Pax by Sara Pennypacker

“You going back for your home or for your pet?” “They’re the same thing.” Now, this book may be sitting and waiting to be picked up in the children’s section of any bookshop but it sure isn’t a book for children. Synopsis Pax was only a kit when his family was killed, and “his boy”…

Maybe a Fox by Kathi Appelt & Alison McGhee

“Where do you go when you die? Maybe you turn into wind. Maybe you turn into stars. Maybe you turn into a firefly and light up the night.” Synopsis Jules and her older sister Sylvie are very close and enjoy living in their rural Vermont property with their father. They like spending time with Sam,…