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Discover 100 creative projects you can do to unplug and reconnect with the world. Featuring both indoor and outdoor options, these activities will help readers develop new skills, uncover hidden talents, help others, and have fun with friends or by themselves.
Heroes come in all sizes, colours, and ages, and 50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet (2nd Revised Edition) introduces readers to a diverse cast of great Americans. The remarkable stories of fifty inspiring Americans are highlighted, from Jane Addams to Louis Zamperini. Revised in 2016 to include ten new heroes, up-to-date web sites, as well as the most current biographical information available, this edition will inform and inspire readers by the original authors.
In this novel for teens, Sophie graduates from high school, her boyfriend breaks up with her because she's boring, and her best friend challenges her to try ninety different things.
In this stirring collection of short stories, Denise Lewis Patrick considers the souls of black men and women across centuries and continents. In each, she takes the measure of their dignity, describes their dreams, and catalogues their fears.
Where did everyone go? This series explores the history or mystery behind the world's most famous ghost towns and other abandoned sites. Curious readers will sort through reasons or theories that explain why people left places like Bodie, California; Machu Picchu, Peru; and the Lost Colony of Roanoke.
Seventy years after the end of World War II, interest in that epic conflict continues unabated, even among today’s young readers. This series takes a unique look at World War II, tackling he subject by the various fighting forces that engaged in it on both the Allied and Axis sides. Two-page profiles detail the forces themselves as well as the most significant hardware—planes, tanks, ships, and more—that those men and women employed.
The trap of addiction ensnares millions. This series explores the struggles of those who have succumbed to addiction whether to opioids or social media or something else. It examines what it means to be addicted, how it occurs, the real-world effects, and the challenges of overcoming addiction. Personal accounts along with facts and quotes from authoritative sources are featured in every book as is an annotated list of organizations and websites where readers can get help and more information.
Adventurous Outdoor Sports takes readers off the beaten path and into the world of adrenaline lovers and thrill seekers who push the limits of speed and safety participating in the sports they love. Each book in the series focuses on a group of sports with a common element, from water, air and snow to mountains and all-terrain adventures.
This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers examines the history, beliefs and customs surrounding death in cultures around the world.