Hoping for a better life after the Taliban are driven from her Afghanistan home, Zulaikha dreams of getting along better with her difficult stepmother and having her cleft palate fixed before encountering intimidating changes in the form of a poetry teacher and American visitors.
"A young Latina girl accidentally breaks her grandfather's vihuela and searches for someone in the community to fix the instrument, which leads her to discover her grandfather's legacy as a mariachi. Includes an author's note and glossary"--
A children’s introduction to the avians of the Arctic With a simple layout and easy-to-follow format, this beautiful book introduces young readers to a dozen birds that call the Arctic home. From the Long-tailed Duck and the Red-throated Loon to the Snowy Owl and the Rock Ptarmigan, this picture... More Info
A topical tale of one teen's addiction to the Cyber World -- and the Northern adventure that saved his life. Born into a Guatemalan-Canadian family, Indio McCracken enjoys sudden stardom as a classical guitar prodigy after his father posts a video of his playing "Flight of the Bumblebee" in record... More Info
The zebra gallops, the bumblebee flies, the lemur leaps and the tiger prowls „ ñBut look closer now ƒ We all have STRIPES!î This clever exploration of animal characteristics shows how each animal in diverse groups of four is completely different in many ways, but the same as the others in one... More Info