Describes the life and achievements of the Italian woman doctor who developed a revolutionary method of educating children.
Five years after Anne Shirley came to the town of Avonlea, she feels (a little) more grown up, but she’s still the same skinny, red-headed orphan Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert took in. After putting her dream of attending Redmond College on hold so she can help Marilla with the farm, Anne doubts she has many adventures ahead of her. But even in plain old Avonlea, her life proves to be anything but ordinary. Ann takes over the local school and is determined to be a beloved teacher, but that’s hard when she has students like the forever bad-tempered Anthony who is just as determined to be a problem.
When Willie arrives in Indian Territory, she knows only one thing: no one can find out who she really is. To escape a home she doesn’t belong in anymore, she assumes the name of a former classmate and accepts a teaching job at the Cherokee Female Seminary. Nothing prepares her for what she finds there. Her pupils are the daughters of the Cherokee elite-educated and more wealthy than she, and the school is cloaked in mystery. A student drowned in the river last year, and the girls whisper that she was killed by a jealous lover. Willie’s room is the very room the dead girl slept in. The students say her spirit haunts it. Willie doesn’t believe in ghosts, but when strange things start happening at the school, she isn’t sure anymore. She’s also not sure what to make of a boy from the nearby boys’ school who has taken an interest in her-his past is cloaked in secrets. Soon, even she has to admit that the revenant may be trying to tell her something. . . .
Two Jewish sisters, escapees of the infamous Warsaw ghetto, devise a plan to thwart an attempt by the Gestapo to intercept food bound for starving people behind the dark Wall.
Contains the correspondence between two girls, one Israeli and the other Palestinian, from 1988 until their meeting in 1991 and includes a brief history of their two peoples. First translated by Ariane Elbaz (Hebr.) and Beatrice Khadige (Arab.).
When sixteen-year-old Ben Larsson is forced to move to London with his estranged father after his mother’s death, unexplained events begin to happen and an ancient force begins to lure him into nearby woods.
A small boy loses his Dad while browsing in the toy section of a department store.
A little boy has made friends with the taniwha in his river, but no one believes him. The taniwha takes the boy on a journey through time and myth where he meets some amazing characters, gathering the earth’s treasures as he goes.