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  • Ghost Mysteriesby Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld; Nathan Hale

    Aladdin 2009; US$ 5.99

    Readers will delve deep?if they dare?into the history of ghosts and their portrayal in literature, art, and pop culture. From the spooky world of haunted castles to the subject of ghost-hunting, this book explores this fascinating subject through stories, facts, and pictures. Perfect for year-round reading?not just at Halloween?this book is sure to... more...

  • Tapestry of Hopeby Lillian Boraks-Nemetz; Irene N. Watts

    Tundra 2009; US$ 18.95

    Winner of the Honor Book award in the 2003 Society of School Librarians International Awards program Selected as a finalist for the Sheila A. Egoff Children?s Literature Prize Selected by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association as one of the PSLA YA Top Forty Nonfiction Titles 2003 Tapestry of Hope is an extraordinary anthology of writing... more...

  • Facing the Lionby Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton; Herman Viola

    National Geographic Society 2009; US$ 6.95

    Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton gives American kids a firsthand look at growing up in Kenya as a member of a tribe of nomads whose livelihood centers on the raising and grazing of cattle. Readers share Lekuton's first encounter with a lion, the epitome of bravery in the warrior tradition. They follow his mischievous antics as a young Maasai cattle herder,... more...

  • Soft Rainby Cornelia Cornelissen

    Random House Children's Books 2009; US$ 5.99

    In Soft Rain, a 9-year-old Cherokee girl finds herself in the same situation as Sweet Leaf as soldiers arrive one day to take her and her mother to walk the Trail of Tears, leaving the rest of her family behind. It all begins when Soft Rain's teacher reads a letter stating that as of May 23, 1838, all Cherokee people are to leave their land and move... more...

  • The Road to Thereby Val Ross

    Tundra 2009; US$ 15.95

    Winner of the 2004 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian children?s non-fiction Honor Book for the Society of School Librarians International?s Best Book Award ? Social Studies, Grades 7-12 Shortlisted for the Children's Literature Roundtable Information Book of the Year 2003 winner of the Mr. Christie?s Book Award Seal Shortlisted for the 2004 Norma... more...

  • Heading Westby Pat McCarthy

    Chicago Review Press 2009; US$ 13.99

    Tracing the vivid saga of Native American and pioneer men, women, and children, this guide covers the colonial beginnings of the westward expansion to the last of the homesteaders in the late 20th century. Dozens of firsthand accounts from journals and autobiographies of the era form a rich and detailed story that shows how life in the backwoods... more...

  • Spies of Mississippiby Rick Bowers

    National Geographic Society 2010; US$ 16.95

    The Spies of Mississippi is a compelling story of how state spies tried to block voting rights for African Americans during the Civil Rights era. This book sheds new light on one of the most momentous periods in American history. Author Rick Bowers has combed through primary-source materials and interviewed surviving activists named in once-secret... more...

  • Harper Leeby Kerry Madden

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 16.99

    Read Kerry Madden's posts on the Penguin Blog. Nelle Harper Lee?s To Kill a Mockingbird was published in 1960 and became an instant bestseller. Two years later it was an Academy Award? winning film. Today, it remains standard?and beloved?reading in English classes. But Lee never wanted ?the book? to define who she was, which explains her aversion... more...

  • A Kid's Guide to Native American Historyby Yvonne Wakim Dennis; Arlene Hirschfelder

    Chicago Review Press 2009; US$ 13.99

    Hands-on activities, games, and crafts introduce children to the diversity of Native American cultures and teach them about the people, experiences, and events that have helped shape America, past and present. Nine geographical areas cover a variety of communities such as the Mohawk in the Northeast, Ojibway in the Midwest, Shoshone in the Great... more...

  • Organic Craftsby Kimberly Monaghan

    Chicago Review Press 2007; US$ 11.99

    Parents, teachers, and caregivers looking for ideas on how to get children outdoors and instill in them a love of nature can find more than 75 creative crafts, games, and activities using objects that kids can collect from nature in this idea book. As children make race cars out of rocks, create paint from plants, and assemble funny grass masks, they... more...