Stunning photographs and simple text describe faith in its many expressions: praying, singing, learning, helping, caring, and more. Faith highlights the common threads that bring people together in reverence and joy.
"This impeccably designed introduction to spiritual practices around the world provides a superb way to show children that there are many means of expressing religious faith." --Kirkus Reviews
Mary’s love for her father and her desire to get life back to “normal” push her to take a chance that restores her father’s spirit and brings her family a new life, strengthened by the hardships they have endured.
"[A] warm family story with characters a reader might like to know."
"[A] heartwarming novel about overcoming hardship."
--School Library Journal
When the scientist Galileo befriends a bright farm boy, Massimo, the two begin to investigate the science of motion. In this lively reimagining of Galileo's Leaning Tower experiment, Wendy Macdonald and Paolo Rui show that anyone can be a scientist--all it takes is curiosity, determination, and a little imagination.
"Drop this on young scientists to give a glimpse of one of the most renowned experiments ever and a methodology for their future research too."
By author: Anna Harwell CelenzaIllustrated by: JoAnn E. Kitchel Product Code: 15567
Binding Information: Hardback w/CD
Ages: 5 - 9
Availability:In stock Price:$21.95
It's 1924, and with just a few weeks' notice, George Gershwin has been asked to compose a new concerto that exemplifies American music. In his search for a new melody, Gershwin realizes that American music is much like its people -- a great melting pot of sounds, rhythms, and harmonies. JoAnn Kitchel's illustrations capture the 1920's in all their art-deco majesty.
"A great way to introduce a classic to a new generation."
Discover India's diversity through the experiences of children going to school across the country. This book highlights how children get to school, the different types of schools they attend, what they want to be when they grow up, and the many ways children in India enjoy and benefit from education.
"This captivating nonfiction book is filled with a collection of photographs, first-person narratives, and cultural information women into a multifaceted examination of how children go to school in various parts of India."
— School Library Journal