My name is Lena and I am seven. I am the color of cinnamon. Mom says she could eat me up."Lena is going to paint a picture of herself. She wants to use brown paint for her skin. But when Lena and her mother take a walk through their neighborhood, Lena sees that there are many different shades and tones of brown. Seen from an artist's point of view, skin colors are subtle, varied--and cause for celebration!Karen Katz created this book for her daughter, Lena, whom she and her husband adopted from Guatemala six years ago.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/15/1999Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Now that Mama polar bear has another baby in her tummy, Little Cub is bursting with curiosity. “Why do we need a new baby?” she asks. “If we don’t like the new baby, can we send it back?” “Will you forget me when the new baby comes?”Gently and lovingly, Mama and Papa assure their firstborn that the new baby is a gift from God they want very much, just as Little Cub was–and still is. “God gave us you. Now he’s given us two!”The winsome sequel to God Gave Us You, God Gave Us Two playfully affirms a child’s uniqueness and place in the family and helps little ones accept, appreciate, and love their new siblings.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/25/2001Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
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GeoToys GeoPuzzle US History GeoPuzzle US History makes geography, and history, fun! This GeoPuzzle consists of two maps, one from 1810 and the other from current day. Pieces are shaped like states, so kids can see how the country has changed in 200 years! 117 pieces, ages 4 and up. Made in USA from recycled materials.Product Measures:Recommended Ages: 4 years & Up
US Games Stik-2-Me Toss and Catch Game The colorful US Games Stik-2-Me Toss and Catch Game is designed to build confidence of beginners who are just learning to catch. Made of vinyl suction cups, the 2 3/4-inch ball is easy to throw, while the 7-inch durable paddles make every throw stick to their smooth surface. Features Colorful balls are made of vinyl suction cups Smooth paddle surface catches every throw Builds confidence of young players Includes 2 paddles Ball
Little Cub’s trip to a special museum exhibit, “Bears Around the World, sparks a flurry of questions from the young polar bear who is just beginning to learn about life beyond her North Pole home. As Mama Bear shares with her about the different types of places that God has put the various types of bears, with their different kinds of fur and food, Little Cub begins to wonder: Why didn’t God make us all the same? With Mama’s loving guidance, Little Cub is taught to see the vastness of God’s wonderful creation; His abilities as an amazing, inventive Creator; His desire for us to care for our world, and especially the important lesson that… “Every bear has a special place in God’s great, big world. This adorable story offers young children who are discovering their place in God’s big world an opportunity to learn about the wonder of diversity, the gift of creativity, the importance of caring for His gifts, and how each child-each creation-is special to God. Also Available: God Gave Us YouGod Gave Us TwoGod Gave Us ChristmasGod Gave Us HeavenGod Gave Us LoveGod Gave Us So Much - a limited three book treasuryBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/11/2011Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
"God loved us so much he wanted us to always be with him too. That’s why God knew he’d need to give us Easter. As Little Cub celebrates Easter with Papa, Mama, and her brother and sister, she begins to ask her papa questions about this very special day of the year. Papa lovingly explains God’s plans for his children, while taking Little Cub on a memorable walk through her stunning Arctic world, and he shares how Easter came about in clear, simple terms that even the littlest cubs can understand. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/15/2013Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
As the sun rises on her snow-covered world, Little Cub wonders aloud…“What is heaven like?”With tender words, her Papa describes a wonderful place, free of sadness and tears, where God warmly welcomes his loved ones after their life on earth is over. Little Cub and Papa spend the day wandering their beautiful, invigorating arctic world while she asks all about God’s home: How do we get to heaven? Will we eat there? Will I get to see you in heaven? Papa patiently answers each question, assuring her that…“Heaven will be full of everything good.”This gentle story provides satisfying answers for a young child’s most difficult questions about what happens after this life, inviting “little cubs” to find comfort in knowing that God Gave Us Heaven.Also available:God Gave Us YouGod Gave Us TwoGod Gave Us ChristmasBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/19/2008Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
When a charming polar bear cub climbs into bed one night, she asks her Mama a very important question: “Where did I come from? As Mama bear tucks her youngest cub under the quilts, she lovingly explains, “We wanted you very, very much, and we are so very glad because… “God gave us you. Perfect for bedtime, naptime, storytime or anytime, God Gave Us You builds children’s self-esteem and assures each one that he or she truly is a treasured gift from the Lord.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 7/19/2011Pages: 22Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Master storyteller Joy Hakim has excited millions of young minds with the great drama of American history in her award-winning series A History of US. Hailed by reviewers, historians, educators, and parents for its exciting, thought-provoking narrative, the books have been recognized as a break-through tool in teaching history and critical reading skills to young people. And the kids themselves agree: Hakim has piles of fan letters as testimony. And it's no wonder. Whether it's standing on the podium in Seneca Falls with the Suffragettes or riding on the first subway car beneath New York City in 1904, the books in Joy Hakim's A History of US series weave together exciting stories that bring American history to life. Readers may want to start with War, Terrible War, the tragic and bloody account of the Civil War that has been hailed by critics as "magnificent." Or All the People, brought fully up-to-date with a thoughtful and engaging examination of our world after September 11th. No matter which book they read, young people will never think of American history as boring again. Joy Hakim's single, clear voice offers continuity and narrative drama as she shares with a young audience her love of and fascination with the people of the past. Book Details:Format: Box SetPublication Date: 3/5/2007Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
As Little Cub and Grampa Bear’s fishing adventure is interrupted by mischievous otters, the young polar bear begins to question why we must love others…even the seemingly unlovable. “Any time we show love, Little Cub, we’re sharing a bit of his love. In a sturdy format, ideal for the littlest hands at storytime, bedtime, or anytime, God Gave Us You assures each child that he or she truly is a treasured gift from the Lord.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 12/20/2011Pages: 22Reading Level: Age 0 and Up
Challenge you family with the US edition of Map It! It's like Map It World, but with cities and landmarks within the United States only. Players take turns placing randomly drawn location cards in the correct position around a given starting point. Is New York north or south of Seattle? What about Miami? Is it to the east or the west of New York? If you're not sure, make your best guess! You'll also score points by catching errors made by confused opponents. What's more, with two levels of play, young minds and seasoned globetrotters alike can lose themselves in the fun of this great game of directions! Contents: 200 location cards in two levels of difficulty; 1 compass rose card; 1 double sided reference map; 35 point tokens; rules.Recommended Ages:10 – 15
A favorite author uses an actual incident from 1609 to base a story of three impoverished children left alone in London who make their way to the Virginia colony in search of their father. . . . Fine engrossing historical fiction. TE. Notable 1981 Childrens Trade Books in Social Studies (NCSS/CBC)Children's Books of 1981 (Library of Congress)Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/20/1989Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 7 and Up
As Little Cub and her family prepare to celebrate the most special day of the year, the curious young polar bear begins to wonder… “Who invented Christmas? Mama’s answer only leads to more questions like “Is God more important than Santa? So she and Little Cub head off on a polar expedition to find God and to see how he gave them Christmas. Along the way, they find signs that God is at work all around them. Through Mama’s gentle guidance, Little Cub learns about the very first Christmas and discovers that… Jesus is the best present of all. This enchanting tale provides the perfect opportunity to help young children celebrate the true meaning of Christmas and to discover how very much God loves them.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/10/2006Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Meredith and Sofie Jacobs have been sharing a journal since Sofie was nine. They created this fun, fresh volume to help other moms and daughters get to know each other in a whole new way. Advice and thoughtful writing prompts pave the way to discussing everything from friends and school to crushes and growing up. Also includes pages for drawing pictures and making lists and plenty of free space for writing about whatever comes to mind. With perspectives from both generations and a hip look, this one-of-a-kind journal is a surefire hit with moms and girls alike!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/31/2010Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Get ready for mighty math adventures with Nickelodeon's Team Umizoomi. This 64-page coloring and activity book includes over 200 stickers and is sure to entertain boys and girls ages 3 to 7 for hours and hours!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/7/2014Pages: 64Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
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