Columcille was born in a remote corner of Ireland in the year 521. Legend has it that as a child, he was fed a cake filled with the letters of the alphabet, and so learned to love writing. He grew up to become a monk and a scribe a thousand years before the invention of […]
Told in lively and powerful verse by debut author Kevin Noble Maillard, Fry Bread is an evocative depiction of a modern Native American family, vibrantly illustrated by Pura Belpré Award winner and Caldecott Honoree Juana Martinez-Neal. Awards: Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2020 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor […]
Stella gets a big surprise when her mom plans a trip to visit their family in Mexico! Stella loves marine animals, and she can’t wait to see the ocean for the first time . . . until she arrives and learns that the sea and its life forms are in danger due to pollution. Stella […]
Fourteen-year-old Ahmed, a Syrian refugee, and thirteen-year-old Max, an American boy, are bound by a secret that sets them on the adventure of a lifetime.
A child describes the family car, which is as red as a fire engine, and is driven by his father through wind, snow, and all seasons.
Temple Mount is a site where worlds meet, conflict arises, and history changes. Standing in the center of Jerusalem, it is a holy landmark for Jews, Muslims, and Christians alike, and has been the locus of many of the most important religious, social, and political upheavals of the last thousand years. Rumored to be the […]
Pairing free verse with over three hundred pages of black-and-white watercolor illustrations, Mary’s Monster is a unique and stunning biography of Mary Shelley, the pregnant teenage runaway who became one of the greatest authors of all time.
Abelardo defies his father’s instructions and sets out to free a whale caught in their tangled fishing net.
While other birds are seeing the world, George the duck is content to stay at home–or so it seems until he confesses the truth to Pascal, a visiting bear.
A middle grade adaptation of Bergreen’s adult title of the same name, about Magellan’s historic voyage around the globe.