This contemporary story of the true friendship between two girls is set in Vancouver’s Commercial Drive neighborhood. Shu-Li’s parents run a local Chinese deli and much of the story revolves around food. There is a helpful compendium of recipes at the end of the book for kids to try out. Beautifully illustrated throughout with line drawings.
Shares the adventures of canine cousins, Dog and Wolf, who live very different lives but continue to get each other into mischief.
Tyya’s dad won’t buy anything good at the store – no ice cream, no candy, no cookies. But when the saleslady puts a price sticker on Tyya’s nose, Daddy is finally forced to buy something good.ot;Michael Martchenko’s illustrations…are lively, simple and expressive. The characters practically jump off the page.”/>- Quill & Quire
Tells the story of a boy and his father who endure danger and difficulties when they escape by boat from Vietnam, spend days at sea, and then months in refugee camps before making their way to the United States.
Mama puts Juan Bobo to work whenever he is having a good time. But he always finds a way to make work fun — like using baskets instead of buckets to carry water, or sprinkling the pig with Mama’s favorite perfume.
More than two hundred years ago, Boston belonged to the British. George was a drummer boy with the King’s soldiers there. He wanted to be friends with the people of Boston. But they did not like the soldiers. They shouted and threw things at them.
One night, George and the other soldiers were sent on a secret mission. They crossed the river and headed toward Concord. George had no idea that this was the start of the American Revolution.
Double-page spreads contain cartoon-like illustrations and sentences, in both Spanish and English, about Miguel and his friends. An introduction covers pronunciation and includes tips on reading.
It all started with water. But how did one river make such a deep canyon? Read on and find out.