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Feb.28.2011
Willy Goes to the Farm is a children’s story of love, tolerance, and recognizing the unique talents of others.  Children all over the world sing about Old Mac’s farm.  Quacks, moos and oinks are just a few of the sounds that echo all day long at the farm.  Old Mac’s farm is a magical place where...
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Apr.30.2010
Family Ties - Thirteen Short Stories This collection features stories about the rewards -- and the challenges -- of family life. While family interaction isn't always easy, strong family relationships are vital to the development of every child. Family Ties provides engaging stories for children...
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Mar.30.2010
These are the journals of Suki, Denver, Alberto, and Chantal of the comic strip Stepping Stones. The friends face challenges at school and home and are expected to handle new responsibilities. Can their friendships survive the added pressure? Even children that profess a dislike for reading will...
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Mar.16.2010
"This is a deeply thought-provoking book about the dramatic changes we must make to save the planet from financial madness" - Naomi Klein. Opening with Oscar Wilde's observation that "nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing," Patel shows how our...
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Oct.26.2009
What Does It Mean To Be Global? is an engaging children's storybook about community, traditions, values and diversity. Targeted at 4 - 7 year olds, this special picture book will help parents and educators to teach children how to think globally in a whimsical yet thought-provoking way. Versions...
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Jun.04.2009
This collection of twelve short fiction stories  - six written by Diana R. Jenkins - includes a page of reflection and discussion questions after each story. Every story features a different aspect of friendship—jealousy, competitive streaks, loneliness—and how the friends confront and resolve...
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Jun.16.2008
What values does America truly stand for? In The Idea That Is America, a preeminent foreign policy scholar elegantly reminds us of the essential principles on which our nation was established: liberty, democracy, equality, tolerance, faith, justice, and humility. Our ongoing struggle to live up to...
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Jun.03.2008
What if you could teach your children about life with popcorn and wonderful movies? Here at last is the ultimate reference for every frustrated parent who knows that television can be more than an electronic babysitter. The Movie Mom's Guide to Family Movies recommends hundreds of superb movies...
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Jan.12.2008
Ilinois's Democratic senator illuminates the constraints of mainstream politics all too well in this sonorous manifesto. Obama (Dreams from My Father) castigates divisive partisanship (especially the Republican brand) and calls for a centrist politics based on broad American values. His own...