Children/YA

Gold Mountain

By Betty G. Yee - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/YAWestern

In Yee’s stunning debut novel, teenager Tam Ling Fan watches one night in the late 1860s as her father, the local magistrate ...Read Review

The Ship of Cloud and Stars

By Amy Raphael - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/YA

This is a bright, visually attractive novel which blends information, adventure and fantasy, ably illustrated by George Ermos. Nico Cloud, undervalued at home ...Read Review

The Mermaid in the Millpond

By Lucy Strange - By Pam Smy (illus.) - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/YA

‘Sometimes the only way to save yourself is to save someone else’ is the theme that flows through this mystical story set during ...Read Review

Billie Swift Takes Flight

By Iszi Lawrence - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/YA

The year is 1941. In a field near her home, twelve-year-old Billie Swift witnesses the crash of a Spitfire fighter plane. Billie has a ...Read Review

When Winter Robeson Came

By Brenda Woods - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/YA

Los Angeles, 1965. Eden Coal is a young teenage African American girl who loves to play the piano and create her own compositions. She ...Read Review

Ripped Away

By Shirley Reva Vernick - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/YAMystery/CrimeTime-slip

When the fortune teller asks Abe what he’d change about his life, he responds, “I guess I’d be a different person…...Read Review

A Persian Passover

By Etan Basseri - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/YA

This delightful picture book, set in Iran of the 1950s, follows siblings Ezra and Roza as they help to prepare for their family’...Read Review

The Week at World’s End

By Emma Carroll - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/YA

This middle-grade novel is set in October 1962, when the world was on tenterhooks, waiting to know whether it would continue to exist due ...Read Review

Loyalty

By Avi - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/YALiterary

One spring day in 1774, thirteen-year-old Noah Cope watches members of the Sons of Liberty drag his father from their Massachusetts home and tar ...Read Review

The Oracle of Avaris (Secrets of the Sands, 3)

By Alisha Sevigny - Published 2022

Genres:

AdventureChildren/YA

Lower Egypt, 3500 BCE. In this third book in the Secrets of the Sands trilogy, the story continues nonstop from the previous volume. As ...Read Review

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