The Silent Unseen: A Novel Of World War Ii

In July 1944, as the Red Army drives the Nazis out of Poland, sixteen-year-old Maria Kamińska must work with a captured Ukrainian nationalist to find her brother, who is a special operations agent and leader of a Polish Resistance squad, when he disappears while on a mission.

Alone Together: A Tale Of Friendship And Hope

It isn’t a normal sort of a day. The sun is up, the birds are out, but everybody’s indoors. Having to stay home can be confusing and lonely for children. Julia Seal highlights the importance of friendship and community during these challenging times. The message of hope will help children see the power of togetherness, and understand that even though we might feel like we’re alone, we’re alone together.

The Story Of Baldomera (Inglés)

Baldomera, the donkey, became famous worldwide when a video of her reunion with her owner after three months of confinement due to COVID-19 went viral. The colorful illustrations and simple yet playful text make this a perfect read-aloud for story time.

Between Shades Of Gray: The Graphic Novel

In 1941, fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother, and brother are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards and sent to Siberia, where her father is sentenced to death in a prison camp while she fights for her life, vowing to honor her family and the thousands like hers by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil. Based on the author’s family, includes a historical note.

Mr. Filkins In The Desert

When Mr. Flikins sets off for his ninetieth birthday party, he has no idea how eventful the journey will be. Crossing the desert to visit his family, armed only with a picnic, a walking stick, and an umbrella, Mr. Flikins faces (and hides from) many remarkable dangers. Luckily he has in his backpack something quite ordinary that turns out to have extraordinary powers.

Can You Hear Me?

Can you smell the spring wildflowers? How does it feel when you run your hand across rough tree bark? What about the sight of fluffy clouds? Nature surrounds us all — but are we really paying attention?

The Dog Walk

It’s time for Grandma’s dog to go for a walk. The eager pooch tugs the boy’s hand, excited to get going. But where will they end up? This is a dog walk like no other, through amazing fairy-tale worlds, paintings come to life, Escher-esque castles, an intricately cluttered antique store, and past countless delights: walking teapots, miniature steamboats, giant hedgehogs and islands with sails.

Elephant Island

Caught in a storm, Arnold the elephant washes up on a tiny island. Along comes Mouse in a little dingy and Arnold steps aboard…uh-oh They use the wreckage to make the island bigger. And here’s Dog–can this boat take Arnold’s weight? Uh-oh None of the animals can save the shipwrecked elephant but each broken vessel provides new materials for another intricate construction. Wheels and pulleys create a Ferris wheel, an elevator, a waffle maker. All the

The Tale Of The Tiny Man

There was once a tiny man. One day, at the first sign of Spring, he decided to pin a note to a tree that said FRIEND WANTED. Then he sat down on the step to wait. After ten days, he woke to find a cold nose in his hand. Beside him was a big dog with a beautiful curve in its tail. The tiny man had made a friend at last. They play and walk and laugh every day. But then the girl in the polka dot dress comes to the step. The little man watches as the dog put his soft muzzle into the girl’s hand and worries that he has lost his only friend.