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Prison Boy

A heart-wrenching tale of selfless love and the powerful desire to survive.  

In an unnamed country, when little Kai is brought to the orphanage run by Bell, a fearsome Englishwoman whose dedication to ...

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 ...

Patient Zero

Engrossing true stories of the pioneers of epidemiology who risked their lives to find the source of deadly diseases. Throughout history, more people have died in disease epidemics than in wars or other ...

50 Body Questions

By Tanya Lloyd Kyi
Illustrated by Ross Kinnaird
Categories: Children's Nonfiction
Series: 50 Questions

Unbelievable facts about an amazing specimen—YOU!

Most of us eat, run, or sleep without thinking about it. But our bodies are masterful machines of intricate design that perform amazing feats daily. ...

Blue Gold

Coltan, or “blue gold,” is a rare mineral used in making cell phones and computers. Across continents, the lives of three teen girls are affected by the “blue gold” trade.

Sylvie’s family had ...

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 ...

Before the World Was Ready

By Claire Eamer
Illustrated by Sa Boothroyd
Categories: Children's Nonfiction

Eight fascinating tales of scientists and inventors ahead of their time.  

Earth revolves around the sun. Washing hands helps stop the spread of disease. Poisons in the environment affect the entire ecosystem. ...

The Arab World Thought of It

Discover the rich legacy of the peoples of the Arab world.

Ink-filled pens, mattresses, and bars of soap—these are only some of the inventions and innovations that have been passed down through the ...

Follow Your Money

What happens to your money after you hand it to the cashier?

You pay for that cool pair of shoes or a new CD. But what happens to that money once it leaves your hands? Who actually pockets it or puts ...

10 Plants That Shook The World

By Gillian Richardson
Illustrated by Kim Rosen
Categories: Children's Nonfiction
Series: World of Tens

Dig up the amazing stories of the plants that have transformed our lives.

Plants might start out as leafy things growing in the earth, but they can come into our lives in unexpected ways. And believe ...