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Adopted By An Owl: The True Story of Jackson the Owl

Robbyn Smith van Frankenhuyzen (author), Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531276

From the Author (Robbyn van Frankenhuyzen): "For twenty years we have rehabilitated a wide variety of wild critters, from fawns, foxes, skunks, and crows to opposums, raccoons, rabbits, and owls. Some of the animals were injured adults, others were orphaned babies, but all of them were in need of a little help to get them back into the wild. Growing up on a farm, as well as my training as an animal technician, prepared me for many of the medical situations that arose. Gijsbert took every opportunity to sketch, paint, and photograph our temporary guests during their stay on the farm. More importantly, Gijsbert was issued all the Federal and State permits needed to care for birds of prey. Without these permits, we would never have been able to care for hawks and owls. For good reason, caring for these birds is very tightly regulated and closely monitored. Taking an owl from its nest is dangerous and illegal. We have cared for many Great Horned Owls but none of them were like Jackson, the owl in this story. His personality was unique from the very beginning and we know that we were lucky to have shared such a close bond with this wild bird. This is the true story of his life with us. Enjoy." With illustrations from Gjisbert (Nick) van Frankenhuyzen, noted wildlife artist and illustrator of our Legends series as well as The Blue Spruce by Mario Cuomo and L is for Lincoln: An Illinois Alphabet.

Thomas Edison

Susan Kesselring (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543679

A very simple introduction to the life and accomplishments of noted scientist and inventor Thomas Alva Edison.

Rosa Parks

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543662

A very simple introduction to the life and accomplishments of famed civil-rights activist Rosa Parks.

Michelle Obama

Susan Kesselring (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543655

A very simple introduction to the life and accomplishments of First Lady Michelle Robinson Obama.

Lea Michele

Jody Jensen Shaffer (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733959

Takes readers through Lea Michele's rise to fame as a singer and actress on the television show Glee; discusses life and career highlights from birth to present day.

Johnny Depp

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733898

Takes readers through Johnny Depp's journey as an award-winning actor; discusses life and career highlights from birth to present day.

Justin Bieber

Jan Bernard (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733928

Takes readers through Justin Bieber's meteoric rise to fame as a musician; discusses life and career highlights from birth to present day.

Katy Perry

Jan Bernard (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733942

Takes readers through Katy Perry's rise to become a chart-topping pop star; discusses life and career highlights from birth to present day.

Jackie Robinson

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543648

A very simple introduction to the life and accomplishments of legendary baseball great Jackie Robinson.

Emma Watson

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733904

Takes readers through Emma Watson's journey as Hermoine in the popular Harry Potter film series; discusses life and career highlights from birth to present day.

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

Jody Jensen Shaffer (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733935

Takes readers through 'The Rock's' journey from professional wrestling superstar to popular actor; discusses life and career highlights from birth to present day.

Daniel Radcliffe

Jan Bernard (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733911

Takes readers through Daniel Radcliffe's journey as the lead character in the popular Harry Potter film series; discusses life and career highlights from birth to present day.

Charles Schulz

Cynthia Amoroso (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543624

A very simple introduction to the life and accomplishments of famed cartoonist Charles Schulz.

Anne Hathaway

Dale-Marie Bryan (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733874

Takes readers through Anne Hathaway's rise to become an award-winning actress; discusses life and career highlights from birth to present day.

Albert Einstein

Susan Kesselring (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781609543600

A very simple introduction to the life and accomplishments of noted physicist Albert Einstein.

The Big Time: Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602068

An elementary introduction to the life, work, and popularity of Aaron Rodgers, a professional football star who quarterbacked the Green Bay Packers to victory in Super Bowl XLV.

The Big Time: Adrian Peterson

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602075

An elementary introduction to the life, work, and popularity of Adrian Peterson, a professional football star who became the all-time leading rusher for the Minnesota Vikings.

The Big Time: Albert Pujols

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602082

An elementary introduction to the life, work, and popularity of Albert Pujols, a professional baseball star who played first base and helped the St. Louis Cardinals win two World Series.

The Big Time: Justin Bieber

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602020

An elementary introduction to the life, work, and popularity of Justin Bieber, a Canadian pop singer who became known as a teen idol and gained fame with such songs as "Baby."

The Big Time: Katy Perry

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602037

An elementary introduction to the life, work, and popularity of Katy Perry, an American pop singer known for her colorful stage performances and such hit songs as "Hot N Cold."

The Big Time: Lady Gaga

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602044

An elementary introduction to the life, work, and popularity of Lady Gaga, an American pop singer known for her eccentric and often controversial style and such songs as "Just Dance."

The Big Time: LeBron James

Aaron Frisch (author)

Publisher: The Creative Company ISBN: 9781566602099

An elementary introduction to the life, work, and popularity of LeBron James, a professional basketball star for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat who won two Most Valuable Player awards.

Andrew Luck: Rising NFL Star

Paul Hoblin (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014840

Playmakers introduces young readers to their current heroes on and off the field. Andrew Luck: Rising NFL Star summarizes Luck's life and career to date and draws attention to accomplishments beyond his athletic skill as well as career highlights thus far. Short, informative sidebars add to the engaging, easy-to-read text, making Playmakers a hit for any reader in your library! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Colin Kaepernick: NFL Phenom

Paul Hoblin (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014833

Playmakers introduces young readers to their current heroes on and off the field. Colin Kaepernick: NFL Phenom summarizes Kaepernick's life and career to date and draws attention to accomplishments beyond his athletic skill as well as career highlights thus far. Short, informative sidebars add to the engaging, easy-to-read text, making Playmakers a hit for any reader in your library! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Joe Flacco: Super Bowl MVP

Marty Gitlin (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781624014819

Playmakers introduces young readers to their current heroes on and off the field. Joe Flacco: Super Bowl MVP summarizes Flaccos' life and career to date and draws attention to accomplishments beyond his athletic skill as well as career highlights thus far. Short, informative sidebars add to the engaging, easy-to-read text, making Playmakers a hit for any reader in your library! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.