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Shop in-store or online between December 2, 2023 and December 8, 2023 and help your school earn new books. Please add  “WSM Book Fair” in the Order Comments section of checkout. If shopping in store, let the bookseller know you are with WS Montessori Book Fair. 

Come see WS Montessori Staff and Volunteers at the Bookstore on Saturday, December 2nd between 10am and 12pm. 

The Montessori Baby: A Parent's Guide to Nurturing Your Baby with Love, Respect, and Understanding (The Parents' Guide to Montessori #2) By Simone Davies, Junnifa Uzodike, Sanny van Loon (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781523512409
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Workman Publishing Company - May 11th, 2021

It’s time to change the way we see babies.
Drawing on principles developed by the educator Dr Maria Montessori, The Montessori Baby shows how to raise your baby from birth to age one with love, respect, insight, and a surprising sense of calm.


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The Montessori Toddler: A Parent's Guide to Raising a Curious and Responsible Human Being (The Parents' Guide to Montessori #1) By Simone Davies, Hiyoko Imai (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Simone Davies, Hiyoko Imai (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781523506897
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Workman Publishing Company - March 19th, 2019

Turn your home into a Montessori home—and become a more mindful, attentive, and easygoing parent.

It’s time to change the way we see toddlers. Using the principles developed by the educator Dr.


Montessori for Every Family: A Practical Parenting Guide to Living, Loving and Learning By DK Cover Image
By DK
$19.99
Unavailable in store; contact staff@bookmarksnc.org to check price and order availability
ISBN: 9780744033748
Published: DK - September 7th, 2021

This parenting book shows you how to make magical Montessori memories — every day.

This beautiful, modern Montessori book for parents outlines the key principles of this parenting approach and shows you how you can easily apply this at home. It provides a valuable starting point for parents to help them create a family life inspired by the ethos of Montessori.


Positive Discipline for Today's Busy (and Overwhelmed) Parent: How to Balance Work, Parenting, and Self for Lasting Well-Being By Jane Nelsen, Ed.D., Kristina Bill, Joy Marchese Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525574897
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: Harmony - September 11th, 2018

With the increasing pressure to excel at parenting, work, and personal relationships, it's easy to feel stressed and dissatisfied. This targeted Positive Discipline guide gives parents the tools to parent effectively without sacrificing their well-being or giving up on their life goals.


Families Can By Dan Saks, Brooke Smart (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dan Saks, Brooke Smart (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593223659
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - April 6th, 2021

A rhyming, light-hearted celebration of the wonderful differences that make each family unique.

A family can be
Any kind of number
Maybe there's one parent
Strong like thunder


Noses (Whose Is It?) By Katrine Crow Cover Image
$7.99
Unavailable in store; contact staff@bookmarksnc.org to check price and order availability
ISBN: 9781486713837
Published: Flowerpot Press - April 17th, 2018

Whose wet nose is this? A dog's wet nose, of course

Little ones will love to see the close-up photography and try to guess which animal the long, twitchy, or colorful nose belongs to. Animals featured include:


I Help: A book about empathy and kindness (Learning About Me & You) By Cheri J. Meiners, Penny Weber (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cheri J. Meiners, Penny Weber (Illustrator)
$9.99
Unavailable in store; contact staff@bookmarksnc.org to check price and order availability
ISBN: 9781631984532
Published: Free Spirit Publishing - October 4th, 2019

A little boy notices helpers and shares ways he is a helper too.

“I know lots of people who help me.” Even very young children often respond naturally to the needs of others and want to give comfort and help. As they see family, teachers, and community members helping them, they may want to do helpful things as well. “I’m a helper too.


Every Body: A Celebration of Diverse Abilities By Shelley Rotner Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823451913
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: Holiday House - March 21st, 2023

Join this photographic celebration of differing physical and neurological abilities from a National Geographic photographer.

We have different ways to move around.


Quiet By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$17.99
Unavailable in store; contact staff@bookmarksnc.org to check price and order availability
ISBN: 9781481477543
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

In this gorgeous and contemplative New York Times bestselling picture book, legendary author-illustrator Tomie dePaola reminds us that mindfulness—being quiet, still, and present with one another—is a very special thing.

Everything is in such a hurry, busy as busy can be.
The birds are flying so fast, the dragonfly is zooming over the water—even the trees


The Worry Balloon By Mónica Mancillas, Betty C. Tang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mónica Mancillas, Betty C. Tang (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250852939
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: Roaring Brook Press - July 11th, 2023

A thoughtful and reassuring picture book about how one child experiences anxiety, and what she can do to manage her worries.

On the first day of school, Isla’s mind plays the what if game. Scary thoughts come, the world goes dark, and everything feels stormy.


The Catalogue of Hugs By Joshua David Stein, Augustus Heeren Stein, Elizabeth Lilly (Illustrator) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593521793
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: Rise x Penguin Workshop - December 27th, 2022

Author and dad-fluencer Joshua David Stein offers up an array of parent-and-child hugs, from the classic to the humorously questionable, each one cleverly titled and informatively illustrated.
 


Ali the Great and the Market Mishap By Saadia Faruqi, Debby Rahmalia (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Saadia Faruqi, Debby Rahmalia (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781484681138
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Picture Window Books - August 1st, 2023

Ali Tahir loses something important at the market--his brother Who's hungry? Ali, his grandfather, and little brother Fateh head to the South Asian market to stock up on snacks. So much to see But what Ali can't see is Fateh.... Where did he go? Will Ali's quick thinking save the day?


Good Luck, Anna Hibiscus! By Atinuke, Lauren Tobia (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Atinuke, Lauren Tobia (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536225211
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: Candlewick - January 10th, 2023

It’s the dry, dusty winter season in Nigeria, and Anna Hibiscus is getting ready to visit her Canadian grandmother in the third adventure of Atinuke’s lively chapter-book series.


Cranky Chicken: A Cranky Chicken Book 1 By Katherine Battersby, Katherine Battersby (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534469891
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 6th, 2022

Narwhal and Jelly meet The Bad Guys in this brightly illustrated, downright hilarious chapter book graphic novel full of “sweet, wholesome fun” (BCCB) about what happens when a very cranky chicken is befriended by a very cheerful worm.

Cranky Chicken is, well, cranky. With one cranky eyebrow, cranky eyes, and even cranky, scratchy feet.


Doggo and Pupper By Katherine Applegate, Charlie Alder (Illustrator) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250620972
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: Feiwel & Friends - March 23rd, 2021

An old dog has to welcome a new puppy to the household, in this chapter book by #1 New York Times bestselling author Katherine Applegate with a brightly colored palette from Charlie Alder.

Doggo is used to things being a certain way in his family. He likes routine. Cat says he’s become boring. That is, until Pupper shows up!


A Rover's Story By Jasmine Warga Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063113923
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Balzer + Bray - October 4th, 2022

New York Times bestseller * Best Book of the Year from The Washington Post, Publishers Weekly, New York Public Library, Chicago Public Library


15 Secrets to Survival By Natalie D. Richards Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593644126
Availability: Available to order; typically arrives at Bookmarks in 5-10 days
Published: Delacorte Press - November 7th, 2023

New York Times bestselling author Natalie D. Richards's middle grade debut about a group of four classmates forced to navigate the wilderness for an extra credit project with nothing but the pages of a survival handbookand each otherto save them. 


Wrecker By Carl Hiaasen Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593376287
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 26th, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Wrecker needs to deal with smugglers, grave robbers, and pooping iguanas—just as soon as he finishes Zoom school. Welcome to another wild adventure in Carl Hiaasen's Florida!

Valdez Jones VIII calls himself Wrecker because his great-great-great-great-great-grandfather salvaged shipwrecks for a living. 


The Last Cuentista By Donna Barba Higuera Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781646140893
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Levine Querido - October 12th, 2021

Winner of the John Newbery Medal

Winner of the Pura Belpré Award

From Pura Belpré Award winner and Newbery Medalist, Donna Barba Higuera—a brilliant journey through the stars, to the very heart of what makes us human.

Había una vez . .


On a Flake-Flying Day: Watching Winter's Wonders By Buffy Silverman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9798765605028
Published: Lerner Publishing Group - October 3rd, 2023

On a feather-fluffing, seed-stuffing, cloud-puffing day . . .

Weasels whiten. / Cardinals brighten. / Frost glistens. / Owl listens.