- Location(s): Northumberland
- Genre(s): Children
- Era(s): N/A
A lyrical, captivating and beautiful picture book by Carnegie Medal-winner David Almond, illustrated by Kate Greenaway Medal-winner Levi Pinfold. When a great dam was built by the Kielder Water in Northumberland, the valley below slowly filled with water. But...
- Location(s): Chile
- Genre(s): Fiction
- Era(s): Late 20th century
Celebrated for his “ability to place a personal story in the context of a national upheaval and make it warm, funny and universal” (San Francisco Chronicle), renowned Chilean novelist Antonio Skármeta delivers here the story of young Ángel Santiago...
- Location(s): Uzbekistan
- Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
- Era(s): 20th century
An unflinchingly honest memoir, The Dancer from Khiva is a true story that offers remarkable insights into Central Asian culture through the harrowing experiences of a young girl. In a narrative that flows like a late-night confession, Bibish recounts...