Meet "Turo" Rodriquez, who lives with his family in Los Angeles. Each chapter is a story from Turo's barrio, the hard life there and the good things, too.
Nine years after the atom bomb was dropped in Hiroshima Japan, Sadako begins to feel sick from the radiation and dies. But her bravery is not forgotten, and her classmates carry on her wish--to make 1,000 paper cranes.
Phil believes Daniel stole his brother's jacket, until he learns that he is wrong. This causes Phil to think hard about his feelings and beliefs about people.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt was one of the greatest presidents of the United States. When he was President, the united States had many problems, but he showed Americans that nothing is impossible.
Victor Frankenstein makes a giant monster out of dead bodies. The monster just wants to be loved, but what happens when the monster can't get what he wants?
In this chapter book adaptation of Jules Verne's classic novel, Professor Aronnax and his crew become prisoners of Captain Nemo, an adventurous underwater explorer. Will the professor and his crew ever escape, or will they travel the world with the crazy captain for the rest of their lives?
Lion thinks he is the "baddest in the land," until a weak little mouse has to help him remove a thorn from his paw. Mouse thinks that he is now king, but will the other animals listen to Mouse?