Shocked to see the ranch-hand’s face painted like a skull, the BeakSpeak chickens race to school to ask why. That’s when Ms. Goldspeak guides them through an exciting adventure learning about Dia de los Muertos, the Mexican celebration.
Their reward is a cultural journey marked by Spanish phrases, cemeteries, spirits of their ancestors, confused terror and overwhelming joy. They learn to be brave, to rejoice in each other’s growth and dreams, and to believe miracles can happen when the stars align.More info →
When Chanticleer rooster shocks the students with ghost stories, and a nearby chicken processing business, he lays the groundwork for some major trouble!
With over-active imaginations and lack of sleep, the chickens feel ambushed when big men with large nets attempt to round them up. Running for their lives, Walt takes charge and orders his chickens’ escape.
Unfortunately, some of them don’t make it out. So Walt must formulate a plan to rescue the captured, all while keeping the rest of his brood safe.
Join the BeakSpeak flock as they dodge coyotes, almost get picked off by a hungry chicken hawk, and come face to face with the weirdest, most peculiar situation ever: Dancing Chickens!More info →
There is a time for everything, and a poem for every activity under the sun. A time to weep and a time to be sad, a time to laugh and a time to get mad. This book has a bit of everything, even the bazaar, so enjoy every rhyme, like I have - so far!
Kathleen J. Shields is a prolific award-winning writer of multiple genres, primarily Children’s and Christian fiction. Her goal is to inspire readers through her stories (& poetry) with hopes of bringing a little extra light into the world. Poetry has always been a first-love for Kathleen. It has been her go-to since childhood. Thinking in rhyme, feeling the tune in her heart, with goals of sharing her ‘song’ with others. Enjoy!More info →
His father, whom they call Geode, is the Painter of the universe. He taught his son everything he needed to know about it; the hopes and dreams he had for the people within.
Benjamin knew his father’s love flowed into the Painting. He understood how simple life could be. He longed for the day he could be a part of it, and when the day came, he was born with the knowledge he needed to change hearts and minds.
Growing up with this awareness, teaching those who’d listen, Benjamin found himself in his element. Yet when fears grow too strong, they can cause a world to fracture.
Can Benjamin share his message, before time runs out?More info →
A diverse group of young chickens will learn to understand each other better in this colorfully illustrated story. BeakSpeak is designed to help young people accept their differences and build confidence, through speech validation.
In-depth discussion, alongside enclosed questionnaire sheets (with suggested answers), Ms. Marceaux’s goal is to enhance communication skills which will help young people succeed in their future relationships and careers.More info →
A giant scorpion, a crab attack and a killer wolf – what do these three have in common? The zits on Jared’s face.
The night a red meteorite crash lands in the woods, Jared’s world gets turned upside down.
Each time the zits appear his friends connect the dots and discover they create the pattern of an actual constellation. Looking up the myths behind the stars, they realize the stories are coming true!
It’s up to them to figure out why it’s happening, how to stop it and how the new red-haired substitute teacher (from Mars) is connected.
It’s a crime what’s happening – a constellation crime.More info →
Young puppy Riley is learning what it's like to be on lookout duty for daddy. It's a lonely job, thankless, and quite boring! So this little guy creates a fun new game that just happens to go various shades of wrong. His high jinx causes all sorts of commotion at all the wrong moments - but the question remains - is there a lesson to be learned?More info →
We start our lives as a blank canvas. It's our diverse experiences that add color and definition to our painting.
Gerald was given a blank canvas in which to paint anything he wanted. He painted a world. A world that he loved so much – it came to life!
The personal growth and the steps Gerald took to protect his creation is what truly made him exceptional.
Kate has just turned 11 and is about to have the adventure of a lifetime! While out playing, she steps into a rainbow and is magically transported to another place on the planet. Everywhere she goes, she meets a child of a different nationality who tells her about their cultural beliefs about rainbows. When she finally gets home, she has quite an amazing story to share, but there are some who don't believe her. Yet in the end, the proof arrives just in time and leaves the adults in her life with dropped jaws and shocked expressions.More info →
What would you do if you could do anything? This is the question Parker, Justin, Blake, Owen, Kaylee and Ryan ask themselves, when they arrive in the dream world. Of course they had to face their own fears first. Nightmares consisting of being chased, falling and arriving in class wearing just your underwear were keeping them all awake at night. But Ryan's mom had taught him about dreams including how to control his dreams, so helping these five was just the beginning. Once inside the dream, the ultimate challenge began. Gathering for an epic, out-of-this-world adventure, the group discovers a place that is literally impossible to wake up from.More info →
Dandy Lion: A Legend of Love & Loss is a Christian-based story that follows a young lion named Dandy throughout the course of his life. Wanting nothing more than to be accepted and loved by his pride, Dandy instead is the recipient of laughter and ridicule when his long sought after mane grows in and is anything but normal. White thick fur, frayed at the ends his head looks more like a white fluffy dandelion flower than a lions mane. However, this does not deter Dandy from helping those in need or touching the lives of others, solving problems and helping the sick. After he saves three lion cubs from a stampede his father tells him how proud he is of him which starts a life long journey towards doing good. Yet, throughout his life, his best friend Doti begins to notice how after each life he touches a wisp of his frayed hair is whisked away by the wind. By the end of his life he is completely bald but he is able to look down at the valley of those he left behind, those lives he helped save, and what he sees is a field of vibrant yellow dandelion flowers blooming as brilliantly as the sun. Each chapter ending with scripture, this story will fill your soul with hope and ambition and help you to live your life in a loving Christian way.More info →