What connection could a World War II hero from Poland possibly have to Kansas? All is revealed in this young readers edition of Irena's Children.
We know almost nothing about life in North Korea beyond its shining capital city Pyongyang. Maybe that's why Sungju Lee's surreal memoir reads like a novel.
Rona Arato tells the ordeal of the Exodus through the eyes of eleven-year-old Rachel Landesman, who was on board the ship with her mother and older sister.
Andrew Maraniss's story does what few books for young readers do — it shows that the struggle for black dignity and equality was a human, messy struggle.
Seventy years later, a Polish refugee brings back her family's ordeal in World War II with remarkably vivid recall.