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  • Don't Get Too High (Said the Bird to the Fly)

    by Mic Fox
    "Don't Get Too High (said the Bird to the Fly)" is the story of two old friends who lose touch, meet up, hash out their differences, and reconnect. It's a book for aunts, uncles, mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, hippie-grandparents and anyone who understands that the world isn't black and white–it's an almost purpley grey. This rhythmic, rhyming story shows what a conversation can be like if people open up their minds to what someone else is going through rather than sticking to their pre... more
  • Travel, Learn and See Your Friends: Adventures in Mandarin Immersion

    by Edna Ma, MD
    Written in English and Mandarin (Simplified Chinese & Pin Yin), Travel, Learn and See your friends 走学看朋友 is a story about two first-graders attending a Mandarin Immersion school. Dean and Ethan become fast friends. Dean is ethnically Chinese, and his reasons for learning Mandarin are more cultural. Ethan is an African-American and through his language journey, he learns about himself, his family, and the world. TLSee your Friends is an illustrated story book written in English, Simplified Chines... more
  • Parker Panda Makes His Lunch!

    by Shannon M Gross
    Parker Panda debuts in this story as a lovable, curious, and independent cub, ready to test the boundaries he is accustomed to. His mother graciously allows Parker to explore the freedom of preparing any type of sandwich he chooses. As Parker makes an unforgettable creation, he learns a valuable lesson about the love of his mother.
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  • Gramma and Grampa's Adventures in Yellowstone National Park.

    by Jack Day
    Gramma and Grampa liked to travel to Yellowstone during all seasons of the year. Whether they snow-shoed, cross-country skied, biked, or hiked they always managed to have an exciting time and see wonderful wildlife. The story is for growing readers and all who enjoy reading to others. Each chapter is a story within itself, leading to an exciting climax in the dead of winter. There are also coloring pages at the end of each chapter.
  • Gramma, Grampa and the Three Bears

    by Jack Day
    In the fall a mamma black bear and her two cubs come to Gramma and Grampa's yard to feast upon the apples and plums. And sometimes they come to take naps up in the trees. But when the neighbor's roofer disturbs nap-time, the bears soon find themselves as local celebrities when their new napping site is in a place a bit more public. Winter is coming, however, and the coming snow means it's time to head back to the mountains, but not before giving Gramma and Grampa an extraordinary parting gift.
  • Queen Rain, King Wind

    by Ina Curic

    A story about watering the seeds of happiness in any relationship through appreciation. It is a source of inspiration to exercise daily the role of “heart gardener”, cultivating harmonious relationships.

     What is the cost of emotional disconnection from dear ones? Do you need help with dissolving tensions and arguments in your family before they widen? Learn one simple practice to take care of important relationships daily! Two elves visit Quee... more

  • Harry the Hummingbird: "A Lesson Learned"

    by Patricia A. Thorpe
    The story line of this book was created from the pleasure I attained while looking out of a large window at my lake property in Wisconsin. Over many years, as I drank my morning coffee or ate my lunch at noon, I observed in wonderment many different kinds of animals and birds interacting with one another. Nature continued to illustrate further observations that I hope to share as additional story lines in the future. "Harry" is the name I lovingly gave to a hummingbird that I believed had act... more
  • A Ball's Game

    by Stefan Mathis
    What happens when you mix a Major League baseball game, a rock and roll concert, and a talking baseball together? Lots of fun and mayhem. Join Bennie the "Talking Ball" as he narrates the most unlikely game ever played. But it's not just fun and games, Bennie also shares lots of facts about the "grand old game." Destined to be a "Big Hit" among youngsters. Maybe, even a "Home Run."
  • Lily Pond

    by Shelley Daniels Lekven
    Costumed frogs in an enchanting world, all delicately crafted from colored modeling clay, populate the illustrations in LILY POND. The story follows the vivid imagination of a little frog named Lily Pond, as she lies in bed one night daydreaming about her future with all its possibilities and promise of adventure. She considers travels to distant lands, saving lives, fame, acclaim, and several possible careers from the safety of her cozy bedroom. LILY POND creates a world of harmony and hope, w... more
  • Secret Keeper

    by Jane Alvey Harris

    Seventeen year-old Emily has accepted the truth of her past trauma and made peace with her battered egos. She's won the first battle, but the fight for recovery still rages. Dad's home from prison and Mom's out of rehab. Determined to protect her younger siblings from her abuser and keep her family intact, Emily gathers the strength to speak her secret, only to discover that the people she trusted are powerless to intervene. Nancy insists the key to resolving Emily's crisis li... more

  • A Christmas Squirrel

    by Shelagh Watkins
    One of Charles Dickens’s best loved stories, "A Christmas Carol", was first published on 19th December, 1843. Within six weeks of publication, a London theatre staged the production of a play based on the story. Since then, this heart-warming novella of compassion and kindness has been adapted for screen and stage many times. A Christmas Squirrel is a modern-day children’s Christmas story inspired by the novella for families to read throughout the festive season.
  • The night before Christmas - Mustard's Christmas Wish

    by Sophie Scribble
    The all time Christmas classic ‘Twas the night before Christmas’ is reimagined as Mustard, the lovable dachshund, em’barks’ on a Christmas Eve adventure he’ll never forget. Mustard has cards to deliver before Christmas day, but with such little legs it seems a long way. The rhyming tale takes you on a journey of friendship and hope. This ambitious little underdog is sure to capture the hearts of the whole family as he transforms in to a very super sausage dog.
  • My Tired Telephone

    by Suzette D. Harrison
    After a long day of being used as everything from a calculator to a camera, this cellphone has had it! Unable to take further misuse, he decides to give his human a piece of his mind…right at bedtime. Join this delightful romp of viewing the world through a tired telephone’s eyes.
  • Silly Scientists Take a Tiptoe with the Tadpoles!

    by Lindsey Craig
    SILLY SCIENTISTS TAKE A TIPTOE WITH THE TADPOLES! by Lindsey Craig and Ying Hui Tan SILLY SCIENTISTS TAKE A TIPTOE WITH THE TADPOLES! is all about science fun! Here kids meet again with the adorable monsters--Zap, Tia, Sulu and Alan, as they dive into the murky pond to save Taddy-the Tadpole. Along with the Silly Scientists' story, is a rhyming text about tadpoles and pond habitats:"Tadpoles make big changes called METAMORPHOSIS. They grow long legs, and big bug eyes, and smiles you can't resist... more
  • Silly Scientists Take a Peeky at the Solar System!

    by Lindsey Craig
    SILLY SCIENTISTS TAKE A PEEKY AT THE SOLAR SYSTEM is FUN! This book (and soon to follow, music and app) will get kids learning and loving science with wildly-catchy rhymes about the origins of our solar system and all those bizarre planets whizzing around us. "Planet Mercury is the fastest, watch it zoom around the sun. With frigid nights and days hot-HOT, it scorches little buns!" Kids will zoom into space with their soon-to-be favorite monsters checking out Jupiter's "zit" (the planet's fa... more