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Ámbar en cuarto y sin su amigo

Ambar en cuarto y sin su amigo
Amber is nervous about starting 4th grade and now that her best friend has moved away, she is more frightened. She is anxious about meeting her new teacher and troubled by her mother's relationship with a man she dislikes. But Amber begins to demonstrate that she is growing up!

Así nace un árbol

asi nace un arbol
This fascinating collection introduces readers to the amazing story of new life. Beautiful illustrations with detailed scenes from nature, and accurate, easy-to-read text are presented in a fun and novel format to capture children's imagination the pages grow as the creature grows! Each title contains tabs, picture captions, a glossary, an index, and graphs... the perfect "tool kit" to initiate young students in the reading of informational materials

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Así nace un pato

asi nace un pato
This fascinating collection introduces readers to the amazing story of new life. Beautiful illustrations with detailed scenes from nature, and accurate, easy-to-read text are presented in a fun and novel format to capture children's imagination, the pages grow as the creature grows! Each title contains tabs, picture captions, a glossary, an index, and graphs, the perfect "tool kit" to initiate young students in the reading of informational materials.

 

Bituín, Bituín Natacha

Bituín, bituín Natacha
In this book, Natacha writes Raffles a letter to tell him about her beach vacation. She also goes to a library with her classmates to do research on The Beatles, and she makes significant progress on her English homework. Natacha consults the I Ching and is advised to "cross the great waters." She also asks questions like “Mom, did you know we are supposed to be competing for Dad's attention?”

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Caminos

A new Home for the seven little kids Many people have left their mark in the world, and continue to be honored and remembered long after their deaths. The three Hispanic figures presented in this book are some of those people. José Martí worked tirelessly for the freedom and independence of Cuba. Frida Kahlo overcame illness and a serious accident to become a respected and well-known painter. César Chávez fought for the rights of migrant farm workers in the United States. Their lives were not easy, but their legacies live on.

Chat Natacha Chat

Chat Natacha chat
In this installment of the series, Natacha and her BFF, Pati, are learning Arab dance, solving computer problems, writing an essay on the human body, visiting a farm where “city animals” meet “country animals,” and chating with a famous writer. Oh! and lets not forget Raffles manages to turn situations into absolute madness.

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Jugo de pecas

Jugo de pecas
Envious of freckle-faced Nicky, second grader Andrew pays 50 cents for a secret freckle juice formula hawked by an enterprising classmate, Sharon. But the concoction made from Sharon's recipe fails and Andrew turns green!

 

La Jirafa, el Pelícano y el Mono

La jirafa, el pelicano y el mono
What else could a giraffe with a very long neck, a pelican with a bucket-sized beak, a dancing monkey, and Billy, a boy with a dream, be but the Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company? When the group is invited to clean all 677 windows belonging to His Grace, the Duke of Hampshire, they have the most incredible adventures.

Las patas del flamenco

Las patas del Flamenco
Did you know that colonies of flamingos have baby-sitters who take care of the little ones when their parents are away? This is just one of the amazing facts presented in this book about these endangered creatures.

María: una niña latina en Estados Unidos

María: una niña latina en Estados Unidos

Maria is an 11-year-old girl who was born in the USA but comes from a family of Mexican immigrants. She writes her autobiography to comply with a school assignment. Read Maria’s vibrant and warm story that promotes cultural and racial pride, self-acceptance, racial and gender equality, multiculturalism, self-understanding, and family ties.

Paco: un niño latino en Estados Unidos

Paco: un niño latino en Estados Unidos

Paco is a 10-year-old boy who recently migrated to the USA. He writes his autobiography to comply with a school assignment. Read Paco’s humorous and candid story that promotes cultural and racial pride, persistence and determination to achieve personal goals, multiculturalism, and family ties.

Verde fue mi selva

This book is a collection of short stories about different indigenous groups who inhabit the Amazon region of Ecuador. These communities have developed a deep understanding of the plants and animals that surround them and have learned to find what they need in the rainforest. The rainforest is also present in their numerous legends and myths, which they pass on to their children. However, there are threats from the outside world, and this unique and wonderful environment needs protecting.

¿Quién fue Harriet Tubman?

In this book you are going to learn about Harriet Tubman’s life. She was an American abolitionist. Born as a slave in Maryland, Harriet was able to escape to the North. Shortly after, she began leading other slaves—more than 300—to freedom. During the Civil War, Harriet worked for the Union Army as a spy and a scout. Harriet was also active in the cause of women’s suffrage. She died in 1913, and is remembered and honored for her courage in defense of freedom.