Mary is unhappy and lonely living with her miserable uncle until she discovers a gate leading to a secret garden. Her life soon turns around when she unlocks the gate and ventures into the garden. Your child will enjoy learning how Mary brings life into the secret garden and transforms her family. This enchanting classic will become an all-time favorite for your child.
This hilarious chapter book takes readers through young Julian's wild adventures and antics. Children who enjoy this first Julian book will also enjoy More Stories Julian Tells, Julian's Glorious Summer, and Stories Huey Tells by the same author.
Find out about the history of Valentine's Day in this non-fiction book. Readers will learn about Saint Valentine and how this day became a holiday. Craft suggestions and recipes are included in the back.
This award-winning novel tells about the relationship between 14-year-old Sara and her developmentally delayed brother, Charlie. When Charlie wanders off to find some swans, Sara's life changes forever. Newbery Medal, 1971
Learn about the customs and legends associated with the summer solstice. Filled with interesting facts, stories, craft projects, and recipes, this book will keep your child busy during the summer months.
Nikolai wants nothing more than to be a good person so he asks his friends three important questions: When is the best time to do things? Who is the most important one? What is the right thing to do? This is a great book to read and discuss with young children.
Louis the swan, born without a voice, is unable to capture the attention of his true love, Serena. Under the tutelage of a young boy named Sam Beaver, Louis learns to read and write, while also learning to play a trumpet stolen by his father. Can he now successfully attract the interest of Serena with his new talents? Share this classic by E.B. White with your child to find out.
As the only girl on board, Sophie embarks on the sailing journey of a lifetime. Traveling across the Atlantic to England to visit her grandfather, Sophie finds herself battling both the sea and painful memories of her childhood. This remarkable and suspenseful voyage unfolds through travel log entries written by Sophie and her cousin, mesmerizing audiences both young and old. Newbery Honor, 2001
Prince Brat, the world's most rotten child and his whipping boy, Jemmy, run away from the castle only to be caught by two rough characters in the forest. Young readers will enjoy finding out how they gain their freedom as friendship develops in unexpected places. Newbery Medal, 1987