Candlewick

The Tightrope Walkers

By David Almond - Published 2014 (UK)Published 2015 (US)

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Dominic Hall is growing up in a pebble-dashed home in northern England in the post-WWII years. His father, a caulker in the shipyards, ...Read Review

X: A Novel

By Ilyasah Shabazz - By Kekla Magoon - Published 2015

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Malcolm X is one of the most misunderstood and maligned figures of the 20th century. X: A Novel takes us from his childhood ...Read Review

Egg and Spoon

By Gregory Maguire - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasy

Set in the last years of the Russian monarchy, Egg and Spoon is a fanciful mix of history, folklore, philosophy, childhood fantasy, silliness, ...Read Review

Long Lankin

By Lindsay Barraclough - Published 2014Published c2012

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Long Lankin is an old ballad poem telling of the murder of a woman and her child. In her novel, Lindsay Barraclough takes ...Read Review

Willow

By Tonya Cherie Hegamin - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Willow is a riveting coming-of-age story from award-winning author Tonya Cherie Hegamin (Most Loved in All the World). Set in 1848 on the Pennsylvania-Maryland ...Read Review

The Freedom Maze

By Delia Sherman - Published 2014

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultTime-slip

Thirteen-year-old Sophie wants an escape from her parents’ divorce, her father’s impending remarriage, and her mother’s new job, but not if ...Read Review

The Extra

By Kathryn Lasky - Published 2013

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 1940 the Nazi regime’s deadly fingers have reached into Austria, and Jews are disappearing. Vienna’s Gypsy population knows that they are ...Read Review

Meeting Cezanne

By Michael Morpurgo - Published 2013

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In this charming little book, British Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo tells the story of Yannick, a young Parisian boy who is sent ...Read Review

The Golden Day

By Ursula Dubosarsky - Published 2013

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

While the Vietnam War rages in a distant land, eleven Australian school girls deal with their own struggles of friendship and mystery in ...Read Review

The Kingdom of Little Wounds

By Susann Cokal - Published 2013

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The Kingdom of Little Wounds tells a series of interlocking tales set against the backdrop of the Scandinavian city of Skyggehavn in 1572. Queen ...Read Review