Imagine a City

Doubleday Books for Young Readers - . With simple, rhyming text and page after page of unusual and mystical details to explore, evocative, this is a story that encourages readers to open their minds and dream of magical places filled with the unexpected. In the city of imagination, anything is possible, and an outing with their mother brings a world of adventure to two lucky children.

. Imagine a world without edges. Her engrossing mashups of the urban and the fantastical present no shortage of fuel for readers’ own imaginations. Publishers weekly "Imagination reigns in this flight of fantasy. Who could resist hanging out with gargoyles while sipping tea?"—Kirkus"Hurst’s sweeping pen-and-ink illustrations suggest a combination of midtown Manhattan and Hogwarts.

Imagine a City - . Enter a world of the past, and future, present, where wonders exist that we never thought possible. Where bunnies and bears ride bicycles, lions read books, and buses are fish that fly through the clouds. Readers will have tea with gargoyles and float on lily pad rafts, see books and umbrellas float by, walk among lions and bears, or ride on a fish bus with a bear conductor.





The Wakame Gatherers

Shens Books & Supplies - Nanami has two grandmothers: Baachan, who lives with her family in Japan, and Gram, who lives in Maine. When gram visits japan for the first time, a long, Baachan takes her and Nanami on a trip to the seaside to gather Wakame, curvy seaweed that floats near the shore. While the three assemble their equipment and ride the streetcar to the beach, Baachan explains how Wakame and other seaweeds are used in Japan.

Used book in Good Condition. It also illuminates the love and understanding that grow between two older women who are so different, yet share an unbreakable bond. Gram shares stories about how seaweeds are used in Maine, and Nanami translates for them both. By the end of the day, nanami's two grandmothers discover that they have much in common despite being from countries that fought in the war they both remember vividly.

The Wakame Gatherers - . Kazumi wild's bright, vivid paintings make the Japanese landscape and the rocky shores of Maine come alive, reminding us all that we share this earth and the peace that we create. Now, dog walkers, and seaweed gatherers, looking out across the beach at the surfers, they share an appreciation of this precious peace.

Holly thompson's beautiful prose captures the exuberance of a young girl who easily traverses between two cultures and languages.





The Journey

Flying Eye Books - After meeting them I realized that behind their journey lay something very powerful. Nobrow Press. Almost every day on the news we hear the terms "migrants" and "refugees" but we rarely ever speak to or hear the personal journeys that they have had to take. This book is a collage of all those personal stories and the incredible strength of the people within them.

Used book in Good Condition. So i began collecting more stories of migration and interviewing many people from many different countries. A few months later, when i started studying a master of Arts in Illustration at the Academy of Lucerne, in September 2014, I knew I wanted to create a book about these true stories.

The Journey - This book will stay with you long after the last page is turned. From the author: the journey is actually a story about many journeys, and it began with the story of two girls I met in a refugee center in Italy. ". A wonderful teaching tool for those who are welcoming refugees into their community. The new york timeswith haunting echoes of the current refugee crisis this beautifully illustrated book explores the unimaginable decisions made as a family leave their home and everything they know to escape the turmoil and tragedy brought by war.





Here I Am NA

Picture Window Books - Nobrow Press. Newly arrived from their faraway homeland, noise, a boy and his family enter into the lights, and traffic of a busy American city in this dazzling wordless picture book. How will he once again become the happy, confident kid he used to be? Walk in his shoes as he takes the first tentative steps toward discovering joy in his new world.

They boy clings tightly to his special keepsake from home and wonders how he will find his way. Used book in Good Condition. Food, games, habits, and gestures are puzzling. The language is unfamiliar. A poignant and affirming view of the immigrant experience.





Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter

HarperCollins FBA-|290325 - 0nce upon a time a miller's daughter was given an impossible task by a cruel and greedy king. Diane stanley's wickedly funny text and zesty illustrations put a delightful new spin on a classic fairy tale. Rumpelstiltskin's daughter may not be able to spin straw into gold, but she is more than a match for a monarch whose greed has blighted an entire kingdom.

And who should show up to help her but an odd little man named Rumpelstiltskin. According to tradition, the gold-bedazzled king and the miller's daughter are wed. 3-6 99-00 children's book Award Used book in Good Condition. She had to spin straw into gold. Nobrow Press. But wait just a minute! this king is definitely not husband material, and there's someone else who is -- a hardworking guy who's supportive and nice looking, and who really comes through in a pinch.

Rumpelstiltskin's Daughter - Why not marry rumpelstiltskin?In Diane Stanley's merry rethinking of the traditional tale, Rumpelstiltskin and the miller's daughter are wed. And then sixteen years later their only daughter is stuck in the same dilemma: She's been locked in a room full of straw to spin for a greedy king! She could call for help from her father, but this fairy-tale heroine has some canny plans of her own.

How rumpelstiltskin's daughter sets things to rights in the troubled kingdom, while achieving a unique place for herself, makes for a wise and witty tale of kindness and cleverness rewarded.





Brown Girl Dreaming

Puffin Books - Jacqueline woodson's national Book Award and Newbery Honor winner, now available in paperback with 7 all-new poems. Jacqueline woodson is the 2018-2019 national ambassador for young People’s LiteratureA President Obama "O" Book Club pickRaised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place.

But a mature exploration of grown-up issues and self-discovery. The new york times Book Review Used book in Good Condition. Puffin Books. Her love of stories inspired her and stayed with her, creating the first sparks of the gifted writer she was to become. Includes 7 new poems, including "Brown Girl Dreaming".

Brown Girl Dreaming - Praise for jacqueline woodson:a 2016 national Book Award finalist for her adult novel, ANOTHER BROOKLYN"Ms. Woodson’s eloquent poetry also reflects the joy of finding her voice through writing stories, despite the fact that she struggled with reading as a child. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement.

Nobrow Press. Woodson writes with a sure understanding of the thoughts of young people, offering a poetic, eloquent narrative that is not simply a story.





American Born Chinese

Square Fish - Danny is an all-American boy: great at basketball, popular with the girls. When a boy from taiwan joins his class, Jin doesn't want to be associated with an FOB like him. But his obnoxious chinese cousin chin-kee's annual visit is such a disaster that it ruins Danny's reputation at school, leaving him with no choice but to transfer somewhere he can start all over again.

Jin just wants to be an all-American boy, because he's in love with an all-American girl. Each of these characters cannot help himself alone, but how can they possibly help each other? They're going to have to find a way―if they want fix the disasters their lives have become. American born chinese is a 2006 national book award finalist for young people's literature, an eisner Award nominee for Best Coloring, the winner of the 2007 Eisner Award for Best Graphic Album: New, a 2007 Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, and a New York Times bestseller.

American Born Chinese - This title has common Core Connections Used book in Good Condition. But there's no place in heaven for a monkey. Gene luen yang is the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. Jin wang starts at a new school where he's the only Chinese-American student. The monkey king has lived for thousands of years and mastered the arts of kung fu and the heavenly disciplines.

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - But as the loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special friendship—the kind that changes lives and lasts a lifetime. Nobrow Press. Square Fish. Pen/faulkner Award Winner. Used book in Good Condition. And it is through this friendship that Ari and Dante will learn the most important truths about themselves and the kind of people they want to be.

Puffin Books. This printz honor book is a “tender, honest exploration of identity” Publishers Weekly that distills lyrical truths about family and friendship. Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common.





The War That Saved My Life

Puffin Books - Nobrow Press. 2016 newbery honor book*winner of the 2016 schneider family Book Award This #1 New York Times bestseller is an exceptionally moving story of triumph against all odds set during World War II. For fans of counting by 7s and Sarah, Plain and Tall. Ten-year-old Ada has never left her one-room apartment.

. Square Fish. But in the end, will their bond be enough to hold them together through wartime? Or will Ada and her brother fall back into the cruel hands of their mother? Used book in Good Condition. Pen/faulkner Award Winner. As ada teaches herself to ride a pony, learns to read, and watches for German spies, she begins to trust Susan—and Susan begins to love Ada and Jamie.

The War That Saved My Life - So begins a new adventure for Ada, and for Susan Smith, the woman who is forced to take the two kids in. So when her little brother jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war, Ada doesn’t waste a minute—she sneaks out to join him. Her mother is too humiliated by Ada’s twisted foot to let her outside.

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Book Uncle and Me

Groundwood Books - Groundwood. Square Fish. Pen/faulkner Award Winner. Every day, nine-year-old yasmin borrows a book from Book Uncle, a retired teacher who has set up a free lending library next to her apartment building. Puffin Books. Puffin Books. Used book in Good Condition. It’s an old folktale about a flock of doves trapped in a hunter’s net.

She can’t even vote!still, yasmin has friends — her best friend, and Anil, Reeni, who even has a black belt in karate. Nobrow Press. But when the mayor tries to shut down the rickety bookstand, Yasmin has to take her nose out of her book and do something. But what can she do? The local elections are coming up but she’s just a kid.

Book Uncle and Me - . The birds realize that if they all flap their wings at the same time, they can lift the net and fly to safety, where they seek the help of a friendly mole who chews a hole in the net and sets them free. And so the children get to work, launching a campaign to make sure the voices of the community are heard.

An energetic, funny and quirky story that explores the themes of community activism, friendship, and the love of books. And she has grownup family and neighbors who, no matter how preoccupied they are, care about what goes on in their community. Then yasmin remembers a story that Book Uncle selected for her.





Book Uncle and Me

Groundwood Books - Every day, nine-year-old yasmin borrows a book from Book Uncle, a retired teacher who has set up a free lending library on the street corner. Square Fish. What can she do? the local elections are coming up, but she’s just a kid. So yasmin and her friends get to work. What’s more, she has an idea that came right out of the last book she borrowed from Book Uncle.

. And she has family and neighbors. Puffin Books. Puffin Books. Groundwood. Or is it? maybe it’s spinning right out of control. She can’t even vote! still, reeni, yasmin has friends ― her best friend, and Anil, who even has a blue belt in karate. Nobrow Press. But when the mayor tries to shut down the rickety bookstand, Yasmin has to take her nose out of her book and do something.

Book Uncle and Me - Pen/faulkner Award Winner. Used book in Good Condition. Ideas grow like cracks in the sidewalk, and soon the whole effort is breezing along nicely. An energetic, friendship, funny and quirky story about community activism, and the love of books.