Tag Archives: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

The Cricket in Times Square

Author: George Selden Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Product Description After Chester lands, in the Times Square subway station, he makes himself comfortable in a nearby newsstand. There, he has the good fortune to make three new friends: Mario, a little boy whose parents run the falling newsstand, Tucker, a fast-talking Broadway mouse, and […]

A Wrinkle in Time

Rating: (964 reviews) Author: Madeleine L’Engle Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Product Description It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger. “Wild nights […]

Carl’s Christmas

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: Alexandra Day Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Product Description A family’s faithful dog and the baby left in his charge share an adventure-filled Christmas Eve.

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Phillip M Hoose Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Product Description “When it comes to justice, there is no easy way to get it. You can’t sugarcoat it. You have to take a stand and say, ‘This is not right.’” – Claudette Colvin On March 2, 1955, an impassioned teenager, fed […]

How to Steal a Dog

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Barbara O’Connor Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Product Description Half of me was thinking, Georgina, don’t do this. Stealing a dog is just plain wrong. The other half of me was thinking, Georgina, you’re in a bad fix and you got to do whatever it takes to get yourself out […]

The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain (Caldecott Honor Book)

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Peter Sis Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Product Description “I was born at the beginning of it all, on the Red side—the Communist side—of the Iron Curtain.” Through annotated illustrations, journals, maps, and dreamscapes, Peter Sís shows what life was like for a child who loved to draw, proudly wore […]

Carl’s Christmas (Carl)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Book Description A family’s faithful dog and the baby left in his charge share an adventure-filled Christmas Eve.