Saying goodbye for the summer to her Spanish friend, Anna, who is going away on vacation, Sarah plans to use a special library book to learn Spanish, but her plans are thwarted when the book is inadvertently left locked in Anna’s house. Original.
Casey and Steven met in Morocco, moved to China, then went all the way to Timbuktu. This illustrated travel memoir tells the story of their first two years out of college spent teaching English, making friends across language barriers, researching, painting, and learning to be themselves wherever they are.
He is shy. Unassuming. Inexperienced. She is Subway Girl. Cool. Unattainable. From the moment he sees her on a Hong Kong subway, Simon is intrigued by Amy, but he doesn’t have the nerve to talk to her. When he finally works up the courage, he realizes he can’t. Because Amy doesn’t speak Chinese, and Simon is failing English. But somehow, Amy and Simon connect, and they find that they understand each other. Enough for Simon to admit that he is dropping out of school. Enough for Amy to confess that she is pregnant with her ex-boyfriend’s baby. Amy and Simon feel lost in a world so much bigger than they are, and yet they still have each other. In this brilliant debut by P. J. Converse, two unlikely teenagers discover that love has a language all its own.
Josepha, an immigrant boy, leaves school to begin working and says good-bye to his best friend.
Presents an introduction to Chinese writing, with each word accompanied by a pronunciation guide to the Chinese word, and its English translation.
When Lin’s beloved pet dragon disappears, she searches for him far and wide until a witch helps her to reach the dragon’s new home. This book introduces a different Chinese character on each step of Lin’s adventure.
Join Ho’okohukohu, a lei-adorned red parrot, as she flies through the rolling green pastures of Hawaii, meeting up with all her animal friends. The pronunciation guide and Hawaiian-to-English translation on every page are great learning tools, while detailed illustrations and the parrot’s enthusiasm keep you focused on this interactive text.
Beautiful photographs bring to life a delightful story of the choices a child has when he or she thinks about growing up. Traditional, familiar, and unique occupations are depicted with adults and children. Book is written in Hawaiian with an English translation fold-out included.
Learn Hawaiian words and numbers, practice your pronunciation, locate hidden objects, then test your newfound skills with a word puzzle. Each page includes a vocabulary list, pronunciation guide, activity, and English translation. Fun for all ages!
According to an ancient Hawiian legend, Kahalaopuna was the beautiful girl of the rainbow from the famed Valley of Manoa on O’ahu. She was betrothed to marry a chief named Kauhi, whose heart was turned by lies. As the story unfolds, we come to understand two Hawaiian truths, that of pono, righteousness, and aloha, mercy.