The Choice

Jakob and his family hide their Jewish identity in Nazi-occupied Hungary. Discovered, he is sent as a prisoner to Auschwitz where he keeps himself alive out of a desire for revenge on the friend he believes turned on him, only to discover when he is free that things are not as he thought.

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.

Pedal It!

This illustrated book of nonfiction for middle-grades describes how bicycles can be used for many things apart from transportation.

We Are Their Voice

A collection of writing and art from young people who were invited to share what the Holocaust means to them. Their contributions reveal that they find meaningful lessons in the past, and give us hope for a more peaceful and tolerant future.

Emily Included

The true story of Emily Eaton. Born with severe cerebral palsy, Emily and her family had to fight for her right to go to school with non-disabled children in a regular classroom. Eventually victorious, Emily’s story makes her an amazing role model for children everywhere - whether they are living with a disability or not.

Guardian Angel House

Guardian Angel House was a convent operated by the Sisters of Charity in Budapest that sheltered Jewish children during WWII; among them were author Kathy Clark’s mother and aunt.

One Peace

Illustrated By: Janet Wilson

World peace is attainable through positive action. Examples are taken from the lives of child crusaders for peace.