Lucia Morning in Sweden
8.5 x 11, 36 pages, $8.99
The book tells the story of Sankta Lucia through the eyes of three children in modern-day Sweden. It describes their giddy activities, brought to life in colorful, full-page illustrations, and also provides sheet music, recipes, and sewing patterns for the costumes traditionally worn by children on this day, when many Swedish people celebrate the legacy of Lucia and the coming of the light with coffee, saffron buns, ginger snaps, and wonderful singing.
The Little One Behind the Badge
978-1-935666-95-0 / $7.99
A young boy has been told that his father is a hero, that he protects others, keeps people safe, and is kind to everyone in town. But he learns more about the hazards police officers face on the night his dad's partner doesn't come home to his family.