Summary: Returning home from the battlefields of 1855 Crimea, William May struggles to recover from his experiences by working on London's new sewer system, a job that is compromised by a murder accusation that strains his tenuous hold on sanity.
Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2005
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA
Summary: With a neighbors help, twelve-year-old Ford Falcon learns to survive in the harsh world outside the Bubble Cities by scavenging for items to use or trade--skills she needs when her parents unexpectedly go missing.
Publisher / Publication Date: 2014
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC PER
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION PER
Summary: Sang Ly struggles to survive by picking through garbage in Cambodia's largest municipal dump. Under threat of eviction by an embittered old drunk who is charged with collecting rents from the poor of Stung Meanchey, Sang Ly embarks on a desperate journey to save her ailing son from a life of ignorance and poverty.
Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2012