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Henrietta Achilles inherits the home of her uncle, a notorious wizard, only to discover it's filled with feuding bands of thieves, soldiers, and monsters that refuse to leave. Now she must unite rivals, fend off supernatural threats, and uncoil many mysteries.
America is a nation of immigrants. This series celebrates the contributions immigrants have made to our country. Each book highlights 12 different immigrants: where they came from, a brief biography, and their notable contribution(s).
Henrietta Szold founded Hadassah, the Jewish women's social justice organization, in 1912, determined to help the starving families she saw in Palestine. Hadassah served everyone, regardless of race, ethnicity, or national origin, and continues its mission to this day.
Spring has a pair of tender hands. It breaks the eggshells with gentle knocks. It caresses the wet wings of baby birds and the dandelion-like fluff of chicks and ducklings. . . .This lyrical poetry collection, originally published in China and beautifully illustrated, examines the wonders of the seasons through the lens of the plants, animals, wind and sunshine that inhabit the season.
This visually rich and detailed wordless picture book explores the bustling urban center of Hong Kong through the eyes of two children-each starting their journey on different sides of the book and intersecting in the middle. Young readers will delight in finding the girl with her red balloon and the boy with his scruffy dog carefully tucked into the drawings. How children read the book-front to back or back to front-will change their focus and perspective on this world-famous place.
Where did everyone go? This series explores the history or mystery behind the world's most famous ghost towns and other abandoned sites. Curious readers will sort through reasons or theories that explain why people left places like Bodie, California; Machu Picchu, Peru; and the Lost Colony of Roanoke.
This series tells the stories of important social reforms brought about in history by activism, and which are still of concern today. Each book takes a revealing new approach to social activism, seen from the perspective of those inside the campaigns and describing the changing tactics used to achieve change at different times. Stories of key movements and change-makers will motivate readers to think about the achievements of activists from the past and consider how they can be applied to activi
Seventy years after the end of World War II, interest in that epic conflict continues unabated, even among today’s young readers. This series takes a unique look at World War II, tackling he subject by the various fighting forces that engaged in it on both the Allied and Axis sides. Two-page profiles detail the forces themselves as well as the most significant hardware—planes, tanks, ships, and more—that those men and women employed.
Kids love to ask questions, and these books have the answers! Full of fun facts about everything from exciting animals to explosive geology to enigmatic ancient cultures, each page has more for kids to learn! The easy-to-read answers and other special information features, with lively, dramatic illustrations will keep kids wanting to learn more.
Kids love to ask questions about animals. From essential questions about animal varieties and habitats to astounding animal abilities, this new and exciting series delivers all the answers!The easy-to-read answers, fun facts, and other special info features, with lively, dramatic illustrations will keep kids wanting to learn more.