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Today we honor the mothers in our lives who love us and protect us. To all the families who celebrate, the team at Beaming Books wishes you a safe and blessed Mother’s Day.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506479019/Mother-God
No two daddies are alike, and all are special in their own way. Some Daddies celebrates the incredible diversity of modern families and highlights many ways the dads in our lives love and care for us.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506460567/Some-Daddies
When we stand up for what’s right, we demonstrate how much we truly love our neighbors. How do you teach kids to advocate for themselves and others, especially when someone is being treated unfairly?

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506478357/Sarah-Rising
Sometimes our brains feel out of control. But did you know that you can influence the way you think and feel? How to Train Your Pet Brain teaches kids how they can find calm and peace, even in the toughest moments.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506480503/How-to-Train-Your-Pet-Brain
Tofu Takes Time celebrates patience and intergenerational relationships. Pair this sweet story with the free activity pack to help young kids learn about delicious tofu dishes and explore the themes from the book. Download it now:

https://ms.beamingbooks.com/downloads/Tofu_Takes_Time_Teaching_Guide.pdf?redirected=true
Our mental health affects every aspect of our lives. How can we equip our children with the tools they need to develop good mental health? Here are resources to help you help kids process and understand their thoughts and feelings:

https://blog.beamingbooks.com/kids-books-on-mental-health
How do you encourage your kids to get back up when they fall down? In Bear’s Bicycle, Bear learns the importance of never giving up—and how helpful it can be to have supportive friends by your side!

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506465692/Bear-Bicycle
Black girls are shaping the future to be brighter and fairer for all. Black Girls Unbossed invites us to pay attention to eight of the girls who are leading the way to justice and equity.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506479231/Black-Girls-Unbossed
Some daddies push you high. Others play hopscotch or cheer you on. Every dad is different. Some Daddies highlights the many, many unique ways fathers and father-figures love and support us.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506460567/Some-Daddies
It can be difficult to feel calm, especially when our thoughts keep swirling around in our brain. This packet of mindfulness activities, including a DIY glitter jar, teaches kids how to find peace in moments of uncertainty. Download it now: https://go.beamingbooks.com/mindfulness-pack
"If you present information in a way that's paralyzing, people just curl up in the fetal position. But if you present it in a hopeful way, people can be empowered to take action."—Meteorologist Paul Douglas

https://www.startribune.com/meteorologist-paul-douglas-says-kids-can-do-more-than-worry-about-climate-change-they-can-fight-it/600162257/
One day, Sarah’s dad brings her to a protest to speak out against police violence against Black people. Sarah Rising tells the story of one Black girl who learns from a young age what it means to protect and be protected.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506478357/Sarah-Rising

Beaming Books publishes high-quality children’s books that help kids thrive in every part of who they are–emotionally, socially, and spiritually.

Beaming Books is an imprint of 1517 Media. 1517 Media creates multimedia resources and distinctive books for Christian communities, higher-education learning and scholars, and the general reader. 1517 Media’s imprints include: Augsburg Fortress, Beaming Books, Broadleaf Books, Fortress Press, and Sparkhouse.

05/08/2022

Today we honor the mothers in our lives who love us and protect us. To all the families who celebrate, the team at Beaming Books wishes you a safe and blessed Mother’s Day.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506479019/Mother-God

05/06/2022

No two daddies are alike, and all are special in their own way. Some Daddies celebrates the incredible diversity of modern families and highlights many ways the dads in our lives love and care for us.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506460567/Some-Daddies

05/05/2022

When we stand up for what’s right, we demonstrate how much we truly love our neighbors. How do you teach kids to advocate for themselves and others, especially when someone is being treated unfairly?

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506478357/Sarah-Rising

05/04/2022

Sometimes our brains feel out of control. But did you know that you can influence the way you think and feel? How to Train Your Pet Brain teaches kids how they can find calm and peace, even in the toughest moments.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506480503/How-to-Train-Your-Pet-Brain

05/03/2022

Tofu Takes Time celebrates patience and intergenerational relationships. Pair this sweet story with the free activity pack to help young kids learn about delicious tofu dishes and explore the themes from the book. Download it now:

https://ms.beamingbooks.com/downloads/Tofu_Takes_Time_Teaching_Guide.pdf?redirected=true

10 Kids Books on Mental Health and Mindfulness 05/02/2022

10 Kids Books on Mental Health and Mindfulness

Our mental health affects every aspect of our lives. How can we equip our children with the tools they need to develop good mental health? Here are resources to help you help kids process and understand their thoughts and feelings:

https://blog.beamingbooks.com/kids-books-on-mental-health

10 Kids Books on Mental Health and Mindfulness Books to help spark conversations with kids about diversity and the many things that make us unique and special. 

04/29/2022

How do you encourage your kids to get back up when they fall down? In Bear’s Bicycle, Bear learns the importance of never giving up—and how helpful it can be to have supportive friends by your side!

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506465692/Bear-Bicycle

04/28/2022

Black girls are shaping the future to be brighter and fairer for all. Black Girls Unbossed invites us to pay attention to eight of the girls who are leading the way to justice and equity.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506479231/Black-Girls-Unbossed

04/27/2022

Some daddies push you high. Others play hopscotch or cheer you on. Every dad is different. Some Daddies highlights the many, many unique ways fathers and father-figures love and support us.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506460567/Some-Daddies

04/26/2022

It can be difficult to feel calm, especially when our thoughts keep swirling around in our brain. This packet of mindfulness activities, including a DIY glitter jar, teaches kids how to find peace in moments of uncertainty. Download it now: https://go.beamingbooks.com/mindfulness-pack

Meteorologist Paul Douglas says kids can do more than worry about climate change — they can fight it. Now. 04/26/2022

Meteorologist Paul Douglas says kids can do more than worry about climate change — they can fight it. Now.

"If you present information in a way that's paralyzing, people just curl up in the fetal position. But if you present it in a hopeful way, people can be empowered to take action."—Meteorologist Paul Douglas

https://www.startribune.com/meteorologist-paul-douglas-says-kids-can-do-more-than-worry-about-climate-change-they-can-fight-it/600162257/

Meteorologist Paul Douglas says kids can do more than worry about climate change — they can fight it. Now. His new book explains the science behind climate change and how kids can be part of the solution.

04/25/2022

One day, Sarah’s dad brings her to a protest to speak out against police violence against Black people. Sarah Rising tells the story of one Black girl who learns from a young age what it means to protect and be protected.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506478357/Sarah-Rising

04/22/2022

Today we celebrate Earth Day, an annual event to support and encourage environmental protection. What are some ways your family tries to be eco-conscious and sustainable? One of our favorites is below!

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506466392/A-Kids-Guide-to-Saving-the-Planet

22 Ways Kids Can Help Save the Planet 04/21/2022

22 Ways Kids Can Help Save the Planet

Each one of us can take tiny steps to reduce the amount of CO2 we produce each year. Meteorologist Paul Douglas shares 22 ways kids can help to heal the planet in their everyday lives. https://blog.beamingbooks.com/22-ways-kids-can-help-save-the-planet

22 Ways Kids Can Help Save the Planet How can kids help to heal the planet? Meteorologist Paul Douglas shares 22 ideas to help kids explore ecofriendly and sustainable practices.

04/20/2022

As the weather gets warmer, it’s the perfect time to polish up your two-wheeler! Not only is Bear’s Bicycle a sweet story about perseverance, but there are also tips in the back for kids on how to properly care for their bikes.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506465692/Bear-Bicycle

04/19/2022

The best things in life take time to create. Tofu Takes Time celebrates the relationship between grandparent and child and teaches kids the importance of learning about their own culture and heritage.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506480350/Tofu-Takes-Time

04/18/2022

The Bible depicts God as Sophia Wisdom, our mother who teaches us what is true, right, and beautiful. Mother God by Teresa Kim Pecinovsky explores feminine depictions of God in Scripture to bring us to awe of the God who made us.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506479019/Mother-God

Protect the Planet Activity Pack 04/18/2022

Protect the Planet Activity Pack

The world might be changing, but the situation isn't hopeless, and we aren't helpless. This activity pack helps kids explore the small things they can do in their daily lives to live smarter and protect the planet. Download it now: https://go.beamingbooks.com/protect-the-planet-activity-pack

Protect the Planet Activity Pack Six activities to help kids explore the small things they can do in their daily lives to live smarter and protect the planet.

04/15/2022

What does it mean to protect and be protected? Inspired by the protests during the Minneapolis Uprising, Sarah Rising provides a child's-eye view of a protest and invites kids to talk about why people challenge injustice.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506478357/Sarah-Rising

04/15/2022

We have the technology we need to slow the rate of the earth’s warming. A Kid’s Guide to Saving the Planet teaches kids how others are working to save the planet and encourages them to get involved in their own way.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506466392/A-Kids-Guide-to-Saving-the-Planet

04/14/2022

Even if we don’t like hugs, there are still many ways we can interact with and show affection to others. How do you help kids set and maintain their own physical boundaries?

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506480206/Hattie-Hates-Hugs

Meteorologist Paul Douglas says kids can do more than worry about climate change — they can fight it. Now. 04/14/2022

Meteorologist Paul Douglas says kids can do more than worry about climate change — they can fight it. Now.

"There is no silver bullet with climate change, but there is silver buckshot. If everybody takes steps toward a more sustainable lifestyle, that's huge. That's what I wanted to leave young people with: You will be part of the solution."—Meteorologist Paul Douglas

https://www.startribune.com/meteorologist-paul-douglas-says-kids-can-do-more-than-worry-about-climate-change-they-can-fight-it/600162257/

Meteorologist Paul Douglas says kids can do more than worry about climate change — they can fight it. Now. His new book explains the science behind climate change and how kids can be part of the solution.

04/13/2022

We are hiring! Beaming Books, Broadleaf Books, and Fortress Press, imprints of 1517 Media, are growing, and we’re looking to hire passionate marketing and publicity professionals. Open positions include: Marketing Coordinator, Publicist. To learn more and apply, visit: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/All/92bd6622-6068-4ae4-9847-c2361e04784b/1517-Media

04/12/2022

Every daddy is different—and that makes them all even more special! Some Daddies is a playful, inclusive celebration of dads and the special bond between daddy and child.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506460567/Some-Daddies

Tips to Celebrate Easter's Spiritual Meaning with Kids 04/12/2022

Tips to Celebrate Easter's Spiritual Meaning with Kids

It is easy to lose sight of the spiritual meaning of Easter, especially when there is so much happening in society. Here are our tips to help your family have both a fun and a spiritually fulfilling holiday celebration. https://blog.beamingbooks.com/tips-to-celebrate-easters-spiritual-meaning

Tips to Celebrate Easter's Spiritual Meaning with Kids Our favorite tips to help teach your kids about the spiritual meaning of Easter while still engaging in the secular traditions.

04/11/2022

The story of earth’s creation is familiar to Christians around the world. Experience this timeless story in pop-up form through In the Beginning from world-renowned paper artist Agostino Traini.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506452401/In-the-Beginning

04/11/2022

When NaiNai teaches Lin how to make homemade tofu, Lin learns so much about how tofu connects to family, history, and the natural world. What lessons or skills have your kids learned from their grandparents?

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506480350/Tofu-Takes-Time

04/08/2022

Mindfulness is a great way for us to practice how to be calm and relaxed, especially in difficult times. This packet includes kid-friendly exercises and activities to help kids learn to breathe and center themselves. Download it now: https://go.beamingbooks.com/mindfulness-pack

How to Talk with Your Kids about Good Friday 04/08/2022

How to Talk with Your Kids about Good Friday

Parents and other caregivers often find it difficult to teach kids about something as serious as Good Friday. Where does one even start? Here are our tips to help you begin this conversation. https://blog.beamingbooks.com/how-to-talk-to-your-kids-about-good-friday

How to Talk with Your Kids about Good Friday Parents and other caregivers often find it difficult to teach children about something as serious and sad as Good Friday. Where does one even start?

04/07/2022

It is comforting to know that we are always protected. This gorgeous rendition of Psalm 23 will remind children of the overwhelming love the Good Shepherd has for them.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506452395/The-Lord-Is-My-Shepherd

04/07/2022

Lift-the-Flap Easter Stories goes beyond Jesus’s resurrection and shares stories of his appearances to the disciples after his rising. This collection of Bible stories is an exciting celebration of scriptures central to the Christian faith.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506469911/Lift-the-Flap-Easter-Stories-for-Young-Children

04/06/2022

Did you know that walking or riding a bike reduces the amount of carbon dioxide sent into the air? A Kid’s Guide to Saving the Planet shares lots of realistic ways kids can live smarter to care for the planet.

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506466392/A-Kids-Guide-to-Saving-the-Planet

Meteorologist Paul Douglas says kids can do more than worry about climate change — they can fight it. Now. 04/06/2022

Meteorologist Paul Douglas says kids can do more than worry about climate change — they can fight it. Now.

Kids can do more than worry about the changing planet—they can work to be a part of the solution. Meteorologist Paul Douglas sat down with Star Tribune to talk about his new book, A Kid's Guide to Saving the Planet, and how he empowers kids to make a difference.

https://www.startribune.com/meteorologist-paul-douglas-says-kids-can-do-more-than-worry-about-climate-change-they-can-fight-it/600162257/

Meteorologist Paul Douglas says kids can do more than worry about climate change — they can fight it. Now. His new book explains the science behind climate change and how kids can be part of the solution.

04/05/2022

“It’s never too soon to teach our kids that they have the right to say ‘No!’ to any unwanted touch. Hattie Hates Hugs doesn’t just give them permission; it shows them how it’s done.”—Amy Mucha

https://www.beamingbooks.com/store/product/9781506480206/Hattie-Hates-Hugs

Easter Resources for Children 04/05/2022

Easter Resources for Children

Spring is in the air, and many of us have started the process of preparing for Easter. No matter where or how you celebrate this year, here are resources to celebrate life with children during this important holiday:
https://blog.beamingbooks.com/easter-resources-for-children

Easter Resources for Children Resources to help guide children during the Easter season, as well as books that celebrate the joy and beauty of life. 

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