Introduces the research involved in tracking and studying a previously unknown species of bear in Southeast Asia as a scientist and her assistant go into the jungle and visit remote villages to learn about this newly discovered animal.
Reunited with her long-lost twin brother, twelve-year-old Gemma constantly tests the boundaries of acceptable behavior while relying on angels to help her connect with her new family.
A community of tiny fishermen called the Hairy Peruvians leaves home to escape the fierce Shining Spaniards, sails a teakettle across the ocean, and makes a new home in a faraway land.
Presents ten short stories, both dark and hopeful, that journey into the past, the future, and altered versions of the present.
In 1978, a high school senior is forced by her widowed father to move from their comfortable Chicago suburb to help with an underground education movement in communist Poland.