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Module 1: Children's/YA Literature of the United Kingdom and Canada

The Keeper of the Isis Light by Monica Hughes

There's an Awful Lot of Weirdos in Our Neighborhood by Colin McNaughton

Granny the Pag by Nina Bawden

Ella's Big Chance by Shirley Hughes

Module 2: Children's/YA Literature of Australia and New Zealand

Beast by Margaret Wild

Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta

Under the Spell of the Moon

The Voyage of the Poppykettle by Robert Ingpen


Module 3: Children's/YA Literature of Europe

Davy, Help! It's a Ghost! by Brigitte Weninger, Illustrated by Eve Tharlet

Lotta on Troublemaker Street by Astrid Lindgren

The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde. Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger

Run, Boy, Run by Uri Orlev


Module 4: Children's/YA Literature of Latin America

The Composition by Antonio Skármeta

This Same Sky edited by Naomi Shihab Nye

Me in the Middle by Ana Maria Machado

My Friend the Painter by Lygia Bojunga Nunes

Module 5: Children's/YA Literature of Asia

Hiroshima No Pika by Toshi Maruki

Mouse's Marriage by Junko Morimoto

Once Upon an Ordinary School Day by Colin McNaughton

The Letters by Kazumi Yumoto

Module 6: Children's/YA Literature of the Africa and the Middle East

My Father's Shop by Satomi Ichikawa

The Island on Bird Street by Uri Orlev

Samir and Yonatan by Daniella Carmi

Journey to Jo'burg by Beverley Naidoo