Conditions were extra dry and hot that year of 2011 in Bastrop, Texas. A few sparks on a windy day began a major fire, and in its path were many homes nestled among the loblolly pines. Despite firefighters’ best efforts, … Read More
This book gives a colorful, detailed look at the oceans on planet Earth. Text in differently colored sections throughout is variously aimed at 5th and 6th grade reading level, 7th and 8th grade reading level, and 9th through 11th grade … Read More
Children will enjoy reading about the life of Helen Keller in this book. Dedicated teachers made a huge difference in the life of the wild child who could not see or hear. 48 pages, paperback, for 2nd and 3rd graders, … Read More
See the colorful history of the White River Ute people through the eyes of a child. Ten-year-old Wonsit and her people travel away from land-hungry settlers to a far-away place where they hope for a better life. 191 pages; paperback. … Read More
Six-year-old Carlos has found a treasure: eight eggs! His mother sends him to share some of them with their elderly neighbors, and it sets off quite a chain reaction of sharing. Young children will enjoy this book. 26 pages; paperback; … Read More
Thirteen-year-old Ken hires on as a cook for his father’s custom harvesting crew. You will enjoy reading about his awkward cooking disasters, a race with a tornado, and a night ride with two robbers. 236 pages; paperback; ages 9-15.
In 1825, concerned for the future of her ten orphan charges in the grim factory towns of their native England, Miss Arabella Braithewaite, known to the children as Missabella, decides to take a land grant in Australia and makes the … Read More
Long, long ago, a little girl named Laura Ingalls lived in a little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin with her Pa, her Ma, her sisters, Mary and Carrie, and their good old bulldog, Jack. One spring day Pa … Read More
Balto leads the dogsled team that is carrying medicine for very sick children. Will he make it through the blizzard in time? A true story for beginning readers. Full-color illustrations. Ages 7-10. Paperback; 48 pages.
This is a story of a young Nez Perce who found a coyote pup and inherited a wonderful stallion. It is about growing up and becoming a man. But it is also the sad story of the running war the … Read More