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- Simon Pulse 2011; US$ 7.99
What is death all about? What is life all about? So wonders thirteen-year-old Elli Friedmann as she fights for her life in a Nazi concentration camp. A remarkable memoir, I Have Lived a Thousand Years is a story of cruelty and suffering, but at the same time a story of hope, faith, perseverance, and love. It wasn?t long ago that Elli led... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2008; US$ 5.50
From the Newbery Honor and Schneider Award-winning author of The War that Saved My Life comes The President's Daughter , a novel about the Roosevelts and perfect for fans of hisorical fiction. ETHEL IS 10 YEARS OLD in 1901 when her family?s life changed forever. Suddenly, Father is not only a famous cowboy, war hero, and politician, but... more...
- Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2010; US$ 6.99
When young Iqbal is sold into slavery at a carpet factory, his arrival changes everything for the other overworked and abused chidren there. It is Iqbal who explains to them that despite their master's promises, he plans on keeping them as his slaves indefinetely. But it is also Iqbal who inspires the other children to look to a future free from toil...and... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 3.99
When something is most important to me and I do not want to lose it, I gather it into a poem. It is said that women must employ the needle and not the pen. But I will be a Poet! That's who I am! Before she was an iconic American poet, Emily Dickinson was a spirited girl eager to find her place in the world. Expected by family and friends to mold... more...
- Albert Whitman & Company 2013; US$ 5.99
In this biography, readers will learn about Gertrude Chandler Warner?s childhood living across the street from the railroad tracks, her bouts with poor health, and her rewarding teaching career. Most importantly, they will learn about her earliest attempts at writing and her inspiration for The Boxcar Children . more...
- Gefen Publishing House 2011; US$ 9.99
Eight year old Itamar lives on a yishuv, small villiage in Israel. He loves to milk goats, shear sheep, and most of all to play soccer. When he goes to visit his cousins in the big city, he meets boys who are totally different from him- or are they? more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 13.49
From Stephanie Hemphill, author of the Printz Honor winner Your Own, Sylvia and the acclaimed novel Wicked Girls: A Novel of the Salem Witch Trials, comes the fascinating story of gothic novelist Mary Shelley, most famous for the classic Frankenstein . An all-consuming love affair with famed poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, a family torn apart by... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2008; US$ 7.99
On a bleak February day in 1963 a young American poet died by her own hand, and passed into a myth that has since imprinted itself on the hearts and minds of millions. She was and is Sylvia Plath and Your Own , Sylvia is a portrait of her life, told in poems. With photos and an extensive list of facts and sources to round out the reading experience,... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2012; US$ 17.99
For years Dickens kept the story of his own childhood a secret. Yet it is a story worth telling. For it helps us remember how much we all might lose when a child's dreams don't come true . . . As a child, Dickens was forced to live on his own and work long hours in a rat-infested blacking factory. Readers will be drawn into the winding streets of... more...
- Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2008; US$ 7.99
kira-kira (kee' ra kee' ra): glittering; shining Glittering . That's how Katie Takeshima's sister, Lynn, makes everything seem. The sky is kira-kira because its color is deep but see-through at the same time. The sea is kira-kira for the same reason. And so are people's eyes. When Katie and her family move from a Japanese community in Iowa... more...