"Jake," Daddy whispers. "It's almost time."
As the sky begins to lighten, Jake and his daddy, camping in the forest, awaken with a special plan for greeting the day.
Elizabeth Partridge's story about a father and son spending time together is illustrated with stunning hand-sewn quilts by Anna Grossnickle Hines.
Jon Scieszka's Guys Read anthology series for tweens turns to nonfiction in its fifth volume, True Stories. The fifth installment in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading features ten stories that are 100% amazing, 100% adventurous, 100% unbelievable—and 100% true. A star-studded group of award-winning nonfiction authors and journalists provides something for every reader, all aligned with the Common Core State Standards. Compiled and edited by real-life literature legend Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: True Stories is a mind-blowing collection of essays, biographies, how-to guides, ...
Only 44 years ago in the U.S., Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was leading a fight to win blacks the right to vote. Ground zero for the movement became Selma, Alabama.
Award-winning author Elizabeth Partridge leads you straight into the chaotic, passionate, and deadly three months of protests that culminated in the landmark march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965. Focusing on the courageous children who faced terrifying violence in order to march alongside King, this is an inspiring look at their fight for the vote. Stunningly ...
Half Vietnamese, half American, Tracy's not sure she fits in with her family in California. But when she and her best friend find a soldier's dogtag, she is jarred by memories from her life in Vietnam, and the lingering anti-war sentiments that surround her today. Where is home when you're a child of war? Is it the country that's buried deep within your memories? Or is it the place you live, among the people you call family?