Category: Geography Cultures

Barack Obama (DK Biography) by Stephen Krensky

By Stephen Krensky

Loaded with archival pictures and striking evidence, the DK Biography sequence introduces younger readers to a couple of history's best and influential characters. From his adolescence in Hawaii and Indonesia, to his paintings as a neighborhood organizer in Chicago, to his first months within the Oval workplace, DK Biography: Barack Obama tells the tale of the forty fourth president of the us.

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Over a Thousand Hills I Walk With You by Hanna Jansen

By Hanna Jansen

Earlier than one fateful April day, Jeanne lived the lifetime of a customary Rwandan lady. She fought together with her little sister, went to varsity, and teased her brother. Then, in a single scary evening, every thing replaced. Political problems unleashed a torrent of violence upon the Tutsi ethnic team. Jeanne’s relations, all Tutsis, fled their domestic and attempted desperately to arrive safeguard. They―along with approximately 1 million others―did no longer live on. the one survivor of her family’s bloodbath, Jeanne witnessed unspeakable acts. yet via braveness, wits, and sheer strength of will, she survived. in accordance with a real tale, this haunting novel by way of Jeanne’s adoptive mom makes unforgettably genuine the occasions of the 1994 Rwandan genocide as one family members skilled it. Jeanne’s tale is a tribute to the human spirit and its potential to heal.

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Brother Eagle, Sister Sky by Susan Jeffers

By Susan Jeffers

The Earth doesn't belong to us. We belong to the Earth. the nice American Indian leader Seattle spoke those phrases over 100 years in the past. His remarkably suitable message of appreciate for the Earth and each creature on it has continued the try of time and is imbued with ardour born of affection of the land and the surroundings. Illustrated through award-winning artist Susan Jeffers, the stirring pen-and-color drawings convey a big selection of local americans to lifestyles whereas shooting the beauty of nature and the land. teenagers and oldsters alike will benefit from the undying, poignant message offered during this fantastically illustrated photo book.

"Together, Seattle's phrases and Jeffers's photos create a robust message; this considerate e-book merits to be contemplated and adored by means of all." (Publishers Weekly )

Illustrated via Susan Jeffers.

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