the Plains in the Donner Party
Edited by Karen
Description: This tragic story of Virginia
Reed's journey west is told through the memoirs of the twelve year-old
girl, with supplementary accounts based on her father's letters and the
diary of another traveller. Maps and numerous reproductions included.
Description: True love and friendship has
no boundaries… even across time…
Bear and the Bull
In this haunting tale in Old California, thirteen-year-old Ramon
Montiel strives to save his beloved bull, Toro, from a fight with a
marauding grizzly bear, a battle that would end in certain death for
Author: Dana Davis
How can a destitute orphan get an ordinary life? Seek out the valley
sorceress, of course, a woman rumored to ride dragons and eat young men.
Description: Robbie Portal fears the
monsters that come from his closet at night...until he learns how to
fight back. Monsters who use a secret tunnel system that connects to
every closet are afraid of light and they can't bite through blankets.
Using this knowledge, Robbie ventures into his closet and fights to
save his family from the creatures of the night.
Description: All of her life, Daathar has
been a soldier and a loner. When the Dragon Wars begin, she sees it as
just another battle; that is, until the Goddess binds her to the Lady
Wanda Leopard. Daathar, the Lady Leopard, and their friend Neita travel
back and forth across two kingdoms, locked in combat with the fiercest
dragon of them all - the five-headed Pentabelle.
Description: Children and adults alike have
always been fascinated by creatures of the night; especially vampires.
Delacroix creates an incredible atmosphere of dark shadows and secrets
unfolding in this poetic journey of the life of a vampire.