A short story about a boy discovering the true meaning of Christmas. This book is dedicated to people everywhere as a reminder of the beauty of Christmas when we count our blessings and help those in need. In the tradition of family togetherness, Baba Treasure Chest stories are geared toward the entire family.
"A story about giving"
Kerana is spending the summer with her grandmother while her mother is busy with work. Keeping with old traditions, Baba (the grandmother) initiates Kerana as a znahar, an herbal healer, who people often call a witch. Things go wrong when she disobeys her grandmother's warning.
"Kerana learns about her heritage"
Rada knows little about her Bulgarian heritage because her family doesn't practice their customs. That changes when her grandmother comes to visit. On a trip to the zoo, Rada discovers more than animals. She learns that diversity is not something to be ashamed of. Her grandmother tells her about the traditions of their ancestors and the meaning of the martenitsi that she makes every spring. The Miracle Stork is a story about creating and maintaining traditions and customs to embrace who you are.
"The Amazing Stork Story"
Nine-year-old Nick celebrates his Name Day in December, on St. Nicholas Day. But the day is filled with worry because his father is caught out fishing on the ocean during a storm. He receives a special gift from his mother that day, a gift that has an unusual message. Mermaid's Gift is a short story. In the tradition of family togetherness, Baba Treasure Chest stories are geared toward the entire family.