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European destiny in the Americas came at the expense of the Native peoples. On this point, most knowledgeable people would agree. Where there is disagreement is in determining the intent of the white Europeans who sought to make the Americas their new home. The question of intent, still contentious today, is the focus of the book Were Native Americans the Victims of Genocide?
Crack open a What Happened? book to investigate a preposterous mystery from four different perspectives. See what the witnesses get right . . . and what they get hilariously wrong. Bet you'll never guess what really happened!
All superstar athletes have an abundance of talent, but talent alone does not make a superstar athlete. This book looks at the many different factors that shape superstar athletes. These include developing mental toughness, recognizing and seizing opportunities, learning from others, and hours and hours of focused practice to raise skills and keep them at superstar levels. Personal accounts from athletes and coaches in many different sports add insight and interest.
In less than a second . . . . . . two of the things Cal Ryan cares most about, a promising baseball career and Lizzie, one of his best friends, are gone forever. In the hours that follow . . . . . . Cal's damaged heart is replaced. But his life will never be the same. Everyone expects him to pick up the pieces and move on. But Lizzie is gone, and all that remains for Cal is an overwhelming sense that her death was his fault. And a voice in his head that just . . . won't . . . stop. Cal thought h
When Dogs Heal illustrates a refreshing, beautiful and totally unique portrait of HIV infused with a deep message of hope for young adults. Changing the narrative surrounding HIV, When Dogs Heal is about love, connection, and survival, featuring all kinds of people who are thriving and celebrating life, thanks to the compassion and unconditional love of their dogs. A portion of the proceeds of this book will go to support Fred Says, an organization dedicated to financially supporting HIV+ teen h
Apples, blueberries, peppers, cucumbers, coffee, and vanilla. Do you like to eat and drink? Then you might want to thank a bee. Around the world, bees pollinate $24 billion worth of crops each year. Without bees, humans would face a drastically reduced diet. We need bees to grow the foods that keep us healthy.But numbers of bees are falling, and that has scientists alarmed. What's causing the decline? Diseases, pesticides, climate change, and loss of habitat are all threatening bee populations.
For as long as she can remember, Alexandra Tate has been able to see personified Emotions, and she's found a best friend in Revenge. He's her constant companion as she waits outside Nate Foster's house, clutching a gun. Every night since Nate's release from prison, Alex has tried to work up the courage to exact her own justice on him for the drunk driving accident that killed her family. But there's one problem: Forgiveness. When he appears, Alex is faced with a choice: moving on or getting even
Miriam Feldman was attracted to the artists, the musicians, the boys who wore broken-down cardigans. Boys like Elliot. Their relationship was intense, passionate, all consuming. When they were together, Miriam knew who she was, in the way you can only know when you're deeply in love. Now that it's over, Miriam has to pick up the pieces. Even when Elliot starts seeing someone else. Even when she impulsively knocks over a priceless work of art. Even when she's blackmailed by the mystery girl who s
A comprehensive guide for young adults on how to organize schoolwork, lockers, bedrooms, and even schedules. Take a quiz to identify your organizing style and get great advice about making decisions, purging closets, and creating the perfect space to relax, work, and store belongings. With fun and useful illustrations, easy-to-follow charts, and ample doses of humour, Where's My Stuff? is an incredible asset for anyone who wants to get it together and keep it together, for good. Newly updated fo
No matter who we are or where we have come from, we are-all of us-the sum total of our experiences. History informs who we are but does not define us. Through our values, ideas, and actions, we shape contemporary life and culture as it shapes us. Through stories from history and contemporary life the Who We Are series explores the many and varied experiences of Asian Americans, Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Native Americans.