Pages Navigation Menu

Fiction & Non-fiction Books for Latter-day Saint Readers

You Are The Gift — Gift Book

Posted on May 2, 2017 in New Releases, Nonfiction, Zion BookWorks

by Jett Atwood & Stephen Carter A wordless parable about spiritual transformation through service. Meant as a gift book for someone who has blessed your life. Based on Matthew 25:34-40.             PRODUCT DETAILS: List Price: $9.99 6″ x 6″ (15.24 x 15.24 cm) Black & White Bleed on White paper 80 pages ISBN-13: 978-1537247083 ISBN-10: 1537247085 BISAC: Religion / Christian Life / Spiritual Growth Published on August 24, 2016 BACK OF BOOK: ORDERING: This site through our PayPal Shopping Cart for the price of $8.99 plus shipping and Maine sales tax. Click on the ‘Add To Cart’ button below: (It will ship directly to you from our offices.) NO KINDLE version is planned Bookstores and Resellers Contact us for availability and discount information through email or phone (801-550-7741) Your store will be listed above...

Read More

The Plays of Thomas F. Rogers Volume 3: Crises In Faith

Posted on Oct 10, 2016 in Drama Series, New Releases, Nonfiction, Zion BookWorks

Thomas F. Rogers is a prominent Playwright, traveler and observer of Humanity. He is also a life-long member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mission President in Russia, Drama Ambassador, Professor of Russian, Director of plays, are just a few of his titles, next to Husband and Father. In the seven plays in this volume, “Huebener,” “Fire In The Bones,” “First Trump,” “Reunion,” “Set Apart,” “The Anointed” (a musical theatre play), and “Petunia Passes” (a short play), the worlds of belief, faith, devotion, belonging, yearning to know God, and standing true when those worlds are challenged, make up the heart of Dr. Rogers’ dramas. With this volume, they are available for study and perusal by Professors, Scholars, and Students, Directors, Actors, Directors, Producers and others ready to settle down into a fine drama and experience life...

Read More

iPlates Volume 2 Complete — Prophets, Priests, Rebels, and Kings — Book of Mormon Comics

Posted on Jan 10, 2015 in New Releases, Nonfiction, The iPlates SERIES, YA/Juvenile

by Stephen Carter & Jett Atwood Pure Book of Mormon Awesomeness! A tyrant to depose. A city to defend. A family to save. A collection of three comic books based on the Book of Mormon: “Alma in the Wilderness,” “Gideon’s Revolt,” “Zerin’s Sacrifice.” While evading King Noah’s spies, Gideon and Alma launch a daring revolution to overthrow the tyrannical king. But a Lamanite army is advancing toward Shilom. Will Zerin be able to save her mother from the doomed city? Can Sybil lead Alma’s converts to safety? Packed with action, laughs, and inspiration, iPlates brings pure Book of Mormon awesomeness to your whole family. This collection is based on Mosiah 12–13.   NOTE: This volume takes “iPlates: Volume 2: Part I: Alma in the Wilderness” AND “iPlates Volume 2 Part II: Gideon’s Revolt” AND joins them together with a...

Read More

Let Me Come In — An Illustrated Storybook for Christmas

Posted on Sep 19, 2014 in Christmas, Zion BookWorks

by Richard Bugg illustrated by Ruth Santos Have you ever wondered where Christ went in our celebration of Christmas? During not only the frantic rush of the modern Christmas season, but in the hurry and complexity of everyday life, the true meaning and origin of Christmas can get lost, or temporarily mislaid. In the tradition of Clement Moore’s classic “Twas The Night Before Christmas”, the authors hope to elicit you to invite the Saviour back into your celebration of this special time of year. Let’s put the “Christ” back in Christmas as we are told of a special Christmas Eve encountered by one man who was worried and haggard and drawn by all the secular trappings that have been laid on top of this holiday; and how he found release from his worries. (See below under Purchasing Options for...

Read More

iPlates Volume 2 Part II: Gideon’s Revolt — Book of Mormon Comics

Posted on Aug 29, 2014 in Nonfiction, Special Sale!, The iPlates SERIES, YA/Juvenile

by Stephen Carter & Jett Attwood While evading Noah’s spies, Gideon and Alma launch a daring revolution to overthrow the tyranical king. But a Lamanite army is advancing toward Shilom. Will Zerin be able to save her mother from the doomed city? Can Sybil warn Alma’s converts in time? Packed with action, laughs, and inspiration, iPlates brings pure Book of Mormon awesomeness to your home. Perfect for any family in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This comic book is based on Mosiah 18-19. Product Details: List Price: $9.99 6.75″ x 10.25″ (17.145 x 26.035 cm) Black & White Bleed on White paper 66 pages ISBN-13: 978-1500885137 ISBN-10: 1500885134 BISAC: Comics & Graphic Novels / Religious Samples: FOR SAMPLES AND INFORMATION You can also visit the Blog at iplates.net LISTEN to the interview done by Nick Galieti...

Read More

The Essential Kirby Canon

Posted on Jul 29, 2014 in Humor, New Releases, Nonfiction

OR 20 Years of Shooting from the Hip at the Salt Lake Tribune Robert Kirby’s NEWEST BOOK Book 6 in the MORMON HUMOR COLLECTION (It’s very funny.) Feeling lost in a confused and hostile world? Sad … hopeless … desperate? Hungry for words of comfort to feed the weary soul? Heck, so are we! We can’t promise the answer to all of life’s problems (though ‘quit whining’ is a much under-appreciated piece of ageless wisdom), but cough up ten bucks and you’ll get the best of The Salt Lake Tribune’s award-winning humor columnist Robert Kirby  (with a cover illustration by Tribune  cartoonist Pat Bagley. The newest book from Robert Kirby is as funny and thought-provoking as his last five humor titles; but maybe it’s even more important because he allows himself to be serious at times. Sobering moments of...

Read More

iPlates Volume 2 Part I: Alma In The Wilderness — Book of Mormon Comics

Posted on Apr 11, 2014 in Nonfiction, Special Sale!, The iPlates SERIES, YA/Juvenile

by Stephen Carter & Jett Atwood Alma sits shivering in the wilderness outside the city of Shilom. That morning he had been one of King Noah’s priests, living a sumptuous lifestyle and wielding great power. But then a lone prophet named Abinadi had preached to the king’s court and changed Alma’s heart. When King Noah decreed Abinadi’s execution, Alma tried to defend the prophet, but barely escaped with his life. Fortunately, Alma meets Gideon, a man who heads a group of revolutionaries dedicated to overthrowing the king. Gideon is intrigued by Alma’s message and decides to help him. But then Sybil, a woman Alma had known at the palace, emerges from the forest. Is she a spy from the king, or an honest seeker of truth? Meanwhile, the Lamanites are about to launch a surprise attack on Shilom. The...

Read More

They Sang, Danced, Played and Prayed

Posted on Feb 13, 2014 in Drama Series, Historical, Nonfiction

The History And Philosophy Of The Cultural Arts Of The Mormon Pioneers by Shirlee Hurst Shields The foundations of the rich cultural traditions of Utah can be traced to the very earliest days of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Today, Utah and it’s surrounding states have much to offer in the areas of music, dance and theatre, and it is mostly due to the efforts of the early Mormon Pioneers, both in Salt Lake City and in the areas surrounding Salt Lake and Utah. This is a short, fun and informative booklet for anyone interested in the cultural heritage of Utah, The Mormons, and the West. PRODUCT DETAILS: 4″ x 6″ (10.16 x 15.24 cm) Black & White on Cream paper 50 pages Illustrated ISBN-13: 978-0615971360 (Zion BookWorks) ISBN-10: 0615971369 BISAC: Performing Arts / Theater /...

Read More

The BYU College Survival Handbook

Posted on Dec 12, 2013 in Humor, Nonfiction

From One Blue Girl To Another by Abbey Romney Illustrated by Jarom Neumann From its Gorgeous Gals Club to the Roommate Rewards Program, The (BYU) College Survival Handbook: From One Blue Girl to Another is a brief, light-hearted book of anecdotal advice. It is the perfect gift book for the Latter-day Saint female freshman just learning to test her abilities, a recent high school graduate excited for the next step, or even a seasoned college student or college graduate who wants to smile. The insightful and sometimes humorous advice will motivate, inspire, and encourage anyone, but especially those with Brigham Young University connections, who has gone to college or lives away from home. If you feel like crying, read and laugh a little. If you don’t know where to turn, read, pray, and find your way. If you feel...

Read More

Family Frolics, Relief Society Renditions & Sharing Time Skits

Posted on Nov 8, 2013 in Drama Series, Nonfiction

The authors represented are: Charlee Cardon Wilson, Sam Christensen, Sharon Elwell, & James G. Lambert. This collection of 16 skits, sketches, playlets and monologues is specifically designed for use as inservice lessons, Primary Sharing Time, Family Home Evenings, Priesthood, Relief Society or Sunday School lessons, Firesides, Young Mens and Womens classes and meeting nights, and other Ward and Stake presentations. These short plays (not longer than 20 minutes) are designed primarily to teach, in an interesting way, a single or group of related Gospel principles. Drama makes all things easily understandable and able to be grasped by anyone who is learning. They are easy to produce and very affordable.  They can all be easily produced with a minimum of props and costumes and no setting. Or you can be as elaborate as you want. All of these short plays...

Read More

Christmas Programs for Sacrament Meetings

Posted on Nov 7, 2013 in Christmas, Drama Series

Compiled by C. Michael Perry Written by Myrth Burr, Carolyn Gifford, Charlee Cardon Wilson Christmas Programs for Sacrament Meetings Volume 1 Compiled by C. Michael Perry. Featuring the work of Charlee Cardon Wilson, Myrth Burr and Carolyn Gifford, this Resource Manual of outlines and narrative structures will lend creativity and spiritual cohesiveness to your Christmas Sacrament Meeting presentations. All 7 of the selections included use popular Christmas songs and hymns to carry the wonderful message of the birth of the Christ Child to your congregations. A minimum number of individual copies of each program (emailed in a PDF document to you) must be purchased from the publisher to obtain performance or reading rights. The most you could spend on any reading is $8.00. There is no other royalty. Some of the original songs indicated in several scripts can be...

Read More

The Popcorn Wreath

Posted on Oct 28, 2013 in Christmas, Nonfiction

by Shirlee Hurst Shields Illustrated by Melita Lee Introductory price: $7.99 (+ shipping and Maine Sales Tax) The warm memories of childhood Christmases long ago, spent with the family we love and remember, tend to return to us over and over again. Each remembering brings some new flavor, or aroma or sight — some indelible memory — that kindles or re-lights those warm feelings of the season. Each time the memory is made fresh, some new detail, or little delight springs back fully blown. Author, Shirlee Shields, and Illustrator, Melita Lee, have created just such a memory for us in The Popcorn Wreath. As Shirlee looks back at the sweet Christmas memories associated with the making of popcorn balls with her Grandmother and Mother, the story finds its poignancy in a childhood that is recalled by one no longer...

Read More

The LDS ACTOR’S SCENEBOOK V1.

Posted on May 31, 2013 in Drama Series, Nonfiction, YA/Juvenile, Zion BookWorks

How To Get The Callback Or The Best Grade In The Class Edited by C Michael Perry and  Gayanne Ramsden DRAMA / ACTING CLASS / AUDITIONING PRINT BOOK Purchase the book for $10.00 (Internet special + shipping and Maine Sales tax) by clicking on the “Add To Cart” button below: KINDLE version available now! (See below) Scenes and Monologues from the best available plays by LDS Authors, with LDS Themes and Characters, reflecting LDS Culture and Beliefs. This book is for those who take classes and need clean and challenging material. It is also for the discerning auditioner who wants to stand out. Besides the dramatic material available inside, there are hints and techniques about how to land a role through an audition. Every actor who is LDS will find something in this book to use; something that will...

Read More

Change Your Voice Change Your Image

Posted on May 25, 2013 in Nonfiction, Special Sale!, YA/Juvenile, Zion BookWorks

  by Shirlee H. Shields (B.S., M.F.A., Ph. D.) List Price: $19.95 Internet Special: $10.00 Are you a prince to look at… but a frog to listen to? A tiger to see… but a mouse to hear? An elegant princess to view… but a screeching witch to listen to? Every active Latter-day Saint boy or girl, or man or woman, can expect to be invited sometime in their lives to: Offer a prayer, Bear testimony, Introduce someone to a class or congregation, Make an announcement or report, Tell of an experience, Defend a belief, a principle, or a point of view, Express a conviction, Deliver a short talk, Speak in sacrament meeting, stake conference, or fireside Even with all the electronic devices we have, speech is still a vital link to communication. This book will help you learn how...

Read More

I Spy A Nephite (Activity Book)

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Banner, Classics, Nonfiction, YA/Juvenile, Zion BookWorks

by Pat Bagley JUVENILE / YOUNG ADULT / YA / ACTIVITY BOOK / PUZZLES / GAMES Retail Price: $12.95 Internet Sale Price: $11.95 This popular book has sold over 100,000 copies! Isn’t it time to add it to your collection? Kids from 8 to 80 will love to follow the adventures of Norman the Nephite and his travels through time. It’s your job to find Norman in these colorful pictures depicting scenes throughout history. From The Pre-Mortal World to the Lost Ten Tribes to a future in space. The wonderful and challenging illustrations will provide hours of continuous fun as you search and say “I Spy A Nephite”! About the Author Pat Bagley is the editorial cartoonist for the Salt Lake Tribune. He has many books to his credit which include the illustrations for J. Golden Kimball Stories by...

Read More

Mormon Women: Portraits and Conversations

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Classics, Nonfiction, Special Sale!, Zion BookWorks

by James Kimball & Kent Miles MINI-BIOGRAPHY / PHOTOGRAPHIC BIOGRAPHY Retail Price: $18.95 Internet Sale Price: $11.00 About the Book: This book explores the varied roles of Mormon Women. A reformed communist guerilla. A Utah Supreme Court chief justice. A best-selling mystery novelist. A survivor of Stalin’s Gulag prison system. A mom negotiating the ups and downs of teenage angst. These are just a few of the Mormon women who share their stories in the pages of the this brand new, beautifully photographed book. The project eventually took them to five continents in just over five years, meeting women of diverse backgrounds. This volume features fourteen of the interviews Kimball and Miles conducted. The stories are told by the women themselves, in their own various and wonderfully unique voices. Despite all the differences of culture, language and background, a...

Read More

This Is The Place! A Crossroads of Utah’s Past

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Historical, Nonfiction, Special Sale!, YA/Juvenile, Zion BookWorks

A Child’s History of Utah by Pat Bagley and Will Bagley   Retail Price (Hardback — in stock) $16.95 Closeout Special: $8.00 (closing out the First Edition hardbound version in preparation for the paperback issue — a Second Edition)   What happens when two kids decide to dig up a dinosaur in their backyard? They begin an excavation that will take them through 125 million years of Utah. Each page uncovers a new payer of Utah History. This Is The Place combines equal parts illustration, information, illumination and fascination in a delightful and enlightening read for children, teens and adults by Salt Lake Tribune Editorial Cartoonist, Pat Bagley. This book is also used in classrooms across the state of Utah. About the Authors: Pat Bagley is the editorial cartoonist for the Salt Lake Tribune and the award-winning author and...

Read More

Grampa In Training — The Hall of Fame Edition

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Banner, Nonfiction, Zion BookWorks

A MUST for those in and approaching Gramp-age! (Not to be confused with GRUMP-AGE!) by Jon Robert Howe Volume One — Hall of Fame Edition SELF-HELP / GRANDPARENTING RetailPrice: $8.99 Available to buy on our PayPal Shopping Cart for the special internet price of $7.00 When their son got married in 2002, Jon Robert Howe and his wife, Rosie, knew they had nine months before they could possibly become gramparents. As they continue to infanticipate, this popular author and speaker has continued to gather insights and successful techniques from Hall Of Fame Gramparents to share with other gramparents and wannabes like himself. This first in a series is full of wit and wisdom and entertaining fun about the advancing years. All about being a Grampa (or a Gramma), this book is chocked full of humor, stories and practical advice...

Read More

Teaching Moment Boosters

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Humor, Nonfiction, Zion BookWorks

www.teachingmomentboosters.com A Great Resource for Latter-day Saints by Jon Robert Howe SELF-HELP / TEACHING AND SPEAKING List Price: $8.99 Special Internet Price: $7.99 We each teach, every day, every moment of our lives. This little book will give you the inspiration needed — with nuggets of wisdom (and pedagogical wizardry) — to come off as the master of any moment, teaching or speaking! (See the link to samples below.) Once called object lessons, or attention grabbers, these little gems help to make the subject of any lesson or talk stick in the mind of the student or listener. The author, Jon Robert Howe, is a practiced and popular speaker and radio personality. His humor will surprise and delight you with its originality and freshness. (More about Jon Robert Howe) Product Details: PRINT Version Price: $8.99 I S B N...

Read More

Norman the Nephite and the A-MAZE-ing Conference Center

Posted on Mar 12, 2013 in Humor, Nonfiction, YA/Juvenile

by Pat Bagley A fun book for children (and those who love them) as Norman the Nephite, from the book I Spy A Nephite, continues his adventures exploring the LDS Conference Center and almost not getting lost — thanks to a couple of gull-ible friends. Featuring GIANT, ‘fold-out’ pages full of visual puzzles and mazes and searches for Norman and many other characters and items of interest. Product Details: Full Color pages 5 x 8 expanding to 16 x 21 Fold Out Book ISBN: 1-56684-592-0 List Price: $6.95 CURRENTLY AVAILABLE!   REVIEW: “Norman the Nephite and the A-Maze-ing Conference Center, republished in 2013 by ZION Book Works, offers more of cartoonist Pat Bagley’s colorful, creative work. This time it’s a fold-out book/ sturdy 16×21 poster that challenges kids to find a long list of items, including Norman himself and...

Read More
Advertisement