HNR Issue 51 (February 2010)

Sent: The Missing

By Margaret Peterson Haddix - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultTime-slip

In this sequel to Found, four 21st-century teens find themselves transported to the 15th century. Two of the boys, Chip and Alex, discover ...Read Review

Travelling Heroes, Greeks and their Myths in the Epic Age of Homer

By Robin Lane Fox - Published 2009

Genres:

Nonfiction

                Travelling Heroes takes the reader on a journey through the Mediterranean world of 8th-century BC following in the footsteps of groups of merchants ...Read Review

A Cold Season in Shanghai

By S.P. Hozy - Published 2009

Genres:

AdventureSaga

                  Shanghai, in the years before World War One. Tatiana and her family have escaped Tsarist Russia after the peasant revolt of 1905 and ...Read Review

The Templar Magician

By P. C. Doherty - By Paul Doherty - Published 2009

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The Templar Magician is an action-packed historical adventure set in 1152 during the civil war between King Stephen and Matilda’s son Henry Fitzempress, ...Read Review

The Book of Fires

By Jane Borodale - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

Adventure

Jane Borodale’s stunning debut novel begins with that classic element of suspense, a countdown to an explosion—not so much of the ...Read Review

The Country House Courtship

By Linore Rose Burkard - Published 2010

Genres:

InspirationalRomance

It’s 1818, and Miss Beatrice Forsythe wants to go toLondon. She wants to marry a man like the rich, titled brother-in-law she is ...Read Review

Pushing the Bear: After the Trail of Tears

By Diane Glancy - Published 2009

Genres:

LiteraryWestern

The Trail of Tears is over, but the Cherokee who survived the punishing winter march from North Carolina to Oklahoma must now face ...Read Review

Jacob’s Ladder: A Story of Virginia During the Civil War

By Donald McCaig - Published 2009

Genres:

LiterarySaga

The American Civil War has always served as an irresistible magnet for fictional accounts of families struggling with questions of basic survival in ...Read Review

Rich Girl, Poor Girl

By Val Wood - Published 2009

Genres:

Saga

Two girls, one rich and one poor, lose their mothers in similar circumstances on the same day. Polly takes a job as a ...Read Review

Spooner

By Pete Dexter - Published 2009Published 2010

Genres:

Literary

A thin line separates oddity from craziness! Spooner is a young boy and later man who follows the dictates of his thoughts and ...Read Review