View by Category

Teens books and presentations

Sort by:
Winner of the National Book Award for Young People s Literature Discover the inside story of the Civil Rights Movement through the eyes of one of its most iconic figures Congressman John Lewis March is the award-winning 1 bestselling graphic novel trilogy recounting his life in the movement co-written with Andrew Aydin and drawn by Nate Powell This commemorative set contains all three volumes of March in a beautiful slipcase 1 New York Times and Washington Post BestsellerFirst graphic novel to receive a Robert F Kennedy Book AwardWinner of the Eisner AwardA Coretta Scott King Honor BookOne of YALSA s Outstanding Books for the College BoundOne of Reader s Digest s Graphic Novels Every Grown-Up Should Read
Now for the first time ever J K Rowling s seven bestselling Harry Potter books are available in a stunning paperback boxed set The Harry Potter series has been hailed as one for the ages by Stephen King and a spellbinding saga by USA Today And most recently The New York Times called Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows the fastest selling book in history This is the ultimate Harry Potter collection for Harry Potter fans of all ages
Everything a player needs to create heroic characters for the world s greatest roleplaying game The Player s Handbook is the essential reference for every Dungeons Dragons roleplayer It contains rules for character creation and advancement backgrounds and skills exploration and combat equipment spells and much more Use this book to create exciting characters from among the most iconic D D races and classes Dungeons Dragons immerses you in a world of adventure Explore ancient ruins and deadly dungeons Battle monsters while searching for legendary treasures Gain experience and power as you trek across uncharted lands with your companions The world needs heroes Will you answer the call
Everything a Dungeon Master needs to weave legendary stories for the world s greatest roleplaying game The Dungeon Master s Guide provides the inspiration and the guidance you need to spark your imagination and create worlds of adventure for your players to explore and enjoy Inside you ll find world-building tools tips and tricks for creating memorable dungeons and adventures optional game rules hundreds of classic D D magic items and much more The third of three core rulebooks this book contains tools a Dungeon Master needs to provide captivating stories and game play An excellent resource for new and existing Dungeons Masters to engage in both adventure and world creation with rules guidelines and sage advice from the game s experts Created as part of a massive public playtest involving more than 170 000 fans of the game
A menagerie of deadly monsters for the world s greatest roleplaying game The Monster Manual presents a horde of classic Dungeons Dragons creatures including dragons giants mind flayers and beholders a monstrous feast for Dungeon Masters ready to challenge their players and populate their adventures The monsters contained herein are culled from the D D game s illustrious history with easy-to-use game statistics and thrilling stories to feed your imagination The leader in providing contemporary fantasy entertainment Dungeons Dragons is the wellspring for the entire modern game industry digital as well as analog This newest edition draws from every prior edition to create a universally compelling play experience and exemplifies the true spirit of a game that holds captive the hearts and minds of millions of players worldwide The second of three core rulebooks this book details all manner of creatures that characters might encounter over the course of their adventures An essential resource for Dungeon Masters to use in populating any type of challenge they might contrive for their players Created as part of a massive public playtest involving more than 170 000 fans of the game
Congressman John Lewis GA-5 is an American icon one of the key figures of the civil rights movement His commitment to justice and nonviolence has taken him from an Alabama sharecropper s farm to the halls of Congress from a segregated schoolroom to the 1963 March on Washington and from receiving beatings from state troopers to receiving the Medal of Freedom from the first African-American president Now to share his remarkable story with new generations Lewis presents March a graphic novel trilogy in collaboration with co-writer Andrew Aydin and New York Times best-selling artist Nate Powell winner of the Eisner Award and LA Times Book Prize finalist for Swallow Me Whole March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis lifelong struggle for civil and human rights meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation Rooted in Lewis personal story it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement Book One spans John Lewis youth in rural Alabama his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King Jr the birth of the Nashville Student Movement and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent lunch counter sit-ins building to a stunning climax on the steps... of City Hall Many years ago John Lewis and other student activists drew inspiration from the 1958 comic book Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story Now his own comics bring those days to life for a new audience testifying to a movement whose echoes will be heard for generations more
Immerse yourself in monster lore in this supplement for the world s greatest roleplaying game This is NOT just another Monster Manual Volo s Guide to Monsters provides something exciting for players and Dungeon Masters everywhere A deep dive into the lore behind some of D D s most popular and iconic monsters Dozens of monsters new to the fifth edition to include in your epic adventures New playable races to allow you to build characters to fit nearly any type of story in your D D game The esteemed loremaster Volothamp Geddarm is back and he s written a fantastical dissertation covering some of the most iconic monsters in the Forgotten Realms Unfortunately the Sage of Shadowdale himself Elminster doesn t believe Volo gets some of the important details quite right Don t miss out as Volo and Elminster square off academically speaking of course to illuminate the uninitiated on creatures both common and obscure Uncover the machinations of the mysterious Kraken Society what is the origin of the bizarre froghemoth or how to avoid participating in the ghastly reproductive cycle of the grotesque vargouille Dungeon Masters and players will get some much-needed guidance as you plan your next venture traipsing about some dusty old ruin in... search of treasure lore and let s not forget dangerous creatures whose horns claws fangs heads or even hides might comfortably adorn the walls of your trophy room If you survive Research has never been so dangerous more
Harry Potter has no idea how famous he is That s because he s being raised by his miserable aunt and uncle who are terrified Harry will learn that he s really a wizard just as his parents were But everything changes when Harry is summoned to attend an infamous school for wizards and he begins to discover some clues about his illustrious birthright From the surprising way he is greeted by a lovable giant to the unique curriculum and colorful faculty at his unusual school Harry finds himself drawn deep inside a mystical world he never knew existed and closer to his own noble destiny
2016 National Book Award Winner for Young People s Literature One of the Best Books of 2016 - Publishers WeeklyWelcome to the stunning conclusion of the award-winning and best-selling MARCH trilogy Congressman John Lewis an American icon and one ofthe key figures of the civil rights movement joins co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell to bring the lessons of history to vivid life for a new generation urgently relevant for today s world By the fall of 1963 the Civil Rights Movement has penetrated deep into the American consciousness and as chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee John Lewis is guiding the tip of the spear Through relentless direct action SNCC continues to force the nation to confront its own blatant injustice but for every step forward the danger grows more intense Jim Crow strikes back through legal tricks intimidation violence and death The only hope for lasting change is to give voice to the millions of Americans silenced by voter suppression One Man One Vote To carry out their nonviolent revolution Lewis and an army of young activists launch a series of innovative campaigns including the Freedom Vote Mississippi Freedom Summer and an all-out battle for the soul of the Democratic Party... waged live on national television With these new struggles come new allies new opponents and an unpredictable new president who might be both at once But fractures within the movement are deepening even as 25-year-old John Lewis prepares to risk everything in a historic showdown high above the Alabama river in a town called Selma more
Don t miss the long-awaited sequel to the 1 bestseller March Book One With March Congressman John Lewis takes us behind the scenes of some of the most pivotal moments of the Civil Rights Movement In graphic novel form his first-hand account makes these historic events both accessible and relevant to an entire new generation of Americans LeVar Burton A must-read monument As Rep Lewis continues to carry the civil-rights flame this graphic achievement is a firsthand beacon that burns ever relevant today The Washington Post This memoir puts a human face on a struggle that many students will primarily know from textbooks Visually stunning the black-and-white illustrations convey the emotions of this turbulent time This insider s view of the civil rights movement should be required reading for young and old not to be missed School Library Journal starred review A gripping visual experience that enhances the power of Lewis s unforgettable tale Publishers Weekly starred review Heroism and steadiness of purpose continue to light up Lewis s frank harrowing account of the civil rights movement s climactic days Powell s dark monochrome ink-and-wash scenes add further drama to already-dramatic events Kirkus Reviews starred review Lewis s... story is an essential piece of this country s history and March Book Two brings it to the page with incredible power that makes this graphic novel an unforgettable read The AV ClubCongressman John Lewis an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement continues his award-winning graphic novel trilogy with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell inspired by a 1950s comic book that helped prepare his own generation to join the struggle Now March brings the lessons of history to vivid life for a new generation urgently relevant for today s world After the success of the Nashville sit-in campaign John Lewis is more committed than ever to changing the world through nonviolence but as he and his fellow Freedom Riders board a bus into the vicious heart of the deep south they will be tested like never before Faced with beatings police brutality imprisonment arson and even murder the movement s young activists place their lives on the line while internal conflicts threaten to tear them apart But their courage will attract the notice of powerful allies from Martin Luther King Jr to Attorney General Robert F Kennedy and once Lewis is elected chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee this 23-year-old will be thrust into the national spotlight becoming one of the Big Six leaders of the civil rights movement and a central figure in the landmark 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom more