What happens when a harbor seal pup is abandoned like Sidney was? She was on the verge of starvation when some helpful humans stepped in to make sure she would live to become a healthy, happy seal. Discover the exciting events that happen to seal pups as you watch Sidney eat, play, and grow.
Eleven-year-old Willie McLean knows that General Lee will defeat the Yankees and win the Civil War, he just knows it. When a battle moves to the fields near his home in Appomattox, Virginia, Willie's thrilled--especially when General Lee, himself, comes to Willie's house! But then General Grant comes, too. Overhearing the two men talk, Willie hears one word: Surrender. Is the war really over?
Born a slave near the end of the Civil War, George Washington Carver was a small and sickly child. Too frail to work in the fields of the Missouri farm where he grew up, George did chores around the house. But when his work was done, he headed for the woods. There his lifelong love of nature was born. As a teacher and scientist at Alabama's Tuskegee Institute in the 1900s, George Washington Carver became famous for his work helping farmers grow better crops while sharing with them his love of nature's beauty. Follow George's inspiring life through this beautifully illustrated and engagingly ...
This biography for new readers tells Pablo Picasso's story by describing the evolution of his art--from his Blue Period to his Rose Period to cubism. As a child in Spain, Picasso drew pigeons, bullfights, and guitars. When he left home, he painted people who were poor and lonely like he was. During his Rose Period in Paris, he painted happy pictures. Young readers can follow the most significant events of Picasso's life told in an engaging story format, as they're represented in his art.
The boat creaked and moaned as the storm's waves smashed into the ship. Down in the hold, Andre' sat between crates that held the great copper lady, the Statue of Liberty. They were on their way to America, but would the storm that raged prevent them from getting there? Given to the people of the United States in 1885 by the people of France as a symbol of friendship between the two countries, the Statue of Liberty has come to symbolize freedom, liberty, and hope to all that see her. In this thrilling tale, learn what might have happened during the statue's stormy trip to America.
From culture to culture, people get clean in various ways. With playful photographs and verse, Wash Up! shows how getting rid of dirt can be good clean fun.