Book List:5 titles
  • Yuri's Brush with Magic by Maureen Wartski is an intelligent novel for preadolescents. Featuring Japanese folktales told in a contemporary setting, Wartski's adventure novel explores the complexity of family relationships and how generations-old misu...



  • A 15-year-old Vietnamese refugee having difficulty adjusting to the strange ways and language of the United States and his adoptive home runs away to a Vietnamese fishing community hoping he can "belong" there. A sequel to A Boat to Nowhere....


  • In their isolated village in Vietnam, Mai and her family thought themselves safe from war. But when the conquerors arrived and brought an end to peace, a dangerous escape aboard a fishing boat would become their last chance for survival. "A moving...


  • Eighth grader Noni Harlow hopes to solve several problems by entering her younger, mentally retarded brother in the Special Olympics, but on the morning of the competition Kip must be so heavily sedated that it appears he won't be able to run the rel...