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When Stella?s brother, Sam, cries Stella! Stella! Look! The sky is on fire! the pair begin a new adventure exploring the wonders o...f the natural world. A vast, luminous sky, the sun, the stars, and the rising moon form the backdrop for their nocturnal expedition. As they encounter raccoons, fireflies, tree frogs, and bats, Sam wonders if the moon can swim, if the sun wears pajamas, or if he can catch shooting stars with his butterfly net. Stella, as always, has an answer for every question. Marie-Louise Gay delights readers once again with this whimsical, tender, and humorous book that captures perfectly the freshness of young children discovering the world. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 7/29/2010 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 2 and Up Author: Mary-Louise Gay Publisher: Groundwood Books Dimensions: 8.96in length x 8.98in width x 0.12in height Weight: 4.16oz. Read More

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Discovered in a church in Chichicastenango in 1701, the Popol Vuh remains an essential document for the Maya of today. The stories... happen in real and identifiable places in the highlands of Guatemala, thus linking the past and present of Maya people directly to the land where they live. Now available in a paperback Spanish-language edition, this book is the first authoritative childrens version of the ancient and sacred text. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 9/14/1999 Pages: 96 Reading Level: Age 7 and Up Author: Victor Montejo Publisher: Groundwood Books Dimensions: 10.01in length x 8.01in width x 0.24in height Weight: 6.4oz. Read More

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For nearly 40 years, the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) has honored illustrators through the Hans Christian ...Andersen Awards and supported the growth of illustration for children worldwide. In honor of IBBYs work and to support its future endeavors, many of the worlds greatest illustrators for children have donated art based on a text of their choice drawn from their childhood and culture. The result is a stunning book of illustrations featuring the contributions of illustrators worldwide, including Marie-Louise Gay, Rosemary Wells, Vera Williams, and Ange Zhang. Texts are presented in both the original language and English. Groundwood Books will donate 15 percent of all sales to the International Board on Books for Children. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/20/2004 Pages: 72 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Patricia Aldana Publisher: Groundwood Books Dimensions: 9.02in length x 9.04in width x 0.52in height Weight: 18 oz Read More

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In Parvana?s Journey, the Taliban still control Afghanistan, but Kabul is in ruins. Parvana?s father has just died, and her mother..., sister, and brother could be anywhere in the country. Parvana knows she must find them. Despite her youth, Parvana sets out alone, masquerading as a boy. She soon meets other children who are victims of war ? an infant boy in a bombed-out village, a nine-year-old girl who thinks she has magic powers over landmines, and a boy with one leg. The children travel together, forging a kind of family out of sheer need. The strength of their bond makes it possible to survive the most desperate conditions. Royalties from this book will go toward an education fund for Afghan girls in Pakistani refugee camps. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 7/2/2003 Pages: 176 Reading Level: Age 10 and Up Author: Deborah Ellis Publisher: Groundwood Books Dimensions: 7.5in length x 4.96in width x 0.51in height Weight: 8oz. Read More

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Deborah Elliss enormously popular Breadwinner trilogy recounted the experiences of children living in Afghanistan; now Ellis turns... her attention to the young people of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. After visiting the region to conduct interviews, she presents their stories here ? in their own words. Twelve-year-old Nora, eleven-year-old Mohammad, and many others speak directly about their lives ? which prove to be both ordinary and extraordinary: They argue with their siblings. They hate spinach. They have wishes for the future. Yet they have also seen their homes destroyed and families killed, and live amidst constant upheaval and violence. This simple, telling book allows young readers everywhere to see that the children caught in this conflict are just like them ? but living far more difficult and dangerous lives. Without taking sides, it presents an unblinking portrait of children victimized by the endless struggle around them. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 2/3/2006 Pages: 144 Reading Level: Age 11 and Up Author: Deborah Ellis Publisher: Groundwood Books Dimensions: 8.56in length x 5.54in width x 0.3in height Weight: 0.32oz. Read More

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This fanciful nautical adventure stars a winsome cat named Zoom who stays indoors paddling in the sink or sailing in the bathtub a...ll night when other self-respecting cats are out mousing and howling at the moon. One day Zoom finds in his Uncle Roys diary a map of the sea and how to get there, which leads him to the huge house of the beautiful Maria. When, with the turn of a large wheel, mysterious Maria launches him on a wonderful sea voyage, the first of Zooms adventures begins. Author: Eric Bellows Publisher: Groundwood Books Dimensions: 0.25in length x 10.75in width x 8.5in height Weight: 13.5 oz Read More

Groundwood Books
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When Stella?s brother, Sam, cries Stella! Stella! Look! The sky is on fire! the pair begin a new adventure exploring the wonders o...f the natural world. A vast, luminous sky, the sun, the stars, and the rising moon form the backdrop for their nocturnal expedition. As they encounter raccoons, fireflies, tree frogs, and bats, Sam wonders if the moon can swim, if the sun wears pajamas, or if he can catch shooting stars with his butterfly net. Stella, as always, has an answer for every question. Marie-Louise Gay delights readers once again with this whimsical, tender, and humorous book that captures perfectly the freshness of young children discovering the world. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 7/29/2010 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 2 and Up Author: Mary-Louise Gay Publisher: Groundwood Books Dimensions: 8.96in length x 8.98in width x 0.12in height Weight: 4.16oz. Read More

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Stella and her little brother are spending the day at the beach. Stella has been to the seashore before and knows all its secrets,... but Sam still has a lot of questions. Does a moonsnail come from the moon? What can you buy with a sand dollar? Stella has answers for them all. The only thing shes not sure about is whether Sam will ever come into the water. Through exquisite watercolors, this book brings to life a perfect summer day and the sweet and funny relationship between an older sister and her baby brother. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 3/4/1999 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 2 and Up Author: Marie-Louise GayPublisher: Groundwood Books Dimensions: 9.32in length x 9.32in width x 0.38in height Weight: 12.8oz. Author: Marie-Louise Gay Publisher: Groundwood Books Dimensions: 8.8in length x 8.8in width x 0.2in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More

Groundwood Books
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When Stephen spots a beetle he takes off his shoe and raises his arm, ready to strike... but then he has second thoughts. He lays ...his head down on the ground and the beetle walks right up to him. At the last moment the beetle turns aside and each can go on with the day, having avoided the worst. Publisher: Groundwood Books Dimensions: 0.25in length x 8.25in width x 11.5in height Weight: 14.5 oz Read More

Groundwood Books
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Winter was never so magical as in this marvelous book about Stella and Sam discovering a familiar landscape transformed by a heavy... snowfall. Sam makes his very first snowstorm, and, as usual, he has lots of questions: Where do snowmen sleep? Can you eat a snowflake? Do snow angels sing? Older and bolder, Stella knows all the answers, and she delights in showing Sam the many pleasures of a beautiful winter?s day. Young readers are enchanted as Stella and Sam build a gigantic snowman, then they go skating and sledding and make beautiful snow angels in a fluffy, white, magical, and wondrous world. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 7/29/2010 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 2 and Up Author: Marie-Louise GayPublisher: Groundwood Books Dimensions: 9.22in length x 9.35in width x 0.39in height Weight: 12oz. Author: Marie-Louise Gay Publisher: Groundwood Books Dimensions: 8.96in length x 8.98in width x 0.11in height Weight: 5.59oz. Read More

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