Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude

Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude

A boy and girl have to work together to write a fairy tale. She wants to make up a story about a princess who has eight little ponies. He wants a story about a really cool motorcycle dude. Best read aloud I know for even elementary-aged kids. Great for family story...
A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet, Book 1)

A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet, Book 1)

“You were a star once, weren’t you?” Charles Wallace asks Mrs. Whatsit and that line alone will give you the sense that this book takes you to a new place. It takes you to a new way of looking at the world, to a new way of living your own life, and...
Dimwood Forest Chronicles, Book 2:  Poppy

Dimwood Forest Chronicles, Book 2: Poppy

“You don’t know how to live like I do,” Ragweed tells Poppy in the last seconds before Ocax the Owl swoops down upon him. Take one small but very brave mouse, and add a devious, old owl and a mouse community that has overrun the boundaries of its...
Would You

Would You

“Would you rather know what’s going to happen or not know?” Our story begins with a very normal conversation between two teen-aged sisters, Nat and Claire: “Did you borrow my black thing” and “I think I’m going to break up...
If

If

“What makes a boy into a man?” is a question a lot of boys ask themselves, perhaps unknowingly, and many a father asks, himself, aloud. This classic poem is brought to life and integrated with our times by the sensitive photographs of Charles R. Smith, Jr....