Quincy and Buck is the third stand-alone story in the “Quincy the Horse” series. Quincy is a beautiful red American Quarter Horse with a long white blaze on his nose. He’s gentle and sweet, but a little on the nervous side—especially when his owner, Cam, takes him on his first trail ride in the desert where “ANYTHING COULD HAPPEN!”
Beyond Jack Prelutsky’s must have poetry book for early readers and classrooms (It’s Valentine’s Day), the 8 picture books listed here are not just Valentine’s Day Books, they are melt-you-heart-all-year-round stories to be savored and cherished.
From Kadir Nelson, winner of the Caldecott Honor and the Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Awards, comes a transcendent picture book, Baby Bear, in the tradition of Margaret Wise Brown about a lost little bear searching for home.
Besides buying something from the registry, I always send new parents a bunch of books to begin a child’s library.
Some of the most powerful YA books being written today are what I call “resilience literature:” stories about tough issues that teens deal with every day.
Parents and caregivers struggling with ways to tactfully disable distasteful words can arm themselves with The Tacky Box set.
The following picture books are a wonderful way to reinforce the importance of friendship and empathy.
The following books offer children great insight into the harmful effects of bullying and the importance of kindness, empathy, compassion, and acceptance.