World Needs Who You Were Made to Be

World Needs Who You Were Made to Be
Author: Joanna Gaines
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1400314232
Available:
Release: 2020
Editor: Thomas Nelson
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"Author Joanna Gaines follows up her #1 New York Times bestselling We Are the Gardeners with The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be. This children's book, beautifully illustrated by Julianna Swaney, celebrates how creativity and acceptance can come together in a bright and beautiful adventure"--

The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be

The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be
Author: Joanna Gaines
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781400215409
Available:
Release: 2020-11-10
Editor: Thomas Nelson
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be, the second children's book by New York Times bestselling author Joanna Gaines, illustrated by Julianna Swaney, celebrates how creativity and acceptance can come together to make for a bright and beautiful adventure. The book follows a group of children as they each build their very own hot-air balloons. As the kids work together, leaning into their own skills and processes, to fill the sky with beautiful colors, we discover that the same is true for life--it's more beautiful and vibrant when our differences are celebrated. Together with Joanna, you and your kids will take a journey of growth and imagination as you learn in full color that: We should celebrate every child's one-of-a-kind strengths as well as teamwork and acceptance of differences Everything can be made more beautiful when we share our talents and abilities We should lend a helping hand and do our best to take care of one another The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be is a vibrant picture book perfect for: Ages 4-8 Parents, libraries, classroom story times, and discussions about diversity and being a good human being Households that enjoy watching Chip and Joanna on Magnolia Network and HGTV's Fixer Upper With plenty of pink, a bounty of blue, orange and green and yellow too, this vibrant hot-air balloon adventure celebrates every child and teaches kids that we are in this together. "You're one of a kind, and it's so clear to see: The world needs who you were made to be."

We Are the Gardeners

We Are the Gardeners
Author: Joanna Gaines
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9781400215416
Available:
Release: 2019-03-26
Editor: Thomas Nelson
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In the #1 New York Times bestseller We Are the Gardeners, Joanna Gaines and the kids chronicle the adventures of starting their own family garden. From their failed endeavors, obstacles to overcome (bunnies that eat everything), and all of the knowledge they gain along the way, the Gaines family shares how they learned to grow a happy, successful garden. We Are the Gardeners is a whimsical picture book perfect for: Ages 4-8 Parents, libraries, classroom story times, and discussions focusing on springtime and gardening Households that enjoy watching HGTV's Fixer Upper Young children and families interested in gardening and plants After reading, children will learn: Trying something new isn't always easy, but the hardest work often yields the greatest reward The basic steps and process of starting a garden The importance of patience and how it is possible to learn from your mistakes You and your children will learn all about the Gaines family's story of becoming gardeners in Joanna's first children's book--starting with the first little fern Chip bought for Jo. Over the years, the family's love for gardening has blossomed into what is now a beautiful, bustling garden.

The Way Back Home Read aloud by Paul McGann

The Way Back Home  Read aloud by Paul McGann
Author: Oliver Jeffers
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780007467426
Available:
Release: 2012-09-10
Editor: HarperCollins UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This is a read-along edition with audio synced to the text, performed by Paul McGann. An exciting intergalactic adventure from shining star Oliver Jeffers, creator of Lost and Found.

Who You Were Meant to Be

Who You Were Meant to Be
Author: Lindsay C. Gibson
Pages: 210
ISBN: PSU:000045354120
Available:
Release: 2000
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Are you happy with your life? Are you where you want to be? What holds you back -- your family, your work, yourself?This inspiring book touches a universal chord: the desire to find one's purpose and fulfill it. Among the topics covered: how you can change your life, why growth can be so hard and what you can do when the going gets tough. Most importantly, Dr. Gibson provides a practical road map out of old habits to help forge a new path to become the person you want to be.

Built Together

Built Together
Author: Mina Starsiak
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780310769293
Available:
Release: 2021-02-02
Editor: Zonderkidz
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Join lovable Mina Starsiak Hawk from HGTV’s hit show Good Bones as she brings her signature humor and heart to this warm and welcoming story about families of all shapes and sizes. Gather around for this celebration of diversity and acceptance as you are reminded just how wonderful it is to be part of your own unique family. Strong families, like strong houses, have sturdy foundations built on trust, love, and a whole lot of TLC. And like houses, no two families look exactly alike. After reading Built Together, children will learn: There are countless ways to be a family—including adopted, divorced, single-parent, or blended families About diversity and acceptance of not only your own family, but families that look nothing like yours Built Together: Is great for readers ages 4-8 Features bright, playful illustrations that bring this inspiring story to life Is filled with the vibrant community spirit of Good Bones, with instant appeal to long-time fans and new friends alike Is a great resource for teachers and parents to help teach children the importance of acceptance and family Drawing on her own stories of starting Two Chicks and a Hammer with her mom, working with her stepfamily, fostering her niece, adopting her rescue dogs, and playing with her son, Mina invites readers young and old to join her in discovering how we are all stronger together. Because, in the end, families are built as well as made.

The World Needs More Purple People

The World Needs More Purple People
Author: Kristen Bell,Benjamin Hart
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9780593121962
Available:
Release: 2020-06
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A wonderful new book is coming from Random House Children's Books.

My Little Brave Girl

My Little Brave Girl
Author: Hilary Duff
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780593300749
Available:
Release: 2021-03-23
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Actress, singer, and mother Hilary Duff offers a beautiful and inspiring picture book about bravery and love. The world is big, my little brave girl. It’s all here for you. A poetic text encourages girls to reach higher, dream bigger, and approach the world with their hearts wide open. This love letter to little girls was inspired by Hilary Duff’s own experience as a mother as she considered all the ways her daughter had to be brave even as an infant. With lush illustrations and an empowering message, My Little Brave Girl is the perfect gift for baby showers, birthdays, Mother’s Day, graduation, and any time a girl—or woman—is embarking on a new chapter of her life!

If I Had a Little Dream

If I Had a Little Dream
Author: Nina Laden
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781481439251
Available:
Release: 2017-02-07
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A Spring 2017 Indie Next Selection Nina Laden’s warm and lyrical picture book sees and appreciates through a child’s eyes how fortunate we are to live in the world we do. Celebrate the wonder of the world in this reassuring picture book about the joy, love, and beauty that is part of each and every day. Our world is full of possibilities if you look for them.

What We ll Build

What We ll Build
Author: Oliver Jeffers
Pages: 48
ISBN: 9780593206775
Available:
Release: 2020-10-06
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

An instant New York Times bestseller! From Oliver Jeffers, world-renowned picture book creator and illustrator of The Crayons' Christmas, comes a gorgeously told father-daughter story and companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller Here We Are! What shall we build, you and I? Let's gather all our tools for a start. For putting together . . . and taking apart. A father and daughter set about laying the foundations for their life together. Using their own special tools, they get to work, building memories to cherish, a home to keep them safe, and love to keep them warm. A rare and enduring story about a parent's boundless love, life's endless opportunities, and all we need to build a together future. The perfect baby shower gift or gift for new parents! Praise for What We'll Build: "[Has] the offbeat, sweet style Jeffers' fans know and love." --Kirkus Reviews "An intensely personal statement of intergenerational fellowship and an obvious pick for library shelves best explored at home." --School Library Journal "Children will love his playbook for building a future of love and imagination, and they will delight in the special relationship the father and daughter share." --Booklist "Stroked in generous swaths of warm color and Jeffers's signature childlike scribbles . . . .. Jeffers's benediction portrays a parent who surrounds his child with love and steadies her as she learns how to bring her dreams to fruition." --Publishers Weekly

The Apron Book

The Apron Book
Author: EllynAnne Geisel
Pages: 152
ISBN: 9781449493639
Available:
Release: 2017-11-07
Editor: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The Apron Book showcases full-color photos of new and vintage aprons from Geisel's vast collection, patterns for four basic apron styles and myriad variations, recipes, tips on collecting and preserving vintage aprons, and heart-tugging stories from the traveling apron exhibit. The book also explores the history and heyday of aprons and looks at the various roles aprons still play when worn in the kitchen, around the house, by the backyard grill, on the job, or for a special occasion.

Grumpycorn

Grumpycorn
Author: Sarah McIntyre
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780702300646
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Release: 2019-09-05
Editor: Scholastic
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Oh, what a Grumpycorn! A must-have unicorn picture book treat from the bestselling, award-winning Sarah McIntyre. Unicorn wants to write the most fabulous story in the world. He has a fancy notebook. A special fluffy pen. He has everything just perfect. But Unicorn has NO IDEA what to write! When his friends try to join in, will Unicorn turn into a ... GRUMPYCORN? A funny and feisty picture book celebrating teamwork, friendship and the joys of storytelling.

Natalie Portman s Fables

Natalie Portman s Fables
Author: Natalie Portman
Pages: 64
ISBN: 9781250804624
Available:
Release: 2020-10-20
Editor: Feiwel & Friends
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Academy Award-winning actress, director, producer, and activist Natalie Portman retells three classic fables and imbues them with wit and wisdom. From realizing that there is no “right” way to live to respecting our planet and learning what really makes someone a winner, the messages at the heart of Natalie Portman’s Fables are modern takes on timeless life lessons. Told with a playful, kid-friendly voice and perfectly paired with Janna Mattia’s charming artwork, Portman’s insightful retellings of The Tortoise and the Hare, The Three Little Pigs, and Country Mouse and City Mouse are ideal for reading aloud and are sure to become beloved additions to family libraries. An instant New York Times bestseller!

Homebody

Homebody
Author: Joanna Gaines
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780062801982
Available:
Release: 2018-11-06
Editor: HarperCollins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave, Joanna Gaines walks you through how to create a home that reflects the personalities and stories of the people who live there. Using examples from her own farmhouse as well as a range of other homes, this comprehensive guide will help you assess your priorities and instincts, as well as your likes and dislikes, with practical steps for navigating and embracing your authentic design style. Room by room, Homebody gives you an in-depth look at how these styles are implemented as well as how to blend the looks you're drawn to in order to create spaces that feel distinctly yours. A design template at the end of the book offers a step-by-step guide to planning and sketching out your own design plans. The insight shared in Homebody will instill in you the confidence to thoughtfully create spaces you never want to leave.

Little Prince Little Prince

Little Prince  Little Prince
Author: Naomi McNeil Zacharias
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780736979467
Available:
Release: 2020-09-01
Editor: Harvest House Publishers
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Sweet Dreams Aren’t Just for Little Princes When you look at your little boy, what do you imagine he will grow up to be? A teacher? A doctor? An artist? Only God knows, but wherever your child goes in life, you will be there to cheer him on all the way. Little Prince, Little Prince is one mom’s love letter to her young son, affirming her dedication and Jesus’s eternal devotion to her child. This lovingly written and illustrated story will speak to your heart as you reflect on all the beautiful possibilities that God has in store for your little man. As you read this charming and colorful picture book aloud, allow yourself to dream big about your son’s future and worship the One who holds your child’s plans in His tender and capable hands.

The Magnolia Story with Bonus Content

The Magnolia Story  with Bonus Content
Author: Chip Gaines,Joanna Gaines
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9780718081539
Available:
Release: 2016-10-18
Editor: Thomas Nelson
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This eBook includes the full text of the book plus an exclusive additional chapter from Chip and Joanna that is not found in the hardcover! National Bestseller--New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Publisher's Weekly Also, check out Capital Gaines and No Pain, No Gaines—two projects by Chip that share his unique perspective on life and work. Are you ready to see your fixer upper? These famous words are now synonymous with the dynamic husband-and-wife team Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTV’s Fixer Upper. As this question fills the airwaves with anticipation, their legions of fans continue to multiply and ask a different series of questions, like—Who are these people? What’s the secret to their success? And is Chip actually that funny in real life? By renovating homes in Waco, Texas, and changing lives in such a winsome and engaging way, Chip and Joanna have become more than just the stars of Fixer Upper, they have become America’s new best friends. The Magnolia Story is the first book from Chip and Joanna, offering their fans a detailed look at their life together. From the very first renovation project they ever tackled together, to the project that nearly cost them everything; from the childhood memories that shaped them, to the twists and turns that led them to the life they share on the farm today. They both attended Baylor University in Waco. However, their paths did not cross until Chip checked his car into the local Firestone tire shop where Joanna worked behind the counter. Even back then Chip was a serial entrepreneur who, among other things, ran a lawn care company, sold fireworks, and flipped houses. Soon they were married and living in their first fixer upper. Four children and countless renovations later, Joanna garners the attention of a television producer who notices her work on a blog one day. In The Magnolia Story fans will finally get to join the Gaines behind the scenes and discover: The time Chip ran to the grocery store and forgot to take their new, sleeping baby Joanna’s agonizing decision to close her dream business to focus on raising their children When Chip buys a houseboat, sight-unseen, and it turns out to be a leaky wreck Joanna’s breakthrough moment of discovering the secret to creating a beautiful home Harrowing stories of the financial ups and downs as an entrepreneurial couple Memories and photos from Chip and Jo’s wedding The significance of the word magnolia and why it permeates everything they do The way the couple pays the popularity of Fixer Upper forward, sharing the success with others, and bolstering the city of Waco along the way And yet there is still one lingering question for fans of the show: Is Chip really that funny? “Oh yeah,” says Joanna. “He was, and still is, my first fixer upper.”

I Wish You More

I Wish You More
Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9781452150376
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Release: 2015-03-31
Editor: Chronicle Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The #1 New York Times bestselling children's book Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld have combined their extraordinary talents to create an inspirational book that's full of endless good wishes. Wishes for curiosity and wonder, for friendship and strength, laughter and peace. Whether celebrating life's joyous milestones, sharing words of encouragement, or observing the wonder of everyday moments, this sweet book is for wishers of all ages! I Wish You More is the perfect graduation gift as well as a must-have, uplifting read sure to bring positivity to all who read it.

Bunny Roo I Love You

Bunny Roo  I Love You
Author: Melissa Marr
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780698172272
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Release: 2015-04-14
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A warm and tender welcome to the world! In a gorgeous picture book that’s playfully sweet and visually captivating, New York Times bestselling author Melissa Marr and talented new illustrator Teagan White celebrate the many ways parents make their new babies feel at home. The world can seem like a big, bewildering place for new babies—fortunately, their mamas know just how to soothe and comfort them. Through enchanting scenes portraying all kinds of mama animals looking out for their little ones, the mother in this story reassures her baby, and young children everywhere, that their caretakers will always love them and keep them safe. This beautiful picture book has the feel of a classic and its heartwarming premise should make it a family favorite. “A lovely package.”—Kirkus Reviews “Vintage-looking, pastoral prettiness.”—Publishers Weekly

That s What I d Do

That s What I d Do
Author: Jewel
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781442458154
Available:
Release: 2012-09-18
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

From an award-winning singer-songwriter, this picture book delivers a gentle lullaby that celebrates the limitless love between mother and child. There’s no stronger bond than the love a mother has for her child. Morning, afternoon, and night, a mother and child’s day is filled with love. In this touching lullaby, a three-time Grammy nominee celebrates her newborn son. Lyrical and lovely, this soothing lullaby, accompanied by tender illustrations, is perfect for bedtime sharing. “What I’d Do” music and lyrics by Jewel and Patrick Davis, from the album The Merry Goes ’Round (Mood Entertainment/Fisher-Price Music Series).

Magnolia Table Volume 2

Magnolia Table  Volume 2
Author: Joanna Gaines
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9780062820198
Available:
Release: 2020-04-07
Editor: HarperCollins
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

#1 New York Times Bestseller Following the launch of her #1 New York Times bestselling cookbook, Magnolia Table, and seeing her family’s own sacred dishes being served at other families’ tables across the country, Joanna Gaines gained a deeper commitment to the value of food being shared. This insight inspired Joanna to get back in the kitchen and start from scratch, pushing herself beyond her comfort zone to develop new recipes for her family, and yours, to gather around. Magnolia Table, Volume 2 is filled with 145 new recipes from her own home that she shares with husband Chip and their five kids, and from the couple’s restaurant, Magnolia Table; Silos Baking Co; and new coffee shop, Magnolia Press. From breakfast to dinner, plus breads, soups, and sides, Magnolia Table, Volume 2 gives readers abundant reasons to gather together. The book is beautifully photographed and filled with dishes you’ll want to bring into your own home, including: Mushroom-Gruyére Quiche Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread Grilled Bruschetta Chicken Zucchini-Squash Strata Chicken-Pecan-Asparagus Casserole Stuffed Pork Loin Lemon-Lavender Tart Magnolia Press Chocolate Cake