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Throughout World War II, in the conflict fought against Japan, Navajo code talkers were a crucial part of the U.S. effort, sending messages back and forth in an unbreakable code that used their native language. They braved some of the heaviest fighting of the war, and with their code, they...
ATTENTION young readers...Have you ever dreamed of becoming a doctor or a scientist? Perhaps you fantasize about being a teacher of an inventor. Did you ever wonder what it was like to be a soldier, a sailor, a carpenter, a writer, or a ham radio operator? Inventing Ott is the...
Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul 2: Stories About Facing Challenges, Realizing Dreams and Making a Difference
Filled with relevant, inspiring, and fun stories written mostly by kids, this new volume features a unique, innovative chapter that highlights real preteen kids achieving real dreams, helping less fortunate people, starting their own business, and utilizing their unique abilities.
From Barbies to your first bra, from holding your teddy bear to slowdancing with your first boyfriend, from knowing everyone in elementary school to trying to make new friends in middle school. . . . When dealing with these changes, it's no wonder preteen girls can freak out from time...
"Throughout my young days at school and just afterwards, a number of things happened to me that I have never forgotten." Many remarkable things did happen to Roald Dahl when he was a boy, no doubt providing some of the marvellous ideas for his later books. And, like his stories,...
When her dad dies, Jessica struggles to find answers to unanswerable questions. Why my daddy? Why now? Knowing her mom will help comforts Jessica. When Jessicaas mom retreats to the bedroom, not wanting to be around anyone, especially her daughter, Jessica wonders if life will ever be right again.aIf anyone...
Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After the World War II Internment
Jeanne Wakatsuki was seven years old in 1942 when her family was uprooted from their home and sent to live at Manzanar internment camp--with 10,000 other Japanese Americans. Along with searchlight towers and armed guards, Manzanar ludicrously featured cheerleaders, Boy Scouts, sock hops, baton twirling lessons and a dance band...
Everyone knows about Paul Revere's midnight ride. But not everyone knows the harrowing details and narrow escapes that occurred along the way. This timeless and witty book highlights little-known facts about patriot Paul Revere.
From the co-author of the best-selling CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE TEENAGE SOUL books comes a constructive and inspirational book designed to help girls learn to love themselves by first loving their bodies. Kimberly Kirberger, co-author of the best-selling CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE TEENAGE SOUL books and a renowned expert on...
A poetry celebration of nature, science, the environment, and the wonder of it all, from the Children's Poet Laureate The Tree That Time Built is a moving anthology of more than 100 poems celebrating the wonders of the natural world and encouraging environmental awareness. With a focus on the outdoors,...
'Once there was a tree...and she loved a little boy.' So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein. Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swing from her branches, or slide down her trunk...and...
From the legendary creator of Where the Sidewalk Ends, A Light in the Attic, Falling Up, and The Giving Tree comes an unforgettable new character in children's literature. Runny Babbit lent to wunch And heard the saitress way, "We have some lovely stabbit rew— Our Special for today." Welcome to...
Pretty, carefree Aurelia Gamser (known today as Ruth Gruener) had an idyllic life in 1930s Poland -- until violent acts of anti-Semitism and the deportation of Jewish families to concentration camps changed everything in her world. Hiding out with a gentile family, her very life at risk every day, Ruth...
Packed with rhythm and rhyme, Imagine This! is an enchanting collection of original poems that celebrate childhood daydreams and games of make-believe. From wishing you could fly, to finding lost treasure, each adventurous tale is brought to life with a captivating verse and an elaborate pen & ink illustration reminiscent...
At sixteen, Melissa Austin has always worked hard to make things go her way. As the school year begins, her grades are up and she's even landed a coveted spot on the high school Brain Bowl team. She and her best friend, Jory Delaney, are determined to have the...
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