After losing his father, a boy has to find a way to survive on his own.
Haven’t you ever just known something deep in your heart without reason?
A Matter of Life or Death
It's 1849, and twelve-year-old, Lucas Whitaker is all alone after his whole family dies of a disease called consumption which has...
A mystery involving strange explosions, hidden tunnels, and . . . singing orphans?
A remarkable suspense novel first published in 1938, it anticipates the rise of the Nazis and the Holocaust.
If the gods wanted Akash to have an education, he is told, they would give him one. But Akash has spent his entire twelve years poor and hungry. So he decides...
A witty and moving novel that uncovers another side of the foster-care system