Ish tells the story of a young artist, Ramon, who's insecurities & doubt get in the way of his love of drawing, until he gets some unexpected advice from his biggest fan. Reynolds' remind us all that what makes art interesting is the artist's unique perspective. As part of the Reynolds' Creatrilogy, Ish is perfect for a young artist, or anyone suffering from the "I Can'ts."
Written by the author of the classic Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown, and illustrated by Christian Robinson of this year's Newberry winner, Last Stop on Market Street, The Dead Bird is a simple book about an emotionally complex situation. A group of children playing discover a dead bird in the park. They are concerned, they are curious, and they are in mourning. Together, they find their own way to pay respects to the bird and move on.
A tender and compelling contemporary novel for young readers about facing loss and finding friendship, from Ally Condie, international bestselling author of the Matched series.
Nominated by the Mystery Writers of America for the 2017 Edgar Award
Doomed to or blessed with eternal life after drinking from a magic spring, the Tuck family wanders about trying to live as inconspicuously and comfortably as they can. When ten-year-old Winnie Foster stumbles on their secret, the Tucks take her home and explain why living forever at one age is less a blessing that it might seem.
I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice--not because of his voice, or because he was the smallest person I ever knew, or even because he was the instrument of my mother's death, but because he is the reason I believe in God; I am a Christian because of Owen Meany.