Fifteen-year-old Ellen Manery discovers that a small town in the 1960s is not the easiest place for a girl who wants to be a doctor. When she falls in love with an Indian boy life gets even more complicated.
Biographies of ten international women who have shaped the world, from architecture to fashion, in this entry in the Women's Hall of Fame Series.
Passionate politics, obsession, and two terrorist plots over fifty years apart link a family over three generations in New York city.
Charlotte is a Jewish girl fascinated by the traditions of Christmas in this charming picture book that captures the sharing spirit of both Christmas and Chanukah.
Beautiful portraits and exciting profiles of ten children from around the world doing amazing things to secure the future of their planet.
The true story of a Jewish family who faced down Nazis, Communists, and corruption to recover four stolen paintings.
Biographies of ten international female journalists who changed the world by reporting on it. Part of the Women's Hall of Fame Series.
What do you do when your father becomes the enemy of your family? Thirteen-year-old Danny must decide after his father abuses his mother.
A young First Nations girl from the Prairie touches lives in Africa after she decides to reach out and help grandmothers who are raising their grandchildren orphaned by AIDS.
Maddie finds a dangerous "thinspiration" online after she becomes addicted to pro-anorexia websites and develops an eating disorder.
A wonderfully original story about acceptance and the beauty of being different, with illustrations that beautifully capture Violet’s off-kilter and colorful world.
A magical island fights back against the humans who exploit it in this fantasy novel inspired by Shakespeare's The Tempest. "Enthralling" - Booklist.
A magical story of friendship and healing between Lydie Jim, an eighty-two-year-old native Tlingit elder from the Yukon, and Sylvia Hardy, a twenty-something university student with a tragic past.
Maddy's trip to Africa is an experience she will never forget in this true story of a young girl's trip to Tanzania, illustrated with photos.
Susan and Vera are sheltered from the Nazis by a group of Nuns during WWII
Profiles of ten leading women dancers from around the world.
Growing up in the 1960s, twelve-year-old Lee Mets fights against expectations by wanting to be a writer. A finalist for the 2009 ForeWord Book of the Year Awards.
Biographies of women who have campaigned for peace.
A book for anyone who like books where the past and present weave together.
Based on a true story of kids bringing peace to Colombia.
Grandmother needs help finding her words.