While helping his mother in the garden, Max concocts a get-rich-quick scheme involving a Main Street beautification project, but he finds himself turning detective when, at a local "Green Thumbs" meeting, someone murders "Victor", a prize-winning orchid.
The true story of Emily Eaton. Born with severe cerebral palsy, Emily and her family had to fight for her right to go to school with non-disabled children in a regular classroom. Their fight, which began at a time when children with CP were segregated, was groundbreaking. Unwilling to take no for... More Info
The true story of Shannen Koostachin and the people of Attawapiskat First Nation, a Cree community in Northern Ontario, who have been fighting for a new school since 1979 when a fuel spill contaminated their original school building. Shannen's fight took her all the way to Parliament Hill and was... More Info
A beautifully illustrated nature story of a bear cub's life in the Pacific Northwest, from a multi-award-winning team, Fraser Bearis the exciting and moving story of a black bear cub's dangers and adventures in his first two years, uniting the intertwined cycles of bear and fish. A map, facts about... More Info
Twelve-year-old Robin will never get over her mother's death—ever. Nor will she forgive her father for moving the family to a small resort town to live with a weird grandmother—Griff. Deciding it's all too much, Robin is determined not to care about anyone or anything. When her pregnant dog... More Info
In this traditional Inuit story, a simple walk on the tundra becomes a life or death journey for a young man. When he comes across a giant who wants to take him home and cook him for dinner, the young man's quick thinking saves him from being devoured by the giant and his family, and in the process... More Info
Celebrates the historic figures of the civil rights movement whose actions were milestones in the fight for racial equality, including Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, the Little Rock Nine, and Lyndon Johnson.
Follows the further misadventures of Aldo as he stumbles through the beginning of fifth grade and dedicates himself to winning an art contest, in a book featuring vocabulary starting with the letter D.
Young readers are invited to place an included Magic View lens over pages of the text to see such items as ghosts in a haunted house, skeletons in a graveyard, and secret messages from letters on a spirit board.
A follow-up to Would You Rather…? Gross Out features a new selection of imaginative and edgy entries ideal for party games, icebreakers and independent reading skill development, in a volume that poses such creative choices as wearing starched underwear for a month or using poison-ivy toilet... More Info
Revealing what creates those unexpected snow days and the rain at recess, this activity guide goes beyond mere forecasting and reporting to thoroughly address children’s curiosities about the world’s weather. The process of how wind, sun, and water combine to form certain conditions is... More Info
Using only discarded items from the recycling bin, a guide to six simple machines harnesses kid power by inviting young readers to build gadgets of their own design while encouraging them to look differently at objects in everyday life. Original.
An educational, interactive guide celebrates the world's most precious natural resource, covering not only the history and science of water but also its role in folklore and festivals, water pollution, conservation and its uses in the modern world. Original. $30,000 ad/promo.
When clumsy and kindhearted Clucky the hen and her chicks go camping in the magical Garden of Mirrors they discover all sorts of wonders as they reflect on how much they love their father who is away at sea.
"I'm the fastest animal in the forest!" boasts Kanchil the trickster mouse deer. "And I challenge any animal to race me!" Who will step forward to accept this challenge, and can Kanchil be beaten? Illustrated in the exquisite Mata-ni-Pachedi style of ritual textile painting from Gujarat. The Great... More Info
Bird wakes up grumpy. Too grumpy to eat, play, or even fly. "Looks like Im walking today," says Bird grumpily. All of this grumpy walking piques the interest of his friends and soon Sheep, Rabbit, Raccoon, Beaver, and Fox are walking alongside him. Somewhere along the way Bird realizes that his... More Info
When Gerald the Elephant is sad, Piggie is determined to cheer him up, but he soon finds after many tries that it only takes the simplest thing to change Gerald's mood. 75,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo.
A guide to bicycles and bicycling discusses the history of bicycles, their parts, different types, and choosing the right one; bicycling safety and clothing; bicycle maintenance; and famous cyclists.