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Who Is Jesus?

Who Is Jesus?

$19.95eBook: $9.99

Children ask tough questions. Questions like, "Does Jesus still love me when I'm naughty?" This kind of question can pose a special challenge to parents, grandparents, and caregivers as they teach their children about God.

In this delightful, heart-warming book, award-winning author Dr. MaryAnn Diorio helps answer some of these tough questions. As a mother, grandmother, and teacher, she has firsthand experience with children and has personally faced their difficult questions.

WHO IS JESUS? presents a biblical picture of our Savior in a way that will help your child recognize Him as Love Personified. Little children will come to know Jesus as the essence of all that is good, holy, and true. As you read this book to your children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, or students, they will learn that Jesus Christ cares about them and loves them with a perfect love.

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Candle Love

Candle Love

$18.95eBook: $12.99

Four-year-old Keisha has a new baby sister. But Keisha does not want a new baby sister. Keisha is afraid that Mama will love Baby Tamara more than Mama loves her. When Mama shows Keisha three special candles, Keisha learns that there is always enough love for everyone because the more one shares love, the more love grows.

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Toby Too Small

Toby Too Small

Toby Michaels is small. Too small to be of much good to anyone. lthough he tries and tries to prove himself, no one believes him. Toby starts doubting himself until one day, he discovers that it's not how big you are on the outside that matters; it's how big you are on the inside.

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The Dandelion Patch

The Dandelion Patch

$18.99eBook: $9.99

When Yolanda Riggins discovers that the government plans to build a new highway through her beloved dandelion patch, she rises up in protest and asserts her God-given right to private ownership of property. Will she succeed against all odds to save her dandelion patch? Will tact, truth, and tough love win the day for Yolanda and the children who love her? Read this delightful book to find out.

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Do Angels Ride Ponies?

Do Angels Ride Ponies?

$12.99eBook: $3.99

A handicapped boy discovers the power of faith to achieve the impossible.

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Poems for Wee Ones: A Picture Book

Poems for Wee Ones: A Picture Book

$12.99eBook: $4.99

POEMS FOR WEE ONES will delight the young child in your life with its gentle humor, its lilting verses, and its charming illustrations. Studies have shown that reading poetry to children contributes to their healthful emotional development and sharpens their pre-reading skills.

According to Scholastic Parents Magazine, "nursery rhymes, songs, and poetry are key parts of preschool reading. Listening to, and repeating, poetry is a wonderful way for children to learn phonemic awareness." *

POEMS FOR WEE ONES will definitely stimulate your child's mind, bless your child’s soul, and warm your child’s heart all at the same time. This humorous, charming picture book full of modern-day nursery rhymes makes a great gift for Christmas, birthdays, new baby, christening, and other special occasions. Be sure to recommend this book to your church's children's ministry and church nursery, your child's preschool, your pediatrician's office, or any other place where children's books are read and enjoyed. Thank you!

*Source cited: (http://bit.ly/2OY8pSp)

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Penelope Pumpernickel: Precocious Problem-Solver – Book 1 in The Penelope Pumpernickel Chapter Book Series

Penelope Pumpernickel: Precocious Problem-Solver – Book 1 in The Penelope Pumpernickel Chapter Book Series

$4.99eBook: $2.39

     Eight-year-old Penelope Pumpernickel--Penny, for short--has run into a big problem. His name is Grandville Ungerleider--Grandy, for short.
     Grandy wants to be Penny's friend, but he has a strange way of letting her know. Maybe his father's recent death has something to do with it.
     Penny's best-friend-forever, Matilda Mendoza--Tilly, for short--offers Penny some good suggestions about what to do with Grandy.
     When Grandy disrupts the Homeschool Consortium with his crazy antics, Penny must find a way to solve the big problems he causes.
     In this first of the delightful Penelope Pumpernickel Series of chapter books for six-to-ten-year-old children, Penelope learns that no matter how big a problem you face, there is always a way to solve it with God's help.

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Penelope Pumpernickel: Dynamic Detective – Book 2 in The Penelope Pumpernickel Chapter Book Series

Penelope Pumpernickel: Dynamic Detective – Book 2 in The Penelope Pumpernickel Chapter Book Series

$4.99eBook: $2.99

Eight-year-old Penelope Pumpernickel--Penny, for short--has another encounter with homeschool trouble-maker Grandville Ungerleider--Grandy, for short. Grandy says he has discovered a treasure chest in the basement of the church where their Homeschool Consortium meets every Thursday. But is Grandy telling the truth? How can Penelope find out? Students are forbidden to go down to the basement.

And then there's the case of the missing maps? Who stole them and why?

Join Penelope and her BFF, Tilly Mendoza, for another exciting adventure as Detective Penelope solves another homeschool mystery. In this second of the delightful Penelope Pumpernickel Series of chapter books for six-to-ten-year-old children, Penelope learns that no matter how hard it is to do right, doing right is always the right thing to do.

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A Student’s Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne

A Student’s Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne

$9.99eBook: $4.99

Nathaniel Hawthorne is an outstanding American author who lived and wrote during the 19th century. His fiction deals with a wide variety of themes, including alienation, sin, guilt, pride, and hypocrisy. He delves into issues of the human heart that cross generational lines. In A Student’s Guide to Nathaniel Hawthorne, Dr. MaryAnn Diorio has provided a rich resource for understanding and appreciating the works of this great author.

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A Student’s Guide to Herman Melville

A Student’s Guide to Herman Melville

Herman Melville is an outstanding American author who lived and wrote during the 19th century. He wrote MOBY DICK, one of the greatest novels in this history of all literature. Melville’s writings blend fact with fiction and high adventure with powerful symbolism His personal experiences in far-off lands allowed Melville to bring a great sense of realism to his fiction. In A Student’s Guide to Herman Melville, Dr. MaryAnn Diorio has provided a rich resource for understanding and appreciating the life and works of this literary giant.

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A Student’s Guide to Mark Twain

A Student’s Guide to Mark Twain

Mark Twain is an outstanding American author who lived and wrote during the 19th century and died in 1910. He is most famous for two novels: The Adventures of Tom Sawyher and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Twain’s greatest contributions to American style reside in his humorist approach and his unique use of language. In A Student’s Guide to Mark Twain, Dr. MaryAnn Diorio has provided a rich resource for understanding and appreciating the works of this great author.

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Poems for All Seasons

Poems for All Seasons

$9.99eBook: $3.99

Poems for All Seasons by MaryAnn Diorio is a compilation of poems the author has written over a period of several yaers. The book includes poems in various forms, including sonnets, tetractyses, tercets, haikus, limericks, and an intriguing poetic form called the "Minute". A special feature of the book is the début of a new poetic form that MaryAnn create called the "Diorion" - a form inspired by her husband's family name. This new form alone is worth the purchase of the book. 

Diorio's poetry reflects the different seasons of life and offers the reader a perspective that will entertain, inspire, and transform. Poems for All Seasons will delight readers of poetry everywhere.

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