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  • The Little Alvernon Stories Volume 2

    by Linda Boynton Pedersen
    Volume 2 of The Little Alvernon Stories completes the collection of bedtime stories told by my father, the late Alvernon Winship Boynton. I can still hear his deep gravelly voice tinged with Down East humor as he spun these tales of his boyhood growing up on a small farm in Maine in the early twentieth century. He was an imaginative and fun-loving little boy whose every-day adventures sometimes drew him into perplexing predicaments that had to be solved by good old Yankee ingenuity. It is my hop... more
  • The Little Alvernon Stories Volume 1

    by Linda Boynton Pedersen

    The Little Alvernon stories were born out of bedtime stories told by my father, the late Vernon Winship Boynton. I can still hear his deep gravelly voice tinged with Down East humor as he spun the tales of his boyhood growing up on a small farm in Maine in the early twentieth century. These stories afford glimpses of an era unfamiliar to us – of daily living without indoor plumbing, electric appliances, automobiles, television, computer technology, and all the conveniences we moderns ta... more

  • Sound the Trumpet: How to Blow Your Own Horn (2nd ed.)

    by Jonathan Harnum, PhD
    Packed with information no trumpeter should be without, this book will help you understand and learn a diverse range of skills necessary for playing trumpet well. Includes basic techniques like tone production, but also more advanced skills like double- and triple-tonguing, circular breathing, and much, much more. Learn more at
  • Basic Music Theory: How to Read, Write, and Understand Written Music (4th ed.)

    by Jonathan Harnum, PhD
    A popular and helpful guide to learning to read music. Seven parts, each with related short, well-designed chapters. Each chapter and section has an extensive review to check your knowledge. Also included between parts are "Interludes" that cover other aspects of written music (musical terms, practice, conducting, etc.). Used by the LA Film School, as well as colleges and schools around the US.
  • How to Build a Computer (for Beginners) 7th Edition: Teachers Version

    by John Gower III
    This book is the teachers version of the book "How to Build a Computer (For Beginners) 6th edition Student Version" by John Gower III, this 7th Edition book provides all the answers to the questions to the student version.
  • Chipmunk Antics in the Garden

    by Linda B. Bridgeman
    A comical look , in a large country garden, of the antics of a VERY curious, VERY inquisitive, and usually VERY hungry little chipmunk, through my camera's eye, in this delightful children's photo story book. "Please LADY, could I have more peanuts-it's getting dark and I have to get home" this is just a sample of the wording in this little story book. With 34 pages, and over 60 full color photographs, it is sure to delight young and old!
  • The Magical World of Twigshire Vol 1

    by Judi Light
    The book is a series of 17 paintings, each accompanied by a one page story or poem...or a combination of both. The stories are aimed at ALL ages, though there is no category choice for same. Judi's fans include a 102 year old great grandmother down to a 2 year old who laughs and bangs his head against the pages, calling out the character names. The subtitle of the book is quite precise. Judi is both author and painter, though I was not able to choose both in the earlier pages of this form.
  • How to Write a Killer SAT Essay

    by Tom Clements
    How to Write a Killer SAT Essay is the only award-winning book with dozens of real essays written by real students. The net is full of abstract information on WHAT to write about when constructing an SAT essay – this book is full of information on exactly HOW to write it. The author includes dozens of top-scoring, detailed essays from students of his who have put his principles into practice.

    When you see step-by-step instructions on HOW someone has put an essay together, it’s much more v... more

  • It's In Your Hand! A Seven Step Method to Teach the Fundamentals of Reading and Writing to Children & Adults

    by Nori Rem
    Featured on Scholastic Publishing Company's Read 180 website, It's In Your Hand! A Seven Step Method to Teach the Fundamentals of Reading and Writing to Children & Adults targets struggling readers of all ages. Written in a user friendly format, it is an instructional roadmap for parents and teachers of any struggling reader. This 228 page, comprehensive manual contains 14 decodable stories, assessments, illustrations and many more, step by step guidelines to teach the fundamentals of reading. A... more
  • I Woof You From The Bottom Of My Heart

    by Kathy Vassilakis

    The idea to write this book came from my daughter and my dog. This book was written to show children how special a bond and friendship they can have with their dog. Dog's are wonderful pets and love us unconditionally. They will protect and love us no matter what. Children deserve to learn that at a very young age and grow to love all animals. Compassion for animals is intimately connected with goodness of character. 

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  • The Big Secret

    by D. W. Boorn
    Children are told the truth about Santa Claus in a way that leaves everyone feeling good.
  • 978-1-63336-006-8

    by Katie Clemons
    Mother daughter journal Bond with your daughter on a new, deeper level. Confide in one another, grow together, and learn the stories deep in one another’s hearts and minds through a series of letters and activities. For girls age 8 and up. 8x5.5 inches (20x14 cm)
  • Did I Scare You?

    by Sommer Hamilton
    Did I Scare You? Children are always up for a Spooktaculas story. Did I Scare You?, teaches children the joy of reading and the endless possibilities of their imagination. It's also scares away the scary and allows silly fun for everyone.
  • Living with Cannabis

    by Alexandra Armitage
    “Living with Cannabis” clarifies, informs and contemplates the neuroscience and issues relating to the use of cannabis -- empowering teens to make conscious and mindful personal choices.
  • Words To Say Out Loud! -- A Safety Book for Children Around the World

    by Connie Myers
    Maintaining the safety of children in this predacious world is of the utmost importance, and should always be one of our top priorities. To that end, a remarkable new series of books has been written. The Words To Say Out Loud!® series focuses on empowering children with the skills and verbal weaponry they need to stay safe in what have become unsafe times. The heart of the system hinges on the idea that the key to empowering children lies in teaching them the ability to communicate clearly and ... more
  • Donkeys Are Special and So Are You!

    Donkeys Are Special And So Are You! is a Silver Recipient of the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award. It also received an honorable mention at The New York Book Festival, along with being awarded two silver medallions at The Florida Authors & Publishers Annual Conference in Daytona Beach! Tom's purpose for writing this book is to share his love of miniature donkeys with children and to show them how situations in their lives are similar. These nine short stories depict how both children a... more