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English teacher Victorya Rouse has assembled a collection of true stories told by teens who know firsthand it means to leave a beloved but unsafe homeland for a distant place where everyone speaks another language.
Making a new friend is easy with help from Sesame Street! Filled with suggestions for conversation starters, easy games, and ways to demonstrate caring, this delightful book helps young readers learn fun ways to approach, get to know, and have fun with a new friend-in just five minutes!
A powerful true story of a young girl who has never known life outside a refugee camp and a father determined to help her dream beyond the fences that confine them.
Forty years ago, US president Richard Nixon signed Title IX into law, making it illegal for federally funded education programs to discriminate based on sex. The law set into motion a massive boom in girls and women’s sports teams, from kindergarten to the collegiate level. Professional women’s sports grew in turn. Title IX became a massive touchstone in the fight for gender equality. So why do girls and women-including trans and intersex women-continue to face sexist attitudes and unfair rules
Get Involved explores the many ways people can volunteer in their communities. Readers will learn about a variety of opportunities, the skills required, and how to get started. Each book includes a graphic that presents key information visually, source notes, and resources to aid in further research.
Grammar can be confusing, no matter if you're an adult, a child, or well . . . even a ghoul. And its rules can be hard to remember or keep straight. Ghastly things can happen when a comma or even a simple period is misplaced. But never fear! We have the perfect book to help you keep your head and your cool. In The Ghouls' Guide to Good Grammar basic rules of grammar such as correct punctuation and appropriate word choices are explained from a monster's point of view. For example, see how a simpl
Every girl is a wonder! A Girl Like You encourages girls to embrace what makes them unique, to choose kindness, and to be their own advocates. In an age when girls can be whatever they want, this books reminds them of all the ways to be beautiful, brilliant, and uniquely themselves.
In the pages of Glowing Bunnies!? you will encounter some of the strange and wonderful genetically modified animals of tomorrow. Learn why scientists are going to such lengths to mess with genes and what the ethical and health-related consequences might be. By understanding both the science and the stakes, you too can judge the potential of this budding science to save-or ruin-the world. Presented as a compendium of existing and proposed creatures, this book describes the animals being created,
It?s Chinese New Year and Grandma has a special present for her family: a rooster to make into delicious soup! But when her granddaughter, Xiaoyue, meets the rooster, she begs to keep him as a pet. Together, Grandma and Xiaoyue take the rooster on a journey through the city to ring in the New Year.
An exuberant rhyming picture book about a school trip to the woods, where no one sees the danger-apart from quiet Liam, who pays attention and saves the day with his particular skill of hiding. When the children and their frazzled teacher walk confidently into disaster, little Liam saves the day-a triumph for the quiet child no one notices.