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A member of the generation that grew up in the digital age, Billie Eilish has achieved pop stardom with home studioûproduced, sonically and emotionally layered music. She connects powerfully with fans living, like her, in the glare of social media. Delving into Eilish’s personal and artistic development, this book explores the forces shaping her as a 21st century phenomenon.
The interdependence of plant and animal species comes alive in these immersive looks at North American biomes. Narrative text describes moment-by-moment life in each habitat. Scientifically accurate illustrations and updated photos add to a you-are-there look and feel.
What happens to a goose with no beak or a turtle with one flipper? Using innovative designs and technology such as 3-D printing, humans are helping animals in need. Discover amazing true stories of animals thriving with prosthetic body parts.
Find out how scientists are working to ensure that the promise of clean, renewable offshore wind power won't spell disaster for the millions of seabirds that play a critical role in the ocean food web.
Black Americans have made important contributions in all areas of American life. This collective biography series profiles the lives and achievements of important Black Americans in science, business, politics, sports, and the arts. Every book focuses on five individuals (both historic and contemporary), all of whom are renowned in their fields of expertise. Primary and secondary source quotes add depth and enliven the narrative.
Black Canadians have played an influential role in Canadian history and continue to do so today. Black Heritage in Canada explores the challenges Black Canadian’s have faced while showcasing the contributions and achievements they have made in arts and entertainment, sports, politics, and in the World Wars. Through this series students will see how the past actions of Black Canadians have helped to shape present outcomes.
This "first biography" series introduces young readers to important people in Black history. Each title has a lively design, engaging text and photos, and questions to get young children thinking and talking. Each title is written in conjunction with a literacy consultant and features a quiz for the reader and guidance notes for teachers and parents.
Black Canadians have shaped Canadian history since it was first colonized. Black History in Canada explores the struggles many early black settlers faced and how black Canadians have fought throughout history for equal treatment. Readers will learn about the important contributions black Canadians have made from their initial arrival in colonial times through the present day.
Starting as a hashtag on social media in 2013 and soaring in prominence after the murder of Trayvon Martin in 2017, Black Lives Matter has become one of the most significant protest movements of our time. See how its activists and demonstrators have changed the course of history.
When a Florida jury rendered its not guilty verdict in 2013 in the shooting death of an unarmed Black teen, a grassroots movement was born. Seven years later, in the wake of police killings of unarmed Black men and women, Black Lives Matter is a force to be reckoned with-on the national and world stage.