Linda Harris Sittig

I Survived the Attack of the Grizzlies, 1967 (I Survived #17)

By Lauren Tarshis - Published 2018


AdventureChildren/Young Adult

This book is a part of the very popular series, I Survived, written for upper elementary students. Each book transports the reader to ...Read Review

The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding

By Jennifer Robson - Published 2018


This novel spins the unusual story of how Queen Elizabeth’s wedding gown was embroidered by a group of English workers in 1947. The ...Read Review

Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

By Don Tate - Published 2018


Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Winner of the Ezra Jack Keats Award and others, Poet is the story of an enslaved man, George Moses Horton, who labored on ...Read Review

A Light of Her Own

By Carrie Callaghan - Published 2018


Although we associate Holland as the land of master painters Rembrandt and Vermeer, few people realize that women of that day were discouraged ...Read Review

Skylark and Wallcreeper

By Anne O Carelli - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

When Lily’s grandmother, Collette, has to be evacuated from her nursing home in Queens due to superstorm Sandy, Collette demands that Lily ...Read Review

Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster

By Jonathan Auxier - Published 2018


Children/Young AdultFantasy

Set during the Victorian age in London, when the vast majority of chimney sweeps were children, Nan Sparrow pulls the reader along in ...Read Review

The Sisters of the Winter Wood

By Rena Rossner - Published 2018



Two sisters are raised in a cottage near a remote Ukrainian village. Liba is husky and dark-skinned, like her father. Laya’s features ...Read Review

Hope Unshackled

By Elaine Violette - Published 2017


This novel is set in Connecticut in 1850, right after the adoption of the Fugitive Slave Law allowing slave catchers to travel anywhere in ...Read Review

Beautiful Exiles

By Meg Waite Clayton - Published 2018


Biographical Fiction

Although other stories of Ernest Hemingway abound, this tale told in first-person narrative by wife number three, Martha Gellhorn, explores her life as ...Read Review

A Death of No Importance

By Mariah Fredericks - Published 2018



Set amidst the extravagance of 1910 New York City, where moneyed families lived in fear of scandal, this is a story of two deaths. ...Read Review