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Hidden Voices: The Orphan Musicians of Venice

By Pat Lowery Collins - Published 2009

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This engaging novel focuses on the lives of three members of the figli di coro at the Ospedale della Pietà in Venice in ...Read Review

The Mystery of the Fool and the Vanisher

By David and Ruth Ellwand - Published 2008

Genres:

Fantasy

This gorgeously designed book is a journal-within-a-journal, the story of a modern-day photographer who finds the papers and photographs of a Victorian faerie ...Read Review

The Revolution of Sabine

By Beth Levine Ain - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Sabine Durand, an aristocratic sixteen-year-old living in 18th-century Paris, is growing weary of her mother’s fixation on society and entertaining. Obsessed with ...Read Review

The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: Vol II, The Kingdom of the Waves

By M.T. Anderson - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

African-American youth Octavian escapes with his trusted tutor Doctor Trefusis from the eccentric Bostonian gentlemen who raised him as a comparative experiment between ...Read Review

Babylonne

By Catherine Jinks - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Sixteen-year-old Babylonne, an orphan reared to the Cathar faith in the Languedoc region of 13th-century France, suffers abuse and humiliation in the home ...Read Review

The Darkness Under The Water

By Beth Kanell - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Beth Kanell has crafted a multi-textured novel dealing with self-discovery, Vermont history, and the Abenaki people. It is the story of Molly Ballou, ...Read Review

I Am Apache

By Tanya Landman - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

After Mexican raiders murder her four-year-old brother, teen-aged Siki turns from a traditional woman’s path to begin her training as a warrior ...Read Review

Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out

By National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young AdultNonfiction

Created by 108 renowned authors and illustrators and the National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance, Our White House: Looking In Looking Out is ...Read Review

Down Sand Mountain

By Steve Watkins - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

It’s the 1960s and Dewey Turner is twelve years old, growing up in a small town called Sand Mountain in Florida. Not ...Read Review

Anila’s Journey

By Mary Finn - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureSaga

Anila’s Indian mother is dead. Her Irish father is inexplicably missing. When her guardian, Miss Hickey, relocates to Madras, Anila is alone. ...Read Review