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By Roderick J. Robinson. 2018
By Mick Manning. 2007
By Pamela Love. 2017
By Anita Nahta Amin. 2016
Lilu wants to help her family get ready for the big party celebrating Diwali. When Lilu’s father can’t find the… traditional Diwali oil lamps, Lilu finally knows how she can help. She uses her clay to make colorful new lamps for the celebration.
By Leslie Kimmelman, William Owl. 2014
Sam and Charlie (and Charlie's little sister, Sam Too) return with five more stories, which include a Tu B'Shevat celebration… and a Hannukah competition. Accompanied by colorful illustrations, the stories highlight the value of friendship and its ups and downs. This is a fixed-format ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book.
By Miriam Nerlove. 1990
By Chris Grabenstein. 2013
This December, a girl who hates Christmas is in for the surprise of her lifeTen-year-old Christina Lucci absolutely despises everything… about Christmas. The carols, the eggnog, the decorations--and most of all, Santa Claus. And for good reason: It all reminds her of her firefighter father, who loved the holiday season but died on the job last Christmas. For Christina, no Christmas will ever be merry again. To make things worse, this year, her grandfather's shoe repair shop is failing. Bills keep piling up and the bank is ready to seize the shop. What Christina needs is a Christmas miracle.With the holidays fast approaching, Christina's miracle comes in the form of magical brownies, spunky little creatures who just happen to be great at repairing shoes. These tiny helpers have the power to turn Christina's whole life around--and maybe even get her back in the Christmas spirit.
By Gertrude Chandler Warner, Daniel Mark Duffy. 1998
Benny Alden has only one dollar to spend on Grandfather's birthday present. But everything he finds either costs too much… or is not much fun. Then Benny, his friend Michael, and his dog, Watch, hear Grandfather talking to the baker, and suddenly Benny has an idea that is just right!This is a fixed-format ebook, which preserves the design and layout of the original print book.
By Laura Dower. 2002
Maddie has the red, white, and blues this Fourth of July!The Fourth of July is super special in Far Hills.… Everyone goes to the carnival, parade, and fireworks display--including all of Madison's BFFs. Even her crush, Hart, is going. But Maddie's excitement deflates when she learns she will have to spend the holiday week at Gramma Helen's house on Lake Michigan. Maddie adores her gramma, but missing out on all the fun back home has her feeling the blues. When she meets a new boy at the lake, she feels fireworks--even though it's not yet the Fourth of July! Maybe this summer won't be so bad after all.
By Laura Dower. 2002
Will Christmas break be a total bust?The Christmas season is looking up for Madison. Her dad's promised her a big… ski trip, she's performing in the big Winter Jubilee concert, and all her friends will be around during the break. Madison feels full of cheer with all that she has to look forward to. Then her two BFFs start avoiding her, and her dad cancels the trip. Maddie's super-fun Christmas plans are falling apart. Then a chance volunteer opportunity at the local retirement home pairs her with an older woman who never has visitors. As Madison puts more effort into visiting Mrs. Romano at the home, she realizes how giving to others can fill you with cheer in return.
By Laura Dower. 2001
Forget ghosts--this Halloween, seventh grade is frightening enoughFor Madison and her friends, the Halloween season is full of activity. There… are ghost stories in English class, a big costume dance, and a scary-story contest on Madison's favorite website. No wonder everyone has Halloween fever! But Madison still needs to find a costume to wear that doesn't seem too babyish. And what if she looks stupid dancing in front of everyone? No matter what, this Halloween will be one to remember.
By Laura Dower. 2003
Can Maddie follow her heart this Valentine's Day?Far Hills Junior High is having its Valentine's dance, and Valentine's Day fever… has taken over the seventh grade! Madison can't stop thinking about what to wear and whether she'll go to the dance with a date. Her two BFFs seem to have this dance thing all wrapped up--they know exactly whom they're going with. Madison's crush, Hart, is giving her mixed signals and an anonymous secret admirer is sending her emails and putting sweet notes in her locker. Could her admirer be Hart, as she secretly hopes? When her good friend Drew asks her to the dance, Madison panics. There is so much Maddie doesn't know about boys, Valentine's Day, secret admirers, and everything in between. Why can't the signs be easier to read?
By David Connor. 2016
For dueling radio hosts Deke and Dudley the battle over Christmas starts the day after Thanksgiving Deke hates… the whole season Dudley is a yuletide overachiever They put their debate to a vote inviting audience members to weigh in The loser must go on a blind date of the winner apos s choosing Dudley decides he wouldn apos t mind taking the loss if his blind date picked by Deke turns out to be Deke himself As Christmas gets closer not only does that fantasy seem unlikely but everything that can go wrong for Dudley does including malfunctioning decorations rancid cookies and a lost pile of hundreds of handwritten Christmas cards Just days before Santa apos s arrival Dudley apos s about to throw in the red and green towel and join all the haters It apos ll take a miracle to change his mind A story from the Dreamspinner Press 2016 Advent Calendar Bah Humbug
By Carolyn Haywood. 1983
Christmas isn't what it used to be for Santa. First there's the rushing around to fill children's last-minute requests. And… then everything goes wrong-from ailing reindeer to an accident with his sleigh to burning coals in the fireplace. Maybe--just maybe-it's time to retire. But what is the real Santa to do when he meets his replacement, and the new Santa doesn't even like children? The creators of A Christmas Fantasy have collaborated on another holiday gem. The jolly paintings of Victor and Glenys Ambrus draw children into the irresistible world of Santa's Workshop. And the beloved author Carolyn Haywood has produced a story that touches the heart of the holiday, and one that will be as enduring as its hero. For as long as there is love in the world, there will always be a Santa Claus.
By Cricket Media. 2018
Children will love this traditional holiday poem with repeated words and rhymes about making Christmas pudding, a tasty holiday dessert.… Add plums, flour, eggs, and spice and stir it all together!
By Meg Cabot. 2006
Sixteen is the magic number<P><P> Mia doesn't always have the best luck with parties, so even though it's her sweet… sixteenth, she doesn't want a birthday bash. As usual, Grandmère has other ideas, and thinks a reality TV special is just the thing in order to celebrate royally. The whole scheme smacks of Lilly's doing -- Lilly, whose own TV show is still only limited to local cable viewers.<P> Will Mia be able to stop Grandmère's plan? Will her friends ever forgive her if she does stop it, since it involves all of them taking the royal jet to Genovia for an extravaganza the likes of which would turn even Paris Hilton green with envy? Why can't Mia get what she really wants: an evening alone with Michael?<P> With a little luck, this sweet sixteen princess might just get her wish -- a birthday that's royally romantic.
By Jenny Hale. 2018
This summer will change everything Alice Emerson is in need of a new beginning Broken-hearted after… her beloved grandfather passes away and her relationship falls apart she makes a pact with her best friend Sasha Swapping city living for the beautiful sun-bleached beaches of the Outer Banks they launch an ice cream shop together in the crumbling house by the sea where Alice spent blissful childhood holidays As Alice and Sasha settle into the close-knit community making friends with the locals and tempting them with their delicious recipes Alice finds herself falling for the warm charm and golden smile of mysterious doctor Jack Barnes Spending time together during sunshine-filled days and long romantic evenings Alice starts to wonder if he could be the one for her But just when Alice s summer couldn t be more perfect she discovers an old letter tucked away in the beach house It contains a family secret that turns Alice s world upside down and makes her question everything she s ever known And then Jack complicates their summer romance with an unexpected offer Faced with a difficult decision will Alice and Jack follow their hearts and find true happiness this summer One Summer is an utterly stunning uplifting summer romance about the power of friendship discovering family secrets and the beauty of falling in love by the sea What everyone s saying about Jenny Hale I absolutely LOVED LOVED LOVED and ooh LOVED this book Jenny Hale is now on my list of go to favourite authors 5 out of 5 but I would award it more if I could as it really is that good Ginger Book Geek A feel-good love story for the hopeless romantics we all secretly are La Biblio de Caro This book was the perfect way to kick-off summer Goodreads Reviewer A compelling read which kept me on the edge of the seat as I waited to learn the secrets within such a delightful read full of love hope and friendships an emotional rollercoaster from beginning to end Compelling Reads Reading this book was like being on a virtual vacation An absolute scorcher of a Summer read I will definitely be reading more from Jenny Hale Bibliophile Book Club The perfect beach read Prepare yourself to meet your next book crush and to spend hours gushing about it This Chick Reads I truly loved this sunshine on a rainy day type novel Jenny Hale has outdone herself once again by creating raw emotional and extremely thought-provoking situations all of which were surrounded by the serenity of the beach house completely blew me away The Writing Garnet A perfect summer read I read this at the beach and I couldn t have chosen any better Loved it Meanderings and Musings I loved this book A terrific storyline and a beautiful setting Goodreads Reviewer A truly beautiful and heart-warming read that will have all romance feeling the warm and fuzzies for sure Brilliant
By Kelly Jensen. 2016
Paul Summerfield is stunned by the gentle reminder it has been over a year since he and his partner, Evan… Akkerman, have made love. He vows to take Evan out for Valentine's Day. Dinner and sex. Lots of sex. There's only one catch--he's supposed to be in San Francisco that week cataloging the art collection of an important new client. No problem, he'll just change his schedule and cut his trip short by a day. In San Francisco, Paul struggles with regrets and the fear his love is slipping away from him. Every call to Evan seems only to prove the distance between them is increasing. All this, and a key piece of his client's catalog is caught up in customs. To keep their Valentine's date, Paul will have to choose between the career he's built over fifteen years and the man he's loved for just as long.
By Dianne Hartsock. 2015
Betrayed by a lover Jamie rents an isolated cabin on Lake Huron wanting only to be left alone… Instead he is pulled from his solitary existence as an artist and tumbles headlong into the legend of Saint Nicolas As a young man Nicolas accidentally killed a man intent on murdering three children only to have the man apos s malicious spirit rise up against him Fleeing through the centuries from the Krampus the evil troll-like creature that dogs his steps Nico finds refuge with the young artist who takes him into his home and bed But Jamie has questions Who is Nicolas and why does the Krampus want to destroy him When the Krampus begins to torment and torture anyone Nico comes in contact with to punish him Jamie s life is put in danger And Jamie isn t sure whether he can help Nico defeat his nemesis or if he s merely a pawn in the Krampus s game
By Max Lucado. 1994
For younger children, the classic book The Crippled Lamb has been revised slightly and is presented in the popular board… book format, perfect for little hands and durable enough to withstand some "toss and tumble."