Severn and the Day She Silenced the World

Severn Cullis-Suzuki’s speech at the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio caught the attention of the world. She and her friends raised money to travel to Rio, never imagining the effect they would have there. Severn's story is about the power of children, and how their voices can stand out above the politics and cynicism of adults.

Whisper

Whisper, a teen girl with a cleft palate, is forced to survive in a world that is hostile to those with disfigurements or disabilities.

Son Who Returns

When fifteen-year-old Mark Centeno goes to live on the Chumash Reservation, he's obsessed with surfing, but before long he's captivated by something he's never considered much—his Native heritage.

Soldier Doll

A soldier doll began its life in England during the World War I, then moved on to Nazi Germany in the 1930s, a Czech concentration camp during World War II, Vietnam in 1970, through the aftermath of 9/11 to the present day, until fifteen-year-old Elizabeth finds it.

Shanghai Escape

Shanghai, China is a strange place for a young Jewish girl from Vienna, but that is where Lily Toufar finds herself in 1938. She and her family are looking for safety after leaving their home in Europe, where Adolf Hitler and his Nazi party have made life unbearable for Jews.

Rachel's Promise

The story that began in Rachel's Secret continues, as Rachel struggles as a Jewish refugee after leaving Russia for Shanghai and Sergei tries to survive amongst the revolutionary turmoil of St. Petersburg Russia.

Baygirl

When Kit's alcoholic fisherman father loses his job, the family is forced to leave the Newfoundland outport they call home.

My Side

When Addy is publicly humiliated, it is terrible, but when she finds out her best friend was involved, it is almost unbearable.

Tag Along

Friendships are forged on prom night, when four teens help each other through disappointment, near-arrest, parental interference and panic attacks.

Little Brother of War

A Native teen rebels against his father's wishes for him to play football and follow the path of his older football-hero brother. Instead, he joins a Choctaw stickball team and follows his own path.

The Gift Is in the Making

The Gift Is in the Making retells previously published stories that bring to life Anishinaabeg values and teachings for a new generation. Readers are immersed in a world where all genders are respected, the tiniest being has influence in the world, and unconditional love binds families and communities to each other and their homeland.