These books will appeal to readers ages 8-12 and keep them turning the page until the very end.
Ten ghost stories dramatize the history of Chinese immigration to North America, from the gold rush of the late 1850s to the Cultural Revolution.
In this novel based on Great Expectations, Brian Doyle does a brilliant job of dealing with the issue of class and all its implications.
Jonah is determined to prove that anxiety won’t stop him from succeeding as his hockey team’s goalie in this dynamic novel in verse.
George's cloistered life in New York changes as the War for American Independence looms and he must struggle with what it means to be half Mohawk.
The widely acclaimed story of a young boy's struggle to survive in a new environment and stand up for himself.
A story about love — "as mad, bitter and wonderful as life itself." (Stuttgarter Zeitung)
A stunning and original graphic narrative about the life of Martin Luther King Jr.
What happened to Afghanistan's children after the fall of the Taliban in 2001? Deborah Ellis, author of The Breadwinner, went to Kabul to find out.
A child cherishes every second of their grandmother's last week of life in this sensitive portrayal of medical assistance in dying.
Author Deborah Ellis travels across the continent, interviewing more than forty Native American kids and letting them tell their own stories.
Maggie Lou’s grandpa doesn’t call her Firefox for nothing. She’s always finding ways to make life more interesting – even if this means big trouble.
Malala Yousafzai, girls’ education activist, won the Nobel Peace Prize at 17. Her acceptance speech is part of the Speak Out series for young readers.