Flyboys is the true story of young American airmen who were shot down over Chichi Jima. Eight of these young men were captured by Japanese troops and taken prisoner. Another was rescued by an American submarine and went on to become president. The reality of what happened to the eight prisoners has ..
Practical advice to help parents and kids cope with anxiety!All kids worry. But chronic worry can turn into frustration when it becomes the focus of your child's life. For some children, anxiety and fear are overwhelming and all-consuming. But with proper care and treatment, these kids can overcome ..
Nana Asma'u (1793 - 1864) was a prolific Muslim scholar, poet, historian, and educator. Daughters are still named after her; her poems, read and recited privately and in public, still move people profoundly; the memory of her remains a vital source of inspiration and hope. She was a devout, learned ..
Warri, October 1992: Seething with idleness and
nonchalance, sick of watching his parents fight,
16-year-old Ewaen is waiting for university to begin, waiting
for something to happen. Months later, Ewaen and friends
are finally enrolled as freshmen at the University of Benin.
Their routine now ..
" . . . a most welcome addition to the body of scholarship on the Sokoto Jihad and Caliphate." ―Religious Studies ReviewThe fascinating life and times of Nana Asma'u (1793 - 1864), a West African woman who was a Muslim scholar and poet. As the daughter of the spiritual and political leader of the So..
Told with humor and heart, 'THE BOY AT THE BACK OF THE CLASS' offers a child's perspective on the refugee crisis, highlighting the importance of friendship and kindness in a world that doesn't always make sense.There used to be an empty chair at the back of my class, but now a new boy called Ahmet i..
A man with a mysterious past must find a missing teenage girl in this shocking thriller from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Run Away.Thirty years ago, Wilde was found as a boy living feral in the woods, with no memory of his past. Now an adult, he still doesn't know where..
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - A heartwarming novel about secrets of youth rediscovered, hometown memories, and the magical moments in ordinary lives, from the beloved author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe"A gift, a blessing and a triumph . . . celebrates the bonds of family..