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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 ...

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.   ...

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 ...

Stephanie's Ponytail

By Robert Munsch
Illustrated by Michael Martchenko
Categories: Children's Fiction
Series: Classic Munsch

None of the kids in her class wear a ponytail, so Stephanie decides she must have one. The loud, unanimous comment from her classmates is: “Ugly, ugly, very ugly. ” Steadfast, when all the girls have ...

The Paper Bag Princess

By Robert Munsch
Illustrated by Michael Martchenko
Categories: Children's Fiction
Series: Classic Munsch

Readers the world-over have fallen in love with this classic story of girl power.  

When the fiercest dragon in the whole world smashes Princess Elizabeth’s castle, burns all her clothes, and captures ...

Sugar and Snails

By Sarah Tsiang
Illustrated by Sonja Wimmer
Categories: Children's Fiction

A novel twist to a classic rhyme.

Who says that little girls are made of “sugar and spice and everything nice?” Or that boys are made of “frogs and snails and puppy dog tails?” What if girls were ...

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 ...

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 ...