Lyrical prose and warm watercolor illustrations bring a "certain part of the country called Appalachia" alive for young readers. Two award-winning artists, forever touched by their experiences growing up in this unique landscape, have teamed to create a quietly powerful and beautifully crafted portrait of life in a timeless place.
Summer vacation means one thing: Your yard is about to become a sea of kids' toys that have found a new home in the outdoors. If you're struggling to keep up with the chaos, shop this list of genius finds from Houzz that make staying organized a breeze.
Modern design is all about practicing the less-is-more approach. If you're able to resist the many cute toys, accessories and decorations available today, you'll reap the rewards of a long-lasting nursery that's comfortable, practical and beautiful. Prioritize the 10 essentials below to build a foundation for a modern sanctuary for your little one.
There are so many products to consider when preparing for the arrival of your first baby. When it comes to cribs and crib sets, safety is key. Thankfully, you don't have to compromise on safety to have a stylish crib for your nursery. Whether you decide to immediately start your baby off in a crib or begin by placing them in a bassinet to sleep, learn more about different crib options and safety tips to ensure you're making an informed purchase decision for your little one.
Refresh your children's wardrobe by shopping at these stylish, yet affordable, kid clothing brands that your little one will actually love.
Every mom-to-be needs a pregnancy pillow to help her sleep comfortably and soundly as her belly grows. Pregnancy pillows come in many different shapes and forms, but they're all designed to cradle your bump and provide maximum relaxation.
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.
After an exhausting month of shopping and planning winter break activities, is there anything more rewarding than the look of wonderment and pure joy on your child's face on Christmas morning? Bright eyes and wide smiles will make all the holiday hustle and bustle worthwhile! In the meantime, here are a few more things to tack onto your to-do list to make Christmas morning a little more magical for you and your family.
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Create an enjoyable space for your kids to flush and brush with these décor essentials. Although a children's bathroom doesn't offer a huge amount of space, it can easily be spruced up by adding hints of color and character. Let the splashing begin with these bath essentials.
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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.
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.
When Tina and Toni visit Tina's aunt for Christmas, Toni gets jealous because Tina has more presents and her aunt asks her to sing..., in a story that also includes suggestions for handling jealousy. read more
Provides historical background on the Armenian genocide, discusses controversies surrounding the violence, and features personal n...arratives by those impacted by the atrocities. read more
"Perspectives on Modern World History: The Titanic provides historical background on key aspects of the naval disaster; readings a...bout important controversies about the ship, the disaster, and its legacy; and personal narratives from individuals who lived through the event or were directly affected by it, as well as from contemporary figures who continue to influence our collective understanding of Titanic"-Provided by publisher. read more
Lyrical prose and warm watercolor illustrations bring a "certain part of the country called Appalachia" alive for young readers. T...wo award-winning artists, forever touched by their experiences growing up in this unique landscape, have teamed to create a quietly powerful and beautifully crafted portrait of life in a timeless place. read more
A is for Appalachia: The Alphabet Book of Appalachian Heritage
"A fresh approach to the topic in a picture-book format." -School Library Journal" An impressive historical picture book." -Midwes...t Book ReviewThe story of the Alamo encompasses far more than a thirteen-day siege that ended in a battle on March 6, 1836. In Voices of the Alamo, that story begins in the 1500s with the Native Americans who inhabited the area we now call Texas. Page by page, different voices-among them Spanish, Tejano, Texian, Mexican, and American-are heard, as they describe history from their individual viewpoints. Voices of the Alamo sensitively depicts history from the perspectives of the men and women who lived it. It is an unforgettable tribute to one of our nation's most enduring symbols. read more
West Jerusalem, early June 1967, the eve of war. Ten-year-old Mira Levi and her best friend Gili Moser share an awful secret. They... have discovered a new radio station called The Voice of Thunder from Cairo. Broadcasting in accented Hebrew, it threatens th read more
"Tell us again of the wooden horse; give us an ageless rhyme of heroes and battles, of meddling gods, and a city lost to time." Th...is invocation to the Muse begins Kate Hovey's exquisite rendition of the events leading up to and during th read more
When an odd twist of events brings a parrot to the ranch, Hank and Drover are not worried. What harm can one mimicking bird do? Ha...nk goes about his business and does whatever Sally May and Loper ask him to. The only problem is, they don't appreciate his heeding their requests to bark louder or dig up the flowers. What's really going on? Hank's not sure, but he's determined to get to the bottom of it read more
When a funny turn of events brings a parrot to the ranch, Hank is not worried. After all, what harm can one copycat bird do? So he... decides to go about his business. The only problem is, Loper and Sally May don't seem to appreciate his heeding their requests to bark louder and dig up the flowers. What's really going on here? Hank's not sure, but he's determined to find out read more
When an odd twist of events brings a parrot to the ranch, Hank and Drover are not worried. After all, what harm can one mimicking ...bird do? So Hank decides to go about his business and do whatever Sally May and Loper ask him to. The only problem is, they don't seem to appreciate his heeding their requests to bark louder or dig up the flowers. What's really going on? Hank's not sure, but he's determined to get to the bottom of it "The best family entertainment in years." - "USA Today" read more
Portrays the life of the American poet who wrote the poem inscribed on the Statue of Liberty.
Emma Lazarus overcame the barriers of her day to become one of the leading poets of the nineteenth century. She used her celebrity... to help the poor and impoverished immigrants of Eastern Europe. When the statue Liberty Enlightening the World came to the United States as a gift from France, it was Emma's poem "The New Colossus" that became forever connected with this American icon. Emma's words have served as a rallying call to generations of immigrants. In breathtaking color, veteran artist Stacey Schuett brings life to Erica Silverman's story of one of the great women of America. read more
Brad Nelson had a perfect way to kill Big Tim without any danger of being accused. Then his foot slipped and he was hurled into an... unknown world. "I've got to kill you, Big Tim. I've just got to kill you I want Laura - and you're standing in my way." read more
Cal is eager to join the Sheep of Sleep, a special team that helps boys and girls all over the world get a good night's rest. But ...he is still just a lamb. In this illustrated children's book, Cal sneaks out one night, only to face a very scary creature: a read more
These upcoming years are crucial as world leaders will agree on a new sustainable development framework for the next 15 years. The... proposed 17 Sustainable Development Goals include targets to end poverty, to ensure healthy lives and quality education and to combat climate change, among others. The decisions taken will undoubtedly have a huge impact on children’s lives and rights today as well as the lives and rights of future generations. read more
Soothing text takes the reader on a bedtime journey across a peaceful and beautiful sea to sleep.
Provide friends and family with hours of fun and engaging play with this colorful Joseph Stella The Voice of the City 1000-Piece P...uzzle. The pieces are made from sturdy and durable materials and feature bright, vibrant colors. This Pomegranate art piece puzzle features intricate artwork that includes a unique design throughout. Working on puzzles will help promote and enhance the development of shape recognition, hand-eye coordination and memory. It can also improve reasoning skills, fine motor skills, task completion, association and problem-solving skills. It is recommended for kids age 12 years old and older. This Pomegranate jigsaw puzzle is fun, creative and educational. read more
Can you imagine sneaking into an enemy camp to kidnap a general? Or how about caring for patients while bullets whiz by your head?... These were everyday events for people during the Civil War. Experience their triumphs and defeats first-hand as you read about a Confederate colonel, a battlefield surgeon, a Union marine, and more. read more
Can you imagine boarding a navy ship at the age of 13? Or how about escaping from a rebel jail? These were everyday events for peo...ple during the American Revolution. Experience their triumphs and defeats first-hand as you read about an American sailor, a wealthy Loyalist, a German doctor, and more. read more
This enchanting tale of a boy's longing to speak the eloquent language of birds and to express his inner most secrets and thoughts..., leads him to a forbidden visit to the harbor. read more
This gorgeous deck of playing cards features photographs by Stan Tekiela of 54 of the most common and appreciated bird species of ...the Midwest. read more