Race to the Sun is an exciting story, full of adventure, friendship and humor. Seventh grader Nizhoni Begay can see monsters, often disguised as humans, and one shows up at her house trying to kill her and lure her brother and father away to nefarious uses. Using Dino, or Navajo, mythology as a backdrop, Nizhoni […]
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A riveting, grotesque and true story of a dark page in US history and abuse of indigenous peoples. Set deep in the Osage hills at the turn of the century in Indian Territory (Oklahoma prior to statehood), the narrative centers on one family of Osage, Molly Burkhart and her family, who keep dying of mysterious […]
A tale both dark and inspiring, the novel Circe weaves a fresh take on an old greek legend. We begin with Circe’s goddess birth in the land of the sun god Helios. But Circe quickly becomes an outcast for her lack of beauty and godly powers and ends up banished to an island. The story […]
The women in Brazen are unconventional, brave, and determined. Readers are introduced to a diverse array of interesting and feisty characters. The tales in the book span both the globe and history. The women in the stories are from all backgrounds and fields. A common thread is that the women defy social norms, follow their […]
A rich fantasy tale, Woven in Moonlight wraps the reader in the suspense full of intrigue, magic and revolution. Ximena is a young girl who can weave moonlight into magic thread and tapestries. She is also a decoy for the royal condesa of a people who have been pushed to the margins of their kingdom […]
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