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Notch, the Rescued Dolphin
by Martina Wing

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English

Pages

72

Publication Date

November 30, 2019

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<b>A heartwarming true story of compassion and kindness that educates children about the importance of preserving the world's ecosystems. </b><br /><br />A beautiful wild dolphin approaches humans for help in escaping from a fishing line, then waits patiently while divers free him--and the whole encounter is caught on video.<br /><br />Notch's story instantly became a viral sensation with over 100+ million views and counting. After being flooded with thousands of emails and positive feedback from around the world, the underwater camerawoman who filmed Notch's rescue, Martina Wing, was inspired to share the uplifting, educational story with children. <br /><br />Based on the video footage, <i>Notch, the Rescued Dolphin</i> follows Notch's journey from playing with his family through the entanglement with a fishing line, his search for help, and finally his rescue by scuba divers. This one-of-a-kind story teaches children about trust, love, and hope with important messages on conservation, environmental protection, and empowerment.<br /><br />Let Notch the dolphin teach your children about kindness and compassion toward one another.
Down and Out In Paris and London
by George Orwell

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English

Pages

212

Publication Date

January 14, 2020

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• This version of Down and Out In Paris and London includes a biography of the author Henry James at the end of the book<br />• This includes life before and after the release of the book<br /><br />Down and Out in Paris and London is the first full-length work by the English author George Orwell, published in 1933. It is a memoir in two parts on the theme of poverty in the two cities. The first part is an account of living in near-destitution in Paris and the experience of casual labor in restaurant kitchens.
An Angry Earth: A Cautionary Tale About Ignorance and the Apocaly...
by Michael Poeltl

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English

Pages

26

Publication Date

October 27, 2016

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An Angry Earth offers a terrifying end to a world whose overseers abused its resources to live more comfortably until the Earth had nothing left to give. Each concurrent devastating natural disaster is recorded by a single child left to bear witness.<br /><br />It starts with a rumbling underfoot.<br />Then the ocean reaches for the sky and the land is lost to the sea. <br />The water recedes and the soil becomes as dust.<br />And all at once you realize the choices you’ve made are the reasons you have arrived at this end. <br />An environmentally charged and fully illustrated telling of what will happen if we do not curb our current abuses.<br />Save the world. Save yourself. Read the book.
My Hands Sing The Blues: Romare Bearden's Childhood Journey
by , Elizabeth Zunon

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English

Pages

40

Publication Date

February 06, 2012

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Double Tap to Zoom. <BR><BR> As a young boy growing up in North Carolina, Romare Bearden listened to his great-grandmother’s Cherokee stories and heard the whistle of the train that took his people to the North—people who wanted to be free. When Romare boarded that same train, he watched out the window as the world whizzed by. Later he captured those scenes in a famous painting, Watching the Good Trains Go By. Using that painting as inspiration and creating a text influenced by the jazz that Bearden loved, Jeanne Walker Harvey describes the patchwork of daily southern life that Romare saw out the train’s window and the story of his arrival in shimmering New York City. Artists and critics today praise Bearden’s collages for their visual metaphors honoring his past, African American culture, and the human experience. Elizabeth Zunon’s illustrations of painted scenes blended with collage are a stirring tribute to a remarkable artist.<br /><P>This book is the recipient of the 2012 IRA Children’s and Young Adults Book Award-Primary Non-Fiction for <I>My Hands Sing the Blues</I>
Across The Plains In 1844
by Catherine Sager

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English

Pages

39

Publication Date

November 26, 2013

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Catherine Sager's story is among the most gripping firsthand accounts of life in the American west ever written. This enhanced version of her original manuscript adds explanatory notes, photos, maps, drawings, and 3d visualizations. The bonus material adds a layer of context to make Sager’s fascinating account even more vivid.<br /><br />Catherine Sager faced almost unimaginable hardship: both her parents died on the journey west on the Oregon Trail; a few years later her adoptive parents were brutally murdered before her eyes. She was even kidnapped and held for ransom. Yet Catherine was a survivor, and she lived a long life in Oregon. Her accounts of life on the Oregon Trail and the Whitman Massacre remain important historical documents. At the same time, she is an excellent writer who knows how to engage the reader.
The Stories of U.S.: A Collection of Stories of Undocumented and ...
by Saherish Surani

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English

Pages

147

Publication Date

December 01, 2019

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Each and every day, approximately 10.7 million undocumented immigrants live in the United States, fearing for their safety and uncertain of what tomorrow may hold. Immigration is about more than politics. It is about compassion, love, and putting humanity first. The Stories of U.S. is a collection of the experiences of ten undocumented and first-generation immigrants who are living in the United States today. In the current political climate, oftentimes the stories of immigrants and first-generation Americans are tokenized and made into something that they are not. Perhaps you have done the same thing and not even realized it when echoing something from the media without a second thought. It is time for that thoughtful reflection. This book gives you an intimate look into the lives of some of the immigrants whose daily lives are affected in sometimes dangerous ways by their immigration status.You will learn about individuals who have overcome immense barriers to live lives that others take for granted including:<ul><li>Aury, who immigrated to the United States with her mother. She now must navigate an educational system while trying to find her place in this strange new land.</li><li>Kabira, a first-generation immigrant, who wonders if she'll ever see her grandparents again. </li><li>Pablito who lives each day knowing that his parents are knowing that his parents are undocumented. He wonders what the consequences might be for himself and his siblings.</li><li>And many more...</li></ul>The Stories of U.S. will help you to gain a better understanding of both our own communities and the communities that surround us. While the immigration crisis is a political one, it is more so a humanitarian crisis at its core.
Por ti Juliana: Novela de misterio, romance juvenil y psicología...
by Charles Saintduval

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Spanish

Pages

120

Publication Date

January 02, 2020

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Carlos es un niño que conocerá los desafíos del corazón, el miedo y la introspección constante. Es presa de los cambios de personalidad que causa la adolescencia y victima del hoy conocido Bullying, en la secundaria, lo que le orilla a un derrumbe emocional y académico. En su mente lo más importante es el amor y unos pilares. Ya joven, no se sincera con ninguna chica sobre sus sentimientos, hasta que conoce a JULIANA. La mujer que le dará un haz de luz, una esperanza para volver a creer en el amor. La tristeza y la desolación forman parte de su ánimo y fruto de ellas también la poesía, para Carlitos.<br />Por ti Juliana. <br /> ENLACE A LIBRO DE TAPA BLANDA: https://amzn.to/2sQpbxm
The Golden Wizard (Scrolls of Zndaria Book 1)
by J.S. Jaeger

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English

Pages

327

Publication Date

January 25, 2014

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A cross between Harry Potter, the Hobbit, Percy Jackson and The Chronicles of Narnia, The Golden Wizard is a classic story with twists to keep you turning the pages. Buy this book today to be pulled into a fast-paced, magical adventure.<br /><br />Nate wants to become a wizard to save his Kingdom. Everyone tells Nate it's an impossible dream. They expect him to become the king's next woodsman.<br /><br />Embarking on a journey to make his own destiny and to save his family, Nate faces Dread Vikings, malicious bounty hunters, and a vicious beast. Each challenge tests his determination. Each obstacle pushes him further.<br /><br />Can he prove he's worthy to become a wizard? Will he be able to learn magic and be ready to fight for his kingdom when needed?<br /><br />
Saint George: Dragon Slayer (15-Minute Books Book 613)
by Jeannie Meekins

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English

Pages

18

Publication Date

March 21, 2013

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St George, defender of the helpless and slayer of dragons is a saint honored by many countries and many religions. He is as popular with Muslims and Jews as he is with Christians.<br />How could this happen? We know dragons never existed. How could someone be so well known and honored worldwide for something that could never have happened?<br /><br />Find out about the life of this man who was said to have slain a dragon in this 15-minute biography.<br /><br />Ages 8 and up.<br /><br />LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.
One Direction: The Ultimate Fan Book 2016: One Direction Book (On...
by Jenny Kellett

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English

Pages

42

Publication Date

November 29, 2015

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<i>One Direction: The Ultimate Book 2016</i> is the most up-to-date <b>One Direction</b> book on Amazon, and the perfect Christmas gift for all Directioners. In this <b>One Direction book</b>, updated for 2016, you'll find amazing <b>One Direction</b> facts and quotes as well as a <b>One Direction quiz</b> to test your knowledge of the superstars themself! The author has put together some of the best facts about Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson, many of which will surprise you! <br /><br /><b>One Direction Quiz</b><br /><br /><br />Who is Liam Payne currently dating?<br /><br />Which One Direction member won't let a girl pay on a date?<br /><br />You'll find out the answers to these questions and more in the Ultimate One Direction book. How many will you know the answer to? <br /><br /><b>Taylor Swift Facts</b><br /><br /><br />No one turned up to Liam Payne's 16th birthday party.<br /><br />Harry Styles loves chick flicks. Cute!<br /><br />Niall Horan and Liam have the same middle name.<br /><br />Louis is one of the most charitable members of the band.<br /><br />These are just some of the One Direction facts you'll find in the book. So if you're a true Directioner, grab this book today. Or, treat your One Direction loving friend or family member — the One Direction: Ultimate Fan Book is ideal for Directioners of all ages! **Bonus: lots of gorgeous pictures of the boys included as well as fun One Direction crossword puzzle!**

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