CHILDREN BOOKS

The Treefolk by Marybeth Markie The Treefolk welcomes you to a fantastic world of tiny people who live, work and play far above us in a delightfully small but beautiful world just below the sky. Paperback Look Inside $7.98
There's Really No Way to Defunk a Skunk by Jordan Weller This is the story of two boys who desperately try to convince Mommy that a skunk will make a good house pet. They use their imagination to come up with different ways to make the smell of the skunk a little more acceptable. Follow them through the house as they put their creative ideas and classic remedies to the test.Paperback Look Inside $14.95
Thomas Learns a Lesson by Sonya Petrie and Tonya Adams Meet Thomas, a turkey who enjoys playing pranks on the children and animals that live on the farm. Thomas thinks his pranks are hilarious. He does not realize how hurtful these pranks can be until the animals decide to play a trick on him. Thomas' story will teach children that although words or actions may be funny to them, they can cause pain to others. "Thomas Learns a Lesson" delivers an important message to young readers about how bullying can affect people in many ways. Paperback Look Inside $14.95
Voladores by Patricia Petersen No one knows the origin of this legend, one of the oldest in Mexico. The four voladores symbolize the sun's rays shining on the four corners of the world and the flight of the voladores insures the continuation of the seasons and the sacred cycles of life. Hardbound $14.95
We are Duckies by Min Kim This book is about a little girl, Duk-Hee, who immigrates to the U.S. with her family. Based on her own life, the author shares a typical experience of an English language learner by describing throughout the pages what Duk-Hee perceives, feels, and thinks as she gets adjusted to her new surroundings. At first, Duk-Hee feels anxiety and fear, but eventually she overcomes her linguistic and cultural barriers thanks to her teacher, parents, and, most of all, two wonderful girls in her class. Paperback Look Inside $16.95
What's the Big Idea? by Joan LoPresti and Bob Danner Wouldn't it be fun to read a book about how kids think using retro-like illustrations? What's the big idea? is meant to get young children thinking about where ideas come from and how we learn to place value on them. Each page is composed of opposite thoughts/ actions that are very relatable to the actual lives of children. The illustrations are multicultural and the photo realistic settings are varied to help the reader identify with each situation. For added fun, key words in the text graphically represent what they mean. In addition, there's a guide for parents and teachers with extended enriching activities. Look Inside $15.95