From ET the Extra-Terrestrial to the Star Wars saga, Kathleen Kennedy knows how to make a hit movie! Fact-filled text covers her humble beginnings as a camera operator to her current position as head of Lucasfilm. A profile, timeline, hometown map, and other special features add visual support to leveled text in this fun title.
Serena WIlliams is one of the greatest tennis players of all time! From her first Grand Slam in 1999, Serena has dominated the courts while also working off-court to fight for equality for women and people of color. Beginning readers will learn all about her rise to stardom, from childhood to championships and future goals. A profile, timeline, map, and inspirational quotes make this low-level title a grand slam!
Rising through the ranks at Google to become CEO of YouTube, Susan Wojcicki is a tech titan! Profiles and timelines help chronicle the life of this savvy CEO, from her childhood to her role today. Young readers will be inspired to see how Susan took her career from her parent’s garage to become the leader at YouTube in this low-level title.
By age 11, Malala Yousafzai was already working to change the world! The young activist has been working ever since to ensure that children around the world have access to education. This title explores how Malala began her work and where the future might take her, with features including a hometown map and inspirational quotes. Young readers will learn that they don’t have to be adults to lead the way!
In 2018, Angela Merkel was named the most powerful woman in the world! Throughout her life, Angela has worked hard to gain the trust of her country and become chancellor. Engaging text, timelines, maps, and other unique features chart Angela’s journey in this title for beginning readers.
A fearful rabbit is convinced the earth is caving in.
Dikike's father surprises her with a wonderful gift--her very own canoe!
A child enjoys a delicious bowl of warm noodles.
Mordy finds the perfect messenger to deliver his Purim basket for Mom.
This Middle Eastern folktale tells the story of two farmers who help each other with very funny consequences.
This Ojibwa folk tale describes the musical sounds of rain and thunder.
Long ago all birds had white feathers. This folk tale from Thailand is the story of how peacocks and crows got their colors.
Kari and her mom go on a hike in the woods. They watch a deer leaping through a clearing and settle down for a picnic lunch as a deer has a picnic of her own. Readers will see both Spanish and English phrases in this story.
Duncan is welcomed at Joey's home.
Jamie has won a horse but where will he keep it?
Mira prepares for Hanukkah.
Jack and Isabella search for Pokey the desert tortoise that lives near their house.
Marcus chooses a tiny living Christmas tree that his family can enjoy throughout the year.
Zachary learns that being different can also be special.
A story about lighting luminarias for Christmas.
A clever fox saves his own life by convincing Tiger that he Fox is the King of All Animals in this Chinese folk tale.
A girl's quick thinking saves the wranglers.
In this Pueblo Indian bedtime story listeners have to figure out if Salamander and River Frog get the sniffles.
A delicious treat reminds Ishmael of a special place.
Folktale about husband and wife learning to think before speaking.