286 Results
286 Results
The crazy man —Porter, Pamela, 1956-
Book
2005
34 available of 40 items

Twelve-year old Emaline, living on a wheat farm in Saskatchewan, must deal with a family that is falling apart.

Lily and the great quake : a San Francisco earthquake survival story —Bybee, Veeda, author.
Book
2020
10 available of 10 items

Just turned twelve, Lily is the oldest of the three children in her Chinese American family living in San Francisco when the 1906 earthquake hits; her family has survived the quake, but as the city starts to burn Lily an...

Roll of thunder, hear my cry —Taylor, Mildred D.
Book
2001
3 available of 3 items

A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand.

A new friend —Green, Poppy.
Book
2015
13 available of 19 items

Eight-year-old Sophie Mouse is excited to return to school after the long winter break, but there is a new student--a snake--and Sophie and the other animals are afraid to sit near him, much less ask him to play with the...

The land —Taylor, Mildred D.
Book
2001
1 available of 2 items

After the Civil War Paul, the son of a white father and a black mother, finds himself caught between the two worlds of colored folks and white folks as he pursues his dream of owning land of his own.

The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 : a novel —Curtis, Christopher Paul.
Book
1995
14 available of 16 items

The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.

American as paneer pie —Kelkar, Supriya, 1980- author.
Book
2020
10 available of 11 items

When a racist incident rocks her small Michigan town, eleven-year-old Lekha must decide whether to speak up or stay silent, even as she struggles to navigate her life at home, where she can be herself, and at school, whe...

Hattie & Hudson —Van Dusen, Chris, author.
Book
2017
1 available of 3 items

It's a summer day so beautiful and peaceful that Hattie, paddling in her canoe in the middle of a lake, can't help but sing. In the deep water below, a creature is lurking. He's huge and green, with a long, long neck and...

Tentacle & wing —Porter, Sarah, 1969- author.
Book
2017
4 available of 4 items

"Twelve-year-old Ada is a Chimera, one of a number of children born with human and animal DNA thanks to a genetic experiment gone wrong. When she is shipped off to a quarantined school for other kids like herself, she s...

Lulu the one and only —Mawhinney, Lynnette, 1979- author.
Sound Recording
2020
2 available of 5 items

Lulu loves her family, but people are always askingWhat are you? Lulu hates that question. Her brother inspires her to come up with a power phrase so she can easily express who she is, not what she is.

Daniel, half-human and the good Nazi —Chotjewitz, David.
Book
2004
1 available of 2 items

In 1933, best friends Daniel and Armin admire Hitler, but as anti-Semitism buoys Hitler to power, Daniel learns he is half Jewish, threatening the friendship even as life in their beloved Hamburg, Germany, is becoming ni...

Poppy's return —Avi, 1937-
Book
2005
6 available of 7 items

Poppy, accompanied by her troublesome son Junior, his skunk friend, and Uncle Ereth the porcupine, responds to a summons to return to her ancestral home, Gray House, to save the mice there from destruction by a bulldozer...

A Shiloh Christmas —Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.
Book
2015
12 available of 18 items

"Marty and his best friend, Shiloh are on another adventure. Marty learns when a secret is too dangerous to keep, and that hate can spread like fire"-- Provided by publisher.

Mandy the outsider : prelude to World War 2 —Lutz, Norma Jean.
Book
2004
1 available of 3 items

In 1939, in Seattle, Washington, as the Japanese invasion of China increases general hostility towards Japanese Americans, nine-year-old Mandy finds the adjustment to her new school as well as the prejudice against her A...

Stella by starlight —Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)
Book
2015
1 available of 7 items

When a burning cross set by the Klan causes panic and fear in 1932 Bumblebee, North Carolina, fifth-grader Stella must face prejudice and find the strength to demand change in her segregated town.

AAAlligator! —Henderson, Judith, author.
Book
2020
7 available of 15 items

When a hungry alligator moves to their town, the residents want him out ... until they get to know him (and learn what he's actually hungry for!).

The Berenstain bears' new neighbors —Berenstain, Stan, 1923-2005.
Book
1994
21 available of 25 items

Papa Bear learns a lesson in the importance of acceptance when a new family of pandas moves in across the road.

Genesis begins again —Williams, Alicia, 1970- author.
Book
2019
6 available of 10 items

Thirteen-year-old Genesis tries again and again to lighten her black skin, thinking it is the root of her family's troubles, before discovering reasons to love herself as is.

Maria takes a stand : the battle for women's rights —Lutz, Norma Jean.
Book
2004
1 available of 2 items

In 1914, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as the war in Europe increases general hostility towards German Americans, twelve-year-old Maria Schmidt finds inspiration in the women's suffrage movement and decides to join the caus...

A hornbook Christmas —Carter, Anne, 1953-
Book
2005
24 available of 24 items

When plans to start a school in her family home are put on hold, Elizabeth secretly begins to teach her friend Mathilde and young Josh Porter how to read. When Elizabeth's friend Sarah decides to pitch in with the teachi...

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