After her mother's plane went missing over the Indian Ocean, seventeen-year-old Sienna Jones gave up everything she loved about living in California. No more surfing. No more swimming. No more ocean, period. Playing it safe, hiding from the world, is the best call. Until her dad throws down the challenge of a lifetime: spend a week with his humanitarian team in Indonesia, working with orphans who lost everything in a massive tsunami. The day they arrive, Sienna meet in Indonesia, working with orphans who lost everything in a massive tsunami. The day they arrive, Sienna meets a mysterious boy named Deni, whose dark, intense eyes make her heart race. Their stolen nights force her to open up and live in a way she thought she couldn't anymore. When she’s with Deni, she remembers the girl she used to be...and starts to feel like the woman he sees in her. A woman he wants for his own. Gulp. But when Deni’s past comes looking for him, Sienna’s faced with losing another person she loves. She can’t do it. Not again. Fortunately, this time, she has a plan.… read more
Selecting an educational toy for children that keeps them engaged can be challenging. With the right tools, you can make the toy shopping experience a lot less stressful.
Home is where the heart is, but it's also where crawling babies and curious tots can cause serious injury to themselves. Keep your little one safe with baby proofing gear such baby gates, child monitors, safety locks and guards, and pacifiers and teethers, that are specially designed for children's safety.
As you anxiously await the arrival of your little one, satisfy your nesting need by designing a warm and welcoming nursery for your baby to call home. Boasting with soft colors and modern designs, you're sure to have a room cozy enough for some sweet cuddle time.
When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
Between hospital bills, hundreds of diapers, and other essential baby care products, having a baby is expensive. Luckily when it comes to their nursery, you don't have to spend a bundle. We found trendy furniture and decor for under $250 each, so you can design a stylish nursery for under $1,030.
Your little baby isn't a baby anymore! Make sure you're prepared for the toddler years with gear and toys you didn't realize you needed for children aged one to three.
Adults are due for some much-needed peace and quiet as the Christmas craze fizzles out. To carve out some precious alone time this winter, design a space that will hold your kids' attention for hours a day. It should be a room that bursts with color and piques curiosity with a strategic variety of learning and play toys. To help you create this space we rounded up 10 playroom staples to help kids battle cabin fever while they're holed up inside on snow days.
The bathroom is where we start and end our day. If it's a fun and welcoming space, morning routines run smoother and bath time is a breeze. Parents don't have to dedicate their single-bathroom home to a youthful theme, but making it appeal to children will engrain the importance of self-care and hygiene at an early age. Here are 10 kid-friendly ideas for decorating a bathroom that everyone will love.
Many kids with siblings often find themselves sharing a bedroom at some point in time. Although territorial disputes are inevitable, parents can implement a few design tactics in the kids' room to make family life in a compact home a little calmer. Use the following hardworking furniture and storage items to accommodate all of the kids in the room.
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This school year will be even more incredible than the last with the help of the Incredibles 2 gang. From backpacks to lunch time all of your back to school essentials are covered.
No one wants to have to put together a nursery after the baby is born. Make your newborn feel right at home by preparing baby's first nursery ahead of time. As a mommy-to-be, you have many things on your mind. Have no fear; we're here to help ensure you don't overlook certain products that should be on the nursery checklist. These 10 nursery essentials from Houzz are about to make your life with a little one a whole lot easier just by adding them to your baby's room.
Format: Paperback; Subject: Children's Fiction, General; Publisher: Orca Book Publishers, Canada
When Mary's teacher sets up a "golden ticket" contest like the one in Charlieand the Chocolate Factory, Mary secretly switches her... candy bar for Marvin's, so he won't get a golden ticket. But Mary's little switch has some unexpectedconsequences. Illustrations. read more
Illus. in full color. Trans. by Pilar de Cuenca & Ines Alvares. "The presence of the English text beneath the Spanish makes it esp...ecially helpful in the primary-grade bilingual classroom."-"Booklist. " read more
Introduces the words for common objects, including a banana, a car, a cat, and a baby.
Sixteen-year-old Kara McKinley's life imploded after the death of her mean-spirited older sister, but she finds solace in baking a...nd the hope of winning a culinary school scholarship until a stalker targets her, leading her to piece together events from her past even as she fears for her future. read more
A sweetly poetic tribute to the interconnectedness of creatures and the natural world as well as humans and our loving relationshi...ps with one another is delicately rendered by artist Monique Felix read more
Here I Am, Where Are You? has been uniquely created with children in mind. This book is based on the handiwork of God and all that... he created on earth for each and every one of us. Because our children are visual learners, this book will help them to simply understand who God is. Here I Am, Where Are You? is also a book designed for children of all nationalities. When they sit down and open the book, somewhere within its pages they are going to be able to find someone that looks just like them. This book also comes with an added bonus—within its pages you will find a photo page where you can insert a picture of your little one, and on the adjacent page you will also find “A Note of Love from Mom and Dad.” This page is used to autograph and personalize your thoughts to them, making it a keepsake for years to come. This page is designed for others in the family to sign, making it more personal, which this book will be dedicated to. Each page contains rhyming words and colorful illustrations that will be appealing to the eyes of the reader. This book is one that children will enjoy over and over again. read more
It;s Christmas Eve 1914. A group of tired soldiers start singing Stille Nacht. Soldiers the other side of No Man;s Land respond wi...th Silent Night. The next day, soldiers on both sides put down their weapons and celebrate the spirit of Christmas Day with a friendly football match. In the sequel to the hugely popular Where The Poppies Now Grow, The Christmas Truce finds soldiers Ben and Ray shaking hands in friendship with Karl and Lars, a tribute to that remarkable moment in history when, for one day, peace found a place. Ideal resource for Remembrance, PSHE and SMSC. read more
Paperback, Houghton Mifflin School, 2003, ISBN13 9780757887413, ISBN10 0757887414
CD/Spoken Word, Brilliance Audio, 2015, ISBN13 9781501293092, ISBN10 1501293095
Overwrought when she sees her ex-boyfriend with another girl during a class field trip, seventeen-year-old Miriam Feldman races in...to the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden and pushes over a priceless Picasso sculpture, then finds herself blackmailed by the mystery girl who saw what she did. read more
"Where Do You Live?" is an entertaining and educational children's picture book about human and animal habitats. The easy-to-read,... repetitive format, along with the adorable supporting illustrations, makes learning to read fun for young emergent readers. read more
Where do you look for glasses? On a shelf? Or on a face? In this playful exploration of homonyms, readers will discover the fun th...ey can have with language. Is a wave at a beach? Or at a train station? Is a trunk in a garden? Or on an elephant? Kids will love the juxtaposition of words and meanings, and the detailed collage illustrations will have them coming back again and again. The mother and daughter team of Marthe and Nell Jocelyn know where to look for a story: Not in a skyscraper, but in the dictionary read more
Honey bee, where are you? is a serious question being asked around the world today. Honey bees are extremely important, but they a...re becoming extinct! Join author Martha Scott in Honey Bee, Where Are You? a rhyming book that explores life inside a honey bee colony and gives ideas about how people of all ages can help these tiny, fuzzy insects continue their fight for survival. This is an eLIVE book, meaning each printed copy contains a special code redeemable for the free download of the audio version of the book. read more
Hardcover, Mascot Books, 2015, ISBN13 9781631771316, ISBN10 1631771310
Full page illustrations make this a great story time book. Artwork by Sylvia LeDoux makes it a collectors item. The poem is deligh...tful and line is written in English, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese and Italian. Kids love to explore the world and the globes at the end of the story show where these languages are spoken. In the story a child starts to pick a daisy when a bee buzzes by and saves her life. The child ask the daisy "Where Are You Bound" The imagination of the child takes the flower around the world. It is entertaining and has many life lessons. This will enrich your child's mind on many levels. read more
A newly revitalized edition of Tomi Ungerer’s childrenâ??s classic.Snail, where are you? At a party? At sea? In the mountains? You...ng sleuths will have hours of fun finding Tomi Ungerer’s snail in his many disguises. This beautiful, classic concept book, first published in 1962, has been re‐imagined with added text to enhance the playful, gorgeously restored and revitalized illustrations. read more
Where has the Little Old Cat been?To see this and thatSaid the Little Old Cat . . .Where does the Little Old Fish swim?Wherever I ...wishSaid the Little Old Fish . . .Have you also wondered where a cat or a squirrel has been or where a bird flies or a whale sails? How about why a bunny runs? With playful, rhyming verse, where have you been? perfectly captures the wonderful, wise questions that children ask every day.The treasured text by Margaret Wise Brown, author of goodnight moon, has been newly illustrated by two-time Caldecott Medalists Leo and Diane Dillon, creating a picture-book classic that children will love to see, to hear, and to read again and again. read more
Moving overseas presents a special set of challenges to children. Judith Blohm uses her cross-cultural training experience to offe...r a guide for children whose families are moving overseas. An entertaining book that is used by major relocation companies al read more
Charlie Brown and his friends are embarking on a day of adventures! As the Peanuts gang explores the outdoors, the kids decide to ...reenact the feats of great explorers they learned about in school. Retrace the remarkable journeys of men and women who tread new ground-including one woman you've never heard of before-in this exciting new Peanuts adventure. Book includes presentations on great explorers and activity pages. read more