One winter in the Far North the sun disappears and Lucia, accompanied by her milk-white cat, braves the freezing cold and trolls who want to eat her, trying to find the sun and bring it back.
Bradley, Victor, and Floris live with wild dogs on the dark, forgotten edge of a devastated city. Haunted by memories and abandoned by society, they have learned to survive on their own. But when Floris is kidnapped the others must venture into the unknown to save their friend. It is a dangerous journey–violent gangs walk the streets, and corrupt warlords viciously guard their territories. But it is also a journey of discovery…
Eight-year-old Grace, her parents, and her two brothers embark on a six-month-long journey to tour their country, Australia. Driving around the perimeter of the continent except when they plunge into the Outback to visit places such as Alice Springs and Uluru they drive, swim, hike, enjoy zoos, museums, and tourist sites.
One night, all of a sudden, the world split in two. An elephant woke up to find that half of him was missing. So he set off to look for it.
Relates the adventures of Ibn Battuta, a fourteenth-century traveler who, like Marco Polo, set forth on a seventy-five-thousand-mile journey of discovery through many lands, including Tanzania, China, Russia, and Morocco.
This book offers young readers a gentle story about adoption as two parents explain how their darling daughter, Tu Thi, came into their lives from a country so very far away.
Set sail for adventure with Hamut and his sister Nekatu as they stow away on a sailboat, paint a pyramid, win the favor of a pharaoh, and escape their kidnappers on the back of a crocodile.
A Sudanese boy befriends a young camel while helping his father drive a camel herd to Egypt.