The Last Dragon is a graphic novel, a collaborative effort between author Jane Yolen and celebrated fantasy artist Rebecca Guay.
Two hundred years ago, humans drove the dragons from the islands of May. Now, the last of the dragons rises to wreak havoc anew — with only a healer’s daughter and a kite-flying would-be hero standing in its way!
Self-Portrait with Seven Fingers: The Life of Marc Chagall in Verse is an interesting title for a book. To do something with seven fingers is a Yiddish expression meaning to do something well or adroitly.
Marc Chagall was a Russian Jew and a wandering dreamer.
hrough wars, Nazi persecution, and the passing of nine decades, he found love, pioneered techniques in modernism, and painted.
Fourteen of Chagall s works are here vividly reproduced and accompanied by the poems of notable children’s writers J. Patrick Lewis and Jane Yolen.
Snow in Summer is the story of a beautiful girl named Summer and her life in the mountains of West Virginia.
Life is idyllic until Summer’s mother dies giving birth to a new baby.
Things get even worse when her father marries a woman who brings poisons and magical mirrors into Summer’s world.
Stepmama puts up a pretty face, but Summer suspects she’s up to no good – and is afraid she’s powerless to stop her.
There was a young girl named Halva up in Finnmark who found a white bear cub alone in the woods… Halva takes the cub home, where they name her Sister Bear.
Not only does Sister Bear hunt for the family and protect Halva, but she likes to dance while Halva plays the flute.
Halva decides to show off Sister Bear to the king of Denamrk. But on their journey, they run into trouble with some big, ugly, hungry trolls, and Halva learns just how lucky she is to have a loving friend like Sister Bear.
Author Jane Yolen, often called “the Hans Christian Anderson of America” for her work in fairy tales, is perfectly matched with illustrator Linda Graves, whose richly detailed art is rendered in pastel, colored pencil, and watercolor.