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When a very young Alex loses a chess game to "moldy old" Uncle Hooya, he stops playing. But when Alex is injured playing football in the third grade, he joins the chess club where he faces Uncle Hooya's nephew — and his own fears. Alex's story is told in free verse to capture both his worry and joy.
Carla's book about the first Thanksgiving survives the fire that destroys her apartment. When she and her mother move in to their new building, Carla is determined to bring the residents together in a Thanksgiving no one will ever forget.
Emma Lazarus, a prolific and skilled poet, only once wrote a poem on request. It is the one for which she is best known: the poem is mounted on the base of the Statue of Liberty. Emma's story is sprinkled with her writing, complemented by expressive illustrations.
Poems combine with information and evocative illustrations to create a sense of wonder about space and space-related topics. Beginning with a countdown ("T-minus:/10/9/8…./Spaceship soaring!") and concluding with a child wondering about "My Place" in the universe, this intriguing collection is sure to delight readers.
Product Description: Maybe you think you know the story of the big race between Rabbit and Turtle. Think again! In this story from the Choctaw People, Tim Tingle shows that it was not being slow and steady that won Turtle the big race — it was those feathers!!!