Book List in Order: 4 titles

  • The year is 1988 in Gaza City, and it has been a month since eleven-year-old Malaak's father left to seek work in Israel, only to disappear. Every day Malaak climbs to the roof and waits, speaking little to anyone, preferring the company of the littl...


  • A teenager finds solace in her art -- and her friends -- as she struggles to escape depression in this affecting new novel by Cathryn Clinton. After all the moves from town to town, after all her mom's boyfriends and drinking and anger, Jude hopes...


  • "This promising first novel treats questions of religious faith with wisdom, humor, and affection." — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (starred review)During the annual family reunion and pie competition at Beulah Land Healing and Holiness Church, twelve-year-old...


  • "The farm and Amish ways spring to life with full characters and carefully chosen details. . . . A story animal lovers will enjoy." — KIRKUS REVIEWSOn the Amish farm where he lives and works with his family, ten-year-old Simeon Zook hears and feels...