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.

Alone

A fully-illustrated treatment of the true stories of three young refugees who journey alone to North America, seeking refugee status.

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.

Buffalo Flats

Rebecca decides she must own her own land, even if this means facing resistance from her family, her community, the government – and Mother Nature.

Catch Me If I Fall

Twins Ashleigh and Aiden have always promised to protect each other, but after an accident during a school trip, their world begins to unravel.

Cleaning Up

Cleaning houses is just a way for Jess to earn money for college – until she finds a hidden diary in the trashed bedroom of a fancy country house.

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.