by Susan Campbell Bartoletti. Young people can really identify with pictures of children and teens working jobs that adults would be hard pressed to handle. Very good description of child labor ills and the laws that came about to protect children.
Squish / by Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm Squish, a meek amoeba who loves the comic book exploits of his favorite hero, "Super Amoeba," tries to emulate him when his best friend is threatened by a bully. Age 7 and up.