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3) I Cry
Young children are naturally curious about themselves. Tell Me Why I Cry offers answers to their most compelling questions about those salty tears. Age-appropriate explanations and appealing photos encourage readers to continue their quest for knowledge. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.
8) Hey, kiddo
"Phobia" is a word that's thrown around a lot in everyday conversation, but it's often used incorrectly. A phobia is a strong, irrational fear of an object or a situation, one that often causes great anxiety. This sensitive and informative volume is a useful guide for readers who may be grappling with a phobia or who know someone who is. In the carefully researched explanations, readers will learn what may cause phobias and how they're diagnosed...
Two poets, one white and one black, explore race and childhood in this must-have collection tailored to provoke thought and conversation.
How can Irene and Charles work together on their fifth grade poetry project? They don't know each other . . . and they're not sure they want to.
Irene Latham, who is white, and Charles Waters, who is Black, use this fictional setup to delve into different...
A lot has changed throughout the history of the gay rights movement. In 1969, the Stonewall Riots brought light to a movement that would later establish gay pride parades and persist in the fight for same-sex marriage. But allies and LGBTQ+ community members are still fighting for progress today. What are the gay rights movement's main concerns today? And what challenges has the movement faced? Learn about the key people and events that have paved...
Bullying in its many forms is a serious problem students face worldwide. This title aims to empower those experiencing bullying by uniquely helping young readers understand the different perspectives of those involved. The explanatory text first defines bullying. Then it presents multiple scenarios in which bullying can take place, from physical harm to cyberbullying and a "friend's" mean actions. It even has guidance for unintentionally becoming...
A 2015 Pura Belpré Illustrator Honor Book and a 2015 Robert F. Sibert Honor Book
Almost 10 years before Brown vs. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez and her parents helped end school segregation in California. An American citizen of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage who spoke and wrote perfect English, Mendez was denied enrollment to a "Whites only" school. Her parents took action by organizing the Hispanic community and filing
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