A family in South America eagerly prepares for the excitement of Carnaval.
From homes and clothes to school and family, life is different all around the world. Culture makes us who we are. Grass-roofed huts, blue jeans, and ceremonial clothing are all a part of culture. Each striking photograph is accompanied by a world map that shows where it was taken.
Saltitos the rabbit celebrates his first birthday with a cake, a birthday wish, and singing.
It s the day of Lolo’s big sister’s quinceaÃ±era party, and suddenly everyone is too busy to play with Lolo. But when she lets her dog Gobi runfree, everyone notices. Vivid illustrations in acrylics and watercolor by Martha Aviles skillfully portray Lolo using her fast feet and wits to outsmart Gobi and save her big sister’s special day!
Following her parents separation, twelve-year-old Rain moves with her mother to the country, where she befriends the unpopular boy who lives next door and also seeks a way to cope with her feelings toward her father and his new girlfriend.
When her own world and Valley are threatened with an endless winter, Rage and her friends seek to stop the powerful Stormlord from using the despair of others to create the bleak weather.