Can a small squirrel in need of a friend find one in the big stone house on the hill? Inspired by the true story of Spike, a squirrel befriended by Mary Baker Eddy’s Chestnut Hill staff, this heartwarming tale blends fact with fiction as it offers young readers a glimpse of daily life at 400 Beacon Street, and the founding of "The Christian Science Monitor." Written by Heather Vogel Frederick, illustrated by Amber Hawks Schaberg.
Christmas in the Manger
This delightful board book by Nola Buck and Felicia Bond shares the Christmas story with little ones through simple, lyrical text and engaging artwork.
Lullaby for a Child by Doris Peel
First published in the Christian Science Sentinel in 1960, Doris Peel's poem, "Lullaby for a Child," speaks of God's ever-present care.
On Noah's Ark by Jan Brett
Well-known illustrator Jan Brett retells this familiar Bible story, creating a new narrator for young audiences - Noah's granddaughter.
Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall
A charming and historically accurate depiction of farm life in New Hampshire in the 1830s.
The American Spelling Book by Noah Webster
With its distinctive blue cover, this book nicknamed “the blue-backed speller” was used over the span of nearly a century by American schoolchildren – including most likely the Baker children! This is an exact reproduction of the 1824 edition.
The Right Princess by Clara Louise Burnham
Clara Louise Burnham's story of Frances Rogers, a young school teacher who is invited to spend the summer on fashionable Long Island. This work of historical fiction presents a look at Christian Science in the United States during the first decade of the twentieth century.
When Mother Lets Us Cook by Constance Johnson
Step back into the early 20th century through the pages of this vintage children’s book, which features timeless recipes made from everyday ingredients and common kitchen tools. With simple rhyming instructions and charming illustrations, it’s a fun (and tasty!) glimpse into the past for children and adults alike. Originally published in 1908.
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