Tag Archives: History & Historical Fiction

A Bear for Christmas

Author: Holly Keller Publisher: William Morrow & Co Product Description Joey sneaks his Christmas present, a toy bear, out of its box before Christmas and is upset when he accidentally rips it.

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, […]

Letters from Father Christmas 25th Anniv

Author: J R R Tolkien Publisher: Harpercollins Product Description This revised edition of Tolkien’s famous illustrated letters from ‘Father Christmas’ includes extracts and pictures not included in the original publication 25 years ago. Every December an envelope bearing a stamp from the North Pole would arrive for J.R.R.Tolkien’s children. Inside would be a letter in […]

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 […]

Cassandra Clare: The Mortal Instrument Series

Author: Cassandra Clare Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description The Shadowhunters—touched by angels and charged with protecting innocents—battle demons and other evil in the bestselling Mortal Instruments series. City of Bones When Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder. Much less a murder […]

Little Luv Angel (Ideals Christmas Storybooks)

Author: Toby Bluth Publisher: Childrens Pr Product Description Follows the adventures of three angels, Faith, Hope, and Luv, as they play and sing all over Heaven until Faith and Hope are sent to earth to be born and Luv leaves Heaven to search for them.

Adventures in the Big Thicket

Author: Ken Gire Publisher: Focus on the Family Pub Product Description Follows the adventures of a group of small animals living in a bayou in East Texas. Each adventure concludes with a Bible verse.

The Statue of Liberty (Ready-to-Read Level 1: Wonders of America)

Author: Marion Dane Bauer Publisher: Simon Spotlight Product Description For many years the Statue of Liberty was the first American sight for many immigrants. Read on to find out how she came to stand in New York Harbor.

A Sesame Street Christmas

Author: Golden Books Publisher: Golden Books

Days of Christmas SFT Pzls (Frame-Tray Puzzle)

Author: Golden Books Publisher: Golden Books

Christmas in America (Holiday Book)

Author: Lillie Patterson Publisher: Garrard Pub Co Product Description Traces the history of Christmas customs and celebrations in the United States from the simple ceremonies of the Pilgrims to the elaborate festivities of the present day.

Whirl of the Wheel

Author: Catherine Condie Publisher: Bear Books Product Description Three children whirl back in time through an enchanted potter’s wheel into the reality of evacuation in 1940s Britain . . . Whirl of the Wheel pulls feisty Connie, her brother Charlie-Mouse, and school pest Malcolm into dangers on the homefront and towards a military operations secret […]

Awakened

Author: P. C. Cast Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description “My love, speak to me.  Tell me everything.”  Neferet went to Kalona, kneeling before him, stroking the soft, dark wings that unfurled loosely around the immortal. “What would you have me say?”  He didn’t meet her eyes.   “Zoey lives.” Neferet’s voice was flat, cold, lifeless. […]

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

Author: Francine Pascal Publisher: Bantam Books

FUZZY RABBIT SAVES CHRISTMAS (Picturebacks)

Author: Vanessa Julian-Ottie Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Ellen and Robert leave Fuzzy Rabbit under the tree on Christmas Eve and he is thus on hand to save the holiday when Santa falls asleep in their sitting room.

The Cat That Climbed the Christmas Tree (Little Golden Book)

Author: Susanne Santoro Whayne Publisher: Golden Books Product Description Benny the cat and his adventures climbing the christmas tree…seen from a cat’s perspective! Little Golden Book #458-03

Christmas Story: Told Through Paintings

Author: Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich

Cracker!: The Best Dog in Vietnam

Author: Cynthia Kadohata Publisher: Atheneum Product Description CRACKER IS ONE OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY’S MOST VALUABLE WEAPONS: a German shepherd trained to sniff out bombs, traps, and the enemy. The fate of entire platoons rests on her keen sense of smell. She’s a Big Deal, and she likes it that way. Sometimes Cracker remembers […]

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 […]

Tari’s First Christmas

Author: Mary Diestel-Fedd Publisher: Era Publications

The First Christmas Presents (Fold-Out Board Books)

Author: D’Reen Neeves Publisher: Chariot Victor Pub

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 […]

Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Cookbook: Favorite Recipes from Mickey and His Friends

Author: Walt Disney Publisher: Golden Books – Western Publishing Product Description Introduces kitchen equipment and basic cooking rules and includes simple recipes for cakes, cookies, sandwiches, soups, salads, beverages, and other dishes.

Paul Revere’s Ride

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Publisher: Puffin Product Description Longfellow’s classic tribute to the famous revolutionary hero is brought to vivid life by luminous paintings that follow the journey of a daring man riding on horseback under the full moon. Reprint. K. AB. Amazon.com Review “Listen, my children, and you shall hear/Of the midnight ride of […]

Strictly Strings: A Comprehensive String Method Book 1 : Violin

Author: Jacquelyn Dillon Publisher: Alfred Publishing Company Product Description An easy-to-teach, straight forward string method from three renowned pedagogues. A unique letter-note style of music notation is utilized which ensures a smooth transition from rote to note reading. Students are quickly introduced to ensemble playing and play a wide variety of fun-to play melodies, keys […]

History for Little Pilgrims

Author: Michael McHugh Publisher: Christian Liberty Press Product Description Young students will be presented with a lively and biblical overview of world and American history. Children will learn about Creation and the nations, the history of God’s kingdom, early explorers an

Sun-Kissed Christmas

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

We Wish You an Eerie Christmas

Author: Robert James Publisher: Bt Bound Product Description The dinosaur at World O’Stuff is dressed like Scrooge, the Santa’s-boot cookies taste sweeter than ever, and the Three Wise Guys are trying to sing on key for the big pageant: it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Eerie. But just as Mitchell is getting […]

Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins

Author: Carole Boston Weatherford Publisher: Puffin Product Description There were signs all throughout town telling eight-year-old Connie where she could and could not go. But when Connie sees four young men take a stand for equal rights at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, she realizes that things may soon change. This event […]

Twelve Days of Christmas (Fairy Tale Classic) (Unicorn Fairytale Classics)

Author: Publisher: Unicorn Publishing House

One Thousand Christmas Beards

Author: R. Duvoisin Publisher: Random House Childrens Books (Lib)

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 […]

Giant Night Before Christmas Pop-Up

Author: Clement Clarke Moore Publisher: Popular Culture Ink

A Wreath of Christmas Legends

Author: Publisher: The Macmillan Company

The Book Thief

Author: Markus Zusak Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description It’s just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . . Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak’s groundbreaking new novel is […]

A Wreath of Christmas Legends

Author: Phyllis McGinley Publisher: Atheneum

12 Favorite Little Golden Books for Christmas/Animals Christmas Eve/Babys Christmas/Biggest Most Beautiful Christmas Tree/Christmas Story/Christmas tr

Author: Publisher: Golden Pr

Cats Love Christmas Too: A Seasonal Celebration in Poetry and Prose

Author: Publisher: Little Brown & Co (Juv) Product Description Lovingly detailed color illustrations of cats lying by the holiday fire or hunting in the winter night complement a festive, stocking-stuffer collection of prose and poetry featuring the holiday adventures of famous kitties.

Angel: A Maximum Ride Novel

Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Product Description In the seventh book in the bestselling series, evil scientists are still trying to convince Max that she needs to save the world, this time by providing the genetic link in speeding up the pace of evolution. Worse, they’re trying to convince her that her […]

Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games)

Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Press Product Description Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she’s made it out of the bloody arena alive, she’s still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge. Who do they think should pay for the unrest? Katniss. And what’s […]

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 […]

Christmas Kiddoodles: Fun Pad With Stickers No 6

Author: Publisher: Mcclanahan Book Co

Christmas Kiddoodles: Play Pad With Stickers No 7

Author: Publisher: Mcclanahan Book Co

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.

Christmas Alphabet Book (ABC Adventures/Big Book/Sl-Bc038)

Author: Patricia Whitehead Publisher: Troll Communications Llc Product Description While Santa belatedly leaves on his Christmas Eve trip around the world, the reader is introduced to the letters of the alphabet.

Santa’s Christmas Kitten/Sticker Book (A Sticker Picture Storybook)

Author: Sara James Publisher: Troll Communications Llc