Learn the shocking story of Aron Ralston, a man who became trapped under a rock and had to cut off his own arm to survive. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and sidebars, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author.
The only thing that comes close to competing with grandma's kisses or big bear hugs from grandpa is still being small enough to climb into their laps for a cuddle and a story. This selection of sweet picture books available on Amazon celebrates the special bond between grandparents and their grandchildren by teaching little ones just how much they are loved. Below, our favorite books for grandparents to read to their grandchildren.
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.
Sometimes it's best to think outside of the box. Unfortunately, cleanup time is not one of them. As all parents know, kiddos believe the perfect spot for storing their toys is on the floor. While this might be convenient for all of those dolls and dinosaurs to swiftly spring into action when it's time to play, the massive mess probably isn't a good look for mom. Luckily, for everyone's sake, there are super cool storage solutions that are not only functional, they're also fun and perfect for bedrooms and playrooms. Parents can even turn tidying up into a teachable moment. "Introducing kids early on to organizing will set them up for success later in life," says Tracy McCubbin, decluttering expert and author of This Book Will Set You Free: The 7 Emotional Clutter Blocks and How to Finally Conquer Them. "Organizing their toys when they are little will teach kids how to keep their future homes neat and even manage their schedules." Time to round up the best storage solutions for keeping your kid's play space looking spick-and-span! Check out our these awesome picks to give those games and gadgets a stylish home while making mom and dad happy. Toys in the bin or bust!
Acquiring all the products needed to care for your children can be expensive and overwhelming. But you can make the experience a lot less stressful for yourself and your family with quality tools and toys that can be used for all your children.
Whether you want to read along with your child or gift it to a kid who's too shy to ask questions, books can be a great resource for teaching children about their changing bodies, relationships and emotions. From sexual education and child development experts, real parents and the help of real children, these are the best books about sexuality and the human body for children of all ages, from retailers like Amazon, Target and Walmart.
Name a group of people who need self-care more than moms? We'll wait… You'll be hard-pressed to find a more overworked group of people, so that's why it is essential that moms take some time for self-care. But that's also not as easy as it sounds. A mother's job is never done, between work, school drop-offs, recitals and the other activities kids are involved with these days, by the time mom is alone, she probably won't want to do much but sleep. Luckily, Bobbi Brown, makeup maven, wellness guru and mom, has developed a line of self-care and wellness products that are perfect for busy moms who need a little help taking care of themselves. EVOLUTION_18 products are formulated with clean, high-quality ingredients and give moms a serious boost from within. Not only will they give you gorgeous skin, strong nails and shinier hair, but they will also energize you from the inside out. Moms need to feel their best to do their best and these eight products, which are exclusively available at Walmart, will help them do just that.
Hooray for snow days! That brisk chill in the air signals that it's time to bundle up the kids in warm winter gear and get outdoors for some cool family fun and winter activities. Way better than riding in a one-horse open sleigh, soaring downhill on the slickest sledding equipment is guaranteed to be a blast! Easy to pack for a trip to the park, our top picks of sleds, saucers, tubes, and toboggans are great for gliding through the season. Be sure to have helmets handy to keep the little ones safe, and enjoy the ride!
Calling all Marvel fanatics! Avengers: Endgame opens in theaters on April 25th with the remaining superheroes banding together to defeat Thanos once and for all in this conclusion to Avengers: Infinity War. Power up for the eagerly anticipated action adventure with cool collectibles, action figures and gear suitable for superkids of all ages.
Once all the holiday parties have died down and parents are back to work, the winter doldrums start to set in. Just because it's cold outside, that doesn't mean outdoor activities are out of the question. On the contrary, playing in the snow is one of the best ways to burn off (or chill out) all that pent-up energy. Plus, besides skating and sledding, there are all sorts of creative toys, games and even productive — snow chores, anyone? — things to do in the great, winter outdoors for kids and they're all available on Amazon now.
Create gorgeous geometric art with Klutz's meticulously-designed gears and book of draw-right-on-'em pages. Translucent gears and ...rubber feet on the frame were engineered for maximum ease of use. Updated project ideas and a six-color quick-switch pen inspire stunning rainbow-bright spirals. Now packaged with tons of workspace and storage - perfectly sized for a zillion and one spirals. read more
This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the s...ame format as the original work. While some publishers have opted to apply OCR (optical character recognition) technology to the process, we believe this leads to sub-optimal results (frequent typographical errors, strange characters and confusing formatting) and does not adequately preserve the historical character of the original artifact. We believe this work is culturally important in its original archival form. While we strive to adequately clean and digitally enhance the original work, there are occasionally instances where imperfections such as blurred or missing pages, poor pictures or errant marks may have been introduced due to either the quality of the original work or the scanning process itself. Despite these occasional imperfections, we have brought it back into print as part of our ongoing global book preservation commitment, providing customers with access to the best possible historical reprints. We appreciate your understanding of these occasional imperfections, and sincerely hope you enjoy seeing the book in a format as close as possible to that intended by the original publisher. read more
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we kno...w it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. read more
A picture book to introduce the little ones to different fruits and a wide range of everyday learning topics. The book has well-re...searched photos making it the ideal book for children to learn simple words and develop observational skills. Vibrant pictures and accurate word labels encourage the child to build a robust vocabulary in a very short time. read more
Learn the remarkable story of Bethany Hamilton, a young woman who survived a shark attack and continued her dream to surf. Additio...nal features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and sidebars, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author. read more
Learn the incredible story of Abby Sunderland and her attempt to be the youngest person ever to sail solo around the world. Additi...onal features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, fact-filled captions and sidebars, a glossary, sources for further research, a listing of source notes, and an introduction to the author. read more
For decades, students and staff of Ralston School have retold the legend of the terrorizing ghost known as Herman, who inhabits th...e tunnels beneath Ralston School. They say he roams the school at night and is responsible for many thefts and pranks. When troublemaker, Emma Dawn, finds herself in his ominous lair, she discovers the true identity of this infamous monster. Will she be able to escape? Will she finally reveal the truth? What will become of the Ralston School Herman? What will become of Emma Dawn? read more
Men in black, mysterious figures in suits that appear after UFO sightings, have become a familiar part of our popular culture. How...ever, as this book shows, the real men in black may be something much more sinister and terrifying than anything in the movies. The author reviews paranormal history, documenting cases in which UFO witnesses were intimidated and harassed into silence by unexpressive, shadowy individuals. After revealing classic cases uncovered in interviews, government files, and other sources, the author explores possible explanations for the creepy visitations. Enhanced with a wealth of resources for further information, young paranormal fans shouldn't miss this title. read more
The Greatest White Shark Story Ever Told! The story is about Ward, a Great White Shark, sharing life’s lessons and his remarkable ...friendship. The author tells this tale in the first person as Ward. The facts are based on a true story, including the location, Montauk, L.I., New York. The event caused a media frenzy viewed around the world! After twenty-five years, fish spotting from the air, in a Super Cub, the author became an expert on finding and observing Great White Sharks. He brings his expertise to life in this amazing story. For many years, he believed that these intelligent creatures communicate with each other, and are capable of solving even for humans, complex problems. He makes Ward’s family come alive with tales of growing up, the various lessons learned, travel, and very sad misfortunes. You will share the utmost compassion for Ward and his family right up until the astonishing and unpredictable conclusion! read more
Tabitha, an adorable story a wise old cat finding a home after being abandoned. Share her new discoveries and how she finds trust ...and love with a new family that adores her. read more
Pickles in Paris, A True Story is a children's book about a very smart and silly dog named Pickles who relocates from his home in ...Colorado to Paris. Pickles loves to explore the City of Light both day and night. And he especially loves French food! Pickles and his best friend live in six different apartments, each one unique and different. This charming story captures the essence of living in Paris from a dog's point of view. You will learn a few French words along the way too. Written by Mom's Choice Award winning author, L.A. Riccio and beautifully illustrated by Allie Castellani, this is a book for kids of all ages that will warm your heart and make you smile. read more
Although Maisie has a home with loving and caring humans, she longs for a different life. She dreams of running free, hunting for ...food with a pack of other dogs, and howling at the moon. She craves the adventures of living life on the open road. She plans her escape and in her spare time in the backyard, Maisie digs a tunnel under the fence. When Snickers, a stray cairn terrier joins the family, he wonders why Maisie wants to leave her safe home. He tells Maisie-from his firsthand experience-that life on the street is rough, tough, and lonely. "A Mile in my Paws captures the spirit of rescue work with an engaging narrative and whimsical illustrations. What a wonderful way to introduce a younger audience to the concept of pet adoption. A thoroughly charming read from start to finish!" - Shell Lewis, Midwest Adoptions Director, Cairn Rescue Usa read more
Princess Geane- A Real Story - is based on a true story of a sad girl who lives in a devastated place and has her life transformed... by the love of King God. He lives in a beautiful castle; a wonderful city of gold. A big change will occur in her life, and she will understand what being a real Princess is. What happened to this girl, we understand what God can do in people’s lives. Jesus came to give us an abundant life. We see many stories of Princes and Princesses long ago. Our children are delighted with these stories. But Princess Geane – A Real Story, was written to rescue the identity of children and to know that they can be Princes and Princesses, heirs of the kingdom of King God. read more
This is a true story of a stuffed hampster named Belo. Belo was the first thing given to me by my father. I received Belo just bef...ore my husband Vic and I left for a cabin in Boulder Junction Wisconsin, May 2010. Along with our dogs Rhett, Noah, and Olive, we took Belo, the stuffed hampster and of course Charlie the teddy bear. I was so excited to have something from my father. I took Belo along as if it were my father going with us. Up until May 13, 2010 I had never spoken to my father. Perhaps my father thought I was still a little girl by giving me a stuffed hampster. I will be 50 in 2011. "BELO" is my father's funny nickname. read more
A heart-warming story of an intelligent bird who adopted a family in Hawaii. This story is a beautifully written and illustrated s...tory by the author of a family friend, a Mynah bird. This unparalleled story not only moves any adult but it prepares youth for the loss of a loved one. read more
This book is about the story of a red-breasted finch that survived and made it. Maudie lives in New York with her husband. She's r...etired and is born in Kentucky and she believes that all loves matter. read more
Padre' is the horse of every child's dream. He has that Watch Me! star quality that makes a good show horse into a great show hors...e. This unique trait combined with outstanding gaits and the willingness to take his work seriously makes Padre' a true competitor and a winning competitor. He lights up the show ring and brings everyone along for the ride: the judge, the seasoned spectator and the casual observer. From Wild to Winning! Follow the journey of Padre', the Mustang stallion, from his days in the wilds of Nevada to the winner's circle at Dressage at Devon. read more
This book was inspired by a true story about a little girl who was grieving the loss of her mother. When she stumbled upon an inju...red bird her life was forever changed. It is a tale about loss, love and learning to find joy and happiness in the smallest of things...once again. read more
A father and son in the White Mountains having fun. A bear comes by and they learn how stay safe.
This is a true story of a very inquisitive cat. Her name, Snoopy, fits her personality as everything interests her. The sound of a... drawer opening, or the challenge of a mighty jump never gets by her. She entertains everyone she meets. read more
Hey, my name's Pete. You and I might have something in common. You see, I was born in Maryland. But I do know one thing that makes... us different: I'm a pigeon! I'm not just any pigeon thoughI'm a local celebrity, too! So come along and let me tell you the extraordinary story of how it all happened to me right here in Baltimore. read more
She's small, she's smart, and she's a fly named Phoebe. Come along on an amazing journey and travel the world in an adventure of d...iscovery guided by love. Phoebe is a fly with an insatiable appetite for learning. She dreams of going places and seeing things - just like very youngster who ever lived. Join Phoebe on her adventures and then explore even further in your own global journey. From Paris to the Pyramids, discover Phoebe's fascinating world. This book is great for kids of all ages and the adults who read to them! read more
Follow the mystery of Jazzy the cat after she disappears in a stolen Catillac and bravely hangs on to hope, finding herself whiske...d into a dark warehouse where bad things happen. Join Sammy, Jazzy?s brother, as he searches for Jazzy with Big Cat Taxi, Office Fuzz and Sal. Enter the won-derful world of dedicated cat lovers, like Miss Kitty, who help Sammy and Jazzy never to give up hope. read more
Saving Li'l Smokey details the exciting rescue of a tiny orphaned black bear cub. The eight pound cub was separated from his mothe...r during the historic 2008 lightning-triggered forest fires in Northern California. The story is based on Forester and Firefighter Adam Deem's first-hand account of the amazing encounter and its aftermath. Just as Adam courageously rescued the injured little bear later named Li'l Smokey, Li'l Smokey will undoubtedly capture your heart. An inspiring and beautifully illustrated book for all ages. read more
Fly-Away-Hester has run away. Silly cygnet, a baby swan! She flies into freezingly cold Montana rain and snow. She's freezing. She...'s lost. The ducklings, goslings, gray granny goose, and Mother Juliet, Hester's mom, run to the big house to tell Irma-Love. Hester's gone. Irma-Love and friends at Irma-Love-Pond start a cold, difficult journey searching for Hester. Happily they come to her rescue. The gaggle of friends, including Hester, find their way home to Irma-Love-Pond. It's a great story. The beauty of the book really lies in the technological support. Children love the telling of this story by looking at these wonderful, colorful pictures. They love taking the journey to find Hester and bring her home to Irma-Love-Pond. read more
The Tale of Daisy is a true story about the author's childhood pet-a white rabbit named Daisy. Let's join Helda in her joys and th...e bittersweet sorrows that came with it and find out how a young girl made a sweet sacrifice for the good of her pet. read more