Harcourt

Billy the Kid

By Theodore Taylor - Published 2005

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

In this young adult novel, Theodore Taylor creates a tale for boys about the Wild West, its law, and the notorious rebel, Billy ...Read Review

Impressionist Quartet

By Jeffrey Meyers - Published 2005

Genres:

Nonfiction

Meyers explores the lives and artistic careers of these four Impressionist painters working in Paris in the second half of the 19th century. ...Read Review

Natives and Exotics

By Jane Alison - Published 2005

Genres:

LiterarySaga

This novel explores these questions: Where are we from? Where do we belong? Where is home? And, if our forebears originated somewhere other ...Read Review

The Vanishing Moon

By Joseph Coulson - Published 2004

Genres:

Literary

The endless possibilities for employment and prosperity after World War I slowly begin to crumble in the Great Depression. Indeed, symbolically and potently, ...Read Review

Islands

By Dan Sleigh - Published 2005

Genres:

Saga

The first Dutch settlement of the area around the Cape makes up a large part of South Africa’s founding myth. This W. ...Read Review

Brooklyn Rose

By Ann Rinaldi - Published 2005

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

It is December 16, 1899, when Rose Frampton pens the opening entry in her birthday present, a gilt-edged journal. As she reflects upon describing her ...Read Review

I Had Seen Castles

By Cynthia Rylant - Published 2004

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Newbery medalist Cynthia Rylant has crafted a book that speaks as easily to this generation as any generation that experiences war. I Had ...Read Review

Death in Danzig

By Stefan Chwin - Published 2004Published 2005

Genres:

Literary

The original Polish title, Hanemann, is also the name of the main character of this complex, literary novel. Although there is a death – ...Read Review

The Red Queen

By Margaret Drabble - Published 2004

Genres:

Literary

What a daring strategy for a novelist! In Margaret Drabble’s new novel, the first half is told in the voice of Crown ...Read Review

Life Mask

By Emma Donohue - Published 2004

Genres:

Saga

In her latest novel, Emma Donahue (Slammerkin) lifts all her characters from the pages of history and draws obvious parallels between that age ...Read Review