This fictionalized biography describes the life and athletic accomplishments of the track athlete who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics, and includes a brief history of the Olympic games.
Adam spends his first summer at a camp for the hearing-impaired and discovers a lot of new things he never thought possible.
Kelly is excited to learn that a new family is moving next door with a boy his age, but when he meets his new neighbor Alex, he is surprised to see him in a wheelchair.
When Matt has to do a science project about recycling, he talks to his neighbor, Mr. Pizooti, an Italian immigrant called the "King of Recycling" because he is always coming up with new ways to reuse discarded objects.
Gina Mendoza is not happy about having to cancel her weekend plans when Ricky Vargas, the son of her mother's old friend Lupe, comes for a visit, especially when she finds out that Ricky is blind.
Little Fish learns to jump over the rocks so she can follow Old One, who has come to lead the rainbow trout to warmer waters before the river freezes.
Provides factual information about the history of the life of a cowboy through the fictional story of Eddie, a young boy who goes to the Bar W Ranch where his Uncle Hank and Uncle Charlie work.