The tequila worm
Living with her Mexican-American family in the blue-collar town of McAllen, Texas, Sofia is content with the rich and culturally stimulating life she has always lived, but when Sofia is told that she is the recipient of a special scholarship to an elite boarding school far away, Sofia is both excited and fearful of all the unknowns that lie ahead.
The Cat King of Havana
Dumped on his 16th birthday for preferring to spend time on the Internet rather than in the "real world," cat aficionado Rick joins a salsa class and falls for a beautiful dancer whom he invites to spend the summer with him in Havana, where he confronts the truth about his mother's departure years earlier.
The "Top Chef: Masters" winner and James Beard Award-winning proprietor of Harlem's Red Rooster traces his Ethiopian birth, upbringing by an adoptive family in Sweden and rise to a famous New York chef, sharing personal insights into his challenges as a black man in a deeply prejudiced industry.
I am Malala : the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban
Describes the life of a young Pakistani student who advocated for women's rights and education in the Taliban-controlled Swat Valley who survived an assassination attempt and became the youngest nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.