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These books are what we offer our youngest readers! Prices are for one print copy. Click book cover to buy online or email Margolynndill (at) gmail.com for an autographed copy. Books are for sale on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, indie bookstores, or directly from us.
¡Chícharo! is the story of a pea who accidentally gets squeezed out of his comfortable family pea pod. He then embarks on the adventure of his life, rolling down, down, down, to sites unseen, all while maintaining his sense of playfulness and fun.
Inspired by the playful music of “Largo al Factotum” (or “Fígaro,” as it is known to many), from the opera The Barber of Seville, by Gioachino Rossini, ¡Chícharo! encourages adults and children alike to embrace the playfulness of language.
This book honors the wonderful natural elements of Earth, from tall mountains to low valleys, from oceans to fields of flowers. The child in this book marvels at the gifts nature offers her and the fun she can have in it: the wind whispers secrets, the grass tickles her feet, and the flowers remind her that life is sweet. Terrill Martinez’s poetic words about the Earth we love, and that loves us back, come to life in the beautiful and colorful illustrations from Elsa Escoto.
Even Before You Were Born is the story of a mom who tells her daughter all the fun things she imagined they’d do together, even before she was born—from taking long walks together to loving her with her whole heart. It’s the perfect book for parent and child to read together and is sure to start discussions about what a parent imagines before their child is born—stories all children love to hear again and again.
An opposite concept book WITH a story! Flea moves about differently than any flea you’ve ever met. But he still gives Doggy an itchy issue. With both Doggy and Flea dealing with their own problems, what happens when the sun beats down, and Flea gets too hot?
Cat has a terrible problem. He wants to go outside and get some fresh air! But Dog barks loudly and scares him. It always ends in nothing but a terrible spat! One lucky day, Cat hears the snap of a mouse trap, and he meets Mouse, who has watched Cat's problem. Now in quite a problem of his own, Mouse has to do some quick thinking and talking to get out of this trap that he's in.
The kittens and Roscoe the Pup live side-by-side in their comfy house and don't spend much time together. This doesn't make Roscoe happy. Plus, the kittens have a squeaky toy they play with, and he is jealous. Roscoe decides to hide the toy one day, and the kittens search for it everywhere. What will Roscoe do when he sees the kittens look so sad? Can pups and kittens be friends?
Find out in this warm and fun rhyming picture book by Fred Olds with cute illustrations from Vivian Brown!
Harry the Squirrel does not want to leave his cozy nest, but his twin sister Marie is ready! She kisses Mama good-bye, and Harry misses her very much. But he's still full of fear. Then one day, a terrible storm comes, and Harry has to decide what to do when Mama is out.
Lucy has a listening problem everywhere she goes—at the zoo, at home, and at school. But during Red Ribbon Week at her elementary school, her lack of listening and her love of polar bears cause her to miss out on celebrating being drug free and making good, healthy choices. Find out if she learns to listen!
If you’re looking for a book to start conversations with your young children or students about how important self-love and acceptance are, and how important it is to appreciate all humans, then I Am Me! is the book for you.
These books are full of short stories with some photos. Kids can read them out loud or perfect for parents, grandparents, or teachers. The best ages for these are probably 7 to 10 years old (chapter book age). Some stories have recurring characters in each book.
Check out this story book, complete with three stories and illustrations for your kids' imaginations. "Ben and the Terrible Red Card," "The Hobbling Hermit," and "Sammy and the Cross-Eyed Crow" make this book a favorite!
Join master storyteller Fred Olds for 3 more read-aloud stories with some of the same characters (Ben, Sammy, Jonathan the crow) from Vol. 1! Plus there's a brand new fairy tale with a kind, smart, and witty princess--plus a cheerless chairmaker.
The characters you love--Ben, Sammy, and Jonathan the crow--are back in stories that are perfect for Fall--Ben takes a dare to grab a watermelon from the patch near the cemetery. And Sammy helps a bat in trouble. The third story is about a mysterious book a boy inherits when his friend passes away.
Get vols. 1 and 2 from Fred Olds along with a short story about a kindergarten class on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by Margo L. Dill. The characters you love: Ben, Sammy, Jonathan the crow, the mouse, the hermit, and more are all here for your entertainment!
These are books for children ages 9-13, prices for one print copy.
This is a prequel to Finding My Place and tells the story of Anna and her family BEFORE the Siege of Vicksburg changed their lives forever. It's a glimpse into a bit lighter side of life during the war with a baking championship held at the church. Is there a cheater in the championship?
Print copy by White Mane Kids; ebook by Editor-911 Kids: After Anna and the Baking Championship, check out book one in the American Civil War Adventure series, and focuses on the life of Anna Green and her family. Anna is a 13-year-old girl living in a cave during the Siege of Vicksburg.
This is a contemporary, middle-grade novel by Cinda Jo Bauman with a 12-year-old protagonist who lives on a Montana horse ranch and whose family is falling apart. Join Kylie as she navigates working on the horse ranch, friendships, her own barrel racing "career," school, and whatever in the world is going on with Mom. Check out the author talking about her book here.
This middle-grade historical fiction novel by Sioux Roslawski tells the story of 12-year-old Henry Simmons who lives in 1921 in Greenwood, Olahoma, also known as "Black Wall Street." On May 31, Henry faces racism, destruction, and hatred unlike he's ever known all because of being Black. Pub date: 4/14/2021. Available in ebook from Amazon and print at all major booksellers.
Author of Only My Horses Know
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Illustrator of Books 2 and 3 of Perky Pet Problem Series
Author of American Civil War Adventure Series and That's the Way It Always Happened
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Illustrator of The Earth Loves ME
Illustrator of Chicaro!
Illustrator of Even Before You Were Born
Author of Even Before You Were Born, Chicharo!, and The Earth Loves Me. Check out her website here.
Author of Perky Pet Problems Series and Read-Aloud Stories with Fred
Author of Greenwood Gone: Henry's Story
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Kandace DeLain Davis tells the story of her grandmother and her mother in small-town Illinois, starting over 100 years ago and ending with the truth of her mother's violent death.