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  • A Year Without Mom

    A Year Without Mom
    av Dasha Tolstikova

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781773063799

    It is the early 1990s in Moscow, and political change is in the air. But Dasha is more worried about her own challenges as she negotiates family, friendships and school without her mother. Just as she begins to find her own feet, she gets word that…

  • The Breadwinner: A Graphic Novel

    The Breadwinner: A Graphic Novel
    av Deborah Ellis

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781773061634

    This beautiful graphic-novel adaptation of The Breadwinner animated film tells the story of eleven-year-old Parvana who must disguise herself as a boy to support her family during the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan.Parvana lives with her family in on…

  • The Breadwinner: A Graphic Novel

    The Breadwinner: A Graphic Novel
    av Deborah Ellis

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781773061184

    This beautiful graphic-novel adaptation of The Breadwinner animated film tells the story of eleven-year-old Parvana who must disguise herself as a boy to support her family during the Taliban's rule in Afghanistan.Parvana lives with her family in on…

  • The Force of Law

    The Force of Law
    av Mariana Valverde

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888998187

    As citizens of liberal democratic countries, we think that we live under the rule of law. Governments make the rules, we live by them, and the police enforce them. The Force of Law critically examines these assumptions. Criminologist Mariana Valverd…

  • The Force of Law

    The Force of Law
    av Mariana Valverde

    Klotband - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888998170

    As citizens of liberal democratic countries, we think that we live under the rule of law. Governments make the rules, we live by them, and the police enforce them. The Force of Law critically examines these assumptions. Criminologist Mariana Valverd…

  • The Amazing Travels of Ibn Battuta

    The Amazing Travels of Ibn Battuta
    av Fatima Sharafeddine

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554984800

    In 1325, when Ibn Battuta was just 21, he bid farewell to his parents in Tangier, Morocco, and embarked on a pilgrimage to Mecca. It was 30 years before he returned home, having seen much of the world. In this book he recalls his amazing journey and…

  • Two Drops of Brown in a Cloud of White

    Two Drops of Brown in a Cloud of White
    av Saumiya Balasubramaniam

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781773062587

    A little girl and her mother walk home from school on a snowy winter day. "So much snow," says Ma. "So monochromatic." "Mono crow what?" her daughter replies. Ma misses the sun, warmth and colors of their faraway homeland, but her daughter sees magi…

  • Skim

    Skim
    av Mariko Tamaki

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888999641

    "Skim" is Kimberly Keiko Cameron, a not-slim, would-be Wiccan goth who goes to a private girls' school in the early '90s. When her classmate Katie Matthews is dumped by her boyfriend, who then kills himself ? possibly because he's (maybe) gay ? the…

  • The Black Book of Colors

    The Black Book of Colors
    av Menena Cottin

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888998736

  • Some Things I've Lost

    Some Things I've Lost
    av Cybele Young

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554983391

    A wallet, a set of keys, a pair of glasses these are some of the household objects that disappear and are fantastically reconstituted in Cybele Young's inventive new picture book. Minimal text conveys the magic of a world where even inanimate object…

  • Sita's Ramayana

    Sita's Ramayana
    av Samhita Arni

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554981458

    The Ramayana is an epic poem by the Hindu sage Valmiki, written in ancient Sanskrit sometime after 300 BC. It is an allegorical story that contains important Hindu teachings, and it has had great influence on Indian life and culture over the centuri…

  • What Are You Doing?

    What Are You Doing?
    av Elisa Amado

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781773060040

    Before he leaves for his first day of school, Chepito runs outside to play. He comes across all kinds of people in his neighborhood who are reading. "Why, why, why?" he sings, and they each have a different answer for him, whether it's a man reading…

  • Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

    Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress
    av Christine Baldacchino

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554983476

    Morris is a little boy who loves using his imagination. But most of all, Morris loves wearing the tangerine dress in his classroom's dress-up center. The children in Morris's class don't understand. Dresses, they say, are for girls. And Morris certa…

  • Off to War

    Off to War
    av Deborah Ellis

    Klotband - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888998941

    Deborah Ellis has been widely praised for her books about children in war-torn countries. Now, she turns her attention closer to home, to American and Canadian children whose parents are soldiers fighting ? or who have fought ? in Afghanistan and Ir…

  • Children of War

    Children of War
    av Deborah Ellis

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888999085

    The United States and its allies invaded Iraq seven years ago. Today the country is still at war, and no one can claim that true democracy has come. Four million Iraqis have been displaced, and about half of them, unable to flee the country, are now…

  • Night Cars

    Night Cars
    av Teddy Jam

    Övrigt - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888997487

    A baby watches the world outside his city window at night as his father explains the sights and sounds in hopes of lulling him to sleep.

  • Uncle Holland

    Uncle Holland
    av JonArno Lawson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554989294

    When Holland is arrested for the thirty-seventh time for stealing beautiful things, he must make a very difficult decision. A police officer says that he must either go to jail or become a soldier. He chooses to join the army and is sent south, wher…

  • Amazonia

    Amazonia
    av Daniel Munduruku

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554981854

    Amazonia is an extraordinary book of Brazilian folk tales that combines the authentic voice of Munduruku, an Indian who grew up in the Amazon rainforest, with the imagined Amazon of Russia's foremost children's book illustrator. Mermaids, serpents,…

  • The Breadwinner Trilogy

    The Breadwinner Trilogy
    av Deborah Ellis

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888999597

    Deborah Ellis' trilogy has been a phenomenal success, both critically and commercially. Now young readers can experience this entire epic story in one volume. The Breadwinner is set in Afghanistan, where 11-year-old Parvana lives with her family in…

  • A Family Is a Family Is a Family

    A Family Is a Family Is a Family
    av Sara O'Leary

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554987948

    When a teacher asks the children in her class to think about what makes their families special, the answers are all different in many ways but the same in the one way that matters most of all. One child is worried that her family is just too differe…

  • I Have the Right to Be a Child

    I Have the Right to Be a Child
    av Alain Serres

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554981496

    With a very simple text accompanied by rich, vibrant illustrations a young narrator describes what it means to be a child with rights -- from the right to food, water and shelter, to the right to go to school, to the right to be free from violence,…

  • The Girl from Chimel

    The Girl from Chimel
    av Rigoberta Menchu

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781773064543

    Before the thirty-six-year war in Guatemala, despite the hardships the Maya people had endured since the time of the Conquest, life in their highland villages had a beauty and integrity that were changed forever by the conflict and brutal genocide t…

  • Sidewalk Flowers

    Sidewalk Flowers
    av Jonarno Lawson

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554984312

    In this wordless picture book, a little girl collects wildflowers while her distracted father pays her little attention. Each flower becomes a gift, and whether the gift is noticed or ignored, both giver and recipient are transformed by their encoun…

  • The Bad Chair

    The Bad Chair
    av Dasha Tolstikova

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781773062464

    Every evening before brushing their teeth and getting ready for bed, Vivi and Monkey play the game: Monkey hides under a sheet, and Vivi pretends to look for him. Chair wishes more than anything that he could play, too. One evening, Chair decides to…

  • My Name Is Parvana

    My Name Is Parvana
    av Deborah Ellis

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554982981

    The fourth book in the internationally bestselling series that includes The Breadwinner, Parvana's Journey and Mud City.In this stunning sequel, Parvana, now fifteen, is found in a bombed-out school and held as a suspected terrorist by American troo…

  • Read Me a Story, Stella

    Read Me a Story, Stella
    av Marie-Louise Gay

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554982165

    In this lovely addition to Marie-Louise Gay's renowned Stella series, Stella introduces little brother Sam to the pleasures of reading. Sam is as busy and worried as ever, and Stella almost always has her nose in a book these days, but she finds tim…

  • No Ordinary Day

    No Ordinary Day
    av Deborah Ellis

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554981083

    Even though Valli spends her days picking coal and fighting with her cousins, life in the coal town of Jharia, India, is the only life she knows. She's filled with terror when she glimpses the monsters living on the other side of the train tracks --…

  • No Ordinary Day

    No Ordinary Day
    av Deborah Ellis

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554981342

    Even though Valli spends her days picking coal and fighting with her cousins, life in the coal town of Jharia, India, is the only life she knows. The only sight that fills her with terror is the monsters who live on the other side of the train track…

  • Numeralia

    Numeralia
    av Jorge Lujan

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554984442

    From the first page of this unusual and original collaboration between Jorge Lujan and Isol, it's clear that this is not just another counting book. Whether they are discovering that three is for bedtime kisses, or that five is for secret creatures…

  • Town Is by the Sea

    Town Is by the Sea
    av Joanne Schwartz

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554988716

    A young boy wakes up to the sound of the sea, visits his grandfather's grave after lunch and comes home to a simple family dinner, but all the while his mind strays to his father digging for coal deep down under the sea. Stunning illustrations by Sy…

  • Your Turn, Adrian

    Your Turn, Adrian
    av Helena OEberg

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781773061498

    Almost every day, Adrian goes to school with knots in his stomach. He feels different from the other children, and alone. Whenever the teacher calls on him, his heart starts to pound and time stops. But he finds respite in his rich imagination -- a…

  • The Goat

    The Goat
    av Anne Fleming

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781773062990

    When Kid accompanies her parents to New York City for a six-month stint of dog-sitting and home-schooling, she sees what looks like a tiny white cloud on the top of their apartment building.Rumor says there's a goat living on the roof, but how can t…

  • The Goat

    The Goat
    av Anne Fleming

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554989164

    When Kid accompanies her parents to New York City for a six-month stint of dog-sitting and home-schooling, she sees what looks like a tiny white cloud on top of their apartment building. Rumor says there's a goat living on the roof, but how can that…

  • Operatic

    Operatic
    av Kyo Maclear

    Klotband - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554989720

    Somewhere in the universe, there is the perfect tune for you. It’s almost the end of middle school, and Charlie has to find her perfect song for a music class assignment. The class learns about a different style of music each day, from hip-hop…

  • The Mzungu Boy

    The Mzungu Boy
    av Meja Mwangi

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888996640

    Kariuki, a twelve-year-old Kenyan boy, is befriended by Nigel, the white landowner's son, and they are both caught up in powerful forces as a rebellion arises in the area. Reprint.

  • Aqui era el paraiso / Here Was Paradise

    Aqui era el paraiso / Here Was Paradise
    av Humberto Ak'abal

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781773064956

    A collection of poetry by one of the greatest Indigenous poets of the Americas about the vanished world of his childhood - that of the Maya K'iche'.Aqui era el paraiso / Here Was Paradise is a selection of poems written by the great Maya poet Humber…

  • The Composition

    The Composition
    av Antonio Skarmeta

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888995506

    Pedro is a nine-year-old boy whose main interest in life is playing soccer. The arrest of his friend Daniel's father and a visit to the school of an army captain who wants the children to write a composition entitled "What My Family Does at Night" s…

  • I See the Promised Land

    I See the Promised Land
    av Arthur Flowers

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554983285

    This stunning graphic novel biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. describes the apartheid South of his time, which in many ways was not very different from the early days of slavery. Included are descriptions of the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the format…

  • The Cat at the Wall

    The Cat at the Wall
    av Deborah Ellis

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554987078

    A remarkable and thought-provoking new novel set on Israel's West Bank, by the author of The Breadwinner.On Israel's West Bank, a cat sneaks into a small Palestinian house that has just been commandeered by two Israeli soldiers. The house seems empt…

  • The Stone Thrower

    The Stone Thrower
    av Jael Ealey Richardson

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554987528

    African-American football player Chuck Ealey grew up in a segregated neighborhood of Portsmouth, Ohio. Against all odds, he became an incredible quarterback. But despite his unbeaten record in high school and university, he would never play professi…

  • Louis Undercover

    Louis Undercover
    av Fanny Britt

    9-12 år Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554988594

    In this powerful new graphic novel from Fanny Britt and Isabelle Arsenault, we meet Louis, a young boy who shuttles between his alcoholic dad and his worried mom, and who, with the help of his best friend, tries to summon up the courage to speak to…

  • And So It Goes

    And So It Goes
    av Paloma Valdivia

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554988693

    In this gentle meditation on the cycle of life, author and illustrator Paloma Valdivia gives us an opportunity to reflect on those who have gone, those who will come, and those of us who are here in this world - for the time being. The neighbor's ca…

  • Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding

    Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding
    av Jorge Argueta

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554988877

    Now available in paperback, Arroz con leche / Rice Pudding is the second title of Jorge Argueta's popular bilingual Cooking Poems series, celebrating the joys of preparing, eating and sharing food. From sprinkling the rice into the pot, to adding a…

  • Guacamole: Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem

    Guacamole: Un poema para cocinar / A Cooking Poem
    av Jorge Argueta

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554988884

    Now available in paperback, Guacamole is the third title of Jorge Argueta's popular bilingual Cooking Poems series, celebrating the joys of preparing, eating and sharing food. Guacamole originated in Mexico with the Aztecs and has long been popular…

  • Sam!

    Sam!
    av Marie-Louise Gay

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554987054

    Marie-Louise Gay's beloved books about Stella's little brother, Sam, are all here in this vibrant and humorous collection. Children all around the world have read about Stella and Sam, and their gently funny, nurturing relationship. Stella has a cre…

  • Watching Traffic

    Watching Traffic
    av Jane Ozkowski

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554988433

    Emily has finally finished high school in the small town where she has lived her whole life. At last, she thinks, her adult life can begin. But what if you have no idea what you want your new life to look like? What then? While Lincoln gets ready to…

  • Helen?s Birds

    Helen?s Birds
    av Sara Cassidy

    Övrigt - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781773060385

    For as long as Saanvi can remember, she has been friends with her elderly neighbor Helen. They play cards and garden together and, especially, care for the wild birds that visit Helen’s yard. When Helen dies suddenly, a “For Sale”…

  • Stella, Queen of the Snow

    Stella, Queen of the Snow

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554980710

    Winter was never so magical as in this marvelous book about Stella and Sam discovering a familiar landscape transformed by a heavy snowfall. Sam makes his very first snowstorm, and, as usual, he has lots of questions: Where do snowmen sleep? Can you…

  • A Feast for Joseph

    A Feast for Joseph
    av Terry Farish

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781773064383

    Joseph misses sharing meals with lots of people like he did back in the refugee camp, so when the neighbors finally come over, it's a feast! A companion book to Joseph's Big Ride, described in Kirkus as "a joyful, upbeat tale."When Joseph and Mama l…

  • Up to Low

    Up to Low
    av Brian Doyle

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888996220

    In Up to Low Young Tommy and Baby Bridget, the girl with the trillium shaped eyes, discover that loving and healing and dying are not always what they seem. And they make that discovery with the help of a wonderful cast of characters including Crazy…

  • My Body in Pieces

    My Body in Pieces
    av Marie-Noelle Hebert

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781773064840

    A deeply emotional graphic memoir of a young woman’s struggles with self-esteem and body image issues.All Marie-Noëlle wants is to be thin and beautiful. She wishes that her thighs were slimmer, that her stomach lay flatter. Maybe then her par…

  • Buddy and Earl Meet the Neighbors

    Buddy and Earl Meet the Neighbors
    av Maureen Fergus

    Övrigt - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781773060255

    When Wonder Buddy and Super Earl learn that the Evil Doctor Stinker is planning to shut down the only hamburger factory in town, they know they have to find the supervillain’s secret lair — fast! Hopping into the Earl-mobile, they race i…

  • The Guy, the Girl, the Artist and His Ex

    The Guy, the Girl, the Artist and His Ex
    av Gabrielle Williams

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781554989416

    The Guy decides to have a house party while his parents are out of town. The Girl is adjusting to life in a new country. The Artist has discovered that forgery is a lucrative business. And his Ex, mother of his baby, is just trying to make ends meet…

  • Empire

    Empire
    av James Laxer

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780888997074

    The United States presides over the most far-flung imperial system ever established. This thoughful study compares the American Empire to those of the past, finding much can be learned from the fates of the British, Roman, Chinese, Incan, and Aztec…