Books That Entertain and Inspire
If you are looking for gift books for young people that are engaging, fun, and also encourage good values, please check these out.
Rayne Shines for ages 3-7. Rayne is bored with life until a new family moves in next door. An attitude of gratitude brings happiness.
Too Quiet, Too Noisy for ages 3-7. Home is too loud but Nana’s house is too quiet. Lily brings balance into her life. Sense of sound, noise sensitivity.
No More Red for ages 4-8. When Amy wishes she would never see red again, she learns that life is not as enjoyable without it. Find 98 red things. Colour, sense of sight, gratitude.
The Amida Tree for ages 4-8. Gordon Korman on The Amida Tree “…This piece works so well… There’s beauty in the simplicity of its telling, and the communication between the woman and the tree is hauntingly believable.” Sustainable environment, a balanced life, and ethical living.
Rumpelstiltskin’s Child for ages 6-9. What if Rumpelstiltskin had a bum rap? Compassion, greed, exclusion, and forgiveness.
Leya: Sphere of Vision Book One for ages 16 up. In a world where eye color may determine her future, Leya is born with one green and one blue eye. But, unless she learns self-control, any magical potential will be lost. Self-awareness, impulse control, and forgiveness.