Herman the Hermit Crab and the Mystery of the Big, Black Shiny Thing

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By Sharon Canfield Dorsey

A story about adventure, bravery, and friends solving the mystery of a strange object that appears on the beach. Young readers will enjoy this story on their own and younger children will love having it read to them.

Available at  sharoncanfielddorsey.com

Read With Jazzy

By Sonja McGiboney

The Jazzy series are concept based books featuring beautiful, color photographs taken by the author. If you love dogs, you’ll love these books.

Sonja McGiboney crafts each book with specific concepts in mind, yet they can be used creatively for many other learning experiences.

The books are available at https://www.jazzysbooks.com/shop
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ABC JAZZY: The alphabet has run away to hide. Discover where Jazzy finds each letter.
8x10 Paperback-28 pages /Reading level: grades k-1 / Interest level: ages 3 to adult
ISBN: 978-0-9600125-2-7
JAZZY COLORS: Each month is paired with a color. The book is written in rhyme.
8x10 Paperback-26 pages / Reading level: grades1-3 / Interest level: ages 3 to adult
ISBN: 9781733366304
JAZZY EXPLORES THE LIBRARY: Jazzy looks for bones but is distracted by all the books.
8x10 Paperback-16 pages / Reading level: grades 2-3 / Interest level: ages 3 to adult
ISBN: 978-0-9600125-6-5
JAZZY TIME: Every hour is chronicled in Jazzy’s day.
8x10 Paperback-28 pages / Reading level: grades 1-3 / Interest level: ages 3 to adult
ISBN: 978-0-9600125-3-4
COUNTING DOWN JAZZY: Count backwards with Jazzy.
8x10 Paperback-22 pages / Reading level grades k-1 / Interest level ages 3 to adult
ISBN: 978-0-9600125-1-0
GROWING UP JAZZY: Jazzy’s first year told as she grows each month.
8x10 Paperback-24 pages / Reading level: grades 1-2 / Interest level: ages 3 to adult
ISBN: 978-0-9600125-0-3
JAZZY EXPLORES SMITHFIELD, VIRGINIA:  Jazzy guides you through her historic town.
Reading level: grades 2-4 / Interest level: 3 to adult
ISBN 978-0-9600125-8-9
JAZZY SHAPES:  Learn shapes, some 3d, and look for them on the pages or in your home.
8x10 Paperback-26 pages / Reading level: grades 1-2 / Interest level: ages 3 to adult
ISBN: 978-0-9600125-5-8
LITTLE RED JAZZYHOOD:  A retelling of Little Red Riding Hood with a twist at the end.
8x10 Paperback-28 pages / Reading level grades 2-3 / Interest level ages 3 to adult
ISBN: 978-0-9600125-4-1
JAZZY AND FRIENDS:  Jazzy and her friends learn not to stereotype other dogs.
Paperback-8x8 inches-32 pages / Reading level: grades 2-4 / Interest level: ages 3 to adult
ISBN 978-1-7333663-1-1 (cover not shown)

The books are available at https://www.jazzysbooks.com/shop

Click here to learn more about Sonja McGiboney.

Mandy, Mindy, Misty

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By Ronald Munro

Mandy, Mindy, Misty is a heart-warming illustrated "golden rule" story told in verse. It's all about friendship, adventure, and kindness. Mandy, a sheltie with a big heart, Mindy, a bright and sprightly yorkie, and Misty, a sheltie who is a stranger to the neighborhood are destined to experience curious doings, strange developments, and unexplained happenings, all ending in friendship.



An Artful Animal Alphabet

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By Mary Montague Sikes

An Artful Animal Alphabet
is a children's alphabet book illustrated with colorful and whimsical drawings of animals by author Mary Montague Sikes. Each drawing also includes paragraphs of interesting facts about the animals such as where they live, what they eat and unusual behaviors or characteristics. Did you know that alligators once lived in the lobby of the Jefferson Hotel? Old Pompey, the last of the alligators, is featured in her book. Each story can inspire a child’s own imaginative story or drawing. Some adults have purchased this “artful” hardcover for display as a coffee table book.

Available at:
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The Riding Lesson

By Susan Williamson

Young girls dream of horses. Join Sadie as she discovers her birthday surprise in this illustrated beginning chapter book with coloring pages.

Horses, Mystery,Travel: Susan Williamson is a horse person, gardener, writer, reader. She has worked as an extension agent, a newspaper editor, a community and adult education coordinator,the owner of a paint and wallpaper store, a riding instructor, trainer, barn manager, adjunct professor, and manager of a local farm to table coop. Currently she is writing, gardening and horsing around. The University of Kentucky and the University of California, Davis are her alma maters.

The Riding Lesson is available at Amazon.