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Books About
Grit for Kids

Experience the emotions, fun, intrigue and suspense of nature-based stories from Little Ray Children’s Books Inc. Introduce wildlife appreciation and literacy to children 3-8 and to special needs individuals of any age.

This is the Amazing Flight of Little Ray cover.
This is Little Ray & Shark Patch Things Up.

Behavior-Changing Books

Share behavior-changing lessons from Little Ray Children’s Books Inc. Engage early readers and special learners in nature appreciation and a lifelong pursuit of knowledge and skills.

This is Little Ray & Shark Patch Things Up.

Public Charity

Little Ray Children’s Books Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit. Gifts to this public charity are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling Toll-Free (800-435-7352) within Florida or by visiting Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state. Registration number CH68333.

Funding Model

Our Initial Funding Model anticipates 50 percent of support will come from donations and grants, 30 percent from book sales and 20 percent from fundraising events.

Our Waffles for Sharks event concept delivers food for thought about environmental, cultural and literacy issues. Reading rates are declining about as fast as shark-family populations. Learn more at V. R. Duin.

Turn "Can't" to "Can".

Little Ray nature-based adventures and Goopy Ghost family-fun tales offer reading enrichment. The characters present lessons in teamwork and show how to overcome self-limiting fears.

Do great things with Little Ray Children's Books.

Natural Grit

This children's book about stingrays shows how to follow or surpass nature-set courage and character strength. Little Ray helps kids turn "can't" to "can" with their most lofty of goals.

The rugged fish with razor-sharp teeth and toothy scale spikes in this shark attack adventure shows the way to significant partnerships. Sharks' unique abilities belong in more shark books for children.

These critters prove to be anything, but boring landlubbers. The teamwork and socially-consciousness sensitivity in this armadillo children's book rise to save a family farm and preserve the balance of nature.

These smart and handy raccoons become heroes, while creating sympathy for themselves and for the animal they rescue. This book about raccoons helps to keep our wild heritage alive for the benefit of future generations.

Grit Video for Kids


While others flee, Little Ray guides young readers to achieve success through persistence. He sticks with his plans and goals. Grit paves the way to good endings.

The transcript tells how to beat problems: Life is visions, and illusions; make decisions, fight delusions. The animations were made from the original book.