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The Marvelous Adventures of Gwendolyn Gray is part fantasy, part dystopia, part steampunk, and all imagination as dreamer Gwendolyn evades thought police, enters a whimsical world, befriends world-jumping explorers and ragtag airship pirates, and fights the evil threatening to erase the new world she loves and her old world that never wanted her.
The Civil War is one of the most complicated and controversial events in US history. This series focuses on key events and ideas that shaped the course of the war and its aftermath. Each title gives readers an up-close look at one topic, explaining the historical context it emerged from as well as how it impacted the future.
The tree recounts its visits over the years by a special human who was born in the same year. As a boy, this human climbs the cottonwood's branches to watch the river and dream. As a father, he brings his daughter to visit. As an old man he grieves to see the tree knocked down but rejoices when he sees new sprouts emerging from the stump. He knows the tree is not done yet! Captions throughout the book relate the natural histories of animals in and around the tree, and the backmatter offers furth
The COVID-19 Pandemic explores how COVID-19 affected the world in 2020. Readers will learn about the spread of the disease and the work being done to stop the COVID-19 virus. Each book includes a graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research.
A new, highly contagious coronavirus first emerged in late 2019 in Wuhan, China. Within weeks the virus had infected millions of people worldwide. The illness caused by the virus left a trail of death in its wake as hundreds of thousands of people succumbed to the disease. This book documents the unprecedented events that rocked the nation and the world in 2020. With personal accounts, perspectives from experts, and clear, accessible writing this book presents a vivid picture of the COVID-19 pan
Social media outlets can strengthen ties between friends and family, but they can also be used for nefarious purposes-from inciting insurrection to shaming, bullying, and spreading hatred. Using personal stories, academic studies, and current events, this book explores the ways in which social media platforms are empowering dark forces to tear at the fabric of society.
The Dish on the Dish: A History of Your Favourite Foods explores all the aspects of your favourite foods, from pizza to hot dogs! From the first known plating, to the creative and wacky flavours across cultures and history, each book traces the transformations of the dishes we have today. Books include a recipe, so readers can create their own, unique riff on a classic dish. Aligned to curriculum standards, these books also highlight key 21st Century content including Global Awareness and Econom
Examine the struggle for justice for Black Americans, from voter suppression and the controversy over Confederate monuments to the protests against police brutality and racially motivated violence. Gain historical and current context to understand why the fight for Black rights continues today.
Musquon must overcome her impatience while learning to distinguish sweetgrass from other salt marsh grasses, but slowly the spirit and peace of her surroundings speak to her, and she gathers sweetgrass as her ancestors have done for centuries, leaving the first blade she sees to grow for future generations. This sweet, authentic story from a Maliseet mother and her Passamaquoddy husband includes backmatter about traditional basket making and a Wabanaki glossary.
The world gets its food primarily through farming, fishing, and the raising of livestock. But as global population grows, environmental changes occur, and people worldwide become concerned about their own health and the health of the planet, a revolution is taking place. The Future of Food: New Ideas About Eating explores changing views of food and food production. Topics covered include sustainable agriculture, meat alternatives, and genetic engineering.