Award-Winning Another Sommer-Time Stories
Character-Building Picture Books and Read-Alongs!
The highly acclaimed Another Sommer-Time Story series are written to help children understand and follow the virtues that lead to successful living. These exciting character-building books are fun and easy to read. Each book is certain to delight children as they learn positive character traits. Read the enthusiastic comments these books have received from librarians, teachers, guidance counselors, parents, leaders, and especially children.
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Click on picture for view of book and its contents. Full library services available. Grades K to 4. All books are 48 pages.
These high-quality books come in two sizes: hardcover 6 3/4 x 9 1/4" & library editions-cloth reinforced binding 8 1/4" x 11 1/4".
Each book is also available with a read-along CD or a DVD video.
 
 
CD Read-Alongs
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Children will be captivated when they read along with author Carl Sommer as he tells these interesting and exciting award-winning stories. Each story has realistic sound effects, dynamic music, and a song from Karacter Kidz.
DVDs
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Children will be fascinated and motivated when they see the story and hear Carl Sommer share from his rich experiences. Each DVD video has realistic sound effects, dynamic music, and a song from Karacter Kidz. Bilingual Audio and Subtitles are in English and Spanish.
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Complete Set of 24 Stories
 
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Dare To Dream!
Fun Times With: Courage / Responsibility / Self-Discipline
2Dream-Cover-logo copy.png Nelson, in spite of living in a single parent home and a gang and drug infested environment, became a successful doctor, his best friend Jesse became an award-winning architectural engineer, and his brother Alvin ended up in jail.
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The Great Royal Race
Fun Times With: Perseverance / Caring / Trustworthiness
3Race-Cover-logo copy.png A tale of fame, fortune, and true love. Three handsome suitors compete for the hand of the beautiful princess, but only one chooses wisely. He perseveres and passes the royal test.
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I Am A Lion!
Fun Times With: Self-Esteem / Respect for Parents / Assertiveness
4Lion-Cover-logo copy.png Sangu isn’t interested in learning. After getting lost, some gazelles befriend him and teach him their ways. After many disappointments, Sangu finally learns to accept himself.
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If Only I Were
Fun Times With: Self-Esteem / Trust / Cheerfulness
5IfOnly-Cover-logo copy.png Missy the mouse has a very big problem--she wants to be like Horace the cat! Tired of being chased, Missy tries wishing her problems away. To her great delight, she learns that being herself is the best.
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It's Not Fair!
Fun Times With: Citizenship / Teamwork / Responsibility
6Fair-Cover-logo copy.png Life couldn’t be better for Buzzie Bee. But she heard something that made her furious! Buzzie and the younger bees revolt and start a new hive. It’s a disaster! Then they make a discovery that transforms them.
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King of the Pond
Fun Times With: Respect for Others / Forgiveness / Sportsmanship
7King-Cover-logo copy.png Tombo, the self-proclaimed biggest, fastest, and strongest tadpole, teases and chases all the other tadpoles. Tombo finally learns that having friends is better than being King of the Pond.
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Light your Candle
Fun Times With: Citizenship / Caring / Community Service
8Light-Cover-logo copy.png After witnessing all kinds of violence, Stephanie decides to “light her candle.” After encountering much opposition, Stephanie and her two friends transform their inner city school and neighborhood.
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The Little Red Train
Fun Times With: Perseverance / Compassion / Civic Virtue
9Train-Cover-logo copy.png Three big trains refuse to go up the mountain in the deep snow to bring food to the hungry people. But The Little Red Train with its brave helpers save the village.
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Mayor For A Day
Fun Times With: Citizenship / Civic Virtue / Respect for Law
10Mayor-Cover-logo copy.png Davy, the hometown soccer hero, becomes mayor for a day. Davy chooses to eliminate all rules, causing chaos throughout the whole town. But Davy finally saves the day.
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Miserable Millie
Fun Times With: Respect / Trustworthiness / Fairness
11Millie-Cover-logo copy.png Millie always complained when things didn’t go her way. She steals money from her mother’s purse and runs away. After many disasters, she learns why rules and boundaries are important.
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No Longer A Dilly Dally
Fun Times With: Diligence / Responsibility / Proper Work Ethic
12Dilly-Cover-logo copy.png In contrast to Family Work First, the fun loving Dilly Dallys have a family tradition--play first, then work. But tough times convince the Dilly Dallys that they must change to survive.
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No One Will Ever Know
Fun Times With: Honesty / Respect for Parents / Trust
13NoOne-Cover-logo copy.png Ignoring the rules, four young squirrels listen to their friends and sneak away to Mr. Smith’s farm to eat big, delicious acorns. But trouble strikes when they meet a hungry wolf.
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Noise! Noise! Noise!
Fun Times With: Tolerance / Friendship / Appreciation
14Noise-Cover-logo copy.png Marcus and Marcella hate the noise and work in the forest. After moving to the farmhouse their dreams come true. When their dreams get shattered, they discover the forest is a wonderful place to live.
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Proud Rooster and Little Hen
Fun Times With: Humility / Respect for Parents / Self-Discipline
15Proud-Cover-logo copy.png Always ignoring everyone’s advice, Proud Rooster gets into all sorts of trouble. One day he goes too far, but that day changes him forever.
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Richest Poor Kid
Fun Times With: Appreciation / Cheerfulness / Trust
16Richest-Cover-logo copy.png Randy hated being poor. When offered two wishes, he quickly wished everything he touched turned to gold. As he held his lifeless gold dog, he realizes happiness is more than possessions. His last wish transforms him.
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The Sly Fox and the Chicks
Fun Times With: Trust / Safety / Obedience to Parents
17Sly-Cover-logo copy.png The sly fox disguises himself as a little lamb and trick all the chicks but one. Wendy escapes and finally discovers why chicks should never talk to strangers.
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Spike the Rebel!
Fun Times With: Tolerance / Friendship / Cooperation
18Spike-Cover-logo copy.png Everywhere Spike the rebel goes he causes trouble. All the kids were afraid of him, except one. After Spike hits one of his bike traps, his life is radically transformed.
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Three Little Pigs
Fun Times With: Diligence / Proper Work Ethic / Self-Discipline
19Pigs-Cover-logo copy.png The three little pigs were warned to build strong houses. Hardy built a strong house, but Dozey and Pokey built shabby ones. After narrowly escaping from the wolf, Dozey and Pokey have a dramatic change of mind.
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Tied Up In Knots
Fun Times With: Cooperation / Tolerance / Respect
20Tied-Cover-logo copy.png Two obstinate mules in a serious bind are forced to work together. Meanwhile, their stubborn owners watch and learn an important lesson about sharing.
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Time Remote!
Fun Times With: Diligence / Self-Discipline / Responsibility
21Time-Cover-logo copy.png Christopher has great dreams of becoming an inventor, but he acquires a time remote allowing him to avoid problems so he could play. As he leaps through time, he finally discovers the value of listening and learning.
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The Ugly Caterpillar
Fun Times With: Respect for Others / Kindness / Friendship
22Ugly-Cover-logo copy.png Speckles and Crumbs think Katy the caterpillar is too ugly to be their friend, but not Annie. Katy is transformed into a beautiful butterfly. Speckles and Crumbs finally learn about true beauty and friendship.
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You Move You Lose
Fun Times With: Tolerance / Friendship / Cooperation
23Move-Cover-logo.png Stubborn Stubby and Prissy are always disagreeing. After playing a game of “You Move, You Lose,” two raccoon bandits teach the cubs a lesson they will never forget.
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Your Job Is Easy
Fun Times With: Respect for Others / Responsibility/ Forgiveness
24Job-Cover-logo copy.png Jane complains to Sam about the crooked rows he had plowed. They decide to switch jobs for a day. But many unexpected experiences await them in this humorous adventure as they do each other’s “easy” job.
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Can You Help Me Find My Smile?
Fun Times With: Caring / Cheerfulness / Citizenship
1Smile-Cover-logo copy.png Teddy the cub lost his smile, and only one bear knows how to find it. After much searching, Teddy discovers that making others happy makes big smiles.
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