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by Dragana Vucic Dekic
"A Snake in a Cinema" is a rhyming picture book that will make your kids laugh while teaching them some valuable life lessons: to not have prejudices towards those who are different to you, to show empathy towards others and to think outside the box. The main character, a snake, is the only animal that is not allowed to enter the cinema, but cruel and unfair rules do not stop her from attempting to fulfil her passion for movies. Thanks to her other animal friends, she sneaks into th... more
by Karlene Stewart
Karlene K. Stewart spent her early life in Jamaica. She attended the University of the West Indies, in Kingston, Jamaica and attained a Master of Arts Degree in Communication for Social and Behavior Change. She now lives in the Cayman Islands.
Karlene has been a writer since she was a teenager, when she worked as a Youth Writer in Jamaica. Her many books include philosophical and inspirational titles, but her latest offering is for young children, with the exciting Meet the Imag... more
by Ashley WheelockWhen a stinky toot is loosed at a slumber party, six girls learn an important lesson in body positivity and self-acceptance. We Toot lets little girls know it’s okay to let one rip.
by Iris Dorbian
"Sentenced to Shakespeare" is a contemporary young adult novel set in suburban New Jersey. The story revolves around Leah, a smart and sensitive 15-year-old girl who is pushed too far by a bully and snaps. Arrested for assault and battery, Leah is sentenced to an unusual form of rehabilitation—she must take and complete a Shakespeare workshop or else risk incarceration. Ostracized by her classmates, abandoned by her only friend, Leah finds comfort and solidarity with the other... more
by johanna van zantenSeven years after adoption, 17-year old Shayla gets a Facebook message from her long-forgotten sister from another father that turns her world upside down and sets off a chain of events. Just as Shayla, about to graduate, met a great guy, Eric, her life turns into a disaster, when Tom, her adoptive father, leaves her adoptive mom, Bernice. During the eight months of this family crisis, Shayla, Tom, and Bernice see the events in completely different ways, and each acts according to their own trut... more
by Chrysa SmithThe story follows Dory Oslo; one tough city girl who just loves warm weather, smiles and baseball. But when it’s still cool outside and her mom suggests she start a garden, Dory is anything but interested. Begrudgingly, she plants some seeds. What happens next is frustrating, unusual, magical and perhaps a bit of fantasy as Dory’s garden and her life turn upside down—or does it? Find out in The Upside-Down Gardener*. *The book comes with a packet of easy-to-grow wildflower seeds to encourage th... more
by C.M. Harris
The idea of What If We Were All The Same! is to help children understand that there is nothing wrong with being different. Whether they have red hair or brown hair, green eyes or blue eyes, long legs or short legs, light skin or dark skin, glasses, uses a wheelchair or anything else, it’s absolutely OKAY! Our differences are what makes us unique and if we truly think about it, would you want to be the exact same as someone else? What if we all lo... more
by Shana Askew HollowellIn this delightful children's picture book for babies and toddlers, Little Mouse goes on an adventure in search of something sweet. He meets lots of friends along the way that share their preferred treats with him, but none are quite right. He is disappointed until he arrives home and realizes his Mommy baked the sweetest treat just for him – cookies! Illustrations are hand-painted.
by Shana Askew HollowellThis enchanting children's picture book makes music come alive when a squirrel sings and a magical, backyard symphony begins. It teaches children the wonder and beauty of nature. Illustrations are hand-painted.
by Treena G. Wetsel
Being helpful is hard work, especially for Miranda. Daddy\tneeds help finding his shoe and she is the first to volunteer. With the help of her friends, the imaginative detective goes on an adventurous journey...to the playground. Will they find the lost shoe? Come join Miranda on her search and find out for yourself.
Recommended for children ages 6 - 10
by T. G. Wetsel
Four-year-old Georgie has a question about whether or not bears really do eat pancakes.Dad's at work and Mom's to busy to answer. So, he goes to his friends house, who also doesn't have answers. But, his friend suggests that he go to the park where their are bears and that he asks one of them. Upon his arrival to the playground he asks his friends if they've seen any bears and they have! Georgie approaches Mr. Bear and asks him the question everyone now wants to know the answe... more
by Regina E. McCarthy
by Ronald FontenotMy book is a colorful children's picture book about the importance of drinking water. In my book a little boy learns the steps to getting a cold refreshing glass of water and enjoying it for health purposes.
by Kathy Grentzenberg
Flea Flea Shamboure is part of a world famous flea circus act. She wanted to leave the family business. Her parents aren't thrilled but she ventures out anyway. (As she says, "a flea's got to do what a flea's got to do!) She travels to Europe pondering what she wants to do with her life. Returning to the US she decides to start up a theater group. Her first production, My Fair Flea is a huge success. The book takes you through the adventure of picking th... more
by Sucheta RawalBeato is a curious cat that explores different countries around the world. On this trip, he sets out on an adventure to Brazil, where he plays different sports, dances at Carnival, and encounters wild animals in the Amazon rainforest.
by robart steelComing out? Want the world to know? Got to let it show? The John Rowe Show will be encouraging audiences to reveal their guilty pleasures . The Australian TV personality and his band are heading to the Edinburgh Fringe with a brand new stage version of his much-loved chat show. And at the heart of it all will be the audience and their secrets – all revealed to the tune of Donna Summer’s classic hit. John himself admits to having a powerful inne... more