Category: Childrens Nonfiction People Places

By Kathy Ceceri,Shawn Braley

Providing a window into the heritage, technological know-how, and values of the cultures that produced them, this certain exploration of fearsome gods and courageous heroes contains hands-on actions, enjoyable evidence, and modern day connections. tasks diversity from experiencing the Greek story of Odysseus and creating a double soda-bottle whirlpool to fashioning a West African drum from yogurt containers and developing an indoor or outdoors backyard in response to the local American tale of the 3 Sisters. Summarizing the characters and tales that historic peoples used to provide an explanation for the wildlife and human habit, this job consultant conducts a desirable experience of mind's eye and secret, unveiling wonders of the earlier in addition to emphasizing the significance of oral traditions.

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By Heather A. Horst,Andrew Gamer

From Colin Powell, the 1st African American to be appointed U.S. secretary of country in 2000, to former NBA celebrity Patrick Ewing and Grammy Award winner Harry Belafonte, Jamaican american citizens have made very important contributions to American society. Drawing on own tales and ancient truth, this clean, full-color ebook makes a speciality of this dynamic humans and assesses their lasting effect. 3 Jamaican features - a keenness for tune, a appreciate for faith, and a convention of trip and migration - are interwoven during the booklet to aid express how those immigrants were in a position to guard their tradition within the United States.

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By Guillaume Olive,Zihong He

My First booklet of chinese language Calligraphy is a enjoyable and interesting creation to 1 of China's most well liked arts and crafts for children. Calligraphy—the paintings of manufacturing ornamental handwriting or lettering with a pen or brush—has been round for hundreds of thousands of years. during this enjoyable calligraphy for children ebook, readers will persist with in addition to Mimi, an 8 12 months previous, who takes her first steps in the direction of studying this magical paintings. Dive in, and explore:

  • The Evolution of chinese language Writing—how chinese language characters first started, hundreds of thousands of years in the past, and the way they've got evolved
  • The Order of the Strokes—learn the best way to write the strokes within the right order
  • The Radicals—what are they, and the way to unencumber their secrets
  • The 4 Treasures of Calligraphy— the 4 crucial instruments to get started
  • Movements and Position—how to grasp your mind's concentration, your respiring or even the best way to move
  • The 5 varieties of Calligraphy—Zhuan Shu (seal), Li Shu (clerical), Kai Shu (regular), Cao Shu (cursive), and Xing Shu (running)
  • The 8 Strokes— tips to draw the eight strokes; with them, you could write anything
  • Writing a personality in Calligraphy—create a whole personality in calligraphy

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By Carmella Van Vleet,Alex Kim

Investigate the attention-grabbing civilization of historic Rome via 25 hands-on initiatives and actions for younger readers a long time 6–9. young ones know about historical Roman houses, meals, playtime, garments, conquests, gods, leisure, and extra. actions variety from developing an amphora and creating a tunic to baking bread and internet hosting a Roman ceremonial dinner. through combining a hands-on point with riddles, jokes, enjoyable evidence, and comedian cartoons, youngsters Explore historical Rome! and advance an figuring out of ways this old civilization laid the root of our smooth world.

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By Danny Kravitz

common George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River lives on in a well-known portray, however the unforgettable real tale of that evening is strange to many of us. Washington's bold act boosted sagging morale, stunned the British, and confident capability allies resembling France that the american citizens intended business.

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