Alexander and the Great Food Fight

Author: Linda J. Hawkins

Illustrator: Jennifer D. Bowles

 

Hardback, 8 1/2x 11";

40 pgs., $19.99

Alexander is looking for a snack that tastes great. His friends, the fruit in the basket on the kitchen table, want him to eat snacks good for his body. With so many delicious choices, what should Alexander do?

 

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School has ended! Summer is ahead...what's next? Alexander gets a job at Mr. Ray's Berry Patch. The Berries are determined to help Alexander learn some fun facts. Alexander is equally determined to ignore the talkative and pesky little Berries. He thinks learning is just for school time-not summer time...see how Alexander handles his summer days. Those juicy little berries may help you find learning to be exciting and fun!

Alexander and the Great Berry Patch

Author: Linda J. Hawkins

Illustrator: Donna Eaves

 

Hardback, 8 1/2x 11"; 40 pgs., $19.99

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Alexander accidentally kicks a ball into his neighbor's vegetable garden. As he retrieves the ball, he comments, "I hate vegetables." Suddenly, they all come to life and start arguing about who is the most nutritious for growing a strong and healthy body. Find out how Alex discovers that he is the winner of the vegetable feud. DOWNLOADABLE COLORING SHEETS AVAILABLE ON THE RESOURCE PAGE!

Alexander and the Great Vegetable Feud

Author: Linda J. Hawkins

Illustrator: Jennifer D. Bowles

 

Hardback, 8 1/2x 11"; 40 pgs., $19.99

Bullies Beware!
 

Author: Pat Day Bivins

Illustrators: Mona Larkins, Jan Anderson

 

Hardback, 8 1/2x 11"; 40 pgs., $16.95

   Through creative storytelling and captivating art illustrations, Bullies Beware! shows children that they can face their fears and stand up to any bully with God, their Protector, beside them.
   Bullies Beware! is an adorable tale combining fact with fiction, a unique style of story-writing where the author Pat Day-Bivins has creatively woven two stories into one. This style of writing incorporates a recognizable Bible story into a delightful one that involves a much loved animal delivering a valuable lesson for children. This successful style is found in her earlier titles, The Rabbit and the Promise Sign and Little Tom Meets Mr. Jonah.

   Read Bullies Beware! and enjoy this story about the loveable basset hound, Jake, and his friend "The Boy". Discover how they encounter and conquer their bullies with exciting adventures. This book will be loved by children and generations to come.

Bouncer & Friends
Author: Bev R. Chambers

Illustrator: Trudy O. McConnell

Hardback, 7.5 x 7.5"; 38 pgs., $14.99

 
 

Have you ever wondered why your body needs vitamins and why natural foods are so good for you? This book provides the answers! From vitamin A to K, children will learn how vitamins benefit the body and the foods in which they are found. The vibrant illustrations, search and find activities, and food chart in this book will have children discovering and identifying nutritious whole foods. Additional information on vitamins and simple questions are offered at the end of the book to facilitate and encourage discussion on food and nutrition with children. This book presents a fun and captivating approach to promoting healthy eating.

Did You Eat Your Vitamins Today?
Author: Ena Sabih

Illustrator: Alfredo Escobar

 

Hardback, 8x 8"; 40 pgs., 

$17.99

Goodie Two Shoes
Author: Natalie B. Hughes

Illustrator: Mona Larkins

 

Hardback, 7 x 7"; 32 pgs., 

$14.99

   The tale of Goodie Two Shoes, from new and shiny to worn and tossed aside, mirrors our own experiences with rejection. Follow Goodie on a magical journey of hope and second chances.

Hidden Heart Game!
   This story is written with love and hearts hidden throughout - some very visible, others are more difficult to recognize. Your child will count over 100.

Hand-Me-Down Bear
Author: Carrie Malinowski

Illustrator: Donna Brooks

 

Soft Cover, 28 pgs., 

$14.99

Bouncer and Friends will take you and your child on a fairy tale journey. It allows children to see that differences make our lives interesting and that we can love one another. Each animal has a unique interest. They live within a caring community near Mr. Farmer displaying human characteristics. Though these animals are different, they still show one another kindness.

 

Bo is a tiny bear left alone in a pocket of some hand-me-down clothes. This is his journey to find someone who'll keep him.​

Lili's Strawberry House
Author: Sahar Berjis

Illustrator: Gary Sanchez

 

Hardback, 8x 8"; 40 pgs., 

$14.99

Lili's Strawberry House is an engrossing story aimed at encouraging small readers to eat their vegetables. Lili, who lives with her mom and dad in a strawberry-shaped house, enjoys working in her vegetable garden each day and loves to eat the vegetables she grows. With the help of her mom, Lili discovers the nutrients in her vegetable garden and learns who they help her stay strong. One evening at supper, Lili decides to make a vegetable plate to show her friends at school. Which of the many vegetables will Lili choose to make a special plate to show her pals?
 

   Tiny Baby Hillary the Hippo is missing! Neither Mother Hippo nor the other animals on the wildlife reserve can find her!
   But Ivan the Giraffe was learning that God made him special just the way he was, and he wanted to help. Silence lay in the circle of animals that gathered to help find Baby Hillary. Ivan thought, "What can I do?".
   Like Mother Giraffe, many of us reach out to teach and comfort a child with God's Word. When Scriptures touch his heart, Ivan becomes a brave voice as can any child who reads this classic tale and hears its message.

Ivan Becomes a Hero
Author: Linda Rosetti Brocato

Illustrator: Donna Brooks

 

Hardback, 11 x 8.5"; 38 pgs., 

$18.99

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   The Star of Bethlehem has been a mystery to man for centuries: How could such a bright star appear just in time for Jesus' birth? And from where did it come? The Little Star that Shines for Jesus is the story of how God chose this particular star to play a major role in the universe--both at the very first Christmas and today.
   Just as the Star of Bethlehem shone to light the way for the wise men to find Jesus, we can light the way for others to find Him and glorify God. The little star reminds us all to shine for Jesus!

The Little Star that
Shines for Jesus
Author: Cindy Peak

Illustrator: Gary Sanchez

 

Hardback, 7.5 x 7.5"; 34 pgs., 

$19.99

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It's OK To Be Different.

Author: Risa Peets

Illustrator: Gary Sanchez

 

Soft Cover, 5 x 7"; 76 pgs., 

$7.99

 

ebook, $5.99

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   “What is it about being different that has Lance feeling so weird??? Lance is a diabetic, and he is about to learn a lesson in school on how important being different really is!

 
 

The Story of Norman
By: Laura JK Chamberlain

Illustrator: Donna Brooks

 

Hardback, 7.5 x 7.5"; 48 pgs., 

$18.99

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Sweet Sister
By: Karen Vause Green

Illustrator: Mona Larkins

 

Hardback, 8.5 x 8.5"; 40 pgs., 

$14.99

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Impetuous Norman is a squirrel with an attitude. He thinks he is invincible and a whole lot smarter than his parents. Even though he has been instructed to stay away from humans, his desire to obtain his favorite food, peanuts, soon overwhelms him and he ends up breaking the rules. Norman's recklessness has consequences that impacts hiss life as he struggles to get back home to his family and best friend, Cedrick.

   Children of all ages will be comforted by this inspiring and beautiful book.
   The delightful story of two adorable sisters teaches in a sweet and simple way through powerful examples how to overcome fear by using God's word, His name, and His power through prayer. Sweet Sister Don't Be Afraid is a precious answer for any child who struggles with nightmares, night terrors, or any anxiety filled situation.

Why Stars Are in the Sky
 

Author: Joesph T. Charles

Illustrator: Donna Brooks

 

Hardback, 9.5" x 9.5"; 40 pgs., 
$14.99

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When Am I Beautiful?
Author: Tonya Moreland

Illustrator: Jeanie Kittinger

 

$16.99

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Under a Silvery Moon

Author: Diana G. Hankla

Illustrator: Derek Guyer

 

Hardback, 40 pgs., 

$18.99

  God is quite busy creating the world. Can the angels help Him with the important task of creating the sun? He calls them together...all are eager to help.
  After asking questions about how it should be accomplished, they are ready to begin. The smallest angel is eager to help too, so they give him a tray of sunlight to pour on top of the sun.
  The smallest angels wants to do an especially good job to prove he can match the accomplishments of the older and larger angles, but he makes a big mistake! Will God be angry? What will He say? Will he banish the smallest angel from Heaven?
  Children will enjoy Joseph T. Charles' imaginative tale of how stars came to be. Donna Brook's enchanting illustrations complement the story perfectly.
  Parents and other caretakers will delight in reading this charming book to the little one(s). It paints an awesome picture of God's love and mercy and power to forgive and transform even a mistake into a blessing.

Girls of all ages are told by society that they must look a certain way in order to be beautiful. In, When Am I Beautiful?, girls of all ages will be reminded that beauty does not come from the clothes we wear or the color and style of our hair. Even the youngest of girls will learn along with "Daddy's little girl" that they are beautiful ALWAYS, because God created them in His own image. Check out her website: http://www.tonya-moreland.com.

Because My Daddy Said So

Author: Chantel Easley

Illustrator: Jeanie S. Kittinger

 

Softcover, 40 pgs.,

$14.99

Because My Daddy Said So is not just for children but for young adults and adults. How many times have we taken for granted that the person we see everyday knows Jesus? When I read the book for the first time I thought Bella was learning a lesson. But, I realized there is a lesson for everyone in this story.”

 

Author Chantel Easley resides in Mobile, Alabama. She is an RN that loves to help those in need. She does the same with her writing. She helps others make better choices, for their life. She is the mother of one daughter, Meshia. The words “Because My Daddy Said So” came to her during an all-night-prayer service at, Gulf Coast Christian Center. But, not until months later did God give her the actual vision for this title.

 

Illustrator, Jeanie Shanks Kittinger, resides in Bremen, Kentucky with her husband (Charles). Elizabeth, her only child gives her encouragement  and pushes her to reach for her dreams. Her art is a dominating passion in her life. At age eleven she won a county-wide watercolor contest. This small contest was the beginning of a life-long passion. Her work creates warm feelings of happiness as you share in her artistic ability in this book as well as others.

 

There are millions of children in the United States who have had one or more parents deployed overseas while serving in the military. These children ask many questions about what their deployed parents are doing and why. Under the Silvery Moon answers some of their questions about other cultures and the services their parents perform. We salute all branches of our military and the jobs they do to protect our freedom and the freedom of others.

 

 

Princess Pie

By: Michele Houston

Illustrator: Deb Barrett-Cutule

 

Softcover, 24 pgs., 

$13.99

Princess Pie , Aniya, was born May 21, 2004 at 1lbs 8oz and 12 inches long.  After birth she experienced serious complications while in the NICU but as her great-grandmother use to say, "Thank God it is what it is because it could be worse." 

 

For the last 10 years of her young life she has endured severe Cerebral Palsy, vision impairment and persevered through seizures two-three times a week, 2 hip surgeries and g-tube for feeding.  Aniya’s mom said, "If Aniya can be strong through all of this, then I have to be strong with her and for her."

 

“Despite it all Aniya has grown into a strong and determined little girl and greets each uphill battle with a beautiful smile and a delightful laugh when she hears her Mother's voice." said author, and grandmother, Michele Houston.

Tooth Fairy

Author: Bebby Lewis

Illustrator: Deborah L. French

 

Hardback w/Jacket, 8.5 x 11"; 40 pgs., 

 

$18.99

Mary Ellouise doesn’t want to go to school, but, once there, she learns her class has a special visitor—The Tooth Fairy—who takes the students on a thrilling imaginary plane ride to Mother Goose Land while teaching them about taking good care of their teeth. Mary Ellen decides school can be exciting after all! With fun games utilizing your imagination!

 

Author Bebby Lewis is a Kentuckian. Bebby’s father was a local dentist; her mother was an English teacher and high school librarian. Bebby spent many hours assisting her father in his dental office and is a retired dental hygienist. Bebby also taught elementary school and was as a health educator for the Kentucky Department of Public Health. While working as a health educator she often dressed up like the Tooth Fairy and visited many elementary schools and day care centers telling children the imaginary story told within the pages of this children’s book.  

Molly Sue the Dingo Diva

Author: Jennifer Marsee

Illustrator: Donna Brooks

 

Hardcover; 11 X 8.5".

 

$18.99

Lots of People Wear Glasses

Author: Judy Mosley

Illustrator: Donovan Mosley

 

Softcover; 7 x 7"; 32 pgs.

$13.99

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Molly Sue the Dingo Diva is a curious Jack Russell Terrier puppy who lives in the town of Marcy with Mother and Daddy. Join us as she discovers what makes her spots so special and unique. Why did Molly loose her spots? Will Molly Sue’s spots ever reappear?

 

 

Meet Katie. She’s a “big four”. Like any four-year-old knows, that’s when you get ready for Kindergarten. Something she didn’t know is that she would need glasses. But, who does she know that wears glasses? Lots of People Wear Glasses is the story of Katie and her journey into her new identity with glasses, and is for children of all ages who have ever struggled with feeling different. 

Jack's Tales

Author: Lynn Kendrick

Illustrator: Jeanie Shanks Kittinger

 

Hardcover w/Jacket; 8.5 x 11"

40 pgs.

 

$18.99

One White Christmas

Author: Terri Smith

Illustrator: Donna Brooks

 

Hardcover with Jacket; 8.5 x 11; 40 pgs.

$19.95

Clip-Clop, Clip Clop

Who’s coming into our room?

Will it be hairy?

Will it be scary?

We don’t know-but it’s coming in soon!

 Lynn received a donkey from the coal mines as a gift. This is a true tale of a remarkable protector and friend, Jack, a donkey. These events took place on the family farm in Kentucky during the hard times of the Great Depression. She and Jack were almost constant companions during her childhood. They helped her parents with all the chores necessary to make a living. Even after beginning college, she shared a special bond with Jack. She has never forgotten her twenty-nine years with Jack. And, today she still loves visiting a lovable donkey from time to time.

 

Sniffipiticus

Author: A. Y. Hodge

Illustrator: Donna Brooks

 

Hardcover; 6" x 9";192 pgs.

 

$14.99

Three spiritually equipped kids meet their match when they collide with the Sleeorf in a terrifying battle to save a lander.  Join Mamma and Papa Harvesthand in the land of Sniffipiticus as they raise their curiously special children in a world that is being overrun by evil.

My Sign's Bigger than Your Sign

Author: Autumn Stanley

Illustrator: Travis Shanks

 

6" x 9" SC; 96 pgs.

 

$14.99

Childhood is the place where children one-up each other with shouts of "My dad is richer than your dad," "My bike is bigger than yours," etc. Only in this book, two adult guys shout their boasts at each other. Yes, competing but in an unusual way in the small town of Littleford. The surprise ending will have you laughing at the outcome. Would you like to go back to your childhood through a reading journey to Littleford?

 
 
Ben Beagle Plays

Author: Donna Finch Slaton

Illustrator: Donna Brooks

 

8.5" x 8.5"; 40pgs.

 

$18.99

Where Was the Big Yellow School Bus?

Author: Guyla Ann Conway

Illustrator: Gary Sanchez

 

8.5" x 8.5"; 40pgs.

 

$18.99

 

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Ben the beagle lives on a farm, in a nice little doghouse to keep himself warm…So begins the rhyming tale of this happy pup.

Come read about Ben’s favorite play, Do you want to know how he ended the day?

What time is it? Is that yellow? Will the bus ever come? Did you hear that noise? Even very young children will enjoy the hint of suspense within the pages of this book. In a very colorful story, twin brothers must be patient as they await the arrival of their older brother from his very last day of kindergarten. Following the read-aloud book leads ‘I Spy’ enthusiasts searching for numbers, time, colors, things that make noise, and more.

The Sweater

Author: Julie Stallings

Illustrator: Travis Shanks

 

6" x 9"; Hardcover, 40 pgs. 2nd-3rd Grade Chapter Book

 

$15.99

Blue Dust Days

Author: Laura McGrail

6" x 9"; SC, 288 pgs.

 

$14.99

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 When Emmeline gives away her favorite sweater, she decides to include a handwritten note. She’s happy to be generous. She’s excited about getting a new sweater. But things don’t turn out the way Emmeline expects and she isn’t happy. Never does she guess the journey she or her sweater will take!

Dessie and her brother Lem live a hard-scrabble life in an Eastern Kentucky coal mining town during the Great Depression. When their house burns down while their father is under the influence of alcohol, Lem must become a miner – a fate far different from his dream of working with horses. Determined to help Lem escape from the mine, Dessie leads him to Lexington and jobs as stable hands at Rutledge Farms. There, Dessie and Lem become entangled in mysterious events centered on Star of Destiny, an emotionally-damaged thoroughbred in training for the Kentucky Derby. When Star’s future is threatened, Dessie must find the cunning to protect the people she loves and the courage to face the secrets of her family’s past.

Who Gives  a Hoot?

Author: Linda J. Hawkins

Illustrator: Jennifer Bowles

7 x 7": SC, 40 pgs.

$9.99

Hunter Hoot, a young owl, leaves his mother to explore alone and finds himself in an upsetting situation. A curious child takes Hunter to be her pet, dresses him in doll clothes, and feeds him tea party treats not meant for owls. Noticing his distress, she must decide whether to keep him or release him to his natural habitat. Will she make the right choice? Will Hunter Hoot  get to see his mom again?​

Parents and teachers will appreciate the resources listed. Facts about hoot owls are interwoven into the story, making learning about them fun. The story ends with an enjoyable activity, a hands-on-project, preparing and sharing a delicious, healthy snack, and a message from our forest rangers.

 
Ben Beagle Rides

Author: Donna Finch Slaton

Illustrator: Gary Sanchez

8.5" x 8.5": 32 pgs. SC $9.99; HC $18.99

Ben the Beagle goes for a ride

to the veterinarian

And pays attention to the

farm machinery in this

cheerful rhyming story

with a gentle lesson about “No”

 and being safe around things that go!

 
Lulabelle's Story

Author: Karen Harper Lain

Illustrator: Mona Larkins

Hard Cover, 8.5" x 8.5": 40 pgs. $14.99

Lulabelle is a lively mobile home, who provides love and shelter to the family who lives in her. Join her, along with Cassie, Matthew and Callie the No-Tailed Cat, in discovering what makes a home truly complete. If you and your family have ever lived in a mobile home, or live in one now, Lulabelle, The Trailer with Lots and Lots of Love, will find its way into your family’s heart and bookshelf.

 
Dropsy

Author: Debra Luke Hardison

Illustrator: Donna Brooks

Hard Cover, 8.5" x 8.5": 40 pgs. $17.99

One beautiful fall day, outside was a girl -
When down from a tree fell a small baby squirrel!

When Dropsy, a baby squirrel falls from his nest, his only chance for survival is with the help of a loving human family. This is a story about love and values, the love of all creation and how each person can make a difference.

Alexander/Alejandro 3-in-1, Spanish Edition 

Author: Linda J. Hawkins

Illustrator: Jennifer D. Bowles, Donna Eaves; Translator: Delia Burns

Soft Cover, 8" X 8"; 84 pgs.

$14.99

¿Qué tienen en común? una búsqueda de la merienda perfecta, un viaje a la tienda y un paseo en bicicleta al parche de bayas. ¡El comienzo de una gran aventura gastronómica! Únase con Alejandro mientras aprende más sobre los alimentos que comemos todos los días y cómo ayudan a que nuestros cuerpos sean sanos y fuertes.

 

Esta deliciosa historia de tres en uno, con sus muchas ilustraciones brillantes y atractivas, ayuda a que el aprendizaje sobre la buena nutrición diversión! Los niños amarán la fruta colorida, los caracteres vegetarianos y de la bayas tales como Señorita uva gruñona, el jefe Señor brócoli y el pequeño Ray azul. Los padres amarán las ideas provechosas y las recetas deliciosas a hacer junto con Alejandro. ¡ todo el mundo disfrutará aprendiendo más sobre nutrición de una manera divertida y creativa!

What do a search for the perfect snack, a trip to the grocery store and a bike ride to the berry patch all have in common? The start of a Great Food Adventure! Join Alexander as he learns more about the foods we eat every day and how they help make our bodies healthy and strong.

 

This delightful three-in-one story, with its many bright and engaging illustrations, helps make learning about good nutrition fun! Children will love the colorful fruit, veggie and berry characters such as Grumpy Miss Grape, Bossy Mr. Broccoli and Little Blue Ray. Parents will love the helpful ideas and delicious recipes to make along with Alexander. Everyone will enjoy learning more about nutrition in a fun and creative way!

 
Tiny the Toy Poodle

Author: Joyce P. Logan

Illustrator: Mona Larkins

8' X 8"; 40 pgs.,

Hard Cover $14.99

Soft Cover $9.99

Tiny, the toy poodle puppy, has been adopted and is moving to a new home! Join her on this exciting adventure as she discovers a whole new world and learns to love her new "Momma". This true story of a young pup beginning her life journey, is a lesson in love and devotion between an adorable pet and her person. The rhyming text and the colorful illustrations are a delight for pet lovers of all ages.

Doc, The Little Tractor

Author: Debbie Stofer

Illustrator: Travis Shanks

8' X 8"; 40 pgs.,

Hard Cover $14.99

 

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"Doc" the Little Tractor loves his work on Farmer John's farm. But what happens when the farm gets TOO big for "Doc" to handle on his own?

Will "Doc" lose the job he loves or find a way to keep doing what he loves?

What do you think will happen to "Doc"?

Doc, The Little Tractor

Author: Janet L. Smith

Illustrator: Jeanie Kittinger

8' X 8";  36 pgs.,

Hard Cover $15.99

 Journey is an inquisitive little girl! Journey has always had questions and most were answered by her adoptive parents. They talked with her about being adopted, where she was born, where they picked her up but the one question no one could answer was  “Who Do I 

Look Like?”

 

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