There’s Good in My Hood is a book that highlights how children living in poverty-stricken areas find ways to succeed, even when surrounded by seemingly insurmountable hardships. The author takes a look at the realities of the environment of impoverished families and demonstrates that there is always hope, sometimes just around the corner. Dr. Shanta’ Barton-Stubbs There’s Good in My Hood follows the story of a young man making decisions that will affect the rest of Stubbs There’s Good in My Hood follows the story of a young man making decisions that will affect the rest of his life, describing the challenges he faces in realistic and relatable language. The New Image Youth Center is featured prominently in the storyline, which helps the reader understand the benefits of community resource centers and how they can change the lives of families forever. Based on real stories of real people and geared for ages 7-12, There’s Good in My Hood also features bonus content! Poems written by the staff and board members of the New Image Youth Center give deeper perspective about the purpose of the organization. There’s Good in My Hood also includes an educational vocabulary list with age-appropriate words to use in expanding the horizons of young readers.… read more
Raising kids in today's world poses numerous different challenges for parents. When should your child be introduced to TV? What about the iPad or the family computer? We've rounded up safe technology products you can feel good about giving to your children.
Homework can be a stressful affair for everyone involved. Juggling after-school activities, meal prep and housework, it often takes a village to get reading assignments, flashcards and worksheets completed at a decent hour. We've yet to find out how to make schoolwork magically disappear altogether, but we can tip parents off on how to make the situation more manageable. Here's how to create a quiet, supervised and streamlined area where kids can study at home.
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.
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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Originally touted as a tool to help kids stay calm and focused, the fidget spinner quickly took off as one of the most sought-after toys of the year. While your kids are probably very familiar with the standard spinners, these unique fidget spinners will catch their attention and make the perfect gift.
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.
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.
Nintendo's latest video game console has taken the gaming world by storm with a wealth of content for everyone from seasoned gamers to younger children. Here are the best age-appropriate Switch games that kids of all ages will enjoy.
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pag...es, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. read more
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. One hunter walks through the forest observed first by two elephants, then by three giraffes..., etc. read more
Twelve-year-old Nando Medina, a middle school student in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, weighs 198 pounds and has ...the emotional scars to prove it. Getting jumped by school bullies is his immediate worry, but there is also critical Papa who is frequently on his case about being fat. In addition, there are his twin cousins who tease and punch, plus girls at school who are quick to give him the brush-off. He's lonely and depressed, and home is the only place where he feels safe. When one of his nightmares becomes a reality, he's presented with an opportunity to do something that could completely change his lifestyle. When you read about him, you'll learn of his decision and all that it leads to. Hang on tight, though! It's quite a ride! read more
Ashley gets a new puppy, Sophie, for her birthday. As puppies do, Sophie begins to get into trouble. Soon, Sophie learns that it i...s better to be good and get hugs than to be bad. read more
Children's Illustrated Book with Read Along Audio CD included. 8x10 Perfect bound, Soft Cover. Recommended Ages:3-8 Introducing Pe...ety, a child clown! Peety learns to deal with the monsters that are hiding in his bedroom. At first, he's scared, and then -- he's smart! In the end, Peety figures out how to get rid of those silly monsters. read more
Geneva, 1920: The League of Nations convenes for the first time. Proud to be the host for this August world body, Switzerland invi...tes its champion axe-juggling troupe, Les Bella Lieben Jolie De Von Giorno, to entertain the assembled delegates. Unfortunately, halfway through the demonstration, the Troupe goes insane and begins hurling axes into the audience, splitting head after head. The Secretary General calls for calm, but before he can order a recess, his cranium is split as well. The remaining Great Powers use the confusion to pass the gavel between themselves, conduct international business amidst the chaos, and generally try to shift the balance of world power while escaping a bunch of armed psychopaths.2-6 players, 60 minute playing time, for ages 12 and up read more
10in x 3in (254mm x 76.2mm) Believe There Is Good In The World Bumper StickerBelieve There Is Good In The World Design:This bumper... sticker is 10 inches wide by 3 inches tall when applied and has the words, Believe There Is Good In The World. Most of... read more
Infants, toddlers, and even big kids will love following Rachel as she uncovers fun and healthy fruits and vegetables in her rainb...ow of colors. As children learn their colors and explore early foods, bring this book along for their journey. Children wi read more
A boy comes home to find his room ransacked and must search amid stuffed animals and clothes for the culprit.
Since the publication of There Is a Crocodile under My Bed! in 1980, countless children have overcome their fears of the dark with... this ever-selling picture book. But times have changed and Ingrid and Dieter Schubert changed too. So they proudly present a totally renewed There Is a Crocodile under My Bed! The girl who discovers a crocodile under her bed thinks: ‘This is going to be fun!’ She decides to tame the beast with her hoop and that's the beginning of a special friendship. The new artwork by Ingrid and Dieter Schubert is as firm and fearless as the protagonist herself. With powerful simple prints without superfluous words, they tell the story that will take young readers to bed with self-confidence – at least for the next thirty-five years! read more
Infants, toddlers, and even big kids will love following Rachel as she uncovers fun and healthy fruits and vegetables in her rainb...ow of colors. As children learn their colors and explore early foods, bring this book along for their journey. Children will learn how colors align with nutritious foods. Can you help Rachel find her tomato in her rainbow of colors? read more
The world of Lio is filled with the extraordinary--monsters under the bed, wild reptile pets, robot inventions, weird science--but... it's all commonplace for this most uncommon young man. Mark Tatulli renders this pantomime strip in pen-and-ink style, giving the artwork a dark, spidery feel to match the strip's dark humor. Lio explores the twisted realm of a kid's imagination--at once bizarre, creepy, and fun. Now, in this collection edited specially for kids, Lio is available to his most dedicated fans. read more
Enjoy this delightful story of a boy whose imagination leads him to believe that the rumblings in his tummy are hungry monsters.
What happens when Forrest and his brother Carter discover a zebra in their hospital room. Anything can and does happen when this m...ischievous zebra shows up. read more
Sainsbury's Children's Book Award winner for Best Picture Book; A Guardian Best New Children's Book; The Sunday Times' Children's ...Book of the WeekIf you ever see a box of cornflakes offering a free lion, ignore it!This is the hair-raising story of two brothers who didn't – and then ended up with a grizzly bear, a cranky old crocodile, and a huge gorilla!Now if only they could get a free tiger...This hilarious and whimsical picture book is sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike! read more
Timmy was a little scared after listening to the big kids on the bus talking about Friday the thirteenth. Strange things were happ...ening around his house. Could what the big kids were saying be true? Did bad things really happen on Friday the thirteenth? What really is in Timmys’ closet? Could it really be a monster? read more
Sarah and George Brown live on a small farm with Mama and Papa Brown. One ordinary summer day becomes an extraordinary day when th...ey discover two giant birds in their backyard! read more
When young Johnny discovers a zombie in his beloved treehouse, his entire world is turned upside down. Who can he turn to for help...? read more
Join Sammy and Mamma on a cheerful Sunday, having fun, dancing, having a nice picnic, and going through the alphabet one imaginary... animal friend at a time! read more
When the little boy in the story goes to bed with something scary on his mind, its a recipe for disaster. This book shows children... (and adults!) that they must confront their fears in order to break free of them. And PS: most fears are not as bad as they seem! read more
There's A Fish In My Tent! by Paul DuFresne, illustrated by Tom ShannonSometimes the things we hope for turn out to be a little mo...re difficult than we thought! Here is a story to help teach that when things turn out differently than expected, it can take some planning and perseverance to get them back on track.There's A Fish In My Tent! grew from a collaboration between a writer of verse and an artist working just outside of Seattle, Washington. Together they've shared the joy of children and grandchildren who act as their muses. This is their second book (Sometimes It Rains, 2016), and with luck they hope to provide many more.Paul DuFresne is a recently retired banker who also had a thirty year career in law enforcement. Just before retirement he began to share some humorous poems and verse with his grandchildren who are scattered across the United States. As others began to read these early poems and stories the idea for a picture book to share them with a wider audience began to develop. He now has another dozen stories drafted and is making progress toward additional books in print.Tom Shannon is a web designer who has had a passion for illustration since the age of 5. Graduating with a Bachelors of Fine Arts from Western Washington University in 1993, Tom began a career as a graphic designer in the Greater Seattle Area. Tom now lives in Silverdale, Washington with his wife, two boys, and loyal cat, Bugsy. read more
For the first time, the creepy, crawly, awesome world of Lio in a kid-targeted book.The world of Lio is filled with the extraordin...ary—monsters under the bed, wild reptile pets, robot inventions, weird science—but it’s all commonplace for this most uncommon young man. Mark Tatulli renders this pantomime strip in pen-and-ink style, giving the artwork a dark, spidery feel to match the strip’s dark humor. Lio explores the twisted realm of a kid’s imagination—at once bizarre, creepy, and fun. Now, in this collection edited specially for kids, Lio is available to his most dedicated fans. read more
Owen loves his toy animals. He has an idea while helping his mom in the garden that brings them to life. When his mom discovers th...ese new pets, he helps her turn them back into toys. But one toy gets left behind. . . read more
There’s a Bigfoot in My Shower is a delightful children’s book which helps to settle some of the concerns young children experienc...e and explain that there’s nothing to fear from the ordinary. It goes a long way to help young children understand that things like taking a shower can be an enjoyable thing. With colorful and amusing artwork throughout, There’s a Bigfoot in My Shower will quickly become a favourite of your child and will make for bedtime reading for months or even years to come. read more
Book four in a hilarious new series featuring one boy and a little dragon with an oversized appetite for adventure. Eric and frien...ds are off on a camping trip - Pan assures them that a Mini-Dragon's skills will be most handy when it comes to lighting a campfire! As it turns out, dragons aren't so hot at putting up tents. Eric and Pan are just getting in a tangle when Toby Bloom and his dad show up with their state-of-the-art Glamping gear. Who knew you could have a Games Room under canvas? Soon, Min and Jayden are hanging out with Eric's arch-enemy, while even Eric's dad has to admit that their weekend in the wilderness is a washout. Desperate to get their weekend in the wilderness back on track, Eric suggests pitting his dad against Toby's in a series of outdoor challenges. But when Toby starts bending the rules, it's up to Pan to fly to the rescue. read more
The dead-pan narration in this debut picture book delivers a perfect child-like vision with humor and panache, depicted in luminou...s detail. A little boy shows what happens when he drops larger and larger objects, both in terms of size and imagination, down a mysterious hole that grows throughout the year in his garden. But what happens in December? read more