Natasha lives a simple life with her father, but when she is granted a wish and makes the selfish choice to live in a palace, the guardian of the Blue Forest transforms her into a blue bird and she learns to be grateful and share.
Death of a parent
The Phone Booth In Mr. Hirota’s Garden
This gorgeously illustrated picture book tells the story of a young Japanese boy who loses his dad in a tsunami.
All The Ways Home
This is a book about what home means to us―and that there are many different correct answers.
When Yoshitsune was just a baby, his father went to war with a rival samurai family and lost. His father was killed, his mother captured, and his surviving half-brother banished. Yoshitsune was sent away to live in a monastery.
Samurai Rising is a WOW Recommends: Book of the Month for February 2017.
Something Very Sorry
During a hospital stay after a serious traffic accident, nine-year-old Rose worries about her own injuries and the condition of her father and younger sister and comes to terms with her mother’s death.