Fighter Planes

Fighter Planes

What is a fighter plane? Do they carry bombs? Missiles? What do fighter pilots wear? This is a wonderfully simple yet highly informative book about those powerful planes and the heroes who pilot...
Red-Eyed Tree Frog

Red-Eyed Tree Frog

Meet the red-eyed tree frog.He wakes up just when everyone else is going to bed.He’s hungry so he goes to look for something good to eat.What will it be?Fabulous photos and text to satisfy wonderfully curious minds.When Nic Bishop does the photographs, don’t miss it....
World of Reptiles:  Copperheads

World of Reptiles: Copperheads

This is a great series of books for kids who are fascinated by snakes. You get up close pictures so you can be safely near a snake just by reading the book. How do copperheads hunt? What do they eat? Which snake has bitten the most people in the U.S.? He also did...
The Other Side of Truth

The Other Side of Truth

This is the powerful story of a young brother and sister who flee Nigeria when their mother is brutally murdered. They go to England and get into foster care. Life is a struggle, but they are determined to find their father. They have each other and courage and...
Wishes, Kisses and Pigs

Wishes, Kisses and Pigs

So, you know that brother that bugs you all the time? Well, how would you feel if you wished he’d turn into a pig…and he did. Yup. To add to the family troubles, Dad disappeared seven years ago and no one knows why or where. Now Louise needs to figure out how to undo...
Ruby Electric

Ruby Electric

Dad has left the family, and Ruby and her brother, Pete, ache to have him back in their lives. Ruby fantasizes that he’s off on a CIA or an FBI mission, and that’s why he has disappeared. Through a school project, Ruby makes friends with two misfits and does some...
The Battle of Jericho

The Battle of Jericho

What a poignant, powerful story about peer pressure.Jericho and his cousin Josh are excited to belong to an elite group, “The Warriors of Distinction.”They are going to be faced with a lot of choices and questions about their values.How much will they go along with so...
Shattering Glass

Shattering Glass

Young Thaddeus Steward watches Rob come into school and move into the alpha dog role, pushing out Lane the reigning king. Some people have it, and some people don’t, and peer pressure and fitting in are so important to teens. Then Rob makes the school nerd, Simon...
Breakout

Breakout

Seventeen-year-old Del has made a careful plan to escape from foster care. She is ready to break out and find herself and her place in the world. She’s immediately caught in a traffic jam where she’s forced to sit for hours waiting to be able to move forward. She...
Zigzag

Zigzag

Seventeen-year-old Robin is one of those girls who gets her self-esteem from being “loved” by her boyfriend. If he loves me, I must be okay is her feeling. Well, this summer that boyfriend has decided to go to Europe instead of being by her side. That shakes Robin’s...
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