The creators of Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs present information about prehistoric sharks and other sea creatures, including the pterygotus, megalodon, and hybodus, in a book with more than thirty-five pop-ups. 300,000 first printing.
In this stellar follow-up to The Best-Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the author collects more than one hundred of her family's best-loved poems from all over the world, accompanied by beautiful watercolor illustrations. 250,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo.
Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel — a young German girl whose book-stealing and storytelling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.
Provides the story of the young black woman who refused to give up her seat to a white passenger in Alabama, setting in motion all the events of the Civil Rights Movements that resulted in the end of the segregated south, gave equality to blacks throughout the nation, and forever changed the country in which we all live today. Teacher's Guide available.
After learning that the father he never knew is Poseidon, God of the Sea, Percy Jackson is transferred from boarding school to Camp Half-Blood, a summer camp for demigods, and becomes involved in a quest to prevent a catastrophic war between the gods. Teacher's Guide available.
A poetic celebration relates the true story of a boy who lost his sight shortly after birth, grew up in Detroit, Michigan, and became one of the twentieth century's most creative and influential musicians—an instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, musical innovator, and cultural activist. Includes a CD of two Stevie Wonder hit songs.
A grotesque foundling turns against the witch who sacrificed almost everything to raise him when he becomes consumed by the desire for money and revenge against those who have hurt him, but he eventually finds his true heart's desire. Reprint.