Skeeter's Dream

By Candace Manley

"œThe trials of war, of love and loss can crush the spirits of many, but Skeeter is proof that heroes do exist-that forgiveness and understanding are there for those who give it half a chance. An adventurous and touching story, this debut novel will find a permanent place in the reader's heart. Hats off to Candace Manley."-Steven Law, author of The True Father

Subjects: ChildrenFiction

What Are Global Warming and Climate Change?

Answers for Young Readers
By Chuck McCutcheon

Using a question-and-answer format supplemented by hands-on activities, this book fosters an understanding of the complex processes at work in global warming and climate change.

Dance of the Eggshells

Baile de los Cascarones
By Carla Aragón
Illustrations by Kathy Saville
Translated by Socorro AragónGeorge Gonzales

A little girl and her brother are introduced to the Baile de los Cascarones in this charming bilingual story of family and cultural tradition.

The Tree Rings' Tale

Understanding Our Changing Climate
By John Fleck

Science writer Fleck addresses one of the most important guiding principles for life in the arid West and one that scientists have long recognized: climate variability.

Rabbit and the Fingerbone Necklace

By Deborah L. Duvall
Illustrations by Murv Jacob

Does Ji-Stu meet his match in the crafty ravens, out to get his most prized possession?

The Weighty Word Book

By Paul M. LevittElissa S. GuralnickDouglas A. Burger
Illustrations by Janet Stevens

"Each of these twenty-six short stories takes an elaborate, circuitous path that leads to a 'weighty' one-word punch line."-- School Library Journal

Weighty Words, Too

By Paul M. LevittElissa S. GuralnickDouglas A. Burger
Illustrations by Katherine Karcz

Hanging with Bats

Ecobats, Vampires, and Movie Stars
By Karen Taschek

Through fascinating photographs and text Hanging with Bats introduces young readers to these beneficial but often vilified creatures.

Subjects: ChildrenScience

Rabbit and the Well

By Deborah L. Duvall
Illustrations by Murv Jacob

Ji-Stu the Rabbit thinks he's very clever but discovers he has outsmarted himself.

Powwow's Coming

By Linda Boyden

Cut-paper collage illustrations and engaging verse give young readers a new look at American Indian culture today.