This source provides entire insurance of the area battle I interval. World conflict I: fundamental Sources provides 33 complete or excerpted basic resource fabrics, together with diaries, speeches, letters, journals and memoirs, which are concerning the interval. different gains comprise pictures and maps, a close chronology of occasions, sidebars that includes comparable info, an index, a word list of "Words to Know," examine and job principles, and a listing of additional studying assets.
A short creation to the existence and accomplishments of the Norwiegan explorer Lief Eriksson.
By Lisa Trumbauer
The us is actually a country of immigrants. Spanning the time from while the Europeans first got here to the recent international, this ebook conveys the thrill of those tales to kids. It highlights the subjects, humans, locations, and occasions that have been very important to every immigrant workforce.
Offers essays that conceal various reviews on China, discussing the issues the rustic faces, its checklist on human rights and democracy, and even if it poses a risk to different nations.
Author: Friedman, Lauri S. (EDT)
Publisher: Greenhaven Pr
Publication Date: 2009/06/15
Number of Pages: 148
Binding style: LIBRARY
Library of Congress: 2009002469
By Richard Worth
The Hispanic the USA sequence takes readers on a trip to a spot that used to be known as the recent global.
A favourite in study rooms, libraries, and houses, Children similar to Me is a finished view of foreign cultures, exploring various backgrounds from Argentina to New Zealand to China to Israel. young ones will find out about their friends worldwide via attractive pictures and comprehensible textual content specified by DK's distinct style.
Highlighting over 30 international locations, Children similar to Me profiles over forty teenagers and their day-by-day lives. From rural farms to busy towns to riverboats, this get together of kids worldwide indicates the numerous methods young ones are various and the various methods they're an analogous, irrespective of the place they live.
Meet Bolat, an eight-year-old from Kazakhstan who loves to cycle, play together with his puppy canine, and play the dromba; Joaquin from New Jersey who enjoys analyzing and spending time along with his kinfolk, and whose favourite nutrition is bacon; or Yaroslav from Moscow who loves to make robots. day-by-day exercises, tales of family and friends, and desires for the longer term are spoken without delay from the youngsters themselves, making the content material acceptable and engaging to attract in younger readers.
To have a good time the 20th anniversary of this detailed undertaking, all-new images, maps, and proof provide exact perception to kid's lives in our global this present day displaying their houses, foodstuff, clothes, colleges, households, and hobbies.
A passport to a celebratory trip all over the world, Children similar to Me is ideal for kids who're eager about the kids of the area and their stories.
By Kathleen Van Cleve
Eleven-year-old Polly Peabody must make it begin raining. For her whole existence, it has rained at precisely one o'clock each Monday afternoon on her family's magical rhubarb farm, till one Monday, whilst it stops. after which Polly's brother will get ailing, fairly ailing. Polly has to determine how every thing is attached and make it rain ahead of her loved Aunt Edith sells the farm. She has support from the farm itself, within the type of the vegetation and bugs, together with her ally, Harry, a chocolate-tasting rhubarb plant. all of them push Polly to confront her fears. yet is it adequate, and extra importantly - is there adequate time?
By Varsha Bajaj
From the quiet grandeur of the Himalaya Mountains to the city urban of Calcutta, T is for Taj Mahal: An India Alphabet showcases India's unique treasures. stopover at the haunting Taj Mahal, a tribute from an emperor to his lifeless spouse. Traverse the bustling streets of Mumbai, the second one so much populated urban on this planet. pattern a standard meal aromatic with garam masala spices, or attend a cricket fit the place a few video games have lasted as much as 5 days! Varsha Bajaj used to be born in Mumbai, India. Her e-book, what percentage Kisses do you need Tonight?, was once named to the 2005 Texas Library organization 2X2 analyzing checklist. Varsha lives in Houston, Texas. Robert Crawford's work have seemed at the conceal of significant magazines resembling The Atlantic and U.S. information and international record, in addition to books. He additionally illustrated snoozing undergo Press's The Legend of the previous guy of the Mountain. Robert lives in Woodbury, Connecticut.
By Katherine Krieg
This booklet introduces readers to Norse mythology, provides mythical characters and tales, and indicates how Norse myths have encouraged our tradition. Readers are engaged with old content material whereas sprucing their talents at studying pictures and opting for facts.