"It seems like everyone else has the script. Everyone else knows what's happening and I look around and say, Duh."Of course, the truth is that no one has the script because there is no script to follow. Chances are you'd find that almost everyone else has questions and worries a lot like yours, if you could get them to admit it. This brand-new, completely updated and revised edition of Changing Bodies, Changing Lives is full of honest, accurate, nonjudgmental information on everything teenagers need to know about today.Am I the only one whocan't get up the nerve to ask someone out?got my period so early?doesn't even know the right way to kiss?feels pressured to use drugs?still hasn't hit puberty yet?wants to avoid the gang scene?worries when my mom doesn't come home at night?is scared that I might have AIDS?can't decide what form of birth control to use?has no idea how to tell my friends I'm gay?goes on eating binges?has never had an orgasm?is shut out of the popular crowd?Changing Bodies, Changing Lives has helped hundreds of thousands of teenagers make informed decisions about their lives, from questions about sex, love, friendship, and how your body works to dealing with problems at school and home and figuring out who you are. It's packed with illustrations, checklists, and resources for the answers you really need. Best of all, it's filled with the voices, poems, and cartoons from hundreds of other teenagers, who tell you what makes them feel worried, angry, confused, sexy, happy, and, yes, even excited and hopeful about their lives. (Check out the first two pages for a sample of the quotes you'll find inside.)Being a teenager is tough. With the information and the ideas inside this book, you'll have what you need to make these years the best they can be.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 9/8/1998Pages: 432Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
The Time: 1968 The Place: Chicago For thirteen-year-old Sam it's not easy being the son of known civil rights activist Roland Childs. Especially when his older (and best friend), Stick, begins to drift away from him for no apparent reason. And then it happens: Sam finds something that changes everything forever. Sam has always had faith in his father, but when he finds literature about the Black Panthers under Stick's bed, he's not sure who to believe: his father or his best friend. Suddenly, nothing feels certain anymore. Sam wants to believe that his father is right: You can effect chnage without using violence. But as time goes on, Sam grows weary of standing by and watching as his friends and family suffer at the hands of racism in their own community. Sam beings to explore the Panthers with Stick, but soon he's involved in something far more serious -- and more dangerous -- than he could have ever predicted. Sam is faced with a difficult decision. Will he follow his father or his brother? His mind or his heart? The rock or the river? Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/6/2009Pages: 304Reading Level: Age 9 and Up
Water is always flowing, from a brook to a stream, to a river to the ocean. Read and find out more about how water shapes the earth and why it is important to keep our water clean.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/7/1993Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Follow the red canoe from page to page as it journeys down river carrying the family on a camping tour. It's the next best thing to paddling it yourself.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/1/1984Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
"We want you to do it again."These words, spoken to Brian Robeson, will change his life. Two years earlier, Brian was stranded alone in the wilderness for 54 days with nothing but a small hatchet. Yet he survived.Now the government wants him to go back into the wilderness so that astronauts and the military can learn the survival techniques that kept Brian alive. Soon the project backfires, though, leaving Brian with a wounded partner and a long river to navigate. His only hope is to build a raft and try to transport the injured man a hundred miles downstream to a trading post--if the map he has is accurate.From the Paperback edition.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/13/2012Pages: 144Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
Once upon a time, Mirror Mirror, a brilliant book of fairy tale themed reversos a poetic form in which the poem is presented forward and then backward became a smashing success. Now a second book is here with more witty double takes on well-loved fairy tales such as Thumbelina and The Little Mermaid. Read these clever poems from top to bottom and they mean one thing. Then reverse the lines and read from bottom to top and they mean something else - it is almost like magic! A celebration of sight, sound, and story, this book is a marvel to read again and again. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/7/2013Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Follow the line on a journey from the city to the country, from the sky to the ocean, from morning till night. Laura Ljungkvist uses her trademark continuous line style to create the perfect counting book for young children. Each scene contains questions designed to get children looking, counting, and thinking. For example, in the underwater picture, children can count seashells, turtles, and the legs on an octopus. Each page is packed with colorful, artful objects and animals—and young counters can follow the line from the front cover to the back cover, through each stunning scene. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/4/2006Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Elenco Follow Me This very interesting sound detecting robot kit has four built-in microphones to detect the sound sources. When the robot detects a sound, it will turn and move toward the sound. Just clap and the robot will come to you. Clap again from another position and the robot will turn and move in that direction.Recommended Ages:13 and up
Open this elegant pop-up book and celebrate the true meaning of Christmas! Lyrical words describe how the Star of Bethlehem lit the sky over the first Christmas, and how it shines still today: as families gather, as gifts are given, as we celebrate our love for one another, and as we wish for peace and joy for the world. The beautiful diorama-style format invites the reader to follow the star that shines every year during this special season, all over the world, in our homes and hearts.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/2/2011Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Cubby has plans to play the harmonica at Marina the Mermaid's big party tonight. But that sneaky snook Captain Hook has other ideas! Will Cubby be able to strike all the right cords, or will Jake make sure that Hook has to face the music? Find out in this swashbuckling adventure that includes pirate stickers and gold doubloons that little mateys can "earn" along the way.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 7/10/2012Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
George, a newly minted quarter on his way to the bank, is in for quite a day. He's about to be traded, spent, lost, found, donated, dropped into a vending machine, washed in a washing machine, and generally passed all around town. By the time George finally ends up back at the bank, he's given readers a real run for their money.By George, what a way to practice math, learn about basic economics. and have a few laughs, too!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/1/2003Pages: 30Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Story Include sound icons - Press the sound buttons to hear sound efffects and music to go with the story. Sliding peek-a-boo window on top of the module adds to the fun. The window reveals one of two sound icons. Slide the window to reveal the other.
After Jimmy is blinded in an accident with a firecracker, he has to relearn all the things he used to know. With the help of a determined therapist, he learns to read Braille and to use a cane. Then he's given the chance to have a guide dog. Learning to work with Leader is not easy, but Jimmy tries harder than he ever has before.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/1/1994Pages: 192Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
River Friendly, River Wild On TV we watch our city where people navigate the river-streets in any way they can.... "Look." Max points. "it's Sarah's house." All I see is roof. In searing personal poems, Jane Kurtz explores what it's like to struggle through a flood and pull your life together afterward. Inspired by Kurtz's own flood experience, this tale is realistic and unforgettable. Not just a moving story of one girl's courage, River Friendly, River Wild is a tribute to everyone who's ever faced great loss.
In this redesigned edition of Scott O'Dell's classic novel, a young Native American woman, accompanied by her infant and her cruel husband, experiences joy and heartbreak when she joins the Lewis and Clark expedition seeking a way to the Pacific.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/5/2008Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
In this redesigned edition of Scott O'Dell's classic novel, a young Native American woman, accompanied by her infant and her cruel husband, experiences joy and heartbreak when she joins the Lewis and Clark expedition seeking a way to the Pacific.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/18/2008Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
As they watch the river flow past their house, Josh and Aaron make up stories about where the river begins--stories that prompt them to set out one day and locate the river's origin. Reprint. PW. AB. NYT. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 2/1/1993Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Kelsyus River Rider Tube Gear up and kick back in style, for a relaxing hot summer day on the water with the Kelsyus River Rider. Great for the lake, in the pool or on the river! The River Rider Tube offers all the amenities you need to hold the essentials as you float above the water. This inflatable tube comes with a built-in cooler that holds six cans, plus it comes with a single can holder. The super-sized head/neck/back rest provides ultimate comfort. Tube measures approximately 50 inches in diameter and 8 inches tall.
The Hudson River has been a source of inspiration and a means of livelihood to all who have lived along its shores. It played a key role in the settling of the New World and the outcome of the Revolutionary War, and was the birthplace of the environmental movement. Now Hudson Talbott pays homage to the river that shares his name in a gorgeously illustrated, fascinating account of the river's history. Each appealing spread sheds exciting light on the river's strategic, economic and cultural signifi cance. Packed with facts, timelines and maps, this is a wonderful introduction to a wide range of topics including the Age of Exploration, the Erie Canal, the Industrial Age, American arts and literature and the environment. River of Dreams is truly a book with something for everyone.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/22/2009Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
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