The air is misty, bright and cool, the morning Michael walks to school. At the boundary of the park he waits, nervously he hesitates. The day warms up, the sun shines down and Mike walks on, into town.
Gnarly branches, crook and tight, curl around the ghostly light. Suddenly he freezes, weak at the knees, what is that swimming beneath the trees?
Sharks: King Of The Ocean. A non-fiction book for young children and people of all ages that want to find out more interesting things about the Shark.
Read about Sharks Body Build, Movement, How the Sharks Live, Breathe, Digest and Stay Afloat.
Find out more how they treat their babies or actually not treat their babies at all.
Discover how and when Sharks attacks. Get to know when they feel threat.
An interesting, educational and easy to read book for kids, but also for the grown up reading for their toddlers.
The Christmas Truce of 1914 is one of the most extraordinary incidents not only of World War I but of all military history. Providing inspiration for songs, books, plays, and movies, it has endured as an archetypal image of peace. Yet much about the historic event remains shrouded in myth and legend.
In this fictional letter -- illustrated in authentic detail by Wendy Edelson -- award-winning author Aaron Shepard draws from firsthand accounts of soldiers at the front to portray the truce in its true nature and spirit.
TEACHERS AND LIBRARIANS -- A READER'S THEATER SCRIPT OF THIS BOOK IS AVAILABLE FREE ON AARON'S WEB SITE.
What lengths would you take just to lose one tooth and catch the Tooth Fairy?
Thank You God, For Everything is a picture book nursery rhyme that can be read or sung to your little one. Colorful illustrations help teach children to identify many of the things God has made as the rhyme is read or sung using the included sheet music.
In a quest to find a true princess to marry the prince, seven sisters from another kingdom are invited to stay at the royal castle and sleep on a pile of mattresses with a pea under one of the mattresses. Their law states that a true princess will be able to sense the pea and not be able to sleep on such an uncomfortable bed. The ranting and raving about the horribly lumpy bed reveals that there are many true princesses! With so many choices, how will the prince decide who he should marry? A fun addition to your children’s bedtime stories. Great for kids 4-8 years old.
This book is perfect for bedtime and also for your loved ones who are learning to read.
In If You See a Doctor, children will learn about different professions accompanied with beautiful color illustrations.
Young children will be encouraged to think about what they want to become when they grow up and parents can expand upon what each profession entails.
Age Level: 3 - 9 | Grade Level: K - 4
This story is full with colorful creatures and flowing with humor
And bring a clear message about the Danger of - FIRE
The Bumble Babees are up for the day. They go to school, come home and play! We have the mama bee, two brothers and one sister. Watch out for the one in the sunglasses!
This is a fun tale about our daily lives symbolized by bees—a fully illustrated eBook, for ages 2 years and up.
Age Level: 3 - 5
Princess Geraldine Camellia Fortescue-Bond (or Gerry for short) isn't just an ordinary princess, she is the cleverest princess in her class. In her spare time she runs the Royal Detective Agency which solves all sorts of mysteries. Princess Gerry's service are engaged by the Queen after her crown went missing.
Join Princess Gerry and her pet dog, Onion Breath as they follow the clues to discover the whereabouts of the Queen's missing crown.
Age Level: 4 and up | Grade Level: K and up
Join Little Laura Lu Shrew as she learns the value of friendship in this classic rhyming tale. Laura Lu learns that friendship is as valuable as gold. This amazingly colorful book is sweet and perfect as an early reader and a bedtime story. Your children will want to read it over and over and the amazing artwork reveals more detail with each and every read. Lend to the book to others and perhaps you will find a new friend as well!
Age Level: 3 - 5 | Grade Level: P - K
"This is Jake.
Jake bakes cakes!
What kind of cakes does Jake bake?
He bakes upside down cakes for acrobats.
And pumpkin cakes for witches and their cats.
He bakes banana cakes for monkey in the tree.
And fish cakes for fishes in the sea . . ."
But what does Jake do when his baking day is done? Why, he throws off his hat, puts up his feet and . . . well you'll find out at the end of this jolly rhyming picture book.
Age Level: 9 - 12 | Grade Level: 3 - 6
History clashes with fantasy in this middle grade adventure story.
How could Clifton Chase have known the strange arrow he found would take him on an adventure to 1485 England? Tasked to save two princes forgotten by time, he must defeat a dragon, fend off a swarm of mermaids, and face King Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth Field. Why has this magical arrow brought him through time? And will he be able to complete the challenge before it's too late?
Age Level: 11 - 14 | Grade Level: 5 - 10
Brianne Carmichael cannot imagine her life being the same without her best friend, Sarah. After two years of being her closest friend ever, Sarah is moving away, and Brianne must begin her seventh grade year without her. As the first day of school arrives, some old friends, along with some new ones, keep her day and the weeks that follow from being as unbearable as she originally thought. But when one of those friends does something completely awful that puts her in a difficult and embarrassing situation with a new boy at school, she misses Sarah more than ever and wishes Ashlee would have been the one to move away instead. Can Brianne find it in her heart to forgive?
Age Level: 10 - 18
Twin brothers, Herth and Tarn’s simple country lives are thrown into turmoil when they learn war has invaded the borderlands of Manaki. With their village expecting imminent attack, the locals are forced to make a decision colder than any winter; abandon all that they know and flee south to the great cities, or lay down the iron of their trades and take up the steel of swords to defend their homes and families.
Facing choices most men would run from, the boys must discover if they possess the skill and courage to raise a blade between themselves and death. A death at the hands of an enemy that has sacrificed countless generations to spill their blood.
Age Level: 8 - 12
The story that taught the world “there’s no place like home” In this fairy tale so magical that it seems every child is born knowing it, a tornado transports Dorothy Gale and her dog, Toto, from the flat prairies of Kansas to the marvelous Land of Oz. A fantastic journey soon follows, as Dorothy travels a yellow brick road in search of a sorcerer with the power to send her home. Joining her are the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and the Cowardly Lion, each of whom has a wish just as important as Dorothy’s. All of their dreams will come true if they can only make it to the Emerald City and the wonderful Wizard of Oz. One of the most beloved children’s books of all time.
Can kids learn and have fun at the same time? Of course! Learning about our world can be an exciting and informational journey. Travel along this path with me and enjoy this interactive experience!
The book contains high quality, beautiful pictures of cute animals with captions providing more information. They will look great on every type of Kindle device.
Entertainment guaranteed from start to finish. All interesting facts about cute animals are presented in a kid-friendly style. However, I guarantee that older children and even adults will learn a lot of new things about the most beautiful creatures on the Earth too!
If your child likes animals and nature then they are sure to be stimulated and enjoy learning all about these slow moving creatures that spend most of their time up in the safety of the trees.
This Kindle book is exclusive to the Amazon store. It can be easily downloaded and your child can begin reading and learning within a short time.
Note: This 'God's Amazing Creation Series' book has been designed for children aged approximately 8 years and older, who can read the book for themselves. Alternatively, parents can read the book to their kids (of all ages) and enjoy a fulfilling time of child and parent bonding.
Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn In This Book
- Wolverine (introduction)
- What they look Like (Anatomy)
- What they Eat (Feeding)
- Where they Live (Geography)
- Social life
- And Much More....
This informative kids book includes great pictures & well chosen words to help children learn more about Rocks and Minerals.
Aside from the amazing pictures Miss Winters presents in her Rocks and Minerals Book for Kids, she also covers some interesting facts and insights about crystals and gemstones, how rocks form, the different kinds of rocks that exist, and plenty more fun facts for kids.
The pictures within this book are accompanied by small bits of easy to understand text while making it an exciting read about Rocks and Minerals. Therefore, this Rock Book for Kids is a great educational book for children ages 7 years and older (or for parents that want to read this book with their children).
This informative kids book includes great photographs & well chosen words to help children learn more about the world's most famous ship the Titanic.
Aside from the amazing images Miss Winters presents in her Titanic Kids Book, she also covers some interesting facts and insights about how the Titanic was built, the maiden voyage, the ship's passengers and the sinking of this great ship.
The pictures within this book are accompanied by small bits of easy to understand text while making it an exciting read about The history of the Titanic. Therefore, "Titanic Kids Book" is a great educational book for kids ages 8 years and older (or for parents that want to read this book with their children).
Charly and her brother Fred were invited to spend their holidays in the countryside with their aunt - but she has evil intentions: she wants to keep them both captive in an unknown location until their father hands over the plans for his top secret and highly profitable new invention. In the middle of the wilderness, there is not a single person who can help then. On the lakeshore of her aunt's plot, Charly is suddenly transported into the middle of a magical underwater world. She experiences unbelievable adventures with fantastic creatures. Will she find a solution to her problem there?
This books is suitable for children 8 years and older.
Will they be able to save their mum in time from the ultimate evil? Sophie and Crystal think that they are ordinary girls until one day, completely out of the blue, they discover a huge secret that their mum has kept from them. Not only do they have a granddad that they never knew existed, but they also have to go up against the ultimate evil who killed their dad when they were babies. They are taken to their granddad's house by their mum who is acting very scared and worried about 'something important' that she must take care of. At their granddad's house they discover the whole amazing truth, the huge secret that their mum never wanted them to find out about. They embark on a big adventure full of danger, magic and uncertainty, and see the most amazing things that they could only even dream of, as they experience a race against time to save the ones that they love the most. Age Level: 7 - 18
Age Level: 8 - 15 | Grade Level: 3 - 9
"Folktales on Stage" is a collection of reader's theater scripts for young readers, adapted by award-winning children's author Aaron Shepard from his own folktale retellings. A wide variety of countries and cultures is represented, including Native America, Africa, the Middle East, Russia, Southeast Asia, and China. While aiming mostly at ages 8 to 15, the collection features a full range of reading levels.
The scripts in this collection are "The Adventures of Mouse Deer" (Indonesia), "The Calabash Kids" (Tanzania), "The Hidden One" (Native America), "The Boy Who Wanted the Willies" (Europe), "The Princess Mouse" (Finland), "The Legend of Slappy Hooper" (U.S.), "The Gifts of Wali Dad" (India, Pakistan), "The Baker's Dozen" (U.S.), "Master Maid" (Norway), "The Magic Brocade" (China), "Forty Fortunes" (Iran), "Master Man" (Nigeria), "Savitri" (India), "The Enchanted Storks" (Iraq), "The Crystal Heart" (Vietnam), and "The Sea King's Daughter" (Russia).
Age Level: 8 - 15 | Grade Level: 3 - 9
"Stories on Stage" is a collection of reader's theater scripts for young readers, adapted from stories by fifteen different authors, including Louis Sachar, Nancy Farmer, Russell Hoban, Wanda Gag, and Roald Dahl. Coming from such genres as humor, fantasy, and multicultural folktales, stories were selected for their dramatic quality, literary value, and appeal to young people. With a focus on ages 8 to 15, the collection features a wide range of reading levels.
The scripts in this collection are -- "Three Sideways Stories From Wayside School," by Louis Sachar -- "Mr. Twit's Revenge," by Roald Dahl -- "Millions of Cats," by Wanda Gag -- "Tapiwa's Uncle," by Nancy Farmer -- "How Tom Beat Captain Najork," by Russell Hoban -- "Harriet," by Florence Parry Heide -- "Mr. Bim's Bamboo," by Carol Farley -- "Talk," by Harold Courlander -- "The Jade Stone," by Caryn Yacowitz -- "The Bean Boy," by Monica Shannon -- "The Kid from the Commercial," by Stephen Manes -- "The Fools of Chelm," by Steve Sanfield -- "Mouse Woman and the Snails," by Christie Harris -- "Westwoods," by Eleanor Farjeon -- "The Legend of Lightning Larry," by Aaron Shepard.
This is a fun, little "how to write poetry" guide containing a series of poems designed to teach poetry writing to young people. It is organized into eight lessons that cover: choosing a voice, what to write about, form and structure, on using rhyme, alliteration, metaphor, the creative process, and some additional thoughts on forms. Endnotes, if any, are located at the end of each lesson and it is recommended that you read them in order to gain the most from this book.
With rising cost to send children to school, the low level of teaching in some school and the frequent acts of teasing and bullying; some parents find it more convenient and economical to homeschool their children. But, will homeschooling be in the best interest of the child? As you take this journey you will have to examine the effect that homeschooling has on socialization. The need to get your homeschooled children involved in sporting activities, the use of television to start homeschooling early in the life of the child. Discover the challenges of keeping up with homeschooling paperwork.Choosing the homeschooling curriculum and including homeschooling on a budget. Children should not be deprived of the basics, so you will have to find a way to incorporate life’s lessons into the curriculums. The popularity of homeschooling is on the increase. If this has always been your desire, then get going!
Suitable for children ages 8 and above, this is the story of how twelve-year-old Peter and his younger brother James become aware of the greedy world of Mr. Craven and his friends. Full of humour, adventure and excitement, along with some great role models and opportunities to learn some history, this series is set to both entertain and inspire future generations.
Age Level: 7 - 13 | Grade Level: 3 - 8
CJ seems like an ordinary kid, but he is nothing of the sort. Unbeknownst to him, he descends from a long line of Guardians sworn to protect the Golden Realm. His world is turned upside down when he receives a mysterious note. Join CJ as he battles serpents, gargoyles, golems, and the evil General Cain on his search for the Stone of Ages.
Written for kids ages 8-12, although kids of all ages have enjoyed it. This book has it all: humor, fantasy, suspense, action.
Age Level: 9 - 18
So many of us dream of another life – a life of excitement and danger. What if, in the darkest depths of despair, you suddenly had a chance to live that life?
Would you have the courage to chase that dream, even if you had to leave your friends, family and everything you knew behind? Would you take that chance?
Theopolis James Logan is about to get that chance. The Universe is about to come knocking on his door.
Ben, Kieran and the oldies are back for another adventure.
And this time their leaving Honeypot Grove and going on holiday.
The boys aren’t alone. Their little cousin, Sally, is coming along for the ride. But even this can’t dampen their spirits, not when Nan tells them that they are going on a two day Spy training course. It’s not long before Ben and Kieran are putting their newly acquired spy skills to the test as they find themselves in the middle of a mystery. A mystery which surrounds Ben’s evil nemesis, Mrs Gillespie. When one old lady decides to do something nasty, it’s up to Ben, Kieran and the group of geriatric spies, known as the NPS, to save the day.
Age Level: 9 - 12 | Grade Level: 3 - 9
Noah lives for piloting spaceships through time, dodging killer robots and saving Earth's animals from extinction. Life couldn't be better. But the twelve-year-old time traveler learns it could be a whole lot worse. His mom is kidnapped and taken to Mars; his dad is stranded in the Ice Age; and Noah is attacked at every turn by a foe bent on destroying Earth... for the second time.
- Gold Medal Winner, Mom’s Choice Awards - Juvenile Fiction
- Honorable Mention, Eric Hoffer Award - Young Adult
- Gold Medal Winner, Readers Favorite Awards
- Awesome Indie-Approved, Middle Grade
- Silver Seal Winner, Character Building Counts Awards
- Runner-Up for Best Title, 2012 Up Authors Awards - Fiction
Children's book about love and purpose.
Discover a magical world and be swept away in the adventure of a life time! After the Great War that divided the peoples, the five kingdoms of men plunged into a Dark Age that lasted 500 hundred years. To heal the lands and restore the light, the great kings decreed that magic and all that is magical, be it creature, man or device, shall be cleansed to dust. From their thrones, the kings watched as creatures born of magic were hunted to extinction by heroes chosen to honor their clans in the blood games. The cleansing raged for so long that no human could recall a time without it and it is in this time that the Dark Lord Sathar returned from the dark beyond. The one hope of the peoples of Ruin Mist was Queen Mother, the elf queen of old. She saw a way out of everlasting darkness, a path that required the union of the divided peoples. Age Level: 9 - 17 | Grade Level: 4 - 12
Age Level: 9 - 13 | Grade Level: 4 - 7
Shirley Link is a 14-year old private eye, but she doesn't want anyone to know. Whenever she uses her powers of observation she gets into trouble. An example?
She wrote a school paper about a tough case she'd solved over summer vacation.
“It’s not a creative writing assignment, Shirley," the teacher scolded. "You were supposed to write about what actually happened.”
“I did,” she said, louder than she meant to. But he gave her a D anyway. So when the school principal needs Shirley's help to catch a thief she tries to do it quietly. Can she track down a criminal who's clever enough to steal $35,000 and the one-ton safe it was kept in? Can she do it without the whole world finding out about her detective skills?
Hint: the answer to one of those questions is, no.
When Gabriella falls from the villainous Dream Master's bag, Lore Valley will be forever changed. Gabriella is no ordinary fairy. With iridescent wings, bells at the tips of her toes, and an impression of a wand coloring her forehead, her appearance alone sets her apart. Intrigued, the fairies welcome her with open arms, but as she grows up, some of her behavior disturbs the residents of the Lore Valley. Queen Pasha, in particular, worries that Gabriella may not have arrived in the valley accidentally. Could she be part of the Dream Master's plan to destroy the fairies? Full of quirky characters living in a whimsical world that the maniacal Dream Master seeks to destroy, this novel takes the reader on a roller coaster of emotions as Gabriella explores the Lore Valley and then the greater world beyond it when she takes it upon herself to confront the world's most formidable creature.
Age Level: 8 - 12 | Grade Level: 3 and up
Twelve-year-old Winnie Willis has a way with horses. She can gentle the wildest mare, but other parts of her life don't always come as easily. Along with her dad and sister, Lizzy, Winnie is learning how to live without her mom, who was also a natural horse gentler. As Winnie teaches her horses about unconditional love and blind trust, God shows Winnie that he can be trusted too. Readers will be hooked on the series' vivid characters, whose quirky personalities fill Winnie's life with friendship and adventure.
In #1 Wild Thing, Winnie's fearful heart finally begins to trust God again as she tries to gentle the horse of her dreams, Wild Thing.