Faith: Five Religions and What They Share

Published in 2012, this kid-friendly exploration of faith provides a superb overview of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism. Parents and teachers will find Faith an invaluable tool for teaching youngsters tolerance and respect for people of different beliefs. Buy copies of this book from local booksellers or from Amazon or Barnes & Noble


Shared Joys & Sorrows

This book shares thoughts and images from people who have experienced important and meaningful moments in their lives. One of the newest books from the Milestones Project directors, Richard and Michele Steckel, “Shared Joys & Sorrows,” it is now available for purchase online. Click here to buy the book and see more


Wise at Heart

An inspiring journey around the world in brilliant photographs and wise words – the perfect gift book for children or adults. With wisdom from more than 400 children and adults including Tom Hanks, Walter Cronkite and Jane Goodall, Wise at Heart will spark conversation and encourage discussions around the dinner table and in the classroom about the important things in life. You can purchase this book from a local bookseller, or order online at Amazon or Barnes & Noble


Second edition Milestones Project soft cover book with growth chart

Bringing to you everything from the first edition, this paperback version comes packaged with a growth chart uniquely designed to track a child’s physical growth as well as their development into an ethical human being. Includes essays by J.K. Rowling, Cynthia Rylant, Eric Carle, and more. Purchase at your local bookseller or Amazon


The Milestones Project: Celebrating Childhood Around the World

The recipient of the 2005 Notable Book Award from the Children’s Book Council and National Council for Social Studies, it is currently available directly from the Milestone Project or through online retailers. Having sold more than 25,000 copies, this critically-acclaimed book is loved by children, parents, teachers – anyone who cares about children and our world.
Purchase the first edition hard cover Milestones Project book from or Barnes and Noble

[Milestones Project] photos of familiar moments of childhood—losing a tooth, celebrating a birthday, beginning school [are coupled with] more than three dozen children’s authors and illustrators (among them Naomi Shihab Nye, Margaret Mahy, Cynthia Rylant, Eric Carle, William Joyce—who also provides an illustration—and J.K. Rowling) who share brief, heartfelt, sometimes humorous reminiscences from their early years, alongside spontaneous quotes from children.

— Publisher’s Weekly

Reviews of the book can be read here

A Milestones book on children and their faith


Faith: Many Beliefs, So Much in Common, shows children how faith can actually connect us rather than divide us. Produced in partnership with VOA Southeast. Contact the Milestones Project for a copy of the book.

Happy Birthday! A new Milestones board book for toddlers


Happy Birthday! $6.95 Retail Price. Available through Barnes & Noble or contact the Milestones Project for a copy of the book.

Go Baby!


Go Baby! $6.29 Retail Price. Toddlers in motion are the focus of this offering from the Milestones Chewables board book series. Purchase at Barnes & Noble

My Teeth: A new Milestones book for toddlers


My Teeth hardcover book includes full-color photographs of children from nine countries. Available summer 2008. $6.95 Retail Price. Available through Barnes & Noble or Contact the Milestones Project for a copy of the book.