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.

Time Out

Necessary reading for any teacher or parent, this book showcases the lengths that teachers go to in order to help their students succeed in school, and in life.

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.

W Hour

"Two close calls in one day were enough for me. I realized that the uprising was not like the games I played with Jóózek before the war. This was a very real battle, in which people were being killed and wounded."

Suddenly the Shadow Fell

When 17-year-old Leslie Meisels insisted that his mother and two brothers join a transport going who knows where, all he knew was that they had to get out of the terrible holding facility in Debrecen, Hungary.

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.

Camp Outlook

When her baby brother is born with Down syndrome, Shannon's beliefs are shaken and she is sent to Camp Outlook, where she is confronted by the difference of several campers and comes to appreciate the specialness of her new brother.

Tilly

Tilly's message is powerful and universal: when we know and honor ourselves, we are capable of deep healing and of achieving what our hearts most desire.