Maxwel and the Silly Sea Things by Kirk Shiflett
Meet Maxwell, a young boy with a very far out imagination. Maxwell’s adventures will take you to far off places, and never seen before imaginary creatures. Paperback 32 pgsLove your Pet! Paperback
Mi Abuela is Sick by Jennifer Bisignano
Told from the perspective of an eight year old girl, this book focuses on a child who has a very sick grandmother. When the story begins she remembers beautiful memories of her grandmother but as it continues the events start to change. The girl tries to find answers to what is happening to her grandmother as her inner circle and herself become emotionally affected by the sickness. This book has been inspired by a woman battling cancer and her granddaughter who could not make sense of the events that were transpiring. The story is written in both English and Spanish because the main character is of Hispanic descent. My Abuela is Sick deals with cancer, a subject that is difficult for many parents to talk about and moreover, give their children the appropriate answers to their questions. Explaining cancer to kids is not an easy task. This book is a learning tool for children, parents and educators. It includes an educational page on how to talk to kids about cancer. 2018 GOLD AWARD RECIPIENT MOM'S CHOICE AWARDS HONORING EXCELLENCE Look Inside
Mirror, Mirror by Barbara J. Freeman
"Mirror, Mirror" uses a fresh and modern approach to capture the reader's attention. Tina Thomas, a young girl of color, suffers from low self-esteem. She sits alone and glares into her old rickety mirror. The mirror rocks, shakes and shimmies! It has the loud voice of modern day rap! The mirror asks Tina, "Who is the prettiest girl that you can recall?" Tina cannot answer correctly until she is aware of her own history. Tina must recognize that all shades of brown skin are beautiful. This book teaches that beauty comes in all colors! Moreover, it teaches that beauty is not only the image we reflect outwards; it also reveals the respect and kindness that comes from our heart. REVIEWER: SHELBY OELKE SCHOO:EDISON "This is a great story for girls and all students to see that each and every one of them is beautiful, inside and out! Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes, and colors and is not just looks but also who they are as a person." "Barbara Freeman's setting for her book adds a personal touch for those from Omaha, Nebraska while to story remains relatable to children all over. Young readers will be engages by the encouraging story that contains a touch of magic. The illustrations are inviting and are balanced well with primary sources that enhance the reader's education and reading experience." MOONBEAM CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARDS WINNER, MIND-BODY-SPIRIT/SELF-ESTEEM SILIVER MEDAL WINNER. LITERARY CLASSICS SEAL OF APPROVAL AWARD.Facebook Look Inside
Miss Debbie Duck by Nan Mac
Miss Debbie Duck is an extraordinary duck with a heart of compassion and love for the fi ve little ducklings she adopts. She teaches her ducklings to believe in themselves and to find their passion to have a goal in life. Miss Debbie Duck knows it is a big world out there and that one day her little ducklings will be set free and have to conquer the world on their own. Miss Debbie Duck is now a proud parent of five successful ducks!!!! To all the parents reading my book to their children, please teach your children to believe in themselves, to have self-esteem, self-confidence and self-worth. Look Inside
Mother Oak by Jodie Amelia
Because the only path into the woods ends at the river, and the river is filled with hungry crocodiles, crossing the river is forbidden. The mysterious wild reveals intoxicating perfumes, lilac honey and an ancient Red Oak, Mother Oak. Change is imminent, so Mother Oak rallies Lady Blue, the wind, the sun and the rain to tuck her remaining acorn away into earth's cocoon. The acorn loses its tiny tan cap in the tumble, gets dumped upon, danced upon and rained upon all to become the most essential Red Oak in the woods. "Mother Oak" is a tapestry, illustrating the broad and fine brush strokes in nature. "Mother Oak" prods the imagination, encouraging young readers to venture forth. Paperback Look Inside
My Name is Rebecca Romm by Rachel Levy Lesser
Rebecca Elizabeth Romm is annoyed when everyone compares her to her mother's mom, because all she wants is a name of her own. That changes when Rebecca's teacher assigns the class a research project. Paperback Look Inside