Book List in Order:12 titles

  • Some people have dresses for every occasion but Afiya needs only one. Her dress records the memories of her childhood, from roses in bloom to pigeons in flight, from tigers at the zoo to October leaves falling. A joyful celebration of a young girl’...


  • It is dark. The sea is calm. Overhead stars are sparkling with the rhythm of soft, background music. Nature gives its best while a large darkened freighter waits in international waters for two hundred men, women and children being smuggled from the ...


  • Hans, a young German doctor, finds his world turned upside down when his mother passes and he discovers he was adopted after his Jewish parents perished in the Romanian Holocaust. He is further astounded that his adoptive mother has vast hidden wealt...


  • This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....


  • Does innocence outweigh guilt when one violates the law if doing so benefits the greater moral good? This is put to the test when Jake, a young successful civil engineer, completes his project in a West African diamond-laden country and opens his lug...


  • Classic Poems to Read Aloud by James Berry; illustrations by James Mayhew is an all-inclusive thematic anthology of over 150 poems brings together a marvelous array of writings, from Shakespeare and Tennyson to modern poets such as Robert Frost and T...


  • A rhythmically told, brilliantly illustrated tale from the award-winning author of Ajeemah and His Son. When Anancy Spiderman calls a morning greeting to the Skygod, a corncob appears in his hand. Can Anancy turn the corncob into something even bette...


  • In 1807, at the height of the slave trade, Ajeemah and his son, Atu, are snatched by slave traders from their home in Africa while en route to deliver a dowry to Atu's bride-to-be. Ajeemah and Atu are then taken to Jamaica and sold to neighboring pla...


  • A moving collection of stories from an award-winning author.Gustas is nearly killed in the hurricane, trying to save his banana tree; Nenna and her brother Man-Man patrol the coconut plantation in the dead of night, ready to catch interlopers; Becky ...







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    From the author of Ajeemah and His Son, winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction, comes a collection of six stories that transport readers to the richly textured world of Jamaica. The stories interweave the fantastic with the everyday, ...


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