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One World - Many Stories

What if you tried to solve a decade old mystery? What if you weren't in highschool but in rehab? What if you were fighting a war and met a soldier on the opposite side? Check out one of these titles, to look outside yourself, and live someone else's story.


The Multicultural Cookbook for Students
The Multicultural Cookbook for Students

Presents a collection of recipes from over 120 countries and briefly discusses the culture and culinary habits of each country.


Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo
Babylon's Ark: The Incredible Wartime Rescue of the Baghdad Zoo

What happens to zoo animals during times of war? The author, a South African conservationist, can answered that very question. After the American invasion of Iraq, he rescued the remaining animals in Baghdad's zoo.


Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood
Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood

The author recounts how, as a child, her world was shattered by the Six-Day War.


And Not Afraid to Dare: The Stories of Ten African-American Women
And Not Afraid to Dare: The Stories of Ten African-American Women

Biographical portraits of ten African-American women including Leontyne Price, Toni Morrison, and Jackie Joyner-Kersee.


I Am a Taxi
I Am a Taxi

Living with his family in a prison in Bolivia, twelve-year-old Diego does his best to live a normal life. But when his mother receives additional fines, Diego risks everything to earn quick money.


The Vanishing of Katharina Linden: A Novel
The Vanishing of Katharina Linden: A Novel

This small German town has a past....decades-ago several local girls went missing. Can Pia and her best friend solve this cold case?


Kicked Out
Kicked Out

"In the U.S., 40% of homeless youth identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer(LGBTQ). Kicked out brings together the voices of current and former homeless LGBTQ youth and tells the forgotten stories of some of our nation's most vulnerable citizens"--P. [4] of cover.


Sold
Sold

One girl's struggle to survive after being sold into prostitution by her stepfather.


Bamboo People: A Novel
Bamboo People: A Novel

Two Burmese boys, one a Karenni refugee and the other the son of an imprisoned Burmese doctor, meet in the jungle and in order to survive they must learn to trust each other.


Last Night I Sang to the Monster: A Novel
Last Night I Sang to the Monster: A Novel

Eighteen-year-old Zach does not remember how he came to be in a treatment center for alcoholics, but through therapy and caring friends, his amnesia fades and he learns to face his past while working toward a better future.


American Born Chinese
American Born Chinese

A graphic novel that alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture.