Our Book Selection

Benjamin Birdie’s First Flight

Benjamin Birdie’s First Flight

Michael Dotskias

Illustrated By Morgan Spicer

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Join Benjamin Birdie and all of his tree-dwelling friends as they help him get back up to his nest at the top of the tree! In this fun rhyming story about coming together to help those in need, you’ll also learn all about some of the world’s endangered species and what makes each of them unique.

Magnet Max

Magnet Max

Monica Lozano Hughes

Illustrations by Holly Weinstein

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Magnet Max loves experimenting with magnets. He knows all about how they work and loves using them to attract new types of things. But when he shows them to his friend Nick, the other boy is baffled. Will magnets stick to a paperclip? A refrigerator? A horse? How do they work, anyway? It must be magic!

Join Max and Nick as they explore the science behind the magic. Discover which objects are attracted and why some are while others aren’t. In Magnet Max, Monica Hughes uses her experience as an educator to explain scientific concepts in clear, easy-to-follow language. Catchy rhymes and the colorful illustrations of Holly Weinstein add to the fun. Watch your children’s curiosity come to life as they explore the wonders of magnetism with Magnet Max!

Happy Trails with Abby and Taz

Happy Trails with Abby and Taz

Dr. Christina Brown

Illustrated by Alvina Kwong

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Abby the horse loves going on adventures with the two sweet girls who live on her farm. They ride on Abby’s back, exploring the land and fighting mosquito monsters, and Abby is only too happy to be their noble steed.

But Abby feels like she’s missing something—a friend more like her. One day, her wish comes true! But when her family brings home a new horse named Taz, Abby’s not as excited as she thought she’d be. Instead, she worries that her family loving Taz so much means that they no longer care about her.

In Dr. Christina Brown’s Happy Trails with Abby and Taz, Abby and Taz learn an important lesson about sharing, making friends, and having enough love to go around. Trot and gallop along with this sweet tale, the first in the On the Farm with Abby and Taz series.

The Pirate’s Tale of Papa’s Gold Tooth

The Pirate’s Tale of Papa’s Gold Tooth

Richard Dominic Marino

Illustrated by Dawn Davidson

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Summer has started, and that means a trip to Papa’s and Grammy’s for some beach fun! Once the grandkids arrive, they all want to hear the story of how Papa got his gold tooth. Before they know it, he treats them to a wild tale of pirate ships, rescue missions, tons of gold booty, and a scary encounter with the notorious Captain Blackbeard.

The Pirate’s Tale of Papa’s Gold Tooth is a thrilling one—are you brave enough to hear it?

Rachel Reading

Rachel Reading

Monica Lozano Hughes

Illustrations by Cynthia Meadows

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Little Rachel loves to build blocks, take walks, and play with friends. But what Rachel loves most is learning. As she learns to read, she falls in love with books and all the secrets and stories they share. Where will the magic of reading take Rachel next? In Reading Rachel, educator and author Monica Hughes brings to life the importance and joy of reading with gleeful, easy-to-follow rhymes and vibrant illustrations by Cynthia Meadows. Kids can’t resist reading with Rachel!