An outdoor skills expert and veteran author provides readers with accessible information on choosing the best knot for the situation, tying different types of common knots and hitches, selecting the best kinds of rope, and much more. With step-by-step instructions (for both righties and lefties!) on tying the most used and useful knots, this is the perfect book to teach children how to tie knots like the experts.121 pp.
In A Peacemaker for Warring Nations, renowned Native author Joseph Bruchac draws from the teachings of both contemporary and past Iroquois tradition bearers in telling the story of how "the Peacemaker," a divine messenger sent by the Creator, helped to bring an end to the bitter warring of the Five Iroquois Nations and how he founded the famed League of the Iroquois, which was later to influence the US Constitution.56 pp.
A seeds-to-supper guide for the whole family to learn about gardening science and history and growing in different environments includes recipes and projects to make the most of these nature lessons.152 pp.
Shiva ("the auspicious one") is the Hindu god of love, righteousness, forgiveness, longevity, protection, health and prosperity. As Nataraja, or "Lord of the Dance," he controls the forces of creation, preservation and destruction. Award-winning author Demi presents the life of this central Hindu god, replete with stunning illustrations that faithfully reflect the traditions of Hindu painting. Also includes an appendix featuring prayers to Shiva and notes on his representation as "Lord of the Dance." 36 pp.
Features six popular stories from the Bible retold with whimsy by one of Israel's most celebrated authors.37 pp.