Scholastic

Here Lies Arthur

By Philip Reeve - Published 2007

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

South-west Britain, c. 500 AD. The Roman legions have left and Britain has splintered into warring factions. Saxons, arriving from the continent, are raiding ...Read Review

Montmorency’s Revenge

By Eleanor Updale - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1901. Queen Victoria is dying. In this, the fourth of Montmorency’s adventures, Inspector Howard suspects a possible anarchist plot to bomb her funeral—...Read Review

The Queen’s Spies

By Valerie Wilding - Published 2005

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

One of the long-running My Story series, this is the fictional diary of Kitty Lumsden from 1583 to 1586, daughter of a diplomat (and perhaps ...Read Review

Montmorency and the Assassins

By Eleanor Updale - Published 2005Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

1898, Italy. In this, the third of Montmorency’s adventures, Montmorency, the thief turned detective, and his friend Lord George Fox-Selwyn are on the ...Read Review

Flying Ace

By Jim Eldridge - Published 2003

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

‘I have decided to join the Royal Flying Corps. I’m going to learn to fly, and fight the Hun that way’. When ...Read Review

Spy Smuggler

By Jim Eldridge - Published 2004

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

  It is October 1942 and 13-year-old Paul Lelaud is hiding in a bush with his friend, Antoine, by the railway station. They are ...Read Review

Geronimo

By Joseph Bruchac - Published 2006

Genres:

Children/Young AdultWestern

Geronimo is described as “suitable for ages 12 and up.” As I fit into the “and up” part, I find myself wondering how such ...Read Review

Dancing through Fire

By Kathryn Lasky - Published 2005

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

The Opera Ballet is the center of Sylvie Bertrand’s world in this coming-of-age novel set in Paris during the politically tumultuous 1870s. ...Read Review

The Royal Diaries: Anacaona, Golden Flower

By Edwidge Danticat - Published 2005

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Anacaona explores the life of a proud, young Taíno woman as she grows into rulership, love, and motherhood. This young adult novel ...Read Review

Maïa of Thebes: 1463 B.C.

By Ann Turner - Published 2005

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is the story of Maïa, a thirteen-year-old girl living in 1463 B.C. when Egypt was ruled by the woman pharaoh Hatshepsut. ...Read Review