Speaking from a mental hospital, a teenage girl recounts the tremendous media pressure that preceded the breaking scandal of her father’s unethical business dealings.
The author recounts how she was separated at age seven from her family on the Okinawa battlefields in World War II, searched for her lost sisters for seven weeks, and eventually found the strength to survive on her own.
This collection of 12 stories reveals Kipling’s imagined answers to the great mysteries in the animal world. He draws on the beast fables he heard as a child in India, as well as on folk games with language. Originally published in 1902.
Visits two different communities on the South Pacific island of Papua New Guinea and describes their traditional ways of life. Includes photographs and a map.
A Chinese boy rescues a starving baby panda, and, in the process, learns why pandas are endangered, and what the government is doing to save them.
Lola does not ever never want her wobbly tooth to fall out until she learns that the Tooth Fairy will leave money in place of a lost tooth.
Lola wants to win every game against her older brother Charlie, even if it means making up creative shortcuts.
Retells ten traditional folk tales about the animals and peasants of the Russian countryside.