Theo wants to go away to college, but how can leave when everyone else in his family is deaf and they depend on him so much? Will Theo lean how to help his family without giving up everything he wants?
Patricia agrees to go to lunch with Rudy, and soon the nervous boy seeks dating advice from his friend Alex. Rudy becomes even more nervous when he realizes he does not have enough money to take her on a date.
Sherlock homes is a clever detective in the 1800s in London. Join Holmes and his friend Dr. Watson as they follow the clues.
Jayne Eyre takes up the post of governess at Thornfield Hall. But she soon discovers a terrible secret there, and is faced with a difficult decision.
Milly Kaufman was adopted from Latin America, and it is a secret she is trying to forget. But when Pablo moves to town, Milly suddenly becomes curious about her birth.
Lemasolai lives in Kenya and believes he will raise cows and live as a tribesman, but then he volunteers to go to school and his life changes for ever. Can Lemasolai live in two worlds at once?
Emako had a voice that would make her famous one day, but she died before her dreams came true. Her friends are left alone to mourn her death and share memories of Emako, the girl who was supposed to be a star.
Jonathan Harker arrives in Transylvania to arrange a house sale for Count Dracula, but as the days go by, Harker witnesses horrific events. Soon Harker starts to wonder if Count Dracula is even a real human being.
Dr. Jekyll has a double life, but then things spin out of control. Can Jekyll control his dark side, or will his dark side control him?
Crazy Loco is a collection of humorous stories about growing up Mexican American. The stories are about family, friends, finding yourself, and sometimes about being a little crazy.
The stories in Victor Villasenor's Walking Stars are about the extraordinary lives of ordinary people. Villasenor shows that every story, and every family, is filled with magic, if we look hard enough.
Cesar Chavez changed the lives of thousands of people when he organized farm workers to join a labor union. His is still remembered as one of the greatest leaders in the history of the United States.
Wesley writes a poem for his English class that gives his teacher the idea to create Open Mike Fridays so students can share their poetry. When students begin to share their lives with each other for the first time, they stop judging and start listening
Ailin lives in China in 1911, and everyone in her family wants her to have her feet bound, but she refuses. Did she make the right choice?
When the United States and its allies bombed Iraq on March 20, 2003, life changed overnight for 19-year-old Thura Al-Windawi. As the bombs continued to explode all around, she kept a diary to record the horrifying events.
Everything seems to be going wrong for Phyllisia, and she needs a friend. But should she be Edith's friend even though Edith is poor and unpopular?
In 1833, Prudence Crandall opened a school for African-American girls because she believed in their right to an education. But when this angers her neighbors, will she have to fight for her students' education?
Mawi Asgedom was a shy refugee from Ethiopia who discovered a way to take control of his life. Asgedom asks challenging questions and shows readers how to build a better future for themselves too.
This collection of Chinese folk tales includes clever characters who often help strangers. Each story shows how one person's kindness can change another person's life forever.
Stargirl is not like other people at Mica High. Will Stargirl change, or will the students accept her for who she is?
Columbia has been at war for over forty years, but some courageous young Columbians try to restore peace to their country. Their efforts in the Children's Movement for Peace build hope for Columbia's future generations.