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Captain Rosalie

By Timothee de Fombelle - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Five-year-old Rosalie lives in a French village with her mother, who has had to work in a nearby factory since her father went ...Read Review

Pirate Queen: The Legend of Grace O’Malley

By Tony Lee - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 1546, young Grace O’Malley is the daughter of a powerful chieftain in Western Ireland. “Black Oak” O’Malley wants his daughter to ...Read Review

Summer of ’69

By Todd Strasser - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Lucas Baker is living a dream. Most of the time he’s either smoking pot, hash or whatever he can get—and popping ...Read Review

The Turnkey of Highgate Cemetery

By Allison Rushby - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Early in WWII, facing increasingly devastating bombing, people in Britain were deeply concerned that Hitler was about to invade them and take over ...Read Review

The Orphan Band of Springdale

By Anne Nesbet - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Gusta Neubronner, eleven and raised in New York City, is packed off to her grandmother, whom she’s never met, in Springdale, a ...Read Review

My Year in the Middle

By Lila Quintero Weaver - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Lu Olivera was born in Argentina but has grown up in Alabama. In 1970, Lu is in the sixth grade at a newly integrated ...Read Review

Beast: A Tale of Love and Revenge

By Lisa Jensen - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasy

Before the Beast becomes the Beast, there was the beautiful Jean-Loup, Chevalier de Beaumont. He hunts women and mismanages his household, which bustles ...Read Review

Ruby in the Ruins

By Shirley Hughes - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Set in 1945, this book reveals the devastation the Blitz has had on Ruby and her neighbours as the city around them is bombed ...Read Review

Patrick and the President

By P.J. Lynch (illus.) - By Ryan Tubridy - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In June 1963, President John F. Kennedy visited Ireland, where all eight of his great-grandparents had been born. During the four-day trip, JFK was ...Read Review

Hero on a Bicycle

By Shirley Hughes - Published 2017

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

In 1944, Florence, Italy, is under Nazi occupation, and 13-year-old Paolo is the man of the house since his father has disappeared into the ...Read Review

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