Children/Young Adult

The Dressmaker’s Daughter

By Linda Boroff - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Daniela is the daughter of a scholar and a seamstress in Yedinitz, Romania. In 1940, she is a young teen just on the cusp ...Read Review

The Star That Always Stays

By Anna Rose Johnson - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Norvia was born about 1900 on Beaver Island in Lake Michigan, the daughter of an Ojibwe woman and an immigrant from Sweden. When she ...Read Review

Cuckoo Summer

By Jonathan Tulloch - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Jonathan Tulloch’s latest children’s book features two cuckoos: the German airman who has crashed in the woods, and Sally the evacuee, ...Read Review

Travelers Along the Way: A Robin Hood Remix (Remixed Classics, 3)

By Aminah Mae Safi - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Author Aminah Mae Safi’s father told her stories of Muslim women carrying weapons, wrestling snakes with their bare hands, and leading their ...Read Review

Glorious Poison (Battalion of the Dead series)

By Kat Dunn - Published 2022

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Paris, 1794.  The Revolution is over, and Robespierre is dead, but all is not peaceful.   There are two groups at work. One has the ...Read Review

When the Sky Falls

By Phil Earle - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Young Joseph Palmer arrives in London when other children are being shipped out, away from the dangers of the WW2 Blitz. He does ...Read Review

The Ghost Garden

By Emma Carroll - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In the summer of 1914 World War I is imminent. The protagonist Fran is the daughter of an under gardener at Longbarrow House, a ...Read Review

The Sheep, the Rooster, and the Duck

By Matt Phelan - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Writer and illustrator Phelan has taken a true event—the Montgolfier brothers’ first hot air balloon flight in 1783 at Versailles in which three ...Read Review

Cinder & Glass

By Melissa de la Cruz - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Cinder & Glass is best described as a Cinderella tale without the fantasy elements. In 1682 during the reign of the Sun King, King ...Read Review

The Swallows’ Flight

By Hilary McKay - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Three sets of characters (and a dog!) are introduced separately and we follow their lives in the years prior to World War 2 until, ...Read Review

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