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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 ...

War Brothers

The unforgettable novel about one child soldier’s struggle with friendship, courage, and resilience.

Jacob is a 14-year-old Ugandan who is sent away to a boys’ school. Once there, he assures his friend ...

War Brothers

By Sharon E. McKay
Illustrated by Daniel Lafrance
Categories: Children's Fiction

The unforgettable novel about one child soldier’s struggle with friendship, courage, and resilience.

Jacob is a 14-year-old Ugandan who is sent away to a boys’ school. Once there, he assures his friend ...

Enemy Territory

Trained to hate, two boys discover friendship instead.

Sam, an Israeli teen whose leg may have to be amputated, and Yusuf, a Palestinian teen who has lost his left eye, find themselves uneasy roommates ...

Chicken, Pig, Cow's First Fight

Chicken, Pig, and Cow have always gotten along well—until the day Girl builds a big city out of blocks. Thinking something is missing, Chicken makes a leaf statue. Now the city is perfect.

Pig loves ...

Thunder Over Kandahar

Photographs by Rafal Gerszak
By Sharon McKay
Categories: Children's Fiction

A powerful novel of enduring friendship set amid the terror and chaos of present-day Afghanistan.

Best friends Tamanna and Yasmine cannot believe their good fortune when a school is set up in their Afghan ...

Mattland

A stirring story about the infectious pleasures of play.

Matt is miserable. The subdivision where he now lives is surrounded by nothing but muddy fields of rocks and sticks. But when Matt ventures out, ...

Edward the "Crazy Man"

By Marie Day
Categories: Children's Fiction

Edward the “Crazy Man” is a touching, funny, and humane tale of one boy’s efforts to help one man and change perceptions about homelessness and schizophrenia.

Everyone called him “the Crazy Man. ...