Children's Books

An Ellis Island Christmas

An Ellis Island Christmas
$6.99

Papa has already left Poland, and Krysia longs to see him again. "First we must cross the ocean to get to Ellis Island in America," says Mama. "That's where Papa is waiting for us." Saying goodbye to her home is hard, and the ocean voyage is long and stormy, but finally, on Christmas Eve, Krysia sees the Statue of Liberty! Dennis Nolan's richly rendered illustrations powerfully evoke the uncertainty, wonder, and hope of this young immigrant's experience. An Ellis Island Christmas is a holiday story to treasure, year after year.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780142405062
Publication Date: 
2005-09-01
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Tiny Blessings for Christmas

Tiny Blessings for Christmas
$7.95

Sweet, simple blessings that encourage thoughtful gratitude during Christmastime.

 

Christmas Blessings are everywhere . . .in the twinkle of sparkling lights, in dreams of glistening snow, with family around the table. Let's be thankful for the peace and love this time of year brings! Parents and children will enjoy these simple blessings and creating new holiday memories with this sweet padded-cover board book.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780762460953
Publication Date: 
2016-09-26
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Night Night, Mommy/Daddy

Night Night, Mommy/Daddy
Night Night, Mommy/Daddy
$9.99
$9.99

Cuddle up for a calming bedtime story with this sweet board book that combines bedtime rhyme with adorable animal art to help your children get ready for a good night's sleep.

Night Night, Mommy features an animal family settling down for bedtime, recalling shared moments between mother and child that occurred throughout the day. All of these special moments are relatable to you and your toddlers or preschoolers, and this bonding time is a wonderful way for your children to tell you "night night" as they drift off to sleep.

Sample text:

Oh, Mommy, what a day we've had!

We've played and learned and then

We'll snuggle in and say, "night night"

Before we do it again!

ISBN/SKU: 
9780718042462
Publication Date: 
2016-04-05
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Bambinelli Sunday: A Christmas Blessing

Bambinelli Sunday: A Christmas Blessing
$15.99
Alessandro is staying with his grandparents, who run a small shop that sells figures for the presepe (Nativity scene), while his parents look for work in another country. To help with the boy’s loneliness, his grandfather encourages Alessandro to make his own figure of the baby Jesus. They will bring that figure to Rome in two weeks to have it blessed by the Holy Father on Bambinelli Sunday. Through the events that occur in the time leading up to receiving the blessing in St. Peter's Square, Alessandro comes to see his world in a new way, and receives the best surprise of all in the end.

This book for children ages 7-10 tells a wonderful story about sharing, comfort, generosity, and forgiveness through the lens of a long-standing Italian tradition. The beautiful illustrations and timeless story make this a treasure Advent and Christmas resource for generations to come.
ISBN/SKU: 
9781616366490
Publication Date: 
2013-08-01
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Dear Santasaurus

Dear Santasaurus
$15.95

It's January 1, but Ernest B. Spinosaurus is already dreaming of the present Santasaurus will hopefully bring him next Christmas. This means, of course, that Ernest will have to stay on Santasaurus's "nice" list all . . . year . . . long. But how will Santasaurus know? By Ernest's letters! This hilarious story is told entirely through the seventeen letters that Ernest writes to Santasaurus, detailing the whopping 257 nice acts (and the mere 256 naughty acts) he racks up through the year. Santasaurus even sends a letter in reply! Fresh and funny, this countdown to Christmas is a journey through the year that readers will want to take over and over again.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781590788769
Publication Date: 
2013-09-30
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Heather Has Two Mommies

Heather Has Two Mommies
$6.99
"Each page is artfully and distinctly rendered to be a visual depiction of the beauty of joy and diversity." -- School Library Journal

Heather's favorite number is two. She has two arms, two legs, two pets--and two mommies. When Heather goes to school for the first time, someone asks her about her daddy, but Heather doesn't have a daddy. Then something interesting happens. When Heather and her classmates all draw pictures of their families, not one drawing is the same. This delightful edition for a new generation of young readers features fresh illustrations by Laura Cornell and an updated story by Lesléa Newman.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780763690427
Publication Date: 
2016-08-09
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Mango, Abuela, and Me

Mango, Abuela, and Me
$8.00
"A poignant tale of intergenerational connection, transition, and patience. . . . Heartfelt, layered, and beautiful." -- Booklist (starred review)

Mia's abuela has left her sunny house with parrots and palm trees to live with Mia and her parents in the city. While they cook, Mia helps Abuela learn English, and Mia learns some Spanish, too, but it's still hard for Abuela to learn enough words to tell Mia her stories. Then Mia sees a parrot in the pet-shop window and has the perfecto idea for how to help them all communicate a little better. Here is an endearing tale that speaks loud and clear about the love that binds families across the generations.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780763695132
Publication Date: 
2017-10-03
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A Tale of Two Mommies

A Tale of Two Mommies
$8.95
A Tale of Two Mommies is a beach conversation among three children. One boy asks another boy about having two mommies. A young girl listening in asks some questions too.True to a child's curiosity, practical questions follow. "Which mom is there when you want to go fishing? / Which mom helps out when Kitty goes missing?" To which he answers: "Mommy helps when I want to go fishing. / Both Mommies help when Kitty goes missing."

A Tale of Two Mommies is an illustrated picture book intended for 4-8 year olds. This book lets us look inside one non-traditional family, a same-sex couple and their son. As the children talk, it's clear this boy lives in a nurturing environment where the biggest issues are the everyday challenges of growing up.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780982636671
Publication Date: 
2011-09-01
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Blacky The Crow

Blacky The Crow
$3.00
Children will love this wonderful tale of Blacky the Crow, who gets into trouble seeing things he shouldn't. Reset in large type with four original illustrations by Harrison Cady.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780486405506
Publication Date: 
1998-12-23
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Mother West Wind's Neighbors

Mother West Wind's Neighbors
$3.00
Delightful fables from the Green Forest reveal why Johnny Chuck doesn't like Blacky the Crow, why Ol' Mistah Buzzard has a bald head, who stole Mrs. Grouse's eggs, and 13 other captivating tales.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780486428468
Publication Date: 
2003-05-29
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The Adventures of Jerry Muskrat

The Adventures of Jerry Muskrat
$3.00

Even in the peaceful, sun-splashed world of the Green Forest, the Laughing Brook, and the Smiling Pool, trouble sometimes makes an appearance and disturbs the lives of the animals living there. And so it is in this charming story about Jerry Muskrat and his friends Little Joe Otter, Spotty the Turtle, Grandfather Frog, and Billy Mink. First, Farmer Brown's boy has set nasty traps all around the Smiling Pool and that spells trouble for Jerry and the other creatures who live in and around the Pool. Wise old Grandfather Frog must think long and hard to come up with a solution for that problem. Then, suddenly, the water in the Laughing Brook stops flowing and before long, the Smiling Pool drops to alarming levels. Something must be done, but what? Children will love finding out as they read or listen to this classic Thornton W. Burgess fable, which combines the fun of a good story with important lessons about kindness, stick-to-itiveness, cooperation, and other virtues. Six full-page illustrations, based on originals by Harrison Cady, enhance the text, newly reset in large, easy-to-read type.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780486278179
Publication Date: 
1993-11-08
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The Adventures of Johnny Chuck

The Adventures of Johnny Chuck
$3.00

Spring has arrived at the Green Meadow and Johnny Chuck is strangely discontent. On a whim, he offers Jimmy Skunk his house and then wanders off. Along the way, he gets into a fight with a strange woodchuck and, after a bruising battle, chases the intruder off. At that point, Johnny is feeling rather unconquerable -- that is, until Polly Chuck uses her feminine charms to capture his heart. Before long, the two are happily keeping house in a burrow in the old orchard.
Thornton W. Burgess, the author of many delightful classics for children, draws young readers into a timeless world of woodland creatures, teaching children important lessons about nature by basing the animals' actions and adventures on actual wildlife behavior. Six charming illustrations by Thea Kliros, based on Harrison Cady originals, enhance a story sure to delight young animal and nature lovers.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780486283531
Publication Date: 
1995-01-06
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The Adventures of Old Mr. Toad

The Adventures of Old Mr. Toad
$3.00
Jimmy Skunk, Peter Rabbit, and other woodland creatures secretly trail Old Mr. Toad as he makes his way to a very important engagement. Gentle lessons about nature and the environment.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780486403854
Publication Date: 
1998-06-10
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The Adventures of Unc' Billy Possum

The Adventures of Unc' Billy Possum
$3.00
When Unc' Billy Possum learns how easy it is to get into trouble, it takes some doin' to get himself out of his predicament. For children 6-10. 6 black-and-white illustrations.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780486430317
Publication Date: 
2003-11-04
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Earth Day

Earth Day
$4.99
In the latest beginning reader from the bestselling, classroom based Robin Hill School series the class celebrates Earth Day!

The kids in Mrs. Connor's class are celebrating Earth Day, and everyone has lots of ideas on how to save the Earth...except Emma. Emma is worried that her ideas are not good enough. With the help of her dad and Mrs. Connor, Emma learns that her small ideas can have big results!

ISBN/SKU: 
9781416955351
Publication Date: 
2009-03-10
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Earth Day - Hooray

Earth Day - Hooray
$5.99

Earth Day is on the way, and Ryan, Luke, and Carly have a plan. If they manage to collect and recycle 5,000 aluminum cans, they can make enough money to buy some beautiful flowers for nearby Gilroy Park. CAN they do it? Counting the cans gives Ryan, Luke, and Carly--along with readers--a lesson in place value. And facts about recycling throughout the story will help readers understand how important it is to take care of the earth. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.

This is a Level 3 MathStart book, which is perfect for kids ages 6 and up. The MathStart series uses funny stories and colorful art to show kids that they use math every day, even outside of the classroom! Each book features an activity guide to have fun with the math concepts presented in the story.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780060001292
Publication Date: 
2004-01-20
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Tiny Blessings for Bedtime

Tiny Blessings for Bedtime
$7.95
Sweet, simple bedtime blessings that encourage thoughtful gratitude for life's daily gifts and wonders.

Before going to bed, this warm, gentle board book instills the routine of reflecting on one's daily blessings. With its padded covers and intimate size that's perfect for small hands, parents and little ones will love snuggling up together as they cherish special moments from their day.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780762459902
Publication Date: 
2016-03-08
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I Already Know I Love You

I Already Know I Love You
$7.99

A #1 New York Times bestselling ode to grandfathers everywhere from Tony and Emmy Award-winning comedian, director, actor, and author Billy Crystal.

Grandpa can hardly wait!

Starting with the anticipation of a new baby's arrival, Billy Crystal celebrates all the moments, great and small, that a new grandpa is ready to share.

Whether it's taking a nap together or attending baseball games, this grandpa just can't wait for his grandchild to be born. This timeless loving tale is a warm gift for the eager grandpa in your life! This board book edition features sturdy pages for sharing with little ones.

Perfect for fans of Hoda Kotb's I've Loved You Since Forever, Ainsley Earhardt's Take My Heart, My Child, and Anne Bowen's I Loved You Before You Were Born.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780061450570
Publication Date: 
2008-03-18
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Leo the Late Bloomer

Leo the Late Bloomer
$7.99
This heartwarming story of how a little tiger named Leo bloomed is told by best-selling author Robert Kraus, and is accompanied by the wonderfully bold illustrations of Jose Aruego. These two have also, with Ariane Dewey, collaborated on "Little Louie the Baby Bloomer," the sequel to this well-loved story.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780064433488
Publication Date: 
1994-04-19
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Woke Baby

Woke Baby
$7.99

For all the littlest progressives, waking up to seize a new day of justice and activism.

Woke babies are up early. Woke babies raise their fists in the air. Woke babies cry out for justice. Woke babies grow up to change the world.

This lyrical and empowering book is both a celebration of what it means to be a baby and what it means to be woke. With bright playful art, Woke Baby is an anthem of hope in a world where the only limit to a skyscrapper is more blue.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781250308986
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I am Human

I am Human
$8.99
Embrace empathy with even the tiniest humans in this board book edition of the instant #1 New York Times bestseller!

From the bestselling team that created I Am Yoga and I Am Peace comes a hopeful celebration of the human family, which affirms that although we may make mistakes, we can make good choices by acting with compassion and having empathy for others and ourselves.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781419746734
Publication Date: 
2020-09-15
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The Story of Jonah

The Story of Jonah
$9.95
Join Alice as she steps into the pages of her storybook and takes a magical trip to Bibleland! Whimsical rhymes and engaging, full-color illustrations invite young readers to follow Alice on her journeys as she witnesses some of the Bible's best-loved stories and learns important lessons along the way. In The Story of Jonah, Alice watches as Jonah makes the decision to disobey God and sees how his actions lead to both consequences and forgiveness. She and Jonah learn the valuable lesson that "when we're bad and sorry as can be God has mercy and has pity and forgives us lovingly."
ISBN/SKU: 
9780870297045
Publication Date: 
2016-10-20
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The Story of the Loaves and Fishes

The Story of the Loaves and Fishes
$9.95
Join Alice as she steps into the pages of her storybook and takes a magical trip to Bibleland! Whimsical rhymes and engaging, full-color illustrations invite young readers to follow Alice on her journeys as she witnesses some of the Bible's best-loved stories and learns important lessons along the way. In The Story of the Loaves and Fishes, Alice joins a crowd of thousands gathered to hear Jesus' word. She sees Jesus perform miracle after miracle, offering his healing touch to the sick, lame, and blind then turning a small offering of two small fish and five small loaves of bread into a feast for five thousand. Alice leaves Bibleland with full trust in God above "for He provides for everyone, and shares His endless love!"
ISBN/SKU: 
9780870297106
Publication Date: 
2016-10-15
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Francis, the Pope for Kids

Francis, the Pope for Kids
$9.99

Follow Pope Francis on his journey from Argentina to Rome! This whimsical, full-color picture book shows children what Pope Francis was like as a child, a student, and a young adult, including his interests in science and soccer. The high points of his religious life, including his election as pope and his canonization of John XXIII and John Paul II, are described in language young children can grasp (for faith vocabulary words, there are definitions provided). And families will appreciate the notes for continuing the faith conversation with their children. For children in prekindergarten through second grade.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780764825811
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How High is Hope

How High is Hope
$9.99

"But, Papa, how will I know how high I can hope?"

Little Owl is learning to fly, and he has a big lesson to learn about the meaning of hope. This delightful story will warm your heart and teach you that when you love God, there's no limit to how high you can hope.

Based on the important message of 1 Corinthians 13:13, the Faith, Hope, Love series will plant important seeds in children's hearts. Don't miss the other titles in the series: How Far Is Faith?, How Big Is Love?, and The Faith, Hope, Love Devotional.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781433690419
Publication Date: 
2016-08-01
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