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The War in Bom Fim

By Moacyr Scliar - Published 2010



The late Moacyr Scliar, one of Latin America’s most important contemporary writers, gives us a portrait of the Jewish neighborhood in Brazil ...Read Review

Get Along, Little Dogies: The Chisholm Trail Diary of Hallie Lou Wells

By Lisa Waller Rogers - Published 2001Published 2010


Children/Young AdultWestern

Hallie, a rancher’s daughter in 1878 Texas, thinks it’s unfair that only boys are allowed to go on cattle drives. But a ...Read Review

Symphony in White

By Adriana Lisboa - Published 2010



This is the story (trans. Sarah Green) of a family, two daughters and their parents, trying to come to terms with their individual ...Read Review

Chango, the Biggest Badass

By Manuel Zapata Olivella - Published 2010



Originally written in Spanish and published in 1983 (trans. Jonathan Tittler), Changó is the story of the African Diaspora. It begins with haunting poetry ...Read Review

Journey to LaSalle’s Settlement

By Melodie A. Cuate - Published 2010


AdventureChildren/Young AdultTime-slip

It’s another typical contemporary day for Hannah, Jackie and Nick. Hannah’s in big trouble over a paper that’s due, Jackie’...Read Review

Hellie Jondoe

By Randall Platt - Published 2009


Children/Young Adult

This young adult novel begins in New York City in 1918 and travels west to a ranch outside Pendleton, Oregon. Siblings Harry and Hellie ...Read Review

Journey to Goliad

By Melodie A. Cuate - Published 2009


Children/Young AdultTime-slipWestern

The fourth in an ongoing series for YA/middle readers, Journey to Goliad once again transports the trio of Jackie, Hannah and Nick ...Read Review

Aurora Crossing

By Karl H. Schlesier - Published 2008



This novel is a fictionalized account of the Nez Perce War of 1877. Eventually forced to leave Oregon, over 800 Nez Perce Indians travel over ...Read Review

Journey to Gonzales

By Melodie A. Cuate - Published 2008


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

This is book three of the author’s Mr. Barrington’s Mysterious Trunk series. This time a ghost comes to lead friends Hannah, ...Read Review

Trail of the Red Butterfly

By Karl H. Schlesier - Published 2007



In 1807, a Cheyenne warrior named Stone learns that his twin brother, Whirlwind, is missing after leading a raid into northern New Spain. Stone ...Read Review