These books deal with the fears and misunderstandings that often lie just below the surface of human behavior. They also tell of heroism and hope and of leaders and dreamers. They should lead to thoughtful discussion and re-evaluation of our behavior and philosophy.
All titles which appear here as links will take you to the corresponding review and (if there are any) related activities on Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site.
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