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Books

All-of-a-Kind Family Downtown

By: Sydney Taylor

Fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House books will enjoy a citified version as Sydney Taylor gives a charming glimpse at a time when daily life was very different, but family and faith...

Deep Sea

By: Annika Thor
translated from the Swedish by: Linda Schenck

Readers of Anne of Green Gables and Hattie Ever After will love following Stephie’s story, which takes place during World War II and began with A Faraway Island and continued with The Lily Pond....

All-of-a-Kind Family

By: Sydney Taylor

Meet the All-of-a-Kind  Family -- Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte, and Gertie -- who live with their parents in New York City at the turn of the century.Together they share adventures that find...


Grandfather Tang's Story

By: Ann Tompert
illustrated by: Robert Andrew Parker

"Drawing on a Chinese form of storytelling with seven shapes cut from a square of paper, Tompert recounts the tale of two fox fairies. Parker's pen-and-watercolor art adds drama, while the tangram...

Emmanuel's Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

By: Laurie Ann Thompson
illustrated by: Sean Qualls

Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah's inspiring true story—which was turned into a film, Emmanuel's Gift, narrated by Oprah Winfrey—is nothing short of remarkable. Born in Ghana, West Africa, with one deformed...

The Secret of Gumbo Grove

By: Eleanora Tate

Raisin Stackhouse doesn't mind doing odd jobs for old Miss Effie Pfluggins, but when Miss Effie talks her into cleaning up the old church cemetery, she has no idea what trouble she might dig up. Mama says...


All-of-a-Kind Family Uptown

By: Sydney Taylor

Fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books will enjoy a citified version as Sydney Taylor gives a charming glimpse at a time when daily life was very different, but family and faith were...

The Lily Pond

By: Annika Thor
translated from the Swedish by: Linda Schenck

A Mildred L. Batchelder Honor Book and an ALA-ALSC Notable Children’s Book, The Lily Pond continues the story of two Jewish sisters who left Austria during WWII/Holocaust and found refuge in...

Grandfather Tang's Story

By: Ann Tompert
illustrated by: Robert Andrew Parker

Illus. in full color. "Drawing on a Chinese form of storytelling with seven shapes cut from a square of paper, Tompert recounts the tale of two fox fairies. Parker's pen-and-watercolor art adds drama,...


Resources

A Faraway Island

By: Annika Thor
translated from the Swedish by: Linda Schenck

BOOK TALK
The streets of Vienna are swarming with Nazi soldiers and Jewish families aren't safe. Stephie and Nellie Steiner are sent to Sweden to await their parents' escape to Amsterdam, where they...