In this Kumeyaay legend, a young mother gets help for her people from an unexpected source.
Michael O'Donnell learns that wealth will not solve all problems.
The Alaskan villagers' Christmas traditions finally win over Estrella.
After a decisive Revolutionary War battle a family takes in the young son of an enemy soldier.
Hiki--ghost crabs--have made nests all over everyone's gardens. Can Kimo find a way to make the crabs leave?
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 tale from Turkey Hodja outwits the conqueror Tamerlane, and then on the same day tries to "rescue" the moon from the bottom of his well.
Josefina proves to Papa that she can be a helpful cowgirl.
Misha overcomes her fears as she takes her first-ever trip away from home.
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.
In this folk tale from the Bahamas, Sister Felice outwits some tricky thieves.
Folktale about husband and wife learning to think before speaking.
Aislinn finds a remedy for her pony's sore hooves.
Why has the town clock suddenly started emitting an awful screeching every day at 2:00? The townspeople beg Detective Raclette to solve the mystery.
Ashley can't wait to see her best friend for Thanksgiving since she hasn't seen her in 5 months. But then the weather strands Ashley and her mom at a rest stop, and they eat a Thanksgiving meal with strangers, including the cranberry pie Ashley had been anxious to share with her best friend.
Athena's family's custom of picking and cooking dandelion greens embarrasses Athena. But when she sees her new friend try the food, she realizes she could be more open-minded herself.
Shanti wants a doll she sees in a shop, so she earns money by selling garlands of jasmine. She then selflessly gives the money to her best friend for her little brother's expensive medicine, and later, her best friend buys her the doll.
Want a new way to show someone who your best friend is? How about using signs to tell your classmates about your family? Young readers will be delighted to learn a new way to discuss their favorite people. Both Spanish and English translations encourage kids to explore different languages and methods of communication.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Falling Water, Gettysburg, Ben Franklin's inventions, the Liberty Bell -- there is so much to learn about Pennsylvania's history and geography. K is for Keystone is a wonderful introduction to many of Pennsylvania's unique features for readers young and old."E is for Easton A town where you can see, The birthplace of crayons and markers, In the Crayola FACTORY." "The word Crayola comes from the French word craie (chalk) and the first part of the word oleaginous (an oily paraffin wax). In 1903 cousins Edwin Binney and C. Harold Smith created an overnight success with their Crayola crayons made for school use. Seventy-five years later Crayola markers were produced. The Crayola FACTORY in Easton, Pennsylvania, includes a hands-on discovery center and offers demonstrations that show how crayons and markers are made."
Adam and his family spend an exciting day at the colorful and bustling Eastern Market. But when Adam gets briefly separated from Mom and Dad, he mistakes a friendly, diverse cast of characters for his parents in their traditional Muslim clothing--and shows that we all have more in common than you might think. This nearly-wordless picture book celebrates diversity and community in vibrant, dynamic art.
Nepali Heritage in the Celebrating Diversity in My Classroom series explores the geography, languages, religions, food, and culture of Nepal in a fun age-appropriate way. Students with Nepali heritage are a significant and important part of the fabric of America and this book helps foster empathy in all students and a multicultural community in the classroom. Glossary, index, and additional backmatter aids further learning.
Afghan Heritage in the Celebrating Diversity in My Classroom series explores the geography, languages, religions, food, and culture of Afghanistan in a fun age-appropriate way. Students with Afghan heritage are a significant and important part of the fabric of America and this book helps foster empathy in all students and a multicultural community in the classroom. Glossary, index, and additional backmatter aids further learning.
Offers young readers a look at four magical stories from the "Arabian Nights" and Scandinavia.