Loukoumi, the fluffy, cuddly lamb, returns this fall with Loukoumis Gift, the fourth title in the award winning series of illustrated books by Nick Katsoris for children 4-8. This iParenting Media Award winning story features a bonus download of the story narrated by Jennifer Aniston and Days of Our Lives star John Aniston.
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The best in children’s literature, selected by Jim Whiting.
My book, Shadowed Summer, would be an ideal book for grandparents to share because it’s honest, but it’s not edgy. It’s a book where fourteen year olds act like they’re fourteen years old, where the story may contain ghosts and gentle scares, but its [...]
Violet Ambrose is grappling with two major issues: Jay Heaton and her morbid secret ability. While the sixteen-year-old is confused by her new feelings for her best friend since childhood, she is more disturbed by her “power” to sense dead bodies-or at least those that have been murdered.
Since she was a little girl, she [...]
With the neighborhood witch out to get them, three friends will do just about anything to avoid her in The Pizza Gang: Facing the Witch.
Trying to stay out of the way of a mean old woman, twin brothers Joe and Ben, along with their best friend Katie, wind up volunteering to sort through lost [...]
The Gifts of Caregiving: Stories of Hardship, Hope, and Healing (Includes a CD recording of the public radio program “Hardship into Hope: The Rewards of Caregiving.”), by Connie Goldman. Fairview Press, 2002.
A Place Called Canterbury: Tales of the New Old Age in America, by Dudley Clendinen. Penguin reprint, 2009.
A New Wrinkle: What I [...]
Tell me a secret, and I’ll tell you one…
In the five years since her bad-girl sister Xanda’s death, Miranda Mathison has wondered about the secret her sister took to the grave, and what really happened the night she died. Now, just as Miranda is on the cusp of her dreams-a best friend to unlock [...]
Author Anne Broyles remembers her maternal Grandma Verna’s raspy voice as she recited “Best, Beloved Poems” to her grandchildren. So Broyles relates to grandparents who come up to her after bookstore events or library readings and say, “My grandmother grew hollyhocks in her yard. I think I’ll get some seeds and plant them with my [...]