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With over 500 species, sharks live varied lives. Some sharks give birth to their young like mammals, others lay eggs, hiding them from other predators. They live in fresh water, deep water, the open ocean, and eat a variety of fish and plankton. Some sharks are nocturnal (meaning they only hunt at night), while other sharks eat at every opportunity. They sense fish's distress from far away, and they'll travel thousands of kilometers to breed at the same place their ancestors have bred for thousa
Major American Artists is a celebration of history, culture, populism, and diversity in the fine arts, detailing the lives of America's great creators. Great American art does all of this and makes you feel something too! Read about America's great creators and how their work was influential to their times. Learn of their greatest known works that make them the fabric of American culture. Each title is filled with vibrant photos and detailed history of the artist's legacy. These engaging books w
This informative series provides, in a concise format, better understanding of animals and their habitats. Fascinating in its diversity, the natural world comes to life on the pages of these spectacularly illustrated volumes. Animals in the Wild covers the lives of African Wildlife, Baby Animals, Big Cats, Bears, Pandas, Wolves and much more through vibrant colour images of animals living, surviving and thriving in their environments.
Twins Justine and Perry have left their home in Australia and embarked on the road trip of a lifetime in the Pacific Northwest. It's been a year since their dad lost his battle with cancer and Justine became the sole caregiver for her autistic brother, Perry. Now Perry has been accepted into an assisted-living residence in their hometown, Brisbane, Australia, but before he takes up residence, they're seeking to create the perfect memory. For Perry, the trip
A beautifully illustrated collection of seven influential art genres that have shaped the art world. The Art Collections is a visual celebration of prints, paintings, and sculptures from great photographers to extraordinary painters and illustrators. These large format, full-colour books provide a unique look at the rich variety of art created from centuries ago to the present day, reflecting an enduring culture and era. Each title in the Art Collections contains over one hundred museum quality
The art world is ever changing. Although painting and sculpture still have a strong following, many of today's artists are making names for themselves in other art forms including animation, tattoo, and even graffiti. The Art Scene series focuses onwhat some of today's new artists are doing, what they seek to communicate through their art, and how they are using new techniques and technology to create and promote their work. Each book introduces readers to influential artists and presents brief
The countries of East Asia have always captivated minds. In Asian Countries Today, readers travel volume by volume, through nine diverse countries on the world's largest continent. These books are comprehensive and lavishly illustrated in their presentation of the peoples, cultures, histories, geographies, and economies of the countries composing Asia. Along with these key details, the books further offer current events and influences- both regionally and internationally.
Maddie and Ivan have been friends forever. They go to school together, surf, party, and hang out all the time. Ivan eats at Maddie's house almost every day. But all is not well in Ivan's world, and as control of his life slips farther away from him,Maddie agonises over her role in his life. Ivan fears the fallout if the people in his community discover what he's been hiding, but Maddie thinks telling his secret will help him. As Maddie struggles to figure out her own post-high-school path, she
Raphaelle's involvement with a Muslim boy is only slightly less controversial than her contribution to a student art show.
Matt, a white quarterback from Montreal, Quebec, flies to France (without his parents' permission) to play football and escape family pressure. Freeman, a black football player from San Antonio, Texas, is in Paris on a school trip when he hears about a team playing American football in a rough, low-income suburb called Villeneuve-La-Grande. Matt and Free join the Diables Rouges and make friends with the other players, who come from many different ethnic groups. Racial tension erupts into riots i