Wildflower Girl

People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Marita Conlon-McKenna
Age Group:
9-12
Publisher:
Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
ISBN:
978-1402219078
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

Peggy O'Driscoll, a thirteen year old girl, leaves her home in Ireland during the Great Famine of the 1840s to make a better life for herself in America. Despite the fact that she is scared and misses her family, she displays great courage and strength.

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Hello, Universe

Erin Entrada Kelly

A disaster leads Kaori, Gen, and Valencia on an epic quest to find missing Virgil. Through luck, smarts, bravery, and a little help from the universe, a rescue is performed, bullying behavior is put in its place, and friendship blooms.

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