Day: May 8, 2019

Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk

Childrens, Family, Fiction, Historical, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Young Adult
Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk eBook Download From the author of the critically acclaimed Wolf Hollow comes a moving story of identity and belonging. Twelve-year-old Crow has lived her entire life on a tiny, isolated piece of the starkly beautiful Elizabeth Islands in Massachusetts. Abandoned and set adrift on a small boat when she was just hours old, Crow's only companions are Osh, the man who rescued and raised her, and Miss Maggie, their fierce and affectionate neighbor across the sandbar. Crow has always been curious about the world around her, but it isn't until the night a mysterious fire appears across the water that the unspoken question of her own history forms in her heart. Soon, an unstoppable chain of events is triggered, leading Crow down a path of discovery a
No One Can Pronounce My Name by Rakesh Satyal

No One Can Pronounce My Name by Rakesh Satyal

Contemporary, Cultural, Fiction, Lgbt
No One Can Pronounce My Name by Rakesh Satyal eBook Download A Humorous And Tender Multigenerational Novel About Immigrants And Outsiders—Those Trying To Find Their Place In American Society And Within Their Own Families. In a suburb outside Cleveland, a community of Indian Americans has settled into lives that straddle the divide between Eastern and Western cultures. For some, America is a bewildering and alienating place where coworkers can’t pronounce your name but will eagerly repeat the Sanskrit phrases from their yoga class. Harit, a lonely Indian immigrant in his midforties, lives with his mother who can no longer function after the death of Harit’s sister, Swati. In a misguided attempt to keep both himself and his mother sane, Harit has taken to dressing up in a sari every