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The Elemental Detectives

By Patrice Lawrence - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young AdultHistorical Fantasy

A sleeping sickness has fallen across London, and the city’s elementals – spirits of Air, Water, Fire and Earth – worry that they will ...Read Review

The Diary of Sarah Forbes Bonetta

By Victoria Princewill - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1860, Kent, England, and Sarah Forbes Bonetta, African, orphan, protégé of Queen Victoria, and seventeen years old, begins writing a diary. At the ...Read Review

The Agency for Scandal

By Laura Wood - Published 2023

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

If you fancy a rip-roaring YA adventure, look no further than this novel which features feisty Victorian heroine Isobel Stanhope. She’s leading ...Read Review

A Different Kind of Freedom: A Romani Story (Voices #7)

By Richard O’Neill - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The latest book in the Voices series, introducing diverse viewpoints into children’s publishing, tells the story of a Romani boy with a ...Read Review

We Sang Across the Sea: The Empire Windrush and Me

By Benjamin Zephaniah - By Onyinye Iwu (illus.) - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The arrival in Britain of people from the Caribbean on the ship the Empire Windrush has been the subject of several recent picture ...Read Review

Lines of Courage

By Jennifer A. Nielsen - Published 2022

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

This gripping WWI adventure weaves together the stories of five young people from different countries, whose lives are irrevocably changed by war. Austro-Hungarian ...Read Review

Please Write Soon

By Michael Foreman (illus.) - By Michael Rosen - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is a story based on the family history of the writer, told mainly in a series of letters and set in 1946. Solomon ...Read Review

A Single Thread of Moonlight

By Laura Wood - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1886: a fortune is at stake. Eleven-year-old Iris Scott-Holland believes that her abusive step-mother has engineered her father’s death and now wants Iris ...Read Review

Evie’s War

By Holly Webb - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In the ancient whaling port of Whitby in 1914, as World War One is about to begin, all has turned bleak as Evie’s ...Read Review

In Harm’s Way: JFK, World War II, and the Heroic Rescue of PT 109

By Iain Martin - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young AdultNonfiction

For future president John F. Kennedy, the night of August 2, 1943 would cement his future as a war hero and leader. It would also ...Read Review

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