The Possibility of Lions

An inspiring Hi-Lo story for emerging readers from the Gemma Open Door Series.The McCall family should be thrilled to be back in California, after what happened to them in Africa....

The Night Telephone

Dr. Tarak Sarna cannot sleep. Recently of the Mumbai Royal Hospital, he’s taken a job as a telemedicine doctor in Garnet, Texas. No one in India has ever heard of the place! And...

Queen Serene

Meet Queen. She drives a garbage truck in Garnet, way out on the plains of West Texas. Tall and beautiful, Queen wonders what will become of her life. Her marriage did not work...

Post Office on the Tokaido

An inspiring Hi-Lo story for emerging readers from the Gemma Open Door Series.In Japan, nothing is more familiar than the neighborhood post office with its bright, welcoming...

Toast

In many ways, the Hamilton children are like any other kids. Eleven-year-old Mia and ten-year-old Will love playing Minecraft, eating pizza, and playing in the yard. But Mia knows...

Spin Cycles

An inspiring Hi-Lo story for emerging readers from the Gemma Open Door Series.Brilliant, homeless and nearly invisible, a young man wanders through Boston, looking for meaning and...

Key City on the River

An inspiring Hi-Lo story for emerging readers from the Gemma Open Door Series.On a cold November afternoon in 1833, two wagons cross the dark Mississippi River into the Iowa...

American Lion

An inspiring Hi-Lo story for emerging readers from the Gemma Open Door Series.Set in the rugged western United States, American Lion presents true stories of the majestic North...

The Cell Phone Lot

An inspiring Hi-Lo story for emerging readers from the Gemma Open Door Series. Jessica Vasquez had worked hard to get where she was. Though some in her family had despaired of...