Children/Young Adult

The Last Man: A Novel of the 1927 Santa Claus Bank Robbery

By Thomas Goodman - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

At first glance, The Last Man would appear to be a simple re-enactment of a bank robbery that occurred in Texas in 1927, conducted ...Read Review

Most Ardently: A Pride & Prejudice Remix (Remixed Classics, 9)

By Gabe Cole Novoa - Published 2024

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

As someone whose favorite required reading of senior year was Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, I was more than excited to get ...Read Review

Unspoken (UK) / An American Story (US)

By Kwame Alexander - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Kwame Alexander is celebrated for his contemporary verse novels that explore the feelings of Black boys, their family relationships and friendships, and love ...Read Review

The Little Match Girl Strikes Back

By Emma Carroll - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

New Year’s Eve in London of 1887 is delightful only for the wealthy. Nasty weather, miserable air, street thugs, and poor housing make ...Read Review

More Than a Thief

By Beverly Patt - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

The story of Lizzie Borden and how she went to trial in 1892 for the murder of her parents is well-known. But if you ...Read Review

Mysteries at Sea: Peril on the Atlantic

By A. M. Howell - Published 2023

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultNautical

July 1936. As the Queen Mary races across the Atlantic to win the prestigious Blue Riband trophy, Alice’s adventure, to solve a number ...Read Review

Wages of Empire

By Michael J. Cooper - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Cooper focuses on the beginning of World War I, 1914, especially the developing conflict in the Middle East. The central fictional character is young, ...Read Review

Sea of Gold

By Gregory Mone - Published 2023

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultNautical

Twelve-year-old impoverished Irish lad Maurice Reidy, nicknamed “Fish” for his love of swimming, is sent to the city to work for his uncle. ...Read Review

The Undying of Obedience Wellrest

By Nicholas Bowling - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

In the spring of 1832, there is unrest in the graveyard tended by an ancient, sick sexton and his fifteen-year-old grandson, Ned. By day ...Read Review

The Storm and the Minotaur

By Lucy Strange - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This novel tells the story of nine-year-old George, who wants to stay at school but whose family needs him to go out to ...Read Review

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