A Children's Rosary by Kathy O'Neil will help you and those you love learn how to pray the rosary. This beautifully illustrated book includes all four sets of rosary mysteries-Joyful, Luminous, Sorrowful, and Glorious-short reflections for each mystery and a daily rosary prayer schedule. All you need to do is follow the bead colors on the illustrations as you turn each page. Following the colors is like following a map-a prayer map!
Sashi, the Scared Little Sheltie is the true story about a little dog who loses her home for doing what comes naturally to a pup bred to be a herder: she chases everything that moves. She doesn't understand why she is left at an animal shelter, and because she cowers in a corner of her cage, potential adopters pass her by. Sashi is helped by Sheltie Rescue and is ultimately adopted into a home where she blossoms into the dog she was meant to be.
Soon-to-be released children's book, "Autism and You", by Dr. Lauren Gerber with illustrations by Norm Bendell. This book is both a colorful and humorous story for children and a toolbox of resources for parents and educators!
Stubby is different. As a puppy, he lost his toes to frostbite one cold and forlorn winter night. And while he is safe, warm, and well-fed at the animal rescue, the other dogs there make fun of him because he can't run or chase balls like they do. He new owner, Spirit, understands this, so she goes in search of a life-saving solution that will allow Stubby to join in the doggy fun. What she discovers, and what her energetic little puppy receives, are "magic boots!"
In "Spry Sparrow, From Drab to Fab," Donna Hammontree uses her experience in cognitive behavioral therapy to weave a tale of positive behavior change and self-confidence. Mother Sparrow's message to Spry Sparrow is vital and one that we can all learn from: keep in mind our unique gifts, our varied strengths, and think of those as our own vibrant colors!
In Star Wishes by Marjean Cox, see three young boys--one in the U.S., one in Japan, and one in Germany--as they prepare for bedtime. See how connected they really are, and that despite great geographic and cultural distances, their dreams and their aspirations are what bind them together. Here is a Goodnight Moon for a new generation, one keenly aware of how intertwined we all are, how small the world is becoming. All it takes is just one star, and just one wish.
In The Adventures of Stop-Sign Sam, Matt Robbins shows how teaching valuable lessons can be anything but dull. In fact, if handled with the right amount of pizzazz, learning about safety can be fun for any kind of reader, young or old. Open the book, flip through the pages, sing out its words, and soon you'll be rapping along with Stop-Sign Sam. He will have you and your children tapping your feet, snapping your fingers, and just downright wiggling to the fun musical sounds of playtime…
When Mommy and Daddy Say NO They Still Love You by Nancy Ennis… A children’s book for kids AND for Mommy and Daddy! Set limits, be consistent, and love them unconditionally. The most important job in the entire world is being a parent. Guide your children so that they will grow up to make good choices. Their success depends on you. You are their security and most important role models. Don’t hesitate to tell your children NO. Your children’s success depends on it.
Jax's Big Adventure by Lori Klimek. Jax has a great life and loves his family, but one day he discovers that his cage door has been left open. He begins exploring his surroundings and soon meets a new friend who takes this curious ferret on quite an adventure. When Jax is ready to return home, he discovers that he is lost. Will Jax find his way back home to his loving family with danger lurking around each corner?
Eat Well with Wilson by Ashley Stewart. Wilson has a problem: he loves treats. In fact, all the ice cream, hot dogs, soda, and candy he has been eating has made him feel irritable, tired, and just downright crummy. He has become a "grouch on the couch." His mom notices this change in his mood and health, and she decides to take him to the vet. There, Wilson gets a thorough education in nutrition, thrilling lessons in what foods will make him feel good and what foods he should limit.
This friendly little book employs clever, yet educational, rhymes, stunning photographs, and whimsical illustrations to awaken your child's interest in the avian world. Written by a veteran birder, the focus is on easy-to-see, readily available bird species, so that parents and children alike will feel encouraged to create backyard adventures of their very own!