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A Gift of Gracias

By: Julia Alvarez
illustrated by: Beatriz Vidal

After their olive crop fails, Maria fears that her family will have to abandon their farm on the new island colony. Then, one night she dreams of a mysterious beautiful lady shrouded by trees with branches...

A Song for Ella Grey

By: David Almond

Written in lyrical prose, this novel for fans of epic romances and mythology retellings explores themes of love, loss, fate, and destiny set against the dramatic and diverse backdrop of Northern England. David...

Frostborn

By: Lou Anders

Fantasy fans of Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson and John Flanagan’s Ranger’s Apprentice series will embrace this first novel in an adventure-filled, Viking-inspired series by a debut author....


A Gift of Gracias

By: Julia Alvarez
illustrated by: Beatriz Vidal

After their olive crop fails, Maria fears that her family will have to abandon their farm on the new island colony. Then, one night she dreams of a mysterious beautiful lady shrouded by trees with branches...

Un regalo de gracias

By: Julia Alvarez
illustrated by: Beatriz Vidal

En la oscuridad, el manto             de la señora brillaba con cientos de estrellas. Sobre ella, las ramas habían tejido            ...

The Secret Footprints

By: Julia Alvarez
illustrated by: Fabian Negrin

The Dominican legend of the ciguapas, creatures who lived in underwater caves and whose feet were on backward so that humans couldn't follow their footprints, is reinvented by renowned author Julia Alvarez....


Chin Yu Min and the Ginger Cat

By: Jennifer Armstrong

Mary GrandPré’s debut picture book returns!* “HIN YU MIN is nearly done in by her own haughtiness after she spurns the kindness of her neighbors. Encountering a cat catching fish with...

Bloodtraitor (Book 3)

By: Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

In this unforgettable finale to the Maeve’ra trilogy, Amelia Atwater-Rhodes has crafted a heart-pounding story about destiny, loyalty, and the many shades of betrayal.   Malachi Obsidian has...

Medio Pollito/Half Chicken

By: Alma Flor Ada

Do you know why a weather vane has a little rooster on the top, spinning around to tell us which way the wind is blowing? Here is the answer in this old story about Half-Chicken, who has one eye, one leg,...