<p>With motivational book selections such as &#34;Beyond Heroes and Holidays&#34; or &#34;The Inspiring Teacher: Making a Positive Difference in Students&#39; Lives,&#34; parents should check out the <a href="http://teaching.about.com/od/unions/a/National-Education-Association-An-Overview.htm" data-inlink="H4LZjq9XnVQLXI3DpybdLw&#61;&#61;" data-component="link" data-source="inlineLink" data-type="externalLink" data-ordinal="1">National Education Association&#39;s</a> online bookstore for new releases and topics of interest. The books can make for a great read during summer months or school-year breaks.</p>You pick the name, paper and ink color, pad design, and you&#39;re done! Personalized teacher notepads are a gift certain to be used and appreciated, and this site offers free shipping.Personalized desk accessories provide a thoughtful and useful touch that are just the right size for teacher&#39;s usually crowded work spaces.Encourage your child&#39;s teacher to get comfy in the classroom or at home to rest up after a long day! There are countless throws with inspirational teacher blankets to consider. Or, you can simply pick up a soft fleece blanket in a favorite color from a local store and tuck it in with a cherished book!This inexpensive book keeps teachers in the day-to-day know of upcoming holidays, historic events, birthdays, and special Days, weeks, and months. It is certain to be an often-referred to resource!Every purchase of Make-A-Wish merchandise benefits the Foundation, and since it is truly all about the kids, what could be a more special gift from the heart? Items vary from a $2 Make-A-Wish magnetic star, of which 100 percent of proceeds go to the Foundation, to apparel, chocolate, holiday keepsakes, and more. With the promise of &#34;Share the power of a wish,&#34; you can do no wrong and teachers will love the sentiment!What teacher wouldn&#39;t love a school-themed painted pot filled with edible goodies and treats?A canvas tote bag bearing the message, &#34;Teachers Have Class,&#34; or &#34;Those Who Love Teaching Help Others Love Learning&#34; is a practical gift to help teachers/caregivers carry their supplies, books and planners in. Tote bags can be personalized or compliment a teacher&#39;s favorite color!If your area has a local Starbucks (and don&#39;t most communities nowadays?), consider giving a beloved Starbucks card so your child&#39;s teacher/caregiver can savor some rich coffee to kick start a day or to unwind after a hectic week. Don&#39;t have a local Starbucks? Either opt instead for a local coffee spot or consider ordering a Starbucks card for online use. That way, your teacher can get Starbucks products delivered right to her home!Open a teacher&#39;s eyes on how to use the web for inspiring activities, lesson plans, software applications, pen pal projects, and much, much more.Here&#39;s a gift idea that will truly please everyone! An Amazon gift card can be used ... for just about anything! And that&#39;s the point! Or, if you don&#39;t think your teacher is an online shopper, consider instead purchasing a generic one like a Visa gift card or one from a favorite store. Just remember to tuck in a child&#39;s hand-crafted card from the heart and you&#39;re good to go!If your child&#39;s teacher or caregiver is a mom as well, consider giving this fun family organizer geared toward moms. It&#39;s touted as &#34;Mom&#39;s Ultimate Family Organizer: A One-Stop Planner for Busy Moms&#34; and is created to handle all those cumbersome papers, appointment cards, contact information, and even notes to the babysitter!