A tribute to a grandmother with a wonderful imagination, this book combines 2 editions of handwritten bedtime stories and poems for children. Many of the short stories are set during the Christmas... More > Holiday, but several are for any time of the year. Simple Bedtime stories from the heart, that certainly helped two children I know of go to sleep to dreams of sugar plums and icicle trails!< Less
'Love Like Us' lyrically describes the type of love that every child deserves. From stormy seas to towering mountains to the outer rings of Saturn and the tiny eyes of a sweet ladybug, the reader... More > follows a charming satellite bot as a unique cast of characters express their love in ways that only they can.< Less
Drew has confirmed what we, the readers already knew, that he’s a terrier when it comes to his racing. In this, Book 11, he gets the chance to show his mettle once again, meet some old friends,... More > join the coaching team and get in a pickle or two!< 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
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
These are real people brave enough to share their life stories. They do not seek pity, nor wish to make feel guilty their bullies, their parents, or anyone that has done them wrong. They all have a... More > story to share with hopes that those who are going through the same things realize they are not alone, and that those who do not understand the thought of suicide will develop if not an understanding, then an acceptance of that that is considered not “normal.” If you are experiencing some of what’s happening in this book, you are not alone. If you are someone that thinks these things only happen to “crazy” people, I encourage you to open your mind and open your heart to these stories and possibly walk away from this with an understanding of what drives people to do what they do. Until now, you’ve lived in the light of life. Welcome to the world hidden in the shadows.< Less
Read a book.
Meet a boy.
Is it real or just a dream?
Katie’s everyday life suddenly turns exciting when she travels back in time and meets the boy of her dreams. Thinking of... More > nothing else, willing to leave the real world behind, she’s determined to find out if it’s all a dream or not. Returning again and again, Katie almost has her answers until one day her precious book goes missing.< Less
Anton-Emil, a swashbuckling, planet hopping, star chasing astronaut is about to take-off on a new and incredible journey! Just not the one he had in mind this morning. After fending off dog-nabbing... More > aliens and surviving a case of mysterious space pox, Anton-Emil finds himself on course towards a strange new planet with curious new life forms. Today is his first day of school.< Less
Let’s Rumble opens up my ongoing personal journal as I, Bearly Dad, share a series of homemade wrestling moves with my incredibly awesome and patiently tenacious son Wembleton. Rumblin’... More > moves both new and old, amped-up and traditional, according to the rules and beyond them at times. Step into my world and rediscover just how important it is to be wholly alive with your cubs & pass on those ever important family traditions!< Less
At long last! The finale to Sherwood Smith’s Oz trilogy is here! Journey back to Oz with Dori and Emma, along with old favorites like Scraps and Polychrome, as they travel through the skies... More > over Oz. There’s a plot afoot with a dastardly villain who kidnapped Princess Dorothy in Smith’s first book, The Emerald Wand of Oz. It’ll take Glinda, Rikk the Nome, Dori, Emma, Scraps, and many more to contend with this threat… even a shaggy dog named “Dad!” Sky Pyrates Over Oz is illustrated by Kim McFarland.< Less
Four art projects for children, families, schools and non-profits utilizing recycled, plastic bottle caps. Teachers and parents will enjoy this whimsical, colorful booklet that includes supply lists,... More > step-by-step instructions and photographs for Lollipop Flower Lawn Ornaments, Polka Garden Installations, Cap-By-Number Murals and Mod Magnets for the fridge.< Less
Tawny Lynn Brown is a six year old African – American girl who lives in the City of Lackawanna. She lives with her mom Tamara, her dad Randy, her brother Sam and her pet turtle Duke. She... More > loves flowers and hates rainy days. She is a first grader at Roosevelt Elementary, where she attends class with her best friend Jessie Johnson who lives down the street with his mom and his pet cat named Zeus.
Tawny finally got her new bicycle. It’s pink and white with squiggly lines and a banana seat, and it’s the bestest one. She wanted that bike and she wanted to ride it right away. Daddy has to put the training wheels on it so that she won’t tip over because she’s not ready for the two wheels yet. Everybody saw it and said that it was a nice bike. Tawny wanted to ride it as soon as she got home. Only Momma said she has to wait till after dinner.< Less
Chunky is a 10-year-old boy who finds out that he is in danger of becoming obese. With his vivid imagination he confuses what was discussed during his doctor visit and believes he will soon transform... More > into an “O-BEAST.” Can Chunky make sense of it all and stop the O-Beast from taking over?< Less
Tawny loved the playground. She loved the slides and she even loved the swings. She liked to swing high and swing low. She enjoyed her time in the playground on Saturday with her dad. She... More > especially loved the new rock she chose for Duke's bowl on the way home. She had to get his bowl ready because tonight there was a show on the Disco channel all about turtles. Tawny needed to find a way to stay up late and still get up for church in the morning. Last week she tried to hide out under the covers in her room and woke up to the flashlight still signing in her face and Duke's bowl still sitting under the covers where she left it. Tawny needed a plan to stay up late tonight and she needed one quick. Who knows maybe she won't have to hide out under the covers anymore. And just maybe she'll wake up on time Sunday morning for church.< Less
So it's Saturday again and Momma has a surprise activity planned for the day. Tawny, Sam and Duke are taken on a trip to the local soup kitchen. Momma says that they have to help serve and learn... More > the importance of helping others so that they don't become selfish. As Tawny and her family take the short ride across town she finds out that there is a lot going on with other families outside of their own neighborhood and that some don't have a place to call home. While at the soup kitchen she meets Miss Dorothy, who is in charge of the kitchen and one who gave Tawny the best job ever. Tawny discovers that there are far more important things than getting birthday gifts and making hats for Duke. She now understood that her Momma was right, sometimes people need help and she wanted to be one of those people who helped, because helping others is fun!< Less
Tawny was in trouble again. Today was chore day and her room was a mess. Tawny enjoyed having her own room, but she hated keeping it clean. She didn't have to worry about sharing it with anyone... More > except Duke, her pet turtle. If Momma saw this room she might not be able to go outside today. Everything was going okay until she discovered her long lost video game under her bed and decided to take a break from cleaning. When Momma showed up and scolded her for not finishing the job, she found herself spending the afternoon uncovering lost and forgotten treasures in her room and doing some cleaning too. She also learned from her Momma the importance of keeping a clean room and that everybody had to clean their rooms growing up even her brother Sam. Then to top it off Momma told her a story about Grandma Beatrice and the infamous “white glove test” and Tawny made the decision that it was better to have a clean room than a messy room any old day and finding her video game helped too.< Less
A pig is delivered to a candy factory instead of the slaughterhouse. At the candy factory, he is turned into a mint. This is the new and original story of Pig-mint by Maurice "Coveman"... More > Bennett.< Less