As a boy, John James Audubon loved to watch birds. In 1804, at the age of eighteen, he moved from his home in France to Pennsylvania. There he took a particular interest in peewee flycatchers. While observing these birds, John James became determined to answer a pair of two-thousand-year-old questions: Where do small birds go in the winter, and do they return to the same nest in the spring?
"A magic show, card tricks, and a disappearing rabbit named Professor Hoffman--the Treski kids are at it again as they try to put on a show in the face of an approaching hurricane. But nothing prepares them for what blows into town next: their long-lost dad"--
In 1911 New York, sixteen-year-old Essie Rosenfeld must stop taking care of her irrepressible six-year-old sister when she goes to work at the Triangle Waist Company, where she befriends a missing heiress who is in hiding from her family and who seems to understand the feelings of heartache and grief that Essie is trying desperately to escape.
Evan and his younger sister, Jessie, react very differently to the news that they will be in the same class for fourth grade and as the end of summer approaches, they battle it out through lemonade stands, each trying to be the first to earn one hundred dollars.
Evan y su hermana menor, Jessie, reaccionan de manera muy diferente a la noticia de que van a estar en la misma clase de cuarto grado y como el final del verano se acerca, ellos luchan hacia...
Evan y su hermana menor, Jessie, reaccionan de manera muy diferente a la noticia de que van a estar en la misma clase de cuarto grado y como el final del verano se acerca, ellos luchan a través de puestos de limonada, cada uno tratando de ser el primero en ganar cien dólares.
"A day at the community pool is full of unwater magic--dunking and diving with friends; somersaulting, walking on your hands, and bursting up through the surface like a tortoise. But when a thunderstorm comes and a little brother ventures too close to the pool's edge, will our main character be quick enough and brave enough to save the day?"--
Determined to be the World's First Flying Hedgehog, Taylor sets out to realize his dream, while Sydney tries to keep him in one piece, in this humorous story that highlights the importance of friendship.