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12 Stories about Helping Immigrants and Refugees

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820314

A charity in Scotland finds places for refugees to stay. In Massachusetts, the Welcome Project makes immigrants feel like part of the community. A church in Old Lyme, Connecticut, opened its doors to a family from Pakistan who were about to be deported. This book features 12 stories about making a difference for immigrants and refugees. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Ways You Can Help page offers suggestions anyone can try.

Explore Toronto

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820192

A lively introduction to Canada’s most populous and multicultural city, the capital of Ontario and home to the CN Tower, 1,473 parks, and 600 snowplows. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing Toronto’s location in its country and the world.

Explore Tokyo

Douglas J. Fehlen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820185

This book is a lively introduction to Japan’s capital, a city with the world’s biggest metro area, largest metro economy, more than 38 million people and views of Mount Fuji. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing Tokyo’s location in its country and the world.

Explore Sydney

Douglas J. Fehlen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820178

A lively introduction to Australia’s largest city, a former penal colony that became an economic center and the site of the iconic Sydney Opera House. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing Sydney’s location in its country and the world.

Explore Paris

Douglas J. Fehlen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820161

A lively introduction to the City of Lights, the capital of France, home to the Eiffel Tower, and a world center for culture and art. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing Paris’s location in its country and the world.

Explore New York

Alicia Z. Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820154

A lively introduction to the Big Apple, the city that never sleeps, home to the Empire State Building, Central Park, and the New York Yankees. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing New York City’s location in its country and the world.

Explore Moscow

Douglas J. Fehlen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820147

This book is a lively introduction to the capital of Russia, the world’s biggest country, home to the Kremlin, Red Square, and gold-domed cathedrals. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing Moscow’s location in its country and the world.

Explore Mexico City

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820130

A lively introduction to the world’s largest Spanish-speaking city, the capital of Mexico and its economic center. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing Mexico City’s location in its country and the world.

Explore London

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820123

A lively introduction to the capital of England and the United Kingdom, home to the world’s oldest subway, a thriving theater scene, Buckingham Palace, and a building called the Pickle. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing London’s location in its country and the world.

Explore Dubai

Alicia Z. Klepeis (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820116

A lively introduction to the cosmopolitan desert city, home to the tallest building in the world. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing Dubai’s location in its country and the world.

Explore Delhi

Douglas J. Fehlen (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820109

A lively introduction to the world’s most multicultural city, both ancient and modern, home to 29 million people and India’s capital. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing Delhi’s location in its country and the world.

Explore Berlin

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820093

A lively introduction to Germany’s capital, divided by a wall for 28 years, reunited when the wall came down and now one of the world’s most exciting cities. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing Berlin’s location in its country and the world.

Explore Beijing

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820086

A lively introduction to the capital of the People’s Republic of China, home to ancient palaces, modern stadiums and more than 22 million people. Each chapter features attention-grabbing photos, colorful details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Includes a timeline of major events, a page of Fun Facts, and maps showing Beijing’s location in its country and the world.

Mis amigos usan aparatos ortopédicos

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645270171

In My Friend Uses Leg Braces, beginning readers are introduced to different characters who use leg braces, how using leg braces may affect their actions, and how we can be good friends to people who use leg braces. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how to empathetic and include all kinds of friends. A diagram shows tools that help children who use leg braces, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about being a good friend online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. My Friend Uses Leg Braces also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Mis amigos tienen síndrome de Down

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645270140

In My Friend Has Down Syndrome, beginning readers are introduced to different characters who have Down syndrome, how Down syndrome may affect their actions, and how we can be good friends to people who have Down syndrome. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how to empathetic and include all kinds of friends. An activity encourages students to examine how everyone has different strengths, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about being a good friend online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. My Friend Has Down Syndrome also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

My Friend Uses Leg Braces

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287432

In My Friend Uses Leg Braces, beginning readers are introduced to different characters who use leg braces, how using leg braces may affect their actions, and how we can be good friends to people who use leg braces. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how to be empathetic and include all kinds of friends. A diagram shows tools that help children who use leg braces, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about being a good friend online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. My Friend Uses Leg Braces also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

My Friend Is Deaf

Kirsten Chang (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287371

In My Friend Is Deaf, beginning readers are introduced to different characters who are deaf, how deafness may affect their actions, and how we can be good friends to people who are deaf. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how to be empathetic and include all kinds of friends. A diagram shows the American Sign Language alphabet, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about being a good friend online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. My Friend Is Deaf also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Zimbabwe

Kristine Spanier (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641286732

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Zimbabwe. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Thailand

Kristine Spanier (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641286671

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Thailand. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Switzerland

Kristine Spanier (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641286640

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Switzerland. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Scotland

Kristine Spanier (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641286558

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Scotland. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Iran

Kristine Spanier (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641286466

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Iran. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

Greece

Kristine Spanier (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641286435

In this book, readers will learn about the unique and defining features of Greece. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn more about the key details of the country, including geography, climate, culture, and resources. Compelling questions encourage further inquiry. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a map, quick facts, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.

My Friend Has Down Syndrome

Kaitlyn Duling (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287289

In My Friend Has Down Syndrome, beginning readers are introduced to different characters who have Down syndrome, how Down syndrome may affect their actions, and how we can be good friends to people who have Down syndrome. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how to be empathetic and include all kinds of friends. An activity encourages students to examine how everyone has different strengths, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about being a good friend online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. My Friend Has Down Syndrome also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

The Syrian-American Journey

Rachel Castro (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641289245

In this book, leveled text and vibrant, full-color photographs help readers to understand the journeys that Syrian-Americans took to the United States. This title also introduces readers to their country of origin, reasons for leaving their former home, the steps and challenges to becoming a U.S. citizen, and the ways in which they assimilate to life in America while bringing their cultures and traditions. An infographic enhances understanding of this journey, and What Do You Think? sidebars encourage deeper inquiry. An activity allows readers to further explore. The Syrian-American Journey also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, a glossary, and an index.