Living Up the Street

Growing up Mexican-American in Fresno, California in the 1950's and 60's might not have been easy, but it was certainly never boring for young Gary Soto, his brother Rick and...

Lord of the Deep

ALA Book Award winner Graham Salisbury writes dramatic stories for young adult readers. One of the most critically acclaimed books of 2001, Lord of the Deep is a vivid fishing...

Dogsong

Gary Paulsen’s Dogsong—a Newbery Honor Book and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults—is the graphic, coming-of-age tale of a modern Eskimo lad and his consuming vision quest...

Pacific Crossing

Lincoln is happy to be going to Japan as a martial arts exchange student. So is Tony, his barrio brother from San Francisco. They’re excited about living in a dojo, or school...

The Boy Who Saved Baseball

In his 3rd book on baseball, John Ritter takes the reader to Dillontown where, through a series of events, the fate of the town rests on the outcome of a baseball game. Tom and a...

Beast

Young Persian Prince Orasmyn lives a peaceful life of quiet duty and thoughtful obedience. Tending his fragrance garden gives him much more pleasure than the bloody royal hunts...

Deluge

Between them, frequent collaborators Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough have landed both the Hugo and Nebula Awards while winning innumerable fans in the sci-fi and...

Buried Onions

You can pray and sometimes God listens, says 19-year-old Eddie. "Other times he’s far away in India or Africa or maybe close to home in Fresno, his body sprawled on the floor,...

The Poppy Seeds

When young Pablo is given some poppy seeds, he dreams of spreading color and beauty throughout his dusty Mexican village. Daring to enter Old Antonio’s walled yard to plant the...

Maelstrom

Anne McCaffrey, winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards, co-writes this sequel to the popular first Twins of Petaybee book, Changelings with fellow Nebula Award winner Elizabeth Ann...

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