War In My Town

Bruna lives an idyllic life in a small Italian village in the 1940s, with the worries and joys of any fourteen-year-old girl. The reality of WWII seems far away from her life. But war does come, and as Nazi soldiers occupy her village Bruna must help her family cope with their dangerous new reality. A true story.

The Farmerettes

Six girls just out of high school spend the summer of 1943 on a farm, doing the work of the men who are off fighting the war in Europe. We follow the stories of Helene, Peggy, Binxie, Isabel, Jean, and the mysterious "X." Friendship, romance, hardship, and heartbreak shape their summer, all against the backdrop of the Second World War.

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.

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.

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.

Until Today

Kat is alone with a secret she doesn’t want to keep, but can’t risk telling. A victim of longtime abuse, she is torn between keeping it secret and protecting another from her abuser.

What Happened to Ivy

In David's family, life revolves around his disabled younger sister Ivy. David's feelings for her veer between love and resentment, patience and exasperation, until an accident forces him to confront his own guilt, the meaning of mercy, and what can be forgiven.