Julius and Macy

Julius and Macy
Author: Annelouise Mahoney
Pages: 32
ISBN: 154200716X
Available:
Release: 2021-04
Editor: Two Lions
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

"Julius and Macy like to play heroes. Julius pretends he's the defender of the forest, while Macy has a quieter strength. When their snack disappears one night, they decide to track down the only one who could have taken it--the Night Goblin. They both have to be brave in their own ways, and they ultimately discover that the real thief isn't anything like they imagined"--Publisher marketing.

The Farmer and the Clown

The Farmer and the Clown
Author: Marla Frazee
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781442497450
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Release: 2014-09-23
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Whimsical and touching images tell the story of an unexpected friendship and the revelations it inspires in this moving, wordless picture book from two-time Caldecott Honor medalist Marla Frazee. A baby clown is separated from his family when he accidentally bounces off their circus train and lands in a lonely farmer’s vast, empty field. The farmer reluctantly rescues the little clown, and over the course of one day together, the two of them make some surprising discoveries about themselves—and about life! Sweet, funny, and moving, this wordless picture book from a master of the form and the creator of The Boss Baby speaks volumes and will delight story lovers of all ages.

Dopesick

Dopesick
Author: Beth Macy
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781788549363
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Release: 2018-08-09
Editor: Head of Zeus Ltd
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR. 'A shocking investigation ... [Dopesick] is essential' The Times. 'Shifting effortlessly between the socio-political and the personal, Macy weaves a complex tale that unfolds with all the pace of a thriller' Observer. 'Dopesick is a deep – and deeply needed – look into the troubled soul of America' Tom Hanks. 'Dopesick goes to the heart of one of the most urgent problems of our time' The Tablet. Beth Macy reveals the disturbing truth behind America's opioid crisis and explains how a nation has become enslaved to prescription drugs. This powerful and moving story explains how a large corporation, Purdue, encouraged small town doctors to prescribe OxyContin to a country already awash in painkillers. The drug's dangerously addictive nature was hidden, whilst many used it as an escape, to numb the pain of of joblessness and the need to pay the bills. Macy tries to answer a grieving mother's question – why her only son died – and comes away with a harrowing tale of greed and need.

D Is For Dragon

D Is For Dragon
Author: Brittany Long Olsen
Pages: 58
ISBN: 1087818397
Available:
Release: 2020-01-06
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Explore a world full of magical creatures from A to Z. Featuring 26 colorful illustrations, this book about legendary and fantastic beasts has interactive questions to help children discover more about colors, numbers, and sounds.

My Utmost

My Utmost
Author: Macy Halford
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9780307947970
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Release: 2018
Editor: Vintage
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Raised as an Evangelical, Macy Halford eventually left Dallas for college and a career in New York City, where she found her life and beliefs evolving in a more secular direction. Yet every day she continued to read My Utmost for His Highest, a classic Christian text beloved by millions of Evangelicals. Eager to understand the book's unique ability to bridge her two worlds, she quit her job at The New Yorker and began to look more deeply into the background of the devotional and its author, Scottish preacher Oswald Chambers. As Halford wrestles with what Chambers believed and why his book is so important to her, she gives us a captivating and candid meditation on what it means to be a Christian, a reader, and a seeker in the twenty-first century.

Billy Miller Makes a Wish

Billy Miller Makes a Wish
Author: Kevin Henkes
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780063042810
Available:
Release: 2021-04-06
Editor: HarperCollins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Billy Miller is back! The stand-alone companion to two-time Newbery Honor author Kevin Henkes’s award-winning, acclaimed, and bestselling The Year of Billy Miller, Billy Miller Makes a Wish is a laugh-out-loud funny and accessible story about summer, family, and wishes that (almost) come true. A great choice for young middle grade readers. Billy Miller Makes a Wish is illustrated in black-and-white throughout by the author, and is perfect for fans of the Ramona books and the Clementine series. On his birthday, Billy Miller wishes for something exciting to happen. But he immediately regrets his wish when an ambulance rushes to his neighbor’s house. Is Billy responsible? Award-winning author Kevin Henkes delivers a short, funny, and emotionally complex novel complete with misplaced love letters, surprising critters, art projects, misguided tattoos—and another surprise for Billy and his family, maybe the best one yet! Illustrated throughout with black-and-white art by the author, this is a perfect novel for the early elementary grades and an essential choice for summer reading. A stand-alone companion to The Year of Billy Miller, a Newbery Honor Book.

Bear s New Friend

Bear s New Friend
Author: Karma Wilson,Jane Chapman
Pages: 34
ISBN: 9781416954385
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Release: 2009-07-07
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Young readers can join Bear as he befriends the mysterious culprit causing a ruckus in the forest!

A History of France

A History of France
Author: John Julius Norwich
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780802146700
Available:
Release: 2018-10-02
Editor: Atlantic Monthly Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

An “engaging, enthusiastic, sympathetic, funny” journey through French history from the New York Times-bestselling author of Absolute Monarchs (The Wall Street Journal). Beginning with Julius Caesar’s conquest of Gaul in the first century BC, this study of French history comprises a cast of legendary characters―Charlemagne, Louis XIV, Napoleon, Joan of Arc, and Marie Antoinette, to name a few―as John Julius Norwich chronicles France’s often violent, always fascinating history. From the French Revolution―after which neither France nor the world would be the same again―to the storming of the Bastille, from the Vichy regime and the Resistance to the end of the Second World War, A History of France is packed with heroes and villains, battles and rebellion—written with both an expert command of detail and a lively appreciation for the subject matter by this “true master of narrative history” (Simon Sebag Montefiore).

It Will be Okay

It Will be Okay
Author: Lysa TerKeurst
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780718030438
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Release: 2014-10-14
Editor: Thomas Nelson
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In the end, it will be okay because God is always with us. Whether we like it or not, growing up brings change. For many children, this conjures up fears that are sometimes real and sometimes imagined. How can kids learn that even when they face new and unfamiliar situations, they don't have to be afraid? Little Seed and Little Fox are facing changes and brand new circumstances--and they don't like it one bit! Through this unlikely friendship, children will discover that no matter how new or fearful their circumstances, God is always with them. The whimsical art by Natalia Moore will put a smile on kids' faces and put their minds at ease. Just as Little Seed and Little Fox learn to trust that the Farmer is good and kind, children will also learn to trust God. This is a helpful resource for children who: are struggling with anxiety or fear have recently suffered the loss of a loved one are facing bullying or are having a hard time following a move Written by New York Times bestselling author Lysa TerKeurst, It Will Be Okay will help kids discover that, in the end, it really will be okay because we have a God who is good and kind and always with us.

The Night the Stars Went Out

The Night the Stars Went Out
Author: Suz Hughes
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781515802143
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Release: 2016
Editor: Capstone
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Alien is very small, but it is his job to shine all the stars and make sure they keep shining, and he has no time for anything else--so when the stars go out one night he is desperate to find the solution, a quest that takes him to Earth.

The Staring Contest

The Staring Contest
Author: Peter Pauper Press Inc
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1441335064
Available:
Release: 2020-07
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Following in the vein of the best-selling books Press Here (Tullet), and The Book with No Pictures (Novak), Nicholas Solis has devised a way to put one of the most universally-loved kid games into a book--The Staring Contest! These self-proclaimed staring-master eyes dare the readers to enter into a staring contest--and you better watch out! Because they can stare . . . all . . . day . . . long. Even if you blow on them, they won't blink. Go ahead. Try it!

The Little Gray Squirrel

The Little Gray Squirrel
Author: Barbara Hudson Purdy
Pages: 32
ISBN: 0999684221
Available:
Release: 2019-03
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The Little Gray Squirrel finds himself in a most unusual situation. It is nighttime and he is not in his nest in his favorite tree - he is in a house! It is an unexpected situation as well for Grandpa when he finds a furry little creature in his bedroom.

Be a Tree

Be a Tree
Author: Maria Gianferrari
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9781647003074
Available:
Release: 2021-03-30
Editor: Abrams
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A lyrical, gorgeously illustrated look at the majesty of trees—and what humans can learn from them Stand tall. Stretch your branches to the sun. Be a tree! We are all like trees: our spines, trunks; our skin, bark; our hearts giving us strength and support, like heartwood. We are fueled by air and sun. And, like humans, trees are social. They “talk” to spread information; they share food and resources. They shelter and take care of one another. They are stronger together. In this gorgeous and poetic celebration of one of nature’s greatest creations, acclaimed author Maria Gianferrari and illustrator Felicita Sala both compare us to the beauty and majesty of trees—and gently share the ways in which trees can inspire us to be better people.

A Book of Naughty Children

A Book of Naughty Children
Author: Enid Blyton
Pages: 127
ISBN: 0583301428
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Release: 1970
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Gorgeous

Gorgeous
Author: Paul Rudnick
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9780545464895
Available:
Release: 2013-04-30
Editor: Scholastic Inc.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A book that will make you see yourself clearly for the first time. When Becky Randle's mother dies, she's whisked from her trailer park home to New York. There she meets Tom Kelly, the world's top designer, who presents Becky with an impossible offer: He'll design three dresses to transform the very average Becky into the most beautiful woman who ever lived. Soon Becky is remade as Rebecca - pure five-alarm hotness to the outside world and an awkward mess of cankles and split ends when she's alone. With Rebecca's remarkable beauty as her passport, soon Becky's life resembles a fairy tale. She stars in a movie, VOGUE calls, and she starts to date Prince Gregory, heir to the English throne. That's when everything crumbles. Because Rebecca aside, Becky loves him. But the idea of a prince looking past Rebecca's blinding beauty to see the real girl inside? There's not enough magic in the world. Defiant, naughty, and impossibly fun, GORGEOUS answers a question that bewilders us all: Just who the hell IS that in the mirror?

This Is a Taco

This Is a Taco
Author: Andrew Cangelose
Pages: 32
ISBN: 1941302726
Available:
Release: 2018-05-01
Editor: Oni Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This is a squirrel . . . “Hey, I may be a squirrel, but my name is Taco! And I don't eat nuts and tree bark—blech—I prefer tacos!” The natural predator of squirrels is . . . “Whoa, whoa, whoa! Who is writing this book? I do not like where this is going.” This hilarious send-up of a children's nature primer teaches kids that the most important story is the one you write yourself.

The Little Book of Friendship

The Little Book of Friendship
Author: Zack Bush,Laurie Friedman
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1735113018
Available:
Release: 2020-07-10
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Friendships are like flowers. If you take care of them, they grow and bloom until you have a beautiful garden! The Little Book of Friendship shows young readers what they need to know to make a friend and to be one too.

Sail

Sail
Author: Dorien Brouwers
Pages: 40
ISBN: 0316495484
Available:
Release: 2021
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"A metaphorical journey about having courage and taking risks, weathering the tides and storms of life's challenges, and discovering new possibilities for one's future"--

Grandma s Sweaters

Grandma s Sweaters
Author: Ellen Ramp
Pages: 40
ISBN: 1720864691
Available:
Release: 2018-06-06
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Family stories matter. They preserve memories that connect generations. Long ago, elders spoke stories. Some families use pictures, letters, and blogs. This story shows how a Michigan grandmother knits sweaters to preserve memories for her grandchildren in Tennessee. By knitting sweaters, she captured milestones in her grandchildren's lives that became part of her family's story. Knitters use interlocking loops of love to create beautiful memories. In this story, the children literally wore their stories.

Books for Kids

Books for Kids
Author: Michael Gordon
Pages: 24
ISBN: 154247633X
Available:
Release: 2017-01-10
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Say Please, Doggy Brad is never saying magic words. He has no patience, and always gets what he wants. Thankfully, boy's mom and dad have the perfect plan to help their little boy. Parents bought him a wonderful puppy that somehow teaches him to be kind and more responsible. "He was never grateful for whatever he had. He never listened to his mom and dad. One day his parent's hatched a plan To help make their son a good little man." Professionally designed illustrations to develop your children's creativity. Cute stories to engage your kid's interest and teach important life lessons. Reading nursery rhymes in a fun, exciting, and joyful way to a nice peaceful sleep. What our readers say about this incredible story "The message is timeless and kids will love colorfull illustrations." -- Carol "We loved it, not only the idea behind it but the story and especially the artwork. " --Carol. "This is such an amazing children's book that I cannot rave enough about. " -- Marc Kids are sure to love this book as well their parents! Scroll to the top of the page and select the buy button right now.