Soul Surfer is the bestselling inspirational autobiography of a talented young surfer girl who lost her arm in a near-fatal shark attack—and triumphantly returned to competitive surfing.
Month: June 2020
A family trip to the bookstore is a joy many families can’t afford. Rising costs, a weakened economy and high unemployment are taking their toll. We have some suggestions for cheap and free books.
While the benefits of reading to children are well documented, some parents dread reading time. Usually it's at the end of a long day and children know how to drag it out until you're crying at the thought of reading one more Disney Princess book. Or answering...
An easy reading book for 8 – 12 year olds about a young teen boy and a girl who climb a tree to save it and end up finding themselves and inspiring a whole town.
A compelling, beautiful and heart breaking young adult story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who wants to die.
El Deafo is a funny and moving graphic novel memoir about a young hearing impaired girl and her adventures at school as she tries to fit in while standing out.
A popular easy-reading series for fans of the Minecraft books – kids love to follow 12-year old Zombie’s diary about his friends and the crazy zombie adventures they have.
Young readers will love the easy-to-read tales of Max Crumbly and his daily ups and downs in middle school by best-selling author of The Dork Diaries, Rachel Renée Russell.
The Children of Blood and Bone is a highly celebrated West African inspired fantasy for young adults that mixes dark magic with adventure and deadly danger.
Lots is a beautifully illustrated introduction to biodiversity for younger readers. This story of nature is so beautiful that children will pore over it again and again.
On your search to include more diverse books for your kids, check out the wonderful range of local books from South African publishers Book Dash.
Who are great men when they are at home? Grandad Mandela is sensitively seen through the eyes of his great grandchildren. A poignant legacy book to share.