Tag Archives: Health, Mind & Body

Dress Up: The Christmas Story

Author: Joanna Bicknell Publisher: Make Believe Ideas Product Description Two dolls to dress up, 14 fabric pieces make it possible to create a wide range outfits for all the characters of the nativity. The story of the birth of Jesus is presented in beautiful photographic scenes, inspiring children to dress the dolls as characters from […]

Vampire Academy

Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Product Description St. Vladimir’s Academy isn’t just any boarding school—it’s a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They’ve been on the run, […]

HAWAIIAN CHRISTMAS (Super Seniors)

Author: Eileen Goudge Publisher: Laurel Leaf

Webster’s New World Children’s Dictionary

Author: Michael E. Agnes Publisher: Webster’s New World Product Description PREFERRED BY LEADING EDUCATORS AND INFORMED PARENTS With more than 33,000 entries selected in consultation with top educators and definitions written specifically for children eight and up, this is the most up-to-date and kid-friendly dictionary ever. Designed to make kids enthusiastic instead of intimidated, it […]

We Beat the Street: How a Friendship Led to Success

Author: Sampson Davis Publisher: Dutton Books Product Description Sampson, George, and Rameck could easily have followed their childhood friends into drug dealing, gangs, and prison. Like their peers, they came from poor, single-parent homes in urban neighborhoods where survival, not scholastic success, was the priority. When the three boys met in a magnet high school […]

Francine Pascal’s Sweet Valley High Super Editions: Malibu Summer/Perfect Summer/Special Christmas/Spring Break/Boxed Set

Author: Francine Pascal Publisher: Bantam Books

Christmas Story: Told Through Paintings

Author: Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Homespun Christmas: Hope for the Holidays/More Than Tinsel/The Last Christmas/Winter Sabbatical (Inspirational Christmas Romance Collection)

Author: Colleen L. Reece Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Incorporated Product Description No one in the tiny western Washington hamlet of Hope realizes that a child’s faith in his town is destined to change lives, especially their own. Many who respond to a simple advertisement for an old-fashioned Christmas celebration will find love, joy, and renewal of […]

Holocaust

Author: Angela Gluck Wood Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description Explaining the complex political and social backdrop that allowed the Holocaust to occur, as well as its progression and aftermath, this comprehensive volume contains first-hand testimony from survivors and enables readers to appreciate the impact of the Holocaust on real people and the lives they and […]

Gertie the Goldfish and the Christmas Surprise

Author: Naomi Judd Publisher: Product Description Introducing…. Gertie the Goldfish! In this delightful book from one of the most admired women in the entertainment industry, Naomi Judd speaks through a little goldfish with a unique perspective. Gertie the Goldfish and the Christmas Surprise takes place in a Christmastime frenzy. All the kids at school are […]

Sun-Kissed Christmas

Author: Katherine Applegate Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description A Simon & Schuster eBook

Hex Hall Book One

Author: Rachel Hawkins Publisher: Disney Hyperion Product Description Three years ago, Sophie Mercer discovered that she was a witch. It’s gotten her into a few scrapes. Her non-gifted mother has been as supportive as possible, consulting Sophie’s estranged father�an elusive European warlock�only when necessary. But when Sophie attracts too much human attention for a prom-night […]

Instant MBA

Author: Nicholas Bate Publisher: Infinite Ideas (Trade) Product Description The benefits of a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree can be massive: fast-track career advancement, a big fat wage packet, the whole high-flying top-notch executive lifestyle. But studying for an MBA isn’t something to decide to do lightly – it’s a big investment to take […]

The Big Book of Christmas Plays: 21 Modern and Traditional One-Act Plays for the Celebration of Christmas

Author: Sylvia E. Kamerman Publisher: Plays Product Description Twenty-one, royalty-free plays about Christmas for ages from elementary through high school. Includes both modern and classic plays.

Angels and Other Strangers: Family Christmas Stories

Author: Katherine Paterson Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Aminister, trying to help a boy find his father, winds up in jail on Christmas Eve. A mother copes with the death of her infant. A father searches for his runaway son. A widower takes in an outspoken foster child who tests the limits of his generosity. In […]

The Christmas Book

Author: Caroline Royds Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Poems, stories, and carols for each of the twelve days of Christmas.

The Christmas Killer

Author: Patricia Windsor Publisher: Scholastic Trade Product Description At Christmastime, as young girls are disappearing, Rose is having disturbing dreams that reveal where their dead bodies can be found.

Father Fox’s Christmas Rhymes

Author: Clyde Watson Publisher: Product Description Who is that knocking at the door? It’s old Father Fox with surprises galore! Licorice & lollipops, lemons & limes A bundle of toys & a bag full of rhymes . . .   Clyde and Wendy Watson’s Father Fox, beloved from Father Fox’s Pennyrhymes, is now decked out […]

A Fruitcake Christmas (Max Lucado’s Hermie & Friends)

Author: Troy Schmidt Publisher: Product Description It’s Christmastime in the garden and Hermie and his friends are hustling and bustling to prepare for the big day. But more than anything, they all eagerly anticipate the crowning moment of the holiday season: the arrival of Grannypillar’s scrumptious fruitcake. Suddenly Christmas is hijacked when Iggy and Ziggy […]

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens: Mcdougal Littell Literature Connections (HRW Library (Holt))

Author: Publisher: Holt McDougal Product Description A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.

Christmas (Snappy Pop-ups)

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Pretty Little Liars #8: Wanted

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Sara Shepard Publisher: HarperTeen Product Description In Rosewood, majestic estates sprawl for acres, and Tiffany toggle bracelets dangle from every girl’s wrist. But not all that glitters is gold, and the town harbors secrets darker than anyone could imagine—like the truth about what really happened the night Alison DiLaurentis went missing. […]

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: David McKay Product Description Illustrated by Arthur I. Keller, 1914 Edition.

The Boy Who Didn’t Want to Be Sad

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Rob Goldblatt Publisher: Magination Press Product Description A boy who doesn’t want to be sad tries eliminating all sources of sadness from his life, including toys (they can get broken), pets (they can’t live forever), friends (what if they don’t call?), even his own family (sometimes they get mad at him). […]

It’s Time to Sleep in Your Own Bed (Transition Times)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Lawrence E. Shapiro Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Product Description In this book, children learn that sleeping in their own bed makes them feel more grown-up and more independent. This book includes helpful advice and tips for parents to deal with this problematic situation. Growing up is hard, but when children have […]

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 […]

Irene Jennie and the Christmas Masquerade: The Johnkankus

Author: Irene Smalls Publisher: Product Description Anticipating the wonderful Johnkankus parade on Christmas day, a young slave girl, Irene Jennie, is saddened that she cannot share the festivities with her parents, who have been loaned to another plantation master.

American Popular Piano – Christmas (Level 3) (Girl Zone)

Author: Christopher Norton Publisher: Novus Via Music Group Product Description Each volume, at progressive levels, has lyrical, rhythmic and ensemble arrangements of traditional carols.

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

Curious George and the Firefighters

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Anna Grossnickle Hines Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Books for Children Product Description George and the man with the yellow hat take a trip to the firehouse where George finds all sorts of new things to explore. When one curious monkey meets a company of unsuspecting firefighters, a big adventure is sure to […]

The Anxiety Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal With Anxiety & Worry

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Lisa M. Schab Publisher: New Harbinger Publications Product Description If you feel anxious most of the time, you’re not alone. About one in three people your age struggles with feelings of worry, fear, and panic. And the scary thing is, if you don’t find a way to cope with anxiety, it […]

The Anger Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal With Anger and Frustration (Instant Help)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Raychelle Cassada Lohmann Publisher: Instant Help Books Product Description Between family life and the pressures of school, there’s no doubt that it’s stressful being a teenager. But if you’ve noticed yourself beginning to take out your frustrations on the people you love most-your parents, brothers or sisters, and friends-it may be […]

A Terrible Thing Happened – A story for children who have witnessed violence or trauma

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Margaret M. Holmes Publisher: Magination Press Product Description Sherman Smith saw the most terrible thing happen. At first he tried to forget about it, but something inside him started to bother him. He felt nervous and had bad dreams. Then he met someone who helped him talk about the terrible thing, […]

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 Fairy Merry Christmas (Fairy School)

Author: Gail Herman Publisher: Skylark Product Description It’s Christmas in Fairyland. What better time for a field trip to the North Pole? But bad news awaits the fairies–Santa isn’t planning to give out any toys on Earth-Below. He doesn’t think any Little Big People believe in him anymore. The fairies have to change his mind. […]

Chicken Soup for the Soul Christmas Treasury for Kids: A Story a Day from December 1st through Christmas for Kids and Their Families

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Jack Canfield Publisher: HCI Product Description Celebrating the holidays will be a special treat with this new Christmas Treasury. Christmas is a wonderful time for kids-the anticipation of gifts under the tree, the aroma of once-a-year treats in the oven, the excitement of decorating for holiday festivities, the joy of being […]

Stick Up for Yourself: Every Kid’s Guide to Personal Power & Positive Self-Esteem (Revised & Updated Edition)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Gershen Kaufman Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Product Description First published in 1990, this perennial best-seller has helped countless children build self-esteem and assertiveness skills. Newly revised and updated, it’s the ultimate resource for any kid who’s ever been picked on at school, bossed around, blamed for things he or she didn’t […]

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 Secret to Teen Power

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Paul Harrington Publisher: Simon Pulse Product Description Since its original publication, The Secret has inspired millions to live extraordinary lives. The Secret to Teen Power makes the knowledge of the law of attraction accessible and relevant to today’s teens. It explains the law of attraction in relation to teen issues such […]

Up Your Score: The Underground Guide to the SAT 2009-2010 Edition

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Larry Berger Publisher: Workman Publishing Company Product Description It’s the SAT guide that kids will actually enjoy using. And it’s the one that works: The students who developed Up Your Score all aced the SAT and went to the colleges of their choice. Irreverent, credible, delivered with attitude, Up Your Score […]

Do Hard Things: A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations

Rating: (127 reviews) Author: Alex Harris Publisher: Multnomah Books Product Description Most people don’t expect you to understand what we’re going to tell you in this book. And even if you understand, they don’t expect you to care. And even if you care, they don’t expect you to do anything about it. And even if […]

Large Print Word Search Book

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: School Specialty Publishing Publisher: American Education Publishing Product Description The Large Print Word Search collection is the perfect series for building vocabulary skills while having fun at the same time. Filled with interesting and engaging word lists, each puzzle promises to stretch your mind. Plus, the large, bold type makes each […]

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 […]

What’s Going on Down There?: Answers to Questions Boys Find Hard to Ask

Rating: (44 reviews) Author: Karen Gravelle, Nick Castro, Chava Castro, Robert Leighton, Walker & Co Publisher: Walker Books for Young Readers Product Description Why is my voice making such weird sounds? When will I be able to start shaving? Why do I keep getting pimples? What is a wet dream?   Your body has been behaving […]

Irresistible Attraction: Secrets of Personal Magnetism

Rating: (54 reviews) Author: Kevin Hogan, Mary Lee Labay Publisher: Network 3000 Product Description People form their first impression of you in three to four seconds! This book reveals to you the hidden secrets of attraction and charisma. You will learn to maximize your hidden and natural attributes to create an instant bond with anyone […]

Where’s My Stuff?: The Ultimate Teen Organizing Guide

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Samantha Moss, Lesley Schwartz Publisher: Orange Avenue Publishing Product Description Free time is great. Unless you spend all of it searching for your homework, your mobile phone, or a clean pair of shorts. Then free time is not so great. In fact, it’s non-existent. If chaos and disorganisation are swallowing all […]

The Teen Girl’s Gotta-Have-It Guide to Money: Getting Smart About Making It, Saving It, and Spending It! (Teen Girl’s Gotta-Have-It Guides)

Author: Jessica Blatt Publisher: Watson-Guptill Product Description Suze Orman advises women on how to handle their money–and now Jessica Blatt advises the women of tomorrow on how to handle theirs. The newest addition to the Teen Girl’s Gotta-Have-It series empowers girls by showing them why money matters. From making money, to saving money, to investing […]

Writers Inc.: A Student Handbook for Writing And Learning

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Sebranek, Patrick Sebranek, Dave Kemper, Verne Meyer Publisher: Great Source Education Group Amazon.com Review It’s meant for high schoolers, but adults who haven’t inhaled chalk dust for years might appreciate it even more. The process of organizing, researching and writing a paper is laid is out in easy-to-understand normal-speak. The chapters […]

The Twilight Companion: The Unauthorized Guide to the Series

Author: Lois H. Gresh Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description Everyone’s in love with vampires, and if his name happens to be Edward Cullen, then readers of the wildly popular Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer can’t help but be crazy about him. For all those who adore Bella Swan, Edward, and the rest of the Cullen family […]

The American Heritage Student Dictionary

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description The perfect dictionary for students in grades 6-9. This edition has been updated to reflect up-to-the-minute developments in all subject areas, from technology to world affairs.