Rudolph's Nose Knows
This is the fictional story of a blind and deaf dachshund. While the story may be imaginary, Rudolph is a real dog who was rescued by the author of the story. In this book, Rudolph is teased by the other dogs because of his disabilities. Find out what happens when a baby bird falls down a hole.
Written by Marcia Fishman
Illustrated by Steven Katz
Print Duck Bookmark (Use cardstock - prints 8 per page )
*New book 2014
A Week at Grandma's
A bright colorful story about a girl going bird watching with her grandmother. The story is realistic fiction, and features a fun, mischievous young girl that all children will relate to. Learning colors and the days of the week with Grandma turns out to be a surprise adventure for both Amani and her grandmother who end of learning so much more.
Book Review by Clair Ottman (Cherry Valley Memorial Library, Cherry Valley, NY)This little gem of a book from Operation Outreach-USA Press packs a punch. It covers family, sharing, caring, play, community, the days of the week, bird identification, and color theory all at a 1st to 2nd grade reading level. The pictures are colorful with an urban setting. Any child would love to own a copy of A Week at Grandma’s.
The Duck in the Hole
When six–year old Keesha discovers a duck trapped in a hole, she uses her grit, resourcefulness and determination to find just the right way to free it. This is a story that demonstrates how to use problem solving skills in a humorous, yet poignant manner.
Written by Mary Vigliante Szydlowski
Illustrated by Lori Kiplinger Pandy