Books and maps tagged “children's books”
This book truly appeals to all West Coast tide pool and aquarium visitors. With excellent color photos, space for notes, and b&w photos designed to be colored in, this interactive book makes learning fun.
Examines how we can understand feelings and where they come from, while at the same time learning the best ways to express our feelings without hurting ourselves and others.
This book presents the amazing geology of Humboldt County in clear and informative language. It begins deep in the Gorda Trench, where sulfurous steam vents support giant tube worms, then moves on to describe an earthquake before describing the rocks that underlie all this action.
Helps our children in learning respect, both self-respect as well as respect for friends, schoolmates and family. Learning respect for religious and cultural diversity, and planet Earth are examined.
A guide for parents and teachers on how to explain God. The book answers the question of how to explain God in a way that teaches respect and acceptance for both the diversity and the similarities of views on this difficult topic.
In this book Etan explores the themes of cooperative, and supportive behavior between individuals, as well as what sometimes goes wrong in our relationships with one another.
As a child, the author’s father taught him a couple of 1920s street rhymes based on American geography. Years later, after fifteen years as a Waldorf School teacher, Schrager decided to write a book with a Riddle Rhyme for each of the 50 states.
Vivid illustrations, lively text, hidden picture challenges, and layers of natural history make this a book that parents, teachers and children will enjoy.
This handsome picture book, written and illustrated by two dipper researchers, introduces readers to these charming birds and their watery world. Here you will discover what dippers eat and how they get it, where and how they nest, where they go in winter, and much more.
Defining the ideal family, and acknowledging the real problems that sometimes occur in families, the book delves into various perspectives on social trends as they are reflected in the home.
A guide to tackling issues that parents, educators and child-life professionals will appreciate in helping to steer our children through the risks of modern unhealthy lifestyles.
This thought-provoking book will help children cultivate the thinking required for peaceful actions.
Helps children develop ethical thinking skills. This interactive title promotes the consideration of decisions and choices in various situations requiring integrity and wholesome social reasoning abilities.
This sensitive book introduces children to the various concepts of death, grief and loss. Using a gentle and comforting tone with an honest approach, the book addresses children’s natural curiosity about one of life’s gratest mysteries.
Here Etan explores how we can try to discern between facts and appearances in our world. Children are asked to carefully consider their actions and thoughts based on various types of inquiry and evaluation.
This imaginative approach to the alphabet and formal language learning for primary school –– and younger –– age kids encourages learning through the exploration of sound and form.
Examines the history of money, as well as the realistic applications and moral questions associated with its use, helping children to learn about and understand the true value of one of civilization’s most intriguing inventions.
This book helps to open discussion on dreams and to unravel some of the subconscious concerns which children confront in their dreams. Boritzer's clear and straightforward explanations, plus the playful and delightful color illustrations make this book helpful and accessible.
Celebrate the Christmas season, Charles Dickens, and A Christmas Carol. The snow covered streets of 19th Century London sparkle. Discover the characters beginning December 1st when you open the first Advent Window. You’ll find another friend or gift behind each window until Christmas.
A Little Zen for Little Ones puts classic and new Zen stories in an accessible context for today's kids. These revered tales provide a little perspective on what's truly important, on how personal balance and peace can manifest in everyday life.
Addresses the subject of sensitivity and awareness in children’s humor. Teasing and laughing at others lead to bullying and aggression. The book addresses an important concern in an amusing manner with serious subtext.
Encouraging kids to consider what makes a person truly beautiful—qualities such as tolerance, generosity, bravery, and peacefulness—What Is Beautiful? is a useful tool in giving children a sense of identity and worth.
Based on a true story and extensive research by the author, this book paints a colorful, evocative and accurate picture of daily life in San Francisco five years after the discovery of gold.
In 1858, twelve-year-old Sallie Fox and her family leave Iowa in a wagon train, dreaming of California. This true story offers a child’s-eye view of life on the Santa Fe Trail and Arizona’s Beale Wagon Road.
This book is an inspirational instruction guide for teachers and other educators and naturalists. It breaks new ground by linking academic studies with adventure learning.
This book is a way for children to discover how we all share many of the same needs and concerns in life, especially the need for love. It communicates a message of multiculturalism and diversity as the means by which goals of understanding and tolerance may be reached.
A sincere yet playful message for appreciating one of life’s tenderest emotions through which children can ponder the total human experience of honest caring and brotherhood.
". . . how people’s need for each other can be met through faith and trust in each other."
Skillfully pieced together from letters, journals, and memoirs of Donner Party survivors, the story of Patty Reed and her little wooden doll gives a good picture of the true life experiences of real pioneer children.
Just looking at Margaret Bunny's magic pillow makes anyone sleepy. And if you put your head on the pillow, fabulous dreams are guaranteed. But when Newberry Mole steals the pillow, his dreams become nightmares.
Newberry Mole gets rich quick by selling off his grandparents' heirlooms. Overcome by seller's remorse, Newberry tries to find a way to reclaim these family treasures, realizing that what really matters most are the memories that make family life a joy.