Tag Archives: Children

What Dogs Want for Christmas (Holiday Series)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Kandy Radzinski Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press Product Description Proving that cats dont have the last word when it comes to making Christmas lists, author and artist Kandy Radzinski returns this holiday season with the canine companion book to last years favorite, What Cats Want for Christmas. Using witty poems and winsome […]

Saint Nicholas: The Real Story of the Christmas Legend

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Julie Stiegemeyer Publisher: Concordia Publishing House Product Description Many parents and teachers struggle with how to approach the Saint Nicholas/Santa Claus dilemma. Many deal with this by telling children that the legends surrounding Santa Claus are based on a real, hi

Mama Had to Work on Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Carolyn Marsden Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description Gloria always spends Christmas with Papi, Mama, and Nana. But this Christmas, Papi is away picking oranges and Mama has to work at the hotel where she is a maid. Gloria is miserable when Mama makes her go with her-until they get to the […]

A Pinata in a Pine Tree: A Latino Twelve Days of Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Pat Mora Publisher: Clarion Books Product Description An award-winning author and a rising star artist have put a festive Latino twist on “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” populating it with piñatas in place of partridges, plus burritos bailando (dancing donkeys), lunitas cantando (singing moons), and much more, all displayed in the […]

The Runaway Bunny Lap Edition

Rating: (144 reviews) Author: Margaret Wise Brown Publisher: HarperFestival

The Official SAT Question of the Day 2009 Calendar

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: The College Board Publisher: College Board Product Description The College Board–maker of the SAT (R)–provides the only pager-per-day calendar with Official SAT practice questions.  Every day, students can practice with a question just like the ones on the SAT and PSAT/NMSQT (R).  The calendar features 365 questions (one per page); critical […]

Teeth Are Not for Biting (Board Book) (Best Behavior Series)

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Elizabeth Verdick Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Book Description TEETH ARE NOT FOR BITING Board Book by Elizabeth Verdick, illustrated by Marieka Heinlen. “Crunch crunch crunch. Teeth are strong and sharp. Crunch crunch crunch. Teeth can help you chew. But teeth are not for biting. Ouch! Biting hurts.” Sooner or later, almost […]

The Willoughbys

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Lois Lowry Publisher: Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine Books Product Description Abandoned by their ill-humored parents to the care of an odious nanny, Tim, the twins, Barnaby A and Barnaby B, and their sister, Jane, attempt to fulfill their roles as good oldfashioned children. Following the models set in lauded tales from A […]

Dog

Rating: (33 reviews) Author: Matthew Van Fleet Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books Product Description From the creator of the #1 New York Times bestsellerTails and the million-copy-selling Fuzzy Yellow Ducklings Doggone fun for toddlers! In Matthew Van Fleet’s captivating new multiconcept book, twenty breeds of capering canines demonstrate action words, opposites, synonyms, and more. […]

Clique, The: Invasion of the Boy Snatchers – Book #4 (Clique Series)

Rating: (91 reviews) Author: Lisi Harrison Publisher: Poppy

Eulalia! (Redwall)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Brian Jacques Publisher: Philomel Product Description Lord Asheye of Salamandastron has a prophecy: A new Badger Lord must take his place and reign over the legendary badger fortress. But who is this young warrior who shuns both armor and sword? And how is he to be found? Mad Maudie, a feisty […]

The End (A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13)

Rating: (288 reviews) Author: Lemony Snicket Publisher: HarperCollins Amazon.com Picking up from the final pages of the Pentultimate Peril, this farewell installment to the ridiculously (and deservedly!) popular A Series of Unfortunate Events places our protagonists right where we last left them: on a large, wooden boat in the middle of the ocean, trapped with […]

I’m a Big Brother

Rating: (73 reviews) Author: Joanna Cole Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description The author/artist creators of How I Was Adopted present this child’s-eye view of family life, deftly describing the joy of welcoming a new sibling into the family. A companion volume to I’m a Big Sister.

The Titan’s Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 3)

Rating: (66 reviews) Author: Rick Riordan Publisher: Miramax

Hardy Boys starter set (Hardy Boys)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Franklin W. Dixon Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description It’s 6 books about the legendary Hardy Boys! This boxed set – just right for any kid who hasn’t yet discovered these mystery classics – contains: The Tower Treasure, The House on the Cliff, The Secret of the Old Mill, The Missing […]

Eric Carle Animal Flash Cards (Eric Carle)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Eric Carle Publisher: Chronicle Books Book Description These beautiful flash cards, featuring artist and author Eric Carle’s familiar animal illustrations, serve as a lovely introduction to the ABCs. Printed on thick, sturdy board, they are perfect for small hands to hold and are equally suited for hanging on the wall in […]

Pirateology Guidebook and Model Set (Ologies)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: William Captain Lubber, Dugald A. Steer Publisher: Candlewick Book Description Avast, ye PIRATEOLOGY fans! Behold, an exclusive guide to the goings-on aboard a pirate vessel — plus an exciting scale model of a real pirate ship. How do pirates capture a ship? What sort of ships do they favor? Who are […]

Castle: Medieval Days and Knights (A Sabuda & Reinhart Pop-up Book)

Rating: (33 reviews) Author: Kyle Olmon Publisher: Orchard Books Book Description Over fifteen intricate pop-ups accompany Sabuda and Reinhart’s fascinating text, which guides readers through the different aspects of life in a medieval castle. Readers will learn about knighting ceremonies, battles, and feasts. The true majesty of castles is fully realized when this book is […]

My Mommy’s Tote

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: P. H. Hanson Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Book Description Now it’s mommy’s turn! Cuter than a button, My Mommy’s Tote is a delicious interactive gift for mothers and their kids. Created by P. H. Hanson, whose previous books—My Granny’s Purse and My Grandpa’s Briefcase—this is a die-cut cornucopia stuffed with marvelous […]

Colors Everywhere: A Guess How Much I Love You Storybook (Guess How Much I Love You)

Author: Sam Mcbratney Publisher: Candlewick Book Description For the first time in twelve years, the Nutbrown Hares hop back for a brand-new GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU story. Happy spring! Down by the river on a bright summer’s day, Big and Little Nutbrown Hare are lazily looking at all the colors around them. It’s […]

Baby Jesus is Here!: A Really Woolly & Friends Christmas Story (Really Woolly Series)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Thomas Nelson Publisher: Thomas Nelson Book Description The really cute, really popular Really WoollyTM series presents its latest: a heartwarming story that proclaims, “Baby Jesus is Here!” This adorable little board book features a die-cut cover and woolly little lambs for kids to touch and feel. Share the amazing story of […]

Annotated Christmas Carol

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Random House Value Publishing

The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 2)

Rating: (75 reviews) Author: Rick Riordan Publisher: Miramax Book Description Percy Jackson’s seventh-grade year has been surprisingly quiet. Not a single monster has set foot on his New York prep-school campus. But when an innocent game of dodgeball among Percy and his classmates turns into a death match against an ugly gang of cannibal giants, […]

Sunset (Warriors: The New Prophecy, Book 6)

Rating: (54 reviews) Author: Erin Hunter Publisher: HarperCollins

Merry Un-Christmas

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Mike Reiss Publisher: HarperCollins

Christmas Family Fun Coloring Book (Dover Coloring Book)

Author: Cathy Beylon Publisher: Dover Publications Book Description Thirty large pictures of festive holiday activities: a family selecting their Christmas tree, wrapping presents, making holiday cookies, Santa popping down the chimney to deliver toys, the family gathered around the tree on Christmas morning, and more.

Castle: Medieval Days and Knights (A Sabuda & Reinhart Pop-up Book)

Rating: (29 reviews) Author: Kyle Olmon Publisher: Orchard Books

Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception (Artemis Fowl)

Rating: (192 reviews) Author: Eoin Colfer Publisher: Miramax Book Description Criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl is back . . . and so is his brilliant and dangerous enemy, Opal Koboi. At the start of The Opal Deception, Artemis has no memory of the fairy people and has returned to his unlawful ways. In Berlin, he is […]

The Lost Colony (Artemis Fowl, Book 5)

Rating: (110 reviews) Author: Eoin Colfer Publisher: Miramax Book Description Ten thousand years ago, humans and fairies fought a great battle for the magical island of Ireland. When it became clear to the fairy families that they could never win, they decided to move their civilization underground and keep themselves hidden from the humans. All […]

Your Defiant Child: Eight Steps to Better Behavior

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Russell A. Barkley, Christine M. Benton Publisher: The Guilford Press Book Description Every child has “ornery” moments, but more than 1 in 20 American children exhibit behavioral problems that are out of control. For readers struggling with an unyielding or combative child, YOUR DEFIANT CHILD: EIGHT STEPS TO BETTER BEHAVIOR offers […]

Peter and the Shadow Thieves

Rating: (55 reviews) Author: Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson Publisher: Disney Editions Book Description In this riveting and adventure-packed follow-up to Peter and the Starcatchers, Peter leaves the relative safety of Mollusk Island — along with his trusted companion Tinker Bell — for the cold, damp streets of London. On a difficult journey across the sea, […]