Harcourt

The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman

By Nancy Marie Brown - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

Sometime in the late 10th century, a woman journeyed far into the West, beyond the known horizon. She settled for a few years ...Read Review

Aaronsohn’s Maps: The Untold Story of the Man Who Might Have Created Peace in the Middle East

By Patricia Goldstone - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

Those critics who ridicule novelists for creating action heroes with talents and lives that transcend those of the average person will do well ...Read Review

The Theory Of Clouds

By Stéphane Audeguy (trans. Timothy Bent) - Published 2007

Genres:

Literary

“All children become sad in the late afternoon, for they begin to comprehend the passage of time. The light starts to change. Soon ...Read Review

Mississippi Jack

By L. A. Meyer - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Jacky Faber, the irrepressible Napoleonic-era street-urchin-turned-ship’s-boy-turned-fine-lady-turned pirate, is once again in the thick of trouble in this fifth installment of the Bloody ...Read Review

The Ever-After Bird

By Ann Rinaldi - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

At the recent HNS Conference, my suspicions were confirmed that the term “young adult” is now a pseudonym for “anything goes” in children’...Read Review

The Voyage of the Vizcaina

By Clemens Hoges (trans. Annette Streck) - By Klaus Brinkbaumer - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

The Voyage of the Vizcaina is a non-fiction book about Christopher Columbus’s last ship. Is the wreck found in the Bay of ...Read Review

The Dying Crapshooter’s Blues

By David Fulmer - Published 2007

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

David Fulmer’s 1920s Atlanta is a city torn by racial and class strife and patrolled by a poorly managed and corrupt police ...Read Review

Chrusalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis

By Kim Todd - Published 2007

Genres:

Nonfiction

Maria Sibylla Merian was born in the mid-17th century in Germany into a family of printers. When Merian was a young girl, ...Read Review

Duchessina: A Novel of Catherine De’Medici

By Carolyn Meyer - Published 2007

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Carolyn Meyer’s “Young Royals” series offers its readers the opportunity to both learn and be entertained by history’s most fascinating personages. ...Read Review

The Nature of Monsters

By Clare Clark - Published 2007

Genres:

Literary

This is Clare Clark’s second novel and, like her first, The Great Stink, it is immersed in the filth, chaos and downright ...Read Review