Not so different offers a humorous, relatable, and refreshingly honest glimpse into Shane Burcaw’s life. This hasn’t stopped him from doing the things he enjoys like eating pizza and playing sports and video games with the people he loves, but it does mean that he routinely relies on his friends and family for help with everything from brushing his teeth to rolling over in bed.
Not So Different: What You Really Want to Ask About Having a Disability #ad - A chicago public library Best Book of 2017. As a result, his body hasn’t grown bigger and stronger as he’s gotten older―it’s gotten smaller and weaker instead.
Strangers Assume My Girlfriend Is My NurseRoaring Brook Press #ad - With his signature wit, twenty-something author, blogger, and entrepreneur Shane Burcaw is back with an essay collection about living a full life in a body that many people perceive as a tragedy. From anecdotes about first introductions where people patted him on the head instead of shaking his hand, to stories of passersby mistaking his able-bodied girlfriend for a nurse, Shane tackles awkward situations and assumptions with humor and grace.
On the surface, but they are actually about family, these essays are about day-to-day life as a wheelchair user with a degenerative disease, love, and coming of age. Shane burcaw is one half of the hillarious YouTube duo, now fiancee, Squirmy and Grubs, which he runs with his girlfriend, Hannah Aylward.
Laughing at My NightmareSquare Fish #ad - While he does talk about everyday issues that are relatable to teens, he also offers an eye-opening perspective on what it is like to have a life threatening disease. From awkward handshakes to having a girlfriend and everything in between, Shane handles his situation with humor and a "you-only-live-once" perspective on life.
Melia publishing services. With acerbic wit and a hilarious voice, Shane Burcaw's Laughing at My Nightmare describes the challenges he faces as a twenty-one-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy.
Laughing at My NightmareRoaring Brook Press #ad - From awkward handshakes to having a girlfriend and everything in between, Shane handles his situation with humor and a "you-only-live-once" perspective on life. With acerbic wit and a hilarious voice, Shane Burcaw's Laughing at My Nightmare describes the challenges he faces as a twenty-one-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy.
While he does talk about everyday issues that are relatable to teens, he also offers an eye-opening perspective on what it is like to have a life threatening disease. Melia publishing services.
Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art GallerySimon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books #ad - And he never left home without a sketchbook. Melia publishing services. Finally his dream came true. Ernie grew tall and athletic and became a football star. He would draw families walking home from church, or the old man on the sofa. Soon enough the colleges came calling. His work has influenced a generation of painters and illustrators and can be found in museums and collections, such as the African American Museum in Philadelphia and the California African American Museum.
He drew what he saw. A visually striking, enlightening picture-book biography. Booklist starred review “An absolutely indispensable illustrated biography. School library journal starred review “A well-sourced, stirringly told account of an artist. Publishers weekly starred review “For sports fans and budding artists alike.
Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery #ad - . A well-told, artfully illustrated story. Kirkus reviews starred review a 2019 orbis pictus book award winner * an ala-alsc notable children’s book * a scbwi golden kite honor book award * a booklist top 10 biographies for youth * a booklist Top 10 Art Books for Youth * A New York Public Library NYPL Best Book for Kids * A Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Book Discover the remarkable true story of NFL star Ernie Barnes—a boy who followed his dreams and became one of the most influential artists of his generation—with this beautiful and fascinating nonfiction picture book illustrated by four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier.
An artist paints his own reality.
Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald EaglePersnickety Press #ad - Beauty and the beak follows beauty close up from the moment she uses her baby beak to emerge from her egg, to the day her beak is shot off, through her hunt when she uses her powerful adult beak to feed herself, leaving her helpless. Melia publishing services. The book includes expanded information about bald eagles as a top predator species, their near extinction in most of the U.
S. Their successful reintroduction back into the wild, and efforts to conserve this critical raptor species today. This book will resonate with those who have their own stories of other animals endangered or in need, and humans, in need of prosthetic limbs, from young children to military veterans, who are being given new lives with state-of-the-art devices.
Beauty and the Beak: How Science, Technology, and a 3D-Printed Beak Rescued a Bald Eagle #ad - Beauty and the beak is a nonfiction picture book about Beauty, rescued, the wild bald eagle that made world news when she was illegally shot, and received a pioneering, 3D-printed prosthetic beak. This brave and uplifting story continues through her rescue, into the months of engineering her 3D-printed prosthetic beak and intense hours of her beak surgery, to the moment she takes the first drink of water by herself with her new beak.
Beauty and the beak captures the spirit and courage of this amazing bird and America’s national symbol―whose species was nearly wiped out by human activity, only to be restored and thriving because of environmental conservation and human compassion.
Wet Cement: A Mix of Concrete PoemsRoaring Brook Press #ad - Roaring brook. But by using the arrangement of the words on the page to convey the meaning of the poem, concrete or shape poems are also easy to write! From the author of the incredibly inventive Lemonade: And Other Poems Squeezed from a Single Word comes another clever collection that shows kids how to look at words and poetry in a whole new way.
. Melia publishing services. Who says words need to be concrete? This collection shapes poems in surprising and delightful ways. Concrete poetry is a perennially popular poetic form because they are fun to look at.
Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code Volume 1 People Who Shaped Our WorldSterling Children's Books #ad - . And a role model for science- and math-minded girls and boys. Who was grace hopper? a software tester, cherished mentor, ace inventor, workplace jester, avid reader, naval leader—AND rule breaker, chance taker, and troublemaker. Sterling. Grace hopper coined the term “computer bug” and taught computers to “speak English.
Throughout her life, Hopper succeeded in doing what no one had ever done before. Acclaimed picture book author Laurie Wallmark Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine once again tells the riveting story of a trailblazing woman. Delighting in difficult ideas and in defying expectations, the insatiably curious Hopper truly was “Amazing Grace”.
Grace Hopper: Queen of Computer Code Volume 1 People Who Shaped Our World #ad - With a wealth of witty quotes, and richly detailed illustrations, this book brings Hopper's incredible accomplishments to life. If you’ve got a good idea, and you know it’s going to work, go ahead and do it. The inspiring story of grace Hopper—the boundary-breaking woman who revolutionized computer science—is told told in an engaging picture book biography.
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Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of ConfusionMillbrook Press TM #ad - Author chris barton and illustrator Victo Ngai vividly bring to life this little-known story of how the unlikely and the improbable became just plain dazzling. Why would anyone put such eye-catching designs on ships? Desperate to protect ships from German torpedo attacks, British lieutenant-commander Norman Wilkinson proposed what became known as dazzle.
Roaring brook. During world war i, british and American ships were painted with bold colors and crazy patterns from bow to stern. A visually stunning look at innovative and eye-popping measures used to protect ships during World War I. These stunning patterns and colors were meant to confuse the enemy about a ship's speed and direction.
Dazzle Ships: World War I and the Art of Confusion #ad - By the end of the war, more than four thousand ships had been painted with these mesmerizing designs. Sterling. Melia publishing services.
Her Right Foot American History Books for Kids, American History for KidsChronicle Books #ad - What they find is about more than history, more than art. A friendly reminder of how America can be at its best. Entertainment weeklyif you had to name a statue, any statue, odds are good you'd mention the Statue of Liberty. Have you seen her?She's in New York. She's holding a torch. And she's in mid-stride, moving forward.
But why?in this fascinating and fun take on nonfiction for kids, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find in the statue of Liberty's right foot is the powerful message of acceptance that is essential of an entire country's creation.
Her Right Foot American History Books for Kids, American History for Kids #ad - An ideal patriotic gift for kids, this book as received accolades from a number of reputable publications:a publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of the YearA School Library Journal Best Picture Book of the YearA 2018 Orbis Pictus Award Honor BookA Junior Library Guild selectionSeven Starred Reviews"In a time when immigration is a hot-button issue, it's good to be reminded that Lady Liberty continues to lift her lamp beside the golden door.
Booklist, starred review"Thought-provoking. Bulletin for the center for Children's Books, starred review"A timely immigrant's tale. Shelf awareness, starred review"Crucial. Publishers weekly, starred review"Heartfelt throughout and indisputable timely. Kirkus reviews, starred review"Unique and important.
Lesser Spotted AnimalsDavid Fickling Books #ad - Sterling. Melia publishing services. Bison? they're banned! tigers? Taboo! Say good-bye to the gnu, cheerio to the cheetah, and peace to the panda. The world of lesser spotted animals starts here!find out all about the amazing animals you need to know but never get to see, from the numbat to the zorilla, and everything in between.
A non-fiction picture book with attitude, Martin Brown's Lesser Spotted Animals combines the humor and verve of books like Dragons Love Tacos and Please Mr. Roaring brook. Panda with the informative breadth and gorgeous presentation of non-fiction from Steve Jenkins, Diana Aston, and Jenny Broom.