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by Ellen Dutton $12.95 – $22.95
written by Ellen Dutton illustrated by Emily Hurst Pritchett The forest is a beautiful place, full of many different animals, tall trees, and a crystal-clear river. But when Man appears, he cuts down trees and scatters litter on the ground. Soon, the animals and their home threatened and decide they must come up with a plan to change Man’s ways. How can the animals show Man the true beauty and importance of their home? To understand the forest, Man must become a part of it. With Mother Nature’s help, Man is transformed in ways he never thought possible. But will a change in Man’s ways take root?
by Ted Simonin $13.95 – $21.95
written and illustrated by Ted Simonin Baxter the dog is full of surprises—you never know what fun gadget he’s going to pull out next! When his bird buddies, Marcus and Fiona, begin their annual journey to their Family Tree, Baxter must find a way to fly with his feathery friends! Follow Baxter, Marcus, and Fiona across the United States as they find new twists on old traditions and learn what it really means to be a family.
by Shaista Fatehali $13.95 – $22.95
written by Shaista Fatehali illustrated by Michelle Simpson Today is Asha’s first day of school in her new country. Everything seems so different. She can’t even understand what the teacher is saying! But with a little help from her classmates, Asha soon learns that things in her new school might not be so different from back home after all.
by Georgie Hanlin $20.95
written by Georgie Hanlin and illustrated by Maegan Penley Which is scarier—math, or monsters? Coco loves almost everything about third grade—except math! Coco’s friends adore playing multiplication games, which only makes her feel worse about math. After struggling with homework and losing a game in front of her whole class, Coco feels humiliated and has a TERRIBLE nightmare! In the dream, the Multiplication Monster laughs an evil laugh and attacks her in front of her classmates when she answers a problem wrong. Find out how Coco overcomes her fear of math, gets rid of the malicious Multiplication Monster, and learns the value of a teacher who believes in her.
by Collette Divitto $13.95 – $22.95
written by Collette Divitto illustrated by Katie Mazeika When Collette, a young girl with Down syndrome, begins her first year of school, her bubbly personality helps her make friends right away. Soon, Collette notices these new friends are not inviting her to playdates—but it’s not because they don’t want to invite her. Collette comes up with a great idea to show her classmates’ parents a new way of thinking. Based on the real-life experiences of entrepreneur and activist Collette Divitto, Collette in Kindergarten shows us how important it is to practice acceptance throughout our lives, just as children do so freely every day.
by Terri Sebastian $19.95
written by Terri Sebastian illustrated by Button Boggs Do Spiders Need Leggins When it’s Cold Outside? is a bedtime story book full of animals and pirates. Along with the spider that needs leggins, author Terri Sebastian introduces readers to a silly old polka dot cat, a lady moose all dressed in red, and the pirate that lives in a closet inside a shoe with his crewmate, a little brown mouse. Terri wrote each story in this book in response to her son, Ryan’s childhood questions. “Mom, what do spiders do when it’s cold outside?” was the one that started it all. After Ryan died just before his sixteenth birthday, Terri decided to collect these stories as a way to honor him. Ryan’s memory is carried on not only by this book and these stories, but also by the five people whose lives he saved by being an organ donor. Reading these stories not only explains how spiders keep warm or how the pirate who lives in your shoe stays busy at night, but how a legacy of giving can keep the world safe.
by Kara Navolio $13.95 – $21.95
written by Kara Navolio illustrated by Ruth-Mary Smith The music starts. You feel the beat. You clap your hands and tap your feet. Everybody twist and twirl! Everybody can dance! This colorful picture book uses rhyme and rhythm to celebrate the joy of dancing, teaching kids that no matter your culture, physical ability, or style, everybody can dance!
by Julie Conner $12.95 – $22.95
written by Julie Conner illustrated by Emily Row Five baby caterpillars grow and grow. They hang upside down, tuck themselves into cozy chrysalises, and wake as beautiful butterflies. But Caterpillar Number Five is just a little behind the rest. When will it be his time to fly?
by Charlotte Wood $12.95 – $18.95
written by Charlotte Wood Tasha loves her grandfather, and she knows that PaPa loves her. But lately, PaPa has begun to forget things. He’s often confused and upset. Sometimes, he doesn’t even recognize his own family. How can Tasha’s grandmother help her see that while PaPa is changing, his love for Tasha has not? Remembering for Both of Us is a touching story of a child’s first glimpse of Alzheimer’s and a reminder that ties of the heart transcend age and illness.
by Nikki Bergstresser $13.95 – $22.95
written by Nikki Bergstresser illustrated by Kelly O'Neill Tilly has not seen Mrs. Miller outside lately, tending to her garden or feeding the birds. What can she do when her neighbor is feeling down? Sometimes, small acts of kindness can make all the difference.
by Susan M. Brown $13.95
written by Susan M. Brown illustrated by Tara Friel Swinford Simon is excited about his first day of preschool, but he is also a little bit worried! All day long, Simon worries. He worries that he might not have a friend. He worries that he might not find the bathroom on time. Most of all, he worries that he will miss his mom. Luckily, Simon’s mother has a plan to make the worries go away . . . Written by a mother and longtime classroom educator, Simon and the Worry Watch is a fun story for kids and a helpful tool for parents, caregivers, and teachers of young children venturing out into the world for the first time.
by Connie Bowman $12.95 – $22.95
written by Connie Bowman illustrated by Kelly O'Neill Molly’s little sister, Katie, was born with Down syndrome, but that’s never stopped her from doing anything! She helps with chores, makes new friends, and every morning without fail, she helps Molly pick out the wackiest, mis-matchiest socks she can find to wear to school. Join Molly and Katie on a journey of kindness, acceptance, and finding the courage to be different, no matter what!
by Sara Arnold $13.95 – $22.95
written by Sara Arnold illustrated by Roberta Malasomma When Almaz makes a mistake in school, she’s really embarrassed! Other kids tease her because they don’t understand her Ethiopian culture. How can she use her family’s traditions to make friends? She needs to host a BIG BUNA BASH!
by Elspeth Roake-1 $12.95
written by Janet Halfmann and illustrated by Trisha Mason Lucy Ann and Dabney Walker didn’t have to risk their lives to spy for the Union army. The couple had already risked everything to escape slavery themselves. But in early 1863, in the midst of the Civil War, the couple was determined to help defeat slavery for everyone—no matter the risk. Together, they created a secret code disguised as laundry on a clothesline. Their plan was incredibly dangerous: it required Lucy Ann to sneak into Confederate territory to steal military secrets, while Dabney took the vital information she gathered to the Union army. This true story of sacrifice and bravery shows us that when we have courage and compassion for the world around us, even the simplest items can become powerful tools for change.
by William & Monika Carter $11.95
written by William & Monika Carter and illustrated by Tad Butler It’s the first day of a new school year, and Tommy’s little brother Matthew is just starting kindergarten. Tommy can’t wait to show him the ropes. But when some older kids start picking on Matthew, Tommy knows Matthew needs more than a big brother: he needs a defender. Somebody has to stand up to the school bullies once and for all. The Defenders: Bully Patrol is the first installment in The Defenders book series. It models a peaceful approach to bully intervention and looking out for others that children, caregivers, and teachers can employ in daily life.
by Anna Burger $20.95
written by Anna Burger and illustrated by Laura Craig What’s the weirdest sea creature you’ve ever seen? Did it have fins, or tentacles, or a shell? Did it wriggle, or skitter, or stay still as a rock? Did it sting, or cling, or hide? Join young explorers Jack and Jenny as they hunt for strangeness in the Chesapeake Bay. Together you’ll discover just how weird, wild, and wonderful a saltwater world can be!
by Ginny U. Banister $16.95
written by Ginny U. Banister illustrated by Carla Anne Schaaf The Story of a Star is a simple tale of how a lonely, misfit star finds his true and divine calling. This beautiful story also teaches an important lesson to both the young and old. Although we may feel different and apart from others, we are never alone, and we all have a special purpose in life. Like the star, one of our greatest challenges is to discover that purpose so we can bless others and ourselves.
by Lori Starling $13.95 – $22.95
written by Lori Starling illustrated by Anita DuFalla It's the first day of school, and Toby is dressed in their best and ready to make new friends! But first, Toby’s new classmates want to know: Is Toby a boy or a girl? Toby isn’t sure how to answer. Toby likes to wear basketball shorts and tutus. Toby plays ninjas and dances ballet. Finally, after a little thought and some encouragement from Mom, Toby has a declaration to make: they can eat, wear, do, or be anything they want! Toby isn’t a boy or a girl—Toby is just Toby!
by Dave Bauer $19.95
written by Dave Bauer illustrated by Tia Canonico When Serea and Kai spend a weekend at their Grammy and Papa’s home, it’s always a time of discovery and fun! Join them as they encounter the wonders of backyard nature, from the microcosm of life under rocks and compost piles, to the joy of learning why thunder sounds scary and rain clouds are black. With Serea and Kai as their guides, children and adults will be encouraged to join in exploring their own backyards in search of those fascinating moments of discovery fostering inquiry learning and the riches of playing in nature.