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A Boy and a Turtle
NEW! 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.


by Audrey Penn
An insightful and entertaining book that teaches young children what it's like to have A.D.D. Jimmy Jumpingbean and his teacher, Mr. Jugardor, demonstrate to the class why Jimmy's attention deficit disorder makes it hard for him to sit still.

All By Myself!
"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.

Best Kind of Baby

by Kate Laing
When her parents tell her that her mother is expecting a baby, Sophie imagines that she will have a baby mouse or puppy or monkey or dolphin. A human baby could never be as much fun as those kinds of babies....or could it?

Big Boys Go Potty

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

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

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

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!

Bubble Riding
NEW! 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.

Do Not Forget to Come Back!

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.

First Grade Here I Come!

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
by Marianne Richmond
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
by Marianne Richmond
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
by Marianne Richmond
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!

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

How Do I Love You?
Birth-4 PAPERBACK by P.K. Hallinan
Illustrates the unique and unconditional love that a parent has for a child. It simply explains when, how, where, and why a parent loves their child.

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 Like Myself!
Birth-4 PAPERBACK by Karen Beaumont
In rhyming text, a child expresses her self-esteem and exults in her unique identity. This ode to self-esteem encourages kids to appreciate everything about themselves--inside and out. Messy hair? So what! Here's a little girl who knows what really matters.

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
by Marianne Richmond
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

By Marianne Richmond
A heartwarming book that 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

by Steven Metzger
This tender book follows a childs 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

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...

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!”

If You are Happy and You Know It!
Birth-4 PAPERBACK by Jane Cabrera
An elephant, a monkey, and a giraffe join other animals to sing different verses of this popular song that encourages everyone to express their happiness through voice and movement

Im A Big Brother
2-5 PAPERBACK by Joanna Cole
This "big" brother's eye view of family life, warmly describes the joy of welcoming a new sibling into the family.

Im A Big Brother

by Joanna Cole
A young boy observes all the things that his new baby does and gives all the reasons why he loves being a big brother.

Im A Big Sister
2-5 PAPERBACK by Joanna Cole
A sister is excited when her new baby is born. She already enjoys the advantages of being "big"!Warm, loving pictures accompany this upbeat look at how a family grows when a new baby comes home.

Im A Big Sister

by Joanna Cole
A young girl observes all the things that her new baby does and gives all the reasons why she loves being a big sister.

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

Is There Really A Human Race?
All ages HARDCOVER by Jamie Lee Curtis
The message is sent about making the world a better place and relishing the journey and making good choices along the way—because how we live and how we love is how we learn to make the world a better place, one small step at a time.

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

Long Shot
8-12 PAPERBACK by Mike Lupica
Wanting to make his father proud, Pedro decides to take on the difficult task of running for class president against basketball teammate and super-popular Ned, but as the race heats up, good sportsmanship takes a back seat and leaves Pedro reconsidering his campaign strategy in order to play an even game.

LOVE from The Very Hungry Caterpillar
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
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.

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

My Journal About Me!
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
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 Love For You All Year Round
All ages HARDCOVER by Susan L. Roth
My love for you is . . . warmer than a snowsuit in January, sweeter than heart-shaped chocolates in February, gentler than a newborn lamb in March. Created from a wide variety of colored and textured papers, the multilayered cut-paper collages are filled with beautiful detail. The warm hues perfectly match the story's sentiment. A special book for one-on-one snuggling, as well as a wonderful way to learn about the months and the vocabulary of emotions.

My ParentsThink Im Sleeping
I Can Read! Level 3 Reading Alone

by Jack Prelutsky
A collection of humorous poems about bedtime. This collection of 14 humorous poems deal with that period of time after the lights go out and you fall asleep--or to when your parents think you are asleep!

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
by Marianne Richmond
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!

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.

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.

Summer Ball
10-14 PAPERBACK by Mike Lupica
Hutch, a celebrated short stop on the Boynton Beach Post 226 Cardinals, who are on the verge of making the under-17s state finals, finds himself between a rock and a hard place when a new member replaces him. Moved to second base as Darryl "D-Will" Williams, a promising new player, takes over short stop, Hutch must cope for the sake of the team. But when something else happens, he finds that he must take a stand.

The Feel Good Book
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 Gift of a Memory

by Marianne Richmond
A one-of-a-kind keepsake, the Gift of a Memory commemorates the loss of a special life. Through a heartfelt poem and beautiful illustrations, the book recounts the emotional journey of loss and offers the reader a wish for comfort and for hope in life again. A fill-in-the-blank format allows recipients to personalize the story. A journal in the back of the book lets family and friends preserve special memories and photos to create a truly precious memento.

The Gifts of Being Grand
All age Grandparents HARDCOVER NEW!
by Marianne Richmond
The Gifts of Being Grand is a treasured reminder of how good it is to be grand! Filled with wit and warmth, the book’s lyrical poetry and vibrant illustrations let "grown up" moms and dads recall their parenting past, celebrate their own kids, and delight in the newfound gifts of grandparenthood.

The Giving Tree
All ages PAPERBACK 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
NEW! 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 Growing Story
4-8 HARDCOVER by Ruth Krauss
A little boy worries throughout the summer that hes not getting bigger as he notices that "The corn grew. Blossoms grew on the orchard trees. Lilacs bloomed by the barn." But, at the end of the season he tries on his winter clothes and realizes that he is growing, too!

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 Kissing Hand

by Audrey Penn
When Chester the raccoon is reluctant to go to kindergarten for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him. This secret, she tells him, will make school seem as cozy as home. She takes her sons hand, spreads his tiny fingers into a fan and kisses his palm--smack dab in the middle: "Chester felt his mothers kiss rush from his hand, up his arm, and into his heart." Whenever he feels lonely at school, all he has to do is press his hand to his cheek to feel the warmth of his mothers kiss.

The Real Tooth Fairy

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 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
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.

Travel Team
10+ PAPERBACK by Mike Lupica
Mr. Ross cuts seventh-grader Danny from the basketball team, claiming that he is too short. After he is cut from his travel basketball team, the very same team that his father once led to national prominence, Danny forms his own team of cast-offs that might have a shot at victory.

Two-Minute Drill
8-12 PAPERBACK by Mike Lupica
This middle grade novel follows the friendship of Scott Parry, a serious nerd, and Chris Conlan, the ace football player all the sixth graders long to be friends with. Readers will enjoy discovering what draws these seemingly incompatible boys together.

Welcome to 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 does not seem too big at all. In fact, it is 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.

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.

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