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Social Justice All Around Us

Adrienne van der Valk (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189928

The Social Justice Standards from Learning for Justice are a proven framework for developing anti-bias in students. In Social Justice All Around Us, students will look at real world issues, like environmentalism and poverty, through the lens of identity, diversity, justice, and action. Readers will see how bias can negatively impact the world around them--and learn what to do about it. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage students to think, create, guess, and ask questions around the content. Books include table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Speaking Up for Ourselves and Others

Adrienne van der Valk (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189935

In Speaking Up for Ourselves and Others, students are introduced to figures who put the elements of the Social Justice Standards in action. Readers will see how working against bias can make the world a better place. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage students to think, create, guess, and ask questions around the content. Books include table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Taking Action

Emily Chiarello (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534189911

In Taking Action, students learn to speak up in the face of bias. Readers will see the domain of action in real life and learn best practices as they interact with others--and themselves. Engaging inquiry-based sidebars encourage students to think, create, guess, and ask questions around the content. Books include table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, and sidebars.

Pandora’s Phone

Elizabeth Catanese (author) Benedetta Capriotti (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098230678

After getting separated from his brother in the crowds of Mt. Olympus Theme Park, Harvey decides to go on Pandora’s box, the only ride available to wheelchair users, but when he finds himself in the middle of the myth, he helps Pandora’s creator craft a new character. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Spellbound is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Yendo a Ghana

Christine Platt (author) Junissa Bianda (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098231446

Ana & Andrew are going to Ghana! Papa is travelling to Ghana and the family gets to go too! Ana & Andrew love learning about Ghanaian culture, especially the food! While there, they visit Cape Coast Castle to honor their ancestors. There, they learn about the origins of the slave trade.

Understanding ADHD

Jessica Rusick (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098216092

In this title, readers learn common symptoms and behaviors of ADHD and how it affects kids at school and in relationships. Text includes suggestions on how to be a kind and respectful friend to someone with ADHD and appropriate activities kids can enjoy together. A famous person who has overcome the challenges of ADHD is highlighted. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Understanding Autism

Jessica Rusick (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098216108

In this title, readers learn common symptoms and behaviors of autism and how it affects kids at school and in relationships. Text includes suggestions on how to be a kind and respectful friend to someone with autism and appropriate activities kids can enjoy together. A famous person who has overcome the challenges of autism is highlighted. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Understanding Blindness

Jessica Rusick (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098216115

In this title, readers learn common symptoms and behaviors of blindness and how it affects kids at school and in relationships. Text includes suggestions on how to be a kind and respectful friend to someone who is blind and appropriate activities kids can enjoy together. A famous person who has overcome the challenges of blindness is highlighted. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Understanding Deafness

Jessica Rusick (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098216122

In this title, readers learn common symptoms and behaviors of deafness and how it affects kids at school and in relationships. Text includes suggestions on how to be a kind and respectful friend to someone who is deaf and appropriate activities kids can enjoy together. A famous person who has overcome the challenges of deafness is highlighted. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Understanding Dyslexia

Jessica Rusick (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098216139

In this title, readers learn common symptoms and behaviors of dyslexia and how it affects kids at school and in relationships. Text includes suggestions on how to be a kind and respectful friend to someone who has dyslexia and appropriate activities kids can enjoy together. A famous person who has overcome the challenges of dyslexia is highlighted. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Understanding Physical Disabilities

Jessica Rusick (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098216146

In this title, readers learn common symptoms and behaviors of physical disabilities and how it affects kids at school and in relationships. Text includes suggestions on how to be a kind and respectful friend to someone who has physical disabilities and appropriate activities kids can enjoy together. A famous person who has overcome the challenges of physical disability is highlighted. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Big Buddy Books is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Mexican Americans

Elizabeth Andrews (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098240516

This book explores the story of Mexican Americans. Readers will learn about the movement between Mexico and the United States. Entertaining text will illustrate what life is like for Mexican American families and how they celebrate their culture. Features include a map, timeline, glossary, Making Connection questions and sidebars. QR Codes in the book give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. DiscoverRoo is an imprint of Pop!, a division of ABDO.

Somali Americans

Elizabeth Andrews (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098240523

This book explores the story of Somali Americans. Readers will learn about the movement of Somali refugees to the United States. Entertaining text will show what life is like for Somali Americans and how they celebrate their culture. Features include a map, timeline, glossary, Making Connection questions and sidebars. QR Codes in the book give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. DiscoverRoo is an imprint of Pop!, a division of ABDO.

Brazilian Americans

Elizabeth Andrews (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098240479

This book explores the story of Brazilian Americans. Readers will learn about what prompted Brazilians to move to the US. Entertaining text will illustrate what life is like for Brazilian Americans families and how they celebrate their culture. Features include a map, timeline, glossary, Making Connection questions and sidebars. QR Codes in the book give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. DiscoverRoo is an imprint of Pop!, a division of ABDO.

Chinese Americans

Elizabeth Andrews (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098240486

This book explores the story of Chinese Americans. Readers will learn about the history of Chinese immigration to the United States. Entertaining text will illustrate what life is like for Chinese Americans families and how they celebrate their culture. Features include a map, timeline, glossary, Making Connection questions and sidebars. QR Codes in the book give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. DiscoverRoo is an imprint of Pop!, a division of ABDO.

Indian Americans

Elizabeth Andrews (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098240493

This book explores the story of Indian Americans. Readers will learn about why Indians wanted to move to the United States. Entertaining text will illustrate what life is like for Indian American families and how the celebrate their culture. Features include a map, timeline, glossary, Making Connection questions and sidebars. QR Codes in the book give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. DiscoverRoo is an imprint of Pop!, a division of ABDO.

Lebanese Americans

Elizabeth Andrews (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098240509

This book explores the story of Lebanese Americans. Readers will learn about what prompted Lebanese to move to the United States. Entertaining text will explain what life is like for Lebanese American families and how they celebrate their culture. Features include a map, timeline, glossary, Making Connection questions and sidebars. QR Codes in the book give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. DiscoverRoo is an imprint of Pop!, a division of ABDO.

Raven the Trickster

Christine Platt (author) Evelt Yanait (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098230555

In the Northwest Coast region of North America, people know Raven the Trickster can change his shape at will. When an old man steals all the light from the world and hides it in a special box, the people need Raven’s help. Can Raven outsmart the old man? Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Anansi

Christine Platt (author) Evelt Yanait (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098230500

West African spider-god Anansi wants all of Sky God’s famous stories, but to earn them, he has to outwit several of the animals in his village. It will take all of his cleverness and skills in mischief to pull it off. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

The Bird Sweet Magic

Christine Platt (author) Evelt Yanait (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098230517

This Latin American tale follows three princes as they search for a magical bird to cure their father’s blindness. Pedro, the youngest brother, soon discovers that only kindness can earn help from the Bird Sweet Magic. But his brothers grow jealous of the bird’s gifts to Pedro. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

The Great Race

Christine Platt (author) Evelt Yanait (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098230524

Twelve animals race to determine where they stand on the Chinese zodiac calendar. Each animal’s unique quality comes out during the race, including Dragon’s kind nature, Rat’s forgetfulness, and Pig’s love of food. Who can guess how they’ll stack up? Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

Mama Glo

Christine Platt (author) Evelt Yanait (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098230548

In Caribbean folklore, Mama Glo is the mother of rivers and streams. She has a beautiful singing voice, but she doesn’t like visitors! Still, brothers Keron and Kendon disobey the rules and search for her in the forest. What will they find? Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Calico Kid is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO.

El nuevo bebé

Christine Platt (author) Junissa Bianda (illustrator)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781098231460

Ana & Andrew are expecting a sibling! The family is very excited. Mama’s family arrives from Trinidad, and everyone helps to get ready. When the baby arrives, Ana & Andrew learn from Granny that in African American culture, a baby’s name often tells an important story.

If a Mummy Could Talk . . .

Rhonda Lucas Donald (author) Cathy Morrison (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607187554

Mummies can’t talk; but with modern scientific tools, we can still discover what a mummy has to tell us. Read the stories of mummified Egyptian pharaohs and priestesses, baby elephants, pampered pets, and even a prehistoric bison. Uncover clues to centuries-old murder mysteries and human sacrifices, and even find out what a person or animal had for their last meal! Information from real scientists explains how we know what we know about each mummy. So what do these mummies have to say? Lots, it turns out!

Looking Back at Ancient Greece

L.L. Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847602

This book discusses the culture and customs of ancient Greece.