Candlewick

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

Dolls of War

By Shirley Parenteau - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Marcy James lives in a small Oregon town with her father and mother in 1941. Her father runs a museum of foreign gifts and ...Read Review

My Brigadista Year

By Katherine Paterson - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Fifteen-year-old Lora wants an education in the worst way, but her Cuban family has no money to spare, and so they initially refuse ...Read Review

Yvain: The Knight of the Lion

By Andrea Offermann (illus.) - By M.T. Anderson - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This retells, in graphic novel format, a 12th-century Arthurian romance by Chretien de Troyes, the foremost French poet of narrative verse in the ...Read Review

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