Charles Tritten - Switzerland - 1939 - 217 pages
A Swiss orphan is heartbroken when she must leave her beloved grandfather and their happy home in the mountains to go to school and to care for an invalid girl in the city.
Johanna Spyri - Fiction - 2007 - 184 pages
Heidi has captivated and enthralled readers since it was first published. Heidi, an orphan, has to move in with her stern, demanding grandfather in the Swiss Alps, and just as ...
Aiden Beaverson - Juvenile Fiction - 2002 - 177 pages
When she runs away from her cruel stepfather rather than be married off to a follower of the evil Rane, Linn begins to discover her own special gift and wonder if she might be ...
Beatrix Potter - Animals - 1965 - 59 pages
Despite dire warnings from his mother, Peter Rabbit ventures into Mr. McGregor's garden and is lucky to escape with only the loss of his clothes.
Gaye Hiçyilmaz - Ankara (Turkey) - 1993 - 208 pages
When his family moves from their native Turkish village to the bustling city of Ankara, Mehmet must contend with the hardships there, a struggle made easier with the help of ...