The Twelve Dancing Princesses book
The Twelve Dancing Princesses
Written by Marianna Mayer and illustrated by Kinuko Y. Craft
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

For generations, children have loved the enchanting story of the twelve beautiful princesses and the handsome young lad who solves the mystery of their tattered shoes. Now Marianna Mayer brings to life all the splendor and romance of this beloved classic, from the dazzling forests Of silver, gold, and diamonds to a twilight palace where the bewitched princesses dance to hypnotic music. And award-winning artist Kinuko Craft add, her own magic: a visual feast of exquisite, jewel-like paintings that sweep across the pages. Together, Mayer and Craft have created an unforgettable world that readers of all ages will want to return to again and again.

Ballet Boy book
Ballet Boy
Written and illustrated by Anfaney Gladwin
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

This uplifting novel follows Mitchell to third grade when he becomes a ballet danseur. He is under attack by his peers for choosing to do ballet.

On stage, please book
On stage, please
Written by Veronica Tennant and illustrated by Rita Briansky
picture book
Recommend Ages: 9-12

A young girl begins serious training for a career as a professional dancer.

Snowman Paul at the Winter Olympics book
Snowman Paul at the Winter Olympics
Written by Yossi Lapid and illustrated by Joanna Pasek
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-8

Snowman Paul is a big dreamer and now he dreams of becoming a Winter Olympics champion! He does very well in competition, but is he competing fairly?

G Is for Gold Medal book
G Is for Gold Medal
Written by Brad Herzog and illustrated by Doug Bowles
picture book
Recommend Ages: 6-10

The letters of the alphabet introduce facts about the Olympic movement and Olympic sports.

How to Train with a T. Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals book
How to Train with a T. Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals
Written by Michael Phelps and illustrated by Ward Jenkins, Alan Abrahamson
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

With his record-breaking eight gold medals won for swimming in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Phelps became an international sensation. In this picture book, Phelps explains the mind-boggling statistics of his years of training in terms young kids can understand. Full color.

A is for Axel book
A is for Axel
Written by Kurt Browning and illustrated by Melanie Rose
picture book
Recommend Ages: 6-10

Illustrates the letters of the alphabet through a discussion of ice skating skills, the history of the sport, and past champions.

Eric Liddell: Are you Ready? book
Eric Liddell: Are you Ready?
Written and illustrated by Catherine MacKenzie
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-5

'On your marks, get set, Go!' The race begins and Eric Liddell thunders down the track. The crowd cheers him on. Eric Liddell has spent months preparing himself for the Olympics. But he has also spent years getting ready to serve God. Which is more important - winning a gold medal or honouring Jesus Christ? Can Eric do both?

The Best Book to Read book
The Best Book to Read
Written by Debbie Bertram and illustrated by Michael Garland
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-7

A young boy goes to the library with his class and hears about the many kinds of books that can be found there.

Can I Be Your Dog? book
Can I Be Your Dog?
Written and illustrated by Troy Cummings
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-7

A dog looking for a home sends letters to prospective owners on Butternut Street, with surprising results.

Frankenbunny book
Written by Jill Esbaum and illustrated by Alice Brereton
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-7

Spencer the bunny's older brothers frighten him with stories about Frankenbunny and other monsters until Spencer figures out how to overcome his fears and his brothers.

The Cat in the Hat book
The Cat in the Hat
Written and illustrated by Dr. Seuss
picture book
Recommend Ages: 5-8

Two children sitting at home on a rainy day are visited by the Cat in the Hat who shows them some tricks and games.

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