Other books byMarion Dane Bauer
50 States to Celebrate
Say hello to Mr. Geo, everybody’s favorite geography teacher! He's on a mission to visit all fifty states. Today he’s visiting Arizona, the Grand Canyon State. His first stop is the Grand Canyon for a mule ride to the bottom, where he'll board a raft and row the mighty rapids of the Colorado River. Then he will visit the Navajo Nation, a town from the Wild West, and the Painted Desert. Join Mr. Geo on his travels around Arizona. Together, you will discover what makes this a state to celebrate. This entertaining and educational mix of travel, geography, history, and pop culture includes maps and learning activities. Great for beginning readers!
Celebrating Virginia and Washington, D.C.
50 States to Celebrate
Say hello to Mr. Geo, everybody’s favorite geography teacher! He loves to explore new places. Today he’s visiting Virginia, our first colony. His first stop is Harborfest to ride a Tall Ship. Then he's off to see dolphins splashing at Virginia Beach, and wild ponies galloping on Assateague Island. Other stops include historic sites, scenic wonders, and nearby Washington, D.C. Join Mr. Geo on his travels around Virginia. Together, you will discover what makes this a state to celebrate. This entertaining and educational mix of travel, geography, history, and pop culture includes maps and learning activities. Great for beginning readers!
On My Honor
Joel’s best friend, Tony, is a daredevil. It was Tony’s idea to make the long bike ride to the Starved Rock state park, and Tony’s idea to stop for a swim in the dangerous Vermillion River. So why does Joel feel so much guilt when tragedy strikes? The paperback features a beautiful new cover and introduction by Katherine Paterson, author of the Newbery Medal–winning book Bridge to Terabithia.
An Early Winter
Tim is distressed to learn that his mom, new stepfather, and grandmother are sure Granddad has Alzheimer's disease. Refusing to accept the possibility that they may be right, Tim persuades Granddad to run away with him on a fishing trip, convinced this will prove that Granddad is still capable of taking care of himself. But on the way to the lake, Granddad keeps forgetting things: their equipment, the soft drinks, even how to make change at the roadside store. When Granddad can't get them out of a dangerous situation on the water but instead makes the problem worse, Tim finally realizes his grandfather has changed . . . but his awareness may have come too late. Well-developed characters and page-turning suspense ensure that this riveting yet poignant novel will hold readers captive.