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Stella Diaz Has Something to Say

by Angela Dominguez

In her first middle-grade novel, award-winning picture book author and illustrator Angela Dominguez tells a heartwarming story based on her own experiences growing up Mexican-American.

Stella Diaz loves marine...


Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble

Love Sugar Magic #1

by Anna Meriano & Mirelle Ortega

"A charming and delectably sweet debut. Mischief, friendship, and a whole lot of heartLove Sugar Magic has it all." Zoraida Córdova, award-winning author of the Brooklyn Brujas series

Leonora Logroño’s...


Little Bear's Trial

by Roger Bone & Veronica Castle

A Native American child must make a journey alone for his coming-of-age trial. Journey with him as he learns great values like wisdom, strength, and compassion in this wonderful tale.

Little Bear's father asks...


Diary of a Smart Black Kid

by Taylor Ii M David

Baron Winters faces life as an 11 year old.

He knows that going into sixth grade being smart, black and a geek comes with a lot of challenges. Not the least of which is bullets, bullies and parents.

And girls....


Lua the Llama and the Mountain of Joy

by Alison A Birks & Linda Weston

Lua the Llama has a dream and sets out on a spiritual journey of self-discovery to find out who she really is. Under the guidance of the old healer don Paqo, she finds the nature of her true self and her place...


Origami Peace Cranes

by Sue Dicicco

Origami Peace Cranes is a multicultural children's story about the capacity for friendship in all of us and the power that small things have to make a big difference.

When Emma moves to a new town, she's afraid...


From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea

by Kai Cheng Thom, Kai Yun Ching & Wai-Yant Li

A children’s picture book that incorporates lush visual storytelling with poetic language to tell the tale of a magical gender variant child who brings transformation and change to the world around them with...


Railroad of Courage

by Dan Rubenstein & Nancy Dyson

This young reader novel about the Underground Railroad begins when Rebecca, a twelve-year-old slave in South Carolina, hears that Grower Brown plans to sell her father to another grower. Unwilling to accept...


Marching to the Mountaintop: How Poverty, Labor Fights and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King Jr's Final Hours (History (US))

by Ann Bausum, National Geographic Kids & Jim Lawson

In early 1968 the grisly on-the-job deaths of two African-American sanitation workers in Memphis, Tennessee, prompted an extended strike by that city's segregated force of trash collectors.

Workers sought union...


Forest World

by Margarita Engle

From award-winning author Margarita Engle comes a lively middle grade novel in verse that tells the story of a Cuban-American boy who visits his family’s village in Cuba for the first time—and meets a sister...


The Smell of Old Lady Perfume

by Claudia Guadalupe Martinez

Claudia Guadalupe Martínez's debut novel for tweens garnered lots of praise. Recommended by the Chicago Public Library as the Best of the Best in 2008, it's a bittersweet story about death, family, and the...


The Forbidden Temptation of Baseball

by Dori Jones Yang

Despite his impulsive and curious nature, twelve-year-old Leon is determined to follow the Emperor’s rules—to live with an American family, study hard, and return home to modernize China. But he also must...


MAORI FOLKLORE or THE ANCIENT TRADITIONAL HISTORY OF THE NEW ZEALANDERS

by Sir George Grey

Herein you will find 23 Maori Myths and Legends collated and translated by Sir George Grey, Governor of New Zealand from November 1845 – January 1854 and again from December 1861 – February 1868. You will...


What Will I See In Brazil? Geography for Kids | Children's Explore the World Books

by Baby Professor

Pack your imaginary bags and let’s go to Brazil! There are many things to see in Brazil, and this book will showcase some of the most popular. Just think of reading a low-cost, no-passport required means to...


Was Pocahontas Real? Biography Books for Kids 9-12 | Children's Biography Books

by Baby Professor

You’ve seen Pocahontas in movies but have you heard her true story? Yes, Pocahontas was real! She was a real, living, and breathing girl, and she did wonderful things. This biography book will detail her life...


The Travel Adventures of PJ Mouse: In New Zealand

by Gwyneth Jane Page & Megan Elizabeth

PJ Mouse, an adorble little stuffed animal, was lost and alone until young Emily heard his cries for help.  Now, along with his new family, PJ gets to travel the world - discovering exciting new places, people,...


The Travel Adventures of PJ Mouse: In Canada

by Gwyneth Jane Page & Megan Elizabeth

PJ Mouse, an adorable little stuffed animal, was lost and alone until young Emily heard his cries for help.  Now, along with his new family, PJ gets to travel the world.  Join PJ on his first adventure across...


Wulf the Saxon

by G. A. Henty

This is the story of a young boy who is a page for the Earl, King Harold of England. Wulf is entrusted by Harold to run errands, and he fights in quite a few famous battles, including the Battle of Stamford...


Charming Charlie and the Spectacular Sophia

by Fiona Ware & Samantha Zaleski

When Charlie gets teased one too many times, he and his new best friend Sophia come up with a master plan – but there is a major stumbling block!

Mr Dodds, the Principal of Warm Gully State School, is getting...


Friz the Bee's Royal Honeymoon

by John L.D. Barnett

Newly married, Sir Friz Bee and his royal bride Princess Bee-Atrice are invited by King Bongo III and Queen Fatty B of Beeswanna in Southern Africa to spend their royal honeymoon in the king's safari lodge in...