After her critically acclaimed books of interviews with Afghan, Iraqi, Israeli and Palestinian children, Deborah Ellis turns her attention closer to home. For two years she traveled across the United States and Canada interviewing Native children. The result is a compelling collection of interviews... More Info
Young readers will fall in love all over again with Dennis Lee?s light-hearted verse, which embraces universal childhood experiences of every flavour, from digging holes to foreign lands to searching for the perfect pet. David McPhail?s gorgeous watercolour paintings capture Lee?s subtle... More Info
"A young Latina girl accidentally breaks her grandfather's vihuela and searches for someone in the community to fix the instrument, which leads her to discover her grandfather's legacy as a mariachi. Includes an author's note and glossary"--
Hoping for a better life after the Taliban are driven from her Afghanistan home, Zulaikha dreams of getting along better with her difficult stepmother and having her cleft palate fixed before encountering intimidating changes in the form of a poetry teacher and American visitors.