A family in South America eagerly prepares for the excitement of Carnaval.
Shy and unsure of herself, Leila discovers all the things that make her special with the loving help of her Naani.
Nine-year-old Sumac Lottery considers it her job to make sure none of the Lottery celebrations are forgotten, especially now at Christmas time, and in her large, gay, and multiethnic family there are a lot of occasions for celebration in the house they all call Camelottery–but when a terrible ice storm hits Toronto, one of her dads, and her favorite brother cannot make it home from India, and it becomes increasingly difficult to hang on to the holiday spirit.
Ted and Betsy Lewin detail the annual rescue of baby puffins by the children of Heimaey, the largest island in the Westman Islands off the coast of Iceland. Includes additional information about puffins and the Westman Islands, glossary, and further reading.
Authors Ted and Betsy Lewin discuss Puffling Patrol.
When their Mum cooks traditional African dishes, the children refuse to eat them, until their grandmother comes from Ghana, and teaches them something about their family traditions.
The sequel to Among the Volcanoes portrays the intellectual and political transformation of a young Mayan woman who leaves her Guatemalan village to attend a special program for teachers.