Children/Young Adult

Lines of Courage

By Jennifer A. Nielsen - Published 2022

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

This gripping WWI adventure weaves together the stories of five young people from different countries, whose lives are irrevocably changed by war. Austro-Hungarian ...Read Review

Please Write Soon

By Michael Foreman (illus.) - By Michael Rosen - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is a story based on the family history of the writer, told mainly in a series of letters and set in 1946. Solomon ...Read Review

Nisha’s War

By Dan Smith - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

March 1942, and Nisha Barrow and her mother are the only people to alight from the train at Bealmouth, Northumbria, UK. It’s dull, ...Read Review

The Second Death of Edie and Violet Bond

By Amanda Glaze - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young AdultWestern

This historical novel of suspense provides an ideal introduction to Sacramento, California, in 1885, with the raw bustle of new American businesses, abundant scams ...Read Review

Escape from East Berlin

By Andy Marino - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is the tale of two families from Berlin, Germany. In August of 1961, the East German Army laid down 30 miles of barbed wire ...Read Review

Resist

By Tom Clohosy Cole (illus.) - By Tom Palmer - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Inspired by the teenage years of Audrey Hepburn, this story is set in the Nazi-occupied town of Velp in the Netherlands. Under a ...Read Review

The Dark Lady

By Akala - Published 2022

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultHistorical Fantasy

The rapper Akala’s debut novel, a magical realist adventure set in Shakespearean London, is quite frankly, just magical. It features Henry, a ...Read Review

The Lost Ryū

By Emi Watanabe Cohen - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young AdultHistorical Fantasy

What Philip Pullman did for adults and young adults with his concept of the “daemon,” a linked being that nourishes the human soul, ...Read Review

Granny Came Here on the Empire Windrush

By Camilla Sucre (illus.) - By Patrice Lawrence - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The arrival in Britain of people from the Caribbean on the ship the Empire Windrush has been the subject of several recent picture ...Read Review

Never Forget You

By Jamila Gavin - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is a long, involving read about four young women who meet at boarding school in Sussex in the 1930s, that goes on ...Read Review