Sumo Boy saves a girl from a bully using real sumo wrestling moves. When he hears a little girl’s cry of despair, he jumps to the rescue.
An odd assortment of bumbling humans and creatures comes together to find and free the children held by a young man who, under the influence of dark magic, spirited them away from the mismanaged town of Dullitch with his flute music.
This imaginative wordless picture book provides the perfect opportunity for children and adults to share time as they create their own story about a tiny starfish’s grand adventure. Inspired by Hubert Michel’s poem about a lone starfish that dreams of becoming a celestial star, illustrator Antonin Louchard has created a breathtaking adventure story. Readers of […]
In summertime the world is green, and the straight rows of grain in tilled fields show the results of the farmers’ hard work. On the sides of the fields, red poppies grow–they are a summer joy for everyone to appreciate. In poetic language and rich full-color illustration, the author pays tribute to the every day […]
When twelve-year-old Seema moves to Iowa City with her parents and younger sister, she leaves friends and family behind in her native India but gradually begins to feel at home in her new country.
A Mexican American girl recounts how her mother moved the family to America during the Mexican Revolution.
A lion cub wants to emulate his father, the king of the pride.
When Tai Shan and his father, Baba, are separated during China’s Cultural Revolution, they are able to stay close by greeting one another every day with flying kites until Baba, like the kites, is free. Includes historical note. Join the discussion of Red Kite, Blue Kite as well as other books centered around relocation on our […]
In 1943, a British fighter plane crashes in Nazi-occupied France and the survivor tells a tale of friendship, war, espionage, and great courage as she relates what she must to survive while keeping secret all that she can.
After Marcus Cornelius Primus’s father is murdered and his mother kidnapped and enslaved, Marcus is forced to fight as a gladiator, enduring years of brutal training while he secretly plots to avenge his father’s death and rescue his mother.