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Arturo and his grandmother return in this charming bilingual sequel.
Through fascinating interviews with veterans and historical photographs, Black Knights is the story of the men and women who served in the training program at Tuskegee Army Air Field from 1941 to 1946. Hardcover.
When fisherman Paul catches a talking fish, it promises to grant him a wish if he lets it go. Eventually everyone learns that you must be careful what you wish for if you want to hang on to what’s really important.
Who needs eight flying reindeer when Santa has a shiny red fire truck? It’s the Christmas Eve shift at Firehouse One, and all the firefighters are sitting down to bowls of hot chili when an old fireman stops by for a bite to eat. No sooner than it takes for the old man to finish his chili, the alarm sounds and the firemen have to leave to fight a fire. They work through the night and return, tired, and begin to ready their equipment for the next call. Hardcover.
The Italian influence on America began in the age of exploration when Christopher Columbus, Giovanni da Verrazzano, John Cabot, and Amerigo Vespucci ventured across the Atlantic and discovered a New World. During the subsequent centuries, millions of Italians have immigrated to the United States, bringing with them a distinct set of beliefs, traditions, and customs which have been preserved and passed down through the generations.
Illustrated with Cassatt’s own work and that of other influential Impressionists, as well as photographs of the artist, this book offers children a glimpse at life during the late 1800s and showcases the colorful vivaciousness of Cassatt’s work. Her beloved portraits of mothers and children are highlighted here, but the book also includes lesser-known work that shows Cassatt’s range of talent. Children will enjoy seeing the warm and loving images of others their age relaxing with pets, enjoying the outdoors, and being held by caring adults.
Men and Marriage is a critical commentary that asks the burning question, How can society survive the pervasive disintegration of the family? A profound crisis faces modern social order as traditional family relationships become almost unrecognizable.
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Thick-framed eyewear and skinny jeans abound in this refreshing rendition of the classic Twelve Days of Christmas carol that finally answers the age old question: What do you give a hipster for Christmas?
Avid reader Paulina, engrossed in a book about the many types of hats, accidentally wanders onto a pirate ship and sits on the captain’s headdress. She leads them on a merry chase fueled by knowledge from the pages of her book to find the perfect captain’s hat.
A mesmerizing twist on an enchanting fairytale, this story shows children that there’s a book for everyone!
This revised and updated twenty-fifth anniversary edition stresses the importance of honesty, loyalty, faith, integrity, and strong personal character. See You At The Top emphasizes the value of a healthy self-image and shows how to build it. Hardcover.
In this energetic romp through a school’s last days before the Christmas break, the students are full of energy and are up to all manner of mischief. But the teachers are pulling out their hair trying to keep the students busy, while they despair over their own Christmas preparations. Who should come to the rescue? Santa himself, of course! And he arrives at the helm of a flying school bus, with presents for all the teachers and a promise to take care of their shopping for them.
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