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Modern Herstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History
Modern Herstory
Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History
Hardcover      ISBN: 0399582231
"An illustrated and informative primer on the progressive social change movements of the last 60 years as told through the stories of 60 diverse female and non-binary leaders in those movements, from the Civil Rights Movement and Stonewall riots through today"--
It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!
It's Your World
Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!
Paperback      ISBN: 0399545328
Now in paperback with a great new look! First daughter turned activist and mother Chelsea Clinton shows kids how they can make a difference in their world. Filled with charts, photos, and lots of input from real kids, this is sure to inspire young readers. With an eye toward empowering and inspiring kids, Chelsea Clinton explores some of the biggest challenges facing our world today. Using data, charts and stories she unpacks challenges related to Poverty, Climate Change, Gender Equality, Health, Endangered Species and talks about what's being done to make a difference in each area--particularly by kids and teenagers. With lots of suggestions and ideas for action, Chelsea Clinton shares her passion for helping others and shows readers that the world belongs to every single one of us, and every one of us counts--no matter how young. You can make a difference. You can make a change. It’s your world. Contains new material from the author! Praise for It's Your World: "Clinton clearly paid attention to her parents' discussions at the dinner table, and she capably shares the lessons they imparted about the future impact of what we do in the present."--Publishers Weekly "[A] terrific resource for junior activists."--Booklist "This book is a resource for children and teens who also want to make a difference and may not know where to begin or may have an idea for ways they can make a difference."--VOYA
What's Happening to My Body? Book for Girls: A Growing-Up Guide for Parents and Daughters
What's Happening to My Body? Book for Girls
A Growing-Up Guide for Parents and Daughters
Paperback      ISBN: 1557044449
Provides information and advice concerning the physical, psychological, and behavioral changes associated with puberty.
Do All Indians Live in Tipis?: Questions and Answers from the National Museum of the American Indian
Do All Indians Live in Tipis?
Questions and Answers from the National Museum of the American Indian
Paperback      ISBN: 1588346196
"Debunking common myths and providing information about everything from katsina dolls to casinos and Pocahontas to powwows, Native staff members at the National Museum of the American Indian have handled a wide array of questions over the years. This book presents nearly 100 of their answers. This accessible and informative book counters deeply embedded stereotypes while providing a lively introduction to diverse Native histories and contemporary cultures "--
The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life
The Playbook
52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life
Hardcover      ISBN: 0544570979
"You gotta know the rules to play the game. Ball is life. Take it to the hoop. Soar. What can we imagine for our lives? What if we were the star players, moving and grooving through the game of life? What if we had our own rules of the game to help us get what we want, what we aspire to, what will enrich our lives? Illustrated with photographs by Thai Neave, The Playbook is intended to provide inspiration on the court of life. Each rule contains wisdom from inspiring athletes and role models such as Nelson Mandela, Serena Williams, LeBron James, Carli Lloyd, Steph Curry and Michelle Obama. Kwame Alexander also provides his own poetic and uplifting words, as he shares stories of overcoming obstacles and winning games in this motivational and inspirationalbook just right for graduates of any age and anyone needing a little encouragement."--
Code Girls: The True Story of the American Women Who Secretly Broke Codes in World War II -- Young Readers Edition
Code Girls
The True Story of the American Women Who Secretly Broke Codes in World War II -- Young Readers Edition
Hardcover      ISBN: 0316353736
In the tradition of Hidden Figures and The Girls of Atomic City, Code Girls is the amazing true story of the young American women who cracked German and Japanese military codes during World War II. More than ten thousand women served as codebreakers during World War II, recruited by the U.S. Army and Navy. While their brothers and boyfriends took up arms, these women moved to the nation's capital to learn the top secret art of code breaking. Through their work, the "code girls" helped save countless lives and were vital in ending the war. But due to the top secret nature of their accomplishments, these women have never been able to talk about their story--until now. Through dazzling research and countless interviews with the surviving code girls, Liza Mundy brings their story to life with zeal, grace, and passion. Abridged and adapted for a middle grade audience, Code Girls brings this important story to young readers for the first time, showcasing this vital story of American courage, service, and scientific accomplishment.
Me & Death: An Afterlife Adventure
Me & Death
An Afterlife Adventure
Paperback      ISBN: 0887767966
Jim is run over by a car and has an afterlife experience where he meets Slayers, Mourners, and Grave Walkers, who give him the chance to return to Earth with the knowledge of what happens when we die.
Undocumented: A Worker's Fight
Undocumented
A Worker's Fight
Hardcover      ISBN: 1419728547
Undocumented is the story of immigrant workers who have come to the United States without papers. Every day, these men and women join the work force and contribute positively to society. The story is told via the ancient Mixtec codex—accordion fold—format. Juan grew up in Mexico working in the fields to help provide for his family. Struggling for money, Juan crosses over into the United States and becomes an undocumented worker, living in a poor neighborhood, working hard to survive. Though he is able to get a job as a busboy at a restaurant, he is severely undercompensated—he receives less than half of the minimum wage! Risking his boss reporting him to the authorities for not having proper resident papers, Juan risks everything and stands up for himself and the rest of the community.
Thrilling Thieves: Liars, Cheats, and Cons Who Changed History
Thrilling Thieves
Liars, Cheats, and Cons Who Changed History
Hardcover      ISBN: 1510701699
Profiles twelve inconsiderately daring characters who have taken what was not theirs, including Francisco Pizarro, Queen Elizabeth I, Catherine the Great, and Thomas Edison.
Real-life Rules!: A Young Person's Guide to Self-discovery, Big Ideas, and Healthy Habits
Real-life Rules!
A Young Person's Guide to Self-discovery, Big Ideas, and Healthy Habits
Paperback      ISBN: 1611800536
Raise happy, confident, and resilient children--engaging activities that explore the life lessons that make for a well-rounded upbringing. As our children journey into adolescence, their social worlds begin to expand. While we can’t protect them from what other people say or do, or paint them a picture of a perfect world, we can teach them how to handle themselves and difficult situations from the inside out. Teens and tweens crave more autonomy, but they need guidance more than ever. By equipping children with a variety of methods for dealing with different scenarios, we can give them the tools they need to navigate through life. This book offers insights, practical advice, and concrete activities that will serve children well as they begin to find their way independently in the world, while at the same time helping parents to provide them with scaffolding to be safe, happy, and successful. With chapters that focus on: · cultivating positive qualities such as gratitude, courage, integrity, and generosity · understanding health and nutrition · mastering simple etiquette · connecting with others, resolving conflict, and empathy · exploring fiscal responsibility · best practices for social media and navigating the digital world · and more! Through hands-on projects, vivid graphic printables, and interactive activities, Real-Life Rules brings the whole family to the table, offering opportunities to explore, discuss, and experience both the concrete and abstract concepts that are critical for living a meaningful, thoughtful life.