Two hundred years after his death, the Shawnee chief Tecumseh is still considered one of the greatest leaders of North America’s First Peoples. This pictorial biography tells the story of his remarkable life, culminating in the events of the War of 1812.
Akbar, the emperor of Agra, cannot find the proper servants to serve him and turns to his dear friend, Birbal, the wise minister, for advice and help in times of trouble and despair.
Alex’s Arabic-speaking grandfather comes to visit the United States, and Alex learns about his grandfather’s Middle Eastern homeland.
Describes the hospital founded by Captain Coram to care for homeless children, and includes information about the daily lives of the foundlings and a timeline.
Children can peek inside various objects, such as teddy bears and television sets, before discovering what’s inside their mother’s tummy.
The cobbler in a tiny Mexican town is so busy that he cannot make shoes for his daughter, so she makes her own shoes, which take her far away to a rich man’s home where she must clean and cook all day.
A Chinese American girl describes the festivities surrounding her uncle’s Chinese wedding and the customs behind each one.
After she is orphaned, seven-year-old Kizzy, who has lived as a Romany, or Gypsy, all her life, must face a small English town’s intolerance and find herself a new home and family. Originally published as The Diddakoi.
Uprooted from his home in India by a tragedy, Ganesh begins a new life in the Midwest where his experiences with Hinduism, Yoga, and mantras are considered alien.