Stories from Around the World

Stories from Around the World

The stories in this collection provide young readers with a global perspective. Experience a new culture, language or set of traditions within their pages.

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I Am a Taxi

Deep in the jungle, working in a cocaine operation, twelve-year-old Diego must take a terrible risk if he ever wants to see his family again.

I Have the Right to Be a Child

A beautiful book that introduces young children to the concept of human rights as set out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

I Have the Right to Culture

The third book in the award-winning I Have the Right series explores a child’s right to culture, including music, art, dance and much more.

José Speaks Out

José Mujica is a former revolutionary, past president of Uruguay and climate activist. José's speech to the UN is part of the Speak Out series.

Look! Look!

A girl in India discovers an ancient step well in this companion book to the creators’ much-loved Out of the Way! Out of the Way!

Malaika’s Costume

Malaika’s mother can’t buy her a carnival costume — will she still be able to dance in the parade?

Migrant

A deeply felt, imaginative, beautifully illustrated story about what it's like to be the child of migrant farm workers.

No Ordinary Day

Deborah Ellis, author of The Breadwinner, brings us another feisty young heroine, Valli — an orphan with leprosy who lives on the streets of Kolkata.

No Safe Place

A timely and gripping novel about four young migrants who seek safe haven in England and end up adrift in the English Channel.

Nobody Knows

A powerful and moving novel inspired by actual events that took place in Tokyo, and based on the award-winning film by Hirokazu Kore-eda.

One More Mountain

It’s 2021, and the Taliban have retaken power in Afghanistan. Parvana and Shauzia, the brave protagonists of The Breadwinner, must now flee to escape new dangers from an old enemy.

Out of the Way! Out of the Way!

We see an Indian village grow from a sleepy little agricultural way station to a bustling metropolis. For fans of American classic The Little House.