In The Snuggly House, a grandmother tells the story of a special house that needs a family to love it and care for it — as well as the connection that house has to her family. It is a solid, gentle home that protects its owners and remembers the love, sadness and joy that happen inside its walls. As it gets older, though, it falls into disrepair. Finally, the house is empty and for sale. Most people who come to see it only see the flaws and the mess. Will the house ever find a family to fix it up and make it beautiful again? Available at: Amazon Archway Publishing Barnes & Noble Mr. Coffee Pot is a story is about a coffee pot that only makes the best coffee, but does not know how appreciated he is or how well he perks. When he decides to pursue a new career as a pancake griddle, it is a disaster! Find out how everything works out in the end. Available at: Amazon Archway Publishing Barnes & Noble A father and his young daughter sit together and watch the weather unfold and the winds move through the sky. They see the sun rise and set, and they see the moon and stars appear at twilight. The little girl wonders how these miracles of nature work. How do each of these elements know what to do? How do they help people? Her father tells her the story of the Maker, and how He made the sun, the moon, the stars, and the clouds and instructed them of their important purpose on earth. The Maker then created the four winds and gave them each special duties of guiding the others. A picture book for children, The Maker and the Four Winds shares a story of the four winds and their special duties in the sky. Available at: Amazon Archway Publishing Barnes & Noble Six-and-a-half months into her first pregnancy, author Gaylee Warner learned her daughter had a severe birth defect and would not survive long after birth. In Letters to Muriel, Gaylee presents a collection of letters she wrote to her daughter, Muriel, beginning in July of 1974 at the beginning her pregnancy. This memoir narrates a journey of love and loss, hope and healing, and dreams and sorrow as Gaylee shares her thoughts, feelings, and experiences with her unborn daughter, always communicating how happy she was to be pregnant with her. Letters to Muriel tells the grief-filled story of how one woman and her husband loved their unborn child unconditionally and how they dealt with her death just thirty hours after her birth. Now a nurse, Gaylee offers a recollection of her journey so others do not feel alone when facing the same challenges with their own children. Although she experienced a deep sorrow, she believes her daughter truly was a gift. Available at: Amazon Archway Publishing Barnes & Noble Oola is a fierce and powerful snake, respected and feared by animals and humans alike. One day Oola hears noises in the valley below. It is a cry of sorrow, fear, and desperation from a mother who has lost her five-year-old son. Oola is captured by the sound. Navi, a bird that lets Oola know what’s going on from his perspective in the sky, tells him the parents are searching in the wrong direction and that coyotes are on the boy’s trail. Oola must decide whether to help the child and save him or ignore the pain he heard in the mother’s cry in A Tale of Oola. Available at: Amazon Archway Publishing Barnes & Noble Harry is a little sand crab who stays close to the water, keeps his gills wet, and sometimes races along the beach with his friends, Kainan and Mateo. One day when he is busily digging a burrow, Harry notices a man on the beach photographing him and taking notes. Tim is an oceanographer who has no idea he is about to save Harry from tragedy. When Harry comes out of his burrow on his way to the ocean, he slips and lands on his back. As a hungry bird flies overhead, Harry fears the worst. But when Tim runs to his rescue and turns Harry over, just in time, a friendship develops between man and sand crab. As they talk, Harry explains about himself, the environment, and why animals must stay where they belong to survive. In Harry the Sand Crab, a little sand crab-saved from tragedy by a scientist-teaches the scientist valuable lessons about his life and his important role in keeping the ocean clean. Available at: Amazon Barnes & Noble Archway Publishing Please check with your local bookstore for availability!