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"Kanzi's family has moved from Egypt to America, and on her first day in a new school, what she wants more than anything is to fit in. Maybe that's why she forgets to take the kofta sandwich her mother has made for her lunch, but that backfires when Mama shows up at school with the sandwich. Mama wears a hijab and calls her daughter Habibti (dear one). When she leaves, the teasing starts." -- publisher
Amy loves being famous. When a new girl threatens her spotlight, Amy gets jealous--until she discovers that friendship can be better than fame.--adapted from cover description
Bilal and his father invite his friends to help make his favorite dish, daal, then all must wait patiently for it to be done.--
Sometimes you can sort out a problem on your own. But sometimes you need to ask for help. This book helps young children to make this decision and find out about and understand bullying. It features seven case studies from children who have a range of bullying problems from a girl who is being left out by her friends to a boy bullied for the way he speaks. It features both verbal and physical bullying. The end of the book features a short playscript to act out and discuss. The book has engaging illustrations throughout.
A Japanese American boy learns to play baseball when he and his family are forced to live in an internment camp during World War II, and his ability to play helps him after the war is over.
Dark skin, curly hair, freckles, and full lips. Smart, strong, funny, and friendly. Lilly knows that she does not look like her friends, and others have noticed. Through playful, lyrical lines, Lilly speaks up for every girl who has been asked What are you? in this celebration of self-love and acceptance.
Hector and Louie are writing a book to explain the many reasons that they are the best friends in the universe--but will their friendship, and their book, survive when they start to reveal each others secrets?
"No wonder Julie is afraid of David's father. He's a giant!"--Provided by publisher
In this beautiful retelling of the Marian story by award-winning author, Demi, find out how the astonishing miracles of the Virgin of Guadalupe persuaded the bishop in Mexico City to build a church dedicated to her; how ten million Aztecs converted to Catholicism within just eight years; and why the basilica dedicated to Our Lady of Guadalupe today receives 20 million pilgrims per year, making it the most popular Christian pilgrimage site in the world.--ONIX annotation
A child recognizes his own humanity, his capacity for doing harm and being harmed, his ability to feel joy and sadness, and his belief in hope and promise to keep learning.