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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Tales from Gold Mountain

This collection of stories describes the extraordinary circumstances of the Chinese who came to build the railroad in Canada and the United States.

The Cat at the Wall

A remarkable and thought-provoking new novel set on Israel's West Bank, by the author of The Breadwinner.

The Guy, the Girl, the Artist and His Ex

The Guy is planning a house party. The Girl is adjusting to life in a new country. The Artist and his Ex are trying to make ends meet for their baby.

The Prisoner and the Writer

An illustrated, middle-grade treatment of the Dreyfus Affair told from the perspectives of Jewish army captain Alfred Dreyfus and writer Emile Zola.

The Servant

Faten’s happy life in her village comes to an abrupt end due to the civil war in Lebanon. An inspiring coming-of-age novel full of strength and hope.

The Shepherd's Granddaughter

For generations Amani's family has grazed sheep above the family homestead near Hebron, but now her home is being threatened by Jewish settlements.

These Are Not the Words

A poignant, gritty story about a girl who sees her parents as flawed human beings for the first time, and finds the courage to make a fresh start.

Two at the Top

Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary each tell their story, culminating in their thrilling ascent of Mount Everest.

Two Moons in August

Martha Brooks deftly explores the worlds of mourning, family, friendship and love in this moving novel about healing and hope.

Two White Rabbits

In this moving and timely story, a young child describes what it is like to be a migrant as she and her father travel north toward the US border.

Walk with Me

A simple, imaginative story depicting the complex emotional reality of a girl whose father no longer lives at home.

Wanting Mor

Young Afghan Jameela is finally brought together again with her father, who abandoned her in a Kabul marketplace.