A Catfish Tale

Deep in the bayou, a Cajun fisherman named Jack catches a magic fish that offers to grant wishes in exchange for being set free. Jack doesn’t have a lot of wishes, but his wife Jolie sure does—for a mansion, a paddleboat, fame, and fortune! With each wish, all the fish says is, “Ah, tooloulou if […]

Who Was Walt Disney

Walt Disney always loved to entertain people. Often it got him into trouble. Once he painted pictures with tar on the side of his family’s white house. His family was poor, but Walt loved living on a farm in Missouri. His affection for small-town life is reflected in Disneyland Main Streets around the world. With […]

Meditation is an Open Sky

Mary McGuire, yoga teacher You know when you’re having a really bad day and nothing seems to go right? You feel scared, sad, and mad all at the same time, and you don’t know what to do. This little book about mindfulness can help you. It will teach you how to meditate and grow your […]

Becoming Buddha

In a vast kingdom beneath the Himalayan foothills, a child of wisdom was born. Prince Siddhartha was raised in luxury and educated to become the next ruler. But one day the young prince looked beyond his royal palace. He witnessed sickness, misery, and death and vowed to overcome these afflictions. Siddhartha gave up wealth and […]

Marshall, The Sea Dog

Soundprints and the Nantucket Shipwreck and Lifesaving Museum are pleased to showcase this special-edition book, covering the real-life rescue story of Marshall, the Newfoundland dog, and the people aboard the W.F. Marshall in 1877. Also included is a tear-out map, suitable for framing.   BUY  

Marshall, A Nantucket Sea Rescue

Marshall: A Nantucket Sea Rescue unfolds on a stormy night in March 1877 when the WF Marshall wrecked near Surfside Life-Saving Station on Nantucket. Rescuers from the life-saving station came running. They used a small cannon to fire a rescue line to the ship. Onto the line, they attached a life-ring with pants called a […]

Mr. Lincoln’s Gift

One evening my stepfather handed me a box of old letters written to his great, great grandfather Francis (Frank) Bicknell Carpenter. Reading these fragile pieces of history, I discovered they were written by famous Americans — poets, painters, and politicians of the nineteenth century. Why were they writing Frank Carpenter? Years of research gave me […]

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