Captain Irv's life is a story of inspiration, of courage, of perseverance, of managing what life throws your way in a manner we all should not only admire, but glean from.
Loren Stanfield hadn't seen Adam Riordan in twenty-three years. Yet the moment he stepped off the plane, she felt like a teenager again. Until she noticed Adam's sophisticated eighteen-year-old daughter, Daphne, flirting with Loren's own son, Joshua. Suddenly Loren felt every one of her forty years. Daphne's using all the same techniques to dazzle Joshua that Loren had tried with Adam. Should she tell the girl that love can't be forced—a lesson Loren had learned the hard way? Should she warn her son to stay away from girls like Daphne? Or should she do as Adam suggests - leave the kids alone and concentrate on fixing the mistakes they'd made?
This book is about what Thanksgiving was like long ago and what Thanksgiving is like today.
This book is about the similarities between generations of people.
Throughout much of human history, people have used the latest technology to entertain and make their life easier. The devices and gadgets of today have come a long way from those of the past. Welcome to the fascinating world of Technology: Then & Now.
What have people used to make clothes? What types of clothes do people wear today? Read this book to learn how clothes have changed.
Read Along or Enhanced eBook: Jasmin is astounded when Grandma tells her about the many things that were different when she was a girl - no computers, no e-mail, no color TV, no CD's, no cell phones, and no microwaves! But she and Grandma agree that one thing has never changed: the joy of cooking dinner together as a family.
Childhood looks at the very different ways in which children have lived at times in the past and in some places still today. In the early 1800s one in five children died before the age of one. In the past only wealthy children went to school. Even today many millions of children can't go to school. Why? This book is as rich, varied and enjoyable as childhood. At a deeper level it encourages children to reflect on different ways they and others experience life.
What were communities like long ago? Have communities changed? Read this book to learn about communities.