Ann Pedtke

Written in Stone

By Rosanne Parry - Published 2013

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Pearl Carver is the daughter of whalers. Her people, the Makah, depend upon the whales that flourish in the waters off the Olympic ...Read Review

Sophia’s War

By Avi - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

It’s 1776, and 12-year-old Sophia is a patriot trapped in British-occupied New York City. Her father has been injured in the fighting, her ...Read Review

Sailor Twain: Or, The Mermaid in the Hudson

By Mark Siegel - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Set in New York at the turn of the century, Sailor Twain evokes the Gilded Age steamboat era on the Hudson River. This ...Read Review

Rome’s Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar

By Jimmy Soni - By Rob Goodman - Published 2012

Genres:

Nonfiction

Biographies abound for the colorful personalities of the Late Roman Republic: Caesar and Cleopatra, Pompey and Cicero. But one of the most influential ...Read Review

The Diviners

By Libba Bray - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMilitaryThriller

Seventeen-year-old Evie has been sent away from Ohio to live in New York City with her eccentric uncle – and she couldn’t be ...Read Review

Silhouette of a Sparrow

By Molly Beth Griffin - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

When 16-year-old Garnet is sent to spend the summer with her wealthy aunt in Minnesota, she looks forward to an escape – from her ...Read Review

Will Sparrow’s Road

By Karen Cushman - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Twelve-year-old Will Sparrow is a boy of the streets. After being abandoned by his mother, abused by his father, and threatened to be ...Read Review

The Mongoliad: Book One

By Cooper Moo - By E. D. deBirmingham - By Erik Bear - By Greg Bear - By Joseph Brassey - By Mark Teppo - By Neal Stephenson - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureAlternate History

In an alternate 13th century, the Mongol Horde has advanced into Europe, and the great Khagan, the Khan of Khans, has challenged the ...Read Review

Carla and the Vikings

By Mary Elizabeth Nelson - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Thirteen-year-old Catla lives in a small Anglo-Saxon village on the coast of England, where her future is laid out for her: her father ...Read Review

Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor

By Hali Felt - Published 2012

Genres:

Nonfiction

In 1948, Marie Tharp walked into the Lamont Geological Laboratory at Columbia University and demanded a job. At the time, few women worked in ...Read Review