A movement begun a decade ago by American activist Tarana Burke, #MeToo went viral in 2017, changing the way people look at sexual harassment and assault of women. This compelling title encourages readers to examine silence breaking and the multiple issues related to the issues of power, gender equality, and violence.
Our views and opinions on many things are heavily influenced by our culture and what we see in the media. They can even shape how we see ourselves, including what is an acceptable or desirable body. Using relatable examples, this timely title explores the body image messages we receive from movies, video games, magazines, and social media, and how they affect our self-esteem.
Cultural beliefs surrounding illness and societal beliefs about how we should offer health care are discussed in this fascinating addition to the Our Values series. Discussions about the treatment of common diseases, as well as topics of interest, such as how a cast is made, are compared and contrasted with the way health care is provided throughout the world.
What are moral and legal rights and how are they recognized in our society? This engaging title explores what having “rights” means, while pointing out that we can’t have rights without also having responsibilities. A discussion about standing up for your rights will help readers understand the importance of individual rights and how they must be protected.
R.J. can turn throwaways into toys.
The boys play some basketball
Rabbit guessed the correct number of jellybeans in Mr. Tortoise's ja,r and his friends have many suggestions about what he should choose for a prize.
Skiing is easy; getting off the chair lift is hard.
Nat is all set to ride in a chaser truck at the hot-air balloon festival until he meets a killdeer family.
Jeff is upset about moving to a landlocked state until he "finds his waves."
Three monkeys get into trouble asking others to finish a chore for them.
Playing basketball helps a boy find friends in a new hometown.
Jake tries to ride a bull that's as fast as lightning.
Nicholas hides a pumpkin and gets a surprise the following year.
It's Fox's first sleepover. Why did he and Bear tell those ghost stories?
This girl finds a surprising way to make friends at a new school.
Mrs. Cottontail finds a great use for her gift.
Brad taught his younger sister how plants grow from seeds but what about the pencil stub bits of crayons and the other things she's planted?
Scout finally finds a game that her mother approves of.
Victoria is certain she doesn't like tomatoes until she tries to prove that her younger brother doesn't like them either.
Tyler struggles with a rabbit infestation in his garden.
Two boys use marmalade to lure a skunk safely out of the house.
This girl makes a new friend when she has to ride the bus.
Jenny plays confidently and boldly after watching and imitating the skillful players on the opposing water-polo team.
Jamie has offended the most popular girl on the softball team. Will any of the players ever be friends with her?