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By Sachi Ediriweera -
Young Prince Siddhartha Gautama grows up in a palace. His father rules a region at the foot of the Himalayas. Siddhartha has everything ...Read Review
By J. Anderson Coats -
Only child Scholastica (Tick) grows up in the town of St. Neots in 13th-century England. She and her father toil long days to ...Read Review
By Matt Faulkner -
Mari might be living behind barbed wire, but she takes solace in drawing and in her older brother. But when Mak decides to ...Read Review
By Margarita Engle -
Rima is a “natural” child in Cuba in the early 20th century. Her father, a wealthy landowner, had an affair with one of ...Read Review
By Alexis Castellanos -
Isla to Island is a graphic novel about young Marisol. She loves her life in Cuba: her parents, the food, the flowers, and ...Read Review
By J. Kasper Kramer -
Eleven-year-old Essie O’Neill is afraid of so many things that she keeps an alphabetized list. On the “A” line alone are “Alligators, ...Read Review
By J. Albert Mann -
There is so much about this novel that shouldn’t work—multiple points of view, long episodes of the abuse of young women, ...Read Review
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