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From Far Away

 

When Saoussan immigrated with her family from war-torn Lebanon, she was only seven years old. This picture book tells the story of how she had to adjust to her new home in Canada. She describes the ...

Harry and Walter

By Kathy Stinson
Illustrated by Qin Leng
Categories: Children's Fiction

Best Friends Forever. Harry may be four and three-quarters and Walter may be ninety-two and a half, but that doesn’t stop them from being best friends. Harry loves to go next door to play games with ...

Joseph's Big Ride

By Terry Farish
Illustrated by Ken Daley
Categories: Children's Fiction

A refugee boy’s determination to ride a bicycle leads to an unexpected friendship. Joseph wants only one thing: to ride a bike. In the refugee camp where he lives, Joseph helps one of the older boys ...

Go For Liftoff!

Find out what it takes to become an astronaut—from someone who knows!How many kids aspire to become an astronaut one day? Wouldn’t it be great to float in space and do neat experiments? But before ...

Hurry Up!

By Anne-Sophie Tilly
Illustrated by Julien Chung
Categories: Children's Fiction

Introduce young children to the names of animals with these bright and lively trilingual — English, French, Spanish — board books. Hurry Up! and it’s companion book Don’t Move are ideal board ...

Lila and the Crow

Lila has just moved to a new town and can't wait to make friends at school. But on the first day, a boy points at her and shouts: "A crow! A crow! The new girl's hair is black like a crow!" The others ...

Pablo Finds a Treasure

A poignant, simply-told story that shows the resourcefulness of poverty-stricken children around the world. Pablo and his sister spend every day at "Treasure Mountain", the local dump. There, they rummage ...

End of the Line

Ordinary citizens risk everything to save a young Jewish girl in wartime Holland.

Five-year-old Beatrix looks on in horror as the soldier forces her mother off the tram. It is 1942 in Amsterdam, and everyone ...

Not My Girl

Margaret can’t wait to see her family, but her homecoming is not what she expected.

Two years ago, Margaret left her Arctic home for the outsiders’ school. Now she has returned and can barely contain ...

The Man with the Violin

By Kathy Stinson
Illustrated by Dusan Petricic
Categories: Children's Fiction

Who is playing that beautiful music in the subway? And why is nobody listening?

This gorgeous picture book is based on the true story of Joshua Bell, the renowned American violinist who famously took his ...