|Book Title||Ezra's Secret|
|Date Published||December 2022|
|Leveled Reading||Level U / Grade 5|
What is Ezra hiding? When Sam and Miriam Cohen agree to foster a troubled boy with a criminal history for just one summer, they don’t know what they’re in for.
Twelve-year-old Ezra turns out to be a helpful and good-natured kid who soon earns his new foster parents’ love. But why is he so scared of making friends? And why won’t he tell anyone why he’s been stealing? What could possibly be Ezra’s secret?
Young readers will enjoy this intriguing tale as they absorb important lessons about trust, courage, and the true meaning of friendship.
Recommended reading level: Grades 5–6