Quintessence

Three months ago, twelve year old Alma moved to the town of Four Points Her panic attacks started a week later, and they haven t stopped even though she told her parents that they did Every day she feels less and less like herself n nThen Alma meets the ShopKeeper in the town s junk shop, The Fift

Brother's Keeper

Can two children escape North Korea on their own n nNorth Korea December, 1950 n nTwelve year old Sora and her family live under an iron set of rules No travel without a permit No criticism of the government No absences from Communist meetings Wear red Hang pictures of the Great Leader Don t tr

Soaked!

A Hula Hooping moose, a badger with a bumblebee umbrella, a rabbit in a cashmere sweater, and a very wet bear star in this unpredictable and laugh out loud picture book in which having fun gets the best of a grumpy bear n nIt looks like a wet and dreary day for Bear and his trio of friends How could

Beyond Me

In the spirit of A Place to Belong, this remarkable novel in verse examines the aftershocks of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan in 2011 through the eyes of a young girl who learns that even the smallest kindness can make a difference.March 11, 2011 An earthquake shakes Japan to its c