Category: Geography Cultures

The Donkey and the Rock by Demi

By Demi

Males are on their solution to marketplace while one man's donkey knocks over the opposite man's jar of helpful oil. harassed and dissatisfied, neither guy understands who in charge for the mishap. They choose to ask their clever and simply king for support. He indicates preserving a tribulation among the donkey and the rock, and invitations all his matters to the courthouse to witness the unusual occasion. yet rather than observing an ordeal, the viewers itself will get a lesson from the king.From the impressive mountain variety to the bright shades of the prayer flags and the clergymen in pink and gold, The Donkey and the Rock provides younger readers a style of the gorgeous kingdom of Tibet, and stocks the knowledge of a story that emerged from it.

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Sunshine Picklelime by Pamela Ferguson

By Pamela Ferguson

Pamela Ferguson's debut kid's novel is a deal with to learn, a light-hearted story of magical realism that strikes among pleasure and sorrow to discover which means within the roller-coaster reports of life.

PJ Picklelime lives in a village very as regards to you. Meadows are knee-deep in wildflowers in early springtime. Summers are scorching and dreamy while golden peaches the scale of melons grasp from the timber. Snow drifts like powdered sugar down the mountainside in winter.

Life in PJ Picklelime's village is often a bit exceptional . . . similar to PJ herself. there is the day Lemon Pie, a yellow warbler, got here to reside in her furry crop of black hair and the morning whilst PJ minimize her hair to aid mop up an oil spill. there is the afternoon she made candy, memory-filled lemonade that drew humans from blocks away, and the evening she chatted with owls in a barn choked with honey. yet PJ's spring isn't all roses and rainbows, and after Lemon Pie flies away, PJ's mom and dad cut up up, and a pal dies suddenly, PJ turns to her acquaintances, with their philosophies from world wide, for assist in realizing. Can PJ have the opportunity to get better her sunshine?

From the Hardcover edition.

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Senses in the City (Shelley Rotner's Early Childhood by Shelley Rotner

By Shelley Rotner

See the tall structures. pay attention a teach dashing via. odor the nuts roasting at a highway stand. contact arms to pass the road. style a cookie from a local bakery. the town stimulates all of our 5 senses in interesting methods. This publication is an excellent dialogue and job starter for kids who reside in or stopover at town, whereas even as it's perfect for lecture room use in learning the 5 senses. the subject is a wonderful foil for Rotners expertise for shooting young children at play.

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Bulu. African Wonder Dog by Dick Houston

By Dick Houston

Fans of real puppy tales, Jack Russell terriers, and African natural world may want to try out Bulu!

Born on a crocodile farm in Zambia's untamed South Luangwa Valley, the dog appeared varied from his littermates. Too quiet. Unresponsive. Terriers tend to be jam-packed with strength and bouncing off partitions. yet no longer this one. no one sought after him. input Anna and Steve Tolan--former cops who had left at the back of their existence in England to reside within the African bush. humans notion the Tolans have been a section diversified, too. The odd dog appropriate them completely. They named him Bulu, or "wild puppy" within the neighborhood Nyanja language.

Living within the bush, Bulu not just stumbled on his voice, he additionally came upon his calling as a foster guardian to the orphaned child animals--including warthogs, monkeys, elephants, baboons, bushbucks, and buffalo--cared for by means of the Tolans. yet Bulu's protecting nature led him into terrifying occasions within the wild. it is a miracle he survived! yet live to tell the tale he did,...

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The Tigris and Euphrates. Rivers of the Fertile Crescent by Gary G Miller

By Gary G Miller

The Tigris and Euphrates rivers encompass a zone as soon as referred to as Mesopotamia, the "cradle" of old civilizations that incorporated Sumer, Babylonia, and Assyria. This interesting e-book follows either rivers from the place they start in Turkey, shuttle down via northern Syria and Iraq, and sign up for to shape the Shatt al Arab earlier than emptying into the Persian Gulf.

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Eyewitness: Everest (Eyewitness Books) by Rebecca Stephens

By Rebecca Stephens

That includes an extra-sturdy library binding! here's an unique and fascinating new consultant to the enchanting demanding situations of lifestyles and loss of life at the world's maximum mountain levels. unbelievable, full-color pictures of mystery mountain kingdoms and scenes of brave climbers as they overcome the summits current an inspiring "eyewitness" view of the majesty of mountains. See castles one of the clouds, cable autos, funiculars, and steep mountain roads, misplaced ruins of the fabled Inca and Aztec civilizations, and dramatic waterfalls and rock formations. find out how mountains are created, the place to hunt defend in an avalanche, why the physique of Otzi, the Ice guy, lay undiscovered for hundreds of years, and why the Crusaders perched castles on peaks. become aware of the reality in the back of yetis and different mountain myths, what particularly occurred on Mallory and Irvine's deadly excursion to Everest, the sacrifice of the ice maidens of the Andes, how climbers take on a sheer rock face, and lots more and plenty even more.

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