One of the first major award-winning titles to feature an interracial family, A Child's Calendar combines the star power of John Updike and Trina Schart Hyman. Celebrate the little moments that make each month special in this Caldecott Honor book, featuring twelve poems about a family and the turn o..
The frontier is at the heart of America. For more than a hundred years, the vivid stories of the West have thrilled and enthralled audiences both young and old, and captured the imaginations of generations. Here are the adventures of outlaws and gunslingers, explorers and settlers, lumberjacks and c..
This diverse collection of contemporary and traditional bedtime poems is sure to give toddlers sweet dreams. A great read-aloud for snuggletime, naptime, or anytime. Whimsical, twilight-hued illustrations complement this splendid collection...
Have you ever wondered how your favorite sport began? Basketball got its start when a physical education instructor invented a new game for bored students. The original soccer ball might have been a skull! The history of other sports is just as surprising--bowling was part of an early religious ritu..
This collection of poems takes young readers to a day at an urban farmers' market. Who to see, what to eat, and how produce is grown-it's all so exciting, fresh, and delicious. Readers are invited to peruse the stands and inspect vendors' wares with poems like "Farmer Greg's Free-Range Eggs," "Summe..