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The Rock Maiden – A Chinese Tale

The Rock Maiden – A Chinese Tale

When her fisherman husband fails to come home after a storm at sea, the beautiful maiden Ling Yee is heartbroken. Every morning, she puts her baby on her back and clambers to the top of a cliff looking for any signs of his return. But day after day, she is disappointed. The villagers try to(…)

Teach Children About Cultures Around the World

Teach Children About Cultures Around the World

We have shared with you in the past about a wonderful author, Carole P. Roman, and her books. Today we bring you more in her series, “If You Were Me and Lived In…” This series is an easy way to introduce your children to cultures around the world. Former social studies teacher Carole P. Roman(…)

Easter Basket Books for Toddlers and Pre-K

Easter Basket Books for Toddlers and Pre-K

We think one of the best things to include in an Easter Basket is a book. Here are some of our favorites from Flying Eye Books. Safe & Sound Young chipmunks live underground, while kangaroo joeys need a pouch, and crocodile hatchlings hide in their mother’s mouths. And so baby animals are safe and sound(…)

The Skydiving Beavers:  A True Tale

The Skydiving Beavers: A True Tale

Coming this April from Sleeping Bear Press, The Skydiving Beavers: A True Tale. This book shares the story of the successful conservation efforts to preserve the local McCall, Idaho beaver population by dropping them from a plane and into the backwoods of the Idaho Wilderness. Story Overview Just after World War II, the people of(…)

Easter Basket Books for Toddlers

Easter Basket Books for Toddlers

I Love You – Touch and Feel A USA Today Bestseller. Fill their baskets with love this Easter with the perfect book to show them that some bunny loves them! Babies can explore different textures and expand their senses as they discover this padded board book’s tactile elements. They can touch soft bunnies, fuzzy teddy(…)

Easter Basket Books for Elementary School Children

Easter Basket Books for Elementary School Children

Carol P. Roman is one of our favorite authors and we think her books would fit well into an Easter Basket for elementary school age children. Below are a few of our recommendations. One to Ten – Squirrel’s Bad Day Squirrel is running along a tree limb when she trips, losing all her acorns into(…)