Atheneum Books for Young Readers

Enlightened

By Sachi Ediriweera - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Young Prince Siddhartha Gautama grows up in a palace. His father rules a region at the foot of the Himalayas. Siddhartha has everything ...Read Review

A Season Most Unfair

By J. Anderson Coats - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Only child Scholastica (Tick) grows up in the town of St. Neots in 13th-century England. She and her father toil long days to ...Read Review

My Nest of Silence

By Matt Faulkner - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Mari might be living behind barbed wire, but she takes solace in drawing and in her older brother. But when Mak decides to ...Read Review

Rima’s Rebellion: Courage in a Time of Tyranny

By Margarita Engle - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Rima is a “natural” child in Cuba in the early 20th century. Her father, a wealthy landowner, had an affair with one of ...Read Review

Isla to Island

By Alexis Castellanos - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Isla to Island is a graphic novel about young Marisol. She loves her life in Cuba: her parents, the food, the flowers, and ...Read Review

The List of Unspeakable Fears

By J. Kasper Kramer - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Eleven-year-old Essie O’Neill is afraid of so many things that she keeps an alphabetized list. On the “A” line alone are “Alligators, ...Read Review

The Degenerates

By J. Albert Mann - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

There is so much about this novel that shouldn’t work—multiple points of view, long episodes of the abuse of young women, ...Read Review