Growing up on the Aegean Coast, Ozge loved the sea and imagined a life of adventure while her parents and society demanded predictability. Her dad expected Ozge, like her sister, to become an engineer. She tried to hear her own voice over his and the religious and militaristic tensions of Turkey and the conflicts between secularism and fundamentalism.
Lily and Dunkin
by Donna Gephart
Call Number: PZ7.G293463 Li 2016 - Chapter Books
Lily, a transgender girl, and Dunkin, a boy dealing with bipolar disorder. Their powerful story will shred your heart, then stitch it back together with kindness, humor, bravery, and love.
My Name's Not Friday
by Jon Walter
Call Number: PZ7.1.W36 My 2016 - Chapter Books
Well-mannered Samuel and his mischievous younger brother Joshua are free black boys living in an orphanage during the end of the Civil War. Samuel takes the blame for Joshua's latest prank, and the consequence is worse than he could ever imagine. He's taken from the orphanage to the South, given a new name - Friday - and sold into slavery.
by Thanhhà Lai
Call Number: PZ7.L1543 Li 2015x - Chapter Books
A California girl born and raised, Mai can't wait to spend her vacation at the beach. Instead, she has to travel to Vietnam with her grandmother, who is going back to find out what really happened to her husband during the Vietnam War. Mai's parents think this trip will be a great opportunity for their out-of-touch daughter to learn more about her culture.
Children in the Curriculum Center
The Maureen Sullivan Curriculum Center is a PreK-Grade 12 resource roomavailable to anyone in the campus community working with children. We welcome you to come in with your children but ask that the following rules be observed. Please click the link below to see the Gumberg Library's current policy on children in the library.