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12 Adventurers with Disabilites

Susan Perry (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820345

Born without arms, Jessica Cox became a licensed pilot. Paralyzed from the chest down, Geoff Holt sailed solo across the Atlantic. Arunima Sinha climbed Mount Everest with an artificial leg, crawling part of the way. This book spotlights 12 adventurers from around the world who performed amazing feats despite their disabilities. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. A Learn More page zooms in on the topic of assistive technology.

12 Stories about Helping Seniors

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820338

In Arkansas, a 12-year-old girl made wishes come true for seniors in a local nursing home. In Canada, people are joining together to help seniors feel less lonely and isolated. The National Council on Aging works with thousands of organizations and businesses across the US to improve the lives of people aged 60 and older. This book features 12 stories about making a difference for seniors. 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.

12 Stories about Helping the Planet

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820321

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen started a Clean Water Project in her hometown in Brazil. The Swedish company IKEA is working to reduce air pollution in India. A 12-year-old girl in Indonesia organized a group of her friends to plant hundreds of mangrove trees, which can protect coastal areas from flooding. This book features 12 stories about making a difference for the environment and the earth. 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.

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.

12 Stories about Helping in Education

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820307

Oklahoma City built a school especially for homeless kids. Basketball superstar LeBron James started a school for challenged students in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. In schools across the US, seniors are mentoring school kids as Foster Grandparents. This book features 12 stories about making a difference in education. 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.

12 Stories about Helping after a Disaster

Patricia Hutchison (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820291

When earthquakes rocked Mexico in 2017, UNICEF brought drinking water and blankets. They also got children back to school. When wildfires raced through California in 2018, an MLB player and his teammates raised money for fire victims. Soon after Superstorm Sandy hit in 2012, an 11-year-old Florida boy designed a better sandbag. This book features 12 stories about making a difference when disaster strikes. 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.

12 Stories about Helping the Community

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820284

Since 1976, Habitat for Humanity has helped people in need get homes of their own. Rapper Pharrell Williams offers free summer learning camps for at-risk and low-income kids. Pilots who belong to Angel Flight Northeast use their personal airplanes to fly patients to medical care for free. This book features 12 stories about making a difference for others in our communities. 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.

12 Stories about Helping Children

Marne Ventura (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820277

In North Carolina, an organization called TABLE feeds hundreds of hungry children every week. In war-torn countries, War Child helps children cope with trauma. Boys & Girls Clubs of America are guiding kids toward becoming successful adults. This book features 12 stories about making a difference for children around the world. 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

12 Epic Rescues

Samantha S. Bell (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820222

In 2018 in Thailand, 12 members of a boys’ soccer team were trapped in a cave. In 1987 in Texas, a baby named Jessica fell down a well. In 2010, 33 Chilean miners were working deep underground when their only way out collapsed. Each time, the world held its breath. This book features 12 stories of epic rescues. Some have happy endings, and some are bittersweet. Each includes attention-grabbing photos and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-stories encourage further exploration.

12 Poets Who Changed the World

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820079

From the ancient Greek poet Homer to American poet Walt Whitman, Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, and Gwendolyn Brooks, a Chicago poet who chronicled black culture, this book profiles 12 outstanding poets from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration.

12 Musicians Who Changed the World

Jamie Kallio (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820062

From Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, to Nobel Prize winner Bob Dylan, civil rights activist Nina Simone, and rapper Tupac Shakur, this book profiles 12 famous musicians from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration.

12 Military Leaders Who Changed the World

Matthew McCabe (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820055

From Julius Caesar to the fierce Celtic Queen Boudica, British admiral Horatio Nelson, and Michelle Howard, the first female admiral in the US Navy, this book profiles 12 powerful military leaders from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration.

12 Educators Who Changed the World

Vicki C. Hayes (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820048

From Booker T. Washington to Maria Montessori, Head Start creator Edmund Gordon, and Savitribai Phule, who is fighting for girls in India, this book profiles 12 leading educators from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration.

12 Chefs Who Changed the World

Jamie Kallio (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820031

From Julia Child, who taught America the art of French cooking, to TV personality Giada De Laurentiis, Ethiopian Swedish American chef Marcus Samuelsson, and Iron Chef Masaru Morimoto, this book profiles 12 top chefs from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration.

12 Athletes Who Changed the World

Paula Solien (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820024

From Jim Thorpe, the first Native American to win Olympic gold, to tennis trailblazer Billie Jean King, soccer superstar Pelé, and Chinese badminton champ Lin Dan, this book profiles 12 legendary athletes from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars go beyond the basics, and prompts invite readers to think for themselves. Additional mini-bios encourage further exploration

12 Artists Who Changed the World

Allan Morey (author)

Publisher: Amicus Publishing ISBN: 9781645820017

From real Renaissance man Leonardo da Vinci to revolutionary American artist Georgia O’Keeffe, Chinese activist Ai Weiwei, and the mysterious, anonymous Banksy, this book profiles 12 influential artists from around the world. Each chapter includes attention-grabbing photos, biographical details, and fascinating facts. Sidebars and thought-provoking prompts keep readers interested. Four more mini-bios pique readers’ curiosity.

Ser optimistas

Penelope S. Nelson (author) (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645270324

In Being Optimistic, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can be optimistic in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by being optimistic. An activity encourages kids to practice optimism, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about optimism online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Being Optimistic also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Showing Respect

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287258

In Showing Respect, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can respect others, themselves, and their possessions in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by showing respect. An activity encourages social and emotional learning by asking readers to identify and draw the different places and situations in which they can show respect, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about empathy online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Showing Respect also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Showing Respect is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

Resolver conflictos

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645270263

In Resolving Conflict, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can resolve and handle conflict in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by resolving conflict. An activity encourages social and emotional learning by asking readers to identify and understand different conflicts and ways in which they have or can resolve them, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about empathy online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Resolving Conflict also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Resolving Conflict is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

Ser tolerantes

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645270355

In Being Tolerant, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can be tolerant in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by being tolerant. An activity encourages kids to practice tolerance, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about tolerance online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Being Tolerant also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Being Tolerant is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

Ser justos

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645270294

In Being Fair, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can be fair in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by being fair. An activity encourages kids to practice fairness, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about fairness online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Being Fair also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Being Fair is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

Tener empatía

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645270386

In Having Empathy, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can practice empathy in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by being empathetic. An activity encourages social and emotional learning by asking readers to identify and understand different feelings, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about empathy online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Having Empathy also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Having Empathy is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.

Counselors

Erika S. Manley (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641288309

In Counselors, beginning readers will learn how counselors help and guide people of all ages. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they discover how counselors listen, offer advice, and help guide us. A labeled diagram helps readers identify tools of the trade, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about counselors online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Counselors also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Mostrar respeto

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781645270232

In Showing Respect, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can respect others, themselves, and their possessions in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by showing respect. An activity encourages social and emotional learning by asking readers to identify and draw the different places and situations in which they can show respect, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about empathy online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Showing Respect also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.

Resolving Conflict

Penelope S. Nelson (author)

Publisher: Jump Library ISBN: 9781641287227

In Resolving Conflict, beginning readers will learn about all the ways they can resolve and handle conflict in their daily lives. Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text engage young readers as they discover how they can build character by resolving conflict. An activity encourages social and emotional learning by asking readers to identify and understand different conflicts and ways in which they have or can resolve them, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Children can learn more about empathy online using our safe search engine that provides relevant, age-appropriate websites. Resolving Conflict also features reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index. Resolving Conflict is part of Jump!’s Building Character series.