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The Turncoat’s Gambit

By Andrea Cremer - Published 2016

Genres:

Alternate HistoryChildren/Young Adult

This is the finale to the Inventor’s Secret series by Andrea Cremer, following The Conjurer’s Riddle. Set in an alternate 19th ...Read Review

Salt to the Sea

By Ruta Sepetys - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultNautical

Ruta Sepetys has written a fictionalized account of the single deadliest maritime tragedy in history, and the least known: the sinking of the ...Read Review

Audacity

By Melanie Crowder - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Written in free verse, Audacity is a beautifully told story of a poor, young immigrant girl who eventually became a leader in the 1909 ...Read Review

Venom

By Fiona Paul - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

The first book in Fiona Paul’s Renaissance Venice trilogy, centering on wealthy 15-year-old Cassandra Caravello, finds this privileged young miss lonely, bored, ...Read Review

Rise: A Nightshade Novel

By Andrea Cremer - Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultFantasy

Ember Morrow has fought her family and convention to be allowed to join the Order of the Knights of Conatus based in Tearmunn ...Read Review

Between Shades of Gray

By Ruta Sepetys - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This young adult novel takes us on a journey through a land and time that is virtually uncharted territory for historical fiction readers ...Read Review

The Rogues

By Jane Yolen - By Robert J. Harris - Published 2007

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

The Highlands of the 19th century, sometime after 1815, are no longer a safe place for regular folk to live, for the landowners have ...Read Review

Edenville Owls

By Robert B. Parker - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Robert B. Parker, author of the best-selling “Spenser” series, has finally plunged into the world of young-adult fiction with Edenville Owls. Set in ...Read Review

Girl in a Cage

By Jane Yolen - By Robert J. Harris - Published 2002

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Set in the early 14th century, Girl in a Cage gives readers a glimpse of Scotland’s struggle for independence from England and ...Read Review

Prince Across the Water

By Jane Yolen - By Robert J. Harris - Published 2004

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMilitary

In August 1745, Bonnie Prince Charlie lands in Scotland to regain the British throne for his father. Parliament had ousted his grandfather, James II, ...Read Review