Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850

10 best books like Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850 (Susan Campbell Bartoletti): Moribito II: Guardian of the Darkness, The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees, The Season of Styx Malone, The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales, Children of the Great Depression, A Stranger at Green Knowe, All's Fairy in Love and War, Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp, Saving Winslow, The Dark Flight Down

AuthorNahoko Uehashi
Balsa returns to her native Kanbal to clear the name of Jiguro, her dear mentor, who saved her life when she was six years old. But what should be a visit of truth and reconciliation becomes a fight for her life when she learns that Jiguro had been a member of King Rogsam's personal bodyguard. After Jiguro...
AuthorDon Brown
In the tradition of Don Brown’s critically acclaimed, full-color nonfiction graphic novels The Great American Dust Bowl and Sibert Honor winning Drowned City, The Unwanted is an important, timely, and eye-opening exploration of the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis, exposing the harsh realities...
The Season of Styx Malone
AuthorKekla Magoon
Caleb Franklin and his big brother Bobby Gene have the whole summer for adventures in the woods behind their house in Sutton, Indiana. Caleb dreams of venturing beyond their ordinary small town, but his dad likes the family to stay close to home.

Then Caleb and Bobby Gene meet new neighbor Styx...
AuthorVirginia Hamilton
The young woman lifted one foot in the air. Then the other. She flew clumsily at first, with the child now held tightly in her arms. Then she felt the magic, the African mystery. Say she rose just as free as a bird. As light as a feather.

This cherished image of escape from slavery is one of the most...
AuthorRussell Freedman
As he did for frontier children in his enormously popular Children of the Wild West, Russell Freedman illuminates the lives of the American children affected by the economic and social changes of the Great Depression. Middle-class urban youth, migrant farm laborers, boxcar kids, children whose...
AuthorLucy M. Boston
L. M. Boston's thrilling and chilling tales of Green Knowe, a haunted manor deep in an overgrown garden in the English countryside, have been entertaining readers for half a century. Now the children of Green Knowe--both alive and ghostly--are back in appealing new editions.
The spooky original...
AuthorRachel Roberts
Kara's got a problem. She can't control her magic.

Kara's got a plan. She won't use it!

She'll go back to what she does best: Being pretty, popular, and performing the lead role in the school play. Emily and Adriane, her best mage friends, can deal without her.

But the magic has...
Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp
AuthorJerry Stanley
I was surprised at how this book affected me. I thought it would just be a nice, quick lesson in the Dust Bowl migration. It turned out to be a lesson in humanity.

Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp is very short. The first half gives the historic background and...
Saving Winslow
AuthorSharon Creech
Perfect for fans of Charlotte’s Web and The One and Only Ivan, Saving Winslow is an uplifting modern classic in the making about a young boy who befriends an ailing newborn donkey and nurses him back to health, from New York Times bestseller and Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech.

Louie doesn't...
The Dark Flight Down
AuthorMarcus Sedgwick
In the morning you should think
You might not last unto the night
In the evening you should think
You might not last unto the morn

Boy has survived the terrors of life with the magician Valerian, dark magic, and deadly chases, but he is still on the run. Now, as the City lies frozen,...
AuthorRoland Smith
The explosive conclusion to Roland Smith's fast-paced action series!

The adventures aren't over yet for Chase Masters and his dad. In this third installment, Chase heads south of the border with his friend Nicole Rossi to track down the Rossi Brothers' Circus--lions, tigers, elephants...
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