Introduces Seaman, the Newfoundland dog that served as hunter, retriever, and guard dog on the Lewis and Clark expedition through the Northwest Territory of the United States at the beginning of the nineteenth century.
Mina loves the night. While everyone else is in a deep slumber, she gazes out the window, witness to the moon’s silvery light. In the stillness, she can even hear her own heart beating. This is when Mina feels that anything is possible and her imagination is set free. A blank notebook lies on the table. It has been there for what seems like forever. Mina has proclaimed in the past that she will use it as a journal, and one night, at last, she begins to do just that. As she writes, Mina makes discoveries both trivial and profound about herself and her world, her thoughts and her dreams.
Award-winning author David Almond reintroduces readers to the perceptive, sensitive Mina before the events of Skellig in this lyrical and fantastical work. My Name is Mina is not only a pleasure to read, it is an intimate and enlightening look at a character whose open mind and heart have much to teach us about life, love, and the mysteries that surround us.
Roses for Isabella invites us to experience life in Ecuador through the eyes of a young girl who keeps a journal and loves to write. We learn about Isabella’s parents who work on one of the hundreds of farms growing beautiful roses that are sold all over the world. But not all of these farms are fair to worker and kind to the earth. Through Isabella, we learn how her family’s life changes for the better when her parents find work at a Fair Trade farm.
Lastenkamarin klassikko, iki-ihana Tove Janssonin kuvittama ja kertoma nelivärinen kuvakirja, reikäkirja, jossa Muumipeikko, Mymmeli ja pikku Myy seikkailevat ja joutuvat ihmeellisiin kommelluksiin. Kuinkas sitten kävikään? – kysytään ja lukija pääsee eteenpäin kurkistamalla uteliaisuutta herättäviin reikiin.
A four-color picture book depicted and told by Tove Jansson, a scrapbook where Moomintroll, Mymmel and Little Sell are adventurous and have a wonderful time.
After “it” happens, Miguel is sent to juvenile hall for a year. The judge had no idea he was doing Miguel a favor. Ever since “it” happened, his mother can’t even look at him. “Any” home besides his would be a better place to live.
From the creator of FAIRIE-ALITY, an eerie tale-within-a-tale weaves stunning photographs into a thrilling, time-shifting mystery that leaves readers questioning what is real.
Some say the English Downs are haunted by fairy creatures — and that those who find a flint stone with a hole through it can look into the fairies’ realm. It is just such a stone that leads photographer David Ellwand on a dark journey to the past, one that starts with a musty wooden chest and a nineteenth-century journal and ends with a disappearance as sudden as a vintage camera’s flash. In this journal-within-a-journal, illustrated by Ellwand’s exquisite photographs, lies a tale of archaeologists and fairies, human hubris and otherworldly revenge, the magic of the natural world and the mystery of the imagination.
1. My name is Sam. 2. I am eleven years old. 3. I collect stories and fantastic facts. 4. I have leukemia. 5. By the time you read this, I will probably be dead. Living through the final stages of leukemia, Sam collects stories, questions, lists, and pictures that create a profoundly moving portrait of how a boy lives when he knows his time is almost up.