Describes the life and achievements of the Italian woman doctor who developed a revolutionary method of educating children.
When Jules Verne was born in 1828, his family had his future planned out for him. They expected him to become a lawyer, but he dreamed of writing. He started out writing more traditional poetry and plays, but then he began to create a new, unconventional kind of fiction. It combined adventure, the modern world […]
High in the Andes Mountains, Cuy the Guinea Pig has just discovered a field of delicious sweetgrass. He is about to feast and spoils his meal. As always, Fox has an appetite for a guinea pig dinner. But crafty Guinea Pig has other plans to fool Fox.
Explores the different colors found in Mexico’s nature and history.
An introduction to the history, geography, and culture of China through brief descriptions of the day-to-day lives of a variety of children.
A young boy has trouble adjusting to his new home and his new school, until he decides that with a little effort, he can make new friends.
Sitting tall in the saddle, with a wide-brimmed black hat and twin Colt pistols on his belt, Bass Reeves seemed bigger than life. Outlaws feared him. As a deputy U.S. Marshal and former slave who escaped to freedom in the Indian Territories Bass was cunning and fearless. When a lawbreaker heard Bass Reeves had his […]
As American bombs fall on Baghdad during the Iraq War, ten-year-old cousins Nouri and Talib witness the growing violence between Sunni and Shiite Muslims.
Uses colors to focus on the history, culture, and physical surroundings of the Navajo Indians.
An anthology of short poems about insects and other small animals by authors from around the world.