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
Copies Available at East Bay1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC WRI
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Summary: Alone and struggling with the loss of her father, an iron worker on the Golden Gate Bridge who was pulled to his death while trying to save someone from jumping, Katie Connelly immerses herself in her job at San Francisco State University. While researching the history of the bridge, she finds a journal from an Irish worker named Patrick O'Riley hidden behind one of the panels on the bridge and...
Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2018
Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WRI
Summary: Seven-year-old Chellamuthu's life--and his destiny--is forever changed when he is kidnapped from his village in Southern India and sold to the Lincoln Home for Homeless Children. His family is desperate to find him, and Chellamuthu anxiously tells the Indian orphanage that he is not an orphan, he has a mother who loves him. But he is told not to worry, he will soon be adopted by a loving family...
Publisher / Publication Date: Shadow Mountain 2016