Tag Archives: Nonfiction

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 […]

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 […]

Think Before You Act: Learning About Self-Discipline and Self-Discipline (Character Education Readers)

Author: Regina Burch Publisher: Creative Teaching Press

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 […]

Fallen

Author: Lauren Kate Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description There’s something achingly familiar about Daniel Grigori. Mysterious and aloof, he captures Luce Price’s attention from the moment she sees him on her first day at the Sword & Cross boarding school in sultry Savannah, Georgia. He’s the one bright spot in a place […]

Broken Wings (Starfire Angels: Dark Angel Chronicles Book 2)

Author: Melanie Nilles Publisher: Prairie Star Publishing Product Description One Shirukan, an elite soldier of the Shirat Empire, came to Earth for Raea’s Starfire shard and failed. Aware of the possibility of another attack, Raea trains to use the shard’s power to protect it while preparing to graduate from high school. But she discovers that […]

The College Solution: A Guide for Everyone Looking for the Right School at the Right Price,

Author: Lynn O’Shaughnessy Publisher: FT Press Product Description This is the eBook version of the printed book. “The College Solution helps readers look beyond over-hyped admission rankings to discover schools that offer a quality education at affordable prices. Taking the guesswork out of saving and finding money for college, this is a practical and insightful […]

Let’s Cruise! (Friendship Box, 4 board books in a box) (Cars movie tie in)

Author: RH Disney Publisher: RH/Disney Product Description Ready, set, GO! Lightning McQueen, the rookie hot-shot race car, is screaming his way down the track on his way to winning the Piston Cup. But when he gets stuck in a slow little town called Radiator Springs, McQueen must learn a valuable lesson about friendship—fast. This beautifully […]

Bonsoir Lune / Goodnight Moon (French Edition)

Author: Margaret Wise Brown Publisher: l’ecole des loisirs

More Lets Cut Paper!

Author: Publisher: Kumon Publishing North America Product Description Learning to safely use a pair of scissors is an important part of preparing for school. This workbook is for children who have only just begun to use scissors. Children will advance from simple one-stroke cuts all the way to cutting complicated curved and zig-zagged lines and […]

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 […]

Unplug the Christmas machine: How to have the Christmas you’ve always wanted

Author: Jo Robinson Publisher: Quill

Zombie Spaceship Wasteland

Author: Patton Oswalt Publisher: Scribner Product Description Prepare yourself for a journey through the world of Patton Oswalt, one of the most creative, insightful, and hysterical voices on the entertain­ment scene today. Widely known for his roles in the films Big Fan and Ratatouille, as well as the television hit The King of Queens, Patton […]

14 Cows for America

Author: Carmen Agra Deedy Publisher: Peachtree Publishers Product Description In June of 2002, a very unusual ceremony begins in a far-flung village in western Kenya. An American diplomat is surrounded by hundreds of Maasai people. A gift is about to be bestowed on the American men, women, and children, and he is there to accept […]

Edge

Author: Jeffery Deaver Publisher: Simon & Schuster Product Description Behind the well-known U.S. security organizations— the FBI and CIA among them—lies a heavily guarded, anonymous government agency dedicated to intelligence surveillance and to a highly specialized brand of citizen protection. Shock waves of alarm ripple through the clandestine agency when Washington, D.C., police detective Ryan […]

Standard Test Lessons in Reading: Book C

Author: Lelah M. Crabbs Publisher: Teachers College Press

Hands Are Not for Hitting / Las manos no son para pegar (Best Behavior) (English and Spanish Edition)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Martine Agassi Ph.D. Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing Product Description Little ones learn that hitting is never okay, hands can do many good things, and everyone is capable of positive, loving actions.

Baby Animals (Ultimate Sticker Books)

Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description DK presents exciting new covers for 13 of your favorite Ultimate Sticker Books: Animal, Baby Animal, Ballet, Bug, Bulldozer, Dangerous Dinosaurs, Dinosaur, Ancient Egypt, Farm, Pony, Shark and Whale, Space, and Truck. Annotated with factual information, each book contains more than 60 full-color, reusable stickers so children […]

Christmas (Snappy Pop-ups)

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Tuesday

Rating: (83 reviews) Author: David Wiesner Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description The unpredictable events of a particular Tuesday unroll before the reader with the precision and clarity of a silent movie. A Caldecott Medal book. Amazon.com Review “Tuesday evening, around eight”–a deceptively mundane beginning for what proves to be a thrilling, miraculous, and surreal amphibian journey. […]

A Christmas Carol

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

When I Feel Angry (Way I Feel Books)

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Cornelia Maude Spelman Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Product Description Anger is a scary emotion for young children, their parents, and caregivers. As this little bunny experiences the things that make her angry, she also learns ways to deal with her anger–ways that won’t hurt others.

Easy-To-Make Christmas Crafts (Easy Crafts & Projects)

Author: Judith Conaway Publisher: Troll Communications Llc Product Description Directions for tree ornaments, cards, and gifts to make at Christmas.

The Seven Chinese Sisters

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Kathy Tucker Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company Product Description (Ages 5-8) Once there were seven Chinese sisters who lived together and took care of each other. Each one had a special talent. When baby Seventh Sister is snatched by a hungry dragon, her loving sisters race to save her. In Kathy […]

A Rainbow of Friends

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: P. K. Hallinan Publisher: Ideals Children’s Books Product Description This book is for ages 3-5. Friends come in all colours and sizes; they can be funny or serious, musical or athletic, outgoing or quiet. This book reminds children to celebrate their differences because that is what makes each of us so […]

Rudolph’s First Christmas

Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK Preschool Product Description Rudolph is enjoying his very first Christmas and there is a lot going on. The elves are wrapping presents and Santa Claus is checking his lists while older reindeer are preparing for the most important night of the year. With flaps to lift on each spread, clever […]

Pio Peep! (rpkg): Traditional Spanish Nursery Rhymes

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Alma Flor Ada Publisher: Rayo Product Description El sol es de oro la luna es de plata y las estrellitas son de hoja de lata. The sun’s a gold medallion. The moon’s a silver ball. The little stars are only tin; I love them best of all. Here is a groundbreaking […]

First Words (Baby Touch and Feel)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK Preschool Product Description This colorful series takes DK’s classic touch-and-feel formula and presents it in an all-new baby-friendly format. With padded covers, simple images, and an amazing range of novelty textures, Baby Touch and Feel books will immediately capture the attention of the very youngest children, and […]

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 […]

Christmas Baby (Snuggletime)

Author: Fiona Watt Publisher: Usborne Books

Toca y Apprende Navidad/Touch and Feel Christmas (Touch & Feel) (Spanish and English Edition)

Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description Using one of DK’s most popular formats to bring the Spanish language to children, these texture-filled books not only develop language and motor skills-they’re also lots of fun!

Working Together: Learning About Cooperation and Citizenship (Character Education Readers)

Author: Regina Burch Publisher: Creative Teaching Press

Math on Call

Rating: (47 reviews) Author: Great Source Education Group Publisher: Steck-Vaughn Company Product Description FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

A Children’s Guide to Worship

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Ruth L. Boling Publisher: Westminster John Knox Press Product Description This delightfully-illustrated book serves as a guide for parents and children to Sunday worship in traditional Presbyterian churches, enlisting parents as the primary tutors of their children in the life-changing, wonderful discipline of Christian worship.

Christmas Follow-the-Dots (Dover Little Activity Books)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Suzanne Ross Publisher: Dover Publications Product Description Connect the numbered dots and discover some delightful holiday surprises. 57 puzzles with solutions.

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.

Christmas Tree!

Author: Florence Minor Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Product Description If you were a Christmas tree, what kind of tree would you be? A mighty tree or a tiny tree? A city tree or a country tree? A tree with curious features or a tree made just for creatures? Voyaging from cities to plains and in […]

Battling in the Pacific: Soldiering in World War II (Soldiers on the Battlefront)

Author: Susan Provost Beller Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books (CT)

The Farm: Life in Colonial Pennsylvania (Adventures in Colonial America)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: James E. Knight Publisher: Troll Communications Llc Product Description Through dramatic depictions of significant moments in American history, this informative series gives young readers a vivid sense of Colonial American life — its farms and villages, cities and ports, and the struggles and dreams of its inhabitants. Illustrated and indexed.

Color Surprises: A Pop-up Book

Rating: (45 reviews) Author: Chuck Murphy Publisher: Little Simon Product Description Can you guess what’s hiding behind each color? Lift the flaps and watch Chuck Murphy’s colors literally explode off the pages in this eye-popping book. Amazon.com Review If only words could describe Chuck Murphy’s Color Surprises as well as his gasp-inducing pop-ups manage to […]

Christmas Snow

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description These sparkly Christmas board books make perfect stocking stuffers-and each one holds a Christmas surprise to hang on the tree!

Christmas Tree

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: DK Publishing Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description These sparkly Christmas board books make perfect stocking stuffers-and each one holds a Christmas surprise to hang on the tree!

Magical Christmas

Author: Meg Clibbon Publisher: Zero To Ten Product Description From the origins of long-standing traditions to alternative ways of celebrating the holidays, this book explores what continues to make Christmastime magical around the world. Eager children will learn about customs often taken for granted as this entertaining resource asks the fundamental questions that lend history […]

Christmas Traditions Around The World (Holiday Readers)

Author: Carole Marsh Publisher: Gallopade International Product Description FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY.

Christmas Activities

Author: Ray Gibson Publisher: E.D.C. Publishing Product Description Children love to get involved with Christmas preparations and this book is packed with fun and inventive ideas for things to make and do. From baking Christmas pudding sweets to creating hand-printed angels. These projects include how to make a pop-up polar bear card, a snowman paper […]

I Spy Christmas: A Book of Picture Riddles

Author: Jean Marzollo Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Product Description Features gorgeously styled, full-spread color photos of many objects.

An Amish Christmas Coloring Book

Author: Cheryl Benner Publisher: Good Books

Currier & Ives Christmas: Dreams and Secrets/Snow Storm/Image of Love/Circle of Blessings (Inspirational Christmas Romance Collection)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: DiAnn Mills Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Incorporated Product Description The artistry of renowned lithographers Currier & Ives captures the beauty and nostalgia of simpler days and Christmases past. Yet, while a picture may be worth a thousand words, there are times when even the best illustrations leave viewers with a yearning to […]