The Illustrator's Notebook by Mohieddin Ellabbad. Rich and unique, The Illustrator's Notebook is an account of artist Mohieddin Ellabbad's creative sources and shows how he grew up to be a famous illustrator. It allows readers a rare insight into the history and traditions of Arabic literature: the book reads from right to left, and pages from Ellabbad's notebooks are reproduced in their entirety, with the translation appearing alongside each page.  A testament to the value of diversity, and…

The Illustrator's Notebook by Mohieddin Ellabbad. Rich and unique, The Illustrator's Notebook is an account of artist Mohieddin Ellabbad's creative sources and shows how he grew up to be a famous illustrator. It allows readers a rare insight into the history and traditions of Arabic literature: the book reads from right to left, and pages from Ellabbad's notebooks are reproduced in their entirety, with the translation appearing alongside each page. A testament to the value of diversity, and…

The Baby Project by Sarah Ellis. Jessica knew that the family meeting Dad had called for that evening probably wouldn't be good news. Family meetings usually meant Mum talking a lot and then the whole family getting involved in some project that left everything in a mess until they gradually forgot about it.  But at school that day, Jessica forgot about the meeting. A teacher announced a new class project: They were to choose partners, pick an animal to study and present a paper. Jessica's…

The Baby Project

The Baby Project by Sarah Ellis. Jessica knew that the family meeting Dad had called for that evening probably wouldn't be good news. Family meetings usually meant Mum talking a lot and then the whole family getting involved in some project that left everything in a mess until they gradually forgot about it. But at school that day, Jessica forgot about the meeting. A teacher announced a new class project: They were to choose partners, pick an animal to study and present a paper. Jessica's…

Alexander Mackenzie by Ainslie Manson. Alexander Mackenzie was the first European to cross North America by land. The journey, which took place in 1793, demanded courage and determination and could never have been achieved without the help of the First Nations people. Mackenzie's successful crossing opened up a store of new opportunities for Europeans, but it led to a dramatic invasion of the lives of the Native peoples.

Alexander Mackenzie by Ainslie Manson. Alexander Mackenzie was the first European to cross North America by land. The journey, which took place in 1793, demanded courage and determination and could never have been achieved without the help of the First Nations people. Mackenzie's successful crossing opened up a store of new opportunities for Europeans, but it led to a dramatic invasion of the lives of the Native peoples.

Dead Man's Gold and Other Stories by Paul Yee. These ten original ghost stories dramatize the history of Chinese immigration to North America -- from the poor village men who first came searching for gold in the late 1850s to the new immigrants who arrived from Hong Kong in the wake of the Cultural Revolution. These stories describe the resilience and struggle of people trying to make new lives for themselves in a strange land. But these are also ghost stories, a popular narrative form in…

Dead Man's Gold and Other Stories

Dead Man's Gold and Other Stories by Paul Yee. These ten original ghost stories dramatize the history of Chinese immigration to North America -- from the poor village men who first came searching for gold in the late 1850s to the new immigrants who arrived from Hong Kong in the wake of the Cultural Revolution. These stories describe the resilience and struggle of people trying to make new lives for themselves in a strange land. But these are also ghost stories, a popular narrative form in…

The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis http://www.amazon.com/dp/1554987652/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_J2yIwb0Q4QKJK

The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis http://www.amazon.com/dp/1554987652/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_J2yIwb0Q4QKJK

The King's Daughter by Suzanne Martel. Jeanne Chatel has always dreamed of adventure. So when the eighteen-year-old orphan is summoned to sail from France to the wilds of North America to become a king's daughter and marry a French settler, she doesn't hesitate.  Her new husband is not the dashing military man she has dreamed of, but a trapper with two small children who lives in a small cabin in the woods. With her husband away trapping much of the time, Jeanne faces danger daily, but the…

The King's Daughter

The King's Daughter by Suzanne Martel. Jeanne Chatel has always dreamed of adventure. So when the eighteen-year-old orphan is summoned to sail from France to the wilds of North America to become a king's daughter and marry a French settler, she doesn't hesitate. Her new husband is not the dashing military man she has dreamed of, but a trapper with two small children who lives in a small cabin in the woods. With her husband away trapping much of the time, Jeanne faces danger daily, but the…

The Traveling Circus by Marie-Louise Gay & David Homel  AGE: 7-10 Charlie and his family are about to embark on another trip, to another out-of-the-way place off the beaten path. This time they are heading to an island in Croatia, a country Charlie has never even heard of. An incredibly beautiful country that lives in the shadow of war and conflict. A warm, funny and thought-provoking book that celebrates a child’s love of adventure and boundless curiosity about the world.

The Traveling Circus

The Traveling Circus by Marie-Louise Gay & David Homel AGE: 7-10 Charlie and his family are about to embark on another trip, to another out-of-the-way place off the beaten path. This time they are heading to an island in Croatia, a country Charlie has never even heard of. An incredibly beautiful country that lives in the shadow of war and conflict. A warm, funny and thought-provoking book that celebrates a child’s love of adventure and boundless curiosity about the world.

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