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Walking his dog at dusk, one boy catches glimpses of the lives around him in this lovely ode to autumn evenings, exploring your neighborhood, and coming home
Friends Marwa and Ahmad are playing near their village when they find a little yellow bottle. They don't realize until it is too late that it is an unexploded bomb, dropped from warplanes that fly over their village. When Ahmad picks it up to play with it, both he and Marwa are hurt.
On a mean street in a mean, broken city, a young girl tries to snatch an old woman's bag. But the frail old woman, holding on with the strength of heroes, says the thief can't have it without giving something in return: the promise. It is the beginning of a journey that will change the thieving girl's life--and a chance to change the world, for good
When her abuelo is injured at the local landfill, second-grader Sofia is determined to transform the dangerous Mount Trashmore into a park, taking on City Hall in the process.
A mother and daughter explore the wonders of spring, from animals waking up from hibernation and flowers starting to bloom to birds' eggs hatching and rain falling and helping the grass and flowers grow.
"Autumn is when the forest blazes in reds, oranges and gold. The amazing season of falling leaves and Halloween never gets old!"--
A little boy visits the zoo with his family for the first time and marvels at all of the wonders it offers.
"Follow a little girl as she moves, swings, and grooves her way through her bedtime routine, dancing all the while, until she finally closes her eyes and dances through her dreams"--|cProvided by publisher
In this fun and funny celebration of literacy, kids of all ages will discover that the act of reading is a daring adventure that can take you anywhere! You can read at the playground, under the sea, at the opera and even in outer space! It turns out you can read everywhere! And when you do, you open yourself to a universe of adventure. Presented in light-hearted, rib-tickling verse that's perfect for reading aloud, You Can Read sings it loud and proud: Books are awesome. And so are the people who read them. -- Amazon.com
From ten little ninjas sneaking out of bed to one cuddlebug asleep on the spread, rhyming text provides a count-down to bedtime.