Holiday House

Houdini and Me

By Dan Gutman - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Eleven-year-old Harry Mancini lives in the same New York City house Harry Houdini once lived in, so our modern-day Harry is obsessed with ...Read Review

No Ordinary Thing

By G. Z. Schmidt - Published 2020

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultTime-slip

No Ordinary Thing by G. Z. Schmidt is a delightful middle-grade time-travel fantasy. It is 1999, and Adam lives at his uncle’s bakery, ...Read Review

Daughter of the White Rose

By Diane Zahler - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is a middle-grade tale based on true events that took place in England between 1470 and 1485. It is a fictional take on the ...Read Review

Eleanor, Alice, and the Roosevelt Ghosts

By Dianne K. Salerni - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young AdultHistorical Fantasy

Ghosts have been categorized into three types: Unawares, who are unaware of being a ghost and do not bother humans; Friendlies, who interact ...Read Review

Rip to the Rescue

By Miriam Halahmy - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Set in 1940s London, this gripping novel about a 13-year-old holds the interest of adults and children alike. Jack serves as a bike ...Read Review

Brother’s Keeper

By Julie Lee - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In North Korea during 1950, families live under the complete control of the Worker’s Party. The state has outlawed religion, installed Marxist dialectics ...Read Review

Overground Railroad

By Lesa Cline-Ransome - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The award-winning writer/illustrator team (Before She Was Harriet) explores the Depression-era story of the Great Migration in a stunning picture book. “We ...Read Review

Rachel’s Roses

By Ferida Wolff - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Rachel Berger is tired of having her little sister tagging along, getting in the way when Rachel wants to be with her friends. ...Read Review

Surprise Lily

By Sharelle Byars Moranville - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Ten-year-old Rose loves living on the family farm with her grandmother Ama. What she doesn’t particularly love is having to give an ...Read Review

A Slip of a Girl

By Patricia Reilly Giff - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

At her mother’s deathbed, Anna Mallon promises to take care of her little sister Nuala, as well as her family’s house ...Read Review