For Younger Readers

The stories and poems in this section may be most appropriate for middle-grade readers, but have something that can be enjoyed by everyone.

Sofie’s Cloak

Why can’t my mother be like everyone else? People look at her and shake their heads. “Touched,” I once heard Mr. Bergstrom whisper to his wife. She doesn’t even look like anyone we know. Everyone in Nordfjell has blonde hair like mine, or light...