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Prisoner B-3087

By Alan Gratz - Published 2013

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The story begins in 1939 in Krakow. The Nazis are rolling over Poland when ten-year-old Yanek and his family hear the first bombs explode. ...Read Review

The Fire Horse Girl

By Kay Honeyman - Published 2013

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Jade Moon is not the average Chinese immigrant, and this is not a stereotypical story of immigrants rising to success despite formidable obstacles. ...Read Review

The Messenger Bird

By Ruth Eastham - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/CrimeThriller

his is a race-against-time mystery story in which three children have only a few days to solve a series of complex clues. It’...Read Review

The Dark Unwinding

By Sharon Cameron - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasy

Ever since her father died at sea, Katherine Tulman has known her place in the world. She acts as account-keeper for her coldly ...Read Review

All Fall Down

By Sally Nicholls - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1349. Thirteen-year-old Isabel and her family live in the Yorkshire village of Ingleforn. Farming is Isabel’s whole life, but that is about to ...Read Review

Glory Be

By Augusta Scattergood - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Gloriana Hemphill lives in the Mississippi Delta with her preacher father and teenage sister Jesslyn, supervised by their African-American maid Emma. It’s ...Read Review

Icefall

By Matthew J. Kirby - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Solveig’s father, a Norse king, has sent her and her siblings away to a remote fortress to protect them while he is ...Read Review

Cleopatra’s Moon

By Vicky Alvear Shecter - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

This story of Cleopatra’s daughter by Mark Antony comes from a press specializing in books for young adults, and follows the familiar ...Read Review

Strings Attached

By Judy Blundell - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

  Kit Corrigan lives to dance, hoping to become a Broadway star. Rejecting her family and her boyfriend Billy, Kit leaves Providence, Rhode ...Read Review

The World Turned Upside Down

By Leila Rasheed - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This novella on the theme “Hidden Stratford,” set partly in 1642 and 2042, was commissioned for the Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival 2010 from local author Leila Rasheed. ...Read Review