Holiday House

Susie Q Fights Back

By Jane Cutler - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Summer, 1942. When Susan’s father loses his job, he moves the family from New York City to Clayton, Missouri, where he has found ...Read Review

The Safest Lie

By Angela Cerrito - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

With her novel set in Poland during the Holocaust, Angela Cerrito tells the story of Anna Bauman (aka Karwolska), a nine-year-old Jew who ...Read Review

After the Ashes

By Sara Joiner - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

Thirteen-year-old Katrien Courtlandt wants nothing more than to run into the Javanese jungles and catalog beetles. But her aunt has other plans such ...Read Review

Benny Goodman and Teddy Wilson

By James E. Ransome (illus.) - By Lesa Cline-Ransome - Published 2014

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

The language and illustrations used indicate that this is a children’s book; however, the artwork is well done and can be appreciated ...Read Review

Susan Marcus Bends the Rules

By Jane Cutler - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Susan Marcus Bends the Rules is set during WWII in Clayton, Missouri. Missouri is quite a change for Susan Marcus, who grew up ...Read Review

The Mayflower

By Frane Lessac (illus.) - By Mark Greenwood - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Set in 1620, The Mayflower is a cheerful rendition of the story, with charming, colorful gouache illustrations by the talented Frane Lessac. Thanks are ...Read Review

Roller Derby Rivals

By Matt Collins (illus.) - By Sue Macy - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The history of Women’s Roller Derby is explored in this inspiring children’s picture book aimed at grades 2-4. True sports legends, ...Read Review

Radio Girl

By Carol Brendler - Published 2013

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Cece is a fourteen-year-old with big dreams, especially for a girl living above a Newark, New Jersey hardware store in 1938 – she wants to ...Read Review

The Girls of Gettysburg

By Bobbi Miller - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

With both her older brothers dead while serving in the Confederate Army, and nothing to keep her home, thirteen-year-old Annie Gordon sells herself ...Read Review

Mending Horses

By M. P. Barker - Published 2014

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Mending Horses, the sequel to M. P. Barker’s 2008 release A Difficult Boy, reunites readers with Daniel Linnehan, an Irish teenager transplanted across ...Read Review