A boy will never forget witnessing a forbidden Potlatch. In 1935, a nine-year-old boy's family held a forbidden Potlatch in faraway Kingcome Inlet. Watl'kina slipped from his bed to bear witness. In the Big House masked figures danced by firelight to the beat of the drum. And there, he saw a figure he knew. Aboriginal elder Alfred Scow and award-winning author Andrea Spalding collaborate to tell the story, to tell the secret of the dance.
This story spotlights the scary things you encounter on Halloween night.
Step-by-step directions for the reader to follow to make a card. A great writing model.
A hardworking cat, an ingénue dog, and a collection of familiar and unfamiliar Mother Goose rhymes combine in this charming Valentine picture book. Our romantic leads meet, court, propose, and wed, then honeymoon to London to visit the Queen. Careful readers will notice the little mouse (sometimes obvious, sometimes hiding) in every illustration.
A Christmas Carol is without question one of Charles Dickens' greatest works. This extremely popular story introduces some of the most timeless, internationally known characters such as Scrooge, the unforgettable miser; Bob Cratchit, the underpaid clerk; and Tiny Tim, Cratchit's frail, loving son.
Children experience the joy and magic of the season with this festive holiday book! The classic Christmas song becomes a favorite children's story!
The magic of Christmas comes alive as a little boy watches Santa eat the cookies left out for him, then sees Santa wink to him before climbing back up the chimney. This cute rhyme is sure to become every child's favorite!
A colorful romp celebrating traditional festivals and holidays in Latino culture with a festival for each month of the year, written in both English and Spanish.
These nine short folktales feature stories about traditional holidays celebrated from Czechoslovakia, Russia, France, the United States, and other parts of the world.
Learn new words about Santa's exciting visit on Christmas night with this festive book from the Baby's First Books Collection! Each word is paired with an adorable illustration to help baby with word association, and the black and white art complimented with a burst of color will capture baby's attention.
Sophie and her brother are excited by the arrival of Hanukkah, and they happily clean the cottage and shine the Menorah as their gift to the family. But when their mother shares her worry that they do not have enough cooking oil to last the eight days of Hanukkah, Father tells them the story behind the holiday celebration and the miracle of the oil. Inspired by the story, the family creates their own Miracle Jar and watches the oil disappear as they enjoy the special food that each day brings. The family's hope and faith is confirmed when a last wipe with a cloth produces just enough oil to enjoy the eighth day's treat. In this heartwarming story told by bestselling author Audrey Penn, the flicker of the Menorah candles links past to present, and the miracle of the oil transcends the ages and reminds readers of the spirit of Hanukkah and the continuing possibility of miracles. Audrey Penn is the author of <i>The Kissing Hand</i> and its sequels, along with <i>Mystery at Blackbeard's Cove</i>.
An imposter shows up for Groundhog Day and angers Puxatawny Phil.
You see some very scary things on Halloween, but they're all in fun.
The classic Christmas song becomes a favorite children's story! Children will count down the days of Christmas with this festive, delightfully illustrated book!
Young children will be captivated by this new rendition of the classic holiday song in this delightfully illustrated story! Little mouse is so excited that Santa is coming. Find out what happens when Santa climbs down the chimney in this story that is sure to be a Christmas favorite!
Many of the sights and sounds of Christmas are demonstrated in this holiday book.