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The Secret of the Sealed Room: A Mystery of Young Benjamin Franklin

By Bailey MacDonald - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Fourteen-year-old Patience Martin is unhappily indentured to the sick and demanding widow Abedela Worth. But when Mrs. Worth dies unexpectedly, instead of freeing ...Read Review

The Rock and the River

By Kekla Magoon - Published 2009

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasy

There is an old story about a man who wanted immortality. The gods were willing to grant his request and gave him a ...Read Review

Night Fires

By George Edward Stanley - Published 2009

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 1922, thirteen-year-old Woodrow Harper’s father dies in a car accident. His father had been a West Point career army officer. Woodrow and ...Read Review

Blown Away

By Joan Hiatt Harlow - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Midway along the Florida Keys lies the island village of Islamorada. The original community was present in the early 1900s, but as described ...Read Review

The Slave Dancer

By Paula Fox - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This reissued Newbery Honor book tells what could easily be a true story. Beginning in 1839, thirteen-year-old Jessie Bollier is on the bustling New ...Read Review

Little Rock Nine

By Marshall Poe - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

William McNally is a 16-year-old white resident of Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957. His best friend is 15- year-old Thomas Johnson, an African-American student ...Read Review

Sons of Liberty

By Marshall Poe - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Imagine being a 10-year-old boy named Nathaniel Smithfield in the late 1700s in the colonies ruled by King George III’s royal soldiers. ...Read Review

Blast to the Past: Washington’s War

By Rhody Cohon - By Stacia Deutsch - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMilitaryTime-slip

Blast to the Past is a marvelous series. The History Club, made up of Abigail, Bo and twin brothers Jacob and Zack, use ...Read Review

A Boy No More

By Harry Mazer - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

  In this sequel to A Boy at War, author Harry Mazer picks up the story of young Adam Pelko after the attack ...Read Review

The Boys of San Joaquin

By D. James Smith - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

  Small-town California in 1951 is the setting for this young adult novel. Written with a strong eye to the “get-the-boys-reading” movement, hero Paulo ...Read Review