Children's Books

Three for Dinner
This illustrated children's book tells the sweet story of two mice, Melvin and Peppy, and the lessons they learned through their encounters with a cat named Midnight. The book encourages young children to not fear or believe the worst about people until they get to know them and give them a chance.
$17.95
BB354
Postcards from Abe, 1842-1865: Abraham Lincoln Writes to Lucy Speed at Farmington Plantation in Louisville, Kentucky
These postcards from Abraham Lincoln, written to his friend Joshua Speed's mother, Lucy Speed, at Farmington Plantation in Louisville, Kentucky, are just pretend. But while this fun and educational book may not contain true artifacts, it does provide an honest recollection of Lincoln's childhood, challenges, and career, culminating in his being elected to serve as the 16th president of the United States of America.
$19.95
BB346
Gordon Galloway's Mealtime Makeover
Gordon Galloway is a young cow who loves sugary sweets and struggles with healthy lifestyle habits. Here, readers follow Gordon to school and on a farm adventure that provides an introduction to healthy lifestyle changes and gives parents an opportunity to discuss ways the whole family can make healthier choices, too.
$14.95
BB333
Postcards from Daniel, 1755-1784: Daniel Boone Writes from the Kentucky Wilderness
While this fun and educational book may not contain true artifacts, it provides an honest recollection of Daniel Boone's thoughts and discoveries as he explored the Kentucky wilderness from 1755-1784. Third in a series of historical postcard books created by award-winning Kentucky educator Betty Southard Stokes, this book is a perfect way to teach history to children in a fun, imaginative way.
$19.95
BB325
Unbekannt und Unbeachtet: German Fairy Tales You May Have Missed
Longtime German language teacher and author Gene Moutoux here reprints a selection of fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm in their original German for use as language learning tools. Includes the full story texts, plus vocabulary blocks, footnotes, and a glossary. If you've begun to learn German, this book will be a uniquely fun and adventurous way to develop your vocabulary and grammar.
$19.95
BB321
All Aboard! The Belle of Louisville
Bring your children along for a fun and lively ride on The Belle of Louisville, a steamboat that dates back to the industrial age, a time when steamboats were the rulers of transportation and the fastest roads were rivers.
$14.95
BB312
River Life: A Journey from Headwaters to the Sea
Starting from a small stream in a Pennsylvania woodland, this illustrated educational book follows the seasons of river life along three connected rivers: the Allegheny during spring, the Ohio during summer and the Lower Mississippi during fall. A great addition to children's literature about rivers and river life.
$16.95
BB299
Pele's Forever Home
This children's book tells the true story of a champion greyhound named Pele, who started racing professionally at age two and was retired at age five. Pele won 20 of the 114 races he ran in his lifetime. When he was six years old, he was adopted by Jessica and Paul, who lived in Boston, Massachusetts.
$21.95
BB283
Tiny Toes: A Creative Movement Class for Young Children
Designed specifically for children ages 2-5, this enchanting new book teaches kids to dance using author Morgan Grubola's new M.E.G. (Movement, Expression and Growth) technique. To activate both body and mind, Grubola offers 19 different exercises that develop strength and flexibility, promote intellectual growth, and encourage performance skills in young students — while using their imaginations to dance with fanciful animals of all shapes and sizes!
$30.00
BB261
The Big Bat
This full color picture book tells the story of Katie and her little brother Ace, who want to take a photo of the World's Biggest Baseball Bat, but it's too big! To get the best shot, the kids team up with dinosaurs, jellybeans, jockeys and more, and along the way learn some zany math to discover just how big the Big Bat is! This charming children's book from the Executive Director of the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory is sure to be a home run.
$14.95
BB260
The Tails of Windy Meadows
This full-color illustrated children's book tells the story of a typical day on the horse farm of Windy Meadows Stables, located in the L'Esprit equestrian community of LaGrange, Kentucky. Told through the eyes of the colorful horse characters who live in its barns, The Tails of Windy Meadows encourages horse lovers to visit the picturesque stables where nearly 100 horses—from riding lesson horses to national racing retirees—call home.
$19.95
BB254
Chef Nancy's Kids' Club Cookbook
Chef Nancy Russman has worked in the kitchens of four-star restaurants and received national culinary and humanitarian awards, but her real passion has always been teaching children about healthy food. Here, she lays out easy recipes for fun snacks that teach young people how to prepare healthy foods for themselves — without using knives or stoves!
$19.95
BB253
Postcards from George, 1763-1781: George Rogers Clark Writes to Virginia from the Kentucky Wilderness
This fun and educational collection may not contain true artifacts (as postcards were not invented until after Clark had passed away), but it does provide an honest recollection of George Rogers Clark's thoughts and discoveries through a series of fictional postcards to his brothers, Edmund and William Clark, and his sister, Lucy Clark. This book is perfect for teaching history to children in a fun, imaginative way.
$14.95
BB266
The Man On the Wall
In this touching and true children's story, a young girl discovers the identity of the uniformed man whose photograph hangs in her grandparents' home. She learns about the man's life as he grew from an excited little boy to a young man who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Vietnam War. The book serves as a reminder of the more than 58,000 lives lost during this tumultuous time in American history.
$16.95
BB262
Louisville Slugger: The Making of a Baseball Bat
Author Jan Arnow's illustrated children's book shows the process of making Louisville Slugger bats, from the forest to the factory to the ball field.
$12.95
BB218
The Sporran: The Remnant Chronicles I & II
After discovering the mysterious powers of a musty old Scottish sporran, sixth-grader Jacob Boyd is plunged into a dangerous adventure deep in the catacombs beneath Edinburgh Castle, where unseen perils—and the fate of the world—await him in the dark. For young adult readers, this is the start of an exciting new series.
$11.95
BB229
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