Melissa Warren

Beni’s War

By Tammar Stein - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Beni’s moshav is located just three miles from the Syrian border. When a surprise attack occurs on Yom Kippur, his agricultural cooperative ...Read Review

Find Me in Havana

By Serena Burdick - Published 2021

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Actress Estelita Rodriguez lived the American dream. Her young daughter called John Wayne “Uncle Duke.” Her smile and voice captivated audiences on stage ...Read Review

These Violent Delights

By Chloe Gong - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Gross, violent, beautiful, and poetic, Chloe Gong’s reimagined tale of Shakespeare’s two star-crossed lovers features the city of Shanghai in the 1920...Read Review

Stealing Mt. Rushmore

By Daphne Kalmar - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Not everyone has a mom, and not every mom wants to be one. Daphne Kalmar’s novel is a story for real kids ...Read Review

Eli’s Promise: A Novel

By Ronald H. Balson - Published 2020

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Eli Rosen is too weak to walk when he is rescued from the Buchenwald concentration camp by U. S. soldiers and reunited with ...Read Review

Jo & Laurie

By Melissa de la Cruz - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

I am a forty-year-old English teacher, and I somehow missed the novel and the dozens of film and television adaptations of Louisa May ...Read Review

I Survived The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived Graphic Novels)

By Scott Dawson - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young AdultNautical

Reluctant readers are not reluctant thinkers. Lauren Tarshis understands that her action stories and their graphic adaptations are often the first choice for ...Read Review

The Summer We Found the Baby

By Amy Hest - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

A baby in a basket, a first lady, and three precocious children are the ingredients of Amy Hest’s novel seton Long Island ...Read Review

For to See The Elephant: A Novel in Verse

By Tammi J. Truax - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Elephants bury and mourn their dead. Their bones are sacred, and their bonds are strong. This novel-in-verse relates how capitalism and the worst ...Read Review

Louder Than Words (The Heroes Quartet)

By Kathy Kacer - Published 2020

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Eldina Sternik is a kind and bright girl. At age twelve, she cares for her younger sisters, reads voraciously, helps her mother with ...Read Review