Download E-books A Kid's Guide to Latino History: More than 50 Activities (A Kid's Guide series) PDF

By Valerie Petrillo

A Kid’s consultant to Latino History positive aspects greater than 50 hands-on actions, video games, and crafts that discover the variety of Latino tradition and educate little ones in regards to the humans, studies, and occasions that experience formed Hispanic American history.


Kids can:

*     Fill Mexican cascarones for Easter

*     learn how to dance the merengue from the Dominican Republic

*     Write a brief tale utilizing “magical realism” from Columbia

*     construct Afro-Cuban Bongos

*     Create a vejigante masks from Puerto Rico

*     Make Guatemalan fear dolls

*     Play Loteria, or Mexican bingo, and study a bit Spanish

*     and masses more


Did you recognize that the 1st immigrants to dwell in the USA weren't the English settlers in Jamestown or the Pilgrims in Plymouth, however the Spanish? They equipped the 1st everlasting American payment in St. Augustine, Florida, in 1565. The lengthy and colourful background of Latinos in the USA comes alive via studying in regards to the missions and early settlements in Florida, New Mexico, Arizona, and California; exploring the Santa Fe path; studying how the Mexican-American battle led to the Southwest changing into a part of the us; and seeing how fresh immigrants from imperative and South the United States deliver their background to towns like manhattan and Chicago.


            Latinos have remodeled American tradition and youngsters can be encouraged through Latino authors, artists, athletes, activists, and others who've made major contributions to American history.

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Download E-books A is for America PDF

By Devin Scillian

From the British and our structure that changed their rule, to Yellowstone Park and Zane Grey's tales of the west, "A is for the United States" is a sweeping tribute to all we all know and love approximately our nation. With pleasant poems that beg to be learn aloud, and expository textual content to increase a student's horizons, this American alphabet will make you fall in love with the USA time and again. brilliant, superbly unique illustrations from California artist Pam Carroll carry each one letter to existence, from eagles to Thomas Edison to the veterans of 2 global Wars.

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Download E-books Lady Lollipop PDF

By Dick King-Smith

"The writer of BABE, THE GALLANT PIG deals one other winner with this story of a vivid pig and her canny younger keeper ‘training’ a spoiled princess. . . . flow over, Wilbur."— KIRKUS studies (starred review)

Lollipop isn't any usual pig. in keeping with her younger coach, Johnny Skinner, she’s the neatest pig within the whole country. while humans stare into Lollipop’s shiny, clever eyes, it in some way adjustments them for the higher. yet can Lollipop win over the spoiled Princess Penelope - and her not-so-pig-friendly mom and dad, the King and Queen? With funny black-and-white illustrations through Jill Barton, Dick King-Smith’s story a couple of precise pig - and a few memorable people, too - will satisfaction his legions of dependable fanatics!

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Download E-books Built for Success: The Story of CNN PDF

By Sara Gilbert fb. FedEx. CNN. they're names well-known all over the world this present day, yet simply how did those businesses develop into worldwide giants? Built for Success now spotlights sixteen flourishing agencies and introduces the leaders who guided them to prominence. each one identify surveys the featured company's whole heritage, reading its triumphs and screw ups, items and techniques, and the influence it has had at the lives of individuals around the world.

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Download E-books A Child in Prison Camp PDF

By Shizuye Takashima

While Shizuye Takashima, “Shichan” as she used to be known as, used to be 11 years outdated, her whole global replaced perpetually. As a Japanese-Canadian in 1941, she was once between hundreds of thousands of individuals compelled from their houses and despatched to dwell in internment camps within the Canadian Rockies. even though none were convicted of any crime, they have been thought of the enemy as the kingdom used to be at battle with Japan. during this actual tale of unhappiness and pleasure, Shichan recollects her lifestyles within the days top as much as her family’s pressured stream to the camp, her worry, anger, and frustration because the warfare drags on, and the dazzling joys within the camp: a Kabuki play, vacation celebrations, and the ever present fantastic thing about the celebs.

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Download E-books Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Adventure and Travel PDF

By Diane Lindsey Reeves

Adventurous or globe-trotting jobs do exist outdoor of the flicks and tv. for children wondering creating a profession out of exploring new horizons, this booklet might be a welcome source. profession principles for children Who Like event and commute, moment variation clues youngsters in on action-packed jobs in a number of intriguing fields. via supplying step by step self-assessment through a chain of activity profiles, this illustrated e-book is helping teenagers determine their character characteristics to higher fit themselves to attainable fast moving careers. assets for additional examine and extended occupation discovery actions motivate extra exploration for adventure-minded young ones. thoroughly revised and up-to-date, this consultant is a brilliant place to begin for children looking a occupation choked with event and go back and forth.

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Download E-books Mola: Cuna Life Stories and Art PDF

By Maricel E. Presilla

My little girls,
You will develop up and marry
a grown boy.
You will develop up....
I will search for molas,
Molas for the little girls.
--Cuna Lullaby

The impressive Cuna Indians survive the San Blas Islands off the northern coast of Panama. Cuna ladies carry a lot of the facility loved via males in different societies. They pick out their husbands, go estate directly to their youngsters, and make a special kind of paintings referred to as molas that depict each element in their lives.

The magnificent cloth designs in shiny tropical shades that seem at the back and front panels of molas provide us a window into Cuna existence. We may even see an afternoon in class, legendary birds, the tale of Noah, jungle animals, or a girl's coming-of-age.

Author Maricel Presilla discovered tips on how to learn molas whilst she stayed with the Cuna. Mola is her tribute to the ladies she got here to understand and the fantastic paintings they create.

An American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists"
One of financial institution highway university of Education's top kid's Books of the Year

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