Jacqueline Briggs Martin’s Snowflake Bentley won a Caldecott Medal, a Parents’ Choice Award, and was picked as an ALA Notable Book for Children. Listeners of all ages will cherish this beautiful story about a real man whose discoveries changed the way the world saw snow.
From the time he was a small boy in Vermont, Wilson Bentley saw snowflakes as small miracles. And he determined that one day his camera would capture for others the wonder of the tiny crystal. Bentley's enthusiasm for photographing snowflakes was often misunderstood in his time, but his patience and determination revealed two important truths: No two snowflakes are alike; and each one is startlingly beautiful.
Isabel and the Pig go with Grandfather when he is using his gift to find water. But one day, Grandfather believes he’s lost his gift. When the Pig goes missing, Isabel is afraid he will never return. Without Grandfather’s gift for finding what cannot be seen, how will they ever get the Pig back?
ine Briggs Martin, author of multiple ALA Notable Books, delivers an entertaining tale that teaches the value of hard work. Carl Diehl is a 10-year-old boy who dreams of building a boat. With a little help from neighbors, family, and friends, Carl’s dream becomes a reality. Tom Stechschulte’s narration captivates listeners, making them feel a part of the Sand Island community.