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A Boy and a Turtle
4-8 HARDCOVER
A Relaxation Story

by Lori Lite
Children love to visualize or imagine filling their bodies with the colors of the rainbow. This gentle but powerful technique stimulates the imagination. Visualization can have a positive impact on your health, creativity and performance. It can lower stress, anxiety, and anger. It can be used to decrease pain and anger. The colorful imagery in this story quiets the mind and relaxes the body so your child can manage stress and fall asleep peacefully. Relax with colors! A "yoga-like" technique.

All By Myself!
3-6 PAPERBACK by ALIKI
"Run to the bathroom, fast as an elf. Sit, wash, brush, all by myself." There are all sorts of things independent children can do--dress, undress, button, zip, scrub, rub, paint, and write--all by themselves.

Big Boys Go Potty
2-4 HARDCOVER
POTTY TRAINING

by Marianne Richmond
A warm, reassuring story showing your little one just how successful he will be at going potty. Sure to become a favorite practical book with fans who adore Marianne Richmonds artwork and insightful prose, this book speaks directly to the little one, giving him an extra hug and big smile.

Big Brother
4-7 PAPERBACK
SOON-TO-BE
BIG BROTHER

by Marianne Richmond
The whole family prepares for their new baby through the "eyes" of the soon-to-be big brother! The addition of another sibling is an exciting, unsettling and sometimes confusing time for a child. Children will identify with the hero of the story and share his concerns as well as his insecurities. Narrated by the big brother himself, the book gently brings the reader around to the idea that a new baby in the house will be a welcome adjustment and that adding a member to the family is indeed a good thing!

Big Girls Go Potty
2-4 HARDCOVER
POTTY TRAINING

by Marianne Richmond
A warm, reassuring story showing your little one just how successful she will be at going potty. Sure to become a favorite practical book with fans who adore Marianne Richmonds artwork and insightful prose, this book speaks directly to the little one, giving her an extra hug and big smile.

Big Sister
4-7 PAPERBACK
SOON-TO-BE
BIG SISTER

by Marianne Richmond
The whole family prepares for their new baby through the "eyes" of the soon-to-be big sister! The addition of another sibling is an exciting, unsettling and sometimes confusing time for a child. Children will identify with the heroine of the story and share her concerns as well as her insecurities. Narrated by the big sister herself, the book gently brings the reader around to the idea that a new baby in the house will be a welcome adjustment and that adding a member to the family is indeed a good thing!

Birthday Presents
4-6 PAPERBACK by Cynthia Rylant
In this joyous celebration of family love, a little girl is told about each of her birthdays from the moment of her birth until she is six.

Birthday Zoo
2-6 HARDCOVER by Deborah Lee Rose
With simple, rhyming statements and a few questions, 23 animals describe their efforts to make a birthday party for a young, gleeful, red-haired boy.

Bubble Riding
4-8 HARDCOVER
A Relaxation Story

by Lori Lite
The author uses a brilliant combination of imagination, colors and breathing in her characters to support children in feeling calm in a sometimes very frantic world. What a wonderful and relaxing journey children can take with Bubble Riding. A "yoga-like" technique.

Casey at the Bat
4-adult HARDCOVER
Caldecott Honor Book

by Christopher H. Bing and Ernest Lawrence Thayer
"And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere children shout; But there is no joy in Mudville-mighty Casey has struck out." A book to be enjoyed by children, treasured by aficionados of the sport-and given as a gift to all ages: a tragi-comic celebration of heroism and of a golden era of sport.

Do Not Forget to Come Back!
4-6 PAPERBACK
SEPARATION

by Robie H. Harris
When her parents go out for the evening, a little girl threatens to run off to Alaska but has a good time with the babysitter instead.Parents, kids, and babysitters alike will relate to—and laugh at—this all-too-familiar tale

Double Birthday!
3-5 HARDCOVER by Brigitte Weninger
It’s Miko’s birthday, and he’s as excited as can be. It’s also his friend Mimiki’s birthday, but Miko is the only one who gets any presents. Miko would like to share with him, but it isn’t so easy to find something Mimiki can play with too. How can they have fun with the toys together to make it the best double birthday ever? This is a charming story about what birthdays really mean, and a great way to talk about sharing and friendship.

Emilys Birthday
4-7 PAPERBACK by Else Holmelund Minarik
Happy birthday, Emily! Little Bear's good friend is a year older, and he is planning the best party ever for her. But Little Bear soon finds out that parties take a lot of work!

First Grade Here I Come!
5-6 HARDCOVER by Nancy Carlson
Henry tells his mother that he did not like his first day of first grade, but as he describes what he did and learned, he begins to realize that he enjoyed it after all.

Fish Kisses
1-4 PAPERBACK
by Marianne Richmond
BOARD BOOK
This delightful board book provides suggestions for goodnight kisses, squeezes and tickles, all based on favorite animals.

Fish Kisses Gorilla Hugs
3-7 HARDCOVER by Marianne Richmond
Ralphie invents every excuse to delay his bedtime. His perceptive mom, however, sees his stalling as her invitation to engage Ralphie in a silly series of hugs, kisses, pinches and pokes – all inspired by favorite animals and each leaving the twosome in a heap of giggles! A delightful story with jump-off-the-page artwork, Fish Kisses and Gorilla Hugs inspires a playful, endearing bedtime routine that leaves kids and grown-ups looking forward to tomorrow night!

Grandma Loves Me
Birth-3 PAPERBACK
by Marianne Richmond
BOARD BOOK
Whether Grandma is near or far, Grandma Loves Me! will remind children of all the fun things they can do with their Grandma.

Grandpa Loves Me
Birth-3 PAPERBACK
by Marianne Richmond
BOARD BOOK
Now children will remember fun times with their grandpa every day. Children enjoy fishing with grandpa, playing games with grandpa, going places and reading with grandpa – this charming book depicts all of these beloved activities!

Happy Birthday Good Knight
5-7 PAPERBACK by Shelley Moore Thomas
(EASY-TO-READ)
This chapter book is about three little dragons and their friend the Good Knight. The dragons need a birthday gift for someone very special. Unfortunately, they do not have any money, so the Good Knight shows them how to make gifts that come "from our hearts and our hands."

Happy Birthday Moon
3-6 PAPERBACK by Frank Asch
When a bear discovers that the moon shares his birthday, he buys the moon a beautiful hat as a present.

Happy Birthday, Sam
2-4 PAPERBACK by Pat Hutchins
Now that he's a year older, Sam wants to do things all by himself. But he still can't reach the light switch or the faucet on the bathroom sink or the front doorknob. Then a present arrives from Grandpa that makes he feel ten feet tall!

Hooray for You!
All ages HARDCOVER by Marianne Richmond
A celebration of "you-ness" - the grand sum of body, mind and heart that makes every person truly unique! Featuring playful verse and illustrations, Hooray for You! takes readers on a head-to-toe-tip journey, honoring the remarkable individuality bestowed on us all.

Hooray for You!
Birth-4 PAPERBACK
by Marianne Richmond
BOARD BOOK
A wonderful way to boost a child’s self-esteem, Hooray for You! celebrates the individuality of all children

I Am Not Tired Yet
3-8 HARDCOVER by Marianne Richmond
For every parent whose child will not settle into bed without a dozen excuses, here is an adorable bedtime story that makes us laugh with recognition from beloved, award-winning author Marianne Richmond. With her signature heartfelt illustrations and whimsical text, I Am Not Tired Yet! helps every parent ease their child off to dreamland. This treasure inspires a playful, endearing bedtime routine that leaves kids and grownups looking forward to bed time!

I Believe In You
4+ HARDCOVER by Marianne Richmond
I Believe in You showcases the spirit of a parent who is on a childs team no matter what. "I want you to remember, I am here to watch the ride. I believe in one amazing you with all my love and pride."

I Knew You Could!
All ages HARDCOVER by Craig Dorfman
A book for all the stops in your life. Celebrate lifes journeys with I Knew You Could! It provides familiar comfort in changing times and serves as a wonderful gift that will be treasured for years to come. With inspiring and enlightening words of wisdom, this sweetly nostalgic book is perfect for graduates of all ages as they make the transition from one phase of life to the net. From "I think I can" to "I knew I could", The Little Engine That Could helps us remember that anything is possible if you put your mind to it!

I Love you So
All ages HARDCOVER by Marianne Richmond
This book is a wonderfully warm, loving way to remind a child how precious he or she is to you. "I Love You So..." is the perfect pause in a hectic day, offering the gift of love to a treasured child.

I Love You So
Birth-4 PAPERBACK
by Marianne Richmond
BOARD BOOK
One of our most popular books is now available in a board format for the youngest child. I Love You So... puts into words the unconditional love between parent and child

I Love You So Much
All ages HARDCOVER
AFRICAN-AMERICAN FAMILY

by Marianne Richmond
This heartwarming book puts into words the often indescribable quality of boundless, steady and unconditional love. Using conversational "question and answer" prose and expressive acrylic paintings, this comforting story embraces the reader like a warm hug and gently reassures a child that love is for always.

I Will Always Come Back
3-6 PAPERBACK
SEPARATION

by Steven Metzger
This tender book follows a child's day at school - from drop-off to pickup reassuring young children that their loved ones always come back at the end of the school day.

I Will Never Let You Go
3-5 PAPERBACK
SEPARATION

by Marianne Richmond
I Will Never Let You Go speaks straight to a parents heart. It playfully uses a blankie to beautifully illustrate what it means to let your children grow while still keeping them in your heart.

If i could keep you little...
3-33 HARDCOVER

by Marianne Richmond
This delightful and beautiful book takes the reader on a journey of memory and expectation, IF I COULD KEEP YOU LITTLE showcases the fleeting little moments that reveal how a child changes and grows... If I could keep you little, I’d decide on matching clothes. But then I’d miss you choosing dots on top and stripes below If I could keep you little I’d cut your bread in shapes. But then I’d miss you finding “Hey! I like ketchup with my grapes!”

Im Gonna Like Me
Birth-8 HARDCOVER by Jamie Lee Curtis
Celebrate liking yourself! Through alternating points of view, a girl's and a boy's, Jamie Lee Curtis's triumphant text and Laura Cornell's lively artwork show kids that the key to feeling good is liking yourself because you are you.

Its Hard to Be Five
4&5 HARDCOVER by Jamie Lee Curtis
Learning not to hit? Having to wait your turn? Sitting still? It's definitely hard to be five. But Jamie Lee Curtis's encouraging text and Laura Cornell's playful illustrations make the struggles of self-control a little bit easier and a lot more fun!


Kipper and Roly
3-6 HARDCOVER by Mick Inkpen
Kipper buys a hamster as a birthday present for Pig, but he grows to love the hamster so much that he does not want to give it away.

Little Baseball
2-6 PAPERBACK BOARD BOOK
by Brad Herzog
Now even the smallest of fans can enjoy a book about their favorite sport. Rhyming riddles accompanied by colorful artwork help introduce the games simplest, most basic elements.

Little Basketball
2-6 PAPERBACK BOARD BOOK
by Brad Herzog
Now even the smallest of fans can enjoy a book about their favorite sport. Rhyming riddles accompanied by colorful artwork help introduce the game's simplest, most basic elements.

Little Football
2-6 PAPERBACK BOARD BOOK
by Brad Herzog
Now even the smallest of fans can enjoy a book about their favorite sport. Rhyming riddles accompanied by colorful artwork help introduce the games simplest, most basic elements.

Little Soccer
2-6 PAPERBACK BOARD BOOK
by Brad Herzog
Now even the smallest of fans can enjoy a book about their favorite sport. Rhyming riddles accompanied by colorful artwork help introduce the games simplest, most basic elements.

LOVE from The Very Hungry Caterpillar
2-5 PAPERBACK NEW!
by Eric Carle
"You are the cherry on my cake; you make the sun shine brighter"...Using a variety of pictures created by Eric Carle, featuring the Very Hungry Caterpillar, this special book gives lots of reasons why someone special makes the world a better and brighter place.

Love You Forever
4-8 PAPERBACK/HARDCOVER
by Robert Munsch
A young mother holds her newborn son and sings him a song of endearment. As he grows older, he becomes an active two-year-old, a rebellious teenager, and an adult. Throughout, the mother holds him while he sleeps and sings him the same song. When she grows old and becomes sick, it is the sons turn to hold her and sing it to her--just as he now does with his own baby. This simple story is about the enduring nature of a parents love and how it crosses the generations.

Miss Spiders ABC
2-4 PAPERBACK by David Kirk
BOARD BOOK
Delightful creatures make preparations for a party and take readers through each letter of the alphabet, culminating in an amazing birthday celebration for their beloved friend - Miss Spider.

Mommy Hugs
Birth-3 PAPERBACK by Karen Katz
BOARD BOOK
Mommy and babys day is filled with lots of hugs and love!Mommy and baby can now count and cuddle as they hug and read about babys day of fun in this book ideal for even the youngest reader!

Monsters Birthday Hiccups
2-4 PAPERBACK by Virginia Mueller
At his birthday party, nothing helps Monster get rid of his hiccups until he has a wonderful idea.

My Book About Me By Myself
4-8 HARDCOVER by Dr. Seuss and Roy McKie
Dr. Seuss encourages children to find out about themselves, while having fun writing and drawing their own biographies.

My Journal About Me!
6-11 PAPERBACK
by Marianne Richmond
Kids have a lot to say. and they can say it all in this wonderful, colorful journal where they can record their thoughts and feelings about family, friends, pets, dreams and wishes! My Journal About Me! is perfectly designed to be a self-paced, anytime, anywhere activity - after school, before bedtime, or in the car!

My Life According to Me
9-14 HARDCOVER
by Marianne Richmond
Someone once said that keeping a journal is like having a friend who is willing to listen at any time! Filled with thought-provoking questions, fun activities and doodle-spaces, My Life According to Me!, invites girls to learn, think, dream, laugh and vent!
***NOTE:Contains page regarding church membership.

My Shoes Take Me Where I Want to Go
3-8 HARDCOVER by Marianne Richmond
Put on your shoes and become a superstar athlete, daring mountaineer or an adventurous pirate! "My Shoe take me Where I Want to Go" celebrates the beloved relationship between kids and their shoes! Fun and easy to read, this lyrical story invites children on a playful journey through the imagination simply by donning a favorite pair of shoes!

My Shoes Take Me Where I Want to Go
2-5 PAPERBACK
by Marianne Richmond
BOARD BOOK
A journey through the imagination, My Shoes take me Where I want to Go introduces children to the people they can be - and the places they can go - simply by putting on a favorite pair of shoes.

Oh, the Places Youll Go!
All ages HARDCOVER by Dr. Seuss
Advice in rhyme for proceeding in life; weathering fear, loneliness, and confusion; and being in charge of your actions. Seuss message is simple but never sappy: life may be a Great Balancing Act, but through it all There is fun to be done.

Oh, the things my mom will do...
4-8 PAPERBACK by Marianne Richmond
What a child sees as everyday routine is anything but for a mom! Oh, the Things My Mom Will Do is a celebration of the unpredictable adventure that is motherhood with its sometimes silly, always heartfelt, and wonderfully important moments—all rooted in love.

One
3-7 HARDCOVER by Kathryn Otoshi
Blue is a quiet color. Red is a hothead who likes to pick on Blue. Yellow, Orange, Green, and Purple do not like what they see, but what can they do? When no one speaks up, things get out of hand -- until One comes along and shows all the colors how to stand up, stand together, and count. As budding young readers learn about numbers, counting, and primary and secondary colors, they also learn about accepting each others differences and how it sometimes just takes one voice to make everyone count.

One is 1
1-3 PAPERBACK by Tasha Tudor
BOARD BOOK
1 is one duckling swimming in a dish...2 is two sisters making a wish Children enjoy learning to count. This delightful book also teaches them to enjoy the process by counting things that are important to them.

Read All About It
4-8 HARDCOVER by Laura Bush and Jenna Bush
Tyrone is a great student, and enjoys school quite a bit, but he is not a big fan of reading. However, one day during reading time, something extraordinary happens, and Tyrone begins to understand the magic of books.

Shawn and Keeper
4-7 PAPERBACK by Jonathan London
(EASY-TO-READ)
Shawn and his dog Keeper grew up together. Now they are both turning six, and they're having a birthday party. Keeper helps Shawn choose the cake and blow up the balloons. But when it comes time to eat the cake, it's missing! Did Keeper eat it? Beginning readers will enjoy this lively story about an unusual birthday party.

Some Birthday!
4-7 PAPERBACK by Patricia Polacco
On her birthday Dad takes a young girl and her brother to see the Monster at Clay Pit Bottom. A tender look at a loving extended family and a wonderful read-aloud.

Sunny Patch Friends
3-7 PAPERBACK by David Kirk
It’s Shimmer’s eighth hatchday, and what better way to celebrate than with the biggest, buggiest party ever? But when a thunderstorm threatens to ruin Shimmer’s big day, it’s up to Miss Spider and the rest of her buggy brood to chase away the birthday blues.

The Feel Good Book
Birth-6 PAPERBACK
by Todd Parr
Offers kids an amusing, boldly illustrated picture book about the many kinds of things, silly and sweet, that one can do that can make them feel good, such as being with a friend and making strange animal sounds

The Giving Tree
All ages HARDCOVER by Shel Silverstein
'Once there was a tree...and she loved a little boy.'
So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein.

The Goodnight Caterpillar
4-8 HARDCOVER
A Relaxation Story

by Lori Lite
Children love to unwind and relax with this story and its easy, gentle exercise known as progressive muscular relaxation. The technique focuses awareness on various muscle groups to create a complete resting of the mind and body. Muscular relaxation can have a positive impact on your childs health and immune system. It can lower stress and anxiety levels. It can be used to decrease pain and anger. A "yoga-like" technique.

The I Am Not Scared Book
3-7 HARDCOVER by Todd Parr
"Sometimes I am scared of dogs. I am not scared when they give me kisses. Sometimes I am scared I will make a mistake. I am not scared when I know I tried my best." With his signature blend of playfulness and sensitivity, Todd Parr explores the subject of all things scary and assures readers that all of us are afraid sometimes.

The I Love You Book
Birth-6 HARDCOVER by Todd Parr
"I love you when you give me kisses. I love you when you need hugs... Most of all, I love you just the way you are." This delightful picture book explores the meaning of unconditional love in a heartfelt, playful way.

The Okay Book
Birth-6 PAPERBACK by Todd Parr
The Okay Book is a refreshingly agenda-free affirmation of individuality. "It is okay to wear two different socks...It is okay to wear glasses...It is okay to eat all the frosting off your birthday cake"

The Real Tooth Fairy
4-7 PAPERBACK
LOSING A TOOTH

by Marilyn Kaye
Just who is the real tooth fairy? Parents and children alike delight in the surprising explanation for the mystery that has puzzled every child who has hidden a tooth beneath a pillow.

The Secret Birthday Message
2-5 PAPERBACK by Eric Carle
It is Tims birthday. Instead of a package, Tim gets a mysterious letter -- written in code! Tim -- and the reader -- are off, following the clues. And at the end of the treasure hunt is a wonderful birthday surprise!

The Thankful Book
2-6 HARDCOVER by Todd Parr
The Thankful Book presents a celebration of the many things for which young children can be grateful, from everyday activities like reading and bathtime to big family meals and special shared moments with parents. "I am thankful for music because it makes me want to dance. I am thankful for my feet because they help me run and play. I am thankful for kisses because they make me feel loved."

Things I Learned in Second Grade
4-7 HARDCOVER by Amy Schwartz
Every year in school is a significant building block for the next. In this book Amy Schwartz captures the magic of learning and growing that Andrew experiences during one of his most important years -- second grade.

Today I Feel Silly
4-8 HARDCOVER
by Jamie Lee Curtis
A childs emotions range from silliness to anger to excitement, coloring and changing each day. These playful rhymes not only encourage readers to express their feelings--from confused to angry, cranky to great--they also show how to make them fun. The book comes with a "mood wheel"--a die-cut wheel with mix-and-match facial expressions--so children can identify their moods with funny faces.

Welcome to Kindergarten
4-6 PAPERBACK
ENTERING KINDERGARTEN

by Anne Rockwell
Join Tim as he visits his future kindergarten classroom and learns what he will be doing during his first year of school. Explore the reading, math, and art centers. Sit at the desk where he will practice writing, counting, and telling time. The classroom may look a little too big at first, but after finding out about all the fun ahead, it doesn't seem too big at all. In fact, it's just the right size

When I Was Little
4-7 PAPERBACK/HARDCOVER by Jamie Lee Curtis
A four-year-olds memoir of her youth. Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell perfectly capture a little girls simple, childlike celebration of herself, as she looks back on her childhood from the lofty height of four and a half years. This spirited view of growing up is perfect for the youngest readers.

Willies Birthday
4-7 HARDCOVER by Ezra Jack Keats
(EASY-TO-READ)
A "Bring Your Pet" birthday party gets out of hand when the pets show more interest in chasing each other than in celebrating.

Wishes for You
All ages PAPERBACK by Tobi Tobias
A grandmother makes a series of wishes for the future of her grandchild, such as joy, curiosity, creativity, and strength, letting children know how much they are thought of and how deeply they are loved.

You are my Heart
Birth-5 PAPERBACK by Marianne Richmond
An inspiring book that puts into words the joyful love you feel, offering a sweet, magical moment you can share with your child again and again. You are my joy beyond joy, a gift from the start. You are my blessing and love you are my heart


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