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Unspoken (UK) / An American Story (US)

By Kwame Alexander - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Kwame Alexander is celebrated for his contemporary verse novels that explore the feelings of Black boys, their family relationships and friendships, and love ...Read Review

The Door of No Return

By Kwame Alexander - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Kwame Alexander is celebrated for his contemporary verse novels that explore the feelings of Black boys, their family relationships and friendships, and love ...Read Review

The Destiny of Minou Moonshine

By Gita Ralleigh - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young AdultHistorical Fantasy

Thirteen-year-old Minou is a foundling who lives with her adopted grandmother Dima on a dilapidated houseboat in the bend of a river in ...Read Review

Where The River Takes Us

By David Dean (illus.) - By Lesley Parr - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Narrator thirteen-year-old Jason and his older brother Richie live alone since their parents died in a car crash. They struggle to make ends ...Read Review

Alma: The Wind Rises

By François Place (illus.) - By Holly James (trans.) - By Timothee de Fombelle - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young AdultLiterary

It’s 1786 when this story begins in a remote valley in West Africa where Alma and her family are living a seemingly idyllic ...Read Review

Time Travel Twins: The Viking Attack

By Josh Lacey - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

Twins Scarlett and Thomas are hurtled back in time to the year 859 AD in a somewhat cavalier manner by means of their grandfather’...Read Review

Wild Song

By Candy Gourlay - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Candy Gourlay returns to the history of the Bontok, an Igorot people in the Philippines, whose lives she previously wrote about in her 2018 ...Read Review

Our Story Starts in Africa

By Jeanetta Gonzales (illus.) - By Patrice Lawrence - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Paloma lives in England and is visiting family in Trinidad. While she and her cousins ostensibly speak the same language, they find it ...Read Review

The Secret of the Treasure Keepers

By A. M. Howell - By Rachel Corcoran (illus.) - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In A.M. Howell’s fourth historical novel, each of which has been set in a different year in the 20th century, she ...Read Review

The Little Match Girl Strikes Back

By Emma Carroll - By Lauren Child (illus.) - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

An illustrated novel that cleverly combines an account of the strike action taken by women working at the Bryant and May match factory ...Read Review