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In this young adult novel, Greta and her twin brother are abandoned by their father and stepmother, and Greta struggles with the confusion and shame she feels after being raped.
Throughout history, transgender people have been largely ignored and discriminated against. They have sometimes faced violence. Today, some lawmakers and activists are working to change this. They are working to defend the rights of transgender people. Transgender Rights explores the history of this issue and how it has evolved, including how people and laws are addressing it today.
What can be learned from a tree? If we watch and listen . . . a tree has much to teach us about life—like how you can be small and strong at the same time and how to weather the storms. The author, a philosopher, offers an intriguing look at how children can navigate this thing we call “life” as they grow and change.
Would you survive a shark attack? How far would you go to survive a plane crash? In this thrilling graphic nonfiction series, readers meet true survivors of these deadly situations. They?ll learn what it took to battle the elements, outlast enemies, and make it to safety. Detailed illustrations and engaging dialogue relate each journey, and actual quotes help survivors tell the story in their own words. Maps, timelines, and additional facts highlight even more details of these amazing stories of
Donald J. Trump has been a disruptive force as president of the United States. From his shocking victory in the 2016 election to his aggressive and controversial policies, Trump has pleased his supporters and infuriated his opponents. This book surveys his time in office and how his presidency has affected the nation.
Can owls spin their heads all the way around? How do spiders make silk? How do dogs communicate? These and other questions are answered by the author, along with some extra information provided by the creatures themselves in THE TRUTH ABOUT series.
Few elections in American history have featured the divisive politics and caustic rhetoric that dominated the 2020 election for the American presidency. Throughout the year, Americans saw the incumbent president impeached, heard allegations that the election was rigged and, finally, witnessed an assault on the US Capitol by demonstrators angered by the outcome of the election. Turmoil in America: The 2020 Election will examine these issues and explore how one of the country?s most significant de
There are certain moments in history that are so significant that they become Turning Points, moments that put a bookmark in time and cause the events that follow to be measured by a different standard. From assassinations to terrorist attacks, from political revolutions to economic crashes, such times are often fraught with conflict and tension. This series puts each event in its historical context and follows the trajectory of its immediate aftermath and continuing global effects today. A time
Even the most rigorous training would not prepare young readers for the sheer amount of intel they will uncover about six of the most secretive U.S. Special Forces. Each title covers the chronology of the special ops force and supplements the main narrative with “Force Fact” side bars about such topics as weaponry, facilities, and popular culture references. From historical missions and controversial calls to details about equipment and selection processes, this series aims to inform!
The Unbelievable! series takes a look at some of the most amazing, astonishing, and incredible stories from around the world. Discover the secrets behind what makes the human body amazing, athletes legendary, and animals astonishing. Be fascinated by history and incredible stories from nature. Admire astounding human-made structures, dramatic discoveries, and incredible technologies.