Houghton Mifflin

The Vanishing Point

By Mary Sharratt - Published 2006

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The vanishing point: where a ship disappears over the horizon. Trained as a physician by her father, Hannah Powers must practice in secret, ...Read Review

The Silent Witness

By Claire A. Nivola (illus.) - By Robin Friedman - Published 2005

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Children/Young Adult

This picture book fictionalizes a little girl’s experience during the American Civil War. Lula McLean lives on a farm near Bull Run, ...Read Review

You Come To Yokum

By Carol Otis Hurst - By Kay Life (illus.) - Published 2005

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Children/Young Adult

You Come to Yokum asks the question: how would a normal teenage farm boy view a mother who was a suffragist? In a ...Read Review

Kipling’s Choice

By Geert Spillebeen - By Trans. Terese Edelstein - Published 2005

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Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

“Without my spectacles, I’m nothing!” cries out Lt. John Kipling as he falls, wounded and gassed whilst leading his battered regiment in ...Read Review

Ten Thousand Charms

By Leander Watts - Published 2005

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Children/Young AdultFantasy

This gothic tale is set in the Genesee Valley in western New York sometime during the first half of the 19th century. Roddy ...Read Review

The Real Minerva

By Mary Sharratt - Published 2004

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Saga

Minerva, Minnesota, in 1923 appears to be a growing modern town. In small-town fashion, shadows are actively cast on family secrets. Three women in ...Read Review

Heir to the Glimmering World

By Cynthia Ozick - Published 2004

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Literary

History is less important than character in this literary novel. 1930s New York provides the setting for a penniless refugee family fleeing the ...Read Review

The Plot Against America

By Philip Roth - Published 2004

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Alternate History

This alternate history takes the premise that Charles A. Lindbergh defeats Franklin Roosevelt in the 1940 presidential election, and quickly implements a series of ...Read Review

The Vanishing Point

By Louise Hawes - Published 2004

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

This fictionalized biography recounts a year in the life of Renaissance painter Lavinia Fontana. Teenager Vini is an only child, her mother having ...Read Review

Farewell, My Only One

By Antoine Audouard - Published 2004

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Biographical FictionLiteraryRomance

Nominated for the Goncourt prize in France, Farewell, My Only One is the fictional retelling of the tragic love affair of Abelard and ...Read Review