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"Daddy Why Am I Brown?": A healthy conversation about skin color and family.

"Daddy Why Am I Brown?": A healthy conversation about skin color and family.

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USA Today Recommended: Antiracist Children's BookJoy lives in a diverse world and comes from a multicultural family. It is only natural for her to have some questions. Join Joy as she learns how to describe skin color, and about how her skin color can tell her about where her family is from, but not really about who they are. "Daddy Why Am I Brown?" is meant to be a starter conversation on how kids can learn to talk about skin color in a way that is kind, thoughtful, and healthy. And in the process, they learn a little bit about how to understand the difference between race, ethnicity, and culture.
365 Bedtime Stories and Rhymes

365 Bedtime Stories and Rhymes

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Snuggle up with your favorite nursery rhymes and drift into the magical worlds of all your most beloved fairytale characters. This beautifully illustrated storytime treasury keepsake brings together the talents of illustrators from around the world with well-loved stories and rhymes children and adults will enjoy. Filled with fun stories and rhymes, little ones will love snuggling up for storytime and picking one (or three!) of the 365 bedtime-themed stories and nursery rhymes to read aloud. Find new stories and adventures to fill your imagination every night with this bedtime family favorite. Sweet Dreams!

  • Short stories or rhymes allow adults to adjust how many stories and how much time to spend reading every day. Several stories for nighttime reading can be read together or individually for a quick 5-minute read and adjust for bedtime schedules and routines
  • Bond with your child through family storytime and strengthen a love for books and reading. Classic stories for kids to enjoy for years! Infants, toddlers, and emerging readers will enjoy this storybook and create cherished memories with loved ones
  • Over 50 classic stories and rhymes included: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Little Bo-Peep, Miss Mary Mack, Hickory Dickory Dock, Hansel and Gretel, The Lion and the Mouse, The Ugly Duckling, and more
  • Gorgeous illustrations and beautifully written tales will bring a smile from ear to ear
  • Boys and girls can collect all titles in the Cottage Door Press 365 Treasury Book Collection and other storybook sets with treasured favorites.
  • 50 States: Explore the U.S.a with 50 Fact-Filled Maps!

    50 States: Explore the U.S.a with 50 Fact-Filled Maps!

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    In 51 charmingly illustrated infographic maps, explore every state of the USA from Alabama to Wyoming and the nation's capital to discover more than 2,000 facts that celebrate the people, cities, nature, and historic events that have helped make America what it is today. You'll also get an expansive guide to the state flags and US presidents.

    Ghost towns, swamp tours, the center of the universe...bacon donuts, brainy berries, salmon jerky...The French Fry King, The Mother of Oregon, The Queen of Blues...be inspired by the inventiveness, beauty, and diversity of the United States in this curious collection of fact-filled maps.

    On each wonderful map, find:

  • A welcome box with a short introduction to the state
  • Key facts, including the capital; state bird, flower, and tree; and statehood order
  • State icons celebrating the state's people, places, and history
  • Six inspiring people who have a connection to the state
  • Region spotlight bubbles to allow you to discover more about one particular place
  • A moments to remember box with a list of significant dates and their events in the state's history
  • Each state's map also contains information about which states it neighbors, its bodies of water and borders, as well as where it is situated in the country. Did you know that while Hawaii shares its border with no one, both Missouri and Tennessee border eight other states? Many state parks, battlefields, national forests, and reservations are also included to inspire you to respect and explore the great outdoors.

    So pack your bags and say later 'gator...the great States await!

    The 50 States series of books for young explorers celebrates the USA and the wider world with key facts and fun activities about the people, history, and natural environments that make each location within them uniquely wonderful. Beautiful illustrations, maps, and infographics bring the places to colorful life.

    Also available from the series: 50 Trailblazers of the 50 States, Only in America Activity Book, Only in California, Only in Texas, We Are the United States, 50 Adventures in the 50 States, 50 Maps of the World, 50 Maps of the World Activity Book, and Only in America.

    A Good Day

    A Good Day

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    A bad day can turn into a good one! Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes's masterful picture book explores a single day from five different points of view.

    It's a bad day for a little yellow bird who loses his favorite tail feather, a little white dog whose leash gets tangled, a little orange fox who can't find his mother, and a little brown squirrel who drops her nut. But then something good happens to each of them, turning a bad day into a good one.

    What makes a good day? What makes a bad day? And how can bad be transformed into good?

    This exploration of opposites and emotions was described as a deceptively simple picture book, expertly tuned to the emotions and imaginations of young children by ALA Booklist in a starred review.

    Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books

    Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books

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    Learn about the early life of Abraham Lincoln in this picture book biography that Kirkus Reviews calls "a moving tribute to the power of books and words."

    In a tiny log cabin a boy listened with delight to the storytelling of his ma and pa. He traced letters in sand, snow, and dust. He borrowed books and walked miles to bring them back.

    When he grew up, he became the sixteenth president of the United States. His name was Abraham Lincoln.

    He loved books.
    They changed his life.
    He changed the world.

    Abe's Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln

    Abe's Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln

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    Told in Doreen Rappaport's accessible, absorbing prose, and brought to life in powerful illustrations by Kadir Nelson, Abe's Honest Words is an epic portrait of a truly great American president.

    From the time he was a young boy roaming the forests of the unsettled Midwest, Abraham Lincoln knew in his heart that slavery was deeply wrong. A voracious reader, Lincoln spent every spare moment of his days filling his mind with knowledge, from history to literature to mathematics, preparing himself to one day lead the country he loved towards greater equality and prosperity. Despite the obstacles he faced as a self-educated man from the back woods, Lincoln persevered in his political career, and his compassion and honesty gradually earned him the trust of many Americans. As president, he guided the nation through a long and bitter civil war and penned the document that would lead to the end of slavery in the United States.

    The passion for humanity that defined Lincoln's life shines through in this momentous follow-up to Martin's Big Words and John's Secret Dreams.

    Alexander and the Terrible Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

    Alexander and the Terrible Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

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    He could tell it was going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. He went to sleep with gum in his mouth and woke up with gum in his hair. When he got out of bed, he tripped over his skateboard and by mistake dropped his sweater in the sink while the water was running. He could tell it was going to be a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. It was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Nothing at all was right. Everything went wrong, right down to lima beans for supper and kissing on TV. What do you do on a day like that? Well, you may think about going to Australia. You may also be glad to find that some days are like that for other people too.
    All God's Creatures

    All God's Creatures

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    Enjoy time together with your baby or toddler by thanking God for all the wonderful animals in the world with this adorable lift-a-flap book. Follow along in the story and look for who made cats, frogs, butterflies, giraffes, and more. Open each flap to discover animal surprises and ask, Who made all the animals? Charming rhymes help children practice patterns and language development, while also keeping them entertained throughout. Add to the family collection of religious board stories for boys or girls alongside the Cottage Door Press children's Bible and more.

    Little Sunbeam books encourage little ones to understand and appreciate God's love and let their light shine! Look for additional titles in the Little Sunbeam series from Cottage Door Press.

  • 6 perfectly-sized, sturdy flaps are extra strong so babies and toddlers can open and close, over and over again
  • Surprise baby with bright artwork while asking who created the animal under each flap
  • Bring the small, take-along book along to faith services with your little one
  • Introduce Christian and religious beliefs to your little boy or girl and encourage curiosity about all God's creatures
  • If you're looking for Christian gifts for kids, this is great for baby showers, baptisms, birthdays, first communions, Easter basket stuffers, and Christmas
  • Almost Time

    Almost Time

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    A tender father-and-son story about the passage of time, the change of seasons, and the excitement of reaching a goal.

    Eager for maple syrup, Ethan can't wait till sugaring time rolls around. And he can't wait till his loose tooth falls out. But his father keeps telling him it's not time yet, and no matter how hard he tries, he can't make time pass more quickly. The closeness of father and son is evident throughout as they wait and then celebrate the end of waiting. The brief, lyrical text is illuminated by G. Brian Karas's beautifully composed, evocative illustrations.

    Alphaprints: Boo!: Touch and Feel

    Alphaprints: Boo!: Touch and Feel

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    Come and join in the tricks and treats in Boo! --the latest title in Priddy's best-selling series, Alphaprints. This spooktacular book is sure to delight children with fun rhymes to read, kooky illustrations, and exciting textures to touch and feel.

    Each Alphaprints character is created by adding pictures of everyday objects to embossed fingerprints and features an inviting, touch-and-feel texture, including:
    - fuzzy fur
    - soft felt
    - foil fabric
    - and glittery gauze

    With funny illustrations, rhyming text, and plenty to touch and explore, Alphaprints: Boo! is a great way for your little one to join in the spooky fun this Halloween.

    Always Remember

    Always Remember

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    A lyrically told, beautifully illustrated book that brings comfort to children--and adults--who have lost someone they love

    After Old Turtle swims his last swim and breathes his last breath, and the waves gently take him away, his friends lovingly remember how he impacted each and every one of them. As the sea animals think back on how much better Old Turtle made their lives and their world, they realize that he is not truly gone, because his memory and legacy will last forever.

    Jago's gorgeous illustrations accompany Cece Meng's serene text in a book that will help chidren understand and cope with the death of a loved one.


    Praise for Always Remember

    Without mentioning a deity or religion, the text discusses how people remember those who have died and how their lives live on beyond them. Understated, unsentimental, and gently done.--Kirkus Reviews

    A sweet and poignant story with multiple layers for delving deeper.--School Library Journal

    This makes a comforting choice for families dealing with loss.--Booklist

    Amelia Bedelia

    Amelia Bedelia

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    Learn to read with the classic Amelia Bedelia! Ever since Amelia Bedelia made her debut in 1963, young readers have been laughing out loud at the antics of this literal-minded but charming housekeeper.

    This special fiftieth anniversary edition of the very first book restores the original text, page design, jacket, and palette of the original volume. What else is the same? Well, the dressed chicken, dusted furniture, and that delicious lemon meringue pie, among other things. An additional eight pages of behind-the-scenes sketches, photographs, and information about the beginnings of this iconic character, the author, the artist, and Amelia Bedelia's exploits throughout the years is included.

    This Level 2 I Can Read is perfect for kids who read on their own but still need a little help. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the engaging stories, longer sentences, and language play of Level Two books are proven to help kids take their next steps toward reading success.

    No child can resist Amelia [Bedelia] and her literal trips through the minefield of the English language--and no adult can fail to notice that she's usually right when she's wrong.--The New York Times Book Review

    Supports the Common Core State Standards