Summary: Emmi, a German immigrant, is living in Chicago when the Great Fire breaks out on October 8, 1871, and, separated from her father, she finds herself with her neighbors, Cara and Seamus, braving the smoke and flames trying to escape the danger of the burning city, and searching for all their parents.
Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED ALI
Summary: Nita Dara is one of ten eighth graders who has already won a scholarship to attend the Alaska Young Explorers program and learn explorer skills in an Alaskan wilderness camp; but the program is also a competition and the winner will get 5000 dollars--money that Nita's family could really use--but on the final challenge she is paired with the super-competitive Sohail Aman, and the challenge...
Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2020
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD
Summary: Blaming herself for her parents fighting, twelve-year-old Aliyah takes out her anger and aggression in karate class, believing that winning is everything.
Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, an imprint of Capstone 2021