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Buchtipps - English Books

In this book from the critically acclaimed, bestselling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Steve Jobs, the visionary whose ideas still shape the world. Steve Jobs grew up surrounded by inventors, in sunny Silicon Valley, California. He and his friend Stephen Wozniak channelled their love of computers into their own inventions, building a successful company from Steve's garage. 4+ Features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back.

Meet Jean-Michel Basquiat, the graffiti street art movement pioneer.

Meet Mother Teresa, along with her message of love and charity.

Meet John Lennon, the boy from Liverpool who dreamed of peace. When John Lennon formed a band while still in school, he couldn’t have known they were about to change music forever. With their exciting new sounds, rebel attitudes and gift for songwriting, everyone went crazy for The Beatles. Today, John is remembered not just as a musical icon, but as a champion of world peace. This inspiring book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the legendary Beatle’s life.

Released to celebrate the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, this mini edition of the award-winning Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series celebrates the inspiring stories of 25 game-changing women athletes and their drive, resilience, and sportsmanship.

How did the USA become a superpower? Why do people go to war? And why are some countries rich while others are so poor? Find the answers to these questions and many more in this eye-opening book, which uses maps to explain how geography has shaped the history of our world. Discover how the choices of world leaders are swayed by mountains, rivers and seas - and why geography means that history is always repeating itself.

When spring comes, it melts the snow. Where will all the water go? The first harbingers of spring can be seen in the forest-as the wet snow begins to melt. The little squirrels Mick, Mack, and Molly can't believe that snow can turn into water. That is, until they discover a floating tree and use it as a raft. This gentle adventure, told in rhyme, is a wonderful celebration of nature and friendship. A beloved story, now available in English, from Japanese master of children's book illustration Kazuo Iwamura.

Maya Angelou's brave, defiant poem celebrates the courage within each of us, young and old. From the scary thought of panthers in the park to the unsettling scene of a new classroom, fearsome images are summoned and dispelled by the power of faith in ourselves. Angelou's strong words are matched by the daring vision of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, whose childlike style reveals the powerful emotions and fanciful imaginings of childhood. Together, Angelou's words and Basquiat's paintings create a place where every child, indeed every person, may experience his or her own fearlessness.

From Newbery Medal honoree and #1 New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds comes a hilarious, hopeful, and action-packed middle grade novel about the greatest young superhero you've never heard of, filled with illustrations by Raúl the Third! Portico Reeves's superpower is making sure all the other superheroes-like his parents and two best friends-stay super. And safe. Super safe. And he does this all in secret. No one in his civilian life knows he's actually...Stuntboy! But his regular Portico identity is pretty cool, too.

Who are you? What is racism? Where does it come from? Why does it exist? What can you do to disrupt it? Learn about social identities, the history of racism and resistance against it, and how you can use your anti-racist lens and voice to move the world toward equity and liberation. 20 activities get you thinking and help you grow with the knowledge. All you need is a pen and paper.