Candlewick

The Penalty

By Mal Peet - Published 2006Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

A young soccer star from the poorest community of Puerto Rico goes mysteriously missing after performing uncharacteristically badly in an important game. There ...Read Review

Archie’s War

By Marcia Williams - Published 2007

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

When World War I broke out in 1914, Archie Albright was ten years old. He had just started his own, private scrapbook. As much ...Read Review

Little Klein

By Anne Ylvisaker - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is a book which many children will enjoy. A youngest brother, Little Klein, struggles to catch up with his three older brothers. ...Read Review

Cassandra’s Sister

By Veronica Bennett - Published 2007

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Cassandra’s Sister opens in revolutionary Paris as a young man is guillotined. In due time, his English widow, Eliza, makes her way ...Read Review

Without Warning: Ellen’s Story, 1914-1918

By Dennis Hamley - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

  Without Warning is narrated by the heroine, Ellen Wilkins, who is almost fifteen at the outbreak of World War I. Her brother, ...Read Review

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Medieval Village

By Laura Amy Schlitz - By Robert Byrd (illus.) - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is a lovely book of miniature plays and monologues the author wrote for her students to better facilitate their understanding of the ...Read Review

Worlds Afire

By Paul B. Janeczko - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

I confess I wasn’t sure what to think of Worlds Afire, a book written in verse about a horrific 1944 circus fire, but ...Read Review

Tamar

By Mal Peet - Published 2006Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 1944, two Dutch SOE agents return to occupied Holland on a mission to help the resistance. They are soon immersed in the daily ...Read Review

Forged in the Fire

By Ann Turner - Published 2005

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This captivating story is the sequel to No Shame, No Fear. It works as a stand-alone book relating the story of William and ...Read Review

Angelmonster

By Veronica Bennett - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

  Veronica Bennett’s vivid portrayal of Mary Shelley in Angelmonster guides readers through the inspiration that led to her masterpiece novel, Frankenstein. ...Read Review