It's the first day of school and William is sure it will be a disaster. What if the bus passes by his street? What if he can't find his desk? What if he gets lost? These pestering what-if thoughts make him feel nervous and scared. But, wait What if the day turns out to be amazing? Discover what William learns that turns his day around
Hector R. Pacheco is a tenth-generation Tejano who has lived in San Antonio, Texas, all his life. He is also a retired lieutenant colonel, having served for more than twenty-nine years in both active and reserve United States Army and in two campaigns: Vietnam and Desert Storm. Mr.
Acting on a decree from the king of Spain, the first Canary Islanders arrived in San Antonio in 1731, just thirteen years after the city's founding. In the intervening centuries, the descendants of those sixteen families became inextricably intertwined with the story of their chosen home.
"Let's make pretzels today," says Baker John.
"You bread my mind " jokes Baker Jane.
John rolls out pie crust, cold and buttery. Jane folds blueberries into muffins. They bake pretzels and cinnamon rolls, too. The floured air floats out of the kitchen.
Soon, the front door swings open on the rasping hinge. Neighbors are ready for breakfast and coffee at Love Love Bakery.
Join us for a sit and sign with Ana Juan as we enjoy her presence with us at Pearl while she is here to help launch the Ole' events at Pearl for the citywide Summer of Spain, part of our 300 years of San Antonio celebrations.
Ana Juan has been celebrated for her art work on more than twenty covers of the New Yorker and numerous novels for children.
This long-awaited companion to Jonah Winter's acclaimed DIEGO feature the paintings of young Spanish artist, Ana Juan. This stunning picture book is the perfect gift for art enthusiasts of all ages.Cuando su madre la deja a cargo de sus cinco hermanas, su padre la enseña a utilizar los pinceles y a colorear.
Who ever heard of a girl glassblower?
In Mexico, where the sun is called el sol and the moon is called la luna, a little girl called Elena wants to blow into a long pipe...and make bottles appear, like magic.
But girls can't be glassblowers. Or can they?
Join Elena on her fantastic journey to Monterrey -- home of the great glassblowers!
Introduce young readers to the life of a Kenyan child in this sweetly imagined, whimsically illustrated picture book.
Imagine you live in a small Kenyan village, where the sun rises over tall trees filled with doves. You wake to the sound of a rooster’s crow, instead of an alarm clock. Your afternoon snack is a tasty bug plucked from the sky, instead of an apple.
When Allison Deleon's younger brother was killed in a car accident fourteen years ago, her family was changed forever. Her parents dealt with their grief by cutting themselves off from each other and from her.
In a quiet corner of a distant forest, a young mouse dares to dream of what might be. While her fellow classmates aspire to become football players, architects and doctors, Hazel begins an adventure of a lifetime. With the power of magic, Hazel journeys through her day, helping friends and family, solving problems and making the world a better place.
Along with the movement Humans of New York, a project to share the stories of New Yorkers, Humans of San Antonio is part of the Global Humans Project, a network of major cities around the world dedicated to capturing a glimpse into the lives of everyday citizens.
Is it animal magic? Or the unique DNA of the wolf? This book presents three incredible stories that will transport you into a world of canine courage, endurance, bravery, and fortitude, which can be called nothing less than miraculous.
E.R. Bills is a freelance writer and journalist who received a degree in journalism from Texas State University.
The sheer volume of remarkable Texan exploits creates a dizzying tally for the proudest of its citizens. So it happens that inexplicable marvels slip past an entire state of storytellers and world-famous legends live as anonymous neighbors. Ever hear the story about the escaped ape in the Big Thicket? Or the "Interplanetary Capital of the Universe" that sat on the Gulf Coast?