This simple but touching book about a father and daughter's search for a glimpse of an owl on a snowy winter night will be one of your child's favorites. Vivid illustrations and descriptive language bring this book to life. Caldecott Medal Book, 1988
Little Marie dreams about being an artist. Whenever she is not doing chores for her family, she uses leftover paints, feathers, and goat hair to create new works of art. This beautifully illustrated story set in Haiti presents details about Haitian art and ways of life.
You'll find stories, recipes, crafts, and songs to add to your Passover celebration with this book. As Pearl and her family prepare for the holiday, they share many of their favorite stories and traditions.
Pink and Say, two 15-year-old soldiers in the Union Army, develop a deep friendship during trying times. Although Pink's life ends tragically, Say shared their story with future generations to keep Pink's memory alive. The moving illustrations make this a favorite of children.
This series of short and easy chapter books centers on the adventures of two friends: Pinky, a boy whose favorite color is pink, and Rex, a girl whose passion is dinosaurs. Children will also love reading Pinky and Rex and the Bully and all the other titles in this series.
Young Pippi Longstocking is the envy of all the children. She lives by herself with a menagerie of animals and enjoys a worry-free life. Her nontraditional outlook often gets her into trouble, though. Children will love to see how Pippi gets out of sticky and humorous situations. Other books in the Pippi series include Pippi Goes to the Circus and Pippi Goes to School.
Mr. Ocax, the screech owl, rules over the field mice of Dimwood forest with cruel and unjust intentions. Only one mouse, Poppy, has the courage and will to liberate her community from the tyrannical rule of the owl. Audiences young and old will cheer for Poppy as she embarks on this heroic mission.
Set in the 1880's, young Noah works hard on his family's farm. One day his Aunt Dora arrives, ready to teach him to read. However, Noah is reluctant to work with his aunt. He doesn't see any use for reading on the prairie.
The news spread quickly among the rabbits--new folks are moving into the house on the Hill. Mrs. Rabbit hopes that this new family will clean up the yard and bring life back to the garden. This award-winner, filled with suspenseful adventures and enjoyable characters, will delight any young animal lover. Newbery Medal, 1945
Detailed illustrations present facts about Morse code in this book. Information is skillfully integrated into the exciting, true story of Robert Marx, a 10-year-old boy who becomes an amateur radio operator and saves a family stranded by a hurricane in Florida.