Children/Young Adult

Barefoot Dreams of Petra Luna

By Alda P. Dobbs - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1913 Mexico. Petra Luna’s mother died in childbirth. Her father was forced to either join the Federales, the government army of tyrant Victoriano ...Read Review

The Witch Haven

By Sasha Peyton Smith - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young AdultHistorical Fantasy

Frances Hallowell is a 17-year-old seamstress working long hours in 1911 New York. Assaulted by her boss as she works late one evening, she ...Read Review

The Progress of Our People (I Am America)

By Anne E. Johnson - By Eric Freeberg (illus.) - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Chicago, 1893. Young Lorraine Williams loves to sing and can’t wait to visit the Chicago World’s Fair. Her father laid concrete for ...Read Review

The Silver Blonde

By Elizabeth Ross - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

In 1946 Los Angeles, at Silver Pacific studios, eighteen-year-old Clara Berg finally gets promoted to apprentice editor. That same evening, instead of celebrating with ...Read Review

The List of Unspeakable Fears

By J. Kasper Kramer - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Eleven-year-old Essie O’Neill is afraid of so many things that she keeps an alphabetized list. On the “A” line alone are “Alligators, ...Read Review

The Beatryce Prophecy

By Kate DiCamillo - By Sophie Blackall (illus.) - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young AdultLiterary

Author Kate DiCamillo is a two-time winner of the Newbery Medal, and the illustrator has won a similar number of Caldecott medals, so ...Read Review

So Many Beginnings: A Little Women Remix (Remixed Classics, 2)

By Bethany C. Morrow - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Late in the American Civil War, Meg, Joanna, Bethlehem, and Amethyst March, four young women on the cusp of adulthood, face an uncertain ...Read Review

Before We Disappear

By Shaun David Hutchinson - Published 2021

Genres:

3Children/Young Adult

A beautiful theatre magician, The Enchantress, took orphan Jack Nevin off the streets and made him one of her assistants. Accused of stealing ...Read Review

The Dollhouse: A Ghost Story

By Charis Cotter - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

When Alice’s father once again says he cannot be with the family because of work, Alice’s mother says she is leaving ...Read Review

The Miners’ Lament (I Am America)

By Judy Dodge Cummings - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In October 1950, Mexican-American employees at the Empire Zinc Company went on strike. The striking miners demanded fair pay and safe sanitation for their ...Read Review

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