Children

ABCs of Thomas Merton: A Monk at the Heart of the World

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Young readers (age 5-9), parents, grandparents, teachers, and catechists will enjoy learning about the major events in Thomas Merton's life and the choices he made along the way to become the world's most famous monk and hermit.

The playful ABCs format used in this book will help children to remember what they are learning about Thomas Merton and the Christian life in general. With childlike simplicity, the book creates an open and contemplative mood for the child and grown-up sharing in the reading experience.

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9781612618470
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2017-06-10
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Bedtime Rhyme

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In a series of whimsical dream images, Wangerin captures young children's nighttime fears and dispels each through a parent's heroic deed. Finally comes the ultimate assurance of peaceful slumber: the picture of a watchful God, who . . . ""Loves you, my baby true, from the brown of the ground to the blue of the sky. From the golden dawn to the grey of goodbye. From ear to ear a million years. And butterflies both your eyes. God loves you." This book is a passport to sweet dreams, a perfect way to end the day--together.
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9780806637013
Publication Date: 
1998-07-22
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CHERRY BLOSSOM TREE

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$6.99
In this touching story, a grandfather talks to his granddaughter about life and death.
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9780806628431
Publication Date: 
1996-06-12
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Day I Was Confirmed

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9780829812800
Publication Date: 
1998-11-01
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Emma Says Goodbye: A Child's Guide to Bereavement

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Part of the "Lion Care" series, this title offers the right level of help and explanation for children undergoing the stress of a death in the family. Carolyn Nystrom gives reassurance to every child.
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9780745929248
Publication Date: 
1994-06-01
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Family Reunion

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This delightful book contains fifteen poems that tell the story of a weeklong family reunion through the eyes of Jodie, a 10-year-old girl. From the original invitation and the drive there to listening to family stories and helping with a barbecue, and finally going home again, Jodie relates in verse form all the experiences she shares with her family at the reunion.

Author Mary Quattlebaum has included a variety of poetic forms, including free verse, a haiku, a sonnet, a ballad, and more, making this a rich reading experience for young readers and their families. Andrea Shine's richly colored watercolor illustrations, overlaid with bits of cut paper, capture the excitement and fun of the family gathering. Great for reading aloud, the poems in "Family Reunion" can be shared with the whole family.

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9780802852373
Publication Date: 
2004-02-23
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Good Day for Listening

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In contrast to his brother Theodore, Benjamin is too distracted to listen, struggling with discouragement, until a quiet evening brings an awakening that warms the hearts of both bear and reader alike.
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9780819216380
Publication Date: 
1995-06-01
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Growing in God's Love: A Story Bible (Ages 4-8)

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Help nurture the faith of the children in your life with Growing in God's Love: A Story Bible. This engaging resource features 150 popular Bible stories that are organized by 13 themes, including Strong Women and Men; Listening for God; Parables; Healings and Miracles; and more. Each story is built on the latest in biblical scholarship and learning theory and helps children begin to understand the Bible and apply its teachings to the world around them. Growing in God's Love features diverse artwork from more than twenty artists to appeal to a variety of ages and learning styles. Three reflection questions--Hear, See, Act--are included at the end of each story to help children further ponder the message of the story.

Growing in God's Love: A Story Bible is ideal for children ages 4-8, and it is perfect for Sunday school classrooms, children's sermons, vacation Bible school, and gift-giving at baptism or other milestones.

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9780664262914
Publication Date: 
2018-01-05
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Happy Baptism Day

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$15.00
Happy Baptism Day is a book children will turn to again and again as they grow in faith. It not only builds their understanding of baptism but reaffirms that they are important to God and encourages their daily walk in faith. The hardcover format makes the book an ideal gift from the church or the parents of the baptized child.

Judy Jolly uses storytelling to explain the meaning of the service and symbols of baptism. The author focuses on helping children who are baptized at an early age (but not as infants) understand the significance and importance of their baptism and celebrate their baptism day.

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9780687030644
Publication Date: 
2003-01-01
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Herodotus the Hedgehog

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A philosophical story that celebrates diversity

Herodotus is a curious little hedgehog who loves exploring the woods. One day he sees a bear leaving an offering of fruit and honey to the Great Spirit Bear, and he wonders if other animals worship the Great Spirit Bear too. So he decides to talk to the other animals in the forest, and discovers that they each believe something different. Herodotus is fascinated by their ideas, but eventually he'll have to decide what he believes in himself.

This thoughtful, engaging book will prompt readers to ponder their own beliefs and ideas about life's big questions.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780802854988
Publication Date: 
2018-03-15
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Hundredth Name

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This wonderful story, rich in the details of day-to-day village life, is complimented by full-color illustrations that portray the lush landscapes of the banks of the Nile as well as luminous, starlit nights. It is the story of a boy and his camel, and the faith of a child in Muslim Egypt.
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9781563971839
Publication Date: 
1995-09-01
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If Nathan Were Here

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If Nathan Were Here gently explores the grief of a young boy whose friend has died. With the help of some understanding people, the boy finds ways to give expression to his sorrow and to reach out to someone else who needs him.
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9780802851871
Publication Date: 
2000-05-08
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Jenny: Coming to Terms with the Death of a Sibling

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The story shows a warm and caring family learning to deal with long-term illness. It is a story about suffering and death, but also about the special place in heaven where there are no more tears, pain, or suffering. For ages 4-8.
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9780687497096
Publication Date: 
2006-09-01
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Jesus Is Our Special Friend

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Children's self-worth and place in God's creation affirmed through the story of Jesus blessing the children.


Bright, colorful illustrations by Margaret Vouladakis Kyle.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781895562699
Publication Date: 
1993-04-15
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Marvelous Mustard Seed (Ages 4-8)

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"A child plants a mustard seed in an empty garden. It is an itty-bitty seed. It isn't anything very special--yet."

Discover the surprising potential of one small seed in The Marvelous Mustard Seed. Based on Jesus' parable of the Mustard Seed, this inspiring children's book shows young readers that one tiny seed--just like one small child--carries a world of potential. The Marvelous Mustard Seed features ethnically diverse characters, and it is ideal for children ages 4-8. A special note for parents and teachers is included.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780664262754
Publication Date: 
2018-04-26
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Meet the Alphabuddies

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Each letter of the alphabet introduces, in rhymed text and illustrations, a child, Annabel to Xavier, with a particular problem to resolve.
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9780819215185
Publication Date: 
1990-05-01
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My Big Family at Church

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A young child describes the activities that take place at church when people come together to show their love for God.
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9780687275335
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1989-07-01
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Over the River and Through the Woods

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""Recalling a simpler time, this book captures the poem's sense of excitement and celebration. Readers who join the family en route to Grandfather's house will observe many details about life in the 19th century. . . . Manson's woodcuts, painted in the colors of a snowy evening, lovingly depict the wintry countryside"".--""School Library Journal"". Full-color illustrations.
ISBN/SKU: 
1558589597
Publication Date: 
1998-08-01
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Papa's Birthday Gift

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Tessa's father, snowed in at the airport, does not get home for her sixth birthday party, but he does return in time to take her for a special sled ride on her birthnight..
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9780806645575
Publication Date: 
2003-07-28
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PINK PAPER SWANS

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"Kroll's story of an interracial, intergenerational friendship comes alive inClouse's full-color, cut-paper collages, the perfect medium for the story".--Booklist.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780802850812
Publication Date: 
1994-05-01
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Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

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The very first picture book about the remarkable and inspiring story of the Gay Pride Flag!

In this deeply moving and empowering true story, young readers will trace the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings in 1978 with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's world. Award-winning author Rob Sanders's stirring text, and acclaimed illustrator Steven Salerno's evocative images, combine to tell this remarkable - and undertold - story. A story of love, hope, equality, and pride.


PRAISE FOR PRIDE!

A Junior Library Guild Selection

"An uplifting introduction to the symbol of the Rainbow Flag . . . Vibrant and lively . . . Recommended for all collections."
- School Library Journal

"A biography LGBTQ rights activists and allies can proudly share with children . . . a hope-filled ode to the rainbow flag."
- Kirkus Reviews

" . . . ebullient . . . an age-appropriate introduction . . ."
- Shelf Awareness

"Salerno's strong art has a colorful seventies vibe . . . There is value here."
- Booklist

"Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and The Rainbow Flag beautifully tells the history of both Uncle Harvey's dream and his collaboration with Gilbert Baker to create a global symbol of equality and inclusion. This book tells a history that all children will cherish, and will inspire the next generation of hope givers, our world's youth"
- Stuart Milk, Founder and President of the Harvey Milk Foundation

"Harvey Milk and Gilbert Baker showed LGBTQ people that they should be proud of who they are and who they love. That is exactly what we do at The Trevor Project for LGBTQ youth in crisis. We're thrilled that more young people will learn the story behind the original rainbow flag."
- Amit Paley, Trevor Project CEO and Executive Director

ISBN/SKU: 
9780399555312
Publication Date: 
2018-04-10
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PUNKIN IN THE FROST

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Book by Fisher, Fred J.
ISBN/SKU: 
9781880807125
Publication Date: 
1992-07-01
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RAINY DAY FUN BOOK

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$8.99
With pages full of creative family ideas, this book can help build stronger families while providing hours of pleasure for days when kids are stuck inside. Each activity is designed to enhance a child's positive self-image through fulfilling experiences with parents, grandparents, teachers and other adult caregivers. As families work together on projects, they will build wonderful, lasting memories.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780806629841
Publication Date: 
1996-10-01
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Right Word: Roget and His Thesaurus

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2015 Caldecott Honor Book
2015 Sibert Medal Winner
For shy young Peter Mark Roget, books were the best companions -- and it wasn't long before Peter began writing his own book. But he didn't write stories; he wrote lists. Peter took his love for words and turned it to organizing ideas and finding exactly the right word to express just what he thought. His lists grew and grew, eventually turning into one of the most important reference books of all time.
Readers of all ages will marvel at Roget's life, depicted through lyrical text and brilliantly detailed illustrations. This elegant book celebrates the joy of learning and the power of words.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780802853851
Publication Date: 
2014-09-15
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ROBERTO & THE FOUNTAIN OF LIGH

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Sensitive about the very large birthmark of his face, a young Spanish boy learns to like himself when he realizes that God loves him exactly as he is.
ISBN/SKU: 
9780745912776
Publication Date: 
1988-07-01
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