In the generally peaceful and happy land of Cornucopia, the myth of a creature called the Ickabog who lives in the northern Marshlands begins to grow, changing their kingdom into a land of fear. Best friends Bert and Daisy long for the way things used to be, and set off to find out the truth about the Ickabog, in an effort to bring peace to Cornucopia once again.
Profiles forty black women in history who have been trailblazers for women in a number of different careers and important cultural movements, such as Phillis Wheatley, Sojourner Truth, and Harriet Tubman.
Civil rights activist Ruby Bridges--who, at the age of six, was the first African American to integrate an all-white elementary school in New Orleans--shares her story through text and historical photographs, offering a powerful call to action.
August "Auggie" Pullman, a boy born with an incredible facial deformity, is finally ready to go to a public school for the beginning of his fifth grade year. Inside he feels just like other kids, but his face may separate him from potential friends forever.
Concise, one-page biographies of thirty-five black men in history with illustrations depicting them as young people. Relays their origins, accomplishments, and lifespans. Includes an addendum with brief biographies of eighteen additional men, resources for further research, and an activity page that encourages readers to draw someone they consider a legend.
Follows the stories of three refugee children from different eras. Josef is a young Jewish boy escaping from the threat of concentration camps in the 1938; Isabel escapes the violence in Castro's Cuba in 1994; and Mahmoud is a Syrian boy sneaking into Europe in 2015. Follows each of their journeys and the harrowing, dangerous obstacles that stand in their way as they search for better lives.
"For the first time ever, America's Test Kitchen is bringing their scientific know-how, rigorous testing, and hands-on learning to KIDS in the kitchen! Using kid-tested and approved recipes, America's Test Kitchen has created THE cookbook every kid chef needs on their shelf. Whether you're cooking for yourself, your friends, or your family, The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs has delicious recipes that will wow!"--Publisher's description.
Forced to leave behind his beloved Jedi Temple archives for a mission on the undeveloped frontier, padawan Reath Silas and his traveling companions are knocked off course by a galactic event and forced to shelter in an abandoned space station, where strange things begin to happen.