In the center of Australia lies a strange desert wilderness called the Dead Heart. It is difficult to imagine that anything can exist in such a harsh place. But the Dead Heart has a secret: it holds amazing stories of adaptation and survival. Follow in the footsteps of early explorers such a Charles Sturt and learn what the indigenous people of Australia have long known: not all is quite as it seems.
Traces the history of rocket development from early Chinese fire arrows to modern-day space shuttles, discussing the science behind rocket flight while outlining projects that use the forces of thrust, gravity, lift, and drag.
The one and only Dr. Seuss dispenses invaluable advice about life in this collection of his most memorable quotes. Features over sixty pages of Seuss art and quotes from such classics as The Cat in the Hat, Horton Hatches the Egg, Green Eggs and Ham, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Oh, the Places You'll Go!, and many more.
This is the story, from birth to death, of Martin Luther, who headed a revolution that changed the world. From a small town in medieval Germany, the Reformation resulted in dramatic, sweeping change that still echoes today. Here is Luther's story of adventure, courage, and faith told in graphic novel style.
Here is the remarkable true story of how former slave Isabella Baumfree transformed herself into the preacher and orator Sojourner Truth. An iconic figure of the abolitionist and women's rights movements, Sojourner Truth famously spoke out for equal rights roughly one hundred years before the civil rights movement.