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Classic Munsch Moods

All the feels, Classic Munsch-style

Your favorite Classic Munsch characters are back, here to help young Munsch fans understand and articulate their feelings. Elizabeth and other familiar friends are joined ...

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 ...

Stormy Seas

A treacherous voyage across the open seas is the last hope for safety and freedom for five young people from around the world. The phenomenon of desperate refugees risking their lives to reach safety ...

Fight to Learn

In many countries around the world, universal access to education is a seemingly unattainable dream; however, determined individuals with vision and drive have made this dream come true for many. This ...

Making it Right

Imagine a world without prisons, lawyers, or courtrooms – where justice is done. What if there were no prisons? Alternative approaches to dealing with crime are underway around the world to explore ...

Elephant Man

By Mariangela Di Fiore
Illustrated by Hilde Hodnefjeld
Translated by Rosie Hedger
Categories: Children's Nonfiction

An unforgettable story of immense courage and an unbreakable spirit.

“Gather round—prepare to be amazed! A sight so very gruesome that you simply won’t believe it. Ladies and gentlemen … the Elephant ...

My Girlfriend's Pregnant

Your girlfriend is pregnant. Now what?

For teens faced with an unplanned pregnancy, the news can be devastating. Typically, most attention is focused on the needs of the mother, but teenage fathers also ...

Escape from Tibet

Two brothers face cruelty, hardship, and hope, on the ultimate journey in search of freedom.

Eleven-year-old Tenzin hasn’t seen his older brother, Pasang, in five years, so he is thrilled when Pasang ...

Freaking Out

By Polly Wells
Illustrated by Peter Mitchell
Categories: Children's Nonfiction

That sweaty, gut-clenching, suffocating, racing-heart feeling . . .  

. . . That dull, never-ending sense that something’s wrong. What is it? Anxiety. And it affects millions of young North Americans ...

Hooked

Jenny dealt with the stress by forgiving her mom—over and over and over again. This collection of ten true stories is based on interviews with people who, in their youth, lived with an addicted parent ...