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
llustrator Hoke Denetsosie captures the dignity and importance of a traditional way of life in his vivid illustrations. Children today grow up in a world of constant distraction, consumption and... More > entertainment. The Little Herder reader series helps remind children and adults alike to seek fulfillment from more simple things. These four Diné readers were first published in this bilingual version in September 1940 by the education division of the office of Indian Affairs. They were an outstanding achievement for their sensitively rendered cultural content, establishment of a written Navajo language and for their illustrations by Hoke Denetsosie.< 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
Sticky Mae Grey has upside down hair, lives in an upside down house, has small monsters and creepy-crawly animals as pets, and she likes it that way. She and her odd little family invite a mysterious... More > friend to a midnight party. Then, Sticky takes a trip to the Moon and meets the strange creatures there. A children's book that celebrates diversity and engages children in rhyming in two quirky and fun stories with full color pictures by cult-film actress, Jennifer Blaire.< Less
Sometimes life hands you lemons... Or avocados, or monsters, or an octopus! "When Life Hands You Marshmallows" serves as a simple reminder that life is partly about what happens, but... More > mostly about how we handle whatever life hands to us. This quirky little book is fun and uplifting for both adults and children alike. Kids (of all ages) can even get creative by grabbing some crayons and coloring in the drawings! Dive in, soak it up, devour this book! Charming, easy to read, and provides the light-hearted suggestion that, "When life hands you sour things, make somethin' sweet."< Less
In this story our protagonist, George, faces a duck's worst nightmare: the loss of his bill.
This brief and funny story is easy for children to read, yet it deals with the
grown-up concepts of... More > loss and acceptance.< 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
CURIOUS SHORTS - A CREEPY COLLECTION OF TERRIBLE TALES is an anthology of thirteen scary short stories for young readers. Ghosts and monsters and spooky things in the darkness all come together to... More > provide just the right amount of nighttime shivers to send you under the covers.< 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
Dive into the creative minds of Hanford Christian's fifth grade class as they proudly present their story anthology to readers everywhere!
There's a little something for everyone! What are you... More > waiting for? Dive in and start reading!< 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
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
Life has been hard since Annika's parents were killed. After coming home from being hospitalized, Annika is required to take pills to keep her from seeing things that she shouldn't be. Now being... More > labeled insane has never been easy, but finding out your a witch? No that, that's definitely not easy. Annika finds herself trying to figure out who she really is and when she does, she also finds out who her sister really is, and its not pretty. Will she be able to prove her sanity or will she find herself once again, hospitalized for something that was all in her head?< Less
In this short story Road to Success you will find that Samantha an A student has fallen in love with her teacher Mr. Patterson. Tatyana, a party girl, struggle’s through school. She is going... More > through a hard time focusing on her mother’s addiction with alcohol and her boyfriend Steven’s death. Diamond the mother hen of the group is the one who keeps her friends on track while dealing with her own personal life. This is a story of many girls living on the east side of Baltimore Maryland struggling to walk across the stage.< 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
This charming story offers important lessons to children about understanding the complex world of communication. Communication comes in many different forms, not just verbal. Simple interactions can... More > be confusing for those that struggle to understand subtle cues, including facial expressions and body language. Developing awareness of animal behavior such as a twitching tail and ear position translates to a better understanding of cues in humans.< Less