In English and Mandarin Chinese, Belle Yang's bilingual board books celebrate the natural world with simple concepts and beautiful, bold illustrations. Wet weather is coming -- "whoosh!" As rain falls like soybeans --" ping ping, pang pang -- "Hedgehog runs quickly --"pitter patter. "Soon he will be safe and warm with Mama --" purr purr. "What other sounds does he hear along the way? Tonal marks used in the book are explained in a final spread, along with a pinyin translation of the Chinese characters.
I was born during the depression, or rather at the end of it. By all rights, I shouldn't be here. I was the eleventh child and I'm sure my arrival was not heralded as a blessed event. I should have been dead before my first birthday and tagged as another statistical victim of poverty. My family would have to borrow money to be labeled "poor." They were in downright poverty. I wasn't a bad child, but I wasn't a good child either...I was spoiled by my adoptive parents. Especially my dad. Mom was overprotective, but I never doubted I was loved. I am now 80 years old and this is my first book. I am pleased to share my life with you and your family. This is my story, growing up in Oregon. For I am "A Home-Grown Kid."
Compelling and explosively instructive, The Broken Home is a collection of poems telling the author's story of abusive childhood experiences while growing up under estranged parents. The book reveals several psychological, emotional and social harm done to children in broken marriages; showcasing their sufferings, derailment and exposure to a lifetime of disorientation and disaffection within the family and society. The publication will promote an ongoing Chuma Mmeka project to help resolve broken marriages in the interest of children in Africa.
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The Sails Take-Home Library features two sets of stimulating texts to support take-home reading programs. The books are filled with amusing characters, humorous situations and colourful pictures, to engage students and encourage them to read outside the classroom. The inclusion of Parent Notes in each book enables parents to play an integral part in strengthening their child's reading skills.
The Sails Take-Home Library features an exciting mix of titles in both Set A and Set B. Covering a variety of genres and styles, the vibrant mix of fiction and non-fiction titles will engage every student.
This reader is classified as Reading Level 3 / Fountas and Pinnell Level C. Visit our Levelled readers page for further information on reading levels.
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