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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 Heartbeats of Wing Jones

By: Katherine Webber

Jandy Nelson meets Friday Night Lights in this sweeping, warm, arrestingly original novel about family, poverty, and hope.   Wing Jones, like everyone else in her town, has worshipped her older brother,...

Something Beautiful

By: Sharon Dennis Wyeth
illustrated by: Chris K. Soentpiet

A little girl longs to see beyond the scary sights on the sidewalk and the angry scribbling in the halls of her building. When her teacher writes the word beautiful on the blackboard, the girl decides...