Boy-Strength-of-Blue-Horses and his grandfather reminisce about the young blind boy's birth, his first horse, and an exciting horse race.
A Red-Riding Hood story from China about three siblings that use their courage and wit to fight a bad wolf.
M. C. Higgins and his family live in the dangerous mines of Sarah's Mountain. Then one day, he sees a chance to escape for a better life for himself and his family.
Barbara Cooney's story of Alice Rumphius, who longed to travel the world, live in a house by the sea, and do something to make the world more beautiful, has a timeless quality that resonates with each new generation. Images and image descriptions available.
Maggie, a feisty third-grader, refuses to learn how to read or write cursive writing.
As the German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen's family takes in Annemarie's best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family.
Two owls from Saskatchewan come to a neighborhood and shake up the whole town.
Adventurous stories of a free-spirited girl named Pippi Longstocking.
Sadako, a child who has leukemia due to the atomic bomb, folds paper cranes in order to get well. With Picture Descriptions. Historical fiction.
A self-centered, troubled, ten-year-old girl finds solutions to her problems when she finds employment at a shoeshine stand.
A story about a beautiful but mean princess and a plain but good-hearted girl.
Little Willy is determined to keep his sick grandfather's farm going and enters into a race with his loyal dog, Searchlight.
Young Taran rescues his master's pig with a renowned hero, a girl sorcerer, a fibbing harper, and a half human craving munchings. They face unkillable warriors, and learn true bravery and loyalty.
Secily wants to get married, but she wants to find her family fortune first. Also, there is a phantom boat on the lake and a sinister family whose behavior is very odd.
Pocahontas is a young girl in an Indian tribe who is caught between the tensions of the Indian culture and the culture of the white settlers.
When they stumble upon a deserted storage yard behind the A-Z Antiques and Curio shop, Melanie and April decide it's the perfect spot for the Egypt Game. (A Newbery Honor Book.)
Tom is going away from home for the first time to the academy in Salt Lake city.
J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy masterpiece The Hobbit is a tale of high adventure, undertaken by a company of dwarves in search of dragon-guarded gold.
Thirteen year old Thomas' family moves into a spooky old house that was once a stop on the Underground Railroad. A thrilling adventure for readers 9-12.
Michael's great-great-aunt Dew is a hundred years old. She keeps a box in her room filled with pennies, one for each year she has lived. Michael's mother wants to get rid of the old box. But Michael knows that if Aunt Dew loses that old box, it will be like losing a part of their life. He has to make his mother understand.
A collection of personal reminiscences of the author's youth in a hamlet on the central highlands of Vietnam.
The Princess Elizabeth is slated to marry Prince Ronald when a dragon attacks the castle and kidnaps Ronald. Images and image descriptions available.
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