Young Adult

Old Ramon

By Jack Schaefer
Illustrations by Harold E. West

Awarded a 1961 Newbery Honor, Old Ramon tells the timeless coming-of-age story of a young boy who spends a summer with an old shepherd in the Mojave Desert.

The Science of Soccer

A Bouncing Ball and a Banana Kick
By John Taylor

In a book that targets middle and high school players, Taylor explains the science behind the most popular sport in the world, soccer.

Environmental Health Narratives

A Reader for Youth
Edited by Emily MendenhallAdam Koon
Illustrations by Hannah Adams Burque

Written to draw attention to problems and solutions in environmental health across the world, the stories in this collection are about young people trying to make sense of the complex environments in which they live.

Global Health Narratives

A Reader for Youth
Edited by Emily Mendenhall
Illustrations by Hannah Adams Burque

This collection of narratives on health issues, told from the perspectives of young people from around the world, provides a valuable educational tool for teachers and parents alike.

ChupaCabra and the Roswell UFO

By Rudolfo Anaya

This fast-paced mystery expands the ChupaCabra folklore into a metaphor that deals with the new powers inherent in science.