Knopf Books for Young Readers

The Peach Rebellion

By Wendelin Van Draanen - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Picking friends in a California orchard in 1936 seems as simple as picking peaches to six-year-old Ginny Rose Gilley and Peggy Simmons. Ginny Rose, ...Read Review

This Rebel Heart

By Katherine Locke - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

On the eve of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, 18-year-old Csilla works as a typist for a newspaper in Budapest and lives with her aunt ...Read Review

Long Road to the Circus

By Betsy Bird - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/YA

1920. Twelve-year-old Suzy Bowles lives on a farm in Burr Oak, Michigan, with her large family including her grumpy granny, annoying slightly older brother, ...Read Review

The Way Back

By Gavriel Savit - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young AdultHistorical FantasyLiterary

Imagine a Chagall who works in words, not paint. His work is intricate, moving, whimsical, Slavic, Jewish, folkloric—but his colors are limited ...Read Review

The Court of Miracles

By Kester Grant - Published 2020

Genres:

Alternate HistoryChildren/Young Adult

Nina is the heroine in this young adult novel set in a reimagined Paris where the French Revolution has failed and the city ...Read Review

White Bird: A Wonder Story

By R. J. Palacio - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

From the author of Wonder comes this moving and inspirational graphic novel—the author’s first foray into this genre—about the Holocaust. ...Read Review

The Starspun Web

By Sinéad O'Hart - Published 2019

Genres:

Alternate HistoryChildren/Young Adult

Tess de Sousa is no ordinary girl! Left as an infant on the steps of Ackerbee’s Home for Lost and Foundlings, she ...Read Review

Milkweed

By Jerry Spinelli - Published 2003

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Newbery-winning author Jerry Spinelli weaves us a powerful tale of an eight-year old orphan in 1939 Nazi-occupied Warsaw. Some call him Jew. Some call ...Read Review