Novels for Young Readers

 

The Calvin Coconut Series:

Appropriate for readers in grades 2-4 and older reluctant readers. Set in the Hawaiian Islands, these humorous and entertaining chapter books explore issues all young people face in their early growing years, including splintered families, bullies, camaraderie, and character building.

 

World War II Novels:

Appropriate for readers in grades 5-8, but of interest to readers of all ages. These historically accurate books explore the effects of WW II on the Hawaii Japanese-American population of the 1940s, and how that generation raised the bar and built an unwavering foundation for all future generations of Japanese-Americans.

 

Middle Reader Novels:

Appropriate for readers in grades 5-12. These novels, also set in the Hawaiian Islands, explore the many issues of coming of age in this exotic location, the most remote in the world.