom take over. She was planning on stopping that summer boredom in its tracks. But, like most plans, she was winging it."< Less
If we train our children in the ways they should go, when they are old, truth will be so much a part of them they will not turn from it.
Studies show 85 percent of brain development occurs between... More > the time of conception and age five. As parents, it is our responsibility to instill in our
children, our babies, that God is the creator of the world, and before they were in the womb He knew them, loved them, and had a purpose for them!
With its bright colors and patterns, God Created will visually stimulate your child’s brain development as well as impart biblical truths!
What greater joy could we possibly find in life than for our children to walk in truth!< Less