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Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her...
Omar and his younger brother, Hassan, have spent most of their lives in Dadaab, a refugee camp in Kenya. Life is hard there: never enough food, achingly dull, and without access to the medical care Omar knows his nonverbal brother needs. So when Omar...
An enduring classic of Holocaust literature, Night offers a personal and unforgettable account of the appalling horrors of Hitler's reign of terror. Through the eyes of 14-year-old Eliezer, we behold the tragic fate of the Jews from the little town of Sighet. Even as they are stuffed into cattle cars bound for Auschwitz, the townspeople refuse to believe rumors of anti-Semitic atrocities. Not until they are marched toward the blazing crematory...
The poignant story of a girl who overcomes unique hardship and deprivation—growing up with a troop of capuchin monkeys—to find ultimate redemption
In 1954, in a remote mountain village in South America, a little girl was abducted. She was four years old. Marina Chapman was stolen from her housing estate and then abandoned deep in the Colombian jungle. That she survived is a miracle. Two days later, half-drugged, terrified,
|Pub. Date||Edition||Publisher||Phys Desc.||Availability|
|2017.||Young readers edition, First Aladdin paperback edition.||Aladdin||324 pages ; 20 cm|| |
Giodone Library Branch - YOUTH
Lamb Branch - YOUTHNONFIC
Lucero Branch - YOUTHNONFIC
|2012||1st Atria Books hardcover ed.||Atria Books||325 p.: ill., col. maps ; 24 cm.|| |
Rawlings Branch - ADULT
|2013.||Washington Square Press||325 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm|| |
Barkman Branch - HISPANICRC
HRC BIO GRANDE
Lamb Branch - HISPANICRC
HRC BIO GRANDE
Lucero Branch - HISPANICRC
HRC BIO GRANDE
Thomas Buergenthal, now a Judge in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, tells his astonishing experiences as a young boy in his memoir A LUCKY CHILD. He arrived at Auschwitz at age 10 after surviving two ghettos and a labor camp. Separated first from his mother and then his father, Buergenthal managed by his wits and some remarkable strokes of luck to survive on his own. Almost two years after his liberation, Buergenthal was miraculously...
"Mining companies piled trash coal in a slag heap and set it ablaze. The coal burned up, but the slate didn't. The heat turned it rose and orange and lavender. The dirt road I lived on was paved with that sharp-edged rock. We called it Red Dog. My grandmother always told me, 'Don't you go running on that Red Dog road.' But oh, I did."
Gypsies, faith-healers, moonshiners, and snake handlers weave through Drema's childhood in 1940s...
"Searing . . . explores how identity forms love, and love, identity. Written in engrossing, intimate prose, it makes us rethink how blood's deep connections relate to the attachments of proximity."—Andrew Solomon, author of Far from the Tree
In the early 1980s, Mary Hall is a little girl growing up in poverty in Camden, New Jersey, with her older brother Jacob and parents who, in her words, were "great at making babies, but not so great...
A classic memoir that's gripping, funny, and ultimately unforgettable from the bestselling former National Ambassador of Books for Young People. A strong choice for summer reading—an engaging and powerful autobiographical exploration of growing up a so-called "bad boy" in Harlem in the 1940s.
As a boy, Myers was quick-tempered and physically strong, always ready for a fight. He also read voraciously—he...
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