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Encourages children to go on a hunt for their Star, similar to that of the Wise Men. Everyday the Star is hidden and the children participate in a fun hide-and-seek game to locate it. Once they have found their Star they move all Three Wise Men to its location. On Christmas morning the Three Wise Men reach their final destination when the Star is found at the stable with the child Jesus. The activity book includes a wooden Star, a full wooden nativity scene that matches the artwork of the...
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by Julie Desloge Dubray & June Arthur HermanHave you ever seen downtown St. Louis from the top of the Arch? Played in the fountains at Citygarden? Heard the lions roar at the Saint Louis Zoo? Get ready for a whimsical journey with Goodnight St. Louis! An exploration of the region�s most popular attractions, iconic landmarks, historical neighborhoods, and family-friendly locations. Hardcover; 25 pgs.
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A Special Place for Santa: A Legend For Our Time. This special book gives a brief history of legends surrounding St. Nicholas, leading to his modern counterpart, Santa Claus, who pays tribute to the birth of Christ on Christmas. A great holiday story to read to a special child, and if that wasn't already enough to keep them interested, show them the wonderful illustrations throughout Dimensions: 7.75"H x 8.75"W x .25"D.Hardcover
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WHO IS SANTA CLAUS? When children start asking tough questions about Santa Claus, the illustrated Christmas poem THE SECRET OF THE SANTA BOX helps parents tell their child the truth about Santa in a personal, faith-filled, and positive way. The whole family can read this book and focus on the true meaning of Christmas.Parents: If it is time to tell your child the truth about Santa Claus in a positive way, this is the book for you! Children the world over have been enchanted and captivated by...
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by Cathy GilmoreAs one of the authors of the best selling "Easter Bunny's Amazing Day", this book is expected to touch even more hearts this Christmas!One winter night, a little lamb gets lost just outside Bethlehem. While tending the flock, his shepherd receives heavenly messengers and amazing news. This story leads children to Jesus� nativity and helps them relate to events that can change everyone's life. This beautifully illustrated storybook is sure to be enjoyed by generations.Hardcover,...
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Engage your parish in active and prayerful reflection during this important Church season. It includes commentaries on Readings I and II, the Responsorial Psalm, the Gospels of the Sundays, and the daily Gospel readings of Advent for Cycle C. Suitable for both group and individual use, Living Advent is perfect for enriching the prayer experience. Booklet
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Authored by Ryan Nusbickel Illustrated by Ryan Nusbickel A flying float trip raft for a Christmas sleigh?Christmas Eve visions of gooey butter cake? And Santa Claus finally reveals where he went to high school? Like a custard concrete, The St. Louis Night Before Christmas is a sweet mix of St. Louis flavors, served up just in time for the holidays. From pork steak to throwing washers, this holiday classic is a celebration of all things St. Louis ... with a Christmas twist. And like those jokes...
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Authored by Ryan Nusbickel Illustrated by Ryan NusbickelSpoiler Alert: Only St. Louis trick-or-treaters tell jokes on Halloween! It's true. Halloween jokes are one of St. Louis' most exclusive (and hilarious) traditions! This holiday practice is featured in The Funniest Halloween Joke in St. Louis, as a candy-loving St. Louis youngster successfully writes the funniest Halloween joke ever told. Before he can use the joke to cash in on candy, a brisk autumn wind sends his joke into the Halloween...
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Authored by Ryan Nusbickel What's your favorite day of Christmas in St Louis?Is it ice skating with a platoon of provel pizza delivery guys and gals? Is it blasting off into the skies with the Art Hill sled team?Is it high-kicking with a troupe of Muny dancers?Find out in the newest holiday hit from author/illustrator Ryan Nusbickel! It's the perfect addition to your holiday library, even if you are a Cubs fan.40 pages. ...
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by Gloria TruittThis is a presentation of the Christmas story (Luke 2:1-20). The Arch� Books series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember.
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Legend Of The Candy Caneby Lori WalburgOne dark November night a stranger rides into a small prairie town. Who is he? Why has he come? The townspeople wish he were a doctor, a dressmaker, or a trader. But the children have the greatest wish of all, a deep, quiet, secret wish. Then a young girl named Lucy befriends the newcomer. When he reveals his identity and shares with her the legend of the candy cane, she discovers fulfillment of her wishes and the answer to her town's dreams. Now will she...
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Many parents and teachers struggle with how to approach the Saint Nicholas/Santa Claus dilemma. Many deal with this by telling children that the legends surrounding Santa Claus are based on a real, historical figure named Nicholas, a Christian bishop known for his generosity.This picture book presents a shortened, somewhat fictionalized version of the life of Saint Nicholas, explaining that Nicholas was a servant of God and that, through him, God's love was reflected to others. The story...
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By Rebecca PattersonThe Christmas pageant doesn't go QUITE as planned in this fantastically funny holiday tale for the forgetful kid in all of us.It's almost time for the nativity play, and everyone has been practicing hard. The narrators know their lines, the Important Angel has brushed her hair, and the audience is in their seats, eagerly awaiting a special Christmas performance. But there's one cast member whose listening skills haven't exactly been the best, and no one's expecting a spare...
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Includes stickers and poster so you can make your own Nativity scene!
This easy-to-read and fun-to-hear story book teaches little ones about the very first Christmas. Read about the angels and shepherds, Mary and Joseph and the Wise Men - everyone who helped welcome Jesus. Included with the book are two sheets of stickers and a pull-out poster. Use the stickers to complete the pictures on the story pages and to make a one-of-a-kind Nativity scene.
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The joy and hope of Christmas are at the heart of this book intended for the whole family. Starting with the 1st of December (like an Advent calendar) each day has a new story, leading up to Christmas. Richly illustrated, this collection includes stories based on the Gospel accounts of the birth of Christ, as well as stories about Advent and Christmas customs. Also presented are original tales about living the Christmas message. Ages 6 and up
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Full of wonder and joyful anticipation, the Christmas season is the perfect time for Christians to take a break from their busy schedules and ponder the wonderful works of God�in the depths of their heart.Based on the ancient Christian tradition of meditating throughout the 40 days before and after Christmas, this small monastic book follows the rhythm of the Advent and Christmas journey as it takes place in a particular monastery, a place as small and tiny as Bethlehem itself. This book...
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God announced his Son�s birth in the starry sky for all the world to see! Wise star-watchers were the first to read God�s heavenly message. They set out to seek the newborn Star of Bethlehem, and people still seek him out today! This Stick-With-Me Bible Story celebrates those first attentive travelers, the Wise Men from the East. It�s a great way to help their story, found in Matthew 2:1-11, really stick with young children!16 pages, 5 3/8" x 8 3/8".
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The Bridges to Contemplative Living with Thomas Merton Series gently leads participants on a journey toward spiritual transformation and a more contemplative and peace-filled life. Each eight-session booklet provides an introduction to Merton and contemplative living through prayers, readings from Merton and other spiritual masters, and questions for small group dialogue.Using the signature dialogue process of the popular Bridges to Contemplative Living series, this small-group resource...
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As one of the few relatively recent Christian writers who are admired and quoted by Christians at all ends of the spectrum, G.K Chesterton was known as a remarkable and diverse but extremely influential English writer. His inexhaustible and wide ranging portfolio of works includes journalistic writing, poetry, biography, Christian, fantasy and detective genres. His style is distinctive and always marked by humility, consistency, irony, wit and wonder. Some of his most enduring books include...
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Daily Scripture and Prayers Together with Nouwen's Own WordsThe inspiring words of Henri J. M. Nouwen guide the faithful on a spiritual journey through the Advent and Christmas season in this book of waiting, hope, anticipation, and celebration. Each day of the Advent season (28 in all, to accommodate the varying number of days in the season) and each day of Christmas (12 in all, ending with Jesus' baptism in the Jordan by John the Baptist) contain a pertinent excerpt from the writings of...
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It's easy to get lost in the bustle of Christmas shopping and holiday parties, losing sight of God. Advent and Christmas Wisdom from St. Francis of Assisi gives readers a momentary cease in the chaos, allowing daily meditation. It is essential in today's postmodern culture to remember the true purpose of Advent--the preparation for and celebration of the coming of Jesus.Each day's selection offers a new insight from one of the most beloved saints, St. Francis of Assisi. St. Francis serves as...
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St. Vincent de Paul was very faithful to meditation, which sets a good example for us in our busy world. Advent and Christmas Wisdom from St. Vincent de Paul endeavors to present his thoughts in a way that can help us to spend some quiet time meditating. His thoughtful words will lead to a deeper relationship with God, a better appreciation of our own Christian life, and greater love for all, especially the poor.
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Beginning with the first day of Advent and continuing through the Feast of the Baptism of Our Lord, these selections from the immortal pen of Fulton J. Sheen encourage readers to explore the essence and promise of the season. Those looking to grow in their prayer life and become more attuned to the joy of Advent and Christmas will find a wonderful guide in this spiritual companion.
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Advent and Christmas with the Saints offers spiritual sustenance from those holy men and women whom we honor because of their close spiritual relationship with God. Readers walk day-by-day with the saints, recalling the Scriptures they read, meditating on the thoughts they had, praying as they might have prayed, and talking openly with God. Christians looking for a way to re-spiritualize their Christmas practices, prayer groups, small-faith communities, Bible study classes, teachers, clergy,...
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Each year Americans spend billions of dollars on material items at Christmas. That is a pretty weird way to celebrate the birth of Jesus, who gave up all of his riches to save the world. Christmas for Christians can be a time, however that is not a contradiction. It can be a time of worship, meaning and giving that is prophetic, powerful and transformative. In celebrating Christmas in the way of the story Christ followers are taught how to worship fully, spend less, give more and love. ...
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The angels are God�s special messengers. And this season we prepare to receive, celebrate and share their most exciting message of all: the good news and great joy that comes to us through Jesus� birth. Hear the angels� heavenly announcement of the promised Savior from the Old and New Testament as, throughout the season, the skies over Bethlehem fill with a multitude of heavenly host. Each day in Advent an angel sticker is added to the Bethlehem skyline. When Christmas arrives, we join in...
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by: Melinda Busch
This book retells the story of Jesus� Birth (Luke 2:1-20). The Arch� Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember.
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Helps children understand this time of preparation for the birth of Jesus. Full-color illustrations. Paperback. 32 pages.
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When Donald Zolan painted sweet angels and gave them wings to light upon these pages, he declared that Christmas is in the air! He made them bright with the light of heaven and sparkling with the joy of holiness. They beckon the reader to come and discover the truth and beauty of Christmas. There, amidst the stardust, readers will also find joyful quotes and timeless carols resounding with Christmas peace, hope, and gladness.This lovely book is a sure way to share the joy and love of this...
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There is nothing more beautiful than the Christmas season as it is celebrated at St. Peter's Basilica and throughout Vatican City. The dark nights, glowing candles, incense and music infuse the season with the spirit of God. This book will help you mark the events of the season. Guided by the Holy Fathers, you will hear the meaning of Advent, honor the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, adore with the shepherds on Christmas Eve, experience the morning of the Nativity itself, listen to a call...
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Advent calls us to focus on preparation. Being prepared for the birth of Jesus Christ is something we can only better with each Advent and Christmas season. Daybreaks by Fr. Jim Torrens, SJ offers daily meditations to deepen your connection to God and help you prepare for the celebration of Christ's birth. In a season where it is easy to lose sight on what's important, Fr. Torrens provides insight and reflection to keep you focused on the arrival of our Savior.
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Paula D'Arcy is a grief counselor and in this issue of Daybreaks she shows us how to truly approach this holiday season from the heart. She also describes what we can bring to Advent and Christmas to make them a more gratifying experience for ourselves and others. Each reflection--enhanced with full-color artwork--takes only a few moments but can help you enjoy the season in ways that will have a lasting impact all year long.
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Advent and Christmas is the time we celebrate our Lord, Jesus Christ, and reflect upon the miracle of His birth. As Catholics, how can we truly reflect and be thankful for the glorious gift of salvation His birth gave to us? Daybreaks offers the faithful daily meditations and prayers that guide us to a quite, special place with God. Taking only a few moments each day, Daybreaks provides a way to renew our faith and become capable of seeing through the hectic pace of the holidays and...
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Well-known writer and preacher on social-justice issues Father John Kavanaugh will lead readers on an Advent journey reflecting on the needs of God's created world and our responsibilities to our fellow human beings, who are members of the Body of Christ. Every day of Advent is a prayerful opportunity for spiritual growth with Daybreaks, a thought-provoking collection of fresh, lively Advent prayers and reflections that link the gospel to everyday life.Each page includes a list of...
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Children in grades 1, 2, and 3 will love the games, puzzles, mazes, and activities designed to help them focus on the themes and traditions of the Advent season. Packed with colorful illustrations, Every Day of Advent and Christmas includes an Advent calendar to help children focus day by day on the meaning of Advent and Christmas in a way they are sure to enjoy and remember. 32 page booklet; 8.5 x 11
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This beautiful booklet by Terry and Mimi Reilly is an excellent tool families can use to celebrate Advent and strengthen loving bonds at home. It adds special meaning to the holiday season! 5" x 7". 32 pages.
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Happy Birthday Jesus Stickers - 12 stickers/sheet - 4 sheets/package
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An Advent Project for Family, Classroom or Parish Written and illustrated by Lynn M. Simms and Betsy Walker Three-piece kit. This kit offers two options designed to make the Jesse Tree project accessible to any family, class or parish. Option 1: Provides instructions to prepare an actual tree with designs for do-it-yourself three-dimensional ornaments. Option 2: Provides a Jesse Tree Poster with pre-drawn ornaments to be colored and attached. Kit also includes a short history of the Jesse...
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Jesus in the Manger tells the story of Christ's birth to very young children. Warm and inviting illustrations with enchanting, interactive flaps help toddlers learn to recognize Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus, as well as the angel Gabriel, Mary's house in Nazareth and the stable in Bethlehem. This engaging book will be enjoyed over and over again by little ones who will soon be telling the Christmas story themselves. Ages 2 years old and up
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by Teresa OliveThis book retells the Christmas story from Mary's viewpoint (Luke 1:5�2:18).The Arch� Books series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember.
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by: Theresa OliveThis book begins with the story of the first Christmas (Luke 2:1-20) and ends with the celebration in our own homes. The Arch® Books series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. This product is part of the Accelerated Reader™ program and carries a point value of .5. ...
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The story of Saint Nicholas comes to life in colorful, full-page illustrations and lively text for children ages 4 through 9. St. Nicholas was well-known for his joyful spirit of giving. He had a kind heart just like Jesus. Many Christmas traditions were inspired by this holy and loving saint. Author and long-time elementary educator Barbara Yoffie helps readers develop an understanding of saints as real-life heroes and heroines who live all around and inspire us to become more like Christ....
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Nicholas was still a young child when he discovered a very special secret that changed his life forever. It was the gift of giving, by which he brought happiness to many people; but in sharing this gift Nicholas had to face many dangers.Here is the fascinating story of the boy whose love and care for others make him one of the most popular figures of all times. Today, more than sixteen centuries later, the entire world celebrates the kindness and generosity of the man we call Santa Claus.Based...
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by Joan TietzArch Books tell popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. Each Arch Book presents a complete Bible story in a fun-to-read way. This Arch Book tells the story of Christmas as told in Luke 2:1-20.
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by: Joy Davis
This book retells the story of Christmas (Luke 2:1-20). The Arch� Books series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember.
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by Jeff Burkart
Generations of children have learned the Bible from this best-selling book series. Each book includes a letter to adults that offers background to the story and suggestions for its application to effectively teach Bible stories to children. Told in easy-to-read rhyme and featuring engaging illustrations! Arch Books was selected by Christian Reader as one of the top 10 resources children should read. Once Upon a Clear, Dark Night tells the story of Christmas from Luke 2 &...
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Do you wonder how to approach the Saint Nicholas/Santa Claus story with children in your life? The legend of Santa is a fun tradition, but children should also learn that the story surrounding Santa Claus is based on a real, historical figure named Nicholas, a Christian bishop known for his generosity.This picture book presents a shortened, somewhat fictionalized version of the life of Saint Nicholas. Nicholas is introduced as a servant of God who reflected His love to others. The story...