Basketball player and twin Josh narrates his life in quarters, just like the game he plays.He writes about missing his twin when his twin, Jordan, gets a girlfriend; about getting in trouble when he hits Jordan in the face with a basketball; and about watching his father as his heart fails.
Surprisingly, Lucy does find friends and more than that, too. by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley HISTORICAL FICTION Ada and her brother escape their mother’s abuse when the London children are evacuated during WWII and go to live with a grieving woman in a small country town. Not only are the stories compelling, it’s vitally important for kids to learn what it’s like to be an immigrant, particularly a refugee. Because empathy is learned from stories like these.
It’s difficult for both the woman and children to trust but slowly the trust grows and all three regain something lost — hope and love. Follow three distinct, alternating stories to experience being displaced from your country, on the run, and in danger.
by Laura Martin ADVENTURE Action from the first page!
This is an awesome story about a dangerous world where cloned dinosaurs have taken over.
Finally is a Syrian boy whose home is bombed in a country at war.