High School Multicultural Bundle
A New Song Cover
A New Song
by Chantel Reese
Writing haiku has made Ashira feel safe for eleven years. When her poetry is used against her, she must find a new path and a new song.
  • Reading Level: 2.5
  • Interest Level: High School
Carpets Cover
by Naila Neymatova
Intricately intertwined among the carpets of a childhood home, in a country split between two cultures and identities, is an emotional tale of memories and undiscovered truths.
  • Reading Level: 4.5
  • Interest Level: Post High School
Dwende Cover
by Mae Emmily Rhodes
Nica's family helper Melvie believes a dwende, a Filipino mythical creature, has fallen in love with her. As Melvie slips further into this belief, Nica is confronted with the fear of losing her.
  • Reading Level: 3.8
  • Interest Level: High School, Post High School
Fortunate Fayola Cover
Fortunate Fayola
by Stephanie Mhango
A famine threatens the village, and Fayola will do anything to keep her son from going hungry. Her situation quickly goes from bad to worse . . . but perhaps fortune will smile on her in the end.
  • Reading Level: 5.9
  • Interest Level: High School
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Gift of the Curupira
by Serge de Moliere
A love potion, some dark magic, and a warning from Elena's aunt . . . what can possibly go wrong?
  • Reading Level: 2.2
  • Interest Level: High School
Jorge Cover
by Brian Kirchner
The People Movers bandmates risk everything to reunite Jorge, an immigrant refugee child, with the parents he's been separated from.
  • Reading Level: 3.7
  • Interest Level: High School
Pathways to Ancestors Cover
Pathways to Ancestors
by M. R. Cain
Most of the graves here belong to Jessie's ancestors, but there is one, right at the beginning of the first line, that she knows nothing about. Who were Kimi and Pierre Lascaux?
  • Reading Level: 2.4
  • Interest Level: Post High School, High School
Refried Dreams Cover
Refried Dreams
by Sarah Haas
Melanie needs a job, and she needs it now, but the only place hiring is the very last place she would ever want to work.
  • Reading Level: 3.5
  • Interest Level: High School
Running The Point Cover
Running The Point
by Simon Broder
Ennie's aunt forbids him to spend time with Kelly, afraid that the girl will derail Ennie from his dreams. But doesn't she see that Kelly needs his help?
  • Reading Level: 3.7
  • Interest Level: High School
Sabbath Cover
by Susan Solomon
Susan's Friday night plans had looked so different before her parents force her to attend her grandparents' Sabbath dinner. Ugh.
  • Reading Level: 3.8
  • Interest Level: High School
Tania's Palace Cover
Tania's Palace
by Brian Kirchner
Things are changing in Redford, Michigan when Yusuf’s girlfriend Tania goes missing. Will the People Movers figure out who’s behind Tania’s disappearance, and more importantly, find her in time?
  • Reading Level: 3.8
  • Interest Level: High School
The Driving Test Cover
The Driving Test
by Monique Hayes
Enrique's never really enjoyed being a teenager. But now he's got a chance—if he can make a change.
  • Reading Level: 4.1
  • Interest Level: Post High School, High School, Middle School
The Manzanar Scrapbook Cover
The Manzanar Scrapbook
by Brian Kirchner
Valuable jewelry is stolen along with a scrapbook containing an old man's memories of being held as a boy in a Japanese-American internment camp in WWII. It's up to the People Movers to investigate.
  • Reading Level: 3.6
  • Interest Level: High School
The Story I Needed Cover
The Story I Needed
by Palak Trivedi
When a girl is being bullied at school, her grandmother knows exactly what to say.
  • Reading Level: 4.0
  • Interest Level: Late Elementary, Middle School
The Syrian Drummer and the Cactus Crimson Paint Cover
The Syrian Drummer and the Cactus Crimson Paint
by Brian Kirchner
Can three friends put their minds together to save their new bandmate from the prejudices threatening him and his family?
  • Reading Level: 2.9
  • Interest Level: High School