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By: Hambleton, Vicki
Publisher: Beyond Words Publishing:
Seller ID: 9781582700434
This is a hip how-to handbook on writing and publishing for aspiring young writers. In a fun, informative style, the authors show kids how to practice and improve their writing, get published, and maybe even become famous in the process. The book contains practical advice and cool insights from real kid authors. Writer wannabes will learn: -- how to begin a career in writing-- ways to explore the genres of poetry, journalism, fiction, and nonfiction-- where to find inspiration for stories-- how to approach publishers and get published-- how to improve writing through creati... View more info
By: "Altman, Susan"
Publisher: Childrens Pr:
Seller ID: 9780516405810
This outstanding collection of short, easy-to-read biographies and historical events is designed to acquaint children of all races with the accomplishments of extraordinary people.Over 85 prominent black women and men are recognized for their achievements in education, science, literature, and more. View more info
Seller ID: 9781416948827
An innocent teenager. An unexpected hero. In 1957, Melba Pattillo turned sixteen. That was also the year she became a warrior on the front lines of a civil rights firestorm. Following the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, "Brown v. Board of Education, " Melba was one of nine teenagers chosen to integrate Little Rock's Central High School. Throughout her harrowing ordeal, Melba was taunted by her schoolmates and their parents, threatened by a lynch mob's rope, attacked with lighted sticks of dynamite, and injured by acid sprayed in her eyes. But through it all, she acted with di... View more info
Publisher: Simon Pulse:
Seller ID: 9780671899004
"You've gotta learn to defend yourself. Never let your enemy know what you are feeling." -- The soldier assigned to protect Melba "Please, God, let me learn how to stop being a warrior. Sometimes I just need to be a girl." -- Melba's diary, on her sixteenth birthday In 1957 Melba Pattillo turned sixteen. That was also the year she became a warrior on the front lines of a civil rights firestorm. Following the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, "Brown v. Board Education, " she was one of nine teenagers chosen to integrate Little Rock's Central High School. This is her remarkable s... View more info
By: "Boas, Jacob"
Publisher: NY, 1996
Edition: (12th printing)
Seller ID: 10P003
"As new - appears unread. ""all teenagers during WWII…lived in different parts of Europe…different lives. But they all had something in common: they were Jewish…they were five of the six million men, women, and children sentenced to death…""" View more info
By: "Boas, Jacob"
Publisher: Square Fish:
Seller ID: 9780312535674
The five diarists in this book did not survive the war. But their words did. Each diary reveals one voice, one teenager coping with the impossible. We see David Rubinowicz struggling against fear and terror. Yitzhak Rudashevski shows us how Jews clung to culture, to learning, and to hope, until there was no hope at all. Moshe Ze'ev Flinker is the voice of religion, constantly seeking answers from God for relentless tragedy. Eva Heyman demonstrates the unquenchable hunger for life that sustained her until the very last moment. And finally, Anne Frank reveals the largest truth they all left for ... View more info
By: "Boeve, Eunice"
Publisher: "Unionville, NY", 1997
Edition: "(3rd printing, revised)"
Seller ID: 6-7T011
"As new - gift quality! The true story of 12-year-old Virginia Reed who, with her family and the Donner family, was trapped for the winter in the Sierra Mountains in 1846 while traveling from Illinois to their new home in California. True facts with fictional dialog." View more info
Publisher: Scholastic Reference:
Seller ID: 9780439620376
The successful Scholastic Student Thesaurus is now available in convenient pocket-sized paperback and is now called the Scholastic Pocket Thesaurus. Perfect for students on the go The Scholastic Pocket Thesaurus is an innovative, easy-to-use title created for the many kids who get frustrated when they try to use a thesaurus. If they look up a word and "it's not there," many students will give up rather than turn to the indexes in the back of their books to redirect their searches. The Scholastic Pocket Thesaurus's innovative same-page index solves this problem. View more info
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing:
Seller ID: 9780836228151
By: "Covey, Sean"
Seller ID: 9780684856094
Being a teenager is both wonderful and challenging. In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, author Sean Covey applies the timeless principles of the 7 Habits to teens and the tough issues and life-changing decisions they face. In an entertaining style, Covey provides a step-by-step guide to help teens improve self-image, build friendships, resist peer pressure, achieve their goals, get along with their parents, and much more. In addition, this book is stuffed with cartoons, clever ideas, great quotes, and incredible stories about real teens from all over the world. The 7 Habits of Highly Ef... View more info
Publisher: "Philadelphia, PA", 1959
Edition: (1st edition)
Seller ID: 6-7T024
"Tight, bright, clean and square. Grey cloth with red lettering. Exterior, side page edges are rough cut. Softened spine ends, owner's name on front endpaper, #5 written on top exterior pages edges (grade 5?), foxing to end papers. Colorful dust jacket is present but seriously worn - light age soil, 1/2"" square missing from bottom corner, all edges are rubbed with small rips (which have been stabilized on the inside with clear tape).""From the moment John Singleton Mosby organized his band of Confederate raiders the men of the Union Army lived in terror of this guerilla... View more info
By: "Dowswell, Paul"
Publisher: "London, UK", 2003
Edition: (1st US edition)
Seller ID: 97T010
"As new - gift quality! ""From shark attacks and blazing airships to exploding spacecraft and sinking submarines, these are real stories of people who have stared death in the face and lived to tell the tale…""" View more info
By: "Earle, Emily"
Publisher: NY, 1999
Edition: (1st edition)
Seller ID: 67P040
"As new, unread but has ""Waz-up"" stamp on bottom of page edges. ""Have you seen the Top 10 movies of all time? Do you know the Top 10 ways to kill time in Study Hall? These lists - and many, many more - are in this totally cool book of Top Tens!""" View more info
Seller ID: 9780763624330
"Alternately playful and realistic, Emberley's . . . art reinforcesHarris's message that bodies come in all sizes, shapes, and colors -- and that each variation is 'perfectly normal.'" -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review) When young people have questions about sex, real answers can be hard to find. Providing accurate, unbiased answers to nearly every imaginable question, from conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS, IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL offers young people the information they need -- now more than ever -- to make responsible decisions and to stay healthy. Already used as a ... View more info
Publisher: Candlewick Pr:
Seller ID: 9781564021595
When children wonder about sex, where will they go for the answers? Providing accurate, lucid, unbiased answers to nearly every conceivable question children may have about sexuality, IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL is here to help. From conception and puberty to birth control and AIDS, it is a refreshingly open and thorough presentation of the facts of sex--both biological and psychological--which children need now more than ever. Throughout, two cartoon characters, a curious bird, and a squeamish bee reflect the diverse feelings children often have about sex. Packed with warm, age-appropriate illustra... View more info
Seller ID: 9780307976079
Jeanne Wakatsuki was seven years old in 1942 when her family was uprooted from their home and sent to live at Manzanar internment camp--with 10,000 other Japanese Americans. Along with searchlight towers and armed guards, Manzanar ludicrously featured cheerleaders, Boy Scouts, sock hops, baton twirling lessons and a dance band called the Jive Bombers who would play any popular song except the nation's #1 hit: "Don't Fence Me In." Farewell to Manzanar is the true story of one spirited Japanese- American family's attempt to survive the indignities of forced detention . . . and of a native-born A... View more info