When Mary Louise sees the elderly Miz Berlin walking around the neighborhood, she is frightened. When she listens carefully, however, she discovers that Miz Berlin is telling stories of her life. This is a beautiful tale of an interracial, intergenerational friendship that develops between Mary Louise and Miz Berlin.
Molly does not like her new school in America. Her classmates laugh at her Russian accent and tease her because she has never heard of Thanksgiving. Beginning readers will cheer for Molly as she helps her classmates learn the true meaning of Thanksgiving.
This book will help your child explore different careers that mommies and daddies can do. Using brief text and colorful photos, parents are shown working at many different occupations, from mail carrier to farmer.
More, More, More Said the Baby: Three Love Stories
by Vera B. Williams
This story tells the tales of Little Guy, Little Pumpkin, and Little Bird, and the love they receive from their families. Complete with colorful illustrations and rhythmic text, this is sure to become a child's favorite. Caldecott Honor, 1991
A young Taino girl named Morning Girl describes her life on a small, Bahamian island in 1492. Her brother, Star Boy, shares the narration, offering his point of view about life on the island and how they live peacefully with nature. All is peaceful in their community until the arrival of the first Europeans.
Morris's first trip to the circus is something to remember. The ringmaster asks him to be a part of the show, and his crazy antics keep the crowd laughing. But what happens to his best friend Boris? Your child will enjoy finding out how the day at the circus ends up.
When Moses goes to a concert with his school, he is surprised to find out that the band's percussionist is deaf. Inspired by her performance, he learns that if you set your mind to something, you can become anything you want. An American Sign Language alphabet and diagrams of signs are featured throughout the book.
A mouse wakes up for a midnight feast and creates chaos in the kitchen. Your child will laugh out loud as he munches on cornflakes and cookie and dips into peanut butter and jam. Bright illustrations and rhyming text will capture any audience.
The mouse family always argues over what to watch on television. Mama wants to watch comedy but the others insist on different programs. But one night, the T.V. does not work. Share this book with your family and rediscover all the fabulous activities that you can enjoy together without T.V.