In a time of formal dances, courtyard courtships, and strict ideas about a woman’s role in the world, Jane Austen looked at the England around her and created unforgettable art. Before she was the beloved author of Pride and Prejudice and other classic novels, Jane Austen was a young woman wrestling with society’s expectations and […]
After Doctor Malevolent turns him into a potato, Super Max must learn how to fight crime as a vegetable.
Four short stories set in a hutong, or residential alleyway, of Beijing, China. Yu’er, her grandfather, and their eccentric neighbors experience the magic of everyday life.
Raven is a bird who loves to play tricks. After a storm destroys her nest, she goes looking for food and shelter. Along the way, she encounters many other creatures, some friendly and some dangerous
Simon Schwartz was born in 1982 in East Germany, at a time when the repressive Socialist Unity Party of Germany controlled the area. Shortly before Simon’s birth, his parents decided to leave their home in search of greater freedoms on the other side of the Berlin Wall. But East German authorities did not allow the […]
A young girl describes her experiences growing up in China, beginning with the death of Chairman Mao in 1976. See the review at WOW Review, Volume 8, Issue 2
Guan Yu, an ancient Chinese warrior, fights side by side with his blood brothers Liu Bei and Zhang Fei to squash the menacing Yellow Scarves. He defends his country and his honor, but his troubles are just beginning. All over China, opponents post grave challenges, each one more trying than the last. Will Guan Yu prevail against the […]
Marwe lives in a village where food is scarce. She tries to be obedient, but it’s hard to spend every day working in the field. When her carelessness ruins the village’s crops, she’s too scared to face her angry family and runs away to the strange Land of the Dead. Marawe knows she doesn’t belong […]
Cinderella has many different versions throughout the world, and this book is from Korea. After Pigling’s mother dies, her widowed father remarries a wicked woman who has her own daughter. Her stepmother and stepsister make her life miserable. Pigling’s stepmother gives her three impossible tasks to complete, but with the help from magical creatures, she […]