Candlewick

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

A Tyranny of Petticoats: 15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls

By Jessica Spotswood (ed.) - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultShort Stories

This is a deceptively titled anthology of unpublished short stories by notable authors of young adult fiction. Historical YA fiction is a difficult ...Read Review

The World Beneath

By Janice Warman - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is the story of a young boy, Joshua, who lives in South Africa in 1976. Unaware of the political unrest seething in the ...Read Review

Book: My Autobiography

By John Agard - By Neil Packer (illus.) - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Book tells the story of writing and book-making from the dawn of time until the current age. Written with wit and humor, this ...Read Review

Dolls of Hope

By Shirley Parenteau - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Dolls of Hope is a charming middle-grade novel based on the real Friendship Dolls exchanged between students in the US and Japan in ...Read Review

The Hired Girl

By Laura Amy Schlitz - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The Hired Girl is a completely delightful story of Joan Skraggs, younger sister of Matthew, Mark and Luke. She lives a wretched life ...Read Review

The Emperor of Anyplace

By Tim Wynne-Jones - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Evan is a teenager who has just attended to his father’s burial when he discovers the leather book his father was reading ...Read Review

The Agency 4: Rivals in the City

By Y. S. Lee - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Mary Quinn, a half-Chinese, half-Irish orphan raised by a secret all-female detective agency in Victorian London, has founded her own firm with her ...Read Review