Words on Fire

Words on FireNew York Times bestselling author Jennifer A Nielsen transports readers to a corner of history with this inspiring story of a girl who discovers the strength of her people united in resisting oppression Danger is never far from Audra s family farm in Lithuania She always avoids the occupying Russ

The Dragon Warrior

The Dragon WarriorAs a member of the Jade Society, twelve year old Faryn Liu dreams of honoring her family and the gods by becoming a warrior But the Society has shunned Faryn and her brother Alex ever since their father disappeared years ago, forcing them to train in secret Then, during an errand into San Francisc

Sulwe

SulweFrom Academy Award winning actress Lupita Nyong o comes a powerful, moving picture book about colorism, self esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within Sulwe has skin the color of midnight She is darker than everyone in her family She is darker than anyone in her school Sulwe just w

Along the Tapajós

Along the TapajósCau and Ina are a brother and sister who live in a small community along the Tapaj s River in Brazil Here, the homes are on stilts and everyone travels around by boat even to school When the rainy season comes, they must leave their village and relocate to higher ground for a while But after mo

I Can Make This Promise

I Can Make This PromiseIn her debut middle grade novel inspired by her family s history Christine Day tells the story of a girl who uncovers her family s secrets and finds her own Native American identity All her life, Edie has known that her mom was adopted by a white couple So, no matter how curious she might be about

The Best at It

The Best at ItFrom actor Maulik Pancholy comes an incredibly charming, heartfelt middle grade debut about Rahul Kapoor, a gay Indian American boy coming into his own in a small town in the Midwest Rahul Kapoor is heading into seventh grade in a small town in Indiana The start of middle school is making him feel