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Brother's Keeper

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

In North Korea in 1950, twelve-year-old Pak Sora sees her father only when he arises from the hole the family of five has dug for him in the backyard so that he can avoid being conscripted into the army. The family cowers in place as... Read More

Book Review

Call Me Floy

by Camille-Yvette Welsch

“If there are to be stories about me, if I am to be a tameless girl, then let the story be mine,” says Florence “Floy” Hutchings in Joanna Cooke’s biographical novel "Call Me Floy". Headstrong, eleven-year-old Floy’s story is... Read More

Book Review

Music for Tigers

by Danielle Ballantyne

When Louisa is sent to her Uncle Rufus’s bush camp in Tasmania’s Tarkine forest—“the forest at the bottom of the world”—she is less than thrilled. She had intended to spend her summer practicing her violin audition for... Read More

Book Review

Rabbit & Bear

by Vivian Turnbull

Julian Gough’s delightful Rabbit and Bear: Attack of the Snack involves misunderstandings, apologies, and friendship. Best friends Bear and Rabbit are enjoying a summer swim when a mysterious creature crashes into their lake. With the... Read More

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