The War that Saved my Life

The War that Saved my Life  by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Genre: Historical Fiction  Age: 9-12  5/5 Summary: Ada is a young girl with the wit and strength of Anne of Green Gables. She’s born with a club foot during the second world war in Britain. Unfortunately, she can’t rely on the support of a loving…

Fatty Legs

Fatty Legs By Margaret Pokiak-Fenton The moving memoir of an Inuit girl who emerges from a residential school with her spirit intact. Eight-year-old Margaret Pokiak has set her sights on learning to read, even though it means leaving her village in the high Arctic. Faced with unceasing pressure, her father finally agrees to let her make…