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What happens to a goose with no beak or a turtle with one flipper? Using innovative designs and technology such as 3-D printing, humans are helping animals in need. Discover amazing true stories of animals thriving with prosthetic body parts.
In this gritty young adult novel, Réal struggles with his guilt over a friend's violent death and his feelings for the dead boy's pregnant girlfriend.
This ""first biography"" series introduces young readers to important people in Black history. Each title has a lively design, engaging text and photos, and questions to get young children thinking and talking. Each title is written in conjunction with a literacy consultant and features a quiz for the reader and guidance notes for teachers and parents.
Black Canadians have shaped Canadian history since it was first colonized. Black History in Canada explores the struggles many early black settlers faced and how black Canadians have fought throughout history for equal treatment. Readers will learn about the important contributions black Canadians have made from their initial arrival in colonial times through the present day.
Black Lives Matter was born in July 2013 after a jury exonerated the killer of an unarmed black youth named Trayvon Martin. Since that time it has become known as a formidable, often controversial, civil rights movement that seeks equality and fair treatment of black citizens by law enforcement and by society as a whole.
Starting as a hashtag on social media in 2013 and soaring in prominence after the murder of Trayvon Martin in 2017, Black Lives Matter has become one of the most significant protest movements of our time. See how its activists and demonstrators have changed the course of history.
When a Florida jury rendered its not guilty verdict in 2013 in the shooting death of an unarmed Black teen, a grassroots movement was born. Seven years later, in the wake of police killings of unarmed Black men and women, Black Lives Matter is a force to be reckoned with-on the national and world stage.
Discover the stories of groundbreakers in Black history, from astronauts and athletes to poets and presidents. Each book features ten main biographies of significant Black men and women. Smaller biographies introduce six more people and their contributions. Both written and illustrated by people of Black heritage, each title is fully illustrated with vibrant and engaging artwork throughout.
Themes: transgender, transmasculine, LGBTQ, mysterious death, boxing. In this high-interest novel for teen readers, Jason is determined to find out the truth about his sisters death. Jason is sure that his sister, Becca, was murdered, but he's the only one who thinks so. After finding a hidden photograph, he decides to infiltrate a boxing gym to prove that Becca didn't die accidentally. As a transgender kid, Jason's been fighting for as long as he can remember, and those skills are going to come
Featuring women from a variety of backgrounds who dominate their respective fields, these books celebrate women who rule their world like bosses-big-time change-makers, influencers, successes, and disrupters who weren’t afraid to shake up the system.