"This stunning book is the story I've been waiting for my whole life; where girls rise up to claim their space with joy and power.” --Laurie Halse Anderson, New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Speak
"An extraordinary story of two indomitable spirits." --Brendan Kiely, New York Times bestselling co-author of All American Boys and Tradition
"Timely, thought-provoking, and powerful." --Julie Murphy, New York Times bestselling author of Dumplin'
Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Renée Watson teams up with poet Ellen Hagan in this YA feminist anthem about raising your voice.
Jasmine and Chelsea are best friends on a mission--they're sick of the way women are treated even at their progressive NYC high school, so they decide to start a Women's Rights Club. They post their work online--poems, essays, videos of Chelsea performing her poetry, and Jasmine's response to the racial microaggressions she experiences--and soon they go viral. But with such positive support, the club is also targeted by trolls. When things escalate in real life, the principal shuts the club down. Not willing to be silenced, Jasmine and Chelsea will risk everything for their voices--and those of other young women--to be heard.
These two dynamic, creative young women stand up and speak out in a novel that features their compelling art and poetry along with powerful personal journeys that will inspire readers and budding poets, feminists, and activists.
Acclaim for Piecing Me Together
2018 Newbery Honor Book
2018 Coretta Scott King Author Award
2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Young Adult Finalist
"Timely and timeless." --Jacqueline Woodson, award-winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming
"Watson, with rhythm and style, somehow gets at . . . the life-changing power of voice and opportunity." --Jason Reynolds, NYT-bestselling author of Long Way Down
"Brilliant." --John Green, New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars
* “Teeming with compassion and insight." --Publishers Weekly, starred review
* "A timely, nuanced, and unforgettable story about the power of art, community, and friendship." --Kirkus , starred review
* "A nuanced meditation on race, privilege, and intersectionality." --SLJ, starred review
Take kids beyond cupcakes with twenty-five baking recipes using silicone cups, including calzones, popcorn shrimp, cheese biscuits, cream puffs, and more!
Bake It in a Cup! is a must-have follow-up to the bestselling Cook It in a Cup!, the cookbook kids love! With all of the ingredients for an unforgettable time in the kitchen, kids will build on basic baking skills to whip up mouthwatering recipes and comfort food favorites, like stuffed peppers, calzones, tamales, casseroles, fruit cobbler, madeleines, and more. Twenty-five simple recipes are all made with easy-to-clean, oven and microwave-safe baking cups.
“For baking up everything from poached eggs to latkes to cheesecake . . . will especially appeal to cute-loving tweens and tykes with small appetites.” —Working Mother
From the end of August until the first part of June, our children spend more of their waking hours at school than at home. And while elementary school problems may sometimes seem trivial compared to our adult worries, we need to remember that our children’s problems can be just as gut-wrenching and nerve-wracking as any adult’s. This thoughtfully written book covers everything from homework to getting along with others, dealing with teachers and feeling safe at school. Author Michaelene Mundy reassures and teaches as she tackles the topics most important to young students.
It is Saturday, Carl, Danny and Anna are going to town with Mummy. They are taking a broken watch to the watchmaker, they want to look at some books in the bookshop and they want to buy some new shoes. Carl is happy because he knows that the following day, Sunday, he will be able to wear his new shoes and that on his day in town, he has learnt a lot about how we measure time in weeks, months, years and long or shorter periods of time.
Sixteen-year-old Pippa Greene never goes anywhere without her camera. She and her best friend/supermodel-in-training Dace long ago mapped out their life plan: Pippa will be the noted fashion photographer, and Dace the cover girl. But ever since last spring, things have changed for Pippa, and her junior year at Spalding High proves to have its own set of challenges. Not only is Vantage Point, the statewide photography competition, in three short weeks, but her mandatory volunteering placement lands her at St. Christopher's Hospital, a place Pippa never wanted to set foot in again. With humor and pluck, she navigates her new role as a candy striper (watch out for Code Yellows), her changing relationship with her best friend (goodbye, Honesty Pact), and, perhaps most stressful of all, her new love interests (yes, love interests plural). Will Pippa make it to Vantage Point without having a panic attack? Will either one of the guys prove less sketchy than her last boyfriend? Can she and Dace figure out a way to dream big and be best friends? One thing is certain: real life is a lot more complicated than a photograph.
Children love to visit the zoo to see all of the animals. Now children can walk through the zoo and count from one to ten with lions, monkeys, elephants, kangaroos and more! Young readers will recognize word patterns and find it easy to read along with this vibrantly-illustrated book. And, aspiring mathematicians will count from one to ten and start to recognize number words, too! Learn simple Spanish words and phrases with the corresponding version En El Zoológico.
Join Fancy Nancy in New York Times bestselling team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser's Fancy Nancy: Candy Bonanza! Today is Halloween and Nancy can't wait to collect candy from each house she visits. But it's hard to leave all those delectable treats in her pumpkin pail. Is there such a thing as too much candy? Fans of Fancy Nancy will delight in this Halloween storybook adventure, complete with stickers!
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