Children/Young Adult

Button Down

By Anne Ylvisaker - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 1929 Iowa, Ned Button is thrilled when local football hero Lester Ward is tapped to attend the University of Iowa, the first-ever player ...Read Review

Will Sparrow’s Road

By Karen Cushman - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Twelve-year-old Will Sparrow is a boy of the streets. After being abandoned by his mother, abused by his father, and threatened to be ...Read Review

The Broken Lands

By Andrea Offermann (illus.) - By Kate Milford - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasyMystery/Crime

Walker and Bones arrive on Coney Island to subvert both New York City and Brooklyn to their evil purposes. Few places are as ...Read Review

A Little Princess

By Frances Hodgson Burnett - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

London, 1905. Sara Crewe, heiress to a diamond mine, leaves India and her beloved Papa to go to Miss Minchin’s School for Young ...Read Review

The Quilt Walk

By Sandra Dallas - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 1863, with the Civil War raging, ten-year-old Emmy Blue and her parents start across the plains toward a new life in Golden, Colorado. ...Read Review

Walter Tull’s Scrapbook

By Michaela Morgan - Published 2012

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young AdultMilitary

This is the true story of Walter Tull (1888-1918), the first professional Black footballer in the UK, who joined the Football Battalion at ...Read Review

A Wish After Midnight

By Zetta Elliott - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

Genna is a fifteen-year-old in modern-day Brooklyn. She lives with her single-parent, two-job-working mother, her flirty older sister, her drug-selling older brother, and ...Read Review

Wentworth Hall

By Abby Grahame - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

It’s England, 1912, and the Darlington family is on the verge of collapse. With rumors of falling finances and scandal lurking in the ...Read Review

Puppet

By Eve Wiseman - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

The Hungarian village of Tisza-Eszlar in 1882 is the setting for this harrowing story of anti-Semitism and blood libel – the ancient lie that Jews ...Read Review

Changeling: Order of Darkness, Book 1

By Philippa Gregory - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasy

First in a series for young adults, Changeling follows Luca, an Italian orphan adopted by the Church, and his investigations into supernatural happenings. ...Read Review

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