Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan – Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of comfort in Mexico for the labor camps in Southern California, facing harsh circumstances on the eve of the Great Depression. pages, Lexile:
Through twenty-one meticulously researched accounts--some chronicled in book form for the first time--Doreen Rappaport illuminates the defiance of tens of thousands of Jews across eleven Nazi-occupied countries during World War II.
Okay, so maybe I’m being a bit optimistic with my title. Unfortunately, it will take more than a book (or to end bullying. In an aggression and violence rich society that uses material wealth and beauty as a sign … Continue reading →