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Born and Bred in the Great Depression

By: Jonah Winter
illustrated by: Kimberly Bulcken Root

East Texas, the 1930s—the Great Depression. Award-winning author Jonah Winter's father grew up with seven siblings in a tiny house on the edge of town. In this picture book, Winter shares his family...

The Carpenter's Gift

By: David Rubel
illustrated by: Jim LaMarche

This "new classic" Christmas story brings together two great traditions: the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree and the neighbor-helping-neighbor program of Habitat for Humanity. Opening in Depression-era...

Tennyson

By: Lesley M. M. Blume

“Brilliant, unusual writing.”—Chicago TribuneOn the banks of the Mississippi River, Tennyson Fontaine and her sister, Hattie, play endless games of hide-and-seek and make up fantastical...


Blizzard of the Blue Moon

By: Mary Pope Osborne
illustrated by: Sal Murdocca

The #1 bestselling chapter book series of all time celebrates 25 years with new covers and a new, easy-to-use numbering system! Jack and Annie must rescue a beautiful magical creature—the unicorn....