Chinese-language only humorous graphic novel of cartoons about a blue stone.
At the end of the nineteenth century in Libya, 11-year-old Malika simultaneously enjoys and feels constricted by the narrow world of women, but an injured stranger enters her home and disrupts the traditional order of things.
A lively introduction to the world of Japanese children draws on interviews with seven youngsters from Hiroshima and Kyoto to describe their education, sports, families, and many other activities, both traditional and modern.
Chosen to study at an academy of high sorcery known as the Tower, ten-year-old Dana finds herself growing increasingly curious about the history of the Tower and the true nature of her invisible best friend Kai.
A collection of the young author’s lesser-known writings composed while she was hidden from the Nazis during World War II. Some translation was also done by Michel Mok.
A child of Nova Scotia who loves the fog is transported by it to a secret world of her own. On a series of unforgettable trips into the past, Greta learns to embrace the joyful uncertainty of her future. (Newbery Honor Book)
While living in Liberia with her possessive, diabetic mother and often-absent father, twelve-year-old Sarina longs for a friend with whom to experience the world beyond her yard.
Documents the life of Anne Frank, including her childhood, time in hiding, and the time she spent in a Nazi concentration camp, before her death and the release of her diary which became world famous.
As part of the series Cultures of the World, this title covers the geography, history, government, economy, environment, peoples, arts, cultures and languages of the country of Kyrgyzstan.