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release date: Jun 15, 1986
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Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons
Is your child halfway through first grade and still unable to read? Is your preschooler bored with coloring and ready for reading? Do you want to help your child read, but are afraid you'll do something wrong? RAs DISTARreg; is the most successful beginning reading program available to schools across the country. Research has proven that children taught by the DISTARreg; method outperform their peers who receive instruction from other programs. Now for the first time, this program has been adapted for parent and child to use at home. Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons is a complete, step-by-step program that shows parents simply and clearly how to teach their children to read. Twenty minutes a day is all you need, and within 100 teaching days your child will be reading on a solid second-grade reading level. It's a sensible, easy-to-follow, and enjoyable way to help your child gain the essential skills of reading. Everything you need is here -- no paste, no scissors, no flash cards, no complicated directions -- just you and your child learning together. One hundred lessons, fully illustrated and color-coded for clarity, give your child the basic and more advanced skills needed to become a good reader.Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons will bring you and your child closer together, while giving your child the reading skills needed now, for a better chance at tomorrow.
release date: Mar 31, 2010
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Just Between Us: Mother & Daughter: A No-Stress, No-Rules Journal

Looking for tween girls gifts or the perfect mother gift?

A journal for girls or girl's diary—Just Between Us: Mother and Daughter: "Packed with writing prompts, it's the perfect gift for Mother's Day."— Girl's Life magazine

Have you ever wondered...

  • What your mom thought the moment you were born?
  • Or where your daughter would go if she could go anywhere in the universe?

Just Between US—The mother daughter journal: Thoughtful writing prompts and entertaining mini quizzes in this beautiful mom and daughter journal pave the way to discussing everything from friends and school to crushes and growing up. Just Between Us provides plenty of free space for writing about whatever comes to mind, plus pages for drawing and making lists, ensuring this mom and me journal stays refreshingly open-ended.

A bestselling mom and daughter journal: With advice and perspectives from both generations, two lovely ribbon bookmarks (one each for mother and daughter), and appealing illustrations, this deluxe hardcover journal has established itself as a bestselling phenomenon. It's a surefire hit with moms and girls alike!

If you liked Wreck This Journal or The Care and Keeping of You, you'll love Just Between Us

Also, for those granddaughters out there, don't miss Just Between Us: Grandmother & Granddaughter: A No-Stress, No-Rules Journal

release date: May 01, 2018
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2019 Amy Knapp's Big Grid Family Organizer Wall Calendar: August 2018-December 2019

The essential organization and communication tool for the whole family based on the #1 National Bestseller Amy Knapp's Family Organizer! This all-inclusive 17-month wall calendar features a big-grid design t

The essential organization and communication tool for the whole family based on the #1 National Bestseller Amy Knapp's Family Organizer! This all-inclusive 17-month wall calendar features a big-grid design to keep track of family schedules, activities, dinner menus, and long term planning, plus colorful stickers to mark important dates and helpful tips for each month. Users simply love how much room they have to write lists, make notes and keep important reminders. With over 200,000 copies sold, this calendar is parenting tested and mom approved!

  • 17 month wall calendar (August 2018 - December 2019)
  • Get the whole family on the same page!
  • Extra-large grid with plenty of space to keep track of everyone's schedule
  • Hundreds of color-coded stickers show you everyone's activities at a glance
  • Easily keep track of bill-paying, grocery shopping, family chores, and all the details of daily life
  • Never again forget a birthday, anniversary, or other important event
  • Plenty of room for scheduling appointments, dates, trips, and outings
  • Keep vital medical information handy for everyone in the family
  • Great tools for planning ahead for vacations, back-to-school, and holidays
  • Find important phone and emergency numbers quickly
o keep track of family schedules, activities, dinner menus, and long term planning, plus colorful stickers to mark important dates and helpful tips for each month. Users simply love how much room they have to write lists, make notes and keep important reminders. With over 200,000 copies sold, this calendar is parenting tested and mom approved!

  • 17 month wall calendar (August 2018 - December 2019)
  • Get the whole family on the same page!
  • Extra-large grid with plenty of space to keep track of everyone's schedule
  • Hundreds of color-coded stickers show you everyone's activities at a glance
  • Easily keep track of bill-paying, grocery shopping, family chores, and all the details of daily life
  • Never again forget a birthday, anniversary, or other important event
  • Plenty of room for scheduling appointments, dates, trips, and outings
  • Keep vital medical information handy for everyone in the family
  • Great tools for planning ahead for vacations, back-to-school, and holidays
  • Find important phone and emergency numbers quickly
release date: Apr 04, 2017
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Mindful Games Activity Cards: 55 Fun Ways to Share Mindfulness with Kids and Teens
A deck of 55 mindfulness games for kids that takes a playful approach to developing attention and focus, and identifying and regulating emotions--by the author of Mindful Games and The Mindful Child.

Playing games is a great way for kids to develop their focusing and attention skills and to become more mindful. This card deck helps parents, caregivers, and teachers cultivate these qualities at home or in a school setting. The games develop what Susan Kaiser Greenland calls the "new A, B, C's" for learning and for a happy and successful life: Attention, Balance, and Compassion. In a playful way, the games introduce kids to breathing practices and techniques for developing focus, concentration, and sensory awareness, and identifying and self-regulating emotions, among other skills. They include "anchor" games that develop concentration; visualization games that encourage kindness and focus; analytical games that cultivate clear thinking; and awareness games that develop all of these qualities and give greater insight into ourselves, others, and relationships. The deck contains 55 5X7 illustrated cards, each devoted to one game or activity, and comes in a sturdy, beautifully designed box.
release date: Aug 14, 2018
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Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2019 (The Unofficial Guides)

THE trusted source of information for a successful Walt Disney World vacation

Compiled and written by a team of experienced researchers whose work has been cited by such diverse sources as USA Today and Operations Research Forum, The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World digs deeper and offers more than any other guide.

The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2019 explains how Walt Disney World works and how to use that knowledge to make every minute and every dollar of your vacation count. With advice that is direct, prescriptive, and detailed, it takes the guesswork out of travel by unambiguously rating and ranking everything from hotels, restaurants, and attractions to rental car companies.

With an Unofficial Guide in hand, and authors Bob Sehlinger and Len Testa as guides, find out what’s available in every category, from best to worst, and use step-by-step detailed plans to help make the most of your time at Walt Disney World.

release date: May 01, 2018
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2019 Amy Knapp's Family Organizer: August 2018-December 2019

Amy Knapp's Family Organizer is parenting tested and mom approved! This #1 National Bestselling format is easy to use and helps even the busiest of families gain control of their active lifestyles. The 2019 organizer features weekly and monthly calendar grids, weekly grocery lists, weekly to-do lists and inspirational quotes, and color-coded stickers.

Additional Features:

  • 17-month planner (August 2018 - December 2019)
  • 6" x 8" with wire-o binding
  • Heavier paper weight
  • Internal storage pocket
  • Sturdy jacket for durability
  • Removable cover band and a fresh new design!
release date: Jul 20, 2017
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101 So Bad, They're Good Dad Jokes

A Top 5 Best-selling Amazon Book!*


Dad jokes. They make you cringe, they make you groan but the one thing they have in common is they come from dad. Be it during a wedding toast or when introducing your dad to someone you want to impress, dad never fails to insert a dad joke wherever he can.


This dad joke book makes a great gift for the dad who has everything and has heard everything. Or maybe you want to buy it for yourself and come prepared the next time dad wants to have a joke off.


In any event, 101 So Bad, They're Good Dad Jokes will have your eyes rolling into the back of your head faster than dad can strip to his tighty-whities on a hot summer day!


* Week of June 10, 2018
release date: Aug 21, 2018
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Draw, Paint, Sparkle: Creative Projects from an Elementary Art Teacher
25 kid-tested lessons in drawing and painting—perfect for children ages 5 to 10
 
Encourage and empower kids to make art! The 25 art lessons in this book present step-by-step drawing instructions paired with a range of painting techniques and styles for endless creative exploration. Designed by an elementary art teacher, each creative exploration offers tips on using the best art materials (that won’t break the bank), shares art-making techniques that add variety and ease to the projects, and provides insights on engaging kids in the process. The lessons include:
·         Beginner projects. Discover easy ways to get started making art. Through flexible instructions, you’ll create big and bold paintings.
·         Art lessons inspired by the masters. With projects based on celebrated painters like Van Gogh and Monet to contemporary artists like James Rizzi and Jackson Pollock, you’ll explore a range of painting techniques and styles.
·         Paintings inspired by nature. Draw and paint familiar and imagined landscapes and animals as a fun way to engage with art.
 
More than just a simple how-to draw and paint book, Draw, Paint, Sparkle is an invitation for kids to unleash their creativity through color and paint.
release date: Sep 25, 2012
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Q&A a Day for Kids: A Three-Year Journal
This journal is the perfect family keepsake.

A place for parents and children to share the evolution of thoughts, feelings, and dreams over the years. Or a journal for kids who want to keep a time capsule of their own ideas about the world - whimsicial or serious. 

Children's author Betsy Franco poses a question each day with only a few lines provided for a response, making this journal the ultimate no-fuss record keeper. Simply turn to today's date and record your child's answer. When you finish the year, move on to the next section. The diary can be started on any day of the year and makes a terrific keepsake or gift for parents.

As the years go by you'll notice how your child's answers evolve, sometimes silly, sometimes precocious, but always interesting.
release date: Jul 19, 2018
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Our Bucket List Adventures: A Journal for Couples

Our Bucket List Adventures: A Journal for Couples

Our Bucket List Adventures is the perfect bucket list journal for couples. With this couples journal, you’ll be able to:

1. Create 50 unique bucket list goals you want to accomplish together. More specifically, there is an activity section for couples to brainstorm before choosing their bucket list items together.

2. Journal your bucket list adventure memories together.

3. Have a place to put your favorite photo that captures your bucket list goal experience, or scrapbook memorabilia.

Also, there are 5 engaging questions for couples to use as conversation starters after journaling their bucket list experience to reflect on the time shared.

What's more, this bucket list book for couples includes:

-- 115 Bucket list ideas for couples.

-- A Bucket List Finder page to record the bucket list goals you have accomplished as you journal, for easy reference and better organization.

-- 50 Bucket List Journaling pages to write your bucket list experiences.

Lastly, this bucket list journal makes a great engagement, relationship anniversary, bridal shower, Christmas, birthdays, holidays, or wedding gift for your friends and family.

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