do we still need reminding that women are strong and smart?*

do we still need reminding that women are strong and smart?*

This is a terrific collection of women who had an impact in the public sphere. Some will certainly be familiar, and some may be new to you and yours. It's an exuberant look at thirteen women who changed your life—and you might not even know it! 

ages 4 to 12 years (and up!)

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an easy introduction to Shakespeare

an easy introduction to Shakespeare

ages 6 years and up
Shakespeare certainly knew how to spin a tale - but reading or seeing one of his classic plays performed live can be intimidating or just plain hard to follow. Try reading these brilliant Shakespeare Stories first, they'll help it all come together and make the original so much easier to love.
 

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a beautiful way to think about food, abundance and responsibility

a beautiful way to think about food, abundance and responsibility

ages 3 to grownup
For adults, teens and children ... an eye opening look at the way the world eats.  Families around the world are pictured with a weeks worth of food. The contrasts are extraordinary, it's fascinating stuff.  

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an ode to the importance of hope amidst despair

an ode to the importance of hope amidst despair

ages about 8 to grownup
The dreadful realities of history include events and times like the Cultural Revolution in China. Times that test the limits of our imaginations and our resolve. The Red Piano is a beautifully told story that takes us into the life of a young girl living through the Cultural Revolution. 

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a fascinating way to make big things comprehensible

a fascinating way to make big things comprehensible

This is a brilliantly informative and fun book. It’s all about scale. Scale is tricky to understand for young children, but numbers can get so big that it becomes almost impossible to get a sense of scale even for older children, teens and adults. That's where this book comes in.
ages 4 years to grownup

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