Stories of Resilience

Stories of Resilience

The books in this collection will introduce young readers to characters who overcome immense struggles, conquer their fears and strengthen their resolve.

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A Boy Is Not a Ghost

In this sequel to the award-winning A Boy Is Not a Bird, a boy is exiled to Siberia during World War II. Based on a true story.

Auntie Luce’s Talking Paintings

A Haitian American girl finds connection to generations of family lore in this story of identity, heart and home.

Book Uncle and Me

Book Uncle and Me is an award-winning middle-grade novel about the power of grassroots activism and how kids can make a difference.

Holiday!

A funny, offbeat story about how disruptive change can be — even if it’s a holiday!

How Emily Saved the Bridge

The amazing story of Emily Warren Roebling, the woman who stepped in to oversee the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, which was completed in 1883.

Jimmy the Greatest!

This is the powerful story of Jimmy, who lives in a small, remote town by the sea in Latin America, and is inspired by Muhammad Ali.

Lion and Mouse

Funny, fresh and very modern, this update on the fable of the lion and the mouse is a marvelous tale of a relationship between two unlikely friends.

Louis Undercover

Louis is a young boy with an alcoholic dad and a worried mom, but with the help of his best friend, summons up the courage to speak to his true love.

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

Morris is a little boy who loves using his imagination. But most of all, Morris loves his classroom’s dress-up center and its tangerine dress.

My Name is Seepeetza

An honest, inside look at life in an Indian residential school in the 1950s, and how one indomitable young spirit survived it.

On the Other Side of the Garden

A loving, empowering story about a girl who finds a way to cope with change.

Ophelia

Two teenaged outsiders establish an uneasy truce in this visually arresting, one-of-a-kind collage-style novel.