Bear’s Last Journey

Udo Weigelt Bear’s Last Journey (illustrated by Cristina Kadmon) Original Title: Der alte Bär muss Abschied nehmen “What does it mean when you are dead?” the little fox asked the old bear. “Some say it’s just like sleeping. And others say that you go to...

Reunion

Fred Uhlman Reunion He came into my life in February 1932 and never left it again. With these words begins the novel that describes the friendship of two sixteen-year-old boys who share the same interests and ideals. For the first time, they both find someone of the...

Milon and the Lion

Jakob Streit Milon and the Lion Original Title: Milon und der Löwe The Greek adolescent Milon is sold as a slave and resold, and has to work for various Roman owners as a porter, a sailor on ships, a shepherd, a house servant. The reader experiences the Acropolis in...

Storm Boy

Colin Thiele Storm Boy A short book that you can read in a little over an hour, but you will still be touched by it many hours afterwards. The story is well told, everything is described very clearly: A little boy finds three pelican chicks whose parents were killed...