Little Star and her mother bake a delicious mooncake — but Little Star can't resist taking a little bite ... and another bite ... and another bite until she's nibbled it down to a crescent. A lovely story for any kid who's wondered why the moon changes shape every month.
You're never too old to learn! Mary Walker was born into slavery in 1848. Freed at 15, she worked all kinds of jobs to support her family, outlived her husband and three sons, and at the age of 116, Mary Walker learned to read.
A resilient and steadfast old pickup truck works tirelessly alongside the members of a bustling farm, becoming part of the dreams and ambitions of a human family's hardworking young daughter.
Moon is everything Christine isn't. She's confident, impulsive, artistic — and though they both grew up in the same Chinese-American suburb, Moon is somehow unlike anyone Christine has ever known.
After Moon moves in next door, these unlikely friends are soon best friends ... but when Moon ends up in the hospital, fighting for her life, can Christine be the friend she needs?
When Daisy Ramona zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, she sees the people and places she's always known. She also sees a community that is rapidly changing around her.
But as the sun sets purple-blue-gold behind Daisy Ramona and her papi, she knows that the love she feels will always be there.
Author-songwriter-musician-cartoonist's special world of mysterious occurrences and transformations and somewhat real beasts and people just the other side of everyday.
After emigrating from China, 10-year-old Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown motel, despite the nasty owner, Mr. Yao, who exploits them, while she works the front desk and tries to cope with fitting in at her school.
A boy and his grandfather cross a language and cultural barrier using their shared love of art, storytelling, and fantasy.
As a young boy, Bao Phi awoke early, hours before his father's long workday began, to fish on the shores of a small pond in Minneapolis. Unlike many other anglers, Bao and his father fished for food, not recreation. Between hope-filled casts, Bao's father told him about a different pond in their homeland of Vietnam.
The best-selling creators of Iggy Peck, Architect and Rosie Revere, Engineer present the story of a little girl who, in the spirit of such visionaries as Marie Curie and Ada Lovelace, diligently applies her fledgling scientific prowess to advance her understanding of the world. 250,000 first printing.
Lilly loves everything about school, especially her teacher, but when he asks her to wait a while before showing her new purse, she does something for which she is very sorry later.
A young boy rides the bus across town with his grandmother and learns to appreciate the beauty in everyday things.
The Toad brothers are wreaking havoc in Drywater Gulch when a boy with no experience, but immense knowledge of dinosaurs, rides into town on his tortoise and declares himself the new sheriff.
Presents an introduction to the life of the passionate performer and civil rights activist that traces her journey from the slums of St. Louis to the world's most famous stages.
Before going to sleep, a little rabbit says goodnight to all his familiar possessions, as his big, green bedroom slowly darkens, in an anniversary version of the enduring classic. Reissue.
Follows the progress of a hungry little caterpillar as he eats his way through a varied and very large quantity of food until, full at last, he forms a cocoon around himself and goes to sleep. Die-cut pages illustrate what the caterpillar ate on successive days.The beginning reader may watch a hungey caterpillar eat his way to the cocoon stage, when he hibernates for two weeks to emerge as a beautiful butterfly
Provides madcap versions of children's favorite tales including "Little Red Running Shorts," "The Princess and the Bowling Ball," and "Cinderumpelstiltskin"
While visiting the estate of Arundel during their summer holiday, the Penderwick girls bask in the lush and beautiful environment where they explore a treasure-filled attic, play in a wondrous garden, dine on tasty homemade cookies, and make a new friend with the handsome owner's son.
In all the years that Elinora Gassbeek has been matron of the Little Tulip Orphanage, not once have the Rules for Baby Abandonment been broken. Until the autumn of 1880, when five babies are left in outrageous circumstances; one in a tin toolbox, one in a coal bucket, one in a picnic hamper, one in a wheat sack, and finally, one in a coffin-shaped basket.
Keeping a list in her notebook of the important things that remain the same after her parents' divorce, Bea is thrilled when her father announces that he is remarrying and that she will have a new sister. By the Newbery Medal-winning author of When You Reach Me. Simultaneous eBook.
The two-time Newbery Medal-winning author explores the human stories behind World War II's Pearl Harbor attack and Hiroshima bombing to contemplate what victims share in common and the importance of bridging cultural divides.
A latest entry in the best-selling picture book biography series blends conversational text and friendly artwork in an introduction to the life of Renaissance artist and inventor Leonardo da Vinci that explores how hard work and new ways of thinking inspired his remarkable achievements.
Accompanying his parents to their night-shift jobs as office cleaners, young Daniel reluctantly joins in as they use their imaginations to transform the deserted building into a magnificent paper kingdom where he might one day rule.