Every Friday afternoon, as her father comes home with a bouquet of flowers and two loaves of fresh-baked challah bread, a young girl knows it's time for Shabbat, the most important
Pieces of broken pots are scattered over the desert hillsides of the Southwest. The Indians there treat them with respect -- "Every piece of clay is a piece of someone's life," they
The I Want to Be... series gives young children a realistic insight into the working day of adults. Easy-to-read captions and color photographs of women and men from different cultures help
Come along on fun field trips to some important and amazing places! Young readers join the group and take the tour, learning fascinating facts along the way.
This series of workbooks, one each for grades K-8 and for one for high school level, are constructed to tackle self-esteem issues that many African American youths face in today's media-driven culture.
Timmy, a Douglas fir tree who is smaller than most, is teased regularly by the other trees on Old Mr. Smither's Christmas tree farm. Though he's often told that he has no
The story of a teenage Mary Magdalene -- here called Miriam -- is finally told....When the world goes dark and her mind explodes within her, Miriam's future is shattered. In ancient Israel
THE MITZVAH GIRL captures the excitement of Purim day as we share in the Megilla reading, preparation of shalach manot, and Shira's love for her special Queen Esther costume and gold crown.
A young boy, Gilbert VanZandt joined the Union Army as a drummer boy. Having been issued a Regular Army pony by the name of Fannie Lee, Gilbert saw action on several battlefields
Mama Provi and her granddaughter Lucy live in the same tall apartment building -- Mama Provi on the first floor, Lucy on the eighth. When Lucy has the chicken pox and
"It is like a fairyland." So Laura Ingalls Wilder described her 1915 voyage to San Francisco to visit her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane. Laura's husband, Almanzo, was unable to leave their Missouri
In this companion to the popular Gifted Girls series, author Kailin Gow offers a host of activities to offset the dreaded call, "Mom, I'm boooored!" No matter what their interests or experience