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Adam the Ant -

Hero of Insectum Academy

by Julie Awerkamp & Holly Andreason

Illustrated by Jesi Yap

Have you ever dreamed of being a hero? Adam is a creative, hardworking ant who LOVES to dig. Because he is surrounded by talented classmates who have no interest in playing in the dirt, Adam often feels left out. However, when catastrophe strikes, he realizes his strengths may be the only chance to save the buglings of Insectum Academy.

Hardcover/Paperback, ages 2-8, 8.5"x11"

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Babe The Ballerina Dog

by Erin Mindes

Illustrated by Lindsey Furr

May loves teaching her dog new skills. Today it’s ballet! While Babe’s not perfect and needs a

lot of breaks, May doesn’t give up. But can Babe

finish the lesson with a perfect leap, or will the

neighbor’s cat ruin it?

Hardcover, Ages 3-10, 8"x8"

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Bear's Book of Emotions

by Tyler Beckstrand

This book teaches children how to identify their feelings - a necessary skill in developing emotional intelligence. By viewing emotions as valid and worthwhile, children are better able to demonstrate empathy and strengthen relationships with others - and themselves.

Hardcover, ages 2-8, 8"x8"

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Beware! Be Scared!

by Lori Ries

Illustrated by Ryan Law

It's dark! It's eerie!

Ghouls, witches, and werewolves might scare this trick-or-treater out of a fun Halloween adventure. Will he run, run, run, or hide, hide, hide? Find out when you look inside!

Hardcover/Paperback, Ages 3-10, 8.5"x8.5"

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Brave in the Water

by Stephanie Wildman

Illustrated by Jenni Feidler-Aguilar

Are you afraid to put your face in the water? So is Diante. He would like to play in the pool with other children. He’s not afraid to hang upside down, though, and he’s surprised to learn his grandma is.Can Diante help Grandma and become brave in the water?

Hardcover/Paperback, Ages 3-8, 11"x8.5"

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The Biggest Yawn Ever!

by Jennifer de Azevedo

Illustrated by Lindsey Furr

Chad has a lot to talk about, but he can't stop yawning. Can you figure out what he's trying to say? A humorous peek at a day in the life of a young boy trying desperately to stay awake. This fun story has more than one ending. In fact, it might have more endings than you can imagine.

Paperback, ages 2-8, 8"x8"

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Bucklebee Bunny

by Lara Law

Have you ever wondered what happens in Cabbageville, the tiny town where Easter is made? Meet Bucklebee Bunny, an egg painter, and see how he learns to recognize his potential and his special role in his town.  A story of self love and learning to let our gifts and talents shine.

Paperback, ages 2-8, 8.5"x11"

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by Jennifer de Azevedo

Illustrations by Trini Law

The little boy in this story is full of wild, uncontrollable energy. Discover why his mom calls him ELECTRIC.

An energizing story of a mother's unconditional love for her son.

Paperback, ages 2-8, 8.5"x11"

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The Hair Fairies

by Amy Despain

Illustrated by Savannah Whetten

If you woke up this morning, 

with your hair big and tangled from sleep.

Maybe you had trouble snoozing last night, 

or maybe there's a secret to keep.

There might be another reason,

why your hair is huge and a mess.

The Hair Fairies are at it again,

having fun with your hair while you rest.

Hardcover 11"x8.5" ages 2-8

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The Hair Fairies - Tangled Trouble

by Amy Despain

Illustrated by Savannah Whetten

There's trouble tonight while you're snoozing,

while you lay in your bed and dream.

A little Hair Fairy named Trudy

has opened your can of frosting.

The cookies you left on the counter

are too tempting for her to resist.

Her sticky fingers and toes

have made a mess that shouldn't be missed.

Hardcover, ages 3-8, 11"x8.5"

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Holly's Hollyhocks

by Marsha Jackson

Illustrated by Sheena Whatcott

Come along with Holly as she discovers the joy of planting Hollyhock seeds and why these beautiful flowers are so popular with everyone who sees them. This sweet story, along with the darling watercolor illustrations, will make you want to plant your very own Hollyhocks.

Hardcover/Paperback, Ages 3-8, 8"x8"

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I Am Safe

by Randa Canter

Illustrated by Spencer Liriano Navarro

Being the boss of your brain is hard work. But you don't have to suffer from paralyzing fear. You can choose to feel happy and safe! "I AM Safe" will arm you with courage to believe the mantra: I AM PREPARED AND KNOW WHAT TO DO. I AM THE BOSS OF MY BRAIN. I HAVE THE POWER TO FEEL SAFE.

Hardcover/Paperback, Ages 3-10, 8.5"x11"

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I Hope Your Dreams Are Sweet

by Steppie Morris

Illustrated by Elysse Hopkins

By day, kids know just what to do; they work to make a mess or two. But nighttime comes, and eyes do droop, as over them their parents stoop to kiss and hug just one more time as they slip off to dreams sublime. Follow this family as they go through their evening routine for the perfect way to end a hectic day, help children wind down, and start a peaceful, restful night, blanketed by love, hope, and affection.

Hardcover, Ages 1-6, 8.5"x8.5"

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Madeline the Mermaid

Happy to be Colorfully Me!

by Julie Awerkamp & Holly Andreason
Illustrated by Jesi Yap


 

Madeline doesn’t think she will ever be happy

as a pink mermaid living in a black and white ocean. One day she meets some friends who help her appreciate her own special identity. This gives her the confidence to proudly proclaim, “I add color to the world, you see. I am happy being uniquely me.”

Hardcover, Ages 3-8, 8.5"x11"

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Mom's Many Hats

by Karlie Burnham

Illustrated By Andrea Stevenson

Moms from all walks of life do so much for the ones they love! This fun, colorful book reminds us of all the jobs moms do from day to day. Filled with creative hats to represent each job, this rhyming story pays tribute to all moms everywhere. The darling characters leap from the page and into your heart. It will leave you wondering... is there anything Mom can't do??

Paperback & Hardcover, ages 2-8, 8"x8"

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Rae's Rainy Day

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by Julie Awerkamp & Holly Andreason

Illustrated by Jesi Yap

Rae is a cheerful sun who always wakes up excited to shine her brightest. Because she is usually so happy, Rae is surprised one morning when she feels a little gloomy. With some help from a cloud friend named Gust, she realized that it's okay to have a rainy day.

Reader's Favorite 5 Star Award Winner

Hardcover/Paperback, Ages 3-8, 8.5"x11"

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My Little Redheaded Sister

by Christy Lee

Illustrated by Paris Juliana

Being a big sister is a tough job - especially to a redheaded attention grabber. Find out how the big sister in this story learns how to recognize her own worth and focus on the positive things about her younger sibling. In the end, she realizes just how luck she is.

Hardcover, ages 3-8, 8"x8"

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Pigs Dancing Jigs

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by Maxine Rose Schur

Illustrated by Robin Dewitt & Patricia Dewitt-Grush

All the animals from A to Z

Are just as busy as they can be

If you want to see all they do

Then this book is just for you

Here's an alphabet book to delight young and old with animals as familiar as the cow and duck, and as unfamiliar as the impala and the zoril. Kids and grown-ups alike will have more fun than a barrel of monkeys searching for the hidden letters in the art.

Hardcover, Ages 2-7, 8.5"x11"

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Skimmer & Birdy

Let's Help Nell

by Carrie Turley

Illustrated by Ryan Law

Skimmer and Birdy are elephant friends who love to have fun and play. They giggle and laugh, they sing, and they dance - until they see Nell pass their way. 

Nell's a giraffe, with a problem so tall, her friends don't know quite what to do. But Skimmer and Birdy never give up. They show that their friendship is true.

They help her in secret. They don't ask for praise. They don't even want you to tell. The very best part for Skimmer and Birdy is the smile they put on Nell.

Hardcover/Paperback, ages 2-8, 8"x8"

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Señor Picante is My RED Fish

by Lori Ries

Illustrated by Lara Law

When Miguel sets up a fishbowl for his new pet, Señor Picante is delighted by every surprise. One day, Señor Picante has a surprise of his own. How can a fish surprise a human friend? Friend - Amigo

The Step into Spanish Series is designed to teach children basic Spanish vocabulary words through story. Children’s writer Lori Ries, and illustrator Lara Law, team up to provide a fun way for children to explore the Spanish Language.

Paperback, Ages 3-8, 8.5"x8.5"

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Tater Tot is My Fat Cat

by Lori Ries

Illustrated by Lara Law

Tater Tot is a cuddly, mischievious, playful cat...usually, but now, Tater Tot is a slug. What will Miguel discover as he observes his cat's strange new behavior? Will Tater Tot ever be fun again?

The Step into Spanish Series is designed to teach children basic Spanish Vocabulary words through  story. 

Paperback, Ages 3-8, 8.5"x8.5"

Thank You, Please

and Pardon Me

by Kristin Russo

Illustrated by Kyle McDonald

You're growing up, and there are some things

that becoming a big kid certainly brings.

This is a book that is made just for you,

full of sweet manners that I know to be true.

It's silly and fun, and I hope you will learn

as you read and explore these pages you turn!

Hardcover, Ages 3-12, 11"x8.5"

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The Autumn Woodland

Tea Party

by Elle Steward

 

The weather is getting chilly, and Fox wants to have a tea party. But he’ll have to hurry because Hedgehog and Bear are getting ready to hibernate, and Squirrel is busy gathering food for the winter. What better way to celebrate the

comforts of friendship than with freshly baked blackberry muffins and heather tea? Set in an enchanting autumnal woodland, this cozy tale will take you back to your childhood and warm your heart.

Hardcover, Ages 3-10, 8.5"x8.5"

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The Children in the Box

by Steppie Morris
Illustrated by Patricia Dewitt-Grush & Robin Dewitt

 

Two children, orphaned through war and disease, weather the winter as best they can in the wooden box they call home. As this young man works hard to provide for himself and his little sister, he faces a gut-wrenching choice. He finds a large sum of money - but he knows who it belongs to.

Will he muster enough courage to return it to its rightful owner? Or will he choose to purchase necessities that he and his sister have long gone without? Will they have a warm, full-bellied Christmas after all?

A heart-tugging holiday story about the power of family, the beauty of kindness, and the strength, goodness, and courage inside each of us.
Hardcover, Ages 3-12, 8.5"x11"
 

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The Marvelous Maze

by Maxine Rose Schur

Illustrated by Dewitt Studios

When a clever prince has a beautiful maze garden constructed and decrees that he will marry the princess who can find her way out, forty-three princesses try without success.  Will the plump, last princess succeed?

Hardcover, ages 3-8, 8.5"x11"

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The First Jambalaya 

A Fairytale Cookbook

by Patricia Dewitt-Grush
Illustrated by Robin Dewitt & Patricia Dewitt-Grush


Richeleaux, the raccoon, wants nothing more than to play his fiddle for a real audience, so he decides to have a jamboree. And what's a party without food? While he busily prepares a delicious meal, Antoine, the alligator, hurries off to invite their friends. Soon, everyone in the Atchafalaya Swamp is excited for a fun-filled fais-do-do. When an unexpected rainstorm threatens to ruin the party before it even starts, Richeleaux's friends step in and save the day.
Hardcover, Ages 5-10, 8.5"x11"

 

The Witches Ball

by Lori Ries

Illustrated by Tracee Guzman

 

One O'Clock! TwoO'Clock! Three O'Clock!

Tonight i the Witches Ball, and it starts promptly at twelve o'clock. But with nothing to wear and her shoelaces breaking, Millie is already racing against the chimes. When her broom breaks, she fears it's the last straw. Will she make it to the ball on time? Grab your broom and ride along with Millie in this lively counting tale.

Hardcover/Paperback, Ages 3-8, 11"x8.5"

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The Kindness Snowflake

by Jen Brewer
Illustrated by Diana Del Grande

It's Snowing! Have you ever wondered how snowflakes are formed and why they are important! You can learn along with Mary as her mom teachers her about the wonderful world of snow.
The fun doesn't stop there. Mary hatches a plan to make a special snowflake that helps spread love to all around. 

Will the Kindness Snowflake be enough to melt the hear of grumpy old Mr. Henderson? Turn the pages to find out.
Hardcover/Paperback, Ages 3-12, 8.5"x11"
 

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There's a Babirusa in My Bathtub

by Maxine Rose Schur

Illustrated by Michael S. Maydak

 

Did you ever bathe with a babirusa, tangle with a tangalung, meet a matamata, or jump with a jerboa? No?

Then this is the book for you!

In There’s a Babirusa in my Bathtub! you’ll meet little-known animals with habits as odd as their names. You’ll be tickled by poetic fancy and amazing facts.

You’ll jump into a strange and wondrous world of unsung animals from Mexico to Madagascar. Not famous - but fabulous!

Paperback, Ages 7-12, 8.5"x8.5"

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Uniquely You!

by Randa Canter

Illustrated by Amanda Kriese

When friends, Parker and Crew, recognize all the ways they are different and the same as each other, their lives become full of new and exciting adventures! Join them on their journey of showing how to be Uniquely You!

Hardcover/Paperback, 11"x8.5" ages 2-8

Time for Jammies, Lambie

by Carrie Turley

Illustrated by Summer Parico

It's time to get ready for bed, but Lambie has other plans. Like most little ones, he doesn't want to put away the fun He would rather hide with his dinosaurs, have a dance party, or talk about adventures far and wide,

Lambie's big imagination helps him complete each task in his bedtime routine even though he says, "I DON'T WANT TO!"

Young children have an abundance of energy at the end ogg the day, making bedtime feel like a chore. But with a little creative twist, parents can engage in a personal connection with their child and gently guide them from playtime, through personal hygiene, to a calm, positive tucking in. Time for Jammies, Lambie demonstrates how combining play and bedtime routines can be the answer to a good night's sleep.

Hardcover, Ages 3-8, 11"x8.5"

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We Found You!

by Tyler Beckstrand

We Found You! is the story of two people that want to be parents more than anything in the world. But, having a baby can sometimes be hard to do. Join them on their adventures as they take to the seas, climb the highest peaks, and even fly to the moon to find the family they were always meant to have. Together they face heartache and joy in a journey that leads to the beautiful, and selfless, idea called adoption. Parents and children alike will be captivated by the charming rhymes and playful illustrations that share how refusing to give up grew a family.

Hardcover, ages 3-10, 11"x8.5"

The World Can Wait - For Dads

by Julianne Heywood

Illustrated by Karlie West Denton

The World Can Wait For DadsFor Dads

Time will come and go; the years will fly away,

but I’m so glad to be here while we enjoy today!

Being a dad is the best job of all. This heartfelt book explores all the amazing things dads get to do with their children as they fulfill the vital

work of fatherhood. Shared from the perspective of a father’s heart, a child will feel their unique and irreplaceable place in their dad’s world as they see and read about how he enjoys spending time with them. All the tender feelings that are shared between dads and their children will be strengthened as you share this lovely book together.

Hardcover, Ages 3-8, 11"x8.5"

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The World Can Wait - For Moms

by Julianne Heywood

Illustrated by Karlie West Denton

Time will come and go; the years will fly away,

but I’m so glad to be here while we enjoy today!

Moms don’t get awards or paychecks for being a mom. They get something even better—time with their children. This sweet book depicts how mothers use all their wonderful talents right at home with their own

beloved children as they fulfill the vital work of motherhood. Shared from the perspective of a mother’s heart, a child will feel their unique and irreplaceable place in her world as they see and read about how

she enjoys spending time with them.

Hardcover, Ages 3-8, 11"x8.5"