Self-esteem & Self-reliance

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Swampy Jo

By Jennifer Barbeau

How do you find the truth when the adults in your life are crazy? This is the dilemma of thirteen-year-old Sarah Joanne Bradley--alias Swampy Jo.Swampy Jois a heroic tale of a young girl setting aside her personal need to disappear, in order to save the life of a brooding love ... Read more

The Boy & the Bindi

By Vivek Shraya
Illustrated by Rajni Perera

In this beautiful children's picture book by Vivek Shraya, author of the acclaimed God Loves Hair, a five-year-old boy becomes fascinated with his mother's bindi, the red dot commonly worn by South Asian women to indicate the point at which creation begins, and wishes to have ... Read more

The Little Red Shed

By Adam Young & Jennifer Young

Once upon a fine morning, a little shed awakens to discover she isn’t quite the same as she used to be. Uncertain and feeling as if she no longer fits in, she decides to leave home and sets out to sea. All alone on the wide, wide ocean, she meets an extraordinary new friend ... Read more