In the story, a powerful corporation named CORT controls just about everything in the world. If successful in achieving total domination, human life as we know it will cease to exist. There is a resistance faction working to destroy the totalitarian conglomerate, including 4 teens selected as the “chosen ones.” They have a daunting task ahead of them, especially since CORT’s latest technology, “Spirral” appears to be indestructible. Do these kids have what it takes to save the world?
From an adventurer’s point of view, the photographs in this book are lovely to set your eyes on. With the location being this small village named Bermudian Landing, set in the stunning landscape of Belize, the photos are a huge draw for the reader. From the point of view one has as a lover of all critters on the farm, the photos do the exact same thing. It is a wonderful mixture of sheep, guinea hens, dogs, and more, readers will absolutely love.
“The White Star” is a terrific book about a baseball-obsessed boy named Nolan. His friend, Abraham Kohath, along with Abraham’s family, are about to be forced to leave the country, so Nolan assembles a car wash fundraiser to help. But that’s not the only thing stirring! The story takes a mysterious twist when we learn that the Kohath family are the keepers of a magical chest, which also happens to be wanted by an evil celestial being.
The location of the Wisconsin woods is a beautiful backdrop for this tale, one that the illustrator definitely does justice to with her drawings. This is also a book that fits its subtitle perfectly, because this is a laid-back, pleasant tale that readers of all ages (over 6) will have a lot of fun reading. (Personally, however, I really like this one in the hands of an adult who loves sarcasm. Not only can you clarify things in the book for younger readers but also because these characters have a dry sense of humor at times that really makes you laugh out loud.)
By utilizing friendly butterflies, smiling grasshoppers, ladybugs, earthworms and more, children can explore their adoption/kinship journey with their families; while adopted parents and caregivers can answer the questions kids have about their own distinctive paths, and make them feel comfortable.
The star of this show moves forward with his passion and puts on a costume that, of course, offers him special powers, and he dubs himself Whizzojack. Once he goes this superhero route, thirty-six (yes, I said that right) villains arrive from a locale called Freakyland and come out of the woodwork to battle Whizzojack in hi
"The Runaway" is a really good book about a boy who is tired of his parents arguing, and decides to run away, changing from animal to animal along the way. However, when he finally gets to a faraway island, he realizes that the place he just left—that is, the place he calls home—is the place where he should be. Ultimately, I believe that the moral of the story is to be grateful for what we have, and that what we want is often not what is good for us, because we can't h've everything in life.
One day, Rose's mother tells her that the next get-together will focus on a surprise that will prepare Rose for when her Goddess awakens. Rose learns about her "moon time," or the beginning of her monthly cycle, from her mother and aunties. The women in her life speak of this life event as uplifting and empowering
s a wonderful story about the spirit of Christmas and the reason for the holiday celebration.
Bling has a big responsibility resting upon her fluffy, dog shoulders—keeping the house safe from Ghoulish Green Monsters while the kids are away.
SB Hilarion is the author and lead illustrator of the narrative nonfiction children’s books in the Raising Young Scholars Series. She is passionate about showing the similarities among world cultures and broadening the world knowledge of young readers to encourage curiosity, tolerance, and confidence in all children.
"Bedtime Stories for People of All Ages" by Ken Pietraniec is a good book to read any time of the day or night. The book has seven stories about kids doing things that will help other kids learn from them.
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