Graduation Gifts

Walk On
Frazee, Marla
Trying something new is never easy. Like walking, for instance. But aren't you sick of sitting on your bottom day in and day out? Hasn't lying around all the time become a little bit boring? This handy guide, both practical and inspirational, is here to help. With useful tips, common pitfalls, and Marla Frazee's adorable illustrations, this book is perfect for anyone--from a baby to a graduate to a grown-up--who's about to take a scary first step.
Item No. 9780152055738
$16.00
A Guide for Grown-Ups
De Saint-Exupery, Antoine
"Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is exhausting for children to have to provide explanations over and over again."--from The Little Prince

What does it mean to be a grown-up? How do we find happiness, joyful friendships, and love that lasts?

Culled from the full works of the author of The Little Prince, here is subtle, radiant wisdom that has charmed and enlightened the hearts of generations.
Item No. 9780544671942
$13.00
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Moleskine
Make the reading experience last longer. Fully embossed cover, 3 ribbon place markers and double expandable inner pocket. Alphabetically organized sections to fill in. 6 tabbed sections to personalize and 14 blank pages in which to unleash your passion's creativity. A free customized bookmark. Several adhesive labels: 40 to be used on the blank tabs, 150 colored with icons and 12 to customize the cover. 13x21 cm, 5"; x 8 1/4"; 240 pages, acid-free paper.

Specifications:
- Layout: Structured
- Dimensions: 5" x 8-1/4"
- Hard Cover with elastic closure and three bookmark ribbons.
- Color: Black
- Pages: 240
- Double-Expandable Inner Pocket
- Paper Weight: 70 gsm/47 lb.; FSC Certified Paper; Acid-Free (pH Neutral)

Item No. 9788862933193
$22.95
Cherish Today
Kristina Evans & Bryan Collier

Exciting adventures lie ahead in your path
For every tear shed, you are promised two laughs.
So just take it slow, one day at a time
And you’ll find that your path is truly divine.

In jubilant verse and gorgeous images, Kristina Evans and Bryan Collier detail the wonderful journey children of all backgrounds have ahead of them as they make their way through life. It’s a great, long run, with lots to see and do, though there may be problems to confront. But with the love and guidance of their families behind them, children will find they are truly blessed and able to surmount any obstacle. Cherish Today is perfect for graduates of any class in the school of Life.  

Item No. 9780786808182
$15.99
Cookies: Bite Sized Lessons
Rosenthal, Amy Krouse

From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of I Wish You More, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, a cookie-centric guide to life.

Everyone knows cookies taste good, but these cookies also have something good to say. Open this delectable book to any page and you will find out something about life.

Cookies: Bite-Size Life Lessons is a new kind of dictionary, one that defines mysteries such as "fair" and "unfair" and what it means to "cooperate." At every turn this book is clever, honest, inspirational, and whimsical. Go ahead, take a bite!

Perfect for learning concept words.

Item No. 9780060580810
$12.99
Courage
Waber, Bernard
In this bestselling gift book, Bernard Waber explores the many kinds of courage and celebrates the moments, big and small, that bring out the hero in everyone.
Item No. 9780618238552
$14.99
Eloise's Guide To Life
Kay Thompson & Hilary Knight
If you're bored with your life and want to be more like me,
Eloise
Then buy this BOOK for Lord's sake and
CHARGE IT PLEASE
Item No. 9780689833106
$12.99
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Reynolds, Jason
Originally performed at the Kennedy Center for the unveiling of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, and later as a tribute to Walter Dean Myers, this stirring and inspirational poem is New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award finalist Jason Reynolds's rallying cry to the dreamers of the world.

For Every One is just that: for every one. For every one person. For every one dream. But especially for every one kid. The kids who dream of being better than they are. Kids who dream of doing more than they almost dare to dream. Kids who are like Jason Reynolds, a self-professed dreamer. Jason does not claim to know how to make dreams come true; he has, in fact, been fighting on the front line of his own battle to make his own dreams a reality. He expected to make it when he was sixteen. Then eighteen. Then twenty-five. Now, some of those expectations have been realized. But others, the most important ones, lay ahead, and a lot of them involve kids, how to inspire them. All the kids who are scared to dream, or don't know how to dream, or don't dare to dream because they've NEVER seen a dream come true. Jason wants kids to know that dreams take time. They involve countless struggles. But no matter how many times a dreamer gets beat down, the drive and the passion and the hope never fully extinguish--because just having the dream is the start you need, or you won't get anywhere anyway, and that is when you have to take a leap of faith.

A pitch perfect graduation, baby, or love my kid gift.

Item No. 9781481486248
$14.99
Garden Gnomes Card

Blank card with coordinating envelope. Artwork by Becca Stadtlander. Printed with soy inks on 60% tree free recycled paper. Card measures 4.25" x 5.5"

Item No. BEC1614
$5.25
Girl in the Library Print - 8" x 10"

One of our most popular prints!

This image is by Emily Winfield Martin, and is from her "Eleanor" series about a solitary girl and her interior world.

This print measures 8" x 10", and is also available in a larger size.

Item No. EM19
$18.95
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Reynolds, Peter H
A go-cart contest inspires imagination to take flight in this picture book for creators of all ages, with art from New York Times bestselling illustrator Peter H. Reynolds.

It's time for this year's Going Places contest! Finally. Time to build a go-cart, race it--and win. Each kid grabs an identical kit, and scrambles to build.

Everyone but Maya. She sure doesn't seem to be in a hurry...and that sure doesn't look like anybody else's go-cart!

But who said it had to be a go-cart? And who said there's only one way to cross the finish line?

This sublime celebration of creative spirit and thinking outside the box--both figuratively and literally--is ideal for early learners, recent grads, and everyone in between.

Item No. 9781442466081
$15.99
How To Be an Explorer of the World
Smith, Keri
From the internationally bestselling creator of Wreck This Journal, an interactive guide for exploring and documenting the art and science of everyday life.

Artists and scientists analyze the world around them in surprisingly similar ways, by observing, collecting, documenting, analyzing, and comparing. In this captivating guided journal, readers are encouraged to explore their world as both artists and scientists.

The mission Smith proposes? To document and observe the world around you as if you've never seen it before. Take notes. Collect things you find on your travels. Document findings. Notice patterns. Copy. Trace. Focus on one thing at a time. Record what you are drawn to.

Through this series of beautifully hand-illustrated interactive prompts, readers will enjoy exploring and discovering the world in ways they never even imagined.

Item No. 9780399534607
$16.00
I'd Rather Be Reading
De La Mare, Guinevere
For anyone who'd rather be reading than doing just about anything else, this book is the ultimate must-have. In this visual ode to all things bookish, readers will get lost in page after page of beautiful contemporary art, photography, and illustrations depicting the pleasures of books. Artwork from the likes of Jane Mount, Lisa Congdon, Julia Rothman, and Sophie Blackall is interwoven with text from essayist Maura Kelly, bestselling author Gretchen Rubin, and award-winning author and independent bookstore owner Ann Patchett. Rounded out with poems, quotations, and aphorisms celebrating the joys of reading, this lovingly curated compendium is a love letter to all things literary, and the perfect gift for bookworms everywhere.
Item No. 9781452155111
$12.95
Indecisive Spinner Enamel Pin
Indecisive Spinner Enamel Pin
Adam Kurtz

Sometimes making decisions is hard. Yes? No? Maybe? I don't know?

This pin with its spinning center arrow is here to help you decide. Next time you're facing a dilema, give it a whirl and let fate decide. 

1" Gold hard enamel pin with white fill. Standard pin back with a black rubber clutch that won't slip off!

Item No. 11936355
$12.95
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Gaiman, Neil

"A perfect reminder to always be on the lookout for magic and wonder. Sometimes, we need those two things the most" (Brightly.com, citing "Books That Teach Kids What It Means to Be a Kind Person").

In this breathtaking jacketed picture book, Neil Gaiman's lyrical poem guides a novice traveler through the enchanted woods of a fairy tale--through lush gardens, a formidable castle, and over a perilous river--to find the way home again.

Illustrated in full color by Charles Vess, Instructions features lush images of mythical creatures, magical landscapes, and canny princesses. Its message of the value of courage, wit, and wisdom makes it a perfect gift.

Item No. 9780061960307
$14.99
Instructions - Small Gift Format
Gaiman, Neil

"A perfect reminder to always be on the lookout for magic and wonder. Sometimes, we need those two things the most" (Brightly.com, citing "Books That Teach Kids What It Means to Be a Kind Person").

In this breathtaking picture book, now in paper-over-board format, Neil Gaiman's lyrical poem guides a novice traveler through the enchanted woods of a fairy tale--through lush gardens, a formidable castle, and over a perilous river--to find the way home again.

Illustrated in full color by Charles Vess, Instructions features lush images of mythical creatures, magical landscapes, and canny princesses. Its message of the value of courage, wit, and wisdom makes it a perfect gift.

Item No. 9780061960321
$8.99
Jill Labieniec Card - Congrats from Above
Jill Labieniec

Congratulations card with matching envelope. Printed with soy inks on 60% tree free recycled paper 4.25"X 5.5"

Item No. 16330
$4.75
Jon Klassen Card - Crab Congratulations
Jon Klassen

"You Did It" card and matching envelope. Blank inside. Made in the USA. Measures 4.25" x 5.5"

Item No. 15673
$5.25
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Rey, H A
For more than seventy-five years, the world of Curious George has delighted readers with its playful charm and deceptively simple wisdom. Fans of the Keep Calm and Carry On craze will find comfort in this Georgified version of the popular book format. Each inspiration is humorously accompanied by an illustration from the original works of H. A. Rey's Curious George books.
Sure to make readers chuckle as only George can, this book is packed with inspiration and humor. It's the perfect gift for all the curious people in your life!
Item No. 9780544656482
$12.99
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Redmond, Lea
An Oprah's Favorite Things Pick for 2015
At once a priceless memento and a journey forward in time, this innovative book of 12 fold-and-mail style letters offers a unique way to capture the moment. Each letter bears a prompt to inspire self-reflection. Once written, the letters can be sealed with the stickers included and postdated. The keepsake bundle of letters is like a dozen diary entries for the future. A thoughtful present for anyone embarking on a new stage in their life's journey, Letters to My Future Self offers both the gift of looking forward and the delight of remembering times past.
Item No. 9781452125374
$14.95
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Redmond, Lea
This book of 12 prompted letters helps proud family and friends offer the graduate their congratulations, advice, and well-wishes for the future--all in a thoughtful package that will become a cherished memento. Filled out and sealed with the enclosed stickers, this unique booklet makes a meaningful gift for any graduate.
Item No. 9781452159447
$14.95
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Zullo, Germano
Journeys can be life-changing, whether they are literal--traveling from one place to another--or personal, like the quest for self-discovery. This meditative picture book explores both, following a young child on a train ride from the city to the country. As the landscape transforms from a bustling city to a richly imaginative world in this distinctively formatted book, the child's sense of wonder and independence flourishes, as does a deep engagement with life and the possibilities that lie ahead--making Line 135 a quietly eloquent gift for anyone embarking on their life's journey.
Item No. 9781452119342
$18.95
Masha D'Yans Card - Congrats Jump
Masha D'yans

Offset printed with soy inks on luxuriously heavy, bright white 100 lb. uncoated cardstock, card measures 4.5"x6" inches folded. The interior of this card is blank. Comes with matching envelope.

Item No. G33
$4.50
Masha D’yans Card- Congrats Watering Flower Tree

Illustrated by Masha D’yans

6 by 4.5 inches

Greeting card and matching envelope. Inside: congratulations. Printed in USA with soy inks.

Item No. G39
$4.50
Oh The Places You'll - Deluxe Edition
Dr Seuss
This cloth-bound, slip-cased deluxe edition is the perfect elegant gift! Features a full-color cover insert on the cloth slip-case, a full color-printed book case, a bookplate for personalizing, and the Good Doctor's famous commencement speech "My Uncle Terwilliger on the Art of Eating Popovers" (a.k.a. the "Popover" Poem) printed inside.

From soaring to high heights and seeing great sights to being left in a Lurch on a prickle-ly perch, Dr. Seuss addresses life's ups and downs with his trademark humorous verse and illustrations, while encouraging readers to find the success that lies within. In a starred review, Booklist notes, "Seuss's message is simple but never sappy: life may be a 'Great Balancing Act, ' but through it all 'There's fun to be done.'" A perennial favorite and a perfect gift for anyone starting a new phase in their life!

This deluxe edition is perfect for displaying and destined to become a family classic.

Item No. 9780679847366
$25.00