This is a companion book to Mary Alice Monroe's novel, Swimming Lessons, the sequel to The Beach House. In the novel, the readers witness a young mother, Toy, writing a journal for her daughter, Little Lovie. This is the journal Toy is writing. Using original photographs, this scrapbook journal explains the nesting cycle of sea turtles and the natural life along the Southeastern coast, including local shore birds, shells, and the sea turtle hospital. Adults and children will enjoy the images, information and the journal with or without the novel. The "For Creative Minds" educational section includes turtle nesting facts, a shell identification activity, and a make-your-own nature journal.
Todd Peddlesfoot is a very nice young rabbit, and he hardly ever gets in trouble...but one day at school, Todd hits one of his friends. And he hits him the next day too. Can Todd learn an important lesson about having self-discipline and not hitting?
Alexa Peddlesfoot's family decided to have friends over for dinner. Everyone in the family had chores to do to help get ready. Alexa had a list of her own, but only 3 days to complete it. She didn't want to help and played instead. Can Alexa be counted on to be trustworthy and get her part done?
Scuff Peddlesfoot found out that being responsible sure feels good! It started with an old bike that Scuff had not taken very good care of. He decided to fix it up so his brother, Todd, could ride it. Then his dad trusted him to be responsible with a brand new bike! Find out how Scuff learned to be responsible for his new bike too.
Boffen Peddlesfoot has a special challenge for his children--Scuff, Alexa, and Todd. Can they do the right thing, no matter what, for one whole day? It was a very difficult challenge for all 3 rabbits! They struggled all day to make the right choices. Will they have the courage to meet this challenge?
Scuff, Alexa, and Todd Peddlesfoot were each having fun playing in their house one day. As they played they learned a valuable lesson about respecting things that belong to other people. They learned to show respect not just for people, but for their property as well. Not just people count, but their things count too!
Todd Peddlesfoot was supposed to help his mother around the house, but every time Todd got started, he thought of something else he'd rather do. He just couldn't seem to stay on track. He soon found out that when you don't stay on track, you don't get much accomplished. Does Todd learn to persevere and stay on track in our story?