Tag Archives: Health

Scary Stories Treasury; Three Books to Chill Your Bones: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark/ More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark/ Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones

Author: Alvin Schwartz Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Product Description Schwartz’s three best-selling collections of scary folklore — Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, and Scary Stories 3 — are made available in one book, each one in its complete form. Reviews “A wonderful collection of tales that […]

Peaceful Piggy Meditation (Albert Whitman Prairie Books)

Author: Kerry Lee Maclean Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Product Description Sometimes life seems like it’s all about hurrying–so many places to go! And sometimes it’s hard when things don’t go your way–it can make a piggy angry and sad. So how do young piggies find a peaceful place in a frustrating world? They meditate!

Time to Pee!

Author: Mo Willems Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description Toilet training has never been such an adventure as when it is introduced by popular cartoonist Mo Willems. With his signature humor, the author gently leads children through each step in the process that will finally bring them to their emancipation from diapers. Featuring a crew […]

Even Firefighters Go to the Potty: A Potty Training Lift-the-Flap Story

Author: Wendy Wax Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Clang! Clang! Clang! The fire truck is pulling out of the station. But wait! Where is the firefighter going? To the potty! Even firefighters go to the potty! Toddlers are uneasy about toilet training. And in most cases, even if they know they have to go, sometimes […]

Funny Faces Rusty Robot

Author: Roger Priddy Publisher: Priddy Books Product Description Ideal for babies and toddlers Wacky characters and funny rhymes Touch and feel, light and sound

Twin to Twin

Author: Margaret O’Hair Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description Double born. Twice the blessing. Double kids. Twice the messing. Twins mean double the kisses and double the fun. It’s double the joy for everyone!

Stephanie’s Ponytail (Classic Munsch)

Author: Robert N. Munsch Publisher: Annick Press Product Description A little girl who is determined to strike a blow for nonconformity manages to arrive at school every day with a hairdo more outraegous than the day before. And each time, the cast of copycats grows and grows — until the day she threatens to shave […]

On Top of the Potty: And Other Get-Up-and-Go Songs

Author: Alan Katz Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description From the hilarious and kid-pleasing team who brought us Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs and Are You Quite Polite?: Silly Dilly Manners Songs comes this selection of songs guaranteed to make potty training everywhere into the easiest and most enjoyable […]

Clifford’s Bathtime

Author: Norman Bridwell Publisher: Cartwheel Product Description A small red puppy doesn’t want to take a bath, but finds it very enjoyable after all. On board pages.

Green Puppy Goes to the Dentist (Blue’s Clues)

Author: JC Schwanda Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Product Description Green Puppy has to go to the dentist for the first time, and she’s feeling nervous. Blue is there to tell her friend not to worry. By playing dentist office, Blue shows her friend that there’s nothing scary about a trip to the dentist…in fact, it’s a […]

Brush Your Teeth Please Pop-Up

Author: Reader’s Digest Publisher: Reader’s Digest Product Description What child can resist imitating a chimp brushing its teeth back and forth? Or a shark that flosses every day? Youngsters will have lots of fun learning about proper dental hygiene in this delightful pop-up book. Format: Pop-Ups Dimensions (inches): 6 x 7 1/2

From Head to Toe (Spanish edition): De la cabeza a los pies

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Eric Carle Publisher: Rayo Product Description ¿Estás listo? ¡Vamos! Muévete de la cabeza a los pies.

Janey Junkfood’s Fresh Adventure!

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Barbara Storper Publisher: FoodPlay Productions Product Description “Finally–an enchanting new children’s book guaranteed to help kids get off the junk food track and make good eating GREAT FUN!” –Lauren Niemes, MEd, RD, Executive Director, The Nutrition Council “A painless way to get kids interested in healthy food!” –Dr. Andrew Weil, Founder […]

One Morning in Maine

Rating: (32 reviews) Author: Robert McCloskey Publisher: Viking Press Product Description “As we follow the story of Sal and his lost tooth we feel as refreshed as though we had spent a day with his family on their island”.–Saturday Review. Caldecott Honor Book. Full-color illustrations.

Hands Are Not for Hitting (Board Book) (Best Behavior Series)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Martine Agassi Ph.D. Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Product Description It’s never too soon for children to learn that violence is never okay, hands can do many good things, and everyone is capable of positive, loving actions. In this bright, inviting, durable board book, simple words and full-color illustrations teach these important […]

The Potty Train

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: David Hochman Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Product Description The Potty Train is coming! All aboard! Time to say good-bye to diapers and take the journey to Underpants Station. Are you ready? Let’s chug away on the Potty Train!

Potty Book for Girls, The

Rating: (98 reviews) Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Product Description A toddler’s graduation from diapers to the potty is always a very important moment–and one to make parents and toddlers proud! In this book, Hannah needs to have her diaper changed so she can go out and play. Then Mom and Dad […]

Potty Book for Boys, The

Rating: (73 reviews) Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Product Description A toddler’s graduation from diapers to the potty is always a very important moment–and one to make parents and toddlers proud! In this book, Henry needs to have his diaper changed so he can go out and play. Then Mom and Dad […]

My Body, My Self for Boys, Revised Third Edition (What’s Happening to My Body?)

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Lynda Madaras Publisher: Newmarket Product Description The bestselling guides for preteens and teens updated with a brand-new look. The Madaras growing-up guides are acknowledged by parents, educators, librarians, and doctors for their unique, nonthreatening style, excellent organization, and thorough coverage of both the physical and emotional issues surrounding puberty and adolescence. […]

Good Night, Spot

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Eric Hill Publisher: Putnam Juvenile Product Description Spot has been very busy, and it’s time to get ready for bed. After a bath and drying off in his warm, fuzzy towel, Spot chooses a favorite book for a bedtime story. Any young child can relate to the ritual of preparing for […]

Sesame Street Elmo’s Favorite Places

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Carol Monica Publisher: Reader’s Digest Product Description Packed with flaps from cover to cover, Elmo’s Favorite Places is sure to become a treasured book for young Sesame Street fans. Preschoolers will love visiting all of Elmo’s favorite places – the farm, aquarium, school, park, and home – while learning five different […]

The Omnivore’s Dilemma for Kids: The Secrets Behind What You Eat

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Michael Pollan Publisher: Dial Product Description The New York Times bestseller that’s changing America’s diet is now perfect for younger readers “What’s for dinner?” seemed like a simple question—until journalist and supermarket detective Michael Pollan delved behind the scenes. From fast food and big organic to small farms and old-fashioned hunting […]

Preparing Your Son for Every Man’s Battle: Honest Conversations About Sexual Integrity (The Every Man Series)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Stephen Arterburn, Fred Stoeker, Mike Yorkey Publisher: WaterBrook Press Book Description It’s never been easy for a father or mother to talk to a son about sex. For Christian parents, it’s always been a challenge to know exactly how to teach God’s standards of purity and integrity. But today, the stakes […]

Dealing with the Stuff That Makes Life Tough : The 10 Things That Stress Teen Girls Out and How to Cope with Them

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Jill Zimmerman Rutledge Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Description With compassion and insight, an expert counselor shows teen girls how to find the solutions to stress and anxiety that lie within Parents, schoolwork, boyfriends, college . . .it’s enough to make any teenage girl wish she could just snap her fingers and make […]

Oh, David!

Rating: (30 reviews) Author: Publisher: Blue Sky Press Product Description Oh, David! What have you done now?! Whether it’s time to get dressed, eat breakfast, or go to sleep, this youngster can always find a way to make a little trouble. But no matter what David does, his mother truly loves him–and children will, too. […]

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 […]

What the World Eats

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Peter Menzel, Faith D’Aluisio Publisher: Tricycle Press Amazon.com Review Book Description Every day, millions of families around the world gather–at the table or on the floor, in a house or outdoors–to eat together. Ever wondered what a typical meal is like on the other side of the world? Or next door? […]

Everyone Poops (My Body Science Series) (My Body Science Series)

Rating: (205 reviews) Author: Taro Gomi Publisher: Kane/Miller Book Pub Product Description “Everyone Poops by Taro Gomi is part biology textbook, part sociological treatise and all celebration of a very natural process. Both my daughters begged me to read the book over and over again. They marveled at the enormity of the elephant’s poop and […]

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 […]

Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines

Rating: (82 reviews) Author: Nic Sheff Publisher: Ginee Seo Books Product Description Nic Sheff was drunk for the first time at age eleven. In the years that followed, he would regularly smoke pot, do cocaine and Ecstasy, and develop addictions to crystal meth and heroin. Even so, he felt like he would always be able […]

“What’s Happening to Me?” A guide to puberty

Rating: (30 reviews) Author: Peter Mayle Publisher: Lyle Stuart

What to Do When You Dread Your Bed: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Problems With Sleep (What to Do Guides for Kids)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Dawn Huebner Publisher: Magination Press Book Description Wouldn’t it be great if you could climb into bed, snuggle under your covers, and fall asleep without any fuss or fear? Without listening for noises or thinking about bad guys? Without an extra drink, or an extra hug, or an extra trip to […]

My Big Boy Potty

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Joanna Cole Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description “What a big boy you are!” Potty training can be fun. With warmth and sensitivity, Joanna Cole and Maxie Chambliss guide young boys though the challenges and rewards potty training—from the first steps to the joy of graduating to big boy underpants! A helpful “Note […]

What’s Happening to Me?: Boys Edition (What’s Happening to Me?)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Alex Firth Publisher: Usborne Books

American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a Teen

Rating: (16 reviews) Author: American Medical Association, Kate Gruenwald Pfeifer Publisher: Jossey-Bass Product Description Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every boy’s life. It’s even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues boys face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a […]

It’s Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health (Robie Sex Books)

Rating: (49 reviews) Author: Robie H. Harris Publisher: Candlewick Product Description “Alternately playful and realistic, Emberley’s . . . art reinforces Harris’s message that bodies come in all sizes, shapes, and colors — and that each variation is ‘perfectly normal.’” — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review) When young people have questions about sex, real answers can […]

Where’s the Poop?

Rating: (24 reviews) Author: Julie Markes, Susan Kathleen Hartung Publisher: HarperFestival Product Description This engaging lift-the-flap book shows children that all creatures have a place to poop: tigers in the jungle, kangaroos in the outback, and monkeys in the rain forest. With the aid of this playful book, your child will see that he or […]

My Potty Reward Stickers for Boys: 126 Boy Potty Training Stickers and Chart to Motivate Toilet Training

Rating: (28 reviews) Author: Tracy Foote Publisher: TracyTrends.com Product Description Stimulating interest in children is key to potty training success. Positive reinforcement gives children pride and a sense of self-accomplishment. The third edition of this book has been completely revised with 126 glossy stickers to catch children s attention. Motivate and reward children using the […]

How Do Dinosaurs Clean Their Rooms?

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Jane Yolen Publisher: Blue Sky Press Book Description Come along for some BIG fun as your favorite dinosaurs learn to pick up and put away their toys. How do dinosaurs clean their rooms? With trash cans and dusters and brooms!Now Jane Yolen’s playful, read-aloud text and Mark Teague’s hilarious illustrations show […]

The Care & Keeping of You: The Body Book for Girls (American Girl Library)

Rating: (235 reviews) Author: Valorie Schaefer Publisher: American Girl Book Description This bestselling guide answers all the questions growing girls have about their bodies – from hair care to healthy eating, bad breath to bra buying, pimples to periods. It offers guidance about basic hygiene and health without addressing issues of sexuality. Over 1 million […]

Oops!

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Publisher: Blue Sky Press Book Description Oops! Did somebody make a mess?! Join David as he finds himself in a few sticky situations, and learn his five favorite words along the way. From throwing a ball to riding a tricycle to taking a bath, David sometimes has a little too much […]

Indigo Dreams: Relaxation and Stress Management Bedtime Stories for Children, Improve Sleep, Manage Stress and Anxiety (Indigo Dreams)

Rating: (61 reviews) Author: Lori Lite Publisher: Lori Lite Product Description Indigo Dreams is a 60 minute CD/audio book designed to entertain your child while introducing them to relaxation and stress-management techniques. Four unique bedtime stories incorporate breathing, visualizations, muscular relaxation and affirmations. These are the same techniques recommended for adults but presented in a […]

Once Upon a Potty — Boy

Rating: (90 reviews) Author: Publisher: Firefly Books Book Description The classic books on a timeless subject — for a new generation. In 1975, Alona Frankel wrote and illustrated her first book, especially for her son Michael, on how to use the potty. Thirty-two years later, Once Upon a Potty — Boy and Once Upon a […]

The Potty Book – For Girls

Rating: (69 reviews) Author: Alyssa Satin Capucilli Publisher: Barron’s Educational Series Book Description Every little girl’s graduation from diapers to the potty is always a very important moment—and one to make both parents and toddlers proud! In The Potty Book, Hannah needs to have her diapers changed so she can go out and play. Then […]

You Can Go to the Potty (Sears Children Library)

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: William Sears, Martha Sears, Christie Watts Kelly Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers

It’s Time to Call 911: What to Do in an Emergency (It’s Time to)

Rating: (39 reviews) Author: Inc. Penton Overseas Publisher: Penton Overseas Book Description A childrens book that teaches your child how to dial 911 and what to say to get help in an emergency. By correctly dialing 911 the child hears 911, sirens, and then a rewarding Good job! from sound chip. Includes replaceable batteries.

It’s So Amazing!: A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families (Robie Sex Books)

Rating: (66 reviews) Author: Robie H. Harris Publisher: Candlewick Book Description “An outstanding book. . . . Meets the needs of those in-between or curious kids who are not ready, developmentally or emotionally, for IT’S PERFECTLY NORMAL.” — BOOKLIST (starred review) How does a baby begin? What makes a baby male or female? How is […]

Where Did I Come From?

Rating: (101 reviews) Author: Peter Mayle Publisher: Lyle Stuart

The Berenstain Bears Learn About Strangers (First Time Books(R))

Rating: (40 reviews) Author: Stan Berenstain, Jan Berenstain Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Book Description When Papa Bear tells the cubs why they should never talk to strangers, Sister begins to view all strangers as evil until Mama brings some common sense to the problem. “The Bears’ rules for safe conduct among strangers […]

The Gas We Pass: The Story of Farts (My Body Science)

Rating: (70 reviews) Author: Shinta Cho Publisher: Kane/Miller Book Publishers