Children's literature genre books (55)


A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle EN

Rating: 4 (6 votes)
NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER • TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST FANTASY BOOKS OF ALL TIME • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM DISNEY Read the ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic that has delighted children for over 60 years! "A Wrinkle in Time is one of my favorite books of all time. I've read it so often, I know it by heart." —Meg Cabot Late one night, three otherworldly creatures appear and sweep Meg Murry, her brother Charles Wallace, and their friend Calvin O'Keefe away on a mission to save Mr. Murray, who has gone missing while doing top-secret work for the government. They travel via tesse... continue


Alias Anna : A True Story of Outwitting the Nazis by Susan Hood, Greg Dawson EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
The moving true story of how young Ukrainian Jewish piano prodigies Zhanna (alias "Anna") and her sister Frina outplayed their pursuers while hiding in plain sight during the Holocaust. A middle grade nonfiction novel-in-verse by award-winning author Susan Hood with Greg Dawson (Zhanna's son). She wouldn't be Zhanna. She'd use an alias. A for Anna. A for alive. When the Germans invade Ukraine, Zhanna, a young Jewish girl, must leave behind her friends, her freedom, and her promising musical future at the world's top conservatory. With no time to say goodbye, Zhanna, her sister Frina, and their... continue


Arab Fairy Tale Feasts : A Literary Cookbook by Karim Alrawi EN

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Country: Africa / Egypt flag Egypt
An entertaining, multifaceted, and delicious way to explore Arab culture Arab Fairy Tale Feasts is the latest title in the highly-praised Fairy Tale Feasts Collection, a creative series that folds enchanting folk tales into cookbooks of kid-friendly recipes. Award-winning writer and storyteller, Karim Alrawi, draws on his deep knowledge of Arab culture to create original stories that are a feast for young imaginations. Told with intriguing details, the tales take young readers on a delicious cultural journey and invite them to consider an Arab perspective. Each tale symbolically incorporates f... continue


Baby Goes to Market by Atinuke EN

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Country: Africa / Nigeria flag Nigeria
Join Baby and his doting mama at a bustling southwest Nigerian marketplace for a bright, bouncy read-aloud offering a gentle introduction to numbers. Market is very crowded. Mama is very busy. Baby is very curious. When Baby and Mama go to the market, Baby is so adorable that the banana seller gives him six bananas. Baby eats one and puts five in the basket, but Mama doesn't notice. As Mama and Baby wend their way through the stalls, cheeky Baby collects five oranges, four biscuits, three ears of sweet corn, two pieces of coconut . . . until Mama notices that her basket is getting very heavy! ... continue


Cel mai mare Gulliver by Gellu Naum RO

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Europe / Romania flag Romania
Eroul lui Gellu Naum vrea sa creasca. Dar cine n-ar dori „sa aiba pasul mare, ca sa umble mai putin"? Si cine n-ar vrea sa fie „inalt cat o casa cu noua etaje"? Intrucat rostul povestilor e acela de a deschide o fereastra catre iesirea din comun, in povestea pe care o vei citi se petrece un miracol eroului i se implineste dorinta ca prin farmec, si creste, si tot creste pana cand nimeni nu-i mai ajunge la nas, oricate prajini ar folosi si indiferent ce dimensiuni ar avea ele. Nu spun mai mult (fiindca n-as vrea sa rezum, vreau doar sa te invit in carte), ca sa iti las pla... continue


City of the Beasts by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 4 (3 votes)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Fifteen-year-old Alexander Cold is about to join his fearless grandmother on the trip of a lifetime. An International Geographic expedition is headed to the dangerous, remote wilds of South America, on a mission to document the legendary Yeti of the Amazon known as the Beast. But there are many secrets hidden in the unexplored wilderness, as Alex and his new friend Nadia soon discover. Drawing on the strength of their spirit guides, both young people are led on a thrilling and unforgettable journey to the ultimate discovery. . . .


D'Aulaires' Book of Norse Myths by Ingri D'Aulaires EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
Country: Europe / Norway flag Norway
The Caldecott medal-winning d'Aulaires once again captivate their young audience with this beautifully illustrated introduction to Norse legends, telling stories of Odin the All-father, Thor the Thunder-god and the theft of his hammer, Loki the mischievous god of the Jotun Race, and Ragnarokk, the destiny of the gods. Children meet Bragi, the god of poetry, and the famous Valkyrie maidens, among other gods, goddesses, heroes, and giants. Illustrations throughout depict the wondrous other world of Norse folklore and its fantastical Northern landscape.


Der König von Narnia by C. S. Lewis DE

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Sie öffnen eine Tür und finden eine Welt voller Magie NARNIA... gefangen im ewigen Winter... ein Land, das darauf wartet, befreit zu werden. Durch einen Kleiderschrank gelangen Lucy, Edmund, Susan und Peter nach Narnia, das unter der Schreckensherrschaft der Weißen Hexen steht. Als alle Hoffnung verloren scheint, bringt die Rückkehr des mächtigen Löwen Aslan die Wende...