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Superluminous

Nour loves the luminous glow she was born with, but it’s only when it starts to dim that she discovers the true power of her brilliant light.

Nour has a superpower: she glows. Her light shines so bright, ...

Salma the Syrian Chef

By Danny Ramadan
Illustrated by Anna Bron
Categories: Children's Fiction

Newcomer Salma and friends cook up a heartwarming dish to cheer up Mama.

All Salma wants is to make her mama smile again. Between English classes, job interviews, and missing Papa back in Syria, Mama ...

A Promise Is a Promise

When Allashua disobeys her parents and goes fishing on the sea ice, she has to use her wits to escape the Qallupilluit--the troll-like creatures her parents have always warned her about that live beneath ...

Tallulah Plays the Tuba

By Tiffany Stone
Illustrated by Sandy Nichols
Categories: Children's Fiction

Tallulah is tiny, but the TUBA is not!
Tallulah isn’t big, but the instrument she dreams of playing sure is. Try as she might, tiny Tallulah keeps coming up short on how she can play the tuba in her ...

Mel and Mo's Marvelous Balancing Act

How do you create a life in balance?

Mel and Mo may look alike, but these twins’ personalities are far from identical. As they grow up, their differences drive them apart . . . which suits them just ...

The Dance of the Violin

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

Even Joshua Bell makes mistakes, but there is always a second chance.

As a young student of the violin, Joshua Bell learns about an international competition to be held in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He chooses ...

Masters of Silence

Silence can be powerful.

Kathy Kacer’s second book in her middle grade series about heroic rescues during WWII tells the tale of siblings Helen and Henry, and history’s most famous mime. Desperate ...

Pablo encuentra un tesoro

Pablo y su hermana pasan todos los días en "La Montaña del Tesoro", el basurero local. Allí, hurgan entre los montículos de basura en busca de artículos que su madre pueda vender para proporcionar ...

Anna at the Art Museum

By Hazel Hutchins & Gail Herbert
Illustrated by Lil Crump
Categories: Children's Fiction

Art is for everyone—even a bored little girl.

Going to the Art Museum with her mom is no fun at all for Anna. Everything is old and boring and there are so many rules: Don’t Touch! Do Not Enter! Quiet! ...

A Boy and a House

What will the little boy find at the top of the stairs?

When a little boy sees a cat slip into the open door of an apartment building, the temptation is too great: he follows the cat into the lobby.   ...