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Children's Literature (49 Books)


Children's literature is usually understood to comprise books intentionally written for children to read.

 
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Waimanalo: Where I Live

By: Julie Stewart Williams

This book was created for early children education in Hawaiian studies. It includes basic phrases in Hawaiian with English translations to educate the youth in Hawaii.

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A Day with Makana (I Kekahi la Me Makana)

By: Na Kamalei

The publisher’s intent is to provide Hawaiian/English language books that promote family interaction in your home, books that reflect the Hawaiian culture, and books for ages 2 to 4. The 2007-2008 series celebrates diverse learners and children with special needs in the Hawaiian community, and it introduces the importance of accepting and respecting differences. Please use this book to help build your toddler’s language skills and cultural knowledge.

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Ko'U Lumi Mokaki

By: Eve Furchgott

Kako o a paipai ka Hale Kuamo o-Kikowaena Olelo Hawai i i ka ho okumu ana i ka olelo Hawai i, o ia ka olelo kaiapuni o na kula, o ke aupuni, o na oihana like ole, i lohe ia mai ho i ka olelo Hawai i mai o a o o Hawai i Pae Aina. Na ka Hale Kuamo o e ho omohala nei i na ha awina e pono ai ka holomua o ka olelo Hawai i ana ma na ano po aiapili like ole e like ho i me ka ha awina olelo Hawai i no na kula olelo Hawai i, na papahana kako o kumu, ka nupepa o...

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He Palapala Mua Na Na Kamalii (A First Book for Children)

By: Hawaiian Historical Society

He aito. E na keiki, e hoolohe i ko oukou au makua iloko o ka Haku, no ka ea, o ka pono no ia. E hoomaikai i koumakuakane a me u makuwahine, i loihi ai ko ola ana a ka honua. E na makua, mai hoonaukiuki i ka kou mau keiki, aka, e alakai ia la-u ma ka manao, a ma ka olelo a ka aku. O ka maka i hoomaewaewa i kona akuakane a hoowahawaha i ka olelo kona makuwahine, e poaloia ia e ka anu koraka,a e aiia e ka aito opiopio. E lawe no ka waiwai i mau eheu na, a lele aku me he aito la i ka.

He mea aki. He dia. E kau haumana aloha, e hoopono. Mai hoopunipuni i kou hoalauna. E helemakapololei; maiwahahee; mai epa; mai aki; mai hoomaau. Mai hoino oe i ka mea pono. Aia hoi, ua lena ka poe hewa i ka lakou kakaka, ua hoomakaukau lakou i ka lakou pua ma ke kaula e pana malu aku i ka poe ku pono me ka naau. E like me ka dia e ake ana e inu i ka wai kahe, pela e ake ai kou uhane e loaa oe iau, e kou Akua. Ke makewai nei kou naau ia oe, e ke Akua. O ka mea ma...

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Read it LOUD!, Limitless Possibilities

By: Read it LOUD!

A public service announcement about the benefits of reading together with your family. Visit www.ReadItLoud.org to access fantastic reading material and more videos.

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Read it LOUD!, Neil Armstrong

By: Read it LOUD!

Wally Amos discusses how Neil Armstrong's imagination and were influenced by his parents reading to him as a child.

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Keynote Speaker Wally Amos

By: Wally Amos

Today, his name is a household word. Wally Amos` most recent venture is Chip & Cookie, a unique cookie boutique in Waikiki and Kailua, Hawaii, and an e-commerce business, chipandcookie.com. Chip & Cookie features 5 flavors of cookies from Wally`s original recipe and the Chip& Cookie characters, originally created by Christine Harris-Amos and the venture`s mascots for literacy. Wally & Christine created the Read It Loud! Foundation in 2005 (readitloud.org). In 2008, a thr...

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The Tale of Lam-Ang and the Fire Giant

By: Mrs. Grace Caligtan, Compiler

Completed through panagtitinolong (Ilocano for collective heroism, or bayanihan in Tagalog), this eBook was co-created by students and adults who learned and discussed the ways in which any large task can be completed with the unity of many. Students from Kalihi Uka Elementary's Reading and Art Club read this story out loud and drew pictures of scenes in the book. Some of these children's art works have been incorporated as illustrations for this eBook.

The reader takes a journey with Lam-Ang to learn, honor and work with everyone’s unique gifts to achieve a common goal.

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Monkit Town & Daunt's Deadly Doggies

By: Hibah Shabkhez

A story cum colouring book for all kindred spirits, especially children.

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Steeling is the Challenge

By: Rehan Ahmed Shahid

There are two thieves and this story tells you do not steal or else everything bad will happen with you. This book is about steeling that is very bad thing and can make your life harder to live.

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Princess Rose and the Golden Bird

By: Sergey Nikolov

If your children love classic fairy tales like "Cinderella," "Sleeping Beauty," "Rapunzel" ... and others in that order, then they will undoubtedly fall in love in "Princess Rose and the Golden Bird" The beautiful Princess Rose and her golden bird sang a lullaby every evening, and all the people in the kingdom fell asleep and dreamed sweet dreams until the break of dawn. But one day something terrible happened. The evil witch learned about Princess Rose and decide...

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Wommack’s The Art of Parenting : Lessons from Parents & Mentors of...

By: David Wommack

Let's be honest. No other parenting books even try to show you how to make your son or daughter a great American. We do. Thirty-one (31) great men and women from across many professions, genders, politics, religions, and walks of life--the products of extraordinary parenting and mentoring. This book offers the exact techniques, words, phrases, mantras --to propel your offspring to incredible success -- toward rich, vivid lives. They worked for those parents and mentors. ...

Introduction An easier childhood? There is a deep-seated river that contrarily runs through most American parenting. The belief that “my children” should have it easier than we, as parents, had it — when we were growing up. That is the worst mantra of parents! Spoiling your kids is the worst curse you can bestow upon your kids and yourself. It will come back to haunt you. Over and over and over. And then it will be too late. An old adage. Well, maybe we’ve grown...

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Fatticus Faces the Wolf : A Slumber-Time Adventure

By: Ms. Melody Ayres-Griffiths

When Francis Hawthorn, a British Colonel, is liberated from the Germans who had taught him to telepathically communicate with a blue-eyed ginger-tabby he names Cleopawtra, he is falsely declared a casualty of the First World War, and indentured to his own government for that ability. Years later, his presumed widow, Caroline, a romance novelist, spontaneously types the dreams of her own similar, but portly feline, Fatticus, which conclude with strange, nonsensical sen...

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Adelaide's Pinnygig

By: Ms. Melody Ayres-Griffiths

Adelaide, a Canadian teenage girl, flees across a wintery landscape to evade an assassin sent to steal her guinea pig.

FOREWORD: A BRIEF INTRODUCTION. MANY NOTEWORTHY EFFORTS, both scholarly and otherwise, have been made in modern times to chronicle the events that took place at the dawn of the Twenty-First century, before the Fall and the subsequent New Enlightenment, but none have focussed so completely on the human element as what we, the Publishers, proudly present to you here. The recent discovery of Adelaide Pemberton’s journal has provided us with some unique glimpses into t...

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The Boy Who Never Slept

By: Chandra F. Allen

A short story about a boy who did not sleep

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The Strange Stuff Unexplained : If God is the Answer, What is the ...

By: Manjunath R

Why something? Why not anything? All our life, we have been bugged by the strange questions that face us, and have tried to find answers to them from the day we begin to make sense of what we see. Overall so far disconcert seems to be an instinct on a personal level. The universe is full of strange sounding ideas and unremarkable truths. Mankind’s lust for knowledge never winds up with certainty. Who created the universe? The scriptural teaching on the origin of the uni...

A physicist is someone who yearns to comprehend why the universe is for, but he is too absurd to comprehend it. Physics: The music of dancing atoms.

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The Pantynoodles

By: Miss Clara Antonia Fortis

This story is about a horrible family called "The Pantynoodles". The main characters in the book are called: Mr. and Mrs. Pantynoodles, Hera, Kelly, and Bob.

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Mr. Cow

By: Constantin Maria Fortis

This book is about a cow that is a spy and has to save the world.

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It's Your Problem

By: Miss Zhenia Andreyevna Doluda

This book is about a cat and a rabbit who are the best of friends and get up to funny things.

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Emma and the Minotaur

By: Jon Herrera

All stories are true. Emma Wilkins is eleven years old and she lives on Belle Street. In the forests of Saint Martin, a great power has awakened. Whispers abound of a monster that lurks in the darkness as more and more of the city's residents go missing. Called by the song of a tree, the diminutive Emma finds herself face to face with the colossal Minotaur. Following a narrow escape, Emma discovers that she is the only one who has any chance to stop him. On her...

Emma was sitting on a bench next to a bus stop. It was morning on a busy street and the road in front of her was full of traffic. There was a bus shelter next to the bench and there were a few people inside. They were looking at her. A woman was sitting next to her but she stood up and walked away. Emma glanced toward the people in the shelter and they all looked away at once and pretended that she wasn’t there. She looked down at her lap and saw that she was ho...

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