This bittersweet story tells the tale of a special bond between a young blind boy named Louis, and his grandmother. They spend their time together playing hide and seek and reading together on her old hickory chair. When Louis's grandmother passes away, she leaves the family with one last hide and seek adventure.
Libby is confused about telling the truth. After she gets in trouble for lying, she decides to tell everyone, including the teacher, the truth about how her friend forgets his homework. In the end, Libby learns a valuable lesson that when the truth is told at the wrong time, in the wrong way, or for the wrong reasons, it can be hurtful.
Wanda's classmates taunt and tease her because she is poor, and Polish. She also wears the same faded, blue dress everyday. In effort to silence their cruel jokes, Wanda tells them about the 100 beautiful dresses she has at home. In the end, her classmates learn a valuable lesson.
The thought of going to school all alone terrifies Chester. Luckily, his mother teaches him a special way to keep her love with him all the time. This book will reassure children as they learn to overcome their fears.
This book, based on a true story, introduces readers to the culture of the Inupiat people. In 1913, an expedition boat holding a crew of Canadian explorers and an Inupiat family becomes stuck in the Artic ice for many months. This story of survival and courage will amaze your child.
A pretty little house, content to watch the days go by, is slowly overwhelmed by the encroaching city and its bright lights, until it is left abandoned and lonely. This classic captures the importance of home and the joys we can discover in the changing seasons. Caldecott Honor, 1943
In this shivery tale, a little old woman is followed home by various pieces of clothing and a big pumpkin head. Will she run and hide or remain brave? Your child will want to chime in with the refrains and act out the different parts.
This classic Dr. Seuss tale filled with imaginative illustrations and playful rhyming text will surely enchant your child. Woven into the colorful language and pictures is a strong message about the importance of protecting nature.
Using cumulative, rhyming text from the familiar rhyme, "The House That Jack Built," a family's Passover sedar is shared. Elegant and expressive paintings adorn each page, bringing warmth to this family celebration.