Showing 51–54 of 54 titles
In “Under the Mesquite,” Guadalupe Garcia McCall, writing in emotionally riveting free verse, gracefully manages to convey the experience of growing up in a bicultural community in Texas with geographical accuracy and a radiating authentic voice for its main protagonist fourteen-year-old Lupita, the oldest of eight children who is dealing with her mother's terminal illness.
- Fiction, General Fiction
- Pura Belpré Children's Author Award 2012 (Medal Winner)
- ISBN: 9781600604294
Whether being introduced or reintroduced to the topic, readers will be stunned by the research and accusations in this pivotal drama of American history. With a size reminiscent of a prayer book and startling scratchboard-style illustrations, this work of art presents an account of our past and asks questions of our future.
- Nonfiction, History, US History
- Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal 2012 (Honor Title)
- ISBN: 9781426308697
Wendy Carter captures all the curiosity, fear and delight of young Fredle, as listeners follow the mouse's adventures both inside and outside the house. Voigt's gentle and heartwarming story features cats, dogs, raccoons and owls, all brought to fine characterization through Carter's spectacular performance.